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OBITUARIES

Magdalen College

CONRAD GUY COLLINGS, 9 February 1997; commoner 1949–52. Aged 73.

EDWARD NEIL FITZGERALD, 30 January 1997; demy 1937–9 and 1945–6. Aged 77.

CECIL JOSEPH HIGHTON, 25 January 1997; commoner 1924–8, Waynflete Fellow 1993–7. Aged 90.

FRANK LLEWELLYN JONES, February 1997; senior demy 1931. Aged 89.

FRANCIS GEORGE MORE, 5 August 1996; commoner 1931–4. Aged 84.

ALAN JAMES PEECH, 11 January 1997; commoner 1924–7. Aged 91.

DAVID MAGNUS PENMAN, 26 December 1996; minor exhibitioner 1940–1 and 1946–7. Aged 75.

DENIS MERVYN RYAN, 15 December 1996; commoner 1933–5. Aged 81.

MICHAEL JOHN GALE SANDERCOCK, 25 October 1996; commoner 1939–40. Aged 76.

DMITRI TORNOW, 17 January 1997; commoner 1933–6. Aged 82.

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Merton College

CARL RICHARD BRÜHL, 27 January 1997; Visiting Research Fellow HT 1978.

WILFRID HOGARTH DOWDESWELL, 20 November 1996; commoner 1933–7. Aged 82.

DENIS IAN DUVEEN, end of 1996; commoner 1928–30.

ERNEST STACEY GRIFFITH, 17 January 1997; Rhodes Scholar 1919–23. Aged 100.

PETER MICHAEL HARGATE, end of 1996; commoner 1967–71. Aged 47.

ARTHUR DAVID JACOBS, 13 December 1996; Postmaster 1940–2. Aged 74.

WILLIAM HENRY PARKER, 18 February 1996; Commoner's Exhibitioner 1931–7. Aged 83.

PHILIP GODFREY STIBBE, 17 January 1997; commoner 1940–1 and 1945–8. Aged 75.

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St Anne's College

MRS VALERIE KINSELLA (née Myers); commoner 1962–5. Aged 54.

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MEMORIAL CELEBRATION

St Catherine's College

A Memorial Celebration for FRANK NEVILLE HOSBAND ROBINSON, MA, D.PHIL., formerly Fellow of the College, will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, 26 April, in the college hall.

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ELECTIONS

Brasenose College

To the Chaplaincy (for five years from 1 October 1997):

RICHARD C. SMAIL, MA

To a Senior Hulme Scholarship (from 1 October 1997):

ALAN D. MORRISON

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Trinity College

To a Junior Research Fellowship in Archaeology (from 1 October 1997):

PAUL DEREK TREHERNE (BA UCLA, M.PHIL. Cambridge)

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NOTICES

Christ Church

Senior Scholarships

The Governing Body proposes to elect up to two scholars, to hold their awards from 1 October 1997. The scholarships are tenable for two years in the first instance, and may be renewed for a further year; they are open to both men and women. A Senior Scholar must by 1 October 1997 have been reading for a higher degree in the University of Oxford for at least three but not more than six terms. The stipend is as for postgraduate awards from UK Government agencies, subject to a deduction in the light of other emoluments, together with free accommodation in college or a housing allowance of £865. Application forms and further particulars may be obtained by writing to the Dean's Secretary, Christ Church, Oxford OX1 1DP. Applications must reach The Very Reverend the Dean by 18 April.

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Appointment of Alumni and Development Officer

Christ Church proposes to appoint a half-term Alumni and Development Officer for an initial period of two years. The appointment will run from 1 May 1997, or a date to be agreed. The officer's main responsibilities will be to improve the college's communications with its old members, and to provide research and administrative assistance in formulating and implementing the college's development strategy. The salary will be in the region of £12,000–£14,000 per annum, but salary and hours may be discussed with candidates in the light of their experience and circumstances.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Senior Censor, Christ Church, Oxford OX1 1DP. The closing date for receipt of applications is 20 March.

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Corpus Christi College

Garside Senior Scholarship

The college proposes to elect a Garside Senior Scholar in Mathematics, to start in Michaelmas Term 1997. The successful candidate will normally be reading for a D.Phil. in Mathematics. It is hoped to make an appointment for two years (for candidates who will be in their second year of study when they take up the scholarship). The value of the scholarship will be £1,650 per annum, together with limited dining rights with Senior Members: essentially one free lunch per week in term and vacation, and one free dinner per week in term.

Candidates should send their application to the Tutor for Graduates, Corpus Christi College, Oxford OX1 4JF, enclosing a curriculum vitae and examples of work to date, and should arrange for two named referees to write directly to the college. Applications and references should arrive at the college no later than Monday, 5 May. It is expected that interviews will take place in fifth week of Trinity Term.

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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 1997–8 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 1997 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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Merton College

Research Fellowship

The college proposes to elect one Research Fellow from 1 October 1997. The election will be for a limited term of up to five years, and is not renewable. No stipend will be attached, as the college expects to elect someone who is (or will be) already in Oxford, and who already holds (or will hold) a research award at a level equivalent to the Royal Society Research Fellowships or the British Academy Readerships, but who has no present college attachment.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Warden's Secretary, Merton College, Oxford OX1 4JD (telephone: Oxford (2)76352, fax: (2)76282). Applications should be received by 22 April.

