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Oxford University Gazette, 6 October 2005: Examinations and Boards

BY-ELECTION TO DIVISIONAL BOARD 10 November 2005

Humanities Board

Vacancy : one elected by and from among the members of the Faculty of English Language and Literature

Retiring member : Professor D.J. Womersley, St Catherine's (post no. 6)

Period of office : until MT 2006 Nominations in writing for the elections on 10 November, by two members (other than the candidate) of the electorate for each vacancy, which is the same as the persons from among whom the vacancy will be filled (as specified above), will be received by the Head of Student Administration, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD up to 4 p.m. on Monday, 17 October. Nominations in writing by six members will be received by the Head of Student Administration, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD up to 4 p.m. on Monday, 24 October .

Council has decided that nominations should show for each signatory the name and faculty, sub-faculty, or department (indicative of the relevant electorate) in block capitals. Any names which are not so shown may not be published. At least one nomination in respect of each candidate must be on an official nomination form. Copies of the form are available from the Elections Project Administrator, Room 254, University Offices, Wellington Sq, Oxford OX1 2JD (telephone: (2)80463, e-mail: shirley.stacey@admin.ox.ac.uk). In the event of a contested election, a brief biographical notice of each candidate will be published in the Gazette dated 3 November, and voters may wish to wait until they have read these before returning their ballot papers, which will be sent out to members of the electorate as soon as possible after the closing date for nominations, and which, after completion, must be received by the Head of Student Administration not later than 4 p.m. on 10 November.

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BY-ELECTIONS TO FACULTY BOARDS 10 November 2005

Oriental Studies Board

Vacancies : three Ordinary Members elected by and from all members of the faculty exclusive of the persons qualified to be Official Members as per Regulation 19.7

Retiring Members : Professor M. Smith (post no. 9); Dr C.F. Robinson (Chairman) (post no. 19); vacancy (post no. 20)

Period of office : for two years

Committee for the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art

Vacancies : three persons holding teaching posts in the Ruskin School, who shall be elected by all those holding such posts except the Ruskin Master of Drawing under arrangements as per Council Regulations 19 of 2002, regulations 28–35

Retiring Members : Professor M.E. Chevska (post no. 6); two vacancies (post nos. 7 and 8)

Period of office : for three years from the date of election

Qualifications for official and ordinary membership of Faculty Boards is set out in sub-sections 7 and 8 of Council Regulation 19 of 2002 (26 June 2002, www.admin.ox.ac.uk/statutes). Those entitled to vote in these elections are (a) for official members, all the members of the faculty concerned, and 9b) for ordinary members, the membership of the faculty concerned, exclusive of those qualified to be official members of the faculty board.

Nominations in writing for the elections on 10 November, by two members (other than the candidate) of the electorate for each vacancy, which is the same as the persons from among whom the vacancy will be filled (as specified above), will be received by the Head of Student Administration, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD up to 4 p.m. on Monday, 17 October. Nominations in writing by six members will be received by the Head of Student Administration up to 4 p.m. on Monday, 24 October.

Council has decided that nominations should show for each signatory the name and faculty, sub-faculty, or department (indicative of the relevant electorate) in block capitals. Any names which are not so shown may not be published. At least one nomination in respect of each candidate must be on an official nomination form. Copies of the form are available from the Elections Project Administrator, Room 254, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD (telephone: (2)80463, e-mail: shirley.stacey@admin.ox.ac.uk).

In the event of a contested election, a brief biographical notice of each candidate will be published in the Gazette dated 3 November, and voters may wish to wait until they have read these before returning their ballot papers, which will be sent out to members of the electorate as soon as possible after the closing date for nominations, and which, after completion, must be received by the Head of Student Administration not later than 4 p.m. on 10 November.

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APPOINTMENT AND REAPPOINTMENTS

Social Sciences Division

Appointment

DR DAVID PRATTEN, BA (MA (ECON.) Manchester, PH.D. London), Fellow of St Antony's College. University Lecturer in the Social Anthropology of Africa. From 1 January 2006 to 31 December 2010.

Reappointments

PROFESSOR S. CASTLES (MA, PH.D. Sussex). Director of the Refugee Studies Centre. From 1 February 2006 to the retiring age.

DR T.W. CHAN, M.PHIL., D.PHIL. (B.SOC.SC. Hong Kong), Fellow of New College. Conversion from ULNTF to University Lecturer in Sociology. From 1 October 2005 to the retiring age.

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MEDICAL SCIENCES DIVISION

M.Sc. in Global Health Science

Optional modules

The deadline for submission of the two essays (of 3,000–4,000 words each) required for optional modules is midday on Tuesday, 18 April 2006. Essays should be submitted to the Chairman of Examiners, M.Sc. in Global Health Science, c/o the Clerk of the Schools, Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford.

Dissertation

The deadline for submission of the 10,000-word dissertation is midday on Friday, 18 August 2006. Two copies should be submitted to the Chairman of Examiners, M.Sc. in Global Health Science, c/o the Clerk of the Schools, Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford.

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