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Mitigation and Reasonable Adjustment in Doctoral Education: An online workshop

The MADE project is hosting an online workshop (on TEAMS) on 21st May 2024, from 10-12.30 UK time to share some insights from our project and bring interested stakeholders together. To register your interest for this event, please complete the form below.

About: this interactive online event will explore issues and policies relating to ‘mitigating circumstances’ and ‘reasonable adjustments’ for postgraduate researchers in the UK. Participants will be introduced to the ‘MADE’ research project at the University of Warwick, hear about early findings from our literature review and qualitative research, and have the opportunity to contribute to the project with your own discussions and ideas.

Audience: This event will be relevant for colleagues in the sector who work closely with PGR students, including disabled PGRs, and managing mitigating circumstances in relation to doctoral assessment.

Indicative agenda:

  • Introductions to the ‘MADE’ researchers and project
  • Early findings from the research (presentation)
  • Break
  • Discussion activities (hosted breakout rooms, reporting back)
  • Plenary review and final questions

Accessibility: the event will be on MS Teams with automatic captioning. Information will be shared with both oral and visual presentation (copies of slides to be provided). The optional interactive activities include oral discussion and/or writing in Chat or a shared platform like padlet). Hosts will provide multiple means of interaction where possible, but please provide details of any specific requirements you may have when registering in the form below (or note if you would like to discuss these further with the team).

Please note that an alternative ‘in-person’ event is also taking place hosted by UKCGE at Friend’s House, London, on May 14th 2024. Booking for that event can be found hereLink opens in a new window . There is no need to attend both events.

If you have any questions please contact Dr James Burford

Registration is now closed and is no longer accepting any submissions. Thank you for your interest in the event.