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GENERAL BOARD OF THE FACULTIES

With the approval of the General Board, the following appointments and reappointments have been made and titles conferred for the periods stated.

1 Appointments


DIRECTOR OF POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EUROPEAN STUDIES

Continuing Education

stuart j. kewley (ba Ontario, m.sc. Belfast, m.phil. Cambridge),
Fellow of Kellogg. From 1 September 1996 until 31 August 1999.

RHODES LECTURER IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES

Committee for the School of Management Studies

owen r. darbishire, (ms Cornell), Fellow-elect of Pembroke. In
Organisational Behaviour including Industrial Relations. From 1
October 1996 until 30 September 2001.

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

Committee for the School of Management Studies

christopher chapman (b.sc., m.sc., ph.d. LSE), Fellow-elect of
Linacre. In Management Studies (Accounting). From 1 August 1996
until 31 July 2001.

Physical Sciences

antony j. fairbanks, ma, d.phil., Fellow-elect of Jesus. In
Organic
Chemistry. From 1 October 1996 until 30 September 2001.

peter r. wilshaw, ma, d.phil. (ba Cambridge), Fellow-elect of St
Anne's. In the Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Materials.
From 1 October 1996 until 30 September 2001.

Physiological Sciences
christoph korbmacher (dr.med. Berlin), Fellow-elect of St Edmund
Hall. In Physiological Sciences. From 1 January 1997 until 31
December 2001.

Social Studies

carol s. leonard (ba Minnesota, ma, ph.d. Indiana), Fellow-elect
of
St Antony's. In Regional Studies in Post Communist States. From
1
January 1997 until 31 December 2001.

anand menon, ma, Fellow-elect of St Antony's. In European
Politics. From 1 October 1996 until 30 September 2001.

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS (temporary)

Physical Sciences

thomas w.n. haine (ma Cambridge, ph.d. Southampton), Fellow of
Wolfson. In Physics. From 1 May 1996 until 30 April 1998.

Queen Elizabeth House

abdul r. mustapha, d.phil. (b.sc., m.sc. Zaria), Fellow-elect of
St
Cross. In African Politics. From 1 October 1996 until 30
September
2001.

Social Studies

edmund amann (ba Cambridge, ma Manchester). In the Economics
of Latin America. From 1 October 1996 until 31 December 1997.

UNIVERSITY LECTURER (CUF)(fixed-term)

Modern History

andrzej j. olechnowicz, ma, d.phil., Fellow-elect of St Hugh's.
In
Modern History. From 1 October 1996 until 30 September 1999.

INSTRUCTOR IN MODERN LANGUAGES

Medieval and Modern Languages

xosé rosales sequeiros (ba London, m.phil. Cambridge). In
Spanish.
From 1 October 1996 until 30 September 1999.

JUNIOR LECTURERS 

Mathematical Sciences

carlos velasco (b.sc. Vallodolid). In Statistics. From 1 October
1996
until 31 December 1997.

Oriental Studies

frances a. causer, ma. In Japanese. From 7 October 1996 until 1
December 1996.

Social Studies
leslie g. cintron (ba, Hofstra, ma Harvard). In Sociology. From
1
October 1996 until 30 September 1997.

howard w. smith, m.phil. (ma Glasgow), Fellow-elect of Oriel. In
Economics. From 1 October 1996 until 30 September 1998.

frederico varese (ma Cambridge). In Sociology. From 1 October
1996 until 30 September 1997.

TUTOR IN FINE ART

Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art

sera h. furneaux (ba Maidstone, ma Royal College of Arts). From
1
October 1996 until 30 September 1999.

TEMPORARY TUTORS IN EDUCATIONAL STUDIES

Educational Studies

robert j. barratt (b.sc. Lancaster, ma Keele). In Geography. From
1 September 1996 until 31 August 1999.

clare buntic (b.sc. Bristol). In History. From 1 September 1996
until 31 August 1997.

The following holders of the title of University Lecturer (CUF)
have been appointed to the substantive posts as indicated:

Law

mindy chen-wishart, ma (ba, ll.b., ll.m. Otago), Fellow of
Merton.
In Law. From 1 October 1997 until 30 September 1999.

suzanne j. gibson, ma (ba Kent), Fellow of New College. In Law.
From 1 October 1997 until the retiring age.

Literae Humaniores

edith m. hall, ma, d.phil., Fellow of Somerville. In Classical
Languages and Literature. From 1 October 1997 until 30 September
2000.

