Honorary doctorate 2017
Clare Johnston is being awarded the university's first honorary doctorate.
An honorary doctorate is an expression of the university's appreciation of an individual's very distinguished efforts at the university.
She is being conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts in Textiles and Fashion at the University of Borås in conjunction with this year's professorial inauguration and doctoral degree conferment ceremony on 5 May.
Clare Johnston has worked for many years as a textile designer and is a professor emeritus and senior research fellow at the Royal College of Art in London as well as guest professor at the University of Borås. She is also active within the network ArcInTex, initiated by the University of Borås, where she is important to the development of the university's international presence in the textile design field.