On the move...

January 12, 2007

* Peter Burkill , formerly at Southampton University, has become professor of ocean science at Plymouth University and director of the Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science and the Continuous Plankton Recorder Survey.

* Yong-Hua Song has been named executive vice-president of Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in Suzhou, China.

* Ulster University has promoted the following to personal professorships: Robin Clarke , mechanical engineering; Keith Day , environmental science; Richard Ekins , sociology and cultural studies; Jackie McCoy , management development; Ronan McIvor , operations management; Richard Miller , computer science; Adrian Moore , geographical information science; Anna Murray , hospitality management; Marlene Sinclair , midwifery research; Gregory Toner , Irish language and literature; and Ronnie Wilson , psychology.

* Maggie Aderin of University College London and Paul Roche of Cardiff University have won Science and Society Fellowships from the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council.

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