* Mike Cook , professor and associate dean at St Bartholomew in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at City University, has been appointed to the new post of dean of Anglia Polytechnic University's Institute of Social Care from December 1.
* Luton University has appointed Sandeep Chouhan , chief technology officer at Morgan Stanley and former heavyweight boxer, as a governor.
* Sandra Griffiths , senior lecturer in the School of Education at Ulster University, has been appointed president of the All Ireland Society for Higher Education.
* Chris Gold , formerly of Hong Kong University, has been appointed to the Marie Curie chair within the geographical information systems research group at Glamorgan University.
* Seamus Hegarty , director of the National Foundation for Educational Research, has been elected chair of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement.
* Ilika Technologies Ltd (part of Southampton University) has appointed Jack Boyer , former chief executive officer of Trident Components and chairman of H. H. Martyn Ltd, as chairman.