2 May 2002 - No 4621



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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 2 May 2002: University Acts<br />

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CONTINUING EDUCATION BOARD

Decrees

The Continuing Education Board, with the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards
Committee of Council, has made the following decrees, to come into effect on 17 May.


Decree (1): Establishment of M.Sc. in Advanced
Cognitive
Therapy Studies

Explanatory note

The following decree, made by the Continuing Education Board, with the approval of the
Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, establishes a part-time M.Sc. in
Advanced Cognitive Therapy Studies.

Associated changes in regulations are set out in `Examinations and Boards' below.

Text of Decree (1)

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 689, after l. 4 insert:

`Advanced Cognitive Therapy Studies        Continuing Education'.

2 Ibid., p. 994, after l. 11 insert:

`in Advanced Cognitive Therapy Studies for three examinations;'.

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Decree (2): Establishment of M.Sc. in Applied
Landscape
Archaeology

Explanatory note

The following decree, made by the Continuing Education Board, with the approval of the
Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, establishes a part-time M.Sc. in
Applied Landscape Archaeology.

Associated changes in regulations are set out in `Examinations and Board' below.

Text of Decree (2)

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 689, after l. 6 insert:

`Applied Landscape Archaeology       Continuing Education'.

2 Ibid., p. 995, after l. 9 insert:

`in Applied Landscape Archaeology for three examinations;'.

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SOCIAL SCIENCES BOARD

Decree

The Social Sciences Board, with the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards
Committee of Council, has made the following decree, to come into effect on 17 May.


Decree (3): Establishment of M.Sc. in Applied
Linguistics and
Second Language Acquisition

Explanatory note

The following decree, made by the Social Sciences Board, on the recommendation of the
Academic Board of the Department of Educational Studies, with the approval of the
Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, establishes a course (available on
either a full-time or a part-time basis) for both home and overseas students wishing to
undertake a rigorous academic course in Second Language Acquisition, but one which is
grounded in the practical application of second language teaching. Examination will be by
written examination and dissertation, and candidates will be able, as an additional option, to
seek TEFL certification by written examination and assessment of practical observation.

Associated changes in regulations are set out in `Examinations and Boards' below.

Text of Decree (3)

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 689, after l. 6, and following the line
inserted by Decree
(2) above, insert:

 `Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition       Social Sciences'.

2 Ibid., p. 994, after l. 29 insert:

`in Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition for three examinations;'.

3 This decree shall be effective from 1 October 2002.

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MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
AND
CONTINUING EDUCATION BOARDS

Decree

The Mathematical and Physical Sciences and Continuing Education Boards, with the approval
of the Educational Policy and Standards and Planning and Resource Allocation Committees
of Council, have jointly made the following decree, to come into effect on 17 May.


Decree (4): Establishment of M.Sc. in Bioinformatics

Explanatory note

The following decree, made by the Mathematical and Physical Sciences and Continuing
Education Boards jointly, with the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards and
Planning and Resource Allocation Committees of Council, establishes a part-time M.Sc. in
Bioinformatics. The course will be self-financing, and the university fee level has been set
accordingly. As in the case of other part-time graduate degree courses, college fees will be
payable at half the normal annual level during the period for which candidates are registered
for the M.Sc.

Associated changes in regulations are set out in `Examinations and Boards' below.

Text of Decree (4)

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 689, after l. 11 insert:

`Bioinformatics        Continuing Education/Mathematical and Physical                         
                           Sciences'. 

2 Ibid., p. 994, after l. 20 insert:

`in Bioinformatics for three examinations;'.

3 Ibid., p. 1060, after l. 34 insert new item (e)
as follows
and reletter existing item (e) as item (f):

`(e) for members of the University working for the Degree of M.Sc.
in
Bioinformatics, £7,000 in the first year, £4,625 in the second year, and
£4,625 in the third year.'

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CONGREGATION 29 April


Conferment of Honorary Degree

The Degree of Doctor of Civil Law, honoris causa, approved by Resolution
of
Congregation on 15 January 2002, was conferred upon PROFESSOR ROMANO PRODI,
President of the European Commission.

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DIVISIONAL AND FACULTY BOARDS

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on

17 May, see `Examinations and Boards' below.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 2 May 2002: University Agenda<br />

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CONGREGATION 14 May 2 p.m.


Voting on Resolution allocating the site for a new
building

Explanatory note

The University has provided funding to construct a new building on the Mansfield Road
Sports Ground for the University Club, releasing the site occupied by Nos. 6, 7, and 8 South
Parks Road for another use. Council proposes that this site, together with the undeveloped
site
between No. 6 South Parks Road and Pharmacology (formerly known as the `Brain and
Behaviour Site') be allocated for the construction of a building to replace and improve the
existing supporting facilities for biomedical research and services at Oxford. More than half
the cost of the new building is to be met by a grant from the Science Research Investment
Fund.

Text of Resolution

That, on the move of the University Club to new premises, the sites of Nos. 6, 7, and 8
South
Parks Road, together with the undeveloped site between No. 6 South Parks Road and
Pharmacology, and comprising in total about 3,100 sq.m. of land, be allocated for the
construction of a biomedical sciences building.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 2 May 2002: Notices<br />

Notices


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SPEECH BY THE PUBLIC ORATOR

The following speech was delivered by THE PUBLIC ORATOR in a Congregation held on
Monday, 29 April, in presenting for the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Civil Law

Signor ROMANO PRODI

Hic quem produco qua est et doctrina et sapientia Nunc demum, inquit, post Imperi Romani
excidium potest Europa tota uno nomine, una civitate coniungi. cui civitati sive civitatum
societati ipse summa civium universorum approbatione praesidet; Romanum enim videmus
ita ipsi Romae superstitem, ita autem imperio si fieri potest mitiori quam antiquo illi
praefectum, ut eum lingua Latina adloqui praecipue consentaneum esse videatur. gente
humanissima ortus, nam cathedras academicas haud minus quam septem cum fratres huius
tum
sorores obtinuerunt, ex hominum musicorum scholis egressus vir qui musicae ita studet ut
ipse
tibiis chordisve cantare vix audeat, inter causidicos primum iurisprudentiae vacabat, mox
autem ea disciplina reperta quae ingenio suo maxime convenit cum inter Bononienses tum
inter Londinienses rei pecuniariae fiscique rationibus se tam luculento successu contulit ut
brevi tempore ipse docere coepisset, cathedram autem academicam in vetustissima illa
academia Bononiensi consecutus viginti fere annos re oeconomica discipulos collegasque
erudiret. sed vehementer errat, si quis hunc umbratili tantum vitae professorumque
disputationibus arbitratur esse aptum. virum enim salutamus rei civilis gnarum, in procellis
forensibus non modo interritum sed etiam versutum, qui honorum onerumque cursu peracto,
partibus novis conditis eorum qui se olivae arboris ramo distinguunt, pacis scilicet
Minervaeque insigni, ad summa civitatis suae gubernacula provectus vix ad ulteriora progredi
posse sit visus; sed rem apud suos tam prudenter gesserat ut unius civitatis finibus diutius
contineri non posset. inde ad totius Europae arcem avocatus viginti fere iam menses sunt ex
quo summo consilio praesidet, maximi momenti munus, quod hic ita obit ut scribarum
formulis neglectis quidquid agitur civibus omnibus patefacere conetur; bene enim novit vir
haud minori sagacitate quam scientia praeditus nihil adeo homines a consilio isto Europaeque
signiferis abalienare quam sesquipedalia verba actionumque caliginem. cui dissipandae nemo
plus contulit quam hic, qui Europam nil aliud esse nisi mercaturae genus aliquod pernegat,
mentes nostras a nummulis aque argentariorum quisquiliis abductas ad spes notitiasque
elatiores evehere temptat. sic tandem ubique concordiam, iustitiam, libertatem, provenire ac
permanere posse.

Praesento hominem cum de patria sua tum de Europaeis universis optime meritum,
oeconomum summum, oratorem facundum, in rebus publicis principem, Romanum Prodi,
ut
admittatur honoris causa ad gradum Doctoris in Iure Civili.


Paraphrase

Signor Romano Prodi, whom I now present, is on record as saying `For the first time since
the Roman Empire we have the opportunity to unite Europe'. That is typical of his long
views. Roman in name, he is the highly praised President of the European Community; a less
repressive form of European unity, we hope, than that earlier one imposed by Rome. It thus
seems particularly appropriate to address him in the ancient language. Born in a highly
cultured family—seven of the siblings became university teachers—he studied
music, but although a keen listener he does not care to play. He studied law; but he found
his
true intellectual home in the study of economics, which he pursued both in Bologna and at
the LSE. He did so well that he very soon became, first a teacher, and then a Professor at
Bologna, a position which he held for almost twenty years. It would be quite wrong,
however,
to think of him as a cloistered academic, unfitted for anything but professorial debates. We
salute in him a man equally active in public affairs, not merely unafraid of the storms of
political life but highly successful in it, who founded the coalition party of the
Ulivo—the olive, symbol of peace and of the arts—and who attained the
Presidency
of the Council of Ministers of the Italian Republic. It would seem that he could rise no
higher; but such was his reputation that an international career beckoned, he received a call
to Brussels, and since 1999 he has been President of the European Commission. In that
important office he has been concerned to cut through the bureaucratic jargon and to make
the proceedings accessible to the citizens at large. His practical wisdom, for which he is as
notable as for his academic distinction, tells him that the main source of public alienation
from the European Community is the obscurity which sometimes clouds its proceedings.
Nobody has done more than Signor Prodi to disperse that obscurity. He has also said `Europe
is not a business... so let's get away from the accountancy approach. Let's lift our eyes from
our ledgers and look at the far horizon'. In that way we can hope for the establishment and
maintenance of peace, justice, and freedom.

I present Romano Prodi, a man who has deserved very well both of his own country
and
of all the citizens of Europe, a distinguished economist, a powerful speaker, and a leading
statesman, for admission to the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law.

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STATUTE APPROVED BY HER MAJESTY IN
COUNCIL

Mr Vice-Chancellor has received a communication from the Clerk of Her Majesty's Privy
Council, stating that on 17 April 2002 1999 Her Majesty was pleased to approve the Statute
concerning the approval of the new University Statutes, printed in Gazette,
pp.
308, 508 (approved by Congregation, p. 565).

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INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF
UNIVERSITY
LEARNING

The following course has been arranged in addition to those previously announced as taking
place in Trinity Term (see Supplement (2) to No. 4618, 18 April 2002):


Small Group Teaching (Seminar Code: TEA/SMA)

Learning in classes and small groups (of between, say, four and twelve) is increasingly an
important feature of undergraduate and graduate education in Oxford. The purpose of this
four-part seminar is to identify the potential benefits and limitations of learning in groups.
The
series of four meetings will address issues such as group behaviours in first meetings, the
role
of the tutor, formality and authority, and collaborative learning. Inevitably the process of the
four meetings will exemplify much of what we shall be discussing and the programme is
designed to make full use of this. Participants will be invited to prepare a brief presentation
of the context within which they teach and the purposes and strategies they pursue in small
group or class teaching.

The four meetings will take place on the following Tuesdays: 14 May, 28 May, 11 June,
and 17 June, 12 noon–1.45 p.m. (weeks 4, 6, 8 and 9).

To book a place on this or any other of the IAUL's seminars you may either: complete
a booking form (available from departmental administrators or equivalent) and return it to
the
Institute for the Advancement of University Learning, Littlegate House, St Ebbe's, Oxford
OX1 1PS; telephone the bookings and enquiries line on Oxford (2)86808; or e-mail:
services@learning.ox.ac.uk.

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CIRCULATION OF THE
GAZETTE TO RETIRED
SENIOR MEMBERS OF THE UNIVERSITY

It has been decided that any former member of Congregation over the age of seventy-five
who
is resident in Oxford may continue to receive the Gazette, if he or she so
wishes,
on application in writing to the Information Office, University Offices, Wellington Square,
Oxford OX1 2JD. Such applications must be renewed at the beginning of each academic
year.

