Reporter 448, 6 March 2000


Physicist Jim Cronin, honorary University graduate, has been selected to receive the National Medal of Science, the United States’ highest award for science and technology. Professor Cronin will receive the award from President Clinton in March.

Professor Phil Taylor, director of the Institute of Communications Studies, has been invited to join the British Library’s Advisory Committee on the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences for three years from May 2000.

Professor Peter Moizer of Leeds University Business School has been appointed as leading academic member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. The Institute is the largest professional accountancy body in Europe with over 116,000 members.

Computer studies graduate David Jefferies has won a prestigious Bafta award for developing the computer game Wip3out. Mr Jefferies graduated in 1996 and now works for Leeds-based company Psygnosis.

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