After spending the past two years as deputy assistant secretary-general for scientific and environmental affairs at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in Brussels, Marcel Bardon is back at the National Science Foundation. Reassuming his post as director of the NSF's physics division, effective Sept. 1, Bardon replaces acting physics director Gerard M. Crawley, a rotating program manager who will return to teaching and research at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Lab at Michigan State University.

The Council of the Royal Society of Chemistry has elected John M. Ward as president for the 1988-to-1990 term. Ward, a corrosion scientist at the central electricity research laboratories of the London Power Company, has a long-standing association with the RSC, serving most recently as chairman of the publications and information board.

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