31 May 2001 - No 4587



<p>Oxford University Gazette,<br /> Vol. 131, No. 4587: 31 May 2001<br /></p>

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31 May 2001



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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 31 May 2001: University Acts<br />

University Acts


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CONGREGATION 24 May

Elections

On Thursday, 24 May, the following were duly elected to hold office from the first day of
Michaelmas Term 2001 for the periods stated:

As members of the Council of the University

For four years

(from members of the faculties in the Divisions of Life and Environmental Sciences,
Mathematical and Physical Sciences, and Medical Sciences)

J.I. BELL, MA, DM, Fellow of Magdalen

[The votes recorded were: for Professor Bell, 276; for Professor Burnett, 243]


(from members of the faculties in the Divisions of Humanities and Social
Sciences)

M.D.E. SLATER, MA, M.PHIL., St Edmund Hall


(from members of Congregation, not necessarily being members of any division and
not in any case being nominated in a divisional capacity)

D. NOBLE, MA, Fellow of Balliol


As a Curator of the University Libraries

For four years

M.E. CEADEL, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of New College


As members of the Visitatorial Board Panel

For four years

A.S. BURROWS, BCL, MA, Fellow of St Hugh's

T.T. LIU, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Wadham

G.A. STOY, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall

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CONGREGATION 28 May


Degree by Resolution

No notice to the contrary having been received, the following resolution is deemed to have
been approved at noon on 28 May.

Text of Special Resolution

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

JAMES GORDON CLARK, MA status, D.PHIL., Brasenose College

BARRY ANTONY ORFORD, St Cross College

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CONGREGATION 29 May


Declaration of approval of unopposed Statute
promulgated on 15 May

No notice of opposition having been given, Mr Vice-Chancellor declared the Statute
abolishing the Curators of the Examination Schools approved.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 31 May 2001: University Agenda<br />

University Agenda


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CONGREGATION 9 June 2.30 p.m.


Conferment of Honorary Degree

The Degree of Doctor of Science, honoris causa, approved by Resolution
of Congregtion on 7 March 2000, will be conferred upon SIR AARON KLUG, OM (B.SC.
Witwatersrand; M.SC. Cape Town; PH.D., SC.D. Cambridge), FRS, Honorary Fellow of
Peterhouse and of Trinity College, Cambridge, Past President of the Royal Society, formerly
Director of the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge.

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CONGREGATION 15 June 2 p.m.


Conferment of Honorary Degree

The Degree of Master of Arts, honoris causa, approved by Resolution of
Congregation oni 24 April 2001, will be conferred upon KIM SCOTT WALWYN, MA (MA
Cambridge), Lady Margaret Hall, formerly Publishing Director, Oxford University Press.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 31 May 2001: Notices<br />

Notices


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CURATORS OF THE BOTANIC
GARDEN

No nominations having been received to fill the vacancy for a Curator of the
Botanic Garden from among the members of Congregation, the Vice-
Chancellor and Proctors have nominated R.A. MAYOU, BM, MA, M.SC.,
Fellow of Nuffield College, to serve as a Curator of the Botanic Garden for
a period of six years from the first day of Michaelmas Term 2001.

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UNIVERSITY MUSEUM

Lunchtime Promenade Concert

TRAVERSO REX will perform music for five Baroque flutes, by Boismortier
and others, at 1.15 p.m. on Monday, 4 June, in the museum. Admission is
free.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 31 May 2001: Lectures<br />

Lectures


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INAUGURAL LECTURE


Barnett Professor of Social Policy

PROFESSOR J.E. LEWIS will deliver her inaugural lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 7
June, in the Lecture Theatre, Rewley House.

Subject: `Pictures of welfare.'

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CYRIL FOSTER LECTURE

H.E. MR KOFI ANNAN, Secretary-General of the United Nations, will deliver the Cyril
Foster Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 19 June, in the Sheldonian Theatre.

Admission will be by ticket only, available from the Sheldonian Theatre (open
Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–12 noon; one ticket only per person, in person, with
identification).

Subject: `Why democracy is an international issue.'

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BRAM FISCHER LECTURE

MR JUSTICE ARTHUR CHASKALSON, President, the Constitutional Court of South
Africa, will deliver the Bram Fischer Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 12 June, in the Milner
Hall, Rhodes House.

Subject: `Equality as a founding value of the South African
Constitution'.

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JOHN LLOYD MEMORIAL LECTURE

DR PAUL ROBERTS, British Museum, will deliver the John Lloyd Memorial Lecture at
5.30 p.m. on Monday, 11 June, in the Headley Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum.
The lecture will be followed by a reception in the Institute of Archaeology.

Subject: `Forum Novum: the rediscovery of a Roman town.'

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J.W. JENKINSON MEMORIAL LECTURE

PROFESSOR EDOARDO BONCINELLI, DIBIT (Istituto Scientifico H. San Rafaele,
Milan), will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 11 June, in Lecture Theatre B, the
Zoology/Psychology Building. Tickets are not required for admission.

Subject: `Genes and the developing cerebral cortex.'

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MEDICAL SCIENCES

Oxford Clinical Neurosciences Lectures

The following lectures will be given at 11.30 a.m. on Fridays in the Witts Lecture Theatre,
the Radcliffe Infirmary.

DR C. CLARKE, Division of Neuroscience, City Hospital, Birmingham

15 June: `The future of dopamine agonists in Parkinson's
disease.'

MR P. RICHARDSON, Royal London Hospital

13 July: `Some beneficial aspects of inflammation of the
nervous system.'

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Department of Pharmacology

PROFESSOR HUNT POTTER, Pfeiffer Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,
University of South Florida, Tampa, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 11 June, in the
Lecture Theatre, the Department of Pharmacology.

Subject: `The essential role of pathological chaperones in both amyloid
formation and cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease.'

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SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Politics and International Relations

PROFESSOR RICHARD DIEN WINFIELD, University of Georgia, will lecture at 5 p.m.
on Tuesday, 5 June, in the Russell Room, Balliol College.

Subject: `Representation and political freedom: Hegelian reflections
on democracy.'

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OXFORD COLLEGES ADMISSIONS OFFICE

Admissions Seminars 2001

DEBORAH POPHAM, Disability Co-ordinator, and ALEX LARG, Disability Adviser. and
will give a seminar at 12.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 20 June, in the Harris Building, Oriel
College.

Subject: `The admissions process for students with disabilities.'

