Examinations and Boards

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[Note. An asterisk denotes a reference to a previously published or recurrent entry.]

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CHAIRMEN OF EXAMINERS

HILARY TERM 2003

Preliminary Examination

Psychology, Philosophy, and Physiology: D. LEAL (BA, PH.D. Leeds), Lecturer status, Brasenose College

Final Honour School

Physics and Philosophy (Part A): H.R. BROWN, MA (B.SC. Canterbury, New Zealand, PH.D. London), Fellow of Wolfson

Bachelor of Medicine

Part II: T.C. CUNNANE, MA (B.SC. Bath, PH.D. Glasgow), Fellow of Hertford

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EASTER VACATION 2003

Qualifying Examination

M.Sc. Qualifying Examination in Applied Social Studies: A.H. BUCHANAN, MA (M.SC. Bath, PH.D. Southampton), Fellow of St Hilda's

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TRINITY TERM 2003

Preliminary Examinations

English and Modern Languages: R.W. FIDDIAN, MA, Fellow of Wadham

European and Middle Eastern Languages: R.W. FIDDIAN, MA, Fellow of Wadham

Modern History and Modern Languages: R.W. FIDDIAN, MA, Fellow of Wadham

Modern Languages: R.W. FIDDIAN, MA, Fellow of Wadham

Philosophy and Modern Languages: R.W. FIDDIAN, MA, Fellow of Wadham

Honour Moderations

Computer Science: C.-H.L. ONG, MA, Fellow of Merton

Geography: J. PALLOT, MA (BA Leeds, PH.D. London), Student of Christ Church

Mathematics and Computer Science: C.-H.L. ONG, MA, Fellow of Merton

Final Honour Schools

Computer Science: W.F. MCCOLL, MA, Fellow of Wadham

Literae Humaniores: R.L. JUDSON, MA, D.PHIL., Student of Christ Church

Mathematics and Computer Science: W.F. MCCOLL, MA, Fellow of Wadham

Mathematics and Philosophy Part II: J.LOGUE, B.PHIL., MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Somerville

Natural Science—Biological Sciences: P.S. SAVILL, MA, Fellow of Linacre

Natural Science—Earth Sciences Part A/Geology (third year examination), and Part B (fourth year options): D.J. WATERS, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Cross

Master of Science

Theoretical Chemistry: M.S. CHILD, MA (MA, PH.D. Cambridge), Fellow of University

Master of Philosophy

Classical Archaeology: E.M. STEINBY, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of All Souls

Master of Studies

Classical Archaeology: E.M. STEINBY, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of All Souls

Foreign Service Programme Certificate and Diploma

Certificate in Diplomatic Studies and Postgraduate Diploma in Diplomatic Studies: C.W. LONG, MA, Balliol

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LECTURE LISTS: TRINITY TERM 2003

Timetabling arrangements

Details of the dates by which lecture-list files are to be supplied have been circulated to faculties and departments. The printed lecture lists will be distributed shortly before the start of term.

Files, copy, and proofs relating to the Lecture Lists should be forwarded to Val Wood, Lecture Lists Co-ordinator, Public Relations Office, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD (telephone: (2)80548, fax: (2)80522, e-mail: lecture.lists@admin.ox.ac.uk).

For arrangements concerning the Special Lecture List, see below.

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Entries shared between lists

Any faculty member who wishes to place an entry in the lecture list of another faculty or department is asked to forward the information as soon as possible, and directly to the other faculty.

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Special Lecture List

Trinity Term 2003

The Special Lecture List for Trinity Term 2003 will appear shortly before term, at the same time as the other Lecture Lists. It will include all appropriate lectures for Trinity Term published in the Gazette during Hilary Term, and also lectures of which details are received by Monday, 17 March (ninth week).

Those wishing to contribute to the Special Lecture List are asked to note that this is a firm deadline, and that items received after it are unlikely to be included.

Items for the Special Lecture List should be forwarded to the Gazette Office (e-mail: gazette@admin.ox.ac.uk).

