October 24, 1997

University of Sunderland

David Puttnam, film maker, life peer, has been appointed chancellor of the university.

Euopean Society of Human Reproduction and Embyology Lynn Fraser, professor of reproductive biology in the biomedical sciences division of King's College, London, has been confirmed as chairman elect of the European society.

University of Plymouth

Sue Bradbury, former public relations officer of the Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose, has been appointed head of public relations.

Institution of Electrical Engineers

President: David Jefferies, chairman of the National Grid Company.

Divisional Chairmen

IEE Infomatics: Bob Malcolm, Ideo

Electronics and Communications Division: Steve Nightingale (professor) ERA Technology

Management Division: John Lowen, general manager of network service, National Grid Company.

Manufacturing Division: Allan Parker, project director, Lucas Varity plc Power Division: Michael Baker, business development manager, GEC Alsthorn T&D Power Electronic Systems.

Science, Education and Technology Division: Ian Fresston, professor, department of electronic and electrical engineering, University of Sheffield.

IEE Control: George Irwin, department of electrical and electronic engineering, Queen's University, Belfast.

Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work Ziggi Alexander, director of corporate development at University College London Hospitals, has been elected vice chair of the Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work.

Noticeboard is compiled by Lynne Williams. For further information see NetGazette hhttp//thesis.

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