Examinations and Boards

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

Biological Sciences

S. REYNOLDS, Wolfson: `Uptake and disposition of calcium and water by egg-laying zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata)'.
Department of Zoology, Monday, 2 November, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: M. Dawkins, D. Houston.

J. WALKER, St Catherine's: `DNA mutations in families with Norrie's disease'.
Department of Biochemistry, Monday, 26 October, 1 p.m.
Examiners: Y. Boyd, C.G. Woods.

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English Language and Literature

A. KING, Oriel: `The matter of just memory: Middle English romance and The Faerie Queene'.
Merton, Thursday, 12 November, 3 p.m.
Examiners: R.A. McCabe, R. Field.

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S. ASHWORTH, Jesus: `Child support: a comparison of the schemes of Australia, New Zealand, and the UK'.
Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Monday, 9 November, 2 p.m.
Examiners: M. Maclean, R. Young.

E. MITROPHANOUS, Corpus Christi: `Constructive interpretation: Dworkin on interpretation as a method for understanding law'.
Examination Schools, Friday, 13 November, 11.30 a.m.
Examiners: T.A.O. Endicott, D.N. MacCormick.

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Literae Humaniores

N. HENCK, Queen's: `Images of Constantius II: the philanthropic emperor and imperial propaganda in the fouth century ad'.
Exeter, Thursday, 29 October, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: E.M. Jeffreys, E.D. Hunt.

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Mathematical Sciences

X.-I. SARMIENTO-LOPEZ, Merton: `Algebraic problems in matroid theory'.
Mathematical Institute, Wednesday, 28 October, 10.30 a.m.
Examiners: C.J.H. McDiarmid, G. Whittle.

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Modern History

M. MILIORI, St Hilda's: `The Greek nation in British eyes, 1821–64: aspects of a British discourse on nationality, politics, history, and Europe'.
Social Studies Faculty Centre, Thursday, 29 October, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: J.W. Burrow, N. Vance.

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K. SHIFRIN, Linacre: `The orchestral alto trombone: aspects of organology and performance practice'.
New College, Saturday, 31 October, 4 p.m.
Examiners: K.M. Hanlon, E. Higginbottom.

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Physical Sciences

T.V. BACK, New College: `Laser spectroscopy of highly charged ions using an electron beam ion trap'.
Clarendon Laboratory, Friday, 20 November, 10.30 a.m.
Examiners: P.E.G. Baird, J.P. Connerade.

D.M. CHAMBERS, Trinity: `Investigations of the brightness of high order harmonics generated by intense laser interactions with solid and gaseous targets'.
Clarendon Laboratory, Monday, 9 November, 11 a.m.
Examiners: S.J. Rose, O. Willi.

S. COOK, Jesus: `Studies on a potentially prebiotic synthesis of RNA'.
Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Tuesday, 27 October, 2 p.m.
Examiners: M. Moloney, R. Cusstick.

HEON PHIL HA, St Cross: `An experimental and theoretical study of the peritectic reaction'.
Department of Materials, Thursday, 29 October, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: J.A. Spittle, A. Cerezo.

P.M. HAYTON, Trinity: `Analysis of contrast enhanced breast MR images'.
Department of Engineering Science, Thursday, 29 October, 10 a.m.
Examiners: J.A. Noble, A. Todd-Pokropek.

G. KAO, St Hugh's: `FM sonar for mobile robot navigation'.
Department of Engineering Science, Monday, 2 November, 10 a.m.
Examiners: D.C. Witt, H. Hu.

A. LONG, Linacre: `Structural studies on penicillin biosynthesis'.
Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Monday, 9 November, 1.30 p.m.
Examiners: G.W.J. Fleet, A. Prescott.

C.A. NIXON, Wolfson: `Remote sounding of the atmosphere of Titan'.
Atmospheric Physics Laboratory, Tuesday, 17 November, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: C.D. Rodgers, A. Coustenis.

P. PATEL, St John's: `X-ray line transfer in rapidly expanding laser-produced plasmas'.
Clarendon Laboratory, Thursday, 5 November, 9.30 a.m.
Examiners: K. Burnett, D. Riley.

G.-M. SCHUCAN, Merton: `Generation of squeezed light in semiconductors'.
Clarendon Laboratory, Monday, 16 November, 9.30 a.m.
Examiners: K. Burnett, C. Ironside.

C.A.P. SMETHURST, Merton: `Asymmetric synthesis of cyclic amines'.
Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Friday, 23 October, 10 a.m.
Examiners: G.W.J. Fleet, B. Kitching.

R. TODD, New College: `Succinates via conjugate additions asymmetric'.
Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Monday, 2 November, 2 p.m.
Examiners: G.W.J. Fleet, L.M. Harwood.

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Social Studies

K. ALDERSON, Wadham: `Educating Leviathan: socialisation and the state system'.
St Antony's, Friday, 13 November, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: R.J. Foot, D. Armstrong.

D. NDII, St Antony's: `Saving, finance, and economic development'.
Examination Schools, Monday, 2 November, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: A. Bigsten, D. Fielding.

J. STEINBERG, Balliol: `Post-Enlightenment philosophy and liberal universalism in the political thought of Isaiah Berlin and Richard Rorty'.
St Catherine's, Friday, 30 October, 10 a.m.
Examiners: R. Plant, J. Gray.

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