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New Chair Of The Arts And Humanities Research Council Appointed

Sir Drummond Bone has been appointed as the new Chair of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

Published on 14 February 2014

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by The Rt Hon David Willetts MP


London, England

Department for Innovation & Skills
Department for Innovation & Skills

Universities and Science Minister David Willetts today (14 February 2014) announced the appointment of Sir Drummond Bone as the new Chair of theArts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

David Willetts said:

"I am delighted to welcome Sir Drummond Bone as Chair of the AHRC. His high level experience across a range of sectors make him well qualified to provide a strong contribution to the leadership and work of the AHRC. I wish him well in his new role."

Sir Drummond Bone said:

"I look forward to becoming part of the AHRC and to have the chance to support the work of so many of my colleagues in Arts and Humanities, both in universities and partner institutions."

Sir Drummond’s appointment began on 11 February 2014. He succeeds Sir Alan Wilson who stepped down at the end of December 2013. The appointment is for 4 years.



For more information about this press release including Editor's Notes and contact details visit https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-chair-of-the-arts-and-humanities-research-council-appointed



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Posted 2014-02-14 13:10:00