Appointments

SOMERVILLE COLLEGE, OXFORD. Fiona Caldicott, the first woman president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and chairman of the Conference of Medical Royal Colleges, has been elected principal. She will succeed Catherine Hughes.

HUMANITIES RESEARCH BOARD BRITISH ACADEMY

Malcolm Andrew, professor of English at Queens' University Belfast, has been elected to the English panel of the Humanities Research Board.

ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS, LONDON

John Dodge, professor of child health at Queens' University Belfast, has been elected paediatric vice-president.

CVCP

William Kerr Fraser has been appointed chairman of the joint planning group for the new quality assurance agency of the Committee of Vice Chancellors and Principals.

Noticeboard is compiled by Lynne Williams. For further information see also NetGazette on http;//thesis.newsint.co.uk

Already registered?

Sign in now if you are already registered or a current subscriber. Or subscribe for unrestricted access to our digital editions and iPad and iPhone app.

Register to continue  

You've enjoyed reading five THE articles this month. Register now to get five more, or subscribe for unrestricted access.

Most Commented

  • Woman taking homeopathic medicine

Alternative treatments in healthcare plan is latest in a series of homeopathy-related controversies

  • Man lying beneath rugby pile-up

Six academics share their experiences before delivering a verdict on the system

  • Zygmunt Bauman with hand over mouth

Eminent sociologist has recycled 90,000 words of material across a dozen books, claims paper

  • Foot about to step on banana peel

Kevin Haggerty and Aaron Doyle offer tips on making postgraduate study even tougher (which students could also use to avoid pitfalls if they prefer)

  • Sorana Vieru, National Union of Students

Sorana Vieru says exams and essays 'privilege' more advantaged students, calls for changes to 'Middle Ages' format