Examinations and Boards

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SUB-FACULTY OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE

Honour Schools of Engineering Science Part I 2000, Engineering and Computing Science Part I 2000, and Engineering and Materials Part I 2000

Engineering and Society

Alternative approved topics for `Engineering and Society' for the Part I examination in 2000 are:

a. History of Technology.

b. Completion of a language course organised by the University Language Centre on behalf of the Sub-faculty of Engineering Science (subject to availability).

c. Computing.

d. Materials.

Details will be circulated to candidates.

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the General Board, the following changes in regulations made by the Board of the Faculty of Biological Sciences will come into effect on 5 February.

Board of the Faculty of Biological Sciences

Honour School of Natural Science

With effect from 1 October 1999

1 In Examination Decrees, 1998, p. 407, ll. 19–20, delete `Molecular Aspects of Biochemistry and Biophysics'.

2 Ibid., delete ll. 31–6.

3 Ibid., ll. 40–1, delete `Molecular Aspects of Biochemistry and Biophysics'.

4 Ibid., p. 426, delete ll. 39–49.

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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:

Anthropology and Geography

N. BANKS, Linacre: `Cultural values and the adoption of efficient technologies'.
Environmental Change Unit, Wednesday, 3 February, 2 p.m.
Examiners: I. Cooper, A.P. Rogers.

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Biological Sciences

F.B. SYMONS, St Hugh's: `Studies in lepidopteran evolution'.
University Museum of Natural History, Friday, 22 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: S.J. Simpson, K.J. Gaston.

K. TALBOT, Exeter: `The molecular pathogenesis of autosomal recessive spinal muscular atrophy'.
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Headington, Tuesday, 16 February, 2 p.m.
Examiners: A.P. Monaco, P.N. Leigh.

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English Language and Literature

C. PHELPSTEAD, Wolfson: `Dialogues on sainthood: a Bakhtinian reading of saints' lives in the Icelandic Kings' Sagas'.
English Faculty, Tuesday, 26 January, 11 a.m.
Examiners: C.A. Larrington, J. Jesch.

R.J. RYAN, St John's: `Region, state, and nation: the Republic of Ireland and Scotland'.
Wadham, Friday, 29 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J.B. O'Donoghue, N. Corcoran.

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Law

S. DEGELING, St Peter's: `Victims and carers: liabilities in tort and unjust enrichment'.
St Hugh's, Friday, 12 March, 11.15 a.m.
Examiners: L.D. Smith, G. Jones.

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Mathematical Sciences

A. FEARNHEAD, Merton: `Some models of light interacting with matter'.
Mathematical Institute, Wednesday, 17 February, 2 p.m.
Examiners: I.P. Grant, G.L. Sewell.

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Modern History

E. GRIMMER-SOLEM, Nuffield: `The science of progress: the rise of historical economics and social reform in Germany, 1864–94'.
St Antony's, Thursday, 4 February, 10 a.m.
Examiners: A.J. Nicholls, K. Tribe.

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Physical Sciences

CHANG CHIN-CHI, Wolfson: `Magneto-optical studies of semiconductor heterostructures'.
Clarendon Laboratory, Friday, 29 January, 10.15 a.m.
Examiners: J. Singleton, G.P. Srivastava.

YOSHIAKI ISHII, Pembroke: `A microstructural study of oxidation of zircaloy-2 in air'.
Department of Materials, Tuesday, 26 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: M.J. Bennett, J.M. Titchmarsh.

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Social Studies

H.W. SMITH, Balliol: `Supermarket choice and supermarket competition: an econometric study'.
Worcester, Wednesday, 3 February, 2 p.m.
Examiners: S.G.B. Cowan, J. Sutton.

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Committee for Educational Studies

M.Y. OTHMAN, Green College: `An investigation into the teacher craft of secondary school mathematics teachers'.
Examination Schools, Wednesday, 27 January, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: A.E. Pendry, L. Burton.

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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:

Clinical Medicine

J. SHANAHAN, Green College: `Immunological aspects of primary sclerosing cholangitis'.
Nuffield Department of Pathology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Monday, 1 February, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J. O'D. McGee, S.G. Hčbscher.

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