Scholarships and Prizes Supplement - Prizes - (2) to No 4411



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Oxford University Gazette

Scholarships and Prizes Supplement: Prizes

Supplement (2) to Gazette No. 4411

Monday, 7 October 1996


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Notes:
(1) notices of prizes only are given below.
Scholarships are listed
separately.

(2) An alphabetical list of the prizes is given below, followed
by a
classified list.

(3) This list includes notices published in the Hilary Term and
Trinity Term 1997 Scholarships and Prizes Supplements.
(Revised: April 1997.)


Contents of the
supplement:


Classified list of the prizes

Anthropology and Geography


Herbertson and Beckit Prizes


Area studies


Arthur Lenman Memorial Prize (Egypt)


Nubar Pasha Prize (Armenia)


Biological Sciences


Harley Prize


Computation

  • Hoare Prize in Computation


    Economics

    Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
    (Economics)


    English Language and Literature


    Matthew Arnold Memorial Prize


    Beddington English Prize


    Chancellor's English Essay Prize


    Newdigate Prize


    Charles Oldham Shakespeare Prize


    Passmore Edwards Prize


    Shelley-Mills Prizes


    Vaughan Morgan Prizes


    History


    Arnold Modern Historical Essay Prize


    Beit and Herbert Prizes


    Curzon Memorial Prize


    H.W.C. Davis Prize


    John Freind Prize


    Gladstone Memorial Essay Prize


    Kirkaldy Prizes


    Wylie Prize


    Law


    Clifford Chance Prize


    Rupert Cross Prize


    Field Fisher Waterhouse Prize


    Maxwell Prize for Law


    Norton Rose Prize


    John Morris Prize


    Richards Butler Prize


    Slaughter and May Prize


    Winter Williams Prizes


    Martin Wronker Prizes


    Literae Humaniores and Philosophy


    Ancient History Prize


    Arnold Ancient Historical Essay Prize


    Chancellor's Latin Prize


    Comparative Philology Prizes


    Conington Prize


    Gaisford Prizes


    T.W. Greene Prize


    Barclay Head Prize


    Hertford and de Paravicini Prizes


    John Locke Prize


    Passmore Edwards Prize


    Harold Lister Sunderland Prizes


    Henry Wilde Prize


    Management Studies


    J.P. Morgan Essay Prize


    Mathematics


    Mathematical Prizes


    Nuclear Electric Prize


    Medicine


    Bristol Myers Prize


    John Freind Prize


    Brian Johnson Prize


    John Potter Essay Prize

    Radcliffe Prizes (Clinical Medicine, HREF = "#4Ref_tt">Pharmacology)


    Renwick Vickers Prize


    Geoffrey Hill Spray Prize


    L.J. Witts Prize


    Martin Wronker Prizes


    Medieval and Modern Languages


    Beddington Modern Languages Prize


    Andrew Colin Prize


    Comparative Philology Prizes


    Cyril Jones Memorial Prize


    Sir John Rhys Prize


    Cecil Roth Prize


    Paget Toynbee Prizes


    Music


    Osgood Memorial Prize


    Physical Sciences


    Peter Beaconsfield Prize


    Burdett-Coutts Prize


    Gotch Memorial Prize


    Johnson Memorial Prizes


    Lubbock Memorial Prizes


    Oxford Cryosystems Prize


    Oxford Lasers Prize


    Scott Prizes


    Smith Systems Prize


    Turbutt Prizes


    Physiological Sciences

  • Radcliffe (Pharmacology)


    Psychology


    George Humphrey Prize


    Susan Mary Rouse Memorial Prize


    Social Studies


    Eugene Havas Memorial Prize


    Hicks and Webb Medley Prizes


    Webb Medley Prizes


    Sara Norton Prize


    Pavry Memorial Prize


    Winchester Prize


    Theology


    Denyer and Johnson Prize


    Ellerton Theological Essay Prize


    Hall and Hall-Houghton Prizes


    Pusey and Ellerton Prizes


    St Catherine of Alexandria Prize


    Miscellaneous


    Boden Prize


    Laurence Binyon Prize


    Egerton Coghill Prize


    Wilma Crowther Memorial Prize


    English Poem on a Sacred Subject Prize


    Gibbs Prizes


    Geoffrey Rhoades Bursary


    Tynan Prize Prize

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    Preliminary note

    This supplement to the University Gazette,
    containing notices of University Scholarships and Prizes,
    and certain
    other
    awards, is published annually in Michaelmas Term but is
    supplemented
    in Hilary
    and Trinity Terms with details of relevant closing dates
    and changes
    to any of
    the previously published notices.

    For full regulations governing awards candidates should
    consult the
    current edition of the Statutes, Decrees, and
    Regulations of
    the
    University of Oxford.

    All communications about Scholarships, Prizes, etc.,
    should be
    clearly
    marked on the envelope with the name of the Scholarship,
    Prize, etc.,
    concerned.



    Adjustment of standing for
    illness

    Candidates who, on account of illness, have received
    permission from
    the
    Hebdomadal Council under Ch. VI, Sect. i.c, § 1,
    may, for the
    purpose of
    reckoning standing and age in entering for a university
    fellowship,
    studentship, scholarship, exhibition, or prize, exclude
    such
    additional time
    as has been granted by the Hebdomadal Council for the
    purpose of
    taking the
    Final Honour School.

    Provided that the provisions of this decree shall not
    apply to the
    following:
    Boden Scholarship, Dean Ireland's Scholarships, Matthew
    Arnold
    Memorial Prize,
    Newdigate Prize. (Ch. IX, Sect. ii,
    Statutes, 1996, p.
    683.)



    Division of prizes and
    scholarships

    Prizes and scholarships may be divided, and the
    emoluments adjusted
    accordingly, whenever the examiners for any such award
    are unable to
    distinguish between the merits of the best candidates.
    (Ch. IX, Sect.
    iii,
    Statutes, 1995, p. 683.)

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    Prizes


    ANCIENT HISTORY PRIZE 1997

    The prize is of the value of £500 and is open to:

    (a) members of the University who have completed
    the

    examinations necessary for the Degree of BA of this
    University;

    (b) graduates of other universities reading for
    the Degrees
    of B.Phil., M.Litt., M.Phil., or D.Phil.;

    provided that on the date appointed for sending in essays
    such
    candidates shall have completed not less than three and
    not more than
    six terms from the date of (i) completing the second
    public
    examination or (ii) matriculation

    respectively.

    Candidates are permitted to choose any subject in Greek
    or Roman
    History or Historiography in the period 1500 BC to AD
    500. Parts of
    theses in preparation will

    not be excluded, but candidates will be required to
    certify that
    their entry has not been, or is not concurrently being,
    submitted for
    any other prize. The subject proposed

    must be notified to the Chairman of the Sub-faculty of

    Ancient History, c/o the Classics Office, 41 Wellington
    Square,
    Oxford OX1 2JF (Ref. HAN/1), not later than Friday,
    21 February
    1997
    .

    Essays, which must be typewritten and must not exceed
    20,000 words,
    should be sent to the Chairman of the

    Sub-faculty of Ancient History, the Classics Office,

    41 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JF, not later than

    Friday, 30 May 1997.

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    ARNOLD ANCIENT HISTORICAL ESSAY
    PRIZE 1997

    The prize will be offered in Hilary Term 1997 for an
    essay on any
    subject in ancient history (i.e. between 1500 bc and ad
    500). The
    prize will be worth £500. Candidates must be members
    of the
    University reading for a Final Honour School, who do not
    already hold
    the degree of BA of this University and who on the date
    appointed for
    sending in essays have not completed more than fifteen
    terms from
    matriculation. The prize may not be awarded to a previous
    winner.

    Essays, which must be typewritten and which must

    not exceed 15,000 words in length, are to be sent under

    a sealed cover to the Head Clerk, University Offices,
    Wellington
    Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, not later than Friday, 24
    January
    1997
    . Authors are required to conceal their name and
    distinguish
    their composition by a motto, sending at the same time
    their name,
    college, and date of

    matriculation in a separate sealed envelope, with the
    same motto
    inscribed upon it. They must also certify that their
    entry has not
    been, or is not concurrently being, submitted for any
    other prize.

    Although competitors are free to choose their own
    subject, they are
    warned that they must secure the prior
    approval of the examiners for the subject of their essay;
    the
    examiners will not approve any subject unless the
    candidate's
    letter seeking approval is endorsed by his or her tutor
    to the effect
    that the proposed title is suitable
    . Candidates must
    send the
    proposed title to the Secretary to the Arnold Historical
    Essay
    Trustees, at the University Offices, Wellington Square,
    Oxford OX1
    2JD, for the attention of the examiners, not later than
    Friday,
    15 November 1996
    .

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    ARNOLD MODERN HISTORICAL ESSAY
    PRIZE

    The prize of £500 shall be awarded each year to the
    writer of
    the best thesis in Modern History submitted in the
    Honour School of Modern History, or any joint school in
    which Modern
    History is a component, or in the Honour School of
    Philosophy,
    Politics, and Economics, if such

    thesis be deemed worthy of a prize. Modern History shall
    be defined
    for this purpose as the period between ad 285 and the
    latest terminal
    date for the time being of the subjects of the Honour
    School of
    Modern History. No special application is needed.

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    MATTHEW ARNOLD MEMORIAL PRIZE
    1997

    The subject for the prize will be:

    `A poet or poem may count to us historically, they may
    count to on grounds personal to ourselves, and they may
    count to us really.'

    The prize, the value of which is £750, is open to

    members of the University who on the closing date for

    receipt of essays have qualified by examination for the

    Degree of BA and have not exceeded seven years from

    matriculation or have qualified by examination for any
    other degree
    of the University and have not exceeded four years from
    matriculation
    or, not being graduates of the University, are pursuing a
    course of
    study leading to a postgraduate degree of the University
    and have not
    exceeded three years from their matriculation. An
    additional prize,
    of £350, may be awarded.

    Essays should be submitted, under a sealed cover
    marked `The
    Matthew Arnold Prize', to the Head Clerk, University
    Offices,
    Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, not later than 1
    March
    1997
    . Authors should conceal their names and
    identify their
    essays by a motto. The name,

    college, and date of matriculation should be submitted at
    the same
    time in a separate envelope with the same motto inscribed
    upon it.
    Essays are not expected to exceed 5,000 words, though no
    maximum
    length has been prescribed.

    The prize will not be awarded twice to the same
    person.

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    BRIAN BANNISTER AWARD IN ORGANIC
    CHEMISTRY

    The award (of about £200) is open to members of the
    University
    who are presenting themselves for examination in Part II
    of the
    subject Chemistry in the Honour School of Natural
    Science. One or
    possibly two awards may be made annually by the board of
    management
    for the most meritorious performance in that examination
    in Organic
    Chemistry, judged on the thesis and the viva-voce
    examination. No
    special application is required.

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    PETER BEACONSFIELD PRIZE IN
    PHYSIOLOGICAL
    SCIENCES

    The prize, value about £500, is awarded annually,
    provided that
    there is a candidate of sufficient merit. It is open to
    those
    postgraduate students registered under the Physiological
    Sciences
    Board who in the twelve months preceding the closing date
    for
    applications for the prize shall have applied for
    transfer to D.Phil.
    status. Candidates shall submit, not later than the
    Friday in the
    eighth week of Trinity Term in the academic year in which
    the prize
    is to be awarded, a summary of not more than 1,000 words
    (not
    counting references and illustrations) outlining, in
    non-specialist
    terms, their achievements in research and their plans for
    the
    remainder of their D.Phil. course in the broad context of
    Physiological Sciences. The Physiological Sciences Board
    requires
    research students to submit a summary of a similar kind
    as part of
    the procedure for application for transfer to D.Phil.
    status.
    Candidates are, however, encouraged to modify their
    applications for
    transfer of status to meet

    the criteria for the award of

    the prize which will be awarded to the candidate whose

    research, in the opinion of the judges, shows evidence of
    an
    interdisciplinary approach to their work and the
    potential for future
    practical use for the benefit of mankind. Candidates are
    reminded
    that applications for the prize should be written in a
    style
    comprehensible to scientists and physicians who are not
    necessarily
    working in their own field of research. Applications,
    clearly marked
    `Peter Beaconsfield Prize in Physiological Sciences',
    should be
    submitted by Friday, 20 June 1997 to Lisa
    Procter,
    Graduate Studies Office, University Offices, Wellington
    Square,
    Oxford OX1 2JD.

