UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM Readerships have been conferred on the following. Senior research fellows: Monty Charles, reader in radiation physics; Christine MacArthur, reader in maternal and child epidemiology; Senior lecturers: Kevin Chipman, reader in cell toxicology; Robert Curtis. reader in combinational algebra; Chris Franklin, reader in plant molecular biology; Brian Fulton, reader in nuclear physics; Paul Furlong, reader in Italian politics; Christopher Gregory, reader in cellular immunology;
Michael Lancaster, reader in microwave engineering; Ann Logan, reader in molecular physiology; Robert Leach, reader in drama; Nigel Mills, reader in polymer engineering; Charles Penn, reader in microbiology; John Redmond, reader in European studies; Anthony Smith, reader in oral biology; Robert Swanson, reader in medieval church history; Chris Wharton, reader in biophysics; Robert Wilson, reader in group theory.
The title of honorary reader has been awarded to: James Neuberger, consultant at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, reader in hepatology.
UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS Roger Beard, senior lecturer in primary education, has been promoted to reader in literacy education.