Notices

  • Thursday 18 November 2010
  • No. 4935
  • Vol 141

General notices

Gazette publication arrangements

The final Gazettes of Michaelmas term will be published on 25 November and 2 and 9 December. Publication for Hilary term will begin on 13 January. The usual deadline arrangements will apply.


Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

Preliminary Examination for Modern Languages and Associated Joint Schools

For examination in 2011

Extracts for commentary in German Paper III will be taken from one of the following two texts: Georg Kaiser, Von morgens bis mitternachts, and Erich Maria Remarque, Im Westen nichts Neues.


Reports issued by the Internal Auditors

The following reports issued by the Internal Auditors were accepted by the Audit and Scrutiny Committee at its meetings on 11 October and 8 November 2010:

Focused reviews:

  • Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics
  • Department of Politics and International Relations
  • Faculty of Law
  • Student Administration
  • Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages
  • Pitt Rivers Museum
  • The Gray Institute for Radiation, Oncology and Biology
  • Centre for Tropical Medicine
  • Oxford e-Research Centre
  • Mathematical Institute
  • Bodleian Libraries
  • Development Office
  • Procurement
  • Department of Physics
  • School of Geography and the Environment
  • Faculty of Classics
  • Faculty of English
  • Saïd Business School
  • Estates
  • Segregation of Duties
  • Payroll
  • Data Quality
  • Department of Materials
  • Department of Zoology
  • Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine
  • Faculty of Oriental Studies
  • Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics

Health checks:

  • Careers Service
  • Department of Engineering Science
  • Department of Plant Sciences
  • Faculty of Music
  • Nuffield Department of Surgery
  • Residential Properties
  • Humanities Division
  • Department of Medical Oncology
  • Department of Anaesthetics
  • Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art
  • Ashmolean Museum
  • Clinical Trials Service Unit
  • Begbroke Science Park
  • Veterinary Services
  • Experimental Psychology

The executive summaries of these reports have now been posted on the intranet at www.admin.ox.ac.uk/councilsec/oxonly/audit/auditrep.shtml. The full reports may be consulted by members of Congregation at the University Offices by arrangement with the Head of the Council Secretariat, Emma Rampton (email: emma.rampton@admin.ox.ac.uk, telephone: (2)70002).

Appointments

With the approval of the relevant divisional board, the following appointments and reappointments have been made and titles conferred for the periods stated.

Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division

Appointments

Dr Robert Paton, MA MSc PhD Camb, Fellow of St Hilda's. University Lecturership in Organic Chemistry, from 1 September 2010 until 31 August 2015.

Professor Alex Rogers, BSc PhD Liv, Fellow of Somerville. University Lecturership in Conservation Biology, from 1 October 2010 until 30 September 2015 (awarded the title of Professor of Conservation Biology).

Dr Antonis Papachristodoulou, BA MEng Camb, PhD California, Fellow of Worcester. University Lecturership in Engineering Science (Control Engineering), from 1 October 2010 until 30 September 2015.

Dr Thorsten Hesjedal, BSc Stuttgart, MSc Tübingen, Dr rer nat Berlin, Fellow of Christ Church. University Lecturership in Materials Design for Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, from 1 November 2010 until 31 October 2015 (joint appointment with the Science and Technology Facilities Council).

Dr Dominic Vella, BA PhD Camb, Fellow-elect of Lincoln. University Lecturership in Applied Mathematics, from 1 January 2011 until 31 December 2015.

Dr Kevin McGerty, BA Camb, PhD MIT, Fellow of Christ Church. University Lecturership in Pure Mathematics, from 1 October 2011 until 30 September 2016. Royal Society University Research Fellowship with the title of University Lecturer, from 1 October 2010 until 30 September 2011.

Dr Luis Fernando Alday, MSc Instituto Balseiro, PhD Trieste, Fellow of Hertford. University Lecturership in Mathematical Physics, from 1 October 2010 until 30 September 2015.

Dr Richard Walker, BA Exe, MSc Leeds, PhD Camb, Fellow-elect of St Edmund Hall. University Lecturership in Geology, from 1 February 2013 until 31 January 2018. Royal Society University Research Fellowship with the title of University Lecturer, from 1 January 2011 until 31 January 2013.

Dr Laure Zanna, BSc Tel Aviv, MSc Weizmann Institute of Science, PhD Harvard, Fellow of St Cross. University Lecturership in Physical Climate Science, from 1 October 2011 until 30 September 2016. James Martin Research Fellowship with the title of University Lecturer, from 1 October 2010 until 30 September 2011.

Reappointments

Dr Stephen Payne, University Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering (Cardiovascular), from 1 January 2011 to the retiring age.

Dr Michael Monoyios, University Lecturer in Mathematical Finance, from 1 October 2010 to the retiring age.

Dr Balazs Szendröi, University Lecturer in Mathematics, from 1 October 2010 to the retiring age.

Dr Mark Wallace, University Lecturer in Physical Chemistry, with immediate effect to the retiring age.    

Professor E. Victor Flynn, University Lecturer (CUF) in Pure Mathematics, from 1 October 2010 to the retiring age.

Dr Anne Henke, University Lecturer in Pure Mathematics, from 1 October 2010 to the retiring age.

Dr Ruth Baker, University Lecturer in Mathematical Biology, from 1 September 2010 to the retiring age.

Dr Jonathan Marchini, University Lecturer in Statistical Genomics, from 1 September 2010 to the retiring age.

Dr Geoff Nicholls, University Lecturer in Statistics, from 18 September 2010 to the retiring age.

Professor Alexander Scott, University Lecturer (CUF) in Mathematics, from 1 October 2010 to the retiring age.

Dr Pierre Tarres, University Lecturer in Mathematics, from 1 October 2010 to the retiring age.

Visiting Professorships

The Humanities Board has conferred the title of Visiting Professor in History on A.B. Worden, MA PhD Camb, MA DPhil Oxf, currently Research Professor in History, Royal Holloway, University of London, for one year from 1 October 2010.

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Divisional Board has reconferred the title of Visiting Professor in Physics upon David Deutsch, MA DPhil, for five years from 1 November 2010.

Recognition of Distinction

The following title has been conferred on behalf of the Recognition of Distinction Committee:

Csicsvari, J., MSc TU Budapest, PhD Rutgers, MRC Senior Scientist in the MRC Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit, Professor of Neuroscience, with effect from 1 November 2010.

Electoral Boards

Composition of an Electoral Board

The revised composition of the electoral board to the post below, proceedings to fill which are currently in progress, is as follows:

Camden Professorship of Ancient History

  Appointed by
Dr S. Mapstone Mr Vice-Chancellor
Professor R. Parker Council
Professor A. Wallace-Hadrill Council
Professor S. Shuttleworth Humanities Division
Professor A. Cameron History Faculty
Professor S. Mitchell Ancient History Sub-faculty
Professor A. Wilson Classics Faculty
Dr E. Bispham Brasenose
Dr L. Morgan Brasenose

Musical Events

Queen's College

The Queen's College Chapel: Saturday, 27 November, at 7.30 p.m.

The Choir of the Queen's College perform Handel's 'Messiah'.

Tickets:  £12 (adults) £10 (concessions) and £5 (students) available from anne.bevan@queens.ox.ac.uk or 01865 279125.

St John's College

Kendrew concert, Monday, 17 January, St John's College Auditorium, 8.30 p.m.

The Michelangelo String Quartet will perform works by Schubert, Bartok and Beethoven. Tickets, which are free of charge, will be available from St John's  Lodge ten days before the performance.