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ANNUAL ELECTIONS OF MEMBERS OF BOARDS OF FACULTIES

Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine (13 June): Vacancies

Council has amended the provisions of Ch. II, Sect. VI, § 5, cll. 2 and 5 (1) (Statutes, 1995, p. 235), so that the timetable for the elections to the Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine shall be varied as follows: Nominations of candidates by six members of the faculty shall be made fourteen clear days before the day fixed for the election and voting papers shall be sent out not later than the eighth day before the election day.

Notice is hereby given of vacancies for official and ordinary members, as set out below. Qualification for official and ordinary membership is set out in Ch. II, Sect. VI, §§ 1 and 2 (Statutes, 1995, pp. 229–32). Those entitled to nominate and vote in these elections are:

(a) For official members, all the members of the faculty, and

(b) for ordinary members, the members of the faculty exclusive of those qualified to be official members of the faculty board.

Nominations in writing by two electors will be received by the Secretary of Faculties at the University Offices up to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, 20 May, and nominations in writing by six electors up to 4 p.m. on Thursday, 29 May. There is no special form, but, in addition to the signatures of nominators, nominations must state, in block capitals, the name and initials, and colleges (or, if no college, the department) of (1) each person nominated, (2) each nominator.

VacanciesRetiring Members Period from MT 1997
(a) Official membersThreeProfessor Kenwright
Professor Morris
Professor Vessey
2 years
(b) Ordinary members Three Ms Hands
Dr Hopkin
Dr Lawrence
2 years

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CHAIRMEN OF EXAMINERS

TRINITY TERM 1997

Prelminary Examination

Human Sciences: G.C.K. PEACH, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Catherine's (address: School of Geography)

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Honour Moderations

Modern History and English: F.M. HEAL, MA, Fellow of Jesus

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Honour Schools

Modern History and Modern Languages: M.H. CONWAY, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Balliol

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Master of Business Administration

C. MAYER, MA, M.PHIL., D.PHIL., Fellow of Wadham (address: School of Management Studies)

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Master of Philosophy

Classical Archaeology: R.R.R. SMITH, MA, M.PHIL., D.PHIL., Fellow of Lincoln (address: Ashmolean Museum)

European Literature: C.J. DAVIS, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall

Qualifying Examination in Classical Archaeology: R.R.R. SMITH, MA, M.PHIL., D.PHIL., Fellow of Lincoln (address: Ashmolean Museum)

Qualifying Examination in European Archaeology: A.G. SHERRATT, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Linacre (address: Ashmolean Museum)

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Master of Studies

Anthropological Archaeology: P.J. MITCHELL, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Hugh's

Classical Archaeology: R.R.R. SMITH, MA, M.PHIL., D.PHIL., Fellow of Lincoln (address: Ashmolean Museum)

European Archaeology: A.G. SHERRATT, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Linacre (address: Ashmolean Museum)

European Literature: C.J. DAVIS, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall

Jewish Studies in the Graeco-Roman Period: M.D. GOODMAN, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Wolfson (address: Oriental Institute)

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Diplomas

Social Administration and Social Studies: P.T. DAVIES, MA, M.LITT., Fellow of Kellogg

Postgraduate Diploma in European Studies: D.J. HINE, MA, D.PHIL., Student of Christ Church

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APPOINTMENT OF EXAMINERS AND MODERATOR

The following have been appointed:

FIRST PUBLIC EXAMINATION

Preliminary Examination

Oriental Studies
  Persian c.f. robinson, ma, Wolfson

    From Hilary Term 1997 to Hilary Term 1998

SECOND PUBLIC EXAMINATION

Honour Schools

Engineering, Economics, and Management 

r.l. davies, ma, Templeton (vice Feeny, resigned)

Materials, Economics, and Management 

r.l. davies, ma, Templeton (vice Feeny, resigned)
    From Michaelmas Term 1995 to Michaelmas Term 1997

Modern History and Economics 

a.g.a. boltho, ma, Magdalen (vice Yarrow, resigned)
    From Michaelmas Term 1996 to Michaelmas Term 1997

Oriental Studies 

d.n.c. tranter (ba, ph.d. Sheffield)
    For Trinity Term 1997

Philosophy, Politics, and Economics 

a.g.a. boltho, ma, Magdalen (vice Yarrow, resigned)
    From Michaelmas Term 1996 to Michaelmas Term 1997 

g.a.j. rogers (ba Nottingham; ph.d. Keele) (vice
Edgington, resigned)
    From Michaelmas Term 1996 to Michaelmas Term 1999 



