Examinations and Boards

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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 Standing Committee for Archaeology and Anthropology will come into effect on 17 March.

1 Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

Honour School of Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2002 (for first examination in 2003)

Corrigenda

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 396, delete `to the present' and substitute: `–1917'.

2 Ibid., p. 401, delete ll. 9–11, and substitute:

`(3) Mandel'shtam. Selected lyrics (copies of the prescribed poems are available from the Slavonic Library, 47 Wellington Square). Candidates will also be expected to have read a representative selection of Mandel'shtam's artistic prose and articles on literary topics.

(4) Mayakovsky, with a special study of Oblako v shtanakh, Pro eto, Lyublyu, Klop, and selected lyrics (copies of the prescribed poems are available from the Slavonic Library, 47 Wellington Square). Candidates will also be expected to have read Kak delat' stikhi and a representative selection of Mayakovsky's other works.

(5) Bulgakov, with a special study of Belaya gvardiya, Sobach'e serdtse, Beg, Master i Margarita.'

3 Ibid., p. 404, delete ll. 6–12 and substitute:

`(1) Dostoevsky, with a special study of Prestuplenie i nakazanie, Brat'ya Karamazovy, Zapiski iz podpol'ya.

(2) Tolstoy, with a special study of Anna Karenina, Voyna i mir.

(3) Chekhov, with a special study of Palata No. 6, Poprygun'ya, Moya zhizn, Muzhiki, Dama s sobachkoy, Vovrage, Dushecka, Arkkhierey, and Nevesta, as well as Chayka, Dyadya Vanya, Tri sestry, Vishnevi sad.'

4 Ibid., p. 406, delete ll. 17–20, and substitute:

`The Russian Literary Language, 1648–1917. Russian Literature of the twentieth century (1890 to the present day). Russian Religious Philosophy in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, with special reference to the works of Fedorov, Solov'ev, Berdyaev, Florensky, and S. Bulgakov. Russian Drama of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.'

Note. The above changes in regulations replace those published in Gazette No. 4538 (10 February), p. 761, no. 14.

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2 Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

Honour School of Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 390, delete ll. 1–14, and substitute:

`Candidates will be required to attend for an oral examination in each language they offer. A candidate failing to appear for the oral examination, without good cause shown, will be deemed to have withdrawn from the whole examination.'

2 Ibid., p. 390, l. 20, delete `* Footnote'.

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3 Boards of the Faculties of Medieval and Modern Languages and English Language and Literature

Honour School of English and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

As for the Honour School of Modern Languages (see 2 above).

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4 Boards of the Faculties of Medieval and Modern Languages and Literae Humaniores

(a) Honour School of Classics and Modern Languages

(b) Honour School of Philosophy and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

As for the Honour School of Modern Languages (see 2 above).

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5 Boards of the Faculties of Medieval and Modern Languages and Modern History

Honour School of Modern History and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

As for the Honour School of Modern Languages (see 2 above).

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6 Boards of the Faculties of Medieval and Modern Languages and Oriental Studies

Honour School of European and Middle Eastern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

As for the Honour School of Modern Languages (see 2 above).

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7 Standing Committee for Archaeology and Anthropology

(a) Honour Moderations in Archaeology and Anthropology

With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 28, l. 31, after `Paper (3)' delete `Evolution, the environment and culture' and substitute `Perspectives on human evolution'.

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(b) Honour School of Archaeology and Anthropology

With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 138 l. 40 after `(f)' delete `The Late Bronze Age in the Aegean' and substitute `The Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age Aegean'.

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DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF LETTERS

The Board of the Faculty of Literae Humaniores has granted leave to R. HARRÉ Linacre, to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Letters.

A list of the evidence submitted by the candidate is available at the University Offices.

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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

P. MOHAGHEGH, Keble: `Molecular basis of spinal muscular atrophy'.
Department of Human Anatomy and Genetics, Wednesday, 3 May, 9.30 a.m.
Examiners: M. van den Heuvel, F. Muntoni.

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English Language and Literature

P. AEBISCHER, Lincoln: `Representing personal violence in Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Othello'.
Lady Margaret Hall, Tuesday, 28 March, 2 p.m.
Examiners: N.G. Shrimpton, W.B. Worthen.

A. GRUDZIEN, St Hugh's: `Death and suffering in the poetry of John Donne and Mikolaj Sep Szarzynski'.
English Faculty Building, Friday, 10 March, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: S.J.M. Hitch, J. Peterkiewicz.

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Mathematical Sciences

S. BRIEN, Christ Church: `A logic and model for the Z standard'.
Computing Laboratory, Friday, 17 March, 10 a.m.
Examiners: J.C.P. Woodcock, M. Henson.

S.R. DONALDSON, Wolfson: `Global optimisation of communication protocols for bulk synchronous parallel computation'.
Wolfson Building, Wednesday, 26 April, 12 noon.
Examiners: J.W. Sanders, G. Brebner.

C. STEWART, Worcester: `On the formulae-as-types correspondence for classical logic'.
Computing Laboratory, Monday, 20 March, 3 p.m.
Examiners: L.A. Wallen, Z. Luo.

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Physical Sciences

F. CHITI, Exeter: `Folding studies of acylphosphatase'.
New Chemistry Laboratory, Thursday, 9 March, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: M. Karplus, A. Fersht.

P.J. SILCOCK, Balliol: `Nickel and palladium complexes of DI-N-heterocyclic carbenes'.
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Monday, 6 March, 11.15 a.m.
Examiners: J.R. Dilworth, F.G.N. Cloke.

L. TIWARI, Wolfson: `Design and synthesis of novel anion receptors'.
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Monday, 6 March, 10.30 a.m.
Examiners: D. O'Hare, M. Ward.

N. WHITELEY, St Edmund Hall: `Investigation of palaeo- circulation in the Southern Atlantic, Southern, and Northern Indian Oceans, over the last fourteen Ma using hydrogenetic ferromanganese crusts'.
Department of Earth Sciences, Wednesday, 15 March, 10 a.m.
Examiners: S. Hesselbo, M. Coleman.

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EXAMINATIONS 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

E. AMYES, Queen's: `Autoantibodies associated with neurological disorders'.
Institute of Molecular Medicine, Wednesday, 8 March, 10 a.m.
Examiners: B. Lang, J. Rees.

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