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CONGREGATION 5 November


Elections

On Thursday, 5 November, the following were duly elected to hold
office for the periods stated:

As a member of the General Board of the Faculties

(from members of the Faculties of Anthropology and Geography,
Biological Sciences, Clinical Medicine, Mathematical Sciences,
Physical Sciences, Physiological Sciences, and Psychological
Studies)

From the first day of Hilary Term 1999 until the first day of
Michaelmas Term 2000

J.N.P. RAWLINS, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of University

[The votes recorded were: for Professor Cowley, 236; for
Professor Rawlins, 251]

As a member of the Hebdomadal Council

With immediate effect until the first day of Michaelmas Term
1999

K.A. MCLAUCHLAN, MA, Fellow of Hertford

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CONGREGATION 9 November


Degree by Special Resolution

No notice to the contrary having been received under the
provisions of Tit. II, Sect. vi, cl. 6 (Statutes,
1997, p. 15), the following resolution is deemed to have been
approved at noon on 9 November.

Text of Special Resolution

That the Degree of Master of Arts be conferred upon the
following:

VERONIQUE EMILIE BERNARDINE MARIE GOUVERNEUR, Merton College

CLARE ELIZABETH HARRIS, Linacre College

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HEBDOMADAL COUNCIL 9 November


1 Decrees

Council has made the following decrees, to come into effect on 27
November.

List of the decrees:



Decree (1): New provisions governing the
appointment of Examiners

Explanatory note

The following legislation, made on the recommendation of the
General Board following discussion with the Proctors, provides
that the nomination of examiners should henceforth be the
responsibility of faculty boards. Boards may if they wish
delegate their responsibility to nominating committees (about
whose constitution there will no longer be any detailed
prescription save that they must consist of no fewer than four
people) but the change, which involves the abolition of
free-standing nominating committees, will help to establish that
if faculty boards are responsible for the appointment of
examiners they are also responsible for examining conventions and
so resolve what has been in the Proctors' opinion a lack of
clarity in this area. The General Board emphasises that the
change does not affect, and should not be seen as affecting, the
authority of examiners in the making of academic judgements on
the performance of candidates.

The nominations will still require approval by the Vice-
Chancellor and Proctors, which is an important element in quality
assurance procedures.

The legislation also abolishes the detailed provisions governing
the number of examiners (other than for the First and Second BM),
leaving the size of examining boards to the discretion of faculty
boards provided that each candidate is examined by no fewer than
two examiners.

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Text of Decree (1)

1 In Ch. VII, Sect. I, § 5. A, cl. 6
(Statutes, 1997, p. 380), delete `nominating
committee or other'.

2 In Examination Decrees,
1998, p. 1012, delete ll. 13–22 and substitute:

`1. The number of Moderators, Public Examiners, and other
examiners in university examinations shall, unless there is
provision to the contrary in any decree or regulation, be such as
is required to provide that each candidate for the examination
concerned shall be examined by at least two examiners.'

3 Ibid., renumber existing cll. 3–8
(pp. 1012–14) as cll. 2–7.

4 Ibid., p. 1013, ll. 37–8, delete
`Nominating Committee' and substitute `Board of the Faculty of
Physiological Sciences, or by a nominating committee acting on
its behalf, subject to the approval of the Vice-Chancellor and
Proctors'.

5 Ibid., p. 1014, ll. 3-5, delete
`Nominating Committee for' in both places in which these words
occur and in each case substitute `Board of the Faculty of'.

6 Ibid., l. 5, after `Physiological
Sciences' insert `, or by a nominating committee acting on behalf
of the faculty board concerned, subject in each case to the
approval of the Vice-Chancellor and Proctors'.

7 Ibid., ll. 11–12, delete
`Nominating Committee for' in both places in which these words
occur and in each case substitute `Board of the Faculty of'.

8 Ibid., l. 12, after `Physiological
Sciences' insert `, or by a nominating committee acting on behalf
of the faculty board concerned, subject in each case to the
approval of the Vice-Chancellor and Proctors'.

9 Ibid., delete from p. 1014, l. 13 to p.
1020, l. 34.

10 Ibid., pp. 1020–1, renumber
existing cll. 10–12 as cll. 8–10.

11 Ibid., delete from p. 1021, l. 13 to p.
1022, l. 2 and substitute:

`1. The Moderators, the Public Examiners, and the other examiners
in university examinations shall, unless there is provision to
the contrary in any decree or regulation, be nominated by the
board of the faculty or other university body having supervision
over the examination concerned, subject in the case of each
nomination to the approval of the Vice-Chancellor and Proctors;
provided

(a) that responsibility for making nominations in
respect of any examination which is under the joint supervision
of more than one faculty board or other body shall be delegated
to a nominating committee appointed jointly for this purpose by
the boards or other bodies concerned;

(b) that the board of the faculty or other body
responsible for making nominations in respect of any other
examination under its supervision may delegate such
responsibility to a nominating committee appointed by it for this
purpose;

(c) that no nominating committee shall consist of
fewer than four members;

(d) that the Proctors and the Registrar shall be
informed annually of the composition of each nominating
committee;

(e) that the members of any nominating committee set
up under provisos (a) and (b) above shall hold
their places for three years, and one-third of the members (or,
in the event that the total number of members is not exactly
divisible by three, the proportion nearest to one-third to allow
a regular annual rotation of vacancies) shall retire every year;
in the case of a casual vacancy, the person elected shall serve
for the remainder of the period for which the vacating member was
elected; no vacating member who has completed a full period of
three years shall be re-eligible until the expiry of two years
form the end of that period; and a vacating member who has not
completed a full term may be re-elected immediately for a full
term;

(f) that where it is necessary to nominate, for one
examination only, a Moderator or examiner to fill a vacancy
caused by death, or resignation, or removal for misconduct, or to
act as substitute when leave of absence has been granted on
account of sickness or other urgent cause, the nomination may be
made by the Vice-Chancellor and Proctors;

(g) that nominations for examiners for courses
validated at Westminster College or at the Oxford Centre for
Hebrew and Jewish Studies shall be made by a committee comprising
not fewer than six persons elected by the Board of the Faculty of
Theology or the Committee for Educational Studies as appropriate
for the examination concerned (in the case of courses validated
at Westminster College) or by the Board of the Faculty of
Oriental Studies (in the case of courses validated at the Oxford
Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies) and not fewer than three
persons elected by Westminster College or by the Oxford Centre
for Hebrew and Jewish Studies (as the case may be), and such
nominations shall be required to be made in writing by at least
four of the members of the nominating committee and shall
thereafter be subject to the approval of the Vice-Chancellor and
Proctors.

2. The quorum at any meeting of a nominating committee set up
under clause 1 (a) or (b) above shall be
two-thirds of the total number of members of that committee (or,
in the event that the total number of members is not exactly
divisible by three, the integer next above the fractional number
representing two-thirds of the total).

3. Every nomination shall be made by a majority of votes.
When the votes are equal, the chairman of the faculty board or
other body, or of a nominating committee acting on its behalf,
shall have an additional, casting vote, provided that he or she
shall notify the Vice-Chancellor and Proctors in writing, when
the nomination concerned is forwarded to them for their approval,
that the nomination has been made by such a casting vote.

4. By the Monday before the beginning of each Full Term the
faculty board or other university body having supervision over
the examination concerned, or the nominating committee acting on
its behalf (as the case may be), shall be sent notice of the
vacancies in examinerships to be filled in that term.

5. The faculty board or other body, or the nominating
committee acting on its behalf (as the case may be), shall submit
to the Registrar by 5 p.m. on the first Tuesday of Full Term
recommendations for new examiners, signed by not fewer than two
of the members; provided

(a) that recommendations for new examiners for the
Degrees of Bachelor of Philosophy and Master of Philosophy in
subjects other than Classical Archaeology, European Archaeology,
and World Archaeology shall be so submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday
in the sixth week of Full Term;

(b) that if notice of a vacancy in an examinership is
received after the Monday before the Full Term in which it is to
be filled, the date by which nominations in writing in accordance
with the preceding provisions of this clause must be received,
and the date for any meeting of the faculty board or other body,
or of the nominating committee acting on its behalf (as the case
may be), which may be necessary, shall be fixed by the
Vice-Chancellor.

The chairman of the faculty board or other body, or the member
senior in service on the nominating committee acting on its
behalf (as the case may be), shall be responsible for the
submission of recommendations duly signed.

6. If by the appointed time the requisite nominations shall
not have been submitted in accordance with the provisions of
clause 5 above, or if any nominees are ineligible, or if the
Vice-Chancellor and Proctors wish to challenge a nomination or
propose an alternative, a meeting of the relevant faculty board
or other body, or of the nominating committee acting on its
behalf (as the case may be), shall be held at a stated time to be
fixed by the Vice-Chancellor.'

12 Ibid., p. 1022, delete l. 3 and
substitute:

`7. On the nomination of a faculty board or other body, or of a
nominating committee acting on its behalf, any person'.

13 Ibid., delete from p. 1022, l. 15 to p.
1034, l. 25.

14 Ibid., renumber §§ 4–10
(pp. 1034–42) as §§ 3–9.

15 Ibid., p. 1035, l. 28, delete `Schedule
C' and substitute `the Schedule below'.

16 Ibid., p. 1042, ll. 19–20, delete
`nominating committee' and substitute `faculty board or other
body, or nominating committee acting on its behalf (as the case
may be),'.

17 Ibid., delete from p. 1043, l. 4 to p.
1050, l. 12.

18 Ibid., p. 1050, l. 13, delete `C'.

19 Ibid., p. 1051, delete ll. 26–31.

20 Ibid., ll. 35–6, delete
`appropriate Nominating Committee' and substitute `Board of the
Faculty of Physical Sciences, or the appropriate nominating
committee acting on its behalf (as the case may be),'.


21
Ibid., p. 1052, ll. 7–9, delete `Nominating
Committee ... Physiology' and substitute `Board of the Faculty of
Psychological Studies, or the appropriate nominating committee
acting on its behalf (as the case may be),'.


22
Ibid., l. 10, delete `examination' and substitute
`Preliminary Examination for Psychology, Philosophy, and
Physiology'.

23 Ibid., ll. 12–14, delete `Nominating
Committee ... Physiology' and substitute `Board of the Faculty of
Psychological Studies, or the appropriate nominating committee
acting on its behalf (as the case may be),'.

24 Ibid., l. 15, after `paper (4)' insert `of the
Preliminary Examination for Psychology, Philosophy, and
Physiology'.

25 Ibid., p. 1053, l. 9, delete `§ 4, § 9,
§ 10' and substitute `§ 3, § 8, § 9'.

26 Ibid., l. 12, delete `§ 4' and substitute
`§ 3'.

27 Ibid., l. 22, delete `§ 8' and substitute
`§ 7'.

28 This decree shall be effective from 1 April 1999,
provided that any Moderator, Public Examiner, other examiner, or
assessor whose current period of office in that capacity would
otherwise have continued beyond that date shall (subject to the
provisions of Ch. VI, Sect. II. A, § 8, as renumbered by
clause 14 above) remain in office in that capacity for the whole
of the period for which he or she was originally appointed.

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Key to Decree (1)

Cl. 1 deletes a reference to nominating committees in the
provision which lays down the duty to examine and replaces that
reference with a general reference to the competent authority for
the appointment of examiners.

Cll. 2, 3, 9, 15, 17, and 18 delete all provisions specifying the
number of examiners and moderators other than those for the First
and Second BM and a small number of specialist subjects, and
provide instead that each candidate for an examination must be
examined by no fewer than two examiners.

Cll. 4–8, 10–12, 16, and 20–4 define the new
powers of faculty boards or other relevant bodies over the
appointment of examiners, require the appointment of a nominating
committee for joint schools, and give discretion over the
appointment of such a committee in other cases.

Cl. 11 regulates the detailed arrangements for the making of
nominations and sets down specific arrangements for courses
validated by the University at Westminster College and at the
OCHJS.

Cll. 13, 14, and 25–7 delete the specific provisions which
define the composition of each nominating committee.

Cl. 19 deletes the provision which permits the General Board to
authorise the appointment of additional examiners, since it will
now be for faculty boards to determine the number of examiners in
each case.

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Decree (2): Degree of Bachelor of
Education at Westminster College

Explanatory note

On the recommendation of the Committee for Educational Studies,
the General Board has approved a proposal for a part-time, pilot,
in-service course at Westminster College for the Degree of
Bachelor of Education. The following decree makes provision for
the return to be made to the Registrar of students admitted to
that course.

Text of Decree (2)

In Examination Decrees, 1998, p. 991, l. 17, after
`Term,' insert `or in the case of part-time students by the end
of the first week of Hilary Full Term,'.

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Decree (3): Termination of the
proceedings to fill the Nuffield Professorship of Pathology

Notwithstanding the provisions of Ch. VII, Sect. I, § 2, cl.
3 (Statutes, 1997, p. 374), the current proceedings
to fill the Nuffield Professorship of Pathology shall be
terminated.

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Decree (4): Retention of title of
Professor (Professor A.J. McMichael)

Notwithstanding the provisions of Decree (2) of 11 November 1982
(Gazette, vol. cxiii, p. 208), A.J. McMichael, MA,
Fellow of Trinity College, shall continue to hold the title of
Professor for so long as he holds the office of Director of the
Medical Research Council
Human Immunology Unit in Oxford.

