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
18 Mar 2021, 10:00 to 18 Mar 2021, 16:30
Type
Research Training
Venue
IALS Council Chamber, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR
Description


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.


How to get a PhD in Law
Day One: Thursday, 18th March 2021

The PhD journey: Supervision, research ethics and preparing yourself 

for upgrade and vivas

PROGRAMME

9.45-10.00 Registration

10.00-10.45 The PhD journey: The staging posts of your PhD and support for research students  
Professor Carl Stychin, IALS Director and Professor Sally Wheeler, Dean of the Australian National University College of Law

10.45-11.30 Handling the supervision relationship
Professor Carl Stychin, IALS Director and Professor Sally Wheeler, Dean of the Australian National University College of Law

11.30-12.00 Coffee break

12.00-13.00 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

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-14.30 Preparing for the Ethics Committee 
Emeritus Professor Avrom Sherr, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London

14.30-15.30 Preparing for upgrade viva and the PhD viva 
Emeritus Professor Avrom Sherr, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London

15.30-16.00 Coffee break

16.00-16.30 
The foreign, international and comparative law research collections at IALS Library 
Hester Swift, Foreign and International Law Librarian, IALS Library

16.30 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. 

Two further training days will be held on:
Friday 30 April - The PhD in Law and research methods
Wednesday 26 May - Researching, disseminating and publishing in the digital world

For further information about three IALS research training days covering different aspects of How to Get a PhD in Law


FEES and BOOKING: Student: £80.00; Standard: £105.00. 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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