Examinations and Boards

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FACULTY BOARD ELECTIONS

No other nominations having been received, the Vice-Chancellor and Proctors, under the provisions of Ch. 2, Sect. VI, § 5, cl. 6 (Statutes, 1997, p. 250), have power to nominate members to fill the following vacancies from Michaelmas Term 1998.

Medieval and Modern Languages

One ordinary member: A.M. VOLFING, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Oriel

Psychological Studies

Two ordinary members:

A.C. DE O. NOBRE, MA, Fellow of New College

P.L. HARRIS, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St John's

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Conferment of title

The Board of the Faculty of Physical Sciences has conferred the title of University Research Lecturer on DR A.M. COOPER-SARKAR, Fellow of St Hilda's College, and Honorary Research Fellow in the Sub-department of Particle and Nuclear Physics.

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CHAIRMEN OF EXAMINERS

TRINITY TERM 1999

Honour Moderations

Ancient and Modern History: A.W. LINTOTT, MA, D.LITT., Fellow of Worcester

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Honour Schools

Ancient and Modern History: A.W. LINTOTT, MA, D.LITT., Fellow of Worcester

Geography: A.S. GOUDIE, MA, Fellow of Hertford (address: School of Geography)

Mathematical Sciences: D.J. ROAF, MA, Fellow of Exeter

Mathematics: D.J. ROAF, MA, Fellow of Exeter

Mathematics II: A.C. FOWLER, MA, M.SC., D.PHIL., Fellow of Corpus Christi (address: Mathematical Institute)

Modern History: J.M. WORMALD, MA, Fellow of St Hilda's

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Master of Science

Mathematics and Foundations of Computer Science: C.J.H. MCDIARMID, MA, M.SC., D.PHIL., Fellow of Wolfson

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Bachelor of Civil Law

D.D. PRENTICE, MA, Fellow of Pembroke

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Magister Juris in European and Comparative Law

D.D. PRENTICE, MA, Fellow of Pembroke

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the General Board, the following changes in regulations made by boards of faculties and the Inter-faculty Committee for Slavonic and East European Studies will come into effect on 20 November.

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1 Board of the Faculty of Biological Sciences

M.Sc. in Forestry and its Relation to Land Use

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 1997, p. 766, ll. 43–9, as amended by Gazette, Vol. 128, pp. 444 and 1052, delete `noon on the Monday of the First week of Hilary Full Term' and substitute `noon on the Friday of the Noughth week of Hilary Term.'

2 Ibid., p. 767, ll. 15–16, as amended by Gazette, Vol. 128, pp. 444 and 1052, delete `noon on the Monday of the first week of Trinity Term' and substitute `noon on the Friday of the noughth week of Trinity Term.'

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2 Board of the Faculty of Law

Honour School of Jurisprudence

With immediate effect (for first examination in 1999)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1998, p. 240, ll. 16–17, delete `; devolution of legal estates on death'.

2 Ibid., delete l. 18 and substitute:

`(b) Successive and concurrent interests.'

3 Ibid., delete l. 19 and reletter subsequent clauses (d)–() as (c)–(g).

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3 Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

(a) M.Phil. in European Literature

With effect from 1 October 1999 (for first examination in 2000)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1997, p. 600, after l. 37, insert:

`(b) To offer one or two literatures as follows:'.

2 Ibid., l. 38, delete `(b)' and substitute `(i)'.

3 Ibid., l. 45, after `other literature selected.' insert:

`(ii) To offer one literature to be selected from the following: French, German, Italian, Spanish (including Latin-American), Portuguese (including Brazilian), Russian, Byzantine and Modern Greek, Celtic, and Medieval Latin (Medieval Studies only).'

4 Ibid., p. 601, l. 32, after `(for (2)) in' insert `the language or'.

5 Ibid., p. 49, delete `his' and substitute `the'.

6 Ibid., l. 50, delete `he proposes' and substitute `it is proposed'.

7 Ibid., p. 605, delete ll. 43–4 and substitute:

`(c) Two Special Subjects as described in 2(d) above. Only one Special Subject may be offered in English, Classical Greek, or Classical Latin.'

