27 September 2001 - No 4596

<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 27 September 2001: University Acts<br />

University Acts

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For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 12 October,
and Boards' below.

<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 27 September 2001: University Agenda<br />

University Agenda

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 27 September 2001: Advertisements<br />


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and conditions of acceptance of advertisements

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Volunteers Wanted for TB Vaccine

Have you had BCG? If not, would you be prepared to
help in a TB vaccine study? Are you aged 18–55 and healthy?
Volunteers will be compensated for their time and travelling costs. For further
details please contact: Lynn Andrews, Research Coordinator, Wellcome
Centre, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford. Phone: 01865 287610; Dr Helen McShane,
Nuffield Dept., of Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital. Pager: 07666 545585.
E-mail: helen.mcshane@ndm.ox.ac.uk. A response to this advertisement
carries no commitment to participate in the trial. You can withdraw at any
time from the trial. COREC No.: C00.219.

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Bluecoat Concert, the Holywell Room, Holywell Street,
Wed., 10 Oct., 7.30 p.m. A programme of Baroque chamber music featuring
outstanding senior musicians from Christ's Hospital School. Programme
includes J.S.Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No.3, and Double Violin Concerto,
Cimarosa, Oboe Concerto. Free Admission. To reserve your tickets tel.:
01403 247434.

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Institute for Chinese Studies

Call for volunteers to learn Chinese: the Institute for
Chinese is looking for volunteers from within the University with no
knowledge of Chinese to participate in training in the 4 language skills of
reading, speaking, listening and writing. The third session, for training in
listening skills, will run for 17 weeks in total, divided into 2 parts. The first
part will begin on Mon. 8 Oct., and finish on Fri. 14 Dec. The second part
of the session will begin on Mon. 14 Jan. 2002, and end on Fri. 1 Mar. 2002.
Participants will be required to commit themselves to a total of 127½
contact hours over the 17 wks, involving 1½ hrs per day, 5 days p.w.
The classes will take place at 5 p.m. every day during the weeks specified at
the Institute for Chinese Studies, Walton Street, but this timing could be
adjusted during the Christmas vacation period if acceptable to all participants.
Members of the university with no knowledge of Mandarin who wish to learn
Chinese listening skills are welcome to participate in the 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, Oxford OX1 2HG. Tel.: 01865 280393, e-mail:

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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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Services Offered

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

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

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

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

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Domestic Services

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

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

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Tuition Offered

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

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

Piano tuition offered by Andrew Bottrill, currently
teaching at the School of St Helen and St Katharine, Abingdon, and The Royal
College of Music, London. Home visits, all ages, all levels. Tel.: 01865
469549, 0776 0237755 or e-mail: aeb29@yahoo.co.uk.

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Situations Vacant

Wycliffe Hall, Oxford: Admissions Officer (35 hours
p.w.). The person appointed to this position will facilitate the smooth
admission of students into college life. S/he will process all college
admissions, from initial enquiry to arrival whether on full-time or part-time
courses.Closing date 9 a.m. Fri., 5 Oct. Further details from: The College
Administrator, Wycliffe Hall, 54 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PW. E-mail:

Wycliffe Hall, Oxford: Domestic Manager (25 hours
p.w.–7.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.). We are looking for a Domestic
Manager who will continue to make the college a welcoming and hospitable
place to live, and work. S/he will supervise cleaning staff, welcome guests
and ensure a good standard of accommodation for our students. Closing date
9 a.m. Fri., 5 Oct. Further details from: The College Administrator, Wycliffe
Hall, 54 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PW. E-mail:

Wanted: Steward/Administrator for St Giles' Church,
Oxford: duties include welcoming visitors, and assisting in administration and
maintenance; 15 hrs per week, £6,000 p.a., 4 weeks' equivalent
holiday. Applications to: Revd Dr Andrew Bunch, tel.: 01865 510460.
Closing date 5 Oct.

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Situations Wanted

Sensible, reliable Italian girl, 19, excellent high school
record, IT skills inc. computer graphics, speaks English, experienced with
children, English references, seeks work for academic year 2001-2. Will come
for interview. E-mail: ilariabia@hotmail.com, or further information from:

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Houses to Let

Oxford: a pleasant, furnished 3/4 bedroom house with
very easy access to the city centre; bathroom, kitchen, garden, washing
machine etc. Rent £850 p.m. Please contact Margaret Brett or Cara at
01865 554383 or e-mail: margie@polotimes.co.uk.