All Tutors for Admissions and Admissions Secretaries are invited to attend. It is
anticipated
that the seminar will end around 1.45 p.m. A light sandwich lunch will be provided. Those
wishing to attend are asked to contact Louise Horsfall, Project Officer, Oxford Colleges
Admissions Office, by Monday, 18 June (telephone: Oxford (2)70571, e-mail:
louise.horsfall@admin.ox.ac.uk).

This is one of a series of occasional seminars, arranged throughout this academic year
by the Admissions Executive of the Oxford Colleges Admissions Office, on topics related
to undergraduate admissions and selection.

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CENTRE FOR BRAZILIAN STUDIES

Competition and regulation: the energy sector in Brazil and the UK/EU

This two-day conference, sponsored by Petrobras, will be held on 4–5 June in St
Anne's College.

Enquiries should be directed to the Centre for Brazilian Studies, 92 Woodstock Road, Oxford
OX2 7ND (telephone: Oxford (2)84464, fax: (2)84461, e-mail:
margaret.hancox@brazilian-studies.ox.ac.uk, Internet: http://www.brazil.ox.ac.uk).

Monday, 4 June (afternoon)

Opening: Dr Henri Philippe Reichstul, President, Petrobras.

Session 1: Institutional arrangements for competition and regulation and
inter-agency relationships

Papers on US/UK/EU by: Dr Pablo Spiller, Hass Business School, University of California,
Berkeley; Professor David Epstein and Professor Sharyn O'Halloran, Columbia University;
Professor Iain McLean, Nuffield College; Professor Colin Mayer, Saïd Business
School.

Papers on Brazil by: Dr Helder Queiroz Pinto Jr., Centre for Brazilian Studies,
Oxford and Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro; Dr Carlos Pereira, Centre for Brazilian
Studies, and Dr Bernardo Mueller, Universidade de Brasilia; Dr Francisco Anuatti,
Universidade de Sao Paulo


Tuesday, 5 June

Session 2: The UK/EU experience in reforming the energy sector

Papers/presentations by: Dr Dominique Finon, Institut d'Economie et Politique de
l'Energie(IEPE), Grenoble; Professor Richard Green, University of Hull; Professor David
Newbery, Department of Applied Economics, Cambridge; Professor Sergio Garribba,
Chairman, Autorita per l'energia elettrica e gas, Italy; Representative of OFGEM ;
Mr Ian Fletcher, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI); Mr Martin Plackett, Head of
Regulation, BP Group; Mr Neil Gough, Vice President for International Regulatory Affairs,
BP

Session 3: Brazil's experience in reforming the energy sector

Papers/presentations by: Professor Gesner de Oliveira, Fundacao Getolio Vargas, Sao Paulo;
Dr André Luiz Rossi de Oliveira, Universidade de Brasilia; Dr Joao Lizardo de
Araujo, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro; Representative of Brazilian National
Petroleum Agency (ANP); Representative of Brazilian National Electricity Agency (ANEEL);
Mr Claudio Considera, Secretary of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance; Dr Henri
Philippe Reichstul, President, Petrobras; Representatives of foreign companies in energy
sector in Brazil

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SAÏD BUSINESS SCHOOL

Interdepartmental Finance Seminars

the following seminars will be held at 12.30 p.m. on Fridays in the
Lecture Room (Staircase L), Nuffield College.

Enquiries should be addressed to Elaine Durham, Saïd Business School, 59 George
Street, Oxford OX1 2BE (telephone: Oxford (2)88683, e-mail: elaine.durham@sbs.ox.ac.uk).

Conveners: Alexander Gümbel (Saïd Business School),
Neil Shephard (Economics), and Sam Howison (Mathematics).

R. KIEFER, London Business School

1 June: `Wealth transfers during distressed equity issues.'

S. BASAK, London Business School

8 June: `A model of credit risk, optimal policies, and asset
prices.'

MASAKO UEDA, University Pompeu Fabra

15 June: `Does innovation spur venture capital?'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES

ZUHRA HALIMOVA, Director, the Open Society Institute, Dushanbe, will lecture at 5 p.m.
on Thursday, 14 June, in the Centre for Islamic Studies.

Subject: `Postwar reconciliation and reconstruction in Tajikistan.'

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OXFORD CENTRE ON POPULATION AGEING,
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY

Pensions Symposium: markets, policies, and people

This symposium will be held on Thursday, 7 June, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., in Worcester
College.

Those wishing to attend should contact Priscilla Frost (telephone: Oxford 794727, e-
mail: enquiries.oxconf@pop3.hiway.co.uk).

The Oxford Centre on Population Ageing is an academic research centre with strong
links to the professions, corporate world, government and NGOs. The symposium, held with
the financial support of Help the Aged, aims to highlight key issues concerning the current
international pensions debate drawing on speakers from academia, the professions,
government, and business. It will be one of the first opportunities in the UK for these diverse
interests to come together and discuss the issues at an international level. There will also be
a multidisciplinary academic audience, drawn
from economics, political science, sociology, demography, history, representatives from the
major UK government departments, European Commission, NGOs, media, and across the
corporate and financial sectors and professions.

The broad theme of the symposium is to highlight the range of complex issues, social,
political and ethical, as well as economic, which surround the current debate over the
provision of pensions within demographically ageing market economies.

Participants will include: Sir Tony Atkinson, Nuffield College (Chair); Michael Lake,
Director-General, Help the Aged; Dalmer Hoskins, Secretary, ISSA; Syl Schieber and
Watson Wyatt, US Senate advisers; Tom Ross, Chair, Pensions Policy Institute, and Chair,
Scottish Life; Ignazio Visco, Chief Economist, OECD; and Gordon Clark, St Peter's
College.


Annual Lecture

PROFESSOR LINDA MARTIN, Population Council, New York, will deliver the centre's
Annual Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 14 June, in St Anne's College.

Those wishing to attend should contact Priscilla Frost (telephone: Oxford 794727, e-
mail: enquiries.oxconf@pop3.hiway.co.uk).

Subject: `Research and policy challenges of an ageing world.'

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HARRIS MANCHESTER COLLEGE

Menlo Lectures 2001

The following lectures will be given at the times stated on Monday, 4 June, in Harris
Manchester College.

DR J. WADDELL

5 p.m.: `Levinas and the ethics of sexuality.'