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BUSINESS LIAISON UNIT

The Business Liaison Unit has been set up to build on Oxford's excellent track record of
collaboration with industry, and to act as a gateway for high technology business into the
University.

The Unit has been established using discrete government funding designed to help
higher educational institutions forge closer relations with business. This initiative marks the
first step in developing a permanent third stream of funding, alongside teaching and research,
from 2003--4 onwards.

In addition to promoting industrial contacts and raising the University's profile within
the local business community, the Business Liaison Unit advises companies on appropriate
access routes into the University, making sure that that local businesses benefit from the
research, consultancy, training, and development that the University offers.

Based at Ewert House in Summertown, the Business Liaison Unit is led by the
University's Regional Liaison Director, Joe Barclay (telephone: Oxford (2)80861, e-mail:
joe.barclay@blu.ox.ac.uk). Mr Barclay is supported by three Business Liaison
Managers:

Dr Tony Klepping—Physical Sciences (telephone: (2)80863, e-mail:
tony.klepping@blu.ox.ac.uk)

Dr Mark Bowman—Life Sciences (telephone: (2)80864, e-mail:
mark.bowman@blu.ox.ac.uk)

Steven Wilson—IT/Communications (telephone: (2)80866, e-mail:
steven.wilson@blu.ox.ac.uk)

Any member of the University wishing to find out more about the work of the BLU should
contact one of the Business Liaison Managers on the numbers given above. General enquiries
should be directed to Nicola Shepard on (telephone: Oxford (2)80862, e-mail:
nicola.shepard@blu.ox.ac.uk).

The Business Liaison Unit's Web address is: http://www.blu.ox.ac.uk.

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DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS


Statistical Consulting Service

The Department of Statistics offers a Statistical Consulting Service, providing general advice
on the application of statistical methods to researchers throughout the University, but
primarily
in the sciences.

Any researcher wishing to see a consultant should e-mail to consulting@stats.ox.ac.uk,
giving
a brief description of the problem to be dealt with.

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ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM


Vivien Leigh Prize

A prize of £300 is offered by the Ashmolean Museum from the Vivien Leigh Fund for
a two-dimensional work of art on paper, not exceeding 55 by 40 centimetres, by an
undergraduate member of the University. This work will be chosen, if a work of sufficient
merit is submitted to the Print Room by Thursday, 13 June, or from work exhibited at the
annual
degree show at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art. It is a condition of the award
that
the winning work be given to the Ashmolean Museum.

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MUSICAL EVENTS


Curators of the Sheldonian Theatre

Lunchtime lecture-recital

On Monday, 13 May (fourth week), BRIAN HITCH and CLIVE DRISKILL-SMITH will
give
a short lecture-recital on the new organ in the Sheldonian Theatre at 1 p.m. It is planned to
finish before 2 p.m.

This new digital instrument created much discussion when it was first mooted some
eight years ago, and now that the installation is finally completed the Curators are glad to
take
this opportunity to allow this complex instrument to be heard and briefly explained. They
also
welcome comment on the organ, and they have made arrangments for members of the
university to play it. This event is open to all and there is no booking procedure or charge.



Music Faculty

CAROLINE BALDING (violin), STEPHEN DEVINE (harpsichord), and GABRIEL
AMHERST (cello) will perform chamber music by Arcangelo Corelli and his
contemporaries,
at 8.30 p.m., on Friday, 10 May, in the chapel, New College. This concert is the second in
the Band's year-long series `The Italian Experience'. Tickets, costing £8 (£5
concessions) may be obtained from Tickets Oxford at the Playhouse Box Office, Beaumont
Street (telephone: Oxford 305305), or at the door.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 2 May 2002: Lectures<br />

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INAUGURAL LECTURE


Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth Professor of American
History

PROFESSOR D. HOLLINGER will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 14
May, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The question of ethnoracial mixture in American history.'

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CHERWELL–SIMON LECTURE 2002

PROFESSOR GERHARD MATERLIK, Chief Executive, Diamond Project, Rutherford
Appleton Laboratory, will deliver the Cherwell–Simon Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Friday,
24 May, in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, the Clarendon Laboratory.

Subject: `Synchrotron radiation and X-ray lasers—light for the
new century.'

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CAMERON MACKINTOSH VISITING PROFESSOR
OF CONTEMPORARY THEATRE

SIR DAVID HARE and PROFESSOR STEPHEN DALDRY will lecture at 5 p.m. on
Wednesday, 29 May, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.

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ZAHAROFF LECTURE

PROFESSOR L. BERSANI, Berkeley, will deliver the Zaharoff Lecture at 5 p.m. on
Thursday, 23 May, in the Taylor Institution.

Subject: `Forming couples: Godard's Le
Mépris
.'

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O'DONNELL LECTURE IN CELTIC STUDIES
2002

DR PIERRE-YVES LAMBERT, Director d'Études à l'École Pratique
des Hautes Études, Sorbonne, Paris, will deliver the O'Donnell Lecture in Celtic
Studies at 5 p.m. on Friday, 17 May, in the Taylor Institution.

Subject: `Some new developments in the comparison between Gaulish
and Brittonic.'

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GAISFORD LECTURE 2002

PROFESSOR SIMON HORNBLOWER, University College, London, will deliver the
Gaisford Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 16 May, in the Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St
John's College.

Subject: `The paradox of war in ancient Greek literature.'

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J.W. JENKINSON MEMORIAL LECTURE

PROFESSOR ENRICO COEN, John Innes Centre, Norwich, will deliver a Jenkinson
Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 27 May, in the Large Lecture Theatre, the
Department of Plant Sciences. Tickets are not required for admission. Refreshments will be
served after the lecture.

Subject: `From genes to morphogenesis in plants.'

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CLASSICS


Astor Visiting Lecture 2002

PROFESSOR J. MARINCOLA, New York University, will deliver the Astor Visiting
Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 May, in the Harris Lecture Theatre (island site), Oriel
College.

Conveners: C.S. Kraus, MA, and C.B.R. Pelling, MA, D.Phil.,
University Lecturers (CUF) in Classical Languages.

Subject: `The emotions of history.'



The Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman
Drama

DAVID RAEBURN will lecture at 2.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 May, in the Headley Lecture
Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum.

Subject: `Modern revival of Greek tragedy—letter, spirit, or
something else?'

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LAW, SOCIAL SCIENCES

The function of law in the international community

J.-F. DURIEUX, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva,
will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 May, in the Chester Room, Nuffield College.
The discussant will be Agnès Hurwitz.

Conveners: G. Goodwin-Gill, MA, D.Phil., Professor of International
Refugee Law, and A.J. Hurrell, MA, M.Phil., D.Phil., University Lecturer in International
Relations.

Subject: `Human rights, states of emergency, and mass influx.'

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LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Department of Biochemistry: Rodney Porter Memorial Lecture

PROFESSOR A.J. MCMICHAEL, Director, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine,
will deliver the fifth Rodney Porter Memorial Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday, 16 May,
in the University Museum of Natural History. The lecture will be followed by a reception
at 5.30 p.m.

Subject: `Towards an AIDS vaccine: science, trials, and tribulations.'

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ESRC Transnational Commmunity Research Programme: The cultural politics of
transnationalism

The following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in the Senior Common Room,
the School of Geography and the Environment.

This replaces the notice published in the Gazette of 18 April (p. 994) and
in the Special Lecture List for Trinity Term. The seminar announced for 20 June has been
cancelled.

Convener: Dr S.A. Vertovec.

J. NIELSEN, Birmingham

2 May: `Transnational Sufism: a case study.'

S. PATTIE, University College, London

9 May: `Transforming transnational narratives in
Armenia.'

T. CHEESMAN, Wales

16 May: `Translational community: Kanak attack in
Alemania.'

K. ROBINS, Newcastle

23 May: `Banal transnationalism.'

M. STEWART, University College, London

30 May: `Hungary's status law and issues of citizenship.'

P. DRESCH

6 June: `Debates on marriage and nationality in the United Arab
Emirates.'

R. MANDEL, University College, London

13 June: `The return of the citizen in German debates on
identity and nationhood.'

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MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Dennis Sciama Memorial Lecture

PROFESSOR SIR ROGER PENROSE will deliver the Dennis Sciama Memorial Lecture at
4.15 p.m. on Monday, 13 May, in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, the Clarendon
Laboratory.

Subject: `What do black holes and the big bang tell us about the nature
of quantum mechanics?'

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Hinshelwood Lectures: Facets of soft matter

PROFESSOR P.-G. DE GENNES, École Supérieure de Physique et de
Chimie Industrielles and the Collège de France, Paris, will deliver the Hinshelwood
Lectures at 11.15 a.m. on the following days in the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
Laboratory.

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

Tue. 7 May: `Towards artificial muscles.'

Thur. 9 May: `Soap films and foams.'

Tue. 14 May: `Naive ideas on structural glasses.'

Thur. 16 May: `Strange properties of polymer films.'

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Vesicular and cellular interactions

This `mini-symposium' will be held on Thursday, 9 May, in the Lecture Theatre, the
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory.

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

PROFESSOR F. BROCHARD, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris

2.30 p.m.: `Opening and closing of vesicles.'

PROFESSOR F. TIBERG, Institute for Surface Chemistry, Stockholm

3.10 p.m.: `Some reflections on biological surface
linings.'

D. MCGILLIVRAY and DR R.K. THOMAS

3.30 p.m.: `Stable ordered vesicles at the silicon–water
interface.'

PROFESSOR P.-G. DE GENNES, Collège de France, Paris

4.20 p.m.: `Dynamics of cellular adhesion.'

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Theoretical Particle Physics Seminars

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

Convener: S. Sarkar, MA, Reader in Physics.

PROFESSOR M. DREES, Munich

3 May: `Supersymmetry at the linear collider.'

DR S. ABEL, Durham

17 May: `CP violation in string theory.'

DR M. BUCHER, Cambridge

31 May: `Colliding brane cosmology.'

DR C. JOHNSON, Durham

14 June: `Exact Kahler and super potentials from holography.'

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Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Planetary Physics Seminars

Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 4.15 p.m. on Thursdays
in the Dobson Lecture Room, the Atmospheric Physics Laboratory. Because on rare
occasions the arrangements need to be changed, anyone intending to come to Oxford
specially to attend should check first by telephoning Oxford (2)72933.

DR J. GREGORY, the Meteorological Office

9 May: `Changes in sea level.'

PROFESSOR J. HAIGH, Imperial College, London

16 May: `Solar signal in climate models and data.'

PROFESSOR N. NAKAMURA, Chicago

23 May: `Atmospheric mining.'

DR A. HORN, Manchester

30 May: `Spectroscopic studies of heterogeneous processes in
the atmosphere.'

MS R. SCHOFIELD, NIWA, New Zealand

Wed. 5 June: `Tropospheric and stratospheric vertical columns
for BrO from ground-based DOAS measurements.'

PROFESSOR J.A. PYLE, Cambridge

Fri. 7 June, Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon
Laboratory
: `Atmospheric chemistry and climate: coupled system.'
(Physics Department Colloquium)

DR L. HORROCKS, the Meteorological Office

13 June: `Eye on the ocean: derivation bulk sea surface
temperature in near real time from the AATSR.'

DR C.H. HUNTINGFORD, CEH, Wallingford

20 June: `Regional climate model predictions of extreme rainfall
for a changing climate.'

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MEDICAL SCIENCES

Monica Fooks Memorial Lecture and Litchfield Lecture: cancellations

The following lectures, due to have been given by Professor Kay Jamison of Johns Hopkins
University, have been cancelled: the Monica Fooks Memorial Lecture (7 May), and the
Litchfield Lecture (9 May).

Professor Jamison is unable to travel at present for personal reasons.

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MODERN HISTORY

Modern European History Research Centre

Searching for the Sixties

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

The notice of this series published in the Gazette of 18 April, p. 998,
incorrectly stated that the seminars would take place on Mondays.

Conveners: Martin Conway (Balliol), Alexander Clarkson (Balliol),
and Holger Nehring (University).

