The Role of PGR Coordinators

  • Online Discussion
  • Research Supervision
08 May 2024 
Free for Members 
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This online event will examine the role of PGR Coordinators.

Supervision tends to be the major influence on postgraduate researchers and supervisors get the completion’ when the researcher gets the degree’. The researcher might well be aware of other university services and structures such as graduate schools, research offices, student support, learning services etc. yet there is another layer of support usually provided, and one that seems to be all too often overlooked. That role might be taken up by academics in faculties, departments, institutes or research centres, and those people might often be called PGR coordinators’. This workshop seeks to begin a conversation about those very roles and explore the kinds of things that they do when they coordinate those pivotal aspects and features of PGR learning and experience. One worry shared by many for whom graduate education is important is that postgraduate researchers can often fall through the cracks’. What happens if those cracks are so big that other important people, PGR coordinators, might fit through too?



Session Opens

60 mins 

Session Closes

Session Leaders

  • Chris Hughes

    Edge Hill University
  • Kerri Gardiner

    University of Cambridge