COVENTRY UNIVERSITY. Michael Tovey, dean of art and design, has been appointed professor of industrial design; Clive Richards, associate dean, professor of information design; Robert Pryce, pro vice chancellor, professor of bio-organic chemistry.
UNIVERSITY OF WALES, ABERYSTWYTH. Aled Jones, department head and senior lecturer, history and Welsh history, to the Sir John Williams chair of Welsh history.
UNIVERSITY OF LUTON. John Warwick-Montgomery, former principal lecturer, appointed professor of law and humanities.