Institute of Astronomy

Part II Calendar


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


Date and Time Subject Venue / Information
Mon 7 October Submission of CATAM Part 1B projects (mainly NST students) Judith Moss Hoyle Room 4
Tues 8 October Full MICHAELMAS term begins  
Tues 8 October 10:00 Introductory meeting with Course Coordinator and IoA CATAM advisor followed by tour of IoA

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Sackler Lecture Theatre

Tues 8 October 10:45 Library Tour by Mark Hurn, IoA Librarian Library, Observatory Building
Approx 11:15 Coffee Hoyle Building Foyer
Thur 10 October from 10:45 Photographs Note: meet in Hoyle Foyer (IoA) outside Sackler Lecture Theatre for photos
Thur 10  October 11:15 Part II Astrophysics Lectures begin (see Lecture List) - Structure and Evolution of Stars,  M Pettini Sackler Lecture Theatre
Tues 15 October 14.00-15.00
Part IB CATAM project examples class with Project Advisor
Hoyle Committee Room
Wed 16 October, 14:00-15:30 Computational Projects - Dr S. J. Cowley -- one lecture, MR2, CMS
During 2nd wk of MT Supervision arrangements - list issued  
Thur 17 October Publication of essay topics via email (hardcopies provided)
Fri 18 October Deadline for enrolling for 2014 examinations, including Essay (EE) and CATAM projects (RP). self-enrol via CamSIS
Fri 18 October
by midnight
Deadline for submitting CATAM Declaration using Raven log in. on line

Thur 31 October

Presentations of 3 Essay Topics by potential essay advisers Sackler Lecture Theatre    
Wed 27 November 09:45 *TOPICS* lecture change Sackler Lecture Theatre
Fri 29 November
*STARS* lecture change Sackler Lecture Theatre
13.15 PIZZA PARTY WITH IoA STAFF Hoyle Committee Room


Mon 2 December 12:15 *STARS* lecture change Sackler Lecture Theatre
Wed 4 December 09:45 *TOPICS* lecture change Sackler Lecture Theatre
Wed 4 December Last day of Michaelmas Term lectures  
Fri 6 December Full Michaelmas Term ends  
Tues 14 January Full LENT Term begins  
Thur 16 January Lent term lectures begin - (See Lecture List)  
During 2nd wk of LT Supervision arrangements - list issued  
[Wed 5 February 2.30pm] [For information: IoA teaching staff Presentations to potential Part II/III Astrophysics Students, Sackler Lecture Theatre]
Wed 12 March Last day of Lent Term lectures Sackler Lecture Theatre
Fri 14 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 14 March Full Lent Term ends  
W 30 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 item and email. Obtain a declaration form from CMS reception or here.
Tues 22 April Full EASTER Term begins  
Thur 1 May
deadline for submission of Essay Course secretary's office, H4
Wed 7 May
Feedback Meeting with members of the Teaching Committee Hoyle Committee Room
Fri 30 May, 09:00-12:00 NST2AS Paper 1 Mill Lane Lecture Rooms (tbc)  
Mon 2 June, 13:30-16:30 NST2AS Paper 2 Mill Lane Lecture Rooms (tbc)
Wed 4 June, 13:30-16:30 NST2AS Paper 3 Mill Lane Lecture Rooms (tbc)
Fri 6 June, 09:00-12:00 NST2AS Paper 4 Mill Lane Lecture Rooms (tbc)  
Wed 11 June 11.15 Meeting at CMS  for students intending to continue to Part III Astrophysics in 2013--2014, e.g. to collect guide etc. MR2, CMS (tbc)
Thur 12 June, 09:00 (all students must attend) Photo and vivas (see Examination Notice) meet in Hoyle Building
Fri 13 June, 09.00 It is expected that your results will be available for you (and no-one else) via CamSIS  
Fri 13 June, 16:30 Examination results announced at Senate House  
Fri 13 June Full Easter Term ends  


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