Deaths and Obituaries
Deaths and obituaries of graduates, honorary graduates, staff and friends of the University.
With sadness, Ulster University records the deaths of the following graduates, honorary graduates, staff and friends.
The Development & Alumni Relations Office records the names of the deceased, where the Office has been notified/been made aware of the person’s death by a verifiable source. The Development & Alumni Relations Office is not responsible for the content of external websites linked to from this page.
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Class of 2010 - 2020
Name Degree Date Brendan Doherty MSc Computational Intelligence, 2017, Magee
PG Cert Further and Higher Education, 2007, Magee
MSc Telecommunications and Distributed Systems, 2003, Coleraine
BENG DIS Electronics and Computing, 2002, Magee
dec. 21 February 2020 Julie Lewis (nee Maxwell) MPA Public Administration 2012, Jordanstown dec. 25 August 2019 Thomas O'Boyle BA Hons History with Education 2015, Coleraine dec. 18 March 2020
Class of 2000 - 2009
Name Degree Date Gerry Burns Honorary Graduate, Doctor of Laws, 2009 dec. February 2020 Harry Gregg Honorary Graduate, Doctor of the University, 2008 dec. 21 February 2020 Ted Leath MSc Computing and Design, 2000, Magee dec. 9 September 2019 Dr David Southall PhD Life and Health Sciences, 2013 dec. 15 October 2019
Class of 1990 - 1999
Name Degree Date Stephen Clements BSc Hons Geography with DAS,1995, Coleraine dec. 7 January 2020 Norman Dickson MSc Education Management, 1994, Jordanstown dec. 14 November 2019 Damien Doyle MA Fine Art ,1994, Belfast dec. 2010 Dr Brendan Hegarty Honorary Graduate. Doctor of Science, 1996 dec. 25 September 2019 David Howden Hume Modern and Contemporary History, 1990, Coleraine dec. 13 September 2019 Dr Jill McIvor Honorary Graduate, Doctor of the University, 1997 dec. 14 January 2020 Bishop James Mehaffey Honorary Graduate, Doctor of Letters, 1999 dec. 7 January 2020 Patricia Moore PG Cert Guidance and Counselling,1996, Magee dec. 15 January 2020 Dr Angeline Gabriel Smith MRes Science, 1998, Coleraine dec. 12 August 2019 Robert Spence MBA, 1991, Jordanstown dec. 17 April 2020 Sir Peter Swinnerton-Dyer Honorary Graduate, Doctor of Science,1991 dec. 14 January 2020
Class of 1980 - 1989
Name Degree Date Aidan Langan MBA International Business, 1988, Jordanstown dec. 12 March 2020 Margaret Treon
PG Cert Computer Science Education, 1986, Jordanstown
Class of 1970 - 1979
Name Degree Date Bill Dougherty MA, 1973, Coleraine dec. December 2019 Michael Donnelly BA Fine Art, 1979, Belfast dec. September 2019 John Leslie MSc, 1973, Coleraine dec. December 2019
Staff and friends of the University
Name Role Date Professor Tony Bareham Staff member, School of Arts and Humanities dec. 19 December 2020 Mrs Hilary Bracefield Staff member, School of Creative Arts and Technologies dec. 22 April 2020 Wesley Bell Staff member, School of Computing dec. 28 November 2019 Simon Morgan Staff member, Finance Department dec. 19 December 2019 Professor Peter Morton-Williams Former Pro-Vice-Chancellor dec. May 2018 Professor Aidan O’Reilly Former Provost (Coleraine) and Former Dean of the Ulster University Business School dec. September 2019 Professor Elaine Thomas Former Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences dec. January 2019