Oxford University Gazette, 24 November 2005: Notices
English for academic studies: EFL intensive courses in week 9The Language Centre is offering the following intensive course in English for Academic Studies in week 9 (59 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. MondayFriday, 9.30 a.m.12.45 p.m.
Catch upbrush up courses in week 9The Language Centre is also offering a series of sixteen-hour intensive courses in French, German, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, and Spanish in week 9 (59 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:
firstname.lastname@example.org, Web site: http://www.lang.ox.ac.uk).
Publication arrangementsThe 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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Conferments of the title of Visiting ProfessorThe 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
Recognition of Distinction