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CLINICAL MEDICINE

Nuffield Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Biofilm Club Workshop: Medical Implants

This workshop will be held on Thursday, 11 July, 11 a.m.–4 p.m., in the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. The programme of talks covers topics in medical implant associated infections. Those interested in attending should contact Joanna Child on 227371.

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National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit: work-in-progress seminars

The following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursdays in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.

Further details may be obtained from Jo Garcia (telephone: 224170), or Diana Elbourne (telephone: 224136).

P. BROCKLEHURST
27 June: `Venous thromboprophlaxis in pregnancy: proposed trials.'

S. MARCHANT
25 July: `Midwives' assessment of postpartum uterine involution: implications for clinical practice and resource management—the BLiPP study.'


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UNIVERSITY COUNSELLING SERVICE

Annual Conference

Understanding and working within organisational change

The annual conference will be held on Friday, 21 June, in St Catherine's College. Details and application forms are available from the Conference Secretary, the University Counselling Service, 11 Wellington Square, Oxford (telephone: Oxford (2)70300).

SIR DOUGLAS HAGUE, Associate Fellow, Templeton College: `Can university cultures be changed?'

JON STOKES, Director, Tavistock Consultancy Service, Tavistock Clinic, London: `Do organisations have minds?'

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QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE

PROFESSOR AMARTYA SEN, Harvard University, will lecture at 11 a.m. on Thursday, 20 June, in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College (27 Winchester Road).

Subject: `Inequality and the claims of merit.'

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LINACRE COLLEGE

Linacre Lectures 1996–7

Culture and Environment

The Linacre Lectures will be held at 5.30 p.m. on the following Thursdays in Lecture Theatre A, the Zoology/Psychology Building.

PROFESSOR B. CUNLIFFE
24 Oct.: `Landscapes with people.'

PROFESSOR D. LOWENTHAL, University College, London
7 Nov.: `Environment as heritage: legacies of locale.'

PROFESSOR R. PORTER, Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London
21 Nov.: `Environment in the English Enlightenment.'

PROFESSOR I. ARMSTRONG, Birkbeck College, London
5 Dec.: `The transformations of glass: technology and text in nineteenth-century culture.'

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NUFFIELD COLLEGE

LATE NOTICE: CANCELLATION OF SEMINAR

It is regretted that the seminar which was to have been given by Dr Helmut Schlesinger on Tuesday, 18 June, has been cancelled.

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR MISSION STUDIES AND THE THEOLOGY BOARD

DR M.M. THOMAS, Moderator of the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches, and Governor of the State of Nagaland, India, will lecture at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies, the Church of St Philip and St James. The lectures will be open to the public.

Mon. 1 July: `A Christian reflection on political changes in India.'

Thur. 4 July: `The future of ecumenical social ethics.'

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FRIENDS OF THE BODLEIAN

Annual General Meeting

The fifty-first Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Bodleian will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, 18 June, in the Sheldonian Theatre. The meeting will be chaired by the Warden of Rhodes House, Pro-Vice-Chancellor.

MR NICHOLAS BARKER will give an address after the formal business meeting.

Subject: `The Book Collector—the Editor looks back.'

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RUSKIN COLLEGE

THE RT. HON. JOHN PRESCOTT, MP, will lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, 13 June, in Ruskin College.

Subject: `Lifelong education and the comprehensive ideal.'

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