Jocelyn Bell Burnell , professor of physics at the Open University, has been appointed dean of science at the University of Bath .
Charles Bodman Rae , director of studies at the Royal Northern College of Music, has been appointed professor of music and director of the Elder Conservatorium of Music at the University of Adelaide .
The University of Bristol has appointed: Keith Edwards , previously of the Long Ashton Research Station, to professor of cereal functional genomics; Jonathan Temple , formerly of Nuffield College, Oxford, to professor of economics; Mark Kleinman , formerly at the London School of Economics, to professor of international social policy; Linda Ward , previously at the Norah Fry Research Centre, to professor of disability and social policy; Jim Kyle to Harry Crook professor in deaf studies; Adam Finn , formerly of the University of Sheffield, to professor of paediatrics; and Stephen Wiggins , previously at the California Institute of Technology, to professor of applied mathematics.
The University of Warwick has appointed: Martin Ellison , former visiting scholar at the Bank of Finland, to lecturer in the department of economics; Stavros Garoufalidis , former assistant professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology in the United States, to lecturer in the department of mathematics; and Brenda Porter , former director of accounting research at Cranfield University, to a readership in accounting in the Warwick Business School.
The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama has appointed John Wallace as its next principal and Brian McNeill as head of Scottish music.