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Lucy Cavendish College


Applications are invited for a three-year Research Fellowship in Horticulture at Lucy Cavendish College, funded by the Stanley Smith (UK) Horticultural Trust. This Research Fellowship is open to women* who already hold a doctorate in the fields of Horticulture, Botany, or Applied Biology, and is not subject to age restriction. It is hoped that the successful candidate would take up the post in October 2001.

The salary would be in the region of £22,000 a year, with some additional funding for equipment, if necessary. Research would be undertaken in the University Botanic Garden or in the Department of Plant Sciences, as appropriate.

The successful candidate would be expected to be resident in Cambridge, at least during term time and to take an active part in College life. The Research Fellow would be expected to publish and give some public lectures on her work.

The closing date for applications is 1 March 2001 and short-listed candidates would be interviewed before the end of that month.

For further details and an application form, please contact the President's Secretary, Lucy Cavendish College, Lady Margaret Road, Cambridge, CB3 0BU (tel. 01223 332196, fax 01223 339056, e-mail bjy21@cam.ac.uk).

* By the Employment Act 1989, the College has exemption from the provisions of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975.


The Lucy Cavendish College Seminars ('Lucy Tuesdays') for the Lent Term 2001 will take place at 5.30 p.m. (for 5.45 p.m.) on the following Tuesdays, in the Reception Room, Warburton Hall, Lucy Cavendish College. All are welcome.

6 February The endangered North Atlantic right whale - how a little DNA goes a long way, by Dr Ruth Waldick, Greenwood Bidder Research Fellow, Lucy Cavendish College.
13 February When Mother joined the Suffragettes: the spectacle of women through the gaze of history, by Dr Sowon Park, Alice Tong Sze Research Fellow, Lucy Cavendish College.
20 February Speaking parenthetically - the role of speech melody in communication, by Dr Anne Wichmann, Reader in Speech and Language in the Department of Cultural Studies, University of Central Lancashire, and Visiting Fellow, Lucy Cavendish College.
27 February Women and the law: changing the way courts do business, by Judge Judith McConnell, Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Women Leaders, Lucy Cavendish College.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 31 January 2001
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