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SLADE LECTURES 2005

The pencil of nature—creating the art of photography

PROFESSOR LARRY SCHAAF, Slade Professor of Fine Art 2004–5, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in Hilary Term in the Lecture Theatre, the University Museum of Natural History. The lectures are free and open to the public. The first lecture will be given on 19 January.

The titles of the lectures will be published next term, and will also be available on the Web site of the Department of the History of Art, www.hoa.ox.ac.uk.

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MEDICAL SCIENCES

Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology

DR ALFREDO DUBRA, Imperial College, London, will lecture at 1 p.m. on Monday, 13 December, in the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology.

Convener: Dr John Tiffany.

Subject: `Interferometry of the human tear film.'

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THEOLOGY

Ian Ramsey Centre

Seminars will be given in Hilary Term at 8.15 for 8.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Harris Lecture Theatre, Oriel College, in weeks 2, 4, and 6.

Conveners: Professor J. Hedley Brooke and Dr Margaret Yee.

Speakers in Hilary Term will include Professor Marc Marenco, Ethics and Social Policy, Pacific University, Forest Grove, USA, and Dr Olivera Petrovich, Wolfson College.

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BEGBROKE SCIENCE PARK

Collaborative projects in the arts, humanities, and social sciences

A workshop and discussion of knowledge transfer partnerships, which bring together a company, one or more university academics, and a recent graduate to work together on a high priority project for one to three years, will be held at 10.30 a.m. on Wednesday, 15 December, in the Headley Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum. To register, e-mail: rebecca.lingwood@begbroke.ox.ac.uk.

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SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE

JOHN EDMONDS will lecture at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 11 December, in the Museum of the History of Science.

Subject: `Saltpetre, its extraction and purification: medieval techniques revisited.'

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