DR W. OSGERBY, North London

7 May: ` "Putting on the style": subculture,
consumption, and social change in 1960s Britain.'

MR NEHRING

14 May: `The 1960s in Britain and West Germany: cultural
revolution or new wine in old bottles?'

DR J.-W. MÜLLER

21 May: `The International of illusions: mapping political
thought in the Sixties.'

DR A. SHAW, Hertfordshire

28 May: `Screening the Bomb: the Cold War and cinematic
dissent in the 1960s.'

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MODERN HISTORY, SOCIAL SCIENCES

Oxford Seminar in Economic and Social History

The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Chester Room, Nuffield
College.

Conveners: Dr Robert Allen (Nuffield), Professor Paul David (All
Souls), Mr Nicholas Dimsdale (Queen's), Dr Jane Humphries (All Souls), and Professor
Avner Offer (All Souls).

PROFESSOR LEANDRO PRADOS DE LA ESCOSURA, Carlos III, Madrid

7 May: `Economic consequences of independence in Latin
America.'

PROFESSOR J. FOREMAN-PECK, HM Treasure

14 May: `Marriage and economic development
1870–1914.'

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MUSIC

Graduate Students' Colloquia

DAVID BEARD, Cardiff, will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesday, 7 May, in the Denis Arnold
Hall, the Music Faculty. Enquiries should be directed to Ian Taylor, Lady Margaret Hall.

Subject: `Rock Bottom: British pop music in the mid-1970s and the
voice of Robert Wyatt.'

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ROTHERMERE AMERICAN INSTITUTE

PROFESSOR DONALD WEBER, Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts, will lecture at
5 p.m. on Thursday, 2 May, in the Rothermere American Institute. The meeting will be
chaired by Professor R.L. Bush.

Subject: `The anxiety of belonging: comparing US–UK
multiculturalism.'

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ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM


May Beattie Memorial Lecture in Carpet Studies

JOHN MILLS will deliver the second May Beattie Memorial Lecture in Carpet Studies at
5 p.m. on Wednesday, 29 May, in the Headley Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum.

Subject: `From glory to decadence: rug-weaving in southern Spain up
to 1700.'

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CENTRE FOR BRAZILIAN STUDIES

Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Centre for Brazilian
Studies, 92 Woodstock Road (telephone: Oxford (2)284460, fax: (2)284461, e-mail:
enquiries@brazil.ox.ac.uk, Internet: http://www.brazil.ox.ac.uk).

DR R. BONELLI, Instituto de Pesquisa Economica Aplicada (IPEA), Rio de Janeiro

7 May: `Productivity change in Brazil during the 1990s.'

DR L. GUENTHER

14 May: `Pride, prejudice, and life in the British merchant
enclave of nineteenth-century Bahia.'

DR F. SUSSEKIND, Casa Rui Barbosa, Rio de Janeiro

21 May: `Brazilian literature and contemporary urban
experience.'


Workshops and conferences

The following workshops and conferences will be held at the locations shown. Enquiries
should be directed to the Centre for Brazilian Studies (see contact details above).

Fri. 3 May: `Trends in modern Brazilian poetry.' (One-day
conference, at Wadham College
)

Sat. 11 May: `Police reform in Brazil: diagnoses and policy proposals.'
(One-day workshop, at the CBS)

Fri. 17 May: `Environment and development in Brazil: the current
research agenda.' (One-day workshop, at the CBS)

Mon. and Tue. 27–8 May: `Energy and the environment in
Brazil: present concerns, future trends, and international comparisons.'
(Annual Oxford Petrobras Conference, at St Antony's College)

Mon. 10 June: `FDI in the Brazilian auto industry: perspectives on
investment strategies and regional integration.' (One-day workshop, at St
Antony's College
)

Mon. and Tue. 17–18 June: `Cultural globalisation and the
defence of national cultures, with special reference to the role of the media: the case
of Brazil in comparative perspective.' (Annual Oxford Globo Conference, at
St Antony's College
)

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COMPUTING LABORATORY

Computational Mathematics and Applications Seminars

Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in
the Lecture Theatre, the Computing Laboratory.

The co-ordinators are L.N. Trefethen and J. Scott (RAL). Further information may be
obtained from Shirley Day (telephone: Oxford (2)73885).

On Wednesday in tenth week there will be two special seminars by Professor Z. Bai
(University of California, Davis), and Professor M. Overton (New York University). Details
will be announced later.

PROFESSOR V. SIMONCINI, Bologna

9 May: `Analysis of some structured preconditioners for saddle
point problems.'

DR V. PEREYRA, Weidlinger Associates

16 May: `A toolbox for optimal design.'

DR D. MAYERS

23 May: `Asymptotic rates of convergence—for
quadrature, ODEs, and PDEs.'

DR D. GAVAGHAN

30 May: to be announced.

PROFESSOR G. STRANG, MIT

6 June: `Filtering and signal processing.'

PROFESSOR A.S. DRUD, ARKI Consulting and Development

13 June, RAL: `Some complexity considerations in sparse LU
factorisation.'

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL STUDIES

Research Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in Lecture Room 1, the
Department of Educational Studies.

PROFESSOR I. SIRAJ-BLATCHFORD, Institute of Education, London
13 May: `Effective pedagogy and young children's learning.'

PROFESSOR T. NUNES, Oxford Brookes

20 May: `Why children sometimes learn something and then
later forget it.'

PROFESSOR D. WILIAM, King's College, London

27 May: `Developing formative assessment with teachers:
knowledge transfer or knowledge creation?'

PROFESSOR D. JESSON, York

10 June: `Selective schooling—blueprint for lower
standards?'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES

State-building in Islam

DR L. TREADWELL will hold a seminar at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 May, in the Oxford
Centre for Islamic Studies.

Subject: `State formation in eastern Iran (third to fourth centuries AH):
the case of the Samanids.'

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MAISON FRANÇAISE

Colloquium

A colloquium will be held on Friday, 3 May, 9.15 a.m.–5 p.m., and Saturday, 4 May,
9 a.m.–5.45 p.m., in the Maison Française. The organiser is Cécile
Deer, Balliol College.

Subject: `Regards croisés sur l'enseignement supérieur
en France et en Grande-Bretagne.'


Seminar series: Les autres lieux du politique

CHRISTIAN COULON, Bourdeaux; MAX-JEAN ZINS, CNRS, Paris; and JEREMY
MACCLANCY, Oxford Brookes, will speak at a seminar to be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday,
7 May, in the Maison Française. The seminar is held with the support of Oxford
Brookes University.

Subject: `Aliments, nourriture, cuisine.'

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INSTITUTO CAMOES CENTRE FOR
PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE

Investigadores Portugueses em Oxford

The first lectures in this series will be given at 7 p.m. on Friday, 3 May, in the Instituto
Camoes Centre, Littlegate House, St Ebbe's (telephone: Oxford (2)86880). Both lectures will
be delivered in Portuguese.

Convener: Dr Maria Joao Violante Branco, St John's College.

PATRÍCIA FIGUEIREDO: `Uma viagem ao cérebro
pela mao da fisica.'

MARIA DE MENEZES: `Arte biológica.'


Elementary language course: Survival Portuguese

This course will be given on Thursdays, 7–9 p.m., 9 May–27 June, in the
Instituto Camoes Centre. The course is given in collaboration with the Department for
Continuing Education. The tutor will be Dr Nuno Duarte de Carvalho.


Book-launch

Lisbon, a cultural and literary companion (published by Signal Books,
Oxford), will be launched at 5 p.m. on Friday, 10 May, in the Instituto Camoes Centre. The
launch will be followed by a showing of the Wim Wenders film Lisbon
Story
(8.30 p.m.).

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QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE

Refugee Studies Centre

Seminars on Forced Migration

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Library Wing Seminar
Room, Queen Elizabeth House.

Further information may be obtained from Dominique Attala, Refugee Studies Centre, Queen
Elizabeth House, 21 St Giles', Oxford OX1 3LA (telephone: Oxford (2)70722, fax:
(2)70721, e-mail: rscmst@qeh.ox.ac.uk, Internet: http://www.qeh.ox.ac.uk/rsp/).

DR C. BOSWELL, Hamburg

8 May: `The EU and the prevention of migration and refugee
flows: an external policy priority?'

DR E. THEILMANN, LSE

22 May: `Forced migration and the politics of burden-
sharing.'

DR C. LLOYD

29 May: `Algerian narratives of exile.'

PROFESSOR M. PUGH, Plymouth

5 June: `Boat people: a special case?'

DR R. HANSEN and DR M.J. GIBNEY

12 June: `Deportation and the liberal state.'


Colson Lecture

MEDHA PATKAR, leading activist of the Save the Narmada Movement, will deliver the
Colson Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 15 May, in the Lecture Theatre, the University
Museum of Natural History.
The lecture will be followed by a reception.

Medha Patkar has been a central organiser and strategist of NBA, a people's movement
organised to stop the construction of a series of dams planned for India's largest westward
flowing river.

Subject: `Popular struggles for justice: the fifth pillar of democracy.'


Weekend workshop: Palestinian refugees and the Universal Declaration of Human
Rights

This workshop will be held on 11 May and 12 May at Queen Elizabeth House, 21 St Giles'.
Registration is required.

The instructors will be Dr Randa Farah, University of Western Ontario, and Fiona McKay,
LLM, international human rights lawyer.

The workshop places the Palestinian refugee case study within the broader context of the
international human rights regime. It will examine, within a human rights framework, the
policies and practices of Middle Eastern states as they impinge upon Palestinian refugees.

Further information may be obtained from the Refugee Studies Centre (e-mail:
rscmst@qeh.ox.ac.uk, telephone: Oxford (2)70272).

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ALL SOULS COLLEGE


Chichele Lectures

All Souls and the idea of public service in the twentieth century

The Chichele Lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Old Library, All Souls
College.

PROFESSOR R. LOUIS, University of Texas at Austin

24 May: `Leo Amery and the post-war world,
1945–55.'

S. CRETNEY, Emeritus Fellow

31 May: `John Simon, a lawyer in politics.'

S. GREEN, Fellow

7 June: `Government by a Mallardian: All Souls and the ideal
of public service in the political thought of R.H. Brand.'

PROFESSOR J. DAVIDSON, Victoria University

14 June: `Have brain, will travel: the case of W.K. Hancock.'

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BRASENOSE COLLEGE


Tanner Lectures on Human Values

Upending the Constitution: Bush v. Gore, the Bush Tribunals, and beyond

PROFESSOR LAURENCE TRIBE, Harvard Law School, will deliver the Tanner Lectures
on Human Values at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the
St Cross Building.

Mon. 20 May: `When judges pick presidents and presidents determine
guilt.'

Tue. 21 May: `The constitutional virtues of shared power and self-
doubt.'

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MAGDALEN COLLEGE


Waynflete Lectures

The elite university and democracy

PROFESSOR SHELDON ROTHBLATT, University of California, Berkeley, will deliver
the Waynflete Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Auditorium, Magdalen
College.

Mon. 13 May: `The research university in Britain and America.'

Wed. 15 May: `Much ado about elites.'

Mon. 20 May: `Higher education for all?'

Wed. 22 May: `Exceptions to the rule: national differences in the
twenty-first century.'

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PEMBROKE COLLEGE


Blackstone Lecture

LORD MUSTILL, FBA, will deliver the Blackstone Lecture at 11.30 a.m. on Saturday, 4
May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.

Subject: `Margins: a right to be wrong?'

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ST CATHERINE'S COLLEGE


Greg Watson Lecture

PROFESSOR P.-G. DE GENNES will deliver the Greg Watson Lecture at 5.15 p.m. on
Friday, 10 May, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.

Subject: `Principles of adhesion.'

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ST CROSS COLLEGE


St Cross College Visiting Fellow Lecture

PROFESSOR K. LINDLEY, Professor of Early Modern British History, University of
Ulster, and Visiting Fellow, St Cross College, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 7 May, in
the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Religious toleration in seventeenth-century England.'

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ST HUGH'S COLLEGE


Henry Rowlatt Bickley Memorial Lecture

PROFESSOR NICHOLAS MANN, Dean, School of Advanced Study, University of London,
will deliver the eighteenth Henry Rowlatt Bickley Memorial Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on
Tuesday, 14 May, in the Maplethorpe Building, St Hugh's College.

