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Oxford University Gazette, 19 March 2009: University Acts

PLANNING AND RESOURCE ALLOCATION COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL

Changes in Regulations

The Planning and Resource Allocation Committee of Council has made the following changes in regulations, to come into effect on 3 April.

(a) Establishment of Professorship of Energy Materials

1 In SCHEDULE A of Council Regulations 3 of 2004, concerning statutory professorships, before 'Cookson Professor of Materials' insert:

'Professor of Energy Materials'.

2 In Sect III of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships (Statutes, 2000, p. 462, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461) insert new § 203 as follows and renumber existing §§ 203–86 as §§ 204–87:

'§ 203. Professor of Energy Materials

1. There shall be a Professor of Energy Materials, who shall undertake research in Energy Materials and shall lecture and give instruction in that subject and generally promote its study in the University.

2. The professor shall be elected by an electoral board consisting of:

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the head of the college specified in paragraph (2) of this regulation is Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the head of the college to which the professorship shall be for the time being allocated by Council under any regulation in that behalf, or if the head is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of the college;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college specified in paragraph (2) of this regulation;

(4), (5) two persons appointed by Council;

(6)–(9) four persons appointed by the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board.

4. The professor shall be subject to the General Provisions of the regulations concerning the duties of professors and to those Particular Provisions of the same regulations which are applicable to this chair.'

[These changes, made on the recommendation of the Mathematical, Physical, and Life Sciences Board, establish a Professorship of Energy Materials. The Professor will teach and undertake research in Energy Materials and will be on the establishment of the Department of Materials in the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division.]


(b) Establishment of two Professorships of Biomedical Engineering

1 In SCHEDULE A of Council Regulations 3 of 2004, concerning statutory professorships, after 'Professor of Egyptology' insert:

'Professors (two) of Biomedical Engineering'.

2 In Sect III of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships (Statutes, 2000, p. 416, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461) insert new § 73 as follows and renumber existing §§ 73–139 as §§ 74–140:

'§ 73. Professors (two) of Biomedical Engineering

1. There shall be two Professors of Biomedical Engineering, both of whom shall undertake research in and shall lecture and give instruction in that subject and generally promote its study in the University.

2. The professors shall be elected by an electoral board consisting of:

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the head of the college specified in paragraph (2) of this regulation is Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the head of the college to which the professorship shall be for the time being allocated by Council under any regulation in that behalf, or if the head is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of the college;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college specified in paragraph (2) of this regulation;

(4), (5) two persons appointed by Council;

(6)–(9) four persons appointed by the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board.

4. The professors shall be subject to the General Provisions of the regulations concerning the duties of professors and to those Particular Provisions of the same regulations which are applicable to this chair.'

[These changes, made on the recommendation of the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board, establish two Professorships of Biomedical Engineering. The Professors will teach and undertake research in Biomedical Engineering and will be on the establishment of the Department of Engineering Science in the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division.]

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CONGREGATION 18 March

1 Admission of Proctors

M.S. WILLIAMS, B.SC PH.D Brist, MA Oxf, Fellow of New College, and P. ROBINS, MA (Econ) Manc, MA Oxf, PH.D Exe, Fellow of St Antony's College, were presented to the Vice-Chancellor and admitted to office, the former as Senior Proctor and the latter as Junior Proctor for the ensuing year.


2 Admission of Assessor

THE REVD J.B. MUDDIMAN, MA Camb, MA D.PHIL Oxf, Fellow of Mansfield College, was presented to the Vice-Chancellor and admitted to office as Assessor for the ensuing year.


3 Admission of Pro-Proctors

The Senior Proctor nominated M.J. BURDEN, BA MA Adelaide, MA Oxf, PH.D Edin, and C.M. THOMAS, BA Wales, MBA Aston, MA M.LITT Oxf, Fellows of New College, to be his Deputies.

The Junior Proctor nominated A.R. MUSTAPHA, M.SC Ahmadu Bello, MA D.PHIL Oxf, Fellows of St Antony's College, to be his Deputy.

The Deputies were presented to the Vice-Chancellor and admitted to office.

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COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY

Register of Congregation

Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the following names have been added to the Register of Congregation:

Geaney, D.P., Green Templeton

Natesan, S.K., Sir William Dunn School of Pathology

Stacey, R.R., Business Services and Projects

Walker, K.M.M., St Catherine's

Wittneben, B.B.F., Pembroke

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DIVISIONAL BOARDS

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 3 April, see 'Examinations and Boards' below.

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