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, clauses 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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CHAIRMEN OF EXAMINERS

TRINITY TERM 2002

Final Honour Schools

Ancient and Modern History: T.J. MORGAN, MA (MA, PH.D. Cambridge), Fellow of Oriel

Classics and English: E.L. BOWIE, MA, Fellow of Corpus Christi

Computer Science: B.A. SUFRIN, MA (B.SC. Sheffield, M.SC. Essex), Fellow of Worcester

Economics and Management: D.O. FAULKNER, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Christ Church

English and Modern Languages: M.M. BOWIE, MA (MA Edinburgh, MA Cambridge, D.PHIL. Sussex), Fellow of All Souls

English Language and Literature: N.G. SHRIMPTON, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall

European and Middle Eastern Languages: M.J. SMITH, MA (PH.D. Chicago), Fellow of University

Experimental Psychology: P.E. BRYANT, MA (MA Cambridge, PH.D. London), Fellow of Wolfson

Geography: P.A. BULL, MA (MA Cambridge), FBA, OBE, Fellow of Hertford

Modern History and Modern Languages: THE REVD C.P.THOMPSON, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Catherine's

Human Sciences: D.B. ROBERTS, MA (MA, PH.D. Cambridge), Fellow of Magdalen

Jurisprudence: A.S. KENNEDY, MA, Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall

Literae Humaniores: S.R.F. PRICE, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall

Mathematics and Philosophy Part 1: D.R. ISAACSON, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Wolfson

Mathematics and Philosophy Part 2: N.J. HITCHIN, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of New College

Mathematical Sciences: F.C. KIRWAN, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Balliol

Mathematics Part 1: F.C. KIRWAN, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Balliol

Mathematics Part 2: K.C. HANNABUS, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Balliol

Mathematics and Computation: B.A. SUFRIN, MA (B.SC. Sheffield, M.SC. Essex), Fellow of Worcester

Modern History and Economics: P.B.R. CAREY, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Trinity

Modern History and English: M.M. KEAN, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Hilda's

Modern History and Politics: D.R. PRIESTLAND, MA, Fellow of Edmund Hall

Modern Languages: C.H. GRIFFIN, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Trinity

Materials, Economics and Management Part 1: J.T. CZERNUSZKA, MA (B.SC. London, PH.D. Cambridge), Fellow of Trinity

Materials, Economics and Management Part 2: J.M. SYKES, MA (MA, PH.D. Cambridge), Fellow of Mansfield

Natural Science

Biological Sciences: S.J. SIMPSON, MA (B.SC. Queensland, PH.D. London), Fellow of Jesus

Chemistry Part 1: A.F. ORCHARD, MA, Fellow of University

Chemistry Part 2: P.W. ATKINS, MA (PH.D. Leicester), Fellow of Lincoln

Metallurgy and Science of Materials Part 1: J.T. CZERNUSZKA, MA (B.SC. London, PH.D. Cambridge), Fellow of Trinity

Metallurgy and Science of Materials Part 2: J.M. SYKES, MA (MA, PH.D. Cambridge), Fellow of Mansfield

Physics Part B2 (four year course) and (third year part B): E.J. WILLIAMSON, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Cross

Oriental Studies: M.J. SMITH, MA (PH.D. Chicago) Fellow of University

Physics and Philosophy Parts A and B: R. WALCZAK, MA (M.SC. Warsaw), Fellow of Somerville

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EXAMINATION SCHOOLS

Accommodation for lectures

Professors, Readers, and University Lecturers who wish to lecture in the Schools next term are asked to make a booking by the end of the current term at the latest.

When booking, please indicate the number of students expected to attend the lecture; this information is essential if the total is expected to exceed 100.

All lectures should start on the hour, and afternoon lectures should finish by 6 p.m. To allow room for changeovers, lecturers should arrange to complete their lecture by five minutes to the hour.

Overhead and 35-mm projectors and a limited number of video and LCD projectors are available if booked twenty-four hours in advance. Microphones are provided in the Writing Schools.

Short equipment familiarisation sessions (of ten to fifteen minutes' duration) can be arranged at convenient times. Please contact the Schools (details below) if you wish to arrange a familiarisation session.

All enquiries in respect of lecture bookings, facilities, and equipment should be addressed in the first instance to Martin Batchan (telephone: (2)76901, e-mail: martin.batchan@admin.ox.ac.uk).

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LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES BOARD

Approved subjects: Research in Biosciences component of M.Sc. in Biology (Integrative Bioscience) 2002–3

The approved subjects for which courses will be offered in 2002--3 for the Research in the Biosciences component of the M.Sc. in Biology (Integrative Bioscience) are as follows:

Research in Animal Behaviour
Research in Cell and Development Biology
Research in Ecology and Conservation of Biodiversity
Research in Mathematical Biology
Research in Ornithology

Candidates will be required to submit practical notebooks for each of the above courses, and to show advanced knowledge in three of the approved subjects, by submitting three extended essays on topics approved by the course organisers. In addition, candidates will be required to submit a practical notebook and an extended essay relating to the Techniques in Molecular Biology course.

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MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES BOARD

Supplementary subjects for Chemistry

The following subjects will be taught and examined during 2002–3.

Aromatic and heterocyclic pharmaceutical chemistry

Lectures: (16) hours in MT; (16) hours in HT

Examined: end of HT

History and Philosophy of Science

Lectures: 8 hours in MT; 8 hours in HT

Examined: end of HT

Quantum Chemistry

Lectures: 16 hours in MT; 16 hours in HT

Examined: end of HT

Modern Language—German

Lectures: 16 hours in MT; 16 hours in HT

Examined: end of HT

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS BY COUNCIL

For new regulations made by Council to replace the existing Examination Decrees see Decrees (1) and (2) in `University Acts' above and Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4621, 8 May 2002, p. 1139. These new regulations will come into effect on 24 May and will be effective from 1 October.

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, the following changes in regulations made by the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board and the Continuing Education Board will come into effect on 24 May.

1 Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board

Honour School of Engineering and Computing Science

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

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 178, l. 41, delete `two' and substitute `three'.

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2 Continuing Education Board

(a) Postgraduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Health Care

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 952, l. 20, delete `Teaching Evidence-Based Health Care' and substitute `Planning for Change in Evidence-Based Health Care'.

(b) Postgraduate Diploma in Evidence-Based Health Care

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 957, l. 11, delete `Teaching Evidence-Based Health Care' and substitute `Planning for Change in Evidence-Based Health Care'.

(c) M.Sc. in Evidence-Based Health Care

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 729, l. 24, delete `Teaching Evidence-Based Health Care' and substitute `Planning for Change in Evidence-Based Health Care'.

(d) M.St. in Professional Archaeology

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 662, delete ll. 29–30 and substitute:

`1. Candidates must normally have completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Archaeology (or the Postgraduate Diploma in Field Archaeology). Candidates who have not completed the necessary preliminary diplomas must satisfy the admitting body that they have achieved a comparable standard.'

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