Subject: `The self-conscious conscience: Petrarch's
Secretum.'

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Becket Institute

Amended list

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Becket Institute, St
Hugh's College (74 Woodstock Road).

This replaces the notice published in the Gazette of 25 April (p. 1063). The
final seminar of the series will be given on 29 May, and not, as previously notified, on 22
May.

DR A. ADAM, Munich

8 May: `The value of God? Religion in the modern state.'

THE REVD DR B. WANNENWETSCH

15 May: `Political identity and exclusion. How political
communities (states and churches) deal with the threat of difference.'

DR I. HARRIS, University College of St Martin, Lancaster

29 May: `Cambodian Buddhism after the Khmer Rouge.'

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UNIVERSITY COLLEGE


H.L.A. Hart Memorial Lecture

THE RT. HON. LORD JUSTICE LAWS will deliver the H.L.A. Hart Memorial Lecture
at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 7 May, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Beyond rights.'

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WOLFSON COLLEGE

The following lectures will be given at 6 p.m. on the days shown in Wolfson College.

PROFESSOR NORMAN DAVIES

Thur. 2 May, Haldane Room: `Academic
versus popular history.' (Public lecture)

DR GARY WILSON

Thur. 9 May, Haldane Room: `Exploring Antarctica—the
global climate engine.'

(Public lecture)

DR EVA HOFFMAN

Tue. 11 June: to be announced. (Annual Isaiah Berlin
Lecture
)

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NEW DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL
BIOGRAPHY

DNB Seminars

The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on the days shown in the Rainolds Room,
Corpus Christi College.

ANTHONY HOWARD, BBC political commentator and former Times
obituary editor

Thur. 2 May: `Biography and obituary.'

JANET L. NELSON, Professor of History, King's College, London

Wed. 15 May: `Writing medieval biography.'

MICHAEL BILLINGTON, theatre critic, the Guardian, and PETER
THOMSON, Professor of Drama, Exeter University

Fri. 7 June: `A life in the theatre: David Garrick and Laurence
Olivier.'

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OXFORD MEDIEVAL SOCIETY

The following meetings will be held at 8.15 for 8.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Latner Room,
St Peter's College. New members are welcome.

The meeting on 23 May will also be the Annual General Meeting of the society. Any
nominations for office should reach the Secretary (Dr Henrietta Leyser, St Peter's College),
by Friday, 3 May.

PROFESSOR C. BURNETT, Warburg Institute

9 May: `The licit and illicit ways of making talismans.'

DR E. TYLER, York

23 May: `Fictions of family: the Encomium Emmae
Reginae
and the Aeneid.'

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OXFORD LYCEUM

ROBERT MCNAMARA, formerly US Secretary of Defense, and formerly President of the
World Bank, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 10 May, in Convocation House.

Subject: `Wilson's ghost: reducing the cost of conflict, killing, and
catastrophe in the twenty-first century.'

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 2 May 2002: Grants and Funding<br />

Grants and Research Funding


Contents of this section:

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

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SIR JOHN HICKS FUND

The Committee for the Sir John Hicks Fund invites applications
from members of the University for grants towards the costs of
research in economic history. Applications will be considered
from undergraduates, graduate students, and members of academic
staff, and may related to research into the economic history of
any period or country.

Applicants should (a) provide sufficient information
about the general nature of their research to establish that it
falls within the field of economic history; and (b)
specify the precise nature and cost of the expenditure for which
a grant is requested. They should also give the name of one
referee who might be consulted by the committee.

It is intended by the committee that grants should normally be
made for sums of up to £250, though this may on occasion be
exceeded. Retrospective grants will be made only in exceptional
circumstances.

The committee will consider applications twice in each year. The
closing date for the first round is Monday of the third week of
Hilary Term, and for the second round Monday of the third week
of Trinity Term. Applications should be sent to Mrs E.A.
Macallister, Secretary of the Committee for the Sir John Hicks
Fund, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD.

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OPPENHEIMER FUND

The Oppenheimer Fund provides grants to assist the academic
exchange of senior members between the University of Oxford on
the one hand and universities and similar institutions of higher
education in the Republic of South Africa on the other.
Applications are invited from senior members of the University
who wish either to visit one or more universities in South Africa
or to invite a staff member from a South African university to
Oxford. Grants may be awarded to assist with living expenses for
a maximum of six months, and travel costs. Visits for the sole
purpose of attending a conference will not normally be eligible
for support from the fund.

The maximum level of grants is likely to be up to £1,000
per month for subsistence and up to £700 for the cost of
travel between Oxford and South Africa. Applications for grants
from the fund should include a statement of the purpose of the
proposed visit (including an outline of any research to be
carried out during the visit), duration and estimated costs,
details of any other available sources of funding, and, in the
case of visits to Oxford, a curriculum vitae of the
staff member it is proposed to invite and a letter of support
from a senior member at Oxford.

The closing date for applications is 27 May. Applications and
enquiries should be sent to Mrs Katharine McGuire, International
Office, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD
(telephone: Oxford (2)70134).

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<br /> Oxf. Univ. Gazette, 2 May 2002: Examinations and Boards<br />

Examinations and Boards


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APPOINTMENTS, REAPPOINTMENTS, AND
CONFERMENTS OF TITLE

Corrigenda

The following corrected entries replace those published in the Gazette of
18 April, pp. 1007–8, in which the incorrect dates of appointment were given.

MEDICAL SCIENCES DIVISION

Appointment

UNIVERSITY LECTURER (fixed-term)

LEONARD W. SEYMOUR (B.SC. Manchester, PH.D. Keele). In Gene Delivery. From 1
July 2002
to 30 June 2007.

Reappointment

TEMPORARY UNIVERSITY LECTURER

MICHAEL PARKER, MA status (B.SC. Manchester, B.ED., M.PHIL. W.England, PH.D.
Hull). In
Medical Ethics. From 1 June 2002 to 31 December 2004.

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF ENGLISH
LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE


Honour School of English Language and Literature

The four syndicated Special Topics for Course I, Paper 8 (i) and the four
syndicated Special
Topics for Course II, Paper B7 (h) for examination in 2003 will be (see
Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 203):

(i) Approaches to Biography.

(ii) Language and the Media.

(iii) Introduction to postcolonial studies.

(iv) E-lit: IT and English literature.

The Board may cancel by the end of Trinity Term 2001 any syndicated option which is
undersubscribed or for which teaching becomes unavailable.

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, and, where
applicable, of divisional boards, the following changes in regulations made by divisional
boards, faculty boards, and the Continuing Education Board will come into effect on 17 May.


1 Social Sciences Board

M.Sc. in Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition

With effect from 1 October 2002 (for first examination in 2003 (full-time) and for
first examination in 2004 (part-time))

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 692, after l. 42 insert:

`Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition

1. Candidates may only be admitted to the course if they have
successfully obtained an honours degree which contained a substantial element of second
language learning and/or linguistics.

2. Every candidate will be required to complete all eight Modules of
the course unless he/she can make a case for prior accreditation (by virtue of having
successfully completed the Diploma in Educational Studies, Modern Foreign Languages) in
which case he/she will be required to complete six modules.

3. Every candidate will be required to satisfy the examiners in the
following:

i. Satisfactory attendance at the appropriate classroom-based courses;

ii. Satisfactory performance in each of the end of
Module Assignments.

4. A dissertation of between 15,000 and 20,000 words (including
appendices, endnotes and a reference section) on a subject selected by the candidate in
consultation with the supervisor, which must be closely related to one or more of the themes
of the course. The subject selected by the candidate must be approved by the supervisor on
behalf
of the Tutor for Higher Degrees and Academic Board of
the Department. Candidates must give notice to the
M.Sc. examiners, c/o Department of Educational Studies, 15 Norham Gardens, Oxford OX2
6PY concerning the subject of their dissertation by the first day of the fifth week of Hilary
Term of the course (for full-time candidates) and of the second year of the course (for
part-time candidates).

5. Two word-processed or printed copies of the dissertation must be
delivered to the M.Sc. examiners, c/o Department of Educational Studies, 15 Norham
Gardens, Oxford OX2 6PY, no later than noon on the last Friday in September of the year
in which the final Module examination has been taken. Candidates wishing to submit
dissertations later than this date must obtain the approval of the Academic Board by the last
day of the preceding Trinity Full Term. Such approval will only be granted in exceptional
circumstances. One bound copy of the dissertation of each candidate who is successful at
examination shall be retained by the Department for deposit in the departmental library.

6. The examiners may award a distinction for excellence in the whole
examination.

7. The M.Sc. in Applied Linguistics and Second Language
Acquisition, if successfully completed, subsumes a candidate's previously completed diploma
course in Modern Foreign Languages Teaching and Learning.

8. Each candidate may:

i. resit a maximum of two end of Module assignments. These must, unless in
exceptional circumstances, be resubmitted within one month of the date of notification of the
outcome.

ii. resubmit the dissertation undertaken whilst registered for the M.Sc. if the original
dissertation is deemed unsatisfactory. This shall normally be within one year of the initial
failure.

9. The candidate may also be examined orally. The oral examination
may only be on the candidate's dissertation.

Schedule

Module A First Language Acquisition (Child Language)

Module B Development in Second Language Acquisition

Module C Individual and Group Differences

Module D Input and Interaction

Module E Accessing Meaning

Module F Producing and Communicating Meaning

Module G Vocabulary Acquisition

Module H Error and Interlanguage

Optional Module Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certificate'.

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2 Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern
Languages

(a) M.Phil. in European Literature

With effect from 1 October 2002 (for first examination in 2003)

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 549, l. 34, delete
`approximately 3,000 words and not more than 5,000', and substitute `no more than 5,000'.

2 Ibid., l. 38, delete `typewritten' and substitute `typed'.

3 Ibid., after l. 41 insert:

`(ii) Methods of Criticism and History of Ideas in Germany from the Eighteenth to the
Twentieth Centuries. All candidates must attend such lectures, seminars, and classes as their
supervisor shall determine. All candidates must present one seminar paper during their
course, and submit a written essay based on some aspect of the work done for the seminar.
This essay, which shall be of no more than 5,000 words, inclusive of a bibliography of
works consulted, must be submitted to, and assessed by, one assessor (who shall not
normally be the candidate's supervisor), and the mark awarded to the essay must be
submitted to the examiners. The essay, which may be written in English or German, must
be typed and must be delivered to the
assessor by the end of the ninth week of Hilary Term of the candidate's first year as a
student for the examination.

Or.'

4 Ibid., l. 42, delete `(ii)' and substitute `(iii)'.

5 Ibid., p. 550, l. 12, under `(ii)' insert: `may be written in English
or German; the work submitted under (iii)'.

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(b) M.St. in European Literature

With effect from 1 October 2002 (for first examination in 2003)

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 635, delete ll. 19–27 and substitute:

`(ii) Methods of Criticism and History of Ideas in Germany from the Eighteenth to the
Twentieth Centuries. [2(a)(ii) for the M.Phil. in European Literature]

Or

(iii) Methods of Scholarship. [2(a)(iii) for the M.Phil. in European
Literature]

Or

(iv) A methodological essay of approximately 5,000 words on a topic or issue related
to the candidate's Special Subject or dissertation, to be submitted in two typed copies to the
Modern Languages Graduate Office (41 Wellington Square) by the fourth week of Trinity
Term.

The work submitted under (i) must be written in English; the work
submitted under (ii) may be written in English
or German; the work submitted under (iii) or (iv) may
be written in English or, subject to the approval of the Faculty Board, in a language
appropriate to the literature concerned.'

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3 Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies

(a) Preliminary Examination in Oriental Studies: Hebrew

With effect from 1 October 2002 (for first examination in 2003)

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 94, delete ll. 24 and
25 and substitute:

`(i) Biblical and Modern Texts (1 Kings 17–2 Kings 2; Ora
Band, Reader: Modern Hebrew Prose and Poetry. New Jersey: Behrman House, 1990: pp.
17–18; 44; 63–78; 94–5; 102–3; 121–2).'

