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 Committee for the History of Art will come into effect on 3 March.

1 Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies

M.Phil. in Modern Middle Eastern Studies

With immediate effect (for examination in 2000)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 627, l. 42, after `Arabic' insert `or Turkish'.

2 Ibid., l. 43, delete `Advanced Arabic' and substitute

`respectively Advanced Arabic or Advanced Turkish'.

3 Ibid., l. 48, after `Turkish' insert `or Advanced Turkish'.

4 Ibid., p. 628, l. 18, after `Advanced Arabic' insert `or Advanced Turkish'.

5 Ibid., l. 19, after `language paper in Arabic' insert `or Turkish respectively'.

6 Ibid., delete `translation from Arabic' and substitute `translation from the Oriental language'.'

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2 Board of the Faculty of Theology

(a) Master of Philosophy in Theology

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

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 649, l. 39, delete `(W.A. XVIII 661–9)' and substitute (W.A. XVIII 661–699)'.

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(b) Master of Studies in Theology (Research)

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 719, ll. 17–18, delete `not later than Michaelmas Full Term' and substitute `at least fourteen days before the first day of the examination.'

2 Ibid., p. 719, l. 22, after `satisfy the examiners', insert `in the dissertation and'.

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(c) Master of Theology (in Applied Theology)

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 791, after l. 24 insert:

`6. No full-time student for the Degree of Master of Theology shall retain that status for more than twelve terms in all, and no part-time student for the degree shall retain that status for more than eighteen terms in all.'

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(d) Postgraduate Diploma in Theology

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 961, l. 22, delete `Candidates may choose to be examined on the texts in Hebrew' and substitute `Candidates may offer Genesis 1–4 in Hebrew'.

2 Ibid., p. 961, l. 28, delete `Candidates may choose to be examined on the texts in Hebrew' and substitute

`Candidates may offer Isaiah 1, 6, and 7 in Hebrew'.

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3 Committee for the History of Art

Master of Studies in History of Art and Visual Culture

With effect from 1 October 1999 (for first examination in 2000)

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 692, delete ll. 37–41 and substitute:

`(i) Advanced theory of visual art: the apparatus of art history

(ii) Renaissance art and visual knowledge

(iii) Introduction to the history of collecting and display in Europe since 1500

(iv) The institutions of French art, 1815–70

[From 1 October 2000:

(v) Women, art, and culture in early modern Europe

(vi) Art and memory]'.

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DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

The Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine has granted leave to M. VESELY, Green College, to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine.

The evidence submitted by the candidate was entitled: `The role of haem oxygenase-1 in the prevention of ischaemia-reperfusion injury in skeletal muscle'.

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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

J. HUNTER, Oriel: `The social construction of an environmental problem: "Waldsterben" in Germany'.
Oriel, Tuesday, 22 February, 3 p.m.
Examiners: J. Tsouvaeis, S. Eden.

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Biological Sciences

J.A. CUFF, Christ Church: `Protein structure prediction'.
Rex Richards Building, Wednesday, 15 March, 1 p.m.
Examiners: M.S.P. Sansom, M.J.E. Sternberg.

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Clinical Medicine

S. HALLIGAN, Linacre: `Cognitive processes in the maintenance of post-traumatic stress disorder'.
University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Thursday, 16 March, 10 a.m.
Examiners: F. McManus, E. Dunmore.

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Modern History

P.E.T. ARBLASTER, St Peter's: `Current-affairs publishing in the Habsburg Netherlands, 1620–60, in comparative European perspective'.
Examination Schools, Friday, 24 March, 11.30 a.m.
Examiners: R.G. Lewis, J.I. Israel.

A. FALBY, Worcester: `Gerald Heard (1889–1971) and intellectual culture in Britain between the wars'.
Wadham, Monday, 21 February, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: E.J. Garnett, S. Collins.

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Physical Sciences

D. KEELEY, University: `Electrochemical studies of biologically important materials'.
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Wednesday, 23 February, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: J.R. Dilworth, A. Cass.

P.A. STUPPLE, St Hugh's: `Catalytic enantioselective tandem carbonyl ylide formation-cycloaddition'.
Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Wednesday, 1 March, 11.15 a.m.
Examiners: S.G. Davies, C. Moody.

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Social Studies

SWEE CHUA, Linacre: `Capital mobility, trade, growth, and the environment'.
Balliol, Monday, 28 February, 10.30 a.m.
Examiners: D.A. Vines, S. Smith.

M. IANNIZZOTTO, University: `Essays in the economics of exchange rates'.
Balliol, Friday, 10 March, 10.30 a.m.
Examiners: D.A. Vines, R.P. Smith.

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Committee for Educational Studies

D. CUDMORE, Green College: `A study of secondary mathematics students engaged in problem posing and critiquing activities'.
Examination Schools, Thursday, 13 April, 2 p.m.
Examiners: B. Jaworski, T. Brown.

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EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF STUDIES IN LEGAL RESEARCH

The examiners appointed by the following faculty board give notice of oral examination of their candidate as follows:

Law

T. KOBYLARZ, Pembroke: `Hart on the ascription of social (and legal) concepts'.
Oriel, Wednesday, 1 March, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: R.H.S. Tur, N.E. Stavropoulos.

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