University of Edinburgh are running a workshop on how to do an Informatics PhD, which is open to students at all SICSA member-institutions. Details as follows:
Tuesday 17 April 2018, 13:30 – 16:30 – Please note the new date due to planned strike action at the University
University of Edinburgh – Room 5.3 Lister Building, Lister Learning And Teaching Centre, 5 Roxburgh Place Edinburgh, EH8 9SU
We will explore the nature of Informatics research and the diversity of methodologies that it employs. In particular, we will investigate the forms of hypotheses or claims that an Informatics research project establishes, and the ways in which such claims can be evaluated.
List of Learning Outcomes. By the end of this workshop, students should be able to:
- Describe the nature of Informatics research and the methodologies that it employs
- Identify the forms of hypotheses or claims that an Informatics research project establishes and the ways in which such claims can be evaluated
Pre course work – Students will be required to bring a 1000 word summary of their research project to the course. Guidance will be sent out prior to the course.
If you are a SICSA member and not matriculated at the University of Edinburgh you will need to register for an EASEfriend account before completing the booking: https://www.ease.ed.ac.uk/userdocs/friend.html
If you have problems booking on this workshop please email firstname.lastname@example.org