Examinations and Boards

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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. This is the final list of appointments, etc. which were approved under the aegis of the General Board. In the future such appointments, reappointments and conferment of titles will be listed under their relevant divisional board.

1 Appointments

READERS

English

RAJESWARI SUNDER RAJAN (BA, MA, Bombay, Ph.D. George Washington),
Fellow-elect of Wolfson. In English Language and Literature. From 1 October 2001 until the
retiring age.

Management

TIMOTHY J. JENKINSON, MA, M.Phil., D.Phil. (BA Cambridge, MA Pennsylvania),
Fellow of Keble. In Management Studies (Business Economics). From 1 October 2000 until
the retiring age.

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

Biological Sciences

James M. McDonnell (B.Sc. Amherst, Ph.D. Thomas Jefferson), Fellow of Somerville. In
Molecular Biophysics. From 1 October 2000 until 30 September 2005.

Management

OREN SUSSMAN (BA, MA, Ph.D. Hebrew University), Fellow of Wadham. In
Management Studies. From 1 September 2000 until 31 August 2005.

Mathematical Sciences

ASHWIN SRINIVASAN, MA status (BE, Ph.D. New South Wales), Fellow of St Peter's.
In Computation. From 1 January 2001 until 31 December 2005.

Modern History

GARETH B. DAVIES, D.Phil. (BA Lancaster), Fellow of St Anne's. In American History.
From 1 September 2000 until 31 August 2005. 



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Physical Sciences MYLES R. ALLEN, BA, D.Phil, Fellow of Wolfson. In Physics. From 1 October 2003 until 30 September 2008. Psychological Studies BRIAN PARKINSON (BA, Ph.D. Manchester), Fellow of Christ Church. In Experimental Psychology. From 1 January 2001 until 31 December 2005. Social Studies TAK WING CHAN, MA, M.Phil, D.Phil. (B.Soc.Sc. Hong Kong), Fellow of New College. In Sociology. From 1 October 2000 until 30 September 2005.

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UNIVERSITY LECTURERS (fixed-term) Institute for the Advancement of University Learning GAYNOR LLOYD-JONES (MB, Ch.B. Liverpool, BA Open), FFARCS. In Learning and Teaching in the Sciences. From 1 January 2001 until 31 December 2003. Mathematical Sciences SHAUN STEVENS (BA Cambridge, Ph.D. London), Fellow of Merton. In Pure Mathematics. From 1 October 2000 until 30 September 2002. UNIVERSITY LECTURERS (CUF)

(From 1 October 2000 until 30 September 2005 unless otherwise stated) English DIANE PURKISS, D.Phil. (BA Queensland), Fellow of Keble. In English. Social Studies

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KATHRYN GRADDY (BS/BA Tulane, MBA Columbis, Ph.D. Princeton), Fellow of Exeter. In Economics.

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UNIVERSITY LECTURER (CUF) (fixed-term) Literae Humaniores MATTHEW J. SOTERIOU (BA, M.Phil., Ph.D. London), Fellow of Magdalen. In Philosophy. From 1 October 2000 until 30 September 2003. JUNIOR LECTURERS Social Studies MICHAEL BIGGS (BA Victoria, MA, Ph.D. Harvard). In Sociology. From 1 October 2000 until 30 September 2002. TERESA R.L. CURRISTINE, M.Phil. (BA Franklin and Marshall College, USA). In Politics. From 1 October 2000 until 30 September 2001. Interfaculty Committee for Queen Elizabeth House SARA RICH DORMAN, M.Phil. (BA Newfoundland). In the History/Politics of Africa. From 1 October 2000 until 30 September 2001. TUTOR IN FINE ART (part-time) Committee for the Ruskin School MICHAEL G. ARCHER (BA Cambridge, M.Ed. Manchester). In History and Theory. From 1 October 2000 until 30 September 2003.

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2 Reappointments UNIVERSITY LECTURERS Biological Sciences LYNNE S. COX, MA, D.Phil. (MA, Ph.D. Cambridge), Fellow of Oriel. In Biochemistry. From 14 January 2001 until the retiring age. Modern History HELENA F. HAMEROW, MA, D.Phil. (BA Wisconsin-Madison), Fellow of St Cross. In European Archaeology (Early Medieval). From 1 March 2001 until the retiring age. UNIVERSITY LECTURER (CUF) Law KAREN YEUNG, MA (LL.B. Melbourne), Fellow of St Anne's. In Law. From 1 January 2001 until the retiring age.

