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Appointments and Obituaries

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

Anthony Kelly, 1929-2014 Subscription

26 June 2014 | By

The second vice-chancellor of the University of Surrey, who steered his institution through the upheavals of the 1980s, has died

David Armstrong, 1926-2014 Subscription

19 June 2014 | By

One of the leading Australian philosophers of his generation has died

Perry Else, 1959-2014 Subscription

12 June 2014 | By Rob Parr

A leading scholar in the field of children’s play has died

William Cromie, 1930-2014 Subscription

5 June 2014 | By

A geologist who traded a life of adventure for a highly successful career as a Harvard science journalist has died

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Tips for getting your research funded Subscription

11 September 2014 | By

If your project proposal gives grant assessors all the information they require, your chances of succeeding will rise. Plus the latest higher education appointments

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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

Q&A with David Roblin Subscription

24 July 2014 | By

We speak to the soon-to-be chief operating officer and director of translation of the Francis Crick Institute

Q&A with Lord Bilimoria of Chelsea Subscription

17 July 2014 | By

We speak to the new chancellor of the University of Birmingham

Q&A with Dame Jessica Corner Subscription

10 July 2014 | By

We speak to the new chair of the Council of Deans of Health

Q&A with Lord Eatwell Subscription

3 July 2014 | By

We speak to the new chair to the advisory board of the Institute for Policy Research at the University of Bath

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