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DAVID OPPENHEIMER MEMORIAL LECTURE

PROFESSOR COLIN BLAKEMORE, Waynfleet Professor of Physiology, will deliver the seventh David Oppenheimer Memorial Lecture at 3 p.m. on Thursday, 31 August, in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

Subject: `The potential for pathology in the developing cerebral cortex.'

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FORD'S LECTURES IN BRITISH HISTORY 2001

An age of transition? Economy and society in the later Middle Ages

PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER DYER, Birmingham, will deliver the Ford's Lectures in British History at 5 p.m. on the following Fridays in the Examination Schools.

19 Jan.: 2001: `A new Middle Ages.'

26 Jan. 2001: `Community and privacy.'

2 Feb. 2001: `Authority and freedom.'

9 Feb. 2001: `Consumption and investment.'

16 Feb. 2001: `Subsistence and markets.'

23 Feb. 2001: `Leisure and work.'

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LABORATORY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY

Litchfield Lecture with title

DR ELENA GANEA, Institute of Biochemistry, Bucharest, will deliver a Litchfield Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 30 August, in the Eye Hospital Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

Convener: J.J. Harding, MA status, Professor of Ocular Biochemistry.

Subject: `Alpha-crystallin and other small heat shock proteins protect enzymes against denaturation.'

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DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY

PROFESSOR MASAO ITO will lecture at 12 noon on Wednesday, 4 October, in the University Department of Pharmacology.

Subject: `The cerebellum as an organ for implicit memory and learning.'


Lund–Oxford Exchange Symposium: Neuronal, epithelial, and endothelial signalling and smooth muscle

This meeting will be held in the University Department of Pharmacology, 29 September–1 October.

Further particulars are available from Professor A.F. Brading, Department of Pharmacology, Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3QT. Anyone wishing to contribute to the meeting should submit a suggested title for a fifteen-minute presentation, or a poster. The programme will be finalised at the beginning of September. Registration is free.

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