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No 6217

Wednesday 9 March 2011

Vol cxli No 21

pp. 585–608

College Notices

Gonville and Caius College


On the bicentenary of Liszt’s birth, his mystical masterpiece ‘Via Crucis’ will be performed by Caius College Choir in the magnificent neo-Gothic church of Our Lady and the English Martyrs, Hills Road, with dancers from Cambridge Contemporary Dance, at 8 p.m. on 20 March, 2011. Tickets are £10 (£5 concessions), advanced tickets from Programme: Franz Liszt ‘Via Crucis’; Anonymous (14th century) ‘Missa de Tournai’; James MacMillan ‘On the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin’ and ‘Divo Aloysio Sacrum’.

Hughes Hall


The following elections to Fellowships have taken place:

Elected to a Fellowship in Class A, with effect from 1 December 2010:

Dr Hilary Burton, M.A., B.M., B.Ch., Oxon, FFPHM

Elected to a Fellowship in Class B, with effect from 1 March 2011:

Dr Chetan Kumar, B.Sc., Delhi, M.Phil., Ph.D., DOW

Dr Alastair Stephen Lockhart, B.A., Ph.D., M.A., M.Sc., London

Dr Sara Grazia Maria Piccirillo, Ph.D., Milan

Dr Klara Stefflova, M.Sc., Prague, Ph.D., UPenn

Elected to a Fellowship in Class C, with effect from 9 February 2011:

Professor James Frederick Kaufman, B.S., Washington, Ph.D., Harvard


Hughes Hall invites applications for one or more Postdoctoral Research Associate positions. Candidates must, at the time of election, be of post-doctoral standing and in the employ of the University with a research contract of at least two years’ duration. They may be graduates of any university. There are no conditions of age or subject attached to these positions, but applicants should normally be early in their research careers. Candidates will be selected by reference to their potential for contributing to the intellectual, educational, and social life of the College.

A Postdoctoral Research Associateship will normally be tenable for two years with the possibility of one extension of up to two further years, but dependent on co-terminous continuous post-doctoral employment within the University. These positions are non-stipendiary, but holders will enjoy the privileges and facilities of the College available to Senior Members.

Application forms and further particulars may be obtained by communicating with Dr M. J. Franklin, Academic Secretary, at Hughes Hall, Mortimer Road, Cambridge, CB1 2EW (email

Candidates should submit a completed application form and a single confidential academic reference to the Academic Secretary at Hughes Hall by the start of the Easter Term (17 April 2011). The application form allows candidates the opportunity to explain their research and other interests, and to identify ways in which they feel they might be able to contribute to, and benefit from, the life of the College.

New Hall (Murray Edwards College)


Salary: £20,001–£25,000 (estimated band 6).

Murray Edwards College is seeking to appoint a Development Office Administrator to join its Development team. The successful applicant will be responsible for the day-to-day administration and operational management of a busy office, and will play a vital role in the success of the College’s alumnae relations and fundraising activities.

For further particulars on the role and the application procedure, visit or contact the Murray Edwards Development Office (tel. 01223 762288).

Closing date: noon, 21 March 2011; interviews: 28 March 2011.


Elected to an Honorary Fellowship from 27 January 2010:

Nancy Jane Rothwell DBE, Ph.D., D.Sc., FMedSci, FRS, FSB

Elected to an Honorary Fellowship from 16 November 2010:

Barbara Mary Stocking DBE

St Edmund’s College


Ernan McMullin, O’Hara Professor of Philosophy Emeritus and Director Emeritus, Graduate Program in History and Philosophy of Science, University of Notre Dame, (1994–2011) Honorary Fellow of St Edmund’s College (2003–11), died 8 February 2011, in Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland, aged 87.

Sydney Wayne Jackman, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Victoria (1964–90), Fellow Commoner of St Edmund’s College, (1994–2011), died 26 February 2011 in Victoria, B.C., Canada, aged 86.

St John’s College


St John’s College invites applications for the Harper-Wood Studentship for English Poetry and Literature. The purpose of the Studentship is to encourage a project of creative writing by making it possible for the holder to engage in relevant, project-related travel and study. The Studentship is designed to encourage creative writers in the earlier stage of their careers, although both beginners and somewhat more experienced authors will be considered.

Further particulars and information on how to apply are available at The closing date for applications is Tuesday, 10 May 2011.


Elected to a Fellowship under Title B and appointed Lecturer in Organic Chemistry:

Erwin REISNER, Ph.D., Vienna

Trinity College


A Memorial Service for Dr Paley Johnson, Fellow of Trinity College and formerly University Lecturer in Colloid Science and in Biochemistry (see Reporter, p. 559), will be held in Trinity College Chapel at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 19 March 2011.