Notices

  • Thursday 9 December 2010
  • No. 4938
  • Vol 141

General notices

Audit and Scrutiny Committee: Annual Report 2009–10

The Annual Report of the Audit and Scrutiny Committee for 2009–10 has now been posted on the intranet at www.admin.ox.ac.uk/councilsec/oxonly/audit/auditrep.shtml.


University Counselling Service

The University Counselling Service will be closed from Thursday, 23 December 2010 to Monday, 3 January 2011 inclusive.

During the vacation the opening times are as follows:

  • Week 10 – 9.30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 9.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. on Friday.
  • Week 11 – 9.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. Monday to Wednesday.
  • Week -1 – 9.30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday and 9.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. on Friday.

From 0th week (Monday, 10 January 2011) onwards the opening times will be the usual hours: 9.15 a.m. to 5.15 p.m.

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

Professorship

School of Geography and the Environment

Myles R. Allen, BA DPhil Oxf, University Lecturer, Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics, and Group Leader, Climate Dynamics Group, University of Oxford, has been appointed to a Statutory Professorship in the School of Geography and the Environment, with effect from 4 April 2011.

Dr Allen will be a fellow of Linacre College.

Directorship

Environmental Change Institute

Jim W. Hall, BEng PhD Brist, Professor of Earth Systems Engineering, Newcastle University, has been appointed to the Directorship of the Environmental Change Institute in the School of Geography and the Environment, with effect from 7 February 2011.

The title of Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks has been conferred on him on behalf of the Recognition of Distinction Committee.

Professor Hall will be a fellow of Linacre College.


Medical Sciences Division

University Lecturer

Cardiovascular Physiology

Anant Bhikhu Parekh, MA DPhil Oxf, Marjorie Ridley Fellow and Tutor in Physiology and Medicine, Lady Margaret Hall, and University Lecturer in Cardiovascular Physiology, has been reappointed until the retiring age, with effect from 1 January 2011.

Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology

John Parrington, MA Camb, MA Oxf, PhD Lond, Rank Netherthorpe Memorial Fellow and Tutor in Physiological Sciences, Worcester College, College Lecturer, Exeter College, and University Lecturer in Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology, has been reappointed until the retiring age, with effect from 1 January 2011.

Biochemistry

Andreas Russ, MA Oxf, Dr med Frankfurt, Fellow and Tutor in Genetics, Magdalen College, and University Lecturer in Biochemistry, has been reappointed until the retiring age, with effect from 19 December 2010.

Neuroscience

Edward Oliver John Mann, MSc DPhil Oxf, Tutorial Fellow of Medicine, St Hugh's College, and University Lecturer in Neuroscience, from 1 January 2011.

Visiting Professorships

The Social Sciences Division has, on the recommendation of the Saïd Business School, conferred the title of Visiting Professor on David Whetten, BS MS Brigham Young, PhD Cornell, from 1 October 2010 for 3 years.

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-Chancellor1
Professor R. Parker Council
Professor A. Wallace-Hadrill Council
Dr F. Heal 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

1 Appointed by Mr Vice-Chancellor under the provisions of Statute IX, Sect. 10 and 11 (Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4633, 9 October 2002, p. 108).