Examinations and Boards

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CHAIRMEN OF EXAMINERS

TRINITY TERM 1997

Master of Philosophy

Economic and Social History: C.H. FEINSTEIN, MA, Fellow of All Souls

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Master of Science

Economic and Social History: C.H. FEINSTEIN, MA, Fellow of All Souls

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Master of Studies

Historical Research: C.S.L. DAVIES, MA, Fellow of Wadham (address: Modern History Faculty)

Korean Studies: J.B. LEWIS, MA, Fellow of Wolfson (address: Oriental Institute)

Modern History: W.E.S. THOMAS, MA, Student of Christ Church

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SUB-FACULTY OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE

Honour Schools of Engineering Science Part I 1998, Engineering and Computing Science Part I 1998, and Engineering and Materials Part I 1998

Engineering and Society

Alternative approved topics for Engineering and Society for the Part I examination in 1998 are:

a. The History of Technology.

b. Completion of the French Language Course organised by the University Language Centre on behalf of the Sub-faculty of Engineering Science.

c. Computing.

d. Economics.

e. Materials.

Details of essay titles will be circulated to candidates individually.

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the General Board, the following changes in regulations made by boards of faculties and the Committee for the School of Management Studies will come into effect on 7 February.

1 Boards of the Faculty of Literae Humaniores and Theology

Honour School of Philosophy and Theology

With effect from 1 October 1997 (for first examination in 1999)

As for the Honour School of Theology (see 3 (a) below).

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2 Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies

Honour School of Oriental Studies

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

In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 448, delete ll. 48–9 and substitute `Noguchi Yukio, 1940 Nen Taisei: Saraba "Senjikeizai", (Tôyô Keizai Shinpôsha, 1995), Chapters 8, 9, 10, pp. 133–99).'

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3 Board of the Faculty of Theology

(a) Honour School of Theology

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

1 In Gazette, No. 4408, 11 July 1996, p. 1377, col. 2, in paper (1) delete `(e) Ezekiel 1–18.'.

2 Ibid., in paper (2), delete `(e) Isaiah 40–55.'

3 Ibid., p. 1378, col. 2, in paper (7) delete `(b) The Theology ... Romans 3 to 8.' and substitute:

`(b) The Theology and Exegesis of Isaiah 40–55 and Ezekiel 1–18 in English or of Isaiah 40–45 in Hebrew

Candidates will be expected to show a general knowledge of Isaiah 40–55 and Ezekiel 1–18 in English or of Isaiah 40–5 in Hebrew.

Passages from the texts will be set for comment and (for candidates offering the Hebrew text) for translation.'

4 Ibid., in paper (9), delete `1198' and substitute `1200'.

(b) Pass School of Theology

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

1 As for Honour School of Theology (see 3 (a) above).

2 In Gazette, no. 4408, 11 July 1996, p. 1383, col. 1, cl. 2, delete `1198' and substitute `1200'.

(c) B.Th. in Theology

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 960, l. 7. after `three years.' insert `Candidates must, if admitted after 1 September 1995, be members of the University'.

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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

M.J.H. STIFF, St Cross: `"Through a glass darkly": seventh- to ninth-century vessel glass from wics and emporia in north-western Europe'.
Ashmolean Museum, Wednesday, 29 January, 10 a.m.
Examiners: A.G. Macgregor, U. Nèsman.

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Biological Sciences

J. SUTTON, Trinity, `Requirement for TAT activation of TAR in rodent cells'.
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Thursday, 30 January, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: W. James, J. McKeating.

B.E. MOFFATT, Green College: `Characteristics of human complement. Factor H and A comparison with factor H-like proteins in other species'.
Department of Biochemistry, Friday, 21 February, 2 p.m.
Examiners: A.J. Day, M.P. Esnouf.

HYEON SUCK SON, University: Prediction of membrane protein structure'.
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Tuesday, 18 February, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J.M. Goodfellow, W.G. Richards.

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Clinical Medicine

J. SINGH, Exeter: `A study of QT interval dynamics using twenty-four hour holter monitoring. Department of Pharmacology, Thursday, 6 February, 10 a.m.
Examiners: P.D. Dennis, P. Taggart.

LI LYNA ZHANG, Wolfson: `Mechanistic studies of endo-metrial angiogenesis'.
Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Friday, 7 February, 2 p.m.
Examiners: I.Z. MacKenzie, tai-ping fan.

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Law

L. BARSHACK, Worcester: `Dworking on political practice and argumentation'.
New College, Thursday, 6 February, 5.30 p.m.
Examiners: E.J. Frazer, D.N. Maccormick.

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Mathematical Sciences

R.W. PACK, St John's: `Products of topological groups'.
Computing Laboratory, Monday, 27 January, 11 a.m.
Examiners: G.M. Reed, J. van Mill.

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Medieval and Modern Languages

R. DAVIES, Queen's: `La Espana Moderna: the Cultural Review and Spain (1889–1914)' St Peter's, Monday, 10 February, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: J. Labanyi, E.A. Southworth.

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Modern History

P. SIEVERT-BLOM, Merton: `Martin Buber and the spiritual revolution of the Prague Bar Kochba: nationalist rhetoric and the politics of beauty'.
St John's, Tuesday, 18 March, 2 p.m.
Examiners: S.E. Aschheim, R.N.N. Robertson.

B. THOMAS, Lincoln: `The paragone debate and sixteenth-century Italian art'.
Ashmolean Museum, Friday, 31 January, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: T.H. Wilson, F. Quiviger.

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Physical Sciences

D. BROWN, Jesus: `The composite sills of Strath, Isle of Skye'.
Department of Earth Sciences, Friday, 14 February, 10 a.m.
Examiners: J.D. Bell, C.H. Emeleus.

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Psychological Studies

F. REDINGTON, Somerville: `What is learnt in artificial grammar learning?' Department of Experimental Psychology, Wednesday, 29 January, 12 noon.
Examiners: Z. Dienes, K. Plunkett.

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Social Studies

S.G. BROOK, Pembroke: `Historical materialism: a study of the thought of Galvano Della Volpe'.
Social Studies Faculty Centre, Thursday, 6 February, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J.W. Burrow, R. Bellamy.

E.M. SZEKELY-PARDO, St Antony's: `The economics of poverty, inequality and wealth accumulation in Mexico'.
Nuffield, Friday, 28 February, 11 a.m.
Examiners: A.B. Atkinson, V. Bulmer-Thomas.

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Theology

M. WRIGHT, CHRIST CHURCH: `Moses redivivus: twentieth-century America and the re-presentation of a biblical narrative.'
Examination Schools, Friday, 2 May, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: J. Barton, W. Telford.

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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:

Anthropology and Geography

J. DUCKWORTH, Worcester: `Wall Street in the City of London'.
School of Geography, Monday, 17 February, 11 a.m.
Examiners: W.D. Macmillan, N. Thrift.