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

OLD PRICE - 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
Online Course (Zoom)
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 Becoming a legal researcher: what is a PhD in law?
Dr CoIin King, Director of Research, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies


10.45-11.30 The PhD journey: The staging posts of your PhD and support for research students  
Dr CoIin King, Director of Research, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

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: £40.00; Standard: £55.00. Staff and students of the School of Advanced Study: Free (please email IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk to book your place)

Details about how to join the virtual event will be circulated via email to registered attendees closer to the event date.

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Contact

IALS Events Office
ials.events@sas.ac.uk
020 7862 5800