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Gatsby PhD referee form

Please cut-and-paste this form into an email message and send to admissions@gatsby.ucl.ac.uk. The form is also available as plain text. For the applicant to receive full consideration, the reference must arrive on or before 15th November 2017.

Applicant's name:
 
Referee's name:
 
In what capacity do you know the applicant?
 
Written reference Please provide a written letter of reference. We would appreciate it if you could:
  1. From your experience of other students you have supervised, assess the applicant's intellectual capability.
  2. Comment on the applicant's likely commitment to further postgraduate study, especially in the areas of computational neuroscience and machine learning.
  3. Comment on the applicant's personality, in particular his or her interaction with others.
A description of the Gatsby Unit PhD programme is available here.
 
Ranking

Please compare the applicant's abilities in the following areas to the typical incoming PhD student in your department. If you use a different cohort for comparison, please let us know. Further comments would be very helpful as well. Please select a rating for each of the below.

 

1) Intellectual ability:

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2) Written communication:

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3) Verbal communication:

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4) Ability to organise a workload:

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5) Originality:

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6) Overall assessment of the candidate:

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