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ICMS/EMS Postgraduate Training Courses

ICMS, 14 India Street, Edinburgh EH3 6EZ

Wednesday 20 October & Wednesday 27 October 2004

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Courses for postgraduate students in their first year

Wednesday 20 October 2004
10.30-11.00 Arrival and tea/coffee
11.00-11.40 How to manage your supervisor - an introduction to what being a PhD student involves
John Toland (University of Bath and Scientific Director of ICMS)
11.40-12.40 Introduction to Unix
Des Johnston (Heriot-Watt University)
12.40-14.00 Lunch (sandwiches will be provided)
14.00-15.15 How to give tutorials
Jack Carr (Heriot-Watt University)
15.15-15.45 Tea/coffee
15.45-16.30 How to use bibliographic databases
Dugald Duncan (Heriot-Watt University)
16.30-17.30 Introduction to LaTeX
Alison Ramage (University of Strathclyde)
17.30-18.30 Informal discussion and drinks

Spring 2005 Course - one Wednesday afternoon (date and programme TBA)


Courses for postgraduate students beyond their first year

Wednesday 27 October 2004
14.00-14.30 Arrival and tea/coffee
14.30-15.15 Skills for giving a good presentation
Des Higham (University of Strathclyde)
15.15-16.00 LaTeX for presentations
David Griffiths (University of Dundee)
16.00-16.30 Tea/coffee
16.30-17.30 Marking for exams and tutorials
Penny Davies (University of Strathclyde)

Spring 2005 Course - one Wednesday afternoon (date and programme TBA)
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