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Oxford University Gazette, 18 December 2008: Notices
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GENERAL NOTICES

Audit and Scrutiny Committee

Full opinions from reports issued by the Internal Auditors

The following full opinions from reports issued by the Internal Auditors were accepted by the Audit and Scrutiny Committee on 10 November:

Oxford University Centre for the Environment

Clinical Trial Service Unit (CTSU)

Contract Management

These opinions have now been posted on the intranet (www.admin.ox.ac.uk/councilsec/oxonly/audit/auditrep.shtml). Additional material associated with the opinions may be consulted at the University Offices by members of Congregation by arrangement with the Head of the Council Secretariat, Ms Emma Rampton (e-mail: emma.rampton@admin.ox.ac.uk, telephone: (2)70002).

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University Counselling Service: vacation arrangements

The University Counselling Service will be closed from Monday, 22 December, until Friday, 2 January inclusive.

In tenth week (15–19 December), and week −1 (5–9 January), the Counselling Service will be open 9.30 a.m.–4 p.m., Monday–Thursday, and 9.30 a.m.–1.30 p.m. on Friday.

From noughth week (week beginning Monday, 12 January) onwards the opening times will be the usual hours, 9.15 a.m.–5.15 p.m.

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APPOINTMENTS

BT Professorship of Major Programme Management

BENT FLYVBJERG, BA MS PH.D Aarhus, DR.TECHN DR.SCIENT Aalborg, Professor of Planning, Department of Development and Planning, Aalborg University, Denmark, and Professor and Chair in Infrastructure Policy and Planning, Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, has been appointed to the professorship with effect from 1 April 2009. Professor Flyvbjerg will be a fellow of St Anne's College.


Department of Engineering Science

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board has conferred the Headship of the Department of Engineering Science on PROFESSOR GUY HOULSBY, MA PH.D Camb, MA Oxf, Professor of Civil Engineering and Fellow of Brasenose College, for five years from 1 July 2009.


Conferments of the Title of Visiting Professor

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board has conferred the title of Visiting Professor in Economic Geology upon LAURENCE J. ROBB, B.SC M.SC PH.D Witwatersrand, Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Department of Earth Sciences, for three years from 1 December 2008.

The Medical Sciences Board has conferred the title of Visiting Professor in Tropical Medicine on C. SIBLEY, BA, MA, MS, PH.D, currently Affiliate Professor, Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, Seattle, for three years from 1 November 2008.

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COMPOSITION OF ELECTORAL BOARDS

The composition of the electoral boards to the posts below, proceedings to fill which are currently in progress, is as follows:

Goldsmiths' Professorship of English Literature

                                        Appointed by
        The Warden of Keble           Mr Vice-Chancellor [1]
        The Warden of New College     ex officio
        Professor M. Wood             Council
        Professor S. Shuttleworth     Humanities Board
        Professor S. Mapstone         English Faculty Board
        Dr D. Bradshaw                English Faculty Board
        Professor S. Collini          English Faculty Board
        Mr C. Raine                   New College

Professorship of Mathematical Modelling

                                         Appointed by
        The Provost of Worcester      Mr Vice-Chancellor [1]
        The Master of St Catherine's  ex officio
        Professor J. Hinch            Council
        Professor M. Wright           Council
        Professor A. Halliday         Mathematical, Physical and Life
                                        Sciences Board
        Professor H. Stone            Mathematical, Physical and Life
                                        Sciences Board
        Professor J. Chapman          Mathematical, Physical and Life
                                        Sciences Board
        Professor S. Howison          Mathematical, Physical and Life
                                        Sciences Board
        Dr C. Reisinger               St Catherine's 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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