Preparing for the First Year Progression Webinar (Faculty of Science only)
Duration 0.5 days
Team Researcher Academy

This online course is run by the Researcher Academy 

The Researcher Academy courses are very popular and the majority are run in both semesters to give you the opportunity to attend at a time of the year that suits you. Semester 1 courses will be available for booking from the second week of October and Semester 2 courses from the second week of February. 

This course is for postgraduate research students in the Faculty of Science. This includes the Schools of Pharmacy, Psychology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematical Sciences, Biosciences and Computer Sciences ONLY.

Process: Webinar via Teams

Description:

This webinar will include a presentation from Professor Richard Graham (Researcher Academy Associate Dean/Researcher Academy Faculty Lead) and will provide information on the end of first year Progression Viva. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and receive some general tips regarding this process.

This session is relevant only to first year research students registered in the Faculty of Science. The content is not relevant to students at other stages of their doctorate or those outside of this faculty.

Aims/ Objectives:

This course will provide you with some general tips to enable you to be better prepared for your first year progression viva.

By the end of the session, you will have:

  • considered the main purposes of the progression viva
  • an understanding of the viva process and progression criteria
  • had an opportunity to ask general questions with a senior academic in the faculty
  • understood how to use the viva to aim your development as a researcher.

Booking Conditions 

Our webinars/ online courses are very popular, especially in the current period and we are experiencing large volumes of people on our waiting lists.  

Please do let us know if you would like to cancel your place on this course so we can offer your place to another delegate. 

Please note, attendances for webinars/ online courses will still be recorded and corresponding training points, when shown as available, will be awarded. 

Pre-Requisites

Booking Instructions/ Information 

This online course/Webinar is delivered by the Researcher Academy 

Our webinars/ online courses are very popular, especially in the current period and we are experiencing large volumes of people on our waiting lists.  

We appreciate that personal circumstances are changing daily during the University’s lock-down period but please do let us know if you would like to cancel your place on this course so we can offer your place to another delegate. 

Please note, attendances for webinars/ online courses will still be recorded and corresponding training points, when shown as available, will be awarded.   

Webinar Access Instructions 

This is an online session within Microsoft Teams. On the day of the session please use the link in this email to join the meeting.

Please do not click the link in this email until the day of the session. You will need a headset or speakers for the webinar and we recommend that you join 10 minutes before the webinar is due to start so that you can test them.

Please mute your microphone, switch off your webcam and open the chat box function as you join the Teams meeting. Any questions can be asked via the chat box. 

 

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