• Thursday 28 February 2013
  • NO. 5017
  • VOL. 143

General notices

Gazette publication arrangements

The final full Gazettes of Hilary term will be published on 7 and 14 March. A further issue will be published on 21 March, but this will be limited to Council and Congregation business and changes to Examination Regulations. Publication for Trinity term will begin on 18 April. The usual deadline arrangements will apply.

Statutes 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 12 February 2013, Her Majesty was pleased to approve statutes concerning: (i) the Schedule to the Statutes; (ii) Jesus Professorship of Celtic Endowment Fund; and (iii) Statute VI.

Item (i) was approved by Congregation on 31 May 2005 (p1111, amendments published on 12 May 2005, pp976–7); item (ii) on 24 April 2012 (p468, amendments published on 15 March 2012, p383); item (iii) on 15 May 2012 (p518, amendments published on 3 May 2012, p491).


Appointment of additional Pro-Vice-Chancellor

Mr Vice-Chancellor has appointed the following as an additional deputy for 2012-13:

Dr Sarah Elizabeth Thomas, AB Smith, MA Oxf, MS Simmons, PhD Johns Hopkins, Bodley's Librarian and Fellow of Balliol

Dr Thomas was admitted to office on 20 February.

Visiting Professorships

Social Sciences

The Social Sciences Division has, on the recommendation of the Saïd Business School, conferred the title of Visiting Professor on Professor C M Christensen, BA Brigham Young, MBA DBA Harvard Business School, MPhil Oxf, from 21 April to 15 June 2013.

Graduate Awards and Prizes

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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:

EP Abraham Professorship of Cell Biology

  Appointed by
The Provost of Queen's Mr Vice-Chancellor1
The Rector of Lincoln  ex officio
Professor F Barr Medical Sciences Division
Professor M Freeman Medical Sciences Division
Dr R Hegde Medical Sciences Division
Professor J Raff Medical Sciences Division
Professor K Davies Council
Professor G Griffiths Council 
Dr L Durning Lincoln 
1Appointed by Mr Vice-Chancellor under the provisions of Statute IX, Sect 10 and 11.

Musical Events


The following events will take place in Merton College Chapel, unless otherwise noted.

Organ Recital

4 Mar, 1.15pm: Benjamin Nicholas

Passiontide at Merton Festival

Sat, 23 Mar: 2pm, TS Eliot Theatre: Abraham and Isaac by Benjamin Britten
4.30pm, TS Eliot Theatre: Arvo Part and the Passio: a lecture by Meurig Bowen
6pm: Choral Evensong
9.30pm: Arvo Part's Passio, sung by Merton College Choir and the Marian Consort

Sun, 24 Mar: 10.30am: Procession and Sung Eucharist for Palm Sunday
5pm: Messiah, Merton College Choir and Charivari Agréable