SOMERVILLE COLLEGE, OXFORD. Fiona Caldicott, the first woman president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and chairman of the Conference of Medical Royal Colleges, has been elected principal. She will succeed Catherine Hughes.
HUMANITIES RESEARCH BOARD BRITISH ACADEMY
Malcolm Andrew, professor of English at Queens' University Belfast, has been elected to the English panel of the Humanities Research Board.
ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS, LONDON
John Dodge, professor of child health at Queens' University Belfast, has been elected paediatric vice-president.
William Kerr Fraser has been appointed chairman of the joint planning group for the new quality assurance agency of the Committee of Vice Chancellors and Principals.
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