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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1964-1965-314

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Annual Report ciation between the College and King's College Hospital Medical School will be broken leaving only Westminster Medical School of the three schools for which King's now provides pre-clinical training No doubt Westminster would also wish to establish its own pre-clinical department but in any case King's College would have to consider seriously whether it should continue pre-clinical instruction for one medical school only the alternative would be to drop medical teaching entirely and treat Physiology Biochemistry Pharmacology and Ana- tomy as pure sciences transferring these departments to the Faculty of Natural Science in which they would prepare their students for the Sc degree instead of the In view of the present rebuff to King's College Hospital Medical School by the University Grants Committee such change is not likely in the immediate future but the odds are that it will take place later The Department of War Studies under the able leadership of Pro- fessor ╬ť Howard has been winning name for itself internationally It is gratifying to record that number of senior scholars from the United States and elsewhere have come to study in it scholarship has been established under its aegis for Disarmament Studies and young scholar has been appointed to carry out research for higher degree in this field The departure of Professor Jenkins from the Koraes Chair of Modern Greek left serious gap and we lamented the loss of yet another outstanding academic to the United States However the balance in this respect has been restored for the College has appointed to the chair very distinguished young Byzantinist Dr Cyril Mango leading member of Professor Jenkins's department in the He will doubtless bring fresh laurels to this important chair It has been great disappointment that the College has not yet been able to find accommodation for the Department of Music which was assigned to it by the University more than year ago The University provided last year money which would have enabled professor and perhaps also an assistant lecturer to be appointed but until the plans for the rebuilding of the College were further developed it did not seem possible to allocate the space required for the accommodation of musi- cians There seems very much better chance of making the appoint- ments this year and it is very probable that good start may soon be made in establishing Music as the seventh faculty at King's College
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