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2 Status of Master of Arts

Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the status of Master of Arts under
the provisions of Ch. V, Sect. v, cl. 1 (Statutes, 1997,
p. 367) has been accorded to the following persons who are qualified
for membership of Congregation:

ALEXANDER LEONIDAS LINGAS, St Peter's College

KARIN SIBYLLE ELISABETH PLASSMANN, St Edmund Hall

ANDREW EDWARD RAMBAUT, D.PHIL., Linacre College

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3 Register of Congregation

Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the following names have been added
to the Register of Congregation:

Gouverneur, V.E.B.M., MA, Merton

Harris, C.E., MA, Linacre

Lingas, A.L., MA status, St Peter's

Plassmann, K.S.E., MA status, St Edmund Hall

Rambaut, A.E., MA status, D.Phil., Linacre





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CONGREGATION 16 November


Degree by Special Resolution

The following special resolution will be deemed to be
approved at noon on 16 November, unless by that time the
Registrar has received notice in writing from two or more
members of Congregation under the provisions of Tit. II,
Sect. vi, cl. 6 (Statutes, 1997, p. 15) that
they wish the resolution to be put to a meeting of
Congregation.

Text of Special Resolution

That the Degree of Master of Arts be conferred upon the
following:

TARANI CHANDOLA, Nuffield College

CHRISTOPHER CONOR WALLACE, Nuffield College

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CONGREGATION 17 November


Notice

The meeting of Congregation is cancelled. The sole
business comprises questions to which no opposition has
been notified and in respect of which no request for an
adjournment has been received, and Mr Vice-Chancellor
will accordingly declare the preamble adopted and the
general resolution carried without a meeting under the
provisions of Tit. II, Sect. iii, cl. 11
(Statutes, 1997, p. 8).

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CONGREGATION 1 December 2 p.m.

¶ Members of Congregation are reminded that
written notice of any proposed amendment to, or intention
to vote against, the following general resolution, signed
by at least two members of Congregation, must be given to
the Registrar by noon on Monday, 23 November (see the
Guide to Procedures in Congregation cited in the note at
the end of `University Agenda').


Voting on General Resolution
concerning the Report of the Joint Working Party on
Governance

Explanatory note

Chapters 4–6 of the Report of the Commission of
Inquiry, concerning the governance of the University,
were referred for consideration to a joint working party
comprising Mr Vice-Chancellor, the Chairman of the
General Board, the Principal of Hertford, the Principal
of Linacre, the Warden of New College, the Principal of
St Anne's, Professor R.J. Cashmore, Dr K.A. Fleming,
Professor A.S. Goudie, and Dr R.C.S. Walker. The joint
working party's report was published as Supplement (1) to
Gazette No. 4487, 21 October 1998 (pp.
177–99).

Taking as its broad starting point the governance model
in the report of the Commission of Inquiry, but refining
this significantly in many areas, the working party's
report makes proposals about Congregation; about the
Vice-Chancellorship; about a new single executive body to
replace Council and the General Board; about the role and
composition of that body and its major committees; about
large groupings of faculties and departments in both the
sciences and the arts; about delegation; about academic
services; and about the role of committees and their
officers.

The report of the joint working party is now being
considered in a wide consultative exercise involving
faculty boards, other relevant university bodies,
colleges, and individual members of Congregation.

Council and the General Board have also agreed to hold a
debate in Congregation on 1 December. Members of
Congregation who wish to speak in this debate are asked
in so far as possible to let Mr Vice-Chancellor know of
that, by 27 November at the latest, and to inform him of
the particular topics they wish to address.
Any
member of Congregation will, however, be free to speak,
whether or not such notice has been given.

In terms of the general consultative exercise, any
members of Congregation (or other members of the
University or members of staff of the University) wishing
to comment on the report of the joint working party are
invited to send their views to the secretary of the joint
working party, Dr J.D. Whiteley, at the University
Offices.

The general resolution set out below asks Congregation to
take note of the report of the joint working party. This
is a `technical' device to enable the debate on 1
December to be held. The intention is that there should
be a broad discussion of the particular proposals in the
joint working party's report.

In the light of the debate and of the responses received
in the consultative exercise as a whole, the joint
working party will aim to make definitive proposals on
future arrangements for the governance of the University
for submission to Congregation in Hilary Term 1999.

Against that background Council and the General Board
wish to emphasise the role of the debate on 1 December as
an integral part of an important consultative process in
which it is hoped that a full range of views will be
expressed, in order that the proposals of the joint
working party, which are provisional at this stage, may
be refined to reflect the will of the University at
large.

Text of General Resolution

That this House take note of the Report of the Joint
Working Party on Governance.

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CONFERMENT OF HONORARY DEGREES ON THE
PRESIDENTS OF YALE AND HARVARD UNIVERSITIES

On Monday, 23 November, the Degree of Doctor of Civil Law,
honoris causa, will be conferred on Dr R.C. Levin, President
of Yale University, and Dr N.L. Rudenstine, President of Harvard
University (see `University Agenda' above).

The ceremony will be held at 11.30 a.m. in Convocation House, and
admission will be by invitation or ticket only. Members of
Congregation and other members of the University (especially those
who are also members of Harvard or Yale Universities) who have not
received an invitation and who wish to attend are invited to apply to
the Vice-Chancellor's Secretary at the University Offices
(telephone: (2)70243; e-mail: Alison.Miles@admin.ox.ac.uk) for
tickets. Applications must reach her not later than Wednesday, 18
November.

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DIRECTORSHIP OF THE INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGY

On the recommendation of the Committee for Archaeology, the General
Board has assigned the institute to E.M. STEINBY, MA, Fellow of All
Souls College and Professor of the Archaeology of the Roman Empire,
for a period of three years from 1 October 1998.

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PASSMORE EDWARDS PRIZE 1998

The Prize has been awarded jointly to JOSEPHINE A. HIGGS,
Brasenose College, CATHERINE M. MILLEDGE, Jesus College, and
LAURA K.M.B. POOLEY, St John's College.

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BRISTOL-MYERS PRIZE IN CARDIOLOGY
1998

The Prize has been awarded to JAMES A. HALL, Merton College.

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HEFCE CONSULTATION ON FUNDING
PROPOSALS TO WIDEN PARTICIPATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE
UNIVERSITY'S RESPONSE

At the end of August, the University received from HEFCE a
consultation paper (98/39), entitled `Widening Participation
in Higher Education: Funding Proposals'. This set out the
Funding Council's proposals to introduce new funding
arrangements in 1999--2000 in order to encourage higher
education institutions (HEIs) to widen participation in
higher education. A summary of the paper is appended to this
note, together with the full text of the University's formal
response. Copies of the full HEFCE paper and its annexes can
be found at the HEFCE Web site (
http://www.hefce.ac.uk
).



WIDENING PARTICIPATION IN HIGHER
EDUCATION: FUNDING PROPOSALS SUMMARY OF HEFCE CIRCULAR 98/39

To: Heads of HEFCE-funded institutions; Heads of
DENI-funded universities; Heads of FE colleges that receive
HEFCE funds

Of interest to: those responsible for Planning,
Finance, Recruitment, Equal Opportunities and Access

Reference: 98/39

Publication date: August 1998

Enquiries to: Nicola Dowds (tel.: 0117-931 7471,
e-mail: n.dowds@hefce.ac.uk)


Executive summary

Purpose

1. We plan to introduce new funding arrangements in 1999--
2000 to encourage institutions to widen participation in
higher education. This paper invites comments on our broad
strategy for widening participation and our related funding
proposals.

Key points

2. We propose a strategy which encourages institutions to
increase the participation of underrepresented groups and to
ensure that such students succeed. We will also encourage
collaboration between higher education institutions (HEIs)
and other education sectors, to tackle the problems of poor
progression rates.

3. We recognise diversity in institutional approach to
widening participation, and acknowledge that many HE
institutions have strong track records in this area. We
expect new funding to lead to an overall improvement in the
representation and retention of specific groups in HE; and
this will be achieved by recognising the costs of existing
activity and by new initiatives. We would expect institutions
to set improvement targets, and to monitor performance
against them.

4. We propose a combination of funding approaches, through
the mainstream teaching funding method, the allocation of
additional student numbers, and special funding initiatives.
The balance would lie more towards mainstream funding,
through additional funds for disabled students and students
from poor backgrounds, and the allocation of additional
student numbers to widen participation.

5. We propose to encourage institutions to develop
coherent strategies for the recruitment and progression of
students, particularly those from underrepresented groups, by
relating our funding to such strategies.

6. We would like to spend up to £30 million to
support both mainstream and special funding proposals in
1999--2000 but this will depend in part on the details of the
additional resources which the Government has provided
following the Comprehensive Spending Review. Final funding
decisions will be made in December, following this
consultation and the more detailed announcement of Government
expenditure plans for HE in 1999--2000 and beyond, to be made
in the autumn.

Action required

7. Issues for consultation are highlighted throughout the
text and summarised in paragraph 53. Please send any comments
on these proposals to Nicola Dowds by Monday, 2 November
1998.



Appendix

Summary of responses sought

53. We invite comments and discussion on our strategic
objectives to widen participation in HE, and the funding
proposals to deliver these objectives. In particular, we
would like comment on:

(a) The proposed principles and funding
objectives underpinning our approach to widening
participation in higher education.

(b) The proposal to require institutions to
provide performance targets and measures against which to
monitor improvements in widening participation.

(c) The proposal to introduce student-related
additional payments in the teaching funding method for
students from poor backgrounds and for students with
disabilities.

(d) The use of either social class or
geodemographic data to measure students from poor backgrounds
for funding purposes, as discussed in detail in Annex A.
[Not reproduced.]

(e) The proposal to continue to give priority to
widening participation and diploma-level provision in the
allocation of additional student numbers.

(f) The purpose and nature of special funding and
suggestions for priorities for future special funding
programmes.

(g) Our funding proposals for widening
participation, and in particular the balance between
mainstream and special funding.

(h) The proposal to link institutions'
participation strategies to funding.

(i) The nature of participation strategies and the
proposed guidance in Annex B. [Not reproduced.]

(j) The proposals for monitoring the
implementation of participation strategies, as outlined in
Annex B. [Not reproduced.]

(k) The proposed timetable for linking
participation strategies to funding.



WIDENING PARTICIPATION: RESPONSE ON
BEHALF OF THE UNIVERSITY TO HEFCE CONSULTATION PAPER 98/39

General points

1. The University welcomes the broad thrust of the aims
and objectives expressed in the consultation paper. It is
committed to ensuring that all suitably qualified candidates
with the ability and potential to benefit from an Oxford
undergraduate education are encouraged to apply for admission
to the University, and that they have the necessary
information to exercise an informed choice. The University
has devoted considerable effort to widening participation in
recent years; the Vice-Chancellor of the University is
currently chairing a Working Party on Access, which is
analysing those areas in which the University may currently
be failing to achieve these objectives, and we will be
proposing practical measures to overcome obstacles to wider
access. Many of the measures likely to be proposed by the
working party reflect the ideas behind the special funding
initiatives discussed in paras. 36--9 of the consultation
paper, and we particularly welcome these. However, the
University wishes to emphasise that a necessary precondition
of widening participation is the improvement of academic
standards in many secondary schools: unless able young people
have access to a good secondary education, it is unlikely
that they will be able to demonstrate the potential to
benefit from a university course.

2. We particularly welcome the implicit acknowledgement in
para. 13 of the consultation paper that tackling access
issues is not straightforward, and that simplistic solutions
should be avoided. Prospective students make their own
choices as to the Universities to which they will apply, and
recognition that `the main problem is one of demand' (para.
13 (a)) is therefore crucial. The focus of any
funding initiative should, we believe, therefore be on
practical measures which can improve the awareness of
underrepresented groups of the opportunities available at a
particular HEI, develop contacts with their schools or
colleges, break down stereotypical images of particular
institutions, and enable students themselves to gain a better
understanding of what an institution can offer. It is these
objectives which lie behind many of the initiatives Oxford
University has recently taken. These include the
establishment of summer schools (generously funded by the
Sutton Trust) to enable prospective applicants from schools
which do not traditionally send students to Oxford to spend
some time in one of its colleges, and the video on Oxford
undergraduate education, prefaced by a personal introduction
from David Blunkett, which has recently been distributed to
all maintained secondary schools and sixth-form colleges.

3. In addition, we strongly support the statement in para.
13 (b) that HEFCE `must be careful not to penalise
institutions for failing to be socially inclusive simply
because they have particular entry requirements'. It is vital
that moves to attract candidates for admission from groups
currently underrepresented do not threaten existing
admissions standards. The admission of underqualified
candidates would inevitably cause serious problems in terms
of retention. The objective should be to consider all
prospective applicants on a fair and consistent basis. It is
also essential that any initiatives taken recognise the
diversity of mission amongst HEIs, and acknowledge that this
means that admissions criteria and other factors will result
in different student profiles in different HEIs. No HEI
should be penalised for such differences in themselves.


Answers to specific questions

4. As regards the specific questions summarised in para.
53 of the consultation paper, we comment as follows:

(a) In broad terms the principles and objectives
are acceptable, subject to the comments above, and these
objectives and principles being translated into achievable
and practical funding proposals.

