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Regius professor

Brit a person appointed by the Crown to a university chair founded by a royal patron
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Parsons, formerly Regius Professor of Greek in Oxford, was head of the Oxyrhynchus Papyri Project and is therefore uniquely placed to make use of this material to reconstruct the life of a 'Greek city in Egypt under Roman rule'.
As Regius Professor of Midwifery at the University of Glasgow, he used the device to scan unborn babies.
John, whose day-job is Regius Professor of Astronomy at Glasgow University, enjoys beer almost as much as theoretical astrophysics.
The Neath-born former Regius Professor of Physic, at the University of Cambridge, also believes that Wales needs to set up a series of trials networks for some of the most common diseases.
The attitude of those types of teachers was largely predicated upon the outrageously ignorant and racist dictum by Hugh Trevor-Roper, then Regius professor of Modern History at Oxford University (a man who had never done any serious research in Africa), who felt confident enough out of sheer intellectual arrogance to write:
The event is being chaired by James Boyle of the Scottish Arts Council, with the final decisions being made by John Frow, the university's Regius Professor of English Literature.
Regius professor of theology at University of Cambridge 1549-51.
Another honorary degree goes to Prof Patrick Collinson, former Regius Professor of Modern History at the University of Cambridge and the most distinguished historian of Elizabethan and Jacobean England.
Pathology expert, Edinburgh University's Regius Professor Anthony Busuttil, also said he would raise the family's worries with the procurator fiscal.
In 1980, in his valedictory lecture as Regius Professor of Modern History, Hugh Trevor-Roper discussed the events of 1940, when the world hung in a balance between very different futures.
In his persistent hostility toward Benjamin Jowett, Regius Professor of Greek--seven years after the decision Dodgson was still complaining about the increase in Jowett's annual stipend from 40 [pounds sterling] to 500 [pounds sterling]--he never engages the liberal religious views that made Jowett controversial.
Professor Sir John Bell, The Regius Professor of Medicine at the University of Oxford was invited as Key Note speaker.