University Gazette, 1 February 2007: Notices
Registrar's Review of the Academic Division of the Central Administration
As part of the Registrar's programme of regular administrative reviews, the Academic Division will be reviewed primarily during Hilary Term by a panel chaired by Dr Ralph Walker, Magdalen College.
The Academic Division is headed by the Academic Registrar and Secretary of Faculties, Mr Michael Sibly. It comprises:
Information on the work of the various sections which make up the Academic Division of the Central Administration may be found at www.admin.ox.ac.uk.
The Review Panel membership comprises:
Dr Ralph Walker, Magdalen College and Philosophy Faculty (Chairman)The Review Panel's terms of reference are as follows.
To review and report to the Registrar on:
(a) the appropriate remit, priorities and direction of the Academic Division of the Central Administration within the context of the University's Corporate Plan, with particular reference to the effectiveness and efficiency of its role in relation to the Collegiate University as a whole;
(b) the costs of the activities undertaken and the resources required by the Academic Division.
The Review Panel would particularly welcome views on the first of its terms of reference at (a), namely the role and future direction for the Academic Division, and the most effective ways it can relate to divisions, departments, faculties and colleges.
Anyone wishing to make a submission to the Review Panel should send it (via e-mail if at all possible) by Friday, 23 February to the panel secretary, Dr J. E. Sherwood, Jesus College, Oxford OX1 3DW (e-mail: email@example.com).
St John's College
Kendrew Chamber Music Recital Series
Artistic Director: Colin Carr
The following recitals will be given at 8.30 p.m. on the days shown in the Auditorium, St John's College. Admission is free, by programme, which may be obtained from the Porters' Lodge ten days before each recital. Enquiries should be directed to Daniel Parkes (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Wed. 7 Feb. MELVYN TAN, fortepiano: Haydn, Sonata in F, no. 38, Hob XVI/23; Mozart, Eight Variations on 'Ein Weib ist das herrlichste Ding', K613, and Sonata in D, K311.
Mon. 28 May. THE PRAZAK QUARTET: Haydn, Quartet no. 5 in D, op. 76; Zemlinski, Quartet no. 1 in A, op. 4; Dvorák, Quartet in A flat, op. 105.
Mon. 11 June. ANDREW MARRINER, clarinet; ANI KAVAFIAN and LOUISE WILLIAMS, violins; CAROLINE WOLFF, viola, and COLIN CARR, cello: Mozart, Quintet for clarinet and strings in A, K581; Brahms, Quintet for clarinet and strings in B, op. 115.
Sibthorpian Professorship of Plant Science
NICHOLAS PAUL HARBERD, MD, PH.D Camb, Project Leader, John Innes Centre, Norwich, and Honorary Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of East Anglia, has been appointed Professor of Plant Science and Sibthorpian Professor-elect with effect from 1 August 2007. Upon the retirement of Professor C.J. Leaver, CBE, FRS, Professor Harberd will assume the Sibthorpian Professorship of Plant Science.
Professor Harberd will be a fellow of St John's College.
Conferments of the Title of Visiting Professor
The Medical Sciences Board has conferred the title of Visiting Professor of Infectious Diseases on T.T. HIEN, PH.D Edin, MD Saigon, currently Director, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, for a period of three years from 1 January 2007.
The Medical Sciences Board has conferred the title of Visiting Professor of Medical Oncology on A.B. HASSAN, MB BS D.PHIL Oxf, B.SC Lond, currently Cancer Research UK Clinical Scientist, for a period of three years from 1 July 2007.