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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


This course is primarily aimed at postgraduate students intending to produce a thesis using Word 2013, and looks at how to get the most out of Word to produce a quality document. The course introduces you to the concepts involved in planning a large document, and the features and functions you can use in Word that will save you time and effort. The session includes practical exercises that will 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.


Basic knowledge of Word 2013

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Publishing Using LaTeX


This course is a two-day course, Tuesday 20th and Thursday 22nd Janaury 2015, 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.


Familiarity with open access lab Windows PCs.

Please bring files with your own short plain text (e.g. prepared using notepad) and pictures to use in the practicals.

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