11 October 2001 - No 4598



<p>Oxford University Gazette,<br /> Vol. 132, No. 4598: 11 October 2001<br /></p>

Oxford University Gazette

11 October 2001


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Vice-Chancellor's Oration 2001


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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 11 October 2001: University Acts<br />

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COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY

Decrees

Council has made the following decrees, to come into effect on 26 October.


Decree (1): Composition of the Educational Policy
and
Standards Committee of Council

Explanatory note

The following decree, made by Council on the recommendation of its Educational Policy and
Standards Committee, permits that committee (with Council's approval on each occasion) to
co-opt a third person to membership in order to provide better representation of the five
academic divisions.

Text of Decree (1)

In Ch. II, Sect. I, § 1, cl. 1 (Statutes, 2000, p. 217), delete `co-opt up to two
additional
members' and substitute `co-opt up to three additional members'.

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Decree (2): Terms of reference of the Animal Care
Committee

Explanatory note

The following decree, made by Council on the recommendation of the Committee on Animal
Care, removes the obligation on that committee to have a Biomedical Services Committee
as
one of its subcommittees, since such a subcommittee no longer seems necessary in view of
the other reporting and consultative arrangements now in place.

Text of Decree (2)

1 In Ch. II, Sect. I, § 5, cl. 4 (Statutes, 2000, p. 223), delete `include:
(a)
an Ethics Panel' and substitute `include an Ethics Panel'.

2 Ibid., delete `; (b) a Biomedical Services
Committee ...
report termly to the Committee on Animal Care'.

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Decree (3): Monetary penalties under Title XIII

Explanatory note

Under Tit. XIII, cl. 9 (c) and (d) (Statutes, 2000, p. 100),
the
maximum monetary penalties which may be imposed on Junior Members by the Proctors are
fixed by Council by decree every three years, and any increase must not exceed the increase
over the preceding three years in the Retail Price Index. These penalties were last fixed in
1999, and the maxima are currently £65 for a `minor university offence'
and
£1,090 for any other offence (see ibid., p. 578). Council has reviewed these levels and
has noted that the increase in the RPI over the last three years has been 6.3 per cent. It has
accordingly made the following decree to increase the maxima by that amount (rounded down
to the nearest pound).

Text of Decree (3)

The amount of the maximum financial penalty excluding damages which the Proctors may
impose in the case of a `minor university offence' under Title XIII shall be £69 with
effect from 1 October 2001 until 30 September 2004, and the amount of the maximum
financial penalty excluding damages which they may impose in any other case shall be
£1,158 for the same period.

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GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE OF
COUNCIL

Decrees

The General Purposes Committee of Council has made the following decrees, to come into
effect on 26 October.


Decree (4): Changes in the committee structure for
Area
Studies

Explanatory note

The following decree, made by Council's General Purposes Committee on the
recommendation of the Area and Development Studies Committee and with the concurrence
of the Social Sciences Board, abolishes the Inter-faculty Committees for African Studies,
Japanese Studies, Latin American Studies, Queen Elizabeth House, and Slavonic and East
European Studies. These inter-faculty committees have been replaced by Management
Committees for African Studies, the Latin American Centre, the Nissan Institute and
Benefaction, Queen Elizabeth House, and Russian and East European Studies. The
opportunity
has been taken also to amend the terms of reference of the Management Committee for the
Centre for Brazilian Studies to reflect the new organisational arrangements. From October
2001, the six management committees come under the aegis of the Area and Development
Studies Committee. In addition, the decree corrects the cross-referencing to other committees
within the entry for the Centre for Brazilian Studies.

Text of Decree (4)

1 In Ch. III (Statutes, 2000, p. 253), delete Sect. II., concerning the
Inter-faculty Committee
for African Studies.

2 Ibid., Sect. XV, cll. 4 and 5, concerning the Centre for
Brazilian
Studies (p. 279), in each case delete `Inter-faculty Committee for Latin American Studies'
and
substitute `Area and Development Studies Committee'.

3 Ibid., cl. 5, delete items (4)--(9) and substitute:

`(4)--(6) three persons appointed by the Area and Development Studies Committee;

(7) a person appointed by the Social Sciences Board;

(8), (9) two persons appointed by Council.'

4 Ibid., cl. 8, delete `General Board' and substitute `Area and
Development Studies Committee'.

5 Ibid., delete cl. 10 (p. 280) and substitute:

`10. The centre shall have a management committee with the following membership:

(1) the Director of the Centre for Brazilian Studies, who shall be chairman of the
management committee;

(2) the Director of the Centre for Latin American Studies;

(3) a person nominated by the Head of the Social Sciences Division on the advice of
the
Area and Development Studies Committee;

(4) a person nominated by the Director of the Centre for Brazilian Studies to represent
Brazilian research in divisions other than Social Sciences;

(5)--(8) up to four other persons nominated by the Director of the Centre for Brazilian
Studies.

The management committee shall supervise the academic activities of the centre,
including the selection of its visitors.'

6 Ibid., delete cl. 11 (b) and substitute:

`(b) the approval by the Area and Development Studies Committee on the
recommendation of a committee appointed by the Area and Development Studies Committee
(of which the director shall be a member and which may include other persons not being
members of the Area and Development Studies Committee), and by the Social Sciences
Board, of any appointment which carries a stipend of more than the maximum prescribed in
Ch. VII, Sect. IV, § 1, cl. 2 (ii), such approval to cover the person appointed, stipend
payable, period of office, duties, and any other conditions.'

7 Ibid. (p. 306), delete Sect. XLVII, concerning the Inter-faculty
Committee for Japanese Studies.

8 Ibid. (p. 307), delete Sect. LII, concerning the Inter-faculty
Committee for Latin American Studies, and renumber existing Sectt. LIII--LVIII (pp.
308--16)
as Sectt. LII--LVII.

9 Ibid., Sect. LXVII, § 2, cl. 1 (a),
concerning Queen
Elizabeth House (p. 323), delete `the Inter-faculty Committee for Queen Elizabeth House and
`.

10 Ibid., cl. 2 (p. 324), in the final paragraph, delete `those
members
of the Inter-faculty Committee ... (8)--(10) below' and substitute `appropriate representatives
of the members of a faculty or sub-faculty who are working in the department'.

11 Ibid., delete § 3, concerning the Inter-faculty
Committee for
Queen Elizabeth House, and renumber existing § 4 (p. 325) as § 3.

12 Ibid., § 3, cl. 1, concerning the Director of Queen
Elizabeth
House (p. 325, as renumbered by clause 11 above), delete `General Board', and substitute
Social Sciences Board'.

13 Ibid., cl. 2 (p. 326), in the first sentence, delete `Inter-faculty
Committee for Queen Elizabeth House' and substitute `Social Sciences Board'.

14 Ibid., in the second sentence, delete `Inter-faculty Committee
for
Queen Elizabeth House' and substitute `Area and Development Studies Committee'.

15 Ibid., delete `General Board', and substitute `Social Sciences
Board'.

16 Ibid., cl. 3 (a), delete `Inter-faculty
Committee for Queen
Elizabeth House', and substitute `Area and Development Studies Committee'.

17 Ibid., delete `General Board' and substitute `Social Sciences
Board'.

18 Ibid. (p. 331), delete Sect. LXXIII, concerning the
Inter-faculty
Committee for Slavonic and East European Studies, and renumber existing Sectt. LXXIV--
LXVIII (pp. 331--5) as Sectt. LXXIII--LXXVII.

19 This decree shall be effective from 1 October 2001.


Key to Decree (4)

Cl. 1 abolishes the Inter-faculty Committee for African Studies.

Cll. 2--6 amend the composition and terms of reference of the Management Committee
for the Centre for Brazilian Studies, and correct cross-referencing to committees within the
Social Sciences Division.

Cl. 7 abolishes the Inter-faculty Committee for Japanese Studies.

Cl. 8 abolishes the Inter-faculty Committee for Latin American Studies.

Cll. 9--17 abolish the Inter-faculty Committee for Queen Elizabeth House and amend the
composition and terms of reference of the Advisory Council for Queen Elizabeth House.

Cl. 18 abolishes the Inter-faculty Committee for Slavonic and East European Studies.

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Decree (5): Removal of anomalies

Explanatory note

The following decree removes anomalies and makes consequential amendments to existing
decrees which have been overlooked in recent legislation.

Text of Decree (5)

1 In Ch. III, Sect. XI, § 7, title, concerning the Ashmolean Library
(Statutes, 2000, p.
266), before `Library' insert `Sackler'.

2 Ibid., cl. 1, before `Library' insert `Sackler'.

3 Ibid., cl. 2, delete `Ashmolean Library' and substitute
`Sackler
Library'.

4 Ibid., items (13), (14), delete `Committee for Archaeology'
and
substitute `Life and Environmental Sciences Board'.

5 In Ch. IX, Sect. I, § 7, Griffith Institute [1], cl. 2 (12),
concerning the special funds of the Ashmolean Museum (p. 585), delete `Ashmolean Library'
and substitute `Sackler Library'.

[Clauses 1--3 and 5 correct references to the former Ashmolean Library, which is
now
named the Sackler Library. Clause 4 substitutes a reference to the Life and Environmental
Sciences Board for an obsolete reference to the Committee for Archaeology, which no longer
exists.
]

6 Ibid., Sect. XXXV, cl. 4, concerning the Environmental
Change
Institute (Statutes, 2000, p. 295), delete `who shall hold the title of IBM Director of the
Environmental Change Institute and'.

7 In Ch. IX, Sect. I, § 346, cll. 2 (3) and 3, concerning
the
Trapnell Fund for Environmental Field Research in Africa (pp. 733--4), in each case before
`Director of the Environmental Change Institute' delete `IBM'.

[Clauses 6 and 7 correct references to the Director, who is no longer called the `IBM
Director'.
]

8 In Ch. III, Sect. LXIX, cl. 1, concerning the St Cross
Building
Management Committee (p. 327), delete item (4) and substitute:

`(4) the Head of the Department of Economics;'.

9 Ibid., delete item (6) and substitute:

`(6) the Librarian of the Social Studies Library;'.

[Clauses 8 and 9 correct references to the former Institute of Economics and
Statistics
and its library, following changes in the organisation of that department.
]

10 Ibid., Sect. LXXVIII, concerning the Committee on Student
Health
(p. 335), delete the title of the section and of § 1 and substitute:

`Section LXXVIII. Student Health and Welfare, Committee on (including University
Student Counselling Service)

§ 1. Committee on Student Health and
Welfare
'.

11 Ibid., cl. 1, after `Student Health' insert `and Welfare'.

12 Ibid., item (5), delete `member of Council' and substitute
`person'.

13 Ibid., cl. 6 (p. 336), delete `Counselling Service to assist
members
of the University' and substitute `Student Counselling Service'.

14 Ibid., § 2, title, after `University'
insert
`Student'.

15 Ibid. (pp. 336--7), in each of the two places where the words
occur,
before `Counselling Service' insert `Student'.

16 Ibid., in each of the six places where the words occur, after
`Student
Health' insert `and Welfare'.

[Clauses 10, 11, and 13--16 update references to what are now called the Committee
on Student Health and Welfare and the University Student Counselling Service; clause 12
removes an obsolete requirement that the member of the committee appointed by Council
should be from among Council's own members.
]

17 In Ch. VII, Sect. III, § 245, concerning the Reader in
Experimental Pathology (p. 481), delete cl. 5.

[This clause removes an obsolete provision relating to the college association for the
readership.
]

18 Ibid., Sect. IV, § 3, cl. 7, concerning University
Lecturers (p.
519), delete `Tit. X, Sect. I (c)' and substitute `Tit. X, Sect. I
(b)'.

[This clause corrects an obsolete cross-reference.]

19 In Ch. IX, Sect. I, § 61, cl. 2, concerning the
Crowther
Memorial Prize (p. 616), delete `Standing Committee for Human Sciences' and substitute
`Teaching Committee for Human Sciences'.

[This clause corrects a reference to the body which is now the board of management
for the prize.
]

20 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 499, delete ll. 6--8 and
substitute:

`1. A Bachelor of Arts (other than one covered by the provisions of clause 2 below) or a
Bachelor of Fine Art may, with the approval of his or her society, supplicate for the Degree
of Master of Arts in or after the twenty-first term from his or her matriculation.

2. A Bachelor of Arts whose qualification for admission to a Final Honour School was
the successful completion of a Foundation Course at the Department for Continuing
Education
may, with the approval of his or her society, supplicate for the Degree of Master of Arts in
or after the eighteenth term from his or her matriculation.'


21
Ibid., renumber existing cll. 2--3 (ll. 9--14) as cll. 3--4.

[Clauses 20 and 21 incorporate into permanent legislative form the concession
introduced on an interim basis by Decree (5) of 24 May 2001 (Gazette,
Vol. 131,
p. 1044).
]


22
Ibid., p. 1054, delete ll. 30--3 and substitute:

`for Part II in Chemistry or Metallurgy and Science of Materials or Molecular and Cellular
Biochemistry in the Honour School of Natural Science, or for Part II in the Honour Schools
of Engineering Science or Engineering and Computing Science or Engineering, Economics,
and Management or Engineering and Materials or Materials, Economics, and Management,
shall be deemed for all the purposes'.

[This clause corrects and completes the list of Honour Schools in relation to liability
to pay a university composition fee for a year in which the member of the University
concerned is deemed to be working in Oxford whether or not his or her work is being
undertaken in Oxford.
]

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Decree (6): Chairmanship of the Ashmolean Visitors

Notwithstanding the provisions of Tit. VIII, Sect. IV, cl. 4 (c) (Statutes,
2000, p.
60), the Vice-Chancellor may reappoint Dr R.C. Repp, Master of St Cross College, as
Chairman of the Visitors of the Ashmolean Museum for Hilary and Trinity Terms 2002.

