Date: Saturday 13 April 2013
Time: 10.30am to 4.30pm
Venue: Room 153, Main Birkbeck Building, Malet Street
This is a highly popular all day in-depth event designed for new researchers and led by Professor John Wakeford of the Missenden Centre. Professor Wakeford is an expert in the organisation and management of PhD research and will provide advice and hints on how best to ensure that you complete your studies. The day will consist of short presentations, with participants working separately on common problems and examining accounts of postgraduate student experiences. Lunch and refreshments will be available.
10.30 Coffee and welcome
11.00 Team exercise: defining the objectives of a doctorate
11.45 Plenary discussion: the rules of the game
12.30 Team exercise
13.00 Buffet lunch
13.45 Syndicates work on case study
14.15 Team exercise: resolving supervisory problems
15.15 Presentation: how to complete on time – guaranteed!
16.15 Plans, suggestions and evaluation