On the move

June 15, 2001

Bill Wakeham , deputy rector of Imperial College, London, has been appointed vice-chancellor of the University of Southampton.

The University of Kent has appointed: Andy Alaszewski , previously of the University of Hull, to professor of health studies and director of the centre for health services and studies; and Glenn White , formerly of Queen Mary and Westfield College, London, to professor of space sciences. Chris Pannell has been promoted to professor of optical physics and Andy Williams has been promoted to professor of international relations.

David Asch , professor of management and former dean of the Open University Business School, has become professor and dean of the faculty of business and law at De Montfort University .

Sue Boorman , of De Montfort, has been appointed university funding policy adviser at Universities UK .

John Quelch , outgoing dean of the London Business School, will become senior associate dean and professor of business administration at the Harvard Business School .

Hew Strachan of the University of Glasgow has been appointed Chichele professor of the history of war at the University of Oxford .

Eunice Taylor , formerly of the University of Central Lancashire, has been appointed professor of food safety management at the University of Salford .

Ellen Townsend , formerly of the University of Oxford, has joined the University of Nottingham 's Institute for the Study of Genetics, Biorisks and Society.

The University of Leeds has promoted Roger Gair to university secretary, and Andrew Parkinson to academic registrar.

The University of Warwick has appointed: Nathan Griffiths , formerly of Digital Asylum Ltd, to lecturer in the department of computer science; and Linda Maxwell , formerly of the Auckland School of Medicine, to senior lecturer in the Leicester Medical School.

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