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BGRS Essentials: Briefing for doctoral supervisors

Venue: Online

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Who is this session for? 

This is a session for doctoral supervisors. The session will provide an overview of key policies, processes and requirements for doctoral supervisors at Birkbeck. This session is essential for new doctoral supervisors but is open to all supervisors. 

Session overview 
The session will be led by the Birkbeck Graduate Research School Manager and will cover the following: 

  • Welcome and session overview
  • College wide expectations
    • Code of practice  
    • Research degree regulations  
    • Assessment and progression  
    • Birkbeck policies / processes for all students   
  • College-wide support for doctoral students
    • Disability support and mental health support 
    • Student services support 
    • Mental health awareness training
    • PhD therapeutic group 
  • Studentship funding
    • UKRI studentships and doctoral training programmes (DTPs) 
    • College studentships 
    • Who manages studentship admin, how are they advertised? 
  • Important BGRS resources
  • Research students on staff profiles
  • BGRS Communications
  • Key contacts
  • Questions 

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