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GENERAL BOARD OF THE FACULTIES

With the approval of the General Board, the following appointments and reappointments have been made and titles conferred for the periods stated.

1 Appointments


DIRECTOR OF THE REFUGEE STUDIES CENTRE
Queen Elizabeth House

STEPHEN CASTLES (MA, D.Phil. Sussex), Fellow-elect of Green
College.
From 1 February 2001 until 31 January 2006. 



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UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

(From 1 October 2000 until 30 September 2005 unless otherwise stated) Literae Humaniores ANDREW J. WILSON, MA, D.Phil., Fellow-elect of Wolfson. In Roman Archaeology. Management ALAN D. MORRISON, MA (M.Sc. London), Fellow-elect of Merton. In Management Studies (Finance).

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Mathematical Sciences GAVIN LOWE, Fellow-elect of St Catherine's. In Computation.

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Modern History/Social Studies RANA S.R. MITTER , MA, D.Phil. (BA, M.Phil., Ph.D. Cambridge), Fellow-elect of St Cross. In the Modern History and Politics of China. From 1 January 2001 until 31 December 2005. Oriental Studies CHRISTOPHER MELCHERT (AB Santa Cruz, AM Berkeley, Ph.D. Pennsylvania), Fellow-elect of Pembroke. In Arabic and Islam.

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Physical Sciences RICHARD M. BERRY, MA., D.Phil., Fellow-elect of St Catherine's. In Physics. From 1 July 2002 until 30 June 2007. SIMON J. CLARKE, MA, Fellow-elect of Exeter. In Inorganic Chemistry. From 1 September 2000 until 31 August 2005. CHRISTOPHER M. MARTIN, D.Phil. (B.Eng. Sydney), Fellow-elect of Mansfield. In Engineering Science. IAN D. REID, D.Phil. (B.Sc. Western Australia), Fellow-elect of Exeter. In Engineering Science. CHRISTOPHER J. STEVENS, BA, D.Phil., Fellow-elect of St Hugh's. In Engineering Science.

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Theology BERND WANNENWETSCH (Dr.Theol. Erlangen), Fellow-elect of Harris Manchester. In Ethics.

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Committee for Educational Studies MICHAEL K. SUMMERS, MA status (B.Sc. Birmingham, M.Sc. Essex). In Educational Studies (ICT and Science Education). From 1 September 2000 until 31 August 2005. Interfaculty Committee for Queen Elizabeth House LAURA M. RIVAL (BA, M.Phil. British Columbia, Ph.D. LSE), Fellow of St Cross. In Anthropology and Development. From 1 August 2000 until 31 July 2005. UNIVERSITY LECTURERS (CUF) Law ADAM TOMKINS (LL.B. East Anglia, LL.M. LSE), Fellow-elect of St Catherine's. In Law. From 1 September 2000 until 31 August 2005.

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Mathematical Sciences BENJAMIN M. HAMBLY (B.Sc. Adelaide, Ph.D. Cambridge), Fellow-elect of St Anne's. In Mathematics. From 1 September 2000 until 31 August 2005.

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Modern History MARC E. MULHOLLAND (BA, MA, Ph.D.), Fellow-elect of St Catherine's. In Modern History. From 1 October 2000 until 30 September 2005. RESEARCH OFFICER IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS Social Studies JONATHAN R.W. TEMPLE, MA, D.Phil. (BA, M.Phil. Cambridge). From 1 October 2000 until 30 September 2003. JUNIOR LECTURERS

(From 1 October 2000 until 30 September 2002 unless otherwise stated) Social Studies MONICA MOOKHERJEE

(MA, D.Phil. York). In Politics. DAVID G. WILLIAMS (B.Sc. Swansea, M.Sc., Ph.D. SOAS). In International Relations. From 1 October 2000 until 30 September 2003. DOUGLAS M. WOLFE, M.Phil. (BA Toronto). In Politics.

2 Reappointments


UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

(until the retiring age unless otherwise stated) Medieval and Modern Languages CATRIONA H.M. KELLY, MA, D.Phil, Fellow of New College. In Russian. From 18 March 2001. Mathematical Sciences ANDREW J. WATHEN, MA (Ph.D. London), Fellow of New College. In Computation. From 1 January 2001.

