Examinations and Boards

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DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

The Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine has granted leave to P.K. MORRISH, Wolfson, to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine.

The evidence submitted by the candidate was entitled: `A clinical and [18F] Dopa PET study of the progression of Parkinson's disease and its treatment by embryonic implantation'.

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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:

Biological Sciences

M. MCCULLAGH, Lincoln: `Decision-making in zebra finches: parent–offspring communication'.
Department of Zoology, Thursday, 20 November, 9.30 a.m.
Examiners: N.B. Davies, M.E.S. Dawkins.

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Clinical Medicine

P.J. HO, Balliol: `The analysis of genetic factors regulating B globin gene expression'.
Institute of Molecular Medicine, Friday, 14 November, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: A. Kulozik, D. Weatherall.

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Literae Humaniores

R. FIRTH, Christ Church: `The absolute conception of reality'.
Examination Schools, Thursday, 18 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: D.R.P. Wiggins, M. Sacks.

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Mathematical Sciences

R. HERRERA, St Anne's: `Topics in geometry and topo- logy'.
Mathematical Institute, Monday, 8 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: F. Burstall, F.C. Kirwan.

V.H. SAWARD, Queen's: `Some problems in diffraction theory'.
Dartington House, Monday, 10 November, 2 p.m.
Examiners: D.J. Allwright, R.H. Tew.

R. THOMAS, Balliol: `Gauge theory on Calabi–Yan manifolds'.
Mathematical Institute, Friday, 9 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: P.M.H. Wilson, F.C. Kirwan.

S. VEGLIONI, Linacre: `Integrating static and dynamic aspects in the specification of open object-based distributed systems'.
Wolfson Building, Thursday, 13 November, 11 a.m.
Examiners: J.W. Sanders, R. De Nicola.

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Medieval and Modern Languages

R.D. FOTIADE, Wadham: `Existential thought on the boundary of surrealism (1928–38)'.
41 Wellington Square, Friday, 21 November, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: L. Kolakowski, R.E. Goldthorpe.

M.P. STROWEL, Christ Church: `Ideological consistency in Giuseppe Prezzolini's early writing (1903–8)'.
Pembroke, Monday, 15 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: R. Gordon, S. Vinall.

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Music

C.J. MISERANDINO-GAHERTY, Keble: `The rastrology of English music manuscripts c.1575–1642'.
Faculty of Music, Thursday, 20 November, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: G.R. Rastall, H.D. Johnstone.

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Physical Sciences

J. HULME, St Edmund Hall: `Mean-fleld quadrature in quantum dynamics'.
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Tuesday, 2 December, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: M.S. Child, U. Manthe.

L.H. LIN, New College: `The biomechanics of spiders' silks and orb webs'.
Clarendon Laboratory, Thursday, 13 November, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: M.J.M. Leask, R. McN. Alexander.

A. OWEN, St Catherine's: `Experimental studies of the hypersonic, low density aerodynamics of re-entry vehicles'.
Engineering Laboratory, Friday, 28 November, 11 a.m.
Examiners: M.R. Gilmore, R.G. Lord.

R.J. REDNALL, St Edmund Hall: `Dynamics of mole- cular Rydberg states studied by Feild and collisional ionisation'.
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Wednesday, 3 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: K. Müller-Dethlefs, J.M. Brown.

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Psychological Studies

B.H.S. PERRY, Queen's: `Component processes in task-switching'.
Department of Experimental Psychology, Friday, 14 November, 2 p.m.
Examiners: A.C. Nobré, A. Baddeley.

N. SCHULTER, Green College: `Human premotor cortex: imaging and interference'.
Department of Experimental Psychology, Monday, 24 November, 2 p.m.
Examiners: A.C. Nobré, R. Lemon.

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Social Studies

S.P. WARNER, Nuffield: `Liberalism, disadvantage, and deliberation: the search for solutions to social injustice'.
Examination Schools, Thursday, 20 November, 11.30 a.m.
Examiners: M.F.E. Philp, A. Phillips.

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Theology

T. MAWSON, Queen's: `How could I know I had been resurrected?' Examination Schools, Tuesday, 2 December, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: F.J. Lowe, J.S.K. Ward.

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