Examinations and Boards

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ELECTION TO SOCIAL SCIENCES DIVISIONAL BOARD (12 0ctober)

The following nomination has been duly received:

As a member of the Social Sciences Board

(from among the members of the Faculty of Social Studies)

M.F.E. PHILP, MA, M.PHIL., D.PHIL., Fellow of Oriel

Nominated by:

S.K. Hazareesingh, Balliol
A.R.G. Swift, Balliol
D.J. Hine, Christ Church
M.W. Hart, Exeter
M.E. Ceadel, New College
E.J. Frazer, New College
N. Bowles, St Anne's
A.H. Brown, St Antony's
D.B. Robertson, St Hugh's
D.S. King, St John's

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF LAW

Election of official member

An election will be held on Thursday, 7 September, to fill a vacancy for an official member (vice Professor B.S. Markesinis, resigned), to hold office for two years from the first day of Michaelmas Term 2000.

Nominations in writing by two electors will be received by the Head Clerk at the University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, up to 4 p.m. on Monday 14 August, and similar nominations by six electors up to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, 29 August. There is no special form but, in addition to the signatures of nominators, nominations must state, in block capitals, the name and initials, and college (or, of no college, the department) of (1) the person nominated, and (2) each nominator.

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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 English Language and Literature and the Committee on Continuing Education will come into effect on 18 August.

1 Board of the Faculty of English Language and Literature

Master of Philosophy in English

With effect from 1 October 2001

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 585, l. 8, delete 'Candidates who have offered Medieval Latin Language and Literature or The Latin Literature of the British Isles: from the Origins to the Norman Conquest in List C Course II' and substitute:

'Candidates who have offered Medieval Latin Language and Literature or The Latin Literature of the British Isles before the Norman Conquest in List B of Course II'.

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2 Board of the Faculty of Music

Honour School of Music

With effect from 1 October 2000

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 412, l. 3, delete `and (6) ii and iii,'.

2 Ibid., ll. 7–8, delete `or the paper of the practical project in (6) Electro-acoustic and computer music'.

3 Ibid., p. 413, delete ll. 10–35.

4 Ibid., p. 415, ll. 9–11, delete `the written submission related to the subject of Performance, and the submission related to the subject of Performance, and the submissions related to Electro-acoustic and computer music'.

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3 Committee on Continuing Education

Master of Science in Evidence-based Health Care

With immediate effect

Corrigendum

In the changes in regulations published under the heading `19 Committee on Continuing Education', in Gazette, p. 1505 (20 July), delete: `(b) Master of Studies in Evidence-based Health Care' and substitute: `(b) Master of Science in Evidence-based Health Care'.

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DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

The Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine has granted leave to A. LALVANI, Balliol, to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine.

The evidence submitted by the candidate was entitled: `Immunity to intracellular pathogens'.

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DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

The Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine has granted leave to F. LIGLER, Wolfson, to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Science.

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


The Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine has granted leave to G. DAVEY SMITH, Queen's, to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Science.

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


The Board of the Faculty of Biological Sciences has granted leave to M. YUDKIN to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Science.

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 and committee give notice of oral examination of their candidates as follows:

Anthropology and Geography

D.C.P. LUSSIER, Wolfson: `The interpretation of moral inequality among the Kunami-speaking communities of Western Eritrea'.
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Monday, 25 September, 2 p.m.
Examiners: S.J. Parkin, J. Abbink.

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Biological Sciences

S. WROE, Lady Margaret Hall: `Identification of imprinted genes on distal mouse chromosome 2 by suppression subtractive hybridisation and a candidate gene approach'.
Department of Human Anatomy and Genetics, Tuesday, 8 August, 2 p.m.
Examiners: D.J. Blake, G.E. Moore.

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Clinical Medicine

A.L. FOWLER, St John's: `Genetic analysis of the acquired immune response to mycobacterial antigens in Gambian twins'.
Henry Wellcome Building for Genomic Medicine, Tuesday, 8 August, 3 p.m.
Examiners: B.P. Wordsworth, P. McGuffin.

H. LAMLUM, Trinity: `Variation in human tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-1 gene and its effect on the control of connective tissue remodelling in cardiovascular disease'.
Department of Human Anatomy and Genetics, Monday, 21 August, 10 a.m.
Examiners: D.B. Sattelle, I.M. Clark.

A. PINTO, New College: `Specificity of autoantibodies in the Lambert–Easton myasthenic syndrome for neuronal calcium channels'.
Oxford Transplant Centre, Friday, 11 August, 2 p.m.
Examiners: V.E. Marshall, D.M. Kullman.

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English Language and Literature

A. WILLIAMS, St Hugh's: `Whig literary culture: poetry, politics, and patronage, 1678–1714'.
Jesus, Tuesday, 12 September, 2 p.m.
Examiners: D.J. Womersley, B. Hammond.

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Law

C. MAMMEN, University: `Some theoretical issues concerning the interpretation of statutes considered in relation to the United States Supreme Court's use of legislative history (particulary 1990–4) and certain current theories relating to statutory interpretation'.
Mansfield, Wednesday, 18 October, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: N.E. Stavropoulos, N. Duxbury.

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Literae Humaniores

G. FULLE, Brasenose: `The organisation of mass production of terra sigillata in the Roman Empire: problems of evidence and interpretation'.
Christ Church, Thursday, 21 September, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: A.K. Bowman, G.D. Woolf.

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Management

A. MORRISON, Brasenose: `reputation, opportunism, and crowd behaviour in the debt markets'.
Keble, Wednesday, 30 August, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: T.J. Jenkinson, X. Freixas.

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Medieval and Modern Languages

S. PARK, St Hugh's: `Texts, contexts, and margins: a re-evaluation of Umberto Eco's concept of "openness"'.
Lady Margaret Hall, Wednesday, 13 September, 2 p.m.
Examiners: M. Caesar, C.J. Davis.

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Oriental Studies

T.W. GREENWOOD, Oriel: `A history of Armenia in the seventh and eighth centuries'.
Oriental Institute, Friday, 11 August, 2 p.m.
Examiners: R.W. Thomson, H. Kennedy.

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Physiological Sciences

D.M. CHARI, Wadham: `Cell genesis in hamster cortex'.
Department of Physiology, Monday, 11 September, 12 noon.
Examiners: Z. Molnçr, J. Parnavelas.

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Theology

J.C. MALLINSON, Wycliffe Hall: `Fides et cognitio: the direction on religious epistemology under Theodore Beza'.
Pembroke, Thursday, 7 September, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J.E. Platt, P. Helm.

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Committee for Archaeology

HYEONG WOO LEE, St Cross: `A study of Lower Palaeolithic stone artefacts from selected sites in the Upper and Middle Thames Valley, with particular reference to the R.J. MacRae collection'.
60 Banbury Road, Tuesday, 8 August, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: R.R. Inskeep, C. Gamble.

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