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Oxford University Gazette, 4 October 2007: Notices


Musical Events

Friends of the Oxford Botanic Garden

NAOMI SULLIVAN (classical saxophone), JULIAN LITTLEWOOD (organ), and THE AURORA CHOIR will perform works by Bach, Britten, and Fauré, at 7 p.m. on Saturday, 13 October in the chapel, Merton College (tickets, inc. reception, £25, from the Office, the Botanic Garden, tel. (2)86690; proceeds in aid of the Palmer's Leys appeal).

Balliol College

The Balliol Concerts

The following concerts will be held at 9 p.m. on Sundays in Balliol College. Admission is free, and all members of the University are welcome to attend. Further information may be found at

14 Oct.: THOMAS YU performs piano works by Liszt, Dutilleux, and Chopin.

28 Oct.: RICHARD HARWOOD (cello) and JULIA FEDOSEEVA (piano) perform works by Beethoven, Shostakovich, and Franck.

11 Nov.: CHARIVARI AGRÉABLE (ENSEMBLE FOR ANCIENT MUSIC) perform works by Marin Marais.

25 Nov.: MEMBERS OF THE BALLIOL CHOIR: programme to be announced.

Harris Manchester

Organ recital

MYLES HARTLEY will perform music by Walton, Widor, and Whitlock at 1.30 p.m. on Thursday, 11 October, in the chapel, Harris Manchester College. Admission is free, with a retiring collection. Enquiries may be directed to

Queen's College

Organ recitals

Unless otherwise indicated the following organ recitals will be given at 1.10 p.m. on Wednesdays in the chapel, Queen's College. Admission is free, with a retiring collection.

10 Oct.: ROBERT PATTERSON, Canterbury Cathedral (Buxtehude and Mendelssohn series)

17 Oct.: ROBERT PATTERSON, Canterbury Cathedral (Buxtehude and Mendelssohn series)

24 Oct.: JAMES THOMAS, Eastbourne

31 Oct.: STEVEN GRAHL, New College

7 Nov.: DAVID PONSFORD, Cirencester

Thur. 8 Nov., 7.45 p.m.: ROBERT PATTERSON, Canterbury Cathedral (Buxtehude and Mendelssohn series)

14 Nov.: MATTHEW OWENS, Wells

21 Nov.: ANDREW FURNISS, Oriel College

28 Nov.: ROBERT PATTERSON, Canterbury Cathedral (Buxtehude and Mendelssohn series)

5 Dec.: ROBERT PATTERSON, Canterbury Cathedral (Buxtehude and Mendelssohn series)


THE CHOIR OF QUEEN'S COLLEGE and THE ORCHESTRA OF THE EGLESFIELD MUSICAL SOCIETY (dir. Owen Rees) will perform Britten's Saint Nicholas and Tippett, spirituals from A Child of Our Time, at 8.15 p.m. on Thursday, 22 November in the chapel, Queen's College (admission by programme £9/£6/£4; free to members of the college).

Wolfson College


HARUKO MOTOHASHI (violin) and MASACHI NISHIYAMA (piano) will perform works by Beethoven, Vitali, Prihoda, Brahms, Takemitsu, and Hubay, at 5 p.m. on Sunday, 14 October in the Hall, Wolfson College (admission £5, concessions £3; proceeds in aid of the African Medical and Research Foundation).

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Conferment of the Title of Visiting Professor

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board has conferred the title of Visiting Professor in Mathematics upon PROFESSOR J.B. MCLEOD, BA D.PHIL Oxf, MA Aberd, for six years from 1 October 2007.

Recognition of Distinction

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

F.E.M. GARDNER, M.PHIL Lond, D.PHIL Oxf, Fellow of Wolfson: Professor of Child and Family Psychology, with effect from 1 September 2007.

C. HOLMES, M.SC Brun, PH.D Lond, Fellow of Lincoln: Professor of Biostatistics, with immediate effect.

B. KIRCHHEIM, R.N.DR C.SC Prague, Fellow of Trinity: Professor of Mathematics, with effect from 1 October 2007.

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The revised composition of the electoral board to the post below, proceedings to fill which are currently in progress, is now as follows:

Professorship of Social Anthropology

                              Appointed by

The President of St John's    Mr Vice-Chancellor [1]
The Warden of All Souls       ex officio
Professor R. Dunbar           Council
Professor R. Astuti           Council
Dr M.J. Spence                Social Sciences Board
Professor H. Whitehouse       Social Sciences Board
Professor M.J. Banks          Social Sciences Board
Dr J. Laidlaw                 Social Sciences Board
Professor C. Wickham          All Souls 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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