Examinations and Boards

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APPOINTMENTS, REAPPOINTMENTS, AND CONFERMENTS OF TITLE

With the approval of the relevant divisional board, the following appointments and reappointments have been made and titles conferred for the periods stated.

LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES DIVISION

Appointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

R. NICHOLAS E. BARTON, D.PHIL. (BA Birmingham, DEA Bordeaux), Fellow of Hertford. In Palaeolithic Archaeology. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008.

DANIEL BUCK (BA California State University, MA, PH.D. University of California, Berkeley), Fellow of St Cross. In the Human Geography of China. From 1 July 2003 to 30 June 2008.

ANDRÉ M. FURGER (B.SC., B.ED., PH.D. Bern), Fellow of Pembroke. In Biochemistry. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008.

Reappointment

JONATHAN A. NEWMAN, MA (BA, PH.D. Albany), Fellow of St Peter's. In Zoology (Ecology). From 1 January 2004 to 31 December 2006.


MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES DIVISION

Appointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

(From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008 unless otherwise stated)

RENÉ BAÑARES ALCÁNTARA (B.SC. Mexico, MS, PH.D. Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh), Fellow of New College. In Chemical Engineering.

JASON J. DAVIS, D.PHIL. (B.SC. London), Student of Christ Church. In Inorganic Chemistry.

LAURA HERZ (DIPLOM. Bonn, PH.D. Cambridge), Fellow of Brasenose. In Condensed Matter Physics.

TEMPORARY UNIVERSITY LECTURER

GUY H. GRANT, MA status (B.SC. Glasgow, PH.D. Liverpool), Fellow of Brasenose. in Physical Chemistry. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2004.

Reappointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

ROBERT C. GRIFFITHS, MA (B.SC., PH.D. Sydney), Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall. In Statistics. From 1 October 2003 to the retiring age.


MEDICAL SCIENCES DIVISION

Appointments

CLINICAL READER

PAUL P. GLASZIOU (MB, BS, PH.D. Queensland), FAFPHM, FRACGP, Fellow of Kellogg. In Primary Health Care. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008.

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

GRANT C. CHURCHILL (B.SC., M.SC. Saskatchewan, PH.D. Minnesota), Fellow of St Cross. In Chemical Pharmacology. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008.

Reappointments

CLINICAL LECTURERS

ANDREA NEMETH, D.PHIL. (B.SC., MB, BS London). In Clinical Laboratory Sciences. From 1 February 2004 to 31 January 2007.

GARY L. NICOLIN (MB, B.CH. Cape Town). In Paediatrics. From 1 September 2003 to 31 August 2006.

NICHOLAS B. STEVENTON, MA (MB, B.CHIR. Cambridge). In Otolaryngology. From 1 August 2003 to 31 July 2006.

Conferment of title

HONORARY SENIOR CLINICAL LECTURERS

Title conferred with effect from 1 June 2003:

TIMOTHY M. ANDREWS (MB, BS, M.SC. Manchester), M.R.C.PSYCH. In Learning Disability Psychiatry.

DENNIS P. BRILEY (B.SC., MB, BS London). In Clinical Neurology.

ADAM DAROWSKI (MD London), FRCP. In General Medicine and Geratology.

YVONNE HART (MD London), M.R.C.PATH, FRCP. In Clinical Neurology.

GERARDINE M.-M. QUAGHEBEUR (MB, B.CH. Witwatersrand), FRCS, FRCR. In Neuroradiology.

SUNIL WIMALARATNA (MD), FRCP. In Clinical Neurology.

JOHN D. YOUNG (MD Southampton), FRCS. In Anaesthetics and Critical Care).

Title conferred with effect from 1 August 2003:

ELERI ADAMS (MB, BS London), MRCP, MRCPH. In Paediatrics (Neonatal Medicine).

CHARLOTTE C. BENNETT (MB, BS, MD London), MRCP. In Paediatrics (Neonatal Medicine).

KENNETH P.B. MCCORMACK (MB, CH.B. Edinburgh), MRCP. In Paediatrics (Neonatal Medicine).

CHRISTOPHER D. MITCHELL (MB, BS, PH.D. London), MRCP. In Paediatric Oncology.

JOHN A. SHAW (MB, BS Newcastle), MRCP, FRCPCH. In Paediatrics (Community Child Health).

BARBARA J.A. STEWART (MB, BS London, MA Cambridge), MRCP, FRCPCH. In Paediatrics (Community Child Health).

ANAND K. VIRGINCAR (MB, BS Bombay, MD Goa), MRCP. In Clinical Neurophysiology.


SOCIAL SCIENCES DIVISION

Appointment

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

Politics and International Business

Corrigendum

DANIEL MCDERMOTT, D.PHIL. (BA New Orleans, MA Arizona State). In Political Theory. Fellow-elect of Keble. From 1 September 2003 to 31 August 2008.