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MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY Classical Archaeology r.r.r. smith, ma, m.phil., d.phil., Lincoln l.f. nixon, ma status, Magdalen r.j.a. wilson, ma, d.phil.., Wadham European Literature c.j. davis, ma, d.phil., Lady Margaret Hall c.w.c. williams, ma, d.phil., New College a. webber (ma, ph.d. Cambridge) j. sloan, ma, d.phil., Harris Manchester All for Trinity Term 1997 Oriental Studies (Modern Middle Eastern Studies)

(Qualifying Examination) Persian c.f. robinson, ma, Wolfson For Hilary Term 1997 and, if necessary, Trinity Term 1997

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MASTER OF STUDIES Archaeology h.f. hamerow, ma, d.phil., St Cross j. campbell, ma, Worcester Byzantine Studies a.m. cameron, ma, Keble e.m. jeffreys, b.litt., ma, Exeter m.c. mango, ma status, d.phil., St John's p. magdalino, d.phil., Oriel Celtic Studies t.m.o. charles-edwards, ma, d.phil., Jesus p. russell, ma, m.phil., d.phil., Jesus

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Classical Archaeology r.r.r. smith, ma, m.phil., d.phil., Lincoln l.f. nixon, ma status, Magdalen r.j.a. wilson, ma, d.phil., Wadham

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European Archaeology b.w. cunliffe, ma, d.phil., Keble a.g. sherratt, ma, d.phil., Linacre

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European Literature c.j. davis, ma, d.phil., Lady Margaret Hall c.w.c. williams, ma, d.phil., New College a. webber, (ma, ph.d. Cambridge) j. sloan, ma, d.phil., Harris Manchester

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Music (Musicology) c.s. wintle, St Catherine's (subject to conferment of MA) (vice Warrack, resigned) Research Methods in Modern Languages c.j. davis, ma, d.phil., Lady Margaret Hall c.w.c. williams, ma, d.phil., New College a. webber (ma, ph.d. Cambridge)

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Slavonic Studies j.d. naughton, ma, St Edmund Hall r.j.w. evans, ma, d.phil., Brasenose

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Study of Religion

(j.s.)k. ward, b.litt., ma, Christ Church m.d. goodman, ma, d.phil., Christ Church

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Theology s.e. gillingham, ma, d.phil., Worcester c.m. jones, ma, St Peter's d.n.j. macculloch, ma, d.phil., St Cross o.m.t. o'donovan, ma, d.phil., Christ Church c.c. rowland, ma, d.phil., Queen's e.j. yarnold, dd, Campion Hall All for Trinity Term 1997

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BACHELOR OF MEDICINE QUALIFYING EXAMINATION Medical Sociology r.m. fitzpatrick, ma, Nuffield (renominated) From Trinity Term 1997 to Trinity Term 1999 FIRST EXAMINATION Anatomy j.s.g. miller, bm, ma, d.phil., Oriel (vice B.A. Wood, resigned) From Michaelmas Term 1996 to Michaelmas Term 1997

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DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATES Postgraduate Certificate in Education (at the University) b.e. woolnough, ma, St Cross (vice Corney, granted leave of absence) For the academic year 1996-7

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EXAMINATIONS OPEN TO NON-MEMBERS OF THE UNIVERSITY Continuing Education (Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Therapy) d.m. clark, ma, d.phil., University g. butler, ma, m.sc., Somerville a. wells, (b.sc., ph.d. Birmingham; m.sc. Leeds) All for the calendar year 1997

Note: in the periods of office shown above reference to any term should be understood as indicating the first day of Full Term.

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

1 Board of the Faculty of Anthropology and Geography

Honour School of Geography

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 238, l. 3, after `H.' insert:

`Either'.

2 Ibid., after l. 6 insert:

`Or African Societies in Transition

Historical and contemporary patterns of uneven development in Africa from the precolonial period to the present.

Theories of imperialism, development and the state as related to Africa.

Historical geography of partition, European settlement, resistance and decolonisation.

Post-colonial social transformation 1960s to the present: role of the state, peasantries, women and transitional corporations, and the impact of international debt and economic liberalisation.'

3 Ibid., delete ll. 42–52.

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2 Board of the Faculty of Biological Sciences

Honour School of Natural Science (Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry)

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 425, l. 16, insert after

`references.': `The extended essay should be a critical review based on independent reading. It should attempt to evaluate the primary literature, making a critical appraisal.'

2 Ibid., l. 22, before `A candidate' insert `Candidates are free to choose their own title provided that it falls clearly under the topics published by the Examiners.'

3 Ibid., l. 49, delete `tutors' and substitute `advisers'.

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 423, in l. 31 delete `Five' and substitute `Six'.

