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APPOINTMENTS AND REAPPOINTMENTS

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

HUMANITIES DIVISION

Appointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

Modern History

JANE CAPLAN, MA, D.PHIL. In Modern European History. Fellow-elect of St Antony's College. From 5 January 2004 to 4 January 2009.

Philosophy

PAUL LODGE, BA (MA Leeds, PH.D. Rutgers). In Philosophy. Fellow-elect of Mansfield College. From 1 July 2003 to 30 June 2008.

Reappointments

INSTRUCTOR

Oriental Studies

YANG SONG (BA Liaoning, China). Shaw Instructor in Chinese. From 18 April 2003 to the retiring age.

JING FANG (BA Bejing, M.SC. Bath). Fixed-term Instructor in Chinese. From 17 July 2003 to 16 July 2005.

Medieval and Modern Languages

CLARA MARIA FLORIO COOPER, MA status (DOTT.LETT. Turin). In Italian. From 1 October 2003 to the retiring age.

MARY COULTON, MA status (BA Athens, M.LITT. Birmingham. In Modern Greek (62.5 per cent post). From 1 October 2003 to the retiring age.

GUDRUN R. LOFTUS, MA status. In German. From 1 October 2003 to the retiring age.

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SOCIAL SCIENCES DIVISION

Appointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

Economics

BENT NIELSEN, MA (PH.D. Copenhagen). In Econometrics. Fellow-elect of Nuffield College. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008.

Politics and International Relations

ANDREAS CHRISTIAN BUSCH, MA (MA, DR.PHIL., Habil. Heidelberg). In Comparative European Politics. Fellow-elect of Hertford College. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008.

DANIEL MCDERMOTT, D.PHIL. (BA New Orleans, MA Arizona State). In Political Theory. Fellow-elect of Keble College. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008.

Social Policy and Social Work

REBECCA SURENDER, M.SC., D.PHIL. (BA Essex). In Social Policy. Fellow-elect of Green College. From 1 September 2003 to 31 August 2008.

Area and Development Studies Committee and Queen Elizabeth House

DAWN CHATTY (MA The Hague, BA, PH.D. UCLA). In Forced Migration. Fellow-elect of St Cross College. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008.

JOCELYN HALLOWELL ALEXANDER, MA, D.PHIL. (BA Princeton). Rhodes Lecturer in Commonwealth Studies. Fellow-elect of Linacre College. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008.

CUF LECTURER

The following holders of the title of CUF Lecturer have been appointed to the substantive posts with effect from 1 October 2003:

PAUL J. MARTIN, MA, D.PHIL. In Politics. Fellow of Wadham College. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2006.

STUART GORDON WHITE, BA, M.PHIL. (PH.D. Princeton). In Politics. Fellow of Jesus College. From 1 October 2003 to 31 December 2004.

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DIVISIONAL BOARD BY-ELECTION 19 June

Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board

On Thursday, 19 June, the following was duly elected as a member of the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board (from among the members of the Sub-faculty of Engineering, vice Moore), to hold office for one year from the first day of Michaelmas Term 2003.

C.P. BUCKLEY, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Balliol

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FACULTY BOARD BY-ELECTION 19 June

Classics Board

On Thursday, 19 June, the following was duly elected as a member of the Board of the Faculty of Classics (from among the members of the sub-faculty of Ancient History, vice Smith), to hold office for one year from the first day of Michaelmas Term 2003.

J.J. COULTON, MA, Fellow of Merton

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF MODERN LANGUAGES

Special subjects in the Honour School of Modern Languages and the related joint honour schools

Further to the information published in the Gazette of 29 May (p. 1345), the following changes should be noted regarding the Special Subjects available for the examination in Trinity Term 2005.

