Notices

  • Thursday 29 September 2011
  • NO. 4963
  • VOL. 142

Memorial Service

A memorial service for the Rt Hon Lord Bingham of Cornhill, former High Steward of the University of Oxford, will take place at 2.30 pm on 1 October, at the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, High St, Oxford. All are welcome.

University Preachers

Michaelmas term 2011

Thursday, 6 October, 8 am; The Revd Dr Teresa Morgan, Oriel. Holy Communion (Latin), St Mary's

Sunday, 9 October, 10.30; am Dame Barbara Stocking, Chief Executive, Oxfam. Commemoration Day Sermon (Eucharist), St Mary's

Tuesday, 11 October, 6 pm; The Revd Dr Colin Thompson, St Catherine's. Court Sermon, the Cathedral

Sunday, 30 October, 10.30 am; The Revd Professor Graham Ward, Professor of Contextual Theology, Manchester. University Sermon: All Saints Day (Eucharist), St Mary's

Sunday, 13 November, 5.15 pm; Professor David Matthews, Professor of Diabetes and Vice-Principal, Harris Manchester. University Sermon: Ramsden Sermon, Jesus

Sunday, 20 November, 6 pm; The Revd Dr Jonathan Arnold, Chaplain and Senior Research Fellow, Worcester. University Sermon on the Sin of Pride, St Peter's

Sunday, 27 November, 10 am; Dr Margaret Barker, Methodist Preacher, Temple Theology. Advent Sunday Sermon, the Cathedral

General notices

Deferred term of office of external member of Council

The proposal to appoint Ms Jayne Almond as a member of Council for four years from Michaelmas term 2011 was approved by Congregation on 19 August 2010.  However, Council has agreed (with Ms Almond's consent) that the start of Ms Almond's four-year term of office on Council should be deferred from the beginning of Michaelmas term 2011 to the beginning of Hilary term 2012 (1 January 2012), in order to align it with her Chairmanship of the Audit and Scrutiny Committee.

Oxford University Consulting (OUC)

The university has agreed to reduce the management fee retained by Isis Innovation/OUC for its support of Personal Consultancy from 15% to 10%. This took effect from 1 September 2011. OUC's management fee for handling departmental service work is 7.5%.  For more information or to discuss any specific matter, please contact: consulting@isis.ox.ac.uk, 01865 280829 or www.isis-innovation.com/consulting.

Biomedical Imaging Festival

This year's Oxford Biomedical Imaging Festival is due to take place on 13 October in the Garden Quad, St John's.

Registration is now open and is free for all Oxford University (and partner institution) imaging scientists. Please visit www.imaging.ox.ac.uk for the scientific programme and for registration. When registering please ensure you give your name, department and specialism and specify if you wish to present a poster.  There are also opportunities for proffered talks at the end of each session.

Reports Issued by the Internal Auditors

The following reports issued by the Internal Auditors were accepted by the Audit and Scrutiny Committee at its meeting on 18 July 2011:

Detailed reviews:

  • Oracle segregation of duties update
  • Purchasing process – Humanities Division
  • Undergraduate Admissions

The executive summaries of these reports have now been posted on the intranet at www.admin.ox.ac.uk/councilsec/oxonly/auditrep. 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).

MSc Clinical Embryology

Research dissertations are to be submitted to the Examination Schools by noon on 10 August 2012.

Appointments

Humanities

Beit Professorship of the History of the British Commonwealth        

James Belich, BA MA Victoria, Wellington, DPhil Oxf, Research Professor of History, Stout Research Centre, Victoria, Wellington, has been appointed to the Beit Professorship of the History of the British Commonwealth within the History Faculty, on a 50% basis from 30 September 2011, and on a full-time basis from 1 October 2012.

Professor Belich will be a fellow of Balliol College.

Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

Appointments

Aldrichian Praelector and Reader in Chemistry

Professor Richard G Compton, MA DPhil Oxf, Fellow of St John's. From 1 April 2011 to the retiring age.

University Lecturer

Christina Goldschmidt, BA PhD Camb. Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall. In Statistics. From 1 September 2011 until 31 August 2016.

