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Brunel appoints new Vice-Principal

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Brunel University has appointed Professor Andrew George as Vice-Principal Education and International. This new post brings together the key themes of curriculum development, graduate employability and the development of international partnerships.

 

Brunel’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Julia Buckingham said: “I am delighted that Professor George is joining Brunel. This is a strategic appointment aimed at delivering a vibrant curriculum in tune with the needs of society and the highest quality student experience. Brunel is also keen to expand its academic partnerships overseas and Professor George brings considerable experience in this area.”

 

Professor Andrew George is currently Director of the Graduate School and Director of the School of Professional Development at Imperial College London. A Professor of Molecular Immunology, he is Chair of the UK’s National Research Ethics Advisors’ Panel, governor of Richmond Adult Community College and Trustee of Action Medical Research.

 

He is also a member of the British Society for Immunology and the British Transplantation Society and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, the Higher Education Academy, the Society of Biology and the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.

 

Commenting on his appointment Professor George said: “ I am looking forward to working with all the staff and students to build on the strengths of Brunel in education, as well as develop its international links.” He will take up the appointment in October.