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Upcoming events

Time and place: Sep. 10, 2018 - Sep. 12, 2018, Robinson College, Cambridge

This PhD course in research methods will give participants an opportunity to discuss questions raised in their individual PhD projects with experts in specific methods. The sessions will deal with comparative case study design, process-tracing, focus groups and media content analysis.

Time and place: Sep. 10, 2018 - Sep. 14, 2018, Robinson College, Cambridge

PLATO's third PhD school in Cambridge will focus on research methods, but will also include a follow-up of Vitae's Effective Researcher programme and a supervision workshop.

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Time and place: Sep. 13, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Robinson College, Cambridge

The workshop will bring PhDs and supervisors together to revisit the PLATO Supervision Charter and reflect on the evolving supervisory relationships. The second part for supervisors will address some of the dilemmas facing researchers in their role as supervisors and support them in developing competences as mentors.

Time and place: Sep. 13, 2018 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Robinson College, Cambridge

This half-day programme will allow PLATO's PhD researchers to reflect on their achievements so far in a career perspective, and to continue their focus on career planning.

Time and place: Sep. 14, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Robinson College, Cambridge

This one-day programme will address some key features of relevance to PhD researchers at the start of their second year, such as resilience, prioritisation, and project planning.