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OBITUARIES

Christ Church

DAVID AUSTIN LAMPARD, DFC, 23 March 1997; commoner 1941–2.

PETER NOEL RAY, MA, M.SC., MICE, 20 September 1998; commoner 1942–4.

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MEMORIAL SERVICES

Magdalen College

A Memorial Service for COLIN GRAHAM HARDIE, formerly Fellow, Tutor, Vice-President, and Emeritus Fellow, will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, 30 January, in the the college chapel. Tea will be served in hall after the service.

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Queen's College

A Memorial Service for WILLIAM MOIR CALDER, MA, Fellow 1950–81, Emeritus Fellow 1981–98, will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, 12 December, in the college chapel. Tea will be served in hall after the service.

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ELECTIONS

Linacre College

To Domus Studentships (from 1 October 1998):

ALISON BROWN

ANNE HENKE

MANSUN LAW

R. JULIAN STARR

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To Thomas Linacre Studentships (for 1998–9):

THOMAS L. EVANS

JULIE STONEBRIDGE

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Merton College

To a Kolkhorst Exhibition:

MISS R.M. COPE

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New College

To Scholarships:

KATHERINE ASHALL, formerly of Birkenhead High School

RICHARD ASHDOWNE, formerly of the Judd School

NICHOLAS ATKINS, formerly of Sandringham School

CATHERINE BENYON-TINKER, formerly of Purcell's, Westminster

KATE BOWE, formerly of Loughborough High School

EDWARD BAKER, formerly of Brighton College

MICHAEL BLAIKLEY, formerly of Uppingham School

ANDREA COLEMAN, formerly of Gumley House Convent School

GULLIVER CRAGG, formerly of Aceland Burghley School

JONATHAN DAVIES, formerly of Magdalen College School

EUGENIA FERENDUROS, formerly of Westminster School

SUGURU FURUTA, formerly of Fettes College

ALEXANDRA GAJDA, formerly of Manchester High School

MATTHEW GENTLEMAN, formerly of Merchant Taylors' School

PATRICK HAMILTON, formerly of Ashton Sixth-form College

CATHERINE HULL, formerly of Haberdashers' Aske's School

IAN HUNTER, formerly of Whitgift School

PAUL MCCLARTY, formerly of Aylesbury Grammar School

DANIELLE MOON, formerly of Cockshut Hill School

JOHN MOZLEY, formerly of Truro School

EDWARD O'MALLEY, formerly of Ampleforth College

LIAM O'SULLIVAN, formerly of St Olave's Grammar School

CLAIRE PATRICK, formerly of Methodist College

THOMAS PORTER, formerly of Bell Baxter High School

ROHIT PRABHU, formerly of Dame Allan's School

DAVID ROBINSON, formerly of Eton College

CHI-YANG SIN, formerly of Raffles Junior College, Singapore

ANDREW SKIDMORE, formerly of King Edward VI School

ASAHI TAKANO, formerly of Harrow School

CHARLES TAYLOR, formerly of Manchester Grammar School

IMOGEN TAYLOR, formerly of James Allan's Girls' School

ADAM THIRLWELL, formerly of Haberdashers' Aske's School

GREGORY THOMAS, formerly of Leys School

MARIE VON GLINSKI, formerly of St Adelheid, Bonn

JAMES WOOTTON, formerly of Eton College

NICHOLAS YARKER, formerly of Clifton College

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To Exhibitions:

STEPHEN AXCELL, formerly of Bridgwater County School

GLYN BAXTER, formerly of St John Payne School

ROBERT DALLING, formerly of Wellington College

JASON GROVE, formerly of Allhallows College

JOSHUA MAWDSLEY, formerly of Gosforth High School

VICTORIA MOUL, formerly of Westminster School

EMILY PILLINGER, formerly of North London Collegiate School

SIMON PILSBURY, formerly of King's School

JONATHAN POLLARD, formerly of Collingwood School

SINEAD WILLIS, formerly of St Bernard's Convent

KATHERINE YEUNG, formerly of King's School

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Somerville College

To a Coombs Exhibition in PPP:

CAROLINE SARAH LOAT, formerly of Withington Girls' School, Manchester

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PRIZES

Somerville College

College Prize in Fine Art:

DOUGLAS JOHN HOWARD WHITE

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Sarah Smithson Prizes in Modern Languages:

HELEN LOUISE BAILEY

CATHERINE ELIZABETH HUNTER

CORINNA LIDDLE

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NOTICES

BALLIOL COLLEGE

Visiting Research Fellowships 1999–2000

Balliol College invites applications for up to three Visiting Research Fellowships for the academic year 1999–2000, or part thereof, for a duration of at least one term. These fellowships are intended to offer scholars of outstanding distinction or promise from outside the United Kingdom an opportunity to pursue their own research as a member of the college. Fellows will normally be expected to reside in Oxford during terms. They will be entitled to full membership of the senior common room and to take meals in college without charge. There is no stipend attached to these fellowships. Preference will be given to candidates whose work is close to the academic interests of one or more fellows of the college.

Applications, in the form of a letter, should include a statement of proposed research during the fellowship; a full curriculum vitae; and the names and addresses of two academic references. It is the responsibility of applicants to ensure that their references are sent directly to the college by the closing date.

Applications should be sent to the Senior Tutor, Balliol College, Oxford OX1 3BJ, and should reach the college by 22 January 1999. The college hopes to complete the elections by mid-March 1999.

