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GENERAL BOARD OF THE FACULTIES

With the approval of the General Board, the following appointments and reappointments have been made and titles conferred for the periods stated.

1 Appointments

CHARLES SIMONYI READER IN THE PUBLIC UNDERSTANDING OF

SCIENCE
Biological Sciences/Continuing Education
C. RICHARD DAWKINS, ma, d.phil., d.sc., Fellow of New College. From 1 October 1995 until the retiring age.

READER IN MUSIC

Music
PETER R. FRANKLIN (ba, d.phil. York), Fellow-elect of St Catherine's. From 1 April 1996 until the retiring age.

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

Biological Sciences
LYNNE S. COX (ma, ph.d. Cambridge), Fellow of Oriel. In Biochemistry. From 14 January 1996 until 13 January 2001.

SEAN NEE (ba Toronto, ma Western Ontario, d.phil. Sussex), Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall. In Zoology (Ecology). From 1 October 1995 until 30 September 2000.

Committee for the School of Management Studies
RICHARD C. WHITTINGTON (mba Aston, ph.d. Manchester), Fellow-elect of New College. In Management Studies (Strategic Management). From 1 April 1996 until 31 March 2001.
Music
NICHOLAS J. MARSTON (ma, ph.d. Cambridge), Fellow of St Peter's. In Music. From 1 October 1995 until 30 September 2000.
Physical Sciences
JAN T. CZERNUSZKA (b.sc. London, ph.d. Cambridge), Fellow of Trinity. From 1 January 1996 until 31 December 2000.

PATRICK G.J. IRWIN, ma, d.phil., Fellow of St Anne's. In Physics. From 1 January 1996 until 31 December 2000.

SIMON H. LAMB (BA, ph.d. Cambridge), Fellow-elect of St Anne's. In Structural Geology and Tectonics. From 1 March 1996 until 28 February 2001. J. ALISON NOBLE, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Oriel. In Engineering Science. From1 January 1996 until 31 December 2000.

DOMINIC C. O'BRIEN (BA, ph.d. Cambridge), Fellow of Balliol. In Engineering Science. From 7 November 1995 until 6 November 2000.

PATRICK F. ROCHE, ma status (b.sc. London, ph.d. UCL), Fellow of Hertford. In Physics. From 1 March 1996 until 28 February 2001.

UNIVERSITY LECTURER (fixed-term)

Mathematical Sciences/Continuing Education
JAMES W.M. DAVIES, ma, Fellow of Kellogg. In Computation and Continuing Education. From 1 September 1995 until 31 August 1998.

JUNIOR LECTURERS

Anthropology and Geography
ABIGAIL MUNSON (b.sc. LSE). In Human Geography. From 9 October 1995 until 8 October 1996.
Literae Humaniores
MAURICIO SUÁREZ (B.SC. EDINBURGH, m.sc., ph.d. LSE). In the Philosophy of Physics. From 1 October 1995 until 30 September 1996.

HEBREW CENTRE LECTURER

Theology
NORMAN SOLOMON (b.mus. London, ma Cambridge, ph.d. Manchester), Hebrew Centre Fellow in Modern Jewish Thought. In Theology. From 2 November 1995 until 30 September 1998.

The following holders of the title of University Lecturer (CUF) have been appointed to the substantive posts:

Law
WILLIAM E. PEEL, ma, Fellow of Keble. In Law. From 1 October 1995 until 30 September 1999.
Literae Humaniores
ALISON E. DENHAM, ma status, d.phil. (ba Berkeley), Fellow of St Anne's. In Philosophy. From 1 October 1996 until 30 September 2000.

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2 Reappointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

(From 1 October 1996 until the retiring age unless otherwise stated)
Anthropology and Geography
PATRICIA O. DALEY, ma, d.phil. (ba CNAA, ma London), Fellow of Jesus College. In Human Geography. From 1 September 1996 until the retiring age.
Oriental Studies
JAMES W. ALLAN, ma, d.phil., Keeper of Eastern Art and Fellow of St Cross. In Islamic Art (part-time). From 1 October 1996 until 30 September 2001.

EUGENE L. ROGAN, ma (ba Columbia, ma, ph.d. Harvard), Fellow of St Antony's. In the Modern History of the Middle East. From 1 August 1996 until the retiring age.

