Examinations and Boards

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GENERAL BOARD OF THE FACULTIES

The General Board of the Faculties gives notice that it has co- opted D.A. HAY, MA, M.PHIL., Fellow of Jesus College, to membership of the Board for the remainder of the academic year 1999–2000.

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Election of an official member and an ordinary member

2 March 2000

An election will be held on Thursday, 2 March, to fill a vacancy for an official member (vice Professor K. O'Nions, resigned), and for an ordinary member (vice Dr C.R.M. Grovenor, resigned), both to hold office from the date of the elction until the end of Trinity Term 2000.

Nominations in writing by two electors will be received by the Secretary of Faculties at the University Offices up to 4 p.m. on Monday, 7 February, and similar nominations by six electors up to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, 22 February.

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EXAMINATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

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

Biological Sciences

J. BALK, St John's: `Mitochondrial biogenesis and function during flower development'.
Department of Plant Sciences, Monday, 14 February, 9 a.m.
Examiners: H.G. Dickinson, A. Brennicke.

B. JONES, Magdalen: `Ischaemia and efficiency in the isolated heart'.
Green College, Tuesday, 1 February, 2 p.m.
Examiners: R.D. Evans, M. Bernard.

I. PEARSON, Lady Margaret Hall: `Cloning, mutagenesis, and expression of the "pazs" gene, encoding pseudoazurin from Paracoccus denitrificans'.
Department of Biochemistry, Monday, 20 March, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J.P. Armitage, S. Spiro.

HOR WONG, Linacre: `Some theoretical aspects of self incompatibility systems in plants'.
Department of Plant Sciences, Tuesday, 8 February, 9.30 a.m.
Examiners: J.R. Pannell, D. Charlesworth.

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English Language and Literature

H. GAZZARD, Merton: `The patronage of Robert Devereux, second Earl of Essex, c.1577–96'.
Somerville, Thursday, 27 April, 2 p.m.
Examiners: K.D. Duncan-Jones, H.R. Woudhuysen.

C.L. HUMPHRIES, Lady Margaret Hall: `"Devocioun of chastite to love": the devotional language of virginity in some thirteenth- and fourteenth-century texts'.
Lady Margaret Hall, Tuesday, 1 February, 2 p.m.
Examiners: H. Barr, R. Ellis.

R. SCHNEIDER, Lincoln: `Sidney's Arcadias: prose romance or proto-novel?'.
St Cross Building, Thursday, 10 February, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: J. Carey, C. Whitworth.

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Literae Humaniores

D.T. BAIN, Corpus Christi: `Sensation and representation: a study of intentionalist accounts of the bodily sensations'.
St Hilda's, Thursday, 17 February, 11 a.m.
Examiners: A. Avramides, G. McCulloch.

K. NEW, Worcester: `Meaning and the justification of deduction'.
Examination Schools, Monday, 7 February, 10.30 a.m.
Examiners: D.M.D. Edgington, R.L.V. Hale.

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Mathematical Sciences

M. EMBREE, Balliol: `Convergence of Krylov subspace methods for non-normal matrices'.
Balliol, Thursday, 3 February, 10 a.m.
Examiners: L.N. Trefethen, H.A. Van der Vorst.

G. HARPER, Wolfson: `The selection of compounds for screening in pharmaceutical research'.
Department of Statistics, Monday, 7 February, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: B.D. Ripley, R.C.H. Cheng.

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Modern History

CHE CHANG OOH, St Antony's: `Wartime currency stabilisation in China 1937–41: economic expediency and political reality'.
St Antony's, Wednesday, 16 February, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: C. Lin, R. Myers.

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Music

T. MORRIS, New College: `The Augustinian use of Oseney Abbey: a study of the Oseney Ordinal, Professional, and Tonale (Bodleian Library MS. Rawlinson C.39)'.
Examination Schools, Wednesday, 8 March, 9.30 a.m.
Examiners: R.A. Cross, J. Harper.

A. MUSK, New College: `Aspects of regionalism in French music during the Third Republic: the Schola Cantorum, d'Indy, Severac, and Canteloube'.
St Catherine's, Monday, 31 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: P.R. Franklin, A. Fauser.

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Physical Sciences

J. HENDERSON, Magdalen: `Combined microfiltration and membrane-based affinity separation'.
Department of Engineering Science, Friday, 18 February, 2 p.m.
Examiners: Z.F. Cui, R.W. Field.

A.A. ROSTOM, Keble: `Mass spectrometry of protein interactions'.
Department of Biochemistry, Friday, 4 February, 2 p.m.
Examiners: I.D. Campbell, J. Staunton.

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