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New Head of Life Sciences

 The University of Roehampton is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Caroline Ross as the new Head of the Department of Life Sciences.

Posted: 9 May 2013

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Dr Caroline Ross

Dr Ross is an evolutionary anthropologist with a research specialism in primate socioecology. She is currently Director of the Baboon Research Centre at the Gashaka Gumti National Park in Nigeria and convenes the University’s Masters Programme in Primate Biology, Behaviour and Conservation. Dr Ross is taking over from Professor Raymond Lee who has successfully headed up the Life Sciences Department for the last three years. She joined Roehampton in 1993 and will take up her new position in June.

Dr Caroline Ross said: “I am really excited to be leading the Department of Life Sciences here at the University of Roehampton. My colleagues and I are determined to build upon the Department’s excellent reputation for teaching and research.”

Professor Patrick Corcoran, Deputy Provost at the University of Roehampton added “Dr Ross is part of the team that has designed and shaped the University's current provision in Anthropology, which is acknowledged to be one of the leading units in the UK, particularly with regard to Biological Anthropology. We are certain that with Dr Ross’ enthusiasm and dedication, the Department of Life Sciences will go from strength to strength.

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