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FACULTY LECTURER Modern Languages DIEGO ZANCANI, MA (Laur. Milan, Dott. Bocconi), Fellow of Balliol. In Italian. From 1 October 2000 until the retiring age. 3 Conferment of title UNIVERSITY LECTURERS (CUF) (From 1 October 2000 until 30 September 2005) Law DONAL P. NOLAN, BCL, MA, Fellow of Worcester. In Law. ALISON L YOUNG, BCL, MA. (LL.B. Birmingham), Fellow of Hertford. In Law. Modern History LESLEY J. ABRAMS, MA (BA, MA, Ph.D. Toronto). In Modern History. Modern Languages CHARLES B. LOUTH, MA, D.Phil. (BA, Ph.D. Cambridge), Fellow of Queen's. In German.

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4 Appointments by the Clinical Medicine Board CLINICAL READER (fixed-term) DAMIAN R. GRIFFIN, BA, BM (MA Cambridge). In Orthopaedic Surgery. From 14 August 2000 until 31 January 2002. CLINICAL LECTURERS JENNY M. McCLEERY (BA Cambridge, MB, BS London), M.R.C.Psych. In Psychiatry. From 1 April 2001 until 31 March 2004. GARY L. NICOLIN (MB, B.Ch. Cape Town) MRCP, MRCPH. In Paediatrics. From 1 September 2000 until 31 August 2003. NICHOLAS B. STEVENTON, BA (MB, B.Chir. Cambridge), FRCS. In Otolaryngology. From 21 August 2000 until 20 August 2003.

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5 Reappointments by the Clinical Medicine Board UNIVERSITY LECTURER (NON-MEDICAL) HELEN J. MARDON, MA, D.Phil., Fellow of St Catherine's. In Obstetrics and Gynaecology. From 1 October 2000 until the retiring age.

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CLINICAL LECTURER MARK J. BENNETT (MB, Ch.B. Liverpool), FRCA. In Anaesthetics. From 1 August 2001 until 31 July 2004.

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CHAIRMEN OF EXAMINERS

HILARY TERM AND APRIL 2001

Preliminary Examination

Theology: T.S.M. WILLIAMS, MA, Fellow of Trinity

Honour Moderations

Classics: A.M. BOWIE, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Queen's

Honour Schools

Natural Science

Earth Sciences/Geology: D.G. FRASER, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Worcester (address: Department of Earth Sciences)

Physics: G.A. BROOKER, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Wadham (address: Clarendon Laboratory, Department of Physics)

Master of Philosophy

English Studies Courses I and II: M.R. GODDEN, MA, Fellow of Pembroke

Qualifying Examination in International Relations: A.J. HURRELL, MA, M.PHIL., D.PHIL., Fellow of Nuffield

Qualifying Examination in Development Studies: B. HARRISS-WHITE, MA, Fellow of Wolfson (address: Queen Elizabeth House)

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Master of Science

Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing: H.R. OCKENDON, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Somerville

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Master of Studies

Research Methods in English (Medieval Period): M.R. GODDEN, MA, Fellow of Pembroke

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TRINITY TERM 2001

Honour Moderations

Ancient and Modern History: A.K. BOWMAN, MA, Student of Christ Church

Mathematics and Philosophy: J. DYSON, MA, M.SC., D.PHIL., Fellow of Mansfield

Honour Schools

Ancient and Modern History: A.K. BOWMAN, MA, Student of Christ Church

Music: J.A. CALDWELL, B.MUS., MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Jesus (address: Music Faculty)

Natural Science

Metallurgy and Science of Materials Part I: C.R.M. GROVENOR, MA, D.PHIL.,, Fellow of St Anne's (address: Department of Materials)

Metallurgy and Science of Materials Part II: S.G. ROBERTS, MA, Fellow of St Cross (address: Department of Materials)

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Master of Philosophy

Development Studies: B. HARRISS-WHITE, MA, Fellow of Wolfson (address: Queen Elizabeth House) Qualifying Examination in Development Studies: B. HARRISS-WHITE, MA, Fellow of Wolfson (address: Queen Elizabeth House)

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Master of Science

Biology (Integrative Bioscience): M.E.S. DAWKINS, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Somerville (address: Department of Zoology)

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SUB-FACULTY OF MATERIALS

Honour School of Metallurgy and Science of Materials Part I 2001

Engineering and Society

Alternative topics for `Engineering and Society' for the Part I examination in 2001 are:

History of Technology

Computing

Materials

Details will be circulated to candidates.

