Games industry leader to receive honorary doctorate James North-Hearn Honorary Doctrate

As with Ian Stewart before him, James North-Hearn was recognised by Sheffield Hallam University for his role in kick-starting creative digital industries in South Yorkshire and was awarded an honorary doctorate in 2013.

Professor Roger Eccleston, Pro Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Arts, Computing, Engineering and Sciences, said: “James is a key figure in South Yorkshire’s creative digital industries, and an internationally-recognised industry champion. He is a pioneer in the videogame industry, and used his background in electronic engineering to help construct development kits for some of the first game consoles.

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