(b) If institutions are required to provide
targets and measures against which to monitor improvements in
widening participation, it is essential that these are
flexible and not mechanistic. Specific quotas should
certainly be avoided, since they can easily become
self-fulfilling. Targets should relate to issues of process
rather than simply performance: for example, a commitment to
organise certain initiatives to improve access, and
declarations of intent to encourage more applicants from
certain areas of the country or from groups currently
underrepresented at Oxford, will be helpful, but no such
targets should be allowed to lead to the admission of
students with lower academic ability than other candidates,
or with less potential to benefit from the University's
courses.

(c) We do not favour the introduction of
student-related additional payments in the teaching funding
method for students from poor backgrounds and for students
with disabilities. Adjusting mainstream funding on the basis
proposed is a relatively crude approach, with no guarantee
whatsoever that more students from poorer backgrounds will
necessarily be admitted to a given HEI, or that disabled
students will receive improved facilities. Achievement in
these areas, and the additional costs of providing for
disabled students, would more effectively be recognised
through specific project-based funding.

(d) The use of geodemographic data is undoubtedly
a useful analytical tool and may be the best currently
available to measure proportions of students from poor
backgrounds, but we are not convinced that it is suitable for
use in a funding formula, and this reinforces our comments at
(c) above.

(e) We are content with the proposal to give
priority to widening participation and diploma-level
provision in the allocation of additional student numbers,
although we think the Funding Council should consider other
equally pressing priorities, such as provision in certain
subject areas.

(f) We support the proposals for special funding
in paras. 36--9 of the consultation paper.

(g) We think that funding for proposals to widen
participation should concentrate on special funding
initiatives (see also general comments above).

( h) The development of participation strategies
by individual institutions is important in improving access.
Such strategies should recognise that different HEIs have
different missions, academic profiles, and other
characteristics. Their different regional locations, and
different subject profiles, will also affect the composition
of their student body, and such variations do not necessarily
indicate a poor record or inadequate effort on access issues.
Participation strategies based on achievable targets are to
be welcomed. Nationally set prescriptive targets would seem
to have less relevance to the development of genuine equality
of opportunity in higher education. Targets based on
numerical quotas are to be avoided.

(i) and (j) We have no comments on Annex B.

(k) It is essential that institutions are given
adequate time to develop their strategies and bring forward
practical proposals for improving access. 2000--1 is
therefore the very earliest date at which any new funding
initiatives should be implemented.

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COMPUTING SERVICES


Offensive Material on the World
Wide Web

Any member of the University receiving, transmitting,
displaying, or storing offensive material, using University
computers or networks, is breaking University Rules and is
liable to discipline (see

http://info.ox.ac.uk/rules/offensive.html

for the definitive
Rule, and

http://info.ox.ac.uk/rules/rules.html

for general
Rules about IT use).

OUCS has been requested by the IT Committee to commence
sampling Web accesses, involving both the site accessed and
the particular computer from which the request came. If it is
found that offensive material is being accessed (without
proper academic permission having been given), action will be
taken against the owner of that computer.

Note that all Web accesses are, or can be, recorded.

Use of the Web Cache

All IT users are strongly urged to make use of the Oxford Web
cache (see

http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/proxies/
). This will have
the following important benefits:

—save the University money (traffic across the Atlantic
through the national cache incurs no charge);

—iron out `glitches' in the system before its use
becomes compulsory (currently a possibility) and many of them
come to light at once;

—identify sites which require originating IP addresses
for authentication (any found should be reported to
cache@oucs.ox.ac.uk, and will then be added to the list which
the proxy automatically passes on direct (so that the user
never needs to turn off `proxying').

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EDUCATIONAL RECORDING AGENCY


Survey of off-air recording

This notice is to inform members of the University about a
survey of educational recordings in which the University is
obliged to participate this year, and to request co-operation
in collecting the necessary information.

The University (including its constituent colleges) is
covered by an Educational Recording Agency (ERA) Licence to
record radio and television broadcasts and cable programmes
for educational use, without infringing copyright. The
University pays about £24,000 per annum for this
licence.

It is a condition of the licence that institutions may be
required to maintain for a specified period of time details
of radio and television recordings made under the licence and
to return this information to the ERA. Oxford University has
been selected to take part in ERA's survey during the period
1 September 1998 to 31 August 1999 and the
University is therefore asking all staff for assistance in
collating the information required.

In each department and college, and some faculty offices,
an individual has been nominated as the local co-ordinator
for the survey. All staff are asked to give details to the
most appropriate co-ordinator of all recordings of radio and
television programmes which they make for educational
purposes whether at home, in the University, or elsewhere.
The information required is the title, date, and channel of
the programme, and the location where the recording was made.
As statistics have to be returned by the University at the
end of every month, it is important that a co- ordinator is
informed as soon as possible after a recording is made.

The identity of the local co-ordinator should be
publicised in each department, college, and (where
appropriate) faculty office. If it is not clear, the
departmental administrator, senior tutor, or faculty office
administrator should be able to identify the co- ordinator.
In cases of difficulty, details of recordings can be passed
instead to the University's central co-ordinator, Miss
Catherine Long, at the ETRC (telephone: (2)70529, e-mail:
catherine.long@etrc.ox.ac.uk). It is, of course, necessary to
pass information about recordings only to one co-ordinator;
there is no need, for example, to inform both a college
co-ordinator and a faculty co-ordinator but simply the one
which is most convenient.

Please note that ERA are likely to visit the University
at some stage during the survey period and to monitor the
information returned against recordings held by the
University. It is therefore important that the required
information is collected carefully and that recordings are
available for inspection if necessary. It is also important
to note the requirement (which is general and not just for
the period of the survey) that each recording should be
labelled with the date and time, and with the statement that
`This recording is to be used only for educational purposes'.

It is hoped that the survey will not cause too much
inconvenience, and the full co-operation of members of the
University would be appreciated.

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GUIDELINES FOR LEAVE FOR ACADEMIC STAFF

The General Board's regulations in respect of sabbatical leave
and dispensation from CUF lecturing obligations are set out in
Ch. VII, Sect. I

(Statutes, 1997, pp. 384–6).
Provisions for other leave are set out in the same section (pp.
382–3). The following guidelines describe the General
Board's policy and practice in respect of applications for leave
which do not fall within the category of straightforward
sabbatical leave or dispensation, i.e. special leave.

Applications for leave to hold some public offices or certain
research awards

(a) Applications for leave to accept an appointment
in the public service of national importance are normally granted
by the General Board, provided that the purpose of the leave can
be shown to be compatible with the academic interests of the
faculty, the faculty board lends its support to the application,
and it is clear that the individual intends to return to
university service after the period of leave. Leave for this
purpose for heads of departments or professors can, however, be
problematic, for obvious reasons.

(b) Applications to national bodies for prestigious
and competitive research awards (such as British Academy Research
Readerships and Senior Research Fellowships, EPSRC Senior or
Advanced Fellowships and Nuffield Foundation Social Science
Research Fellowships) should be made to the General Board through
the faculty board. It is usual for such national bodies to
specify that applications should be made through the employing
institution, and in Oxford's case this involves routing the
application via the faculty board to the General Board. The
University will normally support such applications for
prestigious awards, but it is necessary for the faculty board and
the General Board to consider carefully what replacement teaching
arrangements will be required if an application is successful.

Leave granted under (a) and (b) does not
count against sabbatical entitlement: indeed the rules of some
research awards specifically forbid this. However, as in other
cases of special leave, the period of leave does not count as
qualifying service for the purpose of calculating future
entitlement to sabbatical leave, and sabbatical leave is not
normally granted in the period immediately preceding or following
periods of such leave, although some flexibility may be exercised
in respect of periods of special leave not exceeding one year,
especially in connection with the holding of research awards.

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Applications for leave for other purposes

All other applications for leave are initially considered in
terms of application for sabbatical leave, until entitlement to
sabbatical leave is exhausted. In other words, if an individual
applies for leave under this section for any term which he or she
would be entitled to take as sabbatical leave, any leave granted
for that term will be granted as sabbatical leave. Such leave may
also be granted as sabbatical leave in advance of entitlement: in
other words, sabbatical leave will be granted for a term which
the applicant would not normally be entitled to take as
sabbatical leave, and leave for the term in question will then be
deemed to be taken in a later term (normally not more than six
terms later). In this way the leave will count against an
individual's sabbatical entitlement: taking the individual's
service as a whole, the leave will not be in addition to the
standard sabbatical entitlement. For sabbatical leave to be
granted in advance of entitlement, an academic case must be made
by the faculty board to the Appointments Committee of the General
Board.

When sabbatical leave entitlement had been exhausted, an
application has to be considered in whole or in part as one for
special leave. In such cases, faculty boards are required, when
making recommendations to the Appointments Committee of the
General Board, to specify whether, and if so how, the grant of
such leave would be in the academic interests of the faculty.
Where there is no statement of academic interest, or this
statement is not persuasive, special leave will not be granted.

Applications for special leave cover many kinds of
situation. One would be an unrepeatable opportunity to pursue
academic interests where the applicant is ineligible for
sabbatical leave. In such a case it would be necessary for the
faculty board to demonstrate the academic advantage (to the
University rather than to the individual) of the individual being
able to accept the opportunity, and for an explanation to be
given of why such an opportunity could not be taken up at a later
period when the applicant would be entitled to sabbatical leave.
Another situation where special leave might be applied for would
be where there was a need for fieldwork for a period exceeding
one year, which could therefore not be accommodated within the
sabbatical provisions. In such a case it would be expected, as
usual, that as much of the leave as possible would be taken as
sabbatical or sabbatical in advance of entitlement, and the
faculty board would again need to demonstrate the academic
advantage to the University of the application's being granted.

Very occasionally applications are made for leave to enable
someone to accept an appointment in another academic institution
(other than a routine visiting appointment held during sabbatical
leave). In such instances, the faculty board would need to make
an extremely convincing case as to desirability of the individual
being offered reversionary rights to his or her university post
for any application to be successful. Factors taken into account
would include all relevant circumstances relating to the
individual's role within the faculty and the consequences for the
faculty, in terms of the refilling of the post, if leave were not
to be granted and the individual were therefore to resign. On
this latter point, it should be noted, of course, that if leave
is granted and the individual subsequently resigns during the
period of leave or at the end of it, the uncertainty about the
long-term filling of the post will have been exacerbated. The
longer the appointment in the other institution the less likely
it is that leave will be granted; leave will not be granted save
in the most exceptional circumstances to enable someone to decide
whether to accept a permanent appointment elsewhere.

In each of the situations outlined above, applications are
considered on their academic merits, but it is emphasised that
the nature of special leave is that it is granted exceptionally
rather than automatically. Advice on the likelihood of success of
any application can be obtained from the Secretary of Faculties
or the secretary of the Appointments Committee of the General
Board.

The General Board takes the view that academic staff are
specifically appointed to undertake both teaching and research,
and (although the Board would support arrangements whereby
teaching in excess of a contracted or reasonable stint was
relieved) an extremely good case needs to be made in support of
an application for special leave which would have the result of
the individual's teaching being conducted mainly or wholly by
someone else. This is a especially true given that the sabbatical
leave scheme has been preserved intact throughout retrenchment,
so providing the opportunity for individuals to concentrate on
research in one term out of every seven. Willingness to forgo
university stipend or the ease with which funding for a
replacement appointment may be attracted will not be sufficient
to guarantee in any way the success of an application for special
leave.

It is emphasised that any application for leave, including
any application for funding which might result in the need for
leave from university duties to be granted, must be made to the
General Board through the faculty board (and head of department,
in departmentally organised faculties). In every case the
academic advantage to the institution will be the general
criterion by which applications will be considered: in every case
the General Board requires details of any necessary substitute
arrangements, including those relating to examining and graduate
supervision.

It is recognised that some offers are made to individuals
at short notice. Given the fact that all members of the academic
staff have clear obligations to the University under the terms of
their contracts, however, no such offer should be accepted
without the explicit approval of the General Board under the
procedures set out above: for this reason any prospect of such an
offer, however indefinite, must be discussed (in strict
confidence) with Dr Whiteley, secretary to the Appointments
Committee of the General Board, at the very earliest opportunity.
Delay in bringing to the attention of the University the
possibility that an offer may be made will mean that if
applications and substitute arrangements then have to be
considered at short notice, this might compromise the chance of
leave being granted.

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Stipendiary arrangements

Leave granted under the above arrangements is normally without
university stipend, but the precise implications for payment can
vary. In some cases the leave is clearly unpaid, such as when
appointments in the public service are held. In other cases, such
as the holding of prestigious research awards, the University is
expected to continue paying the individual, while the grant-
giving body provides support for the University to employ a
replacement: or the grant-giving body supplies a sum of money
which is equivalent to that paid by the University under normal
circumstances to the individual. Although this is technically
special leave without university stipend, the University will
continue to pay the stipend to the individual through the payroll
mechanism, being reimbursed by the award-giving body. Special
leave under any other arrangement will mean the University will
cease to make payments of stipend and national insurance and
superannuation contributions. In general, except where the rules
of grant-giving bodies in respect of major competitive awards
specify otherwise, it is expected that the normal result of the
granting of an application for special leave will be the release
to the University of the full salary and on-costs of the
substantive university appointment, which may be available, with
the agreement of the General Board, to the faculty board for the
making of any necessary replacement appointment. This is
particularly important given the University's practice of
advertising temporary university lecturerships, for example,
without cash-limited salary scales.