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Physical Sciences JAN T. CZERNUSZKA, MA (B.Sc. London, Ph.D. Cambridge), Fellow of Trinity. In Materials. From 1 January 2001. FIONN P.E. DUNNE, MA (B.Sc. Bristol, M.Eng.Sci. Ireland, Ph.D. Sheffield), Fellow of Hertford. In Engineering Science. From 22 April 2001. SIMON H. LAMB, MA, D.Phil., Fellow of St Anne's. In Structural Geology and Tectonics. From 1 March 2001.

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Committee for Educational Studies ANNE WATSON, MA, D.Phil. (BA Open), Fellow of Linacre. In Educational Studies (Mathematics Education). From 1 January 2001.

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TUTOR

(temporary/part-time) Committee for Educational Studies ALASTAIR K. WHITE. In English. From 1 September 2000 until 31 August 2001. Committee for the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art TUTORS IN FINE ART (part-time) MARK W.J. DEAN, MA status (BA CNAA, MA London). In Electronic Imaging, IT and Video. From 1 January 2001 until 31 December 2003, MARK FAIRNINGTON, MA status (BA St Martin's School of Art, MA London). In Painting. From 1 October 2000 until 30 September 2003.

3 Conferment of the title of University Lecturer (CUF)


Law

MICHAEL R.T. MACNAIR, BCL, MA, D.Phil., Fellow-elect of St
Hugh's. In
Law. From 1 October 2000 until 30 September 2005.

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4 Appointments by the Clinical Medicine Board


CLINICAL TUTOR

JENNIFER E. LORTAN (MB, Ch.B. Natal, M.Sc., Ph.D. Birmingham)
FRCP. In
Laboratory Sciences. From 4 September 2000 until 3 September
2005.

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5 Reappointments by the Clinical Medicine Board


UNIVERSITY LECTURER (non-medical)

DEREK W.R. GRAY, MA, D.Phil. (B.Sc., MB, BCh. Leeds), Fellow of
Oriel. In
Surgery. From 1 April 2002 until 31 March 2005. 



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CLINICAL LECTURER F. JOEL LEONG (MB BS Adelaide). In Pathology and Bacteriology. From 1 February 2001 until 31 January 2004.

6 Conferment of title by the Clinical Medicine Board


HONORARY SENIOR CLINICAL LECTURERS

(From 1 August 2000 until 31 July 2005) TIPU AZIZ (B.Sc., MB BS London, MD Manchester) FRCS. In Neurosurgery. JULIE S. CHALMERS (MB, Ch.B. Glasgow) MRCPsych. In Psychiatry. ANDREW D. FARMERY (B.Sc., MB BS London) FRCA. In Anaesthetics. DENIS A. O'LEARY (B.Sc., MB, B.Ch. Cork) MRCPsych. In Psychiatry.

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HONORARY SENIOR CLINICAL LECTURER

CYRIL J. CHAPMAN, MA status (B.Sc. Wellington, MB, Ch.B.,
B.Med.Sci.
Otago, Ph.D Auckland) FRCP. In Clinical Genetics. From 1 May 2000
until
the retiring age or resignation from the substantive post.

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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 committees will come into effect on 4 August.

1 Board of the Faculty of English Language and Literature

Honour School of English Language and Literature

With effect from 1 October 2001 (for first examination in 2002)

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 203, l. 22, delete `The English Novel' and substitute `Fiction in English'.

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2 Board of the Faculty of Literae Humaniores

(a) Honour School of Literae Humaniores

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

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 267, l. 45, after `Aristophanes, Peace, 1–1126' insert `; Sophocles, Ajax, 1–1184'.

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(b) M.Phil. in Greek and/or Latin Languages and Literature

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

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 609, l. 23, after `Aristophanes, Peace, 1–1126' insert `; Sophocles, Ajax, 1–1184'.

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(c) M.St. in Greek and/or Latin Languages and Literature

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

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 685, l. 2, after `(Aristophanes, Peace, 1–1126)' insert `; (Sophocles, Ajax, 1–1184)'.