Ingmar Posner, MEng Aston, DPhil Oxf. Fellow of Pembroke. In Engineering Science (Information Engineering). From 1 September 2011 until 31 August 2016.

Aris Katzourakis, BSc PhD Imp Lond. Fellow of St Hilda's. In Evolutionary or Ecological Genomics. From 1 October 2015 until 30 September 2020. Royal Society University Research Fellowship with title of University Lecturer from 1 September 2011 until 30 September 2015.

David Howey, BA MEng PhD Imp Lond. Fellow of St Hilda's. In Engineering Science (Electrical Engineering). From 26 September 2011 until 25 September 2016.

Dmitry Belyaev, MSc St Petersburg, PhD Royal Inst of Tech, Sweden. Fellow of St Anne's. In Analysis. From 1 October 2011 until 30 September 2016.

Robin Cleveland, MSc PhD Auckland. Fellow of Magdalen. In Engineering Science (Biomedical Engineering). From 1 October 2011 until 30 September 2016. Awarded title of Professor of Engineering Science.

David Conlon, BA Dub, PhD Camb. Fellow of Wadham. In Discrete Mathematics. From 1 October 2015 until 30 September 2020. Royal Society University Research Fellowship with title of University Lecturer from 1 October 2011 until 30 September 2015.

Eleanor Stride, BEng PhD UCL. Fellow of St Catherine's. In Engineering Science (Biomedical Engineering). From 1 October 2011 until 30 September 2016.

Philipp Kukura, BA MChem Oxf, PhD Berkeley. Fellow of Exeter. In Physical Chemistry. From 1 September 2011 until 31 August 2016.

Ivan Martinovic, MSc Nanyang, PhD Kaiserslautern. Fellow of Kellogg. In Computing Science (Security). From 1 January 2012 until 31 December 2016.

Reappointments

University Lecturer

Michael Bonsall, BSc PhD Lond, MA Oxf. Fellow of St Peter's. In Mathematical Ecology. With immediate effect to the retiring age.

William Barford, BSc Sheff, MA Oxf, PhD Camb. Fellow of Balliol. In Theoretical Chemistry. From 4 September 2011 to the retiring age.

Cristian Capelli, BA PhD Rome. Fellow of St Hugh's. In Human Evolution. From 30 September 2011 to the retiring age.

Graham Taylor, MA DPhil Oxf. Fellow of Jesus. In Biomathematics. From 30 September 2011 to the retiring age.

José Goicoechea, MA Oxf, PhD Bath. Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall. In Inorganic Chemistry. From 1 October 2011 to the retiring age.

Eamonn Gaffney, BA PhD Camb. Fellow of Brasenose. In Mathematical Biology. From 1 October 2011 to the retiring age.

Mason Porter, BS Caltech, MS PhD Cornell, MA Oxf. Fellow of Somerville. In Applied Mathematics. From 1 October 2011 to the retiring age.

Christoph Reisinger, Dr Phil Heidelberg, Dipl Linz. Fellow of St Catherine's. In Mathematical Finance. From 1 October 2011 to the retiring age.

Adrianne Slyz, BS Harvard, MAstron PhD Columbia, MA Oxf. Fellow of New College. In Astrophysics. From 1 October 2011 to the retiring age.

Jonathan Doye, BA PhD Camb. Fellow of Queen's. In Theoretical Chemistry. From 1 October 2011 to the retiring age.

Stuart Mackenzie, BSc Leeds, MA DPhil Oxf. Fellow of Magdalen. In Physical and Theoretical Chemistry. From 1 October 2011 to the retiring age.

Grant Ritchie, MA DPhil Oxf. Fellow of Worcester. In Physical and Theoretical Chemistry. From 1 October 2011 to the retiring age.

Simon Aldridge, MA DPhil Oxf. Fellow of Queen's. In Inorganic Chemistry. From 1 January 2012 to the retiring age.

Dirk Aarts, MSc PhD Utrecht. Student of Christ Church. In Physical and Theoretical Chemistry. From 1 January 2012 to the retiring age.

Tamsin Mather, MA MPhil MSc PhD Camb. Fellow of University College. In Physics and Chemistry of the Earth and Environment. From 1 July 2012 to the retiring age.

