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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

FIXED-TERM UNIVERSITY LECTURER

Oriental Studies

IMRE BANGHA, MA, PH.D. In Hindi. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2005.

UNIVERSITY LECTURER (CUF)

Classics

TOBIAS REINHARDT, D.PHIL. Fellow of Somerville. In Classical Languages. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2007.

DEPARTMENTAL LECTURER

Oriental Studies

JONATHAN WILLIAM KIRKPATRICK, MA. In Jewish Studies. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2005.

TEMPORARY DEPARTMENTAL LECTURER

Medieval and Modern Languages

CLARE TERESA MONICA SHAWCROSS, BA, M.PHIL. In Modern Greek. From 1 January 2004 to 30 September 2004.

INSTRUCTOR

Oriental Studies

JUNKO HAGIWARA (BA Tokyo, MA Ealing). In Japanese. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2006.

KAORI NISHIZAWA (BA Tsukuba, MA Monash). Nissan Instructor in Japanese. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2006.

HIROE KAJI (BA Kansai, MA Ulster). In Japanese. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2006.

FIXED-TERM INSTRUCTOR

Oriental Studies

NADIA MARIE JAMIL, D.PHIL. (MA Edinburgh). In Arabic. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008. not confirmed

TEMPORARY TUTOR

Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art

LYNN TURNER (BA Northumbria, MA, PH.D. Leeds). In Fine Art (History and Theory of Visual Culture). From 1 October 2003 to 30 June 2004.

Reappointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURER (CUF)

English

SUSAN JONES, MA, D.PHIL. Fellow of St Hilda's. In English. From 1 January 2004 to the retiring age.

Conferment of title

UNIVERSITY LECTURER (CUF)

Modern History

PATRICIA CLAVIN (BA, PH.D. London). Fellow-elect of Jesus College. In Modern History. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008.

FACULTY LECTURER

Classics

SCOTT SCULLION (BA TORONTO, PH.D. Harvard). In Classics. From 1 December 2003 to 30 November 2008.

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LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES DIVISION

Reappointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

LOUIS C. MAHADEVAN, MA (B.SC. New Delhi, M.SC., PH.D. London), Fellow of Trinity. In Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. From 1 October 2004 to the retiring age.

MARTIN E.M. NOBLE (BA Cambridge, PH.D. Heidelberg). In Molecular Biophysics. From 1 October 2004 to the retiring age.

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MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES DIVISION

Appointment

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

CHRISTOPHER C. HOLMES (B.SC. Brighton, M.SC. Brunel, PH.D. Imperial), Fellow-elect of Lincoln. In Statistical Genomics (in collaboration with the MRC Mammalian Genetics Unit). From 17 February 2004 to 16 February 2009.

UNIVERSITY LECTURER (FIXED-TERM)

CONSTANTIN C. COUSSIOS (BA, M.ENG., PH.D. Cambridge), Fellow of Magdalen. In Biomedical Engineering (Powderject). From 1 January 2004 to 31 December 2008.

Reappointment

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

ALEXANDER M. KORSUNSKY, MA, D.PHIL. (B.SC., M.SC. Moscow), Fellow of Trinity. In Engineering Science. From 1 October 2004 to the retiring age.

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MEDICAL SCIENCES DIVISION

Appointment

CLINICAL LECTURER

RAM K. MALLADI (BA Cambridge, MB, BS London), MRCP, M.R.C.PATH.). In Haematology. From 1 February 2004 to 31 January 2008.

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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 boards of faculties and the Continuing Education Board will come into effect on 30 January.

1 Board of the Faculty of Law

(a) Special regulations relating to research students

In Examination Regulations, 2003, p. 876, delete ll. 23–42.

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2 M.Sc. by coursework in Criminology and Criminal Justice

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Regulations, 2003, p. 709, delete ll. 8--11 and substitute: `2. There shall be a board of studies for the course, to be chaired by the Director of Graduate Studies for Criminology and also comprising all the members of the Board of Examiners for the Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice for the current year, the Director or assistant Director of the Centre for Criminological Research and a student representative (the latter for open business only).'

