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Induction 2021

Welcome to HetSys!

We are pleased to welcome you to the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Modelling of Heterogeneous Systems (HetSys) and to the University of Warwick.

Induction week will take place between the 27th September and the 1st October 2021. Meetings will be in-person where possible, and any changes to the schedule will be published on this webpage. For queries please email the administrative team via 

Please use the links below for information about the Centre, the start of term and what you will need to do before you arrive at Warwick.


Induction Materials

The HetSys CDT recruits students from across the physical sciences: this brings valuable diversity to our cohort but it also means that not all students are at the same level of knowledge in any of the subject we build upon in the taught course. When the year begins, we launch relatively quickly into workshops in multiscale materials modelling, so there is not much time to revise material that we would normally expect the majority of the cohort to have studied previously but which a few have not previously seen. As a result, we have put together material for self study over the vacation before you begin your course. This focusses on three areas: