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July 2020

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The doctoral examination-A workshop for examiners and candidates(Rescheduled)

Location:
Venue details are sent as outlook calendar invitation after booking
Time:
Thursday 9 July 2020, 09:00–16:00
Presenter:
Doctoral School
Contact:
Doctoral School
01248 382357

Indicative programme

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

9.00 Arrival, registration

9.30 Introductions

9.45 Amanda’s Dilemmas: Amanda, who has a PhD but never examinedon before tells her story. Teams consider the issues she faced - with reference to BangorUniversity regulations for examining doctorates. Plenary discussion of reports from teams

10.45 Collect coffee11.00 Presentation 1: the doctoral examination at Bangor, preparing tosubmit

11.45 Showing of ‘Good Viva Video’

12.30 Break for lunch

13.15 Presentation 2: the viva

13.45 Kirsten’s successful appealKirsten’s account of a challenging viva situation and what she didabout it.Teams consider the lessons for examiners, supervisors, candidatesand institutions.Plenary discussion of reports from syndicates

14.45 Tea

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

15.30 Action planning session: what to do now and recommendations tothe University.Evaluation

15.45 Depart

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