Departmental Postgraduate Induction
PhD and MAR:
A department welcome session will be held from 12-3pm on Wednesday 4th October 2023 in the Faculty of Arts Building. The interactive campus map will help you locate the room.
Wed 4th October 2023
12-1pm: Welcome and Induction (Clare Rowan, FAB 2.46)
1-2pm: Lunch in the department with staff and PG community
2-3pm: Tour of the library for new PGs (Rhiannon Taylor)
2-3pm: Induction for returning PGRs (FAB 5.01, Clare Rowan)
The Department provides an induction into subject-specific research methods and techniques to all research students in the course of their first year. The programme below also incorporates the sessions provided by CADRE, which are compulsory for all new PhD students.
Attendance at Induction sessions (as appropriate for year of study) and Work-in-Progress seminars is required for all Research Postgrads. Please note that certain sessions are formal engagement monitoring points.
Departmental induction and training programme 2023/24 (being updated regularly)
- 4th October 2023: Welcome and Induction (as above)
- 10th October 2023, Wolfson Research Exchange, 11am-1pm (joint with MAT):
Introduction to epigraphic and numismatic research resources (Alison Cooley and Suzanne Frey-Kupper)
- 18th October 2023, 4-5pm, Antiquities Room (FAB 2.23). Ancient texts at graduate level. Joe Watson.
- Interested in using Endnote? Please book into a training session at the library. Our departmental Endnote style guide can be found on the right of this page.
For German for Academic Purposes please see this page. For other language training needs (including Latin and Greek), please contact your supervisor and the Director of Graduate Studies.
Work in progress seminars:
In 2022/23, the Work in Progress Seminar (WiP) will take place on Wednesdays from 2pm. There will be a mixture of online and face to face sessions. The programme for the term is available here. Attendance is mandatory for all PGRs.
Faculty-wide training are organised by the Doctoral College via CADRELink opens in a new window.
Researcher Development Programme
A centrally run training programme for doctoral researchers is also available - see their website.
The Centre for the Study of the Renaissance (CSR)
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