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(ˈri dʒi əs, -dʒəs)

1. of or belonging to a king.
2. (of a British professor) holding a chair founded by or dependent on the sovereign.
[< Latin rēgius, adj. derivative of rēx, s. rēg- king]


[ˈriːdʒjəs] ADJ (Brit) (Univ) → regio
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1] Edward Bouverie Pusey (1800-1882), champion of the orthodoxy of revealed religion, defender of the Oxford movement, and Regius professor of Hebrew and Canon of Christ Church, Oxford.
You, a man who should have been Regius Professor at a great University with a thousand students all revering you.
He was, it appeared, a Regius Professor and the author of some half-dozen works on sociology--a record, Owen felt, that almost justified loaf-slinging and earhole clipping in moments of irritation.
The trial is to be led by Professor Johann de Bono, Regius Professor of Cancer Research, Head of the Division of Clinical Studies and Professor in Experimental Cancer Medicine at The Institute of Cancer Research and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust.
Commenting on the project, its Chief Investigator, Professor Andrew Biankin, Regius Chair of Surgery and Director of the University of Glasgow Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre, said: "This is an extraordinary opportunity to transform the therapeutic options and treatment pathway for pancreatic cancer patients.
Stephen Prickett is Regius Professor Emeritus at the University of Glasgow and an Honorary Professor at the University of Canterbury
The Menelaus medal for excellence in any field of engineering and technology to a researcher with connections to Wales was awarded to Professor Graham Hutchings, Regius Professor of physical chemistry at Cardiff University.
With a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and excellence in research, Essex has the distinction of being the youngest University to have been conferred with the prestigious Regius Professorship for Political Science to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
regius, con fertilizacion superior al 97 %, siendo la posible causa una mejor aclimatacion a las condiciones de cautiverio, en lugar de tres anos de aclimatacion, mantenerlos cuatro anos.
Gary Owen's Effie is wonderfully written: the snarling, fierce and witty young woman makes audiences laugh, cry and stand up to revolt," said chairman of the judging panel Greg Walker, Regius Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature at the University of Edinburgh.
The head of the school's curriculum is Sir Christopher Pissarides, Regius Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences and member of the board of RCB Bank.