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CONGREGATION 12 February

Degree by Special Resolution

No notice to the contrary having been received under the provisions of Tit. II, Sect. vi, cl. 6 (Statutes, 1995, p. 13), the following resolution is deemed to have been approved at noon on 12 February.

Text of Special Resolution

That the Degree of Master of Arts be conferred upon the following:

HUGH CHRISTIAN WATKINS, Exeter College

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HEBDOMADAL COUNCIL 12 February

1 Decrees

Council has made the following decrees, to come into effect on 1 March.

List of the decrees:

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Explanatory note to Decree (1)

The following decree, made on the recommendation of the Committee for the History of Art and with the concurrence of the General Board, reconstitutes the Diploma in the History of Art as a Master of Studies course. The course is intended to relate the development of skills in theory and methods to study of the outstanding primary source material in the Ashmolean and other university collections. Examination will be by written papers and dissertation.

Associated changes in regulations are set out in `Examinations and Boards' below.

Decree (1)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1995, p. 660, after l. 10 insert:
`History of Art and Visual Culture     Committee for the History of
                                         Art'.

2 Ibid., delete from p. 888, l. 1 to p. 889, l. 25.

3 Ibid., p. 969, after l. 32 insert in the right-hand column: `In History of Art and Visual Culture, such number as is required provided that each candidate shall be examined by at least three examiners.'

4 Ibid., p. 980, l. 15, delete `Diploma in the History of Art' and substitute `Degree of Master of Studies in the History of Art and Visual Culture'.

5 Ibid., p. 986, delete ll. 13–14.

6 Ibid., 1. 15, delete `(2)'.

7 Ibid., delete from p. 1025, l. 36 to p. 1026, l. 5.

8 Ibid., from p. 1026, l. 6 to p. 1029, l. 27, renumber existing items (vi)–(xix) as items (v)–(xviii).

9 This decree shall be effective from 1 October 1996. Key to Decree (1) Cll. 1 and 2 insert the M.St. in the History of Art and Visual Culture into the lists of examinations for the degree of M.St., and delete reference to the Diploma in the History of Art.

Cll. 3–8 provide for the appointment of examiners and delete references to the examination for the diploma.

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Explanatory note to Decree (2)

The following decree, made on the recommendation of the Physical Sciences Board and with the concurrence of the General Board, provides for the appointment of examiners for the new one-year course in Theoretical Chemistry which is being established for the degree of M.Sc. The course is intended to draw on the broad range of theoretical expertise in the recently merged Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, and to make a significant contribution to the creation of a nucleus of high-level theoretical chemists in the United Kingdom.

Associated changes in regulations are set out in `Examinations and Boards' below.

Decree (2)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1995, p. 968, after l. 16 insert in the right-hand column: `Two in Theoretical Chemistry.'

2 Ibid., p. 976, l. 2, delete `and' and substitute `,'.

3 Ibid., l. 3, after `Natural Science' delete `;' and substitute `, and of examiners in Theoretical Chemistry for the Degree of Master of Science'.

4 Ibid., p. 986, l. 9, delete `.' and substitute `;'.

5 Ibid., after l. 9 insert: `in Theoretical Chemistry for one examination.'

6 This decree shall be effective from 1 October 1996.

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2 Status of Master of Arts

Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the status of Master of Arts under the provisions of Ch. V, Sect. vi, cl. 1 (Statutes, 1995, p. 345) has been accorded to the following persons who are qualified for membership of Congregation:

MIRIAM CHUNG, Harris Manchester College

BRIAN DANSEY, Libraries Automation Service

MIE KAGAYA, Oriental Institute

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3 Register of Congregation

Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the following names have been added to the Register of Congregation:

Chung, M., MA status, Harris Manchester
Cox, L.S., MA, D.Phil., Oriel
Dansey, B., MA status, Libraries Automation Service
Harnish, R.G., MA, D.Phil., New College
Hitch, S.J., MA, Magdalen
Johnson, P., MA, Balliol
Kagaya, M., MA status, Oriental Institute
Watkins, H.C., MA, Exeter

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BOARDS OF FACULTIES

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 1 March, see `Examinations and Boards' below.

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