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Induction event for new postgraduate researchers

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Wednesday 2 October 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 Wednesday 2nd October 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! (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

10.00 am                         Role of the Doctoral Supervisor

                                         Prof Martina Feilzer,

                                        School of History, Phylosophy & Social Science

 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, President SU

11.45 am                       Support available from the Library and Archives Service

                                       Dr Beth Hall, Academic Support Librarian,

                                       Library Services 

12.15 pm                       Lunch

1.00 pm                         Doctoral Training and Development Opportunities        

                                       Dr Penny Dowdney, Manager of the Doctoral School

                                      Clare Brass, Employability Co-ordinator Student Support Services

 1.30 pm                        Student Support Services

                                      Kim Davies, Student Services

1.45 pm                        Q&A/ Networking

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