EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY, PRAGUE
Michael Artis (professor of economics, University of Manchester) to the joint chair in economics; Stefano Bartolini (professor, department of political science at University of Geneva) chair of comparative political institutions; Colin Crouch (fellow in politics, Trinity College, Oxford) chair in comparative social institutes; Gerard DeLille (directeur de recherche at the French National Science Foundation and directeur d'etudes at the Ecole des Haute Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris and Institut Francais de Rome) chair in 16th-17th century history; Christian Joppke (research associate, Center for German and European Studies, Georgetown University) chair in sociology and political sciences with specialisation on the Nation-State; Ramon Marimon (professor in economic theory, University of Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) associate professor in economics; Silvana Sciarra (professor of labour law and comparative labour law, University of Florence) chair in labour and social law; Daniel Verdier (professor, SPS department University of Chicago) chair in international relations.
University of Stirling Niall Bromage (senior lecturer) has been awarded a personal chair in reproductive physiology and endocrinology.
UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW Fraser Davidson, senior lecturer at the University of Dundee, has been appointed to the chair of law; Michael Burton, lecturer in psychology at the University of Stirling, has been appointed to the chair in psychology.
ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART Visiting professors: Neville Brody, typographical designer; Brian Eno, musician and video artist; Kathy McCoy, head of communication and design at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan; Bill Moggridge, founder of IDEO international product development services; Rick Poyner, writer, critic and editor of Eye magazine.
GOLDSMITHS COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON Ivor Gabor (senior lecturer and founder of Sevenday Productions) has been appointed Britain's first professor of broadcast journalism.
UNIVERSITY OF ULSTER AT JORDANSTOWN Barry Fitzpatrick (holder of the Jean Monnet chair in European law and policy, University of Newcastle upon Tyne) second law chair from January.
Paul Teague (senior lecturer in economics) personal chair in industrial relations; Colin Thain (lecturer in politics, University of Exeter) chair in comparative public policy.