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CHAIRMEN OF EXAMINERS

HILARY TERM AND APRIL 1997

Preliminary Examination

Oriental Studies: C.J. KERSLAKE, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Antony's (address: Oriental Institute)

Bachelor of Fine Art

Final Examination: B.D. CATLING, MA, Fellow of Linacre (address: Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art)

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TRINITY TERM 1997

Honour Moderations

Biological Sciences: R.H. MCCLEERY, MA, D.PHIL., Wadham (address: Department of Zoology)

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Master of Philosophy

Economics: S. ANAND, B.PHIL., MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Catherine's

Economics (first-year examination): S. ANAND, B.PHIL., MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Catherine's

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Master of Studies

Byzantine Studies: M.C. MANGO, D.PHIL., Fellow of St John's (address Institute of Archaeology)

Oriental Studies: S.P. BROCK, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Wolfson (address: Oriental Institute)

Syriac Studies: S.P. BROCK, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Wolfson (address: Oriental Institute)

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SCHEDULES OF LECTURES FOR TRINITY TERM 1997

Under the provisions of the relevant decree (Ch. II, Sect. vii, § 4, in Statutes, 1995, p. 238), the date by which Professors, Readers, University Lecturers, and Heads of Societies, are required to send to the Secretary of Faculties, University Offices, Wellington Square, their schedules of lectures or courses for the ensuing term, has been fixed as Friday, 7 February 1997.

Attention is drawn to the provisions of the decree, and particularly to the fact that the Lecture Lists compiled from these schedules, and any subsequent changes therein, require approval by or on behalf of the faculty board or other body concerned. Schedules received after the above date may be too late for inclusion in the Lecture Lists.

UNIVERSITY OFFICES                             P.M. NORTH
27 January 1997                          Vice-Chancellor


Full Term begins on Sunday, 27 April.


Board of the Faculty of Literae Humaniores

The Board of the Faculty recommends that lectures should be given at the following hours:
Monday       9      Greek History/Latin Literature
            10      Philosophy
            11      Roman History/Greek Literature
            12      Archaeology/Philosophy
            5–7    Free

Tuesday      9      Archaeology
            10      Philosophy
            11      Literature
            12      History
            5–7    Free

Wednesday    9      Roman History/Greek Literature
            10      Philosophy
            11      Latin Literature/Greek History
            12      Archaeology/Philosophy
            5–7    Free

Thursday     9      Literature
            10      Philosophy
            11      Greek History/Latin Literature
            12      Archaeology
            5–7    Free

Friday       9      History
            10      Philosophy
            11      Roman History/Greek Literature
            12      Archaeology/Philosophy
            5–7    Free

Sub-faculty of Languages and Literature

It is recommended that lectures for Honour Moderations should be given at the following hours whenever possible:
Homer               11 (Wednesdays, Fridays)
Virgil              11 (Tuesdays, Thursdays)
Greek Authors       12 (Mondays, Wednesdays)
Latin Authors       11 (Tuesdays, Thursdays)
Language Papers     10 (Fridays)
A                   11 (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, TT;      
                     Mondays, Wednesdays, MT, HT)
C                   10 (Mondays, Wednesdays)
D                   10 (Tuesdays, Thursdays)
E                   12
F                   12 (Tuesdays, Thursdays, HT, TT);
                    11 and 12 (Tuesdays, Thursdays, MT)

Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

Timetable of introductory or survey lectures

The Board of the Faculty recommends that lectures should be given at the following hours:
Monday      10      French
            11      German
            12      German
Tuesday      9      Italian
            10      Spanish
            11      Italian 
            12      Spanish
Wednesday    9      Russian
            10      French
            11      Linguistics
            12      Linguistics
Thursday     9      Spanish
            10      Russian
            11      Russian
            12      Italian
Friday      10      French
            11      German
            12      Linguistics

Board of the Faculty of Social Studies

The Board of the Faculty recommends that:

(a) lectures for the Preliminary Examination for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics should be given at the following times:

Politics    10
Economics   11
Philosophy  12 noon (or a 10 o'clock period not occupied by    
            Politics);

(b) courses of introductory lectures and lectures on compulsory subjects for undergraduates in their first three or four terms of work for the Honour School of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics should normally be given at the following times:

