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Oxford University Gazette, 11 March 2010: Notices

GENERAL NOTICES

Musical Events

Christ Church

Andrew Chamblin Memorial Concert

DAME GILLIAN WEIR will perform organ works by Bach, Buxtehude, Pachelbel, Schnizer, and de Grigny, at 7.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 11 May, in Christ Church Cathedral. Admission is free and open to the public. Enquiries may be directed to hacmemorial@yahoo.co.uk.

New College

'An imaginary pilgrimage'

CONSORT IRIDIANA (all-female vocal ensemble) will perform music by Binchois, Josquin, Judenkonig, Gombert, and plainsong from the Poissy Antiphonal, at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, 17 March, in the chapel, New College. Tickets cost £10 (concessions £5).

Further information may be found at consortiridiana.squarespace.com/an-imaginary-pilgrimage/. Enquiries may be directed to Dr Jonathan Williams (e-mail: jonathan.williams@music.ox.ac.uk).


Oriel College

THE ROCOCO PLAYERS will perform Marlowe's Edward II at 7.30 p.m. on 14, 15, 16, and 17 April, in Oriel College (founded by King Edward II in 1326). There will also be a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on 17 April. Tickets cost £25 (concessions £15). Proceeds are in aid of the Oriel Restoration Fund and Gloucester Cathedral.

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APPOINTMENTS

Conferment and Reconferments of the Title of Visiting Professor

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board has conferred the title of Visiting Professor in Physics on WILLIAM DORLAND, BS Texas, MA MPA PH.D Princeton, currently Director, Honors College, University of Maryland, for three years from 1 March 2010.

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board has reconferred the following titles of Visiting Professor for the periods indicated:

Earth Sciences: JOHN LUDDEN, B.SC Lanc, PH.D Manc, currently Executive Director of the British Geological Survey, for three years from 1 January 2010.

Earth Sciences: SIR KEITH O'NIONS, B.SC Nott, PH.D Alberta, currently Rector of Imperial College, London, for three years from 1 February 2010.

Microbial Genomics: JULIAN PARKHILL, B.SC Birm, PH.D Brist, currently Head of Pathogen Genomics, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, for three years from 1 May 2010.

Schlumberger Visiting Professor in Mathematics: L. MAHADEVAN, B.TECH MS Texas, MS PH.D Stanford, currently Lola England De Valpine Professor of Applied Mathematics at Harvard University, for three years from 1 February 2010.

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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:

Pearson Professorship of Educational Assessment and Directorship of the Oxford University Centre for Educational Assessment

                                   Appointed by

    The Provost of Worcester 
        College                    Mr Vice-Chancellor  [1]
    Mr T. Gardam                   ex officio
    Professor P. Munn              Council
    Professor A. Heath             Council
    Professor R. Goodman           Social Sciences Board
    Professor A. Edwards           Department of Education
    Professor J. Furlong           Department of Education
    Professor R. Daugherty         Department of Education
    Dr A. Mullen                   St Anne's College

Professorships (two) of Biomedical Engineering

                                      Appointed by

        Professor A. Monaco            Mr Vice-Chancellor [1]
        Professor D. Clary             ex officio
        Ms S. Forbes                   ex officio
        Professor L. Seymour           Council
        Professor R. Ethier            Council
        Professor A. Halliday          Mathematical, Physical and 
                                        Life Sciences Board 
        Professor G. Houlsby           Mathematical, Physical and 
                                        Life Sciences Board 
        Professor L. Tarassenko        Mathematical, Physical and 
                                        Life Sciences Board 
        Professor E. Tanner            Mathematical, Physical and 
                                        Life Sciences Board 
        Professor J. Gregg             Magdalen College
        Dr J. Schnabel                 St Hilda's College 

Directorship of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History

                                       Appointed by

        Mr Vice-Chancellor             ex officio
        Professor J. Michie            ex officio
        Professor E. McKendrick        Council
        Dr M. O'Hanlon                 Council
        Sir Neil Chalmers              Council
        Professor A. Halliday          Mathematical, Physical and 
                                        Life Sciences Board 
        Professor G. Mace              Mathematical, Physical and 
                                        Life Sciences Board 
        Professor Lord Krebs           The Visitors of the University 
                                        Museum of Natural History
        Professor P. England           The Visitors of the University 
                                        Museum of Natural History
        Professor D. Edwards           The Visitors of the University 
                                        Museum of Natural History
        Dr V. Murphy                   Kellogg 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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