22 November 2001 - No 4564

<p>Oxford University Gazette,<br /> Vol. 132, No. 4564: 22 November 2001<br /></p>

Oxford University Gazette

22 November 2001

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Publication arrangements, Christmas vacation

The final Gazettes of term will be published on 29 November, 6 December, and
13 December. Publication for Hilary Term will begin on 10 January. The usual deadlines
will apply throughout.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 22 November 2001: University Acts<br />

University Acts

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The Planning and Resource Allocation Committee of Council has made the following decree,
to come into effect on 7 November.

Decree (1): Electoral Board for the Directorship of
the Oxford
University Museum of Natural History

Explanatory note

Proceedings will soon begin to appoint to the Directorship of the Oxford University Museum
of Natural History, which will become vacant after 30 September 2003 on the retirement of
the first Director, Professor K.S. Thomson. The following decree, made by the Planning and
Resource Allocation Committee of Council on the recommendation of the Visitors of the
Museum, amends the composition of the electoral board to reflect the University's new
governance structures. The two places formerly filled by the General Board are allocated,
each, for appointment by the Life and Environmental Sciences and Mathematical and
Sciences Boards.

Text of Decree (1)

In Ch. III, Sect. LXXI, cl. 4 (Statutes, 2000, p. 329), delete items (5) and (6) and

`(5) a person appointed by the Life and Environmental Sciences Board;

(6) a person appointed by the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board;'.

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Register of Congregation

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

Evans, A.J., Careers Service

Ewart, E.J., Linacre

Gazzard, H.J., MA, St Hugh's

Groiser, D.S., D.Phil., Brasenose

Hollinger, D.A., Queen's

Iribarren, I., Linacre

Lakin, N.D., St Peter's

List, C., MA, M.Phil., Nuffield

Pooley, O.E.E., B.Phil., MA, Exeter

Templeton, J.B., Mansfield

Wells, T.K., Careers Service

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For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 7 December, see
`Examinations and Boards' below.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 22 November 2001: University Agenda<br />

University Agenda

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CONGREGATION 27 November 2 p.m.

Voting on amendments to proposed new
University Statutes

Explanatory note

The following amendments have been proposed to the new University Statutes
which would be approved by the Statute published in Supplement (1) to
Gazette No. 4601, 7 November 2001 (p. 307). Amendments 1--6
correct drafting errors, and amendment 7 clarifies the reference to income
received by colleges from the University out of HEFCE grants to the
University. All are acceptable to Council.

Under the statutory procedure, the amendments will be submitted to
Congregation on 27 November. The opportunity will be taken, as originally
intended, for there to be a presentation of the proposed new Statutes as a
whole, and members of Congregation will have the opportunity to discuss
them. The relevant sections of the Statutes must then be published in the
Gazette incorporating the amendments approved on 27 November.
In the absence of any subsequent amendment or notice of opposition, the
Statutes can formally be declared to have been approved on 11 December
without the need for a further meeting of Congregation.

Text of amendments to Statutes

1 In section 4 (2) of proposed new Statute II, concerning membership of the
University (Gazette, p. 310), delete `or Permanent Private Hall'
and substitute `Permanent Private Hall, or any other institution designated by
Council by regulation'.

2 Ibid., sub-section (4), delete `any other institution
designated by Council by regulation' and substitute `other designated

3 Ibid., section 10 (2), delete `other institution' and
substitute `other designated institution'.

4 In section 1 of proposed new Statute VIII, concerning
University Libraries, Museums and Scientific Collections, and the University
Press (p. 318), after `care' insert `and management'.

5 In section 37 of proposed new Statute XI, concerning
university discipline (p. 329), delete `section 2, 6, or 7' and substitute `section
2 or section 7 or regulations made under section 3'.

6 Ibid., section 41, after `section 2, 6, or 7' insert `or
regulations made under section 3'.

Proposed by

Professor P.A. Slack, Principal of Linacre College

D.A. Wood, Principal of St Hugh's College

7 In section 12 of proposed new Statute XV, concerning
the College Contributions Scheme and College Accounts (p. 343), delete
`public funds received by the college' and substitute `income received by the
college from the University out of grants from public funds'.

