The doctoral examination-A workshop for examiners and candidates

Venue details are sent via calendar after booking
Friday 1 February 2019, 09:00–16:00
Doctoral School
Doctoral School
01248 382357

Indicative programme

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

9.15        Arrival, registration

9.30        Introductions

9.45        Amanda’s Dilemmas: Amanda, who has a PhD but has never examined one before tells her story

Teams consider the issues she faced - with reference to Bangor University regulations for examining doctorates

                Plenary discussion of reports from teams

10.45     Collect coffee

11.00     Presentation: the doctoral examination at Bangor

11.45     Showing of ‘Good Viva Video’

Plenary discussion

12.30     Lunch

13.15     Jonathan’s Most Peculiar Practice: Jonathan’s story of being examined, what went wrong and what happened afterwards 

Teams consider the lessons for examiners, supervisors, candidates and institutions

                Plenary discussion of reports from syndicates

14.45     Tea

15.00,    Participants’ agenda: issues, advice, experiences, suggestions

15.45     Action planning session: what to do now and recommendations to the University Evaluation

16.00     Depart

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