On the move...

December 2, 2005

  • Ulster University has appointed: Vyvyan Howard , formerly senior lecturer at Liverpool University, to a professorship in bioimaging; and Klaus Larres , formerly professor of politics at Royal Holloway, Univer-sity of London, to a professorship in history and international affairs.
  • Janet Peters , director of Library and Information Services at the University of Wales Newport, has been appointed librarian at Cardiff University.
  • Novelist Celia Brayfield has been appointed to her first academic post as senior lecturer in contemporary writing at Brunel University.
  • Queen's Univer-sity Belfast has appointed Brian Keating , professor and member of the board of the University Challenge Fund, as chairman of the university's spin-off company QUBIS Ltd, after the retirement of Peter McKie.
  • Ruth Farwell , currently pro vice-chancellor at London South Bank University, has been appointed director and chief executive of Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College. She will take over from Bryan Mogford in February.
  • Michelle Calvert has been appointed Leeds University's director of development and will take up the post in January. She is currently director of development and alumni relations at Aberdeen Univer-sity.
  • Craig Cairns , fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the British Academy, general editor of History of Scottish Literature (1987-89) and former honorary professor at Aberdeen University, has been appointed director of the university's Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies, succeeding Tom Devine.

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