Proposed by

T.W. Seaman, All Souls

H.F. Richardson, Christ Church

B.C. Ruck Keene, Corpus Christi

P.N. Mirfield, Jesus

D.A. Forbes, Mansfield

I. Honeyman, St Hugh's

D.R. Holmes, St John's

A.F. Gordon, Wolfson

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 22 November 2001: Notices<br />


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MARK HARRISON, Acting Director of the Wellcome Unit for the History
of Medicine, has
been appointed to the readership and directorship with effect from 5
November 2001.

Dr Harrison will be a fellow of Green College.

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McDonnell Visiting Fellowships

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

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

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

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

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

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Change to Internet arrangements

The URL of the Internet Gazette, for some years
http://info.ox.ac.uk/gazette/, has
changed to:


Those responsible for pages which have links to the Internet
Gazette are asked
to amend their links accordingly.

Publication arrangements

The final Gazettes of term will be published on 29
November, 6 December, and
13 December. Publication for Hilary Term will begin on 10 January. The
usual deadlines will

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The Library at the Maison Française d'Oxford is a study and
information centre for
students of French and for all those interested in French culture and

It has a wide range of books (42,500 volumes) in history, literature, social
sciences, and other
fields; back issues of periodicals (including Le Monde and
Libération); and a selection of videos, cassettes, and
records. The social
sciences section is currently being expanded.

All members of the University are welcome to join the library and take
advantage of its

Opening hours are 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Monday–Friday, and 10
a.m.–1 p.m.
on Saturday. Subscription is free except for videos (£20 for the
academic year,

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Academic Computing Development
Team: call for proposals,
autumn 2001

The Academic Computing Development Team invites proposals from Oxford
University staff
for the development of IT-based teaching or research projects. The ACDT is
part of OUCS's
Learning Technologies Group and therefore is multidisciplinary. It grew out
of the Humanities
Computing Development Team which has been running projects for over three
However, since the autumn of 2001 the team has received additional funding
to widen its
remit to all of the academic disciplines taught at Oxford. Therefore proposals
are invited from
staff members within any academic division to be developed during the year
The ACDT encourages applicants who wish to begin projects with a start date
of February
2002 or November 2002.

Projects may be based in any subject area and can have either a teaching
or research
focus. Examples of the types of projects which might be considered
appropriate are:
Web-based teaching and learning materials; online dissemination of rare
materials; and the
design and development of databases or software. Projects may range in size
from provision
of advice on planning an IT project to the design and development of a whole
Projects may involve more than one partner including academic, library,
museum, and support

The ACDT has already developed a number of successful projects, details
of which can
be found on the Web at http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/acdt/projects/projects.html.
The projects
shown on the Web page are all in the Humanities area; but this is the ACDT's
first call for
proposals open to all subject areas.

For further details on how to propose a project, and an application form,
http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/acdt/. Questions should be directed to Sophie
Clarke, ACDT Project
Manager, OUCS, 13 Banbury Road (telephone: Oxford (2)83428, e-mail:

The closing date for proposals is Friday, 14 December. The ACDT realises
that this date
may be difficult for those who are dealing with admissions. Anyone who finds
the closing
date problematic, but would still like to submit a proposal, is invited to
contact the ACTD
(contact details given above).

Note: if the project will involve the use of
substantial amounts of
material held in Oxford libraries, the organisers are strongly encouraged to
contact the Oxford
Digital Library/Development Fund (Norbert Lossau, Head of Oxford Digital
telephone: Oxford (2)84457, e-mail: nl@ulib.ox.ac.uk). The ACDT will be
collaboratively with ODL but chiefly on the development of interfaces and
environments that utilise ODL materials.

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A meeting of the Oxford University Expedition Council, to approve proposals
undergraduate expeditions, will be held at 9 a.m. on Monday, 26 November
in the Seminar
Room, the University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road.

Prospective expeditions should have provided eight copies of their proposal
to the
Secretary, Dr G. McGavin at the University Museum, by Monday, 19

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 22 November 2001: Lectures<br />


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Money and liquidity

PROFESSOR JOHN HARDMAN MOORE, Edinburgh University and the London School
of Economics, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Economics at 5 p.m. on the following
days in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Parks Road.

