We are sad to report that JRI Vice-President, Colin Russell, died on 17th May 2013. There is an obituary at: http://fohcs.blogspot.com.es/2013/05/may-17-prof-colin-russell.html
Colin Russell was Emeritus Professor of History of Science and Technology at the Open University. His updated Wikipedia page is here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colin_A._Russell
A full appreciation of Colin’s life and work will be forthcoming. RIP.