2 Reappointments


UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

Mathematical Sciences

peter j. braam, ma, d.phil. (m.sc. Utrecht), Fellow of St
Catherine's. In Mathematics. From 1 October 1996 until the
retiring
age.

Medieval and Modern Languages 

adelaida martín valverde, ma status (ma Hull). In Spanish
(by
decree). From 1 July 1996 until 30 June 1997.

Physical Sciences

stuart r. turnbull, ma (b.sc., ph.d. Newcastle), Fellow of St
Peter's. In Engineering Science. From 1 January 1997 until the
retiring age.

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS (CUF)

Mathematical Sciences

samuel d. howison, ma, m.sc., d.phil., Student of Christ Church.
In
Mathematics. From 1 October 1996 until the retiring age.

UNIVERSITY LECTURER (part-time)

Oriental Studies

shelagh j. vainker, ma status (ba London). In Chinese Art. From
1
October 1996 until 30 September 2001.

ASSISTANT KEEPER IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EASTERN ART

Visitors of the Ashmolean Museum

shelagh j. vainker, ma status (ba London). From 1 October 1996
until the retiring age.

3 Conferment of title


VISITING LECTURER IN COMMERCIAL LAW
Law

jeffrey wool (ba Florida). From 1 August 1996 until 31 July 1999.

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

Physical Sciences

stephen j. elston, ma status (b.sc., ph.d. Exeter), Fellow-elect
of
St John's. In Engineering Science. From 1 October 1996 until 30
September 2001.

UNIVERSITY LECTURER (CUF)

English

john sloan, ma status, d.phil. (ba Newcastle), Fellow-elect of
Harris
Manchester. In English. From 1 October 1996 until 30 September
2001.

4 Appointment by the Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine


CLINICAL LECTURER

stephen j. allen (md Birmingham), mrcp. In Paediatrics. From 1
November 1996 until 31 October 1999.

5 Reappointments by the Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine


CLINICAL READER

derek w.r. gray, ma, d.phil. (b.sc., mb, ch.b. Leeds), Fellow of
Oriel. In Transplantation Surgery. From 1 January 1997 until the
retiring age.

CLINICAL LECTURER

m.m. kennedy, (mb, b.ch., bao Dublin). In Pathology. From 1 July
1996 until 30 June 1997.

JOINT APPOINTMENT WITH HOSPITAL

julian m. hopkin, ma (md Wales), frcp. In Chest Medicine. From
1
August 1996 until 31 July 2001.

TUTORS IN GENERAL PRACTICE (part-time)

a.a.s. randall, ma (mb, bs London). From 1 July 1996 until 30
June
2001.

d.j. schofield, ma status (mb, b.ch. Sheffield). From 1 October
1996
until 30 September 2001.

6 Conferment of title by the Board of the Faculty of Clinical

Medicine

HONORARY SENIOR CLINICAL LECTURERS

paul altmann (md London), mrcp. In Nephrology. From 1 July 1996
until 30 June 2001.

robert j.o. davies (dm Southampton), mrcp. In Clinical Medicine.
From 1 October 1996 until 30 September 2001.

jane a. hurst (mb, bs London), mrcp. In Clinical Genetics. From
1
October 1996 until 30 September 2001.

jonathan mcwilliam (mb, ch.b., m.sc. Liverpool). In Public Health
and Primary Care. From 1 June 1996 until 31 May 1999.

7 Reconferment of title by the Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine

(From 1 December 1996 until the retiring age or resignation from the substantive post) HONORARY SENIOR CLINICAL LECTURERS christopher j. alcock, ma status (mb, bs London), mrcs, mrcp, FRCR. In Radiotherapy and Oncology. derrick w.m. crook, ma status (bm, b.ch. Witwatersrand) mrcp, mrcpath. In Microbiology. anne h. thomson, ma status (md Aberdeen). In Paediatrics.

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CHAIRMEN OF EXAMINERS

TRINITY TERM 1997

Preliminary Examination

Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry: M.S.P. SANSOM, MA, D.PHIL., Student of Christ Church (address: Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics)

Honour Schools

English Language and Literature: R.A. MCCABE, MA, Fellow of Merton

Geography: G.L. CLARKE, MA, Fellow of St Peter's (address: School of Geography)

Literae Humaniores: D. BOSTOCK, B.PHIL., MA, Fellow of Merton

Modern Languages: R.A. COOPER, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Brasenose

Natural Science

Chemistry Part II: M.J.T. ROBINSON, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Magdalen (address: Dyson Perrins Laboratory)
Physics: C.D. RODGERS, MA, Fellow of Jesus (address: Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics, Department of Physics)

Bachelor of Civil Law

D.A. WYATT, MA, Fellow of St Edmund Hall

Magister Juris in European and Comparative Law

D.A. WYATT, MA, Fellow of St Edmund Hall

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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 11 October.

