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Left: Nemir Kirdar, CEO of Investcorp, shaking hands with the Chancellor of the University

Prince of the State of Perak in Malaysia; SIR HOWARD STRINGER, former Chairman of the Board of Sony; JOAN WINANT, President of the Eppley Foundation for Research, Inc.

In addition, NEMIR KIRDAR, founder, Executive Chairman and CEO of Investcorp, was recognised as a new Fellow of the Court as Investcorp’s representative. Membership of the Chancellor’s Court of Benefactors stands at more than 200 and the impact of the Court’s generosity is felt both in Oxford and around the world.

Professorships And Senior Administrative Posts

and became a Fellow of Wadham College.

Science and religion ALISTER MCGRATH,

Professor of Cultural Studies and President, Baltic College, University of Applied Sciences, Schwerin, Germany, was appointed Director of the Museum of the History of Science and became a fellow of Linacre College.

Professor of Theology, Ministry and Education and Head of the Centre for Theology, Religion and Culture, King’s College London, and Senior Research Fellow, Harris Manchester College, Oxford, was appointed Andreas Idreos Professor of Science And Religion and became a fellow of Harris Manchester College.

Materials

Sociology

History of science

SILKE ACKERMANN, FSA,

PETER BRUCE, Wardlaw

Professor of Chemistry at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, was appointed Wolfson Professor of Materials and became a fellow of St Edmund Hall.

Economics

BEATA JAVORCIK, Professor

of International Economics at Oxford, has been appointed Professor of Economics and a Fellow of All Souls College with effect from 1 September.

Microbiology

SUSAN LEA, Professor of

Chemical Pathology and Co-Director, James Martin Vaccine Design Institute, Oxford, was appointed Professor of Microbiology

KING’S COLLEGE LONDON

Appointments Clockwise from top left: Silke Ackerman, Alister McGrath, Rick Trainor, Susan Lea and James Hanvey

MELINDA MILLS, Full Professor and Rosalind Franklin Research Fellow at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands was appointed Nuffield Professorship of Sociology and a fellow of Nuffield College with effect from 1 June.

Respiratory medicine

IAN PAVORD, Consultant Physician, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, Honorary Professor of Medicine, University Of Leicester, and NIHR Senior Investigator, was appointed Professor of Respiratory Medicine and became a fellow of St Edmund Hall.

Bodleian Library RICHARD OVENDEN,

Interim Bodley’s Librarian, was appointed Bodley’s Librarian and became a fellow of Balliol College.

Ashmolean Museum ALEXANDER STURGIS,

Director of the Holburne Museum of Art, Bath has been appointed Director-elect of the Ashmolean. Mr Sturgis will be a fellow of Worcester College.

Visiting Professorships Contemporary theatre

STEPHEN FRY, actor, writer

and television presenter was appointed Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre

2013-14. The post is based at St Catherine’s College.

Heads of House Campion Hall

THE REVD DR JAMES HANVEY, SJ, Head of the

Theology Department, Heythrop College, University of London, and Founding Director of the Heythrop Institute for Religion, Ethics and Public Life, was appointed Master with effect from 1 December.

Exeter College

PROFESSOR SIR RICHARD (‘RICK’) TRAINOR, Principal

of King’s College London, has been elected Rector with effect from 1 October.

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