Physical Sciences
COLIN D. BAIN, ma (ma Cambridge, ph.d. Harvard), Fellow of Magdalen. In Physical Chemistry.

ANDREW T. BOOTHROYD, ma (ba, ph.d. Cambridge), Fellow of Oriel. In Physics.

JOHN T. CHALKER, ma, d.phil., Fellow of St Hugh's. In Physics.

CHRISTOPHER J. FOOT, ma, d.phil., Fellow of St Peter's. In Physics. THOMAS MULLIN, ma (ph.d. Edinburgh), Fellow of Linacre. In Physics.

PETER L. READ, ma (b.sc. Birmingham, ph.d. Cambridge), Fellow of Trinity. In Physics.

ADRIAN P. SUTTON, ma (ba, m.sc., ph.d. Pennsylvania), Fellow of Linacre. In Materials Science.

Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art
BRIAN D. CATLING, ma (ma Royal College of Art), Fellow of Linacre. In Fine Art.
Social Studies
CHRISTOPHER M. DAVIS, ma, d.phil. (ba Harvard, msa George Washington, ph.d. Cambridge), Fellow of Wolfson. In Russian and East European Political Economy.

MICHAEL W.J. NOBLE, ma, Fellow of Green College. In Applied Social Studies (Social Work). From 1 September 1996 until the retiring age.

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS (CUF)

(From 1 October 1996 until the retiring age unless otherwise stated)
English
JERI L. JOHNSON, ma, m.phil. (ba Brigham Young), Fellow of Exeter. In English

CRAIG A. RAINE, ma, Fellow of New College. In English.

NIGEL S. SMITH, ma, d.phil. (ba Hull, ma McGill), Fellow of Keble. In English.

Literae Humaniores
ROGER S. CRISP, b.phil., ma, d.phil., Fellow of St Anne's. In Philosophy.

INSTRUCTORS

(From 1 October 1996 until 30 September 1999.)
Modern Languages
MARIA L. ITURRI, ma status. In Spanish.

PHILLIPE LAPLACE. In French.

HEBREW CENTRE LECTURER

JONATHAN M. WEBBER, ma status, d.phil. (ba London). In Social Anthropology. From 1 April 1996 until 31 March 2001.

3 Change of title of post

Management Studies
The title of the post of University Lecturer in Management Studies (Corporate Strategy) held by DAVID FAULKNER, ma, d.phil.

(b.sc. London), Student of Christ Church, has been changed to that of University Lecturer in Management Studies

(Strategic Management).

4 Appointments by the Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine

UNIVERSITY LECTURER (MEDICAL) (part-time)

RONALD A. HOPE, bm, ma (ph.d. London), m.r.c.psych., Fellow of St Cross. In Practice Skills. From 1 October 1995 until 30 September 2000.

UNIVERSITY LECTURER (NON-MEDICAL)

HELEN J. MARDON, d.phil. (b.sc. Sussex), Fellow of St Catherine's. In Obstetrics and Gynaecology. From 1 October 1995 until 30 September 2000.

CLINICAL LECTURERS

CRISPIN H. DAVIES (b.sc., mb, bs London), mrcp. In Cardiovascular Medicine. From 1 September 1995 until 31 August 1998.

TUTORS IN GENERAL PRACTICE (part-time)

MARTIN FLEMINGER (mb, bs London), drcog, mrcgp. From 1 January 1996 until 31 December 1998.

ROBERT T. WALTON (b.sc., mb, bs London), mrcp, mrcgp. From 1 December 1995 until 30 November 1998.

5 Reappointments by the Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine

CLINICAL LECTURERS

E.C. CROWNE, ma status (b.sc., mb, ch.b. Manchester). In Paediatrics. From 17 January 1996 until 16 January 1997. J. FAWCETT, ma status (mb, bs, b.med.sci. Newcastle). In Surgery. From 1 January 1996 until 31 December 1998.

S.J. HOWELL, ma status (mb, bs London, ma Cambridge). In Anaesthetics. From 1 April 1996 until 31 March 2000.

JOHN J. O'LEARY (md University of Ireland). In Pathology and Bacteriology. From 1 April 1996 until 31 March 1997.

C.M. TANG, ma status (mb, ch.b. Liverpool). In Clinical Medicine. From 1 March 1996 until 28 February 1997.

