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OBITUARIES

Christ Church

DR PAUL MARCUS ZULVER, BM, MA, 9 December 1997; commoner 1967. Aged 48.

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Corpus Christi College

LEONARD COOPER, 8 December 1997; commoner 1919–23. Aged 97.

GORDON DOUGLAS THORNTON, 16 August 1996; commoner 1948.

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Magdalen College

JOHN BICKLEY, 8 November 1997; exhibitioner 1931–5. Aged 85.

GEORG HEINRICH HANSMANN, 18 September 1997; Rhodes Scholar 1929–31. Aged 89.

THOMAS HENRY MAKEPEACE, 24 October 1997; exhibitioner 1938–40. Aged 77.

JOHN STAINER, 19 July 1997; commoner 1934–8. Aged 81.

WILLIAM V. WHITEHEAD, 2 December 1997; Rhodes Scholar 1952–4. Aged 69.

NORMAN WOOLDRIDGE, 1996; demy 1942–3 and 1947–9. Aged 72.

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St Anne's College

MRS PERVIN EICHERT (née Mandiwalla), commoner 1960–3.

SANJOY GHOSE; M.Sc. student 1984–5. Aged 39.

MRS ALICE DOROTHY LEWIS (née Watt); member of the Society of Oxford Home-Students 1935–8. Aged 80.

MRS MARION MELVIN (née Robertson); member of the Society of Oxford Home-Students 1927–30.

MRS NELLIE LOUISE ORLEBAR (née Crowe); member of the Society of Oxford Home-Students 1926–9.

MISS SOLVEIG OTTO; member of the Society of Oxford Home- Students 1920–1.

MISS CHRISTINE SAVERY; member of the Society of Oxford Home-Students 1922–5. Aged 95.

MRS ANNE SCOTT (née Renwick); member of the Society of Oxford Home-Students 1938–41.

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St Edmund Hall

JOHN LESLIE LUTYENS, MA, 5 August 1997; 1939.

DONALD HERBERT JOHN MARCHANT, MA, 12 September 1997; commoner 1924–8. Aged 92.

PROFESSOR ANTHONY HUGH WADE NIAS, DM, 29 October 1997; RN probationer 1948–52. Aged 71.

BRIAN FRANK WARREN THOMAS, BA, 13 October 1997; 1947–9. Aged 74.

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MEMORIAL SERVICES

All Souls College

A Memorial Service for ALFRED LESLIE ROWSE, CH, MA, D.LITT., DCL, FBA, F.R.HIST.S., FRSL, will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 7 February, in the college chapel.

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Lincoln College

A Memorial Service for DR JOHN BERESFORD OWEN, MA, will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 14 February, in the college chapel.

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COMMEMORATIVE EVENT

New College

A Commemorative Event for PROFESSOR GEORGE FORREST, MA, will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 7 February, in the ante-chapel and hall, New College.

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ELECTIONS

All Souls College

The following will be in residence for Hilary Term 1998 as Visiting Fellows at All Souls College:

PROFESSOR VINAY AMBEGAOKAR, Cornell University

PROFESSOR ALBERT BOSWORTH, University of Western Australia

PROFESSOR JAN DE VRIES, University of California, Berkeley

PROFESSOR IAN HACKING, University of Toronto

PROFESSOR IAIN MCCALMAN, Australian National University

DR FRANK PROCHASKA

DR ANDREW WATHEY, Royal Holloway College

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Green College

To an Honorary Fellowship:

SIR CRISPIN TICKELL, GCMG, KCVO, MA

To a Nuffield Hospitals Trust Fellowship in Medical Mathematics:

ASHWIN SRINAVASAN (BA, PH.D. New South Wales)

To Graduate Awards:

EMMA KATE AISBETT (B.SC. New South Wales)

JOANNA LESLEY HAWORTH (BA Cambridge)

CHRISTOPHER OWEN HENRY (BA Cambridge)

LUCAS HUMINIECKI (M.SC. UAM Poland)

IOANNIS KARYDIS (BA Cambridge)

HASSANALI SACHEDINA THOMAS (BA Middlebury)

KAREN TINLING RUTH (BA Cambridge)

TAMSIN TRELAWNY ROSS (MA Edinburgh)

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To the Sir Richard Doll Computer Scholarship:

DAVID ALEXANDER BIRDS (B.SC. London)

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To IBM Computer Scholarships:

BERNHARD BAKKER (B.SC. Larenstein, M.SC. Wageningen)

SIMON PETER SATTERLY HOWARTH (BA Cambridge)

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To elective essay awards:

REBECCA LOUISE FORD, BM, B.CH.

