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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 [...]

RMIT Announces New President for Vietnam Campus

RMIT is pleased to announce that Professor Gael McDonald will take up theposition of President, RMIT Vietnam from 17 February 2014.  Gael is currently Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Business and Law at [...]

New Head appointed for the School of Dentistry at the University of Manchester

Paul Coulthard is to become the new head of the School of Dentistry at the University of Manchester. Professor Coulthard, who is also professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery at Manchester, combines his academic roles with being an honorary consultant and clinical lead for [...]

Janet Beer to be Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes

Janet Beer to be Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes

Professor Janet Beer has been appointed as the next Vice-Chancellor for Oxford Brookes University. She will take up post on 1st September 2007 following the retirement of Professor Graham Upton. Janet Beer is currently Pro Vice-Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University with responsibility for learning [...]

Durham appoints top scientist as Vice-Chancellor

Durham University – the third oldest higher education institution in England – has chosen an eminent scientist as its new Vice-Chancellor. Professor Chris Higgins, Director of the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre and Head of Division in the [...]

Eastwood appointed Chief Executive of HEFCE

Professor David Eastwood, Vice-Chancellor of the University of East Anglia, has been appointed Chief Executive of the Higher Education Funding Council for England. He takes up the post on 1[...]

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