Professor B S B Karunaratne (Commonwealth Scholar, University of Warwick) of the Physics Department at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, has been appointed Director of the Postgraduate Institute of Science (PGIS) at the University of Sri Lanka.

Professor Debiprasad Dash (Commonwealth Scholar, PhD Management Studies, University of Lincoln), currently on leave from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, India, has joined the Malaysian campus of Swinburne University of Technology (Australia) as the Head of the School of Business and Design.

Dr Mohommad Tawfique Hossain Chowdhury (Commonwealth Scholar, MSc Dental Health, Queen Mary, University of London) has been appointed to the Department of Dental Public Health, Sapporo Dental College, Dhaka, Bangladesh.