Notices

  • Thursday 16 June 2011
  • NO. 4957
  • VOL. 141

Consultative notices

Review of the Professorship of Poetry

Council has authorised a review of the Professorship of Poetry. The review will take place during Trinity term 2011 with a view to reporting to Council during Michaelmas term. The membership and terms of reference of the review committee are as follows:

Membership

  • Dr Ralph Walker (in the chair) (Magdalen)
  • Professor Paul Slack (former Principal of Linacre)
  • Dr David Bradshaw (chair of the English Faculty Board)
  • Professor Sally Shuttleworth (head of the Humanities Division)

Terms of reference

Taking into account previous elections, and in particular the report on the 2010 election, to review all aspects of the professorship, including:

  1. the electorate;
  2. the method of nomination of candidates;
  3. eligibility for the post;
  4. duties;
  5. remuneration;
  6. funding for the post;
  7. academic ownership;
  8. college association; and
  9. period of office.

Submissions to the review are invited, to be sent to the secretary to the review, Charles Shaw, at the University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JD (email: charles.shaw@admin.ox.ac.uk) by Tuesday, 5 July 2011.

Visiting Professorships

Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board has reconferred the following titles:

Visiting Professor in the Principles of Engineering Design upon Ray D. Lohr, Technical Director of Transense Technologies, for a period of three years from 1 January 2011.

Visiting Professor in Physics upon Richard Walker, BA, MSc, PhD, Technical Director of Diamond Light Source Ltd, for a period of three years from 1 March 2011.

Visiting Professor in Zoology upon Luke Alphey, BSc Camb, PhD Dund, Research Director of Oxitec Ltd, for a period of three years from 1 May 2011.

Visiting Professor in Computer Science upon Donald Knuth, BS MS Case Institute of Technology, PhD California Institute of Technology, Professor Emeritus of the Art of Computer Programming at Stanford University, for a period of three years from 1 May 2011.

Visiting Professor in Plant Sciences upon David Mabberley, MA DPhil Oxf, PhD Camb, Keeper of the Herbarium, Library, Art and Archives, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, for a period of three years from 1 May 2011.

Visiting Professor in Physics upon Matt Mountain, BSc, PhD, ARCS, DIC, FRAS, Director of Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, for a period of three years from 1 May 2011.

Visiting Professor in Physics upon Julian Barbour, BA Camb, PhD Cologne, for a period of three years from 1 September 2011.