Colleges, Halls, and Societies

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OBITUARIES

Corpus Christi College

EDWARD SOMERS FLEMING EVANS, MA, 1 March 1996; scholar 1929–33. Aged 85.

GEORGE VAUGHAN HART, 31 January 1996; scholar 1930–4. Aged 84.

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Lady Margaret Hall

VERONICA MARY PALMER, 15 April 1996; commoner 1947–51; Committee Member, Lady Margaret Hall Association, 1989–96. Aged 66.

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Merton College

JOHN MALCOLM FLETCHER, 5 April 1996; commoner 1953–6 and 1958–61. Aged 61.

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St Hilda's College

(CATHARINE) MARY BARNHAM JOHNSON, MA, 20 March 1996; commoner 1914–17. Aged 100.

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St Hugh's College

MARJORIE MARY WROTTESLEY (née Wilde), MBE, 13 March 1996; commoner 1926-9. Aged 88.

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ELECTIONS

Corpus Christi College

To Scholarships:

ANTONIA F. HAMILTON, formerly of Wycombe Abbey School

IAN G. WEBB, formerly of King's School, Rochester

To a Hugh Oldham Scholarship:

DAVID P. COLE, formerly of Whitgift School, Croydon

To Haigh Scholarships:

GRANT K.L. CHUM, formerly of King's School, Canterbury

IAN D. REPATH, formerly of Sedbergh School

To Charles Oldham Scholarships:

BENJAMIN W. AKRIGG, formerly of Watford Grammar School

JONATHAN R.W. PRAG, formerly of Manchester Grammar School

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Magdalen College

Corrigendum

To a Visiting Fellowship (1 January–15 April 1997):

DR R.R. RAINE

Note: Dr Raine's name was misspelt as `Paine' in a notice of election in the Gazette of 25 April (p. 1026).

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Merton College

To Postmasterships:

A.J. CHIRNSIDE, formerly of Eton College

MISS K.L. HEFFERNAN, formerly of Wycombe Abbey School

R.L. HEWITT, formerly of Merchant Taylors' School

B.E. WHITE, formerly of Salesian College

To an Exhibition:

MISS C.A. WITT, formerly of Lycée de Sèvres

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Queen's College

To a Holwell Studentship (with effect from 1 October 1996):

TIMOTHY J. MAWSON, BA, M.PHIL., St Peter's College

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St Cross College

To Official Fellowships:

HELENA HAMEROW, MA, D.PHIL. (BA University of Wisconsin–Madison)

IAN PAGE, MA (B.SC. London, M.SC. City), FIEE

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St Hugh's College

To a Tutorial Fellowship in Economics:

JOHN KIM-HO QUAH (B.SC. Singapore, PH.D. Berkeley)

To a Smith-Rippon Scholarship:

NICHOLAS JAMES AUBURY, formerly of Warwick School

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Trinity College

To the James and George Whitehead Travelling Studentship:

KERRY SIOBHAN KIDD, formerly of South Wiltshire Grammar School, Salisbury

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PRIZE

Trinity College

The Lady Astbury Memorial Prize (joint award):

SIMON IAN GOLDBERG

NICOLAS JAMES GRAY

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NOTICES

Green College

Friends Provident Stewardship Joanna Lumley Research Fellowship

Green College proposes to elect a Friends Provident Stewardship Joanna Lumley Research Fellow from 1 September 1996. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake full-time research related to major environmental issues, especially in Africa, and to be based in Oxford. Candidates are expected to produce a written report on their work. The fellowship is open to graduates of any university and may be held in conjunction with another appointment.

The fellowship is in principle non-stipendiary (in other words does not carry a salary) but candidates without outside funding are not excluded. It provides access to all university and college facilities, including dining rights in college, and an academic expenses allowance of £250 a year. It is tenable for a year in the first instance, and may be renewable for a second year.

Application forms are available from the Warden's Secretary, Green College, Oxford OX2 6HG (telephone: Oxford (2)74775). They should be returned, with a full curriculum vitae and details of the proposed subject of research, no later than Friday, 24 May.

Mars Research Fellowship in Nutrition

Green College proposes to elect a Mars Research Fellow from 1 October 1996. The successful candidate should be based in Oxford and have research interests in one of the following main areas: carbohydrate metabolism; the interaction of exercise, nutrition, and health; fats and lipids research; nutritional epidemiology; food selection/appetite regulation; sports nutrition/nutrition for physical activity.

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a close relationship with Mars Incorporated during the period of the fellowship, and to prepare a written report on the results of his or her research.

The fellowship is open to graduates of any university and may be held in conjunction with another appointment.

The fellowship is non-stipendiary but provides access to all university and college facilities, including dining rights in college, and an academic expenses allowance of £250 a year. It is tenable for one year in the first instance, and may be renewable thereafter on a yearly basis.

Application forms are available from the Warden's Secretary, Green College, Oxford OX2 6HG (telephone: Oxford (2)74775). They should be returned, with a full curriculum vitae and details of the proposed subject of research, no later than Tuesday, 28 May.

