January 2018

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Effective supervision: workshop for doctoral supervisors

Location:
Venue details are sent via calendar after booking
Time:
Tuesday 16 January 2018, 09:00–16:30
Presenter:
Doctoral School
Contact:
Doctoral School
01248 382357

Indicative Programme

Please bring laptop or iPad as all narratives will be sent to you on the day by email

 09.00   Arrival, registration, coffee

 09.15   Introduction and agenda sharing, adding to problem areas already defined in advance

 09.30   Narrative 1: teams examine problems of recruitment, admission, induction, training and monitoring progress – with special reference to University regulations, guidelines

             Feedback from teams

 10.30   Collect coffee

            Plenary: the context

            Government policy; Funding and Research Councils’, Bangor’s and QAA’s policies and codes

 11.45   What is a PhD?  Benchmarks and outcomes: syndicate exercise

 12.00   Plenary discussion: how to ensure the student’s work is of adequate standard

 12.30   Lunch

 13.00   Narrative 2: teams examine key supervisory issues

             Plenary: reports back from teams and discussion

 14.15   Collect tea

 14.30   Managing a doctorate: presentation, exercises and discussion of how to ensure students complete on time

 15.30   Plans and priorities: action planning and suggestions for the University

             Evaluation

 16.30   Depart

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