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Conferment of title

The Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board has conferred the title of Research Lecturer on MR JOHN COBB, Sub-department of Particle Physics, with immediate effect.

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Qualifying Examination

Chemistry and Physics for Medical Students: G.G. MACPHERSON, BM, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Oriel

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With the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, and of the Humanities Board, the following changes in regulations made by the Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies and the Committee for the Ruskin School will come into effect on 2 January 2004.

1 Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies

M.Phil. in Modern Chinese Studies

With immediate effect (for first examination in 2004)

1 in Examination Regulations, 2003, p. 587, l. 47, delete `30,000' and substitute `20,000'.

2 Ibid., p. 588, ll. 4–5, delete `This is a single, three-hour examination paper on approaches and methods of research on modern China.' and subsitute:

`The requirements for this paper will be fulfilled in the form of three written assignments to be handed in during the course of the second term.'

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2 Committee for the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art

Bachelor of Fine Art

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

In Examination Regulations, 2003, delete from p. 218, l. 25, to p. 219, l.4, and substitute:

`2. Every candidate will be required to

(a) Produce a selection of work completed throughout the course preceding the examination in each of the categories scheduled below:

(i) An exhibition of current work or work constructed especially for assessment.

(ii) A portfolio of work made during the course preceding the examination, showing the student's chosen discipline which will be of one or two of the following: painting; drawing; sculpture; printmaking; mixed media: photography; video/film; performance. In addition it can include work made in other media where this has been agreed by the candidate and their tutor. If one discipline is chosen, at least twelve original works in that discipline; in the case of time- based work, candidates should make a submission of no more than twenty minutes' duration. If two disciplines are chosen, at least six original works in each discipline. Work which, in the judgement of the candidate's tutor, cannot be submitted for examination for practical reasons, may be represented by documentation.

(iii) A body of supporting work in at least one medium not offered under (i) and (ii) of this sub-clause.

(b) Submit an essay of about 6,000 words, which shall normally be on some aspect of visual culture since 1900, in accordance with the provisions of clause 3 of these regulations.

(c) Satisfy the examiners in a paper on the history and theory of visual culture since 1900.

3. (a) The work required by the provisions of clause 2 must be submitted to the Chairman of Examiners, Final Examination in Fine Art, Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, 74 High Street, Oxford by noon on Tuesday in the eighth week of Trinity Full Term in which the examination is taken.

(b) A candidate submitting an essay in accordance with the provisions of clause 2 (b) of these regulations must apply for the approval of the Ruskin Master not later'.

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