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Celebration of the 30th Anniversary Year of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh's Chancellorship of the University and the Inaugural Lecture of the Prince Philip Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: Notice

19 March 2007

The Vice-Chancellor gives notice that the Inaugural Lecture by Professor Timothy Clutton-Brock, FRS, Prince Philip Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, will be given in the Senate-House in the afternoon of Tuesday, 17 April 2007. The Chancellor, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, will be present.

The proceedings will begin at 3.30 p.m. with an address by the Vice-Chancellor in celebration of the 30th Anniversary Year of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh's Chancellorship; the Chancellor will also address the University.

All members and all staff of the University or the Colleges, both serving or retired, are invited to attend the lecture and may also bring one guest each. Admission will be by ticket only and applications for tickets should be sent to Mr Timothy Milner, Ceremonial Officer, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TN (e-mail tnm22@cam.ac.uk) to arrive no later than Tuesday, 10 April. Applications should give the full name of the applicant and of any proposed guest, state any College or University affiliation, and give a full postal address for the applicant and any guest. Tickets will be issued to applicants up to the maximum available capacity in the Senate-House, but unsuccessful applications will not be acknowledged.

Members of the University attending the lecture are required to wear academical dress in accordance with the relevant regulations. Other persons attending do not wear academical dress. Tuesday, 17 April 2007, will be a 'scarlet day' (see the Vice-Chancellor's Notice below) and Doctors in the several Faculties are requested to wear their festal gowns. Junior members are requested to wear their gowns and graduates are invited to wear their hoods. In accordance with Regulation 4 for academical dress (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 185) any member of the University (other than the Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, High Steward, Deputy High Steward, Commissary, Proctors, Registrary, or the Esquire Bedells) who is a graduate of another university or degree-awarding institution, may, on this occasion, wear the academical dress appropriate to that degree.

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Cambridge University Reporter 21 March 2007
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