• University of Melbourne
The following awards have been made:
The Chemeca Medal , jointly awarded by the Institution of Engineers Australia Chemical College, the Institution of Chemical Engineers in Australia, the Society of Chemical Engineers New Zealand Incorporated and the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, has been awarded to David Wood , professor and dean of engineering at the University of Melbourne.
The Prime Minister's Prize for Science for 2001 has been awarded to Donald Metcalf , professor emeritus of the University of Melbourne and of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research.
• The University of Warwick
The following appointments have recently made:
Nigel Aston , former lecturer at the University of Luton, lecturer in history;
Elizabeth Barry , former lecturer at the University of Wales, Bangor, lecturer in the department of English and comparative literary studies;
Vassili Gelfreich , research fellow at Free University, Berlin, lecturer in mathematics;
Francis Greene , senior research fellow now lecturer in the Mercia institute of enterprise;
Felicity Martin , former bookstore manager at the University of Central England, now postgraduate recruitment officer;
Christos Mias , former senior lecturer at Nottingham Trent University, lecturer in engineering;
Roel Oomen , former researcher at the European University Institute, lecturer in the business school;
Tanya Schmah , former research and teaching assistant, lecturer in mathematics.
• Staffordshire University
Nigel Jordan , former lecturer in marketing from Dudley College, has been appointed field officer for the Staffordshire and Shropshire area under the higher education reach out to business and the community initiative;
Simone Clarke , former manager of an historical project at the University of Wolverhampton, has been appointed research projects manager:
Claire Hameed , formerly with the university's quality improvement service, has been appointed co-ordinator for the small to medium-sized enterprises micro-learning programme.