UNIVERSITY OF SURREY. John Groeger, principal research fellow at the University of Leeds, has been appointed to the foundation chair in cognitive psychology; Sarah Hampson, a research scientist in Oregon Research Institute, to the chair in psychology and health from August 1, 1995. Karen Evans, professor in the department of educational studies; Chris Flockton, director of the linguistics and international studies department, professor of European economic studies; Mojtaba Ghadiri, reader, professor of particle technology; Eoin O'Reilly, senior lecturer, professor of physics; Graham Webb, reader, professor of chemistry.
LONDON GUILDHALL UNIVERSITY. Richard Topf, former reader, professor of politics.
UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS. Keith Brown, lecturer at the University of Stirling, chair in Scottish history; Trevor Hart, lecturer at the University of Aberdeen, chair of divinity; Christopher Jensen-Butler, associate professor at Aarhus University, Denmark, chair in human geography; Jeffrey Press, professor at Queen Mary and Westfield College, chair in Russian; Michael Tooley, professor at the University of Durham, chair in geography.
UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL. Hilary Land, formerly at Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, University of London, chair in social policy.
CHELTENHAM AND GLOUCESTER COLLEGE OF HIGHER EDUCATION. Mick Healy, head of the department of geography and geology.
University of Leeds. David Wynne Hughes, professor of mathematics at the University of Newcastle, to a chair of applied mathematics; Brian Sleeman, professor of mathematics at Dundee University, to a chair of applied mathematics; Michael Hollingdale, senior scientist at office of vaccines in the Department of Health and Human Services in Maryland, to the chair of parasitology; Peter Buckley, professor of managerial economics at the University of Bradford, to the chair of international business; Graham Birtwistle, professor of computer science at the University of Calgary, to the chair of formal methods; Jo Shaw, reader in law at Keele University, to the chair of European law.