Examinations and Boards

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The Vice-Chancellor and Proctors have appointed S.J. GOSS, MA, D.PHIL., Wadham College, as an Examiner for the Qualifying Examination in Medical Sociology for Medical Students to be held in the Long Vacation 1997 pro hac vice (vice Professor R.M. Fitzpatrick, appointed deputy to the Pre-Clinical Adviser and therefore ex officio Chairman of Examiners).

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With the approval of the General Board, the following changes in regulations made by the Committee for Educational Studies will come into effect on 24 October.

Committee for Educational Studies

M.Sc. in Educational Studies (Syllabus B)

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 735, l. 49, delete `and (v) and either paper (vi) or paper (vii)' and substitute `, (v) and (vi)'.

2 Ibid., p. 736, delete l. 42 and substitute: `(iv) Comparative Education (Systematic Studies and Research)'.

3 Ibid., before l. 43, insert as new line: `(a)'.

4 Ibid., p. 737, delete l. 1 and substitute `(b)', and renumber following sections (vi)–(xi) as (v)–(x).

5 Ibid., l. 10, delete `EC' and substitute `EU'.

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The examiners appointed by the following faculty boards and committee give notice of oral examination of their candidates as follows:

Biological Sciences

I.R.F. GRAINGE, Linacre: `XER site-specific recombination in vitro using Holliday junction substrates'.
Microbiology Unit, Friday, 10 October, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: E.M. Southern, D.M.J. Lilley.

J. GRIFFIN, Magdalen: `Studies on brain metabolism by 13C NMR'.
Department of Biochemistry, Thursday, 16 October, 2 p.m.
Examiners: A. Watts, P. Morris.

English Language and Literature

A. MIZUKOSHI, Wadham: `Keats, Hunt, and the aesthetics of pleasure'.
University, Monday, 20 October, 10 a.m.
Examiners: J.A. Mee, N. Roe.

E. SMITH, All Souls: `"Sifting strangers": some aspects of the representation of the European foreigner in the English drama 1580–1618'.
Merton, Friday, 17 October, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: R.A. McCabe, J. Dollimore.

Mathematical Sciences

B. ALLEN, St Hugh's: `Non-smooth differential delay equations'.
Mathematical Institute, Friday, 10 October, 2 p.m.
Examiners: C.T.H. Baker, J. Dyson.

Physical Sciences

J. CROSSEN, Mansfield: `Adhesion of organic coatings and corrosion protection'.
Department of Materials, Friday, 10 October, 9 a.m.
Examiners: J.T. Czernuszka, J.D. Scantlebury.

S.W. DOUGHTY, Brasenose: `Molecular modelling of voltage-grated calcium channels'.
Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics, Friday, 17 October, 9.30 a.m.
Examiners: M.S.P. Sansom, T. Howe.

J.M. FOX, Christ Church: `Synthetic and structural aspects of fullerene chemistry'.
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Tuesday, 14 October, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: J.D.M. Harris, D. O'Hare.

G.M. LLOYD, Lincoln: `Four-wave mixing techniques and applications in combustion diagnostics'.
Clarendon Laboratory, Friday, 31 October, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J.S. Wark, D.A. Greenhalgh.

C.J. RAWSON, New College: `Investigations of novel receptors for binding and sensing silver ions'.
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Friday, 10 October, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: C.J. Jones, D. O'Hare.

W.M. SIMPSON, Lady Margaret Hall: `Solid state NMR studies of dynamics in crystalline materials'.
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Thursday, 16 October, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: R. Dupree, D. O'Hare.

A.P. WILDENBERG, Magdalen: `Learning and initialisation for visual tracking'.
Department of Engineering Science, Friday, 12 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J. Merchant, A. Zisserman.

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Physiological Sciences

S.K. MELFORD, St Edmund Hall: `Calcium signalling in megakaryocytes'.
Department of Pharmacology, Monday, 13 October, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J. Frampton, S. Cage.

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Social Studies

J.C. CLIFTON, St Antony's: `Privatisation and union politics in Mexico: the case of the telecommunications sector (1982–95)'.
St Antony's, Friday, 31 October, 10 a.m.
Examiners: A.E. Angell, D. Stansfield.

G. PAGOULATOS, St Antony's: `The politics of banking deregulation and privatisation: the case of Greece'.
Soc St Faculty Centre, Thursday, 23 October, 3 p.m.
Examiners: J.E.S. Hayward, L. Tsoukalis.

Committee for the School of Management Studies

D. PRETTY, Christ Church: `Essays in corporate risk behaviour, catastrophes, and value'.
Templeton, Thursday, 30 October, 11 a.m.
Examiners: J. Samuels, K.J. Blois.