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Deans & Directors of Graduate Schools — Residential Workshop 2023
The annual UKCGE Residential Workshop features a variety of sessions, providing Deans and Directors of Graduate Schools, and those in similar positions, the opportunity to network with peers and discuss the key issues affecting postgraduate education.
Belonging in Postgraduate Research
This online workshop will examine the issue Belonging for PGRs whilst undertaking doctoral research. The workshop will include a panel of current PGRs, sharing thier experiences. There will be an examination of how to define, measure and support success for PGRs from a range of backgrounds. There will also be focus on encouraging a sense of belonging for PGRs from various ethnic backgrounds, as well as with mental health challenges.
An Introduction to the Postgraduate Sector
This online workshop will provide colleagues who are new to postgraduate research the opportunity to learn about the sector and develop an understanding of some of the issues that will affect their roles within UK HEIs.
Graduate Education Managers — Online Workshop
This online workshop will allow Graduate Education Managers to come together to discuss some of the key issues currently affecting the postgraduate sector.
Deans & Directors of Graduate Schools — Online Workshop
This online workshop will allow Deans & Directors of Graduates Schools to come together to discuss some of the key issues currently affecting the postgraduate sector.
3rd International Conference on the Mental Health & Wellbeing of Postgraduate Researchers
Join us in person, in Brighton, for this major international conference on supprting the mental health & wellbeing of postgraduate researchers. The conference will feature the latest developments in research and also focus on effective practices from colleagues around the world.
Panel Discussion on Research Supervision
Following on from the UKCGE hosted Focus Groups on UKRI Expectations for Research Supervision (taking place in July 2022), this panel discussion will examine doctoral supervision, issues of supporting supervisors and enhancing supervisory practice.
Good Practice Guidelines for Assessment for PGT
This workshop will look at some of the particular challenges in assessment at PGT level. It will consider both the principles which ought to underpin our assessment of PGT, and also will begin to develop guidelines for good practice in this area.
Deans & Directors of Graduate Schools — The Cost of Living Crisis as it Affects PGRs
In an anticipation of an announcement from UKRI with regards to stipends for PGRs, this one-hour discussion session for Deans & Directors of Graduate Schools will focus on the cost of living crisis and its impact on PGRs. The discussion will consider how the crisis may affect all PGRs (with or without Research Council funding) and what may be done to help mitigate its impact.
Focus Group on UKRI Expectations for Research Supervision — Doctoral Candidates
Workshop for Doctoral Candidates
Focus Group on UKRI Expectations for Research Supervision — Doctoral Supervisors
Workshop for Doctoral Supervisors
UKCGE Annual Conference 2022
Innovations and Developments in Postgraduate Education
Deans & Directors of Graduate Schools
A forum for Deans and Directors of Graduate Schools to discuss the latest developments in postgraduate provision
Graduate Education Managers Network Meeting 2022
Successfully Bringing “Hybridity” into the PGR Experience
Supporting the Professional Development of Research Supervisors
This workshop will showcase different approaches to professional development for supervisors with a view to opening up discussion about what and how supervisors can be supported and recognised for the important role they play.
Pre-Doctoral Programmes & Tasters
Examining preparedness for doctoral research.
Structures and Strategy in Doctoral Education in the UK and Ireland
Join us for the launch of the UKCGE report: Structures and Strategy in Doctoral Education in the UK and Ireland
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5th International Conference on Developments in Doctoral Education & Training
The International Conference on the Development of Doctoral Education and Training offers a major platform to assess and discuss doctoral education and training in the international context, with an opportunity to share experience and network with colleagues old and new from throughout the world.
UKCGE Annual Conference 2021
Join us for the 2021 Annual Conference, the UKCGE’s blue-ribbon event, taking place again this year as an online festival of postgraduate education.
7th International Conference on Professional & Practice Based Doctorates
Reflecting developments in the field of professional doctorates, for its 7th iteration, the International Conference on Professional Doctorates transforms into the International Conference on Professional and Practice Doctorates.
The ICPPD conference series, run in partnership with Middlesex University since 2009, is now the leading event focusing on the development, provision and impact of professional, practice-based and practice-led doctorates in institutions across the globe.
6th International Conference on Professional Doctorates
The nature of doctoral education has changed since the first ICPD conference held in Edinburgh in 2009. The numbers of professional doctorate programmes available has increased dramatically in the UK as have the numbers of participants, and discussions at the ICPD conferences have helped to raise the profile of professional doctorates across Europe.
Most importantly the conferences have given the space to discuss and consider the place of such programmes in the context of further development of doctoral education.
5th International Conference on Professional Doctorates
The nature of doctoral education has changed since the first ICPD conference held in London in 2009. The numbers of professional doctorate programmes available have increased dramatically in the UK; as have the numbers of participants and discussions at ICPD conferences. These increases have helped to raise the profile of professional doctorates across Europe. Most importantly the conferences have given the space to discuss and consider the place of such programmes in the context of further development of doctoral education.