MARISA LE MASURIER, BM, B.CH.

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Merton College

To a Visiting Research Fellowship (TT 1998):

DR THOMAS MAUTNER, Austalian National University at Canberra

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St Hugh's College

To an Organ Scholarship:

DAVID JOHN LINDUP, formerly of Sir Bernard Lovell School

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PRIZE

St Hugh's College

Anna Haxworth Prize:

ALASDAIR CHARLES FARQUHARSON TROTTER

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NOTICES

Balliol College

Julian Huxley Junior Research Fellowship

In association with the Royal Society

Balliol College in conjunction with the Royal Society offers a Julian Huxley Junior Research Fellowship in Biological Sciences. The fellowship is open to men and women from any country. It will be awarded to a scientist working in areas which were of interest to Julian Huxley. Emphasis will be given to evolutionary or developmental biology and related areas.

Further details may be obtained from the College Secretary, Balliol College, Oxford OX1 3BJ, and applications should be received not later than 13 February.

Balliol College is an equal opportunities employer and a charity which exists to promote excellence in education and research.

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Brasenose College

Official Fellowship in Economics

Applications are invited for the above post to commence on 1 October 1998. The title of university lecturer (CUF) may be conferred on the holder of the fellowship. The combined college and university salary will be according to age on a scale up to £35,754 per annum. Additional college allowances are available. Further particulars may be obtained from the College Secretary (telephone: Oxford (2)77823). Applications should be sent to the Senior Tutor, Brasenose College, Oxford OX1 4AJ, with details of career and publications, and the names and addresses of three referees, not later than Friday, 6 February. Applicants should ask their referees to write to the College Secretary by the same date, without request from the college.

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Appointment of Admissions Secretary

Applications are invited for the post of Admissions Secretary. The main duties of the post are to administer undergraduate Admissions, to act as secretary to the Tutor for Admissions, and to participate in the college's active policy of seeking to encourage applications and select from the best candidates from all educational backgrounds. The successful candidate will be an energetic and effective administrator and a first-class communicator, capable of working independently and able to deal with confidential matters with discretion and efficiency. Besides the normal range of secretarial skills the Admissions Secretary needs to be familiar with the use of databases and other IT.

The Admissions Secretary is also responsible for certain other areas of the college administration including the organisation of Degree Day ceremonies.

The post is full-time and holidays will normally be taken during the university vacations (but not during the peak-times of the Admissions Exercise, viz. December to early January and during the last two weeks of August). The salary will be on the scale £12,595–£14,580 per annum. Free lunches are available. Further particulars may be obtained from the Senior Tutor, Brasenose College, Oxford OX1 4AJ (telephone: Oxford (2)77823), to whom applications should be sent to arrive not later than 30 January, together with the names and addresses of two referees. Applicants should arrange for their referees to write direct to the Senior Tutor by the same date.

Brasenose College is an equal opportunities employer.

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Exeter College

Visiting Fellowship 1998–9

Exeter College proposes to appoint a distinguished scholar to a Visiting Fellowship. The fellowship is intended for a scholar who is already provided with financial support, and who will be spending between one and three terms of the academic year 1998–9 in Oxford.

The Visiting Fellow will be expected during the term of the fellowship to engage in study which, in the opinion of the governing body, is likely to produce valuable results. The fellowship is open equally to men and women.

The fellow will not be a member of the governing body of the college, but will be a member of the senior common room and entitled to daily free lunch and dinner at the common table. The college regrets it is unable to offer accommodation.

Members of Congregation are invited to nominate visitors to the University for election to the fellowship and to invite their nominee(s) to apply direct to the college. Nominations and applications should be sent to the Rector, Exeter College, Oxford OX1 3DP, by Monday, 23 February.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a brief outline of the research the applicant will be undertaking in Oxford.