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    MRS CLAUDE BEDDINGTON ENGLISH
    LITERATURE
    PRIZE

    The prize, value about £100, will be awarded, if
    there is

    a candidate of sufficient merit, by the Moderators in

    Moderations in English Language and Literature in Trinity
    Term
    each year to the candidate whose performance in that
    examination, or
    in part 2 of the Preliminary Examination in English and
    Modern
    Languages in the same term, they judge to be the best. No
    special
    application is required.

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    MRS CLAUDE BEDDINGTON MODERN
    LANGUAGES PRIZE
    1997

    The prize, value of about £100, will be awarded, if
    there is a
    candidate of sufficient merit, by the Moderators in the
    Preliminary
    Examination for Modern Languages in Hilary Term to the
    candidate
    whose performance in Italian in that
    examination, or in the
    Preliminary Examination in Philosophy and Modern
    Languages in the
    same term, or

    in the Preliminary Examination in European and Middle
    Eastern
    Languages in the same term, or in part 1 of the
    Preliminary
    Examination in English and Modern Languages in the same
    term, or in
    part 1 of the Preliminary Examination in Modern History
    and Modern
    Languages in the same term, they judge to be the best.
    The prize will
    be offered for a different language each year, in the
    following
    order: French, German, Italian. No special application is
    required.

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    BEIT PRIZE AND ROBERT HERBERT
    MEMORIAL PRIZE
    1996–7

    The prizes will be offered for essays on topics within
    the field of
    the History of the British Empire or the British
    Commonwealth: entries for the Beit Prize should be on
    some subject connected with the advantages of `Imperial
    Citizenship', or on some subject connected with Colonial
    History, while entries for the Robert Herbert Memorial
    Prize should be on some subject connected with those
    problems of Imperial Administration to which Sir Robert
    Herbert devoted his life.

    The prizes are open to all members of the University who
    on the
    closing date for entries have not exceeded twelve years
    from their
    matriculation, and who have not previously been awarded
    either prize.
    The value of the Beit Prize is £250 and the value of
    the Robert
    Herbert Memorial Prize is £200. Further information
    may be
    obtained by contacting the Secretary to the Board of
    Management of
    the Beit Fund, University Offices, Wellington Square,

    Oxford OX1 2JD (telephone: (2)70761). The closing date
    for receipt of entries is

    1 December 1996.

    Essays submitted for the prizes may be submitted also as
    theses for
    relevant Honour Schools in accordance with faculty
    boards' regulations, but will be expected to contain a
    substantial element of Imperial or Commonwealth History.
    Unreconstructed chapters of an M.Litt., M.Phil., or
    D.Phil. thesis are not acceptable.

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    LAURENCE BINYON PRIZE 1997

    The Committee for the History of Art propose to award
    this prize in
    Hilary Term 1997, provided that there is a
    candidate of sufficient merit.

    The prize (which will be one of up to £600) is open
    to all
    members of the University who have not exceeded
    twenty-one terms from
    their matriculation. Preference will be given to
    candidates whose travel plans are not related to their
    academic discipline. It will be awarded

    to enable the prize winner to travel to Asia, the Far
    East,

    or another area outside Europe to extend knowledge
    and

    appreciation of the visual arts. The holder of the prize
    will be
    expected to submit a report on the travels after return.

    Candidates should apply in writing to the Secretary to
    the Committee
    for the History of Art, History Faculty Library, Broad
    Street, Oxford
    OX1 3BD, not later than Friday, 31 January 1997.
    Applications must include, in addition to any
    testimonials which the
    applicant may wish to submit,

    (a) the applicant's name, college, and date
    of
    matriculation;

    (b) summary of academic career since
    matriculation, and
    of any relevant attainments, qualifications, or
    interests;

    (c) the object of the travel to be
    undertaken, and
    proposed itinerary;

    (d) the names of two referees, who should be
    tutors or

    others in a position to judge of the applicant's ability
    to profit
    from the travel proposed.

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    BODEN PRIZE 1997

    Applications are invited for the Boden Prize (for
    proficiency in the
    Sanskrit Language and Literature).

    The prize is of the value of £50 and is open to any
    undergraduate member of the University.

    Candidates must send their names to the Secretary,

    Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford OX1 2LE, before

    12 noon on Friday, 24 October 1997. The
    examination will be held during Michaelmas Term.

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    BRISTOL MYERS PRIZE IN
    CARDIOLOGY 1997

    Applications are invited for the Bristol Myers Prize in
    Cardiology. The value of the prize shall be £100 and
    the closing
    date for the submission of essays is Friday, 13 June
    1997
    .

    The prize is open to clinical students working in Oxford
    for the
    Second Examination for the degree of Bachelor of Medicine
    and is
    awarded annually (provided that candidates of sufficient
    merit
    present themselves) for an essay on a topic relating to
    Cardiology.
    Essays shall be submitted to the Medical School Office
    under a
    nom-de-plume. If the judges are unable to
    distinguish
    between the merits of two or more candidates the prize
    shall be
    divided accordingly. No person may be awarded the prize
    more than
    once.

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    BRITISH TELECOM RESEARCH AND
    TECHNOLOGY
    PRIZE FOR COMPUTING SCIENCE

    The prize, value £200, may be awarded, if there is a
    candidate
    of sufficient merit, by the examiners for the Honour
    School of
    Mathematics and Computation, to the candidate whose
    performance in
    that examination they judge to be the most deserving,
    paying special
    regard to performance in computation.

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    BURDETT-COUTTS PRIZE 1997

    The Board of the Faculty of Physical Sciences proposes to
    award the
    Burdett-Coutts Prize in Trinity Term 1997. The Prize, the
    value of
    which will probably be in the region of £350, will
    be awarded to
    the candidate (or, exceptionally, two candidates) who,
    having read
    Geology in the Honour School of Natural Science, not
    having exceeded
    twelve terms from matriculation, and having passed the
    examinations
    necessary for the degree of BA, is adjudged by the
    Standing Committee
    most worthy to receive it, taking into account
    performance in the
    Final Honour School.

    The prize money is to be spent on travel, attendance

    at a conference, or some other purpose connected with the
    study of
    geology to be approved by the Professor of

    Geology.

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    CLIFFORD CHANCE PRIZE

    The prize will be awarded to the candidate who, in the
    opinion of the
    examiners, performs best in the examination for the
    Magister Juris in
    European and Comparative Law. No application is required.
    The present
    value of the prize is £500.

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    CHANCELLOR'S AND NEWDIGATE
    PRIZES 1997

    Sir Roger Newdigate's Prize (about £300)

    For the best composition in English Verse by an
    undergraduate who has
    not exceeded four years from his or her matriculation.

    Subject: `1989'.

    The length of the poem is not to exceed 300 lines.
    The metre
    is
    not restricted to heroic couplets; but dramatic form of
    composition
    is not allowed
    . (See also the general regulations
    below.)

    Entries must be submitted, in accordance with the
    general
    regulations below, to the Head Clerk, University Offices,
    Wellington
    Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, not later than Thursday, 27
    March
    1997
    .


    Chancellor's English Essay (value £250)

    Subject: `The Virtues of Forgery'.

    The length of the essay should not exceed 30–5
    printed pages,
    allowing about 360 words to each such printed page. (See
    also the
    general regulations below.)

    Entries must be submitted, in accordance with the general
    regulations
    below, to the Head Clerk, University Offices, Wellington
    Square,
    Oxford OX1 2JD, not later than Thursday, 27 March
    1997
    .


    Chancellor's Latin Prose and Verse (value £250
    each)

    Subjects:

    For Latin Prose: Dryden, Life of
    Plutarch
    , from the
    beginning to `this great Philosopher and Historian.'

    For Latin Verse:
    either for
    Elegiacs: Goldsmith,
    The Deserted Village, 366-384, `Good Heaven! ... in
    sorrow
    doubly dear.'

    or for Hexameters: Pope, Translation of the
    Iliad,
    Book xxiv, 646-71, `Satiate at length ... both of earth and
    heaven.'

    Candidates are not restricted to the use of
    hexameters, but are
    at liberty to use any metre which they think suitable to
    their

    subject. Both in prose and in verse the lines should be
    numbered. (See also the general regulations below.)

    Photocopies of the above passages may be obtained from
    the Secretary,
    Classics Office, 37 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JF.

    Entries for the Latin Prizes must be submitted, in
    accordance with
    the general regulations below, to the Head Clerk,
    University Offices,
    Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, not later than
    Friday, 2 May
    1997
    .


    General Regulations

    The Chancellor's and Newdigate Prizes are open to all
    members of the
    University who on the closing date for

    entries will not have exceeded four years from their

    matriculation (except that the Newdigate Prize is open
    only to
    undergraduates).

    In every case the time is computed by calendar, not
    academical,
    years, and strictly from the day of matriculation to the
    day of entry
    without reference to any intervening circumstances
    whatever.

    No person who has already obtained a prize will be

    entitled to a second prize of the same description.

    No entry can be accepted which does not comply with
    the following
    special regulations:

    1. Three typed copies of the exercise
    must be
    sent, and the words `Three typed copies enclosed' must
    appear on the
    envelope together with the name of the prize concerned.

    2. Each composition must be
    distinguished by a
    motto, and authors are required to conceal their names.

    3. In a separate sealed envelope,
    with the same
    motto

    inscribed upon it, the name, college, and date of
    matriculation must
    be enclosed.

    Manuscript corrections, if any such are necessary,
    should not be
    in the candidate's handwriting.

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    CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT
    ACCOUNTANTS
    PRIZE FOR ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT

    The prize, value £250, may be awarded by the examiners for
    the
    Final Honour School of Economics and Management to the candidate
    achieving the best overall performance in the Economics papers.

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    EGERTON COGHILL LANDSCAPE PRIZE
    1997

    The prize (value about £250) will be awarded, if an
    entry of
    sufficient quality is submitted, for the best landscape
    painting in
    oils painted during the twelve months preceding the
    closing date for
    entries by a member of the University who is at that date
    reading for
    any degree, diploma, or certificate of the University.
    Entries must
    not exceed four square feet in area and should be sent

    unframed to the Ruskin Master of Drawing, Ruskin School
    of Drawing
    and Fine Art, 74 High Street, Oxford OX1 4BG, not later
    than
    Friday, 9 May 1997, with a statement signed by
    the
    competitor that the painting has been painted in the
    preceding twelve
    months. No competitor may submit more than one entry for
    any one
    competition, and the winner of the prize in any one year
    shall not be
    eligible to compete in any subsequent year.

    The winning entry each year will be exhibited in the
    Divinity School during the week of the Encaenia.

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    ANDREW COLIN PRIZE

    The prize, value about £120, will be awarded by the

    Moderators in the Preliminary Examination for Modern
    Languages in
    Hilary Term each year to the candidate in that
    examination, or in the
    Preliminary Examination in Philosophy and Modern
    Languages in the
    same term, or

    in the Preliminary Examination in European and Middle
    Eastern
    Languages in the same term, or in part 1 of the
    Preliminary
    Examination in English and Modern Languages in the same
    term, or in
    part 1 of the Preliminary examination in Modern History
    and Modern
    Languages in the same term, whose performance in Russian
    is adjudged
    to be the best. No special application is required.

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    COMPARATIVE PHILOLOGY PRIZES

    The trustees of the Derby Fund, on the recommendation of
    the Craven
    Committee, have approved an annual grant for the
    following prizes:

    (i) a prize of £50 to be awarded for performance
    in
    the Comparative Philology paper in Honour Moderations in
    Classics;

    (ii) a prize of £100 for performance in the
    Philology and
    Linguistics paper in the Honour Schools of Literae

    Humaniores, and Classics and Modern Languages.

