December 1, 1995


Paul Marginson, senior lecturer in industrial relations at the University of Warwick, has been appointed to the chair in human resource management and employment relations; George Wright, deputy director of Strathclyde Graduate Business School and professor of business administration at the University of Strathclyde, to chair in management decision strategy; Stanley Wainer, reader in mathematical logic at Leeds University, to chair of social policy; Sylvia Walby, professor of sociology and head of department at the University of Bristol, to chair of sociology; Juliet Lodge, chair in European studies at the University of Hull, to chair in European studies; Phillip Cerny, senior lecturer at the University of York, to chair in international political economy; Mick Gidley, reader in American studies at the University of Exeter, to chair of American literature; David Hughes, professor of applied mathematics at the University of Newcastle, to chair of applied mathematics; Brian Sleeman, professor of mathematics at Dundee University, to chair of applied mathematics; Ian Netton, reader in Arab and Islamic civilisation and thought at Exeter, to chair in Arabic studies; Mark Howson, reader, to developmental chair in condensed matter physics; Joyce Hill, senior lecturer, to chair of English language and medieval English literature; Jo Shaw, reader in law at Keele University, to chair of European law; Mike Hollingdale, senior scientist in department of health and human services, Maryland, to chair of parasitology; Peter Simons, associate professor at the University of Salzburg, to chair of philosophy; Peter Meyer, leader of research group at Max-Delbrueck Laboratory of the Max-Planck Society in Cologne, to chair of plant genetics.


Alan Beattie has been promoted to a personal chair in health promotion.


Richard Coyne. formerly at the University of Sydney, has been appointed to the new chair of architectural computing, the first such chair in the UK.

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