Seminar on Research and Research Methods

Autumn 2017-18

Fridays 1pm (for rooms, see below)

This is not so much a single module as a series of small modules, each tailored to the needs of a different group.  Read on, to find out which of these you need to go to when.  You are also very welcome to come any of the sessions at any time.

MA Students

  1. (Mandatory) Advice From Former MA Students.  29 September, Hicks LTA.
  2. (Mandatory) Marking Criteria. 6 October, Hicks LTA.
  3. (Mandatory) Climate/Bystander Training.  13 October, Hicks LTA.
  4. (Optional) Library/Bibliographic Tools.  20 October, Hicks LTA.
  5. (Recommended for all who want to apply for PhD Funding) Applying for PhD Funding.  27 October, Hicks LTA.
  6. (Mandatory for those doing PhD proposal module) PhD Proposal. 3 November, Hicks LTA.

PhD Year 1

  1. (Mandatory) Working With Your Supervisor. 29 September, 45 Victoria Street B23.
  2. (Mandatory) Advice from Current PhD Students.  6 October, 45 Victoria Street B23.
  3. (Mandatory if not done in MA Year) Climate/Bystander Training. 13 October, Hicks LTA.
  4. (Mandatory) Giving Presentations (1). 20 October, 45 Victoria Street B23.
  5. (Mandatory) Giving Presentations (2). 27 October, 45 Victoria Street B23.
  6. (Mandatory if not done in MA Year) PhD Proposal.  3 November, Hicks LTA.

PhD Year 2

  1. (Mandatory) Looking ahead to the job market(s).  10 November, 45 Victoria Street B23.
  2. (Mandatory) Submitting papers for publication, conferences. 17 November, 45 Victoria Street B23.

PhD Year 3

  1. (Mandatory for those seeking academic jobs) CV preparation. 1 December, 45 Victoria Street B23.
  2. (Mandatory for those seeking academic jobs) Interview preparation. 8 December, 45 Victoria Street B23.

Spring 2018

Unless otherwise noted, these sessions are 1-2pm on Wednesdays, in Hicks LTA. They are optional and open to all.

  1. Non-Academic Jobs: 7 February (Darcey Gillie)
  2. Grants: 14 February (Steve Laurence)
  3. Endnote: 21 February (Steve McIndoe)
  4. The North American Job Market: 28 February (Rob Stainton)
  5. Impact : 14 March (Bob Stern)
  6. Public Engagement: 18 April (Angie Hobbs)
  7. Under-represented Groups in Philosophy: 2 May (Jenny Saul)