• Thursday 27 January 2011
  • No. 4941
  • Vol 141

General notices

Bicycle Loan Scheme

The University is now offering staff interest-free loans, to the value of the employee's monthly net pay (or a maximum of £1,000, whichever is the lower), to assist with the purchase of a bicycle and associated safety equipment for personal use. For full details please see the website:

Green Templeton College

Following the formation of Green Templeton College the University has applied to the Charity Commission for a scheme to govern the trust property involved. The Charity Commission's notice concerning the proposed Scheme is reprinted below.

Charity Commission

Notice CSD-1161A

Charity: Trust Property in connection with Green College Oxford and the Morris Trust

Reference: 4047411/C-2759686-VJNJ

A Scheme is a legal document made by the Charity Commission. It is proposed to make a Scheme for these charities which will amalgamate them and enable the new charity to support Green Templeton College within the University of Oxford.

A copy of the draft Scheme can be seen at: University of Oxford, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JD or by visiting our website at:, or a copy can be obtained by sending a stamped addressed envelope to: Charity Commission Direct, PO Box 1227, Liverpool, L69 3UG quoting the above reference number.

Comments or representations on these proposals can be made to the Charity Commission within one month from the date of this notice, either by letter or by completing the form on our website.


Appointment of Acting Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Personnel and Equality)

Council has approved the appointment of Stephen John Goss, MA DPhil Oxf, Fellow of Wadham and Director of the Learning Institute, as Acting Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Personnel and Equality) on a half-time basis until 30 September 2011. Dr Goss was admitted to office at a private ceremony held in the Vice-Chancellor’s room on 19 January.

Medical Sciences


The Medical Sciences Board has conferred the title of University Research Lecturer on the following, with effect from 1 December 2010:

Gil Bub, Postdoctoral position, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics.

Theo Karamitsos, Honorary Consultant and Clinical Fellow in Cardiology, University of Oxford Centre for Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine.

Christian Siebold, Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellow,  Division of Structural Biology, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine.

Radu Aricescu, MRC CDA Fellow, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Strubi, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine.

Krina Zondervan, Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellow, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine.  

Jill Dawson, Senior Research Scientist, Department of Public Health (HSRU).

Jane Kaye, Director of the Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX)/Wellcome Trust Research Fellow, Department of Public Health.

Kyle Pattinson, MRC Clinician Scientist Fellow, Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics.

Madalena Tarsounas, Research Scientist and Group Leader, Telomere and Genome Stability Group, Gray Institute for Radiation, Oncology and Biology.

Jonathan Emberson, Senior Statistician, Vascular Overviews/Heart Studies, Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU).

Musical Events

Christ Church

Andrew Chamblin Memorial Concert 2011

The fifth annual Andrew Chamblin Memorial Concert will be given by the internationally renowned organist David Briggs, FRCO, ARCM, at 7.30 p.m. in Christ Church Cathedral on Saturday, 19 March. Mr Briggs will play an hour-long programme of Bach organ works. Admission free and everyone welcome. No tickets required and no reserved seating. Please contact with any queries.

St John's

Kendrew Chamber Music Concert

Kendrew Chamber Music Concert, 8.30 p.m., Wednesday, 2 February, St John's College Auditorium. Four Cello Ensemble: Colin Carr, Oliver Coates, Gemma Rosefield, Raphael Wallfisch. Programme to be announced on the night. Tickets are free and will be available from St John's Lodge ten days before the performance.

St Hilda's

Lunchtime Concert Series

The following thirty-minute concerts will take place at 1.15 p.m. in the Jacqueline du Pré music building on Thursdays. For more details please see Admission free and all welcome.

3 Feb.: Arvo Pärt's Spiegel im Spiegel with Charlotte Parr and Anna Kaznowska

10 Feb.: Great Romantic Piano Music with Elena Kiseleva, Outstanding Participant in the Oxford Philomusica Piano Festival

17 Feb.: Mozart Clarinet quintet and Britten Alla marcia with Calypso Nash and the Apollonius Quartet

24 Feb.: Bach Sonata no. 1 in G minor for solo violin and works by Kreisler and Leoš Janáček with Alexandra Knight and Manos Charalabopoulos

3 Mar.: Martinů Promenades for flute, violin and harpsichord and Sonata for flute, violin and piano with Alex Leese, Alexandra Knight and Jonathon Swinard

St Anne's

Music Recitals

The following recitals will take place on Fridays at 6.15 p.m. in the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's.

28 Jan.: Natalya Zeman (Violin), Christopher Guild (Piano), Elgar's Sonata for Violin, Ravel's Tzigane

11 Feb.: Rivoli String Quartet, Beethoven's String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op. 59/2, one of Razumovsky quartets

25 Feb.: Daisy Fancourt (Violin), Graham Sale (Violin), Lizzie Grew (Cello),  Schumann's Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 63

4 Mar.: Sheen Trio, Brahms Piano Trio No. 1 in B major, Op. 8