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Oxford University Gazette, 13 December 2007: University Agenda

CONGREGATION 15 January 2 p.m.

¶ Members of Congregation are reminded that written notice of any intention to vote against, or any proposed amendment to, the resolutions below, signed by at least two members of Congregation, must be given to the Registrar by noon on Monday, 7 January (see the note on the conduct of business in Congregation at the end of 'University Agenda').

1 Voting on Resolution approving the conferment of Honorary Degree

That the conferment of the Degree of Master of Arts, honoris causa, upon MR ROGER BOWLER be approved.

¶ Mr Bowler served the Department of Chemistry for over forty-five years from September 1961 until his retirement in February 2007 as Head of the Mechanical Workshop. His expertise made a significant contribution to the research of a department that has developed an international reputation for its innovative instrumental design.

If the resolution is approved, the degree will be conferred at a ceremony on 1 March 2008.


2 Voting on Resolutions authorising expenditure from the Higher Studies Fund

(i) That the University be authorised to expend from the unearmarked part of the Higher Studies Fund, the sum of £93,000 for research support (technician and equipment costs) for Professor Lahiri, Professor of Linguistics.

(ii) That the University be authorised to expend from the unearmarked part of the Higher Studies Fund, the sum of £78,400 for research equipment for Professor Clarke, the Heather Professor of Music.

(iii) That the University be authorised to expend from the unearmarked part of the Higher Studies Fund, the sum of £108,187 for research support (a postdoctoral post for 3 years, £5k for equipment, £2k for travel) for Professor Ellis, Royal Society Professor in the Department of Physics.

(iv) That the University be authorised to expend from the part of the Higher Studies Fund earmarked for Social Studies, the sum of £30,000 (£10,000 per annum for three years) to provide research support to Professor Green, Professor of Legal Philosophy.

(v) That the University be authorised to expend from the part of the Higher Studies Fund earmarked for Social Studies, the sum of £90,000 (£10,000 each for three years) for research support for Professors Browning, Neary and Young in the Department of Economics.

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