Teaching & Learning


Examining research doctorates 24 Feb

24 February 2021, 10:00 am–12:00 pm

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You will be introduced to UCL's procedures and guidelines for examining research doctorates, as well as preparation for examining at other institutions at his half-day workshop, led by Doctoral School.

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff




Arena Centre


This event will take place online.
United Kingdom

Wednesday 24 February 10:00 - 12:00

UCL's Doctoral School are delivering this session, which is open to all new and existing research supervisors, who have completed the mandatory online training. 

You will receive an introduction to UCL's procedures and guidelines for examining research doctorates, as well as how to prepare for examination at other Institutions.

In this workshop, you will receive an overview of the main issues involved in examining research degrees and discuss ways to examine successfully. 

This workshop will:

  • explain UCL's examining procedures and guidelines
  • prepare you for examination at other institutions 
  • explore various scenarios through case studies and;
  • share best practice 

After attending this session you will

  • understand UCL policy and procedure for effective examining of doctorates  
  • be more confident in examining doctorates at UCL and at other institutions 

Who should attend

New and existing research supervisors will find this session useful. 

You should attend this session if you have completed the online mandatory course for supervisors: Introduction to research supervision at UCL.

How to join the online course: Introduction to research supervision

If you have any trouble accessing the course, email arena@ucl.ac.uk.