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PERSONNEL COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL

Decrees

The Personnel Committee of Council has made the following decrees, to come into effect on
26 October.


Decree (7): Director of Clinical Studies

Explanatory note

The following decree, made by the Personnel Committee of Council on the recommendation
of the Medical Sciences Board, reduces the period of appointment for the Director of Clinical
Studies to a maximum of three years and, in accordance with the current governance
arrangements, makes the Director of Clinical Studies responsible to the Head of the Medical
Sciences Division. Opportunity is taken also to delete the provision for a Deputy Director
of
Clinical Studies, to provide instead for Associate Directors of Clinical Studies, and to delete
the provision for a Deanship of Clinical Medicine which is no longer required.

Text of Decree (7)

1 In Ch. IV, Sect. VII (Statutes, 2000, p. 348), delete cl. 1 and
substitute:

`1. The Director of Clinical Studies shall be appointed by the Medical Sciences Board on
such
conditions as to duties and tenure as the board may determine, provided that:

(a) the director shall normally be appointed for a period of three years;

(b) the appointment or reappointment of the director shall be subject
to the
approval of the board.'

2 Ibid., delete cl. 2 (a) and substitute:

`(a) to act as an officer of the Medical School under the Head of the Medical
Sciences Division and perform such duties as the Medical Sciences Board may from time to
time determine;'.

3 Ibid., delete cl. 3 and substitute:

`3. Associate Directors of Clinical Studies may be appointed, and may be reappointed, by
the
Medical Sciences Board on such conditions as to duties and tenure as the board may
determine in consultation with the Director of Clinical Studies.'

4 Ibid., delete cl. 4 and substitute:

`4. The directorship shall normally be non-stipendiary, provided that if the director holds a
full-time appointment with the National Health Service, the Medical Sciences Board shall
determine in consultation with the NHS Trust concerned the amount to be paid to the trust
in compensation for the time taken by the director in pursuance of his or her duties.
Associate
directors may receive an honorarium determined by the Medical Sciences Board, provided
that
if an associate director holds a full-time appointment with the National Health Service, the
Medical Sciences Board shall determine in consultation with the NHS Trust concerned the
amount to be paid to the trust in compensation for the time taken by the associate director
in
pursuance of his or her duties.'

5 Ibid., delete Sect. VIII and renumber existing Sectt.
IX–XII
(pp. 349--51) as Sectt. VIII–XI.

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Decree (8): Headships of clinical departments

Explanatory note

The following decree, made by the Personnel Committee of Council on the recommendation
of the Medical Sciences Board, provides for every professor or reader in a clinical
department
within the Medical Sciences Division, unless individually exempted, to be required to accept
the headship of the department in which his or her post is held if requested to do so by the
board. This will not apply to certain current heads of department who were appointed to
non-rotatable headships.

Text of Decree (8)

1 In Ch. VII, Sect. I, § 5. B, cl. 5 (Statutes, 2000, p. 377), after
`professors enumerated
in Schedule B' insert `, or, in the case of a university clinical department, the responsibilities
set out in clause 3 of those provisions applicable to professors enumerated in Schedule C,'.

2 Ibid. (p. 378), delete cl. 10.

3 This decree shall have immediate effect, provided that the
Nuffield
Department of Clinical Medicine shall continue to be assigned to Professor J.I. Bell for so
long as he holds the Nuffield Professorship of Clinical Medicine, and that the Nuffield
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology shall continue to be assigned to Professor D.H.
Barlow for so long as he holds the Nuffield Professorship of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

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CONGREGATION 9 October


1 Promulgation of Statutes

Form of Statutes were promulgated. No notice of opposition having been given, Mr Vice-
Chancellor declared the preambles carried of the proposed Statutes (1) dividing the Faculty
of Literae Humaniores into separate Faculties of Classics and of Philosophy, (2) concerning
the Visitors of the Ashmolean Museum, and (3) concerning the abolition of the Committee
for Archaeology.


2 Declaration of approval of Resolution suspending
statutory
procedures

That, under the provisions of Tit. II, Sect. VI (Statutes, 2000, p. 13), the provisions of ibid.,
Sect. IV, cll. 2--4 (p. 8) be suspended for the submission to Congregation of the proposed
new Statutes to replace the existing Statutes, and that these new Statutes be submitted directly
to Congregation for approval without previous promulgation, subject to the procedure for the
submission of any proposed amendments laid down in Sect. IV, cll. 4--12 (pp. 8--9).

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DIVISIONAL BOARDS

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 26 October, see
`Examinations and Boards' below.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 11 October 2001: Notices<br />

Notices


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APPROVAL TO HOLD OUTSIDE
APPOINTMENTS


Guidelines on the holding of outside
appointments from 18 June 2001

These guidelines outline new procedures for obtaining approval to hold outside
appointments. No changes have been made to the University's policy, nor to
the individuals and types of appointment covered by the policy.

All university employees, with the exception of CUF
lecturers, are required to obtain approval for the holding of any outside
appointment. The following do not count as outside appointments for this
purpose (see Ch. VII, Sect. I, § 5.A, cll. 10--11, Statutes, 2000, p. 370):

—the holding of the office of Proctor or Assessor;

—the holding of the office of examiner in any examination which is part
of a degree course at any university;

—the holding of a commemorative lecturership or similar post in any
university with the duty to give not more than eight lectures in any year of
office;

—activities or responsibilities normally associated with, or arising from,
scholarly work which do not involve a formal and continuing contract.

The University permits its employees to hold outside appointments
without deduction of stipend subject to the following conditions:

—the total commitment to such outside appointments must
not exceed thirty days per year;
[1]

—any contractual terms proposed to cover the outside appointment must
be scrutinised by the Research Services Office on behalf of the University, and
must not be amended without the prior written approval of the Research
Services Office;

—the employee's head of department
[2]
must approve the application.

Outside appointments can take a number of different forms, such as
consultancy, private professional practice, expert witness and non-executive
directorships. (Approval will not be given for the holding of executive
directorships.) These are activities carried out outside the University and are
contracted for from the individual's personal address. University letterhead,
facilities, and premises should not be used without the
University's express permission.

Certain types of activity involving consultancy/services to industry may
be carried out within the University and may be included, where appropriate,
within projects funded by externally-funded research grants and contacts. These
are described below.


Procedures for applying for approval to hold outside appointments

(a) Applicants must complete an application form (form OA1,
available on the University's Web site at
http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/ps/outappts.htm, or in hard copy from departmental
administrators/faculty board secretaries).

(b) Applicants whose salaries are funded from
externally-funded research grants or contracts, or who are Principal
Investigators or Co-Investigators on outside-sponsored projects, must adhere
to the terms and conditions stipulated by or agreed with the sponsor and, if
necessary, seek written approval from the sponsor.
[3]
The Research Services
Office is able to provide advice on the terms and conditions of
externally-funded research grants and contracts held by the University
(telephone: (2)70143).

(c) Where it is appropriate for the outside appointment to be
covered by a contract or letter of agreement, and particularly when the external
organisation requires a written agreement to cover a consultancy, applicants
must arrange for the terms governing the outside appointment to be scrutinised
by the Research Services Office in advance of signature. (All applicants are,
in fact, advised to stipulate in writing the terms which will govern their outside
activities for an external organisation, not least to limit their personal liability.)
The University's legal advisers have drafted a standard personal consultancy
document which serves as a useful starting point for discussions around the
terms of a consultancy appointment. This is available from the Research
Services Office (telephone: (2)70143) or on the Research Services Web site at
http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/rso/oxonly/agreements/pcaform.htm.

(d) The Research Services Office scrutinises the terms of an
agreement in order to consider their compatibility with the University's
interests as employer. The office cannot advise the employee on the terms from
the employee's standpoint; and the employee should take his or her own advice
unless he or she makes use of Oxford University Consulting Ltd. (see below).

(e) Applicants must obtain the approval of their direct line
manager where relevant.

(f) When the Research Services Office has confirmed in
writing that the terms proposed to govern the outside appointment meet the
University's minimum requirements and the necessary approvals have been
obtained from the relevant line manager or sponsor (as appropriate), applicants
should submit the completed form to their head of department, who will be
asked to sign to confirm that he/she is content to approve the outside
appointment in the context of the applicant's university duties. Heads of
department who themselves wish to hold outside appointments must submit
their application forms to their head of division for approval. Heads of
Division should submit applications to the Vice-Chancellor.

(g) If the above procedures are followed and the relevant
approvals obtained, applicants will be granted insurance cover for the outside
appointment in question under the University's professional indemnity
insurance policy, subject to the limitations of that policy. Details may be
obtained from the Insurance Officer, Mr G.C. Waite (telephone: (2)80307).


Consultancies within research grant applications and contracts

The holding of a consultancy may be included where appropriate within
research grant applications and contracts. Where consultancies are included in
this way and provision is made through the payroll to pay staff for such work,
the Outside Grants (OG) form should itemise, among the costs of the project,
the costs of the consultancy payment (including employers' on-costs). Indirect
costs should also be calculated on the total cost of the project, including the fee
for the consultancy. The Research Services Office (telephone: (2)70143) will
be able to advise on the most appropriate form of agreement to cover
consultancies attached to research grants or contracts. Time spent on such
consultancies will count towards the thirty-day limit.


Other services to industry and outside bodies

Not all work for outside bodies is governed by a contract with an external
sponsor under the University's research grants and contracts procedures. Some
is likely to be `service' work, i.e. the provision of a service to an external
organisation which is not of academic benefit but which makes use of spare
capacity in a department in return for payment. Such arrangements should
nevertheless be covered by an agreement approved by the head of department
which is drawn up in consultation with the departmental administrator and (for
tax reasons) with the Finance Division. If the service agreement proposed by
the outside body includes terms and conditions relating to intellectual property
or confidentiality of information, or does not incorporate the University's
standard disclaimer of liability, this will require an authorised signature on
behalf of the University. In such cases, the agreement should be forwarded to
the Research Services Office which is required to ensure that appropriate
disclaimers of liability have been issued in connection with the provision of
services to industry and other outside bodies.

Where appropriate, as with consultancies within research grant
applications and contracts, a payment may be made through the payroll to
individuals for the additional work undertaken in performing the services. It
is expected that the head of department will decide on an appropriate fee to be
paid to the individual based on the time spent (which again will count towards
the thirty-day per year limit). The instructions to the Finance Division to make
such payments are processed through the Research Services Office. In such
cases, where an agreement has been made with University in respect of the
service, it is not expected that a further personal consultancy agreement with
the academic concerned will be necessary.


Financial arrangements

The University does not generally seek details of remuneration which
applicants are to receive under arrangements for outside appointments, but
reserves the right to request to be provided with such details in certain
circumstances, e.g. in the light of any potential conflict of interest with the
outside appointment. Applicants wishing exceptionally to make a case to spend
a total of more than thirty days in any one year on outside appointments will
be required to provide details of remuneration.


Use of computing facilities

University IT and network facilities, including software, are provided for use
for educational purposes only, in accordance with the `University Rules for
Computer Use', which may be found on the University Web site at
http://www.ox.ac.uk/it/rules/rules.html.


Monitoring and reporting

(a) Heads of department are responsible, through their
departmental administration, for keeping records of the number of days spent
on outside appointments by all staff (regardless of staff group) in their
departments.

(b) Heads of department will report their approvals of outside
appointments, and the basic details of the outside appointments, to their
divisions on an annual basis, by the end of July each year.

(c) Divisions are responsible, through their divisional
administration, for monitoring and coordinating information relating to all
approvals for outside appointments submitted by departments within their
remit, and for making an annual return to the Personnel Committee by the end
of September each year.


Oxford University Consultancy Ltd.

The University has established a wholly-owned subsidiary company, Oxford
University Consultancy Ltd., to help members of the University to market their
expertise to outside bodies, to negotiate commercial terms and payment on
behalf of individuals, and to manage the administration associated with
consultancy. OUC Ltd. offers a professional service for academics and
departments throughout the University, which will identify consultancy and
related opportunities with local, national and international companies and
organisations. Details of this service may be obtained by telephone ((2)80829)
or by e-mail at enquiries@consulting.ox.ac.uk.

Members of the University choosing to use the services of OUC Ltd.
must still follow the internal procedures for University approval of their
outside appointments as outlined in these guidelines; OUC Ltd. will, however,
assist the process on behalf of the individuals concerned.

Footnotes

[1]
Approval for cases where the proposed commitment exceeds thirty days
may still be sought; in such cases the department will refer the request to the
divisional board and if it is approved a deduction in university stipend will be
made. Partial or full secondment may be more appropriate for particularly
time-consuming outside appointments.

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[2]
Faculty board chairman in non-departmentally organised subjects, head of
division in the case of heads of departments.

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[3]
The Wellcome Trust's grant conditions, for example, include stringent
conditions relating to the holding of consultancies and these apply equally to
individuals who are in receipt of Wellcome Trust research grants, as well as
to those whose salaries are paid from Wellcome Trust grants.


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REVIEW OF THE DEPARTMENT OF
PHYSICS

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic) will chair a committee to review the
Department of Physics, during Michaelmas Term 2001. The committee's terms
of reference are:

(a) to consider the provision and quality of teaching and
research in the Department of Physics, and the balance between the two,
having regard to international standards of excellence;

(b) to review the organisational and management structures and
facilities in the department, including such matters as academic staff planning,
accommodation, IT provision, and staff and student recruitment;

(c) to consider the relationship between the department and
cognate departments in the University;

(d) to make recommendations, bearing in mind the likely
measure of available resources.

