A free-of-charge panel discussion looking at the likely issues and challenges for the postgraduate education sector as we continue to come to terms with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. This session also incorporates the UKCGE’s Annual General Meeting 2020.
The UK Council for Graduate Education has produced this guidance to set out the key issues that all stakeholders will need to consider as they seek to maintain the quality and standards of postgraduate research degrees across the UK during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Professor Leigh Wilson, Graduate School Director at the University of Westminster, led one of the recent 17 Research England / OFS Catalyst Fund projects to support the mental health and wellbeing of postgraduate researchers. She recently ran and facilitated a UKCGE workshop to discuss Westminster’s project which looked specifically at wellbeing during the doctoral writing process.
At the 4th UKCGE International Conference on Doctoral Education and Training Professor Susan Porter shared her reflections on why and how doctoral education needs to change to better serve academia and society in the 21st century. In this article, we catch up with her to find out more.