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PHD Welcome Week Timetable 2017-2018

PROVISIONAL Timetable

Important

Students must attend all of the events listed in this welcome week timetable.

Monday 18th September 2017

10:30 - 11:30

  • Coffee and cakes (IT407)
  • School registration & advice about University registration - (IT407)

11:30 - 11:45 Welcome speech by Prof Robert Stevens Head of School (IT407)

11:45 - 12:00 Induction week overview - Simon Harper, Jon Shapiro & Alvaro Fernandes (IT407)

12:00 - 13:00 PGR Welcome Lunch (IT407)

13:00 - 14:00 3yr-PhD - Introduction: Alvaro Fernandes (IT407)

14:00 - 14:30 PGR students meet supervisors and advisors: S Harper, J Shapiro, A Fernandes, T Mu, G Reger, C Kotselidis (IT407)

14:30 - 14:45 Talk on teaching assistants (TA's) - Caroline Jay (IT407)

14:45 - 15:00 Break

15:00 - 15:15 H&S Talk - Tony McDonald (IT407)

15:15 - 15:45 Meet the mentors/other PGR students (IT407)

15:45 - 16:15 Tour of School (Start from IT407)

16:30 - PhD students meet in PGR Home (LF15)

Tuesday 19th September 2017

09:30 - 15:30 GIT Management (G23, Kilburn Building)

Wednesday 20th September 2017

09:30 - 15:30 Report Writing - Jennie Blake (2.19 Kilburn Building)

Thursday 21st September 2017

09:00 - 09:20 Introduction to library - Amin Hussain (Lecture Theatre 1.1, Kilburn Building)

09:20 - 10:00 Online resources and Blackboard - Dave Lester (Lecture Theatre 1.1, Kilburn Building)

10:00 - 10:30 Plagiarism and Malpractice course presentation - Konstantin Korovin (Lecture Theatre 1.1, Kilburn Building)

10:30 - 12:00 Plagiarism and Malpractice course - Konstantin Korovin (MSc labs, G23, 1.8).

13:00 - 15:00 PGR Pizza Welcome Event - meet Postgraduate Research students in the School with pizza! (Kilburn Building, Atlas 1 and 2)

Friday 22nd September 2017

10:00 - 12:00 Optional catch up lab plus Plagiarism and Malpractice course for late arrivals - Konstantin Korovin, Mike Keeley (MSc lab, 2nd floor, Kilburn Building)

11:45 - 12:00 Public Engagement activities and School Ambassadors - Dr David Rydeheard (Kilburn Building, 2.15)

12:00 - 13:30 Break

13:30 - 14:00 Travel to Sackville Street Building

14:00 - 16:00 EPS Induction Event in Sackville Street building Great Hall and Entrance Hall. Series of welcome talks; information fair; food and drink reception.

16:00 - 16:30 Travel back to Kilburn Building

16:30 - 18:30 'Meet the Mentors' drinks in the Senior Common Room, 2nd Floor of Kilburn Building