Are you a research student at the mid-point of your studies….? Or writing up your PhD thesis?

mature students photoIf so, you might be interested in a couple of workshops the Graduate School are running in February and March. On 21st February in MY120, Avenue Campus we are running a Finishing Development Day featuring three workshops – Preparing for the Viva, Editing and Finishing your Thesis and Proofreading your Work. You can attend all three or just a single workshop – please book each workshop separately, just click on the links above or see the Calendar in Gateway.

For those students at the mid-point of their PhD or Doctorate, Dr Kate Mahoney will be visiting us on 7th March to run Effective Progress The workshop will help you to

  • recognise the progress you have made in relation to your overall project
  • define and refine your research hypothesis and your thesis structure
  • understand the requirements of the PhD, including the assessment criteria
  • review how you manage your PhD process

You will also develop a short- to mid-term action plan to help you successfully complete your thesis.

PrepaGraduate School Workshopsring for the Viva 21 Feb 2017, from 10:00 to 12:00. MY120, Avenue campus. Followed by q&a lunch with PhD alumni.

Editing and finishing your thesis 21 Feb 2017, from 13:00 to 15:00 MY120, Avenue campus. You can arrive earlier for lunch!

Proofreading your work 21 Feb 2017, from 15:15 to 16:45 MY120, Avenue campus.

Effective Progress: For research students mid-way into their studies
7th March 2017 from 9:30-16:30 in MY120, Maidwell, Avenue campus. Includes lunch.

About Simone Apel

Researcher Developer for The Graduate School, University of Northampton.

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