After 25 years at Strathclyde University, Colin Wheeler has taken a chair in marketing at Portsmouth University with a brief to expand research capacity.
Professor Wheeler's particular expertise is international marketing. The internationalisation of small and medium-sized high-tech firms and the marketing strategies they develop are among his latest research interests.
"At Portsmouth, part of my brief is to help expand the department, expand research and help to develop the research strategy for the marketing subject group," he said.
Ashraf Labib , formerly at Umist, has taken a chair in strategy and business systems.
John Weld has been appointed clinical director in the School of Professionals Complementary to Dentistry.
Sheila Phillips leaves Cardiff Dental Hospital to become principal lecturer in dental therapy.
Sophie Green joins the School of Professionals Complementary to Dentistry as NHS service manager from the Barnet and Chase Farm NHS Trust.
Paul Watson joins the department of civil engineering as a senior lecturer.
Cameron Alexander is moving to Nottingham University School of Pharmacy.
David Grant is leaving the civil engineering department to return to private practice.
Louis Shurmer-Smith , director of the Institute of Maritime and Heritage Studies, retires.
John Mohan , professor of geography, is moving to Southampton University.