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Oxford University Gazette, 24 November 2005: Notices

GENERAL NOTICES

Language Centre

English for academic studies: EFL intensive courses in week 9

The Language Centre is offering the following intensive course in English for Academic Studies in week 9 (5–9 December). 'Key issues in academic writing' is a fifteen-hour intensive course designed to enable those with busy schedules to take the academic writing course in a more convenient form. The programme covers the material given in the Michaelmas Term course. Course fee: £98. Monday–Friday, 9.30 a.m.–12.45 p.m.


Catch up—brush up courses in week 9

The Language Centre is also offering a series of sixteen-hour intensive courses in French, German, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, and Spanish in week 9 (5–9 December) for those still on waiting lists and for those who wish to refresh their language skills. Courses will be available for beginners in all languages and at more than one level in French, Mandarin Chinese, and Spanish, subject to sufficient participants enrolling. Details of the times and levels on offer can 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, Information Officer, at the Language Centre, 12 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HT (telephone: (2)83360, e-mail: admin@lang.ox.ac.uk, Web site: http://www.lang.ox.ac.uk).

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University Gazette

Publication arrangements

The remaining Gazettes of this term will be published on 1, 8, and 15 December. Publication for Hilary Term will start on 12 January. The usual deadlines will apply.

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Appointments

Conferments of the title of Visiting Professor

The Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board has conferred the title of Visiting Professor in Engineering Science on PROFESSOR ROBERT ADAMS, currently Professor of Applied Mechanics at the University of Bristol, for a period of three years from 1 December 2005.

The Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board has conferred the title of Visiting Professor in Physics on PROFESSOR HANS JOACHIM SCHELLNHUBER, currently Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, in conjunction with a Chair for Theoretical Physics at the University of Potsdam, Germany, for a period of three years from 1 December 2005.

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Recognition of Distinction

Corrigendum

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

W. MATTLI (MA New York, PH.D. Chicago), CUF Lecturer in Politics and Fellow of St John's: Professor of International Political Economy, with effect from 1 October 2005.

Note: this replaces the notice of award of a Recognition of Distinction title on Professor Mattli published in the Gazette of 17 November, p. 344, in which Professor Mattli's degrees were given incorrectly.

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ELECTORAL BOARDS

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

Professorship of European Archaeology

 
                                        Appointed by

The President of St John's              Mr Vice-Chancellor [1]
The Warden of Keble                     ex officio
Professor G. Barker                     Council
Professor A.M. Pollard                  Council
Professor N. Thrift                     Life and Environmental Sciences
                                        Board
Professor R. Bradley                    Life and Environmental Sciences
                                        Board
Dr H. Hamerow                           Life and Environmental Sciences
                                        Board
Dr W.J. Blair                           Humanities Board
Professor R.R.R. Smith                  Humanities Board
Dr M.N. Hawcroft                        Keble College


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Readership in Transport Studies

 

                                        Appointed by

Professor E.A. Fallaize                 Mr Vice-Chancellor [1]
Professor L. McDowell                   Council
Professor A. Tickell                    Council
Professor N. Wrigley                    Life and Environmental Sciences
                                        Board
Professor S. Whatmore                   Life and Environmental Sciences
                                        Board
Professor G. Clark                      Life and Environmental Sciences
                                        Board
Dr C. Davis                             Social Sciences Board
Dr D. Harris                            St Anne's College
Ms A. Mullen                            St Anne's 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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