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(b) Honour School of Oriental Studies: Arabic

With effect from 1 October 2002 (for first examination in 2003)

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 391, ll. 48–9,
delete:

`Jones, Selections from Hadø§th Literature (copies are available from the
Oriental Institute).'
and substitute:

`'Al-Nawaw, Arbaua hadthan.'

2 Ibid., p. 392, ll. 3–4, delete:

`Jones, Madelung, and Richards, Anthology of Classical Arabic Literary Texts, part
I.'

and substitute:

`Selected Classical Arabic literary prose and poetry (list and copies are
available from the Oriental Institute).'

3 Ibid., ll. 24–5, delete:

`Jones, Madelung, and Richards, Anthology of Classical Arabic Literature Texts, part
2.'

and substitute:

`Selected Classical Arabic prose (list and copies are available from the Oriental
Institute).'

4 Ibid., ll. 28–30, delete:

`Jones, Early Arabic Poetry, volume I (Oxford Oriental Institute Monograph 14);
or
Jones, Muntakhabat min mu'allafat Ibn Sad al-Andalus.'

and substitute:

`Selected Classical Arabic poetry (list and copies are available from the Oriental
Institute).'

5 Ibid., p. 393, ll. 25–7, delete:

`Jones, Madelung, and Richards, Anthology of Classical Arabic Literary Texts,
introductory sections on hadith, history, abab, and poetry.'

and substitute:

`Selected Classical Arabic literary prose and poetry (list and copies are available from
the Oriental Institute).'

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4 Continuing Education Board

(a) Undergraduate Advanced Diploma in Biblical and Theological
Studies (offered at Regent's Park College)

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, delete from p. 963, l.
37, to p. 964, l. 22 and substitute:

`Biblical and Theological Studies (offered at Regent's Park College)

1. Course

(a) The course shall consist of lectures, tutorials, seminars and classes
on the subject of Biblical and Theological Studies. Candidates will be required also to
undertake supervised pastoral practice and preaching. Candidates will be expected to have
completed the Undergraduate Diploma in Biblical and Theological Studies offered by the
college (formerly the Undergraduate Certificate in Biblical and Theological Studies) or an
equivalent course of study
approved by the Board of Studies.

(b) The course may be taken on a part-time basis only over a period
of at least one year and no more than two years. Candidates shall follow six subjects from
the Schedule below.

2. Every candidate will be required to satisfy the examiners in the
following:

(a) Attendance at the theoretical courses; students must attend a
minimum of 75 per cent of the equivalent of thirty two-hour sessions;

(b) Three coursework assignments, each of which shall not exceed
3,000 words or equivalent in length, based on the theoretical courses;

(c) A dissertation of no more than 10,000 words, on a topic of
theological interest to the candidate, the title of which shall be approved by the Course
Director;

(d) A satisfactory report of the period of supervised pastoral practice
and preaching from a candidate's supervisor
appointed for this purpose by the Course Director. Assignments under (b)
and(c) will be forwarded to the examiners for consideration by such
dates as the examiners shall
determine and shall notify candidates.

3. Candidates may be expected to attend a viva voce examination at
the end of the course.

4. The examiners may award a distinction to candidates for the
Advanced Diploma.

5. Candidates who fail to satisfy the examiners in the assignments
under 2(b)–(c) may be permitted to resubmit work in
respect of part or parts of the examination which they have failed on not more than one
occasion which shall normally be within one year of the initial failure.

Schedule

Candidates must complete one group of the three subject groups shown below. Only one
subject group is available each year. The definitive list of subjects for any one year will be
circulated to candidates not later than Friday of the third week of Michaelmas Term of that
year. Candidates may not offer for the Advanced Diploma any subject group undertaken as
part of the Undergraduate Diploma in Biblical and Theological Studies.

Subject Group A

1 Pastoral theology

2 The Atonement

3 The Reformation

4 `Romans'

5 Covenant in the Old Testament

6 Ethics

Subject Group B

1 The Sacraments

2 The Church and the Kingdom

3 The Early Church

4 The Psalms

5 Social Context of Theology

6 The Corinthian Letters

Subject Group C

1 Old Testament Prophets

2 Mission

3 Luke and Acts

4 Philosophy

5 Modern Church History

6 God and Revelation'.

2 Ibid., delete from p. 965, l. 31 to p. 966, l. 16.

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(b) Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Supervision in Organisational
Settings

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 952, after l. 12 insert:

`Clinical Supervision in Organisational Settings

1. Course

(a) The course will consist of lectures, tutorials, seminars, and course
review sessions on clinical supervision in organisational settings. The course will be taken
on a part-time basis over a period which shall be of one year's duration.

(b) the course will consist of three study terms, each of ten weeks,
covering respectively: (i) The Supervisory Relationship; (ii) Group and
Organisational Structures and Dynamics; (iii) Key Issues in Contemporary Public Sector
Practice.

2. Every candidate will be required to satisfy the examiners in the
following:

(a) attendance of at least 75 per cent at lectures and seminars, and all
tutorials;

(b) portfolio of supervisory practice of no more than 5,000 words;

(c) clinical paper of no more than 5,000 words, demonstrating
integration of the three strands of the course:
theory, clinical practice and self-reflection and learning;

(d) a theoretical essay of no more than 5,000 words on a key concept
of clinical supervision;

(e) termly reports from a candidate's clinical seminar tutor;

(f) annual report from the candidate's individual tutor.
The assignments under (b)–(d) will be forwarded to
the examiners c/o Registry, Department for Continuing Education, Wellington Square,
Oxford OX1 2JA, for consideration by the examiners by such date as the examiners shall
determine and shall notify candidates before the start of the academic year in which the
assignment is due.

3. Candidates who fail to satisfy the examiners in 2
(b)–(d) above may be permitted to resubmit work in
the part or parts of the examination which they have failed for examination on not more than
one occasion which shall normally be within one year of the original failure. Approval for
deferral must be obtained from the relevant board of studies.

4. If there are reservations over the readiness of a course member to
provide clinical supervision safely, a further period of supervision of clinical supervisory
practice may be authorised by the Board of Examiners.

5. The examiners may award a distinction to candidates for the
certificate.'

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(c) Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Cognitive Therapy Studies

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 955, after l. 22 insert:

`Advanced Cognitive Therapy Studies

Regulations

1. The course will consist of lectures, tutorials, seminars, and classes
on the principle and practice of advanced cognitive therapy studies, together with clinical
practice and practice in supervision of cognitive therapy trainees. The course will be taken
on a part-time basis over a period of not less than four terms and not more than seven terms.

2. Every candidate will be required to satisfy the examiners in the
following:

(a) attendance at the appropriate classroom-based courses including
small group case supervision and supervision of supervision practice;

(b) supervised treatment of patients with cognitive therapy;

(c) skill in supervising cognitive therapy trainees;

(d) four audio- or videotape presentations of therapy
sessions;

(e) four extended written case studies, each of no more than 4,000
words covering a range of different problem areas and including two straightforward and two
complex cases;

(f) two written assignments, each of no more than 4,000 words, one
covering the principles of supervision, and one covering the design, delivery, and evaluation
of a training event;

(g) a presentation of a brief cognitive therapy training event.

The presentations under (d) and (g), and the assessed
work under (e) and (f), shall be forwarded to the examiners
for consideration by such date as the examiners shall determine and shall notify the
candidates and tutors.

3. Candidates will be expected to attend a viva voce examination at
the end of the course of studies unless individually dispensed by the examiners.

4. The examiners may award a distinction to candidates for the
Diploma.

5. Candidates who fail to satisfy the examiners in the audio- or
videotape presentations under 2(c), the two case presentations under
2(d), the two essays under 2(e), or the dissertation under
2(d) and 2(g), or the assessed work under
2(e) and 2(f), may be permitted to resubmit work in respect
of the part or parts of the examination which they have failed for examination on not more
than one occasion which shall normally be within one year of the original failure.'

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(d) M.Sc. in Advanced Cognitive Therapy Studies

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p 691, after l.36 insert:

`Advanced Cognitive Therapy Studies

Regulations

1. The course will consist of lectures, tutorials, seminars, and classes
on the principle and practice of advanced cognitive therapy studies, together with clinical
practice and practice in supervision of cognitive therapy trainees. The course will be taken
on a part-time basis over a period of not less than six terms and not more than nine terms.

2. Every candidate will be required to satisfy the examiners in the
following:

(a) attendance at the appropriate classroom-based courses including
small group case supervisions;

(b) supervised treatment of patients with cognitive therapy;

(c) skill in supervising cognitive therapy trainees;

(d) four audio- or videotape presentations of therapy
sessions;

(e) four extended written case studies, each of no more than 4,000
words covering a range of different problem areas and including two straightforward and two
complex cases;

(f) two written assignments, each of no more than 4,000 words, one
covering the principles of supervision, and one covering the design, delivery and evaluation
of a training event;

(g) a presentation of a brief cognitive therapy training event;

(h) a dissertation of no more than 15,000 words on a topic approved
by
the examiners.

The presentations under (d) and (g), the assessed work
under (e) and (f), and the dissertation under
(h),
shall be forwarded to the examiners for consideration by such dates as the examiners shall
determine and shall notify the candidates and tutors.

3. Candidates will be expected to attend a viva voce examination at
the end of the course of studies unless individually dispensed by the examiners.

4. The examiners may award a distinction to candidates for the M.Sc.

5. Candidates who fail to satisfy the examiners in the audio- or
videotape presentations under 2(d) and 2(g), the assessed
work under 2(e) and 2(f), or the dissertation under
2(h), may be permitted to resubmit work in respect of the part or parts of
the
examination which they have failed for examination on not more than one occasion which
shall normally be within one year of the original failure.'

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(e) M.Sc. in Applied Landscape Archaeology

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 692, after l. 42 insert:

`Applied Landscape Archaeology

1. Every candidate must follow for at least six terms a part-time
course of instruction in Applied Landscape Archaeology and must upon entering for
examination produce from his or her society a certificate to that effect.

2. The examination will consist of the following parts:

A Core Topics

Every candidate must submit two written assignments of no more than 2,500 words in length
for each of the two core topic courses on:

(1) Method and Theory in Landscape Archaeology;

(2) Managing Twenty-first Century Landscapes.

One core topic will be taken in each year of the course.

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B Advanced Papers

Every candidate must follow four of the five Advanced Paper courses listed in the Schedule
below, and submit one written assignment of no more than 5,000 words in length for each
paper. Candidates will take two Advanced Papers per year of the M.Sc.

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C Dissertation

A dissertation of not more than 15,000 words, including appendices but excluding
bibliography, on a topic approved by the candidate's supervisor. The dissertation must be
delivered not later than noon on the last Monday in September of the second year of the
course to the Chairman of Examiners for the Degree of M.Sc. in Applied Landscape
Archaeology, c/o Clerk of the Schools, High Street, Oxford.

3. Candidates must attend one compulsory field training week (or in
exceptional circumstances equivalent day or weekend schools) during their registration on the
course.

4. Each candidate must attend a viva voce examination when required
to do so by the examiners.

5. The examiners may award a distinction for excellence in the whole
examination.

6. A candidate who fails a core topic or advanced paper, or whose
dissertation fails to satisfy the examiners, may be permitted to retake the paper, or resubmit
the dissertation, on one further occasion only, not later than one year after the initial attempt.

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Schedule

Advanced Papers are available in the following areas:

1. Archaeological prospection

2. Reading the historic landscape

3. Ceramics in the landscape

4. Digital landscapes

5. Placement work'.

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5 Continuing Education Board and Mathematical
and Physical Sciences Board

M.Sc. in Bioinformatics

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 696, after l. 41 insert:

`Bioinformatics

1. The Board of the Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences,
in consultation with the Continuing Education Board, shall elect for the supervision of the
course a standing committee that shall have the power to arrange lectures and other
instruction.

2. Every candidate must follow for at least nine and at most twelve
terms a part-time course of instruction in the theory and practice of bioinformatics.
Candidates must take nine modules as set out in the Schedule.

