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Staff and student distinctions, October 2003
(As reported to Senate)

Staff distinctions:

Dr Brian Billups (Cell Physiology and Pharmacology) has been awarded a Royal Society University Fellowship for five years from September 2003.

Professor Robin Fraser (General Practice) has been invited to serve as the Honorary Research Adviser to the Hong Kong College of Family Physicians.

Professor Clive Hollin (Psychiatry) has been cited by the Independent on Sunday as being among the ten leading forensic psychologists in Britain, based on information provided by the British Psychological Society.

Professor David Mattingly (Archaeology and Ancient History) has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy.

Professor Malcolm Shaw QC (Law) has been installed as an Officer of Valour (Officier de l`Ordre de la Valeur) of the Republic of Cameroon, in recognition of his contribution to the Republic`s success in its territorial and maritime dispute with Nigeria before the International Court of Justice. The Order of Valour is the Republic`s highest decorative order.

The University of Leicester Bookshop has been voted by publishers as the 5th best academic bookshop in the UK and Ireland (out of 150 contenders).

Student distinction:

Mr Neeraj Kachhwaha (BEng Electronic and Software Engineering 3) has been awarded the first prize of 500 for his business idea Money Wise, and John Hopper (LLB 2) has been awarded the second prize of 250 for his idea Academy Disciplines, in the undergraduate category of the Colleges-University of Leicester Business Ideas Competition 2003.

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