DR J. WILLIAMS

8.15 p.m.: `Comprehensive planning for sustainable
development.'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

Latin American Centre

CASIO LUISELLI, Under-secretary of Regulation, Secretary of the Environment and Natural
Resources, Mexico, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 8 June, in the Latin American Centre,
1 Church Walk.

Subject: `Inequality and poverty in Mexico: the problem of water.'

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WOLFSON COLLEGE

Public lecture

DR MARTIN HENIG, Visiting Lecturer in Roman Art, the Institute of Archaeology, will
lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 7 June, in the Haldane Room, Wolfson College. The lecture
is open to the public.

Subject: `Were there Romans at Wolfson?'

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SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL
TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE

ROGER MASON, historian of cartography and rare map dealer, will give an illustrated
lecture at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 9 June, in the Institute of Archaeology.

Subject: `A medieval map of Britain prior to science and technology:
the construction of Great Britain on the Hereford Mappa Mundi.'

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TRANSLATION RESEARCH IN OXFORD

Anatomy of laughter/traduire le rire

This conference will be held in St Hugh's College, 13–16 September, under the
auspices of the French Embassy, the Maison Française, the European Humanities
Research Centre, and the Modern Languages Faculty. The conference on Laughter is a major
extension of TRIO's workshops and will incorporate the Sciences as well as the Humanities
within its brief. Forty invited speakers include Susan Bassnett, Anthea Bell, Sarah
Blakemore, Ranjit Bolt, Malcolm Bowie, Peter Bush, Ted Cohen, Jean-Michel
Déprats, Susan Greenfield, Mike Holland, Adam Phillips, Walter Redfern, Jean-
Claude Sergeant, Shashi Tharoor, Gérard Toulouse, Alain Viala, and Theodore
Zeldin.

Topics will include: the physics and metaphysics of laughter; the colour of laughter; why
can't you tickle yourself?; laughter and carnival in Bakhtin; Darwinian perspectives on
translatability and laughter; Wodehouse in India; laughter and the architecture of hysteria;
what's so funny?; what if they don't laugh?; Jewish humour; is God laughing?

Further details may be obtained from Edith McMorran, St Hugh's College, Oxford OX2 6LE
(e-mail: edith.mcmorran@st-hughs.ox.ac.uk), or from Edith Mansour (telephone: Oxford
378139). Details can also be found on the TRIO Web site, http://www.trio.org.uk.

The sessions of the conference will be as follows:

Thur. 13 Sept.: morning—`Physics and metaphyics of laughter';
afternoon–`Imaging and imagining laughter'; evening, dinner and
entertainment—Mervyn Heard and his Magic Lantern.

Fri. 14 Sept.: morning—`Rites et rire de passage';
afternoon—`Laughter: no laughing matter'; Round Table: `Translating laughter
for the stage'; evening, dinner and entertainment—theatre,
Arléquin (Didier Galas).

Sat. 15 Sept.: morning—`To laugh ot not to laugh?/Rire et
inconscient'; afternoon—`Typology of laughter: "Est-il bon? Est-il
méchant?" (Diderot)'; conference dinner and entertainment—French
songs and Scottish dances.

Sun. 16 Sept.: morning—`Pot-pourrire'; 12.30
p.m.—closing plenary session.

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FRIENDS OF THE BODLEIAN

Annual General Meeting

The fifty-sixth Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Bodleian will be held at 3 p.m.
on Saturday, 21 June, in the Sheldonian Theatre. The Vice-Chancellor will take the
chair.

After the formal business, PROFESSOR JOHN CAREY will address the meeting.

Subject: `Making anthologies.'

Non-members of the Friends who would like to attend are asked to inform the
Membership Secretary, Friends of the Bodleian, Bodleian Library, Oxford OX1 3BG
(telephone: Oxford (2)77234, e-mail: pms@bodley.ox.ac.uk), in advance of the meeting.

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OXFORD ENGLISH
DICTIONARY
FORUM

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on the days shown in Rewley House.

ANDREW BALL, OED


Tue. 5 June: `Is the eighteenth century under-represented in the
OED?'

DR J. BEAL, Sheffield

Thur. 14 June: `Regional English as represented in the
Newcastle Poitiers Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English.'

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 31 May 2001: Grants and Funding<br />

Grants and Research Funding


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RHODES UNIVERSITY, SOUTH AFRICA

Hugh Le May Fellowship 2002

This fellowship is available in alternate years to applicants who
wish to devote themselves to advanced (postdoctoral) work in one
of the following subjects: Philosophy, Classics, Ancient,
Medieval, or Modern History, Classical, Biblical, Medieval or
Modern Languages, Political Theory, Law. Where there is no
applicant of sufficient merit in any of the above subjects, the
fellowship may be awarded to an applicant in some other subject
falling within the Faculty of Humanities.

The fellowship is of three to four months' duration, consisting
of a return economy air ticket to the fellow's place of
residence, furnished university accommodation, and a small
monthly cash stipend. The length of the fellowship may be
extended by mutual agreement and subject to the availability of
funds.

Hugh Kelly Fellowship 2003

This fellowship is awarded in alternate years to enable
scientists (with at least a doctoral qualification) to devote
themselves to advanced work in any of the following science
departments of Rhodes University: Biochemistry and Microbiology,
Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Geology,
Ichthyology and Fisheries Science, Mathematical Statistics,
Mathematics (Pure and Applied), Pharmaceutical Sciences, Physics
and Electronics, Zoology and Entomology and the Institute for
Water Research.

The value of the fellowship is approximately R66,000 (US$11,000)
per annum, which includes the cost of a return economy class
airfare from the fellow's place of residence.

Postdoctoral Fellowships

Several postdoctoral fellowships are available, which may be
awarded for a minimum of one year in the first instance, with the
possibility of renewal for a maximum of three years. Fellowships
are available in all disciplines.

Further details of the above fellowships may be found at
http://www.ru.ac.za/research, or from the Dean of Research,
Rhodes University, Grahamstown 6140, South Africa.

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THE COMMONWEALTH FUND, NEW YORK

Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Policy 2002–3

These fellowships provide a unique opportunity for promising
health policy researchers and practitioners (e.g. physicians,
health services managers, government officials, and journalists)
who are early in their career to spend six to twelve months in
the United States conducting a policy-oriented research project
and working with leading US health policy experts. Each
fellowship will provide up to US$75,000 in support.