French Pre-modern [PM] Paper XII subjects are:

2013 Anglo-Norman Language and Literature

2029 Old Provençal

2034 The Old French epic

2014 The twelfth- and thirteenth-century Grail Romances

2015 French historical writing to 1515

2016 French poetry of the mid-sixteenth century

2017 Dramatic theory and practice in France 1605–60

2019 Jean-Jacques Rousseau

2035 French satire from Rabelais to Beaumarchais


German Pre-modern [PM] Paper XII subjects are:

2036 Old Norse

2037 Old High German

2041 Walther von der Vogelweide

2042 Gottfried's Tristan

2071 Mechthild von Magdeburg

2044 German poetry and drama of the seventeenth century


Spanish Pre-modern [PM] Paper XII subjects are:

2103 Spanish drama before Lope de Vega

2104 The Spanish Erasmians

2105 The discovery and conquest of Mexico and the Antilles

2106 Spanish devotional and mystical writing

2109 The work of Alfonso the Wise as author and patron of literature and learning


The Italian papers marked Pre-modern in the list printed in the Gazette of 29 May should not have been so marked. There will be no Pre-modern noted special subjects in Italian for examination in 2005.

Note: there are no changes to the listings for Linguistics, Portuguese, Russian, and Greek.

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DEGREE OF MASTER OF SCIENCE BY COURSEWORK

Biology (Integrative Biosciences)

Research in the Biosciences

The five taught courses for the academic year 2003--4 have been approved by the organising committee and are as follows:

Research in Animal Biology

Research in Cell and Developmental Biology

Research in Mathematical Biology

Research in Ornithology

Research in Ecology and Conservational Biology

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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 12 July.

1 Life and Environmental Sciences Board

M.Sc. by Coursework in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management

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

1 In the regulations published in the Gazette of 17 October 2002 (No. 4635, pp. 268--9), regulation 3(i), delete `nine' and substitute `eight'.

2 Ibid., Schedule to the regulations, delete items (a)(viii) and (a)(ix) of the Schedule and substitute:

`(viii) Professional skills for conservationists. This course will provide an advanced introduction into the essential skills required by the modern conservation practitioner. Subjects covered will include understanding organisational management, consultancy methodology, negotiation, fund raising, conservation project management, leadership and communication skills, and developing a critical understanding of political and economic structures and how they relate to conservation.'

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2 Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board

(a) Honour School of Mathematics and Philosophy

With effect from 1 October 2005 (for first examination in Part C in 2006)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 31, after l. 17, in the right-hand column insert: `Mathematics and Philosophy (for those taking Option (i) (Mathematics) in Part C)'.

2 Ibid., in the new regulations for the Honour School published in Gazette, No. 4657, 1 May 2003, after regulation 4 (c), on p. 1178, left-hand column, after l. 23, insert:

`(d) A candidate adjudged worthy of Honours in the Second Public Examination for the Honour School of Mathematics and Philosophy may supplicate for the degree of Master of Mathematics if he or she has both taken Option (i) (Mathematics) under Part C of the Schedule and fulfilled all the conditions in the General Regulations for Admission to Degrees Awarded on Passing the Second Public Examination. All other candidates who have fulfilled those conditions and who have been adjudged worthy of Honours, or have satisfied the examiners but have not obtained Honours, may supplicate for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts.'

(b) Honour Moderations in Computer Science

With immediate effect

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 51, ll. 5--6, delete `end of Trinity Full Term in the year preceding' and substitute `beginning of the Michaelmas Full Term in the academic year of'.

(c) Honour Moderations in Mathematics

With immediate effect

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 53, l. 26, delete `end of Trinity Full Term in the year preceding' and substitute `beginning of the Michaelmas Full Term in the academic year of'.

(d) Honour Moderations in Mathematics and Computer Science

With immediate effect

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 54, l. 12, delete `end of Trinity Full Term in the year preceding' and substitute `beginning of the Michaelmas Full Term in the academic year of'.

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3 Social Sciences Board

Honour School of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 428, delete ll. 26- -35 and substitute:

`303. Economic Theory

The paper will be set in two parts. Candidates will be required to show knowledge on both parts of the paper.

Part A. Essay questions will be set requiring candidates to formulate and evaluate theoretical models.

Part B. Questions will be set requiring candidates to solve formal problems.

Questions on the paper will be on theoretical aspects of economic analysis with applications to topics such as: producers, consumers and general equilibrium; uncertainty and contracts; game theory; welfare and social choice; foundations of macroeconomics; growth theory.'

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