R&D LECTURERS IN GENERAL PRACTICE (part-time)

MARTIN G. DAWES, ma status (md London), drcog, mrcgp. From 1 October 1995 until 30 September 1998.

THEO P.C. SCHOFIELD, bm, ma, mrcp, frcgp. From 1 October 1995 until 30 September 1997.

TUTORS IN GENERAL PRACTICE (part-time)

(From 1 December 1995 unitl 30 November 2000)

R.A. BRIGGS, bm, ma, mrcgp, drcog.

PETER D. BURKE, ma status (mb, b.ch., bao Dublin) mrcpi, mrcgp.

GORDON GANCZ, bm, ma, mrcog. anthony r. harnden, ma status (mb, B.Ch. Birmingham) mrcgp, mrcp.

RICHARD V.M. HARRINGTON, ma status (ba Exeter, mb bs London) mrcgp.

KULWANT S. PANDHER, ma status (mb, ch.b. Liverpool) mrcog, mrcgp.

6 Conferment of title by the Board of the Faculty of Clinical

Medicine

HONORARY SENIOR CLINICAL LECTURERS

(From 1 December 1995 until 30 November 1998 unless otherwise stated)

E. CLAIRE BURNS (md Dublin), mrcp. In Paediatrics.

CHRISTOPHER P. CONLON, ba (md London) mrcp. In Infectious and Tropical Diseases.

OLIVER J. DYAR (mb, b.ch., bao National University of Ireland), mrcpi, frca. In Anaesthetics.

RHYS D. EVANS, d.phil. (md London), ffarcs. In Anaesthetics.

N. KEVIN IVES, ma status (ma, md Cambridge), mrcp. In Paediatrics.

MICHAEL A. MCSHANE (mb, b.ch. Belfast), mrcp. In Paediatrics.

DAVID G. MASON (mb, bs London), ffarcs. In Anaesthetics.

LAWRENCE M. MYNORS-WALLIS, ma, dm, mrcp. In Psychiatry. From 1 January 1996 until 31 December 1998.

MICHAEL G. PIKE, ma (md London), mrcp. In Paediatrics.

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

HONOUR SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES 1997

The Board of the Faculty of Mathematical Sciences has approved the following papers for examination in Section 0 of the Honour School of Mathematical Sciences 1997 (see Examination Decrees, 1995, p. 310, regulation 3(e)).

[Note: Papers 01 to 08 were listed in the 12 October 1995 issue of the University Gazette, pp. 198–9.]

Paper 09: Astronomy (as for subject 9 of the Preliminary Examination in Physical Sciences). Candidates will not be required to undertake any practical work associated with this subject.

Paper 010: Mathematics and Finance

I Mathematical Models in Finance
Introduction to markets, assets, interest rates and present value; arbitrage and the law of one price; European call and options, payoff diagrams; other option strategies; Wiener processes as models for asset price movements; informal treatment of Ito's lemma; hedging and the Black-Scholes analysis, leading to the Black-Scholes partial differential equation for a derivative price—reduction to the heat equation; review of theory for the heat equation, explicit solution for call and put options; extensions to dividends paid on the asset, time-varying parameters; forward and future contacts, options on them; American options as free boundary problems and linear complementarity problems; weakly path-dependent options including lookbacks and asians.
II Finance
Investment appraisal under conditions of certainty/ uncertainty; portfolio theory and capital asset pricing model; sources of finance, debt capacity, dividends and cost of capital; financial market efficiency; emerging issues in finance; takeovers and mergers.

Paper 011: Mathematical Modelling and Applications

I Introduction to Mathematical Modelling
The aim of the course is to develop and extend some of the theoretical ideas developed in the mainstream mathematics course and to show how they can be applied in simple modelling situation. The methods and models will be fully integrated so that each technique will be illustrated with at least one application. Methods to be covered: Modelling, nondimensionalisation, dimensional analysis, similarity solutions. Asymptotic methods of solution for ordinary differential equations, regular and singular expansions, bifurcations, stability. First order quasi-linear partial differential equations, travelling wave solutions, shocks. Classification of second-order quasi-linear partial differential equations, well-posedness, linear and nonlinear diffusion equations, travelling waves, solutions with compact support, moving boundary problems.