Politics    12 
Economics   11
Philosophy  10

Board of the Faculty of Theology

To avoid clashes with Philosophy lectures members of the faculty are asked not to offer Theology lectures of interest to those reading for the Joint Honour School of Philosophy and Theology at the following times:

Preliminary Examination

Monday to Saturday 12

Honour School

Monday 10 and 12
Tuesday 10
Wednesday 10 and 12
Thursday 10
Friday 10 and 12
Saturday 10

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SPECIAL LECTURE LIST

Trinity Term 1997

The Special Lecture List for Trinity Term 1997 will appear shortly before term, at the same time as the ordinary Lecture Lists. It will include all lectures appearing in the Gazette this term and also lectures of which details are sent to the Secretary of Faculties specifically for this purpose by 20 March 1997.

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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 14 February.

1 Board of the Faculty of Modern History

Honour School of Modern History

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 316, after l. 23 insert:

`23. War and reconstruction: ideas and politics and social change 1939–45.'.

2 Ibid., p. 330, delete l. 16 and substitute:

`J.A. Hobson, Imperialism: a study (3rd edn., 1968) pp. 28–109; 113–52; 285–327.

Edward Said, Orientalism (pbk. edn., 1985) pp. 1–28; 31–110; 149–197.'.

3 Ibid., p. 365, after l. 14 insert:

`23. WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION: IDEAS, POLITICS AND SOCIAL CHANGE 1939–45

Proposed Documents and Prescribed Further Reading

1. Unpublished archives

Cabinet papers (CAB 87/77), War Cabinet. Interdepartmental Committee on Social Insurance and Allied Services, minutes of 6 May 1942, evidence of the TUC, 53 pp., and minutes of 2 June 1942, evidence of Family Endowment Society, 24 pp. (Public Record Office).

Conservative Party Archive CRD 600/01 `Report on the Beveridge Proposals' (1943) and Covering Note, 20 + 2 pp.: and 600/03 `Looking Ahead: a Policy for Housing in England and Wales', March 1994, 16 pp. (Bodleian Library).

Mass Observation Archive, files 1538 and 1565 (extracts). Popular reaction to the Beveridge Report (Dec. 1942 and Jan. 1943) (University of Sussex).

Nuffield College Social Reconstruction Survey: Minutes of Conference, 4 to 5 October 1941, 19 pp. (Nuffield College library).

2. Parliamentary Debates
HCDeb. Vol. 386, cols. 1614–1694, 1766–1916, 1964–2054 (Feb. 1943).
3. Newspapers
Picture Post, 14 Jan. 1941.
4. Official Reports and Government Publications
Curriculum and Examinations in Secondary Schools (Norwood Report, 1941), pp. vii–ix, 1–25.

Royal Commission on the Distribution of the Industrial Population (Barlow Report, Cmnd. 6153, 1940) pp. 3–50, 116–19, 185–232. Committee on Land Utilisation in Rural Areas (Scott Report, Cmnd., 6378, 1942), pp. 33–8, 45–75, 89–123.

Expert Committee on Compensation and Betterment (Uthwatt Report, Cmnd. 6386, 1942), pp. 4–30, 156–70. Social Insurance and Allied Services (Beveridge Report, Cmnd. 6404, 1942), pp. 2–20, 154–72.

The Public Schools and the General Educational System (Fleming Report, 1944), pp. 35–105.

Employment Policy (Cmd. 6527, 1944), pp. 3–31.

Family Allowances. Memorandum by the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1944), pp. 51–61.

5. Art and Film: Representations of War and Reconstruction
Listening to Britain: A Jennings Trilogy

Keeping the Wheels Turning: Women and Children at War 1939–45

M.R.D. Foot, Art and War: Twentieth-Century Warfare as Depicted by War Artists, colour plates 23–6, 37; black- and-white plates 119–24, 128–38.

S. Sillars, British Romantic Art and the Second World War, plates 4 to 12.

P. Stansky and W. Abrahams, London's Burning, Life, Death and Art in the Second World War (1994), colour plates between pp. 50 and 51.

J. Darracott and B. Loftus, Second World War Posters (1972), plates on pp. 18–21, 24–5, 27–34, 39, 42, 44–6, 48, 53–5, 59, 61–72.

6. Contemporary Books, Pamphlets, Private Reports and other published works
Abercrombie, P., Greater London Plan, 1944 (1945), pp. 1–221.

