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Submission Deadlines and Important Dates

This is the timetable for postgraduate progress monitoring. Note that the Feedback Supervisor plays a key role in reviewing your progress and giving you feedback on your reports.

A detailed description of all tasks can be found in SkillsForge

All items should be sent to your reviewer by the deadlines below. Once your reviewer has provided feedback (please allow 2 weeks for this), please upload your work and include your feedback comments in SkillsForge.

If there is any reason why you cannot submit to your reviewer by these deadlines then you should discuss this with your Supervisor and obtain agreement from the Director for Graduate Studies.

Task

Reviewer

2020/21

To be submitted to reviewer by:

MSc

Project Outline

Submit to your Feedback Supervisor , once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Feedback Supervisor

 

5th of November 2020

Equality and Diversity Training Course

Submit in SkillsForge- no need to obtain feedback for this

Postgraduate Coordinator

 

5th of November 2020

Anti-Plagiarism Course

Submit in SkillsForge- no need to obtain feedback for this

Postgraduate Coordinator

 

5th of November 2020

Project Risk Analysis

Submit to your Supervisor, once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Supervisor

5th of November 2020

Progress Report

Submit to your Feedback Supervisor
Please note that on this occasion you will not receive feedback until your interview with the DGS in May (see below). Once feedback has been received, this should be uploaded along with your updated report into SkillsForge

Feedback Supervisor

5th April 2021

Interview with Director of Graduate Studies 

(will start from 2nd week in May, you will be contacted individually with a date)

 

May 2021

PhD year 1

Project Outline

Submit to your Feedback Supervisor and cc the PhysicsPG email account, once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Feedback Supervisor

 

5th of November 2020

Project Risk Analysis

Submit to your Supervisor, once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Supervisor

5th of November 2020

Teaching and Demonstrating Training

Submit in SkillsForge (this is compulsory for those who are teaching/demonstrating)

Postgraduate Coordinator

 

5th of November 2020

Equality and Diversity Training Course

Submit in SkillsForge- no need to obtain feedback for this

Postgraduate Coordinator

 

5th of November 2020

Anti-Plagiarism Course

Submit in SkillsForge- no need to obtain feedback for this

Postgraduate Coordinator

 

5th of November 2020

Progress Report

Submit to your Feedback Supervisor
Please note that on this occasion you will not receive feedback until your interview with the DGS in May (see below). Once feedback has been received, this should be uploaded along with your updated report into SkillsForge

Feedback Supervisor

 

5th April 2021

Interview with Director of Graduate Studies

(will start from 2nd week in May, you will be contacted individually with a date)

 

May 2021

Produce and Maintain Conference Travel Budget

Submit in SkillsForge- no need to obtain feedback for this

Postgraduate Coordinator

 

23rd September 2021

Summary of one of the Department Seminars

Submit to your Supervisor, once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Supervisor

23rd September 2021

Produce a Webpage

Submit in SkillsForge- no need to obtain feedback for this

Postgraduate Coordinator

23rd September 2021

Review of Second Year Poster Presentation (held on the 6th of May 2020/Or/Peer Observation of a Teaching Session

Submit to your Feedback Supervisor , once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Feedback Supervisor

23rd September 2021

Critical Review of Scientific Papers/Or/A Narrative Piece of Professional Practice in Teaching

Submit to your Feedback Supervisor , once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Feedback Supervisor

23rd September 2021

PhD year 2


Summary of Year 1 Progress

Submit to your Feedback Supervisor , once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Feedback Supervisor

5th of November 2020

Research Plan and Gantt Chart

Submit to your Feedback Supervisor , once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Feedback Supervisor

 

5th of November 2020

Complete Research Integrity Training

Submit in SkillsForge- no need to obtain feedback for this

Postgraduate Coordinator

5th of November 2020

Update Project Risk Assessment

Submit to your Supervisor, once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Supervisor

5th of November 2020

Research Poster Presentation

The first part of this task is to present your poster at the poster presentation on the 6th of May 2020. The second is to submit a reflective piece. This needs to be submitted to your Feedback Supervisor , once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Feedback Supervisor

May 2021

Maintaining a Travel Budget

Submit in SkillsForge- no need to obtain feedback for this

Postgraduate Coordinator

23rd September 2021

Plan a Group or Collaborator Meeting

Submit to your Supervisor, once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Supervisor

23rd September 2021

Planning to Attend an External Meeting

Submit to your Supervisor, once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Supervisor

23rd September 2021

Research Talk

Submit to your Supervisor, once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Supervisor

23rd September 2021

Summarise your Research for a Member of the General Public

Submit to your Supervisor, once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Supervisor

23rd September 2021

Update Research Webpage

Submit in SkillsForge- no need to obtain feedback for this

Postgraduate Coordinator

23rd September 2021

Critical Review

Submit to your Feedback Supervisor , once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Feedback Supervisor

23rd September 2021

Departmental Colloquia and Research Group Seminars

Submit to your Supervisor, once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Supervisor

23rd September 2021

PhD year 3

Summary of Year 2 Progress

Submit to your Feedback Supervisor , once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Feedback Supervisor

 

5th of November 2020

Research Plan and Gantt Chart

Submit to your Feedback Supervisor , once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Feedback Supervisor

 

5th of November 2020

Update Project Risk Assessment

Submit to your Supervisor, once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Supervisor

5th of November 2020

Scientific Writing: Research Paper

Submit to your Supervisor, once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Supervisor

23rd September 2021

Multimedia Assignment

Submit to your Feedback Supervisor , once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Feedback Supervisor

23rd September 2021

Write a Press Release

Submit to your Feedback Supervisor , once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Feedback Supervisor

23rd September 2021

Present at a Conference/Meeting

Submit to your Supervisor, once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Supervisor

23rd September 2021

Attend a Networking Event

Submit to your Supervisor, once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Supervisor

23rd September 2021

Update Webpage

Submit in SkillsForge- no need to obtain feedback for this

Postgraduate Coordinator

23rd September 2021

Maintain Travel Budget

Submit in SkillsForge- no need to obtain feedback for this

Postgraduate Coordinator

23rd September 2021

Department Colloquia and Research Group Seminars

Submit to your Supervisor, once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Supervisor

23rd September 2021

Produce CV

Submit to your Supervisor, once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Supervisor

23rd September 2021

PhD year 4

Final Year Thesis Plan

Submit to your Feedback Supervisor , once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Feedback Supervisor

5th of November 2020

Progress Review

Submit to your Feedback Supervisor , once feedback has been received upload completed task and feedback in SkillsForge

Feedback Supervisor

11th of January 2021

Submission Deadline

 

Ideally: End of funded period.
Latest: End of registration period, usually 4 years after start.

All dates apply to students starting a PhD or Masters between 1 June and 30 November. Progress monitoring dates for students who start their studies outside this period will be arranged and advised on an individual basis.