Further information may be found at http://www.cmwf.org, or from
Robin Osborn, Director, International Program in Health Policy,
the Commonwealth Fund, 1 East 75th Street, New York, NY10021,
United States (telephone: 001 212 606 3809, fax: 001 212 606
3875, e-mail: ro@cmwf.org).

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<br /> Oxf. Univ. Gazette, 31 May 2001: Examinations and Boards<br />

Examinations and Boards


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BY-ELECTIONS TO DIVISIONAL BOARDS 21 June

The following nominations have been duly received:


Humanities Board

(From among the members of the Faculty of Literae Humaniores)

J.R. BROOME, MA, Fellow of Corpus Christi

Nominated by:

C.C.W. Taylor, Corpus Christi

J. Tasioulas, Corpus Christi



(from among the members of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages)

A.M.V. SUERBAUM, MA, Fellow of Somerville

Nominated by:

C.J. Davis, Lady Margaret Hall

P.R.J. Hainsworth, Lady Margaret Hall



Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board

(from among the members of the Sub-faculty of Engineering)

W.R. MOORE, MA, Fellow of Jesus

Nominated by:

G.T. Houlsby, Brasenose

W.R. Eatock Taylor, St Hugh's

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CHAIRMAN OF EXAMINERS

The Vice-Chancellor desires to call the attention of all examiners to the
provisions of Ch. VI, Sect. ii.c, § 1, clauses 1--3, which require
examiners in all university examinations to appoint one of their number to act
as Chairman, to notify the appointment to the Vice-Chancellor, and to publish
it in the University Gazette.

He desires that these appointments shall be notified to the Clerk of the Schools
who will inform the Vice-Chancellor and see that notice of them is duly
published in the University Gazette.

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EXAMINATION SCHOOLS


Accommodation for lectures

Professors, Readers, and University Lecturers who wish to lecture in the
Schools next term are asked to make a booking by the end of the current term
at the latest.

When booking, please indicate the number of students expected to attend the
lecture; this information is essential if the total is expected to exceed
100.

All lectures should start on the hour, and afternoon lectures should finish by
6 p.m. to allow room for changeovers, lecturers should arrange to complete
their lecture by five minutes to the hour.

Overhead and 35-mm projectors and a limited number of video and LCD
projectors are available if booked twenty-four hours in advance. Microphones
are provided in the Writing Schools.

Short familiarisation sessions (of ten to fifteen minutes' duration) can be
arranged at convenient times. Please contact the Schools (details below) if you
wish to arrange a familiarisation session.

All enquiries in respect of lecture bookings, facilities, and equipment should
be addressed in the first instance to Martin Batchan (telephone: (2)76901,
e-mail: martin.batchan@admin.ox.ac.uk).

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DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF DIVINITY

The Board of the Faculty of Theology has granted leave to A.E. MCGRATH, Wycliffe Hall,
to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Divinity.

A list of the evidence submitted by the candidate is available at the University Offices.

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EXAMINATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

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

Medical Sciences

B. ALTENBERG, Magdalen: `Stress in the professional
services: antecedents and outcomes'.

Department of Experimental Psychology, Friday, 8 June, 2 p.m.


Examiners: M. Argyle, N. Emler.

S.L. COLLINSON, Oriel: `Studies of cerebral laterality in early onset schizophrenia'.

Department of Experimental Psychology, Thursday, 14 June, 2 p.m.


Examiners: G. Glaridge, P. McKenna.

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Social Sciences

B. ACCAM, Trinity: `Essays on the macroeconomics of the exchange rate in developing
countries'.

Examination Schools, Monday, 11 June, 2.30 p.m.


Examiners: J. Aron, D. Fielding.

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Biological Sciences

R. HYLAND, Linacre: `Heterodimer formation and activation of the leukocyte
integrins'.

Rex Richards Building, Wednesday, 6 June, 2 p.m.


Examiners: K.A. Watson, G.B. Nash.

G. UY, Merton: `Studies on the control of diploid trophoblast growth in the mouse'.

Department of Zoology, Wednesday, 27 June, 11 a.m.


Examiners: A.B. Hassan, P.W. Andrews.

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Law

K. YEUNG, St Anne's: `Bargaining and punishment in regulatory enforcement; a normative
analysis of the public enforcement of Australian competition law'.

St John's, Tuesday, 26 June, 2.15 p.m.


Examiners: M.R. Freedland, G. Richardson.

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Modern History

S. SWART, Magdalen: `A "Ware Afrikaner"—an examination of the role
of Eugene Marais (1871–1936) in the making of Afrikaner identity'.

St Peter's, Friday, 8 June, 2.15 p.m.


Examiners: G. Williams, A. Grundlingh.

J. DE VOE, Nuffield: `New national approaches to community health: a comparaive analysis
of historical case studies from Australia and the United States'.

Department of Social Policy and Social Work, Thursday, 14 June, 2.30 p.m.


Examiners: R. Surender, S. Marks.

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Physical Sciences

D. MCKELLAR, Trinity: `A dislocation model of plasticity with particular application to
fatigue crack closure'.

Department of Engineering Science, Wednesday, 6 June, 9.15 a.m.


Examiners: D. Nowell, C.E. Truman.

J. RADEMACKER, Merton: `Evaluation of the LHCb RICH
detectors and a measurement of the CKM angle [delta]'.

Nuclear and Astrophysics Laboratory, Thursday, 7 June, 2.30 p.m.


Examiners: G. Barr, P. Dauncey.

P.J. WRIGHTON SMITH, Magdalen: `Delivery of particles by powder injection'.

Department of Engineering Science, Friday, 20 July, 10 a.m.


Examiners: Z.F. Cui, T. Burkoth.

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Social Studies

J. DUFFY, St Antony's: `Afrikaner unity, the National
Party, and the Afrikaner Nationalist radical right in
Stellenbosch, 1934–48'.

St Peter's, Monday, 4 June, 2.15 p.m.


Examiners: D.A. James, G.P. Williams.

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Committee for Educational Studies

MIN MA, Wolfson: `An army crossing a one-log bridge: a study of English language
learning in middle schools in China'.

Examination Schools, Wednesday, 4 July, 12 noon.


Examiners: H. Hagger, M. Cortazzi.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 31 May 2001: Colleges<br />

Colleges, Halls, and Societies


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OBITUARIES


Linacre College

JOHN KENNETH BACKHOUSE, MA (MA Cambridge), 16 May 2001; Official Fellow
1984–7, Emeritus Fellow 1987–2001, Dean of Degrees 1989–99. Aged
74.

