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Oxford University Gazette, 15 March 2007: Diary

Friday 16 March

WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS: 'Genetics in the kitchen'—demonstrations of scientific experiments using everyday equipment and materials, Science Oxford, 1–5 London Place, Oxford, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (enquiries: comms@well.ox.ac.uk).

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Supervising D.Phil students: MPLS and Medical Sciences', 10 a.m.; 'Examining D.Phil students: MPLS and Medical Sciences', 1.45 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

PROFESSOR A.P. INGERSOLL: 'Exploring the outer planets: extending the boundaries of the habitable zone' (Astor Lecture in Planetary Science), Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, 4.30 p.m. (open to the public).

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Saturday 17 March

WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS: 'Genetics in the kitchen'—demonstrations of scientific experiments using everyday equipment and materials, Science Oxford, 1–5 London Place, Oxford, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (enquiries: comms@well.ox.ac.uk).

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Monday 19 March

PAUL FOOTE.: 'English books and Russian censors in the first half of the nineteenth century' (Oxford Bibliographical Society lecture), Taylor Institution, 5.15 p.m.

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Tuesday 20 March

DR BEATRICE GROVES discusses her recent book William Shakespeare: Texts And Traditions, the Buttery, Wolfson, 6 p.m.

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Wednesday 21 March

SEMINAR: 'Cyclical blip or structural change? The future of advertising-funded TV' (Oxford Media and Communications series), Saïd Business School, 3–6 p.m. (registration necessary: emily.webster@sbs.ox.ac.uk).

PENELOPE WOOLFITT: 'Heroes and monsters' (Oxford Asian Textile Group lecture), Pauling Centre, 58 Banbury Road, 5.45 p.m. (admission for visitors £2).

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Thursday 22 March

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Handling conflict' (Day 2), 9.30 a.m.; 'Lecturing performance in medicine', 2 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

DR MAX PARKIN: 'The geography of cancer: Richard Doll's legacy' (Archie Cochrane 'Effectiveness and Efficiency' Anniversary Lecture), E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College, 6 p.m.

THE REVD CANON PROFESSOR MARILYN ADAMS: 'What hope for the Anglican Communion?' (series of lectures for Lent), Priory Room, Christ Church Cathedral, 7.15 p.m.

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Friday 23 March

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Working with systems thinking and the unconscious in the organisation: an introduction for managers' (Workshop), 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

CONFERENCE: 'Re-imagining democracy: "claim of rights" in Britain, North America and France, 1780–1850', Maison Française, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. (continues tomorrow, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.) (enquiries: maison@herald.ox.ac.uk).

ROMA TEARNE, CLARE SMITH, LINDA FITZSIMMONS, and JIM BENNETT: 'Beyond belief: truth in art and fiction' (public discussion related to Roma Tearne's installation 'Vision'), Museum of the History of Science, 7.30 p.m.

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Thursday 29 March

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'People and change', 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

THE REVD CANON GEORGE KOVOOR: 'Training leadership for the world church' (series of lectures for Lent), Priory Room, Christ Church Cathedral, 7.15 p.m.

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Friday 30 March

DR URSULA LENKER: 'After all—moreover—swaþeahhwæþere: the present and past of adverbial connectors' (OED Forum), Rewley House, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 31 March

CONFERENCE: 'The history of British archaeology at Oxford' (with Professor Christopher Gosden and Dr Arthur Macgregor), Wolfson, from 10 a.m. (Continues tomorrow. Attendance £15/£8 (students). Enquiries and registration: megan.price@wolfson.ox.ac.uk.)

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Monday 2 April

PROFESSOR GEORG GOTTLOB (Professor of Computing Science): 'Living with computational complexity' (Inaugural Lecture), Schools, 5.30 p.m.

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Wednesday 4 April

PROFESSOR D.E. DETMER, DR MAUREEN BAKER, and PROFESSOR MICHAEL PRINGLE: 'How do we use clinical data? Will IT ever realise its potential in the NHS?' (Oxford Medical Seminar, chaired by Fergus Walsh), Lecture Theatre, Medical Sciences Teaching Centre, 5 p.m.

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