January 16, 1998


Louise Wallace, chief executive of the Horton General NHS Trust, has been appointed to the board of Investors in People UK.

Department of Trade & Industry

The following have been reappointed as chairman of research councils from April 1, 1998 to March 31, 1999: Bruce Smith, Economic and Social Research Council; Peter Williams, Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council.

University of Leeds

Matthew Knight, former director of human resources and patient administration at the York Health Services Trust, has been appointed director of human resources.

South Bank University

Robert Brown of Cantrade Investment Management Limited has been appointed visiting lecturer in charity investment management in the business school.

Institution of Civil Engineers

Bob Griffiths, senior lecturer and course director for the master of engineering course at the University of Surrey, has been appointedchairman of the Thames Valley Association of the institution for 1997/98.

University of Kent at Canterbury

Nick McHard, former academic secretary at Loughborough University, has been appointed secretary and registrar; Ursula Fuller, dean of information technology, has been appointed dean of the new faculty ofscience, technology and medical studies.

University of Wales College, Newport

Sue Tatum, former assistant principal at the University College of St Martins, Lancaster, has been appointed vice-principal; Peter Noyes, former dean of education, humanities and science and Geoff Edge, former director of external affairs, have been appointed assistant principals.

Institute of Commonwealth Studies

Pat Caplan, former professor of anthropology at Goldsmiths' College, London, took up her appointmentas director of the institute on January 1, 1998.

British Nutrition Foundation

Robert Pickard, formerly professorof neurobiology at the Universityof Wales, Cardiff and a fellow of the Institute of Biology, took up his appointment as director general of the foundation on October 3.

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