University of Stirling. Robbie Taylor, chairman of Robert Taylor Holdings Ltd and of the Investors in People Scotland, board member of the Forth Valley Education Business Partnership and director of Clyde Shipping Ltd. has been appointed honorary professor within the new department of entrepreneurship.
University of Kent at Canterbury
Ian Christie, fellow of Magdalen College, professor of film studies; Ken Judge, director of the King's Fund Policy Institute, professor of social policy; Laurence Ray, senior lecturer at Lancaster University, professor of sociology. Richard Hyde, head of physical sciences at the Wellcome Institute and visiting professor at Sussex University, has been appointed part-time professor of medicinal chemistry.
Jean-Pierre Hansen, formerly at the Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, professor of theoretical chemistry; Robin Langley, professor at Southampton University, professor of mechanical engineering; Richard Evans, professor and vice master at Birkbeck College, professor of modern history; Michael Akam, Wellcome principal fellow, professor of zoology; John Killen, professor of Mycenean Greek; Christopher Prendergast, professor of modern French literature; Paul Mellars, professor of pre-history and human evolution; Peter Garnsey, professor of the history of classical antiquity; Rosamond McKitterick, professor of early medieval European history; Martin Richards, professor of family research; Andrew Cliff, professor of theoretical geography; Gary Gibbons, professor of theoretical physics; Gill Lonzarich, professor of condensed matter physics; Norman Fleck, professor of mechanics and materials; Barry Everitt, professor of behavioural neuroscience; Trevor Robbins, professor of cognitive neuroscience.