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Graeme Davies
Sir Graeme John Davies FRSNZ[1] (born 7 April 1937) is a New Zealand engineer, academic and administrator. He is a former Vice-Chancellor of three universities: the University of Liverpool, the University of Glasgow and the University of London.[2]Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Publications 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksEarly life[edit] He is the son of Harry John Davies and Gladys Edna Davies (née Pratt). He was born in New Zealand
New Zealand
and attended Mount Albert Grammar School in Auckland. He later attended the University of Auckland
University of Auckland
when he obtained a BE in Aeronautical Engineering
Aeronautical Engineering
and PhD
PhD
in Materials Science
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Universities Funding Council
The Universities Funding Council was a UK body established under the Education Reform Act 1988
Education Reform Act 1988
replacing the University Grants Committee. It distributed funds provided by central government to universities for the provision of education and the undertaking of research. It was wound up by the Further and Higher Education Act 1992
Further and Higher Education Act 1992
which replaced its function by the Higher Education Funding Council for England, the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales
Higher Education Funding Council for Wales
and the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council (now the Scottish Funding Council). See also[edit]Department for Employment and Learning, which funds universities in Northern IrelandThis article relating to education in the UK is a stub
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Foundation For Liver Research
The Foundation for Liver Research is a UK medical research charity[1] dedicated to hepatology. It funds the Institute of Hepatology in central London. The website of the Foundation for Liver Research mentions the following: "The Foundation for Liver Research was established in 1974 to develop and extend research into diseases of the human liver and to enhance medical research generally.[2]" "For over 30 years the Foundation has supported ground-breaking research programmes into liver disease under the direction of Professor Roger Williams, CBE. This work is carried out within the purpose-built Institute of Hepatology located in central London. The Institute provides laboratory space for up to 40 scientists and is affiliated to Birkbeck College, University of London. Research is organised around major research projects within the overall theme of Liver Cell Injury and Repair
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University Of Sheffield
The University of Sheffield
Sheffield
(informally Sheffield
Sheffield
University[3][4]) is a public research university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. It received its royal charter in 1905 as successor to the University College of Sheffield, which was established in 1897 by the merger of Sheffield
Sheffield
Medical School (founded in 1828), Firth College (1879) and Sheffield
Sheffield
Technical School (1884).[5] Sheffield
Sheffield
is a multi-campus university predominantly over two campus areas: the Western Bank and the St George's.[6] The university is organised into five academic faculties composed of multiple departments. It had 20,005 undergraduate and 8,370 postgraduate students in 2016/17
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New Zealand
New Zealand
New Zealand
(/njuːˈziːlənd/ ( listen); Māori: Aotearoa [aɔˈtɛaɾɔa]) is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country geographically comprises two main landmasses—the North Island
North Island
(Te Ika-a-Māui), and the South Island
South Island
(Te Waipounamu)—and around 600 smaller islands. New Zealand
New Zealand
is situated some 1,500 kilometres (900 mi) east of Australia
Australia
across the Tasman Sea
Tasman Sea
and roughly 1,000 kilometres (600 mi) south of the Pacific island areas of New Caledonia, Fiji, and Tonga. Because of its remoteness, it was one of the last lands to be settled by humans. During its long period of isolation, New Zealand
New Zealand
developed a distinct biodiversity of animal, fungal and plant life
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Fellow
A fellow is a member of a group (or fellowship) that work together in pursuing mutual knowledge or practice.[1] There are many different kinds of fellowships which are awarded for different reasons in academia and industry, often indicating an advanced level of scholarship.Contents1 Education and academia1.1 Research fellowships 1.2 Teaching fellowships 1.3 Fellowships as a prize or honor 1.4 Ancient university fellowships 1.5 Medical fellowships2 Industry and corporate fellowships2.1 Fellowships in commercial organizations 2.2 Nonprofit and government fellowships3 ReferencesEducation and academia[edit] In education and academia there are several kinds of fellowships, awarded for different reasons: Research fellowships[edit] Main article: Research fellow The title of research fellow is used to denote an academic research position at a university or a similar institution and is roughly equivalent to the title of lecturer in the teaching c
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Royal Academy Of Engineering
The Royal Academy of Engineering
Engineering
is the UK’s national academy of engineering. The Academy brings together the UK's leading engineers, from across all engineering sectors, to advance and promote excellence in engineering. The Academy was founded in June 1976 as the Fellowship of Engineering with support from Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who became the first Senior Fellow and, as of 2017[update], remains so. The Fellowship was incorporated and granted a Royal Charter
Royal Charter
on 17 May 1983 and became the Royal Academy of Engineering
Engineering
on 16 March 1992
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Royal Society Of Edinburgh
Edinburgh
Edinburgh
(/ˈɛdɪnb(ə)rə/ ( listen);[6][7][8] Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Èideann [ˈt̪uːn ˈeːtʲən̪ˠ]; Scots: Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland
Scotland
and one of its 32 council areas. It is located in Lothian