The membership of the review committee is:

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic) (Dr L.G. Black) (Chairman)

Professor E. Bell Burnell, Bath University

Professor E. Brezin, École Normale Supérieure, Paris

Professor K. Burnett, Department of Physics

Professor E. Gabathuler, University of Liverpool

Professor J. Harries, Imperial College, London

Professor W.G. Stirling, ESRF, Grenoble

The committee would welcome written comments on matters falling within its
terms of reference. These should be sent to the secretary to the review
committee, Miss J.A. Muskett, University Offices, Wellington Square, by
Thursday, 15 November.

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CIRCULATION OF FLYSHEETS

Ten or more members of Congregation may arrange to have a flysheet
circulated with the Gazette (a) on matters before
Congregation, or Convocation in regard to the election of the Professor of
Poetry, or (b) relating to matters of general interest to the
University, subject to the following general conditions:

(i) no flysheet will be circulated which in the opinion of the
Vice-Chancellor and Proctors might be defamatory or otherwise illegal;

(ii) the right is reserved on behalf of the University and its employees,
without prior consultation with the signatories, to publish an apology in respect
of any statement in a flysheet which is complained of as defamatory or
otherwise illegal (whether or not the statement can be shown to be true);

(iii) the signatories shall jointly and severally indemnify the University
and its employees against any costs or damages payable in respect of their
flysheet and, unless a Queen's Counsel (to be mutually agreed on by the
signatories and the University) shall advise within four months of the making
of any claim in respect of a flysheet that any proceedings could be contested
with the probability of success, such damages shall include any sum paid by
the University in settlement of any claim arising out of the flysheet;

(iv) the flysheet shall consist of one leaf only (though text may appear
on both sides of the leaf); the text shall include the name and college or
department of each of the signatories;

(v) a copy of the text of the flysheet shall be delivered to the

Registrar before 10 a.m. on the Monday of the week in which circulation is
desired; it shall be accompanied by an indemnity in accordance with condition
(iii) above drawn up on a form obtainable from the Registrar and signed by
each of the signatories of the flysheet; the Registrar shall be informed at the
same time which of the signatories is to be notified whether the
Vice-Chancellor and Proctors have authorised circulation;

(vi) the Registrar shall arrange for the production by the University
Press of copies of a flysheet the circulation of which has been duly authorised.

Though every effort will be made to circulate on the day desired
flysheets so received, it must be understood that this cannot be guaranteed.


(a) Matters before Congregation or Convocation

If the flysheet deals with a matter that is a formal agendum for Congregation,
or for Convocation in regard to the election of the Professor of Poetry, or the
subject of a report published in the Gazette, the production costs
will be met from university funds.


(b) Matters of general interest to the University

If the flysheet deals with a matter that is not a formal agendum for
Congregation or the subject of a report published in the Gazette,
the Vice-Chancellor will decide whether it is of sufficient general interest to
warrant circulation with the Gazette; the production costs for such
a flysheet will be the responsibility of the signatories.


Oxford University Student Union

The Executive and the Graduate Committee of the Oxford University Student
Union may have flysheets circulated with the Gazette under the
arrangements and subject to the conditions set out above, provided that:

(1) the number of names to be included on the flysheet under condition
(iv) shall be not less than a majority of the total number of members of the
Executive or the Graduate Committee of OUSU, as the case may be, and each
of the persons named shall sign the indemnity required under condition (v);

(2) the maximum number of flysheets to be circulated as of right,
whether on matters before Congregation (to be paid for by the University) or
on matters of general interest to the University (to be paid for by OUSU and
to be subject to the Vice-Chancellor's decision as prescribed under
(b) above) shall be three per term for each of these bodies, save
that the Vice-Chancellor shall have discretion to permit further flysheets.

Subject to proviso (1) above, the Executive and the Graduate Committee
of OUSU may also support flysheets signed by not less than ten members of
Congregation.

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JAPANESE CLASSES FOR MEMBERS OF
THE UNIVERSITY

Non-intensive classes in Japanese at beginners' levels (1--3) for members of
the University will be held as follows during full term in the institute for
Chinese Studies, Walton Street, and the Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane: level
one, Monday and Thursday 2--3 p.m. (tutor, Hiroe Kaji); level two, Tuesday
and Thursday 2--3 p.m. (tutor, Yoko Gutch); level three, Monday and
Thursday 2--3 p.m. (tutor, Junko Hagiwara). The course book is Minna
no Nihongo
. Further details can be obtained from the Oriental Institute
(telephone: (2)78200).

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KOREAN CLASSES FOR MEMBERS OF
THE UNIVERSITY

Non-intensive Korean classes for members of the University will be held as
follows during full term in the Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane: elementary level,
Tuesday 4--5 p.m.; intermediate and advanced levels, to be arranged
individually. The textbook for beginners will be Hangugo Tokpon
I. The textbook for intermediate and advanced levels will be individually
arranged according to the standard and the purpose. All enquiries should be
made to Mr Young-hae Chi at the Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane (telephone:
(2)78200).

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LANGUAGE CENTRE


Courses

Most of the Language Centre's taught courses now have waiting-list places
only. For
French and German, applicants with a reasonable knowledge of the language
may be
eligible to join the Lambda project, which offers a programme of guided
self-study and is
described on the Web at http://www.lang.ox.ac.uk/lambda.html. For
information about
course availability, the Lambda project or to be placed on the waiting list,
please contact
the Information Officer (see below).



Library and Self-Study facilities

The Library's collection of audio/video cassettes, books and computer
programs
covers over 100 languages. The Self-Study Area has rooms equipped with
listening and viewing facilities for individual work and computer based
learning
resources. New users should aim to arrive shortly before 10.00 or 14.00 to
register and
attend an orientation session. The Library and Self-Study Area is free of
charge to the
following: senior members of the University who are members of
Congregation, junior
members of the University pursuing a course and members of staff (including
staff of the
colleges, teaching hospitals and the University Press). The Centre also accepts
applications
from external users for a termly or annual fee.
The Library is open 9.30 a.m.–6.30 p.m., Monday–Friday, and 10
a.m.–1 p.m. on Saturday
during full term.

Further details of all courses and activities may be obtained from Angela
Pinkney at the
Language Centre, 12 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HT (telephone:
(2)83360, e-mail:
admin@lang.ox.ac.uk, Web pages http://www.lang.ox.ac.uk).

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR COGNITIVE
NEUROSCIENCE


McDonnell Visiting Fellowships

The McDonnell Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience is closely integrated with
the Medical Research Council Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience at Oxford
and supports work on many aspects of brain research relevant to human
cognition in several departments at Oxford University as well as at other
institutions.

The McDonnell Centre encourages work in all areas of cognitive
neuroscience across all relevant disciplines and embraces research on
experimental, theoretical, and clinical studies of perceptual analysis, memory,
language, and motor control, including philosophical approaches to cognition.
Current and fuller information on the Centre is available on the Web at
http://www.cogneuro.ox.ac.uk.

The Centre offers several forms of support including Visiting Fellowships
for distinguished researchers from overseas or elsewhere in Britain who wish
to work within the Oxford Centre for periods between a week and several
months. A Visiting Fellowship can include a modest grant to help with costs
of travel and accommodation (but not a stipend), and to pay a bench fee to the
host department.

Applications for Visiting Fellowships may be submitted either by a
member of the Oxford Centre, or by the intended visitor. There is no special
form for applications but they should include the following information:
name, address, and status of applicant (in the form of a very brief
curriculum vitae); names and addresses of collaborators in Oxford;
a brief description (a page or two) of the proposed research; a list of any
publications that have already resulted from the area of research; an outline
plan of visit/s and expenditure, with total estimated budget, other sources of
funding and the amount requested

Applications can be submitted at any time (e-mail is acceptable) to Sally
Harte (Administrative Secretary), McDonnell Centre for Cognitive
Neuroscience, University Laboratory of Physiology, Parks Road, Oxford OX1
3PT (telephone: Oxford (2)72497, fax: (2)72488, e-mail:
admin@cogneuro.ox.ac.uk).

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CAREERS SERVICE


Careers Advice Service for Contract Research
Staff

This initiative, provided by the University Careers Service at 56 Banbury Road
(in addition to services provided to students), aims to encourage and enable
academic-related research staff, who are employed directly by the University
on fixed term contracts (contract research staff), to make and implement well
informed decisions about their careers by:

—providing impartial, professional, careers advice;

—supporting them in recognising and developing the attributes necessary
for successful career development;

—enabling them to appreciate and explore the range of opportunities
available;

—assisting them to clarify their values, interests, abilities and skills and
to relate these to possible career options;

—providing access to a wide variety of careers information and resources
to facilitate the formulation and implementation of career plans.

The service operates flexibly in an attempt to cater for personal needs,
whether individuals are generally uncertain about the career options open to
them, considering reviewing or changing their career direction, or thinking
about finding a new job in academia, commerce, industry, the public sector,
or setting up their own business, etc.

Following registration, members of contract research staff will have access
to up to four, confidential, one-to-one meetings with a careers adviser to help
clarify personal and career objectives and to identify the main career options
open to them. They may also drop-in to see the Duty Adviser at the Careers
Service to help resolve brief queries and make use of the wide range of careers
information resources held at the Careers Service, including a computerised
careers guidance system. Psychometric ability testing and personality profiling
for career development purposes (with feedback) can also be arranged, on an
ad hoc basis, where sufficient demand exists. In addition, three
career development workshops (Career Review and Planning, Job Search
Skills, and Effective Interview Preparation), all designed specifically for
contract research staff who are looking to review their career options, or to
find alternative work, are run at various times throughout the year. To book
a place on any of these workshops contact the Institute for the Advancement
of University Learning (telephone: (2)86808, e-mail:
services@learning.ox.ac.uk).

Further details of the service are available from John Kirwan, the careers
adviser for contract research staff (telephone: (2)74736, e-mail:
crs@cas.ox.ac.uk., Web site: www.careers.ox.ac.uk).

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MAISON FRANÇAISE


Exhibitions

Monet's garden—and the lesser-known Provence: a photographic
exhibition in two parts by Fred Jarvis. `Monet's garden' is now open, until 27
October; `The lesser-known Provence' will be open 30 October–9
November.

Opening times: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–6 p.m., and Saturday, 9
a.m.–12 noon. Closed on Sundays. Admission free. At the Maison
Française d'Oxford, Norham Road (telephone: Oxford (2)74220, e-mail:
maison@herald.ox.ac.uk).

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ST JOHN'S COLLEGE AND COLIN CARR


Chamber Music 2001–2

The following events will be held in the Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St
John's College.

Admission to concerts is free. Programmes are available from the Porters'
Lodge, but are reserved for members of the college until about ten days before
the event. Each programme is valid as an admission ticket until ten minutes
before the event; any vacant seats will then be filled from the door.

Master-classes: chamber groups or performing soloists receive
coaching in front of an informal audience. There is no charge, either for
performers or audience. Any performers wishing to take advantage of this
opportunity to obtain free coaching should apply via the College Secretary as
soon as possible.

Thur. 22 Nov., 8.30 p.m. THE BORROMEO QUARTET perform
Beethoven quartets op. 18, no. 5, op. 95, and op. 127.

Fri. 23 Nov., 10 a.m: THE BORROMEO QUARTET: master-class.

Wed. 28 Nov., 8.30 p.m. ORCHESTRA OF THE AGE OF
ENLIGHTENMENT: wind soloists from the orchestra perform Mozart,
Serenades K.388 and K.375, and music from Don Giovanni
(arr. Triebensee).

Thur. 29 Nov., 2 p.m. ANTONY PAY: master-class.

Mon. 25 Feb., 8.30 p.m. YAEL WEISS, MARK KAPLAN, and COLIN
CARR: piano trios.

Tue. 26 Feb., 10 a.m. YAEL WEISS, MARK KAPLAN, and COLIN
CARR: master-class.

Sat. 4 May, 8.30 p.m. THOMAS SAUER performs piano works by
Beethoven, including the Moonlight Sonata and
Diabelli Variations.

Sun. 5 May, 10 a.m. THOMAS SAUER: master-class.

Fri. 24 May, 8.30 p.m. COLIN CARR and friends perform string
sextets.

Sat. 25 May, 10 a.m. COLIN CARR: master-class.

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THE UNIVERSITY CLUB

Club membership is free to all university staff, graduates, and university
visitors.

The club provides: a café, open 8 a.m.–8 p.m. (currently
Monday–Friday); a bar, open 12 noon–11 p.m. (currently
Monday–Friday); accommodation, all year round at very reasonable rates
(closed 22 December–2 January); conference and meeting room hire;
catering provision for departmental and private events

For sports enthusiasts the club has satellite and terrestrial TV in the bar
showing live sporting events. The Mansfield Road site provides a sports
pavilion and field sports facilities which include provision for football, tennis,
cricket, archery, martial arts, and aerobics. A squash court is also available.

Details of membership and of all services, clubs, contacts, etc., can
be found on the club's Web site.

The University Club is at 6/8 South Parks Road (telephone: (2)71044, e-
mail: enquiries@club.ox.ac.uk, Web site: http://www.club.ox.ac.uk).

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 11 October 2001: Lectures<br />

Lectures


Contents of this section:

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INAUGURAL LECTURE

PROFESSOR AVNER OFFER, Chichele Professor of Economic History, will deliver his
inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 6 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Why is the public sector so large in market societies? The
political economy of prudence in the UK, c. 1870–2000.'

