• Thursday 23 November 2017
  • NO. 5187
  • VOL. 148


Respondents to advertisements are asked to note the following, which is an extract from the Terms and Conditions of acceptance of advertisements:

The University of Oxford and Oxford University Press accept no responsibility for the content of any advertisement published in the Gazette. Readers should note that the inclusion of any advertisement in no way implies approval or recommendation of either the terms of any offer contained in it or of the advertiser by the University of Oxford or Oxford University Press.


Gazette publication arrangements

Advertisers are asked to note that the remaining Gazettes of Michaelmas term will be published on 30 November and 7 December. Publication for Hilary term will begin on 11 January. The usual deadline will continue to apply (see above).

Shezan Restaurant

Mughal Indian cuisine at Shezan: 1st floor, 135 High St, Oxford. From our kitchen to your table, we bring you fresh herbs, spices, roots, fragrances and the Mughal tradition of passion for good food. Serving as dining rooms since 1915. Open daily noon–3pm and 5.30–11pm. Tel: 01865 251600. Website:

Research participants sought

We are seeking healthy volunteers for our 7T MRI study. We are looking for participants who are aged 18–35, fluent English-speakers, right-handed and without any metallic implants. The experiment will take place at FMRIB at the John Radcliffe Hospital and last 2 hours. We will reimburse time and travel, £50. For further info, please contact:

Psychological study: seeking healthy females aged 18–45 who worry a lot about their shape and weight. Time reimbursed. Contact

Psychological study: seeking healthy females aged 18–45 who have recovered from anorexia nervosa. Time reimbursed. Contact

MRI study: seeking healthy females aged 18–40 who have recovered from anorexia nervosa. Time reimbursed. Contact

Groups and societies

The Oxford University Newcomers' Club at the University Club, 11 Mansfield Rd, OX1 3SZ, welcomes the wives, husbands or partners of visiting scholars, of graduate students and of newly appointed academic and administrative members of the University. We offer help, advice, information and the opportunity to meet others socially. Informal coffee mornings are held in the club every Wednesday 10.30–12 (excluding the Christmas vacation). Newcomers with children (0–4) meet every Fri in term 10.15–11.45. We have a large programme of events including tours of colleges, museums and other places of interest. Other term-time activities include a book group, informal conversation group, garden group, antiques group, opportunity to explore Oxfordshire and an opportunities in Oxford group. Visit our website:

OxRSSOxford Research Staff Society (OxRSS) is run by and for Oxford research staff. It provides researchers with social and professional networking opportunities, and a voice in University decisions that affect them. Membership is free and automatic for all research staff employed by the University of Oxford. For more information and to keep up to date, see: web:; Facebook:; Twitter: @ResStaffOxford; mailing list:

Restoration and conservation of antique furniture

John Hulme undertakes all aspects of restoration. 30 years' experience. Collection and delivery. For free advice, telephone or write to the Workshop, 11A High St, Chipping Norton, Oxon, OX7 5AD. Tel: 01608 641692.

Services offered

Big or small, we ship it all. Plus free pick up anywhere in Oxford. Also full printing services available (both online and serviced), 24-hour photocopying, private mailing addresses, fax bureau, mailing services and much more. Contact or visit Mail Boxes Etc, 266 Banbury Rd, Oxford. Tel: 01865 514655. Fax: 01865 514656. Email: Also at 94 London Rd, Oxford. Tel: 01865 741729. Fax: 01865 742431. Email:

The lifetime allowance is the maximum amount of tax-relieved pension savings you can build up over your lifetime. It is set by government and reviewed regularly. If you are unsure whether or not your current pension savings will exceed the lifetime allowance, you should seek financial advice from Shaw Gibbs financial services via 01865 292200 or

Carpenter/joiner. For bookcases, wardrobes, etc, made on site to your specifications. Portfolio available. Call Rob Guthrie on 01608 677423 (evening) or 07961 444957 (daytime). Email: Web:

Manuscript reviewing and thesis coaching with a positive, constructive approach. Experience with high-ranking journals, major scholarly publishers and doctoral theses at leading institutions. Working at any stage, from outlining ideas and structure to that difficult half-way stage to pre-submission reviewing. Areas of specialisation include politics/IR, conflict studies and HRL/IHL (theoretical/empirical) but have worked more broadly (archaeology, religion, etc). It can be a less painful process. Email

Situations vacant

Office Administrator. Interested in using your administrative skills to play a key role in a fast-paced education organisation? The Oxford Scholastica Academy is an inspirational summer school for bright 13–18 year olds from around the world. We are looking for an Office Administrator to join our fun and friendly team. Gain excellent experience, training and remuneration (£24,000). Deadline: 30 Nov. More information:

Oxford Institute of Clinical Psychology Programme Director, £79,415–£100,431 pa pro rata. To lead the Oxford Institute of Clinical Psychology heading the Doctoral Programme for Clinical Psychology for OHFT in partnership with Harris Manchester College at the University of Oxford. You will have an outstanding track record in educating psychologists at doctoral level, a strong academic and research portfolio, whilst demonstrating excellence in clinical practice. The role will be supported by 2 Deputy Directors with distinct portfolios and a talented team. You will provide strategic leadership to promote excellence in education practice and research within the Institute, the University of Oxford and NHS Partners within Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire. You will develop new courses and promote professional and research collaborations and partnerships with stakeholders. More information or to arrange an informal visit please contact: Ros Alstead: 01865 902650. Closing date: 26 Nov. Interviews: 13 Dec.

