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No 6300

Wednesday 6 March 2013

Vol cxliii No 23

pp. 387–394



15 March, Friday. Full Term ends.

19 March, Tuesday. Discussion at 2 p.m. in the Senate-House.

23 March, Saturday. Congregation of the Regent House at 10 a.m.

25 March, Monday. Lent Term ends.

31 March, Sunday. Easter Day. Scarlet Day.

17 April, Wednesday. Easter Term begins.

Notice of benefactions

28 February 2013

The Vice-Chancellor gives notice that he has received with gratitude the following benefactions:

(i) a benefaction of $606,100 from Don Alberto Benavides de la Quintana and Don Alberto Benavides Ganoza, payable in instalments over four years, of which both the capital and income are available to support the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research’s One River Project;

(ii) donations amounting to approximately £250,000 in total, which have been contributed by subscribers to the Cottrell Appeal. The Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy has recommended, with the support of the subscribers, that the proceeds of the Appeal should form a Fund, the income of which would be used to support the research expenses of the Sir Alan Cottrell Professor of Materials Science.

The Council is submitting a Grace to the Regent House (Grace 2, p. 393) for the approval of regulations to govern the Sir Alan Cottrell Professorship of Materials Science Fund.

Election of Student Members of the Council and of the General Board: Notice

5 March 2013

The Vice-Chancellor gives notice that the following persons are standing in accordance with Statute A, IV, 2 for election to the Council in class (d) (student members), and in accordance with Statute C, I, 4 for election to the General Board in class (d) (student members).


Category (i) – All eligible students (2 places)



OLD, Rosalyn, R

SCULLY, Vincent, F

Category (ii) – All eligible graduate students (1 place)

JIN, Xin, F

JONES, Richard, JN


Category (i) – All eligible undergraduate students (1 place)

There were no eligible candidates.

Category (ii) – All eligible graduate students (1 place)

JIN, Xin, F

JONES, Richard, JN

LEE, Jia Hui, EM

The elections are being run by the Cambridge University Students’ Union and the Graduate Union and further details are published on the Unions’ websites ( and

Report of the Council, dated 21 January 2013, on the introduction of electronic voting in ballots of the Regent House: Notice in response to Discussion remarks

The Council has received the remarks made at the Discussion on 19 February 2013 on the above Report (Reporter, 6299, 2012–13, p. 385; 6295, 2012–13, p. 339) and is submitting a Grace for the approval of the Report (Grace 1, p. 393).

Retrospectivity concerning the LL.M. Degree: Notice