Join us for our latest training day on How to get a PhD in Law - Friday 17th March 2017

The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies welcomes students enrolled for an MPhil / PhD in Law from across the UK to this specially tailored day of presentations, library tours and networking opportunities.

On Friday 17th March 2017 (10:00am to 4:30pm) we will share ideas and experience on Meeting the key challenges.

PROGRAMME

10.00-10.25 Registration

10.25-10.30 Welcome and introduction
David Gee, Deputy Librarian, IALS

10.30-11.00 The challenges of researching a PhD in law: where to start?
Professor Avrom Sherr, Emeritus Professor of law at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

11.00-11.30 The PhD in law in the digital world
Dr Judith Townend, University of Sussex

11.30-11.50 Coffee

11.50-12.30 Handling the supervision relationship
Professor Avrom Sherr, Emeritus Professor of law at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.30 Panel of research students who have completed or nearly completed their PhD’s will discuss how they approached researching their theses and the legal research skills they needed. Session to be open to questions from the audience and discussion.
Session chaired by Dr Constantin Stefanou, Senior Lecturer in Law, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London

14.30-14.50 Coffee

14.50-15.25 IALS Global Law Library: making the most of our electronic resources
Lisa Davies, Access Librarian, IALS

15.25-16.00 Free law e-resources available from IALS including the BAILII gateway
Hester Swift, senior librarian from IALS Library

16.00 Close

16.00 Optional tours of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Library led by senior library staff

 

Although tailored specifically for PhD in Law students, this training programme does contain some material which repeats and reinforces generic training suitable for all PhD students.

More about the How to get a PhD in Law national training day series at IALS http://ials.sas.ac.uk/study/research-training/how-get-phd-law-national-research-training-days-ials