Applications to the Jack Carr Fund 2021-22

The Jack Carr Fund is currently inviting applications for a limited number of small grants not expected to exceed £500. Larger grants may be awarded in special cases. The scheme is open to Heriot-Watt University undergraduate and postgraduate students currently registered in Edinburgh for a degree normally in the mathematical sciences. Postdoctorates in MACS may also apply.

Applications should be submitted to June Maxwell j.maxwell@hw.ac.uk by the closing dates of June 22 2021, October 8 2021, and March 3 2022.

Examples of what might qualify for an award include:

  1. Academic study (excluding costs of student exchange visits and class trips.)
  2. Extra-curricular study in the mathematical sciences including participation in workshops, and short study visits in the UK and elsewhere.
  3. Care and caring costs.
  4. Musical activity.

If you wish to apply to the fund, please download the Jack Carr Fund Application Guide, which includes the application procedure and other conditions, and then complete the Jack Carr Fund Application Form.

Code Clinic (Edinburgh CS)

The Edinburgh Code Clinic will be running online this semester on Microsoft Teams. Exact slots (on Teams or face-to-face) are still to be fixed, but we expect 2 per week, starting in Week 3, and aligned with Year 1 and 2 timetables.

Teams Link: CodeClinic

The Code Clinic is a drop-in session to ask questions about coding in general. There will be a lab helper to answer the questions, and you can share code snippets to get help.

Code Clinic get help with programming questions slots to be scheduled from week 3.