February 23, 1996


Arnold Wolfendale, emeritus professor of physics at the University of Durham and president of the Institute of Physics, has been appointed professor of experimental physics, succeeding Brian Pippard.


David Peake, fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, the Canadian Aeronautical Space Institute and associate fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

University of Wales, CARDIFF

David Knight, University of Nottingham, department of chemistry; John Inglesfield, University of Nijmegen, Netherlands, department of physics and astronomy; Paul Tasker, Fraunhofer-Institut fur Angewandte Feotkorperphysik, Freiburg, school of engineering; John Lovering, University of Hull, department of city and regional planning; Ron Barston, London School of Economics, department of maritime studies and international transport; Dean Hawkes, former director of the Martin Centre for architectural and urban studies, Cambridge, Welsh School of Architecture; Patricia Fosh, University College London, Cardiff business school; Bob Lee, Hammond Suddards Solicitors, Cardiff law school; Diane Elam, Indiana University, school of English studies, communication and philosophy; John Loughlin, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, school of European studies; Peter Coss, University of Northumbria, school of history and archaeology; Gareth Rees, University of Wales Swansea, school of education.


Ian Brown, reader and drama director of the Arts Council of Great Britain (1986-94) has been appointed professor and head of the department of drama. The title of honorary professor in drama has been awarded to Brian Rix, actor, chairman of the Royal Society for Mentally Handicapped Children and Adults.


Nigel Barltrop, technical director at W.S. Atkins, John Elder chair in the department of naval architecture and ocean engineering; J.Barklie Clements, titular professor in molecular and cell biology, chair of virology; Julian Crampton, head of molecular biology at immunology at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, chair of molecular entomology; R. Galbraith, professor of aerospace engineering has been appointed Shoda chair in aerospace systems; T.Douglas Gifford, reader, chair of Scottish literature; Alan Gregory, lecturer at the University of Exeter, chair of accountancy; John Holland, senior lecturer in the school of law, chair of accountancy; Peter Holmes, titular professor and head of department, chair of veterinary physiology; Peter Kemp, Joseph Rowntree professor of housing policy at the University of York, chair of housing and urban studies; Sandy Love, senior lecturer, chair of equine clinical studies; Derek McAuley, lecturer at the University of Cambridge, chair of computing science; Christopher Philo, lecturer at the University of Wales, chair of geography; William Rees, senior lecturer at the University of Strathclyde, chair of accountancy; Simon Wheeler, lecturer at the University of Oxford, Cormack chair of civil engineering; Ivan Turok, professor of urban and regional planning at the University of Strathclyde, chair of urban economic development; Cathair Dochartaigh, freelance consultant in computer-based language analysis applied to Irish, Scottish, Gaelic and Welsh, chair of Celtic studies.

Personal professorships: C. Berry, reader, politics; J. Bone, senior lecturer and dean of the faculty of arts, English literature; A. Bowman, reader, statistics; M. Brown, research fellow, MRC virology unit; J. Caughie, senior lecturer, theatre, film & tv studies; J. Cornell, honorary professor, MRC blood pressure unit; W. Martin, senior lecturer, neuroscience and biomedical systems, IBLS; J. Parkins, reader, animal husbandry; N. Peacock, senior lecturer, French; S. Solomon, reader, veterinary anatomy; R. Trainor, senior lecturer, economic and social history; D. Watt, reader, computing science; J. Winfield, reader, chemistry.

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