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INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGY

Intensive German courses for archaeologists

A week of intensive German courses for archaeologists, for
beginners and intermediate learners, will be offered in the
Institute of Archaeology in Hilary Term, week 9 (15–19 March
1999). Those wishing to attend should register with the
receptionist at the institute (telephone: (2)78240), giving
details of name, college, contact number, and desired course. The
course tutor will be Gertrud Seidmann, Research Associate,
Institute of Archaeology.

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ST HUGH'S COLLEGE


Exhibition open

Works on paper, by Peter Kalkhof

This exhibition comprises a limited selection of works on paper
to show the artist's aesthetic and pictorial concerns and
concepts as a painter, addressing the abstract visual phenomena
of colour and space.

The choice starts with work from the early seventies and
concludes with one from this year. There are also some woodcut
prints, which are in black and white on Japanese paper. They show
variations of geometric forms and lines in their intrinsic
compositional relationships. Though his main work is in painting
and installation, often on a large scale, these works are
expressions of ideas in smaller size.

The exhibition will close at the end of December.

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FACULTY OF MUSIC

Opera performance

OPERA SEICENTO, conducted by Vassilis Vavoulis, will perform
Antonio Sartorio's opera Giulio Cesare in Egitto
(1676), at 8 p.m. on Thursday, 26 November, and Friday, 27
November, in the Holywell Music Room. Tickets, costing £10
(concessions £5) may be obtained from the Playhouse,
Beaumont Street, or at the door.

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Concert

THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, conducted by Duncan
Hinnells, will perform the following at 8 p.m. on Friday, 20
November, in the Sheldonian Theatre: Brahms, Violin Concerto
(with Simon Fischer, soloist); Beethoven, Egmont
Overture; Schubert, Symphony no. 4. Tickets, costing
£6/£3, may be obtained from the Oxford Playhouse, or at
the door.

This concert is sponsored by Oxford University Press.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 12 November 1998: Lectures<br />

Lectures


Contents of this section:

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INAUGURAL LECTURES


Professor of Statistical Science

PROFESSOR PETER DONNELLY will deliver his inaugural lecture
at 5 p.m. on Monday, 7 December, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Modelling genes.'

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John M. Olin Visiting Professor of
American Government

PROFESSOR CHARLES O. JONES will deliver his inaugural lecture
at 5 p.m. on Monday, 30 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The speculative imagination in democratic
lawmaking.'

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ROMANES LECTURE 1998

PROFESSOR AMARTYA SEN, Master of Trinity College, Cambridge,
Winner of 1998 Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences, will deliver
the Romanes Lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Tuesday, 17 November, in the
Sheldonian Theatre. Tickets are not required for admission.

Subject: `Reason before identity.'

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JAMES FORD SPECIAL LECTURE IN BRITISH
HISTORY

PROFESSOR L. COLLEY, London School of Economics, will deliver a
James Ford Special Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 13 November, in
the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Going native, telling tales: captivities
and collaborations in an age of empire.'

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MAURICE LUBBOCK LECTURE IN MANAGEMENT
STUDIES 1998

SIR PETER WILLIAMS, Chairman, Oxford Instruments PLC, will
deliver the third annual Maurice Lubbock Lecture in Management
Studies at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 26 November, in the Examination
Schools. The lecture will be followed by a reception at the
Schools.

Further information may be obtained from Georgina Denn, Said
Business School (telephone: Oxford (2)88654, e-mail:
george.denn@obs.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: `Barriers to innovation.'

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CLARENDON LECTURES IN GEOGRAPHY AND
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

PROFESSOR PETER HAGGETT, Professor Emeritus of Geography,
University of Bristol, will lecture at 5 p.m. on the following
days in the School of Geography. The lectures will be given in
the Lecture Theatre, unless otherwise stated. The lectures are
open to the public, and admission is free.

The Clarendon Lectures in Geography and Environmental Studies are
sponsored by the Oxford University Press and the School of
Geography.

Mon. 16 Nov.: `Towards a geography of
epidemics.'

Tue. 17 Nov.: `Spatial diffusion and epidemics.'

Wed. 18 Nov.: `Global change: new environments, new
epidemics?'

Thur. 24 Nov., Senior Common Room: `The spatial
containment of epidemics.'

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HUDSON MEMORIAL LECTURE 1998

DR N.A.M. RODGER, author of The Safeguard of the
Sea
, The Admiralty, and The Wooden
World: An Anatomy of the Georgian Navy
, will deliver the
Hudson Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 19 November, in
Room 6, the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Training or education? A naval dilemma over
four centuries.'

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LAW, INSTITUTE OF EUROPEAN AND
COMPARATIVE LAW


Gildesgame Lecture

PROFESSOR DR ANDREAS HELDRICH, Rector, Ludwig-Maximilians
University of Munich, will deliver the Gildesgame Lecture at 5
p.m. on Monday, 16 November, in Lecture Room 1, the St Cross
Building.

Subject: `Private law sanctions against corruption
of public officials.'

Those wishing to attend the lecture, and the reception following,
are asked to contact Mrs Pam Harries, Institute of European and
Comparative Law (telephone: (2)81610, e-mail:
pam.harries@eurocomplaw.ox.ac.uk).

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

Jornada de estudos vicentinos

This one-day conference will be held on Friday, 20 November, from
10.30 a.m., in the Music Room, St Peter's College. The conference
will conclude with a performance by the Tagus Theatre Company of
Fernando Pessoa's O Marinheiro, in St Peter's
College chapel, at 5.30 p.m.

If lunch is required, payment of £5, by cheque payable to
St Peter's College, should be sent in advance to Professor T.F.
Earle, St Peter's College, Oxford OX1 2DL.

PROFESSOR T.F. EARLE

10.40 a.m.: `Upstaging seraphim: the interface
between humans and angels in Auto da barca do
purgarório
and the Auto da
feira
.'

DR J. PERKINS, King's College, London

11.40 a.m.: `Shepherds and politics in the
Auto de Mofina Mendes.'

DR P.A. ODBER DE BAUBETA, Birmingham

12.10 p.m.: `Woman in Gil Vicente: heroine,
housewife, maiden, whore.'

DR A. LAPPIN, Manchester

2 p.m.: `The Auto da barca da
glória
and the fifteenth-century Ars
moriendi
.'

PROFESSOR J.A. CARDOSO BERNARDES, Coimbra

2.30 p.m.: `O teatro do tempo: modelos e
práticas de moralidade no teatro de Gil Vicente.'

PROFESSOR T. AMADO, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

3.45 p.m.: `Sobre a tragicomédia
Amadis.'

PROFESSOR N. ROUND, Sheffield

4.30 p.m.: `Sttau Monteiro's Auto de
barca de motor fora de borda
and Gil Vicente.'

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES, MUSIC

HERR GOTTFRIED WAGNER, great-grandson of Richard Wagner, will
speak at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 26 November, in the Taylor
Institution.

Conveners: R.N.N. Robertson, MA, D.Phil., Reader in
German, and P. Franklin, MA, D.Phil., Reader in Music.

Subject: `The reception of Richard Wagner's anti-
semitism from 1945 to the present.'

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MODERN HISTORY


Special Faculty Lecture

PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER WICKHAM, School of History, University of
Birmingham, will deliver the annual Special Faculty Lecture at
5 p.m. on Friday, 27 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `An empire fragments: aristocratic wealth
and peasant autonomy in the post-Roman West, 450–750.'

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SOCIAL STUDIES

SENATOR FRED R. THOMPSON, Republican of Tennessee, will lecture
at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, 17 November, in the Chester Room, Nuffield
College.

Convener: B.E. Shafer, MA, Mellon Professor of
American Government.

Subject: `American politics during the 106th
Congress.'


PROFESSOR ALAN BRINKLEY, Columbia, will conduct a seminar at 5
p.m. on Tuesday, 17 November, in the Chester Room, Nuffield
College.

Convener: B.E. Shafer, MA, Mellon Professor of
American Government.

Subject: `Henry Luce and the missionary impulse in
American politics.'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES

Conference: The Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.s.) and His Message

This one-day conference will be held on Saturday, 21 November,
10 a.m.–2.45 p.m., in the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies.
All are welcome. Further information may be obtained from Mr M.
Akram Nadwi, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, George Street,
Oxford OX1 2AR (telephone: Oxford (2)78730).

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QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE


Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on
Women

Gender, conflict, ethnicity, and reconciliation: perspectives
from Algeria and Ireland

A workshop on this subject, organised in conjunction with the
Mary Seacole Research Centre, De Montfort University, and the
Centre for Ethnic Relations Research, University of Warwick, will
be held from 9.30 a.m. on Saturday, 28 November, in Queen
Elizabeth House. The provisional programme is given below. Each
session will be followed by discussion.


Session 1 (10 a.m.): perspectives from Algeria

FATIMA ALIOUA, SWASWA, North and London: `The women's movement
in Algeria in the context of the current conflict.'
(Provisional title)

DR LOUISA AIT-HAMOU, Algiers: `Research on the roots of violence
in Algeria.'



Session 2 (11.20 a.m.): views from Ireland

DR HELENA SCHINDLEIN, Northern Ireland Women's Coalition: `The
role of women in healing personal and political trauma in
Ireland.'

DR BRONAGH HINDS, Ulster People's College: to be announced.



Session 3 (1.45 p.m.): round-table discussion, chaired by
Fatima Alioua

PROFESSOR CYNTHIA COCKBURN, City University: `Negotiating gender
and national identities in conflict.' (Provisional
title
)

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Gender, change, and human rights

The following seminars will be given at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in
the Library Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House.

Conveners: Dr Cathie Lloyd (Director), Dr Criana
Connal (CCCRW), and Heaven Crawley, Nuffield College.

O. REITMAN

12 Nov.: `Women, multiculturalism, and human
rights.'

PROFESSOR D. DAVIN, Leeds

19 Nov.: `Women's rights, human rights, and
population policy in China.'

DR M. JOHNSON, De Montfort

26 Nov.: `Gender, health, and human rights.'
(Provisional title)

G. ASHWORTH, Director, Change

3 Dec.: `Beijing and beyond: human rights from
now on.'

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RUSKIN SCHOOL OF DRAWING AND FINE ART

The body opened—a history of seeing anatomy and art

PROFESSOR DR GUNTER VON HAGENS will lecture at 4 p.m. on
Wednesday, 25 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Korperwelten: anatomyart—the new
anatomy.'

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CENTRE FOR SOCIO-LEGAL STUDIES

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the
Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Wolfson College.

Convener: D.J. Galligan, BCL, MA, Professor of Socio-
Legal Studies and Director of the Centre for Socio-Legal
Studies.

PROFESSOR R. HAMILTON, University of Texas at Austin

12 Nov.: `Corporate governance in America,
1950–98: major changes but uncertain benefits.'

DR P. HILLER, Bielefeld

19 Nov.: `The production of legal knowledge in
public organisations.'

PROFESSOR D.S. HAMILTON, University of Texas at Austin

26 Nov.: `Constitutional grounds for
presidential impeachment'.

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WELLCOME UNIT FOR THE HISTORY OF
MEDICINE

History of tropical medicine and infectious diseases

DR M. HARRISON and DR M. WORBOYS, Sheffield Hallam University,
will give a seminar in this series at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, 24
November, in the Seminar Room, the Wellcome Unit, 47 Banbury
Road. The seminar is given in association with Green College.

Convener: Dr M. Malowany (telephone: (2)74600,
e-mail: maureen.malowany@wuhmo.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: `Smallpox eradication in India.'

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GREEN COLLEGE


Brian Walker Lecture on Environment and
Development

DR R. JOLLY, Special Adviser to the Administrator, United Nations
Development Programme, New York, will deliver the Brian Walker
Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 26 November, in the Witts Lecture
Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

Subject: `Human development and environment
priorities: basis for a grand alliance.'

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MANSFIELD COLLEGE

Oxford Centre for the Environment, Ethics, and Society

Postponement of seminar

The seminar which was to have been given by Wilfred Beckerman on
Tuesday, 17 November, on `Intergenerational justice and the
environment', has been postponed to Hilary Term, as Professor
Amartya Sen will deliver the Romanes Lecture at 5.45 p.m. on that
date (see details above).

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ST ANNE'S COLLEGE


John Berger Lecture

STEPHEN FARTHING, Ruskin Master of Drawing and Fellow of St
Edmund Hall, will deliver the John Berger Lecture at 4 p.m. on
Thursday, 26 November, in the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St
Anne's College.

The John Berger Lectures take place on an occasional basis and
focus on various aspects of art history. The series is organised
by The Laboratory at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art.
The overall title salutes the seminal and ongoing contribution
of John Berger to the study of the visual arts.

Subject: `How to draw a pigeon.'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE


Special Lecture

MICHAEL IGNATIEFF will talk about the writing of his recent
biography of Sir Isaiah Berlin at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 2
December, in the New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College. The
lecture will be followed by a book-signing.

Admission will be by ticket only, available from the Development
Office, St Antony's (telephone: (2)74496, fax: (2)74494, e-mail:
polly.friedhoff@sant.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: `The shadow cast by a life: a biographer and
his subject.'

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ST CATHERINE'S COLLEGE


Alan Tayler Lecture 1998

PROFESSOR G.I. BARENBLATT, Professor in Residence, University of
California, Berkeley, and G.I. Taylor Professor Emeritus,
Cambridge, will deliver the Alan Tayler Lecture at 5 p.m. on
Monday, 30 November, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St
Catherine's College. Tea will be served from 4.15 p.m.

Subject: `Turbulence: an old challenge and new
perspectives.'

