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Preparing for the Viva (Sciences)
Domain: D2 Communication and dissemination

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED but much of its content is covered in the 'PhD Examination Process (Sciences)'workshop.

This workshop aims to prepare postgraduate research students in the sciences for the PhD viva examination. The workshop will explain the process and the roles of those involved (the Chair, Internal and External Examiners, and the Supervisor), dispel common myths, and prepare you both intellectually and mentally for the event.

At the end of this course, the you will understand the structure of the PhD viva, and the role of all involved. The you will appreciate the type of questions in the viva, and will be able to avoid some of the pitfalls. The course should ease some of the anxieties associated with this important examination.

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