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Alan Coltart Graduate Scholarship in Anthropology

The scholarship is tenable at Exeter College from October 1998 for one year, renewable for one or two further years, by a man or woman who will have been admitted by the University to study for a graduate degree of the University in Anthropology. It provides maintenance, college fees, and university fees at the Home/European Union rate. Further particulars may be had of the College Secretary, Exeter College, Oxford OX1 3DP (fax: Oxford (2)79630). The closing date for applications is 20 March.

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Hertford College

Appointment of Summer School Tutor in Victorian History

Hertford College wishes to recruit a pre- or postdoctoral historian as a tutor for its Summer School for the University of Hartford, Connecticut.

The course will be team taught with a member of faculty from the University of Hartford and will run from 7 to 30 July 1998. A fee of £875 is payable for the course together with payment for preparation.

Letters of application, together with a curriculum vitae, should be sent to the Conference Secretary, Hertford College, Catte Street, Oxford OX1 3BW (telephone: Oxford (2)79456).

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Keble College

Education Fellowships 1998

Keble College invites applications from seconded secondary schoolteachers (including teachers of 16–19 year-olds in Colleges of Further Education and equivalent institutions) for two Education Fellowships, each tenable for four weeks between 30 June and 31 July 1998. Further particulars may be obtained from Mrs P. Long, Warden's Secretary, Keble College, Oxford OX1 3PG. The closing date is Friday, 20 February.

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

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Linacre College

Junior Research Fellowships

Linacre College proposes to make elections to not more than three Junior Research Fellowships tenable for one year in the first instance from 1 October 1998 and renewable for a second year.

These fellowships will be of a value of £250 per year, together with dining rights in college. The fellowships are open to men and women graduates of any university; there is no restriction of subject, but candidates should be intending to engage in research at postdoctoral level.

Applicants will normally be expected to have submitted for a higher research degree before taking up a Junior Research Fellowship, and to be assured of adequate funding for the duration of a Junior Research Fellowship.

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EPA Cephalosporin Junior Research Fellowships

Linacre College proposes to make elections to not more than three EPA Cephalosporin Junior Research Fellowships tenable for one year in the first instance from 1 October 1998 and renewable for a second year. These fellowships will be of a value of £250 per year, together with dining rights in college. The fellowships are open to men and women graduates of any university, but candidates should be intending to engage in research at postdoctoral level in the fields of the medical, biological, or chemical sciences.

Applicants will normally be expected to have submitted for a higher research degree before taking up a Junior Research Fellowship, and to be assured of adequate funding for the duration of a Junior Research Fellowship.

Application for any of the Junior Research Fellowships detailed above, on a form available from the College Secretary, should be made to the Principal, Linacre College, Oxford OX1 3JA, giving details of the applicant's academic record and proposed course of research. Two referees should be asked to write directly to the Principal by the closing for applications, 31 January.

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Lincoln College

Appointment of College Accountant

Lincoln College seeks a CCAB qualified accountant to run its busy finance department. Candidates should be computer literate. The software packages currently in use are Platinum, Excel, and Word. Strong interpersonal skills and administrative ability are also essential.

Salary within range £25,552–£30,318, plus USS pension scheme and other benefits.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae and details of two referees, addressed to the Bursar, Lincoln College, Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DR, should be received no later than Friday, 30 January.

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Merton College

Senior Scholarships 1998

Merton College proposes, if candidates of sufficient merit present themselves, to elect in 1998 up to four Senior Scholars. The scholarship covers fees, accommodation and meals, and a contribution towards maintenance (currently £6,998 per annum). These awards are open to both men and women. Candidates should have completed their first degree between 1 May 1995 and 1 October 1998 and should have spent no more than two years in postgraduate study or research. Those who are uncertain whether they qualify are invited to write to the Secretary of the Harmsworth Trust, Merton College, Oxford OX1 4JD, giving a full curriculum vitae. Undergraduates in their final year may apply. Details of, and method of applying for, these awards may be obtained by writing to the Assistant Tutorial Secretary, Merton College, Oxford OX1 4JD. Alternatively, you may fax the Assistant Tutorial Secretary on Oxford (2)86500 (international: ++ 44 1865 286500). Closing date for applications is 1 April.