2 Ibid., l. 13, delete `thesis' and substitute `dissertation'.

3 Ibid., l. 32, delete `Design and Evaluation of Research' and substitute ` "Methods 1" and "Methods 2" '.

4 Ibid., l. 34, after `5,000 words' insert `(inclusive of footnotes, but excluding bibliography and appendices)'.

5 Ibid., l. 35, delete `A title, or choice of titles' and substitute `A selection of three titles'.

6 Ibid., l. 35, after `as determined by the' delete `course leader for the option' and substitute `Board of Examiners'.

7 Ibid., l. 38, delete `the essay' and substitute `two typewritten copies of each essay'.

8 Ibid., delete ll. 41--5 and substitute: ` "Methods 1" shall be examined by means of an assessed essay of no less than 2,500 and no more than 3,000 words (inclusive of footnotes, but excluding bibliography and appendices). A selection of three titles (as determined by the Board of Examiners) will be posted on the designated noticeboard at the Centre for Criminological Research by noon on the Friday of Week 6 of Michaelmas Term. Candidates shall be required to submit two copies of the essay to the Clerk of the Schools, Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford not later than three weeks after this date, by noon.

"Methods 2" shall be examined by means of an assessed essay of no less than 2,500 and no more than 3,000 words (inclusive of footnotes, but excluding bibliography and appendices). The essay shall be a research proposal; a selection of three topics (as determined by the Board of Examiners) will be posted on the designated noticeboard at the Centre for Criminological Research by noon on the Friday of Week 6 of Hilary Term. Candidates shall be required to submit two copies of the essay to the Clerk of the Schools, Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford not later than three weeks after this date, by noon.

In addition, candidates taking either Methods 1 and/or Methods 2 shall be required to complete to the satisfaction of the course tutor for the option a form of continuous assessment, which will be approved by the Board of Studies and the details of which will be published in the Coursebook for the relevant year. The Course Director will certify to the Clerk of the Schools the names of those students who have successfully completed the form of continuous assessment.'

9 Ibid., p. 710, l. 3, after `the dissertation' insert `, and, in the case of candidates who have taken Methods 1 and/or Methods 2, have also satisfactorily completed the form of continuous assessment required for the relevant option.'

10 Ibid., l. 6, after `papers' insert `(and, in the case of candidates who have taken Methods 1 and/or Methods 2, have also satisfactorily completed the form of continuous assessment required for the relevant option)'.

11 Ibid., l. 7, delete `option' and substitute `assessed essay'.

12 Ibid., l. 15, after `course.' insert `Candidates may also, where relevant, carry forward their certificate of satisfactory completion of the continuous assessment element of Methods 1 and/or Methods 2.'

13 Ibid., l.24, after `course.' insert `Candidates may also, where relevant, carry forward their certificate of satisfactory completion of the continuous assessment element of Methods 1 and/or Methods 2.'

14 Ibid, l.29, after `course.' insert `Candidates may also, where relevant, carry forward their certificate of satisfactory completion of the continuous assessment element of Methods 1 and/or Methods 2.'

15 Ibid., l. 25, insert: `Continuous assessment element of Methods 1 and Methods 2: Candidates who fail to complete an assignment which forms part of the continuous assessment element of either Methods 1 or Methods 2 to the satisfaction of the Course Tutor for the option may resubmit that assignment once by noon on the Friday of Week 9 of the relevant term.'

16 Ibid., p. 710, l.31, delete `Policing' and substitute `British Policing ` myths and reality'.

17 Ibid, l. 33, delete `Dilemmas of Custody' and substitute `Public and Private Policing'.

18 Ibid., l. 34, delete `Design and Evaluation of Research' and renumber 5.--10. as 4.--9. accordingly.

19 Ibid., l. 40, delete `in the Criminal Justice System' and substitute `and the Law'.

20 Ibid., after l.40, insert: `10. Methods 1

11. Methods 2

12. Desistance from Crime: the role of criminal justice agencies

13. Mafias'.

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2 Board of the Faculty of Management

Master of Business Administration

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Regulations, 2003, p. 777, l. 39, delete `the schedule of required courses' and substitute `Schedule A'.

