Institute of Astronomy

Part III /MASt Calendar 2021-22 Some entries/dates may be subject to change and further additions made.

Please note some details may be subject to change and additions made at any time.

MATHS CALENDAR FOR 2021-22

Maths Part III Handbook  & Part III Astrophysics course guide

Students offering a Part III Physics course for examination must complete and return their college examination forms by the appropriate deadline. Please ensure that you email your Physics exam choices to undergraduate.admin@ast.cam.ac.uk during Michaelmas Term. Further information about procedures for examination entries will be made available at the beginning of the Michaelmas Term.  Students must register on the Physics TIS in order to receive important emails from the Teaching Office. Failure to do so will result in not being informed about lecture timing changes due to unforeseen circumstances as well as supervision allocation.

 Date and Time

Subject

Venue/Details

MICHAELMAS TERM 2021

   

OCTOBER

   

Tue 5 Oct

Full MICHAELMAS TERM begins

 

Tue 5 Oct, 09.45

Introductory meeting with Course Coordinator and Chair of Teaching Committee

Sackler Lecture Theatre

Tue 5 Oct, 10.35

Student portrait photographs

Hoyle Foyer/Outside weather depending

Tue 5 Oct, 14.30-16.00

Computing Induction set up with IT Team, GROUP A

Ryle Committee Room

Wed 6 Oct, 09.00 (repeated at 10:30 am)

Maths Introductory Meeting

Live streamed (link has been sent by email)

Wed 6 Oct, 11.30-12.00

Library presentation by Mark Hurn, IoA Librarian

Sackler Lecture Theatre

Wed 6 Oct, 12.30-13.00

Meeting with Matt Bothwell on Outreach opportunities at IoA

Sackler Lecture Theatre

Wed 6 Oct, 14.00-16.15

Presentations by DAMTP subject advisers on their courses

In person CMS MR2 / MR3 / MR4 and live streamed (schedule and link have been emailed)

Thu 7 Oct

Michaelmas Term Lectures begin

See lecture list. From Tue 5 to Fri 15 Oct 2021 lectures to be attended in person according to College affiliation – see information from Faculty of Mathematics.

Thu 7 Oct, 14.00-15.30

Computing Induction set up with IT Team, GROUP B

Ryle Committee Room

Fri 8 Oct, 13.15

Pizza social

Outdoors in IoA quadrangle (pizza to be served from Hoyle foyer)

Undergraduate Journal Club and Social series

Undergraduate Journal Club and Social series

Dates TBC

Mon 11 Oct

Notification of Research Project allocations

By email

Mon 11 Oct, 14.30-15.30

Introduction to Linux and and Computing at IoA, session 1, GROUP C

Ryle Committee Room

Tue 12 Oct, 14.30-15.30

Introduction to Linux and and Computing at IoA, session 1, GROUP D

Ryle Committee Room

Wed 13 Oct, 14:30-15:30

Introduction to Linux and and Computing at IoA, session 2, GROUP C

Ryle Committee Room

Thu 14 Oct, 14.30-15.30

Introduction to Linux and and Computing at IoA, session 2, GROUP D

Ryle Committee Room

Mon 18 Oct, 14.30-15.30

Introduction to Linux and and Computing at IoA, session 3, GROUP C

Ryle Committee Room

Tue 19 Oct, 14.30-15.30

Introduction to Linux and and Computing at IoA, session 3, GROUP D

Ryle Committee Room

Wed 20 Oct, 14:30-15:30

Introduction to Linux and and Computing at IoA, session 4, GROUP C

Ryle Committee Room

Thu 21 Oct, 14.30-15.30

Introduction to Linux and and Computing at IoA, session 4, GROUP D

Ryle Committee Room

Mon 25 Oct, 14.30-15.30

Introduction to Linux and and Computing at IoA, session 5, GROUP C

Ryle Committee Room

Tue 26 Oct, 14.30-15.30

Introduction to Linux and and Computing at IoA, session 5, GROUP D

Ryle Committee Room

Date TBC

List of examination courses announced in the Reporter by this date

 

