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Degree by Special Resolution

The following special resolution will be deemed to be approved at noon on 5 June, unless by that time the Registrar has received notice in writing from two or more members of Congregation under the provisions of Tit. II, Sect. vi, cl. 6 (Statutes, 1997, p. 15) that they wish the resolution to be put to a meeting of Congregation.

Text of Special Resolution

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

ANN MCPHERSON, Green College

NIKICA PETRINIC, Mansfield College

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The meeting of Congregation is cancelled. The sole business comprises a question 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 without a meeting under the provisions of Tit. II, Sect. III, cl. 11 (Statutes, 1997, p. 8).

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1 Encaenia

Mr Vice-Chancellor invites Pro-Vice-Chancellors, Heads of Houses, holders of the Oxford Degrees of Doctor of Divinity, Civil Law, Medicine, Letters, Science, and Music, the Proctors, the Assessor, the Public Orator, the Professor of Poetry, the Registrar, the outgoing President of the Oxford University Student Union, and the Presidents of the Junior and Middle Common Rooms of St Edmund Hall, Wadham College, and St Peter's College (as being the colleges of the Proctors and the Assessor) to partake of Lord Crewe's Benefaction to the University, meeting him in the Hall of Balliol College at 10.45 a.m. on Wednesday, 28 June. Thence they will go in procession to the Sheldonian Theatre, where will be spoken the Oration in Commemoration of the Benefactors of the University according to the intention of the Right Honourable Nathaniel, Lord Crewe, Bishop of Durham.

Note. Pro-Vice-Chancellors, Heads of Houses, and Doctors who propose to accept Mr Vice-Chancellor's invitation, and to be present in the Sheldonian Theatre, are requested to inform his Secretary at the University Offices, Wellington Square (telephone: (2)70243, or e-mail:, not later than Wednesday, 21 June. They are reminded that, while the academic dress of other universities may (if desired) be worn at the Encaenia Garden Party, the appropriate Oxford academic dress should always be worn at the partaking of Lord Crewe's Benefaction and at the Encaenia Ceremony.

2 Honorary Degrees

Doctor of Civil Law

HELEN BAMBER, OBE, Founder and Director of the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture

Doctor of Letters


SIR HOWARD HODGKIN, CBE, Honorary Fellow of Brasenose College, painter

THE VISCOUNT RUNCIMAN, CBE (MA Cambridge), FBA, Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, Honorary Fellow of Nuffield College, sociologist

QUENTIN ROBERT DUTHIE SKINNER (MA Cambridge), FBA, Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge, Regius Professor of Modern History, University of Cambridge

Doctor of Science

SIR AARON KLUG, OM (B.SC. Witwatersrand; M.SC. Cape Town; PH.D., SC.D. Cambridge), President of the Royal Society, Honorary Fellow of Peterhouse and Trinity College, Cambridge, formerly Director of the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge

SIR MARTIN REES (MA, PH.D., Cambridge), FRS, Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, Royal Society Research Professor, University of Cambridge, Astonomer Royal

JANET DAVISON ROWLEY (PH.D., BS, MD Chicago), Blum-Riese Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago

¶ Arrangements for admision to the Sheldonian Theatre, which will be by ticket only, are published in `Notices' below.

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