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Oxford University Gazette, 15 March 2007: Examinations and Boards

Appointments, Reappointments, and Conferments of Title

Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division

Appointments

ROYAL SOCIETY UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FELLOWS

ANGUS BUCKLING, B.SC Brist, PH.D Edin, Fellow-elect of Magdalen. Royal Society University Research Fellow with the title of University Lecturer. From 1 October 2007 until 31 October 2009.

JONATHAN BURTON, BA Oxf, PH.D Camb, Fellow of Somerville. Royal Society University Research Fellowship with the title of University Lecturer. From 1 January 2007 until 30 September 2008.

JONATHAN DOYE, BA PH.D Camb, Fellow of Queen's. Royal Society University Research Fellow with the title of University Lecturer. From 1 October 2006 until 30 September 2009.

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

ALAN BARR, BA M.SC PH.D Camb, Fellow-elect of Merton. In Experimental Particle Physics. From 1 April 2007 until 31 March 2012.

PROFESSOR MICHAEL BENEDIKT, BA MS PH.D Wisconsin, Fellow-elect of University. In Computer Science. From 10 April 2007 until 9 April 2012.
Conferment of title. On behalf of the Recognition of Distinction Committee, the Vice-Chancellor has awarded the title of Professor of Computer Science on Dr Benedikt.

ANGUS BUCKLING, B.SC Brist, PH.D Edin, Fellow-elect of Magdalen. In Zoology. From 1 November 2009 until 31 October 2014.

JONATHAN BURTON BA Oxf, PH.D Camb, Fellow of Somerville. In Organic Chemistry. From 1 October 2008 until 30 September 2013.

JONATHAN DOYE, BA PH.D Camb, Fellow of Queen's. In Theoretical Chemistry. From 1 October 2009 until 30 September 2014.

SAMUEL HENRY, M.SC Durh ,.DPHIL Oxf, Fellow-elect of Hertford. In Experimental Particle Physics. From 1 October 2007 until 30 September 2012.

DAVID KAY, B.SC PH.D Leic, Fellow-elect of Green College. In Computational Biology. From 1 July 2007 until 30 June 2012.

NICOLAI MEINSHAUSEN, M.SC Oxf, PH.D Zurich, Fellow-elect of Somerville. In Statistics. From 1 October 2007 until 30 September 2012.

MASON PORTER, BS MS PH.D Cornell, Fellow-elect of Somerville. In Applied Mathematics. From 1 October 2007 until 30 September 2012.

OLIVER RIORDAN, BA PH.D Camb, Fellow-elect of St Edmund Hall. In Discrete Mathematics. From 1 October 2007 until 30 September 2012.
Conferment of title. On behalf of the Recognition of Distinction Committee, the Vice-Chancellor has awarded the title of Professor of Discrete Mathematics on Dr Riordan.

PHILIP STIER, PH.D Max Planck Institute, Fellow-elect of Oriel. In Climate Change and Earth Observation Physics. From 1 October 2007 until 30 September 2012.

JAMES WORRELL, BA M.SC, D.PHIL Oxf, Fellow-elect of Green College. In Computer Science. From 1 August 2007 until 31 July 2012.


Reappointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

DR MARK CANNON. In Control Engineering. From 1 October 2007 until the retiring age.

DR BERND KIRCHHEIM. In Nonlinear Analysis. From 1 October 2007 until the retiring age.

PROFESSOR THOMAS MELHAM. In Computer Science. From 1 October 2007 until the retiring age.

DR DONALD PORCELLI. In Geochemistry. From 1 February 2007 until the retiring age.


Conferment of title

UNIVERSITY RESEARCH LECTURER

DR ISOBEL HOOK, Department of Physics (Sub-department of Astrophysics). With immediate effect.


Medical Sciences Division

Reappointment

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

Sir William Dunn School of Pathology

CHRISTOPHER JOHN NORBURY, MA Oxf, PH.D Lond. In Cell Biology. From 1 October 2007 until the retirement age.

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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 the Social Sciences Board will come into effect on 30 March.

Social Sciences Board

Master of Business Administration

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2006, delete from p. 836, l. 35 to p. 837, l. 11 and substitute:

'1. Candidates must follow for at least three terms a course of instruction in Management Studies. Candidates must complete the following and may be required to attend an oral examination on any part:

(a) all courses from Schedule A;

(b) eight electives (two in Hilary term and six in Trinity term), the list of electives to be published by the MBA Director before the first Monday of the preceding term;

(c) a written report on the Entrepreneurship project of not more than 8,000 words. Such projects must be undertaken in groups and approved by the MBA Director;

(d) a written report on a consulting project of not more than 15,000 words. Such projects must be undertaken in groups and approved by the MBA Director; or two further electives, from those available during the summer; or an individual academic thesis of not more than 12,000 words. The titles of such theses must be submitted to the MBA Director by Monday of First Week of Trinity Term in the year in which the examination is taken, and must be approved by the MBA Director. Two typewritten copies of the thesis must be submitted to the Examination Schools and addressed to the Chair of Examiners for the MBA, c/o the Head of Examinations and Assessments, High Street, Oxford, by the date and time advised to candidates in the term preceding that of submission;

(e) a final assessment to be submitted to the Saïd Business School in the format advised by the MBA director by a date in September notified to candidates in the term preceding the date of submission. Details of the assessment are set out in the course handbook.

2. In order to obtain the degree of Master of Business Administration candidates must complete all the requirements set out in 1 (a) ' (e) above and satisfy the examiners in the assignment and/or examinations associated with:

(i) at least nine core courses;

(ii) the Entrepreneurship project;

(iii) at least seven electives and a consulting project/individual thesis, or at least nine electives;

(iv) the final assessment (to be examined pass or fail according to the standard applied to other MBA courses.'

2 Ibid., p. 837, l. 33, delete 'four' and substitute 'six'.

3 Ibid., l. 36, delete 'a business' and substitute 'the 'Entrepreneurship'.

4 Ibid., delete ll. 42–4.

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