    No special application is required.

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    CONINGTON PRIZE 1997

    The prize will be offered for a dissertation on a subject
    to be
    chosen by the writer and approved by the Board of the
    Faculty of
    Literae Humaniores within the field of ancient history,
    religion, art, and archaeology. The value of the prize
    will be about
    £1,500.

    Applications for permission to offer an intended
    subject should be
    sent to the Secretary to the Board of

    the Faculty of Literae Humaniores, University Offices,
    Wellington
    Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, as early as possible but in any
    case by
    Friday, 13 December 1996. In case of doubt the Board will
    determine
    whether a subject falls within the above field.

    The dissertations must reach the Secretary to the
    Board on or
    before Friday, 17 January 1997. They may be
    written

    either in English or Latin, at the option of the writer.
    Three typed
    copies must be submitted.

    The prize is open to all members of the University
    who, on the
    day appointed for sending in the dissertations, are (i)
    qualified by
    examination for a degree of the University and (ii) have
    completed
    six years, and have not exceeded fifteen years, from
    their
    matriculation, except that graduates whose first degrees
    are from
    other universities shall have completed two years, and
    not exceeded
    eleven years, from their matriculation. The prize may not
    be awarded
    twice to the same person, but a previously unsuccessful
    competitor
    may resubmit his dissertation, or an amended version of
    it,
    within the same field only on not more than two
    occasions.

    The judges may determine not to award the prize in any
    year if no
    dissertation of sufficient merit is submitted.

    The prize is offered annually in three fields in
    rotation. The cycle
    will continue as follows:

    • 1998 Ancient philosophy, and ideas.
    • 1999 Classical literature, textual
      criticism,
      and
      philology.
    • 2000 Ancient history, religion, art, and
      archaeology.

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    RUPERT CROSS PRIZE

    A fund has been established by the contributors, and by
    Butterworth
    and Company, the publishers of Crime, Proof and
    Punishment: Essays in
    Memory of Sir Rupert Cross
    , to provide a prize, which is
    at present
    of the value of approximately £500, to be awarded to
    the
    candidate who, in the opinion of the examiners, writes
    the best paper
    on Evidence in the examination for the Degree of Bachelor
    of Civil
    Law or Magister Juris in European and Comparative Law. No
    special
    application is required.

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    WILMA CROWTHER MEMORIAL PRIZE

    The Wilma Crowther Memorial prize commemorates the work
    done for
    Human Sciences by the late Mrs Wilma Crowther, Fellow of
    Lady
    Margaret Hall and university Lecturer in Zoology. The
    fund provides
    for a prize of £75.

    The winner will be announced by the Chairman of the
    Examiners at
    the same time as the Honour School results are published.

    No special application is required.

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    CURZON MEMORIAL PRIZE 1999

    The Curzon Memorial Prize is offered in Hilary Term 1999
    for an essay
    on some aspect of Indian life or history.

    The prize, which is of the value of about £650,
    is open to
    all members of the University who on the day appointed
    for sending in
    the essays have not exceeded fifteen terms from their
    matriculation.
    It cannot be awarded a second time to the same person. A
    second prize
    may be awarded for an essay of sufficient merit.

    The essays (which should not exceed the limit of
    12,500 words and
    need not reach that length, and to which a
    bibliography should be attached) must be sent under

    a sealed cover to the Head Clerk, University Offices,
    Wellington
    Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, before 31 January 1999.
    Authors are
    required to conceal their names and to distinguish their
    compositions
    by what mottoes they please, sending at the same time
    their names,
    colleges, and dates of matriculation in separately sealed
    envelopes
    with the same mottoes inscribed upon them.

    Essays submitted for the prize may be submitted also
    as theses
    for the Honour Schools of Modern History or of Modern
    History and
    Modern Languages or of Modern

    History and Economics or of Oriental Studies in
    accordance with the
    faculty board's regulations.

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    H.W.C. DAVIS PRIZE

    The prize, value £250, will be awarded annually by
    the Honour
    Moderators in Modern History for the best performance in
    Honour
    Moderations in that subject. Candidates must not, at the
    time of the
    examination, have exceeded three terms from their
    matriculation and
    must not be

    Senior Students. No special application is required.

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    DENYER AND JOHNSON PRIZE

    The Denyer and Johnson Prize will be awarded on the

    recommendation of the examiners in the Final Honour
    School of
    Theology in Trinity Term each year to the candidate whose
    performance
    the examiners judge to be the best and of sufficient
    merit (provided
    that it shall not be awarded to a candidate who has been
    awarded a
    Senior Pusey and Ellerton Prize in Biblical Hebrew,
    unless there is
    no other candidate of sufficient merit to be awarded

    the Denyer and Johnson Prize). No special application is
    required.

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    ELLERTON THEOLOGICAL ESSAY
    PRIZE 1997

    The prize is offered annually for the best English essay
    on some
    doctrine or duty of the Christian religion or on any
    other
    theological subject approved by the judges.

    The prize is open to all members of the University who,
    on the day
    fixed for the submission of essays, shall not have
    exceeded thirty
    terms from their matriculation,

    provided that candidates holding a degree of another
    university at
    the time of their matriculation shall not have

    exceeded twenty-one terms from their matriculation.
    Previous Ellerton
    prize-winners may not offer themselves as candidates. The
    value of
    the prize is £150.

    Essays (which should not exceed 10,000 words in length)
    should be
    sent to the Head Clerk, University Offices, Wellington
    Square, Oxford
    OX1 2JD, before Monday, 28 April 1997.
    Candidates must
    submit titles for approval by the judges through
    the
    Secretary to the Board of the Faculty of Theology,
    University
    Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, not later
    than
    Friday, 8 November 1996. Candidates for the
    Honour Schools
    of Theology or Philosophy and Theology who are eligible
    to compete
    for the prize and who are submitting extended essays as
    part of the
    final honour school in the year for which the prize is
    offered can
    submit for the prize, subject to confirmation (which
    should be sought
    from the judges by the above date) that the subject of
    that honour
    school essay falls within the rubric for the prize.

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    ENGLISH POEM ON A SACRED
    SUBJECT 1998

    The subject for 1998 is:

    `Body and Soul'.

    The poem must consist of not less than sixty or more
    than 300
    lines. It may be blank verse or in any form of verse
    rhymed in
    couplets or stanzas. There is a tradition which
    discourages dramatic
    form of composition for this prize.

    Candidates for the prize (value of about £2,500)
    must

    either have qualified by examination for a degree of the
    University
    or hold the Degree of Master of Arts by Incorporation or
    by decree or
    special resolution or hold the status of Master of Arts
    at the time
    the subject was announced

    (9 October 1996). The judges may, at their discretion,
    also make an
    award to the proxime accessit. Should no
    such award be
    made the value of the main prize will be increased.

    Poems (three copies) are to be sent under a sealed
    cover to the
    Head Clerk, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford
    OX1 2JD, on
    or before 1 December 1997. Each author is
    required to
    conceal his or her name and to distinguish his or her
    composition by
    a motto, sending at the same time his or her name,
    college, and
    address in a separate

    envelope with the same motto inscribed upon it.

    The prize may not be awarded more than twice to the
    same person.

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    FIELD FISHER WATERHOUSE PRIZE

    This cash prize is to the value of £250 and is
    associated with a
    gift of £250 in law books to the successful
    candidate's college.
    It is awarded to the candidate who, in the opinion of the
    examiners,
    writes the best paper on European Community Law in the
    Final Honour
    School of

    Jurisprudence. No special application is required.

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    JOHN FREIND PRIZE IN MEDICAL
    HISTORY 1997

    The prize, to the value of about £l25, is offered in
    alternate
    years for an essay on medical history, submitted by a
    registered
    medical student of Oxford University (either clinical or
    pre-clinical) on a subject of his or her own choice.

    Candidates should submit their essay, of not more
    than 5,000
    words, under a nom-de-plume and marked `John
    Freind
    Prize in Medical History', to the Medical School Offices,
    John
    Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU, on or
    before
    Friday, 8 November 1997. Each candidate should
    put his or
    her name in a separate envelope with the
    nom-de-plume on
    the front.

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    GAISFORD PRIZES 1997

    Gaisford Dissertation Prize for Greek or Latin
    Language and
    Literature

    A prize of £600 will be awarded for a dissertation
    of not more
    than 20,000 words on a subject in the field of Greek or
    Latin
    Language and Literature. Parts of theses in preparation
    or published
    work will not be excluded. The proposed subject must be
    submitted to
    the Chairman of the Board of Management of the Gaisford
    Fund
    (Professor P.J. Parsons, Christ Church, Oxford OX1 1DP),
    not later
    than Friday, 7 February 1997. The prize is open
    to members
    of the University who have completed the examinations
    necessary for
    the degree of BA or who are graduates of other
    universities reading
    for the degrees of B.Phil., M.Litt., M.Phil., or D.Phil.,
    provided
    that on the date appointed for sending in essays such
    candidates
    shall have completed not more than fifteen terms from the
    date of
    completing the second public examination or matriculation
    respectively. The prize may not be awarded twice to the
    same person.

    Two copies of the dissertations, which must be
    typewritten, should be
    sent to the Head Clerk, University Offices, Wellington
    Square, Oxford
    OX1 2JD, on or before Friday, 16 May 1997.
    Candidates are
    asked to distinguish their dissertations by a mottor or
    pseudonym,
    not by their own name; and to attach a sealed envelope,
    with the same
    motto or pseudonym written on it, containing a separate
    note of their
    name, college, and date of matriculation.


    Gaisford Essay Prize for Greek Language and
    Literature

    A prize of £300 will be awarded for an essay of not
    more than
    10,000 words on a subject in the field of Greek

    Language and Literature. The proposed subject must be
    submitted to
    the Chairman of the Board of Management of the Gaisford
    Fund
    (Professor P.J. Parsons, Christ Church, Oxford OX1 1DP),
    on or before
    Monday, 25 November 1996.

    The prize is open to members of the University who
    are reading
    for an Honour School in the University. The prize may not
    be awarded
    twice to the same person.

    Entries, perferably typewritten, must be sent to the
    Head Clerk,
    University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, on
    or before
    Friday, 25 April 1997. Candidates are asked to
    distinguish
    their essays by a motto or pseudonym, not by their own
    name; and to
    attach a sealed envelope, with the same motto or
    pseudonym written on
    it, containing a separate note of their name, college,
    and date of
    matriculation.


    Gaisford Prizes for Greek Prose and Verse

    Prizes of £250 each will be awarded for translation
    from English
    into Greek Prose and Greek Verse (any suitable metre).
    The prizes are
    open to all members of the University who on the closing
    date for
    submission of entries will not have exceeded six years
    from the date
    of their matriculation. The prizes will not be awarded a
    second time
    to the same person.

    The passages set for translation may be obtained from
    the
    Secretary, Classics Office, 37 Wellington Square, Oxford
    OX1 2JF.

    Entries for the prizes should be sent to the Head
    Clerk,
    University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, on
    or before
    Friday, 2 May 1997. Candidates should submit
    three copies
    of their composition, preferably typewritten. They are
    asked to
    distinguish their compositions by a motto or pseudonym,
    not by their
    own name; and to

    attach a sealed envelope, with the same motto or
    pseudonym written on
    it, containing a separate note of their name, college,
    and date of
    matriculation.

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    GIBBS PRIZES 1997

    Prizes on the Foundation of Mr Charles D.D. Gibbs will
    be offered in 1997, in Modern History, Law, Politics, Geography,
    Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Zoology.

    Candidates for prizes other than that in Law must be members of
    the University who, at the time of taking the public examination
    on which the prizes are awarded, have not exceeded the twelfth
    term from their matriculation. Candidates for the prize in Law
    must be members of the University who, at the beginning of the
    examination have not exceeded their twelfth term from
    matriculation, and are reading for a final Honour School.

