• Thursday 13 February 2014
  • NO. 5050
  • VOL. 144

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 14 November 2013 and are published on Personnel Services website:


Academic Services and University Collections

Bodley's Librarian

Richard Ovenden, BA Durh, MA Oxf, MA UCL, Interim Bodley's Librarian, Bodleian Libraries, has been appointed as Bodley's Librarian within Academic Services and University Collections with effect from 10 February 2014. Mr Ovenden will be a fellow of Balliol.

Musical and other Events


The choir of Queen's will perform Bach's Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4, and Fauré's Requiem at 7.30pm on Saturday, 8 March, in Queen's chapel. Tickets: £15 (£12 concessions/£5 students): or 01865 305305.


Bodleian Libraries


Until 18 May: Great medical discoveries: 800 years of Oxford innovation


Until 16 Feb: Latin in medieval Britain: sources, language and lexicography  

22 Feb–6 Apr: Testing time: a Chinese examination

St John's


16pm, 15–28 Feb: Total Potemkin exhibition in The Barn, Kendrew Quad, St John's. Launch event at 6pm on 14 February. More information: