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Oxford University Gazette, 1 December 2005: Notices

CONSULTATIVE NOTICE

Committee on Statutes before the Privy Council

Notice of proposed consent to the amendments to the Statutes of New College

The Committee on Statutes before the Privy Council, acting under authority delegated to it by Council, is minded to give consent on behalf of the University to the amendments to Statutes I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI,XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX, XX, XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV, XXV of New College as approved by the Governing Body on 15 June 2005, in so far as such consent is required by Section 7 (2) of the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Act, 1923. This consent will be effective eleven days after publication of this notice unless written notice of a resolution, signed by at least twenty members of Congregation, calling upon Council to withhold that consent, has been given to the Registrar by noon on Monday, 12 December.

The effect of the amendments is to update the provisions and remove obsolete material.

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GENERAL NOTICES

University Counselling Student Service

The University Counselling Student Service will be open in tenth week from 9.15 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. In eleventh week the service will be open on Monday, 19 December, and Tuesday, 20 December, 9.30 a.m.–1.30 p.m. The service will then be closed until Wednesday, 4 January. On Wednesday, 4 January, Thursday, 5 January, and Friday, 6 January the service will be open 9.30 a.m.–1.30 p.m. From Monday of noughth week (9 January), and throughout Hilary Term, the service will be open 9.15 a.m.–to 5.15 p.m., Monday–Friday.

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Language Centre

Courses in ninth week (5–9 December)

The Language Centre is offering the following intensive courses in ninth week. There are still spaces in some languages. Contact the Language Centre on (2)83360 to enquire about availability.

English for Academic Studies

Key Issues in Academic Writing (fifteen hours)

Course fee: £98. Monday–Friday, 9.30 a.m.–12.45 p.m.

Catch-up—brush-up courses

Catch-up—brush-up courses (sixteen hours) are being held in the following languages:

Beginners : French, German, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, and Spanish

Lower Intermediate : French, Mandarin Chinese, and Spanish

Details of times of courses will be found on the Language Centre Web site. Course fee: £35 students, £45 staff, £95 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 Rebecca Landless, Assistant Administrator, 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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Musical events

St John's College: Kendrew Chamber Concert Series

The following concerts, arranged by Colin Carr, will be given at 8.30 p.m. on the days show in the Auditorium, St John's College. Admission will be by free programme, available from the Porters' Lodge, St John's.

Mon. 16 January: PASCAL DEVOYON performs Beethoven, Sonata, op. 28; Franck, Prélude, Choral, et Fugue; and Schubert, Sonata in C, D.958.

Thur. 20 April: COLIN CARR (cello) and THOMAS SAUER (piano) perform Prokoviev, Sonata in C; Beethoven, Sonata in D, op. 102 no. 2; and Chopin, Sonata in G.

Sat. 16 May: THE FLORESTAN TRIO: SUSAN TOMES (piano), ANTHONY MARWOOD (violin), and RICHARD LESTER (cello) perform Mozart, Trio in G, K.496; Ives, Trio 1904/11; and Schumann, Trio in D, op. 63.

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APPOINTMENTS AND ASSIGNMENT

Regius Professorship of Civil Law

Her Majesty The Queen has appointed ADRIAAN JOHAN BOUDEWIJN SIRKS (LL.M. Leyden, PH.D. Amsterdam), Professor, Law Faculty, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main, to the professorship with effect from 1 February 2006.

Professor Sirks will be a fellow of All Souls College.

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Professorship of the History of Science

PIETRO CORSI, D.PHIL., Professor of the History of Science, University of Paris I, Panth‚on-Sorbonne, Directeur d'Etudes Cumulant, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, and Associate Professor, History of Science, University of Cassino, Italy, has been appointed to the professorship with effect from 1 October 2006.

Professor Corsi will be a fellow of Linacre College.

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Conferment of the title of Visiting Professor

Corrigendum

The Social Sciences Board has conferred the title of Visiting Professor in Science Entrepreneurship, for three years from 1 January 2006 in the first instance, on DR T. COOK, MA, D.PHIL., Managing Director, Isis Innovation Ltd.

Note: this replaces the announcement of the conferment of title on Dr Cook published in the Gazette of 10 November (p. 321), in which the start-date of the conferment was given incorrectly.

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Recognition of Distinction

The following titles have been conferred by the Vice-Chancellor on behalf of the Recognition of Distinction Committee:

R.G. KELLER, MA, M.SC., D.PHIL., Fellow of Hertford College and University Lecturer in Economics: Professor of Microeconomic Theory, with effect from 1 January 2006.

S. MUKERJI, MA, Fellow of University College and University Lecturer in Economics: Professor of Economics, with effect from 1 January 2006.

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Nuffield department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

On the recommendation of the Medical Sciences Board, Council has assigned the Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology to S.H. KENNEDY, MA (MD London), Fellow of Green College and Reader and Honorary NHS consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, from 1 January 2006 until the appointment of the next Nuffield Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

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