Notices

  • Thursday 19 April 2012
  • NO. 4985
  • VOL. 142

University Preachers

Trinity term 2012

Thursday, 19 April, 8 am; The Revd Megan Daffern, Jesus. Holy Communion (Latin), St Mary's

Sunday, 22 April, 10.30 am; The Revd Canon Dr Alan Billings, former Director of the Centre for Ethics and Religion, Lancaster. University Sermon, St Mary's

Thursday, 28 April, 8 am; The Revd Dr Liz Carmichael, St John's. Holy Communion (Latin), St Mary's

Sunday, 29 April, 11 am; The Revd Elaine Bardwell, Vicar of St Michael's, New Marston, and Fellow's Chaplain, Magdalen. St Mark's Day Sermon, Magdalen

Sunday, 13 May, 10.30 am; The Revd Dr William Whyte, St John's. University Sermon, St Mary's

*Sunday, 27 May, 10 am; The Revd Canon Bruce Gillingham, Rector of St Clement's. University Sermon (Whit Sunday), the Cathedral

*Sunday, 3 June, 6.15 pm; The Revd Dr Lincoln Harvey, St Mellitus College, London. University Sermon (Trinity Sunday), Queen's

Sunday, 24 June, 10 am; The Revd Duncan Dormor, President and Dean of Chapel. St John Baptist's Day Sermon, Magdalen.


* On these days Doctors will wear their robes.

General notices

Extra degree ceremonies 2012/3

Degree ceremonies shall be held in the Sheldonian Theatre for the purpose of granting graces and conferring degrees on the days shown in this notice. These are in addition to those already published for 2012 and 2013 (www.ox.ac.uk/students/graduation/ceremonies/dates).

The purpose of these degree ceremonies is to provide additional opportunities for graduands on waiting lists and old members to graduate at a ceremony. The dates are as follows:

  • Friday, 26 October 2012 (11 am and 2.30 pm)
  • Saturday, 9 March 2013 (11 am and 2.30 pm)
  • Friday, 3 May 2013 (11 am and 2.30 pm)
  • Saturday, 22 June 2013 (11 am only)

Colleges will be contacted by the Degree Conferrals Office regarding the procedures for allocating graduands to these ceremonies.

Statute approved by Her Majesty in Council

Mr Vice-Chancellor has received a communication from the Clerk of Her Majesty's Privy Council, stating that on 14 March 2012 Her Majesty was pleased to approve the statute amending Part 24 of the Schedule to the Statutes concerning the Glasstone Benefaction, printed in Gazette No 4962, 22 September 2011, p 3, and approved by Congregation on 11 October (see Gazette No 4965, 13 October 2011, p 70).

Oxford University Staff Scholarship for the Executive MBA course at the Saïd Business School

Applications are invited from University staff to be selected for the Staff Scholarship for the 21-month Executive MBA course at the Saïd Business School, starting in January 2013. The nominee, if successful in their application to the business school, will have his or her course fees covered by his or her department's budget. Applicants for the Staff Scholarship will therefore need the support of their department (including financial support to cover the course fees and college and other fees, and the time required to complete the course). Applicants will need to demonstrate capacity to work at a postgraduate level and show how they and their department would benefit from pursuing the programme. The nominee will be expected to remain working for the University for at least two years after completing the programme.

The closing date for applications to be nominated is 8 June 2012 and the application closing date to the Saïd Business School is 1 November 2012. For further particulars on how to apply please contact Diana Hulin in the Registrar's Office (diana.hulin@admin.ox.ac.uk or (2)80415), or for further information on the course content and academic requirements please contact Darren Beattie at the Saïd Business School (darren.beattie@sbs.ox.ac.uk or (2)78801).

Guidance notes for the holding of outside appointments and the conduct of outside work

All staff are reminded of the guidance notes for the holding of outside appointments and the conduct of outside work, which were published in full in Gazette No 4980, 23 February 2012, p 344, and are published on the Personnel Services website (www.admin.ox.ac.uk/personnel/staffinfo/academic/approvaltoholdoutsideappointments).

Obituary

Social Sciences

Peter Loizos, 2 March 2012; Associate, Refugee Studies Centre. Aged 74.

Appointments

Humanities

Appointments

CUF Lecturer

History

Charles Conrad Leyser, MA DPhil Oxf, Fellow of Worcester. In History. From 1 January 2012 to 31 August 2013.

Faculty Teaching Fellow

English

Francis Paul Vincent Leneghan, BA DPhil Dub. In Old English. From 23 January 2012 to 31 December 2012.

Reappointments

University Lecturer (NTF)

Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics

Elinor Mary Payne, MA MPhil PhD Camb, Fellow of St Hilda's. In Phonetics and Phonology. From 30 April 2012 to the retiring age.

University Lecturer

Medieval and Modern Languages

Philip Ross Bullock, BA Durh, MSt DPhil Oxf, Fellow of Wadham. In Russian. From 1 September 2012 to the retiring age.

