Chairs

UNIVERSITY OF KEELE Robert Cooper (previously reader in organisation theory, Lancaster University) has been appointed professor of social theory. Peter Croft (clinical epidemiologist, University of Manchester) has been appointed professor of epidemiology.

UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER Simon Bulmer (reader in government), chair in European politics; Norman Geras (reader in government), chair in political theory; Richard Balment (reader in zoology) chair of zoology. David Cesarani (director of the Institute of Contemporary History and Wiener Library) chair of Judaism in modern times in the department of religions and theology; Pedro Lowenstein (Lister Research Fellow and senior lecturer in neurosciences at the University of Wales College of Cardiff) Lister Institute professor of molecular medicine and gene therapy, from a date to be arranged; Anatoly Ruban (professor in the department of aeromechanics and flying technics at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology), professor of computational fluid dynamics.

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