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Appointment of Graduate Trainee Librarian

Applications are invited from persons with, or expecting to gain, a good honours degree (upper-second class or higher) and who intend to follow a postgraduate course in librarianship or informaiton science. The post is tenable for one year from September 1998. The appointee will be given experience in all major aspects of the Library's operations. Current salary: £9,117 per annum. Further particulars of the post are available from Dr A.S. Bendall, Fellow Librarian, Merton College, Oxford OX1 4JD (fax: Oxford (2)76361), to whom candidates should send their applications accompanied by a full curriculum vitae. The closing date is Friday, 6 February, and applicants should also ask two referees to send references to arrive by that date.

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Merton College and St Peter's College

Schoolteacher Studentships 1998–9

If suitable candidates present themselves the two colleges above intend to elect four Schoolteacher Students between them for the academic year 1998–9 for the purpose of advanced study. The studentships are tenable for one term, and the electing college will provide for board and lodging but will pay no stipend. In not more than one term Merton would be willing to make funds available towards the stipend of a teacher in a state school which is unable itself to fund a term's leave.

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Schoolteacher Study Visits

Merton College proposes also to accommodate up to six school teachers for three weeks in July 1998 for the purpose of advanced study.

Candidates should be primarily engaged in sixth-form teaching, or housemasters/mistresses, or heads. Consideration will also be given to applications from candidates from other institutions that prepare students for their A-level examinations. Further information, and application forms for both colleges, may be obtained from the Tutorial Secretary, Merton College, Oxford OX1 4JD. Candidates should specify whether they wish to be considered for a studentship, or a Study Visit, or for both. The closing date for completed applications is Friday, 20 February.

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Oriel College

Appointment of Librarian

Oriel College invites applications for the post of Librarian, to take up office from 1 May 1998. The position is full-time and the salary is in the range of £15,159 to £18,494. Applications, including a full curriculum vitae (five copies), together with the names of three referees, should be sent not later than 29 January to the College Secretary, Oriel College, Oxford OX1 4EW, from whom further particulars may be obtained. Oriel College is an equal opportunities employer.

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St Hilda's College

Schoolmistress Fellowships

St Hilda's College invites applications for two Schoolmistress Fellowships, one tenable in Hilary (Spring) Term 1999 and one in Trinity (Summer) Term 1999. The college statutes, made under the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Act, 1923, provide that all fellows must be women. Candidates for a fellowship must be practising teachers engaged in sixth-form work in either schools or colleges. Further particulars should be obtained from the College Office, St Hilda's College, Oxford OX4 1DY (telephone: Oxford (2)76815). The closing date for applications is Monday, 9 February.

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Junior Research Fellowships

Applications are invited from women graduates for two Junior Research Fellowships, to be held at St Hilda's College from 1 October 1998. The college statutes, made under the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Act, 1923, provide that all fellows of the college must be women.

The Julia Mann Junior Research Fellowship is available for studies in Philosophy or History. The Randall-MacIver Junior Research Fellowship is available for studies in the Fine Art, Music, or Literature of any nation in any period.

Further particulars and a cover sheet for applications should be obtained from the College Office, St Hilda's College, Oxford OX4 1DY (telephone: Oxford (2)76815, fax: (2)76816, e-mail: college.office@st-hildas.ox.ac.uk). Applicants are asked to state clearly for which fellowship they are applying. The closing date for applications is Friday, 13 February.

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Temporary Lecturership in Philosophy

St Hilda's College proposes to appoint a Stidpendiary Lecturer in Philosophy for Trinity and Michaelmas Terms 1998 and Hilary Term 1999. The person appointed will be expected to give twelve hours of teaching per week, mainly in tutorials, throughout each of the three eight-week terms. The post is open to both men and women.

Further particulars should be obtained from the College Office, St Hilda's College, Oxford OX4 1DY (telephone: Oxford (2)76815, fax: (2)76816, e-mail: college. office@st-hildas.oxford.ac.uk). The closing date is Friday, 6 February.

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St Hugh's College

Appointment of On-line Cataloguer

Applications are invited for a fixed-term appointment of nine months, to start as soon as possible.

The successful candidate will be required to assist with the completion of retrospective conversion of the college's holdings, ready to introduce a computerised issue system for the beginning of the new academic year. This will involve covering the full range of subjects offered as undergraduate courses. Familiarity with AACR2 MARC is essential and experience of the OLIS system would be an advantage.

