Lecture Lists 2016 - 2017
Reading Lists 2016-2017
The Earth Sciences Library is the main resource for Part II and III students. For the IA and IB courses, most textbooks are held in college libraries. Students from all years are nevertheless welcome to make full use of the department library, and to seek advice from the librarians.
- Lecture notes
- Practical handouts
- Practical answers
- Question sheets
- Supplementary material eg. video demonstrations
- Course handbooks
- Tripos exam papers
- Explanation of marking criteria and classing procedures
Students taking a course should be routinely registered on the relevant Moodle/Camtools site at the beginning of the academic year. If you are not registered on a course but would like to be, you should contact the appropriate course coordinator. Extensive online help is available, including video tutorials.
Health & Safety
Whether in the lab or out on fieldwork, you need to be aware of your health and safety, and what responsibilities you have to look after yourself and your colleagues.
Read the Code of Safety and Good Conduct for Teaching Laboratories, to see the guidelines for everyday teaching in Cambridge.
Page Number 49 Title: TEACHING LABORATORIES CODE OF SAFE PRACTICE AND GOOD CONDUCT
Fieldwork safety is taken very seriously by the Department. Before taking part in any field work organised by the department, students should read the information given in the Fieldwork Code of Safe Practice and Good Conduct in the Safety Handbook
Page Number 36 Title: FIELDWORK CODE OF SAFE PRACTICE AND GOOD CONDUCT
For the Part II mapping project, all students should have read and acted on the safety information contained in the Field Project Guide which includes but is not limited to:
- Arranging your own travel, medical and personal accident insurance.
- Preparing a hazard assessment for the fieldwork. Please refer to the Page Number 31 Title: Field Risk Assessment
- Arranging a local contact and notifying your supervisor and the Department Administrator of their contact details.
- Reading these guidelines on the website.
Full details of Departmental health and safety guidelines are in the Health & Safety section of the website, and in the .
Courses in Earth Sciences develop many skills in students that are useful for study in other disciplines, in jobs, and in general for the rest of their lives. Thesummarises the generic skills that an undergraduate in Earth Sciences will acquire through their three or four years in Cambridge.
Copying someone else's work and passing it off as your own is unacceptable in the academic world, whether in exams, project work, published papers, or in any other medium. Ourmakes clear the rules to obey, and the subject-specific conventions for properly citing the work of others. The University reserves the right to assess any submitted written work suspected of plagiarism using software called Turnitin. The explains how this works within Earth Sciences.