New Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellors appointed

October 19th, 2016

The University has appointed three new Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellors, who have all taken up their roles as of October 2016.

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences welcomes two Associate Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellors. Professor Richard Emes, School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, takes up the post for Research and Knowledge Exchange, and Professor Michael Randall, School of Life Sciences, takes up the post for Education and Student Experience. Both appointments are for four years and include protected time to fulfil these roles.

Professor Emes and Professor Randall will be responsible for strategic and operational delivery of their respective areas in the faculty and they will chair the relevant faculty committees. They will report directly to Professor John Atherton, Pro-Vice Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, with dotted line relationships with the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, Professor Dame Jessica Corner, and the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education and Student Experience, Professor Sarah O’Hara.

Professor Robert Mokaya has commenced the role of Associate Pro-Vice Chancellor for Africa and the Middle East and will assist and support Professor Nick Miles, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Global Engagement, in the development, implementation and delivery of our international strategy, projects and initiatives. Professor Mokaya is Professor of Materials Chemistry, and his new role is a commitment of one day a week for a period of four years. This appointment follows the retirement of Professor Farouk Shakib earlier this year.

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