Notices

  • Thursday 28 September 2017
  • NO. 5179
  • VOL. 148

University Preachers

Michaelmas term 2017

Thurs, 5 Oct, 8am: Holy Communion (Latin), St Mary's

Tues, 10 Oct, 6pm: Morag Ellis, QC, Barrister, Francis Taylor Building. Court Sermon, the Cathedral

*Sun, 15 Oct, 10.30am: The Revd Canon Professor Sarah Foot, Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History. Commemoration Day Sermon, St Mary's

Sun, 29 Oct, 5.30pm: The Very Revd Nicholas Henshall, Dean of Chelmsford. Ramsden Sermon, Lady Margaret Hall

Sun, 5 Nov, 10.30am: The Rt Revd Stephen Conway, Bishop of Ely. University Sermon, St Mary's

Sun, 19 Nov, 5.45pm: The Revd Dr Richard Finn, OP, Director, Las Casas Institute. University Sermon on the Sin of Pride, Corpus Christi

Sun, 3 Dec, 10am: The Revd Canon Dr Ralph Waller, Principal, Harris Manchester, and Pro-Vice-Chancellor. University Sermon (Advent Sunday), the Cathedral

* On this day Doctors will wear their robes

General Notices

MSc in Clinical Embryology

Research dissertations are to be submitted to the Examination Schools by noon, 3 August 2018.

Appointments

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Development and External Affairs)

Robert Easton, BSc Imp, DPhil Oxf, former Global Partner and Managing Director, the Carlyle Group, has been appointed to the post of Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Development and External Affairs) within the Vice-Chancellor's Office. Dr Easton will take up the post with effect from 1 October 2017.

Humanities

Agnelli–Serena Professorship of Italian Studies

Simon Gilson, BA Leeds, PhD Camb, Professor of Italian, University of Warwick, has been appointed to the Agnelli–Serena Professorship of Italian Studies in the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages with effect from 1 January 2018. Professor Gilson will be a fellow of Magdalen.

Wilde Professorship of Mental Philosophy

Michael Gerard Fitzgerald Martin, BPhil MA DPhil Oxf, Professor of Philosophy, UCL, and Mills Adjunct Professor, Berkeley, has been appointed to the Wilde Professorship of Mental Philosophy in the Faculty of Philosophy with effect from 1 January 2018. Professor Martin will be a fellow of Corpus Christi.

Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

Appointments

Giulio Chiribella, Laurea PhD Pavia, Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science. From 1 October 2017 until 30 September 2022.

Dr Yarin Gal, PhD Camb, Associate Professor of Machine Learning in association with a tutorial fellowship at Christ Church. From 1 October 2017.

Nick Hawes, BSc PhD Birm, Fellow of Pembroke, Associate Professor in the Department of Engineering Science. From 4 September 2017 until 3 September 2022.

Jessica Hawthorne, BSc Rice, MA PhD Princeton, Associate Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences. From 1 September 2017 until 31 August 2022.

Stefan Kiefer, PhD TU Munich, Fellow of St John's, Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science. From 1 September 2017 until 31 August 2019.

Madhavi Krishnan, PhD Michigan, Associate Professor of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry in association with Merton. From 1 June 2018.

Renaud Lambiotte, MA PhD FU Brussels, Fellow of Somerville, Associate Professor in the Mathematical Institute. From 1 September 2017 until 31 August 2022.

Nicholas Lane, BSc Waikato, MEng Cornell, PhD Dartmouth, Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science. From 1 October 2017 until 20 September 2022.

Dr Andrzej Murawski, DPhil Oxf, Associate Professor of Programming Languages in association with a Tutorial Fellowship at Worcester. From 1 October 2017.

Vivien Parmentier, PhD Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur, Associate Professor of Physical Climate Science in association with Somerville. From 1 September 2018.

Stephan Rauschenbach, PhD Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Fellow of Wadham, Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry. From 1 September 2017 until 31 August 2022.

Professor Stanislav Zivny, DPhil Oxf, Associate Professorship of Theoretical Computer Science in association with a tutorial fellowship at Jesus. From 1 October 2017.

Reappointments

Roger Benson, PhD Camb, Associate Professor of Palaeobiology. From 1 October 2017 to retirement.

Matt Jarvis, DPhil Oxf, Associate Professor of Astrophysics. From 1 October 2017 to retirement.

Conall MacNiocaill, PhD NUI, Associate Professor of Earth Sciences. From 1 April 2017 to retirement.