Benn, E., Hard Times Ahead (1942), pp. 2–27.

Beveridge, W.H., Full Employment in a Free Society (1944), pp. 242–74.

Bondfield, M., Our Towns: A Close Up (1943), pp. xi–xx, 1–111.

British Medical Association, Draft Interim Report of the Medical Planning Committee (1942).

Burt, C., `Ability and Income', British J. of Educational Psychology (June 1943), pp. 83–98.

Chuter Ede, J., Labour and the Wartime Coalition: from the Diary of James Chuter Ede 1941–5 (ed. K. Jeffreys), pp. 105–49.

Cole, G.D.H., and A. Bevan, et al., Plan for Britain (1943), pp. 1–127.

Conservative Women's Reform Group, When Peace Comes (1945), pp. 3–12.

Durbin, E.F.M., The Politics of Democratic Socialism: An Essay on Social Policy (1940), pp. 63–72, 235–354.

Eliot, T.S., The Idea of a Christian Society, pp. 5–99.

Hayek, F., The Road to Serfdom (1943), pp. 1–148.

Lester Smith, W., To Whom do Schools belong? (1942), pp. 9–39, 76–115, 139–90.

Keynes, J.M., Collected Writings, vol. XXIII, pp. 40–155; vol. XXVII, pp. 203–63; vol. XXVIII, p. 264–419.

Labour Party, report of Special Conference on the Beveridge Report (1943), pp. 20–6.

Liberal Publications Department, Family Allowances and Social Security: Lady Rhys-Williams Scheme (1944), pp. 2–23.

K. Mannheim, `Towards a new Social Philosophy', in Diagnosis of Our Time (1943), pp. 100–67, 172–3.

McAllister, G. and E.G., Homes, Towns and Countryside (1945), pp. 1–66, 100–119.

Rathbone, E., The Case for the Immediate Introduction of a System of Family Allowances (1940), pp. 13–106.

Saxton, C. Clive, Beveridge Report Criticised (1943), pp. 1–32. Socialist Party of Great Britain, Family Allowances: a Socialist Analysis (1944), pp. 1–8.

Temple, William, Christianity and the Social Order, pp. 7–23, 62–90.

Williams, J. Rhys, Something to Look Forward To (1943), pp. 138–208.

Woolton, Lord, The Adventures of Reconstruction (1945), pp. 1–120. Barbara Wootton, Freedom under Planning (1945), pp. 9–157.

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7. Recommended Further Sources
E. Abbott and K. Bompas, The Woman Citizen and Social Security: A Criticism of Proposals in the Beveridge Report as they affect Women (1943).

Benn, E., Murmurings of an Individualist.

Bowen, E., The Heat of the Day (1948).

Hartley, H. (ed.), Hearts Undefeated. Women's Writing of the Second World War (1994).

McAllister, G. and E.G., Town and Country Planning (1941).

Orwell, G., The Collected Essays. Journalism and Letters (ed. S. Orwell and I. Angus, 1968). Vol. 2, My Country Right or Left 1940–3; Vol. 3, As I Please 1944–5.

A. Ross, Colours of War. War Art 1939–45 (1983).

Sheridan, D. (ed.), Wartime Women (1990).

Sinclair, A. (ed.), The War Decade. An Anthology of the 1940s (1989).

Smith, H.L., Documents in Contemporary History, Britain in the Second World War: A Social History (1996).

Titmuss, K. and R., Parents Revolt (1942).'

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 322, l. 15, delete `the whole' and substitute `portrait, title page and pp. 1–14'.

2 Ibid., delete ll. 18–19.

3 Ibid., delete l. 23.

4 Ibid., delete ll. 25–30.

5 Ibid., l. 32, delete `4,' and `23,'.

6 Ibid., l. 33, delete `14, 19, 21,'.

7 Ibid., l. 34, delete `10, 11,', `27,' and `51'.

8 Ibid., delete l. 35 and substitute `Section IV, nos. 12, 13, 21, 31, 33, 37, 38, 45, 46, 50,'.

9 Ibid., l. 37, delete `21,'.

10 Ibid., delete l. 38 and substitute `Section VI, nos. 16–18, 51, 55, 60.' 11 Ibid., l. 39, delete `2', `14'.

12 Ibid., after l. 41, insert:

`K.J. Allison, `An Elizabethan Village Census', Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research, xxxvi (1963), pp. 95–103.