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(d) M.St. in Greek and/or Roman History

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 688, delete ll. 47–50 and renumber subsequent clauses (ii)–(ix) as (i)–(viii).

2 Ibid., p. 612, l. 32, after `(xxiv) Roman Religion' insert:

`In addition to Roman Religion in the narrow sense, religious phenomena of the Greco-Roman world in the Roman period (including relevant aspects of Judaism and Christianity) may be studied under this heading'.

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(e) M.Phil. in Greek and/or Roman History

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 690, l. 6, after `(xxiv) Roman Religion' insert:

`In addition to Roman Religion in the narrow sense, religious phenomena of the Greco-Roman world in the Roman period (including relevant aspects of Judaism and Christianity) may be studied under this heading'.

2 Ibid., p. 611, delete ll. 23–6 and renumber subsequent clauses (ii)–(ix) as (i)–(viii).

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3 Boards of the Faculties of Literae Humaniores and Mathematical Sciences

Honour School of Mathematics and Philosophy

With effect from 1 October 2001 (for first Part I examination in 2002 and first Part II examination in 2003)

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 300, l. 21, delete `and at least four' and substitute `and at least three'.

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4 Board of the Faculty of Management

Master of Business Administration

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

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 800, delete ll. 46–51 and substitute:

`(j) Management Accounting and Information

Analysis of cost behaviour. The use of management accounting information for planning, control, and performance evaluation. Management information system for business.'

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5 Board of the Faculty of Mathematical Sciences

(a) Honour Moderations in Mathematics and Computer Science

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 48, l. 35, before `Monday' insert `noon on'.

2 Ibid., p. 49, ll. 25–6, delete `with microcode'.

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(b) Honour School of Computer Science

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

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 158, l. 27, before `Monday' insert `noon on'.

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(c) Honour School of Mathematics

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

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 280, l. 29, before `Monday' insert `noon on'.

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(d) Honour School of Mathematical Sciences

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

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 292, l. 24, before `Monday' insert `noon on'.

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(e) Honour School of Mathematics and Computer Science

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

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 296, l. 48, before `Monday' insert `noon on'.

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6 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)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 395, l. 41, delete `to 1450.', and substitute:

`Medieval German Culture (to 1450): Texts, Contexts, and Issues.'

2 Ibid., p. 396, l. 6, delete `1450–1730.', and substitute `Early Modern German Culture (1450–1730): Texts, Contexts, and Issues.'

3 Ibid., l. 15, delete `1730 to the present.', and substitute `Modern German Literature (1730 to the present): Texts, Contexts, and Issues.'

4 Ibid., p. 399, delete ll. 6–29, and substitute:

`(1) Luther, with a special study of Von der Freyheyt eyniß Christenmenschen in Martin Luther: Selections, ed. Lewis Jillings and Brian Murdoch, New German Studies Monographs, Hull.

(2) Gryphius, with a special study of Gedichte, ed. Elschenbroich (Reclam). Candidates will further be expected to have studied a representative selection of Gryphius's drama.

(3) Grimmelshausen, with a special study of Simplicissimus (Teutsch). Candidates will further be expected to have studied other of the `Simplizianische Schriften'.

(4) Goethe as dramatist, with a special study of Faust, part I. Candidates will further be expected to have studied at least three other dramatic works by Goethe.

(5) Goethe as poet and novelist, with a special study of Selected Verse, ed. Luke (Penguin), excepting the extracts from Faust. Candidates will further be expected to have studied at least two novels by Goethe.

(6) Schiller, with a special study of Wallenstein. Candidates will further be expected to have studied other works representative of Schiller's development as a dramatist.

(7) Hölderlin, with a special study of Friedrich Hölderlin, Gedichte, ed. Nussbächer, Stuttgart 1963 (Reclam Universalbibliothek No. 6266 [3]).

(8) Kleist, with a special study of Amphitryon. Candidates will further be expected to have studied a representative selection of Kleist's plays and prose works.

(9) Hoffmann, with a special study of Der Sandmann and Der goldne Topf. Candidates will further be expected to have studied at least one of the novels and a representative selection of the shorter fiction.

