Richard Kaplan has been made Professor of
Clinical Cancer Studies in the School of Medicine
and Associate Director of the National Cancer
Research Network (NCRN). Dr Kaplan is currently
Chief of the Clinical Investigations Branch
at the Division of Cancer Therapy and Diagnosis
at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda,
Maryland, US. He took up his post on February
19 but will work 50% until June.
Ronnier Luo has accepted the Chair of Colour
and Imaging Science in the Department of Colour
and Polymer Chemistry. Professor Luo is Professor
of Colour Science and Director of the Colour
and Imaging Institute at the University of
Derby. He has over a decade of experience
in applying the theories of colour science
to solve industrial problems. He expects to
take up his appointment on 1 March.
Vice-Chancellor, Sir Alan Wilson, has been
elected as an honorary fellow by the Governing
Body of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.
Linda Pollard, of council, has been appointed
chair of the Regional Board for Learning and
Skills Councils in Yorkshire and Humberside.
Ms Sharon Simpson-Prentice of healthcare studies
has won the 2003 Mary Seacole Award.