Mon. 26 Nov.: `Evil is the root of all money.'

Tue. 27 Nov.: `Business cycles and monetary policy.'

Wed. 28 Nov.: `Systemic risk.'

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Romantic Realignments

DR GREGORY DART, University College, London, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Tuesday,
27 November, in the Lecture Room, 90 High Street.
Further details may be obtained from Luisa Cale (e-mail: luisa.cale@univ.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: `The Cockney moment: metropolitan journalism,

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American History Research Seminar

DR D.J. MACLEOD, St Catherine's College, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 26
November, in the Rothermere American Institute.

Subject: ` "Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men": the
enactment of Republican Free Labor.'

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Lectures in the Art History of Korea 2001

MR HAN CHANG GYU, Director, National Gallery, Pyongyang, DPRK, will lecture at 5
p.m. on Wednesday, 28 November, in Lecture Room 1, the Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane.

Convener: J.B. Lewis, MA, University Lecturer in Korean.

Subject: `Art and mural painting in the Koguryo period.'

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PROFESSOR JEFF BERRYMAN, University of Windsor, will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on
Tuesday, 27 November, in the Latner Room, St Peter's College.

Conveners: D. Vaver, MA, Reuters Professor of Intellectual Property
and Information Technology Law, and Director, Oxford Intellectual Property Research
Centre, and C.A. Greenhalgh, MA, Reader in Economics and Economics Research Director
of the Centre.

Subject: `Recent developments in Anton Piller orders: John and Jane
Doe, rolling along in Canada.'

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Asian Studies Centre

Commemorative Seminar on Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinna, the founder of

This Commemorative Seminar will be held on Friday, 23 November, 5–7 p.m., in the
Buttery, the Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's College. The speakers will be DR DAVID
WASHBROOK; MR PATRICK FRENCH, author of Liberty or Death, a
book on independence in 1947; and DR IAN TALBOT, Senior Lecturer, School of
International Studies and Law, Coventry University.

Enquiries: e-mail: asian@sant.ox.ac.uk, telephone: Oxford (2)74559, or e-mail:
zafar.cheema@sant.ox.ac.uk, telephone: Oxford 459569.

Convener: Dr M. Zafar Iqbal Cheema, Quaid-i-Azam Fellow, St
Antony's College.

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Alan Tayler Lecture

PROFESSOR J. HUNT will deliver the Alan Tayler Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 26
November, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College. The lecture is
sponsored by the Smith Institute.

Subject: `Maths in industry—past experiences and future

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DR KOENRAAD VAN CLEEMPOEL, Antwerp, will give an illustrated lecture at 2.30 p.m.
on Saturday, 8 December, in the Institute of Archaeology. New members are welcome.

Subject: `Science and art—medieval astrolabes and their
representation in the visual arts.'

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DR N. PICKWOAD will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Thursday, 29 November, in the Taylor

Subject: `Forgotten books in a forgotten library: some interesting and
unusual bookbindings in the Biblioteca Communale of Foligno.'

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 22 November 2001: Grants and Funding<br />

Grants and Research Funding

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Amended notice

The Vice-Chancellor gives notice that he will make an appointment to the de Osma
Studentship during Michaelmas Term 2001.

The studentship is open to members of the University of Oxford who may be of either
graduate or undergraduate standing.

Candidates must send their applications to the Vice-Chancellor, University Offices,
Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, not later than Friday, 30 November 2001,
and must include a recommendation from their tutor or supervor. The student must
undertake to study in connection with the Instituto de Valencia de Don Juan in Madrid in any
subject for which facilities are provided, for not less than six weeks (usually in the Easter
Vacation). The studentship is tenable until 31 October 2002, and may be renewed for a
second and third year. The value of the studentship is at present about œ3,000.

The Instituto is especially a centre for Spanish Art studies. It has a fine collection of
Spanish and Hispano-Mauresque ceramics and of Spanish medieval sculptures and objets
, and an outstanding library of the history of art; the library also contains a
considerable number of medieval and early-modern documents and a collection of historical
periodicals, mostly relating to the earlier periods of Spanish history. It is a tranquil place
in which students may pursue their work.