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CAMERON MACKINTOSH VISITING PROFESSOR
OF CONTEMPORARY THEATRE

The next Cameron Mackintosh Lecture will take place at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 17 October,
in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College. The lecture will take the form
of a dialogue between the Cameron Mackintosh Professor, JOHN NAPIER (set designer) and
THELMA HOLT (director).

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CLARENDON LECTURES IN ENGLISH 2001

Fantastic metamorphoses and other worlds: ways of telling the self

MARINA WARNER will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in English at 5 p.m. on the
following Tuesdays in Lecture Theatre 2, the St Cross Building.

16 Oct.: `Mutating: Ovid's Golden Age, Bosch's "Painting of
the Strawberry", and the "poor" friar, Ramon Pane.'

13 Nov.: `Hatching: Leda and the Swan, Aladdin and the Roc
(Francesco Colonna, Leonardo, Antoine Galland.'

20 Nov.: `Splitting: imperial Gothic, or, the Zombie Encounter (S.T.
Coleridge, Lafcadio Hearn, Jean Rhys).'

27 Nov.: `Doubling: alters and daimons (Carlo Gozzi, James Hogg,
Toni Morrison, Philip Pullman).'

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CLARENDON LECTURES IN MANAGEMENT
STUDIES 2001

PROFESSOR RONALD BURT, Professor of Sociology and Strategy at the University of
Chicago, and Professor of Organisational Behaviour, INSEAD, will deliver the Clarendon
Lectures in Management Studies at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Saïd Business
School, Park End Street.

Tue. 30 Oct.: `Social capital, structural holes: creating and
delivering values.'

Wed. 31 Oct.: `Trust: gossip, bandwidth, and echo.'

Thur. 1 Nov.: `Reputation: etiology and consequences.'

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GARETH EVANS MEMORIAL LECTURE 2001

PROFESSOR D.K. LEWIS, Princeton University, will deliver the Gareth Evans Memorial
Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 30 October, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross
Building.

Subject: `Ramseyan humility.'

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FORD'S LECTURES IN BRITISH HISTORY

PROFESSOR PETER CLARKE, Cambridge, will deliver the Ford's Lectures in British
History in Hilary Term. The series will open on Friday, 18 January, and conclude on Friday,
22 February. Lectures will be given at 5 p.m. in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The projection of British identity in the world during the
twentieth century.'

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

MARGARET DRABBLE will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Thursday, 18 October, in the St Cross
Building.

Subject: `Public speech and public silence.'


CARYL PHILLIPS, novelist, will read from and talk about his work at 5.15 p.m. on
Thursday, 8 November, in Lecture Theatre 2, the St Cross Building.

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MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Oxford Physics Colloquia

The following colloquia will be held at 4.15 p.m. on Fridays in the Martin Wood Lecture
Theatre, the Clarendon Laboratory.

Conveners: D. Sherrington, MA, D.Phil., Wykeham Professor of
Physics, and J.I. Silk, MA, D.Phil., Savilian Professor of Astronomy.

PROFESSOR J. ZIMAN, Bristol

19 Oct.: `The non-instrumental role of science.'

PROFESSOR P. SANDARS

26 Oct.: `Biological (homo) chirality: a physicist in
Wonderland.'

PROFESSOR A. MACKENZIE, St Andrews

9 Nov.: `Metamagnetic criticality in the bilayer ruthenate metal:
Sr3Ru2O7.'

DR E.W. KOLB, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, USA

16 Nov.: `The "alarming" phenomenon of particle
creation in the expanding universe.'

PROFESSOR P. JEZZARD

23 Nov.: `Functional imaging of the brain with magnetic
resonance imaging.'

PROFESSOR R. PALMER, Brookhaven Laboratory and Stanford; Astor Visiting Lecturer

30 Nov.: `The production and cooling of intense muon
beams—from neutrino factories to muon colliders at the energy frontier.'

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Theoretical Physics Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Fridays in the Nuclear Physics Lecture
Theatre.

Conveners: G.G. Ross, MA, Professor of Theoretical Physics, and
R.B. Stinchcombe, MA, Reader in Physics.

DR S. SARKAR

12 Oct.: `Cosmology in wonderland.'

PROFESSOR H. NEUBERGER, Rutgers

26 Oct.: `Chiral symmetry outside perturbation theory.'

PROFESSOR A. SCHOFIELD, Birmingham

9 Nov.: `The demise of the electron.'

PROFESSOR J. KEATING, Bristol

23 Nov.: `Random matrix theory and [zeta] (1/2+it).'

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Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Thursdays in the Clarendon
Laboratory.

Details of the 15 November seminar will be announced later.

Conveners: R.J. Nicholas, MA, D.Phil., and J.T. Chalker, MA,
D.Phil., Professors of Physics.

DR J. SINGLETON

11 Oct.: `2D or not 2D?; experimental tests of effective
dimensionality in layered correlated electron systems.'

DR M. KUBBALL, Bristol

18 Oct.
: `The magic of optical spectroscopy on III-nitrides, its nanostructures
and devices.'

DR L. BREY, Madrid

25 Oct.: `A lattice-spin mechanism for colossal
magnetoresistance in maganites.'

PROFESSOR T.C.B. MCLEISH, Leeds

1 Nov.: `A tangled tale: the topological dynamics of entangled
polymers.'

PROFESSOR D. MIHAILOVIC, Ljubljana, Slovenia

8 Nov.: `Molybdenum disulphide nanotubes: structural,
mechanical, and electronic properties.'

DR M. TURLAKOV, Cambridge

22 Nov.: `High-temperature superconductivity, Coulomb
energy, and Umklapp scattering.'

PROFESSOR M. MILES, Bristol

29 Nov.: `AFM of biological systems: from cells to molecules.'

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Department of Atomic and Laser Physics

The following seminars will be held at 1.45 p.m. on Mondays in the Audrey Wood Seminar
Room, the Clarendon Laboratory.

PROFESSOR M. CHARLTON, Swansea

29 Oct.: `Towards cold antihydrogen.'

PROFESSOR P. EWART

5 Nov.: `Things that go bump in the light! or non-linear optics
with fluctuating light and colliding atoms.'

DR D.P. HAND, Heriot-Watt

12 Nov.: `Fibre optic delivery of high peak power pulsed laser
light for applications in machining and flow measurement.'

DR M. GOWER, Exitech Ltd.

26 Nov.: `Laser microfabrication.'

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Department of Earth Sciences

The following seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Mondays in the Lecture Theatre, the
Department of Earth Sciences. Comments or suggestions should be directed to Dr P.C.
England.

DR M. SUTTON

15 Oct.: `The worm that turned: computer reconstructions of
Silurian soft-bodied fossils.'

DR S. GUPTA, Imperial College, London

22 Oct.: `What stratigraphy and geomorphology can tell us
about the growth of normal faults.'

DR S. LAMB

29 Oct.: `A mountain on the move—late Cenozoic
kinematics and dynamics of the Central Andes, South America.'

DR D. MARSHALL, Reading

5 Nov.: `Localisation of abrupt change in the North Atlantic
Thermohaline Circulation.'

DR C. DE LA ROCHA, Cambridge

12 Nov.: `Silicon isotope palaeoceanography.'

PROFESSOR A. GALE, Greenwich

19 Nov.: `Global correlation of cretaceous sea-level events:
evidence for astronomical control?'

DR M. WIDDOWSON, Open University

26 Nov.: `Timing and duration—the key to understanding
the Deccan Traps CFB.'

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Soft matter, biomaterials, and interfaces

The following seminars will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays in the New Seminar Room, the
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory. Details of the 27 November seminar will be
announced later.

Convener: J. Klein, MA, D.Phil., Dr Lee's Professor of
Chemistry.

DR J. CLARKE, Cambridge

16 Oct.: `Combining nanotechnology, protein engineering, and
MD simulation to study protein folding.'

PROFESSOR R. JONES, Sheffield

30 Oct.: `Finite size and surface effects on the glass transition
in thin polymer films.'

PROFESSOR C. AMATORE, École Normale Supérieure, Paris

6 Nov.: `Exocytosis of adrenaline at the single cell level:
delicate interplay between membrane dynamics and matrix swelling.'

PROFESSOR S. GRANICK, Illinois

13 Nov.: `Puzzles of polymers at surfaces.'

PROFESSOR J. PETHICA

20 Nov.: `Nanomechanics at surfaces.'

DR M. SUTTON

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Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory

Unless otherwise indicated, the following colloquia will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the
Main Lecture Theatre, the Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory.

Convener: M.L.H. Green, MA, Professor of Inorganic
Chemistry.

PROFESSOR M. SCHRODER, Nottingham

15 Oct.: `Metal co-ordination framework polymers: routes to
micro- and mesoporous materials.'

PROFESSOR R.G. DENNING

22 Oct.: `Photonic crystals in a flash.'

PROFESSOR R.N. PERUTZ, York

29 Oct.: `Photo-active supramolecules: will electronics rescue
the chemists?'

PROFESSOR E.I. SOLOMON, Stanford

5 Nov.: `Active sites in non-heme iron
enzymes:structure/function correlations.'

PROFESSOR M.J. ROSSEINSKY, Liverpool

12 Nov.: `Low temperature chemistry of solids—unusual
oxidation states and new framework structures.'

PROFESSOR P.P. EDWARDS, Birmingham

19 Nov.: `The electron in solution.'

PROFESSOR T.J. MARKS, Northwestern University

Fri. 23 Nov.: `Heterogeneous meets homogeneous catalysis.
The case of single and multiple site olefin polymerisation.'

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Department of Materials: colloquia (revised notice)

The following colloquia will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Thursdays in the Hume-Rothery Lecture
Theatre, the Department of Materials.

Convener: Dr J.L. Hutchison.

PROFESSOR S. MORITA, Osaka

11 Oct.: `Atomic resolution AFM of semiconductor
surfaces.'

PROFESSOR V. BARANAUSKAS, Sao Paulo

18 Oct.: `Recent advances in diamond growth.'

PROFESSOR R. RICHARDSON, Bristol

25 Oct.: `Liquid crystals of all shapes and sizes.'
(Interdepartmental Polymer Seminar)

PROFESSOR R. SINCLAIR, Stanford

1 Nov.: `in situ HREM of interface
reactions.'

DR R. CLARK, New South Wales

8 Nov.: `Building a quantum computer.' (Provisional
title
)

PROFESSOR P. WITHERS, UMIST

15 Nov.: `Insight into composite micromechanics by neutron
and synchrotron diffraction.'

DR D. ROBINSON, Culham Laboratory

22 Nov.: `Fusion power for the future.'

DR K. URBAN, Research Centre Jülich, Germany

29 Nov.: `Applications of aberration-corrected HREM to
materials science.'

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MEDICAL SCIENCES

Seminars in public health and epidemiology

The following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Abraham Lecture Theatre,
Green College.

PROFESSOR J. HOLLY, Bristol

16 Oct.: `To live or let die! New perspectives of the IGF-
system.'

DR H. WEISS, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

23 Oct.: `Male circumcision and HIV prevention: the evidence
to date.'

DR J. CAIRNS, Harvard

30 Oct.: `Stem cells: mutagenesis and carcinogenesis.'

PROFESSOR D. DEYKIN, Boston

6 Nov.: `Epistemologic escapades: power games, meta-analytic
mischief, and the new archaeology.'

DR T. KEY

13 Nov.: `Endogenous sex-hormones and breast cancer.'

PROFESSOR G. DAVEY-SMITH, Bristol

20 Nov.: `Offspring birth characteristics and parental
cardiovascular disease mortality risk: evidence for intergenerational influences?'

DR C. BAIGENT

27 Nov.: `Renal function as an emerging risk factor for
cardiovascular disease.'

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

Graduate seminar in Spanish studies

Unless otherwise specified, the following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the
Taylor Institution.

Graduate members

16 Oct.: Research plans and research in progess.

DR A. GUIMERÁ, Research Fellow, Instituto de Historia, Consejo Superior de
Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid

Mon. 22 Oct.: `Trafalgar y Galdós: de la historia a la
literatura.' (Public lecture)

PROFESSOR J. LAWRANCE, Manchester

30 Oct.: `Allegory and apocalyptic in El Alboraique.'

DR H. GUNKEL, Stirling

6 Nov.: `Baltasar Gracián (1601–58):
hombre en su siglo or the Art of Spin.' (Public lecture, in
honour of the quatercentenary of the birth of Gracián
)

MS K. BOWSHER

13 Nov.: `Latin American history as problem: Abel Posse and
the new historical novel.'

PROFESSOR T. DADSON, Birmingham

20 Nov.: `The moriscos of Villarrubia de las
Ojos and their expulsion: 1611–14.'

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MODERN HISTORY

Seminar in Medieval History

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Old Library, All Souls
College.

Conveners: R.R. Davies, MA, D.Phil., Chichele Professor of
Medieval History, and C.P. Wormald, MA, University Lecturer (CUF) in Modern
History.

P. NOLD

15 Oct.: `Cardinal Bertrand de la Tour OFM and apostolic
poverty.'

J. GRAHAM-CAMPBELL, University College, London

22 Oct.: `The Danelaw and its dual economy.'

M. HOLFORD, York

29 Oct.: `Thinking about the regions in late medieval
England.'

J. DENTON, Manchester/Sheffield

5 Nov.: `Why was there a Franco-Papal crisis between 1301
and 1303?'

C. RAUER, Birmingham

12 Nov.: `Origin myths and the vernacular: the Old English
version of Pope Sergius' Bull for Malmesbury.'

D. ABULAFIA, Cambridge

19 Nov.: `Seven types of ambiguity: wandering across medieval
frontiers.'

Y. TOREN

26 Nov.: `The confessional interrogation in the thirteenth
century.'

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Science and religion in historical perspective

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Modern History Faculty
Building.

