University Gazette, 17 June 2010: University Acts
[Note: Council Regulations concerning the establishment of the Blavatnik School of Government were published in the Gazette of 17 June 2010 (p. 1222), but were subsequently withdrawn by Council, and so have been removed from this Web site. New regulations concerning the Blavatnik School were published in the Gazette of 25 June 2010.]
PLANNING AND RESOURCE ALLOCATION COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL
Changes in Regulations
The Planning and Resource Allocation Committee has made the following changes in regulations, to come into effect on 2 July.
Change in title of Professorship of Visualisation
The following changes amend the name of the recently established Professorship of Visualisation to the Professorship of Scientific Visualisation, it being felt that the amended name more clearly reflects the subject area of the Professorship.
Text of Regulations
1 In SCHEDULE A of Council Regulations 3 of 2004, concerning statutory professorships, delete 'Professor of Visualisation' and substitute 'Professor of Scientific Visualisation'.
2 In Sect III of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships (Statutes, 2000, p. 418, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461), in the title and regulation 1 of § 320 delete 'Professor of Visualisation' and substitute 'Professor of Scientific Visualisation'.
CONGREGATION 10 June
On Thursday, 10 June, the following were duly elected for the periods shown.
Council of the University
Two members of Council (from members of the faculties in the Divisions of Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences and of Medical Sciences)
Until MT 2011
PROFESSOR M.S. WILLIAMS, B.SC PH.D Brist, MA Oxf, Fellow of New College, Faculty of Engineering Science
Until MT 2014
PROFESSOR P.A. ROBBINS, MA D.PHIL Oxf, Fellow of Queen's, Faculty of Physiological Sciences
[The votes recorded were: for Professor Fraser, 363; for Professor Robbins, 456; for Professor Williams, 381]
One member of Council (from members of the faculties in the Divisions of Humanities and of Social Sciences)
Until MT 2014
J. NIGHTINGALE, MA Oxf, Fellow of Magdalen, Faculty of History
[The votes recorded were: for Dr Landers, 282; for Dr Nightingale, 392]
One member of Council (not necessarily being a member of any division and not in any case being nominated in a divisional capacity)
Until MT 2014
G. HENDERSON, BA Witwatersrand, BCL MA Oxf, Master of Pembroke, Faculty of Law
[The votes recorded were: for Mr Henderson, 322; for Professor Langdale, 193; for Dr Thomas, 310]
Curators of the University Libraries
One Curator of the University Libraries
Until MT 2012
PROFESSOR L.M. MCDOWELL, MA Camb, M.PHIL PH.D Lond, MA Oxf, Fellow of St John's, Faculty of Anthropology and Geography
[The votes recorded were: for Dr Coones, 267; for Professor McDowell, 337]
CONGREGATION 12 June
Conferment of Honorary Degree (Dr Henry Reece)
The Degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, approved by Resolution of Congregation on 13 October, was conferred upon HENRY M. REECE, BA Brist, MA D.PHIL Oxf, Emeritus Fellow of Jesus, former Secretary to the Delegates and Chief Executive of Oxford University Press.
CONGREGATION 15 June
Declaration of approval of Resolution authorising use of space at Osney Mead
That Building 363, Osney Mead (approximately 2,220 sq.m. net usable area), be allocated to the Department of Engineering Science.
COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY
Register of Congregation
Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the following names have been added to the Register of Congregation:
Benesch, J.L.P., Hertford
Kelly, K.M., Lady Margaret Hall
Knight, M., Lincoln
Lygate, C.A., Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics
Pizey, T.P., Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics
DIVISIONAL BOARDS AND BOARDS OF FACULTIES
For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 2 July, see 'Examinations and Boards' below.