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1st Symposium, 201202013

Tuesday 2nd October 2012 at 00:00 - Wednesday 3rd October 2012
Dewar's Centre, Perth

 

Timetable

 

Tuesday 2 October 2012

10.00-11.00

Registration & coffee

11.00-11.10

Tony Carbery (SMSTC Director)
Welcome & introduction

11.10-11.40

Jim Wright (Stream Leader Pure Analysis, University of Edinburgh)
How to manage your supervisor

11.40-12.05

Ruth King (Stream Leader Statistics, University of St Andrews)
Stream: Statistics

12.05-12:30

Andrew Ranicki (Stream Leader Geometry and Topology, University of Edinburgh)
Stream: Geometry and Topology

12.30-13.45

Lunch

13.45-14.40

Dugald Duncan (SMSTC Deputy Director, Heriot-Watt University)
Bibliographic databases

14.40-15.05

Gabriel Lord (Stream Leader Applied Analysis and PDEs, Heriot-Watt University)
Stream: Applied analysis and PDEs

15.05-15.30

Jim Wright (Stream Leader Pure Analysis, University of Edinburgh)
Stream: Pure analysis

15.30-15.55

Coffee/Tea

15.55-17.30

Team building: Bowls

19.30

Dinner

 

Wednesday 3 October 2012

09.45-10.10

James Cruise (Stream staff Probability, Heriot-Watt University)
Stream: Probability

10.10-10.35

Rachel Norman (Stream Leader Mathematical Models, University of Stirling)
Stream: Mathematical models

10.35-10.50

Pieter Blue (SMSTC Student Liaison Officer, University of Edinburgh)
Student representation

10.50-11.15

Coffee/Tea

11.15-12.45

Penny Davies (University of Strathclyde)
Tutorials and marking

12.45-14.00

Lunch

14.00-14.25

David Pritchard (Stream Leader Applied Mathematics Methods, University of Strathclyde)
Stream: Applied Mathematics Methods

14.25-14.50

Uli Kraehmer (Stream Leader Algebra, University of Glasgow)
Stream: Algebra

14.50-15.00

Tony Carbery (SMSTC Director, University of Edinburgh)
What happens next?

 

 

Team event – Bowls

A bowls session will take place at the Dewar’s Centre on Tuesday 2 October in the late afternoon. All equipment needed for this activity will be provided. 

AV Equipment

The opening symposium will take place in the Hay Room which is on the first floor of the Dewar's Centre. This will be signposted from reception.

AV equipment will include OHP, data projector, laptop, flipchart and screen.

Accommodation

Overnight accommodation has been reserved for Tuesday 2 October 2012. Please use the registration form to let us know whether you require accommodation.

How to get there

The Dewar's Centre is located off Glover Street in Perth. Location details for the centre can be found by viewing this map. You may also find this map useful for the workshop.

By Bus

Perth Bus Station, Leonard Street, Perth, Perthshire, PH2 8ET. Perth has bus links with Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling. Click Citylink or National Express for timetables.

From the Bus Station travel north along Leonard Street, then left into Caledonian Road. At the junction with Glasgow Road turn left and cross the railway bridge. Glover Street is on the left past the bridge. There is also a pedestrian walkway which links Glasgow Road to the Dewar's Centre.

By Train

Perth Train Station, Leonard Street, Perth, Perthshire, PH2 8ET. Perth has train links with Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leuchers (via Dundee) and Stirling. Click National Rail for timetables.

From the Train Station travel north along Leonard Street, then left into Caledonian Road. At the junction with Glasgow Road turn left and cross the railway bridge. Glover Street is on the left past the bridge. There is also a pedestrian walkway which links Glasgow Road to the Dewar's Centre.

By car

Glover Street is located off Glasgow Road (A93) in Perth. For directions visit RAC Routeplanner. The centre has a large car-park.

Costs

  • 1st year PhD students from mathematical sciences departments in consortium universities: you will not be charged (costs will be paid from the EPSRC grant or by your department).
  • There will be a charge for other students - you should ask your department if they will cover the cost.

Travel reimbursement

Travel reimbursements can be claimed from your department.

Register for the Opening Symposium

Register for the SMSTC opening symposium in Perth on 2-3 October 2012 by visiting My SMSTC.

 

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