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Oxford University Gazette, 15 December 2005: Diary


Saturday 17 December

MICHAELMAS TERM ends.

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Friday 23 December

BODLEIAN LIBRARY closed (reopens 3 January).

SACKLER LIBRARY closed (reopens 3 January).

TAYLOR INSTITUTION libraries closed (reopen 3 January).

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Saturday 7 January

HILARY TERM begins.

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Monday 9 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Tutorial teaching—Sciences and Medical Sciences', 2 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Tuesday 10 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Tutorial teaching—Humanities and Social Sciences', 2 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Thursday 12 January

CANON VINCENT STRUDWICK celebrates Holy Communion (Latin), St Mary's, 8 a.m.

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Project management', 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

OXFORD PHILOMUSICA and the PHILHARMONIA CHORUS: performance of Verdi's Requiem, Sheldonian, 8 p.m., in memory of Dr Oliver Impey, formerly Curator of Japanese Art, Ashmolean Museum (tickets £37, £26, £17.50, £10 from Tickets Oxford: tel. 305305, www.oxfordplayhouse.com/ticketsoxford/).

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Sunday 15 January

HILARY FULL TERM begins.

DR STEPHANIE WEST: Latin Litany and Sermon, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 16 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Recruitment and selection, for all staff'—day 1, 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

DR T. PALMER: 'Global warming in the twenty-first century: certain science or just another dodgy weather forecast?' (Green College Lectures: 'Climate change—evidence, effects, and evasive action'), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

PASCAL DEVOYON performs piano works by Beethoven, Franck, and Schubert, the Auditorium, St John's, 8.30 p.m. (admission by free programme, available from the Porters' Lodge, St John's).

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Tuesday 17 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Recruitment and selection, for all staff'—day 2, 9.30 a.m.; 'Small group teaching—Humanities and Social Sciences' (first of four meetings), 12 noon; and 'Supporting researchers: a briefing for those who manage contract research staff', 12.30 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

PROFESSOR J. CLARKE: 'Welfare state transformations—a theoretical perspective' (Current Issues in Social Policy seminars: 'Wefare state transformations'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 18 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Small group teaching—Sciences and Medical Sciences' (first of four meetings), 12 noon (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

PROFESSOR TOM PHILLIPS: 'Intimations and epiphanies—how a child stumbles on his vocation' (Slade Lectures 2006: 'Making art work—the artist in the studio'), Lecture Theatre, University Museum of Natural History, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

DR SANDRA WILSON: 'The effects of school-based social information processing interventions on aggressive behaviour: a systematic review' (seminar), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, 5 p.m.

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Thursday 19 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Introduction to the Bodleian Library', 2 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

PROFESSOR AVI SHLAIM: 'The strategy of the Iron Wall: from Ze'ev Jobotinsky to Ariel Sharon' (first of two Leonard Stein Lectures), Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

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Friday 20 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Career review and planning for contract research staff', 9.15 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).



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Sunday 22 January

DR JOHN JARICK preaches the Macbride Sermon, Hertford, 10 a.m.

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Monday 23 January

PROFESSOR J. THOMAS: 'Impacts of rapid climate change on fauna, flora, and biological communities' (Green College Lectures: 'Climate change—evidence, effects, and evasive action'), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

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Tuesday 24 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Recruitment and selection—refresher session', 9.30 a.m.; 'Small group teaching—Humanities and Social Sciences' (second of four meetings), 12 noon (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

DR W. SCHELKLE: 'The social policy of the European Union and national welfare state transformations' (Current Issues in Social Policy seminars: 'Wefare state transformations'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 25 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Planning for your retirement', 9 a.m.; 'Chairing meetings', 9.30 a.m.; 'Small group teaching—Sciences and Medical Sciences' (second of four meetings), 12 noon (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

PROFESSOR TOM PHILLIPS: 'The artist in history: a core sample—a genealogy in influence from teacher to teacher through time' (Slade Lectures 2006: 'Making art work—the artist in the studio'), Lecture Theatre, University Museum of Natural History, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

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