UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE Duncan Maskell, microbiologist at Imperial College, London, has been appointed to the Marks & Spencer professorships of farm animal health, food science and food safety based in the veterinary school.
UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW Lawrence Weaver, reader in human nutrition, Samson Gemmell chair of child health. Professorships: John Kusel, reader, professor of cellular biochemistry; Quintin McKellar, reader in veterinary pharmacology, professor of veterinary pharmacology; John Marsh, reader in electronics and electrical engineering, professor of optoelectronic systems; Gordon Murrary, reader in statistics, professor of medical statistics; John O'Reilly, reader in electronics and electrical engineering, professor of control engineering; Neil Spurway, senior lecturer in neuroscience and biomedical systems, professor of exercise physiology.
UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM John Moles, reader in classics; Ann Moss, reader in French; Patricia Waugh, reader in English.
QUEEN MARY AND WESTFIELD COLLEGE Peter Fitzpatrick, professor of law and social theory, University of Kent at Canterbury, chair in law; D.J. Dunstan, reader in physics at the University of Surrey, chair in experimental physics. The title of professor has been conferred on: M. Heath, senior lecturer in prosthetic dentistry, professor of gerodontology; W. Chernaik, reader in English; B. Whitttle, department of biochemical pharmacology, professor of applied pharmacology. J. Griffiths, formerly with BT Laboratories at Martlesham, professorial fellow in the department of electronic engineering.