Regius professor


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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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There's a knighthood for Michael Ferguson, regius professor of life sciences and academic lead for research strategy at Dundee University.
Gikas Hardouvelis, Professor of Finance and Economics, University of Piraeus in Greece, Sir Christopher Pissarides, Regius Professor of Economics, LSE; Professor of European Studies, University of Cyprus, Constantinos Petrides, Minister of Interior, Cyprus and Dimitri Vayanos, Professor of Finance, LSE will give short presentations followed by a Q&A session.
And on Tuesday, a lecture on shellshock was given by Professor Sir Simon Wessely, Regius Professor of Psychiatry at King's College, London.
They cite Sir George Pickering, regius professor of medicine at the University of Oxford, who wrote more than half a century ago: "The rigid low-sodium diet is insipid, unappetising, monotonous, unacceptable, and intolerable.
The trial is to be led by Professor Johann de Bono, Regius Professor of Cancer Research, Head of the Division of Clinical Studies and Professor in Experimental Cancer Medicine at The Institute of Cancer Research and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust.
Professor Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford, spearheaded the development of the report.
Stephen Prickett is Regius Professor Emeritus at the University of Glasgow and an Honorary Professor at the University of Canterbury
The much maligned centerpiece, Renn Dickson Hampden (1793-1868), an Oriel graduate, was Regius Professor of Divinity and later Bishop of Hereford.
The title of Regius Professor has been held by notable academics such as Sir Hugh Trevor-Roper and Sir Joseph Lister and is said to be a mark of exceptionally high standards of research and teaching.
The new posts of Regius Professor are University of Manchester - Materials; University of Cardiff - Chemistry; Queen's University Belfast - Electronics & Computer Engineering; University of Glasgow - Precision Medicine; Newcastle University - Ageing; University of Liverpool - Chemistry; Aston University - Pharmacy; University of Warwick - Manufacturing (Engineering); Institute of Cancer Research (University of London) - Cancer Research; Imperial College London - Infectious Disease; University of Southampton - Ocean Sciences; University of Oxford - Mathematics.
Perhaps the best definition of a genius in popular music culture came from Christopher Ricks, the Regius Professor of English Literature at Oxford University?
He is the UK's only Regius Professor in Computer Science, a prestigious title awarded to the University by HM The Queen to mark her Diamond Jubilee.