Academic honours should reflect a university’s values, so why has Carrie Lam still got one?

By Luke de Pulford Academic honours are an odd phenomenon. Just ask honouris causae Dr Kermit The Frog, Dr P-Diddy, or Dr Celine Dion. Often as not, these degrees and fellowships have more to do with universities’ quest for relevance or cash than a recognition of contribution to intellectual life. Nevertheless they remain a privilege. Honours reflect the […]