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Graduate LaTeX-writing workshop: Writing your thesis and large documents

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Science Teaching Complex (STC)

Room 0010 (basement)

200 University Ave W

Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1

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This full day workshop for graduate students is an introduction to LaTeX, giving you the basics that you need to know to get going on writing academic and professional papers, including your thesis. Using Overleaf, presenters will share how to include images, design beautiful mathematical equations, and show you how to easily manage your documents.

LaTeX Facilitators:

Max Salman (PhD student, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Waterloo), and

Steve Carr (Information Systems & Technology, University of Waterloo).

Agenda:

8:30am-9:00am: Registration

9:00am-10:30am: Welcome and Basic LaTeX (includes basic text editing, figure, tables, bibliography, and math markup)

10:30am-10:45am: Break

10:45am-12:15pm: Basic LaTeX (continued)

12:15pm-1:00pm: Lunch and networking

1:00pm-1:15pm: Citation management, Refworks (presented by Tim Ireland, Library, University of Waterloo)

1:15pm-2:15pm: Overleaf features

2:15pm-2:30pm: Break

2:30pm-4:30pm: LaTeX for your Thesis (includes the UW Thesis template, thesis tips and cautions, moving content from Word to LaTeX, and presentations with LaTeX)

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Are you an expert on these LaTeX topics? Sign up to volunteer through the webform.

Additional Information:

Attendees will need to bring their own laptop (or tablet with keyboard) in order to fully participate in the workshop. It is recommended that you also bring your charger.

Please sign up for an Overleaf account, through the University of Waterloo Overleaf portal, prior to the workshop.

This event/workshop is free for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. However, a $10.00 materials fee will be charged in the event of a late cancellation (cancellation that is not made 3 days or more before the workshop/event date), no show, or incomplete attendance.

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Science Teaching Complex (STC)

Room 0010 (basement)

200 University Ave W

Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1

Canada

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