2 Ibid., after l. 36 insert `Paper VI Data Analysis and Interpretation'.

3 Ibid., l. 43, after `Biochemistry.' insert `The data analysis and interpretation paper will consist of questions designed to examine candidates' skills in data handling and the interpretation of experimental data: the examiners will permit the use of hand-held calculators subject to the conditions set out on p. 1049; relevant tables and formulae will be supplied.'

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3 Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Second Examination for the Degree of BM

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 878, l. 16, delete `(including Practical Anaesthetics)'.

2 Ibid., l. 18, delete `Pathology in all its aspects: bacteriological, haematological, and morphological' and substitute

`Laboratory Medicine, including Histopathology, Microbiology, Clinical Biochemistry, Immunology and Haematology'.

3 Ibid., ll. 25–6, delete `Each candidate shall also submit to the examiners before the completion of Year 1 three written reports, with commentary, on cases studied at autopsy or biopsy' and substitute `During the Laboratory Medicine Course students must prepare two written or oral presentations of cases, with commentary, based on an autopsy, biopsy, or laboratory investigation. At least one of these must be submitted to the examiners in writing before the last week of the course'.

4 Ibid., ll. 27–8, delete `Each candidate will also be required to produce evidence of having attended a course of instruction in subjects (b) and (f) of the first year.' and substitute `The head of the appropriate department will be required to make available to the examiners evidence (in the form of a list of names, signed by the head of department or his deputy) to certify that each candidate has attended a course of instruction in subject (b) of the first year.'

5 Ibid., l. 32, delete `Geriatric Medicine' and substitute `Clinical Geratology'.

6 Ibid., ll. 38–40, delete `Each candidate will also be required to produce evidence of having attended a course of instruction in the remaining subjects of this year.' and substitute `Head of the departments or their deputies are required to make available to the examiners evidence (in the form of a list of names, signed by the head of department or his deputy) to certify that each candidate has attended a course of instruction in the unassessed subjects of this year.'

7 Ibid., delete ll. 42–4 and substitute:

`(a) Medicine

(b) Surgery

(c) An attachment to a Regional Hospital

(d) An elective period

(e) Special study modules approved by the Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Heads of departments or their deputies are required to make available to the examiners evidence (in the form of a list of names, signed by the head of department or his deputy) to certify that each candidate has attended a course of instruction in subjects (a) and (b) of the third year.'

8 Ibid., p. 879, ll. 7–10, delete `(or by 1 November in the case of any candidate who fails the year 3 examination in Trinty Term and is required to submit a further essay for the Michaelmas Term examination—see below).' and substitute `(or not later than four weeks before the set date for the written paper in a subsequent examination in the case of any candidate who fails the year 3 examination in Trinity Term and is required to submit a further essay when the examination is retaken).'

9 Ibid., p. 880, l. 10, delete `Failure to reach a satisfactory standard at the first attempt in any constituent part of an assessment shall not constitute outright failure of the complete assessment. If a candidate fails to reach a satisfactory standard at the second attempt in any part of the first assessment' and substitute `A candidate who has failed to reach a satisfactory standard in any part of an assessment may offer himself for reassessment on one further occasion. If a candidate fails to reach a satisfactory standard at the second attempt in any part of an assessment.'

10 Ibid., p. 880, l. 16, delete `second'. 11 Ibid., p. 880, l. 18, delete `the second' and substitute `this'.

12 Ibid., p. 880, ll. 43 and 44, delete `it' and substitute `them'.

13 Ibid., delete from l. 48 in p. 880, to l. 26 on p. 882.

14 Ibid., p. 882, l. 27, renumber `5.' as `4.'

15 Ibid., p. 883, l. 1, renumber `6.' as `5.'

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4 Board of the Faculty of Mathematical Sciences

(a) Honour School of Computation

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

In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 159, l. 16, delete `occam' and substitute `implementation'.

(b) Honour School of Mathematics and Computation

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

As for the Honour School of Computation (see (a) above).

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5 Boards of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages and Oriental Studies

Honour School of European and Middle Eastern Languages

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 223, delete ll. 40–3 and substitute:

`8. Late Ottoman texts.*

9. Modern Turkish texts.*' and insert footnote: `*Lists of texts are available from the Oriental Institute.'

2 Ibid., p. 225, l. 2 before `Prose composition' insert

`Turkish'.

3 Ibid., p. 225, delete ll. 3–5 and substitute:

`6. Ottoman texts I: Classical prose texts: the texts will be those specified for Turkish as main subject in the Honour School of Oriental Studies, paper 3.

7. Ottoman texts II: Poetry and post-Tanzimat texts: the texts will be those specified for Turkish as main subject in the Honour School of Oriental Studies, paper 4.

8. Modern Turkish texts: the texts will be those specified for Turkish as main subject in the Honour School of Oriental Studies, paper 5.'

