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Staff and student distinctions, June/July 2003
(As reported to Senate)

Staff distinctions:

Dr Laurence Howard (Pre-Clinical Sciences) has been appointed as Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for Rutland.

Dr David Lambert (Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Management) has been invited to lecture at Hirosaki University, in Japan, as a Visiting Professor.

Mr Colin Marshall (Bookshop Manager) has been elected unopposed as President of the Booksellers Association.

Professor Karl Nicholson (Microbiology and Immunology) has been elected as one of eleven non-executive members of the newly-established Health Protection Agency (HPA).

Professor Nigel Scrutton (Biochemistry) has been awarded the Charmian Medal for Enzyme Chemistry by the Royal Society of Chemistry. 

Professor Joanne Shattock (English) has been elected a Fellow of the English Association.

Professor Graham Shipley (Archaeology and Ancient History) has been elected Chair of the Sparta and Laconia Committee of the British School at Athens.

Mrs Maureen Strange (Engineering) and Mrs Margaret Crawford (Personnel) have achieved NVQ Assessor Awards and were both complimented by the External Verifier on the quality of their work. 

Dr Nicholas Watkins (History of Art) was invited to give the opening lecture in the keynote session of the NYU Conference on American Post-Impressionism and Early Modernism in Context held at New York University in mid-May.


Student Distinctions:

Ibiba Don Pedro (MA Mass Communications) has been nominated by CNN as one of thirteen finalists from nine African countries for the African Journalist of the Year Awards by CNN. 


June 2003

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