Appointments

January 5, 1996

THE ROYAL SOCIETY. Aaron Klug, director of the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, has been elected president of the Royal Society, from December 1 for five years. He succeeds Michael Atiyah.

ACU

The Association of Commonwealth Universities has announced membership of its council for 1995-96. Chair: Peter Inglott, rector of the University of Malta; vice- chair: James Downey, president and vice chancellor, University of Waterloo, Canada; hon. treasurer: Colin Maiden, New Zealand; immediate past president: Maxwell Irvine, principal and vice chancellor, University of Aberdeen; members: Dato' Haji Abu Bakar bin Habi Apong, University of Brunei Darussalam; G. Benneh, vice chancellor, University of Ghana; Cham Tao Soon, president, Nanyang Technological University Singapore; Ikramul Haq Dar, vice chancellor, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore;

K. Edwards, vice chancellor, University of Leicester; G. Gale, vice chancellor, University of Western Australia; M. Hanen, president and vice chancellor, University of Winnipeg; L. Holborow, vice chancellor, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand; R. Ianni, president and vice chancellor, University of Windsor, Canada; A. Ilemobade, vice chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria; R. King, vice chancellor, University of Humberside; Richard Luce, vice chancellor, University of Buckingham; D. McNichol, vice chancellor and principal, University of Sydney, Australia; Dato'Mohd. Sham bin Mohd. Sani, vice chancellor, National University of Malaysia; E. Mokgokong, principal, Medical University of Southern Africa; N. Nigam, vice chancellor, Goa University; E. Parr-Johnston, president and vice chancellor, Mount Saint Vincent University, Canada; G. Randhawa, vice chancellor, Guru Nanak Dev University, India; M. Shahjahan, vice chancellor, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology; B. Shapiro, principal and vice chancellor, McGill University, Canada; A. Siwela, vice chancellor, University of Zambia; P. Ssebuwufu, vice chancellor, Makerere University, Uganda;

P. Toyne, vice chancellor and chief executive, Liverpool John Moores University; S. Verma, vice chancellor, Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, India; S. Vyas, director, Banasthali Vidyapith, India; G. Wilson, vice chancellor and president, Central Queensland University.

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