Notices

  • Thursday 11 June 2015
  • NO. 5100
  • VOL. 145

Appointments

Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

Appointments

Professor Charles Monroe, PhD Berkley. Associate Professorship in Engineering Science (Electrical Energy Storage), in association with a Non-Tutorial Fellowship at St Peter's. From 1 August 2015 until 31 July 2020. Professor Monroe’s research centres on the electrochemistry and electrochemical engineering of energy storage, particularly of lithium and redox flow batteries.

Dr Sina Ober-Blöbaum, PhD Paderborn. Associate Professorship in Engineering (Control Engineering), in association with a Tutorial Fellowship at Harris Manchester. From 1 September 2015 until 31 August 2020.

Reappointments

Christopher Douglas, MSc Oxf, PhD MIT. Titular Associate Professor in Pure Mathematics. From 1 October 2015 to retirement.

Thorsten Hesjedal, BSc Stuttgart, MSc Tübingen, Dr rer nat Berlin, Student of Christ Church. Associate Professor in Materials Design for Experimental Condensed Matter Physics. From 31 October 2015 to retirement.

Medical Sciences

Reappointments

Ahmed Ashour Ahmed, MB BCh MS MD Ain Shams, PhD Camb, Supernumerary Fellow of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St Hugh's, and Professor of Gynaecological Oncology and Clinical Reader in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, has been reappointed to the retiring age with effect from 1 July 2015.

James Kennedy, MB ChB MSc Birm, MA Oxf, Fellow in Clinical Medicine, Exeter, and Associate Professor of Geratology and Stroke Medicine, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, has been reappointed to the retiring age with effect from 1 July 2015.

Christopher Anthony O'Callaghan, BM BCh MA DPhil DM Oxf, FRCP (Lond), Fellow in Medicine, Queen's, and Associate Professor (Clinical) in Immunology and Innate Immunity, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, has been reappointed to the retiring age with effect from 1 April 2015.

Social Sciences

Professorship of Economic Policy

Stefan Dercon, BA Leuven, MPhil DPhil Oxf, Professor of Development Economics, Department of International Development, Professorial Fellow, Wolfson, and Chief Economist, UK Department for International Development, Whitehall, has been appointed to the Professorship of Economic Policy in the Blavatnik School of Government and the Department of Economics with effect from 1 October 2015. Professor Dercon will be a fellow of Jesus.

Appointments

Professor Greg Distelhorst, PhD MIT, has been appointed Associate Professor in International Business, Saïd Business School, and a Fellow of Green Templeton. From 1 June 2015.

Visiting Professorships

Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

Reconferrals

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Divisional Board has reconferred the title of Visiting Professor in Principles of Engineering Design upon Ray Lohr, Technical Director of Transense Technologies.

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Divisional Board has reconferred the title of Visiting Professor in Economic Geology upon Laurence J Robb, BSc MSc PhD Witwatersrand, for a period of 3 years from 30 April 2015.

Medical Sciences

Reconferrals

The Medical Sciences Board has conferred the title of Visiting Professor of Stroke Medicine on K Vekrellis, BSc, PhD, for a further period of 5 years from 26 April 2015.

Graduate Awards and Prizes

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Musical and other Events

Sheldonian Theatre

7.30pm, 3 Jul: 'Like a Chemist from Canada. Shostakovich, Isaiah Berlin and Oxford': the story of Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich's visit to Oxford University to receive an honorary Doctorate of Music. Followed by a recital of Shostakovich's music. More information and tickets: www.edmissionuk.co.uk/like-a-chemist-from-canada.