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Graduate Studies Committee of the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences (Disestablished)

In July 2017, following the 2016/2017 Academic Governance Review, the University Senate and Council approved the merger of the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences' Undergraduate Studies Committee and Graduate Studies Committee to establish a Faculty of Education Committee (Social Sciences). This page remains live to provide an archive.

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Membership 2016/17



One member from each of the teaching Departments within the Faculty

Dr Ema Ushioda (Centre for Applied Linguistics)

Dr Dimitra Hartas (Centre for Education Studies)

Professor Richard Hastings (Centre for Educational Development)

Dr Michael Dieter (Centre for Interdiciplinary Methodologies (CIM))

Ms Gill Frigerio (Centre for Lifelong Learning)

Dr John Thornby (Centre for Professional Education)

Dr Jennifer Smith (Economics)

Professor Nicholas Gane (ESRC Doctoral Training Centre`)

Dr Clare Lyonette (Institute for Employment Research)

Dr Jennie Mills (Learning and Development Centre)

Professor Peter Poellner (Philosophy)

Dr Juanita Elias (Politics and International Studies)

Professor John McEldowney (School of Law)

Dr Lynne Pettinger (Sociology)

Professor Keith Glaister (Warwick Business School)

Dr Philippe Blanchard (Warwick Q-Step) (Terms 1 and 3)

Dr Vincenzo Bove (Warwick Q-Step) (Term 2)

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 Terms of Reference

(1) To undertake audits of postgraduate module approval processes within academic departments of the Faculty;

(2) To consider and recommend to the Board of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Board, new postgraduate courses in the Faculty;

(3) To consider matters referred to it by the Board, including business referred to it by the Board of Graduate Studies and to respond to the Board of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Faculty Board;

(4) To advise and make recommendations to the Faculty Board on matters concerning postgraduate provision in the Faculty.

Reporting Structure

The Graduate Studies Committee reports to the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences

Click here to see a diagrammatic representation of the Committee Structure.

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Secretary: Martin Mik, Assistant Registrar (Teaching and Learning)
m dot mik at warwick dot ac dot uk or ext: 51698)
Assistant Secretary: PG: Alison Greenhalgh, Project Officer (Teaching Quality)

(gfss at warwick dot ac dot uk ext: 22212)

NB papers for the Graduate Studies Committee should be submitted to the Assistant Secretary THREE weeks in advance of the meeting at which they are to be considered.

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Dates of meetings of the Graduate Studies Committee of the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences can be found within the University Committee Timetable.

The Timetable is published and updated online and should be referred to when verifying arrangements through the academic year. Hard copies of the Committee Timetable are available from the Deputy Registrar's Office.

Click here to access minutes of previous meetings.

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