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Senior role for criminologist May 21: Criminologist Dr Alison Wakefield has been appointed vice chairman of the largest membership organisation for security professionals in the UK, the Security Institute. She aims to use her new position to, among other things, support career progression in the security sector by clarifying career pathways and promoting education and continuing professional development. Dr Wakefield runs the BSc programme in Risk and Security Management and the Professional Doctorate in Security Risk Management.
Dickens' effort wins praise May 19: Professor Tony Pointon has today won praise from the City Council for increasing the awareness and profile of the city nationally and internationally as the birthplace of Charles Dickens. He was presented with a Civic Award in recognition of his vision and dedication over many years for the commission of a sculpture of the writer and in seeking a sculptor who could achieve a work of art to reflect the achievements of the writer.