II

either Mathematics and the Environment

Applications of mathematics to environment problems involving the use of models with ordinary differential equations, first order partial differential equations, and nonlinear diffusion equations. Examples to be considered will be taken from the following: (i) river flow; (ii) climate dynamics and ice ages; (iii) geomagnetic reversals of the earth's magnetic field; (iv) soil consolidation and groundwater flow; (v) snow melt run-off; (vi) surging ice sheets; (vii) glacier outburst flood (jökulhlaups).

or Mathematics in Materials Science

Mechanics Simple models for elastic and plastic materials, rods and plates, elastic waves, dislocations, yield criterion (linar and nonlinear p.d.e.'s, tensors, complex variables).

Phase Changes Basic ideas about free energy and order parameters. Melting and solidification of pure materials and alloys, simple Stefan problems, solid/solid phase transformations (ordinary and partial d.e.'s, asymptotics, calculus of variations, stability).

Electromagnetic Properties Simple models for semiconductivity and superconducting devices, p-n junctions, type I and type II superconductors, vortices, critical-state models.

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DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF LETTERS

The Board of the Faculty of English has granted leave to E. SHANNON, Merton, to supplicate for the Degree of doctor of Letters.

A list of the evidence submitted by the candidate is available at the University Offices.

EXAMINATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

The examiners appointed by the following faculty boards give notice or oral examination of their candidates as follows:

Anthropology and Geography

P. SLOANE, St Antony's: `Goodworks and networks. Islam, modernity, and entrepreneurship among the Malays'.
London School of Economics, Thursday, 25 January, 3 p.m.
Examiners: J. Davies, K. Hart.

Biological Sciences

P. IRVING, St Catherine's: `The functional and evolutionary significance of Schreckstoff in natural communities of fish'.
Department of Zoology, Friday, 23 February, 10 a.m.
Examiners: N. Metcalfe, M.E. Dawkins.

A.L. SANDERSON, Queen's: `Regulation of skeletal muscle metabolism'.
Green College, Friday, 26 January, 10 a.m.
Examiners: M.C. Sugden, G.F. Gibbons.

Medieval and Modern Languages

E.E. GREENWOOD, New College: `J.-K. Huysmans and the will to failure'.
Taylor Institution, Friday, 9 February, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: R. Griffiths, C.F. Robinson.

Modern History

J.P. LAITY, Balliol: `The British peace movement 1896–1916: ideas and dilemmas'.
Examination Schools, Friday, 26 January, 9.30 a.m.
Examiners: J.H. Davis, K.G. Robbins.

Physical Sciences

S.R. LANGFORD, Jesus: `State to state photodissociation dynamics'.
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Tuesday, 23 January, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: G. Hancock, R.N. Dixon.

M.J. PORTER, Merton: `Mechanistic investigations into penicillin biosynthesis'.
Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Tuesday, 23 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: S.M. Roberts, G.H. Whitham.

N. REA, Green College: `Interference and laser feedback optical microscopy'.
Department of Engineering Science, Tuesday, 23 January, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: G. Parry, M.C. Hutley.

Physiological Sciences

R.E. MACLAREN, Merton: `Optic nerve regeneration'.
Department of Physiology, Monday, 29 January, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: R.D. Lund, M.C. Brown.

N.A. REID, Wolfson: `Molecular and cellular studies on placental glucose transport'.
University Laboratory of Physiology, Monday, 22 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: A.C. Hall, G.D. Holman.

Social Studies

D.F. KOOHI-KAMALI, St Antony's: `Economic and social bases of Kurdish nationalism in Iran'.
St Antony's (68 Woodstock Road), Monday, 22 January, 11 a.m.
Examiners: D. Hopwood, E. Abrahamian.

Theology

A.J. GODDARD, St John's: `The life and thought of Jacuqes Ellul with special reference to his writings on law, violence, the State, and politics'.
Examination Schools, Friday, 8 March, 2 p.m.
Examiners: G. Vahanian, T. Gorringe.

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EXAMINATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF LETTERS

The examiners appointed by the following faculty boards give notice of oral examination of their candidates as follows:

English Language and Literature

C. THORNTON, Somerville: `D.H. Lawrence's Italian travel books'.
Worcester, Thursday, 15 February, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J.D. Bradshaw, S. Matterson.

Literae Humaniores

S. BARBER, Balliol: `Persons: the Strawsonian tradition'.
Balliol, Wednesday, 7 February, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: H.C. Steward, C. Janaway.

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