Candidates should be concerned with Spanish studies, such as Spanish art history,
Spanish language and literature, Spanish history, geography, or archaeology; they must,
when presenting their applications, provide evidence that they have sufficient knowledge of
both written and spoken Spanish to enable them to make proper use of the facilities of the

Note: this replaces the notice published in the Scholarships and Prizes
Supplement, page 438. The deadline has been extended to 30 November.

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Information on Research Funding

The University's Research Services Office (RSO) offers the
following Web-based resources for those looking for external
research funding:

electronic Research Funding News (eRFN)

This is a Web-based bulletin, updated weekly, of current research
funding opportunities across all subject areas with forthcoming
deadlines for applications. It includes an at-a-glance guide to
deadlines and a searchable archive of previous issues.

Anyone wishing to receive a weekly e-mail reminder
summarising the contents of the bulletin should e-mail to
ellen.mcateer@admin.ox.ac.uk with the subject line `join eRFN
mailing list'. Subscribers also receive monthly updates about the
contents of the RSO Bulletin Board
(http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/rso/oxonly/bboard.htm) which lists
non-funding research-related information, such as details of
conferences, training opportunities and changes in the policy of
major research funding bodies.

Community of Science (http://www.cos.com)

The University subscribes to the `Funding Opportunities' service
offered by the Community of Science (COS). This is a fully
searchable database of grant-making organisations world-wide,
providing information about research funding across all subject
areas. Despite the misleading title, this source of information
about funding opportunities also covers the social sciences and

This service may be accessed by any member of the University
with an `ox.ac.uk' e-mail account.

Online research funding and information
resources (http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/rso/oxonly/Database.htm)

This page on the RSO Web site collects together links to COS and
other online databases and information services to which the
University has access. These services provide information about
current research funding opportunities and sponsors.

Anyone who wishes to received more information about these, or
any other services provided via the RSO, should visit its Web
site at http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/rso/, or contact Ellen McAteer
(telephone: Oxford (2)70082, e-mail

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<br /> Oxf. Univ. Gazette, 22 November 2001: Examinations and Boards<br />

Examinations and Boards

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Conferment of title

The Life and Environmental Sciences Board has conferred the title of University Research
Lecturer on DR C. VÉNIEN-BRYAN and DR M. TAYLOR, Department of

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With the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, and of the
Humanities Board, the following changes in regulations made by the Board of the Faculty
of English Language and Literature will come into effect on 7 December.

Board of the Faculty of English Language and

Honour School of English Language and Literature

With effect from 1 October 2003 (for first examination in 2004)

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 203, l. 20, after `words' insert
`, with the exception of
option ( h) i., iv., v., vi, and vii., which must be offered as written papers'.

2 Ibid., p. 209, delete ll. 45–8.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 22 November 2001: Colleges<br />

Colleges, Halls, and Societies

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Corpus Christi College

commoner 1935–8. Aged 84.

RICHARD MARKLEW ILIFF, LL.B., MA, 1 September 2001; commoner 1930–3.
Aged 89.

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Keble College


CEDRIC THOMAS CHARLES FERNANDO, 5 October 2001; 1946–51. Aged 76.

NICOLAS CHARLES ERIC GARDNER, 20 August 2001; 1965–8. Aged 55.

STEPHEN JAMES REILLY, May 2001; 1973–6.


1936–9. Aged 84.

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St Anne's College

MRS BARBARA DUNCUM (née Pycraft); Member of the Society
of Oxford Home-Students 1939–44.

MRS MARIE FOXHALL (née De Lempicka); Member of the
Society of Oxford Home-Students 1934–7.

MRS PAMELA GRIFFITHS (née Blizard); Member of the St
Anne's Society 1946–9.

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St Edmund Hall

WING MIN PATRICK CHIM, BA, 2001; 1991–2. Aged 35.

ROBERT HOOPER JONES, MA, 2001; 1964–7. Aged 56.

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St Hugh's College

2001; Geography 1934. Aged 85.

MISS HANNAH ADAMS BUCHAN, 1 January 2001; English 1932. Aged 91.

MRS ANNA MARGARET CARTER (née Cowern), 4 September
2001; Classics 1959. Aged 61.

September 2001; Classics 1928. Aged 91.

