July 24, 1998

Cardiff University

Honorary fellowships: Claude Allegre, French minister of education, research and technology; David Cooksey, chair of the university's Challenge Fund Steering Group; Ieuan Evans, international rugby player; Roy Evans, vice-chancellor of the University of Wales, Bangor

John Gray, chair of the co-ordinating committee for the Welsh Centre for International Affairs, president of the Wales Council of the European Movement; Michael Halliday, former director of the communication research centre at University College London; Pushpa Hingorani, member of the Supreme Court, India, civil rights campaigner; Harry Holland, artist; John Humphreys, broadcaster; Denise Kingsmill, deputy chair of the Monopolies and Mergers Commission, the Optimum Health Services NHS Trust and governor of the College of Law; Malcolm Pill, Lord Justice of appeal since 1995, former judge on the Wales and Chester Circuit; Jean Thomas, professor of macromolecular biochemistry, University of Cambridge, member of the Council and Scientific Advisory Committee of the Imperial Cancer Research Fund; Robin Williams, vice-chancellor of the University of Wales Swansea, former professor and head of the department of physics and astronomy at Cardiff University; Martin Wood, founder of Oxford Instruments.

London School of Economics

Pranab Bardhan, professor of economics at the University of California at Berkeley, expert on developmnent, institutional economics and political economy, is joining the school as its visitor.

Fellowships: K.C. Wong Fellow - Lu Jianren, assistant director at the Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies under the Chinese Academy of Sciences; Goldsmith Fellow - Nicholas Humphrey, senior research fellow in evolutionary psychopathology, head of the programme for biology, medicine and society at CPNSS.

Noticeboard is compiled by Lynne Williams. For further details contact Net Gazette http://thesis.co.uk

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