Notices

  • Thursday 23 June 2011
  • NO. 4960
  • VOL. 141

Appointments

Regius Professorship of Divinity

Her Majesty the Queen has approved the appointment of Graham John Ward, BA BA MA PhD Camb, MA Oxf by incorporation, Samuel Fergusson Professor of Philosophical Theology and Ethics and Head, School of Arts, Histories and Cultures, University of Manchester, to the Regius Professorship of Divinity with effect from 1 October 2012.

Professor Ward will be a Canon of Christ Church.

Rhodes Professorship of the Laws of the British Commonwealth and the United States    

Sandra Debbe Fredman, BA BCL Oxf, BA Witwatersrand, FBA, Professor of Law, CUF Lecturer and Fellow in Law, Exeter College, Honorary Professor, Faculty of Laws, Cape Town, and Fellow of Gray's Inn and Barrister, Old Square Chambers, London, has been appointed to the Rhodes Professorship of the Laws of the British Commonwealth and the United States in the Faculty of Law with effect from 1 September 2011.

Professor Fredman will be a fellow of Pembroke College.

Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board has conferred the Headship of the Department of Chemistry upon Timothy Softley, MA Oxf, PhD S'ton, Professor of  Physical Chemistry and Fellow of Merton, for a period of five years from 1 July 2011.

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board has conferred the Headship of the Sub-department of Condensed Matter Physics upon Paolo Radaelli, Laurea Milan, MA Oxf, PhD Illinois IT, Dr Lee's Professor of Experimental Philosophy and Fellow of Wadham College, for a period of three years from 1 October 2011.

Corrigendum: Headship of the Sub-department of Particle Physics

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board has conferred the Headship of the Sub-department of Particle Physics upon Neville Harnew, BSc Sheff, MA Oxf, PhD Lond, Professor of Physics and Fellow of St Anne's, for a period of three years from 1 July 2011.

Visiting Professorships

Newton Abraham Visiting Professorship in the Medical, Biological and Chemical Sciences

Andrew Bruce Holmes, BSc MSc Melbourne, MA ScD Camb, PhD Lond, University Laureate Professor, School of Chemistry and Bio21 Institute, Melbourne; CSIRO Fellow, CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering; Distinguished Research Fellow, Imperial College, London; Fellow, Clare College, Cambridge and Foreign Secretary, Australian Academy of Science, has been appointed to the Newton Abraham Visiting Professorship in the Medical, Biological and Chemical Sciences at the Department of Chemistry for a fixed-term period of six months from 8 October 2011 to 11 March 2012.

Professor Holmes will be a fellow of Lincoln College.

Medical Sciences

Re-conferment of the title of Visiting Professor

The Medical Sciences Board has conferred the title of Visiting Professor of Tropical Veterinary Medicine on B. Perry OBE, BVM&S DTVM MSc DVM&S, FRCVS (Edin), for a further period of three years from 1 December 2010.

Recognition of Distinction

The following titles have been conferred on behalf of the Recognition of Distinction Committee:

Medical Sciences

Kennedy, S.H., MA Oxf, MD Lond, Clinical Reader in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Fellow of Green Templeton, Professor of Reproductive Medicine with immediate effect.

Ploeg, R.J., BSc MSc MD PhD Leiden, honorary consultant in the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, Professor of Transplant Biology with immediate effect.