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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the General Board, the following changes in regulations made by the Board of the Faculty of English Language and Literature will come into effect on 15 March.

Board of the Faculty of English Language and Literature

Honour School of English Language and Literature

(1) With effect from 1 October 1996 (for first examination in 1997)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1995, p. 216, delete l. 50 and substitute: `(a) Subjects 7 and 8 shall be examined by extended essay, except'.

2 Ibid., p. 219, l.32, delete `texts in the original languages' and substitute: `the texts in the original language, and to provide evidence of this in their essays'.

3 Ibid., l. 41, delete `The English Drama' and substitute: `The English Drama, excluding Shakespeare'.

4 Ibid., p. 224, delete ll. 37–47 and substitute:

`5. Old English Literature and its Background (an extended essay of not more than 6,000 words).

Candidates will be expected to have read widely in Old English vese and prose down to c.1100. Candidates may not draw substantially on the texts prescribed for Paper A3.

6. Middle English Literature (an extended essay of not more than 6,000 words).

Candidates will be expected to have read widely in English verse and prose of the Middle English period down to 1509. Candidates may not draw substantially on the texts prescribed for Paper A4.'

5 Ibid., p. 225, delete l. 16 and substitute: `(a) The English Drama, excluding Shakespeare'.

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

In Examination Decrees, 1995, p. 226, delete ll. 2–5 and substitute:

`Candidates will be expected to study the texts prescribed for Paper IX: German, of the Honour School of Modern Languages.'

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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:

Biological Sciences

P. ZANOTTO, St Cross: `Aspects of the molecular evolution of baculoviruses and flaviviruses'.
Department of Zoology, Thursday, 14 March, 1 p.m.
Examiners: G.P. Garnett, C.R. Pringle.

Clinical Medicine

U.-C. MEIER, Balliol: `The cytotoxic T-cell recognition of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase'.
Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Tuesday, 5 March, 2 p.m.
Examiners: A.C. Minson, C.R.M. Bangham.

Physical Sciences

S. ALDRIDGE, Jesus: `Studies of some volatile compounds of main group elements'.
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Tuesday, 19 March, 10 a.m.
Examiners: D.M.P. Mingos, D. O'Hare.

G. FRAGNETO, University: `Neutron reflection from surfactants absorbed at solid/liquid interfaces'.
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Wednesday, 20 March, 10 a.m.
Examiners: R.H. Ottewell, K.A. McLauchlan.

TAO LI, Linacre: `Reaction-boding Cr2 O3 ceramics'.
Department of Materials, Wednesday, 6 March, 1.30 p.m.
Examiners: D. Thompson, G.W. Groves.

Psychological Studies

H.D. CRITCHLEY, Corpus Christi: `Sensory processing in the primate orbitofrontal cortex'.
Department of Experimental Psychology, Monday, 25 March, 2 p.m.
Examiners: E.B. Keverne, D. Gaffan.

Social Studies

YONG-PYO HONG, St Antony's: `State security and regime security: the security policy of South Korea under the Syngman Rhee government, 1953–60'.
All Souls, Thursday, 11 April, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: S. Kirby, R.J. O'Neill.

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