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Postgraduate Research Supervisor Symposium 2021

November 3 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

We are pleased to invite you to the Postgraduate Research Supervisor Symposium 2021, which is open to all staff currently engaged in postgraduate research supervision at the University of Bristol, and to those who would like to supervise in the future. It will be hosted online via Blackboard Collaborate. The symposium will be hosted by colleagues from the 
Bristol Institute for Learning and Teaching (BILT), and School/Faculty PGR Directors. The symposium will be recorded and made available for colleagues to view online after the event.  

The symposium offers a space for postgraduate research supervisors to explore questions of progress and assessment in postgraduate research degree provision, and to identify further training or development needs.


Dr. Gill Houston will examine the role of supervisors in preparing candidates for assessment from both STEM and AHSS perspectives; and Faculty Breakout sessions with activities which offer an opportunity to explore understandings of PGR timelines, milestones and the opportunities and challenges of assessment in PGR education.