(10) Heine, with a special study of Atta Troll and Deutschland, ein Wintermärchen. Candidates will further be expected to have studied a representative selection of Heine's poetry and prose, the latter to include the Reisebilder.

(11) Rilke, with a special study of Der neuen Gedichte anderer Teil. Candidates will further be expected to have studied a representative selection of Rilke's other writings.

(12) Thomas Mann, with a special study of Der Tod in Venedig. Candidates will further be expected to have studied at least one of the novels and a representative selection of the shorter fiction.

(13) Kafka, with a special study of Der Process: Roman in der Fassung der Handschrift, ed. Malcolm Pasley (Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, No. 114123). Candidates will further be expected to have studied a representative selection of Kafka's other fiction.

(14) Brecht, with a special study of Der gute Mensch von Sezuan. Candidates will further be expected to have studied other works representative of Brecht's development as dramatist and poet.

(15) Grass, with a special study of Die Blechtrommel. Candidates will further be expected to have studied a representative selection of Grass's prose fiction.

(16) Christa Wolf, with a special study of Nachdenken über Christa T. Candidates will further be expected to have studied a representative selection of Christa Wolf's prose works.'

5 Ibid., p. 402, delete l. 6.

6 Ibid., l. 7, delete `A:'.

7 Ibid., delete ll. 20–43.

8 Ibid., p. 405, delete l. 23.

9 Ibid., delete ll. 26–7, and substitute: `Friedrich Nietzsche.'

10 Ibid., after l. 30, insert: `Ninteenth-Century German Drama.'

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7 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 2002 (for first examination in 2003)

As for the Honour School of Modern Languages (see 6 above).

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8 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 2002 (for first examination in 2003)

As for the Honour School of Modern Languages (see 6 above).

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9 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 2002 (for first examination in 2003)

As for the Honour School of Modern Languages (see 6 above).

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10 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 2002 (for first examination in 2003)

As for the Honour School of Modern Languages (see 6 above).

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11 Board of the Faculty of Modern History

(a) Honour School of Modern History and English

With effect from 1 October 2001 (for first examination in 2002)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 372, ll. 9–12, delete the sentence beginning `The rules' and substitute:

`Candidates may offer up to two extended essays, provided that, if they offer two, at least one of these shall be a substitute for one of the two interdisciplinary papers. An extended essay shall not exceed 6,000 words including notes but excluding bibliography.'

2 Ibid., ll. 18–19, delete `, which should be of up to 6,000 words,'.

3 Ibid., ll. 25–7, delete the sentence beginning `In addition' and substitute:

`In addition, an optional thesis may also be offered providing that no more than one thesis can be submitted if extended essays are offered. The optional thesis shall be as under the regulations of the Modern History syllabus except that it shall be 10,000 words, including notes, but excluding the bibliography, and shall be on an interdisciplinary theme.'

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(b) Honour School of Modern History

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

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 307, after l. 39 insert:

`An extended essay previously submitted for the Honour School of Modern History may be resubmitted. No extended essay will be accepted if it has been submitted, wholly or substantially, for another honour school or degree of this University, or a degree of any other institution.'

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12 Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies

M.Phil. in Oriental Studies (Modern Middle Eastern Studies)

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

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 628, l. 1, after `not available).' insert `The use of a dictionary will be permitted in this paper.'

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13 Board of the Faculty of Physical Sciences

Preliminary Examinations in Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Metallurgy and Science of Materials, and Physics

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 104, as amended in Gazette, Vol. 130, pp. 1111 and 1136, delete l. 18 and renumber succeeding subjects (9)–(23) in the Schedule as (8)–(22).

2 Ibid., p. 107, delete ll. 30–46 and renumber succeeding papers as above.

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14 Board of the Faculty of Psychological Studies

(a) Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

With effect from 1 October 2000

1 In Gazette, No. 4543, 16 March 2000, Vol. 130, p. 962, col. 1, in cl. 2 (a), para. 2, l. 1, delete `each' and substitute `five'.

2 Ibid., col. 2, in cl. 2 (b), para. 1, area (ii), delete `child mental health' and substitute `children'.

(b) Regulations of the Faculty Boards concerning the status of Probationer Research Students and the Degrees of M.Litt., M.Sc. by Research, and D.Phil.

