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The Rhodes community extends warm congratulations to Scholars listed below on their appointments and awards.

SHAUKAT HAMEED KHAN (Pakistan & Brasenose 1962)

Appointed as the Coordinator General of COMSTECH, the OIC Standing Committee on Science and Technology Cooperation. OIC is the Organisation for Islamic Cooperation, and comprises 57 member states. Read more.


LIONEL OPIE (Cape Province & Lincoln 1955)

Presented with a NRF Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to cardiovascular research from the South African National Research Foundation. Read more.  

RICHARD FLANAGAN (Tasmania & Worcester 1984)

Won the 2014 Man Booker prize for his novel ‘The Narrow Road to the Deep North’. Read more.

RAMIN TOLOUI (Iowa & Balliol 1996)

Nominated for the position of deputy under secretary for international finance in the US Treasury Department. Read more.

ELIZABETH SHERWOOD-RANDALL (California & Balliol 1981)

Confirmed by the US Senate as Deputy Secretary of Department of Energy. Read more.

FRANCOIS TANQUAY-RENAUD (Qu├ębec & Balliol 2002)

Appointed Visiting Faculty Fellow at the University of Toronto Centre for Ethics.

MARILYNN RICHTARIK (Kansas & Jesus 1988)

Appointed Professor in the English Department at Georgia State University.

STEPHEN MORGAN (Ohio & Balliol 1993)

Appointed Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Education at John Hopkins. Read more.

SAMIR SINHA (Manitoba & New College 2001)

Awarded the Early Career Award from the Canadian Medical Association during the 11th annual Award for Young Leaders. At Mount Sinai and the University Health Network Hospitals, where he is director of geriatrics, Dr Sinha has developed an innovative Acute Care for Elders (ACE) strategy that is positively transforming the care of older adults across the entire continuum of care. Read more.

PETER GILL (Alberta & Magdalen 2009)

Awarded the Student Award from the Canadian Medical Association during the 11th annual Award for Young Leaders. Dr Peter Gill co-founded and developed PedsCases, a medical education website that provides pediatric resources for undergraduate students. Read more.