University Gazette, 18 June 2009: Notices
Oxford Online Debate: 'The NHS should not treat self-inflicted illness'
'The NHS should not treat self-inflicted illness' is the focus of the next Oxford Online Debate. CHARLES FOSTER and DR MARK SHEEHAN of the Ethox Centre, part of the Division of Public Health and Primary Care, will debate, with DR PAULA BODDINGTON moderating. The debate begins online on Monday, 22 June. The public can post comments online during the debate, and voting opens on Monday, 13 July. The debate can be followed at www.ox.ac.uk/debates.
Gazette publication arrangements
The remaining Gazettes of 2008–9 will be published on 26 June, 2 July, 16 July, and 30 July. Publication for 2009–10 will begin on 24 September. The usual deadlines will apply (classified advertisements to be received by midday on Wednesday of the week before publication; official notices to be received by midday on Thursday of the week before publication).
Professorship of the Study of the Abrahamic Religions
GUY G. STROUMSA, BA Hebrew University, Jerusalem, MA PH.D Harvard, Martin Buber Professor of Comparative Religion, Faculty of Humanities, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, has been appointed to the Professorship of the Study of the Abrahamic Religions with effect from 1 October 2009
Professor Stroumsa will be a fellow of Lady Margaret Hall.
Professorship in the Analysis of Partial Differential Equations
GUI-QIANG G. CHEN, BS Fudan, PH.D Academia Sinica, Full Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, Northwestern University, USA and Visiting Chair Professor of Mathematics, Fudan University, PRC and Visiting Professor, Centre for Advanced Study, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Norway has been appointed to the Professorship in the Analysis of Partial Differential Equations with effect from 10 August 2009.
Professor Chen will be a fellow of Keble College.
Headship of the Sub-department of Particle Physics
The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board has conferred the Headship of the Sub-department of Particle Physics on PROFESSOR B. FOSTER, OBE, B.SC LOND, MA D.PHIL Oxf, FRS, Professor of Experimental Physics and Professorial Fellow of Balliol College, for a further period of five years from 1 October 2009.