MISS EMMA RUTH HASLOP, 25 September 2001; Modern Languages 1927. Aged

MRS FIONA CLARE HUNTER (née Lea-Wilson), 1 August 2001;
Mathematics 1973. Aged 44.

MISS MICHELINE ELIZABETH PATTON, 30 June 2001; Modern History 1932. Aged

MISS JOAN ELIZABETH RACHEL SALTER, 17 August 2001; Botany 1934. Aged 85.

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Wolfson College

GEORGE HENRY PETERS, MA, M.SC., 4 November 2001; Director, Institute of
Agricultural Economics, 1980–6; Research Professor in Agricultural Economics,
Queen Elizabeth House, 1986–2001, Deputy Director, Queen Elizabeth House,
1991–2001; Governing Body Fellow 1980–2001, Vicegerent 1991–3,
Emeritus Fellow 2001. Aged 67.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 22 November 2001: Advertisements<br />


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How to advertise in the

Terms and conditions
of acceptance of advertisements

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The Oxford Bach Choir and the Britten Sinfonia (conductor Nicholas
Cleobury), with Timothy Robinson (tenor), Rebecca Nash (soprano), Ruby Philogene (alto),
and Dean Robinson (bass), will perform Beethoven's symphony no. 9, the `Choral', and
Martin Butler's Two Rivers (world première), at 7.30 p.m. on Sat.,
1 Dec., in the Sheldonian Theatre. Bookings through Oxford Playhouse Box Office: 01865

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Charity dinner

Volunteering in the Middle East, meeting ex-volunteers and great
food: UNIPAL (educational charity working with Palestinians) charity dinner on Wed., 28
Nov., 7 p.m., Restaurant du Liban, Broad Street, Oxford. Tickets £15. Contact:
Su-Ann Oh, Hertford College. E-mail: su-ann.oh@hertford.ox.ac.uk; telephone: 01865
469921 (evenings).

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Oxford Operatic Society

Oxford Operatic Society is seeking new singing/dancing/acting
members and rehearsal accompanists for its upcoming shows Crazy for
, Oxford Playhouse, mid-May 2002, and Candide, late Nov.
2002. Anyone interested in joining the society is welcome to attend a rehearsal on 6 Dec.,
7.30 p.m., at the St Clement's Family Centre, Cross Street, Oxford. If you are interested
in accompanying rehearsals (for which a fee is payable), contact Stephanie Williams on
01865 461193 (evenings and weekends). To find out more about joining the society, contact
Sally Chase on 01869 322948, or write to her at 4 Aspen Close, Bicester, Oxon.
Crazy for You, music by Gershwin, is an all-singing, all-dancing, high feel-
good factor show. Candide, by Leonard Bernstein, is rarely performed and
offers all the challenges associated with Bernstein's music. Don't miss this opportunity to be

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Books and Periodicals Bought and Sold

New Bookshop in St Aldate's: St Philip's Books (proprietor
Christopher Zealley) has opened a bookroom at 82 St Aldate's, Oxford (entrance in
passageway beneath the Elizabeth Restaurant). We carry over 6,000 rare and secondhand
books, chiefly in the areas of Theology and History. Callers welcome between 10 a.m. and
5 p.m. Mon.,–Fri. Collections or single volumes purchased for stock (tel.: 01865
202181). Web site at: www.stphilipsbooks.co.uk.

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:

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Ashmolean Shop

Ashmolean Christmas Shopping: choose your cards and gifts with a
difference from the Ashmolean Shop. Solve those difficult Christmas presents and indulge
yourself with books, ceramics and treasures from all over the world. Special Evening
opening on Thur., 6 Dec., until 8 p.m., with 10 per cent off on selected goods, and free gift
wrapping. Tel.: 288185 for details. (Museum Christmas closing 24–27 Dec., and 1

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The Oxford Philomusica, Oxford's professional orchestra, performs
a concert of Baroque repertoire at the Bernard Sunley Theatre of St Catherine's College on
Sat., 24 Nov., at 8 p.m. : Handel, Arrival of the Queen of Sheba;
Telemann, Wassermusik; Bach, Concerto for Violin in E Major, BWV
1042; Vivaldi, La Tempesta di mare, and `Winter' (The Four
); Handel, Water Music: Suite No. 3 in G. With Harountune Bedelian,
violin, and Marios Papadopoulos, director. Tickets: £15 (students £10). Box
Office: 01865 798600 or on line: www.oxfordphil.com.

