Staff Newspaper of Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
IC Reporter
 Issue 107, 26 June 2001
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e-MasterClass - the human touch «
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European Business Plan win «
Want to get ahead? «
Nicholas has Sachs appeal «
JIF award «
Something fishy... «
Inaugural lecture «
Goon, but not forgotten... «
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Regular Features
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In Brief

Queen's Birthday Honours
Professor Julia Higgins (chemical engineering and chemical technology), received a DBE for services to science. Professor Richard Kitney (bioengineering), was awarded an OBE for services to IT in healthcare.

Mrs Anne Mallinson JP, member of the Court and local councillor, was also awarded an OBE for services to the community in London.

Fellowships for IC
Professor John Beddington, director, TH Huxley School, and Professor Charles Godfray, director, NERC centre for population biology, have been elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society.

Annual report
The College annual report 2000-2001 has now been published and copies are being distributed this week.

Last year's report won the Communicators in Business award in the annual report category in May.

IC web widens
Two new IC websites have recently launched.

The Tanaka Business School Project website at outlines plans for the new business school to be built with the £27 million donated by alumnus Dr Gary Tanaka. The second is for the new Genetics and Genomics Research Institute at Established last year, the Institute aims to represent, coordinate and manage the growth and development of genetic and genomic research within IC.

On the move
PROFESSOR Bill Wakeham, deputy rector, will become Vice-Chancellor of the University of Southampton on 1 October.

Professor Wakeham came to IC in 1971 as a lecturer in the department of chemical engineering and chemical technology. He was promoted to reader in 1979 and to a personal chair in 1985, becoming head of department in 1988. He was appointed pro rector (research) in 1996, combining this role with the position of deputy rector the following year, and pro rector (resources) in 1999.

"I am looking forward to joining such a distinguished university, particularly one that contributes so much to the regional, national and international

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