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Hinshelwood Lectures: Looking at how individual molecules go about their business

PROFESSOR STEVEN CHU, Department of Physics, Stanford University, will deliver the Hinshelwood Lectures at 11.15 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, commencing on Tuesday, 29 April.

Convener: J. Klein, MA, D.Phil., Dr Lee's Professor of Chemistry.

29 Apr.: `Polymer dynamics with single molecules.'

1 May: `The coil–stretch transition: phase transitions and hysteresis.'

6 May: `Physically based measurements in biology.'

8 May: `Single molecule enzymology.'

13 May: `The study of more complex bio-molecular systems.'

15 May: `An atom interferometer measurement of the fine structure constant.'

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Nuffield Department of Surgery: Clinical Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the NDS Seminar Room, Level 6, the John Radcliffe Hospital.

Anyone wishing to arrange to talk to the speaker should contact Ashok Handa (telephone: 21278).

D. CAPARELLI, Johns Hopkins Fellow
18 Mar.: `Novel approaches to ischaemic injury in cardiac surgery.'

I. LINDSEY, Locum Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
25 Mar.: `Sex, lies, and videotape: a new look at an old problem—sexual dysfunction after rectal excision.'

C. DARBY, Consultant Vascular and Transplant Surgeon
1 Apr.: `Xenografts in access surgery.'

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ESRC seminar series: Transport investment and the economy

PROFESSOR A. MCKINNON, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 20 March, in Lecture Room 1, St Anne's College.

Subject: `The effects of transport investment on logistical efficiency.'

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Aung San Suu Kyi Lecture 2003

H.E. JUDGE RICHARD MAY will deliver the Aung San Suu Kyi Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 15 May, in the Maplethorpe Building, St Hugh's College.

Subject: `Upholding human rights through international trials.'

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Research Centre

PROFESSOR R. DARNTON, Professor of History, Princeton, will lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 23 April, in the Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's College. The lecture forms part of the official opening of the St John's Research Centre and is open to all members of the University.

Subject: `The science of piracy: a crucial ingredient in eighteenth- century publishing.'

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