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Linacre College

A.J. Hosier Studentship

The Board of Management of the A.J. Hosier Fund proposes to make election to an A.J. Hosier Studentship which will be tenable at Linacre College for the academic year 1996–7 and will have a maximum value of £3,500. Candidates must be honours graduates of a university in the United Kingdom and be citizens of the UK, and must either have commenced reading or intend to commence reading in October 1996 for an advanced degree at Oxford in one of the following subjects: (i) husbandry; (ii) agricultural economics or agricultural statistics; (iii) applied agricultural science.

Applications should be made by letter to the Principal, Linacre College, Oxford OX1 3JA. Candidates are asked to submit a curriculum vitae and to ask two referees to write directly to the Principal by the closing date for applications, 31 May.

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Magdalen College

Visiting Fellowships

The college proposes to elect a Visiting Fellow or Fellows for the academic year 1996–7. In addition, a Robert S. Campbell Visiting Fellow may be elected for research in law, especially commercial or competition law.

A Visiting Fellowship is intended to offer an established scholar, either from abroad or from the United Kingdom, an opportunity to pursue his or her own study and research as a member of the college. Further details and application forms may be obtained from the Clerk to the College, Magdalen College, Oxford OX1 4AU. Completed forms must be returned not later than 23 January 1997.

Junior Research Fellowships 1996–7

The college proposes to elect, in November 1996, one or two Junior Research Fellows, known as Fellows by Examination. Candidates should have an honours degree or its equivalent and no more than four years' graduate study by 1 October 1996.

Each fellowship is tenable for three years at a stipend of £9,553 per annum. The fellow is a member of the governing body of the college and is entitled to free lunches and dinners, to a research allowance, and either to free rooms or to a discretionary housing allowance.

Application forms and further particulars can be obtained from the Clerk to the College, Magdalen College, Oxford OX1 4AU. The closing date is 16 September.

Magdalen College is committed to equal opportunities.

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Mansfield College

Appointment of Graduate Computing Assistant

Mansfield College is looking for a graduate student, to be resident on site in 1996–7, to assist in the management of the college's computers. Familiarity with Microsoft Office, an understanding of ethernetting, and (preferably) a knowledge of Windows NT are required. Free accommodation and telephone, and some free meals, are offered.

Applicants should leave their name and address at: nigel.hall@mansfield.oxford.ac.uk. Further details will then be sent by post.

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Oriel College

The Eugene Lee-Hamilton Prize 1996

The Provost and Fellows of Oriel College offer a prize of £60 for the best Petrarchan sonnet in English submitted by an undergraduate of Oxford or Cambridge, on a subject to be chosen by the candidate. Enjambment between the eighth and ninth lines will be permitted. No candidate may submit more than one sonnet, nor may the prize be awarded more than once to the same person. The competing sonnets should be sent to the Provost, Oriel College, Oxford OX1 4EW, not later than Monday, 3 June. Each sonnet must be accompaned by a certificate from the Head or a Fellow of the candidate's college, stating that the candidate is an undergraduate. c

The winner will have been deemed to have given permission to publish his/her sonnet in the Oriel Record.

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Pembroke College

TEPCO Senior Studentship in Japanese Studies

Pembroke College proposes to elect a TEPCO Senior Student in Japanese Studies from 1 October 1996 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointment will be for one year in the first instance, renewable for up to a further one year thereafter. The successful candidate will be undertaking study for an advanced degree in the area of Japanese Studies in the University of Oxford, or will intend to do so. He or she will be required to become a member of Pembroke College. The studentship is primarily intended to enable the student to complete a doctoral thesis after termination of a British Academy grant, or to allow a person ineligible for such a grant to continue doctoral research. If the successful candidate is in receipt of no other financial support, the studentship will provide emoluments of, currently, £4,720 per annum. If the student already receives substantial support, the emoluments will be £600 in addition to any award(s) already held. The student will have certain senior common room rights, including some rights to dine free of charge. Accommodation may be provided in college at standard rates subject to availability. Applications, with curriculum vitae and names and addresses of two referees, should reach the Dean of Graduates, Pembroke College, Oxford OX1 1DW, by Friday, 7 June.

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St Antony's College

The Wardenship

The college invites applications for the post of Warden in succession to Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA, who is retiring on 30 September 1997. St Antony's is a postgraduate college within the University of Oxford. It has devoted its energies to the study of international topics broadly defined. Interdisciplinary study is also fostered through the college's long-standing Area Centres. It has an international student body numbering, on average, 250 students from over forty countries. The college also attracts some eighty visiting senior members, from many different countries, each year. The post of Warden is full-time. It carries a salary within the professorial range, and other allowances. Suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered, or any person who would like to suggest the names of others the college might consider, are invited to write in confidence to Dr Rosemary Foot, Chair of the Search Committee, St Antony's College, Oxford OX2 6JF, from whom further particulars are available. The college's choice will not necessarily be limited to those whose names come forward in this way.

The closing date for applications is 8 May.

The college exists to promote excellence and research, and is an equal opportunities employer.