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 895, l. 25, delete `at which the appointment of examiners is requested' and substitute `of transfer to D.Phil. status'.

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15 Boards of the Faculties of Psychological Studies and Physiological Sciences

M.Sc. in Neuroscience

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

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 780, ll. 30–1, delete `on a subject of his or her choice related to the content of the course, on a date' and substitute `on each of his or her research projects, on dates'.

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16 Board of the Faculty of Social Studies

(a) M.Sc. in Politics Research

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 782, l. 19, delete `three modules' and substitute `a language test'.

2 Ibid., after `necessitated' delete `,'.

3 Ibid., l. 21, after `East European Studies' insert `or'.

4 Ibid., p. 783, delete ll. 11–21.

5 Ibid., l. 22, renumber § 14 as § 13.

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(b) M.Phil. in European Politics and Society

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

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 604, ll. 34–5, delete `, but not that in which the student is normally resident'.

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17 Board of the Faculty of Theology

(a) Degree of Bachelor of Theology and Diploma in Higher Education (Theology) at Westminster College

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 1999, delete from p. 1005, l. 32, to p. 1006, l. 24.

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(b) Degree of Master of Theology and Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Theology at Westminster College

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 1999, delete from p. 1008, l. 13, to p. 1009, l. 24.

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18 Committee for Educational Studies

(a) Degree of Bachelor of Education

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 1999, delete from p. 997, l. 24, to p. 998, l. 50.

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(b) Degree of Master of Education and Postgraduate Diploma in Education

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 1999, delete from p. 1000, l. 17, to p. 1002, l. 13.

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(c) Postgraduate Certificate in Education at Westminster College

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 1999, delete from p. 1003, l. 5, to p. 1004, l. 27.

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19 Committee on Continuing Education

(a) Postgraduate Diploma in Evidence-based Health Care

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 979, delete ll. 41–2 and substitute:

`(d) Two written assignments, one on each of modules (iv) and (vi) of the Schedule less any exemption, each assignment not exceeding 4,000 words.'

2 Ibid., after l. 42, insert:

`(e) A portfolio of statistical exercises, based on material covered in modules (iv) and (v) of the Schedule.'

3 Ibid., ll. 43–4, delete `and the written assignment under (d)' and substitute:

`the written assignment under (d) and the statistical exercises under (e)'.

4 Ibid., p. 980, l. 10, after `2(d)', insert:

`or the statistical exercises under 2(e)'.

5 Ibid., l. 13, delete `2(b)–(d)' and substitute `2(b)–(e)'.

6 Ibid., delete ll. 21–2 and substitute:

`(iv) Architecture of Applied Health Research Part 1

(v) Architecture of Applied Health Research Part 2'.

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(b) Master of Studies in Evidence-based Health Care

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 763, delete ll. 12–13 and substitute:

`(d) Two written assignments, one on each of modules (iv) and

(vi) of Schedule A, each assignment not exceeding 4,000 words.'

2 Ibid., after l. 13 insert:

`(e) A portfolio of statistical exercises, based on material covered in modules (iv) and (v) of Schedule A.'

3 Reletter existing clauses (e) to (g) as (f)h).

4 Ibid., ll. 23–4, delete `and the written assignments under (d) and (e)' and substitute:

`the written assignments under (d) and (f) and the statistical exercises under (e)'.

5 Ibid., l. 28, delete `Two,' and substitute `Three'.

6 Ibid., l. 37, after `(d) above', insert:

`or the statistical exercises under (e)'.

7 Ibid., l. 45, delete `3(b)–(e)' and substitute `3(b)–(fe)'.

8 Ibid., l. 46, delete `(e)' and substitute `(f)'.

9 Ibid., p. 764, delete ll. 5–6 and substitute:

`(iv) Architecture of Applied Health Research Part 1

(v) Architecture of Applied Health Research Part 2'.

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20 Joint Committee for Human Sciences

Honour School of Human Sciences

With effect from 1 October 2001 (for first examination in 2002)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 236, delete ll. 30–1 and substitute:

`(1) Behaviour and its Evolution: Animal and Human

(2) Human Genetics and Evolution'.