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OXFORD SIGNALLING GROUP

JAN DOMIN, Department of Renal Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital,
London, will lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday, 19 November, in
the Department of Pharmacology.

Subject: `Phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase: why such a
large superfamily?'

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ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND
ENGINEERING


Oxford Science Lecture Series

DR VALERIE NOYES, Department of Physics, will lecture at 5 p.m.
on Thursday, 19 November, in the Department of Earth Sciences.
Entrance is free.

Subject: `The secret life of the humble proton.'

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 12 November 1998: Grants and Funding<br />

Grants and Research Funding


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[Note. An asterisk denotes a reference to a previously
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RESEARCH SERVICES OFFICE

The Oxford University Research Services Office (RSO) is based in
the University Offices, Wellington Square (with a satellite
office in the Medical School Offices, Level 3, John Radcliffe
Hospital). The RSO is part of the finance division of the
University's central administration.

The office processes and approves all applications to outside
bodies for research grants and approves research-related
agreements on behalf of the University. It also acts in an
advisory capacity for those seeking outside funding or requiring
information about specific initiatives (e.g. LINK, ROPA, Teaching
Company Schemes, EU research programmes, etc.).

The RCSO produces a weekly bulletin on funding opportunities,
electronic Research and Industry News (eRIN), which is available
to members of the University via the World Wide Web at:

http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/rcso/erin/
.

Research contracts with industry are negotiated through the
RSO, which also deals, inter alia, with various
intellectual property matters, including other research-related
agreements covering clinical trials and services, services to
industry, confidentiality issues, material transfer and
consultancy. Contact details for members of the RSO, from whom
advice may be sought are as follows:

Dr Michael Halsey, Assistant Registrar---Senior Contracts
Officer (telephone: (2)70011, e-mail:
michael.halsey@admin.ox.ac.uk);

Dr Richard Liwicki, Assistant Registrar, John Radcliffe
Hospital satellite office (telephone: 553 22604, e-mail:
richard.liwicki@admin.ox.ac.uk;

Mr Pierre-Manuel Espinasse, Research Grants and European
Liaison Officer (telephone: (2)70043, e-mail:
pierre.espinasse@admin.ox.ac.uk);

Ms Fiona Anderson, Contracts Officer (telephone: (2)70142,
e-mail: fiona.anderson@admin.ox.ac.uk);

Ms Kathryn Dally, Administrative Officer---Information
(telephone: (2)80319, e-mail: kathryn.dally@admin.ox.ac.uk).

Enquiries relating to day-to-day processing of research grant
applications should be addressed to the RSO's Research Grants
Office, Room 330, the University Offices (telephone: (2)70146),
or, in the case of certain clinical departments, to the RSO
satellite office, the Medical School Offices, Level 3, John
Radcliffe Hospital, Headington (telephone: 553 22544).

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.

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<br /> Oxf. Univ. Gazette, 12 November 1998: Examinations and Boards<br />

Examinations and Boards


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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF PHYSICAL
SCIENCES


Election of Ordinary Member

An election will be held on Thursday, 17 December to fill a
vacancy for an ordinary member (vice Professor Roger
Cashmore, resigned), to hold office from the date of the election
until the beginning of Michaelmas Term 2000.

Nominations in writing by two electors will be received by the
Secretary of Faculties at the University Offices up to 4 p.m. on
Monday, 23 November, and nominations by six electors up to 4 p.m.
on Tuesday, 8 December.

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CHAIRMEN OF EXAMINERS

TRINITY TERM 1999

Preliminary Examination

Engineering Science: R.W. DANIEL, MA, Fellow of
Brasenose (address: Department of Engineering Science)

Honour Schools

Computation: J.M. SPIVEY, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of
Oriel (address: Computing Laboratory)

Literae Humaniores: O. MURRAY, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow
of Balliol

Mathematics and Computation: J.M. SPIVEY, MA,
D.PHIL., Fellow of Oriel (address: Computing Laboratory)

Modern Languages: J.D. RUTHERFORD, MA, D.PHIL.,
Fellow of Queen's

Natural Science—Geology: P.C. ENGLAND, MA,
D.PHIL., Fellow of Exeter (address: Department of Earth
Sciences)

Theology: J.B. WEBSTER, MA, D.PHIL., Canon of Christ
Church

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Master of Philosophy

General Linguistics and Comparative Philology: J.T.
HIGGINBOTHAM, MA, Fellow of Somerville

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Master of Science

Applied Social Studies: K.I. MACDONALD, B.PHIL., MA,
Fellow of Nuffield

Qualifying Examination in Applied Social Studies:
K.I. MACDONALD, B.PHIL., MA, Fellow of Nuffield

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Master of Studies

General Linguistics and Comparative Philology: J.T.
HIGGINBOTHAM, MA, Fellow of Somerville

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DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF LETTERS

The Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies has granted leave to
O.R. IMPEY, Green College, to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of
Letters.
A list of the evidence submitted by the candidate is available at the
University Offices.

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EXAMINATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF
PHILOSOPHY

The examiners appointed by the following faculty boards give notice
of oral examination of their candidates as
follows:

Biological Sciences

R. HOLLAND, Wolfson: `The nature of the familiar area map of the
homing pigeon'.

Department of Zoology, Monday, 16 November, 2 p.m.


Examiners: A.L.R. Thomas, S.D. Healey.

HAO-JEN HUANG, St Hugh's: `Molecular studies on cell cycle dependence
of differentiation'.

Department of Biochemistry, Thursday, 26 November, 2 p.m.


Examiners: D. Watts, M.D. Yudkin.

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Clinical Medicine

A. BRIGGS, Nuffield: `Uncertainty in the cost-effectiveness of health
care interventions'.

Nuffield, Monday, 23 November, 2 p.m.


Examiners: N.R. Hicks, B. O'Brien.

S.A. MCCRACKEN, Linacre: `Granulocyte colony stimulating factor and
its receptor at the maternal foetal interface'.

Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Tuesday, 15
December, 2 p.m.


Examiners: R. Bicknell, G. Vince.

N. MURRAY, Wolfson: `Costimulation of T Cells and its role in T cell
recognition of malignant colorectal cells in vitro'.

Institute of Molecular Medicine, Wednesday, 16 December, 2.30 p.m.


Examiners: V. Cerundolo, P. Beverley.

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English Language and Literature

M. PURKAYASTHA, Magdalen: `"Infinite variety": Shakespeare,
Hogarth, and the concept of imitation 1737–1832'.

Department of the History of Art, Thursday, 19 November, 2 p.m.


Examiners: M. Kemp, J. Cooke.

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Literae Humaniores

N.C. MANSON, Corpus Christi: `Conscious thought'.

Magdalen, Monday, 11 January, 2.30 p.m.


Examiners: Z.M. Fricker, J. Heal.

A. NODAR, Christ Church: `Unpublished literary papyri from
Oxyrhynchus: an edition with a commentary'.

Christ Church, Wednesday, 16 December, 10 a.m.


Examiners: D. Obbink, P. Schubert.

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Mathematical Sciences

A.E. WHALLEY, Lincoln: `Option pricing with transaction costs'.

Dartington House, Thursday, 19 November, 9.30 a.m.


Examiners: S.D. Howison, J.N. Dewynne.

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Modern History

S.M. CULLEN, Wolfson: `Gender and the Great War: British combatants,
masculinity, and perceptions of women, 1918–39'.

St John's, Monday, 30 November, 2 p.m.


Examiners: R.F. McKibbin, P. Thane.

J.S. RULE, Wadham: `The Anglo-Scottish western borders
1557–70'.

Merton, Wednesday, 16 December, 3 p.m.


Examiners: S.J. Gunn, K.M. Brown.

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Oriental Studies

F. SALMAN, St Antony's: `International disengagement and regional
politics: Iran and the Persian Gulf 1968–71'.

Wadham, Tuesday, 17 November, 2 p.m.


Examiners: J. Piscatori, C. Tripp.

K. SPAWN, Wolfson: `"As it is written" and other citation
formulae in the Old Testament: their use, syntax, development, and
significance'.

Examination Schools, Monday, 21 December, 2 p.m.


Examiners: J. Barton, G. Khan.

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Physical Sciences

M. CANNON, Oriel: `Constrained predictive control'.

Department of Engineering Science, Tuesday, 8 December, 10 a.m.


Examiners: R.W. Daniel, P.J. Gawthrop.

E. DRYSDALE, Trinity: `Modelling of equatorial wave
motions in the middle atmosphere'.

Clarendon Laboratory, Thursday, 7 January, 2 p.m.


Examiners: T.W.N. Haine, J. Thuburn.

P.R. HILDEBRAND, Jesus: `The Hindu Kush of Pakistan: mountain range
evolution from active margin to continent—continent
collision'.

Department of Earth Sciences, Wednesday, 18 November, 2.15 p.m.


Examiners: D.J. Waters, B.F. Windley.

J. MOSS, University: `Spread spectrum technologies for
future communications systems'.

Engineering and Technology Building, Thursday, 26 November, 10 a.m.


Examiners: D.C. O'Brien, T. Widdowson.

A. PRIEST, Worcester: `Magneto-optics of III–V semiconductor
heterostructures'.

Sub-department of Theoretical Physics, Friday, 8 January, 2 p.m.


Examiners: J.T. Chalker, A. Usher.

S. SIMONINI, Somerville: `Combustion analysis in IC
engines using a CCD camera and image processing'.

Engineering and Technology Building, Friday, 27 November, 11 a.m.


Examiners: S.J. Sheard, D.A. Yates.

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Physiological Sciences

F.G. HAJ, Wolfson: `CRYPa expression and ligand binding properties in
the developing chick nervous system'.

Department of Human Anatomy and Genetics, Friday,
20 November, 2 p.m.


Examiners: J.S.H. Taylor, C.E. Holt.

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Psychological Studies

M.C.A. BOOTH, Magdalen: `Temporal lobe mechanisms for view-invariant
object recognition'.

Department of Experimental Psychology, Tuesday, 15 December, 2 p.m.


Examiners: A. Cowey, M.W. Brown.

E. PALMER-CANTON, Wolfson: `Social processes in the development of
political commitments'.

Department of Experimental Psychology, Friday, 20 November, 2.30 p.m.


Examiners: S. Reicher, P. Collett.

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Social Studies

D. TSUI, St Antony's: `Chinese military intervention in the Korean
War'.

St Antony's, Monday, 16 November, 4.30 p.m.


Examiners: S.Y. Tsang, M. Yahuda.

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EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF
SCIENCE

The examiners appointed by the following faculty board give notice of
oral examination of their candidate as
follows:

Physical Sciences

S.M.R. AZEEM, Balliol: `Critical heat flux in subcooled flow
boiling'.

Department of Engineering Science, Friday, 13 November,
2.15 p.m.


Examiners: J.H. Hills, D.B.R. Kenning.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 12 November 1998: Colleges<br />

Colleges, Halls, and Societies


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OBITUARIES


Christ Church

RONALD BARCLAY CANTLIE, QC, MA, 9 September 1998;
commoner 1942–3 and 1946–8. Aged 74.

PETER DIXON, BA, 14 September 1998; scholar
1950–3.

BENDA ROBERT E.A. DRUMMOND; commoner 1953–4.

PETER MAUDSLEY SIMPSON, MA; commoner 1933–6.

HARRY CHARLES KEELEY, 25 September 1998; Senior
Scholar 1948–50; former housemaster, Westminster
School. Aged 78.

JOHN H.G. OWEN, MA, 13 September 1998; commoner
1946–9.

DR DAVID FREDERICK HARDY STUART, MA, September 1998;
commoner 1961–6.

CHRISTOPHER THOMAS TOWER, MA, 21 September 1998;
commoner 1934–7. Aged 83.

WILLIAM ALEXANDER WARD-JACKSON; commoner 1928–31.

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St Hugh's College

MIRIAM MARY LAMBERN DICKINSON (née
Bailey), 1998; commoner 1937–40. Aged 66.

PATRICIA IBBOTSON (née Day Winter),
1997; commoner 1940–3. Aged 77.

MARY IRIS LENTON (née Foster), 27 June
1998; commoner 1932–5. Aged 85.

MARGARET ELEANOR MCDOUGLE, date unknown; commoner
1933–6.

PHYLLIS MARY PRICE, OBE, date unknown; commoner
1914–17.

ROSEMARY HILDEGARD SYFRET, 6 August 1998; Lecturer in
English Literature 1968–74. Aged 74.

DIANA LOUISE TYLDEN-WRIGHT (née
Lindsay), 1997; commoner 1942–5. Aged 73.

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Regent's Park College

THE REVD DR GWYNNE HENTON DAVIES, 22 October 1998;
student 1933, Principal 1958–72. Aged 92.

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MEMORIAL SERVICE


Regent's Park College

A Memorial Service for THE REVD DR GWYNNE HENTON DAVIES
will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, 21 November, in the
college. Tea will be served after the service.

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ELECTIONS


HARRIS Manchester College

To Scholarships:

ANDREW JAMES BROWN


PHILIPPA MARY BENEDICTA SIVAN


ALI PARCHAMI

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To a Postdoctoral Fellowship:

ALAN FRANK
TURBERFIELD, BA, D.PHIL.