1 Board of the Faculty of Law

(a) Honour School of Jurisprudence

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Decrees, 1995, p. 261, l. 21, delete `and determination'.

2 Ibid., p. 262, l. 7, delete `(1800 to the present)'.

(b) Bachelor of Civil Law

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 1995, p. 850, l. 37, delete `(1800 to the present)'.

(c) Magister Juris in European and Comparative Law

With immediate effect

As for the Honour School of Jurisprudence and the BCL: see (a) and (b) above.

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2 Board of the Faculty of Social Studies

Honour School of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

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

In Examination Decrees, 1995, p. 501, delete ll. 1–18 and substitute:

`215. Classical Political Thought

The critical study of political theorists whose ideas are still influential. Candidates will be expected to have knowledge of the following texts: Plato, The Republic; Aristotle, Politics; Aquinas, Selected Political Writings, ed. D'Entreves; Machiavelli, The Prince, The Discourses, ed. Plamenatz; Hobbes, Leviathan, Parts I and II; Locke, Second Treatise of Civil Government; Montesquieu, The Spirit of the Laws, Books I–VIII, XI, XII, XIX; Rousseau, Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, The Social Contract; Hume, Moral and Political Writing, ed. Aiken. Questions may also be set on the following topics: theories of political stability and civic virtue; the relationship between the personal and the political; utopian political thought; theories of natural law. In answering these questions candidates are expected to discuss the primary texts identified in this rubric, but may also draw on their knowledge of a range of other primary texts from the canon of classical political thought, as indicated in the bibliography issued by the Sub-faculty of Politics.

216. Foundations of Modern Social and Political Thought The critical study of modern social and political theorists. Candidates will be expected to have knowledge of the following texts: Bentham, Political Thought, ed. Parekh; J.S. Mill, On Liberty, essays `The Spirit of the Age', `Civilisation', `Bentham', `Coleridge'; Hegel, The Philosophy of Right, Lectures on the Philosophy of World History (Introduction) (CUP edn.); Saint-Simon, Selected Writings 1760–1825, ed. Taylor; Tocqueville, Democracy in America (Vol. I: Introduction, chapters 2–6, the last section of chapter 8, chapters 11, 12, the first section of chapter 13, chapters 14–17; Vol. II: Book II, chapters 1–8, 16–20, Book III, chapters 1, 2, 13–21, Book IV, chapters 1–8); Marx, Selected Writings, ed. McLellan, nos. 6–8, 13, 14, 18, 19, 22, 23, 25, 30, 32, 37–40; Weber, From Max Weber, eds. Gerth and Mills; Durkheim, The Division of Labour in Society (Prefaces, Introduction, Book I, chapters 1–3, 7; Book 2, chapters 1, 3; Book 3, chapters 1, 2; Conclusion), Professional Ethics and Civil Morals, chapters 4–9. Questions may also be set on the following topics: state, society, and the family; individual and community; history and social change; science and religion. In answering these questions candidates are expected to discuss the primary texts identified in this rubric, but may also draw on their knowledge of other primary texts from the canon of modern social and political thought, as indicated in the bibliography issued by the Sub-faculty of Politics.'

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DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

The Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine has granted leave to K.A. JOBST, Oriel College, to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine. The evidence submitted by the candidate was entitled: `Neuroimaging in Alzheimer's Disease: a longitudinal prospective clinicopathological study'.

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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

R.E. BIRCHER, Christ Church: `Peasant resistance and the defence of servitude rights in south-west Russia, 1890– 1914'.
St John's, Friday, 11 October, 11 a.m.
Examiners: J. Langton, D. Moon.

HEUNG WAH WONG, St Antony's: `An anthropological study of a Japanese supermarket in Hong Kong'.
Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, Thursday, 3 October, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: R.J. Goodman, R.P. Dore.

Biological Sciences

R. EWING, Linacre: `The rubisco small subunit gene family in the C4 plant maize (zea mays): structure and expression'.
Department of Plant Sciences, Friday, 11 October, 9.30 a.m.
Examiners: R. Leech, M.R. Knight.

J. RUPP, Lincoln: `Mate choice and parasitism in freshwater snails'.
Department of Zoology, Monday, 30 September, 11 a.m.
Examiners: M. Berdoy, P. Whitfield.

