ICMS/EMS Postgraduate Training Courses

ICMS, 14 India Street, Edinburgh EH3 6EZ

Wednesday 19 October & Wednesday 26 October 2005

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Courses for postgraduate students in their first year

Wednesday 19 October 2005
10.20-10.45 Arrival and tea/coffee
10.45-11.20 How to manage your supervisor - an introduction to what being a PhD student involves
Jim Wright (University of Edinburgh)
11.20-12.20 Introduction to LaTeX
Alison Ramage (University of Strathclyde)
12.20-13.10 Introduction to Unix
Des Johnston (Heriot-Watt University)
13.10-14.30 Lunch (sandwiches will be provided)
14.30-15.20 How to use bibliographic databases
Dugald Duncan (Heriot-Watt University)
15.20-17.30 Tutorials and marking
Jack Carr (Heriot-Watt University) and Penny Davies (University of Strathclyde) - will include a coffee break
17.30 - 18.30 Informal discussion and drinks

Courses for postgraduate students beyond their first year

Wednesday 26 October 2005
14.00-14.30 Arrival and tea/coffee
14.30-15.15 LaTeX for presentations
David Griffiths (University of Dundee)
15.15-16.00 Skills for giving a good presentation
Des Higham (University of Strathclyde)
16.00-16.30 Tea/coffee
16.30-17.30 Marking for exams and tutorials
Penny Davies (University of Strathclyde)
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