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Strategies for a Successful Doctorate
Wed 26 April 2017, 13:00 – 14:00 BST
This session aims to help doctoral students prepare for navigating the challenges that undertaking a doctorate presents.
This course will:
explore the key challenges that a doctorate presents.
review the typical mistakes made by doctoral students (including those made by the course leader, Dr Karl M. Smith).
discuss short-cuts and strategies for successfully undertaking and completing a Doctorate.
After attending the participants will:
- have an enhanced appreciation of what to prioritise to attain success in a Doctorate.
- have an improved understanding of the various challenges that a Doctorate can present and what strategies can be employed to manage them.
- be more aware that a Doctorate need not be a lone battle.
Who should attend: This session is for PGR 1, 2 but students at all stages of their doctorate are welcome .
Link to Researcher Development Framework:
Domain A Knowledge and Intellectual Abilities, Sub-Domain: Knowledge Base
Domain B Personal Effectiveness, Sub-Domain: Personal Qualities
Session will be led by Dr Karl Smith, Research Impact Manager and Research Excellence Framework Coordinator.
Please reserve your place by 25th April 2017, 3pm.
Note: Researchers Description
All Research Staff: includes Early Stage Researchers, Established Researchers, Leading Researchers
Early Stage Researchers: Contract researchers, Postdoc and early Career Researchers
Established Researchers: Staff with established research profile
Leading Researchers: Members of Professoriate and senior staff
Post Graduate Researchers: PGR 1, PGR2, PGR3
* Research Domain is derived from the Vitae Researcher Development Framework, available at: http://www.vitae.ac.uk/rdf