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Lincoln College

To Lord Crewe Scholarships:

SAJ CHERIAN, formerly of Princeton University

MARK SIMON DILLINGHAM, formerly of Bristol University

MISS ELIZABETH ALICE JEFFERIES, formerly of Blackwell
School, Bristol

MISS SABINA KALYAN, formerly of Bedford High School

MISS ERICA DENISE LONGFELLOW, formerly of Duke
University

BENJAMIN PAUL MARCHANT, formerly of Warwick University

ANTHONY JOHN SHORT, formerly of Watford Grammar School

EDWIN MALCOLM ROBERTSON, formerly of Downing College,
Cambridge

ROBERT DYLAN VAN NIEKERK, formerly of Leeds University

To a Crewe Overseas Award:

BENJAMIN PHILIP
ROWSWELL, formerly of Georgetown University, Washington

To old Members' Exhibitions:

NICHOLAS JAMES ROBINSON, formerly of Hampton School

RICHARD JOHN THOMAS, formerly of Warwick School

To Organ Scholarships:

NICHOLAS IAN CHALMERS, formerly of Hurstpierpoint
College

PHILIP MICHAEL RUSSON SMITH, formerly of Marlborough
College

To Sidgwick Scholarships:

MICHAEL PAUL GETENBY, formerly of Bradford Grammar
School

MISS SARAH LOUISE ROBERTS, formerly of Walbottle High
School, Newcastle

To Scholarships:

MISS MEIKE ASBACH, formerly of Clarendon House School,
Kent

MISS FIONA JULIET ROSALIND ECCLES, formerly of Bradford
Girls' Grammar School

NICHOLAS JAMES KELLEY, formerly of Pershore High
School

TARIQ MAHMOUD, formerly of Heathland School, Middlesex

SIMON CHRISTOPHER MILNES, formerly of Dr Challoner's
Grammar School

MISS HELEN LOUISE CATHERINE O'HARA, formerly of Dominican
College, Co. Londonderry

IAN CHRISTOPHER RAPLEY, formerly of Dr Challoner's
Grammar School

CHRISTOPHER ANTHONY KENWARD SALZ, formerly of Winchester
College

ANDREW SIMMONS, formerly of Abingdon School

MARC ANDREW WILLIAMS, formerly of Monmouth School

PAUL DAVID WILLIAMS, formerly of Durham Johnston
Comprehensive School

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Queen's College

To Scholarships:

KATHARINE ALLEN, formerly of Central Newcastle High
School

DANIEL BAKOWSKI, formerly of Royal Grammar School,
Colchester

KONSTANZE VERONIKA BARON, formerly of
Friedrich-Ebert-Gymnasium, Bonn

LEV SAMUEL BISHOP, formerly of Manchester Grammar
School

BRIAN ROBERT D'ARCY, formerly of Bradford Grammar
School

NOEL THOMAS DILWORTH, formerly of Dulwich College

MARK ANTHONY TAYLOR FOURNIER, formerly of Shrewsbury
School

ANTHONY ROBERT GOREHAM, formerly of Watford Grammar
School for Boys

BENJAMIN JAMES HADWEN, formerly of Batley Grammar
School

TOM HARDWICK, formerly of Clifton College, Bristol

CHRISTOPHER THOMAS KELLY, formerly of Hills Road Sixth-
form College, Cambridge

JOANNA KOTZIAS, formerly of St Albans High School for
Girls

ROY LAP HONG LAM, formerly of Winchester College

SIU LUNG DAVID LAW, formerly of Diocesan Boys' School,
Hong Kong

PAUL DANIEL LEVY, formerly of Merchant Taylors' School,
Northwood

BENJAMIN BUCHANAN LINGS, formerly of St Mary Redcliffe
and Temple School, Bristol

ELIZABETH ANNE MASTERS, formerly of Hills Road Sixth-form
College, Cambridge

SIMON WEBSTER MCKNIGHT, formerly of Dr Challoner's
Grammar School, Amersham

PAUL FRANCIS FELIX MURRAY, formerly of Queen's College,
Taunton

CATHERINE ELIZABETH PEARSON, formerly of Boston Spa
Comprehensive School

RICHARD JAMES PRICE, formerly of Watford Boys' Grammar
School

CHARLES HENRY GOULD PRICE, formerly of Winchester
College

STUART JAMES PRINCE, formerly of Leeds Grammar School

SUMIT SAMIUR RAHMAN, formerly of Forest School, London

ANDREW MARSHALL ROBERTSON, formerly of King's School,
Worcester

ROBIN MICHAEL SCHLINKERT, formerly of Gesamtschule
Osnabrück- Schinkel

TUAN BENG SNG, formerly of Temasek Junior College,
Singapore

CHARLOTTE MARY SPENCER, formerly of Hills Road Sixth-form
College, Cambridge

SALLY ANNE STEPHENS, formerly of Queen Elizabeth School,
Kirby Lonsdale

CHRISTINE STEVENS, formerly of Bournemouth School for
Girls

JAKE SUDBERY, formerly of Bury College

SOO CHUEN TAN, formerly of Taylor's College Selangor,
Malaysia

HELEN VIRGINIA TICKLE, formerly of Sale Grammar School

DONALD RENWICK WADE, formerly of Bradford Grammar
School

ADAM ANDREW WATT, formerly of George Heriot's School,
Edinburgh

PHILIP JUAN WATTERSON, formerly of Monk's Walk School,
Welwyn

ADAM HARVEY WHITTAKER, formerly of Stokesley School

VANDA MARGHERITA WILLAN, formerly of Wells Cathedral
School

MARGARET RUTH WOOLSEY, formerly of Antrim Grammar School

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To Exhibitions:

GEORGINA SARAH DOBINSON, formerly of Sydenham High
School

LUCINDA ELIZABETH HASELL, formerly of Taunton School

LOUISE VICTORIA HENNESSEY, formerly of King Edward VI
Camp Hill Girls' School, Birmingham

JOHN ZUCCOLOTTO HUNTER, formerly of St Mary's Sixth-form
College, Middlesbrough

ENDAF LLOYD KERFOOT, formerly of King's School,
Chester

ANJALI KLOUDA, formerly of Camden School for Girls

HELEN LOUISE MUNN, formerly of Cheltenham Ladies'
College

ELIF PIRGON, formerly of Kingston College of Further
Education

CRAIG ROBERT POWELL, formerly of Thomas Telford School,
Telford

TOBIAS WALTER SCHULZE-CLEVEN, formerly of
Petrus-Legge-Gymnasium, Brakel

NICHOLAS SEYMOUR, formerly of Reigate Grammar School

DAVID JOHN SMALLBONE, formerly of Watford Grammar School
for Boys

PAUL ANTHONY SUMNER, formerly of Bolton School, Boys'
Division

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To College Bursaries:

PHILIP RICHARD ATKINSON, formerly of Royal Grammar
School, Newcastle

ONDREJ CHOUTKA, formerly of Shrewsbury School

LUCINDA ELIZABETH HASELL, formerly of Taunton School

SIMON GREGORY HODGES, formerly of Westcliff High School
for Boys

ALISON PEAKMAN, formerly of Halesowen College

KERRY REES, formerly of Cyfarthfa High School, Merthyr
Tydfil

PAUL MARK WILLIAMS, formerly of Guiseley School

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St Hilda's College

To a Scholarship:

DALIN KONGSERI, formerly of
Cambridge Centre for Sixth-form Studies

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Trinity College

To the Austin Farrer Memorial Scholarship:

CHRISTOPHER INSOLE, formerly of Winchester College

To Graduate Scholarships:

CHRISTOPHER INSOLE, formerly of Winchester College

ANTONIN CHARLES MACHACEK, formerly of High Wycombe Royal
Grammar School

To Millard Scholarships in Chemistry:

TIMOTHY PAUL BATES WHITFIELD, formerly of High Wycombe
Royal Grammar School

MALCOLM EDWARD LONG, formerly of Portlethen Academy,
Aberdeen

To Millard Scholarships in Engineering Science:

JAMES ALEXANDER CROSS, formerly of St Bartholomew's
School, Newbury

ALEX TIANG CHUAN ONG, formerly of Taylor's College,
Malaysia

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To a Millard Scholarship in Engineering, Economics,
and Management:

CHRISTINA HOI YEE LUK, formerly of Diocesan Girls'
School, Hong Kong

To a Millard Scholarship in Engineering and
Materials:

RACHEL ANGHARAD OLIVER, formerly of
Stockport Grammar School

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To Millard Scholarships in Metallurgy and Science of
Materials:

HELEN MARGARET LANE, formerly of Grange School,
Northwich

SUSANNAH CAROLINE SPELLER (née Wood),
formerly of the Perse School for Girls, Cambridge

RUSSELL GOODALL, formerly of Caerleon Comprehensive
School

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To Millard Scholarships in Physics:

CHRISTOPHER GOLBY, formerly of Wath Comprehensive School,
Rotherham

STEPHEN PETER MORRIS, formerly of Notre Dame High School,
Norwich

To a Hillary Scholarship in English:

DANIEL
THOMAS SWIFT, formerly of University College School

To a Wyatt Rushton Scholarship in History:

CATHERINE MARY BOULTON, formerly of the School of St
Helen and St Katharine, Abingdon

To a Titley Scholarship in Biochemistry:

NICOLA
FAYE THOMSON, formerly of Haberdashers' Aske's School for
Girls, Elstree

To a Chadwick Scholarship in PPE:

JULIAN MARC
ELLACOTT, formerly of Kelly College

To a Blakiston Exhibition in Literae Humaniores:

VICTORIA JAYNE BAINES

To a Mowat Exhibition in Law:

SARAH CATHERINE
MARY GOVETT, formerly of Lady Eleanor Holles School

To Percival Exhibitions in English:

HEATHER REBECCA BACON-SHONE, formerly of Portland
Community College, Oregon

NICHOLAS ANDREW BARTHOLOMEW LAKE, formerly of the
European School, Luxembourg

FIONA BENSON, formerly of Berkhamsted School for Girls

SAKURA LORRAINE RICHMOND, formerly of the Becket School,
Nottingham

To Ford Exhibitions in History:

JONATHAN PETER JAMES WHITE, formerly of Westminster
School

AMELIA FLORENCE BRANCZIK, formerly of Hills Road Sixth-
form College, Cambridge

To a Ford Exhibition in History and English:

ELEANOR MARY PINDER, formerly of Portsmouth High School

To a Millard Exhibition in Metallurgy and Science of
Materials:

HANNAH LOUISE THOMPSON, formerly of
Crossley Heath School, Halifax

To a Titley Scholarship in Biochemistry:

CATHERINE ANNE HEYWARD, formerly of Chislehurst and
Sidcup Grammar School

To Millard Exhibitions in Chemistry:

ERIC HO KONG, formerly of Warrington Collegiate
Institute

CARLO MARESCA VON-BECKH, formerly of International
College, Madrid

ANDREW JOHN WILLIAMS, formerly of Hall Cross
Comprehensive School, Doncaster

To Chadwick Exhibitions in Modern Languages:

CHRISTOPHER RICHARD FREMANTLE, formerly of Eton
College

JAMES REGINALD MALTBY, formerly of Eton College

To a Chadwick Exhibition in Classics and Modern
Languages:

PRIYA GOYAL, formerly of Bradford Girls'
Grammar School

To a Chadwick Exhibition in History and Modern
Languages:

JOANNA KATHERINE ELLIS, formerly of
Merchant Taylors' School for Girls

To a Millard Exhibition in Physics:

STEPHEN BEN
BEE WHITELAM

To a Henniker Exhibition in Mathematics:

MICHAEL
EDWARD BATE

To a Chadwick Exhibition in PPE:

VICTORIA
JACQUELYNN REDWOOD, formerly of Wellington College

To a Chadwick Exhibition in Economics and
Management:

DARSHAK ASHOK SHAH, formerly of
Guildford Royal Grammar School

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PRIZES


HARRIS Manchester College

Aylmer-Sanders Prize:

PHILIPPA MARY BENEDICTA SIVAN

ALI PARCHAMI

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Rowlinson Prize for Progress:

SIMON HENRY LYGO

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St Hilda's College

Helen Smith Prize for Ancient and Modern
History:

ELLEN CLIFFORD

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Muriel Wise Prize:

ABIGAIL NOBLE

HENNA-SISKO SEWELL

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Jennifer Hines Essay Prize:

LAURA WALTERS

ISA WEGNERS

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Dorothy Whitelock Prize for Anglo-Saxon:

SOPHIA MCDOUGALL

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Fitzgibbon Prize for Biochemistry:

PETRA LUKACIK

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Trinity College

Outstanding Progress Prize :

JAMES ALEXANDER CROSS

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R.A. Knox Memorial Prizes:

ROSEMARY GAIL AKERMAN

MARTIN WILLIAM DUSINBERRE


DARYL JOHN NOYCE

Peter Fisher Prize in Physics:

ADAM DANIEL CAPEWELL

Bellot Prize in International Law:

SOPHIE ANA MOHAMED HARITH KASSIM

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Oxford University Museum of
Natural History Shop

From amber to zeolite, the shop
presents an interesting range of natural history related
gifts for all ages. Animal carvings, bookends, candle-
holders, and jewellery abound in the new hand-picked
geological range. For long evenings we offer kits for model
makers, and reference and activity books. There's Christmas
and animal stationary, and, amidst a widening choice of
Dodo items, there's still room for the traditional Dodo Pad
Diary and its new companion for 1999—the Dodo Wall
Pad. Do call to see the rest! Open during Museum hours, 12
noon–5 p.m., Mon.–Sat.; admission free.

