These tips are mostly focused at writing an academic (and scientific) dissertation. But I think most of these suggestions are sensible enough they should feature in any lengthy document. Based on my experience as an examiner and a supervisor, these are the most common things I notice each time I pick a project write-up. Here […]
I see many students who struggle with LaTeX write-ups and who burn in typesetting hell for their mortal sins (hanging lists, anyone?). This post will focus on some of the more sophisticated details to publish a perfectly set document. This post is the first of a two-part series; focusing on LaTeX hints. The second part […]
Some presentation tips, based on my experience of the things which trouble students (and for which they lose marks) and the things which irked me in previous study-units’ presentations.
So, you have contacted me to undertake a project (Dissertation/FYP/Thesis) together. That is Great! I am enjoying it already. I always find myself repeating the same pointers to each student at the start (or throughout the project really). Thought I would write them down for posterity. So here comes my recipe for success, for the […]