UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM. Professorships: Martin Millett, senior lecturer in archaeology; Ian Shennan, reader in geography; John Anstee, senior lecturer in biological sciences; Jas Pal Badyal, lecturer in chemistry; Adrian Darnell, senior lecturer in economics; John Findlay, reader in psychology; Brian Huntley, senior lecturer in biological sciences; Jeremy Hutson, reader in chemistry; Ranald Mitchie, reader in history; John Moles, reader in classics; Ann Moss, reader in French; Colin Warbrick, senior lecturer in law; Patricia Waugh, reader in English; Bill Williamson, senior lecturer in adult and continuing education; Rodney Wilson, reader in economics.
Professorships: Frank Stowell, executive member of the UK Systems Society and UK Academy of Information Systems, formerly at the University of Paisley, professor in the department of computing information sciences; Gordon Wright, former director of studies at City University, professor of management studies and head of the department of business and management.
Visiting professor: Don Norris, director of Maryland University's institute for policy analysis.
REMNIN UNIVERSITY, BEIJING
Visiting professorship: Lixian Jin, department of human communications at De Montfort University, in recognition of her contribution to postgraduate courses and research on Chinese learners of English.
UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS
Developmental chairs: Beverley Alimo-Metcalfe, former senior lecturer in organisational psychology in the Nuffield Institute for Health; Peter Grant, senior lecturer in medicine and honorary consultant physician at Leeds General Infirmary.
UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER
Professorships: Philip Evans, associate head of the school of social and policy sciences; John Flood, Vizards reader in law.
Visiting professor: Norbert Singer, chairman of Oxleas NHS Trust, newly appointed to the school of computer science and information systems engineering.
Professor emeritus: Terence Burlin, former rector of the university.
UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
C. Kirkpatrick, professor at University of Bradford, professor of development economics.
Promotional chairs: J. Scarffe and Nicholas Thatcher, readers and honorary consultants, professors of oncology; F. Nixon, reader, professor of development economics; C. Easingwood, senior lecturer, professor of marketing; J. Henderson, senior lecturer, professor of international economic sociology; Tudor Rickards, senior lecturer, professor of creativity and organisational change.