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Queen's College

ANDREW SACHNOVSKY HOWARD, 5 April 2001; commoner 1940–1 and
1946–7. Aged 79.

COL. KERRY KIRWAN PIERCE, 2 November 2000; Rhodes Scholar 1974–6.

DR ROBERT ALEXANDER CLARK PARKER, 23 April 2001; Fellow and Tutor in
Modern
History 1957–94, Emeritus Fellow 1994. Aged 73.

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St Hugh's College

SISTER MAY FRIDESWIDE (Mary Newton Hensman), 2 April 2001; English 1925. Aged
94.

MRS ELLICE AYLMER EADIE, CBE (née Hearn), 31 March
2001;
Law. Aged 88.

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MEMORIAL SERVICE


Queen's College

A Memorial Service for DR R.A.C. (ALASTAIR) PARKER will be held at 2.30 p.m. on
Saturday, 23 June, in the chapel, Queen's College.

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ELECTIONS


Christ Church

To the Stahl Travel Exhibition:

EUGENIA YABRUDY, formerly of Croydon
High School

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Mansfield College

To a Scholarship (TT 2001):

MICHAEL BROOKS, formerly of Queen
Elizabeth's Grammar School

To an Exhibition:

REBECCA SMITH, formerly of St Anborough School

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To Nathan Whitley Scholarships:

DJANGO DAVIDSON, formerly of the Beauchamp College

MATTHEW MILLAN STEPHENSON, formerly of St Alban's School, Washington

PETER SIDGWICK, formerly of Ampleforth College

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To Proctor Travel Scholarships:

CHRISTOPHER DEACON, formerly of Uppingham School

NELL FREEMAN, formerly of St Paul's Girls' School

JASMINE WADDELL, formerly of Brown University

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Merton College

To an Exhibition:

V.M.A. ANG, formerly of Raffles Junior College

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PRIZES


Christ Church

Gurney Travel Prizes:

ERIC FERGUSSON

BENJAMIN MCCORMICK

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Franks Prize:

FREDERICK BOSANQUET

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Collection Prizes:

SASKIA DE GROOT

MARTIN BAYS

MARK HOLMES

DAVID LIVESEY

HELENA SYKES

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Mansfield College

Collections Prizes (TT 2001):

EDWARD BODDAM-WHETHAM

KATHERINE CARPENTER

LINDSEY DAVIS

LISA KICKS

BENEDICT MARNAN

ELIZABETH NUNNERY

CATHERINE RICH

ALLANA ROSS

ROBERT UPTON

ALEXANDRA WEARDEN

SIMON WICKS

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Oriel College

Norma Dalrymple-Champneys Prize 2001:

ROWAN ANTHONY FARR

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NOTICE


St John's College

Opening of collection of medieval vestments

St John's College intends to open to the public its collection of medieval vestments on
Saturday,
9 June, 2–5 p.m. The collection is displayed in the Garden Quadrangle and entrance,
free
of charge, will be via the Parks Road Lodge or the Main Lodge.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 31 May 2001: Advertisements<br />

Advertisements


Contents of this section:



How to advertise in the
Gazette


Terms and conditions
of acceptance of advertisements

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Hand Built Ceramics

Slyvia Hacker: an exhibition of her studio pottery at Green College,
Sun., 10 June 2 p.m.–6 p.m., Mon. 11 June–Sat. 16 June, 10.30
a.m.–5.30 p.m.

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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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Oxford University Newcomers' Club

This club exists to welcome to Oxford the partners and families of
academic visitors and graduate students. Come along to the Club Room at 13 Norham
Gardens any Wednesday morning between 10.30 a.m. and 12 noon, from the week before
term starts to the week after term, and throughout the Summer vacation, and sample our
programme of events and outings.

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Software Training

For individuals or small groups, your place or mine: I offer help with
many Windows applications, from mouse management to very high level Word and Excel.
I am totally flexible, and have experience both with individuals and with groups in University
departments. For training tailored to your needs and abilities, at very competitive rates,
contact me on 01865 310956, Janet.Caldwell@virgin.net.

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Services Offered

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 Road., 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.

Serviced office accommodation available with suites from 100 sq ft
up to 1,000 sq ft, flexible letting policy with comprehensive back-up services where small
start-up science and technology businesses can develop and grow. A key element for the
centre is the technical support package available to companies based in the centre. For more
information contact Barbara Allsworth, Culham Innovation Centre, Abingdon. Tel.: 01865
408300, e-mail: b.allsworth@oxin.co.uk, or look at our Web site: www.oxin.co.uk.

Secretarial services offered by English graduate with experience of
academic work. Reasonable rates offered for copy typing. Based in north Oxford and willing
to collect locally. Tel.: 01865 556252. E-mail: snabav@lineone.net.

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Tuition Offered

Junior English Courses: are you an overseas parent studying or
working in Oxford and looking for an English language course for your children over the
summer? Atlas English is a small, high-quality school which provides summer courses for
Juniors from 11 to 17 years old, from 18 June to the end of Aug. Central location, qualified
teachers with long experience of dealing with this age group. Full social activities programme
included. Please contact Stephanie Gosling on 01869 247671, or e-mail:
atlasenglish@btinternet.com

Piano lessons: Experienced teacher, adults and children, all grades,
beginners welcome. Contact: Miss P. Read BA (Hons.) LRAM. Tel.: 01865 510904.

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Situations Vacant

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship funded by the
AHRB from 1 Oct.,–30 Sept., 2004. As part of a research project `Constituting the
German Nation: the construction of national identity through constitutional theory and
practice', the fellow will consider the ways in which the German constitutions have both
influenced and reflected common conceptions of citizenship in the period 1900–30. For
informal enquiries please contact the project directors, Dr Jan Palmowski and Dr Chris
Thornhill, through the project Web site: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/hrc/gernat.html. For an
application form and further particulars, please contact Ruhina Ahmed:
ruhina.ahmed@kcl.ac.uk.

Well paid fund-raisers! Are you interested in joining a travelling team
(UK) to raise funds for a good cause? We are looking for bright, hardworking
communicators with 5 weeks to spare, to fund-raise for Greenpeace. Expenses paid
(£180 p.w.) plus performance bonus (average £200–£250 p.w.),
accommodation provided. To apply cal 01865 367800 or e-mail:
contact@dialoguedirect.co.uk.