Conveners: Professor Brooke and Professor Mayr-Harting.

PROFESSOR MAYR-HARTING

17 Oct.: `Religion and arithmetic in the tenth-century
West.'

ROBIN BRIGGS

24 Oct.: `Pascal's wager: probability theory and rationalism in
early modern Europe.'

JAMES SECORD

31 Oct.: `The Victorians and the Book of Creation.'

MARTIN RUDWICK

7 Nov.: `The antiquity of the earth and the antiquity of
man.'

GEOFFREY CANTOR

14 Nov.: `Quakers and science.'

PROFESSOR BROOKE

21 Nov.: `Darwinism and the unification of nature.'

JAMES MOORE

28 Nov.: `Alfred Russel Wallace: science in the spirit world.'

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Portuguese and Brazilian history

The following lectures will be given at 12 noon on Thursdays in the Centre for Portuguese
Language—Instituto Camoes. The centre is in Littlegate House, St Ebbe's.

PROFESSOR BRANCO

11 Oct.: `Nation building and national identity,
1100–1300' (part I).

18 Oct.: `Nation building and national identity, 1100–1300' (part
II).

PROFESSOR EARLE

25 Oct.: `The Portuguese discoveries.'

DR P. ALONSO

1 Nov.: `Nation building and national identity in nineteenth- and
twentieth-century Portugal.'

DR CAREY

8 Nov.: `Portugal's East Timor débâcle
reconsidered, 1974–2001.'

PROFESSOR BETHELL

15 Nov.: `Brazil: Portuguese colony, independent empire, and
first republic.'

PROFESSOR BETHELL

22 Nov.: `Brazil since 1930.'

DR GOLDEY

29 Nov.: `The transition to and consolidation of democracy in
Portugal after 1974.'

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MUSIC

The Bach Symposium 2001: Understanding Bach through science, art, and criticism

The symposium will take place in the Holywell Music Room on Monday, 17 December, and
Tuesday, 18 December. It will look at the composer from a vantage-point above the
arts–science divide, considering the way that Bach's music has become the focus of
scientific, artistic, and critical thought in various disciplines.

Booking forms and general information may be obtained from Alexander Binns, St Anne's
College, Oxford OX2 6HS (e-mail: alexander.binns@st-annes.ox.ac.uk). Programme
information may be obtained from Reinhard Strohm, Bach Research Group, Faculty of
Music, St Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1DB (telephone: Oxford (2)76137, e-mail:
reinhard.strohm@music.ox.ac.uk).

Conveners: Dr J. Butt, Professor R. Strohm, and Ruth Tatlow.

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ORIENTAL STUDIES

Medieval Studies Seminar Series: Historical writing in the Near East,
500–1500: comparative perspectives

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Faculty Room, the
Oriental Institute.

Convener: C.F. Robinson, MA (Ph.D. Harvard), University Lecturer
in Islamic History.

DR J.D. HOWARD-JOHNSTON

17 Oct.: `Byzantine historiography 500–1000: contraction
of horizons and revival of classicism.'

PROFESSOR R.W. THOMSON

24 Oct.: `The first thousand years of Armenian historical
writing (400–1400): background and general characteristics.'

DR T. GREENWOOD

31 Oct.: `Armenian historical writing in the tenth century:
developments and limitations.'

DR ROBINSON

7 Nov.: `Islamic historiography 800–1200: traditionalism
and the emergence of genre.'

PROFESSOR E.M. JEFFREYS

14 Nov.: `Byzantine historiography 1000–1500: the end
of the tradition?'

D.S. RICHARDS

21 Nov.: `Later Islamic historiography: bureaucracy and
biography.'

DR J. WEINBERG, Leo Baeck College, London

28 Nov.: `Jewish historiography of the sixteenth century.'

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THEOLOGY

A Scientific Theology—Nature (book-launch)

There will be a reception at 7.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 23 October, in the Champneys Room,
Oriel College, for the launch of The Revd Professor Alister McGrath's new book, A
Scientific Theology—Nature
. The programme is as follows:

Introduction: Professor John Hedley Brooke, Andrea Idreos Professor of Science
and
Religion and Fellow of Harris Manchester College.

Presentation of the `Scientific Theology' project: The Revd Professor Alister
McGrath,
Professor of Historical Theology and Principal of Wycliffe Hall.

Responses by: The Revd Professor John Webster, Lady Margaret Professor of
Divinity and
Canon of Christ Church, and The Revd Professor Keith Ward, Regius Professor of Divinity
and Canon of Christ Church.

Tickets are not required for admission.

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Ian Ramsey Centre

Theology, science, and medicine

The following seminars will be held at 8.15 for 8.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Hood Room,
St Cross College.

Conveners: Professor J.H. Brooke and Dr Margaret Yee.

PROFESSOR B. LEONARD, National University of Ireland, Galway

11 Oct.: `A neuroscientist looks at the brain–mind
dichotomy.'

PROFESSOR J.S. WATT, University College, London

25 Oct.: `Ethical dilemmas in neonatal medicine.'

DR D. TEAL

8 Nov.: `Autonomy, identity, and the meaning of
"health" in a consumerised medical culture.'

DR YEE


22 Nov.: `The human person: brain, mind, and spirit.'

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ROTHERMERE AMERICAN INSTITUTE

Jewish identities and American writing

This conference, sponsored by the Rothermere American Institute and the English Faculty,
will be held on between Friday, 26 October, and Sunday, 28 October, in the Milner Hall,
Rhodes House (Parks Road entrance). The co-organisers are Professor Hermione Lee and
Professor R.L. Bush.

Panels will include: Patrimonies, Jewish American Fiction, Jewish Critics and Modern
Culture, Jewish American Poetry, and Intellectuals and Political Languages.

Speakers will include: Robert Pinsky, Howard Jacobson, Grace Paley, Judith Baumel,
Jaqueline Osherow, and Michael Lerner.

Further information may be obtained from Andrea Beighton, Rothermere American Institute
(telephone: Oxford (2)82710, e-mail: andrea.beighton@rai.ox.ac.uk).

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CENTRE FOR BRAZILIAN STUDIES

Enquiries about any of the events below should be directed to the Centre for Brazilian
Studies, 92 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 7ND (e-mail: enquiries@brazil.ox.ac.uk, Internet:
http://www.brazil.ox.ac.uk).

Public lecture

PROFESSOR A.J.R. RUSSELL-WOOD, Johns Hopkins University, will deliver a public
lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 4 December, in the Ashmolean Museum.

Subject: `Brazil and the wider world, 1500–1822.'


Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Centre for Brazilian
Studies.

DR E. GIANNETTI DA FONSECA, Faculdades IBMEC, Sao Paulo

16 Oct.: `The aftermath of devaluation in Brazil.'

DR A. BARTHOLOMEW

23 Oct.: `The Brazilian experience of Mercosur: an analysis of
the impact of regional integration on trade flows.'

DR E. NEVES, Sao Paulo

30 Oct.: `Anthropogenic landscapes in the Amazon.'

DR J. NICOLAU, Instituto Universitario de Pesquisas do Rio de Janeiro

13 Nov.: `Historia da participacao eleitoral no Brasil.'

DR E. GIANNETTI DA FONSECA, Faculdades IBMEC, Sao Paulo

20 Nov.: `Economics and happiness: the Brazilian case.'


Workshops

The following one-day workshops will be held at the Centre for Brazilian Studies. Enquiries
should be directed to the Centre for Brazilian Studies (see contact details above).

Fri. 23 Nov.: `Political reform in Brazil.'

Fri. 30 Nov.: `Foreign direct investment in the Brazilian automotive
industry: context and general issues.'

Mon. 3 Dec.: `The politics of central banking in new democracies,
with special reference to Brazil.'

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SAÏD BUSINESS SCHOOL AND ST
ANTONY'S
COLLEGE

Corporate foreign policy

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Saïd Business
School, Park End Street.

Details may be subject to change. Up-to-date information will be available on the Saïd
Business School Web site, http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk.

Conveners: Professor Mari Sako, Saïd Business School, Dr
Valpy Fitzgerald, St Antony's College, and Dr Risto Penttila, Senior Associate Member, St
Antony's College and Fellow of the Saïd Business School.

E. MAYO, New Economics Foundation

16 Oct.: `Are corporations a threat to democracy?'

N. BUTLER, Policy Adviser, BP

23 Oct.: `The potential and limits of corporate foreign
policy.'

A. TURNER, Vice-Chairman, Merrill Lynch, Europe

30 Oct.: `Should corporations assume state-like international
responsibilities?'

PROFESSOR V. FITZGERALND

6 Nov.: `The firm in international political economy.'

PROFESSOR N. FERGUSON

13 Nov.: `Firms and foreign policy in history.'

G. DAVIS, Vice-President, Shell

20 Nov.: `Corporations, governments, and NGOs.'

R. EGLIN, Director, WTO

27 Nov.: `The firm and the WTO: a missing link?'

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BYZANTINE STUDIES

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the New Seminar Room, St
John's College.

Conveners: E.M. Jeffreys, B.Litt., MA, Bywater and Sotheby
Professor of Byzantine and Modern Greek Language and Literature, J.D. Howard-Johnston,
MA, D.Phil., University Lecture in Byzantine Studies, and M.C.M. Mango, MA, D.Phil.,
University Lecturer in Byzantine Archaeology and Art.

DR T. GREENWOOD

16 Oct.: `Patterns of contact and communication: Byzantium
and Armenia 860–976.'

PROFESSOR S. LIEU, Macquarie

23 Oct.: `Myth and Constantine the Great.'

DR J. ELSNER

30 Oct.: `Piety and passion: contest and consensus in the early
Christian pilgrimage.'

D. KOROBEINIKOV

6 Nov.: `Diplomatic correspondence between Byzantium and
Oriental powers in the thirteenth to fourteenth centuries.'

DR MANGO

13 Nov.: `Recent scientific work related to silver mining in Asia
Minor.'

DR T. ANTONOPOULOS, Ioannina

20 Nov.: `Medieval Hungarian historical sources and the
portrait of Byzantium.'

DR B. CROKE, Sydney

27 Nov.: `Problems in Zosimus' New
History
.'

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COMPARATIVE PHILOLOGY AND GENERAL
LINGUISTICS

PROFESSOR PETER SCHRIJVER, University of Munich, will lecture at 5 p.m. on
Tuesday, 23 October, in Somerville College.

Convener: A. Morpurgo Davies, MA, Professor of Comparative
Philology.

Subject: `The language of Linear A: structure and affiliation.'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR HEBREW AND JEWISH
STUDIES


David Patterson Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays in Yarnton Manor. All are
welcome to attend.

Transport by the OCHJS minibus will be provided from the Playhouse, Beaumont Street, at
6.40 and 7.45 p.m., returning at 9.45 p.m. A single fare costs £1.50 (students
(£1.10).

Convener: G. Abramson, MA, Cowley Lecturer in Post-Biblical
Hebrew.

DR G.S. PAULSSON

17 Oct.: `Secret city: the hidden Jews of Warsaw,
1940–5.'

PROFESSOR J. DUHAIME, Montreal

24 Oct.: `A prayer for the eschatological war from the Dead
Sea Scrolls' (1QM xi 1–12).'

DR S. HONIGMAN, Tel Aviv

31 Oct.: `The "Letter of Aristeas" and the origins
of the Septuagint: a new approach to old issues.'

DR E. DVORJETSKI, Haifa

7 Nov.: `Thermo-mineral waters in the Eastern Mediterranean
Basin: historical, archaeological, and medicinal aspects.'

PROFESSOR Y. MURATA, Toho University, Chiba, Japan

14 Nov.: `Taming the paradox: poems of Yehuda
Amichai.'

DR J. WEINBERG

21 Nov.: `A sixteenth-century Italian Jew reads the
Gospels.'

RABBI D.H. LINCOLN, Senior Rabbi, Park Avenue Synagogue, New York

28 Nov.: `The legal status of Karaites in the light of Halacha.'

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CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIES,
ROTHERMERE AMERICAN INSTITUTE

11 September and its implications for international politics

The following seminar will be held at 5 p.m. on Fridays of Weeks 2, 4, 6, and 8, in the
Seminar Room (basement), the Rothermere American Institute. Topics and speakers for other
weeks will be announced later.

Conveners: E.A. Roberts, MA, Montague Burton Professor of
International Relations, A.J. Hurrell, MA, M.Phil., D.Phil., University Lecturer in
International Relations, and Y.F. Khong, MA, John G. Winant Lecturer in American Foreign
Policy.

PROFESSOR ROBERTS, DR HURRELL, and DR KHONG

19 Oct.: `The United States' response and the multilateral
framework.'

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NISSAN INSTITUTE OF JAPANESE STUDIES

The following lectures will be given this term in the Nissan Institute of Japanese
Studies.

DR REBICK and others
Mon., Wed., Fri. 9–10 a.m.: Survey course on modern East Asia.

PROFESSOR STOCKWIN

Mon. 12 noon–1 p.m.: Japanese politics through
contemporary Japanese language newspapers (reading class; weeks 2–8
only).

DR REBICK

Tue., Wed., 10–11.30 a.m.: Special texts in
economics.

