Oxford University Gazette, 25 November 2004: Notices


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1. The recognition of distinction title awarded to PROFESSOR C.J. KNOWLES, Department of Earth Sciences (from 1 January 2005), has been amended to Professor of Environmental Science.

2. The title awarded to PROFESSOR JOHN DAY, Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, is Professor of Old Testament Studies. The title was given incorrectly in Gazette, p. 49, and in the University Calendar 2004–5, p. 517.

3. The Vice-Chancellor, on behalf of the Recognition of Distinction Committee, has conferred the title of Professor of Strategy on DR T.C. POWELL on his appointment with effect from 1 December 2004 as Fellow of St Hugh's College and University Lecturer in Strategy at the Saïd Business School, the conferment of title to be for three years in the first instance.

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English for Academic Studies

EFL Intensive Courses in ninth week (6--10 December)

The Language Centre is offering two intensive courses in English for Academic Studies in ninth week.

Key issues in academic writing is a fifteen-hour intensive course designed to enable those with busy schedules to take the academic writing course in a more convenient form. The programme covers the material given in the Michaelmas Term course. Course fee: £95 (Monday--Friday, 9.30 a.m.-- 12.45 p.m.).

\Writing a research article in English\ is a ten-hour intensive course offering the opportunity to improve skills in writing a research article for publication in an academic journal. Course fee: £65 (Monday--Friday, 2--4.15 p.m.).

French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish: Catch Up---Brush Up Courses in ninth week (6--10 December)

The Language Centre is also offering a series of sixteen-hour intensive courses in French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish in ninth week for those still on waiting lists and for those who wish to refresh their language skills. Courses will be available for beginners in all languages and at more than one level in French and Spanish subject to sufficient participants enrolling. Please check the Language Centre Web site for details of the times and levels on offer. Course fee: £35 students, £45 staff, £75 non-members of the University. (Note: for most courses participants will be expected to purchase the textbook currently in use.)

Further details of all courses and activities may be obtained from Angela Pinkney, Information Officer, at the Language Centre, 12 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HT (telephone (2)83360, e-mail: admin@lang.ox.ac.uk, Web pages http://www.lang.ox.ac.uk).

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University Gazette

Publication arrangements

The remaining Gazettes of this term will be published on 2, 9, and 16 December. Publication for Hilary Term will begin on 13 January. The usual deadlines will apply.

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The composition of the electoral boards to the posts below, proceedings to fill which are currently in progress, is as follows.

Taylor Professorship of German

                                         Appointed by

Mr Vice-Chancellor                       ex officio
The Provost of Queen's                   ex officio
Professor W. Vosskamp                    Council
Professor J.J. White                     Council
Dr R.C.S. Walker                         Humanities Board
Dr T.M. Kuhn                             Modern Languages Board
Dr S.R. Parkinson                        Modern Languages Board
Professor E. Boa                         Modern Languages Board
Dr C. Louth                              Queen's College

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Shaw Professorship of Chinese

The Provost of Worcester                 Mr Vice-Chancellor [1]
The Master of University                 ex officio
Professor C. Harbsmeister                Council
Professor Dame Jessica Rawson            Council
Dr R.C.S. Walker                         Humanities Board
Dr T.T. Liu                              Oriental Studies Board
Dr R. Chard                              Oriental Studies Board
Professor D.L. McMullen                  Oriental Studies Board
Professor M. Smith                       University College
[1] Appointed by Mr Vice-Chancellor under the provisions of Sects. 10 and 11 of Stat. IX (Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4633, 9 October 2002, Vol. 133, p. 108).

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