May 2019


Induction event for new postgraduate researchers

Venue details will be send via calendar after booking
Friday 17 May 2019, 09:00–14:00
Doctoral School
Doctoral School
01248 382357

All new Postgraduate Researchers are warmly invited to attend the induction event to be held on Friday 17th May 2019 in Main University Building, Cledwyn Conference Room 3 (TCR3), College Road.  It will be a perfect opportunity for new researchers to meet one another.  The programme includes information from the Doctoral School, Student Services, Library Services and the Students’ Union. You will have the opportunity to meet the faces behind the e-mails. We have also invited a supervisor and a postgraduate researcher to contribute to the day.  

We do hope you can join us! 

[If you intend to come to the induction event please register online or contact]

9.00 am                 


9.15 am                               


Professor John Turner, PGR Dean; Dr Penny Dowdney, Doctoral School Manager

 9.30 am             

Role of the Doctoral Supervisor

Professor John Turner, PGR Dean and School of Ocean Sciences 

10.00 am                                            

Role of the Doctoral Supervisor

Dr Eirini Sanoudaki, PGR Lead, School of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics. 

10.30 am 

Break and Coffee 

10.45 am                                            

A research student’s perspective

Andrew Van Der Schatte Olivier, School of ocean Sciences         

11.00 am

PGR Processes- Progression, Regulations etc.    

Professor John Turner, PGR Dean 

11.30 am 

 Students Union/ DocSoc - Mark Barrow, VP Education & Welfare

11.45 am

Support available from the Library and Archives Service

Yasmin Noorani, Academic Support Librarian, Library Services  

12.15 pm


1. 00 pm                             

Doctoral Training and Development Opportunities        

Dr Penny Dowdney, Manager of the Doctoral School

Clare Brass, Employability Co-ordinator 

1.30 pm

Student Support Services

Mrs Stephanie Barbaresi /Kim Davies, Student Services

1.45 pm 

Q&A/ Networking

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