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Oxford University Gazette, 22 June 2007: Examinations and Boards

Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board

Supplementary subjects in the Honour Schools of Chemistry, Materials Science, Biological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Physiological Sciences, and Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, 2007–8

The following supplementary subjects will be taught and examined during 2007–eight. For details of the availability of supplementary subjects to candidates in different Honour Schools, please refer to the notes below.

1. Aromatic and Heterocyclic Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Lectures: sixteen hours in MT; sixteen hours in HT

Examined: end of HT

2. History and Philosophy of Science

Lectures: eight hours in MT; eight hours in HT

Examined: end of HT

3. Quantum Chemistry

Lectures: sixteen hours in MT; sixteen hours in HT

Examined: end of HT

4. Modern Language (German)

Lectures: sixteen hours in MT; sixteen hours in HT

Examined: end of HT

5. Chemical Pharmacology

Lectures: four hours in MT; twelve hours in HT

Examined: end of HT

Notes

(a) For candidates in Chemistry, all of the above Supplementary Subjects are available.

(b) For candidates in Materials Science, only subjects 2 and 3 are available.

(c) For candidates in Biological Sciences, Medical Sciences and Physiological Sciences, only subjects 2 and 5 are available.

(d) For candidates in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, only subjects 1, 2, 3, and 5 are available.

(e) Details of supplementary subjects can be found at www.chem.ox.ac.uk/teaching/SSG uide.html.

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Changes in Regulations

The following changes in regulations made by the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, and, with the approval, where applicable, of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee, the following changes in regulations made by the Social Sciences Board will come into effect on 7 July.

1 Educational Policy and Standards Committee

Regulations governing the examination of students for degrees by research

With effect for all candidates admitted on or after 1 October 2007

1 In Examination Regulations, 2006, p. 887, l. 5, after 'in the relevant university library' insert:

'The candidate must also submit an electronic copy to the Oxford Research Archive. (Candidates whose thesis has been prepared in non-standard media such as to make electronic submission impracticable may apply to the Proctors for exemption from this requirement.)'

2 Ibid., delete 'This' and substitute 'These'.

3 Ibid., l. 16, after 'of their thesis' insert 'and by the Oxford Research Archive of an electronic copy'.

4 Ibid., l.18, after 'of the thesis' insert 'and an electronic copy (except in cases where an exception to the requirement to submit an electronic copy of the thesis has been granted by the Proctors)'.


2 Social Sciences Board

Honour School of Human Sciences

With effect from 1 October 2007 (for first examination in 2008)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2006, p. 285, l. 29, after 'Population' insert 'The examiners will permit the use of any hand-held pocket calculator subject to the conditions set out under the heading 'Use of calculators in examinations' in the Special Regulations concerning Examinations.'

2 Ibid., p. 287, l. 12, delete 'submit through his or her college' and substitute 'deliver'.

3 Ibid., l. 13, after 'Committee' insert 'c/o the Examination Schools'.

4 Ibid., l. 20, after 'day of' insert 'Trinity Full Term of the year before that in which the candidate is to be examined'.

5 Ibid., delete 'the end' and substitute '12 midday on Friday'.

6 Ibid., l. 21, delete 'Trinity Full Term of the year before that in which the candidate is to be examined' and substitute 'the same term'.

7 Ibid., l. 31, after 'thereafter' insert 'but not later than the last day of the same term' and after 'Proposals' insert 'to change the title of the dissertation'.

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