Examinations and Boards

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF CLINICAL MEDICINE

The Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine has conferred the title of University Researchy Lecturer on the following:

DR R. BICKNELL, ICRF Senior Scientist, Institute of Molecular Medicine

DR M. CLARKE, ICRF Research Scientist, Clinical Trial Services Unit, Radcliffe Infirmary

DR Z. LARIN, Wellcome Trust Research Fellow, Institute of Molecular Medicine

DR M. MOFFATT, Postdoctoral Scientist, Asthma Genetics Group, Nuffield Department of Medicine, the John Radcliffe Hospital

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDIES

The Board of the Faculty of Psychological Studies has conferred the title of University Research Lecturer on DR PAUL AZZOPARDI, Research Scientist in the Department of Experimental Psychology, and Stipendiary Lecturer in Psychology, University College.

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

M.SC. IN MATHEMATICS AND THE FOUNDATIONS OF COMPUTER SCIENCE 2000

The Supervisory Committee has approved the following courses for examination in 2000.

Section A

Schedule I

Axiomatic Set Theory
Gödel's Incompleteness Theorems
Model Theory
Elementary Number Theory
Group Theory
Lie Algebras
Analytic Topology
Lambda Calculus
Domain Theory

Schedule II

Algebraic Number Theory
Representation Theory
General Topology
Semantics of PFC
Theory of Concurrency

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Section B

Schedule I

Applied Probability
Combinatorial Optimisation
Communication Theory
Parallel Algorithms
Complexity and Cryptography

Schedule II

Computational Algebra
Computational Number Theory
Randomised Algorithms
Theorem Proving
Applications Oriented Programming Semantics

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the General Board, the following changes in regulations made by the Committee for Educational Studies will come into effect on 10 July.

Committee for Educational Studies

Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Decrees, 1998, p. 962, l. 12, after `Candidates for the' replace `diploma' with `Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Studies'.

2 Ibid., p. 962 after l. 16 insert: `2. Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education shall be engaged as teachers in higher education.'

3 Ibid., p. 963, l. 9, after `Postgraduate Diploma' insert `in Educational Studies'.

4 Ibid., p. 963, after l. 13 insert: `5. Each candidate for the Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education will follow a course of study approved by a Standing Committee of the Committee for Educational Studies. This Standing Committee shall include the Professor in Educational Studies, the Tutor for Advanced Courses, the Course Director for the Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, and three further members appointed by the Committee for Educational Studies. The duties of the Standing Committee are to supervise arrangements for teaching and to approve courses of study for the Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.'

5 Ibid., p. 963, l. 15, after `Educational Studies' insert `and Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education'.

6 Ibid., p. 963, l. 17, replace `Course starts' with `Courses start'.

7 Ibid., p. 963, l. 20, replace `He' with `Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Studies'.

8 Ibid., p. 963, l. 22, after `Candidates' insert `for the Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Studies'.

9 Ibid., p. 963, l. 33, after `Candidates' insert `for the Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Studies'.

10 Ibid., p. 963, l. 34, after `examiners' insert `for the Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Studies'.

11 Ibid., p. 963, after l. 38 insert `Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education must submit a portfolio of written work of between 12,000 and 15,000 words in total. Portfolios may be submitted at any time up to noon of the Monday of the first week of Full Term following the sixth term of commencement of the course. No portfolio may be submitted later than this unless the Committee for Educational Studies approves a later date for submission. Two typewritten copies of the portfolio should be submitted to the examiners at the Department of Educational Studies, 15 Norham Gardens, Oxford OX2 6PY, together with a statement that the candidate has participated in no fewer than six of the full day seminars in the Diploma programme.'

12 Ibid., p. 963, l. 39, after `Candidates' insert `for either the Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Studies or the Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education'.

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DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

The Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine has granted leave to S.J. SHIPSEY, Merton, to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine. The evidence submitted by the candidate was entitled: `Why is the T-wave inverted in cardiac hypertrophy? An electrophysiological study of isolated ventricular myocytes from specific regions of normal and hypertophied hearts'.

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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:

Anthropology and Geography

M. EIZAGUIRRE, Linacre: `Effects of geographic and political boundaries on the genetic structure of the Minho River valley'.
Pauling Centre for Human Sciences, Friday, 2 July, 11 a.m.
Examiners: H.M. Macbeth, C.G.N. Mascie-Taylor.

