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Nomination of candidate for Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge

Nomination of candidate for Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge

Professor Deborah Prentice, the Provost of Princeton University, has been nominated as the next Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge. An eminent psychologist, Professor Prentice has been Provost at Princeton since 2017 with primary responsibility for all academic, budgetary and long-term planning issues.

Perrett Laver appoints three new Partners

Perrett Laver appoints three new Partners

We are delighted to announce the appointment of three new Partners, across a range of our sector practices and functions.

New Vice-Chancellor appointed at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington

New Vice-Chancellor appointed at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington

Internationally renowned scholar and senior university sector leader Professor Nic Smith has been appointed to be the next Vice-Chancellor of Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington.

New Director appointed at Deakin University's Institute for Frontier Materials

New Director appointed at Deakin University's Institute for Frontier Materials

Biomedical engineering researcher Professor Sally McArthur (pictured) has been named the new Director of Deakin University’s Institute for Frontier Materials. McArthur heads the materials science and engineering centre at Deakin’s Waurn Ponds campus with over 200 staff, and a focus on the themes of “Re-designing materials for a circular economy” and “Imparting materials with extraordinary functionality”. Its work runs across the energy, mining, environment, health, transport, textiles and manufacturing sectors.

Anita Bhalla OBE has been named as the next Chair of Birmingham City University’s Board of Governors.

Anita Bhalla OBE has been named as the next Chair of Birmingham City University’s Board of Governors.

Anita will take up her position as Deputy Chair on the Board from October this year, before taking over as Chair when current incumbent Mark Hopton’s term of office finishes in May 2023.

David Dodman appointed as new General Director of IHS

David Dodman appointed as new General Director of IHS

The Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam announces the appointment of David Dodman as general director of IHS, starting from the 1st of September, 2022.

Professor Irene Tracey CBE FMedSci nominated as next Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford

Professor Irene Tracey CBE FMedSci nominated as next Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford

Professor Irene Tracey, currently Warden of Merton College, Oxford, has been nominated as the next Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford.

Meet the Leaders: In Conversation with Annelien Bredenoord

Meet the Leaders: In Conversation with Annelien Bredenoord

Annelien Bredenoord is a professor of Biomedical Ethics and the current Rector Magnificus at Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR). As a leader and pioneer in her field, her research group centres on ethical and social issues in modern technology such as artificial intelligence, tissue engineering and stem cell research. We sat down with Annelien to discuss her new role as Rector Magnificus, the latest research in her field, the value of interdisciplinary education to solve societal issues and what advice she would give to women in STEM.

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