Jared Tanner, PhD UCLA, Associate Professor of Numerical Mathematics. From 1 September 2017 to retirement.

Richard Walker, PhD Camb, Associate Professor of Geology. From 1 August 2017 to retirement.

Conferments of Title

Associate Professor

Lapo Bogani, Department of Materials

Garret Cotter, Department of Physics

Varun Kanade, Department of Computer Science

Steven Kelly, Department of Plant Sciences

Kostas Margellos, Department of Engineering Science

Victor Prisacariu, Department of Engineering Science

Daniel Rogers, Department of Engineering Science

Susanna-Assunta Sansone, Oxford e-Research Centre, Department of Engineering Science

Medical Sciences

Head of the Medical Sciences Division

Gavin Screaton, BA Camb, BM BCh DPhil Oxf, Chair of Medicine and Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial, has been appointed as Head of the Medical Sciences Division with effect from 1 October 2017.

Social Sciences

Gladstone Professorship of Government

Stathis Kalyvas, BA Athens, MA PhD Chicago, Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science, Yale University, has been appointed to the Gladstone Professorship of Government in the Department of Politics and International Relations with effect from 1 January 2018. Professor Kalyvas will be a fellow of All Souls.

Appointments

Professor Elizabeth Baldwin, DPhil Oxf, Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, and Fellow of Hertford. From 1 September 2017.

Professor Janina Dill, DPhil Oxf, John G Winant Associate Professor in US Foreign Policy, Department of Politics and International Relations, and Fellow of Nuffield. From 1 October 2017.

Professor Christopher Gerry, PhD Essex, Associate Professor of Russian and Eurasian Political Economy, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, and Fellow of St Antony's. From 1 September 2017.

Professor Michael Gill, DPhil Oxf, Associate Professor of Organisation Studies, Saïd Business School, and Fellow of St Edmund Hall. From 1 September 2017.

Professor Miles Jackson, DPhil Oxf, Associate Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, and Fellow of Jesus. From 1 October 2017.

Professor Ridhi Kashyap, DPhil Oxf, Associate Professor of Social Demography, Department of Sociology and School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, and Fellow of Nuffield. From 1 September 2017.

Professor Willemien Kets, PhD Tilburg, Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, and Fellow of Queen's. From 1 September 2017.

Professor Anders Kock, PhD Aarhus, Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, and Fellow of St Hilda's. From 1 September 2017.

Professor Michael McMahon, PhD LSE, Associate Professor of Economics (with title of Professor of Economics), Department of Economics, and Fellow of St Hugh's. From 1 September 2017.

Professor Nayanika Mathur, PhD Camb, Associate Professor in the Anthropology of South Asia, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, and Fellow of Wolfson. From 1 October 2017.

Professor Helen Scott, DPhil Oxf, Associate Professor of Law (with title of Professor of Private Law), Faculty of Law, and Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall. From 1 October 2017.

Professor Petr Sedlácek, PhD Amsterdam, Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, and Student of Christ Church. From 1 October 2017.

Professor Kate Sullivan de Estrada, PhD ANU, Associate Professor in the International Relations of South Asia, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and Department of Politics and International Relations, and Fellow of St Antony's. From 1 September 2017.

Professor Alexander Teytelboym, DPhil Oxf, Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, and Fellow of St Catherine's. From 1 September 2017.

Professor Felipe Thomaz, PhD Pittsburgh, Associate Professor in Marketing, Saïd Business School, and Fellow of Kellogg. From 1 August 2017.

Professor John Vella, PhD Camb, Associate Professor of Taxation Law, Faculty of Law, and Fellow of Harris Manchester. From 1 October 2017.

Conferments of title

The Senior Appointments Panel has, on the recommendation of the Social Sciences Division, conferred the title of Professor of Practice in the Blavatnik School of Government on Professor Eric Beinhocker with effect from 1 September 2017.

Visiting Professorships

Humanities

John G Winant Visiting Professorship of American Government

Professor David Sehat, PhD North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been appointed to the John G Winant Visiting Professorship of American Government in the Rothermere American Institute from 1 August 2017 to 31 July 2018. Professor Sehat will be a Supernumerary Visiting Fellow of Balliol.

Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board has conferred the title of Visiting Professor in Condensed Matter Physics upon Professor Laurent Chapon, PhD Montpellier, Physical Sciences Director, Diamond Light Source, for a period of 3 years from 1 August 2017.

