Higher education appointments

December 4, 2000

University of Portsmouth
Wolfram Kaiser
has been appointed professor of European studies. He has previously been a senior research fellow and lecturer at the Universities of Edinburgh, Vienna, Paris and Cambridge and at research institutes in Essen and Oslo.

University of Stirling
John Izod
, professor in the department of film and media studies is to join the new Governors' Education Sub-committe of the British Film Institute.

University of Ulster
Dr Anne Moran
, head of the School of Education, has been appointed professor of education.

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Business School
Jiing-Lih Larry Farh
, professor, has been named head of the management of organisations department.

University of Bristol
The following have been appointed to Chairs:

Nigel Franks , professor of animal behaviour and ecology at the University of Bath;
Rosemary Deem , professor of education research at the University of Lancaster;
Angela McFarlane ,   formerly director of the College Centre for Research in Educational IT;
Philip Mellor , reader in the department of electronic and electrical engineering, University of Sheffield;
Professor David Hook , professor of Spanish and Spanish-American Studies, King's College, London;
Adam Tickell , formerly professor of geography at the University of Southampton;
Kelvyn Jones , professor of geography at the University of Portsmouth;
Anthony Hollander , formerly reader in human metabolism and clinical biochemistry in the division of biochemical and musculoskeletal medicine at the University of Sheffield.

University of Surrey
The following have been appointed:

Tom Bridges , professor and head of department of mathematics and statistics;
Michael Kipps , part-time academic development co-ordinator of the Federal University and Senior Member for the university;
R G Hornung , part-time professor of medical education;
S J West , lecturer in software systems;
R B Hoyle , foundation lectureship in mathematics;
A R Hippisley , lecturer in knowledge management.


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