PGR (PhD) Skills Development Programme Workshop One: Taking ownership of your PhD


Taking ownership of your PhD

This new workshop aims to provide PhD candidates with an overview of doing a PhD. Training content includes:

  • Visualising your PhD
  • One minute introduction to your PhD topic
  • Project management of the PhD
  • Formal requirements for the PhD
  • Learning during the PhD
  • Developing professional networks
  • Personal development/career planning
  • Your needs and expectations.

This workshop is aimed at new PhD candidates (e.g. Year One PhDs), although other PhD students are also welcome.


  • Dr Henk Huijser (Educational developer, AEC)
  • Dr Jianmei Xie (Educational developer, AEC).