• Thursday 30 January 2014
  • NO. 5048
  • VOL. 144

General Notices

Industrial action

A number of academic and academic-related staff members may have participated in two-hour strikes organised by the UCU on 23 January and 28 January, and may participate in a further two-hour strike on 10 February. Those members of staff who participate are asked to complete a payroll deduction form and send it to the Payroll Office. The form gives authorisation for the deduction of pay equivalent to two hours' work to be made. It can be downloaded from the Finance Division's website at

PhotOx Photography SocietyDavid Tolley - PhotOx

David Tolley, professional photographer and Ruskin School of Art lecturer, will run classes for University staff and students at 5.30pm on Thursdays in term time at the Sir Charles Frank Lecture Theatre, Lincoln EPA Science Centre, Museum Road. First class: 30 January. More information:


Social Sciences

Nuffield Professorship of Sociology

Melinda Mills, BA MA Alberta, PhD Groningen, Full Professor and Rosalind Franklin Research Fellow, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences, Groningen, has been appointed to the Nuffield Professorship of Sociology in the Department of Sociology with effect from 1 June 2014. Professor Mills will be a fellow of Nuffield.

Department of Politics and International Relations

Dr Elias Dinas, BA Macedonia, MA Essex, PhD Florence, Fellow of Brasenose, has been appointed Associate Professor in Comparative Government and Politics from 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2019.

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 Translational Cognitive Neuroscience       

  Appointed by
Professor N Rawlins, Pro-Vice-Chancellor Mr Vice-Chancellor1
The Master of St Catherine's ex officio
Professor A Buchan Head of Medical Sciences Division
Professor J Geddes Department of Psychiatry 
Professor G Humphreys Department of Experimental Psychology 
Professor C Price Medical Sciences Divisional Board
Professor I Tracey Council 
Professor S-J Blakemore  Council 
Dr P Koralus  St Catherine's  
1Appointed by Mr Vice-Chancellor under the provisions of Statute IX, Sect 10 and 11.