4 Ibid., p. 225, l. 7, after `special' insert `subject'.

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6 Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies

Honour School of Oriental Studies

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 454, delete ll. 3–14 and substitute:

`3. Ottoman texts I: Classical texts:

Selected Ottoman documents.* Naima, Tarih (Istanbul, Ah 1281–3), vol. ii, pp. 207–64. M. Cavid Baysun, TarihI metinlerden seìilmis eski metinler (Istanbul, 1964), pp. 29–35, 125–29.

4. Ottoman texts II: Poetry and post-Tanzimat texts: M. Cavid Baysun, TarihI metinlerden seCilmis eski metinler (Istanbul, 1964), pp. 9–18, 36–60, 118–24.

Selected Turkish poetry, thirteenth to eighteenth centuries.* Selected post-Tanzimat literary and political texts.*

5. Modern Turkish texts:

Selected modern Turkish short stories.*

Selected modern Turkish poetry.*

Selected modern Turkish writings on political, historical and cultural issues.*'

2 Ibid., p. 455, delete ll. 5–6, and substitute:

`3. Ottoman texts.*

4. Modern Turkish texts.*'

3 Ibid., p. 463, delete ll. 15–31, and substitute:

`2. Either (a) Late Ottoman and modern Turkish literary texts: Selected post-Tanzimat literary and political texts.*

Selected modern Turkish short stories.*

Selected modern Turkish poetry.*

Or (b) Modern Turkish literary texts:

Selected modern Turkish short stories.*

Selected modern Turkish poetry.*

3. Either (a) Nineteenth- and twentieth-century Turkish history and thought.

Candidates will be required to answer questions on Ottoman/Turkish history from 1826 to 1960, and to translate and/or comment on passages from, and/or to write essays on, the following texts: M. Cavid Baysun, TarihI eserlerden seCilmis eski metinler

(Istanbul, 1964), pp. 9–18, 36–60.

Selected nineteenth- and twentieth-century Turkish writings on political and cultural issues.*

Selected nineteenth- and twentieth-century Ottoman/ Turkish political documents.*

Or (b) Modern Turkish history and thought.

Candidates will be required to answer questions on Ottoman/Turkish history from 1826 to 1960, and to translate and/or comment on passages from, and/or to write essays on, the following texts: Selected modern Turkish writings on political, historical, and cultural issues.*'

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7 Standing Committee for Archaeology and Anthropology

(a) Honour Moderations in Archaeology and Anthropology

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

In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 28, delete ll. 30–3 and substitute:

`(b) Candidates shall submit notebooks containing reports on the practical work completed during the first three terms of study signed by their practical class supervisor to the Clerk of Schools, High Street, Oxford, not later than noon on Friday of the eighth week of Trinity Term of the year in which they sit the examination. Upon receipt of the notebook and a signed declaration that the work is the candidate's own, the Clerk of Schools will issue a formal receipt. These notebooks must bear the candidate's examination number but not the candidate's name, which must be concealed.'

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(b) Honour School of Archaeology and Anthropology

With immediate effect (for first examination in 1997)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 130, after l. 26 insert:

`(k) China and the overseas Chinese.

(l) Middle East Anthropology.'

2 Ibid., after l. 44 insert:

`(n) The Palaeolithic Period.'

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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.E. SAMERS, St Peter's: `The production and regulation of North African immigrants in the Paris automobile industry, 1970–90'.
School of Geography, Tuesday, 29 April, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: G.C.K. Peach, M. Dunford.

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Clinical Medicine

L. BUTLER, Wolfson: `Chromosome translocations in haematopoietic neoplasms'.
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Thursday, 15 May, 9.30 a.m.
Examiners: S.P. Cobbold, B. Falini.

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Modern History

D. HARRISON, Pembroke: `Bridges and communications in pre-industrial England'.
Examination Schools, Monday, 12 May, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J.R. Maddicott, D.M. Palliser.

J. NHONGO-SIMBANEGAVI, St Antony's: `Zimbabwean women in the liberation struggle: ZANLA and its legacy, 1972–85'.
Queen Elizabeth House, Thursday, 8 May, 11 a.m.
Examiners: N. Gooptu, D. Jeater.

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Physical Sciences

D.P. WILLIAMS, St Edmund Hall: `Modelling crustal earthquakes as propagating shear faults in a layered Earth'.
St John's, Tuesday, 29 April, 10 a.m.
Examiners: P. Cowie, I.J. Sobey.

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Social Studies

M.G.J. GOERGEN, Keble: `Ownership, control, and performance issues in German and UK IPOs'.
Keble, Friday, 23 May, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: D. Miles, T.J. Jenkinson.