|Principal and Vice Chancellor of
the University of Aberdeen
1 April 2010
|Preceded by||Sir Duncan Rice|
14 March 1954 |
|Spouse(s)||Lady Diamond (Jane)|
|Alma mater||London School of Economics
University of St Andrews
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. He 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.
Early life and career
He 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.
Honours and Awards
- 1999 Elected to the UK Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS)
- 2000 Clifford C. Clogg Award from the Population Association of America
- 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
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Sir Duncan Rice
|Vice-chancellor of the University of Aberdeen
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