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CONGREGATION 13 November

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 resolutions carried and the Vice-Chancellor's Oration presented without a meeting under the provisions of Tit. II, Sect. iii, cl. 11 (Statutes, 2000, p. 7).

1 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 part of the Higher Studies Fund earmarked for Social Studies the sum of £1m towards the cost of the library element of the further St Cross building development for Social Studies.

(2) That the University be authorised to expend from the unearmarked part of the Higher Studies Fund the sum of £100K as a contribution to the research-related initiatives to be carried out within the framework of the Oxford–Princeton collaboration.

(3) That the University be authorised to expend from the unearmarked part of the Higher Studies Fund a sum of up to £200K towards the cost of refurbishment of space for the incoming Rhodes Professor of Therapeutic Sciences and Clinical Pharmacology.

(4) That the University be authorised to expend from the unearmarked part of the Higher Studies Fund the sum of £38K as a contribution towards the cost of establishing a Centre for Experimental Photonics within the Department of Physics.

(5) That the University be authorised to expend from the unearmarked part of the Higher Studies Fund the sum of £36K towards the cost of academic support for the Phillip Wetton Professor of Astrophysics.


2 Presentation of Vice-Chancellor's Oration

The Oration delivered by Mr Vice-Chancellor on 2 October will be presented.

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