Institute of Astronomy

Part II Calendar - 2016-17

2016-17 CALENDAR

Some entries/dates may be subject to change and further additions made.

 

Date and Time Subject Venue / Information
MICHAELMAS TERM 2016
OCTOBER  
by 23 September Submission of CATAM Part 1B projects (mainly NST students) Judith Moss Hoyle Room 48
Tues 4 October Full MICHAELMAS term begins  
Tues 4 October 10:00 Introductory meeting with Course Coordinator and Chairman of Teaching Committee followed by tour of IoA

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Sackler Lecture Theatre

Tues 4 October 10:45 Library Tour by Mark Hurn, IoA Librarian Library, Observatory Building
Approx 11:15 Coffee Hoyle Building Foyer
Wed 5 October 12.30-13.00 Meeting with Carolin Crawford  on outreach opportunities at IoA. Sackler Lecture Theatre
Wed 5 October 2-3pm
Maths induction meeting including CATAM (Dr Matthew Wingate),  career information and Part III Astrophysics.
Cockcroft Lecture Theatre, New Museums site
Thur 6  October 10:00 Part II Astrophysics Lectures begin (see Lecture List) - Structure and Evolution of Stars,  P Hewett Sackler Lecture Theatre
Thur 6 October from 12:15 Photographs Note: meet in Hoyle Foyer (IoA) outside Sackler Lecture Theatre for photos
During 2nd wk of MT Supervision arrangements - list issued  
Wed 12 Oct 17:00-18:30 TBC Undergraduate Journal Club and Social Hoyle Committee Room
Thurs 13 Oct13:00-14:00 TBC LaTex lecture and practicals.  [email will be sent with sign-up details for practicals] Dr  Stephen Eglen. CMS MR2
Fri 21 Oct
by midnight
TBC Deadline for submitting CATAM Declaration using Raven log in at http://www.maths.cam.ac.uk/undergrad/catam/Declarations/Current/II/ on line (see email from Dr Wingate)
Mon 24 October
14:00
CATAM vacation projects examples class given by Wyn Evans Ryle Large Meeting Room
Wed 26 October 17:00-18:30 TBC Undergraduate Journal Club and Social Hoyle Committee Room
   
NOVEMBER  
Mon 31 Oct Publication of essay topics via email (hardcopies provided)
NEW
Thurs 3 Nov
12:15
TBC ESSAY TOPICS PRESENTATIONS by essay advisers Sackler Lecture Theatre
Fri 4 Nov TBC Final deadline for examination entry (check with colleges) via CamSIS
Wed 9 Nov 17:00-18:30 TBC Undergraduate Journal Club and Social Hoyle Committee Room
Wed 23 Nov 17:00-18:30 TBC Undergraduate Journal Club and Social Hoyle Committee Room

DECEMBER

   
Tu 29  Nov 12.30 TBC PIZZA PARTY WITH IoA staff Hoyle Committee Room
Wed 30 Nov Last day of Michaelmas Term lectures  
Fri 2 December Full Michaelmas Term ends  
LENT TERM 2017
JANUARY  
Tues 17 January Full LENT Term begins  
Thur 19 January Lent term lectures begin - (See Lecture List)  
During 2nd wk of LT Supervision arrangements - list issued  
FEBRUARY    
[Wed 15 February 2.30pm] [For information: IoA teaching staff Presentations to potential Part II/III Astrophysics Students, Sackler Lecture Theatre] Sackler Lecture Theatre
NEW
Wed 15 Feb
5pm
TBC Undergraduate presentation seminar, followed by drinks and nibbles Hoyle Committee Room
MARCH  
NEW
Wed 8 March 5pm
TBC Undergraduate presentation seminar, followed by drinks and nibbles Hoyle Committee Room
NEW
Thurs 9 March
2.00-2.30pm
Feedback Meeting with members of Teaching Committee and Senior Examiner. Hoyle Committee Room
Wed 9 March Last day of Lent Term lectures Sackler Lecture Theatre
Fri 17 March Deadline for essay choice to be given to Course Secretary OR students should inform Course Secretary of their intention to submit computational projects (CATAM) by this date. jm(at)ast.cam.ac.uk
Fri 17 March Full Lent Term ends  
EASTER TERM 2017
APRIL  
Tues 25 April Full EASTER Term begins  
MAY    
Wed 3 May
10:00-16:00
deadline for submission of CATAM projects and for submission of electronic files. Location for submission of projects will be communicated via email about 1 week before the deadline. Students should inform the Astrophysics Course Secretary which ones they have attempted CATAM News EL.09 in Pavilion E of the CMS Obtain a declaration form from CMS reception or here.
Thur 4 May
09:00-17:00
Deadline for submission of Essay Course secretary's office H48
JUNE  
Examinations    
Mon 5 June
13:30-16:30 TBC
Paper 1 Mill Lane Lecture Rooms
Tues  6 June
09:00-12:00 TBC
Paper 2 Mill Lane Lecture Rooms
Thurs 8 June, 09:00-12:00 TBC Paper 3 Mill Lane Lecture Rooms  
Fri 9 June Paper 4 Mill Lane Lecture Rooms
Mon, 12 June NB Vivas (CATAM) are likely to take place CMS
[Optional Wed 14 June 11.15 Meeting at CMS  for students intending to continue to Part III Astrophysics in 2017-2018, e.g. to collect guide etc. MR2, CMS] 
Thur 15 June, 09:00 (all students must attend) Vivas (see Examination Notice) and group photograph meet in Hoyle Building
Fri 16 June It is expected that your results will be available for you (and no-one else) via CamSIS  
     

Fri 16 June

Examination results announced at Senate House  
Fri 16 June Full Easter Term ends  
     

 

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