    The prize in Chemistry will be awarded on the results of
    the
    examination for Chemistry Part I in the Honour School of Natural
    Science in Trinity Term 1997. The prize in Biochemistry will be
    awarded on the combined results of the examinations for Molecular
    and Cellular Biochemistry Parts I and II in the Honour School of
    Natural Science in Trinity Term 1997. The prize in Zoology
    will
    be awarded on the results of the examination in Biological
    Sciences in the Honour School of Natural Science in Trinity Term
    1997. The prize in Geography will be awarded on the
    results of
    the examination for the Honour School of Geography in Trinity
    Term 1997. The prize in Modern History will be awarded on
    the
    results of the examinations for the Honour School of Modern
    History and associated joint Honour Schools in Trinity Term 1997.

    The Gibbs Prize in each of these subjects is £450. The
    examiners in these subjects have the power to make proxime
    accessit
    awards of £250 for meritorious work, and
    additional
    b
    ook prizes of £100.

    The Gibbs Prize in Politics will be awarded on the basis
    of
    Politics written papers only in the examination for the Honour
    School of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics in Trinity Term
    1997. The Gibbs Thesis Prize in Politics will be awarded
    for the
    best Politics thesis submitted in the examination for the Honour
    School of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics in Trinity Term
    1997, if such a thesis be deemed worthy of a prize. The value of
    each of these prizes is £225 and the examiners have the
    power to make proxime accessit awards of £125 for
    meritorious work, and additional book prizes of £50.

    Candidates are not required to make special application for
    Prizes awarded on the results of honour schools.

    The prize in Law will be awarded by Special Examination, to
    be
    held in the Examination Schools, on Monday,
    6 October 1997. The value of the prize is £450 and the
    examiners have the power to make a proxime accessit award
    of
    £250 for meritorious work, and additional book prizes of
    £100. The examination will consist of a paper on Land Law,
    and a paper on Common Law (Contract and Tort). Candidates for the
    special examination must send in their names on an entry form,
    which may be obtained at the University Offices
    , to the Head
    Clerk, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, not
    later than Friday, 27 June 1997.

    Timetable of papers for the prize in Law

    Candidates must present themselves for examination in full
    academic dress, i.e. `subfusc' clothing, cap, and gown.

    Monday, 6 October

    9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.: Common Law (Contract and Tort)

    2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.: Land Law

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    GLADSTONE MEMORIAL ESSAY PRIZE

    The prize is awarded for a thesis on some subject
    connected with
    recent British History, Political Science, or Economics,
    or with some
    problem of British policy—domestic, imperial, or
    foreign—in
    relation to finance or other matters, submitted for the
    Honour School
    of Modern History, Modern History and Economics, and
    Philosophy,
    Politics, and Economics. The prize is traditionally
    linked with
    Gladstone and Glastonian Studies. The value is £500.
    For
    detailed information consult the relevant Honour School
    regulations
    in Examination Decrees.

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    GOTCH MEMORIAL PRIZE 1997

    This prize, value about £1,000, is awarded to a
    member of the
    University whose name has been previously placed in the
    class list in
    the Honour School of Natural Science (Physiological
    Sciences) or in
    the Honour School of Psychology, Philosophy, and
    Physiology (provided
    that Physiology was offered) and who has produced written
    evidence of
    having subsequently conducted meritorious research in a
    laboratory of
    the University during not less than three terms.

    No person is eligible for the prize who on 31
    December 1996 shall
    have exceeded twenty-five years of age.

    Candidates for the prize must send their names to the
    Head Clerk,
    University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, on
    or before
    Friday, 10 January 1997, together with memoirs
    of their
    research.

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    THOMAS WHITCOMBE GREENE PRIZE

    The Committee for the Thomas Whitcombe Greene

    Bequest makes the following announcement:

    A prize of £100 will be awarded for performance
    in a
    Classical Art or Archaeology paper in the Honour Schools
    of Literae
    Humaniores or Ancient and Modern History. No special
    application is
    required.

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    CANON HALL GREEK TESTAMENT
    PRIZES AND
    HALL-HOUGHTON SEPTUAGINT AND HOUGHTON SYRIAC PRIZES 1997

    The examination for these prizes will begin in the
    Examination
    Schools on Monday, 6 October 1997 at 9.30 a.m.

    The subject for examination for the Canon
    Hall Junior
    Prize
    (£200) will be the Synoptic Gospels,
    St John's
    Gospel, and the Acts of the Apostles in the original
    Greek in respect
    of translation, criticism, and interpretation. The
    examination will
    consist of two papers.

    The subject for examination for the Canon
    Hall Senior
    Prize
    (£300) will be the New Testament in
    the original
    Greek in respect of the translation, criticism,
    interpretation,
    inspiration, and authority. The examination will consist
    of three
    papers.

    The subject for examination for the
    Hall-Houghton Senior
    Prize
    (£300) will the Septuagint version of
    the Old
    Testament (three papers will be set); and for the
    Junior
    Prize
    (£200) such book or books of the
    Septuagint
    version of the Old Testament as shall have been
    previously named by
    the trustees (two papers will be set). Both examinations
    will
    be concerned with the two-fold aspect of the Septuagint,
    retrospectively as regards the Hebrew Bible, and
    prospectively as
    regards the Greek Testament.

    The subject for examination for the Houghton
    Syriac
    Version Prize
    (£300) will be the ancient
    versions of
    the Holy Scriptures in Syriac in respect of translation,
    criticism,
    and interpretation, with special reference to such books
    as shall
    have been previously named by the trustees. The
    examination will
    consist of two papers.

    Candidates for the Canon Hall Junior Prize, and for
    the
    Hall-Houghton Junior Prize, must be members of the
    University who are
    reading for a Final Honour School, or are at the time of
    the
    examination for the prizes within one term of having sat
    a Final
    Honour School.

    Candidates for the Canon Hall Senior Prize, and for
    the
    Hall-Houghton Senior Prize, must be members of the
    University of not
    more than twenty-four terms' standing.

    Candidates for the Houghton Syriac Version Prize must
    be members
    of the University of not more than twenty-one terms'
    standing.

    No prize can be awarded twice to the same person.

    Candidates must send in their names to the Head
    Clerk, University
    Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, on or before
    Friday,
    9 May 1997
    .


    For the Senior Septuagint Prize:

    The Septuagint, with special reference to
    (1) I Samuel;

    (2) Isaiah, chapters i–xxxix;

    (3) Ecclesiastes.

    For the Junior Septuagint Prize:

    The Septuagint version of

    (1) I Samuel, chapters i–xii;
    (2) Isaiah, chapters i–xii.

    The prescribed text for the Septuagint Prizes is in
    the edition of
    Rahlfs (for Samuel) and the Göttingen edition (for
    Isaiah).

    For the Syriac Prize:

    (1) Psalms, xlii–lxxii (Peshitta version);

    (2) John, chapters i–xv (Peshitta and Old Syriac
    versions);

    (3) Revelation, chapters i–xiv (British and Foreign
    Bible
    Society edition).

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    HARLEY PRIZE OF THE NEW
    PHYTOLOGIST TRUST

    The prize is awarded on the nomination of the examiners
    (provided
    that a candidate of sufficient merit is forthcoming) for
    the best
    all-round academic performance in the field of Plant
    Sciences in the
    final year of the Honour School of Natural Science
    (Biological
    Sciences). No special application is required.

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    HERBERT HART PRIZE

    The Prize will be awarded by Oxford University Press in
    memory of
    H.L.A. (Herbert) Hart, late Professor of Jurisprudence,
    who had a
    long and close association with OUP. The Prize will be
    awarded to the
    candidate who, in the opinion of the examiners, writes
    the best paper
    on Jurisprudence and Political Theory in the exanination
    for the
    Degree of Bachelor of Civil Law or Magister Juris in
    European and
    Comparative Law. The present value of the Prize is
    £250. The
    Prize may be taken either in the form of cash or in the
    form of OUP
    books of equivalent value.

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    EUGENE HAVAS MEMORIAL PRIZE

    The prize, value about £80, may be awarded by the
    examiners for
    the best performance in the examination for the Special
    Diplomas in
    Social Studies and in Social Administration.

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    BARCLAY HEAD PRIZE 1997

    The Committee for Archaeology will award the Barclay Head
    Prize for
    Ancient Numismatics in Trinity Term

    annually if work of sufficient merit is submitted. The

    following are the conditions governing the award.

    The prize shall be of the value of £100 and
    shall be awarded
    for a dissertation or essay, whether published or
    otherwise, on a
    subject concerned with Ancient Numismatics not later than
    the
    beginning of the fifth century ad.

    The prize shall be open to all members of the
    University who, on
    the day appointed for sending in essays, shall not have
    exceeded
    twenty-one terms from their matriculation.

    Essays must be sent in to the Secretary, Committee

    for Archaeology, University Offices, Wellington Square,
    Oxford OX1
    2JD, not later than 1 March 1997. The committee
    interprets
    the terms of the regulations as covering

    essays which deal with the historic or artistic relations
    of ancient
    coins as well as those which are purely numismatic.

    The prize may not be awarded twice to the same
    person.

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    HERBERTSON MEMORIAL PRIZE AND
    HENRY OLIVER
    BECKIT MEMORIAL PRIZE

    The prizes will be awarded annually on the merits of

    Geographical Dissertations submitted by candidates in the
    Final
    Honour School of Geography. The value of the Herbertson
    Prize is
    about £150, and the Beckit Prize about £100. No
    special
    application is required.

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    HERTFORD AND DE PARAVICINI
    PRIZES

    One Hertford Prize (about £700) and two de
    Paravicini Prizes
    (about £400 each) will be awarded for performances
    in Honour
    Moderations in Classics in the Latin Language papers (including
    the
    Composition Paper); Virgil; and

    essays on Latin topics in the General Paper. The winner
    of the
    Hertford Prize will be ineligible for a de Paravicini
    Prize. No
    special application is required.

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    HICKS AND WEBB MEDLEY PRIZES

    The examiners in the Honour Schools of Philosophy,
    Politics, and
    Economics, and Modern History and Economics, propose to
    offer three
    prizes, of a total value of £900, for the best
    overall
    performances in economics. No special

    application is required: those taking at least three
    economics papers
    (a thesis to count as a paper for this purpose) will be
    eligible.

    The value of each prize will normally be £300,
    save that in
    exceptional circumstances the examiners may rank the
    prizewinners, in
    which case the value of the prizes will be £350,
    £300, and
    £250.

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    HOARE PRIZE IN COMPUTATION

    The prize, value £100, may be awarded, if there is a
    candidate of sufficient merit, by the examiners for the Honour
    School of Computation each year to the candidate whose
    performance in that examination they judge to be the best.

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    GEORGE HUMPHREY PRIZE

    The prize is awarded by the examiners for the best
    overall
    performance in Psychology papers in Final Honour Schools
    and for the
    best psychology research project paper. No special
    application is
    required.

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    JOHNSON MEMORIAL PRIZES 1997

    Two prizes, each of the value of £120, are offered
    for

    essays in astronomy and geophysics (including
    meteorology), for award
    in Michaelmas Term 1997. Each prize will be awarded for
    an essay on a
    subject chosen by the candidate and approved by one of
    the following:
    the Savilian Professor of Astronomy (Professor G.P.
    Efstathiou), the
    Professor of Atmospheric Physics (Professor F.W. Taylor),
    or the
    Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics (Professor Sir Roger
    Penrose).

    (1) One prize is open to members of the University who

    are reading for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts or Master

    of Physics and who, in the term in which the prize is
    awarded, have
    not exceeded the seventh term from their matriculation.

    (2) The other prize is open to graduates of this or
    another
    university who are registered for a research or other
    graduate degree
    at Oxford and who, in the term in which the prize is
    awarded, have
    not completed four terms of such work.