3. Every candidate will be required to satisfy the examiners in the
following:

(a) attendance at nine modules chosen from those in the Schedule for
the M.Sc. in Bioinformatics, comprising a programme of study approved by the Programme
Director;

(b) nine written assignments, one on each of the modules specified in
the Schedule below;

(c) a dissertation of not more than fifty pages of A4 in length
(excluding tables, appendices, footnotes, and bibliography), on a subject selected by the
candidate in consultation with the supervisor and approved by the chairman of the Standing
Committee.

The assessed work set out in clause 3(b), and the dissertation under
(c),
shall be forwarded to the examiners c/o Registry, Department for Continuing Education, 1
Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JA, for consideration by such date as the examiners shall
determine and of which they shall notify candidates.

4. Candidates may be required to attend a viva voce examination at
the end of the course of studies at the discretion of the examiners.

5. The examiners may award a distinction to candidates for the M.Sc.

6. Candidates who fail to satisfy the examiners in any part of the
examination may be permitted to resubmit work in respect of the part or parts of the
examination which they have failed for examination on not more than one occasion which
shall normally be within one year of the original failure.

7. The standing committee shall have the discretion to permit any
candidate to be exempted from submitting up to one of the total of nine written assignments
required under 3(b) above, provided that the standing committee is satisfied
that such a candidate has undertaken equivalent study, of an appropriate standard, normally
at another
institution of higher education.

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Schedule

Section A: Mandatory Modules

Students must take the following modules:

1 The power of bioinformatics in modern research, introduction to the
software

2 The experimental–bioinformatics interface—current
challenges and emerging solutions

Section B: Foundation Modules

Students must take three modules from the following list:

1 Biology, principles: basic molecular biology

2 Biology, experimental techniques in

3 Introduction to statistics and mathematics for bioinformatics

4 Bioinformatics applications of computing, an introduction to
techniques

5 Algorithm design and complexity

Section C: Advanced Modules

Students must take four modules from the following list:

1 Functional and comparative genomics

2 Sequence assembly and annotation

3 Molecular evolution

4 Microarray bioinformatics

5 Database management systems

6 Symbolic machine learning

7 Statistical data mining

8 Statistical genetics

9 Population genetics

The Standing Committee shall approve the content of at least three advanced modules
to be given each year, the
titles of which shall be published annually in Hilary Term in the University
Gazette
.'

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 2 May 2002: Colleges<br />

Colleges, Halls, and Societies


Contents of this section:

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OBITUARIES


Christ Church

FATHER PHILIP CHARLES FOSTER, 20 May 1998; commoner 1939. Aged 76.

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Exeter College

ERNEST JOHN DORRELL, March 2002; exhibitioner 1933. Aged 86.

KENNETH MICHAEL HARRE, 6 February 2002; state bursary 1943. Aged 76.

ARTHUR JAMES WESTON HOCKENHULL, 30 January 2002; commoner 1933. Aged
86.

JOHN CLAUDE HODSON, 25 November 2002; Royal Navy Cadet 1944. Aged 75.

WILLIAM PERCIVAL LE CLERC, 4 March 2002; commoner 1933. Aged 87.

RODNEY BRIAN MEADOWS, 19 March 2002; open scholar 1942. Aged 77.

ADRIAN HUGH OSWALD, 28 October 2001; commoner 1927. Aged 93.

PETER DENNIS ANTHONY SUTCH, 6 March 2002; commoner 1963. Aged 56.

COLIN PAUL MARCO WILSON, 5 March 2002; commoner 1953. Aged 68.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 2 May 2002: Advertisements<br />

Advertisements


Contents of this section:



How to advertise in the
Gazette


Terms and conditions
of acceptance of advertisements

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Concert

Verdi, Requiem: The Oxford Philomusica Orchestra
and Chorus; chorus master: Andrew Stewart; Soprano: Catherine Hegarty; Mezzo: Marita
Paparizou; Tenor: Eugene Ginty; Bass: Paul Reeves; Conductor: Marios Papadopoulos. Sun.,
19 May, 7 p.m., Apollo Theatre. The stage of the Apollo Theatre, enhanced for this
performance with an acoustic shell for sound clarity especially provided for the Oxford
Philomusica, is the setting for a performance of Verdi's monumental masterpiece by the
Oxford Philomusica Chorus and Orchestra, and a vocal quartet of international soloists.
Tickets: £10–£30. Student tickets available from £5. Box Office:
0870 6063500.

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Lectures

Mordell Lecture 2002:Professor Yakov Eliashberg (Stanford
University) will lecture on `Symplectic Field theory: its Structure and Applications', on
Tues., 21 May at 4.30 p.m. in the Wolfson Room (MR2), Centre for Mathematical Sciences,
Clarkson Road, Cambridge. All those interested are invited to attend.

Girton comes to Oxford: Changing Roles: the work-life conundrum.
On 8 June, 2–5 p.m., St John's College will be the venue for a presentation of the
Girton Study: `University and Life Experience', a study of women attending university
throughout the 20th century which provides invaluable insights into the way women and their
aspirations are preceived and responded to by society. Issues for discussion at the meeting
are both practical and theoretical, and speakers include Pat Thane, John Cottingham, Judith
Finch, Eileen Rubery, and Marilyn Strathern. The meeting will be chaired by Andrew
Dilnot. For further details, registration (£10, but free to students) contact Andy Wood,
e-mail: roll@girton.cam.ac.uk, or Development Office, Girton College, FREEPOST
ANG6880, Cambridge CB3 0YE. Tel.: 01223 765685.

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Dragon School

The Dragon was founded by dons for their children in 1877, the year
statutes were altered to allow marriage! The Governors of the Dragon feel that 125 years
later is a good time to announce that the school aims to provide some means tested financial
help which would allow more children of current university academic staff to join the
Dragon, normally at the age of 8, 9, or 10. Candidates would be individually assessed rather
than take an annual formal examination, would need to be of a reasonable academic standard,
and show that they would gain from attending the school. Numbers will be limited by
availability of funds. Interested parents are invited to contact the Headmaster, Dragon
School, Bardwell Road, Oxford OX2 6SS.

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Oxford University Newcomers' Club

The Club exists to welcome the spouses and partners of newly arrived
graduates , and visiting and newly appointed academics. The Club meets for coffee at 13
Norham Gardens on Wed. mornings, 10.30 a.m.–12 noon. The equipment pool
operates from the basement at the same time. Amongst our many other activities and outings,
the Newcomers and toddlers group meets on Fri. mornings, 10.15 a.m.–12 noon. The
final coffee morning of Trinity Term will be on Wed., 19 June, and the first of Michaelmas
Term on Wed., 9 Oct.

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Institute for Chinese Studies

Call for Cantonese speakers to learn Mandarin Chinese. The Institute
for Chinese Studies is looking for Cantonese-speaking volunteers from within the University
with no knowledge of Mandarin Chinese to participate in the final session of a language skills
training project. The aim of this session is to teach Mandarin to Cantonese speakers, and it
will run for 12 weeks in total, beginning on Mon., 22 Apr., and finishing on Fri., 12 July.
Participants will be required to commit themselves to a total of 90 contact hours over the 12
weeks, involving 1½ hours a day, 5 days a week. The classes will take place at 5 p.m.

every week day at the Institute for Chinese Studies, Walton Street. Cantonese-speaking
members of the university who wish to learn Mandarin are welcome to participate in this
project. Numbers will be limited to 15 participants. Please contact Mr Shio-yun Kan at the
Centre for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Institute for Chinese Studies, Walton
Street, OX1 2HG. Tel.: 01865 280393/280387, e-mail: kan@server.orient.ox.ac.uk.

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St Giles' Thursday Lunchtime Talks

Novel Views of the Clergy: 9 May, John Bayley (St Catherine's
College), Jane Austen and Barbara Pym: their respective views of the
Clergy
; 16 May, Stephen Medcalf (University of Sussex), G. K.
Chesterton's Father Brown
. The talks will be held in St Giles' Church at 12.30 p.m.
Everyone is welcome. In order to help us with our costs, a small donation would be
appreciated.

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Society for Graduates

Meetings are held on Fri., at 8 p.m., in the University Club, Halifax
House, 6 South Parks Road (use bell push for entry). Visitors are welcome. Graduates of any
university and of all ages are eligible for membership: 3 May, Tropical Ecology: Reefs and
Forests, Dr Martin Speight; 10 May, Japanese Gold, Arthur Titherington; 17 May, My Life
as a Journalist, John Chipperfield, News Editor, Oxford Mail/Oxford Times; 24 May, A
Rhineland Cruise, Derek Phillips, Former President of the Society; 31 May, Basic Theory
of Acupuncture and its function, Dr He Yeli, Chinese Medical Doctor; 7 June, `Alternative
Oxford', Philip Pullman, Whitbread Prize Winner. Subscriptions: Members £5 per
term, Visitors £1.50 per meeting.

For more information tel.: Anita Segar, 01865 730574.

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European Computer Driving Licence

The ECDL is a European-wide qualification, which enables people to
demonstrate their competence in computer skills. Key benefits for you are that the ECDL:
raises your level of competency in IT and computer skills; improves your productivity at
college, work and at home; requires no prior knowledge of IT or computer skills; provides
you with an industry recognised qualification. OUCS at 13 Banbury Road is running a
Condensed ECDL Week from 10–14 June. The cost is £50. OUCS also runs the
Advanced ECDL and the one-thousandth person to gain an Advanced certificate passed the
module at Oxford. For more information including dates and pricing on the ECDL at the
University of Oxford see the Web pages at: http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ecdl/.

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Periodicals Bought and Sold

Back-issues of scholarly periodicals and journals bought and sold (not
scientific or medical). Graham Jeffrey, Periodicals (est. 1967), 29 Cuddesdon Road,
Horspath, Oxford, OX33 1JD. Tel.: 01865 872528, fax: 776398. E-mail:
gjeffrey1@compuserve.com.

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Antiques Bought and Sold

Antiques and decorative objects bought and sold: desks and library
furniture always wanted, also garden stonework. Please call: Greenway Antiques, 90 Corn
Street, Witney, Oxon. Open Mon.,–Fri., 9.30 a.m.–5 p.m., Sat., 10
a.m.–4 p.m. Tel.: 01993 705026, mobile: 07831 585014.

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Oxford University Research Staff Society

The Research Staff Society (RSS) membership consists of Post-
doctoral/Junior Research Fellows and Research Assistants who work for the University of
Oxford. As most Research Staff are not attached to a college and may be new to Oxford our
social events provide a unique opportunity to meet researchers outside your group or
department. We aim to provide an interesting and varying social setting in which to mix and
to become a voice for research staff within the University. We run social events each month
to suit all tastes. Please visit our Web site http://users.ox.ac.uk/~rss/, which provides
information on how to join the society as well as details on events which we will be running
in the near future. We hope you will decide to join us and very much look forward to
meeting you at one of our events this year. Our annual dinner with guest speaker Ruth
Deech, Principal of St Anne's College, and past chairman of HFEA will be on 14 May.

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Office Accommodation

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

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Services Offered

Horological services for your ailing apparatus. Thirty years of
expertise in all types of clocks and barometers, of which many of these have been restored
for the University over the years. Quotations are free. All work is fully guaranteed. Please
phone Paul Carroll, Oxford Longcase Clocks on 01865 779660.

Gardener–Colin Broad–offers over 20 years of
horticultural expertise–creating practical and beautiful gardens for pleasure, family or
commercial use. A complete service from design to completion (portfolios available). Tel.:
Colin on 01608 819109, mobile: 07866 810858.

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

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

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Domestic Services

A 7-year-old girl is looking for a surrogate granny or a companion
who could pick her up from school (3 p.m., North Oxford, 4 times a week), accompany her
for 1-2 hours, preferably in the companion's house, and drop her off at ballet/swimming
pool/etc. Her needs, apart from companionship, are: snack/drink and some conversation or
help with activities like reading, drawing, etc. She is quiet, no fuss young person, and is fun
to be with. Car is not essential but would be VERY welcome. Please call Lidia at 01993
882427, or e-mail: lidiarc@bioch.ox.ac.uk.

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.: 01865 726983
or 01235 555533.

