LATEX and AMS-LATEX for Academic Writing - 1-Day Workshop

Thursday 14 January 2021, 9:00am to 5:00pm


Live Online

Open to

All Lancaster University (non-partner) students, Alumni, External Organisations, Postgraduates, Prospective Postgraduate Students, Public, Staff


Cost to attend - booking required

Registration Info

Registration due to open end of September 2020

Event Details

This course aims to provide sufficient exposure and training to the participants concerning fundamental knowledge and skills in order to utilize LATEX, AMS-LATEX, and BibTEX for academic writing.

The skills to be earned will enable the participants to produce high-quality looking documents suitable for conference/journal publications.Managing the writing of an elaborate report such as an academic thesis using LATEX.

General Objectives: Being able to create documents in different classes such as report, book,article and presentations using LATEX Beamer.

Specific Objectives:

  • Learn how to create high-quality documents in LATEX.
  • Be able to create high-quality presentations.
  • Manage citations and references with bibliographies and bibliography styles.
  • Create well formatted mathematical equations, algorithms, and proofs.
  • Be able to import and layout graphics.
  • Format number graphics, tables, and sections.

Program Structure:

  • Introduction to LATEX and TEX studio.
  • Document Structure╦ć Global Structure╦ć LATEX Input Files
  • Typesetting Text
    • Text and Language Structure
    • Line and Page Breaking
    • Special Characters and Symbols
    • International Language Support
    • Titles, Chapters, Sections
    • Cross References
    • Footnotes
    • Font Styles, Sizes, Colors
    • List Environments
  • Mathematical Notation - AMS-LATEX
    • Single Equations
    • Building Blocks of a Mathematical formula
    • Long Equations
    • Multiple Equations
    • Array and Matrices
    • Theorems, Lemmas, proofs
  • Bibliography
  • Verbatim Package
  • Tables and Figures
  • Beamer Presentation

Contact Details

Name Teresa Aldren

Telephone number