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Computer Science PGR welcome week 2020/21

Thursday 21 January 2021

https://zoom.us/j/91007115238 - Zoom meeting ID: 91007115238

  • 11:30 - 11:40  Arrival
  • 11:40 - 11:45  Welcome speech by Prof Robert Stevens, Head of Department
  • 11:45 - 12:15  Introduction / Overview / PhD Process - Simon Harper
  • 12:15 - 13:00  PhD - Introduction: Bijan Parsia
  • 13:00 - 13:50  Lunch with PGR Team, Advisors, & Mentors
  • 13:50 - 14:00  Transition to Training
  • 14:00 - 15:30  Working with your Supervisor Training: Bijan Parsia

Friday 22 January 2021 at 14:00

Faculty of Science and Engineering PGR Welcome talk

Host: Professor Sarah Heath, Associate Dean for Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Development.

Welcome talk topics
  • New PGRs' concerns (with discussion)
  • Advice from a final year student
  • PGR Representation
  • The Careers Service and the benefits of Researcher Development

Departmental Asynchronous Talks

  • Working as a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) - Gareth Henshall ( Video | Slides )
  • Volunteering in Computer Science - Giles Reger (Video)
  • Department of Computer Science Mentoring Scheme (Video)

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