Chairs

BOURNEMOUTH UNIVERSITY

Kevin McGuinness, former legal practitioner in Ontario, has been appointed to a sponsored chair in business law.

DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY Personal chairs have been awarded to Jeremy Myerson, founder of Design Week, which he edited from 1986-89 and to James Woudhuysen, associate director at Henley Centre for Forecasting. Steve Leach, senior lecturer at the Institute of Local Government studies, University of Birmingham, has been appointed professor of local government with effect from January 1, 1996.

UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

Mike Nolan, senior lecturer in nursing research at the University of Wales, Bangor, has been appointed Sheffield's first professor of nursing.

Noticeboard is compiled by Lynne Williams. For further Information see also NetGazette on gopher.timeshigher.newsint.co.uk. or www.timeshigher.newsint.co.uk.

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