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Copland, Geoffrey Malcolm locked

CBE 2007; DPhil; CPhys, FInstP

Born 28 June 1942; s of late Cyril Charles Copland and Jessie Palmer Copland; m 1st, 1967, Janet Mary Todd (marr. diss. 1985); one s one d; 2nd, 1985, Dorothy Joy Harrison

consultant on higher education, since 2007; Rector and Vice-Chancellor, University of Westminster, 1996–2007


Fitzmaurice Grammar Sch., Bradford-on-Avon; Merton Coll., Oxford (MA, DPhil 1967)


MInstP 1973; CPhys 1973; FInstP 2003. Post-doctoral scientist, Yale Univ., 1967–69; University of London: Researcher and Lectr in Physics, QMC, 1969–71; Lectr in Physics, Queen Elizabeth Coll., 1971–80; Dean of Studies, Goldsmiths’ Coll., 1981–87; Dep. Rector, Poly. of Central London, later Univ. of Westminster, 1987–95. Mem. Council, UUK (formerly CVCP), 1998–2007 (Vice-Pres. and Chm., England and NI Council, 2003–07). Member Board: Edexcel Foundn, 1998–2003; PSI, 1998–2007; Central London Partnership, 2001–07; Central London LSC, 2005–07; Chm. Bd, Univs and Colls Employers Assoc., 2002–06. Pres., Assoc. of ASET, 2006–. Mem., Council for Industry and Higher Educn, 1999–2007 (Trustee, 2001–07); Chm., Thomas Wall Trust, 1999–; Trustee: Regent St Polytechnic Trust, 1996–2007; Quintin Hogg Trust, 1996–; Quintin Hogg Meml Fund, 1996–; Internat. Student House, 2000– (Chm., 2017–); Learning from Experience Trust, 2000– (Chair, 2011–17); Helena Kennedy Foundn, 2008–13; Mem., Alban Acads Trust, 2018–. Governor: Trinity Laban, 2007– (Vice-Chm., 2012–); Univ. of Bedfordshire, 2008–14. Mem. Council, Trinity Coll. London, 2012– (Vice-Chm., 2015–). FRSA 1991; FGCL 2000; Hon. FTCL 2000. Hon. Fellow, Univ. of Bedfordshire, 2014. Hon DSc Westminster, 2008


research papers in physics and higher educn in various jls


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