Lectures

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MEDICAL SCIENCES

Oxford Institute of Musculoskeletal Sciences, the Botnar Research Centre

The following seminars will be given at the times shown on Fridays in the Botnar Research Centre, the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre. PROFESSOR D. KERR
3 Dec., 2 p.m.: `Gene therapy for colorectal cancer.'

DR W. HOFSTETTER, Berne
10 Dec., 1 p.m.: `Soluble metals induce blood monocytes to stimulate bone resorption.'

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SOCIAL SCIENCES

WELLCHI Network Conference 2005: challenges and opportunities for European welfare states: the changing context of child welfare

This conference will be held on 7 and 8 January in St Anne's College. The conveners are Professor Mavis Maclean and Jane Lewis of the London School of Economics. Enquiries should be directed to a.vlachantoni@lse.ac.uk.

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SOCIAL SCIENCES, LAW

Oxford Centre for Water Research and the Environmental Law Discussion Group

PROFESSOR MICHAEL BYERS, Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law, University of British Columbia, will lecture at 1 p.m. on Monday, 6 December, in the Upper Lecture Theatre, the School of Geography and the Environment.

Subject: `105 years of transboundary water protection: Canada, the United States, and the International Joint Commission.'

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PHONETICS LABORATORY

PROFESSOR STEVEN GREENBERG, Technical University of Denmark, will lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Friday, 3 December, in the Headley Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum.

Convener: Dr John Coleman.

Subject: `A multi-tier theoretical framework for understanding spoken language.'

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WADHAM COLLEGE

DR JOSEPH WESTPHAL, Chancellor of the University of Maine System and an Assistant Secretary of the Army under President Clinton, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 6 December, in the Okinaga Room, Wadham College.

Convener: Professor A.R. Sheikholeslami.

Subject: `The battle over environmental policy: the White House, the bureaucracy, Congress, and special interests.'

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