Postgraduate Research Induction Information

Postgraduate Research Induction Information

It is vital that you come along to your induction events as you will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject area, information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 

There are two events: one is the School induction for research students followed by subject area inductions.

Please click on your subject area below for more information.

Postgraduate Research - Induction Information

Our Postgraduate Research induction for Mphil, MTh (Research), MFA/DFA, and PhD students.

Date: Wednesday 3 October 2018

Time: 10:00 – 12:30

Location: Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre (WILT):114 SEMINAR 

This will be followed by the induction into your subject area.


School Postgraduate Contacts

 

School Postgraduate Convener 

Dr Pauline MacKay

School Postgraduate Taught Masters Coordinator 

Dr Sean Adams

School Learning & Teaching Administrators (PGT & PGR)

 TBC

 

 

 

 

 

 

  


Postgraduate Research Subject Conveners

 Postgraduate Research Conveners

 

Creative Writing MFA/DFA   Zoe Strachan
English Language & Linguisitics Jennifer Smith 
English Literature Vassiliki Kolocotroni
Scottish Literature Pauline Mackay
Theology and Religous Studies Charlotte Methuen
Doctorate in Practical Theology Heather Walton

Creative Writing MFA/DFA

Creative Writing MFA/DFA

Date: Wednesday 3 October 2018

Time: 13:30-14:30
Location:  Room 308, 5 Lilybank Gardens
Postgraduate Research Convenor: Zoe Strachan

What it will cover: This is your first chance to meet the PG convener for your subject area and your fellow research graduates. The induction will provide information on what is expected of you as students in the School and subject area. We will provide you with the PGR timetable for the year, a guide to the annual progress reviews and the virtual online learning environment (Moodle), and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about PGR study.

Attendance:  We ask that all students attend induction as it cannot be rescheduled.  Please email your programme convener if you are unable to attend.

Preparation required: Please make sure you are academically registered before the induction.


English Language & Linguistics

English Language and Linguistics

Date: Wednesday 3 October 2018
Time: 14:00-15:00
Location: Samuels Room, 12 University Gardens
Postgraduate Research Convener: Jennifer Smith

What it will cover: This is your first chance to meet the postgraduate research convener for your subject area and your fellow research graduates. You're invited to bring your lunch. Professor Smith will introduce you to the relevant reading groups and issues specific to English Language and Linguistics. Other staff and existing PGR students may also drop in to introduce themselves and make appointments.

The induction will provide information on what is expected of you as students in the School and subject area. We will provide you with the PGR timetable for the year, a guide to the annual progress reviews and the virtual online learning environment (Moodle), and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about PGR study.

Attendance:  We ask that all students attend induction as it cannot be rescheduled.  Please email your programme convener if you are unable to attend.

Preparation required: Please make sure you are academically registered before the induction.


English Literature

English Literature

Date: Wednesday3 October 2018
Time: 13:00 -14:30 
Location:  Room 205, 5 University Gardens (first floor)
Postgraduate Research Convenor: Vassiliki Kolocotroni

What it will cover: You will meet the PG convener for your subject area and those supervisors who are able to drop in. The induction will provide information on what is expected of you as students in English Literature. We will provide you with the PGR timetable for the year, a guide to the annual progress reviews and the virtual online learning environment (Moodle), and answer any other questions you may have about PGR study with us

Attendance:  We ask that all students attend induction as it cannot be rescheduled.  Please email your programme convener if you are unable to attend.

Preparation required: Please make sure you are academically registered before the induction.


Scottish Literature

Scottish Literature

Date: Wednesday 3 October 2018
Time: 13:00 -14:30
Location: Hepburn Room, 7 University Gardens
Postgraduate Research Convenor: Pauline Mackay

What it will cover: This is your first chance to meet the PG convener for your subject area and your fellow research graduates. The induction will provide information on what is expected of you as students in the School and subject area. We will provide you with the PGR timetable for the year, a guide to the annual progress reviews and the virtual online learning environment (Moodle), and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about PGR study.

Attendance:  We ask that all students attend induction as it cannot be rescheduled.  Please email your programme convener if you are unable to attend.

Preparation required: Please make sure you are academically registered before the induction.


Theology & Religious Studies

Theology and Religious Studies

Welcome and meet for Theology and Religious Studies postgraduate research students

Date: Wednesday 3 October 2018
Time: 12:30 -1:30
Location: Room 114, 4 The Square
Postgraduate Research Convenor: Charlotte Methuen

Please bring your lunch and join us for coffee and cake.

Induction and Question Session

Date: Wednesday 3 October 2018
Time: 12:30 -1:30
Location: Room 114, 4 The Square
Postgraduate Research Convenor: Charlotte Methuen

What it will cover: This is your first chance to meet the PG convener for your subject area and your fellow research graduates. The induction will provide information on what is expected of you as students in the School and subject area. We will provide you with the PGR timetable for the year, a guide to the annual progress reviews and the virtual online learning environment (Moodle), and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about PGR study.

Attendance:  We ask that all students attend induction as it cannot be rescheduled.  Please email your programme convener if you are unable to attend.

Preparation required: Please make sure you are academically registered before the induction.


Doctorate in Practical Theology

Doctorate in Practical Theology

Date:  Wednesday 3 October 2018
Time: 12:30 -13:30
Location:  Room 114, 4 The Square
Postgraduate Research Convenor: Charlotte Methuen/Heather Walton

What it will cover: This is your first chance to meet the PG convener for your subject area and your fellow research graduates. The induction will provide information on what is expected of you as students in the School and subject area. We will provide you with the PGR timetable for the year, a guide to the annual progress reviews and the virtual online learning environment (Moodle), and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about PGR study.

Attendance:  We ask that all students attend induction as it cannot be rescheduled.  Please email your programme convener if you are unable to attend.

Preparation required: Please make sure you are academically registered before the induction.