Lothian
on the Firth of Forth's southern shore. Recognised as the capital of Scotland
Scotland
since at least the 15th century, Edinburgh
Edinburgh
is the seat of the Scottish Government, the Scottish Parliament and the supreme courts of Scotland. The city's Palace of Holyroodhouse is the official residence of the Monarchy in Scotland. Historically part of the county of Midlothian, the city has long been a centre of education, particularly in the fields of medicine, Scots law, literature, the sciences and engineering
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Royal Society Of New Zealand
The Royal Society
Royal Society
Te Apārangi (in full, Royal Society
Royal Society
of New Zealand Te Apārangi) is an independent government body in New Zealand providing funding and policy advice in the fields of sciences and the humanities.Contents1 History 2 Goals 3 Activities 4 Statement on climate change 5 Presidents 6 Fellows 7 Constituent organisations 8 Regional Constituent Organisations 9 References 10 External linksHistory[edit] The Society was founded in 1867 by Sir George Grey[2] as the New Zealand Institute as an apex organisation in science, with the Auckland Institute, the Wellington
Wellington
Philosophical Society, the Philosophical Institute of Canterbury, and the Otago Institute
Otago Institute
as constituents
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Universities Superannuation Scheme
The Universities Superannuation Scheme
Universities Superannuation Scheme
is a pension scheme in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
with over £50 billion[1] under management. Its members include academic and academic-related staff (including senior administrative staff) in many United Kingdom
United Kingdom
universities, mainly those that were universities prior to 1992 (staff in the post-1992 universities are mostly members of the Teachers Pension Scheme)
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University Of Lincoln
Riseholme – 494 acres (200 ha) Lincoln – 70 acres (28 ha) Holbeach
Holbeach
– 11 acres (4.5 ha)Colours      Blue[6]Affiliations ACU Universities UKWebsite lincoln.ac.ukThe University of Lincoln
University of Lincoln
is a public research university in the cathedral city of Lincoln, England. The university has origins tracing back to 1861,[7] and obtained university status in 1992 and its present name and structure in 2001. Being located physically in the center of the UK's agri-business industry, Lincoln has world-leading strengths in agricultural and food production technology, and partnerships with many local agricultural production and engineering companies as well as national food retailers such as Tesco
Tesco
and Marks and Spencer
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Doctor Of Science
Doctor of Science (Latin: Scientiae Doctor), usually abbreviated Sc.D., D.Sc., S.D., D.S., or Dr.Sc., is an academic research degree awarded in a number of countries throughout the world. In some countries, "Doctor of Science" is the title used for the standard doctorate in the sciences; elsewhere the Sc.D. is a "higher doctorate" awarded in recognition of a substantial and sustained contribution to scientific knowledge beyond that required for a PhD
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University Of Hertfordshire
The University
University
of Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
is a university in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. The university is based largely in Hatfield, Hertfordshire. Its antecedent institution, Hatfield Technical College, was founded in 1948 and was identified as one of 25 Colleges of Technology in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
in 1959.[5] In 1992, Hatfield Polytechnic was granted university status by the British government and subsequently renamed University
University
of Hertfordshire. The university was among the top 50 best UK universities chosen by major employers for producing ready-to-work graduates in Times Higher Education’s 2015 ranking and it is one of only a few UK HEIs to have been awarded a European Commission
European Commission
HR Excellence in Research badge.[6] Over the past two years it has risen an impressive 75 places in the rankings
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University Of Seychelles
The University of Seychelles, informally known as "UniSey," is the primary institution of higher education in Seychelles. It was established on 17 September 2009. There are three campuses: the main campus at Anse Royale, the Mont Fleuri campus offering education, communication, and technology programs, and the Ma Joie campus offering business programs.[1] In 2014, the university announced a partnership for collaboration and student exchanges with Gibraltar, which is developing its own first university.[2]Contents1 Chancellors 2 Vice-Chancellors 3 References 4 External linksChancellors[edit]President James Alix Michel 2009 – presentVice-Chancellors[edit]Rolph Payet 2009–2012 Marina Confait 2012-2014[3] Dennis Hardy 2014-2017[4] Justin Valentin 2018-presentReferences[edit]^ "About Us". UniSey. Retrieved 2015-11-21.  ^ "University of Seychelles seals partnership with Gibraltar for exchanges". Seychelles News Agency
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Taylor's University
Taylor's University
University
(commonly referred to as Taylor's) is a private university in Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. It was founded in 1969 as a college, was awarded university college status in 2006, and university status in 2010
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Pricewaterhouse Coopers
PricewaterhouseCoopers
PricewaterhouseCoopers
(doing business as PwC) is a multinational professional services network headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the second largest professional services firm in the world,[5] and is one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and KPMG.[6] Vault Accounting 50 has ranked PwC as the most prestigious accounting firm in the world for seven consecutive years, as well as the top firm to work for in North America for three consecutive years.[7] PwC is a network of firms in 158 countries, 743 locatio
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