New appointment at Napier

EDINBURGH Napier University has announced the appointment of Professor Alistair Sambell as its new vice-principal (academic).

Prof Sambell has left a position as pro vice- chancellor for the Faculty of Arts, Computing, Engineering and Sciences at Sheffield Hallam University.

Prof Sambell said: “I am very excited to join Edinburgh Napier University. It is an institution that has demonstrated excellent academic achievements and I look forward to contributing to its continued success.”

Prof Dame Joan Stringer, principal and vice-chancellor of Napier, added: “Professor Sambell is exceptionally well suited to the role.”