The post will be on the clerical and library staff grade 3 scale (salary £10,881–£12,243). Applications with a curriculum vitae giving details of relevant experience and the names of two referees should be sent to Miss Deborah Quare, Librarian, St Hugh's College, Oxford OX2 6LE, to arrive no later than 2 February. Further information is available from the Librarian (telephone: Oxford (2)74938, fax: (2)74912, e-mail: deborah. quare@st-hughs.ox.ac.uk).

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St John's College

Visiting Senior Research Fellowship 1999–2000

The President and Fellows of St John's College invite applications for a Visiting Senior Research Fellowship for the academic year 1999–2000, or part thereof. The fellowship is intended to offer a scholar of outstanding distinction, from abroad or the United Kingdom, an opportunity to pursue his or her own study or research as a member of the college. The fellow will be expected to reside in Oxford during term, and accommodation (free of charge) for a married or unmarried fellow will be available. The fellow will have the right to lunch and dine in college, also free of charge. There is no stipend attached to the fellowship.

Applications, in the form of a letter, should include a full curriculum vitae, the names of three referees, and a statement of the research or other work proposed during the fellowship. Applications should be received by the Academic Administrator, St John's College, Oxford OX1 3JP, not later than 27 February. St John's College exists to support excellence in education and research, and is committed to equal opportunities.

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St Peter's College

Bodossaki Graduate Scholarship in Science

Applications are invited for a Graduate Scholarship established by the Bodossaki Foundation in any field of Sci-ence, including Mathematics, Engineering, and Medicine (especially Immunology and Oncology).

The scholarship, which is open to Greek citizens who will be under the age of thirty on taking up the award, is tenable for a period of not more than three years from 1 October 1998. The emoluments, totalling up to £10,500 per annum, cover university and college fees and a grant for maintenance. The successful applicant will be required to read for a higher degree of the University of Oxford.

Applicants, who should have obtained a first-class degree of a British university or an equivalent Greek or other overseas qualification, should write to the Master, enclosing a curriculum vitae and outline of the research proposed, together with the names of three referees.

Referees should be asked to send references direct to the Master, St Peter's College, Oxford OX1 2DL. Applications and references should arrive by 31 January. Interviews are likely to be held in Oxford on 9 March.

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Somerville College

Graduate Scholarships

Somerville College proposes to award up to two Graduate Scholarships to graduates of any university who intend to work, or are already working, for a higher degree at Oxford. The awards are tenable for two years from 1 October 1998, with a possibility of renewal for a third, and are unrestricted as to subject.

The value of each scholarship will be £1,500 per annum. At least for the first year, scholars will be offered a room at the standard rate in the Margery Fry and Elizabeth Nuffield Graduate House, which is within the college curtilage, and will also be entitled to dine free of charge once a week at high table during full term.

Application forms and further particulars for these Scholarships are available from the College Secretary, Somerville College, Oxford OX2 6HD. The closing date for applications is 2 March, and candidates should ask two referees to write directly to the College Secretary by that date.

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Ruth Adler Scholarship

Thanks to the generosity of the family of the late Ruth Adler (Somerville 1963–6) Somerville College proposes to award a Ruth Adler Scholarship for one year (in the first instance) from 1 October 1998. It is tenable only at Somerville College by a man or woman who is or will be reading for a graduate degree in the fields of philosophy, law, or subjects related to social work. Applications should be made by 2 March to the College Secretary, Somerville College, Oxford OX2 6HD, from whom further information is available.

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Oxford Bursary for American Graduates

Somerville College offers the Janet Watson Bursary (maximum of £3,500 per annum for two years only) to a US graduate wishing to read for a further degree at Oxford as a member of the college. The bursary is designed to provide marginal aid (approximately one-quarter of annual total costs for fees) to a candidate able to meet most of the fees from other sources. The closing date for applications is 2 March. Application form and further particulars are available from the College Secretary, Somerville College, Oxford OX2 6HD.

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Wadham College

Six-hour Lecturership in Physical Chemistry

Applications are invited for a Scale B Lecturership in Physical Chemistry, to run for three terms from 1 October 1998, at a stipend of £4,548. The successful candidate will be expected to provide tutorials in physical chemistry. Applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae to the Senior Tutor, Wadham College, Oxford OX1 3PN, before 4 February, and ask two referees to write to the Senior Tutor by that date. Brief further particulars may be obtained from Dr Jane Glover, Academic Administrator (telephone: Oxford (2)77946).

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