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Oxford University Gazette, 4 May 2006: Notices

GENERAL NOTICES

Vice-Chancellor's Question Time

The Vice-Chancellor, Dr John Hood, will be holding an event on Tuesday, 9 May, at which he will take questions about the University submitted by members of Congregation, staff of the University and the colleges, and students. The event will take place in the Lecture Theatre, Rewley House, at 4 p.m. and will last for one hour. The session will be moderated by the Master of Pembroke College.

As space is limited, those wishing to attend are asked to register their interest by e-mail to questiontime@admin.ox.ac.uk, stating name, college/department affiliation, University card number, and, if relevant, a question to be put to the Vice-Chancellor.

For the benefit of those unable to attend the sessions will be webcast and archived at www.ox.ac.uk/medialibrary/webcasts/.

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Harris Manchester College

Lunch-time recitals

The following recitals will be given at 1.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the chapel, Harris Manchester College. Admission is free, with a retiring collection. Enquiries should be directed to myles.hartley@hmc.ox.ac.uk.

11 May: MYLES HARTLEY, organ: Dvorák: Symphony no. 9, From the New World.

18 May: LUCY MATHESON (soprano), PETER MCMULLIN (piano), and ROBIN WHITEHOUSE (recorder): programme of music by Bach, Handel, and Mozart.

25 May: MYLES HARTLEY, organ, performs Messiaen's L'Ascension, and Ascension Day chorales by Bach.

1 June: GRAHAM HOWELLS and GARETH PRICE, organ, perform transcriptions of orchestral works.

8 June: BRIA LAUREN (soprano) performs Berg's Seven Early Songs, and music by Barber and Strauss.

15 June: LAURELLE ROND-ALLISON performs songs by Bernstein, Gershwin, and Cole Porter.


Queen's College

Ascension Day Service

THE CHOIR OF QUEEN'S COLLEGE (dir. Owen Rees) will perform music for Ascension Day by Palestrina and Mendelssohn at 8 a.m. on Thursday, 25 May, in the Back Quad, Queen's College.

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APPOINTMENTS

Professorship of Ancient Philosophy

TERENCE HENRY IRWIN, MA (PH.D. Princeton), Susan Linn Sage Professor of Philosophy and Humane Letters, and Professor of Classics, Cornell University, has been appointed to the professorship with effect from 1 January 2007.

Professor Irwin will be a fellow of Keble College.


Professorship of European Archaeology

CHRISTOPHER GOSDEN, MA (BA, PH.D. Sheffield), FBA, Fellow and Dean of St Cross College and Professor of Archaeology, has been appointed Professor-elect of European Archaeology; he will take up his duties on 1 October 2006. From the date of the retirement of Professor B.W. Cunliffe, FBA, Professor Gosden will hold the Professorship of European Archaeology.

Professor Gosden will be a fellow of Keble College from 1 October 2006.


Professorship of Indian History and Culture

ROSALIND (POLLY) O'HANLON (MA Cambridge, PH.D. London), Senior Tutor and College Lecturer and Director of Studies in History, Clare College, and Newton Trust Lecturer in the Faculty of History, University of Cambridge, has been appointed to the professorship with effect from 1 January 2007.

Dr O'Hanlon will be a fellow of St Cross College.


Recognition of Distinction

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

R. DUCH, MA (BA Manitoba, MA, PH.D. Rochester), Reader in Quantitative Political Science and Fellow of Nuffield College: Professor of Quantitative Political Science, with effect from 1 May 2006.

L. SCOTT, MA (BA, MA, PH.D. Texas, MBA Southern Methodist University), University Lecturer in Marketing and Fellow of Templeton College: Reader in Marketing, from 1 September 2006 to 31 August 2011.

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ELECTORAL BOARDS

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

Professorship of Mathematical Finance

 


                              Appointed by

Dr W.D. Macmillan             Mr Vice-Chancellor [1]
The Principal of St Hugh's    ex officio
Professor L.C.G. Rogers       Council
Professor C.P. Mayer          Council
Professor T.J. Lyons          Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board
Professor R. Carmona          Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board
Professor T. Zariphopoulou    Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board
Dr S. Howison                 Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board
Professor M. Giles            St Hugh's College




BP Professorship of Economics

 


                              Appointed by

Mr Vice-Chancellor            ex officio
The Warden of New College     ex officio
Dr M. Gregory                 Council
Professor P.A. Davies         Council
Professor D.F. Hendry         Social Sciences Board
Mr D. Bevan                   Department of Economics
Professor J. Malcolmson       Department of Economics
Professor J. Beath            Department of Economics
Dr D. Helm                    New College




Professorship of Microbiology

 



                              Appointed by

The Principal of Somerville   Mr Vice-Chancellor [1]
The Warden of Wadham          ex officio
Professor P. Sansonetti       Council
Dr K. Fleming                 Council
Professor H. Waldmann         Medical Sciences Board
Professor J. Armitage         Medical Sciences Board
Sir John Skehel               Medical Sciences Board
Professor K. Gull             Medical Sciences Board
Dr S.J. Goss                  Wadham College




Professorship of Integrative Systems Biology

 


                              Appointed by

The President of St John's    Mr Vice-Chancellor [1]
The Warden of Merton          ex officio
Professor M.S.P. Sansom       Council
Professor D. Bray             Council
Professor I. Campbell         Former Life and EnvironmentalSciences Board
Professor D. Gavaghan         Former Life and EnvironmentalSciences Board
Professor H. Westeroff        Former Life and EnvironmentalSciences Board
Professor P.K. Maini          Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board
Professor C. Ponting          Medical Sciences Board
Professor J. Armitage         Merton College



[1] 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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