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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.

HUMANITIES/LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES DIVISIONS

Reappointment

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

D. JOHN L. BENNET, ma (ma, ph.d. Cambridge), Fellow of Keble. In Aegean Prehistory. From 15 August 2003 to the retiring age.

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LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES DIVISION

Reappointment

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

STANLEY J. ULIJASZEK, ma (b.sc. Manchester, m.sc., ph.d. London), Fellow of St Cross. In Human Ecology. From 1 January 2004 to the retiring age.

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MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE DIVISION/ ACADEMIC SERVICES AND UNIVERSITY COLLECTIONS

Appointment

UNIVERSITY LECTURER (COMPUTER SCIENCE/ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF THE OXFORD e-SCIENCE CENTRE

MARINA D.A. JIROTKA, d.phil. (b.sc. Goldsmith's College), Fellow of St Cross. From 1 March 2003 to 29 February 2008.

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MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES DIVISION

Reappointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

(From 1 October 2003 to the retiring age unless otherwise stated)

STEVE COLLINS, ma (b.sc. York, ph.d. Warwick), Fellow of University College. In Engineering Science.

SUBIR SARKAR, ma (b.sc., m.sc. Kharagpur, ph.d. Bombay), Fellow of Linacre. In Physics.

Conferments of title

UNIVERSITY RESEARCH LECTURER

RIMVYDAS JUSKAITIS (ph.d. Moscow Physical Institute), St Peter's College. For three years from 11 March 2003.

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MEDICAL SCIENCES DIVISION

Reappointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

ALLISON G. HARVEY, ma (b.sc., ph.d. New South Wales, m.sc. Macquarie), Fellow of St Anne's. In Psychology. From 1 October 2003 to the retiring age.

WILLIAM S. JAMES, ma, d.phil. (b.sc. Birmingham), Fellow of Brasnose. In Experimental Pathology. From 1 January 2004 to the retiring age.

Conferment of title

HONORARY SENIOR CLINICAL LECTURERS

(titles conferred with effect from 1 March 2003)

WILLIAM G. BOWDEN (b.sc. Cape Town, mb, b.ch. Witwatersrand), fcs(sa)(orth). In Orthopaedic Surgery.

PHILIP S. DAVISON (b.sc. St Andrews, mb, ch.b. Edinburgh), m.r.c.psych. In Psychiatry.

C.L. MAX H. GIBBONS, ma (mb, bs London), frcs, frcs(orth.). In Orthopaedic Surgery.

GREGORIS KAMBOUROGLOU (md Athens). In Trauma Surgery.

IAN S.H. MCNAB (mb, bs London), frcs. In Orthopaedic Surgery.

RUPERT MCSHANE (md Cambridge), m.r.c.psych. In Psychiatry.

MARY-JANE PEARCE (bm, bs, b.med.sci. Nottingham), mrcgp, f.r.c.psych. In Psychiatry.

PETER A. SARGENT (md Birmingham), m.r.c.psych. In Psychiatry.

ORLANDO J. WARNER (mb, bs London), m.r.c.psych. In Psychiatry

PHILIP WILKINSON (b.med.sci., mb, bs Nottingham). In Psychiatry.

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CHAIRMEN OF EXAMINERS

HILARY TERM

Master of Science

Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management: O.R. DARBISHIRE, MA, Fellow of Pembroke

Management Research (by coursework): O.R. DARBISHIRE, MA, Fellow of Pembroke

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Master of Studies

Research Methods in English (modern): L.A. NEWLYN, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Edmund Hall\

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Master of Philosophy

Oriental Studies—Modern Middle Eastern Studies: W. ARMBRUST, Fellow of St Antony's

Oriental Studies—Tibetan and Himalayan Studies: C. RAMBLE, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Wolfson College

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EASTER VACATION

Master of Philosophy

Development Studies: G.P. WILLIAMS, MA, M.PHIL., Fellow of St Peter's

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TRINITY TERM

Final Honour School

English Language and Literature (Course I): V.D. CUNNINGHAM, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Corpus Christi

Master of Science

Neuroscience: A.J. PARKER, MA, Fellow of St John's

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M.SC. IN NEUROSCIENCE

Essay topics must be approved by the appropriate module organiser before the deadlines given below:

Approval deadlines

Module B3 Sensory systems—Thursday 5 June

Module B4 Animal models and the clinic—Friday 6 June

Module C2 Molecular neuroscience—Friday 13 June

Module A3 Cellular signalling—Wednesday 25 June

Essays must be submitted to the Examination Schools by noon on the deadlines given below:

Submission deadlines

Module B3 Sensory systems—Friday 20 June

Module B4 Animal models and the clinic—Friday 27 June

Module C2 Molecular neuroscience—Friday 4 July

Module A3 Cellular signalling—Wednesday 9 July

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, and, where applicable, of the Humanities Board, the following changes in regulations made by divisional and faculty boards will come into effect on 4 April.

