University of Wales College of Medicine
K. G. Harding, director of the wound healing research unit, has been appointed chair in rehabilitation medicine (wound healing).
University of Durham
Promotion to professorships: Richard Britnell, reader in history; David Fairlie, reader in mathematical sciences; Peter Manning, senior lecturer in music; Michael Pennington, reader in mathematical sciences and physics; Paul Sillitoe, reader in anthropology.
N. Moray, professeur associe, Percotec-Lamih, Universite de Valenciennes et du Hainault-Cambresis, has been appointed professor of psychology for three years; P. Sammes, professor of organic chemistry, Brunel University, professor of organic chemistry; P. Sermon, professor of physical chemistry at Brunel University, professor of physical chemistry; M. Goringe, professor, department of materials, University of Oxford, professor of materials and head of the school of mechanical and materials engineering.
D. Alderson, consultant surgeon, department of surgery, Bristol Royal Infirmary, has been appointed to the chair of gastrointestinal surgery.
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