NOVEMBER

   

Tue 2 Nov

PhD/Career advice talk by Professor Paul Hewett

Sackler Lecture Theatre and live streamed via Zoom

Date TBC

Physics Major Topics examination enrolment closes

Via CamSIS

Date TBC

Physics Major Topics: deadline closes for DoS approval

Via CamSIS

DECEMBER

   

Wed 1 Dec

Last day of MT lectures

 

Fri 3 Dec, 12pm (no later than)

Interim Project Progress Report to be emailed to Course Secretary bearing the signatures of the supervisors

Email: undergraduate.admin@ast.cam.ac.uk Hoyle Room 6

Fri 3 Dec

Full Michaelmas Term ends

 

LENT TERM 2021

   

JANUARY

   

Tue 18 Jan

Full LENT Term begins

 

As soon as possible

Liaise with Project Supervisor to organise supervisions

As appropriate

Thu 20 Jan

Lent Term lectures begin

 

FEBRUARY

   

Date TBC

Craig Mackay: “How to give a PowerPoint presentation”

Sackler Lecture Theatre

MARCH

   

W/c Mon 7 Mar

Timetable for practise oral presentations to be received from Course Coordinator (via Course Secretary) by email. You are advised to check that your presentation works on the IoA digital system in the Hoyle Committee Room. (Please contact Course Secretary undergraduate.admin@ast.cam.ac.uk to make arrangements in good time as requested)

 

Date TBC

[For information: IoA staff presentations to potential Part II/III Astrophysics students]

Sackler Lecture Theatre

Mon 14 March

Uploading of presentations

Hoyle Committee Room

Tue 15, Wed 16, Thu 17 & Fri 18 Mar

Oral presentation practises (20 mins for talk, 10 mins for questions). Project Coordinator, Project Supervisors are part of the audience

Hoyle Committee Room

 

Feedback meeting with Course Coordinator and member of IoA Teaching Committee

Sackler lecture theatre/Ryle large meeting room TBC

Fri 18 Mar

Full Lent Term ends

 

EASTER TERM 2021

   

APRIL

   

Mon 25 Apr (not later than)

Draft of Final Project Report to be handed to Project Supervisor and to the second supervisor at the same time

 

Tue 26 Apr

Full LENT Term begins

 

Dates TBC

Minor Topics Examinations

 

MAY

   

Date TBC

Candidates receive examination entry forms to indicate choice of examination papers (Maths)

 

Dates TBC

Minor Topics Examinations

 

AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE

You are advised to again make sure that your presentation works on the IoA digital system. Please contact Course Secretary (undergraduate.admin@ast.cam.ac.uk) to make arrangements in good time

Hoyle Committee Room

Not later than Mon 9 May

Submission of Final Project Report: An electronic copy of the final project report must be sent via email to exams@ast.cam.ac.uk identified by name only (i.e. University Examinations Number must NOT appear anywhere in the report) and include declaration (here).

 

Wed 11, Thu 12, Fri 13 May (TBC)

Formal, assessed oral presentations to Part III Examiners

Hoyle Committee Room

Date TBC

Deadline for return of (Maths) forms giving choice of examination papers 1:

(It is very important to copy the form to the IoA Course Secretary – email is acceptable undergraduate.admin@ast.cam.ac.uk

Undergraduate Office, CMS Pavilion B. B1.28

     

Date TBC

Deadline for withdrawing a paper – notice via your Director of Studies

Undergraduate office, CMS, B1.28 TBC

Date TBC

Part III Examinations – to be announced in ‘Reporter’

CMS – seminar and lecture rooms. Room numbers TBC

JUNE

   

TBC

Part III Examinations begin

 

TBC

Part III Examinations end

 

Fri 17 June

Full Easter Term ends

 

Date TBC

NST Part III Astrophysics Examiners meeting

 

Date TBC

Approx. 09.30 TBC

It will be expected that your examination results will be available to you (and no-one else) via CamSIS

 

Date TBC

Part III end-of-year party CMS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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