Registration for the meeting is now open, you can register here. As usual, the DDoGS will be holding their workshop on the Sunday; all Research Leaders are welcome to participate.
Themes and topics: call for contributions
Deans and Directors of Graduate Studies
The DDoGS workshop will explore the challenge of international research communities; different needs, capacity building, distance earning, induction and preparation needs. In addition to this, the DDoGS meeting aims to address the following themes:
- Re-modelling the PhD: rethinking the purpose of research
- Developing careers/training provision for PGRs
- Mental health and wellbeing
- How can we collaborate? How can we increase doctoral mobility (develop supervisor/candidate checklist)?
- Intellectual property and joint PhDs
- Research informed teaching (how does the research-intensive nature of our universities impact on teaching and the student learning experience?); approaches, examples of best practice
- Development Programmes for Mid-Career Faculty (defined for these purposes as Associate Professor level or equivalent): showcasing what your university already offers/ research in to MCF development and training (we aim to run a workshop around this to further develop the idea of a U21 MCF programme)
- EU/International collaborative funding; diversifying funding streams, impact of Brexit, examples of best practice
- Knowledge Exchange Framework (a report from the UK on the development of a national KEF assessment exercise to supplement the REF)
The joint meeting between the Research Leaders and DDoGS will look at engagement with industry and development of innovation skills.
If you wish to contribute please contact Connie Wan with a brief outline of your session.
You can now also book your accommodation at the Edgbaston Park Hotel which is located on campus. To book you must either send an email to Lucy Woods or Matthew Arnott at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone Lucy at +44 (121) 414 9780 or Matthew at +44 (121) 414 9779. Make sure that you quote the booking reference code RESEARCH19 as this will enable you to book a Standard Double room at the rate of £99 B&B (Single occupancy).