Richard Katz, BA Cornell, PhD Columbia. Fellow of St Anne's. In Planetary Science. From 1 October 2012 to the retiring age.

Medical Sciences

Appointment

Professorship of Psychology

David M Clark, MPhil Lond, MA DPhil Oxf, Professor of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, KCL, and Head, Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma, Maudsley Hospital, London, has been appointed to the Professorship of Psychology in the Department of Experimental Psychology with effect from 1 September 2011.

Professor Clark will be a fellow of Magdalen.

Reappointment

Peter George McCulloch, MB ChB Aberd, MA Oxf, MD Edin, FRCSed, FRCS (Glas), Fellow and Reader in Surgery, Trinity, and Clinical Reader in Surgery, has been reappointed until the retiring age with effect from 1 October 2011.


Social Sciences

Appointments

Dr E Bukodi, MA PhD Budapest. Fellow of Nuffield. University Lecturer in Quantitative Social Policy. From 1 January 2012 to 31 December 2016.

Dr R Allison, BA Exe, DPhil Oxf. Fellow of St Antony's. University Lecturer in the International Relations of Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia. From 1 September 2011 to 31 August 2016.

Professor M Bailey, BA MA PhD Notre Dame. Fellow of Balliol. John G Winant Visiting Professorship of American Government. From 1 September 2011 to 23 June 2012.

Dr D Gill, MA MPhil DPhil Oxf. Fellow of Hertford. University Lecturer in Economics. From 1 October 2011 to 30 September 2016.

Dr M McCartney, BA Camb, MPhil Oxf, PhD Lond. University Lecturer in the Political Economy and Human Development of India. From 1 September 2011 to 31 August 2016.

Dr B Bradford, BSc MSc UCL, MSc PhD LSE. Career Development Fellow in Criminology. From 1 September 2011 to 31 August 2014.

Reappointments

Dr C Bowdler, Fellow of Oriel. University Lecturer in Economics. From 1 October 2011 to the retiring age.

Professor S Wren-Lewis. Fellow of Merton. University Lecturer in Economics. From 1 January 2012 to the retiring age.

Release of Titular Post

Dr J E Morgan, MA Oxf, PhD Camb. Fellow of St Catherine's. University Lecturer (CUF) in Law. Release of titular post from 1 October 2011.

Visiting Professorships

Medical Sciences

The Medical Sciences Board has conferred the title of Visiting Professor in the Genetics of Speech and Language disorders on A Monaco, currently President of Tufts University, for a period of three years from 1 August 2011.

The Medical Sciences Board has re-conferred the title of Visiting Professor in Interventional Neuroradiology on J Fiehler, PD (Med) Hamburg,  for a further period of five years from 1 July 2011.

Social Sciences

The Social Sciences Division has, on the recommendation of the Faculty of Law, conferred the title of Visiting Professor on the Rt Hon Sir Stephen John Sedley, BA Camb, from 1 January 2012 to 31 December 2014.

The Social Sciences Division has, on the recommendation of the Faculty of Law, conferred the title of Visiting Professor on Professor P van Parijs, PhD Louvain, DPhil Oxf, from 22 April 2012 to 21 April 2015.

The Social Sciences Division has, on the recommendation of the Faculty of Law, conferred the title of Visiting Professor on Professor C McCrudden, LLM Yale, DPhil Oxf, from 1 August 2011 to 31 July 2014.

The Social Sciences Division has, on the recommendation of the Faculty of Law, re-conferred the title of Visiting Professor on Professor Denise Réaume, BCL Oxf, BA LLB Queen's at Kingston, from 12 October 2011 to 11 October 2014.