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Jowett Senior Scholarships

Balliol College proposes to elect two Jowett Senior Scholars. The scholarships, which will be awarded solely on the basis of academic merit, are open to graduates currently working in Oxford who are reading, or intend to read, for a D.Phil. It is expected that applicants will normally be in at least their first year and not later than their second year of graduate work. The scholarships are tenable in any subject for which the college admits students.

The scholarships will be awarded for a maximum of two years. Scholars will take up their award on 1 October 1999. The value of the scholarships is £1,550 a year. In addition, scholars will receive free meals, and they will be entitled to dine twice a week at high table. The scholars will be entitled to accommodation (for which they will be charged) until they have completed their university residence requirements. This accommodation will be in the Graduate Centre at Holywell Manor.

There will also be Jowett Exhibitions, up to the value of £1,000 each for candidates who are runners-up for the Jowett Senior Scholarships. These will be restricted to members of Balliol College. The exhibitions are tenable for one year only. Application forms may be obtained from the Senior Tutor's Secretary, Balliol College, Oxford OX1 3BJ; they should be returned by Friday, 22 January 1999. There is no separate application form required for the exhibitions. The college hopes to interview short-listed applicants during the week commencing 22 February 1999 (sixth week).

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

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LINACRE COLLEGE

Graduate Scholarships

Linacre College proposes to elect to two Graduate Scholarships, of a value of £2,000 per annum, tenable for one year from 1 October 1999, with the possibility of renewal for a second year.

The scholarships are open to suitably qualified students reading or intending to read for a research degree in the arts and humanities. At the time of taking up the scholarships, scholars must have been admitted as postgraduate students by a relevant faculty of the University, and must be, or become, members of Linacre College.

Application forms may be obtained from the College Secretary, Linacre College, Oxford OX1 3JA. Closing date for applications: 31 January.

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PEMBROKE COLLEGE

BTP Research Fellowship in Polymer Science

Pembroke College invites applications for the BTP Research Fellowship in Polymer Science (widely interpreted). The fellowship is non-stipendiary but carries certain allowances which are intended to supplement an existing stipend including a personal allowance of approximately £2,500. The fellow will be expected to carry out research in Polymer Science, and will be encouraged to apply to the college for annual grants which, at the college's discretion, may be up to £3,000 for research costs. The fellowship is available from a date to be agreed for one year.

Applications (six copies) should reach the Senior Tutor, Pembroke College, Oxford OX1 1DW, from whom further particulars are available, by Friday, 11 December. Candidates should also ask three referees to write directly to the Senior Tutor by that date. Applicants must ensure that their Head of Department is willing to provide space.

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ST HILDA'S COLLEGE

Visiting Fellowships for Women Teachers

St Hilda's College invites applications for two Visiting Fellowships, one tenable in Hilary (Spring) Term 2000 and one in Trinity (Summer) Term 2000. 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 Academic Office, St Hilda's College, Oxford OX4 1DY (telephone: Oxford (2)76815). The closing date for applications is Monday, 8 February.

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ST HUGH'S COLLEGE

Appointment of Clerical/Secretarial Assistant

A Clerical/Secretarial Assistant with good typing skills is required to assist the College Secretary with academic administration, including admissions. Experience of word-processing would be an advantage but training can be given if necessary. Salary within the range £9,463– £11,294, according to experience. Free lunches and four weeks' annual leave, plus public holidays. Appointment to start as soon as possible.

Application forms and further particulars of the post may be obtained from the Secretary to the Senior Bursar, St Hugh's College, Oxford OX2 6LE (telephone: Oxford (2)74914). Closing date for receipt of completed forms: Monday, 14 December.

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ST JOHN'S COLLEGE

North Senior Scholarships 1999

Beeston Scholarship 1999

St John's College proposes to elect from October 1999 one Beeston Scholar and two North Senior Scholars, each of whom will be required to work for a higher degree of the University under a supervisor appointed by a faculty board. Candidates will normally have completed a first degree, be aged twenty-five or under at the starting date, and be in receipt of United Kingdom graduate awards, or their equivalent, covering the academic year 1999–2000. Both scholarships are open to candidates in all subjects, but special encouragement is given, in the case of the Beeston Scholarship, to applications in the field of Middle Eastern Studies.

The value of the scholarships will be equal to the rate for awards from government agencies, plus academic fees, less the value of any award held. The scholars may, with permission, undertake a limited amount of teaching. Unmarried scholars will be offered accommodation, supplied by the college free of charge.

A housing allowance is available for married scholars. Scholars have the right to dine at high table once a week in Full Term.

The scholarships are normally tenable for two years. Application forms, available from the Academic Administrator, St John's College, Oxford OX1 3JP (telephone: Oxford (2)77318, fax: (2)77435), should be returned as soon as possible, and not later than 22 January.

Appointment of College Access Officer

St John's College intends to appoint an Access Officer, to work for three days per week, for three years in the first instance, under the supervision of the Tutor for Admissions. He or she will be expected to develop current, and begin new, activities to widen access to the college and to the University generally, often in association with undergraduates and/or the Oxford Colleges Admissions Office, as well as attend to day-to-day enquiries about admission to the college. Applications are encouraged from persons with a good honours degree, who have experience of teaching and/or advising sixth-form students, and of the advisory services available to sixth-form students.

The appointment will be on the academic-related administrative scale, grade 1, with a starting salary of £18,275 pro rata. Further details can be obtained from the College Office, St John's College, Oxford OX1 3JP (telephone: Oxford (2)77318, fax: (2)77435). Applications should reach the Academic Administrator at the above address no later than 23 December.

St John's College is committed to equal opportunities.

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