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Enquiries concerning proposed dates for special lectures

Those responsible for arranging lectures intended to be of interest to a wide university audience may wish to consult the Editor of the Gazette or the Lecture Lists Co-ordinator (fax: (2)80522, e- mail: gazette@admin.ox.ac.uk or lecture.lists@admin.ox.ac.uk), for information on any other similar lectures, of which details have been received, due to be given on the proposed date or dates.

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Distribution: Standing Orders

Any college, faculty, department, or individual Senior Member wishing to check or amend a standing order for the lecture lists should contact the Lecture Lists Co-ordinator (details as above), before the end of the present term.

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Boards of the Faculties of Classics and Philosophy

The faculty boards recommend that lectures should be given at the following hours:
Monday       9      Greek History/Latin Literature
            10      Philosophy
            11      Roman History/Greek Literature
            12      Archaeology/Philosophy
            5–7    Free

Tuesday      9      Archaeology
            10      Philosophy
            11      Literature
            12      History
            5–7    Free

Wednesday    9      Roman History/Greek Literature
            10      Philosophy
            11      Latin Literature/Greek History
            12      Archaeology/Philosophy
            5–7    Free

Thursday     9      Literature
            10      Philosophy
            11      Greek History/Latin Literature
            12      Archaeology
            5–7    Free

Friday       9      History
            10      Philosophy
            11      Roman History/Greek Literature
            12      Archaeology/Philosophy
            5–7    Free

Sub-faculty of Languages and Literature

It is recommended that lectures for Honour Moderations should be given at the following hours whenever possible:
Homer               11 (Wednesdays, Fridays)
Virgil              11 (Tuesdays, Thursdays)
Greek Authors       12 (Mondays, Wednesdays)
Latin Authors       11 (Tuesdays, Thursdays)
Language Papers     10 (Fridays)
A                   11 (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, TT;                       
                        Mondays, Wednesdays, MT, HT)
C                   10 (Mondays, Wednesdays)
D                   10 (Tuesdays, Thursdays)
E                   12
F                   12 (Tuesdays, Thursdays, HT, TT);
                    11 and 12 (Tuesdays, Thursdays, MT)

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Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

Timetable of introductory or survey lectures

The Board of the Faculty recommends that lectures should be given at the following hours:
Monday      10      French
            11      German
            12      German
Tuesday      9      Italian
            10      Spanish
            11      Italian 
            12      Spanish
Wednesday    9      Russian
            10      French
            11      Linguistics
            12      Linguistics
Thursday     9      Spanish
            10      Russian
            11      Russian
            12      Italian
Friday      10      French
            11      German
            12      Linguistics

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Board of the Division of Social Sciences

The Divisional Board recommends that:

(a) lectures for the Preliminary Examination for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics should be given at the following times:

Politics    10
Economics   11
Philosophy  12 noon (or a 10 o'clock period not occupied by                
Politics);

(b) courses of introductory lectures and lectures on compulsory subjects for undergraduates in their first three or four terms of work for the Honour School of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics should normally be given at the following times:

Politics    12 
Economics   11
Philosophy  10

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Board of the Faculty of Theology

To avoid clashes with Philosophy lectures members of the faculty are asked not to offer Theology lectures of interest to those reading for the Joint Honour School of Philosophy and Theology at the following times:

Preliminary Examination

Monday to Saturday 12

Honour School

Monday 10 and 12
Tuesday 10
Wednesday 10 and 12
Thursday 10
Friday 10 and 12
Saturday 10

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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, regulations 1--3 (Examination Regulations, 2002, pp. 990–1), 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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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.

Owing to examination requirements in Trinity Term, lecture rooms are not fully available in first, second, and third weeks.

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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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the Humanities Board and of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, the following changes in regulations made by boards of faculties will come into effect on 14 March.

1 Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

M.St. in European Literature

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

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 616, l. 44, after `instead of two' insert `, and shall not be permitted to revise the content of the essay(s) submitted in the portfolio'.

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2 Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies

M.Phil. in Modern Jewish Studies

With immediate effect

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 564, delete from l. 43, `The examination will consist ...', to l. 46, and substitute:

`The examination will consist of a language examination in Hebrew based on grammar knowledge and reading comprehension. The use of a dictionary will be permitted in this paper.'

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