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board has reconferred the title of Visiting Professor in Numerical Optimization upon Professor Nick Gould, BA DPhil Oxf, STFC Senior Fellow, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, for a further 3 years from 1 September 2017.

Medical Sciences

The Medical Sciences Board has reconferred the title of Visiting Professor of Cognitive Health Economics on Professor J Simon, BA, BSc, MSc, DPhil, MD, for a further period of 5 years from 1 October 2017.

Recognition of Distinction

Recognition of Distinction 2017

Successful candidates

Aziz Aboobaker, Professor of Functional and Comparative Genomics
Charalambos Antoniades, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Konstantin Ardakov, Professor of Mathematics
Nicholas Barber, Professor of Constitutional Law and Theory
Karen Barker, Professor of Physiotherapy
Roger Benson, Professor of Palaeobiology
Matthew Bevis, Professor of English Literature
Dan Ciubotaru, Professor of Mathematics
Jacob Dahl, Professor of Assyriology
Jeremy Day, Professor of Infectious Diseases
Marella de Bruijn, Professor of Developmental Haematopoiesis
Xon de Ros, Professor of Modern Spanish Studies
Pavlos Eleftheriadis, Professor of Public Law
Peter Frankopan, Professor of Global History
John Frater, Professor of Infectious Diseases
Peter Gething, Professor of Epidemiology
Deborah Gill, Professor of Gene Medicine
Christina Goldschmidt, Professor of Probability
James Goudkamp, Professor of the Law of Obligations
Sarah Green, Professor of the Law of Obligations
Ulrich Haisch, Professor of Physics
Ester Hammond, Professor of Molecular Cancer Biology
Sondra Hausner, Professor of Anthropology of Religion
Christopher Hays, Professor of Physics
Geraldine Hazbun, Professor of Medieval Spanish Literature
David Hopkin, Professor of European Social History
Mark Howarth, Professor of Protein Nanotechnology
Andrew Judge, Professor of Translational Statistics
Andras Juhasz, Professor of Mathematics
Aris Katzourakis, Professor of Evolution and Genomics
Paulina Kewes, Professor of English Literature
David Kirk, Professor of Sociology
Pramila Krishnan, Professor of Development Economics
Alan Lauder, Professor of Mathematics
Cecilia Lindgren, Professor of Genomic Endocrinology & Metabolism
Elena Lombardi, Professor of Italian Literature
Derek McCormack, Professor of Cultural Geography
Kevin McGerty, Professor of Mathematics
David Mole, Professor of Renal Medicine
Michael Moody, Professor of Materials
Marc Mulholland, Professor of Modern History
Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Professor of Political Communication
Mohamed Omri, Professor of Arabic and Comparative Literature
Antonis Papachristodoulou, Professor of Engineering Science
David Parrott, Professor of Early Modern European History
Claudia Pazos Alonso, Professor of Portuguese and Gender Studies
Ian Phillips, Professor of Philosophy
Timothy Power, Professor of Latin American Politics
Christoph Reisinger, Professor of Applied Mathematics
Grant Ritchie, Professor of Chemistry
Philip Robins, Professor of Middle East Politics
Eduard Sanders, Professor of Global Health Practice
Nicolai Sinai, Professor of Islamic Studies
Martin Smith, Professor of Organic Chemistry
Gabriel Stylianides, Professor of Mathematics Education
Laura Tunbridge, Professor of Music
Renier van der Hoorn, Professor of Plant Science
Kylie Vincent, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry
Caleb Webber, Professor of Bioinformatics
Jan Westerhoff, Professor of Buddhist Philosophy
Catherine Whistler, Professor of the History of European Art
Rebecca Williams, Professor of Public Law and Criminal Law
Jennifer Yee, Professor of Literature in French
Peijun Zhang, Professor of Structural Biology

Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

The Recognition of Distinction Committee has conferred the title of Professor of Number Theory on James Maynard, DPhil Oxf, Fellow of Magdalen and Clay Research Fellow, Mathematical Institute, with effect from 31 July 2017.

