QUEEN MARY AND WESTFIELD COLLEGE Alan Norrie, senior lecturer at the school of law, University of Warwick, has been appointed to the Drapers' chair of law.
Katherine O'Donovan, professor of family law and legal theory, University of Kent, to the chair of law.
James Lahore, University of Melbourne to the Herchel Smith chair of intellectual property law.
The following have been promoted to professorships: Genevra Richardson (reader of public law); John Yelland (senior lecturer in law); C. M. Reed (senior lecturer in information technology law).
UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING Personal chair: Nicholas Price, deputy head of the department of biological and molecular sciences and member of the editorial advisory panel for the Biochemical Journal.