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Biological Sciences

M. GULSTON, Magdalen: `The effect of the sunscreen chemicals padimate-0 and 2-ethylhexyl-p-methoxycinnamate on DNA'.
Department of Plant Sciences, Friday, 2 July, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: P.B. Rainey, J. Davies.

J.-F. ROTH, St Hugh's: `Regulation and assemby of yeast Ty1 virus-like particles'.
Department of Biochemistry, Thursday, 8 July, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: J.P. Armitage, S. Oliver.

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Clinical Medicine

C. WILSON, Wolfson: `The role of maternal behaviour and cognitions in the development of young children's behaviour problems'.
Warneford Hospital, Monday, 19 July, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: P.M. Salkovskis, E. Songuga-Barke.

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English Language and Literature

Z. CARROLL, Jesus: `Content as technique: Ezra Pound and the problem of encyclopaedic form'.
Exeter, Thursday, 1 July, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J. Johnson, P. Nicholls.

J.C. METHVEN, Oriel: `Reading medicine: representations of the medical profession in literature, 1858–1900'.
New College, Thursday, 15 July, 2 p.m.
Examiners: D.S. Grylls, R.K.R. Thornton.

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Law

A.C.L. DAVIES, All Souls: `Accountability: a public law analysis of National Health Service contracts'.
St John's, Wednesday, 30 June, 3 p.m.
Examiners: M.R. Freedland, T. Prosser.

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Medieval and Modern Languages

K.M. KENNEDY, Queen's: `Wise after the event: towards a reassessment of the cultural activities of Alfonso X of Castile (1252–84)'.
Taylor Institution Annexe, Tuesday, 13 July, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: I.D.L. Michael, D. Hook.

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Modern History

A. KING, St Antony's: `Nationhood, decolonisation, and the construction of identity: Southern Rhodesia 1945–62'.
St Antony's, Wednesday, 14 July, 11.30 a.m.
Examiners: W.J. Beinart, R. Hodder-Williams.

S. SAYGIN, Balliol: `Particular interests: the transmission of Italian Renaissance humanism to England, 1420–50, in its social and political context'.
Warburg Institute, London (with the approval of the Proctors), Tuesday, 6 July, 3 p.m.
Examiners: M.H. Keen, N. Rubinstein.

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Oriental Studies

T. BREKKE, Wolfson: `The politics of religious identity in south Asia in the late nineteenth century'.
St Antony's, Monday, 5 July, 2 p.m.
Examiners: T. Raychaudhuri, D. Gellner.

A.S. FAWAL, St Cross: `Youssef Chahine's cinematic representation of modern Egypt'.
St Antony's, Friday, 2 July, 11 a.m.
Examiners: D. Hopwood, G. Nowell-Smith.

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Physical Sciences

D. NGO, Worcester: `Fault diagnosis in a system where information is poor'.
Jenkin Building, Thursday, 22 July, 9.30 a.m.
Examiners: H.J. Efstathiou, G. Virk.

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Physiological Sciences

T.R. DELGODA, Linacre: `A study of arylamine-n-acetyltransferase from Salmonella typhimuriu'.
Department of Pharmacology, Friday, 24 September, 10 a.m.
Examiners: E.W. Gill, J. Caldwell.

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Social Studies

T. BENBOW, St Antony's: `The impact of air power on navies: the United Kingdom, 1945–57'.
Examination Schools, Tuesday, 13 July, 2 p.m.
Examiners: M.E. Ceadez, E.J. Grove.

R. KARATANI, St Antony's: `Defining British citizenship, 1900–71'.
Examination Schools, Friday, 16 July, 2 p.m.
Examiners: M.E. Ceadel, R.F. Holland.

C.P. O'REARDON, Wolfson: `The political economy of inequality: Ireland in a comparative perspective'.
Nuffield, Monday, 12 July, 11 a.m.
Examiners: A.B. Atkinson, E. O'Shea.

A. RITCHER, Worcester: `Over-employment, labour immobility, distress work, and firm start-ups: four economic themes of Russia's slow transition to the market'.
Wolfson, Monday, 12 July, 2 p.m.
Examiners: C.M. Davis, R. Jackman.

A. STEINHOUSE, Wadham: `Workers' participation and the French state, 1944–8'.
Balliol, Friday, 9 July, 2 p.m.
Examiners: S.K. Hazareesingh, P. Fridenson.

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