1 Life and Environmental Sciences Board

(a) Honour Moderations in Geography

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

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 52, delete ll. 33--5 and substitute:

`(a) Social and Cultural Anthropology

The comparative study of the world's civilisations and peoples, including cross-cultural, power-based and gender perspectives upon social practice and theories of human life. Specific topics will include production and consumption; transactions and modes of exchange; elementary aspects of kinship and marriage; belief systems and social control; political and social organization; classification; technology and social change; material culture and ethnographic resources; the impact of colonialism; space, place and culture; environment and cultural landscapes in transition; land and property rights. Candidates will be expected to be familiar with appropriate ethnographic monographs.'

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(b) Honour School of Human Sciences

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 223, l. 7, after `unless he' insert `or she'.

2 Ibid., p. 225, l. 5, after `submit through his' insert `or her'.

3 Ibid., l. 6, after `the title he' insert `or she'.

4 Ibid., l. 10, after `approval from his' insert `or her' and delete `, not earlier than the first day and not later'.

5 Ibid., delete ll. 11--16 and substitute: `This should not be earlier than the first day of and not later than the end of the seventh week of Trinity Full Term of the year before that in which the candidate is to be examined. The Chairman of the Teaching Committee, in consultation with the Chairman of Examiners and other Senior Members if necessary, shall as soon as possible decide whether or not to approve the title and shall advise the candidate through his or her college. No decision shall normally be deferred beyond the end of the eighth week of the relevant Trinity Term.

Proposals to change the title of the dissertation may be made in exceptional circumstances and will be considered by the Chairman of the Teaching Committee until the first day of Hilary Full Term of the year in which the student is to be examined, or only by the Chairman of Examiners thereafter. Proposals should be made through the candidate's college via the Course Administrator, Institute of Human Sciences, The Pauling Centre, 58 Banbury Road.'

6 Ibid., l. 21, after `the thesis is his' insert `or her'.

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2 Board of the Faculty of Modern History

(a) Honour Moderations in Ancient and Modern History

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 31, ll. 34–5, delete `(as specified in the schedule below)', and substitute `(as specified in the Handbook for Honour Moderations in Modern History)'.

2 Ibid., p. 32, l. 1, delete `.' and substitute `,'.

3 Ibid., l. 5, after `academic year ahead.' insert `The individual specifications and prescribed texts for the Optional Subject Augustan Rome will be published for candidates in the Handbook for Honour Moderations in Modern History by Monday of Week 0 of Michaelmas Term each year for the academic year ahead.'

4 Ibid., delete ll. 12–36.

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(b) Honour Moderations in Modern History

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 56, delete l. 48.

2 Ibid., p. 57, ll. 1–4, renumber paragraphs 15. and 16. as 14. and 15.

3 Ibid., p. 56, l. 16, delete `(VI) since 1830' and insert `(VI) 1815–1924; (VII) since 1900'.

4 Ibid., l. 41, delete `Calvinism and Calvinists in Europe 1550–1620' and replace with `Witch-craft and witch-hunting in early modern Europe'.

5 Ibid., delete l. 48 and renumber existing subjects 15 and 16 as 14 and 15.

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(c) Honour School of Modern History

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 299, l. 7 and l. 10, delete `History of England' and substitute `History of the British Isles'.

2 Ibid., ll. 14, 26, and 28, delete `special' and substitute `Special'.

3 Ibid., l. 14, delete `carefully'.

4 Ibid., p. 302, l. 15, delete `radical' and substitute `racial'.

5 Ibid., l. 11, delete `The Cuban Revolution and the end of the Spanish Empire, 1892–1900' and substitute `Suspended'.

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 300, l. 18, delete `since 1830.' and substitute `1815–1924;'.

2 Ibid., after l. 18, insert `(VII) since 1900.'

3 Ibid., l. 48, delete `(VI) since 1830,' and substitute `(VI) 1815–1924; (VII) since 1900,'.

4 Ibid., p. 301, after l. 43 insert `27. Medicine, Empire, and Improvement, 1720 to 1820.'

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3 Committee for the Ruskin School

Preliminary Examination in Fine Art

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 83, l. 2, delete `History of Art;' and substitute `History and Theory of Visual Culture;'.

2 Ibid., l. 28, delete `History of Art' and substitute `History and Theory of Visual Culture'.

3 Ibid., ll. 29–30, delete `history of art' and substitute

`history and theory of visual culture'.

4 Ibid., ll. 31–2, delete `from antiquity to the present day of the history of art from antiquity to the present day;' and substitute `the history and theory of visual culture;'.

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