How to get a PhD in Law: The PhD journey: Supervision, research ethics and preparing yourself for upgrade and vivas

How to get a PhD in Law: The PhD journey: Supervision, research ethics and preparing yourself for upgrade and vivas
Date
11 Mar 2020, 09:45 to 11 Mar 2020, 16:30
Type
Research Training
Venue
IALS Council Chamber, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR
Description

PROGRAMME

9.45-10.00 Registration

10.00-10.45 Handling the supervision relationship
Professor Sally Wheeler, Dean of the Australian National University College of Law

10.45-11.30 The PhD journey: The staging posts of your PhD and support for research students  
Professor Carl Stychin, IALS Director

11.30-12.00 Coffee break

12.00-12.30 Preparing for the Ethics Committee 
Emeritus Professor Avrom Sherr, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London

12.30-13.00 Preparing for upgrade viva and the PhD viva 
Emeritus Professor Avrom Sherr, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London

13.00-14.00 Lunch


14.00-15.00 Panel of research students who have completed or nearly completed their PhD’s will discuss how they approached researching their theses and the PhD journey. Session to be open to questions from the audience and discussion.
Session Chaired by: Dr Constantin Stefanou, Director of the Sir William Dale Centre for Legislative Studies, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London

15.00-15.30 Coffee break

15.30-16.00 The foreign, international and comparative law research collections at IALS Library 
Hester Swift, Foreign and International Law Librarian, IALS Library

16.00 Close


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. 


The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies is planning to run two further training days in 2020 on “How to get a PhD in Law”.
- How to get a PhD in Law: The PhD in Law and Research Methods
- The PhD journey: Supervision, research ethics and preparing yourself for upgrade and vivas
- Researching, disseminating and publishing in the digital world

General information about other research training offered by the Institute can be found here 

FEES and BOOKING: Student: £75.00; Standard: £100.00. Staff and students of the School of Advanced Study: Free (please email IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk to book your place)


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