2015-16: 1st Symposium
Dewar's Centre, Perth
Wednesday 30th September 2015 - Thursday 1st October 2015
Talks from the symposium
- Welcome - what is SMSTC?
- How to manage your supervisor (how to get a PhD)
- Mathematical sciences resources
- Unexpected connections
- Tutorials and marking
Pictures from the symposium
Registration on Wednesday 30 September will take place from 10.00-11.00.
The Perth Opening Symposium timetable can be found here.
Team event – Curling
A curling session will take place at the Dewar’s Centre on Wednesday 30 September at TBA.
Each team will have a curling instructor.
- You will receive a safety talk before you go on the ice.
- No alcohol to be consumed before you go on the ice.
- Wear CLEAN SOLED RUBBER TRAINERS (Outdoor trainers are fine as long as they are clean).
- Wear loose fitting trousers and warm layers on top to remove if hot.
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.
Overnight accommodation has been reserved for Wednesday 30 September only. Please use the registration form to let us know whether you require accommodation. Details of the accommodation and the event will be sent on Friday 25 September 2015.
How to get there
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.
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.
Glover Street is located off Glasgow Road (A93) in Perth. For directions visit RAC Routeplanner. The centre has a large car-park.
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 reimbursements can be claimed from your department.