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Graces submitted to the Regent House on 18 February 2004

The Council submit the following Graces to the Regent House. These Graces, unless they are withdrawn or a ballot is requested in accordance with the regulations for Graces of the Regent House (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 115), will be deemed to have been approved at 4 p.m. on Friday, 27 February 2004.

1. That the regulations for the E. G. Browne Memorial Research Studentship and the Wright Studentship be amended as follows:1

E. G. Browne Memorial Research Studentship

By amending Regulation 8 so as to read:

8. Any unexpended income which may accumulate in the Fund shall be applied in the first instance at the discretion of the Electors either to the award of a second Studentship or to other awards in support of Graduate Students of the University carrying out research or study in Persian Studies. Any income remaining thereafter may be applied, at the discretion of the Faculty Board of Oriental Studies, to the encouragement of research in Persian Studies in the University in any other way which the Faculty Board may from time to time determine.

Wright Studentship

By amending Regulation 9 so as to read:

9. Any unexpended income accumulated in the Fund shall be applied in the first instance at the discretion of the Electors to the award of a second Graduate Studentship. Any income remaining thereafter may be applied, at the discretion of the Faculty Board of Oriental Studies, to provide Scholarships for undergraduate members of the University or to the promotion of the study of Arabic in the University in any other way which the Faculty Board may from time to time determine.

2. That the recommendations in paragraph 5 of the Joint Report of the Council, dated 17 November 2003 and 14 November 2003, on the appointing arrangements for certain academic-related offices and analogous unestablished posts (Reporter, p. 197), as amended in the Council's Notice (p. 475), be approved.

3. That the recommendations in paragraph 5 of the Report of the General Board, dated 5 November 2003, on the probationary arrangements for academic offices and comparable unestablished posts (Reporter, p. 206) be approved.2

4. That the recommendations in paragraph 3 of the Report of the General Board, dated 14 January 2004, on the re-establishment of a Professorship of Photonics (Reporter, p. 394) be approved.

5. That the recommendations in paragraph 9 of the Report of the General Board, dated 14 January 2004, on senior academic promotions (Reporter, p. 395) be approved.3

6. That the recommendations in paragraph 7 of the Second-stage Report of the Council, dated 26 January 2004, on the development of accommodation for a new Cambridge Institute of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism (CIDEM) at the Addenbrooke's Hospital Site (Reporter, p. 410) be approved.

7. That on the recommendation of the Library Syndicate, the Librarian be allowed to lend the following items:

(i)to the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, for the exhibition 'Heroes or Villains?', from 7 June to 18 July 2004, the manuscripts DAR.201:1 and DAR.98:B9-10;
(ii)to the Historisches Museum de Pfalz, Speyer, Germany, for the exhibition 'The Jews of Europe in the Middle Ages', from 10 November 2004 to 20 March 2005, the manuscript Add.1198.3.

1 Statutes and Ordinances, pp. 729 and 901. The Faculty Board of Oriental Studies, at the request of their Degree Committee who are the Electors to these Studentships, have proposed amendments to the regulations for the Funds to clarify arrangements for the distribution of unexpended income.

2 See the Council's Notice, p. 476.

3 See the Council's Notice, p. 477.


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Cambridge University Reporter 13 February 2004
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