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CONGREGATION 23 FEBRUARY

Notice

The meeting of Congregation is cancelled. The sole business comprises questions to which no opposition has been notified and in respect of which no request for an adjournment has been received, and Mr Vice-Chancellor will accordingly declare the statute approved, the preamble adopted, and the Annual Report presented without a meeting under the provisions of Tit. II, Sect. iii, cl. 11 (Statutes, 1997, p. 8).

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CONGREGATION 9 March 2 p.m.

¶ Members of Congregation are reminded that written notice of any opposition to the preamble of the following statute, signed by at least two members of Congregation, must be given to the Registrar by noon on Monday, 1 March (see the Guide to Procedures in Congregation cited in the note at the end of `University Agenda').

Promulgation of Statute

Statute: Establishment of Professorship of Molecular Medicine

Explanatory note

Council and the General Board have accepted the case made by the Clinical Medicine Board for the establishment of a Professorship of Molecular Medicine. The following statute, and the decree to be made by Council if the statute is approved, establish the new chair accordingly.

WHEREAS it is expedient to establish a Professorship of Molecular Medicine, THE UNIVERSITY ENACTS AS FOLLOWS.

In Tit. XIV, Sect. II, cl. 1 (Statutes, 1997, p. 110), after `Nuffield Professorship of Clinical Medicine' insert:

`Professorship of Molecular Medicine'.

Decree to be made by Council if the Statute is approved

1 In Ch. II, Sect. VI, § 1, SCHEDULE, concerning official members of faculty boards (Statutes, 1997, p. 244), under Clinical Medicine, after `Medicine, Clinical, Nuffield' insert:

`Medicine, Molecular'.

2 In Ch. VII, Sect. I, § 5. B, SCHEDULE C, concerning professorships (p. 394), after `Nuffield Professor of Clinical Medicine' insert:

`Professor of Molecular Medicine'.

3 Ibid., Sect. III, concerning particular professorships (p. 477, as renumbered by Decree (1) of 27 November 1997, Gazette, Vol. 128, p. 434), insert new § 209 as follows and renumber existing §§ 209--15 (pp. 477--80, as renumbered by the same decree and by Decree (1) of 14 January 1999, Gazette, Vol. 129, p. 580) as §§ 210--16:

`§ 209. Professorship of Molecular Medicine

1. The Professor of Molecular Medicine shall lecture and give instruction in Molecular Medicine.

2. The professor shall be elected by an electoral board consisting of:

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the head of the college specified in (2) of this clause is Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the head of the college to which the professorship shall be for the time being allocated by Council under any decree in that behalf, or, if the head is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of the college;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college specified in (2) of this clause;

(4), (5) two persons appointed by Council, of whom one shall be appointed in agreement with the Medical Research Council;

(6), (7) two persons appointed by the General Board, of whom one shall be appointed in agreement with the Imperial Cancer Research Fund;

(8)--(10) three persons appointed by the Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine;

(11) a person holding a clinical appointment appointed by the Oxfordshire Health Authority.

At least three members of the board, of whom one shall be a professor, shall hold clinical appointments.

3. The professor shall be subject to the General Provisions of the decree concerning the duties of professors and to those Particular Provisions of the same decree which are applicable to this chair.'

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