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Oxford University Gazette, 3 March 2005: University Acts

PLANNING AND RESOURCE ALLOCATION COMMITTEE

Changes in Regulations

The Planning and Resource Allocation Committee of Council has made the following changes in regulations, to come into effect on 18 March.

(a) Professor of Computing Science

In Sect III of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships (Statutes, 2000, p. 411, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461), delete existing § 52 and insert new § 52 as follows:

'§ 52. Professor of Computing Science

1. The Professor of Computing Science shall undertake research in computer science and shall lecture and give instruction in this subject.

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

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the head of the college specified in paragraph (2) below is Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the head of the college to which the professorship shall be for the time being allocated by Council under any regulation in that behalf, or if the head is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of the college;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college specified in paragraph (2) above;

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

(6)–(9) four persons appointed by the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board.

3. The professor shall be subject to the General Provisions of the regulations concerning the duties of professors and to those Particular Provisions of the same regulations which are applicable to this chair.'

[These changes, made on the recommendation of the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board, amend the membership of the electoral board for the Professorship of Computing Science following the decision of the college to relinquish this association, and the consent of Council's General Purpose Committee that they may do so.]


(b) Renaming of Imperial Cancer Research Fund Reader in Cancer Studies

In Sect. iii of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual readerships (Statutes, 2000, p. 403, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461), delete existing § 35 and insert new § 35 as follows:

'§ 35. Cancer Research UK Reader in Cancer Studies

1. The University accepts with deep gratitude the endowment provided by Cancer Research UK for the establishment of a Cancer Research UK Readership in Cancer Studies and for the provision of supporting expenditure for the readership. 2.The reader shall be elected by an electoral board consisting of

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the head of the college specified in paragraph (2) below is Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the head of the college to which the professorship shall be for the time being allocated by Council under any regulation in that behalf, or, if the head is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of the college;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college specified in paragraph (2) above;

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

(6)–(9) four persons appointed by the Medical Sciences Board.

3. The reader shall engage in advanced study or research in epidemiology of cancer or such other field of cancer studies as the Medical Sciences Board, after consultation with the Council of Cancer Research UK, shall determine, under the direction of a professor to be designated from time to time by the Medical Sciences Board. The reader shall give or hold such number of lectures or classes as the Medical Sciences Board shall determine.

4. Such part of the endowment as Council shall determine is not required to meet the costs of the readership shall be applied to the provision of supporting expenditure for the reader in such manner as Council, after consultation with the Medical Sciences Board, shall direct.

5. Council shall have power, subject to the consent of the Council of Cancer Research UK, to amend this regulation, provided that the main object of the endowment, namely the establishment of a senior post in Cancer Studies and the provision of supporting expenditure, is always kept in view.'

[These changes, made on the recommendation of the Medical Sciences Board, rename the Imperial Cancer Research Fund Reader in Cancer Studies as the Cancer Research UK Reader in Cancer Studies and bring the composition of this electoral board into line with current practice and governance structures.]


(c) Renaming of Imperial Cancer Research Fund Professor of Cancer Studies

1 In SCHEDULE C of Council Regulations 3 of 2004, concerning statutory professorships, delete 'Imperial Cancer Research Fund Professor of Clinical Oncology' and insert:

'Cancer Research UK Professor of Medical Oncology'.

2 In Sect. iii of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships (Statutes, 2000, p. 475, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461), delete existing § 232 and insert new § 232 as follows:

'§ 232. Cancer Research UK Professor of Medical Oncology

1. The University accepts with deep gratitude the endowment provided by Cancer Research UK for the establishment of a Cancer Research UK Professorship of Medical Oncology and for the provision of supporting expenditure for the professorship.

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

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the head of the college specified in paragraph (2) below is Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the head of the college to which the professorship shall be for the time being allocated by Council under any regulation in that behalf, or, if the head is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of the college;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college specified in paragraph (2) above;

(4), (5) two persons appointed by Council, one appointed in agreement with Cancer Research UK;

(6)–(9) four persons appointed by the Medical Sciences Board;

(10) a person appointed by the body or bodies which may issue an honorary clinical contract or contracts to the professor.

At least three members of the board, of whom one shall be a professor, shall hold clinical appointments.

3. The professor shall hold his or her appointment in a department to be designated from time to time by the Medical Sciences Board in agreement with Cancer Research UK. The professor shall lecture and give instruction in Medical Oncology.

4. The professor shall be subject to the General Provisions of the regulations concerning the duties of professors and to those Particular Provisions of the same regulations which are applicable to this chair.

5. Such part of the endowment as Council shall determine is not required to meet the costs of the professorship shall be applied to the provision of supporting expenditure for the professor in such manner as Council, after consultation with the Medical Sciences Board, shall direct.

6. Council shall have power, subject to the consent of Cancer Research UK, to amend this regulation, provided that the main object of the endowment, namely the establishment of a Professorship of Medical Oncology and the provision of supporting expenditure, is always kept in view.'

[These changes, made on the recommendation of the Medical Sciences Board, rename the Imperial Cancer Research Fund Professor of Clinical Oncology as the Cancer Research UK Professor of Medical Oncology and bring the composition of this electoral board into line with current practice and governance structures.]


(d) Renaming of Professorship of Clinical Laboratory Sciences

1 In SCHEDULE C of Council Regulations 3 of 2004, concerning statutory professorships, delete 'Professor of Clinical Laboratory Sciences' and insert:

'Professor of Cancer Biology'.

2 In Sect. iii of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships (Statutes, 2000, p. 448, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461), delete existing § 162 and insert new § 162 as follows:

'§ 162. Professor of Cancer Biology

1. The Professor of Cancer Biology shall undertake research in Cancer Biology and shall lecture and give instruction in this subject.

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

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the head of the college specified in paragraph (2) below is Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the head of the college to which the professorship shall be for the time being allocated by Council under any regulation in that behalf, or, if the head is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of the college;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college specified in paragraph (2) above;

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

(6)–(9) four persons appointed by the Medical Sciences Board;

(10) a person appointed by the body or bodies which may issue an honorary clinical contract or contracts to the professor.

3. The professor shall be subject to the General Provisions of the regulations concerning the duties of professors and to those Particular Provisions of the same regulations which are applicable to this chair.'

[These changes, made on the recommendation of the Medical Sciences Board, rename the Professorship of Clinical Laboratory Sciences as the Professorship of Cancer Biology.]

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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:

Bennett, R.P., Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Best, D., Careers Service

Braun, A., St John's

Clare, S.J., Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Curnow, T.L., D.Phil., Wadham

Dargay, J.M., Somerville

Gilbert, R.J.C., Magdalen

Harper, S.C., Faculty of Physiological Sciences

Kapanidis, A., St Cross

Kent, N.A., D.Phil., Trinity

Lundsteen, N.C., New College

Purvis, I.B.Central Administration.

Quintanilla, J., St Catherine's

Reed-Tsochas, F.P., MA, MBA, Keble

Ricks, C.B., B.Litt., MA, Balliol

Stent, D.L., University Development Office

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