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Trainer: Dr Ronald Grau

Location: Online

Bookings for this workshop are now closed.

Target audience: Doctoral researchers in the mid-late stage from any Science discipline

Workshop description:
The doctoral viva can be a daunting experience for which you need to be well-prepared.

This workshop will de-mystify the viva process and requirements, and provide you with useful guidance on preparing for the big day.

You'll also hear examples of real questions and experiences from recent successful vivas across different Schools, and benefit from the opportunity to participate in a mock viva.

Learning outcomes: By the end of the workshop you will have

Please note: this workshop is interactive, including exercises in breakout rooms, and participants must turn on their mics and cameras for the mock viva section.

Workshop feedback:

Related online module: Preparing for your viva (note this does not address online distant vivas)

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