Examinations and Boards

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CHAIRMAN OF EXAMINERS

The Vice-Chancellor desires to call the attention of all examiners to the provisions of Ch. VI, Sect. ii.c, § 1, cll. 1–3, which require examiners in all university examinations to appoint one of their number to act as Chairman, to notify the appointment to the Vice-Chancellor, and to publish it in the University Gazette.

He desires that these appointments shall be notified to the Clerk of the Schools who will inform the Vice-Chancellor and see that notice of them is duly published in the University Gazette.

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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:

Clinical Medicine

S.K. SURENDRAN, Green College: `Pre-eclampsia, shed membrane microparticles, and syncytiotrophoblast apoptosis'.
Department of Human Anatomy and Genetics, Wednesday, 7 March, 10 a.m.
Examiners: C.A.R. Boyd, P. Baker.

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Mathematical Sciences

A.J. SPENCER, St Hugh's: `A study of matrices over finite fields'.
Mathematical Institute, Wednesday, 14 March, 2 p.m.
Examiners: M. Vaughan-Lee, D.F. Holt.

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Modern History

Y. ALON, St Antony's: `State, tribe, and mandate in Transjordan 1920–46'.
St Antony's, Tuesday, 27 February, 11.30 a.m.
Examiners: P.J. Robins, S. Zubaida.

K. BOYLAN, St Cross: `Mexican Catholic women's activism, 1929–40'.
Lady Margaret Hall, Tuesday, 6 March, 11 a.m.
Examiners: F. Lannon, P.A. Brading.

D. SALESA, Oriel: `Race mixing: a Victorian problem in Britain and New Zealand, 1830s–1870'.
Nuffield, Monday, 12 March, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: J.G. Darwin, N. Thomas.

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Physical Sciences

M. CASTIGLIONE, St Catherine's: `Computer simulation of superionic fluorides'.
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Friday, 2 March, 10 a.m.
Examiners: P.D. Battle, C.R.A. Catlow.

D. CHAKRABARTY, St Cross: `The solar neighbourhood and centre of the Milky Way'.
No. 1 Keble Road, Friday, 23 February, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J.J. Binney, J.L. Collett.

S. DUBBERLEY, Linacre: `New calix [4] arene metal complexes'.
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Monday, 26 February, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: P.D. Beer, A. Hughes.

HUDAI KARA, Wolfson: `Polishing and erosive wear of pressureless sintered low-SIC alumina/SIC nanocomposites'.
Department of Materials, Tuesday, 27 March, 10.30 a.m.
Examiners: R.I. Todd, J.A. Yeomans.

O. MONTI, Merton: `Crossing thresholds—Rydberg tagging and near-threshold photodissociation'.
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Friday, 9 March, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: M. Brouard, D.H. Parker.

M.A. TITO, Wolfson: `Probing macromolecular assemblies using elecrospray time-of-flight mass spectrometry'.
Department of Biochemistry, Friday, 9 March, 2 p.m.
Examiners: D.J. Harvey, S.J. Gaskell.

H.L. TOMLINSON, Jesus: `Three topics in theoretical chemical dynamics'.
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Tuesday, 27 February, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: M.S. Child, G. Balint-Kurti.

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Social Studies

V.M. TIMONEN, Magdalen: `In defence of the Welfare State? Social policy restructuring in Finland and Sweden in the 1990s'.
Barnett House, Tuesday, 27 February, 1.30 p.m.
Examiners: J.E. Lewis, J. Clasen.

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Committee for Archaeology

C. SCHULTEN, Merton: `Ancient Chinese mirrors and their legacies in the Tang (ad 618–906), Liao (ad 907–1125), and Song (ad 960–1279) periods'.
Institute for Chinese Studies, Friday, 23 February, 11 a.m.
Examiners: R. Chard, R. Kerr.

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Committee for Educational Studies

K. JOHANNESEN BROCK, St Anne's: `Coping with change: the experience of three American elementary schools'.
Examination Schools, Wednesday, 4 April, 2 p.m.
Examiners: G. Hayward, B. MacGilchrist.

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