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Cancelling: If you need to cancel your booking, please do so at your earliest opportunity and at least 3 days before the event. Someone else may be able to take your place, but we need time to contact them. Also, although you are not charged for an event, there are costs we incur (e.g. photocopying) which relate directly to places reserved.

How to cancel: you can cancel your booking via the MyEd Event Booking Channel. Go to MyEd and then the Event Booking Channel. Click on “My Bookings” - here you will have the option to cancel your place.

We maintain attendance registers; unexpected absences will be noted. If you consistently fail to attend, or repeatedly cancel with very short notice, you may be prevented from booking future IAD events.

Producing a Thesis in Word 2013

Description

This course is primarily aimed at postgraduate students intending to produce a thesis using Word 2013. You can attend at any stage of your thesis writing, but it may be most beneficial at the start. The course shoes you how to use Word's advanced features to efficiently produce a quality document. You will learn how to use styles to format and structure your thesis, create numbered headings, position and label images, work with tables, add structure with section breaks and headers and footers, and create tables of contents and figures. Practical exercises take you through the process of creating your thesis from start to finish.

This course relates to domains A1, A2, A3, B2, C2, and D2 of the RDF.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of Word 2013

EligibilityPhD HSS All Years PhD SCE All Years PhD MVM All Years
Date Tuesday 03-Nov-2015, 09:30 - 12:30
Venue Room 1.12, Main Library Central Area
EligibilityPhD HSS All Years PhD SCE All Years PhD MVM All Years
Date Tuesday 08-Mar-2016, 09:30 - 12:30
Venue Room 1.12, Main Library Central Area

Publishing Using LaTeX

Description

This course is a two-day course running on Tuesday 26th and Thursday 28th January 2016, 09.30 - 12.30 on both days. You must attend both morning sessions. 

This course provides an introduction to the widely available LaTeX document preparation system, covering document structure, typesetting text, tables, mathematical material and figures.  It consists of a series of presentations, each followed by a practical session in which participants use their new knowledge for working with a text.

This course relates to domains A1 and D2 of the RDF.

Prerequisites

Familiarity with open access lab Windows PCs.

Please bring files with your own short plain text (e.g. prepared using notepad not word) and pictures to use in the practicals. Please also remember that this is a 2-day course.

EligibilityMScR HSS All Years PhD SCE All Years PhD MVM All Years PhD HSS All Years MScR SCE All Years MScR MVM All Years
Date Tuesday 26-Jan-2016, 09:30 - 12:30
Venue Room 1.12, Main Library Central Area

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