Gerard Hastings, a leading researcher on tobacco industry controls, has joined the university under a joint initiative with the Open University to form the Institute of Social Marketing. Professor Hastings was previously at Strathclyde. He founded and directed two research centres and is an adviser to the World Health Organisation and the American Medical Association. He gives guidance to the Scottish, UK and European parliaments.
Sally Wyke, professor of nursing and social care. Formerly director of the Scottish School of Primary Care.
Nick Hanley, professor of environmental economics. Formerly at Glasgow University.
Ian Fraser, professor of accounting. Formerly at Glasgow.
Philip Wookey, reader in the School of Biological and Environmental Sciences. Formerly professor in physical geography at Uppsala University, Sweden.
Jeremy Carrette, religious studies senior lecturer.
Anthony Pitson, lecturer in philosophy, has retired.