Claire Elizabeth Williams, BA Durh, MPhil PhD Camb, Fellow of St Peter's. In Brazilian Literature and Culture. From 1 April 2012 to the retiring age.

CUF Lecturer

Classics

Timothy John Guy Whitmarsh, BA MPhil PhD Camb, Fellow of Corpus Christi. Professor of Ancient Literatures. In Greek Language and Literature. From 1 October 2012 to the retiring age.

English

Siân Elizabeth Grønlie, BA MSt DPhil Oxf, Fellow of St Anne's. In English. From 1 April 2012 to the retiring age.

Conferment of Title

CUF Lecturer

Philosophy

Ralf Bader, BA Oxf, MLitt PhD St And, Fellow of Merton. In Philosophy. From 1 October 2012 to 30 September 2016.

Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

Appointments

University Lecturer

Dr Yulin Chen, BS University of Science and Technology of China, PhD Stanford, Fellow of Jesus. In Experimental Condensed Matter Physics. From 1 October 2011 until 30 September 2016.

Dr Ivan Konoplev, MSc Nizhny Novgorod State, MPhil PhD Strath, Fellow of Wolfson. In Accelerator Science (joint appointment with STFC). From 1 October 2011 until 30 September 2016.

Dr Michael Moody, BSc Adelaide, PhD South Australia, Fellow-elect of Trinity. In Microanalysis of Materials. From 1 April 2012 until 31 March 2017.

Dr Andrew Wells, BA PhD Camb, Fellow-elect of Wolfson. In Physical Climate Science. From 1 July 2012 until 30 June 2017.

Reappointments

University Lecturer

Alan Barr, BA MSc PhD Camb, Fellow of Merton. In Experimental Particle Physics. From 1 April 2012 to the retiring age.

Professor Michael Benedikt, BA Delaware, MS PhD Wisconsin, Fellow of University College. In Computer Science. From 10 April 2012 to the retiring age.

Professor Bob Coecke, MA Oxf, PhD Brussels, Fellow of Wolfson. In Quantum Computer Science. From 1 June 2012 to the retiring age.

Nick Hankins, MA Camb, PhD Oklahoma, PGCAP Nott, Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall. In Chemical Engineering. From 1 October 2012 to the retiring age.

Michael Hayward, MA DPhil Oxf, Fellow of Somerville. In Inorganic Chemistry. From 25 November 2011 to the retiring age.

Ralf Hinze, MA Oxf, Habil Bonn, Dipl Bochum, Fellow of Kellogg. In Software Engineering. From 1 October 2012 to the retiring age.

David Kay, BSc PhD Leic, Fellow of Green Templeton. In Computational Biology. From 1 July 2012 to the retiring age.

Owen Lewis, MA PhD Leeds, Fellow of Brasenose. In Quantitative Biology. From 1 October 2012 to the retiring age.

Simon Myers, MMath DPhil Oxf, Fellow of St John's. In Bioinformatics. From 1 October 2012 to the retiring age.

Professor Peter Nellist, MA PhD Camb, Fellow of Corpus Christi. In Materials. From 18 September 2011 to the retiring age.

Dan Olteanu, Dr rer nat Munich, Dip Ing Bucharest, Fellow of St Cross. In Information Systems. From 1 September 2012 to the retiring age.

David Steinsaltz, MA Oxf, MA Yale, PhD Harvard, Fellow of Worcester. In Statistics. From 1 October 2012 to the retiring age.

Niki Trigoni, BSc Athens, MA Oxf, PhD Camb, Fellow of Kellogg. In Software Engineering. From 1 May 2012 to the retiring age.

Professor Shik Chi (Edman) Tsang, BSc Lond, PhD R'dg, Fellow of University College. In Inorganic Chemistry. From 1 September 2012 to the retiring age.

Claire Vallance, BSc PhD Canterbury, New Zealand, Fellow of Hertford. In Physical Chemistry. From 13 September 2012 to the retiring age.

Professor Andrew Weller, BSc Warw, PhD Brist, Fellow of Magdalen. In Inorganic Chemistry. From 1 October 2012 to the retiring age.

Jonathan Whiteley, MA DPhil Oxf, Fellow of Linacre. In Computational Biology. From 1 July 2012 to the retiring age.

Mark Wilson, MA DPhil Oxf, Fellow of Brasenose. In Theoretical Chemistry. From 1 September 2012 to the retiring age.

Professor James Worrell, BA MSc DPhil Oxf, Fellow of Green Templeton. In Computer Science. From 1 August 2012 to the retiring age.

Recognition of Distinction

Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

Corrigendum: the notice regarding S Hay was incorrectly published in Gazette No 4983, 15 March 2012, under Medical Sciences.

Hay, S,  DPhil Oxf, Reader in Infectious Disease Epidemiology. Professor of Epidemiology with effect from 1 February 2012.

