Induction event for new postgraduate researchers

Cledwyn Conference Room 3 (TCR3)
Thursday 4 October 2018, 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 Thursday 4th October 2018 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! (Lunch will be provided)

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


9.00 am                           Registration

9.15 am                           Welcome

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

9.45 am                           Role of the Doctoral Supervisor

Dr Helena Miguelez-Carballeira, College PGR Director, College of Arts, Humanities and Business

10.00 am                         Break and Coffee  

10.30 am                         Doctoral Training and Development Opportunities        

Dr Penny Dowdney, Manager of the Doctoral School

Clare Brass, Employability Co-ordinator 

11.00 am                             A research student’s perspective

Dr Jenny Shepperson, School of Ocean Sciences

11.30 am                             Support available from the Library and Archives Service

Dr Beth Hall, Academic Support Librarian, Library Services 

12.00 pm                             Lunch

12.30 pm                             PGR Processes- Progression, Regulations etc.

Professor John Turner, PGR Dean

1.00 pm                               Student Support Services

Mrs Stephanie Barbaresi , Student Services

1.30 pm                               Q&A/ Networking/Students Union/ DocSoc

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