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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF SOCIAL STUDIES

Election of three Ordinary Members

Notice amended in Gazette, 12 December 1996; nominations added in Gazette, 16 January 1997

An election will be held on Thursday, 30 January to fill vacancies for three ordinary members (vice Professor I.S. McLean, Dr M.E. Ceadel, and Dr R.W. Bacon, resigned), to hold office from the date of the election until the beginning of Michaelmas Term 1997.

Nominations in writing by two electors will be received by the Secretary of Faculties at the University Offices up to 4 p.m. on Monday, 6 January, and nominations by six electors up to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, 21 January.

The following nominations have been duly received: 1. N.H. DIMSDALE, MA, Fellow of Queen's

Nominated by:

A.J. Glyn, Corpus Christi
J.B. Knight, St Edmund Hall 2. G.R. PEELE, MA, M.PHIL., Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall

3. M.F.E. PHILP, MA, M.PHIL., Fellow of Oriel

Nominated by:

M.E. Ceadel, New College
A.J. Hurrell, Nuffield College

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CHAIRMEN OF EXAMINERS

HILARY TERM AND APRIL 1997

Moderations

Oriental Studies (Chinese): G. DUDBRIDGE, MA, Fellow of University (address: Institute of Chinese Studies)

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Bachelor of Medicine

First Examination (Part II): M.J.A. WOOD, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Somerville (address: Department of Human Anatomy)

Master of Philosophy

Qualifying Test in European Politics and Society: D.B. GOLDEY, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Lincoln

Qualifying Test in International Relations: N.T. WOODS, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of University

Qualifying Test in Politics: M.S. FREEDEN, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Mansfield

Mathematics for Industry: J. NORBURY, MA, Fellow of Lincoln (address: Mathematical Institute)

Master of Science

Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis: M.B. GILES, MA, Fellow of St Hugh's (address: Computing Laboratory)

Master of Studies

Research Methods in English (Medieval Period): E.H. COOPER, MA, Fellow of University

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TRINITY TERM 1997

Honour Moderations

Mathematics and Philosophy: C.J.K. BATTY, MA, M.SC., D.PHIL., Fellow of St John's

Honour School

Modern History and Economics: S. LALL, B.PHIL., MA, Fellow of Green College

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Master of Philosophy

Qualifying Examination in European Politics and Society: D.B. GOLDEY, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Lincoln

European Politics and Society: D.B. GOLDEY, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Lincoln

General Linguistics and Comparative Philology: A.E. MORPURGO-DAVIES, MA, Fellow of Somerville (address: Department of Linguistics and Philology)

International Relations: N.T. WOODS, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of University

Politics: M.S. FREEDEN, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Mansfield

Qualifying Examination in Sociology: A.H. HALSEY, MA, Fellow of Nuffield

Sociology: A.H. HALSEY, MA, Fellow of Nuffield

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Master of Science

Sociology: A.H. HALSEY, MA, Fellow of Nuffield

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Master of Studies

General Linguistics and Comparative Philology: A.E. MORPURGO-DAVIES, MA, Fellow of Somerville (address: Department of Linguistics and Philology)

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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 Music and the Joint Committee for Human Sciences will come into effect on 20 December.

1 Board of the Faculty of Music

Honour School of Music

With effect from 1 October 1998 (for first examination in 1999)

In Examination Decrees, 1995, p. 429 (as amended by notice in Gazette, 11 July 1996, p. 1376), delete new (3) (a) and substitute:

`later sixteenth-century continental vocal polyphony in four parts (questions may be not only in imitative but also in free and homorhythmic style).'

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2 Joint Committee for Human Sciences

Honour School of Human Sciences

With immediate effect (for first examination in 1997)

In Examination Decrees, 1995, p. 245, delete ll. 11–32 and substitute:

`7. (a) Developmental Psychology (as prescribed as a paper in Group C in the examination in the Honour School of Experimental Psychology).

7. (b) Social Psychology (as prescribed as a paper in Group C in the examination in the Honour School of Experimental Psychology).'

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EXAMINATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

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

Anthropology and Geography

S. CAIRNS, St Catherine's: `A geogaphical investigation of travel for food shopping'.
Templeton, Friday, 6 December, 10 a.m.
Examiners: J. Reynolds, J.E. Owens.

YANPING HUANG, Hertford: `Modelling land use change and agricultural performance in post-reform China (1978–92)'.
School of Geography, Monday, 6 January, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: R. McDonnell, R.J.R. Kirkby.

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Biological Sciences

Y. SONEOKA, Hertford: `Structure–function relationship of the murine leukaemia virus matrix protein'.
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Thursday, 19 December, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: W. James, A. Lever.

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English Language and Literature

R. TWEEDY, Hertford: `The visionary mechanic: Shelley's early philosophy of nature'.
Somerville, Friday, 10 January, 11 a.m.
Examiners: K. Everest, F.J. Stafford.

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Literae Humaniores

F.C.E. ELLIS, St Anne's: `Metaphysics and metaphor'.
Trinity, Thursday, 19 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: M.J. Inwood, M.R. Morris.

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Modern History

A.J.W. JACKSON, New College: `Watershed in a colonial backwater? The Bechuanaland Protectorate during the Second World War'.
Nuffield, Friday, 20 December, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: D. Killingray, J.G. Darwin.

J.F. JAKUB, St John's: `Spies and saboteurs: Anglo-American collaboration and rivalry in human intelligence collection and special operations, 1940–5'.
Brasenose, Wednesday, 11 December, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: G. Warner, G. Sloan.

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Physical Sciences

H. ARDRON, Linacre: `Anomeric amino acids'.
Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Friday, 20 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: A. Haines, M. Moloney.

J.N. BURROWS, Jesus: `Free radical methodology and approaches to the synthesis of roseophilin'.
Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Wednesday, 11 December, 9.30 a.m.
Examiners: G. Pattenden, G.H. Whitham.

KIAN PING LOH, St Catherine's: `Growth studies and surface modification of thin film diamonds'.
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Friday,

13 December, 10.30 a.m.
Examiners: P. Chalker, G. Hancock.

A. M. NORMAND, Wolfson: `A measurement of the ratio of partial decay widths
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Nuclear and Astrophysics Laboratory, Friday, 20 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: N. Harnew, P.J. Dornan.

A. ROWE, St John's: `CA II lines in the solar atmosphere'.
Nuclear and Astrophysics Laboratory, Thursday, 12 December, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: G. Smith, D.J. Stickland.

H. TADROS, St John's: `Power spectrum analysis of redshift surveys'.
Nuclear and Astrophysics Laboratory, Wednesday, 11 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: L. Miller, J.A. Peacock.

M. UNDERWOOD, Queen's: `The synthesis of oligosaccharides related to heparan sulphate'.
Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Tuesday, 17 December, 9.30 a.m.
Examiners: C.J. Schofield, R.A. Field.

Social Studies

M.-H.O. BANETH, Hertford: `The use of market mechanisms to generate environmental goods and services in the European countryside: the case for auctions'.
Queen Elizabeth House, Friday, 3 January, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: I. Hodge, D. Colman.

Committee for Educational Studies

C.M.N. HAN, Green College: `Education for citizenship in a plural society: with special application to Singapore'.
Examination Schools, Friday, 13 December, 10.30 a.m.
Examiners: J.B. Wilson, D. Lawton.

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EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF LETTERS

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

Literae Humaniores

R. MOON, Corpus Christi: `Common sense and psychology'.
Balliol, Wednesday, 8 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: H.C. Steward, J.M. Preston.