DAME JUDI DENCH added doctorate to her long list of accolades on Wednesday (26Jun13) when she was honoured for her contribution to film at Scotland's Stirling University.
Published: Thu, June 27, 2013
The Oscar winner opened the school's research and training unit named after writer Iris Murdoch, who she played in Iris, in 2003 and she returned a decade later to pick up a doctorate.
Accepting her latest honour, Dench told students and university staff, "When I formally opened the Iris Murdoch Building over a decade ago, I was delighted to see a public building which could provide an exemplar for dementia-friendly design. Coming back to the university, it is so encouraging to see the myriad of ways the Dementia Services Development Centre and its staff have informed practice and made a positive difference to people's lives.
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