Examinations and Boards

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GENERAL BOARD OF THE FACULTIES

The General Board of the Faculties gives notice that it has elected L.G. BLACK, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Oriel College, as its Chairman for the academic year 1998–9.

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HONOUR SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE, AND HONOUR SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING, ECONOMICS, AND MANAGEMENT

Part II Examination 1998

Regulations for the 1998 Part II Examination in the Honour School of Engineering Science, and for the 1998 Part II Examination in the Honour School of Engineering, Economics, and Management have been deleted in error from the Examination Decrees and Regulations, 1997.

Notice is hereby given that these Part II examinations in 1998 are governed by the regulations printed in Examination Decrees and Regulations, 1996, as is made clear on p. 172, l. 5.

In Examination Decrees and Regulations, 1996, the regulations for the 1998 Engineering Science Part II can be found on pp. 169–72. The regulations for the 1998 Engineering, Economics, and Management Part II can be found on pp. 189–93.

Examiners, tutors, and candidates should therefore refer to these pages for the current regulations.

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DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

The Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine has granted leave TO T.D. GRIFFITHS, Jesus, to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine.

The evidence submitted by the candidate was entitled: `Neurological and physical abnormalities in familial and sporadic schizophrenia'.

The Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine has granted leave TO M.I. HOBSON, St Anne's, to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine.

The evidence submitted by the candidate was entitled: `The relationship between angiogenesis and nerve regeneration'.

The Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine has granted leave TO K. WALLER, St Anne's, to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine.

The evidence submitted by the candidate was entitled: `The nature of endometriosis'.

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DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

The Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine has granted leave TO J. TOOKE, St John's, to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Science.

A list of the evidence submitted by the candidate is available at the University Offices.

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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

D.M. BARTHOLOMEW, Wolfson: `Isolation and characterisation of genes encoding vacuolar membrane proteins from the CAM plant Kalancho‘ daigremontiana'.
Department of Plant Sciences, Thursday, 18 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: G.I. Jenkins, N.J. Kruger.

P. BIGGIN, Wolfson: `Ion channel structure and dynamics'.
Rex Richards Building, Monday, 15 December, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: P.J. Goodford, C. Dempsey.

A. DUARTE, Wolfson: `Regulation of gene expression by the Wilms tumour suppressor WT1'.
Institute of Psychiatry, Monday, 15 December, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: N. Hastie, I.W. Craig.

C. WINCHESTER, St Catherine's: `The roles of HSP70 proteins in antigen processing and presentation'.
Department of Biochemistry, Monday, 22 December, 11 a.m.
Examiners: J. Trowsdale, M. Gregoriou.

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Clinical Medicine

R. CRAVEN, Trinity: `Electrophysiological and pharmacological attributes of dorsal raphe neurones examined in vitro'.
Department of Pharmacology, Monday, 26 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: S. Greenfield, R. Pinnock.

GANG LI, St Peter's: `The biological studies of distraction osteogenesis'.
Nuffield Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Monday, 15 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J. Kenwright, B. Caterson.

S. RAKOFF, Christ Church: `The microenvironment of the normal and aganglionic chick bowel'.
Department of Human Anatomy, Friday, 19 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J.S.H. Taylor, P. Martin.

A. WROE, Wolfson: `Decision-making, anxiety, and behaviour in obsessive-compulsive disorder and health concern'.
Department of Psychiatry, Wednesday, 21 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: M. Johnston, S.J. Thorpe.

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Literae Humaniores

R. FOWLER, St John's: `Ethnicity and power: studies in royal ideology in the Hellenistic Fertile Crescent'.
Examination Schools, Friday, 9 January, 10.30 a.m.
Examiners: B.M. Levick, A.T.L. Kuhrt.

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Modern History

M. BUTCHER, University: `Rural industry in late medieval Norfolk'.
Ashmolean Museum, Tuesday, 27 January, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: J. Hatcher, N.J. Mayhew.

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Physical Sciences

J.L. ATTWELL, Linacre: `Heterogeneous chemical processing by stratospheric aerosol'.
Old Physiology Building, Friday, 12 December, 10.30 a.m.
Examiners: W.A. Norton, M.P. Chipperfield.

M. BIRKEL, Linacre: `Astro particle physics beyond the standard model'.
Sub-department of Theoretical Physics, Monday, 15 December, 8 a.m.
Examiners: H. Dreiner, I. Kogan.

C. DENNIS, Jesus: `High resolution spectroscopy of open shell clusters'.
Physical Chemistry Laboratory, Thursday, 22 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: C.M. Western, J.M. Brown.

A.G. MOODY, St Hugh's: `Electronic structure of diazabutadiene complexes'.
Examination Schools, Friday, 12 December, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: D. O'Hare, F.G.N. Cloke.

A. TROJANOWSKI, Exeter: `Thermomechanical properties of polymers at high rates of strain'.
Department of Engineering Science, Monday, 22 December, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: C.P. Buckley, G. Swallowe.

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Social Studies

G. MAVROTAS, Lincoln: `The effectiveness of foreign aid: a study using disaggregated data'.
St Hilda's, Tuesday, 13 January, 11 a.m.
Examiners: M.B. Gregory, D. Greenaway.

G. VAUGHAN, Keble: `Political education in the philosophy of Thomas Hobbes'.
Soc. Stud. Faculty Centre, Thursday, 18 December, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: J.W. Burrow, G. Burgess.

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Theology

J. ZACHHUBER, Regent's Park: `The universal nature of man in Gregory of Nyssa: philosophical background and theological significance'.
Mansfield, Monday, 19 January, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: D.A. Sykes, F. Ricken.

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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:

Anthropology and Geography

N. JENNS, Keble: `Sediment source ascription and quantification using mineral magnetics: a palaeolimnological reconstruction of the sedimentation of Slapton Higherley'.
School of Geography Wednesday, 17 December, 11 a.m.
Examiners: I.D.L. Foster, J. Boardman.