ICMS/EMS Postgraduate Course
Tools of the Trade

1430 to 1900, Wednesday 19 March

ICMS, 14 India Street, Edinburgh EH3 6EZ

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The International Centre for Mathematical Sciences and the Edinburgh Mathematical Society are jointly hosting this half day meeting for new postgraduate students at Scottish universities. There is no charge and it is expected that your institution will be able to cover your travel costs. (Anyone interested in attending who has difficulty obtaining support for travel should contact us in any case.) Please look at the ICMS travel pages for the location of ICMS.

If you wish to take part, then please complete the online registration form before Thursday 13 March. The programme is given below.

Tools of the Trade
A series of short talks on practical aspects of postgraduate study, followed by informal discussion and drinks

1430-1500 How to get a PhD - Jack Carr
1505-1535 Elements of report/paper writing - Penny Davies
1540-1610 Latex for reports and presentations - David Griffiths
1615-1650 Tea
1650-1720 Mathematical/bibliographical software - Dugald Duncan
1725-1755 What happens in a PhD oral - Alastair Gillespie
1800-1900 Informal discussion and drinks

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