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name | Stephen Ogston

date of birth | 06 / 09 / 76

email | stepheno@met.ed.ac.uk

nationality | British



98-99 MSc in Remote Sensing and Image Processing Technology
Edinburgh University

Subjects: Remote Sensing, Image Processing, GIS and Visualisation
Main project: Image Compression of Bit-Planes

94-98 MPhys (Hons) Physics with Environmental Science 2.1
Heriot-Watt University

Subjects: Physics, Maths, Problem Solving, Computing and Environmental Science
Final project: The use of neural networks to predict the weather

88-94 Buckhaven High School
Highers: Maths (A), Physics (B), Chemistry (B), Geography (B), English (C)
CSYS: Physics (C), Chemistry (C), Maths (D)
7 Standard Grades including French





Summer 98 Temporary Web Editor - Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
Skills gained:
explain and suggest methods of displaying information
listen carefully to views on the design or layout of pages
initiate new pages if an area of the university's work was not covered
design structure and layout of the pages for the Scottish
Borders Campus web site

Summer 97 Production Work - Medical Laser Technologies, Inverkeithing, Fife
Skills gained:
follow procedures for production and packaging
work effectively with others to complete the task
meet deadlines that have been set adapt to new methods for production

Summer 96 Team Member - Church of Scotland Summer Mission
Skills gained:
work together to achieve a goal
tackle problems when they come up





98-99 Editor/Designer of Edinburgh University Christian Union Web Site
Skills gained:
collate relevant information
design the web site structure and page layout so as to effectively display information
create graphics and code pages

97-98 Technical Co-ordinator for Seven

Skills gained:
worked well within the core team and other helpers
contribute to the planning and running of an event
co-ordinate helpers during each event

95-96 Editor of Weekly Society Newsletter
Skills gained:
collate/research material
co-ordinate work with other editors
achieve deadlines for printing



Computing:
Operating systems - Unix, Windows 95/NT and Macintosh
Software - MS Office, Photoshop, Web Publishing, IDL, Imagine
Internet - fluent in HTML, knowledge of Java and Javascript
Programming - C




Photography:
Mainly of the landscape and I have had one published as part of a competition. See photo section for some photos.

Computing:

Developing my knowledge of internet technologies and designing web pages, one recent site which I developed was a collection of photos of Heriot-Watt Christian Union.

Reading:

Particularly the local history of Edinburgh and Scotland





Names of Referees can be supplied on request.