Examinations and Boards

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[Note. An asterisk denotes a reference to a previously published or recurrent entry.]

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

Election of two ordinary members

An election will be held on Thursday, 7 December, to fill vacancies for two ordinary members (vice Dr C.D. Cannon and Dr P.E. McCullough, resigned), to hold office from the date of the election, one until the first day of Michaelmas Term 2001 and one until the first day of Michaelmas Term 2002.

Nominations in writing by two electors will be received by the Head Clerk at the University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, up to 4 p.m. on Monday, 13 November, and similar nominations by six electors up to 4 p.m. on Monday, 20 November. There is no special form but, in addition to the signatures of the nominators, nominations must state, in block capitals, the names and initials, and college (or, of no college, the department) of (1) the person nominated, and (2) each nominator.

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

The following change in regulations made by the Finance Committee will come into effect on 24 November.

Finance Committee

Financial Regulations

With immediate effect

In Ch. VIII, Sect. XII , § 16, cl. 1, concerning acceptance of gifts (Statutes, 2000, p. 562), insert new item (b) as follows and reletter existing items (b)-(d) as items (c)-(e):

`(b) to its General Purposes Committee, authority to accept gifts worth more than £100,000, subject to a six-monthly report to Council of action taken;'.

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DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

The Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine has granted leave to R. STABLES, St Edmund Hall, to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine.

The evidence submitted by the candidate was entitled: `Clinical choices in the management of coronary artery disease: data and decisions in cardiac catheterisation'.

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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

C.S. CANALES-HOLZEIS, St Catherine's: `Characterisation of extra sporogenous cells, an arabidopsis gene required for anther development'.
Department of Plant Sciences, Monday, 13 November, 1 p.m.
Examiners: J.A. Langdale, K. Schneitz.

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English Language and Literature

N.E. FUGMANN, St Hugh's: `The poetics of critical space and postmodernity: critique, aesthetics, and cultural memory'.
St Catherine's, Friday, 24 November, 2 p.m.
Examiners: H. Bertens, C. Altieri.

K. GO, Wadham: `Shakespeare, Daniel, and the emblem'.
New College, Wednesday, 29 November, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J. Manning, A.D. Nuttall.

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Literae Humaniores

M.J. ROBINSON, Balliol: `Prolegomena to the study of Ovid's Fasti, with a commentary on part of Book 2'.
Examination Schools, Monday, 11 December, 11 a.m.
Examiners: A.S. Hollis, A. Barchiesi.

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Mathematical Sciences

J. MASEL, Merton: `The replication kinetics of prions and other amyloids'.
Department of Statistics, Tuesday, 28 November, 2 p.m.
Examiners: M. Eigen, P.J. Donnelly.

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Modern History

C. CHAPMAN, Lady Margaret Hall: `Representations of murder, c.1590–c.1700'.
Exeter, Wednesday, 20 December, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: F.N. Dabhoiwala, B.S. Capp.

B. COLE, Christ Church: `Jean Delville's L'Esthetique Idealiste: art between nature and the absolute'.
Department of the History of Art, Thursday, 23 November, 5 p.m.
Examiners: M.J. Kemp, J. Howe.

F.M. HODGES, Magdalen: `A history of spermatorrhoea: the evolution and legacy of medical conceptualisations of a veneral disease and male debility in nineteenth-century America'.
Magdalen, Friday, 19 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J. Andrews, L. Hall.

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Oriental Studies

A.B. TOTH, St Antony's: `The transformation of a pastoral economy: Bedouin and States in the Northern Arabia, 1850–1950'.
St Antony's, Thursday, 7 December, 3 p.m.
Examiners: D. Hopwood, M.E. Yapp.

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Physical Sciences

R. GODUN, Christ Church: `Beam splitting mechanisms in a caesium atom interferometer'.
Clarendon Laboratory, Friday, 17 November, 10 a.m.
Examiners: D.N. Stacey, W. Ertmer.

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Social Studies

J. DEHN, St John's: `Commodity price uncertainty and shocks: implications for investment and growth'.
Department of Economics, Friday, 8 December, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: C. Adam, J.-P. Azam.

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Committee for Educational Studies

J. BADGER, Christ Church: `The transmission of values in a church school: consensus and contradiction'.
Examination Schools, Tuesday, 14 November, 2 p.m.
Examiners: R.A. Pring, G. Grace.

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Committee for the History of Art

D.V. GERONIMUS, Magdalen: `The painting career of Piero di Cosimo, 1462–1522'.
Ashmolean Museum, Tuesday, 28 November, 3 p.m.
Examiners: C. Whistler, A. Wright.

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EXAMINATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF SCIENCE

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

Physiological Sciences

S. ALMOND, Corpus Christi: `The cholinergic regulation of heart rate in physiological and pathophysiological states'.
University Laboratory of Physiology, Wednesday, 6 December, 10.30 a.m.
Examiners: K.L. Dorrington, J.N. Townend.

L. HULVERSHORN, Somerville: `Auditory temporal processing in ferrets'.
St John's, Wednesday, 15 November, 9 a.m.
Examiners: A.J. Parker, T.D. Griffiths.

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