    Entries must reach the Head Clerk, University
    Offices, Wellington
    Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, on or before Monday, 13
    October
    1997
    , and must be accompanied by a statement of
    approval signed
    by one of the persons listed above. The essays should
    generally be
    between 5,000 and 10,000 words in length. Neither prize
    shall be
    awarded twice to the same person.

    Candidates should consult one of the three
    above-named persons
    before beginning work on the essays.

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    BRIAN JOHNSON PRIZE IN
    PATHOLOGY 1996

    The prize, to the value of around £200, is offered
    annually in
    Michaelmas Term for an essay on some pathological subject
    and is open
    to clinical students under regular

    instruction in Oxford. No person may be awarded the prize
    more than
    once.

    Candidates should submit their essay, under a
    nom-de-plume and marked `Brian Johnson Prize
    in
    Pathology', to the Medical School Offices, John Radcliffe
    Hospital,

    Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU, on or before Monday, 4
    November
    1996
    . Each candidate should put his or her name in
    a separate
    envelope with the nom-de-plume on the front.

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    CYRIL JONES MEMORIAL PRIZE IN
    SPANISH

    The prize, value £150 and to be spent on books in
    the field of
    Spanish Studies, will be awarded, if there is a candidate
    of
    sufficient merit, by the Moderators for the Preliminary
    Examination
    for Modern Languages in Hilary Term to the candidate in
    that
    examination, or in the Preliminary

    Examination in Philosophy and Modern Languages in the
    same term,
    or in the Preliminary Examination in European and Middle
    Eastern
    Languages in the same term, or in part 1 of the
    Preliminary
    Examination in English and Modern Languages in the same
    term, or in
    part 1 of the Preliminary Examination in Modern History
    and Modern
    Languages in the same term, whose performance in Spanish
    they judge
    to be the best. No special application is

    required.

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    JANE WILLIS KIRKALDY JUNIOR AND
    SENIOR
    PRIZES 1997

    The Committee for the History of Science and Technology
    gives notice
    that two prizes of £250 each will be offered for
    competition in
    Michaelmas Term 1997.

    The junior prize is open to all undergraduate members
    of the
    University who have not exceeded twelve terms from their
    matriculation at the time of seeking approval of the
    subject. It may
    not be awarded twice to the same person.

    The Senior prize is open to all graduate members of
    the
    University who are reading for the degrees of M.Sc.,
    M.Litt., M.St.,
    M.Phil. or D.Phil.; it may not be awarded twice to the
    same person.

    Candidates are invited to submit an essay of the
    order of 10,000
    to 15,000 words, on a topic concerning the history of
    science or
    technology, proposed by the candidate, and approved by
    the committee. The history of science will be taken in
    this instance to include the history of medicine.

    Candidates are advised to state the principal sources
    whence
    their information has been obtained.

    The subject of any such essay must be approved by

    the end of Trinity Term 1997. Applications for approval
    of a subject
    should be sent to the Chairman of the Committee for the
    History of
    Science and Technology, Modern

    History Faculty, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BD by
    Friday,

    9 May 1997.

    The prize money shall be spent on books, unless the

    express consent of the General Board be given to the
    contrary.

    Essays, which should be typewritten, must be received
    by the Head
    Clerk, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1
    2JD, not
    later than Monday, 27 October 1997. A copy of
    each winning
    entry is to be deposited in the library of the Museum of
    the History
    of Science.

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    ARTHUR LENMAN MEMORIAL PRIZE

    A prize of books will be awarded by the Committee of

    Management of the Griffith Institute to any undergraduate
    member of
    the University who gains a distinction in

    Ancient Egyptian in the Preliminary Examination or is
    placed in the
    First Class in Egyptology in the Honour School of
    Oriental Studies.
    No special application is required.

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    JOHN LOCKE PRIZE IN MENTAL
    PHILOSOPHY 1997

    An examination for this prize will be held at the
    Examination Schools
    on Tuesday, 4 November 1997, beginning at 9.30
    a.m.

    The value of the prize will be £500. The
    examiners have
    power to award the sum of at least £200 to the
    proxime

    accessit if, and only if, they would have judged
    him or her worthy of
    the prize had there not been a better candidate.

    The examination will be open to members of the
    University who
    either:

    (a) have passed all the examinations
    requisite for the

    Degree of Bachelor of Arts of the University, provided
    that they may
    not take the examination later than the tenth term from
    that in which
    they completed the said examinations; or

    (b) are working for, or have obtained,
    postgraduate

    degrees of the University, but are not included under
    (a),
    except that they may not take the examination later than
    the tenth
    term from their matriculation.

    The prize may not be awarded twice to the same
    person.

    The following papers will be set:

    1. Philosophical questions, including
    questions in logic, metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy
    of mind, and philosophy of psychology

    2. Essay

    Candidates must send in their names by letter to the
    Head Clerk,
    University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, on
    or before
    Monday, 27 October 1997.

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    MAURICE LUBBOCK MEMORIAL PRIZES

    Each year four prizes, value £150, will be awarded,
    one each on
    the recommendation of the examiners for performance in
    the Honour
    School of Engineering Science, for performance in the
    engineering and
    management papers in the Honour School of Engineering,
    Economics, and
    Management, for performance in the engineering papers in
    the Honour
    School of Engineering and Computing Science, and for
    performance in
    the engineering papers in the Honour School of
    Engineering and
    Materials respectively. No special application is
    required.

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    SENIOR MATHEMATICAL PRIZES 1997

    The Trustees give notice that one or more Senior Prizes
    of the value
    of £500 or less will be awarded in Trinity Term
    1997, if
    candidates of sufficient merit present themselves.

    Candidates must either have passed all the
    examinations for the
    Degree of BA, or be D.Phil., M.Phil., or M.Sc. Students
    admitted not
    later than the preceding Michaelmas Term. They must not
    have attained
    twenty-five years of age on the first day of the Trinity
    Full Term in
    which

    entries are received.

    Prizes may be awarded to candidates who present
    dissertations on
    any subject of Pure or Applied Mathematics selected by
    the candidates
    themselves, provided that a prize shall not be awarded
    twice to the
    same person, and that if dissertations of sufficient
    merit are not
    sent in, the awards may be withheld. The candidate who
    presents

    the dissertation of the greatest merit shall be the
    Senior University
    Mathematical Prizeman, shall be called the `Johnson
    University
    Prizeman', and shall receive the emoluments from Dr
    Johnson's bequest
    (approximately £400) in addition to his or her other
    emoluments.
    A dissertation which has been used before in competition
    for any
    prize or scholarship, other than a college senior
    scholarship or
    fellowship or the Senior Mathematical Prize, may not be
    presented.

    Candidates must send in their dissertations under
    their own names
    to the Head Clerk, University Offices, Wellington Square,
    Oxford OX1
    2JD, by Friday, 9 May 1997, and must state in
    writing what
    portions, if any, of their dissertations they claim as
    original, and
    give references to writings which they have studied in
    connection
    with the subjects of their dissertations. They must at
    the same time
    state their age and their academic status (see paragraph
    two).

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    MAXWELL PRIZE FOR LAW
    MODERATIONS

    A prize of publications of the house of Sweet &
    Maxwell to the
    value of £150 is presented annually by the house to
    the
    candidate in Law Moderations who in the opinion of the
    moderators
    performs best. No formal entry for the prize is required;
    all
    candidates in the examination who offer all three
    subjects will be
    regarded as candidates for the prize.

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    GEORGE WEBB MEDLEY ESSAY PRIZE
    1997

    The Board of the Faculty of Social Studies gives notice that a
    prize of the value of up to £300 will be awarded annually
    for an essay not more than 8,000 words upon a subject in
    Economics proposed by the candidate and approved by the board.

    The prize is open to all undergraduate members of the University
    who are reading for an Honour School.

    Candidates for the award must in the first place apply to the
    Secretary of Faculties, University Offices, Wellington Square,
    Oxford OX1 2JD, not later than Friday, 20 June 1997, stating the
    subject on which they propose to write. The
    application must be accompanied by a statement from the head or
    a tutor of the candidate's society certifying that the candidate
    is reading for an Honour School. The Secretary of Faculties will
    submit the subject to the examiners for approval on behalf of the
    board and will inform the candidate of the result.

    Essays (on approved subjects) must be sent under a sealed cover
    marked `George Webb Medley Essay Prize' to the Head Clerk,
    University Offices, Wellington Square,
    Oxford OX1 2JD, before Friday, 31 October 1997. Candidates must
    conceal their names and distinguish their essays by a motto. The
    name and college of the candidate should be sent at the same time
    in a separate sealed envelope with the same motto inscribed upon
    it. Candidates are also
    required to certify, when submitting their essays, that they have
    not already been submitted in whole or in part, for any other
    prize and have not been submitted in partial fulfilment of the
    requirements for a degree in this or any other university.

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    GEORGE WEBB MEDLEY JUNIOR
    PRIZES 1997

    The Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences gives notice that one
    or possibly two Junior Prizes of up to £300 in total will
    be awarded after an examination to be held in the
    Examination Schools on Monday, 6 October 1997, at 9.30 a.m. and
    2.30 p.m. and at 9.30 a.m. on the following day.

    The Junior Prizes are open to members of the University who, at
    the time of the examination, are reading for an Honour School.
    Candidates for the Junior Prizes will be examined in two papers
    on Microeconomics and Macroeconomics. There will also be an essay
    on an economic subject.

    The papers will be set in the following order: (i)
    Micro-economics; (ii) Macroeconomics; (iii) an essay on an
    economic subject. Candidates will be recommended to
    answer three questions in each of the first two papers;
    alternative subjects will be set for the third paper.

    The Examiners give notice that they will not be able to furnish
    reports on the work done by candidates or to give lists or marks.
    Candidates must send in their names to the Head Clerk, University
    Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, on or before Friday,
    12 September 1997, together with a statement from a tutor that
    they are reading for an Honour School.

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    GEORGE WEBB MEDLEY PRIZES FOR
    THE M.PHIL.
    IN ECONOMICS

    Two prizes, each of the value of £300, will be
    awarded on the
    results of the M.Phil. examination in Economics, one for
    the best
    thesis, and one for the best performance in the written
    papers.

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    J.P. MORGAN PRIZE ESSAY IN
    FINANCE 1997

    The Committee for the School of Management Studies is
    pleased to
    announce details of the 1997 competition for the J.P.
    Morgan Prize
    Essay in Finance. An award of £1,000 will be made to
    the winner
    and J.P. Morgan will consider offering an internship to
    the winner
    for the period of the 1997 summer vacation. The winner
    will be expected to submit his or her
    essay to an academic journal if recommended to do so by
    the judges.

    The essay topic for 1997 is: `Discuss the proposition
    that the greater takeover threat in recent years has
    significantly increased the constraints on growth
    maximising managements.'

    The essay should be presented in a format appropriate
    for publication and dissemination to academic and
    business audiences. The ideal length of the essay is
    4,000 words (maximum length 5,000 words). Entries must be
    in English. A style-sheet and further details may be
    obtained from the MBA Office, the School of Management
    Studies, the Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE.

    The competition is restricted to students studying
    for the degree of Master of Business Administration of
    Oxford University. Two copies of
    the essay must be submitted. All
    entries must be accompanied by a completed form signed by
    the
    author. Joint authorship is not allowed.

    The last date for submission is Friday, 7 February
    1997
    .
    An announcement declaring the winner will be made in

    Hilary Term 1997.

    The judges reserve the right not to award the prize.

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    JOHN MORRIS PRIZE

    A fund has been established in memory of Dr John Morris
    to provide a
    prize, at present of the value of £100 (associated
    with which is
    the presentation by Sweet & Maxwell of a copy of the
    current
    edition of Dicey and Morris on The Conflict of Laws), to
    be awarded
    to the candidate who, in the opinion of the examiners,
    writes the
    best paper on

    The Conflict of Laws in the examination for
    the degree
    of Bachelor of Civil Law or Magister Juris in European
    and
    Comparative Law. No special application is required.