Clinical Medicine

M.A. BIRDSALL, Oriel: `The donor egg model'.
Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Thursday, 26 September, 10 a.m.
Examiners: A. Lùpez Bernal, M.C. Kingsland.

R.J. ISAACS, Exeter: `Transcriptional regulation of human topoisomerase IIX'.
Institute of Molecular Medicine, Friday, 4 October, 2 p.m.
Examiners: D.R. Higgs, L.M. Fisher.

R.R. SAITH, Wolfson: `Relationships between follicle, oocyte and embryo features and the developmental potential of human IVF embryos: an investigation'.
Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Thursday, 10 October, 10 a.m.
Examiners: A. Lùpez Bernal, P. Braude.

L. WIGGS, Linacre: `Sleep problems and daytime behaviour in children with severe learning disabilities'.
Wellcome Building, Department of Psychiatry, Tuesday,

3 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: P.M. Salkovskis, L. Quine.

English Language and Literature

A. ASHWORTH, Hertford: `The construction of cultural and personal identities in the works of Jean Rhys'.
St Cross Building, Thursday, 3 October, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: R. Bowlby, J. Carey.

Law

A.M. LOFASO, Somerville: `British and American legal responses to the problem of collective redundancies'.
St John's, Friday, 27 September, 2 p.m.
Examiners: M.R. Freedland, S. Deakin.

Literae Humaniores

K. GILCHRIST, Worcester: `Penelope: a study in the manipulation of myth'.
Queen's, Monday, 30 September, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: J.M. Mossman, A.M. Bowie.

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Modern History

M.S. CLEMENT, Wadham: `Sifting science: Methodism and natural knowledge in Britain 1815–70'.
Jesus, Saturday, 28 September, 2 p.m.
Examiners: D.W. Bebbington, J.D. Walsh.

Physical Sciences

CHI MING CHOW, New College: `Predictive control with constraints'.
Department of Engineering Science, Wednesday, 9 October, 2 p.m.
Examiners: P.J. Gawthrop, B. Kouvaritakis.

E. HO, St Hilda's: `Studies of fe/cr magnetoresistive multilayer films'.
Department of Materials, Tuesday, 8 October, 2 p.m.
Examiners: M.L. Jenkins, P.E. Donovan.

J. KINGSTON, Balliol: `Redox-active host molecules for anion recognition'.
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Friday, 4 October, 3 p.m.
Examiners: R.G. Denning, C.D. Hall.

T. YIP, Wolfson: `Inelastic Jy photoproduction in electron-proton collisions at HERA'.
Nuclear and Astrophysics Laboratory, Friday, 27 September, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: J.C. Thompson, A.M. Segar.

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Physiological Sciences

HUI WANG, St Hugh's: `The role of nitric oxide and oestrogen in the modulation of the hypothalamic magnocellular system'.
Department of Pharmacology, Thursday, 3 October, 2 p.m.
Examiners: M. Forsling, J.P. Bolam.

Psychological Studies

L.C. JOHNS, Linacre: `The effects of perfrontal damage in patients with surgical excisions, closed head injury, and gunshot wounds'.
Department of Experimental Psychology, Monday, 11 November, 2 p.m.
Examiners: S.D. Iversen, A.M. Owen.

S. LELAS, St Hilda's: `Effects of drugs acting on GABA/ benzodiazepine and dopamine systems on responding to novelty in rats'.
Department of Pharmacology, Monday, 30 September,

10 a.m.
Examiners: S.A. Greenfield, J.R. Rodgers.

Theology

R. CHOLIJ, Christ Church: `The ordering of holiness: life and thought of Theodore the Stoudite'.
Keble, Tuesday, 22 October, 10 a.m.
Examiners: A.M. Cameron, A. Louth.

J. LAWSON, New College: `The second purification: apologetic strategy and Christian self-definition in De Civitate Dei, book ten'.
Examination Schools, Tuesday, 22 October, 4 p.m.
Examiners: R.D. Williams, H. Chadwick.

Committee for Educational Studies

E. NARDI, Linacre: `The novice mathematician's encounter with mathematical abstraction: tensions in conceptimage construction and formalisation'.
Examination Schools, Friday, 27 September, 10 a.m.
Examiners: D. Dall, J. Mason.

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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

E. SIU-FONG LO, Green College: `Molecular study into foeto-maternal cell trafficking'.
Green College, Friday, 1 November, 9.30 a.m.
Examiners: K.A. Fleming, D.T.Y. Liu.

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