The Inhabitants of Bristol in 1696, ed. E. Ralph and M.E. Williams (Bristol Record Soc., 25, 1968), pp. 1–4, 52–96.

Poverty in Early-Stuart Salisbury, ed. Paul Slack (Wiltshire Record Soc., 31, 1975), pp. 65–82.

E.R.C. Brinkworth, Shakespeare and the Bawdy Court of Stratford (London and Chichester, 1972), pp. 147–74.

County of Middlesex Calendar to The Sessions Records, ed. W. Le Hardy, new ser., 4 vols. (London, 1935–41), vol. i, pp. 87–116.

Depositions from the Castle of York Relating to Offences committed in the Northern Counties in the Seventeenth Century, ed. James Raine (Surtees Soc., 40, 1861), the whole.

Sir Robert Filmer, An Advertisement to the Jury-men of England, Touching Witches (London, 1653), the whole.

C. L'Estrange Ewen, Witch Hunting and Witch Trials (London, 1929), Appendix VI, pp. 291–313.

`A. Dyurnall . . . [by] Adam Eyre', in Yorkshire Diaries and Autobiographies of The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, ed. H.J. Morehouse (Surtees Soc., 65, 1877 for 1875), pp. 1–118.

The Journal of William Schellinks' Travels in England, 1661–1663, ed. and trans. Maurice Exwood and H.L. Lehmann

(Camden Soc., 5th ser., 1, 1993), pp. 31–181.

Richard Gough, Antiquities and Memoirs of the Parish of Myddle, County of Salop . . . A.D. 1700 (Shrewsbury, 1875; or ed. David Hey, Penguin, 1981), the whole.'

13 Ibid., p. 333, delete ll. 33–46 and insert:

`The following texts are prescribed for detailed study and candidates will be required to answer one or more questions related to these texts.

Aquinas, Summa Theologiae, Ia. 92, 96, 103 (Blackfriars edn., vols. xiii, pp. 35–47, 123–35; xiv, pp. 3–33); IaIIae. 21, 85 arts 1 and 2, 90–7 (Blackfriars edn., vols. xviii, pp. 105–19; xxvi, pp. 79–89; xxviii, passim); IIaIIae. 3 arts 10, 11, 40, 57–8, 60, 104 (Blackfriars edn., vols. xxxii, pp. 39–95; xxxv, pp. 81–93; xxxvii, pp. 3–53, 67–85; xli, pp. 47–73).

Marsilius of Padua, The Defender of Peace, trans. A. Gewirth (New York, 1956; reprint Toronto, 1980).

Machiavelli, The Prince, ed. Q.R.D. Skinner and R. Price (Cambridge, 1988); Discourses on Livy, trans. S.J. Walker, rev. Brian Richardson (Penguin, 1970).

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Further Texts
Candidates will be required to show a good general knowledge of the subject. The following texts are recommended for study and candidates will be expected to refer to them whenever appropriate.

John of Salisbury, Policraticus, trans. C. Nederman (Cambridge, 1990).

Giles of Rome, On Ecclesiastical Power, trans. R.W. Dyson (Woodbridge, 1986).

John of Paris, On Royal and Papal Power, trans. J.A. Watt (Toronto, 1972).

James of Viterbo, On Christian Government, trans. R.W. Dyson (Woodbridge, 1995).

Dante, On Monarchy, ed. P. Shaw (Cambridge, 1995).

Bartolus of Sassoferrato, `On Tyranny'; `On Guelfs and Ghibellines'; `On City Government' [typescript translations available from the History Faculty Library].

William of Ockham, A letter to the Friars Minor and Other Writings, ed. J. Kilcullen and A.S. McGrade (Cambridge, 1995).

Texts by Petrarch, Leonardo Bruni, and Poggio Bracciolini, in The Earthly Republic, ed. B.G. Khol and R.G. Witt (Manchester, 1978), pp. 35–78, 135–75, 231–89.

More, Utopia, either ed. M. Surtz and J.H. Hexter (New Haven, Conn., 1965); or ed. G.M. Logan, R.M. Adams and C.H. Miller (Cambridge, 1995).

