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Demystifying and Preparing for the Doctoral Viva

A successful viva takes preparation and planning.  This workshop will cover expectations and processes of your viva, and help you develop practical strategies to prepare for and deliver your viva.

The management of the Brunel Researcher Development Programme is being moved to the new lifelong skills and career development platform Inkpath to enhance your ability to plan and manage your professional development.  

 If you haven't already registered with Inkpath, you can:

You can find more details about this event and book your place on the Inkpath platform.

Aimed at

Doctoral researchers (mid-stage, final stage)

Presented by

Melanie Crisfield, Senior Graduate School Tutor, Graduate School
Inma Andres, Student Programmes Manager & Research Advisor

Key learning outcomes

By the end of the session, you will:

  • Understand the purpose and processes of the viva
  • Consider how to prepare yourself for and to manage the delivery of the viva
  • Have the opportunity to practise discussion your research and receive feedback

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Brunel 3D Development Tool

Develops the following:

Skills needed to do your research and career

Skills needed to disseminate your research

Researcher Development Framework (RDF) Competencies

Develops skills relevant to the following domains of the RDF:

This workshop is provided by

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