UNIVERSITY OF PLYMOUTH Rod Blackshaw, former principal scientific officer with the department of agriculture for Northern Ireland, professor of agricultural zoology and head of agriculture and food studies.
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ENGLAND Visiting professors: Len Masterman, research fellow at the University of Liverpool, media and communication; Antoaneta Dimitrova Kirova, assistant professor at the University of National and World Economy, Sofia, economics and the management of transport; Elizabeth Fradd, regional nurse director for the NHS Executive in the West Midlands, faculty of health and social sciences.
QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY BELFAST Howard Fee, senior lecturer/consultant in anaesthetics, chair of anaesthesia; Michael Finnis, formerly at the UK Atomic Energy Authority and the Max Planck Institute in Stuttgart, chair in computer modelling of macromolecules/molecular dynamics; David Woolfson, reader in pharmaceutical science and one of the developers of Ametop Gel (an anaesthetic gel) to a chair in pharmacy; Alan Sangster, reader in accounting at the University of Aberdeen, to the chair of accounting.
UNIVERSITY OF BRADFORD Hilary Rose, professor of social policy, professor emeritus; David Jobber, reader, professor of marketing; Hafiz Mirza, senior lecturer, chair of international business; Andrew Taylor, chair at Queen's University Belfast, chair of business information systems; John Weiss, reader, professor of development economics.
UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS Brian Richardson, former senior lecturer, developmental chair in Italian language; Christopher Wild, former chief of the unit of environmental carcinogenesis, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyons, chair of molecular epidemiology; Ian Chopra, director and vice-president, microbiology research with SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, to a chair of microbiology; Beverly Alimo-Metcalfe, senior lecturer in the Nuffield Institute, to a developmental chair in leadership studies; Peter Grant, senior lecturer, to a developmental chair in molecular vascular medicine.