PROFESSOR STOCKWIN

Tue. 11 a.m.–1 p.m.: Japanese political texts.

DR REBICK

Wed. 12 noon–1 p.m.: The Japanese economy.

DR GOODMAN

Thur. 11 a.m.–12 noon: `Japanese education and social
policy in anthropological perspective.'

PROFESSOR STOCKWIN

Fri. 12 noon–1 p.m.: `Politics in Japan.'

DR WASWO and DR GOODMAN

Fri. 2.30–4 p.m.: Graduate seminar in modern Japanese
studies.

PROFESSOR STOCKWIN and others

Fri. 5–7 p.m.: Nissan Institute Seminar.

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MAISON FRANÇAISE

Texte et image

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Maison
Française.

Further information may be obtained from Nathalie Aubert (Oxford Brookes) or Nicola
Luckhurst (Somerville College).

C. RIBEYROL, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Lyon

24 Oct.: `De Ruskin à Fromentin: l'ekphrasis ou les
ambiguïtés du concept de modernité.'

D. OSTROWSKA, Queen's College

31 Oct.: `The importance of the cinematic metaphor in French
literary theory of the sixties.'

DR R. FOTIADE, Glasgow

7 Nov.: `Latent images: Brassaï and the Proustian camera
eye.'

DR E. GUALTIERI, Sussex

14 Nov.: `Photography, textuality, and auto-ethnography in
Un Paese.'

DR J. SIMPSON, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College

21 Nov.: `Symbolism and Cubism's visual metaphors.'

DR F. BINCKES, Brasenose College

28 Nov.: `Poison in the pot-au-feu: reading George du Maurier
beyond Trilby.'

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UNIVERSITY MUSEUM OF NATURAL
HISTORY

Palaebiology seminar series

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Lecture Theatre, the
University Museum of Natural History.

Conveners: Dr Paul Barrett (paul.barrett@zoo.ox.ac.uk), and Dr Mark
Sutton (mark.sutton@earth.ox.ac.uk).

DR J. FRANCIS, Leeds

17 Oct.: `Cretaceous and Tertiary forests in Antarctica: a polar
paradise in a greenhouse world.'

DR A. MILNER, Natural History Museum, London

31 Oct.: `Dinosaurs and birds—Chinese feathered
connections.'

PROFESSOR M. BENTON, Bristol

14 Nov.: `Biodiversity on land and in the sea: different
régimes?'

PROFESSOR D. EDWARDS, Cardiff

28 Nov.: `The green invasion—latest news from the front.'

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REFUGEE STUDIES CENTRE

Harrell-Bond Lecture

PROFESSOR H. HONGJU KOH, Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of
International Law, Yale Law School, will deliver the Harrell-Bond Lecture at 5 p.m. on
Wednesday, 17 October in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Why nations obey international law: a view from the
trenches.'

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MANSFIELD COLLEGE


Oxford Centre for the Environment, Ethics, and
Society

Summit to summit: the road to Rio+10

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Council Room, ground
floor (main building), Mansfield College. Admission is free and open to the public. Further
information may be obtained from Caroline Bastable, OCEES, Mansfield College, Mansfield
Road, Oxford OX1 3TF (telephone and fax: Oxford (2)70886, e-mail:
ocees@mansfield.ox.ac.uk).

S. HUQ, Director, Climate Change Programme, International Institute for Environment and
Development

16 Oct.: `Rio+10: through southern eyes.'

R. THORPE, Chief Scientist, Research and Development, Meteorological Office

30 Oct.: `How sound is the science of climate change?'

D. OSBORN, Chair, UNED-UK

6 Nov.: `What should Rio+10 achieve? What can it
achieve?'

S. HENDRY, Head of Global Atmosphere Division, DEFRA

13 Nov.: `Climate change policy: the view from
Whitehall.'

M. MCKENZIE-HEDGER, Head of UK Climate Impacts Programme, Environmental
Change Institute

20 Nov.: `If the world won't change, can/will it adapt
successfully?'

SIR CRISPIN TICKELL

27 Nov.: `Human responsibilities in the global environment.'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE


Elliott Lecture

THE RT. HON. ROBIN COOK, PC, MP, will deliver the Elliott Lecture at 5 p.m. on
Friday, 9 November, in St Antony's College.

Subject: `Globalisation: curse or boon?'

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ST CATHERINE'S COLLEGE


Sir Patrick Nairne Lecture

The Annual Sir Patrick Nairne Lecture will be given in the form of a dialogue between SIR
MICHAEL QUINLAN, GCB, and SIR TIMOTHY GARDEN, KCB, FRAES, at 5 p.m. on
Friday, 26 October, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.

Subject: `Twenty-first century war.'

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ST EDMUND HALL


Philip Geddes Memorial Lecture

THE HON. DOMINIC LAWSON, Editor, the Sunday Telegraph, will
deliver the Philip Geddes Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 6 November, in the
Examination Schools.

Subject: `The heart of journalism.'

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ST HUGH'S COLLEGE


Becket Institute

Church and State seminars

The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Becket Institute, St
Hugh's College.

DR P. DUNCAN, School of Slavonic and East European Studies

17 Oct.: `Russian Messianism and its role today.'

DR T. HALIK, Charles University

7 Nov.: `The Czech republic: towards a new understanding of
religion.'

M. GIEDROYC

21 Nov.: `State and churches: medieval Lithuania.'

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ST PETER'S COLLEGE


Cairncross Memorial Lecture

PETER SINCLAIR, Professor of Economics, Birmingham University, and Director, Central
Bank Studies, the Bank of England, will deliver the Cairncross Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m.
on Tuesday, 30 October, in the Junior Common Room, St Peter's College.

Subject: `War, states, and factor movements.'

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TRINITY COLLEGE


Chatham Lecture

In anticipation of its 450th anniversary in 2005, Trinity College has inaugurated a series of
lectures on future aspects of public affairs. The series is named after the Earl of Chatham,
one of the college's most celebrated graduates.

PROFESSOR SIR JOHN SULSTON, the Sanger Centre, will deliver the fourth Chatham
Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 19 October, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross
Building.

Subject: `The common thread—society and the human genome.'

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WOLFSON COLLEGE


Ronald Syme Lecture

PROFESSOR T.J. CORNELL, Professor of Ancient History, University of Manchester, will
deliver the Ronald Syme Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 1 November, in the Hall, Wolfson
College. The lecture will be open to the public.

Subject: `Republican legislation and the Roman historians.'

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REGENT'S PARK COLLEGE

The view from eternity: perspectives on faith and time in contemporary thought

Unless indicated otherwise, the following public lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays
in Regent's Park College.

DR P. FIDDES

16 Oct.: `Expecting the unexpected: eschatology and the healing
of time.'

J. DARNBOROUGH

23 Oct.: `Time, eternity, and music.'

DR D. WILKINSON, St John's College, Durham

30 Oct., 8 p.m.: `The matrix, Star Trek, and
God: time and eternity and science fiction.'

PROFESSOR KEITH WARD

6 Nov.: `The temporality of God.'

DR J.M. SOSKICE, Cambridge

13 Nov.: `Did the Fathers baptise Aristotle? Eternity and
creatio ex nihilo.'

DR R. TEICHMANN

20 Nov.: `Outside time.'

PROFESSOR R. LE POIDEVIN, Leeds

27 Nov.: `Time and incarnation.'

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LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES GROUP

Digital projects in Oxford

A further series of talks on this subject will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays in Lecture
Room A, OUCS, 13 Banbury Road. Topics and speakers for other weeks will be announced
later.

The full schedule for Michaelmas Term can be found at:
http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ltg/dpo.shtml. Further information may be obtained from Nancy
Weitz (e-mail: nancy.weitz@oucs.ox.ac.uk).

JIM DAVIES

17 Oct.: a discussion of the Software Engineering Programme's
Web-based administration system.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 11 October 2001: Grants and Funding<br />

Grants and Research Funding


Contents of this section:

[Note. An asterisk denotes a reference to a previously
published or recurrent entry.]

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RESEARCH SERVICES OFFICE

The Oxford University Research Services Office (RSO) is based in
the University Offices, Wellington Square (with satellite offices
in the Medical School Offices of the John Radcliffe Hospital and
at 9 Parks Road). The RSO is part of the Finance Division of the
University's central administration.

The RSO is authorised to process all applications to outside
bodies for research grants and to sign research-related
agreements on behalf of the University. It can also provide
advice for those seeking external research funding or requiring
information about specific initiatives (e.g. LINK, EU research
programmes, etc.).

Research-related contracts with industry and other external
sponsors are negotiated through the RSO. Such contracts include
agreements covering the sponsorship of research, collaborative
research, clinical trials, services to industry, intellectual
property issues, confidentiality issues, material transfer, and
consultancy.

The RSO produces a weekly electronic bulletin of funding
opportunities with forthcoming deadlines for applications,
electronic Research Funding News (eRFN), which is available to
members of the University via the Internet at:
http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/rso/erin/. To receive a weekly e-mail
summarising the contents of the bulletin, please contact Ellen
McAteer, Information Assistant in the RSO (e-mail:
ellen.mcateer@admin.ox.ac.uk, telephone: (2)70082). Non-funding
research-related information is publicised via the RSO's
Web-based Bulletin Board, which is also available to members of
the University at:
http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/rso/oxonly/bboard.htm.

Contact details for certain members of the RSO are as
follows:

Ms Catherine Quinn, Director (telephone: (2)70158, e-mail:
catherine.quinn@admin.ox.ac.uk)

Dr Richard Liwicki, Head of Research Contracts Administration
(telephone: (2)70011, e-mail: richard.liwicki@admin.ox.ac.uk)

Mr Pierre-Manuel Espinasse, Head of Research Grants
Administration (telephone (2)70043, e-mail:
pierre.espinasse@admin.ox.ac.uk)

Dr Michael Halsey, Assistant Registrar (Clinical Research Grants
and Contracts), John Radcliffe Hospital satellite office
(telephone: (2)22604, e-mail: michael.halsey@admin.ox.ac.uk)

General enquiries may be addressed, in the first instance, to Mrs
Jane Taylor (telephone: (2)70143), who will be pleased to direct
calls to the appropriate member of staff. Further information
about the Research Services Office is available from the Web
site: http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/rso/.

Submitting research grant applications to external sponsors

All applications for external research funding must be endorsed
by the University before they are despatched to the sponsor,
whether or not this is required by the funding body. In order to
do this, the University requires all applications made to funding
bodies (such as the research councils, government departments,
UK and overseas charities and foundations, and industry) to be
checked and endorsed by the Research Services Office (RSO) on
behalf of the University. The reasons for this are to ensure
that:

—the funds requested are sufficient to cover the research
being undertaken (e.g. that correct and up-to-date salary scales
have been used);

—the costing rules of the University have been applied
correctly (e.g. that the appropriate level of indirect costs have
been applied);

—the guidelines of the funding body have been followed
correctly (e.g. that the funds requested may be used for the
purpose proposed); and

—the University would be in a position to accept the grant
should the application be successful (e.g. that appropriate
facilities are available to house the project, or that the
proposed research does not contravene University policy).

In addition, the RSO can:

—advise on the factors which should be taken into
consideration when costing research projects,

—provide information on funding body guidelines, and

—advise on the completion of the necessary application and
internal forms prior to submission to the RGO.

The administrative arrangements for submitting research funding
applications are available from the RSO's Web site at
http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/rso/oxonly/rgo/office.htm. In summary,
these are as follows: applicants should submit the original plus
one copy of their application, together with a completed copy of
the University's Outside Grants (OG) form, to the Research
Services Office, Wellington Square (telephone: (2)70146), or, in
the case of certain clinical departments, to the RSO satellite
office at the Medical School Offices of the John Radcliffe
Hospital (telephone: (2)20311), leaving three clear working days
for it to be processed.

In connection with the acceptance of research awards and
signature of research-related contracts it should be noted that
Statutes, Tit. X, cl. 3, provides that `no official
of the University or any other person employed by the University
or working in or in connection with any department of or under
the control of the University shall in connection with any
invention, discovery, or patent, or ... process, or manufacture
have authority to make any representations on behalf of the
University or to enter into any contract on behalf of the
University or to be concerned in any transaction whatsoever in
connection therewith on behalf of the University except with the
express consent of Council'.

Enquiries relating to the day-to-day processing of research
grant applications should be addressed to the RSO's Research
Grants Office (telephone: (2)70146, e-mail:
research.services@admin.ox.ac.uk), or, in the case of certain
clinical departments, to the RSO satellite office, the Medical
School Offices, Level 3, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington
(telephone: (2)22544).

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ROYAL COMMISSION FOR THE EXHIBITION OF
1851


Industrial Fellowships 2002

The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 proposes to offer
about six industrial fellowships in 2002 to graduates working in
British industry to encourage profitable innovation and
creativity.

The fellowships are tenable for up to three years and provide
50 per cent of the fellow's salary (up to a limit of £18,000
per annum, reviewed annually), university fees, and overseas
travel expenses (up to £3,200 per annum). An honorarium of
£10,000 will be paid to the fellow's university on
completion of the fellowship.

Applicants should:

—have a good first degree in engineering, science, or
medicine;

—be employed by a British company;

—have identified a research and/or development topic,
leading to a patent, product, or process specification within the
timescale of the award;

—have an established link with staff at a British
university;

—be British nationals, resident in the UK;

—normally be within two years from graduation (but older
candidates may apply).

Those considering applying for one of these grants are
reminded that all applications for research funding from
external sponsors, at whatever stage
, must be endorsed on
behalf of the University by the Research Services Office. Further
information regarding the procedure for this is available from:
http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/rso/oxonly/rgo/processes.htm.

