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Appointments and Obituaries

Sabine Wichert, 1942-2014 Subscription

16 October 2014 | By

An academic and greatly respected poet who spent more than 35 years in the School of History at Queen’s University Belfast has died

Anna Craft, 1961-2014 Subscription

9 October 2014 | By

An internationally acclaimed authority on the role of creativity in education has died

Ted Belytschko, 1943-2014 Subscription

2 October 2014 | By

A much-cited engineering researcher whose systems of prototyping helped to produce safer cars has died

Chris Marlin, 1952-2014 Subscription

25 September 2014 | By

A pro vice-chancellor who forged a new international dimension for the University of Sussex has died

Heather Höpfl, 1948-2014 Subscription

18 September 2014 | By

A leading expert on organisational theory and women in management has died

John Sperling, 1921-2014 Subscription

11 September 2014 | By

An iconoclastic educator at the heart of the movement to create for-profit universities has died

Laurence Mee, 1951-2014 Subscription

4 September 2014 | By

A leading international expert on the marine environment and strategies for its protection has died

Earl Cheit, 1926-2014 Subscription

28 August 2014 | By

A leading academic administrator who also made a major contribution to business economics has died

JoAnn Carmin, 1957-2014 Subscription

21 August 2014 | By

One of the world’s leading environmental sociologists has died

James MacGregor Burns, 1918-2014 Subscription

14 August 2014 | By

A political scientist who was a pioneer in the field of leadership studies has died

Norman Gibson, 1931-2014 Subscription

7 August 2014 | By

A towering figure in Northern Irish higher education, notable for his “courage, integrity and independence of mind”, has died

Rod Franks, 1956-2014 Subscription

31 July 2014 | By

An acclaimed trumpeter who also served as a professor at several of England’s leading colleges of music has died

Alan Rugman, 1945-2014 Subscription

24 July 2014 | By

One of the 10 most-cited scholars in the field of international business, and an adviser to the Canadian government on trade, has died

Susan Beth Horwitz, 1955-2014 Subscription

17 July 2014 | By

A computer scientist whose research proved crucial in reducing crashes caused by bugs within the Windows operating system has died

Peter Fisher, 1955-2014 Subscription

10 July 2014 | By

A leading figure in the development of geographical information science has died

Bruno Zumino, 1923-2014 Subscription

3 July 2014 | By

A physicist who played a central role in developing the theory of supersymmetry – often known as SUSY – has died

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Top eight insider tips on industry-research collaborations Subscription

16 October 2014 | By

The art of making firm friends starts with making it easy for companies to say ‘yes’ to your approaches, say insiders. Plus the latest higher education appointments

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Q&A with Baroness Bakewell Subscription

16 October 2014 | By

We speak to the president of Birkbeck, University of London on part-time study, older learners, Barack Obama and tuition fees

Q&A with Lord Puttnam Subscription

9 October 2014

We speak to Lord Puttnam, the chair of Pearson College’s academic board

Q&A with Jonathan Baker Subscription

2 October 2014 | By

We speak to Jonathan Baker, who has joined the University of Essex as its founding professor of journalism

Q&A with Stacey Gabriel Subscription

25 September 2014 | By

We speak to the director of the genomics platform at the Broad Institute of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University

Q&A with Martin Hairer Subscription

18 September 2014 | By

We speak to the Regius professor of mathematics at the University of Warwick and winner of the Fields Medal

Q&A with Sarah Churchwell Subscription

11 September 2014 | By

We speak to the Man Booker prize judge and professor of American literature at the University of East Anglia

Q&A with Stuart Dunlop Subscription

4 September 2014 | By

We speak to the new director of music at the University of East Anglia

Q&A with Sneha Malde Subscription

28 August 2014 | By

We speak to a recipient of the L’Oréal-Unesco UK & Ireland fellowship for women in science

Q&A with Declan Sephton-Hulme Subscription

21 August 2014 | By

We speak to a recent Edge Hill graduate, Super League rugby player and brain haemorrhage survivor

Q&A with Alison Wheaton Subscription

14 August 2014 | By

We speak to the CEO of GSM London (formerly Greenwich School of Management)

Q&A with Bashir Makhoul Subscription

7 August 2014 | By

We speak to the Palestinian artist and pro vice-chancellor (academic portfolio and market development) at Birmingham City University

Q&A with Carolyn Roberts Subscription

31 July 2014 | By

We speak to the Frank Jackson Foundation professor of the environment, Gresham College

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