Departmental Postgraduate Induction
PhD and MAR:
The department will hold an online welcome session via Teams on Wednesday, 30 September, 9-10am, which will be accessible to all our offer-holders, including those based abroad. There will be also be online library induction during the proceeding week which will appear on your Welcome week timetable. New PG student can arrive up to five weeks after the start of term in the case of international travel issues. COVID situation permitting, this will be followed by an informal reception on campus in Week 1 (time tbc) for those present. For more information about the practicalities of starting at Warwick this October see this page.
The Department provides a full 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. The programme for 2020-21 will be posted below when it is finalised.
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 attendance monitoring points.
Academic German Class (Dr Daniel Hall) TBC
For other language training needs, please contact your supervisor and the Director of Graduate Studies.
Please see also the University’s Skills Programme:
Work in progress seminars:
Training for PhD students beyond their 1st year:
CADRE Workshops 2020/21 TBC
Other Skills training:
Academic Writing Programme
A series of sessions are held by the University to support academic writing skills. See the webpage for details.
IATL postgraduate interdisciplinary modules
The Centre for the Study of the Renaissance will be holding courses on
Latin for research
If any of these are of interest to you, please get in touch with Dr Marco Nievergelt to find out more details.
Arts Faculty PG Work-in-progress seminar:
Further Postgraduate Training Opportunities
Students are also encouraged to attend the extensive programmes laid on by the Faculty and University:
- CADRE (Centre for Arts Doctoral Research Excellence)
- Research Students Skills Programme
- Professional development for postgraduate researchers.
above photo: Latin Palaeography
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