How to get a PhD in Law: The PhD Journey - supervision, research ethics and preparing yourself for upgrade and vivas

How to get a PhD in Law: The PhD Journey - supervision, research ethics and preparing yourself for upgrade and vivas
Date
28 February 2019, 10.00am - 4.30pm
Type
Research Training
Venue
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR
Description

 


The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies welcomes students enrolled for an MPhil / PhD in Law from across the UK to this specially tailored day of presentations, library tours and networking opportunities. 

Speakers: Professor Eva Pils, Professor Avrom Sherr, Dr Constantin Stefanou, Dr Natasa Mavronicola, Hester Swift

Sessions will be held on: 

  • The PhD journey: The staging posts of your PhD and support for research students - Professor Eva Pils, Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London 
  • Handling the supervision relationship - Emeritus Professor Avrom Sherr, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London
  • Panel of research students who have completed or nearly completed their PhD’s will discuss how they approached researching their theses and the PhD journey. Session to be open to questions from the audience and discussion - Session Chaired by: Dr Constantin Stefanou, Director of the Sir William Dale Centre for Legislative Studies, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London
  • Preparing for the Ethics Committee - Emeritus Professor Avrom Sherr, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London 
  • Preparing for upgrade viva and the PhD viva - Dr Natasa Mavronicola, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Birmingham
  • The foreign, international and comparative law research collections at IALS Library - Hester Swift, Foreign and International Law Librarian, IALS Library  

A copy of the programme for 'How to get a PhD in Law: The PhD Journey - supervision, research ethics and preparing yourself for upgrade and vivas' is available here 

Although tailored specifically for PhD in Law students, this training programme may contain some material which repeats and reinforces generic training suitable for all PhD students.


The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies is running a further two research training days in 2018-2019 on “How to get a PhD in Law”. 

Further information about other research training offered by the Institute can be found here 


FEES and BOOKING:   Student: £75.00; Standard: £100.00.  (Note: Staff and students of SAS should contact Belinda Crothers direct).

Contact

IALS Events Office
ials.events@sas.ac.uk
020 7862 5800