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After 28 and a half years at the University, I am embarking on a new chapter as I retire from my role as Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Aberdeen. In celebration of my time at the University and to commemorate this milestone, I have made a gift to establish and support the Hector Boece Prize for Best Performance in History. This prestigious prize symbolises academic excellence and recognises a student who has shone brightly throughout the year.

In lieu of a traditional leaving gift, I warmly invite those who wish to join me in celebrating this occasion to contribute towards the Hector Boece Prize. Your generosity will not only mark the culmination of my career but also empower future generations of aspiring historians. Thank you for being part of this meaningful journey.

About the charity

The University of Aberdeen Development Trust raises funds to support the institution's development as an international centre of excellence in teaching and research. The charity is expanding the scholarship programme to address both talent and hardship, securing the world's finest academics, funding groundbreaking medical research, and creating outstanding facilities to share with the wider community.

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