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CLINICAL MEDICINE

Epidemiology and Social Medicine: special extra seminar

JEFFREY CARSON, Fogarty Senior International Fellow, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Jersey, will give a seminar at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, 5 December, in the Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.

Subject: `In search of the blood transfusion trigger: the need for a randomised control trial.'

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MODERN HISTORY

Early Modern Europe Seminar

DR J. EDWARDS, University of Birmingham, will give a seminar at 2.15 p.m. on Friday, 1 December, in the History Faculty, Broad Street.

Subject: `Spaniards in the Rome of Leo X and Clement VII.'

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SOCIAL STUDIES

MR WILL HUTTON, Economics Editor of the Guardian, and Visiting Fellow, Nuffield College, will lead a discussion at 5.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 6 December, in the Seminar Room, Nuffield College.

Convener: A. Offer, MA, D.Phil., Reader in Recent Social and Economic History.

Subject: `Middle-class anxieties in Britain today.'

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COMPUTING LABORATORY AND OXFORD PARALLEL

Bulk Synchronous Parallel (BSP) Computer Model: BSP World-wide

The inaugural meeting of BSP World-wide, to discuss co-ordinating research and development of the BSP Model, will be held by Oxford Parallel, the University's Parallel Applications Centre, on Monday, 4 December, 10.30 a.m.–3.30 p.m., in the Computing Laboratory.

Those wishing to attend should register by 30 November with Mrs S. Day, Oxford Parallel, Oxford University Computing Laboratory, Wolfson Building, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QD (telephone: Oxford (2)73884, fax: (2)73819, e-mail: oxpar@comlab.ox.ac.uk).

W.F. MCCOLL
11 a.m.: `Scalable computing with BSP.'

J. HILL
11.35 a.m.: `The Oxford BSP Tools Project.'

A.K. PARROTT
11.50 a.m.: `Using BSP in application development.'

R. BISSELLING
12.10 p.m.: `Using BSP for sparse matrix factorisation.'

Discussion
1.45 p.m.: `The structure and organisation of BSP World-wide'.

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