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CONGREGATION 3 November

Degree by Special Resolution

No notice to the contrary having been received under the provisions of Tit. II, Sect. vi, cl. 6 (Statutes, 1997, p. 15), the following resolution is deemed to have been approved at noon on 3 November.

Text of Special Resolution

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

GERO FRIESECKE, St Catherine's College

MATTHEW JOHN GIBNEY, Linacre College

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HEBDOMADAL COUNCIL

1 Status of Master of Arts

Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the status of Master of Arts under the provisions of Ch. V, Sect. vi, cl. 1 (Statutes, 1997, p. 367) has been accorded to the following persons who are qualified for membership of Congregation:

WILLIAM ROBERT ALFRED BROWN, D.PHIL., Wolfson College

ANNE CLARK, Radcliffe Infirmary

DAVID GARDNER, University Offices

BENT KARSTEN JAKOBSEN, Institute of Molecular Medicine

JOHN MICHAEL OLD, Institute of Molecular Medicine

NIGEL DAVID POLLARD, Institute of Archaeology

MARTIN REVERMANN, Magdalen College

VALERIE ANNE SEAGROATT, Radcliffe Infirmary

IRENE MARY STRATTON, Radcliffe Infirmary

MARCEL VANDENHEUVEL, Department of Biochemistry

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2 Register of Congregation

Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the following names have been added to the Register of Congregation:

Brown, W.R.A., MA status, D.Phil., Wolfson
Brunt, L., MA, Nuffield
Clark, A., MA status, Radcliffe Infirmary
Friesecke, G., MA, St Catherine's
Gardner, D., MA status, University Offices
Gibney, M.J., MA, Linacre
Jakobsen, B.K., MA status, Institute of Molecular Medicine
Newton, J.N., MA, Trinity
Old, J.M., MA status, Institute of Molecular Medicine
Pollard, N.D., MA status, Institute of Archaeology
Revermann, M., MA status, Magdalen
Seagroatt, V.A., MA status, Radcliffe Infirmary
Steggle, M.R., MA, D.Phil., Trinity
Stratton, I.M., MA status, Radcliffe Infirmary
Taylor, P.H., MA, Keble
Toner, H.F., MA, Somerville
Vandenheuvel, M., MA status, Department of Biochemistry

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CONGREGATION 4 November

1 Declaration of approval of unopposed Statutes promulgated on 14 October

No notice of opposition having been given, Mr Vice- Chancellor declared the Statutes (1) establishing a Professorship of General Practice, (2) establishing a Norton Rose Professorship of Commercial and Financial Law, (3) changing the title of the Norton Rose Professorship of English Law, and (4) renaming the Rank Foundation Professorship of Electro-optic Engineering approved.

2 Presentation of retiring Vice-Chancellor's Oration

The Oration delivered by the retiring Vice-Chancellor on 7 October was presented.

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CONGREGATION 5 November

Notice

It is regretted that the meeting of Congregation, at which the Degree of Doctor of Civil Law by Diploma was due to be conferred upon HIS EXCELLENCY VÁCLAV HAVEL, President of the Czech Republic, had to be cancelled owing to the President's ill health.

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