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    SARA NORTON PRIZE 1997

    This prize, of the value of about £600, will be
    offered for an
    essay of not more than 30,000 words (though an essay of a
    shorter
    length will be acceptable) upon some subject proposed by
    the
    candidate and approved by the Board of the Faculty of
    Social
    Studies—the subject to fall within the field of the
    political
    history and institutions of the United States of America.
    Candidates
    may submit work which has been or will be submitted for a
    thesis in
    an Honour School or for the examination for the Degree of
    M.Phil.

    The prize is open to members of the University who will
    not have
    exceeded eighteen terms from matriculation by the end of
    Trinity Term
    1997.

    A candidate must in the first place apply to the
    Secretary of
    Faculties, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford
    OX1 2JD, by
    Friday, 7 March 1997, stating the subject on
    which he or
    she proposes to write. The Secretary
    of Faculties will submit the subject to the judges for

    approval on behalf of the board and will inform the
    candidate of the
    result.

    Essays (on approved subjects) must be sent under a
    sealed cover
    marked `Sara Norton Prize' to the Head Clerk, University
    Offices,
    Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, before Friday, 30
    May
    1997
    . Authors must conceal their names and
    distinguish their
    essays by a motto. The name, college, and date of
    matriculation must
    be sent at the same time in a sealed envelope with the
    same motto
    inscribed upon it.

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    NORTON ROSE PRIZE

    The prize will be awarded to the candidate who, in the
    opinion of the
    examiners, writes the best paper on Company Law in the
    Honour School
    of Jurisprudence. No

    application is required. The prize will be £250, and
    will be
    associated with an offer of Law books to the value of
    £250 to
    the successful candidate's college.

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    NUBAR PASHA ARMENIAN PRIZE 1997

    The Board of Management of the Nubar Pasha Armenian
    Scholarship Fund
    offers annually in Trinity Term a prize for studies in
    Classical
    Armenian. The value of the prize will be determined by
    the board of
    management.

    Candidates for the prize shall be members of the
    University who
    have not exceeded twenty-one terms from the date of
    matriculation. No
    person is eligible for the prize whose vernacular
    language is
    Armenian.

    Passages for translation into English will be set
    from the
    Classical Armenian text of the Gospel according to
    St
    Matthew
    , chapter 28, the Gospel according to
    St
    Mark
    , chapters 2 and 14, Eznik of Kolb,
    Against the
    Sects (De Deo)
    , Book 4, ch. 1 and P`awstos Buzand,
    History, IV 54. These texts are contained in
    A. Meillet,
    Altarmenisches Elementarbuch, Heidelberg,
    1913, pp.
    144–64. The passage from Eznik also forms para. 358
    in the
    edition by Mariès and Mercier, Patrologia
    Orientalis
    , tome XXVIII, fasc. 3, Paris, 1959, pp.
    514–17.

    Questions to test grammatical knowledge will be set and,
    at the
    discretion of the examiners, a short unseen text.
    Candidates will be
    allowed three hours in which to answer the questions set.

    Applications should be sent to the Secretary,
    Oriental Institute,
    Pusey Lane, Oxford OX1 2LE, on or before Friday, 14
    March
    1997
    .

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    NUCLEAR ELECTRIC PRIZE IN
    MATHEMATICAL
    MODELLING AND NUMERICAL ANALYSIS

    The prize, value £100, may be awarded, if there is a
    candidate
    of sufficient merit, by the examiners for the Degree of
    Master of
    Science in Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis
    each year to
    the candidate whose performance in that examination they
    judge to be
    the best.

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    CHARLES OLDHAM SHAKESPEARE
    PRIZE 1997

    The examination for the Charles Oldham Shakespeare Prize
    will be held
    in the Examination Schools in the third week of Hilary
    Term, on
    Tuesday, 4 February 1997, at

    9.30 a.m. and 2.30 p.m., and at 9.30 a.m. on the
    following morning.
    There will be three papers, each of three hours'
    duration. The value
    of the prize is £750, and an additional and
    substantial prize or
    prizes may also be awarded.

    The prize is open to members of the University who
    have entered
    on the fourth term from matriculation, provided that:

    (a) graduates of other universities
    (including Senior
    Students) may compete during the term in which they are
    matriculated,
    or the first or second term thereafter;

    (b) no person may compete after exceeding
    (i) the sixth
    term from either (1) qualifying by examination for one of
    the Degrees
    of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Art or (2)
    registration as a
    graduate student of the University, or (ii) the fifteenth
    term from
    matriculation, whichever is the earliest;

    (c) no person may compete more than four
    times.

    The prize may not be awarded twice to the same
    person.

    The examination will consist of three papers as
    follows:

    (i) a paper on Shakespearian scholarship and
    criticism

    (including textual criticism);

    (ii) a general paper on Shakespeare (including the
    poems) and the
    theatre of his age; and

    (iii) a paper of questions on individual Shakespeare
    plays.

    Candidates must write entering their names by
    Friday,

    6 December 1996, to the Head Clerk, University
    Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD.

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    JOHN LOWELL OSGOOD MEMORIAL
    PRIZE 1997

    The Board of the Faculty of Music gives notice that a
    John Lowell
    Osgood Memorial Prize will be awarded (if a candidate of
    sufficient
    merit appears) in Trinity Term 1997 for a
    composition in some form of ensemble chamber music.

    Entries should be sent to reach the Secretary of the
    Board of the
    Faculty of Music, University Offices, Wellington Square,
    Oxford OX1
    2JD, before 1 May 1997.

    The value shall be determined by the Board of the

    Faculty of Music in the light of the report of the
    judges; a sum in
    excess of £500 is available. The prize is open to
    all members of
    the University who on the closing date for

    entries have completed one year and have not exceeded
    nine years from
    their matriculation. It may not be awarded twice to the
    same person.

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    OXFORD CRYOSYSTEMS PRIZE FOR A
    PROJECT IN CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS

    A prize of £100 may be awarded by the Examiners in the
    Honour School of Natural Science (Physics, Four Year
    Course) for a project in Condensed Matter Physics. The
    prize may not normally be awarded to the person who is
    awarded the Smith System Engineering Prize. No special
    application is required.

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    OXFORD LASERS PRIZE FOR A
    PROJECT IN OPTICAL PHYSICS

    A prize of £100 may be awarded by the Examiners in the
    Honour School of Natural Science (Physics, Four Year
    Course) for a project in Optical Physics. It is intended
    that the work performed on the project should be in a
    field of interest to a company whose business is the
    manufacture and application of light sources. The prize
    may not normally be awarded to the person who is awarded
    the Smith System Engineering Prize. No special
    application is required.

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    PASSMORE EDWARDS PRIZES FOR
    CLASSICS AND
    ENGLISH

    There are two prizes, each valued at £200. One will
    be awarded,
    if there is a candidate of sufficient merit, by

    the Moderators in Honour Moderations in Classics and
    English to the
    candidate whose performance in that

    examination they judge the best. The other prize will be
    awarded by
    the Examiners for the Final Honour School of Classics and
    English, to
    the candidate whose performance in that examination they
    judge the
    best. No special application is required for either
    prize.

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    PAVRY AND WINCHESTER THESIS
    PRIZES 1997

    The Board of the Faculty of Social Studies proposes to
    award two
    prizes in Michaelmas Term 1997, provided that there are
    candidates of
    sufficient merit. Both of these prizes are awarded for
    successful
    theses (M.Phil., M.Litt., or D.Phil.) in the faculties of
    Social
    Studies, Law, or Modern History.

    The Dasturzada Dr Jal Pavry Memorial
    Prize

    (£500) is for a
    thesis on a subject in the area of international peace
    and
    understanding.

    The Bapsybanoo Marchioness of Winchester
    Prize

    (£500) is for
    a thesis on international relations, with particular
    reference to the
    area of human rights and fundamental freedoms.

    Candidates should apply in writing to the Secretary
    to the
    Managers of the Cyril Foster and Related Funds, Centre
    for
    International Studies, Social Studies Faculty Centre,
    George Street,
    Oxford OX1 2RL , not later than 12 noon on Friday, 25
    July
    1997
    . Applications must include a copy of the
    thesis, together
    with a short abstract, and a letter supplying
    (a) the
    candidate's name, college and degree; (b) the
    names of the
    candidate's examiners and supervisor(s) (not applicable
    to M.Phil.
    candidates); (c) a clear indication for which
    one of the two
    prizes the candidate is submitting the thesis;
    (d) an
    address for communication should the candidate not be
    returning to
    the University in Michaelmas Term.

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    JOHN POTTER ESSAY PRIZE 1997

    The prize, to the approximate value of £200, is
    offered

    annually in Trinity Term and is open to clinical students
    working in
    Oxford for the Second Examination for the

    Degree of Bachelor of Medicine.

    The prize will be awarded for an essay on a clinical

    neurosurgical, neurological, or neuropathological topic.
    The primary
    purpose of the prize will be the promotion of sound use
    of English
    and clarity of expression in medical writing. No person
    shall be
    awarded the prize more than once.

    Candidates should submit their essay, under a
    nom-de-plume and marked `John Potter Essay
    Prize', to the Medical
    School Offices, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington,
    Oxford OX3 9DU,
    on or before Friday, 30 May 1997. Each candidate
    should put
    his/her name in a separate envelope with the nom-de-plume
    on the
    front. Any submission for the prize must be accompanied
    by a
    certificate signed by the author stating that the essay
    is an
    original essay not previously submitted for a prize or
    degree, and
    written during the clinical course.

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    PUSEY AND ELLERTON JUNIOR
    PRIZES

    Two or more prizes will be awarded annually on the
    recommendation of
    the moderators in the Preliminary Examination in
    Theology, and two or
    more annually on the recommendation of the moderators in
    the
    Preliminary Examination in Oriental Studies, to those
    candidates
    whose performance in Biblical Hebrew the moderators judge
    to be of
    sufficient merit. The value of the prizes shall be
    £50. No
    special application is required.

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    PUSEY AND ELLERTON SENIOR
    PRIZES

    One or more prizes will be awarded annually on the
    recommendation of the examiners in the Final Honour
    School of
    Theology, and one or more annually on the

    recommendation of the examiners in the Final Honour
    School of
    Oriental Studies, to those candidates whose performance
    in Biblical
    Hebrew the examiners judge to be of sufficient merit. The
    value of
    the prizes shall be £100.

    No special application is required.

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    RADCLIFFE PRIZE

    The Radcliffe Prize, value £100, may be awarded
    annually by the
    Master and Fellows of University College upon the
    recommendation of
    the Director of Clinical Studies, after consultation with
    the Regius
    Professor of Medicine, to the clinical student who is a
    candidate for
    the BM degree of Oxford University and whose performance
    is
    considered to be outstanding.

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    RADCLIFFE PHARMACOLOGY PRIZE

    The Master and Fellows of University College offer a Radcliffe
    Pharmacology Prize of value £250 upon the recommendation of
    the Chairman of Examiners of the Honour School of Natural Science
    (Physiological Sciences), taking into consideration the results
    of the aforesaid Honour School for the year of the award.

    The Prize shall be open to any member of the University who is
    placed on the Class List in the Honour School of
    Natural Science (Physiological Sciences) having offered Paper 10
    (Pharmacology). The Prize shall not be awarded to the recipient
    of the Martin Wronker Prize in Pharmacology.

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    RENWICK VICKERS DERMATOLOGY
    PRIZE 1997

    Applications are invited for the Renwick Vickers
    Dermatology Prize.
    The value of the prize will be about £90 and the
    closing date
    for the submission of essays is Friday,

    13 June 1997.

    The prize is open to clinical students working in
    Oxford for the
    Second Examination for the degree of Bachelor of Medicine
    and is
    awarded annually (provided that candidates of sufficient
    merit
    present themselves) for an essay on a topic relating to
    Dermatology.
    Essays shall be submitted to the Medical School Offices,
    John
    Radcliffe

    Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU, under a
    nom-de-plume. If the judges are unable to
    distinguish
    between

    the merits of two or more candidates the prize shall be

    divided accordingly. If no prize is awarded in any year,
    the surplus
    funds shall be reserved for making additional awards in
    any
    subsequent year. No person may be awarded the prize more
    than once.

