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Curriculum Vitae

name | Stephen Ogston
date of birth | 06 · 09 · 76
email | ogston@hotmail.com nationality | British

Education

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 remote measurement of the environment
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

Employment

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
Relevant URLs: Scottish Borders Campus
http://www.hw.ac.uk/sbc/
Heriot-Watt University
http://www.hw.ac.uk/

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 Positions of Responsibility

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
URL: http://www.ed.ac.uk/~eucu/

97-98 Technical Co-ordinator for Seven
responsible for organising the technical aspect of the multimedia
events put on by 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: collating/researching material
co-ordinate work with other editors
achieve deadlines for printing


Additional Skills

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


Interests

Photography: Mainly of the landscape and I have had one published as part of a
competition.
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.
URL: http://members.xoom.com/cu_photos/
Reading: Particularly the local history of Edinburgh


Referees


Dr Charles Duncan
Department of Meteorology
The University of Edinburgh
James Clerk Maxwell Building
King's Buildings
Mayfield Road
Edinburgh, EH9 3JZ

Email: C.N.Duncan@ed.ac.uk

Mr M. Sampson
London Business School
Sussex Place
Regent´s Park
London, NW1 4SA

Email: msampson@lbs.ac.uk


Stephen Ogston