Honorary degree

The chairman and chief executive of Renishaw plc, Sir David McMurtry, will collect an honorary award from the University of Huddersfield, where he and his company have been heavily involved for many years. Sir David is a visiting professor at Huddersfield and Renishaw is a key industrial partner in the university’s EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Advanced Metrology. Now, he has the same role with its successor, the EPSRC-funded Future Metrology Hub, a £40m research centre. During his time at Rolls-Royce, Sir David was named as inventor on 47 patents or patent applications, and over 150 at Renishaw.

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