Guicciardini, Dialogue on the Government of Florence, trans. A. Brown (Cambridge, 1994).'

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2 Boards of the Faculties of Modern History and England Language and Literature

Honour School of Modern History and English

(i) With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 376, delete ll. 44–6 and substitute:

`A thesis may be offered as under the existing regulations of the Modern History syllabus in lieu of any one of the following papers: a paper in the History of the British Isles, or a paper on a period of General History; or a Further Subject paper; or a Special Subject paper (b). In addition, an optional thesis may also be offered as under the regulations of the Modern History syllabus, provided that no more than one thesis can be submitted if extended essays are offered.'

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

As for the Honour School of Modern History (see 1 (i) above).

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

As for the Honour School of Modern History (see 1 (ii) above).

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3 Boards of the Faculties of Modern History and Literae Humaniores

Honour School of Ancient and Modern History

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

As for the Honour School of Modern History (see 1 (i) above).

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

As for the Honour School of Modern History (see 1 (ii) above).

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4 Boards of the Faculties of Modern History and Modern Languages

Honour School of Modern History and Modern Languages

(i) With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 382, delete l. 19 and substitute: `No candidate may offer a period of British History which he or she has already'.

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

As for the Honour School of Modern History (see 1 (i) above).

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

As for the Honour School of Modern History (see 1 (ii) above).

5 Boards of the Faculties of Modern History and Social Studies

Honour School of Modern History and Economics

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

As for the Honour School of Modern History (see 1 (i) above).

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

As for the Honour School of Modern History (see 1 (ii) above).

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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:

Clinical Medicine

M.A. BREEN, Green College: `Molecular characterisation of the calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase of human Islets of Langerhans'.
Diabetes Research Laboratories, Wednesday, 12 February, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: R.C. Turner, S.J. Hughes.

R. NEWTON, Green College: `The epidemiology of HIV- associated cancers'.
Green College, Tuesday, 4 February, 2 p.m.
Examiners: L.J. Kinlen, P.G. Smith.

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Mathematical Sciences

A. PECK, Magdalen: `On the difference between consecutive primes'.
Mathematical Institute, Tuesday, 18 February, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: G. Harman, B.J. Birch.

N. SPARKS, Wolfson: `Studies in logic and the theory of Banach spaces'.
Mathematical Institute, Tuesday, 11 March, 2 p.m.
Examiners: A.J. Macintyre, W.T. Gowers.

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Oriental Studies

J. TATELMAN, Wolfson: `A critical edition, annotated translation, and study of Bhadrakalpavadana II–V'.
Oriental Institute, Monday, 10 February, 10 a.m.
Examiners: M. Hahn, R.F. Gombrich.

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Physical Sciences

SIEW-LI KOK-WILES, Brasenose: `Comparing mammogram pairs in the detection of mammographic lesions'.
Department of Engineering Science, Wednesday, 26 March, 10 a.m.
Examiners: J.A. Noble, E. Claridge.

HUI LU, Corpus Christi: `Studies of protein folding and unfolding using NMR and optical methods'.
Corpus Christi, Wednesday, 5 February, 2 p.m.
Examiners: P.A. Evans, P.J. Hore.

M. SEAMAN, St John's: `Computational models of structure and dynamics'.
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Tuesday, 18 March, 2 p.m.
Examiners: R. Dupree, W.G. Richards.

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Psychological Studies

H.J. LEEVERS, New College: `Children's logical reasoning'.
Department of Experimental Psychology, Tuesday, 11 February, 2 p.m.
Examiners: P.E. Bryant, J. Russell.

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Social Studies

S. COOK, Wadham: `Essays on macroeconometric modelling with reference to consumers' expenditure'.
Nuffield, Tuesday, 20 February, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: G.E. Mizon, S. Wren Lewis.

J.A. JACKSON PREECE, University: `The international status of national minorities in the European nation-states system 1919–95'.
Soc St Faculty Centre, Tuesday, 11 March, 10.30 a.m.
Examiners: J.B.L. Mayall, E.A. Roberts.

H.E. RUSSELL, Nuffield: `Women's experience of unemployment: a study of British women in the 1980s'.
Nuffield, Wednesday, 12 February, 4.30 p.m.
Examiners: S. Arber, G. Marshall.

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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:

Biological Sciences

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.

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