University of Stirling 

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred 27 June 2018 in recognition of Mark Daly's outstanding contribution to investigative journalism. Mark Daly is a Bafta and multi-award winning BBC journalist and contributor to the BBC’s Panorama programme. He is also a former graduate of the University of Stirling, with a degree in Film and Media studies.

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Wednesday 27 June 2018 for Patrick McGrath's outstanding support of academic research, through the donation of his literary papers to the University of Stirling archives. Patrick McGrath is a writer of numerous short stories and a series of critically-acclaimed novels. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.