Oxford University Gazette, 27 October 2005: Notices
Curators of the University Libraries
Oxford University Library ServicesThe display describing proposals for a new automated book depository in the context of a longer-term estates strategy for the University Libraries, previously mounted for members of the University in the University Offices, can now be seen by all registered Bodleian readers in the foyer of the New Bodleian Library during library opening hours. The display will be on show until the meeting in Congregation on 15 November.
Material from the exhibition, together with the full business case for the proposed
depository, is accessible electronically at
Saturday lunchtime recitals by the Eglesfield Musical SocietyThe Eglesfield Musical Society will give the following recitals at 1.15 p.m. on Saturdays in the chapel, Queen's College. Admission to the recitals is free, with a retiring collection.
29 Oct. : David Bednall (tenor), Christopher Sheldrake (baritone) and Richard Rowntree (piano)
5 Nov. : Deborah Steele (alto) and Elizabeth Kelly (soprano) (strings and continuo)
12 Nov. : Stephen Clark (clarinet)
19 Nov. : Rachel Thorn (soprano) and Owen Rees (piano)
26 Nov. : Hester Crombie (piano)
Concert by the Choir of Queen's College and the Eglesfield Musical Society: Bach, before and aftercantatas and motets in the Lutheran tradition by Tunder, Kuhnau, Bach, and BrahmsThis concert will take place at 8.15 p.m. on Thursday, 24 November, in the chapel, Queen's College. Admission will be by programme at the door, and will cost £8 (£6 concessions, £4 students, free to members of Queen's College).
To reserve a programme, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org .
APPOINTMENTS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Taylor Professorship of the German Language and LiteratureMANFRED ENGEL (STAATSEXAMEN Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen, DR.PHIL., HABIL. Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg), Professor of New German Literature, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, has been appointed to the professorship with effect from 1 April 2006.
Professor Engel will be a fellow of Queen's College.
Professorship of SociologyJONATHAN GERSHUNY, FBA (B.SC. Loughborough, M.SC. Strathclyde, D.PHIL. Sussex), Professor of Sociology and Director of the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, has been appointed to the professorship with effect from 1 October 2006.
Professor Gershuny will be a fellow of St Hugh's College.
Nuffield Laboratory of OphthalmologyThe Medical Sciences Board has assigned the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology to J.M. TIFFANY, MA (MA, PH.D. Cambridge), Fellow of St Cross College and University Lecturer in Ophthalmological Biochemistry, from 1 October 2005 until 31 December 2005.
Department of Clinical NeurologyThe Medical Sciences Board has assigned the Department of Clinical Neurology to A.C. VINCENT, MA (MB, BS, M.SC. London), Fellow of Somerville College and Professor of Clinical Neuroimmunology, for a period of two years from 1 November 2005.
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ELECTORAL BOARDSThe composition of the electoral boards to the posts below, proceedings to fill which are currently in progress, is as follows.
Professorship of Materials Modelling
Appointed by The Principal of Somerville Mr Vice-Chancellor Professor M.L. Klein Council Professor D. Pettifor Council Professor K. Burnett Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board Dr P. Gumbsch Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board Dr S.G. Roberts Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board Professor C.R.M. Grovenor Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board Dr P.R. Wilshaw St Anne's College Professor G.A.D. Briggs St Anne's College
Norman Collisson Professorship of Musculoskeletal Sciences
Appointed by The Principal of St Hugh's Mr Vice-Chancellor  The Master of St Peter's ex officio Professor T.J. Martin Council Professor J.I. Bell Council Professor A.J. Carr Medical Sciences Board Professor K.E. Davies Medical Sciences Board Professor K. Willett Medical Sciences Board Professor J. Compston Medical Sciences Board Dr A. Berendt Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust Dr J. Schnutt St Peter's College 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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