COMP60990: Research methods
and professional skills



Schedule of Lectures and Activities

Topic Lecturer Location

Friday 25th September 2015
9.00 - 10.00 Welcome Week Introduction Tom Thomson
Dominic Laing - Careers Service
Kilburn 1.1

Tuesday 13th October 2015
17.00 - 20.00 Careers Evening followed by Pizza in Kilburn 1.1 and Lower Floor

Successful applications
Successful interviews
Dominic Laing - Careers Service


Speaker to be confirmed 5:15 - 5:45
Speaker to be confirmed 5:45 - 6:30
Kilburn 1.1
Lower First

Thursday 12th November 2015
9.00 - 10.00 Introduction to choosing your MSc Project Tom Thomson Roscoe Theatre B

Thursday 19th November 2015
9.00 - 10.00 Ethics Carole Twinning
Markel Vigo
Roscoe Theatre B

Thursday 26th November 2015
9.00 - 10.00 Professional Issues Daniel Dresner Roscoe Theatre B

Thursday 3rd December 2015
9.00 - 10.00 Professional Issues Daniel Dresner Roscoe Theatre B

Thursday 10th December 2015
15.00 - 17.00 Project choice Open House Tom Thomson Kilburn 2.15 and 2.19

Wednesday 3rd February 2016
13.00 - 14.00 Introduction to your MSc Project Goran Nenadic Simon Theatre C

Wednesday 10th February 2016
13.00 - 14.00 The Progress Report Norman Paton Simon Theatre C

Wednesday 17th February 2016
13.00 - 14.00 Project Planning & Ethics Tom Thomson Simon Theatre C

Wednesday 24th February 2016
13.00 - 14.00 Scientific method Tom Thomson Simon Theatre C

Wednesday 2nd March 2016
13.00 - 14.00 Surveying the Literature Norman Paton Simon Theatre C

Wednesday 9th March 2016
13.00 - 14.00 Scientific writing Tom Thomson Simon Theatre C

Thursday 10th March 2016
17:00 Deadline for coursework -
Initial report

Friday 13th May 2016
17:00 Deadline for submission of the Progress Report

Friday 9th September 2016
16:00 Deadline for submission of the Dissertation