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Writing Course - Scientificness in Mathematical Subjects

The course provides the student with scientific knowledge in mathematical subjects, enabling him/her to begin the work with a master's thesis. Key topics in the course are literature retrieval, data management, writing and presentation. The course will take place online Thursday January 14 at 09:15-12:00 and Friday January 15 at 12:15-15:00. Link will be distributed via e-mail.

After completing the course you should:

  • be able to find, read, evaluate and use scientific literature
  • know principles and tools of scientific communication; written, verbally and visually
  • know the practice of handling and presenting data
​Thursday January 14 Subject ​Lecturer About
​09:15-10:00 Scientificness in mathematics ​Karoline Moe

Searching, source criticism, reading, ethics, cheating, citations and plagiarism

​10:15-11:00

Writing in mathematics

Karoline Moe

Structure of thesis, mathematical subtleties and useful writing tips

​11:15-12:00

LaTeX for large documents

BibLaTeX

Karoline Moe

How to organise the writing

Requires some familiarity with LaTeX

Efficient reference management with LaTeX

Resources
- Guide for large documents
- Thesis template: zip, Overleaf
- Thesis front page: package, documentation

- UiO templates on Overleaf

- Martin Helsø's Introduction to BibLaTeX

​Friday January 15 Subject ​Lecturer About
​12:15-13:00 Data management Live Kvale and Ivana Malovic

File sense, meta data, data management plan and much more

Panda video

​13:15-14:00 Simple design principles and Beamer Karoline Moe

Applications of design principles to master's thesis, illustrations, figures and tables

Beamer

Resources

- Martin Helsø's Introduction to Beamer

- Department's Beamer theme: zip, Overleaf

​14:15-15:00 Oral presentation and Part of the research world Karoline Moe

Presentation technique, talks, blackboard and slide shows

What happens when you are done?

Resources
- AB123C

 LaTeX questions? Contact latexguru@ub.uio.no

Published Dec. 16, 2020 11:59 AM - Last modified Jan. 18, 2021 8:52 AM