May 10, 1996

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES COMMISSION Gillian Shephard has appointed Teresa Rees, professor of labour market studies at the University of Bristol, as a commissioner with special responsibility for Wales, for two years from June 1.

THE SMITH INSTITUTE Lincoln Wallen, lecturer in computation at Oxford University Computing Laboratory and fellow of St Catherine's College, has been appointed research director of the Smith Institute of Industrial Mathematics and System Engineering.

ROEHAMPTON INSTITUTE, LONDON Peter Weston, former assistant rector (academic affairs), has been appointed principal of Froebel College and a pro-rector of the institute.

THE LAW SOCIETY Jane Betts, secretary of the British Postgraduate Medical Federation at the University of London, has been appointed secretary-general, succeeding John Hayes.

UNIVERSITY OF KENT AT CANTERBURY Hazel Smith, lecturer in international relations, has been appointed director of the London Centre; Marty Slaughter, professor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, has been appointed to a readership in law; Robert Freedman, professor of biochemistry, has been appointed pro vice chancellor from August 1, succeeding Professor Joseph Connor.

Noticeboard is compiled by Lynne Williams. For further information see also NetGazette on http/

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