How to get a PhD in Law: The PhD in Law and research methods

How to get a PhD in Law: The PhD in Law and research methods
Date
30 Apr 2021, 10:00 to 30 Apr 2021, 16:30
Type
Research Training
Venue
Online Conference (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 Two: Friday 30th April 2021

The PhD in Law and research methods

PROGRAMME

9.45-10.00 Registration

10.00-10.45 Handling the supervision relationship
Professor Carl Stychin, IALS Director and Professor Sally Wheeler, Dean of the Australian National University College of Law

10.45-11.30 Comparative legal research
Dr Constantin Stefanou, Director of the Sir William Dale Centre for Legislative Studies, IALS.

11.30-12.00 Coffee break

12.00-13.00 Literature reviews
Professor Lisa Webley, University of Birmingham

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-15.00 Qualitative and quantitative research for PhDs
Professor Lisa Webley, University of Birmingham

15.00-15.30 Coffee break


15.30-14.00 Tips on keeping up-to-date with your topic after completion
Laura Griffiths, Senior Librarian, IALS Library

16.00 Close

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:
Thursday, 18 March - The PhD journey: Supervision, research ethics and preparing yourself for upgrade and vivas
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