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The electors intend to proceed to an election to the newly established Professorship of Economics, which is expected to be named after Sir John Hicks, with effect from 1 October 1998 or such later date as may be arranged.

A Fellowship at Nuffield College carrying certain allowances is attached to this Professorship.

Applications (ten copies, or one only from overseas candidates), naming three persons who have agreed to act as referees on this occasion, should be received not later than 20 April 1998 by the Registrar, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, from whom further particulars may be obtained.


Applications are invited for the Varley-Gradwell Travelling Fellowship in Insect Ecology. A Travelling Fellowship, which may be of up to £1,900 in value, will be made for the support of field work, travel, and other activity of direct benefit to the field of insect ecology. The Fellowship will be tenable for one year commencing on a date to be agreed. It will not be renewable.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae and a research proposal, should be sent to Mrs Judith Brown, Board of Management for the Varley-Gradwell Travelling Fellowship in Insect Ecology, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JD, by 31 May 1998 (enquiries: tel. 01865 270213 or e-mail Judith.Brown@admin.ox.ac.uk). The research proposal should include a budget and should not exceed two sides of A4 in length. Applicants should arrange for two referees to write in confidence to Mrs Brown by the closing date. In the case of graduate students, one of the referees should be the supervisor.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 25th February 1998
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