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MEng Welcome Week Timetable 2017-2018

Important information

  • Deadline for submitting summer placement report: Friday 22nd September 2017 at 5pm, midnight if absolutely necessary.
  • Note: Course Choices for MEng final years is done manually on paper. Please pick a sheet from either SSO or the MEng tutor ASAP. Course choice sheets must be returned to SSO by 16:00 on Thursday 21st September.

Monday 18th September 2017

11:45 - 12:45 Lunch (ATLAS Rooms, Kilburn Building)

13:00 - 13:15 HoS Welcome (Lecture Theatre 1.1, Kilburn Building)

13:15 - 14:15 General Talk - Norman Paton (Lecture Theatre 1.1, Kilburn Building)

14:15 - 14:30 IT Services Presentation (Lecture Theatre 1.1, Kilburn Building)

14:30 - 14:45 Students Union (Lecture Theatre 1.1, Kilburn Building)

14:45 - 15:00 Sport at the University - Imogen Greatbatch (Lecture Theatre 1.1, Kilburn Building)

15:00 - 15:30 Break

15:30 - 16:00 MEng student registration 2.33, Kilburn Building

Tuesday 19th September 2017

Introduction to themes (Theatre 3, Stopford Building)

09:00 - 09:30 BioHealth Informatics - Andrew Brass

09:30 - 10:00 Mobile Computing - Barry Cheetham

10:00 - 10:30 Data Engineering and Systems Governance - John Keane

10:30 - 11:00 Learning from Data - Ke Chen

11:00 - 11:30 Break

11:30 - 12:00 Making sense of Complex Data - Jock Mcnaught

12:00 - 13:00 Manchester Business School units - Chris Holland

13:00 - 14:00 Break

Wednesday 20th September 2017

Introduction to themes (Theatre A, Simon Building)

09:00 - 09:30 Data on the web - Uli Sattler

09:30 - 10:00 Parallel Computing in the Multi-core Era - Graham Riley

10:00 - 10:30 Break

10:30 - 11:00 Ontology Engineering and Automated Reasoning - Sean Bechhofer

11:00 - 11:30 Security - Ning Zhang

11:30 - 12:00 Software Engineering - Bijan Parsia & Kung-Kui Lau

REMINDER: the deadline for students to register for the Manchester United trip on Friday (see link at bottom of page) is Thursday 21st September 2017 at 12:00. Call into SSO (LF21) by the deadline to receive a ticket if you want to participate in the trip.

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)

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

12:00 - 16:00 Course choices sheet to SSO by 16:00 at the latest

Friday 22nd September 2017

Manchester United tour logo

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)

13:00 - 17:00 Man United Museum Tour details tba