The next "How to get a PhD in Law" training day
2018-2019 dates to be arranged
IALS offers a popular "How to get a PhD in Law" programme of National Research Training Days to assist MPhil and PhD students in law registered at universities across the UK. This programme, organised by David Gee - IALS Deputy Librarian, provides the chance for informative discussion, legal research guidance and opportunities for networking. MPhil/PhD law students from across the UK are warmly invited to attend these specially tailored days of presentations and networking opportunities at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. You are welcome to book for one or more sessions as fits best for you.
Sample programmes and speakers
Comments from delegates
Comments listed below are from former delegates who participated in past How to get a PhD in Law Training Days at IALS
National Training Day on Friday 11th May 2018
What went well?
“All of the session were extremely informative” x 3
"Book publishing" "Practical guidance"
"Timing and content of the sessions"
"All the presenters"
"Will try to go to the other training days" "Well done"
7 “Excellent” ratings, 3 “Good” ratings and no “average” rating or "poor” rating.
National Training Day on Wednesday 21st May 2014
"Excellent idea. Enjoyed it".
"I’m very satisfied with the whole training day. Thank you for organising this event."
"Great day, again!"
"Well structured, ran smoothly, good breaks"
"Time management was very good. Short sessions that were still very educative meant the day sped past with no boredom setting in. Good speakers as well who kept audience interested".
9 "Excellent" ratings, 9 "Good" ratings and no "average" or "poor" ratings
National Training Day on Saturday 1st March 2014
"Amazing session, very helpful seeing as there is little or no guidance in respect to the PhD. Would appreciate more of these sessions.”
“All topics were well delivered and understandable. Nothing could have been done better. Thank you.”
“Well run course. Highly informative.”
“Clear, useful and straight to the point.”
“Excellent overall and of very high quality – excellent cost of attendance.”
17 "Excellent" ratings, 8 "Good" ratings and no "average" or "poor" ratings
National Training Day on Saturday 16th March 2013
"Thank you for the effective support of researchers"
"Very good speakers"
"The training is very useful and relevant"
22 "Excellent" ratings, 18 "Good" ratings and no "average" or "poor" ratings
National Training Day on Friday 30th November 2012
"The course today has been invaluable"
"The whole workshop was great"
"Found the two professors inspiring"
"The course has proved very helpful to what is required of a PhD student and when. The session on electronic resources were particularly useful."
"The whole workshop was great"
17 "Excellent" ratings, 9 "Good" ratings and no "average" or "poor" ratings
For a flavour of these training days please also see:
IALS How to get a PhD in Law 7 March 2015 album on IALS Facebook
IALS How to get a PhD in Law December 2014 album on IALS Facebook
IALS How to get a PhD in Law 21 May 2014 album on IALS Facebook
IALS How to get a PhD in Law 1 March 2014 album on IALS Facebook
IALS How to get a PhD in Law 2012-2013 album on IALS Facebook
IALS How to get a PhD in Law 2010-2012 album on IALS Facebook
Further details, fee information and the link to the online booking and payment forms are available from the Events listing on the IALS website or contact Belinda.Crothers@sas.ac.uk