2 Ibid., p. 778, l. 33, delete `the schedule of required courses' and substitute `Schedule B'.

3 Ibid., ll. 37--8, delete `Monday of First Week of the term preceding the term in which the electives take place' and substitute `day of the of the first module of the second year of the programme'.

4 Ibid., l. 39, delete `new business development' and substitute `business'.

5 Ibid., l. 40 and l. 42, delete `part-time MBA Director' and substitute `Director of the part-time MBA'.

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

7 Ibid., l. 46, delete `(f)' and substitute `(e)'.

8 Ibid., l. 47 delete `.' and substitute `;'.

9 Ibid., after l. 47 insert: `(f) candidates may substitute a thesis of not less than 12,000 words and not exceeding 14,000 words on a topic to be approved by the Director of the part-time MBA in place of 2 electives (these cannot be core electives).'

10 Ibid., l.48 after `Schedule' insert `A'.

11 Ibid., ll. 50--1, delete `, and during the first year of the course for part-time students'.

12 Ibid., p. 779, after l. 25 insert:

`Schedule B

The following courses are required to be taken by part-time students. Details can be found in the course handbook.

(a) Understanding General Management

(b) Decision Science

(c) Strategy

(d) Developing Effective Managers

(e) Marketing

(f) Managerial Economics

(g) Financial Reporting

( h) Finance

(i) Operations Management

(j) Financial Management

(k) International Business and Global Governance'.

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3 Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

(a) Preliminary Examination in Modern Languages

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2003, p. 88, l. 14, after `Language Papers;' insert `(including in French certification of attendance and participation in oral classes)'.

2 Ibid., p. 89, l. 4, after `6. a. Language papers' insert `*' and the following footnote: `* Colleges will submit to the Moderators via the Clerk of the Examination Schools by noon on Friday of Week 5 of Trinity Term a certificate stating that their candidates have attended and participated in at least eight oral classes, consisting of reading aloud in French with attention to pronunciation and intonation, and discussion in French of passages dealing with issues in French contemporary culture.'

3 Ibid., delete ll. 7--11 and substitute: `French: The paper will consist of: (a) French grammar (twenty short sentences for translation into French); (b) a prose passage for translation into French; and (c) a prose passage for translation into English.'

4 Ibid., delete ll. 33--4 and substitute: `French: IIA. Synthesis: A summary in French of a passage of French dealing with one of the texts prescribed for French Paper IV. IIB. Translation: Translation of a passage from one of the texts prescribed for French Paper IV, excluding La Chastelaine de Vergi.'

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4 Boards of the Faculties of Medieval and Modern Languages and English Language and Literature

Preliminary Examination in English and Modern Languages

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

In Examination Regulations, 2003, p. 72, l. 43, after `and-a-half hours).' insert `(including in French certification of attendance and participation in oral classes, as specified for the Preliminary Examination in Modern Languages).'

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5 Boards of the Faculties of Medieval and Modern Languages and Modern History

Preliminary Examination in Modern History and Modern Languages

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

In Examination Regulations, 2003, p. 86, l. 4, after `half hours).' insert `(including in French certification of attendance and participation in oral classes, as specified for the Preliminary Examination in Modern Languages).'

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6 Boards of the Faculties of Medieval and Modern Languages and Oriental Studies

Preliminary Examination in European and Middle Eastern Languages

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

In Examination Regulations, 2003, p. 74, l. 22, after `two papers each of one-and-a-half hours).' insert `(including in French certification of attendance and participation in oral classes, as specified for the Preliminary Examination in Modern Languages).'

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7 Boards of the Faculties of Medieval and Modern Languages and Philosophy

Preliminary Examination in Philosophy and Modern Languages

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

In Examination Regulations, 2003, p. 102, l. 25, after `a half hours).' insert `(including in French certification of attendance and participation in oral classes, as specified for the Preliminary Examination in Modern Languages).'

