Notices

  • Thursday 14 February 2013
  • NO. 5015
  • VOL. 143

Consultative notices

Consultation on the draft University Strategic Plan

On 5 November 2012, Council approved the draft of the University Strategic Plan, contained in a supplement to the Gazette of 29 November 2012, as a document for wide consultation across the University during Hilary term 2013. Submissions on the draft plan are now invited from all bodies within the collegiate University as well as from individuals. Responses should be sent to strategic.plan@admin.ox.ac.uk by the end of ninth week of Hilary term. Responses will be posted online at https://www1.admin.ox.ac.uk/pras/strategicplan, unless permission is withheld. An electronic version of the draft Strategic Plan has also been posted on this site.

A Discussion on the topic of The University's Draft Strategic Plan (2013/14–2017/18) will take place at the Congregation meeting on 19 February (week 6); see notice in 'Congregation' section, above.

General notices

Guidelines for leave for academic staff

Academic staff are reminded of the guidelines for applying for and taking leave, which were published in full in the Gazette of 15 November 2012 and are published on Personnel Services website: www.admin.ox.ac.uk/personnel/staffinfo/academic/guidelinesforleave.

Appointments

Medical Sciences

Action Research Professorship of Clinical Neurology

Peter Malcolm Rothwell, MB ChB MD PhD Edin, MA Oxf, Professor of Clinical Neurology, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences; Director, Stroke Prevention Research Unit; Lead, Stroke and Dementia Research, Oxford Biomedical Research Centre; Honorary Consultant Neurologist, Oxford University Hospitals Trust; and Senior Research Fellow, Green Templeton, has been appointed to the Action Research Professorship of Clinical Neurology in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences with effect from 1 January 2013.

Professor Rothwell will be a fellow of St Edmund Hall.

Social Sciences

Halford Mackinder Professorship of Geography

Daniel Dorling, BSc PhD Newc, Professor of Human Geography, Department of Geography, University of Sheffield; Visiting Professor, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol; and Adjunct Professor, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, has been appointed to the Halford Mackinder Professorship of Geography in the School of Geography and the Environment with effect from 1 September 2013.

Professor Dorling will be a fellow of St Peter's.

Barnett Professorship of Social Policy

Martin Seeleib-Kaiser, MA PhD Ludwig Maximilians, Habil Bremen, Professor of Comparative Social Policy and Politics; Head, Department of Social Policy and Intervention; and Fellow, Green Templeton, has been appointed to the Barnett Professorship of Social Policy in the Department of Social Policy and Intervention with effect from 1 February 2013.

Professor Seeleib-Kaiser will be a fellow of St Cross.

Electoral Boards

Composition of Electoral Boards

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

Directorship of the Museum of the History of Science    

  Appointed by
Professor I Walmsley Mr Vice-Chancellor1
Professor P Corsi  ex officio
Professor P Galluzzi  MHS Visitors
Professor L Jordanova MHS Visitors 
Professor C Kennard MHS Visitors 
Professor P Smith MHS Visitors 
Dr S Thomas  Council
Dr L Peers  Linacre 
Professor M Pollard Linacre 

Laing O'Rourke/RAEng Professorship of Automation in Construction    

  Appointed by
The Master of St Catherine's (Pro-Vice-Chancellor) Mr Vice-Chancellor1
Professor R Mair Council
Professor M Chen Council
Professor A Halliday MPLS Divisional Board
Mr H Shiplee MPLS Divisional Board
Professor G Houlsby MPLS Divisional Board
Professor P Newman  MPLS Divisional Board
Professor H Viles  The Provost of Worcester
Professor A Blakeborough Worcester

Professorship of Mechanical Engineering    

  Appointed by
Professor W James (Pro-Vice-Chancellor) Mr Vice-Chancellor1
The Principal of Harris Manchester  ex officio
Professor Dame Ann Dowling Council
Professor C Grovenor Council
Professor A Halliday MPLS Divisional Board
Professor A Keane MPLS Divisional Board
Professor G Houlsby MPLS Divisional Board
Professor P Ireland MPLS Divisional Board
Dr E Eve Harris Manchester

Professorship of Sustainable Energy Engineering    

  Appointed by
The Principal of Harris Manchester (Pro-Vice-Chancellor) Mr Vice-Chancellor1
Professor N Brandon Council
Professor P Grant Council
Professor A Halliday MPLS Divisional Board
Dr A Garrad MPLS Divisional Board
Professor G Houlsby MPLS Divisional Board
Dr M McCulloch MPLS Divisional Board
Dr J Ashbourn The Master of St Cross
Dr R Carlisle St Cross
1Appointed by Mr Vice-Chancellor under the provisions of Statute IX, Sect 10 and 11.

Musical Events

Magdalen

Arts of Fugue

18 Feb, 8pm: Phantasm, Consort-in-Residence at Magdalen, perform Bach's Art of Fugue and Mozart's arrangements of Bach's Well Tempered Clavier. Tickets: phantasmtickets@gmail.com or 07952 223218, £10 (£5 students). Directed by Professor Laurence Dreyfus.

New College

Organ Recitals

21 Feb, 8pm: Benjamin Bloor (Organ Scholar): J S Bach and Jehan Alain. All welcome, free entry. See: www.newcollegechoir.com (events).

St Anne's

Music recital series

In a change to the previously advertised programme, the following recital will take place at 6pm in the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre. Open to all; admission free. Please see www.st-annes.ox.ac.uk/about/events.html for programme details.

8 Mar: Daniel Swain, piano, and Laura Virtanen, violin

St Stephen's House

The following events will take place in SJE Arts, S John the Evangelist church, 109A Iffley Road.

22 Feb, 7.30pm: the Adderbury Ensemble will give a chamber music concert. Programme: Mozart's Clarinet Quintet and Dvoƙák's String Quartet Op 96 (American). Tickets: £15 (£5 students and under 16s).

Sun, 24 Feb, 4.30pm: the A440 Chamber Orchestra. Programme: Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings, Britten's Simple Symphony; Warlock's Capriol Suite.

Exhibitions

St John's

Body in abstraction  (video art exhibition)

16 Feb–1 Mar: at the Barn, Kendrew Quad, St John's, 11am–6pm. Works by Anna Jermolaewa, Russia; Elisabetta Di Sopra, Italy; Peter Weibel, Germany; Hofstetter Kurt and Barbara Doser, Austria. Opening: 15 Feb, 6pm. See: www.sjc.ox.ac.uk/4243-4889/Body-in-Abstraction-Exhibition.html.