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

Gloucestershire cottage to rent: 3-bedrooms, nr.
Tetbury. Spectacular view, garden, total silence. Tel.: 0207 402 2545.

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

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

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

Spacious `Butlers House': 3 bedrooms, 1 en suite,
separate bathroom, extra toilet. Large kitchen, reception overlooking walled
garden in beautiful grounds of Wytham Abbey, situated 4 miles from Oxford
in picturesque Wytham village. Fully furnished, £1,650 p.c.m.
Immediate occupation. Contact Simon Merson, John D. Woods, tel: 01865

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

Bright, modern detached home south of the city centre,
situated on a quiet cul-de-sac: fully-furnished, large living-room, separate
dining-room; 3 bedrooms plus study or 4th bedroom, 3 bathrooms, separate
utility room with washing machine, and tumble drier; private fenced garden
with lovely treed areas at front and side. Detached double garage. Two
telephone lines, cable TV, gas c.h. Available for Hilary term at £1,350
p.c.m. Non-smokers only. Tel.: 01865 451817, e-mail:

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

Delightful 2-bedroom terrace cottage in Upper
Wolvercote, North Oxford, near to Port Meadow; fully furnished and
equipped. Quiet location with pretty garden. Good bus links to central Oxford.
£760 p.c.m. Contact: 0207 848 5770 (work); 0208 674 3929 (home),
and to arrange viewings, Mary Mcmenamin on 01865 272191 (work), or e-
mail: marymcmenamin@anat.ox.ac.uk.

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Flats to Let

Central North Oxford: light and spacious top-floor flat
in Victorian house: 2 bedrooms, sitting-room, dining room, fully fitted
kitchen, and bathroom; separate entrance; fully furnished. Professional
couple/single only. Must be non-smokers. References essential. £950
p.c.m. From Nov. Tel.: 01865 461255.

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

Brand new, second-floor, 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom
unfurnished apartment overlooking courtyard garden: security, allocated
parking, ideal for city centre, University and railway station. Suit professional
couple or 2 sharers. £1,000 p.c.m. References essential. Call 07990
578481 anytime or 01280 848698 evenings.

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

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Accommodation Offered

Charming furnished flat in Kidlington (on No 2 bus
route) available now to mature femail student: token rent of £10 p.c.m.
plus light domestic help (of around 2 hrs per weekday) inc. daily dog walk,
ironing, shopping. Friendly family. Access to garden. Phone 01865 842103
(eves and weekends), or 01865 513816 (10 a.m.–5.30 p.m.).

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

Single room to let in quiet, comfortable North Oxford
house (off Five Mile Drive): £250 p.c.m. inc. of gas and electricity.
Non-smoker. Suit mature student, academic or post-grad. Tel.: 01865 311357
eves or weekends.

St Margaret's road, North Oxford: room in Victorian
house available from early October for summer let or longer. Would suit quiet
female academic; bathroom and kitchen shared with one other (f). £75
p.w. (inc.). Tel.: eve. 01865 554977.

Available by the week for visitors to Oxford: self-
contained, fully-furnished studio flat, centrally located in Kingston Road. En
suite shower, toilet and washbasin, and fully-equipped kitchen area. Sleeps 2.
£280 p.w. all inc. British Tourist Board aproved 3 Starts. For further
information tel.: 01865 516913 or visit:

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.

Flatlet overlooking Port Meadow, in comfortable,
friendly family house in Upper Wolvercote, available from Sept. All mod
cons, suit quiet post-graduate or professional. Easy, quick and regular bus to
University or city centre, but also within biking and walking distance. Car
parking available. £650 p.c.m., exc. phone. Please e-mail:
wrldco@ntlworld.com,with name, address and telephone number.

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Accommodation Sought

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

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

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Oxford University Gazette: Appointments, 27 September 2001<br />

Oxford University Gazette: 27 September


Vacancies within the University of Oxford:

The University is an equal opportunities employer

Clinical Lecturership in Orthopaedic Surgery
Clinical Lecturership in Paediatric Infectious Diseases
Appointment of Senior Systems Analyst

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

Vacancies in Colleges and Halls:

Esmée Fairbairn Junior Research Fellowship in Classics
Harold Salvesen Junior Fellowship
Election of Provost
Junior Research Fellowship in Economics
McIlrath Research Fellowship

Vacancies outside the University of Oxford:

Herchel Smith Research Fellowship in the Law of Intellectual Property
Research Fellowships

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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