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Appointments and Obituaries

Nick Constantinou, 1960-2015 Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

A talented physicist who moved into finance and then returned to academia to create major programmes at Essex Business School has died

John Staniforth, 1953-2015 Subscription

14 May 2015 | By

A leading figure in the pharmaceutical sciences has died

Robert Pritchard, 1930-2015 Subscription

7 May 2015 | By

An eminent geneticist who ran the department where DNA fingerprinting was discovered has died

Neil Armstrong, 1974-2015 Subscription

30 April 2015 | By

A leading social and cultural historian of 19th- and 20th-century Britain has died

David Peacock, 1939-2015 Subscription

23 April 2015 | By

One of the most innovative archaeologists of his generation has died

Guy Judge, 1949-2015 Subscription

16 April 2015 | By

A pioneer in the application of computing to the teaching of economics has died

Alice Teichova, 1920-2015 Subscription

9 April 2015 | By

A leading economic historian, whose life was shaped by the upheavals of Eastern European history, has died

Paul Kalanithi, 1977-2015 Subscription

2 April 2015 | By

A gifted neurosurgeon who touched many readers with his reflections on mortality has died tragically young

Peter Medway, 1941-2015 Subscription

26 March 2015 | By

A researcher who greatly enhanced our understanding of the importance of writing skills within secondary English teaching has died

Roger Morgan, 1932-2015 Subscription

19 March 2015 | By

A major figure in establishing the discipline of European studies in the UK has died

Roy Harris, 1931-2015 Subscription

12 March 2015 | By

One of the most radical recent thinkers about language and communication has died

James Thompson, 1932-2015 Subscription

5 March 2015 | By

One of the foremost academic librarians of his generation has died

Derek Pugh, 1930-2015 Subscription

26 February 2015 | By

One of the world’s leading experts on organisational psychology, known for representing how organisations work with “detail, breadth and rigour”, has died

Katharine Worth, 1922-2015 Subscription

19 February 2015 | By

A leading theatre scholar who worked closely with the playwright Samuel Beckett has died

Andrew Thomson, 1936-2014 Subscription

12 February 2015 | By

One of the leading figures in post-war British management education has died

Robert Berner, 1935-2015 Subscription

5 February 2015 | By Harriet Line

The “Picasso of low-temperature geochemistry” has died

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The secrets to successful interdisciplinary work Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

Researchers are advised to learn how to manage their own expectations and to be synergistic. Plus the latest higher education appointments

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Q&A with David Maguire Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

We speak to the Greenwich v-c and newly appointed head of Jisc

Q&A with Tracey Reynolds Subscription

14 May 2015 | By

We speak to the new professor of social sciences at the University of Greenwich

Q&A with Noel Fitzpatrick Subscription

7 May 2015 | By

We speak to the star of Channel 4’s The Supervet and clinical chair and chief surgeon at Fitzpatrick Referrals

Q&A with Curt Rice Subscription

30 April 2015 | By

We speak to an American linguist who will become the first foreigner to head a Norwegian institution of higher education

Q&A with Cathy Tyson Subscription

23 April 2015 | By

We speak to the film, TV and theatre actor on taking an undergraduate degree in her forties at Brunel University London

Q&A with Steve Egan Subscription

16 April 2015 | By

We speak to the incoming vice-president (implementation) at the University of Bath

Q&A with Ian Jacobs Subscription

9 April 2015 | By

We speak to the vice-chancellor of the University of New South Wales

Q&A with Maddalaine Ansell Subscription

2 April 2015 | By

We speak to the new chief executive of the University Alliance group

Q&A with Christine Chinkin Subscription

26 March 2015 | By

We speak to the inaugural director of the Centre for Women, Peace and Security at the London School of Economics

Q&A with Dame Carol Robinson Subscription

19 March 2015 | By

We speak to the L’Oréal-Unesco For Women In Science European Laureate for 2015

Q&A with Alastair Ager Subscription

12 March 2015 | By

We speak to the director of the Institute of International Health and Development at Queen Margaret University

Q&A with Cherie Booth QC Subscription

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We speak to the human rights barrister, chancellor of the Asian University for Women and visiting professor in law at St Mary’s University, Twickenham

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