8 Ibid., delete p. 605, l. 46–p. 606, l. 3 inclusive.

9 Ibid., p. 606, l. 4, delete `6' and substitute `4'; l. 15, delete

`7' and substitute `5'; l. 30, delete `8' and substitute `6'; l. 32, delete `9' and substitute `7'; l. 38, delete `10' and substitute `8'.

10 Ibid., l. 11, delete `seventh' and substitute `sixth'. 11 Ibid., l. 32, delete `candidate is not' and substitute `candidate while not'. 12 Ibid., l. 33, delete `but' and ll. 33–4, in both instances delete `him'.

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(b) M.St. in European Literature

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

In Examination Decrees, 1997, p. 689, l. 5, delete `fourth' and substitute `sixth'.

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4 Inter-faculty Committee for Slavonic and East European Studies

M.Phil. in Russian and East European Studies

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

In Examination Decrees, 1997, p. 648, l. 41, delete `Saturday' and substitute `Friday'.

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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

E.J. SHERRINGTON, St Catherine's: `Tissue responses to dietary lipids in the rat'.
Green College, Wednesday, 18 November, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: K.N . Frayn, C.M. Pond.

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Clinical Medicine

WEN-LING CHEN, St Peter's: `Impulsive loading in gonarthrosis'.
Nuffield Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tuesday, 17 November, 2 p.m.
Examiners: E. Radin, J. Kenwright.

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English Language and Literature

M.C. LOUGHLIN, St Anne's: `The relationship between selected fiction and journalism in Dickens' Household Words and All The Year Round'.
Lincoln, Monday, 11 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: S. Gill, M. Slater.

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Mathematical Sciences

R.C. CALINESCU, St Edmund Hall: `Architecture-independent loop parallelisation'.
Computing Laboratory, Thursday, 12 November, 9 a.m.
Examiners: G. Hains, F. Petrini.

S. KING, St Edmund Hall: `Higher-level algorithmic structures in the refinement calculus'.
Wolfson Building, Friday, 11 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J.W. Sanders, A.M. Gravell.

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Medieval and Modern Languages

G. SHEPHERD, St John's: `Simone de Beauvoir's fiction: a psychoanalytic rereading'.
Lady Margaret Hall, Monday, 14 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: C.J. Davis, A. Hughes.

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Modern History

M. LLOYD, Merton: `The historical thought of S.T. Coleridge: the later prose works'.
Examination Schools, Thursday, 12 November, 11.15 a.m.
Examiners: J.D. Walsh, B.M.G. Reardon.

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Physical Sciences

H.J. BOOTH, St Catherine's: `Guide star lasers'.
Clarendon Laboratory, Tuesday, 17 November, 10 a.m.
Examiners: P. Ewart, C.J. Dainty.

M.J. DREWITT, Jesus: `Metallocenophaens: synthesis, characterisation, and polymerisation'.
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Friday, 20 November, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: P.D. Beer, P. Scott.

MYUNGHO LEE, St Catherine's: `Stress-strain characteristics of soft soils subjected to an electric field'.
Department of Engineering Science, Tuesday, 17 November, 2 p.m.
Examiners: G.T. Houlsby, R. Butterfield.

R.S. SHARMA, Keble: `Mechanical behaviour of unsaturated highly expansive clays'.
Department of Engineering Science, Wednesday, 25 November, 10 a.m.
Examiners: H.J. Burd, D. Muir Wood.

M. STEVENSON, Keble: `The study of structure and dynamics in organometallic compounds'.
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Monday, 9 November, 2 p.m.
Examiners: D. O'Hare, G. Lawless.

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Social Studies

S.J. HENDERS, St Antony's: `Special Status Regions: the territorial accommodation of cultural difference'.
Nuffield, Saturday, 21 November, 11.30 a.m.
Examiners: L.A. Whitehead, P. Ferdinand.

R.D. NUTTALL, Nuffield: `Essays on contracts and takeovers'.
Said Business School, Radcliffe Infirmary, Monday, 23 November, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: C.P. Mayer, J.M. Malcomson.

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