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, and of the Humanities Board, the following changes in regulations made by the Committee for the Ruskin School will come into effect on 22 December.

Committee for the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art

Preliminary Examination in Fine Art

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 2000, p. 546, l. 13, delete `from antiquity to the present day'.

2 Ibid., ll. 15–16, delete `a general outline of' and `from antiquity to the present day'.

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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

D.P. BEBBER, St Catherine's: `Dipterocarp seedling growth and mortality in the understorey: roles of herbivory and drought'.
Department of Plant Sciences, Tuesday, 19 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: P.S. Savill, V.K. Brown.

C.D. BUESCHING, Jesus: `The subcaudal gland of the European badger (Meles meles)—chemistry and scent-marking behaviour'.
University Museum of National History, Monday, 11 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: S.J.Simpson, D. Muller-Schwarze.

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Clinical Medicine

K.S. WILSON, Green College: `The cloning and sequencing of the alpha 1A subunit of the P/Q-type voltage-gated calcium channels, from a small cell lung carcinoma derived from a Lambert–Eaton myasthenic syndrome patient'.
Dunn School of Pathology, Tuesday, 19 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: S.V. Hunt, R.I. Norman.

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English Language and Literature

E. BAR-YOSEF, St Anne's: `Images of the Holy Land in English culture, 1798–1917'.
English Faculty, Wednesday, 17 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: B. Cheyette, K. Flint.

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Law

S. BALL, Trinity: `European Community vocational training law and policy'.
Somerville, Friday, 22 December, 11.30 a.m.
Examiners: S. Weatherill, P.L. Davies.

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Mathematical Sciences

T. ROOSE, Linacre: `Mathematical model of plant nutrient uptake'.
Mathematical Institute, Thursday, 14 December, 1.30 p.m.
Examiners: P.K. Maini, C. Gilligan.

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Modern History

H. MASKE, St Antony's: `Shanghai–Paris: Chinese painters in France and China, 1919–37'.
Ashmolean Museum, Monday, 18 December, 10 a.m.
Examiners: S.J. Vainker, J. Silbergeld.

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Physiological Sciences

SEIKO HIDAKA, Worcester: `The interneurons and their synaptic organisations in the rat nucleus accumbens'.
Department of Human Anatomy and Genetics, Tuesday, 12 December, 9.30 a.m.
Examiners: D.J. Clarke, G.E. Meredith.

I. MIGUEL-ALIAGA, Oriel: `Spinal muscular atrophy of flies, worms, and men'.
Department of Human Anatomy and Genetics, Monday, 18 December, 9.30 a.m.
Examiners: H. White-Cooper, S. Malcolm.

S. NEWEY, Magdalen: `Functional analysis of a-dystrobrevin in muscle'.
Department of Human Anatomy and Genetics, Monday, 18 December, 1.30 p.m.
Examiners: A. Vincent, G. Dickson.

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Social Studies

T. LANKINA, Balliol: `Local self-government and ethnic mobilisation in the Russian Federation, 1990–9'.
St Antony's, Wednesday, 13 December, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: A. Pravda, A. Stepan.

P. VAN HOEYLANDT, Magdalen: `Is there a duty of humanitarian intervention? An empirical study with moral implications'.
St Anne's, Wednesday, 13 December, 12 noon.
Examiners: S.N. MacFarlane, J. Mayall.

D. WOLFE, St Anne's: `Participatory liberalism: participation and contemporary liberal thought'.
Mansfield, Friday, 15 December, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: M.S. Freeden, R. Plant.

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Theology

J.C. GRENFELL, Queen's: `The theme of justice in Latin American liberation theology'.
Trinity, Friday, 15 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: T.S.M. Williams, T. Gorringe.

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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

I. SAUNDERS, Wolfson: `Gender bias in personal injury damages in Canada'.
Exeter, Monday, 8 January, 12 noon.
Examiners: S. Fredman, A. Burrows.

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