Appointments

February 14, 1997

The British Library David Inglis, former managing director of Chapman and Hall, has been appointed director of the digital library development project.

University of Central Lancashire Ian Shaw, professor and head of the centre for toxicology, has been appointed to the Government's advisory committee on pesticides. He is already chairman of the working party on pesticide residues.

University of Bradford Roger Stewart Pawson, director of S. Jerome and Sons (Holdings) Ltd and chairman of audit committees and Sanderson Electronics plc, has been appointed a member of the university's council.

University of Aberdeen Marion Grady, formerly with Aberdeen City Council, has been appointed as occupational health adviser.

Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Michael Lynch, Sir William Fraser professor of Scottish history and palaeography at the University of Edinburgh, was elected president of the society on November 30 1996.

You've reached your article limit.

Register to continue

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Register

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments

Most Commented

James Fryer illustration (27 July 2017)

It is not Luddism to be cautious about destroying an academic publishing industry that has served us well, says Marilyn Deegan

Jeffrey Beall, associate professor and librarian at the University of Colorado Denver

Creator of controversial predatory journals blacklist says some peers are failing to warn of dangers of disreputable publishers

Hand squeezing stress ball
Working 55 hours per week, the loss of research periods, slashed pensions, increased bureaucracy, tiny budgets and declining standards have finally forced Michael Edwards out
Kayaker and jet skiiers

Nazima Kadir’s social circle reveals a range of alternative careers for would-be scholars, and often with better rewards than academia

hole in ground

‘Drastic action’ required to fix multibillion-pound shortfall in Universities Superannuation Scheme, expert warns