CAMBRIDGE.—A friend of the late Dr. Donaldson, master of Magdalen College, has endowed a bye-fellowship of the annual value of looL, to be called the Donaldson Bye-Fellowship, in memory of the late master; the fellowship is intended for the encouragement of research, and is tenable for one year. The Financial Board reports that Sir Eustace Gurney has offered to present to the University a farming estate of about 257 acres with a view to the encouragement of the study of forestry in the University; the net income in rent of the estate is about locl per annum. The General Board of Studies reports that the council of the Royal Geographical Society has decided to make grants of 300l. per annum for five years to the schools of geography in Oxford and Cambridge. Mr. H. H. Brindley, of St. John's College, has been appointed demonstrator of biology to medical students, and Mr. C. Warburton, of Christ's College, demonstrator in. medical entomology; both appointments are for a period of five years.