Saïd Business School: Oxford Business Alumni Membership
Secretary. Clerical and Library Grade C4, £13,938–£16, 134 (50% part-
time). The Oxford Business Alumni association (OBA) provides a business networking
organisation for current students and graduates of the business school, and Oxford graduates
in the wider business community. The post holder will assist the Alumni Manager in the
operation of the alumni office and OBA activities, playing a key role in the recruitment of
new members to the organisation. High levels of customer service are essential together with
excellent communication and IT skills. A letter of application together with a detailed
curriculum vitae and names of two referees should be sent to Tracy Roketta, Saïd
Business School, Radcliffe Infirmary, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HE. E-mail:
recruit@sbs.ox.ac.uk. Tel.: 01865 228480. Closing date: Fri., 15 June. Interviews to be held
on Tues., 26 June.

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship funded by the
AHRB from 1 Oct.,–30 Sept., 2004. As part of a research project `Constituting the
German Nation: the construction of national identity through constitutional theory and
practice', the fellow will consider the ways in which the Basic Law has codified, and in turn
helped shape, a revision of national identities in the Federal Republic of Germany. For
informal enquiries please contact the project directors, Dr Jan Palmowski and Dr Chris
Thornhill, through the project Web site: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/hrc/gernat.html. For an
application form and further particulars, please contact Ruhina Ahmed:
ruhina.ahmed@kcl.ac.uk.

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Houses to Let

Lifestyle Letting and Management, 1 North Parade Avenue, Oxford:
Merrivale Square, Oxford Waterside–£1,250 p.c.m. Immaculate 2-bedroom
townhouse with garden and parking, fully furnished. Available JUNE; Stable Close, Rewley
Park–£895 p.c.m. Smartly presented 2-bedroom house with garden and parking,
fully furnished. Available JUNE. 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.

Old Marston village (2½ miles city centre): 3-bedroom house for
summer holiday let, fully-furnished and equipped. Suit family. Three small beds and 1
double bed. Between 24 July and 29 Aug. £795 inc. Ring 01865 724164, e-mail:
MERCYOSCAR@AOL.COM.

Charming central North Oxford house, conveniently located near St
Giles, Green College, Radcliffe Infirmary and St Antony's College. Recently modernised,
extended and re-furbished to the highest standards. Living room, 2 bedrooms, another study
or guest room, and basement study or bedroom. Spacious and light conservatory-dining
room, and kitchen. Bathroom with shower and WC plus separate toilet. Luxuriously
furnished and fully carpeted. Fully-equipped kitchen with washing machine, drier,
dishwasher. Burglar alarm system. Gas c.h. Three telephones. Beautiful garden with parking
space at rear. Rent includes gardening services. Viewing highly recommended. £1,650
p.m. Available end June. Call 01865 559614.

Light, airy, 2-bedroom house in peaceful Wadham Park, Marston,
garden and parking space. Easy access University/hospitals/Brookes. £700 p.c.m.
Available late Aug. Tel.: 01865 552855.

Central North Oxford, Autumn let: semi-detached Victorian house
arranged over 4 floors, very well furnished and equipped, lovely garden, 2/3 bedrooms, 3
bathrooms, 2 reception rooms, fully-equipped kitchen. Available Aug.–end Dec., or
early Jan. Excellent location for University, city centre, parks, and meadows. £1,300
p.c.m. Tel.: + 44 1865 282895, e-mail: nicos.stavropoulos@law.ox.ac.uk.

Unfurnished house in central North Oxford near St Giles', Green
College, Radcliffe Infirmary, and St Antony's College. Very recently refurbished. Sitting-
room, dining-room, 2 bedrooms, basement study or bedroom. Bathroom with shower. Fully-
equipped kitchen with washing machine, drier, dishwasher, opening to paved terrace. Gas
c.h. Charming garden with parking space. Rent includes gardening services. £1,450
p.m. Available from end June. Call 01865 559614.

Edwardian Houseboat, River Thames, Oxford. Exquisite mooring on
Port Meadow, 10 minutes Oxford centre. The historic Queen's Barge has been fully restored
and fitted with period furnishings, and all modern conveniences. Grand saloon, main
bedroom, additional bedroom, study, bathroom, and kitchen. Parking available. Easy access
to trains. From £1,250 p.c.m. Available from 1 Sept. Tel./fax: 01789 740 783, or e-
mail: hamel@wanadoo.fr.

Cobden Crescent 10 minutes walk Carfax/railway station. Beside river
near Folly Bridge, handsome Victorian terrace house. Interior gutted and re-designed to high
standard 1992, and refurbished last year. One car off road in drive, plus residents' parking.
Two bedrooms, 2 reception, kitchen, conservatory, upstairs bathroom, gas c.h. Sunny main
rooms and south facing, enclosed small garden with 2 patios, and wisteria and rose-covered
pergola. Available for 1 or 2 persons only, academic or professional. Non-smoking. Partly
furnished or unfurnished. One year or longer, from 1 Aug., £800 p.c.m. and taxes.
Write: Revd W. L. R. Watson, St Peter's College. Tel.: 01865 464198.

Elegant, spacious Victorian family home with every comfort and
modern amenity. Centrally located in North Oxford, within walking distance of University,
town centre, parks and meadows, 6 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 reception rooms, large study,
conservatory dining room, and enormous family kitchen with Aga, overlooking leafy garden.
Cleaning service provided. Two friendly cats to feed. Available for month of Aug.
£350 p.w. Apply: Simpson, 01865 554150, or e-mail:
barry@oxfordmedia.co.uk.

Fully-furnished house to let: very quiet street in East Oxford, suit
visiting academic. Two bedrooms, gas c.h., new bathroom, garden, easy walking distance
from university and city centre, available late Aug.–31 Dec. £700 p.c.m. E-
mail: dn44@umail.umd.edu.

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 Road, Summertown,
Oxford OX2 7BY. Tel.: 01865 311011. Fax: Oxford 556993. E-mail: oxford@finders.co.uk.
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Flats to Let

Central North Oxford, Southmoor Road, large 1-bedroom, furnished,
basement flat. Double bedroom, large living/dining room, bathroom, kitchen, conservatory,
gas c.h. Non-smokers only. Suit couple or single person. £630 p.c.m. (inc. Council
tax) plus share of bills. Available now. Tel.: 01865 511935.

