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Aug 31, 1961 11:00 PM Dumfries Academy Primary I started my school education in 1961 when I was 5 years old, and nearly 6. I had spent the previous year at home being taught to read by my mother and had a he... education
Aug 31, 1967 11:00 PM Dumfries Academy My secondary school career lasted five years culminating in SCE Higher Grade in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English and Russian - I also studied Art, but f... education
Aug 31, 1972 11:00 PM Barking College of Technology From September 1972 to July 1973 I studied here for GCE A-levels in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, living with my grandfather in Hornchurch. education
Sep 30, 1973 11:00 PM BSc at Kings College London I studied for a Mathematics and Physics combined honours degree at King's College London with mixed success, eventually graduating with a pass degree. education
Dec 10, 1979 06:00 PM Computing in Various Disciplines This three day short course was run by the Inner London Education Authority to support teachers interested in developing their own curriculum resources by makin... education
Jan 14, 1980 06:00 PM BASIC Programs for Teaching - a course on program writing A Practical course of 11 Monday Evening Sessions from 6 - 8pm, 14th January - 24th March 1980 offered by the Department of Mathematical Sciences and Computing a... education
Feb 03, 2010 12:00 AM PhD Application The application is to establish my suitability to enrol on the PhD course, not to be confused with registration (R1) which is a supervised process, that begins ... education
Feb 25, 2011 01:00 PM PhD Supervisor Workshop Regulations, Code of Practice, Quality Assurance Procedures education
Sep 14, 2011 04:00 PM PhD R1 Submission The document outlining my research which has to be approved by the University's Research Commmittee education
Oct 26, 2011 10:00 AM PhD Supervision 1 My target for this meeting: Complete portfolio entries for employment, professional activities, research and development, publications, conference contributions... education
Nov 23, 2011 12:00 AM PhD R1 approved The University of Bolton Board of Studies for Research Degrees approved my R1 (registration) application, after some changes were made. education
May 22, 2012 03:40 PM PhD Supervision 2 With Dai Griffiths To do: 1. Complete timeline, focus on the claim events 2. Start writing Methodology and Theoretical & Conceptual Framework sections 3. Do... education
Dec 13, 2012 09:00 AM PhD Supervision 3 Send Dai abstract for external examiners education
Feb 21, 2013 12:00 AM PhD supervision 4 Review of progress and timeline to completion. Some notes on thesis. education
Apr 03, 2013 11:00 PM PhD supervision 5 Confirm intention to complete with external examiners and cvs and plan final steps. education
Oct 13, 2013 11:00 PM PhD supervision 6 Review first complete draft in word processing form. education
Dec 05, 2013 12:00 AM PhD supervision 7 To review second draft, to make proposals for final document to be submitted to examiners. education
Dec 16, 2013 12:00 AM PhD submission The date to supply the Research Office with copies of my thesis. education
Dec 16, 2013 12:00 AM PhD supervision 8 Final corrections based on proof reading, printing and binding. education
Mar 24, 2014 01:30 PM PhD Viva This took place in the University of Bolton at 13:30 and lasted about two hours. It resulted in a pass subject to non major changes. education
Sep 04, 2014 08:35 PM PhD corrections submitted My corrections were submitted late in the evening before my interview for the post of Assistant Professor and Course Director for the MSc in Technology and Lear... education
Dec 18, 2014 12:00 AM Phd awarded The Phd was finally awarded by the Board of Studies for Research Degrees after the corrections were approved by my examiners. education

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Lewis Carroll describes a fictional map that had:

"the scale of a mile to the mile."

A character notes some practical difficulties with such a map and states that:

"we now use the country itself, as its own map, and I assure you it does nearly as well."
— Sylvie and Bruno Concluded, Lewis Carroll, 1893