Note: this replaces the notice of appointment of Dr McDermott published in the Gazette of 27 June (p. 1476), in which the period of the appointment was stated incorrectly.

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, and, where applicable, of divisional boards, the following changes in regulations made by divisional boards, faculty boards, and the Continuing Education Board will come into effect on 1 August.

1 Humanities Board and Social Sciences Board

(a) Honour School of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

With effect from 1 October 2004 (for first examination in 2005)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 421, delete l.47 and substitute:

`226. Quantitative Methods in Politics and Sociology (313)'.

2 Ibid., p. 422, delete l.19 and substitute:

`226. Statistical Methods in Economics (226)'.

3 Ibid., p. 427, delete ll.18-19, and substitute:

`226. Quantitative Methods in Politics and Sociology

Candidates will be expected to show an understanding of applications of quantitative methods in politics and sociology including the following: the principles of research design in social science: data collection, the logic of causal inference, and comparative method; major statistical methods and concepts: types of random variables, independence, correlation and association, sampling theory, hypothesis testing, linear and non-linear regression models, event-history analysis, and time-series. Candidates will also be expected to interpret information and show familiarity with major methodological debates in politics and sociology.'

4 Ibid., p. 430, delete ll. 22--5 and insert:

`313. Statistical Methods in Economics

Candidates will be required to answer four questions. Each candidate must offer at least one question from Part A and at least one question from Part B.'

5 Ibid., delete ll. 43--6.

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(b) Honour School of Modern History and Economics

With effect from 1 October 2004 (for first examination in 2005)

As for Honour School of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (see (a) above).

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2 Continuing Education Board

Postgraduate Certificate in Contemporary European Institutions and Policy

With immediate effect

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p.938, after l.33 insert:

`Contemporary European Institutions and Policy

1. Course

(a) The course shall consist of lectures, seminars and tutorials on the subjects shown in 1(b) below. The course, which is available on a part-time basis, will normally be of one year's duration and shall not exceed two years.

(b) The course will consist of four taught units, as set out below:

(i) Post-war European History and Politics

(ii) European Economic Integration

(iii) Strategic Foreign Direct Investment

(iv) What is Europe? Conflicts and Controversies in the twentieth and twenty-first Centuries

2. Every candidate will be required to satisfy the examiners in the following:

(a) attendance at the classroom-based courses;

(b) four written essays, based on the taught courses, each of no more than 2,500 words in length;

(c) a dissertation of 9,000–10,000 words in length (excluding footnotes and appendices) on a topic agreed by the Board of Studies;

(d) written progress reports on each module from the module tutors.

The assignments under (b) and the dissertation under (c) will be forwarded to the examiners c/o the Registry, Department for Continuing Education, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JA by such dates as the examiners shall determine and shall notify to candidates except that the dissertation shall be submitted by the end of the last week of September of the Long Vacation.

3. Candidates may be required to attend a viva voce examination at the end of the course of studies.

4. The examiners may award a distinction to candidates for the Certificate.

5 Candidates who fail to satisfy the examiners in the assignments under 2(b), the dissertation under 2(c), or both, may be permitted to resubmit work in respect of part or parts of the examination which they have failed for examination on not more than one occasion which shall normally be within one year of the initial failure.'

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3 Board of the Faculty of Classics

Preliminary Examination in Classics

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 73, l. 49, delete `Cicero, Pro Murena' and substitute `Cicero, In Catilinam I, Pro Archia'.

2 Ibid., p. 74, l. 19, delete `Cicero, Pro Murena' and substitute `Cicero, In Catilinam I, Pro Archia'.

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4 Board of the Faculty of English Language and Literature

Honour School of English Language and Literature

With effect from 1 October 2004 (for first examination in 2005)

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 193, delete l. 9 and subsitute:

`(c) (i) Spenser, or (ii) Milton, or (iii) Jonson.'

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5 Board of the Faculty of Law

Bachelor of Civil Law and Magister Juris

With effect from 1 September 2003 (for first examination in 2004)

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 870, after l. 46 insert: `Constitutional Theory;'.

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6 Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies

Honour School of Oriental Studies

With effect from 1 October 2003 (for first examination in 2004)

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 389, delete ll. 8--28 and substitute:

`(a) Classical Poetry: Lyric Genres

(b) Classical Poetry: Narrative Genres

(c) Classical Prose

(d) Modern Literature

(e) Modern social and political writing

Lists of texts and copies are available from the Oriental Institute.'

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7 Board of the Faculty of Theology

Preliminary Examination for Theology

With effect from 1 October 2003 (for first examination in 2004)

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 116, l. 35, delete `6' and substitute `4 and John 1 and 3'.

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