Information for Staff and Supervisors

Information for supervisorsInformation for Supervisors

A wide range of support and advice for supervisors of doctoral researchers, from registration to award.

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Information for examinersInformation for Examiners

Information and relevant proformas for internal and external examiners of higher degrees by research.

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Information for scholarship holdersInformation on Scholarships

Opportunities for academic staff to bid for postgraduate research scholarship funding and information on the scholarship administration.

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Developing new research degreesDeveloping New Research Degrees

Describes the process involved in developing new research degree programmes and research collaborations.

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Setting up a research accountQuality Assurance and Good Practices

The PGR Quality Assurance process aims to assure high levels of student satisfaction with PGR provision and the delivery of the research outputs which the University expects from its PGRs.  Good practices in PGR provision from across the University are also highlighted.

Doctoral Research Student QA Process

Essential Practices and Examples of Good Practice

Examples of Implementation

Best Practice Sharing Workshops

Picture of library booksPhD by Publication

The PhD by Publication enables recognition of the research activities of existing members of staff who have published work, but have not completed a PhD.

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Setting up a research accountFunding Information for PGR Administrators

Information for staff supporting PGR students, including step by step guides and FAQs.

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Setting up a research accountCode of Practice Handbook

The Code of Practice for Research Degree Programmes contains a wide range of information required by both doctoral students and their academic departments from the point of registration on to a higher degree by research, to the point of award.

CoP Handbook

ethicsResearch Integrity and Ethics

Undertaking research to high standards is about doing better research – it is about how you undertake research from start to finish and how you treat those involved in and/or affected by your research.

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Information for supervisorsProgramme Regulations

Information for staff supporting PGR students, including step by step guides and FAQs.

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Information for examinersPlanning for time abroad during the PhD

The University has a duty of care to all staff and students who wish to travel overseas and needs to be assured that those travelling have fully considered the risks and put appropriate precautions into place.

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