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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 Three: Wednesday 18th May 2022

Researching, disseminating and publishing
in the digital world

Facilitated via Zoom


9.45-10.00 Registration

10.00-10.45 The PhD in law in the digital world

Dr Peter Coe, Lecturer in Law, University of Reading and Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and Information Law and Policy Centre

10.45-11.30 Legal writing

Professor Lisa Webley, Chair in Legal Education and Research and Head of Birmingham Law School University of Birmingham

11.30-12.00 Coffee break

12.00-13.00 Disseminating your legal research
Dr Nóra Ni Loideain, Director and Senior Lecturer in Law, Information Law & Policy Centre, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-14.30 Getting your research published in journals
Professor Jane Winters, Chair in Digital Humanities, School of Advanced Study, University of London

14.30-15.00 What books are law publishers looking to publish?
Dr Roberta Bassi, Senior Editor, Hart Publishing, Oxford

15.00-15.30 Coffee break

15.30-16.00 Open Access publishing
Sandy Dutczak, Digital Projects and Publications Manager – IALS Digital,

16.00-16.30 IALS Library: successful researching using our electronic resources
Laura Griffiths, Senior 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. 

Download full programme (pdf)

Two further training days will be held on:

Thursday, 17 March- The PhD journey: Supervision, research ethics and preparing yourself for upgrade and vivas
Friday 29 April- The PhD in Law and research methods

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

FEES and BOOKING (deadline: 15 May 2022): Student: £45.00; Standard: £60.00. Staff and students of the School of Advanced Study: Free (please email to book your place)

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

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