Sparks, J, BA PhD Camb, Royal Society University Research Fellow in the Mathematical Institute. Professor of Mathematical Physics with effect from 1 April 2012.

Social Sciences

J Sebba, BA Sus, MEd Manc, Director of the Rees Centre, Department of Education. Professor of Fostering and Education with effect from 16 April 2012.

Electoral Boards

Composition of an Electoral Board

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

Professorship of Genomics and Global Health        

  Appointed by
Professor W James Mr Vice-Chancellor1
The President of St John's
ex officio
Professor C Godfray Medical Sciences Division
Professor M Levin Medical Sciences Division
Professor P Ratcliffe Medical Sciences Division
Professor N White Medical Sciences Division
Professor A Thompson NHS Trust
Professor Dame Kay Davies Council
Professor D Mabey
Council
Professor Z Molnar St John's

 

1Appointed 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).

Musical Events

Bodleian Library and Faculty of English Language and Literature

'A Love Like Salt', a performance of live music and storytelling to accompany the exhibition 'The Romance of the Middle Ages' exhibition, will be given by the Devil's Violin Company at 7.30 pm on 20 April at the Bodleian Library. Tickets: www.thenorthwall.org.

Balliol

Balliol Musical Society concerts

Concerts take place every other Sunday at 9 pm. Admission free and all welcome. Information: http://users.ox.ac.uk/~ballmsoc.

29 April: Junghwa Lee (piano)

13 May: Stephen Temple Memorial Concert: James Barralet (Violoncello), Simon Callaghan (Piano)

27 May: Peggotty Graham Concert: Vienna Piano Trio: Wolfgang Redik (Violin), Matthias Grendler (Violoncello), Stefan Mendl (Piano)

Magdalen

Sung Eucharist

The Revd Dr Michael Piret will preach a sermon based on poems by George Herbert in Magdalen Chapel at 11 am on Sunday, 22 April.

Title: 'Easter-wings and The Flower: Christ's resurrection, and ours'

The Queen’s College Chapel  

Organ recitals are held on Wednesdays at 1.10 pm during full term:

25 April: Kevin Bowyer, Glasgow

2 May: Douglas Hollick, Birmingham Conservatoire

9 May: George Inscoe, Oundle for Organists Recital Award

16 May: Gerard Gillen, Pro-Cathedral, Dublin

23 May: Olivia Clarke

30 May: Gabriele Damiani, St Edward’s School

6 June: Iain Quinn, Durham

13 June: Riccardo Cossi, Trieste

Choral Services are held at 6.15 pm on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays during full term.  

A service with music for Ascension Day will take place in Back Quad at 8 am on 17 May.

Eglesfield Musical Society lunchtime recitals are held at 1.30 pm on Saturdays during full term, either in the Chapel or the Shulman Auditorium.

Further details may be found on the college website: www.queens.ox.ac.uk.

St Stephen's House

A piano recital of Beethoven's concerto no 14, Moonlight, and well-known pieces by Chopin and Shostakovich, will be performed by Jenny Lin at 7.30 pm on Saturday, 28 April, in St John the Evangelist Church, 109a Iffley Road (opposite the sports ground).

Tickets £12 (£6 concessions), including interval drink, from www.oxfordplayhouse.com/ticketsoxford or on the door. More info: www.sje-oxford.org or events@ssho.ox.ac.uk.

Exhibitions

Bodleian Library

Free admission to all exhibitions; see www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/about/exhibitions.

Until 13 May: 'The Romance of the Middle Ages', showcasing the Bodleian's outstanding collection of manuscripts and early printed books featuring medieval romance.

Until 27 May: 'Designer Bookbinders UK Tour', representing contemporary British bookbinding and including bindings by some of the most respected practitioners working today.

14 April13 May: 'Titanic calling wireless communications during the great disaster', drawing on the Library's Marconi Archives to illuminate the unfolding drama as recorded in the unique radio operators' logs and messages between the ship and shore wireless stations involved.

Museum of the History of Science

Workshop

There will be a special late-night opening to celebrate the 2012 Night of Museums, with a printer, instrument-maker and globe-maker accompanying the exhibition 'The Renaissance in astronomy: books, globes and instruments of the 16th century', 7–11 pm on 18 May at the Museum of the History of Science.

Pitt Rivers Museum

Admission, exhibitions and events free. See: www.prm.ox.ac.uk.

Special Event

18 May, 7–11 pm: Museums in tune (in conjunction with Culture24/Museums at Night) 

Exhibitions

Until 10 June: The nature of curious objects: Sue Johnson’s paper museum

Until 27 January 2013: Made for trade

Gallery Talks

21 April, 2.30 pm: London, Oxford and Farnham: the Pitt-Rivers collections 1880–1900

19 May, 2.30pm:  to be confirmed

Family Friendly Activities

5 May: Pitt Stop: It's a kind of magic

Every Sunday 2–4 pm: Free family friendly fun