COMP80122 Fundamental Aspects of Research Methodology:
Communicating Your Research
Carole Goble and Uli Sattler
This is the web site for COMP80122, a course unit for all PGR students (PhD, CDT, MPhil, and MRes) of the University of Manchester's School of Computer Science.
link for the course unit description and syllabus.
The course unit is taught by Carole Goble and Uli Sattler. It
will be run mostly in Period 3, but involves an assignment related to the Research Symposium.
Locations and times
We will meet,
- on Monday, October 31, 2016, 14:00-16:00 in 2.19.
- in Period 3 (Week 13-18) 2017, Mondays 11:00-13:00 and Wednesdays,
10:00-12:00, in 2.19.
Please see below for the session schedule and key dates as well as the coursework.
To pass this
course unit, you have to successfully complete 3 assignments:
attend the school's Research Symposium and write critiques of 10 presentations (see these slides for the Template for the critiques, and please submit them before the end of November 2016 via easychair),
- give a 15 minute
presentation about your research project, with suitable slides and
storyline, and being suitably prepared,
- attend your fellow
students' presentations and contribute to the
discussions of these presentations.
100% coursework, 0% exam
Most of this is still to be determined!
- Monday, Nov. 1st, 2016, 14:00-16:00: designing slides and
presentations, with slides
- Nov. 1.-3., 2016, 9:00-17:00: Research Symposium, which you attend and write critiques for (see slides above).
- Monday, Jan 30, 2017, 11:00-13:00: Communicating and
presenting your research in Computer Science, with slides
- Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017, 10:00-12:00: More on storyline, research hypothesis, and different kinds of research in CS, with slides
- Monday, Feb 6, 2017, 11:00-13:00: Organisation into groups & practical guidelines for presentation preparation, with slides
- Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017, 10:00-12:00: You and your
supervisor & tidying up of organisation, with slides
- from Monday, Feb 15, 2017, student
presentations in small groups (all members a group have to attend all
of their group's sessions)
- more information will be available here soon.