Houses to let

Comfortable and convenient furnished house to let in St Clement's. 2½ rooms upstairs, 2 downstairs, walk-in cupboard, kitchen and bathroom; also a productive garden. Suitable for an academic family or couple. Available now, £1,250 pcm. Email:

Flats to let

Summertown studio, Victoria Rd, attractive position and furnishing. Compact, light, first-floor studio flat with fully equipped kitchen area and well-appointed shower room. All Bosch appliances: fridge-freezer, electric oven, gas hob, washer/drier. Built-in wardrobe/storage cupboard. TV and BT phone points. £850 pcm (for min 6-month agreement) includes all gas, electricity, Wi Fi and council tax. Good security. Suit single non-smoking professional or academic. Available from Feb. Email:

Accommodation offered

Graduate Accommodation Office

The Graduate Accommodation Office provides affordable accommodation to full-time graduate students of the University. Please see Academic visitors, staff and part-time students may wish to register for Student Pad, a website where private landlords advertise for tenants associated with the University –

Visiting academics welcomed as paying guests for short or long stays in comfortable home of retired academic couple. Situated in quiet, leafy close in north Oxford within easy distance of main University buildings, town centre, river, shops and restaurants. Rooms have free TV, Wi-Fi, refrigerator, microwave, kettle, tea, coffee, central heating. Linen, cleaning, breakfast all included in the very moderate terms. Email:

scottfraser – market leaders for quality Oxfordshire property. Selling, letting, buying, renting, investing – we are here to help. Visit for more information or call: Headington sales: 01865 759500; Summertown sales: 01865 553900; East Oxford sales: 01865 244666; Witney sales: 01993 705507; Headington lettings: 01865 761111; Summertown lettings: 01865 554577; East Oxford and student lettings: 01865 244666; Witney lettings: 01993 777909.

Whether you’re looking for your next home or your next tenant, contact Finders Keepers on 01865 302362 or visit

Single nicely decorated room with great views to the fields; for a person who doesn't have lots of belongings! Bike shed, parking space included. Buses to city centre, John Radcliffe hospital, airports and London. Looking for a person that enjoys quietness, is happy, clean and tidy. I am an artist: quiet person, cultivated and you will be sharing the flat only with me. Female share only. Tel: 07496 262521.

Grandpont, south Oxford, OX1, single room in academic household with own newly fitted kitchen and bathroom; separate access, Wi Fi; 10–15 mins' walk from city centre, train station and London bus. Suit visiting academics. Non-smoking only please. Available immediately until 16 Dec, and 12 Jan–31 Mar. £150 pw inclusive of all utility bills and council tax Tel: 07803 083572. Email:

Self-catering apartments

Short Let SpaceVisiting Oxford? Studio, 1-, 2- and 3-bed properties conveniently located for various colleges and University departments. Available from 1 week to several months. Apartments are serviced, with linen provided and all bills included. Details, location maps and photos can be found on our website at Contact us by email on or call us on 01993 811711.

Shortlet studios for singles or couples needing clean, quiet self-catering accommodation for weeks or months. Handy for High St (town, colleges), Cowley Rd (shops, restaurants), University sportsground (gym, pool), Oxford Brookes campuses, buses (London, airports, hospitals). Modern, self-contained, fully furnished including cooking and laundry facilities, en-suite bathroom, Wi-Fi broadband, TV/DVD/CD, central heating, cleaning and fresh linen weekly. Off-road parking for cars and bikes. Taxes and all bills included. Enquiries:

Looking for 5-star serviced accommodation right in the heart of the city? Swailes Suites offer city-centre, award-winning maisonettes and apartments providing that 'home from home' feel that will help you get the most out of your stay. The Swailes Suites 'easy in, easy out' flexible booking arrangements, from 3 days to 6 months, together with good transport links makes arrival and departure hassle-free. Check out our website at, contact Debbie on 01865 318547 or email Office established more than 25 years in 47 Walton Street, Jericho, OX2 6AD.

Holiday lets

Cornwall, cottage and restored chapel in quiet hamlet on South-west Coastal Footpath within 100m of the sea and minutes from Caerhays and Heligan. Each property sleeps 6. Comfortably furnished, c/h, wood burner and broadband. Ideal for reading, writing, painting, walking, bathing, bird watching. Beautiful beach perfect for bucket and spade family holidays. Short winter breaks available from £250. Tel: 01865 558503 or 07917 864113. Email: See:

Choose from over 11,000 holiday villas and apartments in Spain with Clickstay. We make it easy for you to make the perfect choice with our verified renter reviews and a dedicated customer services team. You can choose from modern apartments in Mallorca to whitewashed traditional fincas in Tenerife from just £73 pw! Many of our rental properties have private pools, sea views and large gardens with BBQ facilities. See:

Provence, Vaison-La-Romaine, sleeps 4. Delightful 200-year-old cottage amongst vineyards with large private pool and pool house. 1 km from historic Vaison-la-Romaine. Wonderful views over countryside and hills. Peaceful setting with barbecue, terraces and shady areas in the garden for eating and relaxing. Very well equipped house in renowned wine area, close to Gigondas and Cairanne. Region is full of typical unspoiled Provencal villages and markets. Email: Tel: 07941 419859.

Property for sale

Mosaics, Oxford – an exciting new development and demonstrator NHS Healthy New Town – within easy reach of the city and Headington via networks of cycle routes and public transport. Stylish and architecturally elegant properties: prices from £360,000 for a 2-bedroom apartment and from £595,000 for a 3-bedroom house. Show apartment open daily 10am–5.30pm. Help to Buy available. Contact Savills: 01865 269010. For more information see: