News / November 2013

Skoltech founding 15 multidisciplinary Centers for Research, Innovation and Education (CREIs)

Skoltech founding 15 multidisciplinary Centers for Research, Innovation and Education (CREIs)

Central to its research mission, Skoltech is founding 15 multidisciplinary Centers for Research, Innovation and Education (CREIs), which will address critical problems facing industry and society, particularly in a Russian context. [...]

Churchie announces eighth Headmaster, Dr Alan Campbell

The School Council Chairman Mr Daniel O’Connor announced the appointment of Dr Alan Campbell, the School’s current Deputy Headmaster, as the School’s eighth Headmaster, commencing 1 January 2014. [...]

The world's two leading experts on financial contagion are leaving top US universities to head Imperial's Brevan Howard Centre

The Centre has been hailed by leading figures in government, economics and academia on both sides of the Atlantic, including former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers who said it will "make our financial system work better and make [...]

New President and Vice-Chancellor appointed

Queen's University Belfast appoints new Vice-Chancellor, Professor Patrick Johnston. "Professor Johnston, a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, is an outstanding academic with a distinguished record of achievement. Throughout his career, he has led transformational projects, and combines vision with a determination and passion [...]

Lord Williams of Baglan joins Nobel Peace Prize-winning charity as new Chair

Leading landmine clearance organisation MAG (Mines Advisory Group) has appointed former UN Under-Secretary General, Lord Williams of Baglan as its new Chair of Trustees. Lord Williams, currently a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Chatham [...]

New international director joins Leonard Cheshire Disability

Leonard Cheshire Disability has announced Tiziana Oliva as the new international director. Ms Oliva has enjoyed a successful career in international development working principally in Africa. She joins us from the VSO’s global [...]

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