Advice on how to apply is available from the Royal
Commission's Web site at www.royalcommission1851.org.uk. The
closing date for applications is Friday, 1 February
2002
. Any queries should be addressed
directly to Mr J. Middleton, CB, Royal Commission
for the Exhibition of 1851, Sherfield Building, Imperial
College, London SW7 2AZ (telephone: 020-7594 8790, fax: 020-7594
8794, e-mail: RoyalCom1851@ic.ac.uk, Web site:
http://www.royalcommission1851.org.uk).

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MICHAEL AND LOUISA VON CLEMM
FOUNDATION,
CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE, AND HARVARD UNIVERSITY


Michael von Clemm Fellowship 2002--3

Applications are invited for a Michael von Clemm Fellowship for
study at Harvard University during the academic year 2002--3. The
fellowship is in memory of Michael von Clemm (1935--97), who was
a graduate of Harvard and a graduate student (and subsequently
Honorary Fellow) of Corpus Christi College. It is open to
undergraduates at the University of Oxford who will be entering
their final year in October 2001 and also to those who graduated
in June 2001. It is intended to attract applicants of very high
academic calibre who have the personal qualities likely to
conduce to success in a non-academic career. The holder will also
be perceived (however informally) as an `ambassadorial'
representative of Oxford at Harvard, and should be content with
and capable of that role.

The successful applicant will spend a year at the Harvard
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences as a Special Student
following a course of study or research of his or her choice
(subject to the availability of tuition or supervision at
Harvard); he/she must apply to and be registered at that School
and no other. The fellowship is not intended for those wishing
to study vocational subjects, such as Business Administration or
Law. Potential applicants are advised to look at the School Web
site (www.gsas.harvard.edu), and should if possible list in their
application the specific courses there which they hope to take.

The fellowship will meet the costs of all tuition at Harvard
as well as travel between Boston and the UK and will provide an
allowance sufficient to cover the costs of living at Harvard.

Those wishing to be considered should write to the College
Secretary, Corpus Christi College, Oxford OX1 4JF, asking for
further particulars and an application form, together with a copy
of the information for referees. It is the responsibility of
applicants to ask three referees to write directly to the same
address. Completed application forms and references must reach
the College Secretary not later than 26 October 2001. Late or
incomplete applications will not be considered.

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<br /> Oxf. Univ. Gazette, 11 October 2001: Examinations and Boards<br />

Examinations and Boards


Contents of this section:

[Note. An asterisk denotes a reference to a previously published or recurrent
entry.]

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, the
following changes in regulations made by the Life and Environmental Sciences Board will
come into effect on 26 October.


Life and Environmental Sciences Board

Honour School of Human Sciences

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 231, delete l. 32 and substitute `(4)
Demography and
Population'.

2 Ibid., delete l. 33 and substitute `Within paper 4, there will
be an examination in Demographic Techniques and Analysis, in'.

3 Ibid., p. 233, delete l. 15 and substitute `4. Demography and
Population'.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 11 October 2001: Colleges<br />

Colleges, Halls, and Societies


Contents of this section:

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OBITUARIES


Christ Church

JOHN HAMILTON SCOBELL ARMSTRONG, 25 May 2001; commoner 1945.

MAJ. DOUGLAS PERCY CODRINGTON NATION, 2 September 2001; commoner 1960.
Aged
59.

WILLIAM JOHN ANTHONY WILBEFORCE, CMG, 2 September 2001; commoner 1949.
Aged
71.

PETER GEORGE HUGH YOUNIE, March 1999; commoner 1951.

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Keble College

WILLIAM SPENCER BARRETT, 23 September 2001; Official Fellow 1952–81,
Honorary
Fellow 1981–2001. Aged 87.

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St Antony's College

LADY LIVIA STELA (PUSSY) DEAKIN, 7 August 2001; wife of the college's Founding
Warden, Sir William Deakin. Aged 85.

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MEMORIAL SERVICE


Linacre College

A Memorial Service for FREDA NEWCOMBE (LADY CARTLEDGE), formerly Fellow
and
Emeritus Fellow, will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, 27 October, in St Cross Church,
Oxford.
Tea will be served in Linacre College after the service.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 11 October 2001: Advertisements<br />

Advertisements


Contents of this section:



How to advertise in the
Gazette


Terms
and conditions of acceptance of advertisements

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Abingdon School Open Day

All things to all boys 11–18. Day and boarding.
High academic standards. Outstanding music and rowing, lovely site, positive
atmosphere. Open Day Sat., 13 Oct., 10.30 a.m.–2.30 p.m. All
welcome. Further info. www.abingdon.org.uk, or tel.: 01235 849041.

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Concert

St Barnabas Church, Sun., 14 Oct., 8 p.m.: Emma
Kirkby joins Fiori Musicali for Bach's Wedding Cantata, and
music by Vivaldi, performed in the sumptuous setting of St Barnabas, North
Oxford's nearest thing to a Romanesque basilica, built during the 19th century
after the Cathedral of Torcello near Venice, and now splendid after its recent
redecoration. Other works in the programme are: Vivaldi, Overture,
L'Incoronazione di Dario, Vivaldi Aria from Las
Griselda
`Agitata da due venti', Durante Concerto for strings in G
minor, Vivaldi motet In furore, Janitsch Quartet for oboe
violin, viola, and continuo. Tickets: £15, £9 (concessions
£5 and £3 for children, students, and unemployed) available from:
Tickets Oxford, The Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street, tel.: 01865 798600;
Classic Concerts Box Office 01327 352626, or on the door.

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Restoration and Conservation of
Antique Furniture

John Hulme undertakes all aspects of restoration: 30
years experience; collection and delivery. For free advice, telephone or write
to: The Workshop, 11A High Street, Chipping Norton, Oxon., OX7 5AD.
Tel.: 01608 641692.

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Society for Graduates

Meetings are held on Fri., at 8 p.m. in the University
Club, Halifax House, 6 South Parks Road, Oxford (use bell push for entry).
Visitors are welcome. Graduates of any university and of all ages are eligible
for membership. Subscriptions: Members, £5 per term; Visitors:
£1.50 per meeting: 12 Oct., These Radio Times, (Bill) W.J. Rennells,
Broadcaster/presenter; 19 Oct., A German orphan's experiences of WWII and
afterwards, Frau Gerti Klockner (Bonn); 26 Oct., Religion, Science and the
Big Bang, Dr Alan Chapman. Joint Presidents: Derek Phillips, tel.: 01865
556117, and Anita Segar, tel.: 01865 730574.

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Oxbridge Sikh Alumni Association

OSAA: the Inaugural Event. The Oxbridge Sikh
Alumni Association will hold its inaugural (black-tie) event at the Oxford and
Cambridge University Club, Pall Mall, London, 0n 24 Nov., from 7 p.m.
Sikh and non-Sikh alumni of Oxford who wish to attend, or obtain more
details, should contact Ashminder Kaur on 0207 006 8606, or e-mail:
ash.dhadialla@cliffordchance.com.

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Furniture Making

Croquet for all seasons. Lesley & Newton's elegant,
patented, craftsman-made dining table has an integral top which turns over to
become a croquet court. The playing equipment (balls, hoops, mallets, pegs,
post) is beautifully hand-engineered in phosphor-bronze, brass, aluminium,
steel, hardened wood, and enamel. Table size 7ft x 4ft approx. Choice of
wood. Made to order only. £18,000 (inc. VAT). For an appointment
to view or a brochure, tel.: 020 8552 0480. E-mail: anglesley@hotmail.com.

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Services Offered

Town and Country Trees: arboricultural contractors;
modern arboricultural techniques; local authority approved; safeguarded by
full Public Liability insurance. Free advice and quotations. Tel.: 0845 458
2980 or 07976 261850 (mobile).

Small Space Design with a framework of structures,
wall shrubs and spring bulbs. Jeanne Bliss, Landscape Designer and lecturer,
Oxford and California. Tel.: 01865 515379. E-mail:
jeannebliss@yahoo.com.

Anyone feeling stressed? We can help with short
sessions of On-Site Massage (O.S.M.), tailored for the workplace, using a
special chair, no undressing , no oils. Research has shown that regular
O.S.M. increases alertness, improves performance, and reduces work-related
stress. Why not try a free demonstration? Contact The Oxford Touchworks on
01844 338539 or 01865 552315.

Big or small, we ship it all, plus free pick up anywhere
in Oxford. Also 24-hour photocopying, private mailing addresses (24-hour
access, and mail forwarding world-wide), binding, fax bureau, colour
photocopying, mailing services, and much more. Contact or visit Mail Boxes
Etc., 266 Banbury Rd., Oxford. Tel.: 01865 514655, fax: 514656, email:
summertown@020.mbe.uk.com, also at: 94 London Road, Oxford. Tel.:
01865 741729, fax: 01865 742431, e-mail: staff@mbeheadington.co.uk.

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Domestic Services

Blue House, a small, intimate nursery for children
2–5 years, established 10 years. Open Mon.–Fri., 8.30
a.m.–5.30 p.m., full or half-days. NNEB staff. All pre-school activities
inc. numeracy and literacy skills to prepare children for school entry. Short-
term vacancies for visiting academics. Call Kimberley for further information,
or come to visit. Tel.: 01865 247877.

Carpet/upholstery/curtain cleaning by Grimebusters,
your local specialists. Quality work, competitive prices. Domestic,
commercial, college. Also carpet/upholstery stain protection, pre-occupancy
cleaning, flood cleaning/drying, oriental rug cleaning. For free estimates and
friendly advice, call Grimebusters. Tel.: Oxford 726983 or Abingdon
555533.

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Tuition Offered

Singing Lessons: Mary Moore, mezzo-soprano.
Professional singer and performer (ex-BBC singers), and highly experienced
teacher, has a few vacancies for new students. I take students of all ages and
standards, including diploma level, and degree work, for voice development
and performance skills, as well as singing for fun! Tel.: Mary Moore, 01865
455516, Mobile: 07812 147574, e-mail: marymoore@ntlworld.com.

German tuition for all levels: experienced German
university teacher offers 1-to-1 and group tuition tailored to individual needs;
revisions for GCSE, A-levels, and BA/MAs; polishing up conversation skills
for travel or business; reading German for specific research purposes; or
simply learning the language from scratch. Please tel.: 01865 553145, or
contact me by e-mail: 114611.1677@compuserve.com.

Software training: I can offer training and help with
many Windows applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook, and
the Internet), 1-to-1, or in small groups. If you are struggling to get started,
or would like help at a higher level, contact me to discuss filling gaps, short
cuts, and turning software use into an enjoyable, and meaningful activity.
Janet Caldwell, Oxford Software Training, 23 Squitchey Lane, Oxford OX2
7LD. Tel.: 01865 310956, e-mail: janet.caldwell@virgin.net.

Piano lessons: experienced teacher; adults and children;
all grades. Beginners welcome. contact Miss P. Read B.A.(Hons) L.R.A.M.,
Jericho. Tel.: 01865 510904.

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Situations Vacant

St Clare's, Oxford: required as soon as possible, well
qualified teachers of Czech, Hebrew, Portuguese, and Malay, to prepare
students for the International Baccalaureate. Applicants should be native
speakers who are able to teach literature to students in their mother tongue for
1½–2 hrs p.w. For full details please contact Mrs C. Gospel,
Head of Languages, as soon as possible. Tel.: 01865 517333, Fax: 01865
310002, or e-mail: languages@stclares.ac.uk.

Wycliffe Hall, a thriving, energetic, and friendly
Theological College of the Church of England, and a Permanent Private Hall
of the University of Oxford: Receptionist/Administrative Assistant (35 hrs per
week). The successful applicant will have excellent communication and
organisational skills. S/he will be the first point of contact for visitors, and
enquiries to the College, and will assist the College Administrator in
administrative functions. Closing date: 9 a.m. Fri., 19 Oct. Previous
applicants need not apply. Further details from: The College Administrator,
Wycliffe Hall, 54 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6PW. E-mail:
helen.mitchell@wycliffe.ox.ac.uk.

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Houses to Let

Grandpont: large, artistic, 3-bedroom house, 2
bathrooms, aga, conservatory, zen garden. Suit family or professional sharers.
£1,200 p.c.m. Tel.: 01865 247828.

Two-bedroom unfurnished cottage on outskirts of
Oxford, with gardens to the rear. Cycle route to city centre via North
Hinksey, or access to Oxford by ring road. Ideal for small family or couple
looking for good village location with easy access to main road. Available
now at £695 p.c.m. For more details please contact Julia at Finders
Keepers, 226 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7BP. Tel.: 01865
311011 or visit the Finders Keepers web site at: www.finders.co.uk.

Stylish period terrace house in quiet road off Botley
Rd.: 3 bedrooms, newly fitted kjitchen, sitting-room, dining room, bathroom
with shower, loft room. Excellent decorations and original features
throughout. Well-stocked enclosed garden. Railway station 5 minutes walk and
River Thames 2 minutes walk. Available Oct. £1000 p.c.m. Tel.: 01865
244412, or e-mail: tbcjap@smtp.ntrust.org.uk.

Coach house with a view? Newly decorated, with
glorious views over Blenheim Park, and in garden setting. Sitting-room,
bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, off-street parking space for one car, and door
to door bus to Oxford. Would suit single person or couple. £525 p.m.
plus bills. Tel.: 01993 813569.

