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Trainer: Dr Catherine Pope

Location: Jubilee Building, Room G35 (CAMPUS)

Target audience: Doctoral researchers in the mid-late stages from all disciplines

Workshop description:

There's so much to fit into to your final year and careful planning is essential. With clear guidance, individual exercises, and group discussion, this practical workshop helps you prepare for the last stages of your doctorate, including submission, the viva, and what happens next. Please note, there is a separate workshop that goes into much more detail on the viva.

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

Workshop feedback:

Access the full Workshop Programme here.

Related online module: Writing tips for researchers

Please note that this workshop will take place in-person on campus. A number of Covid safety measures will be in place across the University, including sanitiser stations, track and trace QR codes, and lanyards to indicate if you prefer greater social distancing. There is an expectation that face masks will be worn in crowded spaces across campus. Please be considerate of your fellow researchers, who may feel less comfortable about returning to in-person activities.