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.

Already registered?

Sign in now if you are already registered or a current subscriber. Or subscribe for unrestricted access to our digital editions and iPad and iPhone app.

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments

Featured Jobs

Marketing Officer YORK ST JOHN UNIVERSITY
Professor in Future Cities UNIVERSITY OF DERBY

Register to continue  

You've enjoyed reading five THE articles this month. Register now to get five more, or subscribe for unrestricted access.

Most Commented

Globalisation

Times Higher Education World University Rankings data reveal the top 200 most outward-looking institutions

Common cactus finch (Geospiza scandens)

Tiffany Taylor on a thought-provoking view of the forces acting to ensure survival

Stressed businessman answering four telephones

Some surveys show faculty putting in at least 60 hours a week, but research casts doubt on whether this is a productive routine

Student asking question during class

University of Reading research finds link between undergraduate satisfaction and ethnicity of lecturers

Level of quality compass

Authors argue this means universities should spend less on senior academics and give promising younger scholars more of a chance