These will usually take place in the final two weeks of Hilary Term.
The presentation does not count towards the final assessment of the project, however, it will give you an opportunity to practice your presentation skills which will prove useful in your later careers.
It is expected that students embarking on a dissertation will be working on it over Christmas vacation, Hilary Term and Easter vacation for submission in early Trinity Term.
Following the Dissertation Information Session, a list of potential dissertation topics will be published below.
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Each topic will be accompanied by a short abstract outlining the project with details on necessary pre-requisite knowledge and the maximum number of students who will be able to take each topic.
You will be asked to complete an online form, ranking 6 of the topics.
You may wish to base your paper on popular theories and theorems, including a study into how they were formed, what steps have been taken to prove them, and which notable mathematicians have made significant contributions to the understanding of these theories and theorems.
Another approach that you may wish to take is to look at a field of mathematics this is particularly relevant in modern day life.