Oxford University Gazette, 26 May 2005: Notices
Integration of International Development Centre Library and Social Science LibraryIn line with the plans of the Social Sciences Division for consolidation of library services, the International Development Centre Library at Queen Elizabeth House will move to the Social Science Library, Manor Road, during the summer 2005. IDC stock of some 40,000 books (including economics, politics and sociology texts) will be reclassified and interfiled into the main SSL book sequence. Other items, including journals and discussion and working papers, will also move to the SSL unless they duplicate existing SSL holdings.
The provisional timetable for the move is as follows:
Readers are advised to consult http://www.ssl.ox.ac.uk/idcmove.html for
more information including arrangements for lending and reference-use of the collections
during this period. Any changes to the provisional schedule of the move will also be posted
on this Web page.
Essentials of Academic Writing (EAS), 2024 JuneThe Language Centre is offering an intensive academic writing course in English for Academic Studies in ninth week of Trinity Term. This fifteen-hour course is specially designed for those who have time to take only one academic writing course. The course is suitable for academic visitors or others who may be in Oxford for a limited period only, as well as for those with very heavy schedules.
The programme combines the most essential elements of the material covered in the Michaelmas and Trinity Term courses. Topics dealt with include: text connection, information order, the use of articles, tenses, modal verbs, hedging, personal and impersonal forms.
Hours: MondayFriday, 9.30 a.m.12.45 p.m. Fee: £95.
English for Academic Visitors (EAS), 421 JulyIn July, the Language Centre is offering a three-week course for Academic Visitors. The general aim of the course is to improve participants' language skills so that they are able to make the most of their time in Oxford and to maximise the contribution that they are able to make in their field of expertise.
The course will help participants develop their English oral skills in academic and social situations and will focus on conversational skills, expressing ideas and opinions clearly, accurately and fluently, understanding spoken English and giving spoken presentations, as well as revising basic grammatical structures and improving pronunciation.
Hours: MondayThursday, 9.30 a.m.1 p.m. Fee: £195.
Intensive language courses in French and Spanish, Saturday and Sunday morning, 56 JuneEach course will consist of eight hours' tuition and last from 9 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. with a half-hour break on both Saturday and Sunday. The emphasis will be on speaking and listening.
There are a few places remaining on most of the following courses:
French (Beginners, Lower Intermediate and Upper Intermediate)
Spanish (Beginners and Lower Intermediate)
Fees: £35 student members of the University and other full-time students; £45 members of Congregation and members of staff; £55 others.
Further details and booking information for these courses and all other Language Centre
courses and activities may be obtained from the Information Officer, Rebecca Landless, at
the Language Centre, 12 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HT (telephone: Oxford (2)83360,
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Web pages
Organ recitalsThe following organ recitals will be given at 1.10 p.m. on Wednesdays in the chapel, Queen's College. Admission is free, with a retiring collection.
The recitals this term mark the fortieth anniversary of the Frobenius organ.
8 June : Iestyn Evans, London.
15 June : George Parsons, London.
Further details may be found on the college Web site, www.queens.ox.ac.uk.
Wolfson CollegeKATHRYN WHITNEY, mezzo-soprano, and LINDY TENNENT-BROWN, piano, will give a concert at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, 18 June, in Wolfson College. This is a farewell concert, marking the end of Ms Whitney's tenure as Creative Arts Fellow in Music at Wolfson. The concert will feature the first public performance of Hélöise to Abelard by John McCabe.
Tickets may be obtained from Tickets Oxford at the Oxford Playhouse (telephone: Oxford
305305, Web: www.ticketsoxford.com).
Further information may be found at www.kathrynwhitney.net.
ELECTORAL BOARDSThe composition of the electoral boards to the posts below, proceedings to fill which are currently in progress, is as follows.
Professorship of Modern History
Appointed by The Principal of Linacre Mr Vice-Chancellor  The Provost of Worcester ex officio Professor G. Stedman Jones Council Ms J. Innes Council Dr R.C.S. Walker Humanities Board Professor R. Evans Modern History Board Dr C. Haigh Modern History Board Professor R.J.W. Evans Modern History Board Dr J. StevensonWorcester College
British Heart Foundation Professorship of Cardiovascular Physiology
Appointed by The Principal of Jesus Mr Vice-Chancellor  The Warden of Merton ex officio Professor J.H. Coote Council Professor K.E. Davies Council Professor C. Ellory Medical Sciences Board Professor H. Watkins Medical Sciences Board Professor J.I. Bell Medical Sciences Board Professor P.L. Weissberg Medical Sciences Board Professor D.J. Paterson Merton College
Donald Schultz Professorship of Turbomachinery
Appointed by The Principal of Somerville Mr Vice-Chancellor  The Master of St Catherine's ex officio Professor P. Gostelow Council Professor M. Giles Council Professor K. Burnett Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board Professor R.C. Darton Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board Professor J. McGuirk Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board Mr G. Hopkins Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board Professor J. Foord St Catherine's College Appointed by Mr Vice-Chancellor under the provisions of Sects. 10 and 11 of Statute IX (Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4633, 9 October 2002, Vol. 133, p. 108).
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