UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS. Sam Falle, reader, personal chair in astrophysical fluid dynamics; Kevin Keasey, professor of finance and accounting, Leeds Permanent Building Society chair in financial services; Manfred Bochman, professor of chemistry at the University of East Anglia, chair of inorganic chemistry; Mark Howson, reader, developmental chair in condensed matter physics; John Dyson, professor of astronomy at the University of Manchester, chair of astronomy; Nigel Smith, senior lecturer at UMIST, chair of construction project management.
KING'S COLLEGE LONDON
Rosalind Driver, chair of science education, succeeding Paul Black.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTHUMBRIA AT NEWCASTLE
David Head, senior lecturer at the University of Bath, has been appointed head of the department of modern languages.
LOUGHBOROUGH UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
Terence Mills, professor of applied economics at the University of Hull, has been appointed to the chair of economics.
Personal research professorships have been awarded to: Robert Bennett, London School of Economics and Political Science; Kenneth Binmore, University College, London; John Davies, University of Liverpool; David Hendry, University of Oxford; David Luscombe, University of Sheffield; Christopher Peacocke, University of Oxford.