Iffley Village, Victorian terrace: 2 receptions (period
fireplaces), beech h/w floors, modern kitchen and bathroom; large double
bedroom, 2nd study/guest bedroom. Lovely garden. Beautiful property in
unique village setting close to river and city centre. Available 1 Nov.
£900 p.c.m. E-mail: robin@thekingsheadfritwell.co.uk. Tel.: 01869
346738 or 07768 712534.

Old Headington: award-winning, converted chapel, in
a quiet secluded position among beech trees, 5 minutes' from John Radcliffe
Hospital. Fully furnished. Living room, 2 stories high, double bedroom,
kitchen, bathroom, larder, garden, car parking space, gas c.h. £900
p.c.m. plus services. Tel.: 01865 768775.

Victorian terraced cottage in Summertown, near shops
and bus stops: available from approx. mid-Oct., owing to present tenants
buying own house; 1 double bedroom, 1 single. Would consider short let to
avoid gap. £650 p.m. Details from 01865 514856, or e-mail:
lvl@bodley.ox.ac.uk.

Charming, self-contained, furnished cottage attached to
old Cotswold house. Beautiful 30 mile open view in quiet village, 7 minutes
from Charlbury station (11 minutes from Oxford): 1 double bedroom, 1
single/office, 2 bathrooms, 33ft (10 m) long sitting room, conservatory/dining
room, kitchen and utility room. Extensive cupboard space. Suit visiting
academic/professional, single or couple. Long or short lets considered. Regret
no children or pets. £725 p.c.m. Tel.: 01993 878632. Available from
16 Sept.

Central North Oxford, tranquillity minutes from the
centre: immaculate, elegantly furnished Victorian-style house in landscaped
surroundings, lovely views over Port Meadow and the canal; 4 bedrooms, 2
bathrooms, luxury kitchen/breakfast room, dining room/study, sitting room,
secluded paved garden, parking. Non-smokers preferred. Available 24 Sept.
£1,700 p.c.m. View on: www.oxfordcity.co.uk/accom/waterside. E-
mail: vballeny@callnetuk.com, tel.: ++ 44 (0) 207 274 7691, mobile 07703
879792.

Beautiful Victorian terrace house unexpectedly
available, off Iffley Road: 2 bedrooms, wood floors, gas c.h., wood-burning
stove. £800 p.c.m. Suit professional non-smoker. Please tel.: 01865
512928/791296.

To let near Shotover, from end Oct., for 6 mths,
furnished or unfurnished: spacious, very light, modern house, large living
area, 3 bedrooms (1 en suite), 1 bed/study, 1 bathroom, 1 shower, well-
designed kitchen, and utility room with fridge/freezer, washing machine,
dryer, dishwasher, double garage, attractive garden, gas c.h., large loft.
£1,200 p.c.m. Contact Mrs J. E. Rivington, 6 Stansfield Close, Oxford
OX3 8TH, tel.: 01865 768874, fax: 01865 452646.

An Englishman's home is his castle---so the saying
goes. We cannot pretend that we have too many castles on offer but if you are
seeking quality rental accommodation in Oxford or the surrounding area we
may be able to help. QB Management is one of Oxford's foremost letting
agents, specialising in lettings to academics, medical personnel, and other
professionals. Our aim is to offer the friendliest and most helpful service in
Oxford. Visit our Web site at: http://www.qbman.co.uk and view details of
all the properties that we have currently available to let. Alternatively,
telephone, fax, or email us with details of your requirements and we will do
whatever we can without obligation. Tel.: 01865 764533, fax: 764777, email:
info@qbman.co.uk.

Make finding accommodation easy. Finders Keepers
have a dedicated approach to helping you find the right property. Browse
through our website for up-to-date detailed information on properties available
and make use of our interactive database, priority reservation service (credit
cards accepted), personal service and professional advice. For further
information please contact Finders Keepers at 226, Banbury Road,
Summertown, Oxford OX2 7BY. Tel.: 01865 311011. Fax: Oxford 556993.
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Flats to Let

One bedroom, newly decorated, furnished flat in
grounds of a peaceful village house in Beckley, 3 miles from Summertown,
5 miles from city centre (car essential). Suitable for single or couple.
Accommodation comprises: sitting room, bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, small
garden, and separate garage. Modern kitchen with a range of wall and floor
units, inc. washing machine, tumble drier, and fridge/freezer. Heating:
electric storage heaters. Telephone line. Rent £500 plus bills. Tel.:
01865 (2)80299 or (2)78910, or e-mail: dmaxtodd@cs.com.

Leicester: 2 rooms, exclusive use of 1 sitting/dining
room and of 1 bedroom, plus shared use of kitchen, toilet and bathroom with
one other person. The first floor flat hasbeen completely refurbished and
refurnished this year. Full double glazing, lift, entryphone, alarm. Close to
junction of M69 and M1. A garage and/or parking space can be made
available. Rent of £300 p.c.m. Tel.: 0116 263 4717 (days) or 01993
812401, or e-mail: sv@nebosh.org.uk.

Luxury self-contained flat in large country house in
village of Cassington, 6 miles from centre of Oxford: large lounge, kitchen
with fridge-freezer, microwave and cooker; double bedroom with en suite
bathroom and shower. Available for short lets. Non-smoking, not suitable for
children. Tel.: 01865 883991 or e-mail: oxmedia@aol.com. Fax: 01865
883395.

North Oxford , Summertown: spacious, interesting flat,
convenient for town and shops. Recently refurbished, furnished, gas c.h.
Large double bedroom with stripped pine floor, single bedroom/study, fully-
equipped kitchen, sitting room with coal-effect gas fire, bathroom with
bath/shower, separate w.c. Off-road parking, small garden. No smokers or
pets please. Suit professionals. Available Sept. £900 p.c.m. exc. Tel.:
01242 672088. E-mail: johnb925@aol.com.

Charming 1-bedroom flat in a small gated courtyard on
Woodstock Road, close to all Summertown facilities. The flat has its own
independent entrance and off-street parking, and is tastefully decorated.
Available from 1 Oct., £700 p.m. Please contact C. McIntosh on 01865
556767, ext. 4184, or e-mail: mcintosc@oup.co.uk.

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Accommodation Offered

Single person or couple are offered an attractive self-
contained flat on Boar's Hill (5 miles from Oxford), for a low rent, in
exchange for some part-time help–driving, house-sitting etc. Tel.: 01865
735304.

Self-contained studio annexe in quiet village, 5 miles
Oxford: large bed-sitting room, kitchen, bathroom, cloakroom, own front and
rear entrance, parking. Economy 7 heating. Non-smoking. £385 p.c.m.
plus electricity and telephone, deposit required, 6 months min. Tel.: 01865
407897.

Paying guests, visiting academics, welcomed for short
or long stays in the comfortable home of a semi-retired academic couple, in
exclusive, quiet, leafy central north Oxford, within walking distance of all
main university buildings, town centre, parks, river, good shops, and
restaurants. All rooms have colour TV, tea-/coffee-making facilities,
microwave, and refrigerator and/or refrigerator, and deep-freeze availability,
c.h., and independent heating. Breakfast included in the very moderate terms.
Tel./fax: 01865 557879.

Admin. annexe available in secluded North Oxford
garden: 4 rooms, complete facilities, ideal location, self-contained, own
entrance, parking. Three minutes' town centre. Tel.: 01865 554326
(mornings).

Finders Keepers specialises in managing your home and
investment. With our 27 years' experience we assure you of a high level of
service from dedicated and professional letting and management teams. Many
of our landlords have remained with us since we opened and are still reaping
the benefits of our high standards of property management. if you would like
details of our services please contact Finders Keepers at 226 Banbury Road,
Summertown, Oxford OX2 7BY. Tel.: 01865 311011, fax: Oxford 556993,
email: oxford@finders.co.uk. Internet site: http://www.finders.co.uk.

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Accommodation Sought

Canadian Academic, family of 5, seeks furnished
accommodation within commuting distance of north, central London
(University College). Responsible, reliable, references available.
Jan.,–July 2002. Contact Dr Charles Krieger, Kinesiology, Simon
Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6, Canada.
Tel.: 00 1 604 291 3753, e-mail: ckrieger@sfu.ca.

My wife and I are looking for either a flat or house to
rent from approx. 1 Jan.,–31 March while I complete my Leverhulme
visiting professorship. We are a Canadian couple in our late 50's, non-
smokers, and are excellent tenants. Local (Oxford) references available.
Please contact: mackey@cnd.mcgill.ca.

Writer with family connection to Oxford seeks house-
sitting position or similar before moving there permanently. Could pay modest
rent. Contact: 01600 714840, or e-mail: adrian@mourby.fsnet.co.uk.

American academic on sabbatical at Bodleian Library
seeks accommodation for a single person starting any date in Jan., 2002
through to an ending date any day in June. Contact by e-mail at:
kmt@bradley.edu, or by London area telephone number 020 8427 5692. Or
write to: 102 Axminster road (Room 32), London N7 6BS (until 19
Nov.).

Junior Fellow of an Oxford college seeks house or flat,
with bedroom and separate, substantial private space for study. Willing to
share with professional or other academic, non-smoking male. Ring 01865 249
740, or e-mail: thomas.grant@st-annes.ox.ac.uk.

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property? QB Management is one of Oxford's foremost letting agents and
property managers. We specialise in lettings to both academic and professional
individuals and their families, and have a constant flow of enquiries from
good quality tenants seeking property in the Oxford area. If you would like
details of our services, or if you simply need some informal help and advice
without obligation, telephone us: 01865 764533, fax us: 764777, or email us:
info@qbman.co.uk. Alternatively, we would invite you to visit our web site
at: http://www.qbman.co.uk and see how we could be marketing your
property.

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Holiday Let

Paris studio: small but charming courtyard studio
apartment, owned by college fellow, available for short lets/long weekends,
central and smart Marais location (Rue St Paul). Three nights min., for
members of the university and associates, £35 per night or £205
per week. Why stay in an hotel? Some dates are still available from mid-Oct.,
through the holidays. Contact Alison Denham, St Anne's College, e-mail:
alison.denham@st-annes.oxford.ac.uk.

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Houses for Sale

Marston: a larger than average semi-detached house
within walking distance to the University, and JRH: 3 bedrooms, 2 receptions,
kitchen/breakfast room, storage/utility, and workshop rooms, spacious front,
side, and rear gardens, detached garage, and 2 driveways. No onward chain.
£185,000. Tel.: 01865 437022, e-mail: john2house@yahoo.com.

Kingston Road, North Oxford: an attractive, 2-bedroom
Victorian home, extensively renovated and now offering superbly proportioned
accommodation. Entrance hall, cellar, 2 reception rooms, cloakroom,
extended kitchen, 2 bedrooms, first-floor bathroom. Gas c.h. Front and rear
gardens. £295,000. Tel.: Breckon & Breckon 01865 244735.

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Flats for Sale

Bright, modern 1-bedroom ground-floor flat in lovely
Old Marston village. Quiet and convenient. Large kitchen/breakfast room,
living room, bathroom. Off-road parking. £127,500. Tel.: 01865
723071.

Headington: an exceptionally spacious `Duplex'
apartment. Communal entrance lobby with security phone, hall, cloakroom,
sitting room with balcony, dining room, fitted kitchen, 3 bedrooms, en suite
shower room, bathroom, d.g., gas c.h., private wooded grounds with access
via electronic security gates. £249,950. Tel.: Breckon & Breckon 01865
244735.

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Closing Down Sale

R. Gillman and Son, Broad Street, Specialist shoe
fitters and Oxford's oldest shoe shop is CLOSING DOWN due to loss of
trade. Reductions on all adult stock—everything must go! Quality
footwear from narrow to wide fittings, formal, and casual styles. Shoes and
sandals, boots, and slippers, including sheepskins.

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Parking Space

Available for let for 1 year initially. Located on
Waterside development, approx. 1 mile from city centre. Rent £565 per
quarter. Contact tel.: 0787 964 2312.

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For Sale

Wine for sale: 1990 Chateau Monbousquet St Emilion
Grand Cru; 6 x 750 ml bottles in a presentation crate. £100 o.n.o. Tel.:
0116 263 4717 (days), or 01993 812401, or e-mail: sv@nebosh.org.uk.

New professional cookware for sale: lifetime
guaranteed, Breitenbach Solingen 16-piece cookware set; stainless
steel/chrome nickel, thermostats, little liquid required. Never taken out of
box, recommended retail price £734, will accept £450. Tel.: 0116
263 4717 (days) or 01993 812401, or e-mail: sv@nebosh.org.uk.
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Oxford University Gazette: Appointments, 11 October 2001<br />


Oxford University Gazette: 11 October 2001

Appointments


Vacancies within the University of Oxford:

The University is an equal opportunities employer

PROFESSORSHIP OF FRENCH
LITERATURE

NUFFIELD DEPARTMENT OF OBSTETRICS
AND
GYNAECOLOGY
Fixed-term University Lecturership (non-medical) in Reproductive Biology

Note: a complete list of current "http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/ps/gp/">University vacancies is available
separately.


Vacancies in Colleges and Halls:

BRASENOSE COLLEGE
Election of Principal
JESUS COLLEGE
Junior Research Fellowships
LADY MARGARET HALL
EPA Cephalosporin Research Fellowship
Florey Research Fellowship
MAGDALEN COLLEGE
Appointment of Conference and Accommodation Manager
ORIEL COLLEGE
Election of Provost
ST HILDA'S COLLEGE
Stipendiary Lecturership in Politics
ST PETER'S COLLEGE
Appointment of Deputy Development Director


Vacancies outside the University of Oxford:

ST JOHN'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE
Research Fellowships 2002

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