Graduate Awards and Prizes

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Electoral Boards

Composition of Electoral Boards

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

George Eastman Visiting Professorship

  Appointed by
Master of St Peter's The Vice-Chancellor1
Master of Balliol ex officio
Warden of Rhodes House American Association of Rhodes Scholars
Mr E Gerson American Association of Rhodes Scholars
Professor P Clavin Council 
Professor M Freeman Council
Professor P Donnelly Council
Professor P Howard Council
Professor M Burton Balliol

Nuffield Professorship of Clinical Medicine

  Appointed by
Provost of Queen's, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, in the chair  The Vice-Chancellor1
President of Magdalen  ex officio
The Revd Professor R Gilbert Magdalen
Professor I Tracey  Council 
Professor P Maxwell  Council 
Professor M Whyte  Medical Sciences Division 
Professor C Kennard  Medical Sciences Division 
Professor C Conlon  Medical Sciences Division 
Professor Sir John Bell  Medical Sciences Division 
Dr T Berendt  NHS Trust 

Professorship of Epidemiology

  Appointed by
Rector of Exeter, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, in the chair The Vice-Chancellor1
Master of St Cross ex officio
Professor A Trefethen St Cross 
Professor D Hunter Council 
Professor K K Cheng Council 
Professor Dame Anne Johnson Medical Sciences Division 
Professor C Kennard Medical Sciences Division 
Professor Sir Rory Collins Medical Sciences Division 
Professor C Baigent  Medical Sciences Division 
Professor D Lawlor  Medical Sciences Division 
Dr T Berendt NHS Trust 

Professorship of Socio-Legal Studies

  Appointed by
Professor S Whatmore The Vice-Chancellor1
Professor M Banks President of Wolfson
Professor R Goodman Social Sciences Division
Professor A Davies Law Faculty
Dr M Kurkchiyan  Law Faculty 
Professor M van der Woude Law Faculty 
Professor E Darian-Smith Council 
Professor I Loader Council 
Professor K McEvoy Council
Dr B Lange Wolfson

 

Revised Composition of an Electoral Board

The revised composition of the electoral board to the post below, proceedings to fill which are currently in progress, is as follows:

Merton Professorship of English Language and Literature

  Appointed by
Master of Balliol The Vice-Chancellor1
Warden of Merton ex officio 
Professor K O'Brien Humanities Division
Professor D Bromwich Faculty of English 
Professor S Perry Faculty of English 
Professor S Shuttleworth Faculty of English 
Professor I Armstrong Council 
Professor D Womersley Council 
Professor R McCabe Merton  

1Appointed by the Vice-Chancellor under the provisions of Statute IX, Sect 10 and 11.

Musical and other Events

St Hilda's

Jacqueline du Pré Music Building

The following events will take place at 7.30pm, unless otherwise noted. More information and to register: https://jdp.st-hildas.ox.ac.uk/events.

10am, 8 Oct: Clarinet Cushion Concerts with Rozzy and Mr Cello: 10am/11am under 5s; noon over 5s

1.15pm, 12 Oct: Lunchtime Recital Series

21 Oct: Jonathan Powell, piano, performing works by Tristan Murail and Karlheinz Stockhausen; pre-concert talk at 6.45pm and concert livestreamed

6pm, 23 Oct: Composer talk with Anna Meredith as part of the LHN series; livestreamed for free

5.30pm, 1 Nov: The Lady English Lecture with Bonnie Greer: 'The construction of an African Hedda Gabler'

6pm, 6 Nov: Composer talk with Christian Mason; livestreamed for free

11 Nov: Piatti Quartet performing works by Haydn, Brahms, Britten and a world premiere by Jacques Cohen; livestreamed for free

12–14 Nov: DANSOX workshop Rawaa featuring Marina Warner, Kim Brandstrup and Joanna MacGregor

5.30pm, 16 Nov: Lisa Dwan gives a DANSOX talk: 'Performing the dramatisations of Samuel Beckett'

10am, 19 Nov: Violin Cushion Concerts with Rozzy and Mr Cello: 10am/11am under 5s; noon over 5s

24 Nov: Explore Ensemble in the first LHN Series concert curated by Nicholas Moroz; composer talk by Patricia Alessandrini at 6pm and concert livestreamed for free

10am, 3 Dec: Christmas Brass Cushion Concerts with Rozzy and Mr Cello: 10am/11am under 5s; noon over 5s

11am and 2pm, 16–22 Dec: Christmas pantomime – Aladdin and the Magical Lamp. For 2–7 year olds, including two specially devised SEN shows

Exhibitions

Museum of the History of Science

until 18 Mar: BioArt and Bacteria: an artistic journey through antibiotics and the microbial world. Works by Anna Dumitriu