|Sir Ian Diamond|
|Principal and Vice Chancellor
University of Aberdeen
|Term||01 April 2010 –|
|Predecessor||Sir Duncan Rice|
|Born||14 March 1954
|Alma mater||London School of Economics
University of St Andrews
|Spouse||Lady Diamond (Jane)|
Sir Ian David Diamond, DL, FBA, FRSE, AcSS (born 14 March 1954) is the Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Aberdeen. Previous appointments include Chief Executive of the Economic and Social Research Council, Chair of the Research Councils UK Executive Group and Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Southampton.
Diamond obtained a BSc (Hons) degree in Economics in 1975 and an MSc degree in Statistics in 1976, both from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). In 1981, he received a PhD degree in Statistics from the University of St Andrews.
Diamond was knighted in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to social science and higher education. Diamond is also a qualified football referee and was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Aberdeen in 2013.
Honours and Awards
- 1999 Elected to the UK Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS)
- 2005 Honorary Fellowship of Cardiff University
- 2005 Fellow of the British Academy (FBA)
- 2006 Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters (DLitt) University of Glasgow
- 2009 Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE)
- 2013 Knight Bachelor for services to social science and higher education
- 2013 Commissioned as a Deputy Lieutenant (DL) of Aberdeen
- "Professor Ian Diamond FBA FRSE AcSS". University of Aberdeen. Retrieved 2011-09-04.
- . Scottish Science Advisory Council http://www.scottishscience.org.uk/members/professor-sir-ian-diamond-fba-frse-acss. Retrieved 2014-01-13. Missing or empty
- The London Gazette: . 29 December 2012.
- "University of Cardiff". Retrieved 2013-12-12.
- "University of Glasgow". Retrieved 2013-12-12.
- "Edinburgh Gazette". Retrieved 2013-12-10.
Sir Duncan Rice
|Vice-chancellor of the University of Aberdeen
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