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
17 Mar 2022, 10:00 to 17 Mar 2022, 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 17th March 2022

The PhD journey: Research ethics and preparing 

yourself for upgrade and vivas

Facilitated via Zoom

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

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 29 April - The PhD in Law and research methods

Thursday, 18 May - How to get a PhD in Law: 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 (deadline- Friday, 10 March 2022): Student: £45.00; Standard: £60.00. 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