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LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES BOARD

Change in Regulations

The Life and Environmental Sciences Board has made the following change in regulations, to come into effect on 1 November.

Electoral Board for the Whitley Professorship of Biochemistry

In Council Regulations 24 of 2002, Sect. III, § 24, concerning academic and other posts (Statutes, 2000, p. 400, as subsequently redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461), delete regulation 2 and substitute:

`2. The professor shall be elected by an electoral board consisting of:

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the President of Trinity College is Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the President of Trinity College, or, if the President is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the Governing Body of Trinity College;

(3) a person appointed by the Governing Body of Trinity College;

(4), (5) two persons appointed by Council;

(6) a person appointed by the Medical Sciences Board;

(7)–(9) three persons appointed by the Life and Environmental Sciences Board.

[This change, which is made with the concurrence of the Medical Sciences Board, and of Trinity as the college of association, alters the composition of the Electoral Board for the Whitley Professorship of Biochemistry to enlarge it to nine members and to take account of current governance structures.]

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CONGREGATION 15 October

1 Declaration of approval of Resolution approving expenditure from the Higher Studies Fund

That the University be authorised to expend, from the part of the Higher Studies Fund earmarked for Zoology, the sum of approximately £45K towards the cost of refurbishing laboratory space for the incoming Linacre Professor of Zoology.

2 Declaration of approval of Resolution allocating space for the Oxford Centre for the Environment

That approximately 6,000 sq.m. of floor space in the Dyson Perrins Building be allocated to the Oxford Centre for the Environment, to be created within the Life and Environmental Sciences Division, and that of this space, some 2,500 sq.m. be additional space, of which part or all may be taken back by Council without a further resolution of Congregation should funding not be raised to refurbish and operate it.

3 Declaration of approval of unopposed Statute

No notice of opposition having been given, Mr Vice-Chancellor declared the Statute amending the new University Statutes (p. 183) approved.

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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:

Bailey, A.J., St John's
Bryson, A.B., Faculty of Modern History
Clary, D.C., Faculty of Mathematical Sciences
Dickson, J., D.Phil., Somerville
Gilbert, R.J.C., Magdalen
Gleadle, K.J., University
Holland, P.W.H., MA, Merton
Jones, S.M., Merton
Letki, N., Nuffield
McCarthy, M.I., Green College
Shue, H., Merton
Walford, D.M., Mansfield

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DIVISIONAL AND FACULTY BOARDS

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 1 November, see `Examinations and Boards' below.

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