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Perrett Laver supporting UNSW in search for Vice-Chancellor

Professor Frederick Hilmer AO is retiring in 2014 after more than eight years of distinguished service and leadership. One of the top posts in higher education in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region is the position of President and Vice-Chancellor of [...]

University of Newcastle, Australia appoints new DVC from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada

Following an extensive international search, the University of Newcastle today announced the appointment of Professor Kevin Hall to the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation). An accomplished researcher in the field of civil engineering, Professor Hall has [...]

Perrett Laver advise on the appointment of new President for Imperial College London

Professor Alice P. Gast, currently President of Lehigh University and former Vice President for Research and Associate Provost at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will succeed Sir Keith O’Nions FRS as President of [...]

Professor Margaret Gardner AO incoming Vice-Chancellor of Monash University

Following an extensive international search, University Chancellor Dr Alan Finkel today announced the Monash University Council has appointed Professor Margaret Gardner AO as the ninth Vice-Chancellor of Monash University, and the first woman to serve in the [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Former Sotheby’s MD to head Portsmouth University business centre

The University of Portsmouth Business School’s new Centre for Strategy and Leadership will be headed by a former managing director of Sotheby’s Institute of Art. Professor [...]

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