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BOOBIS, Alan Raymond (born 1949), Professor of Biochemical Pharmacology, since 1996, and Director, Health Protection Agency Toxicology Unit, since 2003, Imperial College London (formerly Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London)

GAZZARD, Brian George (born 1946), Clinical Research Director, HIV Unit, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, since 1978; Professor of HIV Medicine, Imperial College, University of London, since 1998

HAKIM, Nadey (born 1958), Consultant General and Bariatric Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, since 2005 (Surgical Director, Transplant Unit, 2005); Professor of Transplantation Surgery, Imperial College London, since 2013 (Reader, 2010–12); Transplantation Tutor, London School of Surgery, since 2009; Max Thorek Professor of Surgery, International College of Surgeons, Chicago, since 2008

LALVANI, Ajit (born 1963), Professor of Infectious Diseases and Director, Tuberculosis Research Centre, National Heart and Lung Institute, since 2007, and Director, NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Respiratory Infections, since 2014, Imperial College London; Hon. Consultant Physician, St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, since 2007

MANSFIELD, Averil (Olive) (born 1937), Professor of Vascular Surgery, Academic Surgical Unit, St Mary’s Hospital and Imperial College School of Medicine (formerly St Mary’s Hospital Medical School), 1993–2004, now Emeritus (Director, Academic Surgical Unit, 1993–99); Associate Medical Director, St Mary’s Hospital, 2002–04 (Consultant Surgeon, 1982–2002)

SMYTH, John Fletcher (born 1945), Professor of Medical Oncology, 1979–2008, Assistant Principal, since 2009, University of Edinburgh (Director of Cancer Research Centre, 2002–05); Hon. Director, Cancer Research UK (formerly Imperial Cancer Research Fund) Medical Oncology Unit, Edinburgh, 1980–2005

SPALDING, (Dudley) Brian (born 1923), Professor of Heat Transfer, London University, 1958–88, now Emeritus, and Head, Computational Fluid Dynamics Unit, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, 1981–88; Managing Director, Concentration, Heat & Momentum Ltd, since 1975

 

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The traditional system of weights and measures in much of the English-speaking world and some other nations, consisting of tons, pounds, ounces, etc.; miles, yards, feet, inches; gallons and pints, with other units, such as furlongs and gills, that became obsolete longer ago. The imperial system was superseded by the simpler and more efficient metric system in most nations several generations ago, and in scientific notation has been superseded by Système International (SI) units of measurement. (See Appendix for conversion tables.)

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