2 Ibid., delete l. 50, and renumber papers (10) to (16) as (9) to (15) accordingly.

3 Ibid., delete from p. 237, l. 22, to p. 238, l. 8, and substitute:

`1. Behaviour and its Evolution: Animal and Human

Introduction to the study of behaviour including the evolution of behavioural interactions within groups. Behavioural strategies that have evolved in humans and other animals. The use of models to understand complex behaviour. Advanced ethology and cognition, including learning. Perception and decision-making. Primate behaviour and evolutionary ecology, including the development of primate social systems and the evolution of cognition. Evolution of human behaviour and culture, including an evaluation of the relative roles “nature” and “nurture”.

2. Human Genetics and Evolution

The nature and structure of the human genome, including single gene traits, gene function, and assessment of social implications. Population genetics of humans and primates. Quantitative genetics and complex trait analysis in humans. Genomic complexity as illustrated by the genetic basis for immune response. Molecular evolution, human genetic diversity and the genetic basis of human evolution. Genetic basis of common complex diseases.

3. Human Ecology

Evolutionary ecology of humans, including palaeoecology and the adaptive significance of human specialisations during the past five million years. Human ecology of infectious disease, emphasising diseases that significantly contribute to the global burden of mortality. Human ecology of non-infectious disease, with an emphasis on diseases associated with cultural change. Adaptation, nutrition, and growth in human societies. Socio-cultural systems in their environmental context, including philosophical and religious values, differences in ecological perception, and the development of viable conservation strategies. Ecology of human reproduction, including cultural differences in reproductive strategies and an overview of human palaeodemography.'

4 Ibid., p. 239, delete ll. 31–9 and renumber papers (10) to (16) as (9) to (15) accordingly.

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DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

The Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine has granted leave to K. SMITH, Lincoln, to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine.

The evidence submitted by the candidate was entitled: `The role of the neurotransmitter 5-HT in depressive disorder and bulimia nervosa'.

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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

S.I. ISMAIL, Wolfson: `Development of novel MoMLV gene transfer systems by exploiting retroviral RNA processing'.
Brasenose, Wednesday, 26 July, 2 p.m.
Examiners: N.J. Proudfoot, P. Jat.

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Mathematical Sciences

C. CIRSTEA, St John's: `Integrating observations and computations in the specification of state-based, dynamical systems'.
Wolfson Building, Monday, 28 August, 2 p.m.
Examiners: O. de Moor, J. Rutten.

R.D.G. PARSON, Christ Church: `Machine learning of changing concepts'.
Computing Laboratory, Friday, 21 July, 11 a.m.
Examiners: A. Srinivasan, D. Page.

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Modern History

G. ALVAREZ DE TOLEDO, New College: `Politics and reform in Spain and New Spain: the life and thought of Juan de Palafox (1640–9)'.
Examination Schools, Monday, 14 August, 2 p.m.
Examiners: F. Fernandez-Armestro, J. Israel.

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Physical Sciences

A. MCGONIGLE, Jesus: `Tunable UV lasers'.
Clarendon Laboratory, Friday, 11 August, 10.30 a.m.
Examiners: P.E.G. Baird, W.A. Clarkson.

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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. Macraz collection'.

60 Banbury Road, Tuesday, 8 August, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: R.R. Inskeep, C. Gamble.

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Committee for Educational Studies

B.A. SPAHN, Wadham: `The implementation of the International Baccalaureate in the United States: a case study of three IB schools'.
Examination Schools, Monday, 31 July, 2 p.m.
Examiners: C. Brock, M. Hayden.

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Committee for General Philology

P. BORTONE, Wolfson: `Aspects of the history of Greek prepositions—a localistic view'.

47 Wellington Square, Thursday, 31 August, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: P.A. Mackridge, J.E. Miller.

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EXAMINATION 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

T. GUZIK, Green College: `Vascular superoxide anion generation and endothelial dysfunction in atherosclerosis'.
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Thursday, 3 August, 2 p.m.
Examiners: F.R. Green, D. Lang.

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