October 20, 1995


Vernon Farewell, professor of statistics and actuarial science at the University of Waterloo, Canada, has been appointed to the chair of medical statistics.

The following titles have been conferred: L. Aiello, reader, professor of biological anthropology; J. Aiken, senior lecturer, professor of fine art; D. Banister, reader, professor of transport planning; K. Burk, reader, professor of modern and contemporary history; J. Crowcroft, senior lecturer, professor of networked systems; A. Dickenson, reader, professor of neuropharmacology; M. Fitzgerald, reader, professor of developmental neurobiology; C. Fry, reader, professor of cellular physiology; M. Fulbrook, reader, professor of German history; D. Karlin, reader, professor of English literature; D. Last, reader, professor of anthropology; V. Lund, reader, professor of rhinology; M. Mason, senior lecturer, professor of English; P. Meredith, reader, professor of rock physics; D. Miller, reader, professor of anthropology; A. Seeds, reader, professor of opto-electronics; A. Warren, senior lecturer, professor of geography; A. Willis, reader, professor of astronomy.

Ray Harris, former earth observation manager in Logica UK Ltd, has been appointed professor of remote sensing.


Professorial chairs have been conferred on: Robert Crawford, lecturer in modern Scottish Literature and associate director of Scottish Studies Institute; Robert Houston, reader in modern history; Peter Humfrey, reader in art history; Mo Malek, reader in health policy, planning and management; Philip Esler, reader in New Testament; Christina Lodder, reader in art history; Edmund Robertson, senior lecturer in pure mathematics; Michael Whitby, reader in ancient history; Graeme Whittington, reader in geography and geology.


Elwyn Owen, former director of research and corporate planning at the Welsh Tourist Board, becomes visiting professor in the school of leisure and tourism.

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