Departmental Postgraduate Induction
The Departmental welcome and induction for all postgraduates will be on Tuesday 1st October 2019, 1-2 in H0.60, followed by a party, also in H0.60.
3-4pm (1st October, after the party) there will be an induction in S1.69 for the Taught MA students (Suzanne Frey-Kupper).
3-4pm (1st October, after the party) there will be an induction in H.2.04 for the new MAR/PhD students (Caroline Petit)..
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.
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.
Programme for 2019-20
*** please note the programme is still subject to changes and adjustments***
The Work in Progress seminar is taking place every Wednesday from 3.30pm in Oculus, OC.1.02
Tues 1/10 1-2 H0.60 Department Induction for all PG students (Caroline Petit)
2-3 H0.60 Dept Party for PGs
3-4 H2.04 PGR training session, including Tabula (Caroline Petit)
3-4 S1.69 MAT induction (Suzanne Frey-Kupper)
Wed 2/10 11-1 Wolfson Research Exchange : CADRE welcome afternoon tea! (cakes and refreshments provided)
Wednesday 9/10, 11am–1pm, Seminar Room 3 in the Wolfson Exchange:
Ancient Epigraphy, induction to resources (AC) - joint session with MAT
1-2pm in the Library Training Room (floor 2, Library) - Chris Vernon --tbc
Wed 16/10 11-1 Wolfson Research Exchange: CADRE training session ‘PhD Survival Guide’
1-3pm, H0.03 (tbc): Ancient Coinage, induction to resources (SFK)
Wed 23/10 11-1 Clare Rowan, Digital Humanities, room tbc (bring your own laptops!!)
Wed 30/10 11-1 Wolfson Research Exchange: CADRE training session ‘Locating your Sources: Libraries, Archives and Reference Management
Week 6: reading week, no class - but you might wish to join Dr. Dario Calomino at the British Museum for:
Wed 5/11 (time tbc) Guided visit of the British Museum (all PG students welcome)
Wed 13/11 11-1 Wolfson Research Exchange: CADRE training session: Developing a Critical Voice through Academic Writing and Critical Reading
Wed 27/11 11-1 Wolfson Research Exchange: CADRE training session: Your research in the digital world
Wed. 4/12 10-12 Victoria Rimell, Interpreting Texts, room tbc
Academic German Class (Dr Daniel Hall) TBC
Classes in terms 1/2 : Wednesdays 1-3, H.0.03 unless other arrangements are made (such as tutor's office)
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:
Wednesdays 3.30-4.30pm from Term 1, week 1 (excluding reading week 6). Room OC.1.02
Chair: Caroline Petit (terms 1 and 3); David Fearn (term 2)
Organisers: Alessandra Tafaro and Paloma Perez-Galvan
Please note the start time may vary. For the programme please consult the News Calendar.
Visual and Material Culture Reading Group
TBC contact: Clare Rowan
May 2019 (exact date tbc)
Training for PhD students beyond their 1st year:
CADRE Workshops 2018/19 TBC
FYI only here was the 2017/18 programme:
term 2, weeks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 in the Wolfson Research Exchange
Tuesday, January 16, 1-3pm: Completing your PhD
Tuesday, January 30, 1-3pm: Getting published
Tuesday, February 13, 1-3pm: How to get PDR funding
Tuesday, February 27, 1-3pm: Impact and Outreach
Monday, March 12, 1.30-3.30pm: Developing Writing Confidence
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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