For stress-free entertaining SugarPepper Cooks are available to prepare
creative food in your home or chosen venue. Canapés, weddings, christenings, dinner
parties, summer tapas, and paella parties. Tailor-made menus for all tastes and budgets. All
enquiries welcome. Tel.: 01865 791136.

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Tuition Offered

Improve your French! Experienced college lectrice, gives conversation
and/or written tuition. Please 'phone Eva: 07 816 418 279, or e-mail:
loechner@clipper.ens.fr.

Piano lessons, piano accompanying: contact Ana Mladenovic,
experienced pianist and piano teacher. All ages and levels welcome. Address: Priory Lodge,
Church Way, Iffley, Oxford OX4 4EB. Tel.: 01865 778248, mobile: 07779 580235. E-mail:
pujsana@hotmail.com.

Need help with your academic career? Academic Coach provides help
with your c.v., tendering for research projects, writing for journals, preparing book
proposals, and general academic career development. Contact Ian Finlay at
AcademicCoach@hotmail.com, or call 0794 712 4741 (mobile).

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Situations Vacant

Washington International Studies Council: Academic Director for
Oxford overseas study programme. Oxford University postgraduate with a minimum of 5
years' teaching and administrative experience preferred. Could start soon part-time, becoming
full-time on 1 July. £25,000–£40,000 p.a. depending on experience etc.
Flexible hours possible. Please send c.v. to Dr Richardson, 8 Tennyson Lodge, Paradise
Square, OX1 1UD.

The Examination Schools: Room Assistants. We are looking for a
team of people to work full time, including some Saturdays, for a 6-week period in Trinity
term, to cover the exam season (13 May–21 June), with a possible extension to 12
July. Room assistants will be required to work either at the Examination Schools, High
Street, Oxford, or at Ewert House Examination Hall, Summertown. If you have a preference
please state this clearly in your covering letter. The duties include setting up examination
rooms, tidying up between sessions, laying out script booklets and exam materials, and
delivering packages in central Oxford. If you would like to apply please send a c.v. and
covering letter to the Clerk of the Schools, Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford OX1
4BG. For further information phone the Deputy Clerk (Building) on 01865 276905.

The Examination Schools: Invigilators. We are looking for reliable
individuals to add to our Register of Invigilators. Work is on a temporary basis during the
main exam period which starts this year on 13 May and finishes on 21 June. There are
openings to work on either a session basis, where you invigilate individual exam sessions
based on your availability for work, or on a block booking basis. A block bookings option
requires a commitment to work one of the following: full time for the 6 week exam period;
specific weeks during the exam period; specific days in the week during the exam period.
these options can be discussed in more details with the Deputy Clerk of Schools (Exams).
The work involves laying out of question papers, completing relevant paperwork, and
invigilating during the examination session. The majority of exam papers are 3 hours
duration which require an invigilation session of approximately 4 hours (morning session:
9 a.m.–1 p.m., afternoon session: 2 p.m.–6 p.m.). The payment details for a
standard invigilator working a 4 hour session are as follows: 4 hr session (for 3 hr papers):
£25.88. There are opportunities for suitable invigilators to act as the senior invigilator
at a higher rate of pay. If you are interested please send a c.v. and covering letter to the
Deputy Clerk of Schools (Exams), Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford OX1 4BG.

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Houses to Let

Borders of Iffley Village with easy access to Ring road, local shops
and buses; 2 bedrooms, study, bathroom with power shower, sitting room, dining room,
kitchen and utility. Sunny garden. Suit professional couple/2 sharing. Fully furnished.
£795 p.c.m. plus bills. Tel.: 01865 777453 or 0775 369 3259 eves.

Houses to Let–Marston and central Headington:
Marston–available immediately; 3-4 bedrooms; Headington–available soon; 3
bedrooms. Both partly- or fully-furnished as required, conveniently located, clean,
comfortable, off-street parking, garden, gas c.h. Each £900 p.c.m. Tel.: 01865 768070
or mobile: 07968 229634. References required. Non-smokers preferred.

Detached chalet-style house, Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire (cul-de-sac
in quiet village); large sitting-room, dining-room, study, 3 double bedrooms, 2 deluxe
bathrooms, luxury fitted kitchen (all machines), conservatory, garden and patio, garage, off-
road parking, secure fencing and gates. Fully-furnished with all china, linen, pans, utensils,
etc. Rent: £1,000 p.c.m. Deposit: £1,500. Tel.: 01235 (+ 44 1235) 834740, e-
mail: diamar@onetel.net.uk.

Available June for long let: Moreton in Marsh (Oxford 27 miles, 35
minutes by train), 3-storey Victorian terrace cottage, 2 double, 1 single bedroom, bath with
w.c., separate w.c., sitting-room, study, dining, kitchen etc. Good sized enclosed garden
with patio, gas c.h. Well furnished, spacious. Rent £675 p.c.m., plus utilities.
References required. Tel.: 01608 810549.

North Oxford furnished house available from 1 Sept.,: charming,
cosy, quiet, easy to maintain, fully furnished house in Jericho/north Oxford. Walk to
university, train station, bus station, near best schools, parks, centrally heated, recently re-
decorated, secluded garden, 2½ bathrooms, washing machine, dryer, telephone, linen,
dishes, 2 bicycles. Two bedrooms, £1,150 p.m. or 3 bedrooms, £1,400 p.m.
(inc. bedsit with separate kitchen, and entrance). Contact: OXFORD: J.Mackrell (eves., 7-8
a.m.); tel.: Oxford (01865) 775567. CANADA: A. Gaston, tel.: (613) 745 1368, fax.: (613)
745 0299. E-mail: gaston@cyberus.ca.

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

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

Make finding accommodation easy. Finders Keepers have a dedicated
approach to helping you 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), personal service and professional advice. For
further information please contact Finders Keepers at 226, Banbury Rd., Summertown,
Oxford OX2 7BY. Tel.: 01865 311011. Fax: Oxford 556993. E-mail: oxford@finders.co.uk.
Internet site: http://www.finders.co.uk.

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Summer Let

New York: late Victorian town house in historic Park Slope,
Brooklyn; 2-3 bedrooms, country kitchen with 1920's gas stove, 3 fireplaces, 60 ft garden.
Twenty-minutes to Manhattan via subway. Fully equipped, close to magnificent park, cafes,
bookshops, boutiques, bars and restaurants. Available July and Aug. £700 p.w.
Contact: Julia at: jglidden@election.com, or 07984 696357.

Live in comfort near the Thames, just a short walk to the city centre.
Beautiful Victorian house, 4 bedrooms, centrally heated, large split-level living room, dining
room, new and fully equipped kitchen. Bathroom 1, with large bath, bidet and w.c.;
bathroom 2, with shower and w.c. South-facing, well-tended garden with furniture and patio
heater. Possible use of Mercedes E saloon and bicycle(s). Available 5 months from Sat., 20
July–Sat., 21 Dec. Price negotiable. Tel.: +44 (0) 1865 725193.

Summer vacation let: ideal for visiting academics. Two bedroom
Victorian house, 10 minutes' walk from city centre and libraries (or 5 minutes by regular
bus). Quiet street, close to shops and park, fully furnished and equipped, with private
enclosed garden, open fire, washing machine, gas c.h. Use of bicycles, sunloungers, owner's
extensive library. Available May–Sept. £250 p.w. E-mail:
vicki.bertram@ntu.ac.uk. Tel.: 01865 726104.

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Flats to Let

Lifestyle Letting & Management, 1 North Parade Avenue: North
Oxford–£850 p.c.m. First floor apartment in a residential area overlooking
parks. The property offers 2 good-sized bedrooms, and a study. Parking and garage. Fully-
furnished and presented very well; Central north Oxford–£1,500 p.c.m. Duplex
spacious split level apartment in period property, offering 3 large double bedrooms, and 3
reception rooms. Recently refurbished to a quality finish. Viewing recommended now.
Contact us for a full list of property. Tel.: 01865 554577, fax: 01865 554578. E-mail:
lifestyle-lettings@dial.pipex.com. Web site: www.letitbetter.co.uk.

North Oxford , 2-bedroom apartment available from the first of June
at £725 p.c.m. An attractive ground-floor, 1 double and 1 single bedroom-study, with
patio and parking, it forms part of a small development 4 years old at a stones throw from
Summertown amenities, and easy access to most university departments. Best suited to
matrue professionals and visiting academics. Tel.: 01865 516144, or fax 01865
437996.

Central North Oxford, 4 minutes' walk from University Parks, and
easy walking to University Science Area, libraries and city centre. Charming and spacious
garden flat in quiet residential street, incl. sitting room, double bedroom, kitchen with
washing machine, bathroom with bath and shower, plentiful storage space. Gas c.h. Fully
furnished. Suit single person or couple. No smokers. Available from Aug. £795 p.c.m.
Tel.: 01865 512138, e-mail: mdy@bioch.ox.ac.uk.

Central North Oxford, 10 minutes' walk from city centre, University
Parks, all main university buildings, and very close to the river. Available for short/long lets.
An exceptionally well-furnished, comfortable flat (first floor) in extremely quiet, civilised,
large Victorian house in this exclusive, leafy, residential Victorian suburb, with large, light,
airy rooms. Large double bedroom, large drawing-room, kitchen, bathroom. Off-street
parking, large secluded garden. Available now. Tel./fax: 01865 552400.

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Serviced Accommodation

Finally! the luxurious and economical alternative to 5-star luxury
hotels, in central Oxford. Ambassador's Oxford offers clients short-stay 2-bedroom, 2
bathroom–1 en suite–5-star apartments in the centre of Oxford
with allocated parking. Only 3 minutes' walk from the railway station and the Said Business
School. Furnished to a very high standard to include well-equipped kitchen and lounge,
computer, printer, internet access, and weekly Maid Service. From less than £100 per
apartment per night, to accommodate up to 4/5 guests. Contact:
www.ambassadorsoxford.co.uk, or tel.: 07876 203378.

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Accommodation Offered

Large, self-contained loft room in north Oxford home. Own bathroom,
kitchenette, and washing machine, 2 phone lines, c.h., fully furnished. Looking for quiet,
n/s female, preferably for 1 year let. £125 p.w. inc., all household bills except phone.
Call 01865 511499 eves.

Room to let in listed 16th-c., thatched cottage close to city centre.
Many period features, traditionally decorated, shared bathroom, garden and private parking.
Available May. £450 p.m., inc. all bills and cleaner. Suit non-smoking, independent
and easy-going individual. Tel.: 01865 250722.

Available by the week for visitors to Oxford: self-contained, fully-
furnished studio flat, centrally located in Kingston Road. en suiteshower,
toilet and washbasin, and fully-equipped kitchen area. Sleeps 2. £280 p.w. all inc.
British Tourist Board approved 3 Stars. For further information tel.: 01865 516913 or visit:
http://www.oxfordcity.co.uk/accom/studioflat.

Delightful rooms in North Oxford available now. £45 p.w. Book
by telephone or fax: 01865 511657 or e-mail: mcadex@gofornet.co.uk.

Finders Keepers is celebrating its 30th year as Oxfordshire's leading
letting agent, providing a specialist service to both landlords and tenants throughout the
Oxfordshire and the surrounding counties. With experienced letting and management teams
Finders Keepers provide a high standard of service to all our clients. If you would like more
information about Finders Keepers' services please contact us at our Head Office at 226
Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford, OX2 7BY, tel.: (00 44) 1865 311011, or visit the
Finders Keepers Web site at www.finders.co.uk.

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

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Accommodation Sought

Furnished 2-bedroom flat/house within about 3 miles of Oxford, on
bus route to city centre for non-smoking couple with 18-month old child (no pets), at around
£700-800 p.c.m. Send offers to Hiroaki Nishioka, e-mail: hiroaki.nishioka@unipd.it,
fax: + 39 049 7923260.

Retired academic couple (American) seeks furnished 2-/4-bedroom
flat/house for about 1 year from 15 Sept. Summertown area preferred. Excellent references
available. Non-smokers. Contact Professor James Thorson, English Department, University
of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 U.S.A., or e-mail: jthorson@unm.edu.