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    GEOFFREY RHOADES COMMEMORATIVE
    BURSARY

    The bursary, value about £100, will be awarded, if
    there is a
    candidate of sufficient merit, by the examiners in the
    Preliminary
    Examination in Fine Art to the candidate whom they regard
    as the most
    outstanding on the basis of work submitted for the
    examination. No
    special application is required.

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    SIR JOHN RHYS PRIZE 1997

    The Sir John Rhys Prize will be offered for an essay on
    some subject
    relating to Celtic Languages, Literature, History, and
    Antiquities.

    The prize, the value of which is £250, is open to
    members of the
    University who, on the closing date for entries, have not
    exceeded
    eight years from their matriculation.

    Candidates are free to choose their own subject but
    they must,
    not later than Friday, 6 December 1996, submit
    the title of
    their proposed essay, together with a brief statement of
    how they
    envisage treating the subject (on A4 size paper and
    preferably
    typewritten), to the Secretary of the Taylor Institution,
    37 Wellington
    Square, Oxford OX1 2JF, for the approval of the judges.

    The essays, which should be typewritten and in stiff
    folders, are
    to be sent under a sealed cover marked `Sir John Rhys
    Prize' to the
    Secretary of the Taylor Institution, 37 Wellington
    Square, Oxford OX1 2JF,
    not later than Friday, 14 March 1997. Authors
    are required to
    conceal their names and distinguish their compositions by
    a motto.
    The name, college, and date of matriculation must be sent
    at the same
    time in a separate sealed envelope with the same motto
    inscribed upon
    it.

    The judges have power to recommend to the trustees
    that presents
    of books may be made to unsuccessful

    candidates whose essays have shown special excellence.

    The judges have power to recommend to the trustees
    that grants be
    made out of the Rhy^s Fund towards the expenses of
    printing the
    whole, or parts, of any essay and/or to enable the
    successful
    candidate, or candidates, to carry on the work which has
    been the
    subject of the essay.

    The prize may not be awarded twice to the same
    person.

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    RICHARDS BUTLER PRIZE

    The prize will be awarded to the candidate who, in the
    opinion of the
    examiners, writes the best paper on International Trade
    in the Honour
    School of Jurisprudence. No application is required. The
    prize will
    be £250, and will be associated with an offer of Law
    books to
    the value of £350 to the successful candidate's
    college.

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    ROLLESTON MEMORIAL PRIZE 1997

    This prize, which is now of the value of about £850,
    is awarded
    annually, under the conditions stated below, for original
    research in
    any subject comprised in the following list: Animal and
    Vegetable
    Morphology and Anthropology, Physiology and Pathology.

    The next award will be made in Trinity Term 1997 for
    original
    research in Anthropology, Physiology, and Pathology.

    No candidate will be eligible:

    (a) who has not either passed the
    examination for the BA
    Degree or the BM Degree at Oxford, or for the BA Degree
    or the MB
    Degree at Cambridge, or been admitted as a Student for
    the Degree of
    M.Litt. or M.Sc. or D.Phil. at Oxford, or as a Research
    Student for
    the Degree of M.Litt. or M.Sc. or Ph.D. at Cambridge;

    (b) who has exceeded a period of six years
    from
    attaining one or other of these qualifications, or from
    attaining the
    first of such qualifications, if he or she has attained
    more than
    one;

    (c) who has exceeded ten years from
    matriculation.

    Candidates wishing to compete must forward their
    memoirs,
    together with a statement of (a) their present
    status,
    (b) where the work was done, and (c)
    the
    supervision, if any, which they had, to the Secretary to
    Rolleston
    Memorial Prize Trustees, University Offices, Wellington
    Square,
    Oxford OX1 2JD, not later than 1 May 1997.

    The memoirs may be printed, typewritten, or in
    manuscript; should
    be inscribed `Rolleston Memorial Essay'; and should bear
    the name and
    address of the author. Memoirs may take the form of an
    essay, or a
    dissertation, or published work.

    The prize may not be awarded twice to the same
    person.

    ¶ No account will be taken of any research which
    has been
    prosecuted by the candidate before his or her
    matriculation.

    By-laws made by the Trustees of the Prize

    1. The prize shall be offered each
    year for
    original

    research. The subject shall be (a) Animal and
    Vegetable
    Morphology and Anthropology and (b) Physiology
    and
    Pathology, as defined below, in alternate years.

    2. Animal and Vegetable Morphology
    shall be
    interpreted to include Genetics; Anthropology shall be
    restricted to
    Physical Anthropology; and the subjects included under
    these heads
    shall be defined as those covered by the Royal Society's
    Sectional
    Committees, 6, 7, and 11 (i.e. plant anatomy and
    physiology,
    mycology, plant pathology, plant ecology and
    palaeo-botany,
    vertebrate and invertebrate zoology, and palaeozoology;
    human and
    comparative anatomy (including physical anthropology),
    entomology,
    parasitology, marine and freshwater zoology, animal
    ecology).

    3. Physiology and Pathology shall be
    interpreted
    to

    include Biochemistry; and the subjects included under
    these heads
    shall be defined as those covered by the Royal Society's
    Sectional
    Committees 8, 9, and 10, excluding clinical subjects,
    medical
    statistics, and demography (i.e. animal and human
    physiology,
    pharmacology, endocrinology, and reproduction;
    bacteriology, virology

    and general microbiology, immunology, pathology, and
    radiobiology).

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    CECIL ROTH MEMORIAL PRIZE FOR
    ITALIAN STUDIES 1997

    A Cecil Roth Memorial Prize for Italian Studies will be
    awarded, if there is a candidate of sufficient merit, in
    Trinity Term 1997 for an essay on an approved subject
    within the field of Italian art, history, or literature
    of the period from the end of the Roman Empire in the
    west until the end of the eighteenth century; it is
    recommended that the length of the essay should not
    exceed 10,000 words. The value of the prize is £400. Two
    book prizes of £50 each may also be awarded. Applicants
    must be members of the University reading for a Final
    Honour School who, on 31 March 1997, will not have
    exceeded four years from the date of their matriculation.

    All candidates must apply, through the Secretary of
    the Taylor Institution, 37 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1
    2JF for approval of their intended essay subjects. In
    addition to other subjects, the judges are also willing
    to consider proposals which involve the use of material
    intended for theses, extended essays, etc., in Final
    Honour School examinations. Essays must be typed or
    word-processed
    in double spacing on one side only of A4 paper,
    and must be submitted to the Secretary of the Taylor
    Institution not later than Wednesday, 31 March
    1997
    .

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    SUSAN MARY ROUSE MEMORIAL PRIZE

    A book prize will be awarded, provided that there is a
    candidate of
    sufficient merit, by the Moderators in the Preliminary
    Examination
    for Psychology, Philosophy, and Physiology in Hilary Term
    to the
    candidate whose performance in the subject `Introduction
    to
    Psychology' they judge to be the best. No special
    application is
    required.

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    ST CATHERINE OF ALEXANDRIA
    PRIZE

    The prize, value about £60, may be awarded by the
    examiners for
    the best performance in the Honour School of Theology by
    a member of
    the Anglican Theological

    Colleges who intends to be ordained in the Church of

    England and who is not also a member of one of the

    societies recognized in Title VII.

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    SCOTT PRIZES IN PHYSICS

    One or more prizes of the value of not less than £25
    each (the
    value of recent awards has been £30–£100)
    may be
    awarded by the examiners in Physics in the Final Honour
    School of
    Natural Science each year for performance in that
    examination, and
    for outstanding work in practical physics by candidates
    for that
    examination. No special

    application is required.

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    SHELLEY-MILLS PRIZE 1997

    This prize, the purpose of which is to promote the study
    of the works
    of William Shakespeare, is open to members of the
    University who on
    the date of this supplement have not exceeded three years
    from
    matriculation; provided that no person who on
    that date has
    been a member of any other university than Oxford for
    more than one
    year shall be eligible to compete.

    The prize, value about £100, will be awarded for
    the best
    essay on the following subject:

    `Shakespeare and Censorship'.

    The essays (which should consist of about 5,000
    words) are to be
    sent under sealed cover to the Head Clerk, University
    Offices,
    Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, to reach him on or
    before 1
    March 1997
    . Candidates are required to conceal their
    names and
    distinguish their essays by a motto. The name and college
    of the
    candidate should be sent at the same time in a separate
    sealed
    envelope with the same motto inscribed upon it.
    Candidates must also
    submit a statement by the Head or Senior Tutor of their
    College that
    they have not been a member of any university other than
    Oxford for
    more than one year.

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    SLAUGHTER AND MAY PRIZE

    This cash prize is to the value of £250 and is
    associated with a
    gift of £500 in law books to the successful
    candidate's college.
    It is awarded to the candidate who, in the opinion of the
    examiners,
    writes the best paper on the Law of Contract in the Final
    Honour
    School of Jurisprudence. No special application is
    required.

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    SMITH SYSTEM ENGINEERING PRIZE
    FOR THE BEST FINAL YEAR PHYSICS PROJECT

    One prize of £250 may be awarded by the Examiners for a
    project submitted for the Honour School of Natural
    Science (Physics), Four Year Course. No special
    application is required.

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    GEOFFREY HILL SPRAY PRIZE IN
    CLINICAL
    BIOCHEMISTRY 1997

    This prize is open to clinical students working
    in Oxford

    in the second or third year of the course leading to the

    Second BM Examination. Students may seek approval for
    their proposed
    subject in their first year but may not submit an essay
    until at
    least their second year.

    The prize will be awarded (provided that candidates
    of sufficient
    merit present themselves) for an essay on biochemistry as
    related to
    pathogenesis, prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of
    disease in man.

    Intending candidates should first submit to the Medical
    School
    Offices, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington,

    Oxford OX3 9DU, with a nom-de-plume, the
    title of their
    proposed essay together with a brief statement
    (10–20 lines) of
    how they envisage treating the subject for prior

    approval by the judges.

    The closing date for submitting the proposed title is

    Friday, 26 November 1996. The closing date for
    submitting
    the essay is Friday, 2 May 1997.

    The value of the prize is about £280.

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    HAROLD LISTER SUNDERLAND PRIZES

    The Board of Management of the H.L. Sunderland Fund has
    approved an
    annual grant for two prizes to be awarded respectively
    for the best
    performance in Greek papers in Honour Moderations in
    Classics (value
    £150); and for the best performance in the Greek
    Literature
    papers in the Honour Schools of Literae Humaniores and
    Classics and
    Modern Languages (value £200). No special
    application is
    required.

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    JUNIOR PAGET TOYNBEE PRIZES
    1997

    An examination for these prizes will be held on Thursday,
    1 May
    1997, at 2 p.m. in the Taylor Institution. One prize, of
    £400 in
    value, will be awarded in each of the

    following fields, provided that there is a candidate of
    sufficient
    merit in the field concerned:

    (a) the works of Dante;

    (b) Old French Language and Literature;

    (c) Old Provençal Language and
    Literature.

    If there is no candidate of sufficient merit for the
    award of a
    junior prize in any of the fields, the examiners may at
    their
    discretion award an additional junior prize or prizes in
    any other of
    the fields in which there are candidates of sufficient
    merit,
    provided that no junior prize will exceed £400 in
    value and that
    the total value of all the junior prizes awarded in 1997
    will not
    exceed £1,200.

    The examination for each candidate will consist of a

    single three-hour paper in the field he or she is
    offering. The paper
    will consist of two parts: A, a passage or passages for
    textual
    analysis and/or commentary; and B,

    a wide range of questions of a literary, linguistic, or
    historical
    character. Candidates will be required to answer Part A
    and not more
    than two questions from Part B.

