geography professor Lionel Cliffe received
the Distinguished Award from the African Studies
studies lecturer, David OHalloran, has
been appointed one of 12 new accreditors for
the institute for learning and teaching. He
joins existing Leeds accreditor Professor
education research fellow Helen Colley, in
the institute for lifelong learning, has won
the British Educational Research Association
award for best dissertation completed in 2002.
The work of Leeds honorary graduate and alumnus
Professor Craig Jordan was recognised in the
Queens birthday honours list with an
of social policy, Fiona Williams, has been
elected to the Academy of Learned Societies
for the Social Sciences.
Professor Keith Bartle, Professor Steve Scott
and Dr Adam Nelson have all been honoured
for their work. Professor Bartle received
the M.J.E. Golay Medal from the International
Organisation for the Promotion of Microcolumn
Separations for his work on developing capillary
chromatograpy and electrophoresis. The Royal
Society of Chemistry awarded Professor Scott
the Tilden lectureship for his pioneering
interdisciplinary work on chemical instabilities
and Dr Nelson the Meldola medal and prize
for outstanding contributions to stereochemical
research and bioactive natural product synthesis.
Royal Society of Chemistry annual awards also
highlighted the work of food scientist Professor
Bronek Wedzicha and biophysicist Professor
Simon Phillips. PhD student Neil Dixon has
been chosen as one of their representatives
at this years Nobel laureates
conference in Lindau, Germany.
professor Paul Hammond has been elected a
fellow of the British Academy.
Two Leeds academics received honorary degrees
from other universities this summer; emeritus
professor of zoology Robert Alexander was
made a doctor of science at Aberdeen and Leicester
made emeritus professor of economic history
Maurice Beresford a doctor of letters.
of the academic unit of general surgery, medicine
and anaesthesia Professor Peter Howdle has
been elected vice-president of the Methodist
Jane Francis from earth sciences has been
nominated as one of 2002s Women of the