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8 Continuing Education Board

(a) M.St. in Professional Archaeology

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

In Examination Regulations, 2003, p. 664, delete ll. 4--27.

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(b) M.Sc. in Professional Archaeology

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

In Examination Regulations, 2003, p. 753, after l. 35 insert:

`Professional Archaeology

1. Every candidate must follow for three terms (full-time) or six terms (part-time) a course of instruction in Professional Archaeology.

2. The course will consist of lectures, seminars, individual tutorials and, in the case of full-time students, three approved placements of approximately ten weeks each, or in the case of part-time students, approved work-place projects undertaken.

3. The examination will consist of the following parts:

(a) a portfolio which shall include:

(i) a written report of 5,000 words maximum of the work undertaken at the first placement;

(ii) a written report of 5,000 words maximum of the work undertaken at the second placement;

(iii) a written report of 5,000 words maximum of the work undertaken at the third placement;

(in the case of part-time students, a written report of 15,000 words maximum on work-place projects undertaken with an approved relevant organisation); the portfolio material for each placement must represent ten weeks of professionally competent work;

(iv) three written assignments of 2,000--2,500 words each, one during each of the placements on an agreed topic;

(v) five written reports of 1,000 words maximum each, one on each of the following courses: four optional short courses and a survey week.

The portfolio shall be forwarded to the examiners, c/o Registry, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford, for consideration by such a date as the examiners shall determine and shall notify the candidates and tutors at the start of each academic year.

(b) A dissertation (two copies) of not more than 15,000 words on a topic selected by the student in consultation with his or her tutor and approved by the examiners. The dissertation must be delivered not later than noon on the third Friday in September of the final year of the course to the Chairman of Examiners for the Degree of M.Sc. in Professional Archaeology, c/o the Clerk of the Schools, Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford. The dissertation must be accompanied by a statement that it is the candidate's own work.

(c) A viva voce examination.

4. The examiners may award a distinction for excellence in the whole examination.

5. With the approval of the Board of Studies in each case, a candidate who has obtained a pass mark on section 3 (a), but who is prevented by exceptional circumstances from completing section 3 (b), may be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Archaeology.

6. A candidate who fails to satisfy the examiners in 3 (a) or (b) may be permitted to resubmit work in respect of part or parts of the examination which they have failed for examination on one further occasion, not later than one year after the initial attempt.'

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(c) Diploma in Professional Archaeology

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

In Examination Regulations, 2003, delete p. 967, delete l. 9 to p. 968, l. 5, and substitute: `1. Every candidate must follow for three terms (full-time) or six terms (part-time) a course of instruction in Professional Archaeology.

2. The course will consist of lectures, seminars, individual tutorials and, in the case of full-times students, three approved ten week placements, or in the case of part-time students, approved work-place projects undertaken.

3. The examination will consist of the following parts:

(a) a portfolio which shall include:

(i) a written report of 5,000 words maximum of the work undertaken at the first placement;

(ii) a written report of 5,000 words maximum of the work undertaken at the second placement;

(iii) a written report of 5,000 words maximum of the work undertaken at the third placement;

(in the case of part-time students, a written report of 15,000 words maximum on work-place projects undertaken with an approved relevant organisation); the portfolio material for each placement must represent ten weeks of professionally competent work;

(iv) three written assignments of 2,000--2,500 words each, one during each of the placements on an agreed topic;

(v) five written reports of 1,000 words maximum each, one on each of the following courses: four optional short courses and a survey week.

The portfolio shall be forwarded to the examiners, c/o Registry, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford for consideration by such a date as the examiners shall determine and shall notify the candidates and tutors at the start of each academic year.

(b) A viva voce examination.

4. The examiners may award a distinction for excellence in the whole examination.

5. A candidate who fails to satisfy the examiners in 3 (a) may be permitted to resubmit work in respect of part or parts of the examination which they have failed for examination on one further occasion, not later than one year after the initial attempt.'

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