Coventry University. Professorships: B. Hocking, international relations; C. Hoskyns, European studies; J. Lorimer, physical chemistry; D. Walton, applied chemistry.
Clive Thompson, chief scientist for ALcontrol UK, has been appointed visiting professor to the school of engineering.
Ron Arad, furniture designer and architect has been appointed professor of furniture.
David Richardson has been appointed professor of economic and social history; Theo Hoppen, professor in the history department.