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Problems? Oxford Integrative Counsellors offer low cost counselling
in a safe and supportive environment. People seek help for a variety of reasons and sharing
your situation with a skilled counsellor can lead to a deeper understanding and appreciation
of your life's patterns. Initial introductory meeting free of charge. Tel.: 01865 558482.

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Portrait Painting

Your portrait painted from life: in oil or watercolour. Also paintings
of your pet or house. Fees from £100. Tel.: 01865 768775 for more details.

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Restoration and Conservation of Antique Furniture

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

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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

For stress-free entertaining: SugarPepper Cooks are available to
prepare creative food in your home. From sophisticated dinner parties to family functions.
Menus to suit all tastes and budgets. All enquiries welcome. Tel.: 01865 791136 or 07811
196016; e-mail: sugar_pepper@hotmail.com.

Riverline: the only design and print company you will ever
need—colour or black and white print, litho, digital and photocopying, graphic design,
stationery, brochures, leaflets, poster and exhibition panels. Call us on: 01865 326222, e-
mail: info@riverline.co.uk, or visit our web site: www.riverline.co.uk.

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 Road, Oxford. Tel.:
01865 741729, fax: 01865 742431, e-mail: staff@mbeheadington.co.uk.

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Domestic Services

After-school help required four evenings a week, 4.30–8.30
p.m. Experience with children and references essential. Rate £7 p.h. Tel.: 01865

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.

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Tuition Offered

Piano lessons: experienced teacher; adults and children; all grades.
Beginners welcome. contact Miss P. Read BA (Hons) LRAM, Jericho. Tel.: 01865

Piano lessons for all ages and levels, also accompanying, by Ana
Mladenovic. Tel.: 01865 778248 or 07779 580235, or e-mail: pujsana@hotmail.com.

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Situations Vacant

Senior Academic Adviser for US overseas study program: OU
graduate with some administrative experience preferred. Self-starter with ability to work with
students needed. Good prospects for promotion. £18,000–£25,000 a year
depending. Four weeks' vacation. Please send CV to Dr Richardson, 8 Tennyson Lodge,
Paradise Square, Oxford OX1 1UD.

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Houses to Let

Superb, modern, architect-designed house in residential North Oxford.
Easy access to city centre (several bus routes, or walk along road or canal). Quiet location.
Easily looked-after garden. Very much has feeling of being out in the country. Very large
kitchen/dining room. Large living room upstairs, to take advantage of view over large green
open space. Modern furniture. Fully equipped. C.h. Available Apr.–Aug. 2002. Prefer
non-smokers and no children. Telephone: Oxford 511825 (evenings or Sun.); e-mail:

Summertown, North Oxford: nicely furnished 4-bedroom house; large
sitting-room, dining-room with french doors onto good-size garden; gas c.h., parking; close
shops, schools. Easy bus/cycle/pedestrian access to city centre, University, and hospitals.
£1,300 p.c.m. plus bills. Non-smokers preferred. Tel.: 01865 557220.

Visiting Oxford—why not spend Christmas in Dorset? Beautiful,
spacious 18th-c. terrace house (sleeps 4) in centre of historic country town. Walled garden,
garage, parking, c.h., etc. Available for short or long lets. Realistic terms. Tel.: 01865
778768 (evenings).

Marston: lovely 3-bedroom family house close to University Parks,
within walking distance of university departments, colleges, and city centre; fully furnished;
2 double bedrooms, 1 single, dining- and sitting-rooms, kitchen-/breakfast-room, utility
room, bathroom and separate w.c., gas c.h., fridge/freezer, washing-machine, dishwasher,
TV, garage, large beautiful garden. Available from mid-Dec. at £750 p.c.m. Tel.:
01865 437022.

Hayfield Road, Central North Oxford—£850 p.c.m.
Charming Victorian two-bedroom terrace property, close to the colleges, schools, and city
centre. Fully furnished and equipped to a good standard. Would ideally suit an academic
individual or couple. Available for a short-term period. Contact Vicky. Lifestyle Letting and
Management, 1 North Parade Avenue, Oxford. Tel.: 01865 554577, fax: 554578; e-mail:
lifestyle-lettings@dial.pipex.com; Internet: www.letitbetter.co.uk (contact us for a full list
of property).

