Examinations and Boards

Contents of this section:

[Note. An asterisk denotes a reference to a previously published or recurrent entry.]

Return to Contents Page of this issue


ANNUAL ELECTIONS OF MEMBERS OF BOARDS OF FACULTIES

Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine (12 June): Vacancies

In 1997, Council amended the provisions of Ch. II, Sect. VI, § 5, cll. 2 and 5 (1) (Statutes, 1997, p. 249), so that the timetable for the elections to the Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine shall be varied as follows: Nominations of candidates by six members of the faculty shall be made fourteen clear days before the day fixed for the election and voting papers shall be sent out not later than the eighth day before the election day.

Notice is hereby given of vacancies for official and ordinary members, as set out below. Qualification for official and ordinary membership is set out in Ch. II, Sect. vi, §§ 1 and 2 (Statutes, 1997, pp. 243–6). Those entitled to nominate and vote in these elections are:

(a) For official members, all the members of the faculty, and

(b) for ordinary members, the members of the faculty exclusive of those qualified to be official members of the faculty board. Nominations in writing by two electors will be received by the Secretary of Faculties at the University Offices up to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, 19 May, and nominations in writing by six electors up to 4 p.m. on Thursday, 28 May. There is no special form, but, in addition to the signatures of nominators, nominations must state, in block capitals, the name and initials, and colleges (or, if no college, the department) of (1) each person nominated, (2) each nominator.

                    Vacancies      Retiring         Period from
                                   members           MT 1998


(a) 
Official members  Three            Professor Barlow      2 years
                                   Professor Bell
                                   Professor Moxon

(b) 
Ordinary members  Three            Dr Bunch               2 years
                                   Dr Donaghy
                                   Dr Lindsell

Return to List of Contents of this section


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:

Biological Sciences

V.L. ADDY, St Hugh's: `The use of lipid hydrolases to target the lipid components of ovine skin'.
Department of Biochemistry, Friday, 22 May, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: J.S. Knowland, R. Roy

K. CHOBOTOVA, Wolfson: `Ligand binding determinants of LIF receptor'.
Department of Biochemistry, Tuesday, 9 June, 2 p.m.
Examiners: A.J. Day, B. Gullick.

C. HALLIWELL, New College: `Genetic engineering of metalloproteins'.
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Tuesday, 16 June, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: J.R. Dilworth, G. Gilardi.

T. MAL, Balliol: `Studies of 100 per cent deuterated protein (fyn SH3) and of protein side chain interactions using resolution NMR'.
Rex Richards Building, Tuesday, 12 May, 2 p.m.
Examiners: C. Redfield, S.J. Matthews.

G.O. WILLIAMS, St Catherine's: `Mapping studies of the centromeric region of the human Y chromosome'.
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Friday, 22 May, 2 p.m.
Examiners: A.P. Monaco, N.A. Affara.

Return to List of Contents of this section


Clinical Medicine

V.M. BARBOUR, Trinity: `Regulation of the human alpha globin genes by their chromatin context'.
Institute of Molecular Medicine, Wednesday, 13 May, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: S.L. Thein, N. Dillon.

R. MURTON, Keble: `Mechanisms associated with ethacrynic acid-induced NA+, K+ pump upregulation in Epstein–Barr virus-induced lympnocytes'.
University Laboratory of Physiology, Friday, 1 May, 11 a.m.
Examiners: J.C. Ellory, L. Ng.

English Language and Literature

B. HANLEY, New College: `Samuel Johnson and the "age of authors": an analysis of Johnson's journalistic commentary on authorship in mid-eighteenth-century England. St Hugh's, Friday, 8 May, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: I. Rivers, A. McDermott.

Return to List of Contents of this section


Mathematical Sciences

N. BONE, Merton: `Models of programs and machine learning'.
Computing Laboratory, Friday, 1 May, 2 p.m.
Examiners: G. Lowe, J. He.

R.E. WILSON, Lincoln: `Modelling, analysis, and simulation of road traffic networks'.
Mathematical Institute, Friday, 22 May, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: A.C. Fowler, D. Needham.

Return to List of Contents of this section


Modern History

K. LEEMING, Queen's: `Byzantine hagiographies in Arabic: three translations from a ninth-century manuscript copied at the monastery of Mar Saba in Palestine (Vaticanus Arabicus 71)'.
Keble, Tuesday, 19 May, 10.30 a.m.
Examiners: A.M. Cameron, S. Griffith.

A. SLIWKA, Balliol: `Transplanting liberal education: higher education in the nineteenth-century Bombay Presidency, India'.
St Antony's, Friday, 1 May, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: D.A. Washbrook, G. Johnson.

Return to List of Contents of this section


Physical Sciences

C.H.C. LO, St Cross: `MAE measurements and studies of magnetic domains by electron microscopy'.
Department of Materials, Friday, 8 May, 10 a.m.
Examiners: G.D.W. Smith, D.J. Buttle.

Return to List of Contents of this section


Physiological Sciences

T. FREEMAN, Magdalen: `Mechanism of binocular integration and their development in the cat primary visual cortex'.
Department of Physiology, Monday, 11 May, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J. Stein, A. Bashir.

M. WISE, Lincoln: `Mechanisms of transplantation tolerance'.
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Tuesday, 19 May, 2 p.m.
Examiners: D.W. Mason, J.-F. Bach.

Return to List of Contents of this section


Theology

R. CLARK, St Anne's: `duplex beneficium: Caspar Olevian's Trinitarian, Protestant, Calvinist, Federal Theology'.
Wycliffe Hall, Thursday, 14 May, 2 p.m.
Examiners: A.E. McGrath, P. Helm.

Return to List of Contents of this section


Committee for Management Studies

M.J. O'SULLIVAN, Balliol: `An investigation into the relation between corporate governance and firm value in the UK'.
Merton, Friday, 5 June, 5 p.m.
Examiners: A.P Ljungqvist, S. Thompson.

Return to List of Contents of this section