QUEEN MARY AND WESTFIELD COLLEGE The following titles have been conferred on: P. A. R. Ade (reader in physics) professor of experimental physics; R. Bonnett (professor of inorganic chemistry) Scotia research professor;
C. Goldie (reader in statistics) professor of probability theory; C. K. L. Davies (senior lecturer in materials) professor of materials; P. O'Brien (reader in inorganic chemistry) professor of inorganic chemistry); P. E. Ogden (reader in geography) professor of geography; P. S. Rainbow (reader in marine biology) professor of marine biology; S. J. Schwartz (reader in space science) professor of space plasma physics; G. J. White (reader in physics and astronomy) professor of physics and astronomy; M. L. Whitford (reader in modern French thought) professor of modern French thought.
Rosemary Bailey (Goldsmith's College) has been appointed to the chair of statistics in the school of mathematical sciences; R. F. Disney (University of Kent) to the chair of economics.
EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY The THES, October 28, announced chairs at the European University, Prague. It should have read Florence.
UNIVERSITY OF ST. ANDREWS Colin Ballantyne (warden of McIntosh Hall) to the chair of physical geography; Peter Bruce (reader) to the chair of chemistry; John Haldane (reader in moral philosophy and director of the centre for philosophy and public affairs) to the chair of philosophy; Ronald Hay, (reader in biochemistry and microbiology, joint head of the division of cell and molecular biology and director of the Irvine Building) to the chair of molecular biology: Peter Riedi (senior lecturer) to the chair of physics (magnetism); Bernard Roberts (reader in applied mathematics) to the chair of solar magneto-hydrodynamics; Malcolm Scott (chairman of the French department and head of the school of Modern Languages) chair of French.
Graham Smith (former professor of the history of art at the University of Michigan) to the chair of art history.