Who's in, who's out?

October 29, 2004

Michael Banner vacated the chair of moral and social theology at King's College London to direct the Genomics Research Forum at Edinburgh.

Professor Banner said the forum aimed to bring together scientists and those involved in public policy to debate advances in science. "It's not a question of promoting technology but ensuring that the debate about technology is as good as it can be."

IN

Andy Clark , professor of logic and metaphysics. Former director of the cognitive science programme at Indiana University, Bloomington, US. Katie Overy , lecturer in the Research Centre for Music in Human and Social Development. Formerly at Harvard Medical School. Jon Gorringe to become director of finance in January. Coming from Leicester University Husband and wife Ted Hupp and Kathryn Ball take up a chair and readership in cancer research respectively. Formerly at Dundee University Peter Clarke , deputy director of the National e-Science Centre House. Former head of the particle physics group at University College London.

OUT

David Smith , director of the Graduate School of Law and the Centre for Law and Society. Retiring John Usher , head of the Law School. Moved to head Exeter University Law School. Graeme Morton , senior lecturer in economic and social history. Moved to Guelph University, Canada. John D. Ansell , professor of experimental haematology in the Cancer Research Centre. Retired.

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