First Craven Scholarship (joint award): HOLGER GZELLA, Worcester College, and ELINOR LYNWEN REYNOLDS, St John's College
Proxime accessit: LISA A. SULLIVAN, Balliol College
Book Prizes: JANE S. MCCONNELL, Balliol College, and WARREN M. SWAIN, Hertford College
Second Prize: IAIN PESTER, Merton College.
\Awards for Meritorious Work\: GAVIN FOSTER, Regent's Park College, and DAVID GRANT, Worcester College.
The committee would welcome the comments of any interested members of Congregation, which should be sent either to the Secretary to the Review Committee (Catherine Godman, University Offices), or to Dr Walker at Magdalen by Friday, 10 November.
(a) to consider the responsibilities and activities of the department, including both teaching (in particular, goals with respect to the teaching of social work, social policy, and sociology, and the balance of teaching between these subjects), and research;
(b) to consider whether the department could be used more effectively to promote study and research in the sociological subjects in the University;
(c)to review staffing, finances, resources and facilities, and organisation, management, and administration (both the effectiveness of the current structures and possible alternatives);
(d) to make recommendations.
The membership of the review committee is:
Professor R. Goode, St John's College (Chairman)
Professor J. Cheetham, Stirling
Professor H. Glennerster, LSE
Professor J.J. Westergaard, Sheffield
The committee would welcome written comments on matters falling within its terms of reference, to be sent to the secretary to the review committee, Mr C.M.M. Shaw, University Offices, by Monday, 27 November.
The group would welcome contact with members of the University who have had some experience of this technology (good or bad), or believe that they have an application which would benefit from videoconferencing.
The group wishes to take a broad view of the technology and has an interest in any applications which provide a channel for human interaction (including sharing of applications, shared whiteboards, etc.).
The chairman of the working party, Dr Ian McArthur, can be contacted by e-mail at: email@example.com.
(i) no flysheet will be circulated which in the opinion of the Vice-Chancellor and Proctors might be defamatory or otherwise illegal;
(ii) the right is reserved on behalf of the University and its employees, without prior consultation with the signatories, to publish an apology in respect of any statement in a flysheet which is complained of as defamatory or otherwise illegal (whether or not the statement can be shown to be true);
(iii) the signatories shall jointly and severally indemnify the University and its employees against any costs or damages payable in respect of their flysheet and, unless a Queen's Counsel (to be mutually agreed on by the signatories and the University) shall advise within four months of the making of any claim in respect of a flysheet that any proceedings could be contested with the probability of success, such damages shall include any sum paid by the University in settlement of any claim arising out of the flysheet;
(iv) the flysheet shall consist of one leaf only (though text may appear on both sides of the leaf); the text shall include the name and college or department of each of the signatories;
(v) a copy of the text of the flysheet shall be delivered to the Registrar before 10 a.m. on the Monday of the week in which circulation is desired; it shall be accompanied by an indemnity in accordance with condition (iii) above drawn up on a form obtainable from the Registrar and signed by each of the signatories of the flysheet; the Registrar shall be informed at the same time which of the signatories is to be notified whether the Vice-Chancellor and Proctors have authorised circulation;
(vi) the Registrar shall arrange for the production by the University Press of copies of a flysheet the circulation of which has been duly authorised.
Though every effort will be made to circulate on the day desired flysheets so received, it must be understood that this cannot be guaranteed.
(1) the number of names to be included on the flysheet under condition (iv) shall be not less than a majority of the total number of members of the Executive of OUSU or of the Executive of OUGU, as the case may be, and each of the persons named shall sign the indemnity required under condition (v);
(2) the maximum number of flysheets to be circulated as of right, whether on matters before Congregation (to be paid for by the University) or on matters of general interest to the University (to be paid for by OUSU or OUGU, as the case may be, and to be subject to the Vice-Chancellor's decision as prescribed under (b) above) shall be three per term for each of these bodies, save that the Vice-Chancellor shall have discretion to permit further flysheets.
Subject to proviso (1) above, the Executive of OUSU and the Executive of OUGU may also support flysheets signed by not less than ten members of Congregation.
Further information is available from Nick Millea, Map Librarian, Bodleian Library (telephone: Oxford (2)77013, fax: (2)77182, e-mail: nmillea.@vax.ox.ac.uk).