The University is saddened to report the death of Warwick’s first Chair of the Statistics department, Professor Harrison. Here Jim Smith, who was once Jeff's PhD student and then his colleague, shares his memories…
Professor Pam Thomas of the Department of Physics has been invited to serve on the Science and Technology Facilities Council's Science Board. Pam's role will be to provide high quality scientific advice to the STFC to guide their investment strategy and to help develop their overall science and technology programme.
At the CASE Europe conference last week, Warwick alumnus, benefactor and Council member Patrick Dunne was awarded the prestigious 'Volunteer of the Year' award, in recognition of his achievements to support the 'Warwick in Africa' initiative, which he founded in 2006.
Professor of Economics, Mark Harrison has had his Research Fellowship of the Hoover Institution renewed for a further two years. Mark has also been granted $15,000 to visit the Hoover Archives in summer 2014.
We regret to announce the recent death of Janet Gardner, an ex-member of Library staff who took early retirement in 2009. Janet had been with the University since 1979 and was well-known and liked across the University. There will be a thanksgiving service to celebrate Janet's life on Friday 27 September at 2.30 pm at St. Mary Magdalene's Church, Vicarage Road, Lillington, Leamington Spa.