Institute of Astronomy

Part II Calendar

2014/15  CALENDAR

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


Date and Time Subject Venue / Information
by 26 September Submission of CATAM Part 1B projects (mainly NST students) Judith Moss Hoyle Room 48
Tues 7 October Full MICHAELMAS term begins  
Tues 7 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 7 October 10:45 Library Tour by Mark Hurn, IoA Librarian Library, Observatory Building
Approx 11:15 Coffee Hoyle Building Foyer
Wed 8 October 12.30-13.00 Meeting with Carolin Crawford  on outreach opportunities at IoA. Sackler Lecture Theatre
Wed 8 October 2-3pm
Introductory Lecture on computing (CATAM) including career information. Dr Matthew Wingate and  Dr Stephen Cowley
Cockcroft Lecture Theatre, New Museums site
Thur 9  October 10:00 Part II Astrophysics Lectures begin (see Lecture List) - Structure and Evolution of Stars,  M Pettini Sackler Lecture Theatre
Thur 9 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 15 Oct 17.00 Undergraduate Journal Club and Social Hoyle Committee Room
Tues 21 Oct
LaTex lecture and practicals.  [email will be sent with sign-up details for practicals] Dr  Stephen Eglen. CMS MR2
Fri 24 Oct
by midnight
Deadline for submitting CATAM Declaration using Raven log in at on line (see email from Dr Wingate)
Tues 28 Oct 11:15 Lecture change: Structure and Evolution of Stars Sackler Lecture Theatre
Wed 29 Oct 09:45 Lecture change: Physical Cosmology Sackler Lecture Theatre
Wed 29 Oct
Undergraduate Journal Club and Social Hoyle Committee Room

TBA - likely to be in Nov.

Presentations of 3 Essay Topics by potential essay advisers Sackler Lecture Theatre    
Tues Nov 4
Part IB CATAM project examples class with Project Advisor Hoyle Committee Room
1st week Publication of essay topics via email (hardcopies provided)
Fri 8 Nov Final deadline for examination entry (check with colleges) via CamSIS
Wed 12 Nov
Undergraduate Journal Club and Social Hoyle Committee Room
Wed 26 Nov
Undergraduate Journal Club and Social Hoyle Committee Room
TBA PARTY WITH IoA STAFF Hoyle Committee Room


Wed 3 December Last day of Michaelmas Term lectures  
Fri 5 December Full Michaelmas Term ends  
Tues 13 January Full LENT Term begins  
Thur 15 January Lent term lectures begin - (See Lecture List)  
During 2nd wk of LT Supervision arrangements - list issued  
[Wed 11 February 2.30pm] [For information: IoA teaching staff Presentations to potential Part II/III Astrophysics Students, Sackler Lecture Theatre]
Wed 11 March Last day of Lent Term lectures Sackler Lecture Theatre
Fri 13 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)
Fri 13 March Full Lent Term ends  
Tues 21 April Full EASTER Term begins  
W 29 April
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 30 Apr
deadline for submission of Essay Course secretary's office, H48
Wed 6 May
Feedback Meeting with members of the Teaching Committee Hoyle Committee Room
Fri 29 May, 09:00-12:00 NST2AS Paper 1 Mill Lane Lecture Rooms (tbc)  
Mon 1 June, 13:30-16:30 NST2AS Paper 2 Mill Lane Lecture Rooms (tbc)
Wed 3 June, 13:30-16:30 NST2AS Paper 3 Mill Lane Lecture Rooms (tbc)
Fri 5 June, 09:00-12:00 NST2AS Paper 4 Mill Lane Lecture Rooms (tbc)  
Wed 10 June 11.15 Meeting at CMS  for students intending to continue to Part III Astrophysics in 2014--2015, e.g. to collect guide etc. MR2, CMS
Thur 11 June, 09:00 (all students must attend) Vivas (see Examination Notice) and group photograph meet in Hoyle Building
Th 11 June, no later than 5pm It is expected that your results will be available for you (and no-one else) via CamSIS  
Th 11 June, no later than 5.30pm Examination results announced at Senate House  
Fri 12 June Full Easter Term ends  


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