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progress . review. FMS postgraduate training workshop. Monday 29. th. February 2016. Alison Tyson-Capper. Faculty Postgraduate Tutor, Associate Dean for Postgraduate Studies, FMS. PhD . supervisor/progress panel member. ID: 618303 Download Presentation

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Preparing for your annual

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Preparing for your annual progress review

FMS postgraduate training workshop

Monday 29

th

February 2016

Alison Tyson-Capper

Faculty Postgraduate Tutor, Associate Dean for Postgraduate Studies, FMS

PhD

supervisor/progress panel member

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Overview

Progress review timeline

Preparation

Research report/literature

review

Relevant researcher development programme sessions

Oral Presentation

Relevant researcher development programme

session

Other documents/materials

Student’s report to

panel

(Supervisors’ report to panel)

During the interview

After the interview

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Progress review timeline

4 year

MRes

/

PhD

3

year PhD

12 months

s

ubmission

deadline!

s

ubmission

deadline!

6

months

12 months

(MRes

result)

8

months

20 months

29 months

8

months

20 months

29 months

42 months*

*if still to submit

First PhD

progress review

Slide4

Progress review timeline

Full details:

http://

www.ncl.ac.uk/fms/postgrad/documentation/documents/Resstudenthandbook2015-16.pdf

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Preparation

Research report/reviewRead guidelines.First review – literature review, aims, preliminary results (7,500 words)Second (and third) review – shorter report (3/4 pages; maximum 10): summary of data, detailed analysis of some data; strengths and weaknesses; “to do” list; appendixFinal review – detailed breakdown of structure of thesis; identify research to completeBe sure to cite information from other sources correctlyPlagiarism will be treated seriouslywww.ncl.ac.uk/right-citeProvide sufficient information to “bring your panel up to speed”.Ask your supervisor for feedback.Check he/she will be available and agree a deadline for submission of a draft, giving you sufficient time tomake any changesPay attention to presentation.Submit in good time, including a hard copy if required.

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Preparation

Research Student Development Programme training sessions: UPDATETuesday 1st (13-14.30) & 9th March (14:00- 15:30) – “Writing a literature review”; Writing Development CentreResearch Beehive 2.20Baddiley Clark - seminar roomThursday 3rd March 2015 13-14:00) Dent LTD– “Writing your first year report”; Alison Tyson-Capper, Faculty Postgraduate Tutor (Associate Dean)

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Preparation

PresentationStick to rules/guidelinesMake sure the presentation helps you to communicate effectivelyShow key “visual” information, avoid use of lots of text etc.Ask for input from supervisor

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Preparation

Documents/materials of possible use to your panel (and thus of use to you)Your e-portfolioResearch diary or lab bookCopies of abstracts/conference proceedings etc.(Approved project proposal; upload with report)

Slide9

Preparation

Student’s report to the panelBe honest and reflectiveDiscuss in advance with your supervisor/supervisory team/institute PG Research Student Coordinator any issues raised?

Slide10

Preparation

Supervisors’

report to the

panel

A reminder will help speed up the process of you receiving official notification of the outcome of your review.

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Preparation

Know your panel.Read your report, and your project proposal.Lab books/research diaries and information on training attendedBe organised.Arrange date and time well in advance and as convenient for panel members, book room (and inform panel), get key, set up PC and projector etc.

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During the interview

Don’t assume the panel has expert knowledge of every aspect of your project.Provide reminders/clarification where you think helpful.Don’t be afraid to defend your research, but be receptive to panel’s suggestions.Take the opportunity raise any concerns you may have.E.g. completion of research, attendance at training courses and access to other activities important to your training and future careerRemember, it’s a “progress review” rather than an “assessment”

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Possible outcomes

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Possible outcomes

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After the interview

ReflectOn receipt of panel reportDiscuss recommendations etc. with supervisor/supervisory team.Be proactive in engaging in any activities/practices recommended or required by the Head of Institute (Institute PG Research Student Coordinator).Associate Dean/Dean comments to help you

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Finally....

Make a list of things you’d like to discuss with them

Bear in mind that the review process is for YOUR benefit