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CONGREGATION 18 October

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 18 October.

Text of Special Resolution

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

EDWARD CHARLES HOLMES, New College

BRONWEN MARGOT MORGAN, MA status, St Hilda's College

PAUL MULDOON, Hertford 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. V, cl. 1 (Statutes, 1997, p. 367) has been accorded to the following persons who are qualified for membership of Congregation:

SARAH KATHRYN BROOM, D.PHIL., Somerville College

MURRAY JOHN CARDWELL, D.PHIL., Linacre College

DIANE GABRIELLE DE KERCKHOVE, New College

ALUN CHRISTOPHER GARNER, Worcester College

MARIA KAIKA, Linacre College

ROBERT LOCKHART, Kellogg College

VOLKER NOCKE, Nuffield College

BARTLEY DAVID SHEEHAN, Department of Psychiatry

STEVEN REECE, d.phil., Corpus Christi College

CECILIA TRIFOGLI, All Souls College

NICOLE ZITZMANN, Linacre College

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2 Register of Congregation

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

Broom, S.K., MA status, D.Phil., Somerville
Cardwell, M.J., MA status, D.Phil., Linacre
de Kerckhove, D.G., MA status, New College
Garner, A.C., MA status, Worcester
Kaika, M., MA status, Linacre
Lockhart, R., MA status, Kellogg
Muldoon, P.B., MA, Hertford
Nocke, V., MA status, Nuffield
Reece, S., MA status, D.Phil., Corpus Christi
Sheehan, B.D., MA status, Department of Psychiatry
Trifogli, C., MA status, All Souls
Zitzmann, N., MA status, Linacre

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CONGREGATION 19 October

Declaration of approval of Special Resolutions authorising expenditure from the Higher Studies Fund

(1) That the Curators of the University Chest be authorised to expend from the unearmarked part of the Higher Studies Fund a sum of £52K as a contribution towards the cost of a postdoctoral research assistant over five years, and a sum of up to £62K to cover the cost of three research studentships for two years, both grants being in support of the incoming Professor of Clinical Neurology.

(2) That the Curators of the University Chest be authorised to expend from the unearmarked part of the Higher Studies Fund such sum, initially estimated at £136K, as is needed to cover the cost of bridging a University Lecturership in Physics for four years, and a sum, initially estimated at £75K, as a contribution towards the costs of postdoctoral support over five years, both grants being in support of the incoming Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics.

(3) That the Curators of the University Chest be authorised to expend from the unearmarked part of the Higher Studies Fund such sum, initially estimated at £85K, as is necessary to cover the cost of a postdoctoral research assistant in support of the incoming Professor of Mathematics and its Applications.

(4) That the Curators of the University Chest be authorised to expend from that part of the Higher Studies Fund which is earmarked for Social Studies the sum of £100K over two years to enable the Bodleian Law Library to purchase new periodicals and journals.

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