On the move...

September 22, 2006

  • Mike Pittilo , principal of Robert Gordon University, becomes patron of the British Association for the Advancement of Science's Aber-deen branch.
  • Nigel Brandon , Imperial College London professor of sustainable development, is now energy senior research fellow, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
  • Dundee University has appointed Kirsty Gunn , winner of a Scottish Arts Council writer's bursary and the London Arts Board Literature Award, to a new chair of creative writing.
  • Andy Garner , former head of Manchester University's School of Medicine, becomes dean of Keele University's health faculty.
  • Corinne de Vries , head of pharmacoepidemiology at Surrey University, has been elected vice-president finance and vice-president of the International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology.
  • Hertfordshire University has appointed Stephen Boffey , director of widening participation and dean of the faculty of interdisciplinary studies, to the post of dean of faculty and pro vice-chancellor (regional affairs); and John Senior , currently director of enterprise and knowledge transfer, as dean of faculty and pro vice-chancellor (research).
  • Stirling University has appointed Grant Jarvie deputy principal for learning and teaching. Stephen Morrow will replace him as head of the sports studies department.
  • Georgina Mace , director of science at the Zoological Society of London, is appointed professor of conservation science and director of the Natural Environment Research Council's centre for population biology, Imperial College London.

You've reached your article limit

Register to continue

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 6 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Register

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments

Featured Jobs

Assistant Professorship in Behavioural Science LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS & POLITICAL SCIENCE LSE
Foundation Partnerships Officer LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS & POLITICAL SCIENCE LSE

Most Commented

James Fryer illustration (8 September 2016)

Some lecturers will rightly encourage forms of student interaction that are impossible for those covering their faces, Eric Heinze argues

University of Oxford students walking on campus

University of Oxford snatches top spot from Caltech in this year’s World University Rankings as Asia’s rise continues

Handwritten essay on table

Universities must pay more attention to the difficulties faced by students, says Daniel Dennehy

Theresa May entering 10 Downing Street, London

The prospect of new grammar schools on the horizon raises big questions for HE, writes Nick Hillman

Nosey man outside window

Head of UK admissions service Mary Curnock Cook addresses concerns that universities might ‘not hear a word’ from applicants