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New College

Appointment of Assistant Organist and Betts Lecturer in Organ Studies

New College seeks to appoint an Assistant Organist and Betts Lecturer in Organ Studies. The post will be for a period of two years, beginning 1 September 1997, and is non-renewable. The successful candidate will be an experienced organist, capable of assisting the Organist of New College in directing the music of the chapel, and of supervising organ studies in the University under the guidance of the Betts Committee of the Faculty of Music. Further particulars and application forms are available from the Senior Tutor, New College, Oxford OX1 3BN

(telephone: Oxford (2)79596, fax: (2)79590, e-mail: tuition @new.ox.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 14 April. Interviews are planned for the middle of May. New College is an equal opportunities employer.

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Pembroke College

Appointment of fixed-term full-/part-time Secretary

Applications are invited for the position of Secretary within the College Office for a period of six months. This is a senior position which will require a well-organised person with initiative and excellent communication skills, coupled with the ability to work without supervision. Salary will be dependent upon suitability and previous experience.

Applications in writing, together with a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees, should be sent to the College Secretary, Pembroke College, Oxford OX1 1DW, by Wednesday, 19 March. Pembroke College is an equal opportunities employer.

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St Catherine's College

Graduate Scholarship in the Arts 1997

The college proposes, if there are candidates of sufficient merit, to elect one Graduate Scholar in the Arts. The scholarship, worth £2,000 per annum, will be tenable from 1 October 1997 for two years, and will not be renewable. Applications are invited either from those who will be reading for a research degree at Oxford, or from those who are currently doing so; in the latter case, candidates should normally be in their first year of postgraduate work at the time of application.

St Catherine's has a large and thriving graduate common room, and accommodation is available in college for single scholars in their first two years (at the current room charge rate). Limited senior common room dining rights are also granted to scholars. There are fifteen flats for married graduates nearby.

There is no application form. Applications with a curriculum vitae and one-page research summary should be sent to the College Secretary, St Catherine's College, Oxford OX1 3UJ, to arrive not later than Friday, 9 May. Your other means of financial support should be stated.

In addition, candidates should arrange for two people acquainted with their recent academic work to send a confidential report direct to the College Secretary before the closing date.

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Graduate Scholarship in the Sciences 1997

The college proposes, if there are candidates of sufficient merit, to elect one Graduate Scholar in the Sciences. The scholarship, worth £2,000 per annum, will be tenable from 1 October 1997 for two years, and will not be renewable. Applications are invited either from those who will be reading for a research degree at Oxford, or from those who are currently doing so; in the latter case, candidates should normally be in their first year of postgraduate work at the time of application.

St Catherine's has a large and thriving graduate common room, and accommodation is available in college for single scholars in their first two years (at the current room charge rate). Limited senior common room dining rights are also granted to scholars. There are fifteen flats for married graduates nearby.

There is no application form. Applications with a curriculum vitae and one-page research summary should be sent to the College Secretary, St Catherine's College, Oxford OX1 3UJ, to arrive not later than Friday, 9 May. Your other means of financial support should be stated.

In addition, candidates should arrange for two people acquainted with their recent academic work to send a confidential report direct to the College Secretary before the closing date.

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St Hilda's College

Dame Helen Gardner Graduate Scholarships

The college proposes to award a Dame Helen Gardner graduate scholarship of £5,000 per annum for study in the humanities (literature, ancient or modern history, music, or fine art), tenable for up to three years from October 1997. The scholarship will be open to women graduates from any university at the start of their research. Students applying for an Oxford M.St. course may apply for an award either at the beginning of that course or when they transfer to D.Phil. status at the end of one year.

Applicants must first be accepted to read for a higher degree of Oxford University, and so should apply to the relevant faculty through the Graduate Admissions Office.

Candidates must also be admitted to St Hilda's College before they can apply for a Dame Helen Gardner Scholarship.

For further particulars, contact the College Secretary, St Hilda's College, Oxford OX4 1DY. The closing date for applications is 1 August.

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Graduate Scholarships 1997–8

St Hilda's College offers Graduate Scholarships to suitably qualified women students from any country who are accepted by Oxford University to read for a higher degree with an emphasis on research, in either the arts or sciences. Four awards are normally available for new students, and four for on-going graduates.

The value of the scholarships will be up to £1,000 per annum, or smaller amounts if divided between candidates. The criteria for making awards are primarily academic. Scholarships are awarded initially for one year only, but may be continued throughout a graduate's degree, subject to satisfactory academic progress.

Applicants must first be accepted to read for a higher degree of Oxford University, and so should apply to the relevant faculty through the Graduate Admissions Office. Candidates must also be admitted to St Hilda's College before they can apply for a Graduate Scholarship.

For further particulars, contact the College Secretary, St Hilda's College, Oxford OX4 1DY. The closing date for applications is 1 August.

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Wolfson College

Appointment of Clerical Assistant in the Archives Office

Applications are invited for the post of part-time clerical assistant in the Archives Office. The successful applicant will be responsible for the computer recording of college documents and liaising with the College Archivist when necessary. No prior experience required but familiarity with Windows and WordPerfect would be useful, as well as the ability to work on own's own.

Fifteen hours per week (times negotiable). The salary (pro rata) will be in the college's grade 2 range £8,837 to £11,537 per annum). Six weeks' annual holiday, free lunches when on duty, and free car parking.

Applications, together with the names of two referees, should be sent to the College Secretary, Wolfson College, Linton Road, Oxford OX2 6UD by Wednesday, 26 March.

Wolfson College is an equal opportunities employer.

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