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The Council submit the following Graces to the Regent House. These Graces, other than any which is withdrawn or for which a ballot is requested in accordance with the regulations for Graces of the Regent House (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 109), will be deemed to have been approved at 4 p.m. on Friday, 21 October 2005.
1. That a Huppert Prize in Geophysics be established in the University to be governed by the following regulations:1
1. The sum given to the University by Herbert Huppert, FRS, Fellow of King's College and Professor of Theoretical Geophysics, from the proceeds of the Arthur L. Day Prize awarded to him by the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, shall form a fund, to be called the Huppert Prize Fund, the income of which shall be used to provide a Huppert Prize in Geophysics.
2. The Adjudicators of the Prize shall be the Head of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, the Head of the Department of Earth Sciences, the Director of the Institute of Theoretical Geophysics, and the Professor of Active Tectonics.
3. The Prize shall be awarded annually by the Adjudicators for the most imaginative and innovative written contribution to the field of geophysics by a resident undergraduate member of the University of Cambridge.
4. The value of the Prize shall be such sum as shall be determined by the Adjudicators within a range approved from time to time by the Council.
5. Public notice of the Prize shall be given by the Adjudicators not later than the division of the Michaelmas Term. The notice shall include the date by which and the manner in which candidates shall submit their entries for the Prize.
6. The Prize shall be awarded in the Easter Term.
7. One copy of the written work of the successful candidate shall be deposited in the Library of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and one copy in the Library of the Department of Earth Sciences. Each Library shall maintain a consolidated record of all written works that have been awarded the Prize.
8. From any unexpended income which may have accumulated in the Fund the Adjudicators may in any year award a second Prize of such amount as they see fit.
2. That an Archibald Douglas Ross Fund be established in the University, to be governed by the following regulations: 2
That from the sum bequeathed by Archibald Douglas Ross, M.A., of St John's College, a fund be established in the University called the Archibald Douglas Ross Fund, which shall be designated a General Purpose Fund.
3. That the regulations for academical dress be amended as follows: 3
By amending the following entries as shown:
|Ph.D.||insert after 'four inches' the phrase '(10 cm)' and after 'three inches' the phrase '(7.5 cm)';|
|M.Chir.||insert after 'half an inch' the phrase '(1.25 cm)' and after 'three-eighths of an inch' the phrase '(1 cm)';|
|Mus.M. and M.B.||insert after 'five inches' the phrase '(12.5 cm)';|
|M.Sc.||insert after 'two-and-a-half inches' the phrase '(6.25 cm)';|
|B.Chir.||insert after 'half an inch' the phrase '(1.25 cm)';|
|B.Ed.||insert after 'one inch' the phrase '(2.5 cm)' and after 'five inches' the phrase '(12.5 cm)'.|
(i) By replacing in line 1 the phrase 'Doctor, other than Ph.D.' by the phrase 'Doctor, other than Vet.M.D. or Ph.D.', by amending the entry for the Vet.M.D. to read:
Vet.M.D.: of black corded silk lined with scarlet cloth, the hood part lined with mid-cherry silk, four inches (10 cm) deep;
and by amending the entry for the Vet.M.B. by inserting after the words 'two inches' the phrase '(5 cm)'.
(ii) With effect from 1 October following the date on which the amendment of Statute approved by Grace 2 of 27 April 2005 takes effect, as follows:
By replacing in line one the phrase 'or Ph.D.' by the phrase ', Ph.D., or Eng.D.';
and by inserting after the entry for the Ph.D.:
Eng.D.: of black corded silk lined with bronze silk, the hood part lined with scarlet cloth, four inches (10 cm) deep;
By amending the entry for the Ph.D. by inserting after 'four inches' the phrase '(10 cm)'.
4. That Regulation 5 of the regulations for entries and lists of candidates for examinations (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 217) be amended so as to read:4
5. Entries and corrections shall be deemed to have been sent to the Registrary on the day on which they were received at the Board of Examinations.
1 See the Vice-Chancellor's Notice, p. 34.
2 A benefaction was received in 1977 under the Will of Archibald Douglas Ross. The Fund has hitherto been administered informally, with the income being set against general expenditure of the University as no particular purpose was specified for the use of the benefaction. It is now proposed to establish the Fund on a formal basis.
3 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 187. See the Council's Notice (Reporter, 2004-05, p. 616). Revised designs for the hoods for the Vet.M.D. and the proposed new Eng.D. Degrees were required to take account of practical considerations in the manufacture of the hoods. The opportunity has been taken to include approximately equivalent metric measurements in the relevant descriptions.
4 The regulation has been amended to reflect current practice.
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Cambridge University Reporter 12 October 2005
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