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Oxford University Gazette, 6 November 2008: Notices


New Graduate Supervision System: Introductory Meetings

Introductory sessions to the new Graduate Supervision System, for supervisors and directors of graduate studies, will be held as follows. The meetings will provide an initial look at the new online reporting tool, being launched for Michaelmas 2008 term reporting.

The demonstration and talk will include a review of the new dashboard, system access, how to submit a report, and reporting timeline. The presentation will last for forty to sixty minutes, and will be a followed by a question-and-answer session.

Further information may be obtained from divisional offices. Enquiries may also be directed to

Medical Sciences

24 Nov. and 26 Nov., 10 a.m.–12 noon: Seminar Room 1, Teaching Suite, West Wing/Children's Hospital, John Radcliffe Hospital (level 2).

27 Nov., 2.30--4.30 p.m.: Lecture Theatre, Department of Pharmacology.

Social Sciences

25 Nov., 10 a.m.–12 noon, Seminar Room C, Law Faculty.


27 Nov., 10 a.m.–12 noon, Lecture Theatre, Classics Centre.

Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

26 Nov., 2.15–4 p.m., Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory.

Continuing Education

3 Dec.: location and time to be announced.

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Musical Events

Harris Manchester College

Thursday lunchtime recitals

The following recitals will be given at 1.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the chapel, Harris Manchester College. Enquiries may be directed to Myles Hartley (e-mail:

Admission is free, with a retiring collection.

13 Nov.: THE OXFORD DRUM TROUPE performs percussion music used in ceremonies and celebrations in West Africa, with djembes, dun-duns, hand percussion, and balafon.

20 Nov.: CHRISTOPHER TEREPIN performs works for cello, including works by Shostakovich and Tavener.

27 Nov.: HARRIS MANCHESTER MUSICIANS explore themes of minimalism in music, with pieces by Cage, Reich, and Toch.

4 Dec.: MYLES HARTLEY performs organ works for the Advent season, including works by Bach, Messiaen, Bairstow, and Carter.

Queen's College

A Requiem from the Portuguese Golden Age

THE CHOIR OF QUEEN'S COLLEGE will perform Duarto Lobo's Missa Pro Defunctis at 8.15 p.m. on Thursday, 27 November, in the chapel, Queen's College. Admission is by programme, costing £10, £7 (concessions), £5 (students). Enquiries may be directed to Rosemary Foot (e-mail:

St John's College

Kendrew Chamber Music Recital Series

THE MICHELANGELO QUARTET will perform Beethoven's Quartet in A, op. 18/5, Shostakovich's Quartet no. 2 in A, op. 68, and Schumann's Quartet in A minor, op. 41/1, at 8.30 p.m. on Friday, 14 November, in the Auditorium, St John's College. Admission is by free programme, available in advance from the college lodge.

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