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Oxford University Gazette, 24 June 2005: Diary


Saturday 25 June

MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE: 'Understanding Einstein'—a 'family friendly' day of talks and events to celebrate the centenary of the theory of special relativity, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 26 June

PROFESSOR EAMON DUFFY preaches the St John Baptist's Day Sermon, Magdalen, 10 a.m.

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Monday 27 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Running effective meetings', 12.45 p.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

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Tuesday 28 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Introductory Certificate in First-line Management', 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

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Wednesday 29 June

CONFERENCE: 'Trajectories of socialism in contemporary Asia: anthropological perspectives', Maison Française (continues on Thursday and Friday—enquiries and registration: frank.pieke@chinese.ox.ac.uk).

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Thursday 30 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: 'Career review and planning for contract research staff', 9.15 a.m.; 'Supporting the development needs of your staff' (day 2), 9.30 a.m.; 'Discretionary pay', 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

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Monday 4 July

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Project management', 12.45 p.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

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Thursday 7 July

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: 'Job search and interview skills for contract research staff', 9.15 a.m., and 'Induction for new heads of department and chairmen of faculty boards', 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

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Friday 15 July

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Springboard—programme 3', 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

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Monday 15 August

SPECIAL LECTURE LIST, MICHAELMAS TERM: entries to be received by today (e-mail: lecture.lists@admin.ox.ac.uk).

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Friday 26 August

PROFESSOR RICHARD BUXTON: 'The thermodynamics of thinking: what does fMRI tell us about the brain?' (Litchfield Lecture), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 11.30 a.m.

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