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COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY

Register of Congregation

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

Fisher, S.D., BA, D.Phil., Nuffield
Lowe, A.V., MA, All Souls
McKendrick, E.G., MA, Lady Margaret Hall
McVean, G.A.T., BA, Linacre
Pickwoad, N.W.M., MA, D.Phil., Worcester
Radley-Gardner, O., BA, Somerville
Ramble, C.A.E., Wolfson
Sullivan, A., BA, Nuffield
Williamson, T., MA, D.Phil., New College
Wilson, P.J., D.Phil., New College

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CONGREGATION 10 October

1 Declaration of approval of unopposed Statutes promulgated on 4 July

No notice of opposition having been given, Mr Vice-Chancellor declared the Statutes (1) abolishing the Anthropology and Geography Board and the Social Studies Board and (2) concerning the Heath Harrison and Marjory Wardrop Funds approved.

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2 Promulgation of Statutes

Forms of Statutes were promulgated. No notice of opposition having been given, Mr Vice-Chancellor declared the preambles carried of the proposed Statutes (1) concerning the membership of Convocation, (2) concerning the Burtt Davy Research Scholarship, (3) removing anomalies, (4) establishing a Professorship of Bioinformatics, and (5) establishing a KPMG Professorship of Taxation Law.

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

(1) That the University be authorised to expend from the uncommitted balance in the unearmarked part of the Higher Studies Fund the sum of £1.15m towards the cost of start-up funding for new professorial appointments.

(2) That the University be authorised to expend from the uncommitted balance in the unearmarked part of the Higher Studies Fund the sum of £150K to be used as matching funding for applications under the Joint Research Equipment Initiative.

(3) That the University be authorised to expend from the uncommitted balance in the unearmarked part of the Higher Studies Fund a sum of the order of £33K towards the cost of a postdoctoral post for three years as support for the invitee to the Professorship of French Literature.

(4) That the University be authorised to expend from the uncommitted balance in that part of the Higher Studies Fund which is earmarked for Social Studies the sum of £130K towards the cost of support for incoming professors in Social Studies.

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