CITY UNIVERSITY, LONDON Geoff Meads, former chief executive of Cambridgeshire Family Health Service Authority and director of primary and community care in Wessex, professor of health services development.
UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL John Dearing, reader at Coventry University, chair of physical geography; Alan Gibbons, reader at the University of Warwick, chair of computer science; Dennis Kavanagh, professor of politics at the University of Nottingham, chair of politics and communication studies; Kenton Morgan, reader at the University of Bristol, chair of epidemiology; John Nesptolemos, professor at the University of Birmingham, chair of surgery; Kenneth Wilson, senior lecturer, chair of the psychiatry of old age.
The title of professor has been conferred on: Anu Arora, reader in the department of law; Rajendra Bhansali, reader in the department of statistics and computational mathematics; Donald Bethell, reader in the department of chemistry, professor of physical organic chemistry; Timothy Jones, reader in the department of mathematical sciences; Susan Wray, reader in the department of physiology.
NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY Stephen Chan, former reader and director of the London centre of international relations at the University of Kent, professor and dean of humanities and head of international relations and ethics; J. Featherstone, former professor of sociology and director of the centre for study of adult life, University of Teesside, professor of sociology/communication; I. Inkster, former visiting professor of social science and policy, University of New South Wales, professor of international history; C. Rojek, former professor of sociology and head of department at Staffordshire University, professor of sociology/cultures; S. Vyarkarnam, former lecturer in enterprise at Cranfield University School of Management, director of SME programmes in the business school.
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