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1 Honorary Degrees

The following degrees, honoris causa, approved by Resolution of Congregation, were conferred:

Doctor of Civil Law

SIR MARTIN WOOD, KT, OBE, FRS (MA Cambridge), Honorary Fellow of Wolfson College, Honorary Student of Christ Church, founder and Honorary President, Oxford Instruments, and founder of the Oxford Trust

THE RT HON THE LORD WOOLF (LL.B. London), Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales

Doctor of Letters

PROFESSOR JOESPH STIGLITZ (BA Amherst, PH.D. MIT), Professor of Economics and Finance, Columbia University Graduate School of Business

PROFESSOR DAME MARILYN STRATHERN, DBE, FBA (MA, PH.D. Cambridge), Mistress of Girton College, Cambridge and William Wyse Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge

Doctor of Science

PROFESSOR SUZANNE CORY, FRS (B.SC., M.SC. Melbourne, PH.D. Cambridge), Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, Director of, and Professor of Medical Biology at, the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne

PROFESSOR SIR ALEC JEFFREYS, MA, D.PHIL, FRS, Honorary Fellow of Merton College, Royal Society Wolfson Research Professor, University of Leicester

PROFESSOR AHMED H. ZEWAIL (B.SC., MS Alexandria, PH.D. Pennsylvania), Linus Pauling Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics, California Institute of Technology

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2 Encaenia

THE PUBLIC ORATOR delivered the Oration `in Commemoration of the Benefactors of the University according to the intention of the Right Honourable Nathaniel, Lord Crewe, Bishop of Durham'.

¶ The texts of the speeches made by the Public Orator in presenting the recipients of Honorary Degrees, and of the Creweian Oration, are published in Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4702.

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1 Dates of Extended Term 2004–6: MBA candidates


The dates of extended term for MBA candidates will in the Long Vacation 2005 be Monday, 5 September, to Friday, 16 September (not Monday, 12 September, to Friday, 23 September, as stated in Gazette, 4 March 2004, pp. 676–7), and in the Long Vacation 2006 be Monday, 4 September, to Friday, 15 September (not Monday, 11 September, to Friday, 22 September, as stated in Gazette, ibid.). These periods shall be known as `Long Vacation (September Session)'.

2 Register of Congregation

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

Chakrabarti, P., Faculty of Modern History

Colaresi, M.P,, Nuffield

Gordon, H., Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Goustas, P.C., Department of Clinical Pharmacology

Martinez-Espada, R, Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

Mortimer, F.R., MA, St Hugh's

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For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 9 July 2004, see `Examinations and Boards' below.

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