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    THE following appointments in the University of London have been announced : Dr. G. C. McVittie, to the University chair of mathematics tenable at Queen Mary College as from October 1 ; since 1936 ha has been reader in mathematics at King‘s College, but during the War was engaged on work at the Government Communications Headquarters. Dr. Sidney Smith, honorary professor of Near Eastern archnology at the Institute of Archæology, London, to the University chair of ancient Semitic langnages and civilizations tenable at the School of Orientai and African Studies, as from October 1.

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    University of London. Nature 162, 19 (1948) doi:10.1038/162019c0

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