One-bedroom garden flat in North Oxford, available 1 Sept.–31
May 2002. Easy walking distance to both University and shopping in Summertown. Includes
sitting-room/study, dining-room/study, bathroom with shower, and kitchen with dishwasher
and washer/drier. Ideal for academic couple. Rent £590 p.m. plus bills and council
tax. Tel.: 01865 559174 or e-mail: estone@notes.cc.sunysb.edu by 26 June.

North and central north Oxford, 1- and 2-bedroom apartments,
available from various dates around Aug., and Sept., for the next academic year. One
bedroom from £630–£675 p.c.m., and 2 bedroom from
£725–£780 p.c.m. Well situated for most University departments, some
within a few minutes walk, parking, good standard spacious accommodation and security.
Best suited to mature and visiting academic. Tel.: 01865 516144, or fax: 01865
437996.

Central Headington close to hospitals, available July: a spacious, 2-
bedroom flat in private road, with parking. Recently refurbished throughout. Fully-furnished,
fitted kitchen, c.h., all amenities, small garden. Professions and academics only. £685
p.c.m. Phone 01865 768504 eves.

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Accommodation Sought

Visiting Professor seeks to rent a 2-/3-bedroom furnished house for
the academic year 2001–2. Preferably Jericho, North Oxford or Summertown. Deposit
and excellent references available. Contact: rachel.meyrick@lac.ox.ac.uk. Tel.: 01865
274484.

Oxford academic (subfaculty of French, single female, non-smoking)
seeks furnished study/bedsit/1-bedroom for Michaelmas Term 2001, walking distance from
city centre, quiet and plenty of light. Has no pet. E-mail: SM209@btinternet.com, tel.: 0207
7949175.

Academic/professional couple seek 1-(or 2-)bedroom flat or house
from 1 Aug. Please tel. Lindsey Gillson or Mark Stanton on 01865 271933 (day) or 01865
202781 (eves.), or e-mail: lindsey.gillson@geog.ox.ac.uk.

Going abroad? Or just thinking of letting your property? QB
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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:
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Accommodation Offered

North Oxford , St Margaret's Road: single bed-sitting room available
with garden view, shared bathroom and kitchen (with 1 other–female). £74 p.w.
to inc. heating, hot water, lighting and cooking facilities. Telephone not inc. Would suit quiet
post-graduate or similar. Enquiries to 01865 554977 or e-mail: stephen.eeley@university-
club.oxford.ac.uk.

Room to let in attractive, well-maintained 4 bedroom end-terrace in
East Oxford. Large garden, brand new kitchen and bathroom, pleasant reception room. Only
10 minutes walk to city centre. Other rooms taken by students. Contact:
sarah.martin@queens.ox.ac.uk for further information and rent details.

Large spacious room to let with en suite facilities, own access, TV,
inc. of breakfast and evening meal. In very quiet village approx. 10 miles from the centre
of Oxford. £500 p.c.m. inc. Tel.: 01993 868383.

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

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Summer Lets

Central North Oxford: spacious 1-bedroom apartment in large
Victorian house, 2 minutes' from Jericho and Port Meadow. Large drawing-room,
kitchen/breakfast room, hall/study (with free Internet access), bathroom (with power shower)
and large bedroom. All rooms with bright outlook, high ceilings, and large windows
overlooking secluded leafy garden. Perfect for visiting academic or professional couple (non-
smokers). Available 1 Aug.–30 Sept. Tel.: 01865 429377. E-mail:
mcsharry@maths.ox.ac.uk. More details:
http://www.maths.ox.ac.uk/~mcsharry/house/.

North Oxford , near St Antony's College and Port Meadow, 15
minutes walk from city centre: fully furnished Victorian house. One double and 2 single
bedrooms, 2 living-rooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, study. Nice garden. Small friendly cat.
Available to non-smokers 27 Aug.,–20 Sept. £950. Tel.: 01865 515077. E-mail:
mollison@40leck.fsnet.co.uk.

Quiet terraced house, available July/Aug. Situated in West Oxford
near meadows and river. One double bedroom, 1 single bedroom/study, large kitchen with
washing machine, gas cooker, fridge and freezer, dining-room, lounge and sitting-room, 40
ft garden and patio, gas c.h., bathroom with power shower. Newly decorated. Very
convenient for train station. Fifteen minutes' walk from town centre. £650 p.m. exc.
bills. E-mail: jg308@cam.ac.uk. Tel.: 01223 332390.

Live in comfort near the Thames, just a short walk to the city centre.
Beautiful Victorian house, 4 bedrooms, south-facing garden. Centrally heated, large split-
level living room, dining room, new and fully equipped kitchen. Bathroom with bidet and
WC, shower room with WC. Available 6 weeks, Sat., 21 July–Sun., 2 Sept. Price
negotiable. Tel.: +44 (0) 1865 725193.

Kensington Summer Let: 2-bedroom apartment with terrace, between
Holland Park and Kensington Gardens. £350 p.w. Contact :
robertrowlandsmith@hotmail.com.

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Holiday Lets

North Cornwall: this lovely old farmhouse (c. 1800) has been caringly
divided to provide 2 holiday cottages of great character. A wonderful setting for nature
lovers, the River Allen, which is a designated site of `special scientific interest' flows past
the meadows of this 10-acre smallholding. Only 5 miles from the coast, a short drive will
take you to the lovely old fishing village of Port Isaac. Polzeath and Boscastle are within 9
miles. Walkers and cyclists can enjoy Bodmin Moor, and the Camel Trail is just a short
drive. The fascinating world of The Eden Project is just a 30-minute drive. Lounge with
woodburner, well-equipped kitchen/diner, 2 bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin), bathroom/w.c. Full
night storage heating. Linen, cot/high chair provided. Regret no pets.
£174–£461 p.w. Tel.: 01208 850280 for more details. E-mail:
holidays@tregreenwell.co.uk.

S.W. France: artist's restored 15th-century cottage in truffle-country
hamlet near Périgueux. Pre-historic caves and Romanesque architecture, tennis,
swimming, walking, nearby. Sleeps 5, £300 p.w. July and Aug., £250 p.w.
May, June, Sept., Oct. Central heating also allows comfortable winter holidays at £200
p.w. Contact 01865 276097 or e-mail: chauzan@hotmail.com.

