PLATO PhD School 3 - Cambridge

PLATO's thirds PhD school is organised in Cambridge on 10-14 September 2018, with multiple events taking place during the week.

PLATO PhD School 3 - outline of the full week

Practical information


Time: Sep. 14, 2018 9:30 AM3:30 PM

This course will build on the PhDs' existing skills and research management techniques. At the end of the day, they will commit to a set of realistic objectives to assist them in progressing their development action plan.

Time: Sep. 13, 2018 12:30 PM4:00 PM

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: Sep. 13, 2018 11:30 AM12:30 PM

László Andor, former Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion under Barroso II will discuss his paper 'The unifying role of the single currency' at a lunch seminar as part of the PLATO PhD school in Cambridge.

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Time: Sep. 13, 2018 9:30 AM3:30 PM

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: Sep. 12, 2018 3:45 PM5:30 PM

At this project session for all PLATO participants (PhDs, supervisors and team members), the coordinator will address central topics and tasks ahead for the project.

Time: Sep. 10, 2018 9:30 AMSep. 12, 2018 5:30 PM

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 case study methods, process tracing, focus groups and content analysis.