UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM. Professors: Stephen Busby, reader in the school of biochemistry; Jayne Franklin, reader in medicine and honorary consultant physician; Baz Jackson, reader in bioenergetics; John Kinson, reader in high energy physics.
The following have been appointed: K. K. Cheng, senior lecturer in the department of public health and epidemiology and honorary consultant, to the chair of epidemiology;Kenneth Harris, lecturer in physical chemistry at University College London, to the chair of structural chemistry; John Hunter, reader in archaeology at the University of Bradford, to the chair of ancient history and archaeology; Andrew King, reader in theoretical mechanics at the University of Nottingham, to the chair of applied mathematics;Peter Knowles, lecturer at the University of Sussex, to the chair of theoretical chemistry; Eamonn Maher, lecturer and consultant in medical genetics at the University of Cambridge, to the chair of medical genetics.
UNIVERSITY OF WALES
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
Paul Morgan, former reader, has been awarded a chair in the department of medical biochemistry.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH LONDON
Michael Hitchcock, director of Pacific Asia studies at the University of Hull, has been appointed professor of tourism.