    The prizes are open to all matriculated members of
    the University
    who at the time of examination (i) are of not more than
    fifteen
    terms' standing, and (ii) are certified by the Head or a
    Tutor of
    their Society at Oxford to be reading for a First or
    Second Public
    Examination of the University. A Junior Paget Toynbee
    Prize cannot be
    awarded to a previous winner of any Paget Toynbee Prize.

    Candidates should write to the Secretary of the
    Taylor Institution, 37
    Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JF, by Friday,

    22 November 1996, stating the field in which
    they wish to be examined and should send at the same
    time the
    certificate
    referred to in the previous paragraph and permission from
    their tutor
    to enter for the prize
    .

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    SENIOR PAGET TOYNBEE PRIZES
    1997

    Two Senior Paget Toynbee Prizes, each of £1,000 in
    value, will
    be awarded, provided that there are candidates of
    sufficient merit,
    in Trinity Term 1997, for the best essays of not more
    than 10,000
    words on approved subjects within any of the following
    fields:

    (a) the works of Dante;

    (b) Old French Language and Literature;

    (c) Old Provençal Language and
    Literature.

    Candidates must be matriculated members of the
    University who, on
    the closing date for the receipt of the

    essays, will be of not more than twenty-eight terms'
    standing. A
    senior prize cannot be awarded more than once to the same
    person.

    All candidates must write to the Secretary of the
    Taylor Institution,
    37 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JF, stating the field
    in which they
    wish to offer an essay and must apply through him for
    approval of
    their intended essay subject. Essays must be submitted to
    him not
    later than Thursday, 3 April 1997.

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    TURBUTT PRIZES

    The prizes, for excellence in practical organic
    chemistry, will be
    open to members of the University who are pursuing the
    course for
    Part I of the examination in Chemistry in the Honour
    School of
    Natural Science. One or more prizes of £75 may be
    offered
    annually for laboratory work in each of the first,
    second, and third
    years of the course. No special application is required.

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    TYNAN PRIZE 1997

    The Board of Management of the Cameron Mackintosh Drama
    Fund will in
    Trinity Term 1997 award a prize of £100 for the best
    portfolio
    of theatre reviews by a student while at the University
    of Oxford.
    Prize entries, which must be limited to a portfolio of
    eight reviews,
    will be judged by the current or a previous holder of the
    Cameron
    Mackintosh Visiting Professorship of Contemporary

    Theatre. The closing date for the submission of
    portfolios, to which
    must be attached details of the entrant's name, college,
    and term of
    matriculation, is Friday, 21 March 1997.
    Candidates must not
    have exceeded the twelfth term from their matriculation.
    Previous
    winners of the prize are not eligible. Further details of
    the prize
    are available from Ms Holly Kendrick, University Drama
    Officer,
    the Burton Taylor Theatre, Gloucester Street, Oxford OX1
    2BN
    (telephone 791577), to whom portfolios should be
    submitted.

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    VIOLET VAUGHAN MORGAN PRIZES
    1997

    The Board of the Faculty of English Language and
    Literature gives
    notice that eight prizes on the foundation of

    Mr and Mrs P. Vaughan Morgan will be awarded in Trinity
    Term 1997 if
    suitable candidates present themselves.

    The examination will be open to members of the
    University who are
    citizens of one of the countries of the British
    Commonwealth, have
    not exceeded the ninth term from their matriculation, and
    are reading
    for the First or Second Public Examination. In awarding a
    prize, in
    addition to scholastic acquirements, the characters of
    the candidates
    will be taken into consideration so far as they can be
    judged from a
    viva-voce examination and also from their records at
    college, and a
    prize will not be awarded to anyone who, in the opinion
    of the
    examiners, does not show promise of becoming a loyal
    citizen of the
    British Commonwealth.

    The examination (consisting of two papers on English
    Literature)
    will be held in the Schools on Thursday, 15 May 1997, at
    9.30 a.m.
    and 2.30 p.m. Viva-voce examinations will be held in the
    Schools on
    Thursday, 22 May, beginning at 9.30 a.m. The examiners
    intend to set
    two papers (each of three hours); one composed of general
    critical
    questions requiring no special preparation; the other
    composed of
    three sections, (1) fourteenth- and fifteenth-century
    poetry and
    drama, (2) drama 1580–1642, (3) Victorian poetry, of
    which candidates must limit themselves to answering
    questions in one
    section.

    The prizes are of the value of £120 each. Each
    prize-

    winner will also receive a bronze medal having on one
    side a profile
    of Maude Violet Caroline Vaughan Morgan, and on the other
    side an
    engraved statement of the origin of the prizes.

    Persons wishing to become candidates must apply to
    the Head
    Clerk, University Offices, Wellington Square,

    Oxford OX1 2JD, for a form of entry which will include a
    certificate
    (to be signed by the head or senior tutor of the
    candidate's college
    or society) stating that the candidate has not exceeded
    the ninth
    term from his matriculation, is reading for the First or
    Second
    Public Examination, and is a citizen of one of the
    countries of the
    British Commonwealth. The completed entry forms must be
    returned to
    the Head Clerk by Friday, 14 March 1997, and
    must be

    accompanied by a confidential letter of recommendation in
    a sealed
    envelope from each candidate's tutor.

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    HENRY WILDE PRIZE IN PHILOSOPHY

    One prize, value £200, may be awarded in each year
    for an
    outstanding performance in Philosophy in any of the

    following Final Honour Schools: Literae Humaniores;

    Philosophy, Politics, and Economics; Psychology,
    Philosophy, and
    Physiology; Mathematics and Philosophy; Physics and
    Philosophy;
    Philosophy and Theology; Philosophy and Modern Languages.

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    WINTER WILLIAMS LAW PRIZES

    The Board of the Faculty of Law invites entry for the Prizes
    which will be awarded in 1997 on the basis of essays, of not more
    than 5,000 words, submitted on one of the following subjects:
    1 The selection of a judicial remedy for breach of contract turns
    upon more complex considerations than the simple moral principle
    that promises should be kept.

    2 What is a resulting trust?

    3 `[T]he law of tort is the general law, out
    of which the parties can, if they wish, contract'. Lord Goff in
    Henderson v. Merrett Syndicates Ltd. [1994] 3 All E R 506.

    4 What are the aims and what are the likely
    results of the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act
    1996.

    The first prize is of £400, the second prize is of
    £200.
    Grants to a total of a £200 may be made to unsuccessful
    candidates who have done meritorious work. The prizes will be
    awarded only if entries of sufficient merit are
    received.

    The essays (two typed copies) must be sent to the Head Clerk,
    University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, by 30
    September 1997. There is no entry form, but each essay must be
    accompanied by: (i) a statement from the candidate's college that
    he or she is, on 30 September 1997, an undergraduate member of
    the University who has not exceeded the tenth term from
    matriculation, and is reading for the Honour School of
    Jurisprudence; (ii) a declaration that the essay is entirely the
    candidate's own unaided work and that it has not been submitted
    to any other person for advice, assistance, or revision.

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    L.J. WITTS PRIZE IN HAEMATOLOGY
    OR
    GASTROENTEROLOGY

    The prize, to the value of around £170, is offered
    annually
    (provided that candidates of sufficient merit present
    themselves) for
    essays related to diseases either of the blood or of the
    gastro-intestinal tract. The prize is open to clinical
    students
    working in Oxford for the Second Examination for the
    Degree of
    Bachelor of Medicine. No person may be awarded the prize
    more than
    once.

    Intending candidates should submit the title of their
    proposed
    essay, together with a brief statement (10–20 lines)
    of how they
    envisage treating the subject, for

    approval by the judges. The request for approval should
    be submitted
    to the Medical School Offices, John Radcliffe Hospital,
    Headington,
    Oxford OX3 9DU, under a nom-de-plume by 1
    October in the
    academic year in which the prize is to be awarded. The
    closing date
    for the submission of the essay is 1 March in the same
    academic year.

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    MARTIN WRONKER PRIZES IN LAW

    The Martin Wronker Prize in Law, worth £1,000, is
    awarded
    annually for the best overall performance in

    the Honour School of Jurisprudence. Satisfactory evidence
    from the
    college or other society as to the character as well as
    to academic
    attainment is sought before the prize is awarded. Two
    grants of up to
    £600 in total may also be awarded to those named as
    proxime accesserunt to the prize-winner.
    Additional
    prizes of £250 each are awarded annually, from the
    Martin
    Wronker Law Prize Fund, for the best performances in the
    following
    five

    papers: Jurisprudence; Tort; Land Law; Trusts; and

    Administrative Law. Candidates in the Honour School of
    Jurisprudence
    will be regarded as candidates for all these awards.
    (Figures subject to review.)

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    MARTIN WRONKER PRIZES IN
    MEDICINE AND
    PHARMACOLOGY 1997

    A Martin Wronker Prize in Medicine, worth £500, will
    be offered
    in Trinity Term 1997 and additional grants of up to
    £125 may
    also be awarded. Candidates for this prize must be
    members of the
    University whose names are on the Register of University
    Medical
    Students and who have been classed in either
    Physiological Sciences
    in the Honour School of Natural Science or (provided that
    the
    subjects

    offered have included Physiology) the Honour School of
    Psychology,
    Philosophy, and Physiology in Trinity Term 1997. A prize
    worth
    £125 will also be offered, on the same conditions as
    to
    eligibility, for meritorious performance in the optional
    dissertation
    (in a physiological subject) in these Honour Schools.

    All candidates in the Honour School of Natural
    Science
    (Physiological Sciences) or who are offering Physiology
    in the Honour
    School of PPP will be regarded as candidates for the
    prize if their
    names are on the Register of University Medical Students.
    A
    testimonial from the head of their college or hall as to
    their
    character as well as to their academic attainment may
    later be
    required.

    A Martin Wronker Prize in Pharmacology, worth
    £250, will
    also be offered in Trinity Term 1997, on the same conditions
    regarding eligibility as the Martin Wronker Prize
    in
    Medicine, for meritorious performance in Pharmacology in
    either of
    the above Honour Schools, provided that no person who has
    been
    awarded the prize in Medicine or a grant will be eligible
    for the
    prize in Pharmacology.

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    WYLIE PRIZE 1997

    The prize is awarded annually for the best essay on a
    subject
    connected with some aspect of the history of the United
    States of
    America. The value is £150.

    For precise information candidates are advised to
    consult the
    Statutes, Decrees, and Regulations of the
    University of
    Oxford
    , but the rules may be summarised and
    augmented as
    follows. Candidates must be members of the University
    reading for a
    Final Honour School. The prize may not be awarded twice
    to the same
    person.

    Essays, which must be typewritten and which must not
    exceed
    15,000 words in length (including footnotes,

    appendices, and bibliographies), should be sent under
    sealed cover to
    the Head Clerk, University Offices, Wellington Square,
    Oxford OX1
    2JD, not later than 1 March 1997. The author
    shall conceal
    his name and distinguish his composition by what motto he
    pleases,
    sending at the same time his name sealed under another
    cover with the
    motto inscribed on it. Candidates are required to
    certify, when
    submitting their essays, that they have not already been
    submitted in
    whole or in partial fulfilment of the

    requirements for a degree of any other university.

    Although competitors are free to choose their own
    subject, they
    are warned that they must secure the prior

    approval of the examiners for the subject of their essay:
    the
    examiners will not approve any subject unless the

    candidate's letter seeking approval is endorsed by his
    tutor to the
    effect that the proposed title is suitable.

    Candidates must send the proposed title to the
    Secretary, Board
    of the Faculty of Modern History, University Offices,
    Wellington
    Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, not later than Friday, 24
    January
    1997
    .

    Essays may also be submitted as theses for the Honour
    Schools of
    Modern History, or of Modern History and

    Modern Languages, or of Modern History and Economics, or
    of Ancient
    and Modern History, in accordance with the faculty
    board's
    regulations. As the examiners may not have finished with
    the essays
    by the deadline for the submission of theses, candidates
    who wish to
    submit their work for the Final Honour School are advised
    to keep a

    separate copy of the essay.

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