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Issue 495, 26 January 2004
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Dr Andrew Catto, senior lecturer in medicine, has been awarded the Goulstonian Lectureship by the Royal College of Physicians. Dr Catto is an honorary consultant physician and MRC clinician scientist who works in the academic unit of molecular vascular medicine and the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. His interests are in blood clotting in thrombotic vascular disease.

Emeritus professor in child dental health at Leeds Dental Institute Martin Curzon has been awarded
the degree of doctor of science by the University of Athens in recognition of his research and teaching in paediatric dentistry in Europe and the UK.

Professor Nigel Hooper, professor of biochemistry and microbiology at Leeds, is among nine new members
of the government’s spongiform encephalopathy advisory committee. The committee provides advice on diseases such as BSE and CJD.

Tom Lockwood, British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellow in the school of English, has been awarded the Review of English studies essay prize 2003 . His essay, ‘The Sheridans at Work: A Recovered Drury Lane Revisal of 1808’, is based on a manuscript in the Brotherton Library.

Emeritus professor Ian Ward has been awarded the Glazebrook Medal and Prize by the Institute of Physics for his contribution to the structural understanding of polymeric materials and the development of innovative processing methods for their manufacture.

Ms Jan Wilkinson – University librarian and keeper of the Brotherton Collection – has been appointed as the British Library’s first head of higher education. She will take up the post in July 2004.

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