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Oxford University Gazette, 20 October 2005: University Acts

PLANNING AND RESOURCE ALLOCATION COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL

Changes in Regulations

The Planning and Resource Allocation Committee of Council has made the following changes in regulations, to come into effect on 4 November.

(a) Establishment of a Professorship of the Philosophy of Law

1 In SCHEDULE A of Council Regulations 3 of 2004, concerning statutory professorships, after 'KPMG Professor of Taxation Law' insert:

'Professor of the Philosophy of Law'.

2 In Sect. iii of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships (Statutes, 2000, p. 454, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461). insert new § 184 as follows and renumber existing §§ 184–226 (pp. 455–74) as §§ 185–227:

'§ 184. Professor of the Philosophy of Law

1. The Professor of the Philosophy of Law shall engage in research and shall lecture and give instruction in the philosophy of law.

2. The professor shall be elected by an electoral board consisting of:

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the head of the college specified in paragraph (2) is Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the head of the college to which the professorship shall be for the time being allocated by Council under any regulation in that behalf, or if the head is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of the college;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college specified in paragraph (2) above;

(4), (5) two persons appointed by Council;

(6) a person appointed by the Social Sciences Board;

(7), (8) two persons appointed by the Faculty Board of the Faculty of Law.

3. The professor shall be subject to the General Provisions of the regulations concerning the duties of professors.

[These changes, made by the Social Sciences Board on the recommendation of the Faculty of Law, establish a Professorship of the Philosophy of Law. ]


(b) Establishment of a Professorship of Statistics in the Social Sciences

1 In SCHEDULE A of Council Regulations 3 of 2004, concerning statutory professorships, after 'Professor of Statistics' insert:

'Professor of Statistics in the Social Sciences'.

2 In Sect. iii of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships (Statutes, 2000, p. 506, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461), insert new § 304 as follows and renumber existing §§ 304–9 (pp. 506–8) as §§ 305–10:

'§ 304. Professor of Statistics in the Social Sciences

1. The Professor of Statistics in the Social Sciences shall engage in research and shall lecture and give instruction in statistics in the social sciences.

2. The professor shall be elected by an electoral board consisting of:

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the head of the college specified in paragraph (2) is Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the head of the college to which the professorship shall be for the time being allocated by Council under any regulation in that behalf, or if the head is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of the college;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college specified in paragraph (2) above;

(4), (5) two persons appointed by Council;

(6) a person appointed by the Social Sciences Board;

(7), (8) two persons appointed by the Academic Committee of the Department of Politics and International Relations.

(9)–(11) three persons appointed by the Mathematics and Physical Sciences Divisional Board.

3. The professor shall be subject to the General Provisions of the regulations concerning the duties of professors.

[These changes, made by the Social Sciences Board on the recommendation of the Department of Politics and International Relations, establish a Professorship of Statistics in the Social Sciences. These changes are subject to approval by the Maths and Physical Sciences Board. ]


(c) Readership in Transport Studies

1 In Sect. iii of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships (Statutes, 2000, p. 510, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, and renumbered by the changes published on 31 October 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461; Vol. 133, p. 352) delete existing § 315 and substitute:

'§ 315. Readership in Transport Studies

1. The Readership in Transport Studies is established under the provisions of Part 59 of the Schedule made under sub-section 16 (1) of Statute XVI.

2. The reader shall be elected by an electoral board consisting of:

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the head of the college specified in paragraph (2) below is Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the head of the college to which the readership shall be for the time being allocated by Council under any regulation in that behalf, or, if the head is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of the college;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college specified in paragraph (2) above;

(4), (5) two persons appointed by Council;

(6)–(8) three persons appointed by the Life and Environmental Sciences Board;

(9) a person appointed by the Social Sciences Board.

3. The reader shall engage in advanced study and research in the field of Transport Studies, and shall lecture and give instruction in Transport Studies under the direction of the Head of the School of Geography and the Environment.

4. Under the provisions of the Transport Studies Fund (§ 346, Part 2 of Council Regulations 25 of 2002, Statutes, 2000, p. 732, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461) the Reader shall be required to be the director (without emoluments) of the Transport Studies Unit if appointed as such by the Head of the School of Geography and the Environment.'

2 These regulations shall be effective from 1 January 2006.

[These changes update the regulations governing the Readership in Transport Studies in line with the changes in departmental organisation that have taken place since the post was last filled. Both the Readership and the Transport Studies Unit are now within the School of Geography and the Environment, and the regulations are amended to give legislative effect to this prior to the imminent advertisement of the post. The opportunity has also been taken to bring other obsolete regulations up to date. ]

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COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY

Register of Congregation

Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the following names have been added to the Register of Congregation:

Adib-Moghaddam, A., St Edmund Hall

Bernhard, E.J., Department of Radiation and Oncology

Bowen, G.A., MA, D.Phil., Queen's

Brugmann, B.E., Institute of Archaeology

Burt de Perera, T.M., Keble

Collins, J., Personnel Services

Grabowski, J.E., Keble

Kays, D.L., Merton

Klug, B., St Benet's Hall

Lamacraft, A., All Souls

Lopez-Herrejon, R.E., Kellogg

Roberts, N.D.T., St Catherine's

Rochon, C., Oriel

Tarres, P.M., St Hugh's



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CONTINUING EDUCATION BOARD

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 4 November, see 'Examinations and Boards' below.

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