Council and Main Committees

  • Thursday 19 May 2011
  • NO. 4953
  • VOL. 141

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 June.

Establishment of Professorships of Genomics and Global Health and of Respiratory Medicine

Explanatory Note

These changes, made on the recommendation of the Medical Sciences Board, establish new Professorships of Genomics and Global Health and of Respiratory Medicine.

Text of Regulations

1 In SCHEDULE C of Council Regulations 3 of 2004, concerning statutory professorships, after 'Professors (two) of General Practice' insert:

'Professor of Genomics and Global Health'.

2 In Sect. III of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships (Statutes, 2000, p. 425, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461), insert new § 101 and renumber existing §§ 101–58 as §§ 102–59:

'§ 101. Professor of Genomics and Global Health

1. The Professor of Genomics and Global Health shall lecture and give instruction in genomics and global health.

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) below is the Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the head of the college to which the Chair may be allocated by Council from time to time; or if the head is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of that college;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college;

(4–5) two persons appointed by Council;

(6)–(9) four persons appointed by the Medical Sciences Board;

(10) a person holding a clinical appointment appointed by the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust (or the relevant successor body in the NHS should that Trust cease to exist).

At least three members of the board, of whom one shall be a professor, shall hold clinical appointments.

3. 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 the Chair.'

3 In SCHEDULE C of Council Regulations 3 of 2004, concerning statutory professorships, after 'Professor of Public Health' insert:

'Professor of Respiratory Medicine'.

4 In Sect. III of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships (Statutes, 2000, p. 498, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461), insert new § 290 and renumber existing §§ 290–326 as §§ 291–327:

'§ 290. Professor of Respiratory Medicine

1. The Professor of Respiratory Medicine shall lecture and give instruction in respiratory medicine.

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) below is the Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the head of the college to which the Chair may be allocated by Council from time to time; or if the head is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of that college;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college;

(4–5) two persons appointed by Council;

(6)–(9) four persons appointed by the Medical Sciences Board;

(10) a person holding a clinical appointment appointed by the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust (or the relevant successor body in the NHS should that Trust cease to exist).

At least three members of the board, of whom one shall be a professor, shall hold clinical appointments.

3. 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 the Chair.'

Council of the University

Register of Congregation

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

Adcock, E.P., Bodleian Libraries

Cornelius, V.J., Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics

Edgcombe, H.A., Lady Margaret Hall

Macias Fauria, M., Department of Zoology

McNeil, R.P., Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS)

Suttie, J.J., Merton

Takriti, A.R., St Edmund Hall

Wadham, A.J., St Edmund Hall