Maison Selecte Cottages: discover Brittany, with its dramatic coastline,
celtic history, and quiet charm. Dine on freshly caught mussels or mouthwatering gallettes,
washed down with a glass of traditional cider, or enjoy the local wine whilst relaxing in one
of our cottage hideaways. For the more active, cycling, horse-riding, windsurfing, and golf
are all available at affordable prices; choose from 1-bedroom to 5-bedroom properties from
£150 p.w. for more information on any of our delightful cottages contact Terry or Jay
on e-mail: maisonprop@aol.com, or tel.: 0033 29 68 61 06.

Scottish Highlands: Milton Lodge is a fine Victorian shooting lodge,
very well equipped (Aga, sauna, home cinema, gas BBQ), and located in a quiet glen with
lovely open views only 30 minutes or so north of Inverness. There is an abundance of castles
to visit in the area, as well as many fine golf courses. The lodge sleeps 9 (+ 1 cot). Full
details are to be found at: http://www.lhhscotland.com/miltonlodge.htm. Rates are from
£600 p.w. Pets are welcome! Inverness airport is well served both by BA from
Gatwick, and EasyJet from Luton. Several car hire firms are based at the airport, inc. Hertz
and Avis. Contact: Wynne Bentley on 01381 610496, e-mail: LHH@LHHScotland.com.
Please quote Ref. Oxford University Gazette–SWW.

Tuscany: family-owned wine Estate, producing highly recognised
wines, olive oil, and cheese, offers ancient farmhouse and apartments accommodating 2 up
to 12 +. Secluded rural setting, half-hour central Florence. Contact: tel./fax: (0039) 055 824
9120, e-mail: sulpoggio@bcc.tin.it.

Really lovely location in the Upper Tamar Valley on the borders of
Devon and Cornwall. Newly converted barn with 2 double bedrooms (1 with 4 poster bed),
2 bath/shower rooms, large open-plan living/dining room/kitchen. Very nicely furnished.
Outdoor heated swimming pool, games room (table tennis, pool, bar billiards, darts). Close
to Eden Project, Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor, ½ hr from coast. Easily accessible from
A30 though set in totally secluded peaceful countryside. Privately owned. Available this
summer for the first time. Contact Michele Smith on 01865 310998 or e-mail: micheles@irs-
spi.co.uk for more details. also available in June and from 1 Sept., large, comfortable 17th-
century listed farmhouse with 6 double bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms, 2 sitting-rooms, and
large farmhouse kitchen. Well-stocked with books and games as well as TV and video.
Shares swimming pool and games room with barn.

Pembrokeshire, near Fishguard (highly recommended in the new
Lonely Planet guide!): comfortable stone cottage, with stove, books and garden in secluded
rural location, close coastpath, beaches, busroute. Sleeps 3+, pets and children welcome.
Weekly let, summer vacancies. Tel.: 01348 872080. E-mail:
cilshafefawr@hotmail.com.

Somerset/Devon Border: bookshop owner offers part of secluded
retreat for holiday letting. Ground-/first-floor apartment, 2 bedrooms, drawing-room, kitchen
etc., totally private and very comfortable accommodation in glorious setting. Own croquet
lawn, use of garden and miles of private woodlands. M5, 10 m.; easy reach Dulverton,
Quantocks, Exmoor, and sea. Available most dates. Details: 01398 331331.

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. 2001 rates on request. Tel./fax: Nikolaos Glinias, 0030 831
56525, e-mail: nglynias@ret.forthnet.gr.

Burgundy (Morvan National Park): nineteenth-century 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., telephone, log fires. Ideal for peace and quiet,
walking, swimming in nearby lakes, wine-tasting and sightseeing in Burgundy (½ hr
from Vézelay and Avallon). Available all dates except 11 July–18 Aug.
£225–£275 p.w. Tel.: 01865 721539.

Skopelos, Skiathos and Alonissos. Lovely island house available for
rent. Town, country and seaside locations, sleeping from 2–8 persons. Prices from
£50 p.p.p.w. For information see: www.holidayislands.com, e-mail:
thalpos@otenet.gr, fax: 0030 424 23057.

Vacancies June onwards: why not enjoy marvellous unpolluted air and
magnificent panoramic views over Assisi in a Casa Colonica; 36 ft lounge, 2-levels with
archway, large well-equipped kitchen, impressive entrance hall, 2 large double bedrooms,
spacious bathroom, lots of beams, beautiful garden. Car essential to reach us at 2,000 ft,
enabling you to visit many other medieval towns, such as Perugia, Gubbio, Spoleto, and
Lake Trasimeno region. To book tel.: 0039 (0) 75813793, or write, Irving Lamell, `Miracolo
di S. Franceso', Pieve S. Nicolo 24, Petrata 06081, Assisi P.G., Umbria, Itlay. £500
p.w. (sleeps 4). Deposit £100 (Sat.–Sat.). Our contact no. in England is: 0208
89911514 or e-mail: ctr@clarezone.co.uk.

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House for Sale

West Oxford, 2½ miles from city centre: late Victorian detached
house of considerable character, with 5 double bedrooms, 27ft sitting room, dining room,
kitchen, bathroom, 25ft south-facing conservatory, garage, mature gardens front and rear.
Guide price £450,000. No chain (owner emigrating). Tel.: 01865 863651 or e-mail:
r.hursthouse@open.ac.uk.
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Oxford University Gazette: Appointments, 31 May 2001<br />


Oxford University Gazette: 31 May 2001

Appointments


Vacancies within the University of Oxford:

The University is an equal opportunities employer

HUMANITIES DIVISION (BOARD OF THE
FACULTY OF
ORIENTAL STUDIES)
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Modern Chinese Studies
SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL
Research Studentships in Science and Technology Studies

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


Vacancies in Colleges and Halls:

ALL SOULS COLLEGE
Election to Fellowships by Examination
Senior Research Fellowships
BALLIOL COLLEGE
Three six-hour Stipendiary Lecturerships in Philosophy
Two six-hour Stipendiary Lecturerships in Modern History
PEMBROKE COLLEGE
Appointment of Junior Administrative Assistant
ST EDMUND HALL
Appointment of Personal Assistant to the Principal (Maternity Cover)
ST JOHN'S COLLEGE
Appointment of Secretary to the Director of the Research Centre


Vacancies outside the University of Oxford:

CHRIST'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE
The Mastership
FITZWILLIAM COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE
Fellowship and College Lectureship in English
LUCY CAVENDISH COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE
(THE DAPHNE
JACKSON TRUST)
Two Research Fellowships
TRINITY HALL, CAMBRIDGE
Appointment of Bursar

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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