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On behalf of the whole of the College (writes the Principal, Tim Gardam) I am delighted to offer my congratulations to the eight Fellows of St Anne's whose achievements have this year been recognised by the University's conferment of Titles of Distinction.

  • Dr Laura Empson has been awarded the title of Reader of Professional Service Firms at the Said Business School. Dr Empson has been St Anne's Tutor in Management Studies since 1999.
  • Dr Patrick Irwin has been awarded the title of Reader in Physics. Dr Irwin has been St Anne's Tutor in Physics since 1996.
  • Dr Matthew Leigh has been awarded the title of Professor of Classical Languages and Literature. Dr Leigh has been St Anne's Tutor in Classics since 1997.
  • Dr Patrick McGuinness has been awarded the title of Reader in French and Comparative Literature. Dr McGuinness has been St Anne's Tutor in Modern Languages since 1998.
  • Dr Hilary Priestley has been awarded the title of Professor of Mathematics. Dr Priestley has been St Anne's Tutor in Mathematics since 1972.
  • Dr Stefan Talmon has been awarded the title of Reader in Public International Law. Dr Talmon has been St Anne's Tutor in Law since 2003.
  • Dr Alfons Weber has been awarded the title of Reader in Physics. Dr Weber has been St Anne's Tutor in Physics since 2004.
  • Dr Peter Wilshaw has been awarded the title of Reader in Materials. Dr Wilshaw has been St Anne's Tutor in Metallurgy and Science of Materials since 1996.

 

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Criteria for being awarded the title of Reader: "The primary criterion is a research record of a high order, the quality of which has gained external recognition, and which is comparable in distinction with that expected of readers appointed on the grounds of research achievement at other major research universities.<wbr></wbr>"

Criteria for being awarded the title of Professor: "The primary criterion is that research must be of outstanding quality, have led to a significant international reputation, and be comparable in distinction with that expected of a professor in other major research universities.<wbr></wbr>"

You can read more about the University's Recognition of Distinction procedures at www.ox.ac.uk/<wbr></wbr>gazette/2005-<wbr></wbr>6/supps/1_<wbr></wbr>4752.htm.

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