Examinations and Boards

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SOCIAL SCIENCES BOARD

The Social Sciences Board has appointed the following to serve as head of department:

Department of Economics

PROFESSOR D. HENDRY, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Nuffield College and Professor of Economics, for three years from 1 October 2001.

Department of Social Policy and Social Work

MRS T. SMITH, MA, Fellow of St Hilda's College, reappointed for a further three years from 1 October 2001.

MR M. NOBLE, MA, OBE, Fellow of Green College, as acting head of department during Mrs Smith's absence on leave in Michaelmas Term 2001 and Hilary Term 2002.

Queen Elizabeth House

MRS T.R. THORP, MA, Fellow of St Antony's College, as acting director of Queen Elizabeth House for one year from 1 October 2001.

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT

M.Sc. in Management Research

Advanced Specialist Papers 2002

The M.Sc. Course Director has approved the addition of the following course to the Advanced Specialist Papers list:

Intellectual Property Rights

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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 divisional boards will come into effect on 5 October.

1 Life and Environmental Sciences Board

Honour School of Natural Science (Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry)

From 1 October 2003 (for first examination in 2004)

In Examination Decrees, 2000, p. 429, delete l. 12 and substitute:

`Paper II Energetics and Metabolic Processeses'.

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2 Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board

(a) Honour School of Engineering Science

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

In Examination Decrees, 2000, p. 168, ll. 14--30, delete from `Candidates' to `welcome to do so.' and substitute:

`Candidates shall be required to submit a portfolio for Engineering and Society coursework (A7) comprising

(a) an essay on a management case study, AND (b) an essay or a report on an assessment of safety, environmental impact, or sustainability, AND (c) EITHER an essay on an approved topic OR evidence of completion of an approved course in a foreign language

as specified in a list published by the Chairman of the Sub-faculty of Engineering Science not later than Friday of the fourth week of Hilary Full Term in the academic year preceding that in which the written examination is to be taken. A candidate may if he or she wishes submit to the Chairman of the Sub-faculty one alternative essay topic to replace one of the approved topics in the published list. Such submission must take place before noon on Friday of the seventh week of Hilary Full Term and the alternative topic shall be adjudged acceptable or otherwise by noon on Friday of the eighth week. Written work shall be typed and each essay or report shall have not more than 3,000 words, except where specified in the published list.'

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(b) Honour School of Metallurgy and Science of Materials

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

In Examination Decrees, 2000, p. 427, delete ll. 4--18 (as amended by Gazette, 22 March 2001 (2 (a) (i), (ii))) and substitute:

`4. Candidates shall be required to submit a portfolio of Engineering and Society coursework containing one piece of work on each of two topics, as follows: (a) Entrepreneurship and new ventures, and (b) Safety, risk, and the environment; except that candidates who have completed an approved course of instruction in a foreign language shall be required to submit one piece of work on one of the two approved topics (a) or (b) above. For (a) above, candidates must submit a business plan of no more than 3,000 words. For (b) above, candidates must submit an essay or a report on an assessment of safety, environmental impact, or sustainability of not more than 3,000 words. Written work shall be typed. The portfolio of work shall be submitted to the Chairman of'.

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