Electoral Boards

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

Laudian Professorship of Arabic

  Appointed by
Professor S Mapstone (Pro-Vice-Chancellor)
Mr Vice-Chancellor1
The President of St John's ex officio
Professor W Heinrichs Council
Professor E Savage-Smith Council
Professor S West Humanities Division
Dr W-C Ouyang Oriental Studies Board
Professor E Herzig Oriental Studies Board
Professor C Holes Oriental Studies Board
Dr M-S Omri St John's

Shaw Professorship of Chinese


Appointed by
Dr S Mapstone (Pro-Vice-Chancellor) Mr Vice-Chancellor1
The Master of University College ex officio
Professor C Clunas Council
Professor W Idema Council
Professor S West Humanities Divisional Board
Professor C Harbsmeier Oriental Studies Board
Professor E Herzig Oriental Studies Board
Dr L Newby Oriental Studies Board
Professor M Smith University College

Herbert Smith Professorship of English Private Law

  Appointed by
The President of St John's
Mr Vice-Chancellor1
The Principal of Lady Margaret Hall ex officio
Mr Justice Beatson Council
Professor A Burrows Council
Professor R Goodman Social Sciences Divisional Board
Professor G Virgo Faculty of Law
Mr D Nolan Faculty of Law
Mr W Swadling Faculty of Law
Professor S Douglas-Scott Lady Margaret Hall

L'Oréal Professorship in Marketing

  Appointed by
The Rector of Exeter Mr Vice-Chancellor1
The Provost of Worcester ex officio
Professor J Prabhu Council
Dr K Basu Council
Professor R Goodman Social Sciences Division
Professor R Elliott Saïd Business School
Professor P Tufano Saïd Business School
Professor S Dopson Saïd Business School
Dr S Cowan Worcester

Professorship of Experimental Physics

   Appointed by
Professor I Walmsley
Mr Vice-Chancellor1
The Master of St Catherine's ex officio
Professor N Harnew Council
Professor S Wojcicki Council
Professor S Bertolucci MPLS Division
Professor A Cooper-Sarkar MPLS Division
Professor A Halliday MPLS Division
Professor J Wheater MPLS Division
Dr A Bunker St Catherine'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).

Exhibitions

Bodleian Libraries

Treasures of the Bodleian

30 September–23 December 2011, Exhibition Room. Admission free.

On display will be some of the Bodleian's rarest, most important and most evocative items, from ancient papyri through medieval oriental manuscripts to twentieth-century printed books and ephemera.



Pitt Rivers Museum

Admission, exhibitions and events free. Access via the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road. Open: 10 am–4.30 pm Tuesday to Sunday; noon–4.30 pm Monday. See: www.prm.ox.ac.uk.

Continuing exhibitions

Made for Trade

18 July 2011–27 January 2013

From local markets to global networks, this exhibition offers insights into the world of trade through the Museum's remarkable collections. Part of a five-year project involving ten major European ethnography museums. Funded with support from the European Commission.

People Apart: Cape Town Survey 1952: Photographs by Bryan Heseltine

19 July 2011–8 January 2012

An extraordinary collection of photographs offers a glimpse into the lives of South Africans who would feel the full force of the apartheid state through the 1950s and beyond. In conjunction with the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies of British Art and Birmingham City University.

Ghost Forest

until 31 July 2012

Ten immense rainforest tree stumps from Ghana on the lawn in front of the museum buildings. See: www.ghostforest.org.

Gallery talks

Wilfred Thesiger Project

15 October 2.30 pm

Jaanika Vider and Astrid Knight discuss the Museum's Thesiger Project focusing on historic images of the United Arab Emirates, explaining the process of separating fact from fiction through archival research and discussing ways of approaching the digitisation and cataloguing of photographic material.

Photographs of 1950s Cape Town: The Bryan Heseltine Collection

19 November 2.30 pm

Darren Newbury, Professor of Photography, Birmingham City, will introduce the exhibition of photographs, discussing the motivations behind their creation, their first exhibition in Cape Town and how they came to be shown in London in the mid 1950s and their interpretation for the present.

St Antony's

Three Views of Oman: Photographs by Wilfred Thesiger, Charles Butt and Edward Grazda

A private view and reception will take place from 5.30 to 7.30 pm on 30 September. Please register your attendance at dev.office@sant.ox.ac.uk.

St John's

Virus – Bad News Wrapped in Protein

A multidisciplinary exhibition featuring work by twelve artists and designers inspired by the science of viruses. Free entry; open until Sunday 9 October at the Barn, St John's. Open: Thursday and Friday 2–5 pm, Saturday and Sunday 10 am–4 pm.