Examinations and Boards

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FACULTY BOARD ELECTIONS

No other nominations having been received, the Vice-Chancellor and Proctors, acting under the provisions of Ch. 2, Sect. VI, § 5 (Statutes, 1995, p. 236), have nominated members to fill the following vacancies from the beginning of Michaelmas Term 1996.

Medieval and Modern Languages

One ordinary member

T.J. BINYON, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Wadham


Psychological Studies

Three ordinary members

N.P. EMLER, MA, Fellow of Wolfson

E.T. ROLLS, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Corpus Christi

S.J. JUDGE, MA, Fellow of St Anne's


Social Studies

One official member

J.S. VICKERS, MA, Drummond Professor of Political Economy

Two ordinary members

R.W. BACON, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Lincoln

A.J. GLYN, MA, Fellow of Corpus Christi

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Election of one ordinary member

18 July 1996

The following has been duly elected as an ordinary member, to hold office from the beginning of Michaelmas Term 1996 until the beginning of Michaelmas Term 1997:

D.B. ROBERTS, MA, Fellow of Magdalen

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Election of one official member

18 July 1996

The following has been duly elected as an official member, to hold office from the beginning of Michaelmas Term 1996 until the beginning of Michaelmas Term 1997:

D.G. QUILLEN, MA, Waynflete Professor of Pure Mathematics

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Election of one ordinary member

18 July 1996

The following has been duly elected as an ordinary member, to hold office from the beginning of Michaelmas Term 1996 until the beginning of Michaelmas Term 1997:

N.A. JELLEY, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Lincoln

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APPOINTMENT OF EXAMINERS

The Vice-Chancellor and Proctors have appointed retrospectively R.E. PHILLIPS, MA, Fellow of Wolfson College as an Additional Examiner in Medicine for Year 3 of the Second Examination for the degree of Bachelor of Medicine held in Trinity Term 1996 pro hac vice (vice Dr R.C. Turner, granted leave of absence).

They have also appointed S.A. GREENFIELD, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Lincoln College as an examiner for the examination in Neuroscience for the degree of Master of Science to be held in the Long Vacation 1996 pro hac vice (vice Dr J.N.P. Rawlins, granted leave of absence).

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND COMMITTEE ON CONTINUING EDUCATION

M.Sc. and Postgraduate Diploma in Software Engineering

In accordance with the regulations for these courses, notice is hereby given that the list of Schedule B modules available in the period January 1997 to July 1997 will be:

Practical Software Engineering
Object-Oriented Programming
Functional Programming
Software Testing
Concurrency and Distributed Systems
Requirements Engineering
Software Development Management

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Changes in Regulations

With the approval of the General Board, the following changes in regulations made by boards of faculties will come into effect on 9 August.

Boards of the Faculties of Literae Humaniores and Modern History

Honour School of Ancient and Modern History

(i) With effect from 1 October 1997 (for first examination in 1998)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1995, p. 133, l. 32, delete `4. Either,' and substitute:

`Lists of possible Further and Special Subjects are given in sections 4 and 5 below, followed by the individual specifications for those subjects. Depending on the availability of teaching resources, not all Further and Special Subjects will be available to all candidates in every year. Candidates and Ancient and Modern History tutors will be circulated by the beginning of the first week of Hilary Term with details of any Further or Special Subjects which will not be available for the following year.

4. FURTHER SUBJECTS

Either,'.

2 Ibid., p. 135, l. 18, delete `5. Either,' and substitute:

`5. SPECIAL SUBJECTS Either,'.

(ii) With effect from October 1996 (for first examination in 1997)

In Examination Decrees, 1995, delete from p. 135, l. 39 to p. 136, l. 22 and substitute:

`(ii) Cicero: Politics and Thought in the Late Republic, as specified for the Honour School of Literae Humaniores from October 1998.'

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Degree of Doctor of Medicine

The Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine has granted leave to Y. BASHIR, Wolfson, to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine. The evidence submitted by the candidate was entitled: `Management of ventricular arrhythmias in the failing heart: a clinical study.'

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EXAMINATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

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

Anthropology and Geography

J. COE, Hertford: `A palaeoenvironmental reconstruction of the northern drift of the Evenlode Valley, Oxfordshire, England'.
School of Geography, Friday, 16 August, 2.10 p.m.
Examiners: S. Stokes, J.A. Catt.

Biological Sciences

A.M. HEINEMAN, Green College: `Species selection for alley cropping in western Kenya: a long-term study on system management and nutrient use efficiency (1988–95)'.
Department of Plant Sciences, Thursday, 1 August, 11 a.m.
Examiners: R.L. Hall, A. Young.

M. ROSALES, Wolfson: `in vitro assessment of the nutritive value of mixtures of leaves from tropical fodder trees'.
Department of Plant Sciences, Friday, 9 August, 11 a.m.
Examiners: E. Owen, J. Burley.

C. THOMPSON, Wolfson: `31p magnetic resonance spectroscopy of skeletal muscle in chronic renal failure and related conditions'.
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Monday, 29 July, 2 p.m.
Examiners: R. Smith, R.G.G. Russell.

Literae Humaniores

F. DE ANGELIS, Lincoln: `The evolution of two archaic Sicilian poleis: Megara and Hyblaia, and Selinous'.
Ashmolean Museum, Wednesday, 21 August, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J.J. Coulton, R.J.A. Wilson.

Modern History

H.I. SCHMIDT, St Antony's: `The social and economic impact of political violence in Zimbabwe, 1890–1990: a case study of the Honde Valley'.
Nuffield, Friday, 11 October, 3.30 p.m.
Examiners: J.M. Lonsdale, M.A. Vaughan.

I. ST JOHN, Nuffield: `A study of the problem of work effort in British industry, 1850–1920'.
Examination Schools, Friday, 20 September, 2 p.m.
Examiners: S. Tolliday, H. Gospel.

Physical Sciences

L.F. GARFIAS-MESIAS, Linacre: `Pitting corrosion of duplex stainless steel'.
Department of Materials, Tuesday, 30 July, 2 p.m.
Examiners: R.C. Newman, G.D.W. Smith.

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Theology

M. SUDDUTH, St Hugh's: `Bi-level evidentialism: a foundationalist case for the compatibility of theistic evidentialism and the reformed epistemology of Alvin Plantinga'.
St Peter's, Monday, 29 July, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: J.D. Kenyon, P. Helm.

EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF SCIENCE

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

Clinical Medicine

N.M.A. PORTINARO, Wolfson: `Acetabular development in normal and dysplastic hip joints'.
Nuffield Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tuesday, 3 September, 10 a.m.
Examiners: J. Kenwright, L. Klenerman.