Colleges, Halls, and Societies

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OBITUARIES

Linacre College

DARRELL ADDISON POSEY, MA (BS, MA Louisana, PH.D. Georgia), 5 March 2001; Adjunct Fellow since 1995. Aged 53.

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St Anne's College

MISS HONOR BALFOUR; Member of the Society of Oxford Home Students 1931–4. Aged 88.

MRS JENNIFER HINTON (née Dawson); member of the St Anne's Society 1949–52. Aged 71.

MRS OLIVE RENIER (née Corthorn); Member of the Society of Oxford Home Students 1931–4. Aged 87.

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St Edmund Hall

PROFESSOR JOHN WYRILL CHRISTIAN, MA, D.PHIL., FRS, 27 February 2001; Fellow 1963–93, Emeritus Fellow 1993–2001; Lecturer in Metallurgy, 1955–8, George Kelley Reader in Metallurgy 1958–67, Professor of Physical Metallurgy 1967–88. Aged 74.

DR HUBERT NEWMAN SAVORY, MA, D.PHIL., February 2001; Senior Exhibitioner 1930–8. Aged 89.

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St Hugh's College

MRS MARY PROUDFOOT (née Macdonald), 4 February 2001; commoner (Modern History 1930). Aged 89.

MRS MARIE LEONORA SHERWIN-WHITE (née Downes), January 2001; commoner (Classics 1930). Aged 89.

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ELECTIONS OF PROCTORS

Merton College

The college has elected as Proctor for the Proctorial year 2002–3 T.P. SOFTLEY, MA, (PH.D. Southampton), Fellow of the college.


Somerville College

The college has elected as Proctor for the Proctorial year 2002–3 E.A. CHAPMAN, MA (BA Durham, MA CNAA), FLA, Fellow of the college.


ELECTION OF ASSESSOR

Linacre College

The college has elected as Assessor for the Proctorial year 2002–3 S.R. PARKINSON, MA (MA, PH.D. Cambridge), Fellow of the college.

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ELECTIONS

Merton College

To Junior Research Fellowships in Physics (with effect from 1 October 2001):

CARL EWAN DOLBY (B.SC., Certificate of Advanced Study in Mathematics, Otago), Trinity College, Cambridge

JACOB ANDREW DUNNINGHAM (B.SC., M.SC. Auckland), St John's College

To a Junior Research Fellowship in Oriental Studies (with effect from 1 October 2001):

PETER ERNST PORMANN (MA Leiden), M.PHIL., University of Newcastle

To a Junior Research Fellowship in Ancient Philosophy (with effect from 1 October 2001):

TOBIAS REINHARDT (Staatsexamen, Frankfurt), D.PHIL., Corpus Christi College

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Pembroke College

To Honorary Fellowships:

ROD EDDINGTON, D.PHIL. (BE, M.ENG.SCI. Western Australia)

PROFESSOR RICHARD HENRY SABOT, MA, D.PHIL. (BA Pennsylvania)

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Trinity College

To an Official Fellowship in Medicine (with effect from 31 March 2001):

KEITH JAMES BUCKLER (B.SC. London, PH.D. Newcastle), MRC Senior Research Fellow, University Laboratory of Physiology

To an Emeritus Fellowship:

JOHN MICHAEL POYNTZ, MA, Domestic Bursar 1987–2001

To a Junior Research Fellowship in the Biomedical Sciences (with effect from 1 October 2001):

GEMMA ALEXANDRA FIGTREE (B.SC., BM, CH.B. Sydney)

To a Woodroffe Exhibition in Theology:

MARK NORMAN

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NOTICE

St Peter's College

Leonard Theberge Essay Prize

`The Age of Johnson'

St Peter's College offers an annual prize of US$500, which has been endowed in honour of the late Mr Leonard J. Theberge of Washington, DC, an old member of the college, by his friends and family.

The prize is open to all undergraduate members of the University and to graduate members within their first two years from graduation, or within their first two years of full-time graduate study at the University. It will be awarded for the best essay submitted on a topic connected with `The Age of Samuel Johnson': this includes any aspect of British civilisation in the eighteenth century: artistic, cultural, economic, intellectual, literary, musical, philosophical, political, religious, scientific, etc. Essays must be typed with footnotes at the bottom of the page; they must not exceed 10,000 words in length including references and bibliography.

Entries should be submitted anonymously, but accompanied by a sealed envelope containing the author's identity and a certificate of the candidate's undergraduate or graduate status from his or her society. Entries must reach the College Secretary, St Peter's College, Oxford OX1 2DL, clearly marked `Theberge Prize', by Monday, 8 October. The judges, who are appointed by the college, reserve the right to make no award or a lesser one if no entry of sufficient merit is submitted.

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