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The Bodleian Shop

The Bodleian Christmas cards have
arrived! Six new cards and some old favourites, as well
as a big range of book-ish gifts—many
exclusive—on sale now in the Bodleian Shop, open:
Mon–Fri, 9 a.m.–6 p.m., and Sat. 9
a.m.–12.30 p.m. Find us in the entrance to the Old
Library, access from Radcliffe Square, Broad Street and
Catte Street.

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Oxford University Newcomers'
Club

Oxford University Newcomers' Club. The
club exists to welcome to Oxford the partners and
families of academic visitors and graduate students. Come
along to the Club rooms at 13 Norham Gardens, and sample
our programme of events and outings; we are open each
Wednesday morning, 10.30 a.m.–12 noon, from the week
before term starts to the week after term, also
throughout the summer vacation.

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Arabic Speakers Sought

Urgent: Arabic speaking volunteers needed.
Would you be prepared to read for 1 hour p.w. as a
volunteer at the Recording Centre for the Blind? A blind
graduate urgently needs volunteers to record his arabic
material onto tape. He is studying Arabic Literature and
Theatre and is about to begin research for his D.Phil. If
you are interested, or want to know more, please contact:
Kim Miller (Director), Room 128, New Bodleian Library,
Broad Street, tel.: Oxford (2)77044.

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Lectures

`Science and Poetry: the place of
imaginative vision in science'. Talk by Professor Mary
Midgley at Ruskin College, Walton Street at 7.30 p.m. on
Fri. 20 Nov. Tickets £5 (£4 concessions;
£2.50 Friends). Tel.: Oxford 407490 for details of the
Jupiter Trust.

C.S. Lewis Centenary Celebrations at
Headington Quarry Church (the church where Lewis regularly
worshipped), Quarry Road, Headington. Tues. 24 Nov. at 8
p.m.: Walter Hooper, Literary Advisor to the estate of C.S.
Lewis, will talk on `C.S. Lewis: map-maker for the third
millennium. Sat. 28 Nov. at 8 p.m.: a centenary celebration
service with an address by the Rt Revd Richard Harries,
Bishop of Oxford. For further details, tel.: Oxford 761755.

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Services Offered

Woodstock bookshop: 3 Market Place,
Woodstock. Open 7 days a week. Second-hand and review
copies, academic books, literature, literary criticism, and
others.

English tuition, proof-reading, copy-
editing. English graduate (first class Honours) with TEFL
qualification and publishinf experience offers help with
all aspects of written and spoken English to overseas
academics and students. Advice given on essays, theses, and
manuscripts, plus tuition in business and general English
at all levels. Reasonable rates. References available.
Contact Julie Highmore, tel.: Oxford 241059, e-mail:
JPHighmore@aol.com.

Tax advice. Ex-KPMG Chartered Accountant
specialises in assisting professionals and small
businesses with tax problems including self-assessment.
Convenient North Oxford premises. To receive further
information please tel.: Oxford 513381, e-mail:
100430.145@compuserve.com.

A well-designed garden can increase your
pleasure and add to the value of your property. Let me
help you with a short consultation or a full-scale
design. Judith Walton, tel.: Oxford 735179.

Business Plan Development. If you are in
the process of setting up a new company and you believe you
could benefit from analytical support and opportunity
appraisal in the development of a high quality business
plan, a team of MBA students may be available to help you
between Jan. and Mar. 1999. In recent years, a number of
local and spin-out companies have been helped in this way.
Please contact Dr Peter Johnson at Balliol College, tel.:
Oxford (2)77754, e-mail: peter.johnson@balliol.ox.ac.uk for
information.

Dial A Fare Travel (Oxford): we offer a
highly-customised service on all aspects of travel;
flights, ferry, hotel, and villa holiday accommodation.
Business or leisure, we are here to take the stress out of
travel arrangements. Group bookings are a speciality.
Retail agents for ATOL holders. TTA No. T7378. Tel./fax:
Oxford 847357, e-mail: DialAFare@cwcom.net.

Shipping? Abyssinia to Zanzibar, New
York to Newmarket. Today, tomorrow, next week? All the
best options are at Mail Boxes Etc. Will collect from
college, home, factory, or elsewhere. Also 24-hour
photocopying, secure mailboxes, computer workstation,
high-grade colour photocopying, faxing, laminating,
binding, etc. 266 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2
7DL. Contact Justin Brookes. Tel.: Oxford 514655, fax:
514656, e-mail: summertown@020.mbe.uk.com.

Oxford Booksearch: out-of-print titles, no
advance fee required, no obligation to buy. Tel.: Oxford
553501, e-mail: hensa@btinternet.com.

Oxuniprint, Oxford University
Press—the University Printers: specialising in
booklet and publicity material, typesetting, printing,
and finishing. Output Bureau provides high-quality output
from disc from all major DTP programs onto paper,
bromide, colour-separated positive or negative film;
high-quality specialist colour copier service. For
service, quality, and competitive prices contact
Oxuniprint, Oxford University Press, Great Clarendon
Street, Oxford. Tel.: Oxford 514691, fax: 514010.

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Domestic Services

Nanny required in Jericho, starting Jan.
1999. To care for 3-year-old boy from 11.30 a.m.–4.30
p.m., and collect his sister (6 years) from school at 3
p.m. School holidays free. Tel.: Oxford 553489 for more
details.

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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Situations Vacant

Volunteer required by Oxfam Archives. The
Oxfam Archivist needs an assistant to help sort and
organise archived records. A variety of tasks varying in
content and length are available and include work on our
historic International Programme files and other material.
Volunteers should be thorough and methodical in their
approach to the work. They should be available to work for
3–4 hours p.w. (or more); hours are flexible. Expenses
are refundable. If you would like to help or require
further information, please contact Rosie Dodd, tel.:
Oxford 313764, e-mail: rdodd@oxfam.org.uk.

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Houses to Let

Make finding accommodation a pleasure,
not a chore. Finders Keepers is dedicated to making it
easy for visitors to Oxford to find the right property.
Browse through our Web site for up-to-date detailed
information on properties available and make use of our
interactive database, priority reservation service
(credit cards accepted), welcome food pack, personal
service, and much more. Call us and you will not need to
go elsewhere. For further information contact Finders
Keepers, 73 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PE. Tel.: Oxford
311011, fax: 556993, e-mail: oxford@finders.co.uk;
Internet site: http://www.finders.co.uk.

Pleasant residential area, 1 mile from
city centre and near University, Brookes, and hospitals,
adjacent to a park. Good-sized, semi-detached, house with
3 bedrooms (1 double/1 twin/1 single), modern bathroom,
large lounge/dining-room, fully-fitted kitchen, utility
room (with fridge, washing machine, drier), conservatory,
gardens, and driveway for parking. Gas c.h. and double-
glazing. Attractive furnishings, quality furniture, fitted
carpets; maintained by owners resident in Oxford. Available
1 Feb. 1999. £810 p.c.m. plus bills. Tel.: Oxford
515342, e-mail: dmmyatt@aol.com.

Charming 18th-c. cottage, 7 miles north of
Oxford. Two double bedrooms. Living room, open fire.
Bathroom, w.c., bath, shower. Utility room, washing
machine, tumble drier. Kitchen, microwave, fridge/freezer,
dishwasher. Secluded garden, off-street parking. £850
p.m. Tel.: 0181 248 6434 (evenings).

Short let, central North Oxford. Lovely
detached house, light and spacious, furnished with all mod.
cons including c.h. Four bedrooms, 2 reception,
kitchen/dining room, 2 off-street parking spaces, large
private garden. Walking distance to shops, community
centre, university buildings, and indoor pool. Available 14
Dec. 1998–10 Jan. 1999. Tel.: Oxford 513321 (home) or
284238 (work).

Two-bedroom Victorian terrace, Iffley
Fields. House with great character and interesting decor,
owned by two artists. Two reception rooms, large kitchen,
large bathroom, c.h., garden. Quiet, friendly
neighbourhood. Available 18 Dec. 1998–25 Mar. 1999.
£675 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 727269.

Converted period farm cottage: 3 bedrooms,
garages, beautiful 1.8 acre garden with small orchard and
own wood and brook, adjacent to fields and woodland, 400
yards from the Headington roundabout. Very well maintained,
fully furnished; c.h. Ideal for visiting academic. Rent
£1,000 p.m. Please contact Jeanne Packer, tel.: Oxford
220970.

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Flats to Let

St Margaret's Road, North Oxford:
spacious, ground-floor apartment in this most sought after
location available immediately, furnished (or possibly
unfurnished). Hall, sitting-room, dining-room, study/third
bedroom, 2 double bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen. Gardens and
off-street parking. £1,000 p.c.m. Contact Smith-
Woolley, tel.: 01993 811624.

Two separate flats available unfurnished
in wing of country house, 7 miles from Oxford. Each has 2
bedrooms and large living-room, with well-fitted kitchen.
Lovely outlook and use of common gardens. Rent £695
and £895 p.c.m. respectively. Please tel.: 01869
350236 and leave message, or fax: 351119.

Central North Oxford: 10 minutes' walk
from city centre, all main university buildings, and
parks, and very close to the river. Available now for
short/long let. Two exceptionally well-furnished,
comfortable flats in extremely quiet, civilised, large
Victorian house in this exclusive, leafy, residential
Victorian suburb, with large, light, airy rooms. (1)
First-floor: double bedroom, drawing-room, kitchen,
bathroom. (2) Ground-floor: 1 double, 1 single bedroom,
drawing-room, kitchen, bathroom. Off-street parking;
large secluded garden. Regret no children or pets.
Tel./fax: Oxford 552400.

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Accommodation Offered

Large room in East Oxford, all mod. cons.
Washing machine, tumble drier, microwave, shower, c.h.,
telephone, lounge, television, etc. £250 p.m. (inc.
all bills except phone). £250 deposit. Contact Erica,
tel.: 0802 714 300.

Two rooms to let in quiet, professional,
non-smoking house in Oxford Road sharing with one other.
Large shared sitting/dining-room, kitchen, bathroom, c.h.,
garden. £220 p.c.m., inc. Council Tax and water rates.
Tel.: Oxford 430595.

Stanton St John. Spacious and interesting,
newly-converted, self-contained annexe, with own front
door, parking, garage (possible), c.h. One double bedroom,
living-room, dining area, kitchen, bathroom, separate study
area, no garden. Suit single mature student(s)/couple; no
children or pets. Rent £600 p.c.m. plus gas. Tel.:
Oxford 351566 for details.

Bed-and-breakfast available in the warm
comfortable home of a semi-retired academic couple in
exclusive, leafy, central North Oxford; within easy
walking distance of the city centre and all main
university buildings; a stone's throw from the river,
parks, excellent pubs and restaurants and a 9–9
corner shop. All rooms have colour TV, microwave, tea-
and coffee-making facilities, c.h., and independent
heating. Refrigerators available. Very moderate terms.
Tel./fax: Oxford 557879, mobile: 0374 434489.

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Accommodation Sought

Academic married couple from Denmark, non-
smoking, no pets, no children, are looking for an
apartment/small house in Oxford from 1 Jan. 1999. Long term
let preferred. Please tel.: 01223 301 324, e-mail:
cw243@newton.cam.ac.uk.

Visiting academic couple with 1 child
seeks 2-bedroom home in Oxford or Oxford area for 2 months,
Mar.–Apr. 1999. Please reply to André Lucas,
tel.: (NL) +31 36 5374340, e-mail: alucas@econ.vu.nl.

Academic family seeks furnished 4-bedroom
North Oxford/Summertown or other Oxford area home for 3
months, Apr.–June 1999. Please reply to Steve
Mashnick, tel. (USA): 734 647 2406, e-mail:
meshnick@umich.edu.

Going abroad? Or just thinking of
letting your 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: Oxford 764533,
fax us: 764777, or e-mail 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.

Mallams Residential Letting is well
placed to help with your letting and management
requirements. Based in Summertown, we offer a
professional service tailored to your individual
requirements. If you are thinking of letting your
property, please call us. Tel.: Oxford 311006, fax:
311977.

Finders Keepers specialises in managing
your home or investment. We have celebrated 25 years in
Oxford letting and managing properties—try us first!
Many of our landlords have remained with us since we
opened and are delighted with our service—why not
pop in and read their comments? Contact Finders Keepers,
73 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PE. Tel.: Oxford 311011,
fax: 556993, e-mail: oxford@finders.co.uk, Internet site:
http://www.finders.co.uk.

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Holiday Lets

Comfortable Victorian stone villa in 3/4-
acre garden; many original furnishings. Three sitting-
rooms, 5 bedrooms, large games-room; sleeps 9+. Coal/log
fires, electric storage heaters. Good walking, cycling;
magnificent sea and mountain views. Adjacent well-stocked
licensed shop; excellent sea-food pub half-hour by car and
ferry. Lismore is accesiebl by car-ferry from Oban and
passenger-ferry from Port Appin. Available Oct. onwards,
inc. Christmas/New Year. £200–£350 p.w.,
inc. electricity and fuel. For brochure/booking, tel.: 0141
339 5433 or 01631 760 251.

Tuscany: family-owned farm, former
Machiavelli property, producing high-quality wine and
cheese, offers farmhouses (sleeping up to 14) and
apartments, and pool. Half hour central Florence. Tel./fax:
0039 055 824 9120, e-mail: pgklpoggio@FTBCC.it; Fattoria
Corzano and Paterno.

