Examinations and Boards

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DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF LETTERS

Corrigendum

The Board of the Faculty of Modern History has granted leave to N. MAYHEW, St Cross, to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Letters. A list of the evidence submitted by the candidate is available in the University Offices.

Note: this replaces the notification published in the Gazette of 2 December, p. 428.

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DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

The Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine has granted leave to H. FIRTH, Brasenose, to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine.

The evidence submitted by the candidate was entitled: `A study of limb reduction and other birth defects in babies exposed to first trimester chorionic villus sampling'.

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DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

Corrigendum

The Board of the Faculty of Mathematical Sciences has granted leave to D. BRIDGES, Wolfson, to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Science.

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

Note: this replaces the notification published in the Gazette of 18 November, p. 371.

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EXAMINATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

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

Biological Sciences

K. ORR, St John's: `The effect of mechanical forces on growth and matrix metalloproteinase activity in mammalian skeletal muscle'.
Physiology Laboratory, Monday, 20 December, 11 a.m.
Examiners: J.P. Urban, D. Watt.

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Clinical Medicine

R.M. HADFIELD, St Hilda's: `Studies on the genetic and environmental basis of endometriosis'.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Monday, 13 December, 10 a.m.
Examiners: W.O.C.M. Cookson, R.T. Geirsson.

K.F. MICHELMORE, Magdalen: `Polycystic ovaries: a population-based study of young women'.
Institute of Health Sciences, Friday, 17 December, 11.45 a.m.
Examiners: M.F.G. Murphy, H. Jacobs.

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Law

S. DONAGHUE, Magdalen: `Coercive powers and the investigation of crime in Australia'.
Magdalen, Monday, 20 December, 5 p.m.
Examiners: K.D. Grevling, P.L. Davies.

E. MARIN, Wolfson: `Making rules with the industry: implementation of the Capital Adequacy Directive by the Bank of England'.
All Souls, Wednesday, 26 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: S.E. Wheeler, M. Power.

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Modern History

A. KAMILEWICZ, Harris Manchester: `The military career of Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester, 1390–1447'.
Balliol,Wednesday, 15 December, 4 p.m.
Examiners: M.H. Keen, A. Curry.

S.R.M. MAY, Queen's: `Understanding smallpox: variola minor in England and Wales, 1919–35'.
Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, Euston Road, London (with the permission of the Proctors), Friday, 17 December, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: J. Landers, W. Bynum.

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Physical Sciences

W. ALLEN, Magdalen: `Aspects of spin polarised transport'.
Clarendon Laboratory, Friday, 10 December, 11 a.m.
Examiners: S.J. Blundell, K. Ounadjela.

M.C. BRITO, St Anne's: `Development of a miniature pulse tube cooler for space applications'.
Department of Atmospheric Physics, Monday, 13 December, 11.15 a.m.
Examiners: E.J. Williamson, T.W. Bradshaw.

B. JESSON, Linacre: `Simulation studies of metallic liquids and solids'.
Department of Earth Sciences, Thursday, 16 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: K. Refson, J.P. Hansen.

K.J. STEVENSON, Balliol: `The measurement of the Bo and B+ lifetimes'.
Nuclear and Astrophysics Laboratory, Thursday, 16 December, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: R. Walczak, V. Gibson.

G.S. WILSON, Wolfson: `Conjugated pyridyl porphyrin dimers: their synthesis and binding properties'.
Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Tuesday, 11 January, 9 a.m.
Examiners: P. Burn, C. Hunter.

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Physiological Sciences

F.G. PIKE, Lincoln: `Neuronal oscillations and synaptic plasticity in the hippocampus in vitro'.
MRC Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit, Friday, 17 December, 10.30 a.m.
Examiners: J. Roeper, N. Emptage.

G.J. WRIGHT, Balliol: `Interactions of the OX-2 lymphoid/ neuronal glycoprotein'.
Department of Biochemistry, Wednesday, 12 January, 1 p.m.
Examiners: S.K.A. Law, M.J. Owen.

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Psychological Studies

E.J. MILWAIN, New College: `An evaluation of memory loss in old age and Alzheimer's disease'.
University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Friday, 10 December, 1.30 p.m.
Examiners: J. Hodges, R. Jacoby.

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Theology

SUNGWOOK CHUNG, Wycliffe Hall: `Admiration and challenge: Karl Barth's theological relationship with John Calvin'.
Regent's Park College, Wednesday, 15 December, 11 a.m.
Examiners: P.S. Fiddes, T. Lane.

G. DYSINGER, St Benet's Hall: `The relationship between psalmody and prayer in the writings of Evagrius Ponticus'.
Pembroke, Tuesday, 18 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: K.T. Ware, A. Gelston.

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Committee for Archaeology

T.J. BROWN, Queen's: `Emperors and imperial cities AD 284–423'.
Examination Schools, Thursday, 16 December, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: F.G.B. Millar, J.H.W.G. Liebeschuetz.

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Committee for Comparative Philology and General Linguistics

J. ZERDIN, Somerville: `Studies in the Ancient Greek verbs in -sko'.
Wolfson, Thursday, 13 January, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: J.H.W. Penney, D.A. Ringe.

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