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Regulations for the degrees of Doctor of Science and Doctor of Letters: Notice

The General Board give notice that, on the recommendation of the Board of Graduate Studies, they have approved an amendment to the regulations for the degrees of Doctor of Science and Doctor of Letters (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 493) as set out below. The purpose of the amendment is to make provision for candidates to include in their applications a summary of the field of research covered by their published works. The regulations have been amended as follows:

Regulation 3.

By amending the first sentence so as to read:

A candidate for the degree shall apply in writing to the Secretary of the Board of Graduate Studies, specifying the published works on which his or her claim to the degree is based, providing a summary in not more than 500 words of the field of research covered by these works, and naming the Faculty or other approved institution within whose scope the works fall.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 6 December 2000
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