Pantelleria: unspoilt island between
Sicily and Tunisia. Traditional domed houses
(dammusi) in peaceful seaside location.
Available Apr.–Oct. Small (sleeps 6) from 3,000,000
lire p.m.; large (sleeps 9) from 3,800,000 lire p.m.
(£1 = 2,700 lire approximately). Contact J. Johns,
Wolfson College, Oxford OX2 6UD.

Andalucia, Gaucin. Divided house with
pool to let. Magical Medieval village with stunning
landscape. Our house is at the front of the village with
unobstructed views past Gibralter and the Med. to the Rif
mountains of Morocco. Excellent walking and bird
watching. Visit Granada, Cordoba, Ronda, Seville, Cadiz,
and Morocco. Reduction long let. Dr Campbell, tel.:
Oxford 513935, e-mail: L.Lust

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House for Sale

Modern 4-bedroom detached house in quiet
North Abingdon cul-de-sac with easy access to A34.
Downstairs cloakroom, main bedroom with shower en
suite
, double garage, good-sized garden. West-
facing corner plot. £134,950. No chain. Tel.: 01235
543092.

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Flat for Sale

Grandpont, Oxford. Brand new apartment
by Berkeley Homes. Two bedrooms, private parking. Within
half a mile, by foot, of shops in city centre, river
walks, and nature reserve. Show apartment open 7 days a
week, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Prices from £110,000.
Joint agents Andrews Land and New Homes; and Carter
Jonas. Tel.: Oxford 241026.

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Properties for sale at Oxford
Waterside

Central North Oxford/Jericho.
Classically styled homes built by nationally renowned
quality house-builders, Berkeley Homes. Properties
available include: 2-bedroom apartments from
£118,500; 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom houses from
£169,500; 4-bedroom, 3-storey houses with garages
from £275,000. Marketing suite and show homes open
daily, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Tel.: Oxford 311449, or
726000/515000 (joint selling agents, Savills and Thomas
Merrifield).
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For Sale

Pictures of Oxford, collected by the
late Professor David Lewis. Various engravings of Christ
Church and Corpus. Framed engravings of Christ Church by
Edmund Hort, New 1916. Original painting by Nina Carroll
of Oxford Market (framed). Tel.: Oxford 515440, fax:
511568.

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Academic Staff
Development Seminars
: places should be booked in advance
through
the Staff Development Office, University Offices,
Wellington Square (telephone: (2)70086).

For the full list of courses, see the HREF="http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/training/">Staff Development
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Friday 13 November

ACADEMIC STAFF Development Seminar: `Recruitment and
selection' (day 2), 9 a.m. (see
information above
).

SEMINAR SERIES on the Report of the Working
Party on Governance
: `Structures in the Sciences',
10 a.m. (for further details, e-mail:
Jeremy.Whiteley@admin.ox.ac.uk).

PROFESSOR Z. MACH: `My identity as a fieldworker in
Poland, under Communism and now' (Ethnicity and Identity
Seminar: `The identity of the fieldworker---"me" and
others' "me" '), Institute of Social and Cultural
Anthropology, 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Pissarro', 1.15 p.m.
(Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.--1
p.m.)

PROFESSOR L. COLLEY: `Going native, telling tales:
captivities and collaborations in an age of empire'
(James Ford Special Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

C. LONG: `European Union enlargement---prospects and
problems: Hungary', European Studies Centre (70 Woodstock
Road), 5 p.m.

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Sunday 15 November

THE REVD DR COLIN THOMPSON preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 16 November

PROFESSOR PETER HAGGETT: `Towards a geography of
epidemics' (Clarendon Lectures in Geography and
Environmental Studies: `On the geographical nature of
epidemics'), Lecture Theatre, School of Geography, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR DR A. HELDRICH: `Private law sanctions
against corruption of public officials' (Gildesgame
Lecture), Lecture Room 1, St Cross Building, 5 p.m. (to
attend, telephone Mrs Pam Harries: (2)81610).

BRIAN FERNEYHOUGH delivers a public lecture in the
series `The composer speaks', Holywell Music Room, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 17 November

THE MEETING of Congregation, due to take place today, is
cancelled.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `From viol to
virginal', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for
bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.--1 p.m.)

ACADEMIC STAFF DEVELOPMENT SEMINARS: `Supervising
D.Phil. students', 2 p.m.; `Introduction to the
Counselling Service and making a referral', 5.15 p.m ( HREF="#seminars">see information above).

PROFESSOR PETER HAGGETT: `Spatial diffusion and
epidemics' (Clarendon Lectures in Geography and
Environmental Studies: `On the geographical nature of
epidemics'), Lecture Theatre, School of Geography, 5 p.m.

DR J. COX: `Methodological innovation and the study of
religions' (interdisciplinary seminars: `Methodological
approaches to the study of religions'), Christ Church, 5
p.m.

A. RAITT: `Flaubert et le thêatre' (lecture
series: `Thêatre et littérature, mots et
images'), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR AMARTYA SEN: `Reason before identity'
(Romanes Lecture), Sheldonian Theatre, 5.45 p.m.

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Wednesday 18 November

PROFESSOR P. MOMMAERS: `The way from humanity to
divinity' (Martin D'Arcy Lectures: `The riddle of
Christian mystical experience: the role of the humanity
of Jesus'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR PETER HAGGETT: `Global change: new
environments, new epidemics?' (Clarendon Lectures in
Geography and Environmental Studies: `On the geographical
nature of epidemics'), Lecture Theatre, School of
Geography, 5 p.m.

DR R. HANSEN: `Britain, citizenship, and immigration'
(Refugee Studies Programme: Seminars on Forced
Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth
House, 5 p.m.

THE ALLEGRI STRING QUARTET (with James Campbell,
clarinet), perform works by Haydn, James Macmillan, and
Brahms, Holywell Music Room, 8 p.m. (tickets £8
(concessions £6/£4) from the Playhouse,
Beaumont Street, or at the door).

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Thursday 19 November

PROFESSOR D. DAVIN: `Women's rights, human rights, and
population policy in China' (Centre for Cross-Cultural
Research on Women seminars: `Gender, change, and human
rights'), Library Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2
p.m.

R. SEGAL: `Globalisation and the black diaspora' (ESRC
Research Programme on Transnational
Communities---seminars: `Globalisation and the "old"
diasporas'), Senior Common Room, School of Geography, 2
p.m.

SEMINAR SERIES on the Report of the Working
Party on Governance
: `Central Structures', 2 p.m.
(for further details, e-mail:
Jeremy.Whiteley@admin.ox.ac.uk).

K. HAWKINS: `From policy to local reality: social
context of reproductive health---a case study from
Bolivia' (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology
seminars: `Youth, fertility, and reproductive health'),
Lecture Room, 61 Banbury Road, 4.30 p.m.

DR N. RODGER: `Training or education? A naval dilemma
over four centuries' (Hudson Memorial Lecture), Room 6,
Schools, 5 p.m.

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Friday 20 November

DR I. FOWLER and Mrs E.M. Chilver: `The ethnographer in
the last decades of colonialism and now' (Ethnicity and
Identity Seminar: `The identity of the fieldworker---"me"
and others' "me" '), Institute of Social and Cultural
Anthropology, 11 a.m.

SEMINAR SERIES on the Report of the Working
Party on Governance
: `Academic Services', 11 a.m.
(for further details, e-mail:
Jeremy.Whiteley@admin.ox.ac.uk).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Nineteenth-century
landscape painting', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel.
for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.--1 p.m.)

PROFESSOR THELMA HOLT and Sir Peter Hall:
`Theatre---where the imagination lives' (Cameron
Mackintosh Lectures), Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St
Catherine's, 5 p.m.

OXFORD UNIVERSITY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA (with soloist
Simon Fischer) perform works by Brahms, Beethoven, and
Schubert, Sheldonian, 8 p.m. (Tickets £6/£3
from Oxford Playhouse, or at the door. Concert sponsored
by Oxford University Press.)

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Sunday 22 November

PROFESSOR DAVID MARQUAND preaches the Sermon on the Sin
of Pride, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 23 November

CONGREGATION meeting, 11.30 a.m. (conferment of honorary
degrees on the Presidents of Yale and Harvard—see href = "notc.htm#1Ref">Notices above).

PHYSICAL SCIENCES Faculty Board election, 17 December
(one ordinary member): nominations by two electors to be
received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

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Tuesday 24 November

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM study-day: `Tiles from East and West',
9.15 a.m.--4 p.m. (tel. for further information and
bookings: (2)78015).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Asian arms and
armour', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings:
(2)78015, 9 a.m.--1 p.m.)

PROFESSOR PETER HAGGETT: `The spatial containment of
epidemics' (Clarendon Lectures in Geography and
Environmental Studies: `On the geographical nature of
epidemics'), Senior Common Room, School of Geography, 5
p.m.

C. PALMER: `Foucault, power, and animals' (Oxford
Centre for the Environment, Ethics, and Society seminar),
Council Room, Main Building, Mansfield, 5 p.m.

A. VIALA: `Les Don Juan et la modernité'
(lecture series: `Thêatre et littérature,
mots et images'), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

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Wednesday 25 November

SEMINAR SERIES on the Report of the Working Party
on Governance
: `Structures in the Sciences', 10
a.m. (for further details, e-mail:
Jeremy.Whiteley@admin.ox.ac.uk).

ALLA SIRENKO: `A Ukrainian composer today' (public
lecture series: `The composer speaks'), Holywell Music
Room, 4.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR P. MOMMAERS: `The inner and the outer: the
spirit and the image' (Martin D'Arcy Lectures: `The
riddle of Christian mystical experience: the role of the
humanity of Jesus'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J.G. GALATY: `Pastoralists and forced
migration' (Refugee Studies Programme: Seminars on Forced
Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth
House, 5 p.m.

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Thursday 26 November

DR M. JOHNSON: `Gender, health, and human rights' (Centre
for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Gender,
change, and human rights'), Library Seminar Room, Queen
Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR A. ACTON: `Globalisation, Romani
communities, and Gypsy politics' (ESRC Research Programme
on Transnational Communities--- seminars: `Globalisation
and the "old" diasporas'), Senior Common Room, School of
Geography, 2 p.m.

SEMINAR SERIES on the Report of the Working
Party on Governance
: `Structures in the Arts',
2.30 p.m. (for further details, e-mail:
Jeremy.Whiteley@admin.ox.ac.uk).

SIR PETER WILLIAMS: `Barriers to innovation' (Maurice
Lubbock Lecture in Management Studies), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR R. JOLLY: `Human development and environment
priorities: basis for a grand alliance' (Brian Walker
Lecture on Environment and Development), Witts Lecture
Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

OPERA SEICENTO, with Vassilis Vavoulis, conductor,
perform Antonio Sartorio's opera Giulio Cesare in
Egitto
, Holywell Music Room, 8 p.m. (tickets,
£10 (concessions £5) from the Playhouse,
Beaumont Street, or at the door).

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Friday 27 November

MAISON FRANÇAISE meeting (first session in
Holywell Music Room, 9.30 a.m.): `European Baroque opera:
institutions and ceremonies' (continues tomorrow and
Sunday; tel. for details: (2)74220).

DR M. MCDONALD: `An anthropologist at the European
Commission' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: `The
identity of the fieldworker---"me" and others' "me" '),
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Egyptian gods and
goddesses', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for
bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.--1 p.m.)

PROFESSOR C. WICKHAM: `An empire fragments:
aristocratic wealth and peasant autonomy in the
post-Roman West, 450--750' (Faculty of Modern History:
Special Faculty Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR THELMA HOLT and others: `Vision for the
future' (Cameron Mackintosh Lectures), Bernard Sunley
Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's, 5 p.m.

THORVALD STOLTENBERG: `Norway's relationship with the
European Union' (conclusion of series `European Union
enlargement---prospects and problems'), European Studies
Centre (70 Woodstock Road), 5 p.m.

OPERA SEICENTO, with Vassilis Vavoulis, conductor,
perform Antonio Sartorio's opera Giulio Cesare in
Egitto
, Holywell Music Room, 8 p.m. (tickets,
£10 (concessions £5) from the Playhouse,
Beaumont Street, or at the door).

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Saturday 28 November

MAISON FRANÇAISE meeting, 9 a.m.--5 p.m.: `Au
commencement était le verbe: the morphology,
syntax, and semantics of the French verb' (Society for
French Studies) (tel. for details: (2)74220).

CENTRE FOR CROSS-CULTURAL RESEARCH ON WOMEN workshop:
`Gender, conflict, ethnicity, and reconciliation:
perspectives from Algeria and Ireland', Queen Elizabeth
House, 9.30 a.m.–4.30 p.m. (further details from
CCCRW).

DEGREE CEREMONIES, Sheldonian, 11.30 a.m. and 2.30
p.m.

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Sunday 29 November

THE REVD JOHN CLARKE preaches the Advent Sermon,
Cathedral, 10 a.m.

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Monday 30 November

PROFESSOR J. BRIGGS: ` "Teaching the young idea":
children's books and education in the first half of the
eighteenth century' (Friends of the Bodleian
thirty-minute lecture), Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian, 1
p.m. (tel. for further information: (2)77234).

PROFESSOR C.O. JONES (Olin Visiting Professor of
American Government): `The speculative imagination in
democratic lawmaking' (inaugural lecture), Schools, 5
p.m.

PROFESSOR G.I. BARENBLATT: `Turbulence: an old
challenge and new perspectives' (Alay Tayler Lecture),
Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's, 5 p.m.

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