College & County, a new letting agency, require high quality
properties for clients within the academic world in Oxford. Please contact Mark on 01865
722277 or call in at the office at 116b Cowley Road.

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: 01865 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.

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Holiday Lets

Cornwall Bed and Breakfast: Colgare House, which is on the
Lanhydrock estate near Bodmin, has 2 double and 2 single bedrooms, and is open all the
year. Colgare House is peaceful, surrounded by woodlands and pastures, only 10 minutes
from A30 and A38. Bodmin Parkway is a short drive or 25-minute walk. Central to all the
Cornwall attractions, e.g. Eden Project and Lost gardens of Heligan are 20 minutes by car,
the north and south coasts an easy 30–35 minute drive. There are good cycle tracks,
and superb walking all around. See Web site: www.cornwallexplore.co.uk. Costs are
£28 per person per night. Please contact Ngari Scoble, tel.: 01208 269605, mobile:
07980 629 505. E-mail: colgarehouse@hotmail.com.

Washington DC: house for rent for 3–4 weeks in Aug.,; 3
bedrooms, fully air-conditioned, large garden, in beautiful wooded area of Chevy Chase DC.
Oxford family relocated to Washington will be away in Aug. Perfect for a family who want
to spend time in the area. Museums are free, lots of parks, pools, horse riding, water sports
and natural beauty. $800 USD p.w. E-mail: hgg@btinternet.com, or tel.: 001 202 362
2921.

Burgundy (Morvan National Park): 19th-c., stone cottage in quiet
hamlet, sleeps 5+; enclosed front and rear gardens backing onto own meadow with stream.
Spacious sitting room, 1 double and 1 triple bedroom, study, bathroom, fully equipped
kitchen, washing-machine, c.h., tel., log fires. Ideal for peace and quiet, walking, swimming
in nearby lakes, wine-tasting, and sightseeing in Burgundy (½ hr from Vézelay
and Avallon). Dates available June-Sept., inc. £225–£275 p.w. Tel.:
01865 721539.

South West France, 18th-c., farmhouse near Duras; quiet, lovely
views set amidst vineyards and woods. Bicycles, excellent walking, beautiful 15m pool, non-
chlorinated, 2 terraces, sleeps 6. Well-equipped, large barn with pingpong etc. Availability
in early June, 1 week 13 July, 1 week 14 Sept., Oct., onwards. Autumn generally warm, and
good for swimming. Very reasonable rates from Oct., and for longer lets.

Tuscany, Italy: short or long-term rents, beautifully restored 2-storey
country house on the top of a hill by large vineyard and olive trees, 5 bedrooms (with up to
8 beds), 2 bathrooms, kitchen, lounge, sitting-room, private swimming pool, garden, cable,
VCR, Internet. Wonderful and quiet, in the Chianti area, only 5 mins., drive from Chiusi
town, shops, railway/motorway, 1 hour from Rome and Florence, 30 mins., from Siena. E-
mail: marino@demata.tuscany.it, tel.: + 39 055 602044, + 39 328 7133951, Web site:
www.demata.tuscany.it.

Cottage for rent, West Buckland, S. Devon: 10 minutes' walk to
beach, golf club, tennis, sailing estuary; 15 minutes' drive to Salcombe; sleeps 6 in 3
bedrooms; bathroom, separate living room, dining room, kitchen and downstairs w.c. Pretty
south-facing garden with table and chairs. Very well maintained and clean.
£250–£500 p.w. Call 0208 541 5449.

Northumberland, 5 miles north of Alnwick, within easy reach of both
cheviot hills, and beautiful coast. Stone-built cottage in hamlet, sleeps up to 6. Please tel.:
01665 579292.

Venice: large flat in the heart of Venice, near Palazzo Grassi, in the
heart of Venice, with large traditional sitting-room, and separate dining room, well-appointed
kitchen, 1 double bedroom with en suitebathroom, second bedroom with
twin beds, third bedroom with 1 bed (+ 1), and a second bathroom. The flat is ideal for a
family, in pristine condition, and available for short periods on a weekly basis at £600
per week. Tel.: + 39 0423 723582, e-mail: tagariello@libero.it.

Barga Tuscany: still dates available, particularly May and July, for
this charming 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom cottage which sleeps 4. Set in foothills of the Apuane
mountains, facing the Carraras, offers panoramic views of the Garfagnana Valley. Five
minutes from the bustling market town of Barga, offering cultural events, swimming, tennis,
cinema, shops, banks, bars and restaurants. Excellent walking and riding country. Forty
minutes from the stunning city of Lucca. Cottage has all modern comforts yet retains
traditional features, and rustic charm. Set in an acre of olives and vines. Sorry no children
under 12. For details and photos, please contact Jane Collett on 01672 516602, or e-mail:
jane@casacollett.fsnet.co.uk.

Greek Islands: Skopelos, Alonissos and Skiathos. Lovely island houses
and apartments available for rent. Town, country and seaside locations. Accommodation for
2–8 persons. Prices from £60 p.p.p.w. For information see:
www.holidayislands.com. E-mail: thalpos@otenet.gr, fax: 0030 4240 23057.

Edinburgh: lovely light spacious Victorian flat, in quiet cul-de-sac in
central Edinburgh (Bruntsfield). Walk across Bruntsfield Links and the Meadows to the Royal
Mile, Festival Theatre etc. Just off Bruntsfield Place with its excellent restaurants, and food
shops. Three bedrooms (2 double), sleeps up to 6. Unrestricted parking, garden. Available
from mid-July to end-Sept. Phone/fax 01865 510542; e-mail:
doreen.mcbarnet@csls.ox.ac.uk.

Andalucia, Las Alpujarras: delightful rustic farmhouse set in terraced
olive groves, with own swimming pool, and fantastic mountain views. Sleeps 6 comfortably
(2 doubles, 1 twin), 5 minutes walk to local village, 15 minutes drive to Ugijar market town.
Available year round, £380 per week; also available for longer lets. One and a half
hours from Almeria airport, or 3½ from Malaga. Car hire preferable. For more
information contact tel.: 0779 6167811, or e-mail: l.bond@wanadoo.es.

Cornwall, near Sennen Cove: converted barn, sleeps 4/5. Comfortable,
with microwave, washing machine, tumble drier, TV, video. Sea view, small garden.
£150–£350 p.w., inc. of electricity and linen. Visit:
www.hayloftcottage.co.uk, or tel.: 01865 557713.

South of France, Lot, traditional stone house for rent in small
medieval hilltop village, 5 miles from historic town of Figeac. Sleeps up to 4. Private
garden. Fully-equipped kitchen/living room with sofa bed, bedroom, bathroom with shower,
and washing machine. Riding, fishing, and canoeing all at close proximity. £250
July/Aug., £200 May/June/Sept. Contact: M. Lawrence, Camboulit, 46100 France.
Tel.: 00 33 5 65 40 08 24.

Provence/Languedoc, nr. Uzès: village house with pool.
Beautiful distant views of Cévennes from terrace on one side. All shops 2 minutes,
on the other. Can sleep 9. Phone Salisbury (01722) 743801.

Holiday house in Catalonia: well-appointed, 4-bedroom house in the
unspoilt Catalonian village of Regencos (about 60 miles north-east of Barcelona and 4 miles
inland), near Palafrugell; available 29 Apr.,– 31 May, 17 June–13 July, and
2–29 Sept. Several superb beaches within a radius of 6 miles. The house, which sleeps
7, is on 2 floors, each of which is a self-contained flat with kitchen, bathroom, and
lounge/dining area. The ground-floor has a large double bedroom and a single, while the
upper floor has a similar double bedroom and a further twin-bedded room. Attractive roof
garden with superb views over surrounding countryside. Spanish maid visits every Sun., and
will cook delicious meals. Charges: £375 p.w., or £650 per fortnight, or
£1,200 per month. Ring Dr Charles Mould, 01451 860876 (fax: 01451 861691), e-
mail: cmm@chalkface.net for further particulars.

Dordogne and Rome holiday rentals. Stone house in an acre of garden
in the Dordogne, France with a fabulous 270 degree panorama (sleeps 8/10). Also 19th-
century country farmhouse with lovely views, 45 minutes from Rome, and 2 hours from
Florence (sleeps 4 with downstairs rooms available to sleep 4 more). Prices vary from
£250–£600 p.w. Private owner: 01223 844334 or e-mail:
hugobowles@tiscalinet.it.

Aldeburgh, on the Suffolk Heritage coast: delightful, 2nd-floor
apartment with sea view (no lift). Self-catering, fully furnished, sleeps 3. Close to shops and
concerts. Aldeburgh is an unspoilt seaside town (fresh fish daily!) with strong musical
connections and International Festivals at nearby Snape Maltings. RSPB Minsmere and
National Trust properties are also quite close; two local golf courses. Seasonal prices from
£200 p.w. inc. of electricity, gas, taxs and lock-up garage. Tel.: 01473 730 737, e-
mail: yal20@dial.pipex.com, write: P.O.Box 31, Washbrook, Ipswich, IP8 3HP.

Crete. A traditional Cretan house in old town Rethimno, superbly
renovated to provide space and comfort in beautifully furnished surroundings. Elevated, vine-
covered, sitting area with brick barbecue—perfect for alfresco dining. It is in a quiet
area, and close to long, sandy beach, taverns, shops, and the many interesting sights in and
around this historic area. Sleeps 4 (1 double, 1 twin). Available all year round. All linen,
electricity and cleaning inc. 2002 rates on request. Tel./fax: Nikolaos Glinias, 0030 831
56525, e-mail: nglynias@ret.forthnet.gr.

Costa del Sol: seaside residence, sleeps 2; lovely views and gardens.
Book now for stay. £70 p.w. Book by telephone/fax: 01865 511657, or e-mail:
mcadex@gofornet.co.uk.

South-West France: attractive farmhouse set in over 1 acre garden,
beautiful quiet position, 10 x 5 m. swimming pool, 3 km from medieval village Lauzerte,
autoroute from Bordeaux 2 hours. Golf, tennis and fishing nearby, and Cahors wine region.
Sleeps 6 plus attic bedroom with 5 single beds. Available Apr., £350 p.w.,
May/June/Sept., £500 p.w., longer stays negotiable. Tel.: Helen 01367 810218, Sally
01494 864573.

Charming terrace house for short and long lets in conservation zone
of unspoilt Southwold (Suffolk), seconds from the sea. Sleeps 4+. Marvellous area for
walking, cycling (2 bicycles available), church-visiting, bird-watching and pub-hopping. Tel.:
01865 513464 (eves.).

French Riviera: ground-floor, 2-bedroom end flat, sleeps 4; at Agay
between St Raphael and Cannes; situated 5 minutes' walk from beach, pool, shops,
restaurants. South-facing, screened patio, parking alongside, tennis, golf, aquatic sports,
horse riding nearby. Tel.: 01372 744246 or 0207 581 7908.

Dorset: unspoiled 17th-century cob cottage, in quiet village, within
easy reach of World Heritage coastline, sleeps 5 (cot also available). Self-catering, linen
provided. Non-smokers only, and sorry no pets. Available between May and Sept., at
£300 p.w. For details, tel.: 07811 345104, or e-mail: passinc@surfaid.org.

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House For Sale

Charming Victorian terrace house in sought after Iffley Fields; 3
bedrooms, 2 receptions, kitchen/breakfast room. House totally re-furbished 5 years ago.
Period features, open fires, 60ft mature garden, integrated oven and hob, burglar alarm etc.
£275,000. Contact Anand or Lysbeth on 01865 721992.

A beautifully maintained and presented modern 2-bedroom end terrace
house in Kidlington. £129,950. Please contact 01865 378200, or e-mail:
kirsty_bryant@yahoo.co.uk.

South of France: in small village, 5 km from Carcassone, Languedoc;
4 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, and 2 living rooms, gardens. Sound roof, some
renovations needed. 200,000 euros. For more information tel.: 01865 512906, or e-mail:
dgraydurant@hotmail.com.

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Oxford University Gazette: Appointments, 2 May 2002<br />


Oxford University Gazette: 2 May 2002

Appointments


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