Oxf. Univ. Gazette, 13 January 2005: Examinations and Boards

Examinations and Boards

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BY-ELECTIONS TO DIVISIONAL AND FACULTY BOARDS
10 February

Notice is given of the following impending vacancies:

Life and Environmental Sciences Board

(from among the members of the Sub-faculty of Geography)

Resigning member: Professor H.A Viles

Period of office: one year from Michaelmas Term 2004


Board of the Faculty of Classics

(from among the members of the Sub-faculty of Classical Languages and Literature)

Resigning member: Professor A. Morpurgo Davies

Period of office: eighteen months from Michaelmas Term 2004


Board of the Faculty of Modern History

(from among the members of the Faculty of Modern History)

Resigning member: Professor S.A. Skinner

Period of office: one year from Michaelmas Term 2004

Where it is specified in the above list that the candidates must be from among certain persons `working in' a department or other institution, both the candidates and the electors must be persons so working at the time of the election.

Nominations in writing for the elections on 10 February, by two members (other than the candidate) of the electorate for each vacancy, which is the same as the persons from among whom the vacancy will be filled (as specified above), will be received by the Head of Student Administration at the University Offices, Wellington Square, up to 4 p.m. on Monday, 17 January, and similar nominations by six members of the electorate other than the candidate, up to 4 p.m. on Monday, 24 January.

Council has decided that nominations should show for each signature the name and faculty, sub-faculty, or department (indicative of the relevant electorate) in block capitals. Any names which are not so shown may not be published. At least one nomination in respect of each candidate must be made on an official nomination form. Copies of the form are obtainable from the Web site.

In the event of a contested election, a brief biographical notice of each candidate will be published in the Gazette dated 3 February, and voters may wish to wait until they have read these notes before returning their ballot papers (which will be sent to members of the electorate as soon as possible after the closing date for nominations, and which, after completion, must be received by the Head of Student Administration not later than 4 p.m. on 10 February.

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APPOINTMENTS, REAPPOINTMENTS, AND CONFERMENT OF TITLE

Social Sciences Division

Appointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

Department of Sociology

HEATHER MARY HAMILL, M.SC., D.PHIL. (MA St Andrews), Fellow- elect of St Cross College. University Lecturer in Sociology. From 1 September 2004 to 31 August 2009.

Saïd Business School

JAMES DAMIAN TANSEY (B.SC., PH.D. East Anglia), Fellow-elect of Kellogg College. University Lecturer in Science and Technology. From 1 January 2005 to 31 December 2009.

READER

Faculty of Law

JULIAN V. ROBERTS (PH.D. Toronto). Fellow-elect of Worcester College. Reader in Criminology. From 17 April 2005 to the retiring age.

Reappointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

Department of Politics and International Relations

DR STUART WHITE, BA, M.PHIL. (PH.D. Princeton), Fellow of Jesus College. University Lecturer in Politics. From 1 October 2004 to the retiring age.

Department of Educational Studies

M.K. SUMMERS. University Lecturer in Educational Studies (0.5) (ICT and Science Education). From 1 September 2005 to the retiring age.

Department of Economics

JOHN K.-H. QUAH (B.SC. Singapore, PH.D. Berkeley). University Lecturer in Economics. From 1 October 2004 to the retiring age.

Conferment of title

CUF LECTURER

Faculty of Law

REBECCA WILLIAMS, BA, BCL (PH.D. Birmingham), Fellow-elect of Pembroke College. Titular CUF Lecturer in Law. From 1 October 2004 to 30 September 2010.

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EXAMINATION SCHOOLS

Lecture arrangements, Trinity Term

Trinity Term lecture bookings should be advised to the Examination Schools as soon as possible in Hilary Term. The booking form on the Schools Web site should be used: www.admin.ox.ac.uk/schools.

Due to examination commitments, the last available day for lectures will be Wednesday of week 4. Examination preparations preclude the use of Schools for lectures on Thursday and Friday of week 4.

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, the following changes in regulations made by divisional boards will come into effect on 28 January.

Humanities Board and Social Sciences Board

(a) Preliminary Examination in Modern History and Economics

With immediate effect

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 142, ll. 32--3, delete `who fails to submit a project for the Data Analysis and Information Technology course by the deadline, or'.

(b) Preliminary Examination in Modern History and Politics

With immediate effect

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 146, ll. 43--4, delete `who fails to submit a project for the Data Analysis and Information Technology course by the deadline, or'.

(c) Preliminary Examination for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

With immediate effect

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 162, ll. 21--2, delete `who fails to submit a project for the Data Analysis and Information Technology course by the deadline, or'.

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