Posted on 1 October 2002
Professor Cantor is a former Head of the Department of Materials at Oxford, where he worked for 20 years. Previous to that, he taught at Sussex University for nine years. He is regarded as a world authority on materials manufacturing and has acted as a consultant for manufacturing companies all over the world.
Professor Felicity Riddy has become the University's new Deputy Vice-Chancellor, the first woman to hold this post in the University's 39-year history. Professor Riddy has taught English at York since 1988, and became a professor in 1991. She has been a Pro-Vice-Chancellor for two years.>