Oxf. Univ. Gazette, 15 July 2004: Examinations and Boards

Examinations and Boards

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REAPPOINTMENTS

With the approval of the Medical Sciences Board, the following reappointments have been made for the periods stated.

Medical Sciences Division

READER AND HONORARY NHS CONSULTANT

Cardiovascular Medicine

STEFAN NEUBAUER, MA (MD Würzburg). In Cardiovascular Medicine. Student of Christ Church. From 1 October 2004 until the retiring age.

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

Pharmacology

NIGEL JOHN EMPTAGE, MA (B.SC. East Anglia, PH.D. Cambridge). In Synaptic Pharmacology. Fellow of Lincon College. From 27 March 2005 until the retiring age.

CLINICAL LECTURERS

Cardiovascular Medicine

ROBIN CHOUDHURY, BA, BM, MRCP. In Cardiovascular Medicine. From 1 October 2004 until 30 September 2007.

SAUL GARETH MYERSON (MB, CH.B. Bristol). In Cardiovascular Medicine. From 1 October 2004 until 30 September 2007.

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DIVISIONAL BOARD BY-ELECTIONS 1 July 2004

Humanities Board

There having been no nominations, the vacancy for one member of the Humanities Board (from among the members of the Faculty of Modern History, vice Haigh), for two years from the beginning of Michaelmas Term 2004, lapses to the Vice-Chancellor and Proctors.

Social Sciences Board

On Thursday, 1 July, the following was duly elected as an official member of the Social Sciences Board (from among the members of the Faculty of Law, vice Spence), to hold office for three years from the beginning of Michaelmas Term 2004:

A.S. BURROWS, BCL, MA, Norton Rose Professor of Commercial and Financial Law

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

1 Planning and Resource Allocation Committee of Council

Corrigendum

In the Category A schedule in the Regulations on Financial Matters, para. 50 (Gazette, 6 May, p. 1017), delete `Theology (B.Th. and Certificate)' and substitute:

`Theology (B.Th.).'

Note: reference to the Certificate was included in the schedule in error.


With the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, and of the Humanities Board, the following changes in regulations made by boards of faculties will come into effect on 30 July 2004.

2 Board of the Faculty of English Language and Literature

Honour School of English Language and Literature

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2003, p. 191, delete ll. 3--10 and substitute:

`(c) The list of themes for the extended essay for Subject 7 shall be sent on Thursday of the fifth week of the Michaelmas Term preceding the examination to each candidate at his or her college, and it shall be the responsibility of the candidate to collect the list in college. A copy of the list will also be posted in the Examination Schools. The topics of Paper 8 extended essays shall be devised by the candidates themselves, but must be submitted for approval to the Chair of Examiners, care of the English Faculty Office, by 5 p.m. on Thursday of the fourth week of the Hilary Term preceding the examination; approval of topics shall be communicated to candidates on Thursday of the sixth week of that term.'

2 Ibid., p. 194, l. 35, delete `, B7, B17, and B26'.

3 Ibid., l. 40, after `Schools.' insert: `The topics of B7, B17, and B26 extended essays shall be devised by the candidates themselves, but must be submitted for approval to the Chair of Examiners, care of the English Faculty Office, by 5 p.m. on Thursday of the fourth week of the Hilary Term preceding the examination; approval of topics shall be communicated to candidates on Thursday of the sixth week of that term.'.

4 Ibid., p. 193, l. 34, after `author', insert: `except for certain of the syndicated Special Topics offered under (i). (The list of Special Topics published in the University Gazette each year will indicate to which this requirement applies.)'.


3 Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

Honour School of Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

In Examination Regulations, 2003, p. 345, delete ll. 30--8 and substitute: `Candidates who offer either French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, or Modern Greek as their sole language may offer that language with Polish by replacing three papers in the sole language for the following three papers in Polish:

IIA (i) and IIB (i): Unprepared translation from Polish (Modern).

Either IV: The history of the Polish Language
or V: Descriptive analysis of Polish as spoken and written at the present day.

VII: Polish Literature from the late eighteenth century to the present day.

Candidates offering French with Polish will be required to replace French Papers IIA (ii) and IIB (ii) with Polish papers IIA (i) and IIB (i), and any two of French papers III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, and XIII with Polish papers IV or V and Polish paper VII, provided that at least one of French papers VI, VII and VIII is offered.

Candidates offering German with Polish will be required to replace German Papers IIA (ii) and IIB (ii) with Polish Papers IIA (i) and IIB (i), any one of German Papers IX, IV or V with Polish Papers IV or V, and any one of German Papers VI, VII, or VIII with Polish Paper VII.

Candidates offering Italian with Polish will be required to replace Italian Papers IIA (ii) and IIB (ii) with Polish Papers IIA (i) and IIB (i), and any two of Italian Papers IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, X, XI, XII and XIII with Polish Papers IV or V and Polish Paper VII, provided that at least one of Italian Papers IV or V and at least one of Italian Papers VI or VII or VIII are offered.

Candidates offering Spanish with Polish will be required to replace Spanish Papers IIA (ii) and IIB (ii) with Polish Papers IIA (i) and IIB (i), either of Spanish Papers IV or V with Polish Papers IV or V, and any one of Spanish Papers VI, VII or VIII with Polish Paper VII.

Candidates offering Portuguese with Polish will be required to take in Portuguese Papers I, IIA (i) and IIB (i), III, one of papers VI, VII, VIII, three of papers IV, V, IX, X XI, XII, and in Polish papers IIA (i) and IIB (i), VII, and either IV or V.

Candidates offering Russian with Polish will be required to replace Russian Papers IIA (ii) and IIB (ii) with Polish Papers IIA (i) and IIB (i), either of Russian Papers IV or V with Polish Papers IV or V, and any one of Russian Papers VI, VII, VIII or XIII with Polish Paper VII, provided that one Russian period paper is offered.

Candidates offering Medieval and Modern Greek with Polish will be required to replace Greek Papers IIA (ii) and IIB (ii) with Polish Papers IIA (i) and IIB (i), and Greek Papers IV and V with Polish Papers IV or V and Paper VII.

The Polish options are not available to candidates offering two languages in the Honour School or to candidates for any joint school involving Modern Languages.'

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