Brindley Close, Central North Oxford—£1,700 p.c.m.
Brand new luxury town house in this most sought-after development in Oxford. The property
offers 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, private garden, and off-street parking. Available
unfurnished to include good quality curtains and carpets. Available now. Contact Vicky.
Lifestyle Letting and Management, 1 North Parade Avenue, Oxford. Tel.: 01865 554577,
fax: 554578; e-mail: lifestyle-lettings@dial.pipex.com; Internet: www.letitbetter.co.uk
(contact us for a full list of property).

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

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.

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Flats to Let

Islip: 2 newly decorated furnished flats in 17th-c. house in this
riverside village 7 miles from Oxford, well-connected by trains and buses. Top floor flat
£650 p.c.m.; studio flat for low rent in exchange for help. Both suitable for single
person or couple. Tel.: 01865 373794.

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.
Two exceptionally well-furnished, comfortable flats (first and second floor) in extremely
quiet, civilised, large Victorian house in this exclusive, leafy, residential Victorian suburb,
with large, light, airy rooms. Each with large double bedroom, large drawing-room, kitchen,
bathroom. Off-street parking, large secluded garden. First-floor available Nov., second-floor
available Jan. Tel./fax: 01865 552400.

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

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Accommodation Offered

North Oxford —short let: independent male graduate wanted to
share quiet house near the Thames and Port Meadow. Regular bus route. Rent £55
p.w. inc. fuel. Tel.: 01865 515379.

Central North Oxford: 2 single rooms available from 6 Jan. in quiet,
pretty cottage within easy walking distance of university departments. Half-board dinner by
arrangement. Non-smokers. Tel./fax: 01865 516142.

Writer offers cheap large bedroom with private en-suite bathroom in
warm, dry, lovely North Oxford house; walking distance University; use of sitting-room over
canal and modern kitchen; owner away weekends, then garden and library; ideal for quiet,
academic or other. Bills included. Male or female. Tel.: 0207-431 8297 or 01865

Room available from mid-Dec. in pleasant North Oxford flat, sharing
with one other person. Rent £250 p.m. Shelley Cox. Tel.: 01865 267140 (day) or
01865 556225 (evenings); e-mail: coxs@oup.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 refrigerator, and deep-freeze availability, c.h., and
independent heating. Breakfast included in the very moderate terms. Tel./fax: 01865 557879.

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Accommodation offered to Rent or Exchange (United

Visiting professor seeks to rent his home in Washington DC suburbs or
exchange homes:
lovely furnished, 6-bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, new kitchen, living and family rooms, office,
finished basement. Highly desirable family neighbourhood and excellent schools. Available
January–August 2002, $3,900. Contact: (301) 299-5947; e-mail: gostin@erols.com.

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Accommodation Sought

Retired female academic, planning permanent return from Australia
before Easter, seeks house-sit/s while house-hunting in/near Oxford. Experienced
house-sitter, references available. E-mail until end Jan.: vida@yankalilla.net.au.

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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Oxford University Gazette: Appointments, 22 November 2001<br />

Oxford University Gazette: 22 November


Vacancies within the University of Oxford:

The University is an equal opportunities employer



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

Vacancies in Colleges and Halls:

Corpus Christi Visiting Fellowship(s) 2002–3
Stipendiary Lecturership in Applied Mathematics
Appointment of Tutorial Secretary
Visiting Fellowship 2002–3
Appointment of Finance Officer
Laming Junior Fellowships
The Mastership
Rosemary Stewart Scholarship
Appointment of Academic Administrator
Keeley Visiting Fellowship

Vacancies outside the University of Oxford:

Appointment of Publications Secretary
Appointment of Dean or Chaplain

All notices should be sent to the Gazette
Office, Public Relations Office, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD
(fax: (2)80522, e-mail: "mailto:gazette@admin.ox.ac.uk">gazette@admin.ox.ac.uk
). The deadline is
5 p.m. on Thursday of the week preceding publication.

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