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The Ph.D. Workshops

Dr Stacey Bedwell & Dr Isabelle Butcher

 

About Our Online Workshops

The Ph.D. Workshops is the ultimate springboard to your doctoral viva success.Through our rewarding online workshops, participants will learn the tools they need to achieve their goals and thrive in various elements of the PhD - including the viva, writing, communication and more.


Our outstanding facilitators, Dr Stacey Bedwell and Dr Isabelle Butcher, spent many years working in academia before bringing their experience to The Ph.D. Workshops. 

Our flagship workshop, The Ph.D. Viva Workshop is a one day online event, held via Zoom. Like all of our events, The Ph.D. Viva Workshop is open to all - we do not have any restrictions on discipline, stage of project, institution or geographical location. The Ph.D. Viva Workshop covers a range of topics, aimed to prepare you for the Ph.D. viva. Sessions include debunking myths, insights into real viva experiences, dealing with viva anxiety and opportunities to hear and practice answering common questions. Our participants also say it is a great opportunity to meet and talk to Ph.D. students from all over the UK.

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Workshops

At the PhD Workshops we offer a range of group and private online workshops and mock vivas to suit a range of needs. All sessions are held on Zoom and open to doctoral and PhD students at all levels across all disciplines.

Online Workshop

The PhD Viva Workshop

2022 dates

19th November

3rd December 

2023 dates coming soon! 

Please note all fees will increase from January 2023 & workshop schedule will be changing / workshops will become less frequent.

Private Mock Viva Sessions

Slots available for 2023 now!

Private mock viva sessions include a live mock viva on Zoom and personal feedback.

On a Video Call
Virtual Team Meeting

Mock Viva Workshop

Dates for 2022

13th October

More dates coming soon

The Mock Viva Workshop is a follow up to The PhD Viva Workshop and is best suited to those who have already attended The PhD Viva Workshop. 

 

Make a group booking!

Please get in touch with us if you would like more information about making a booking for your group, department or lab.

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Reviews

"I passed my progression viva without corrections! Thank you once again for all your help!"

"Many thanks to both of you for your feedback, this is very helpful! Your review contains great points, which you explained very clearly! There are also points which I have not considered earlier, so I will be happy to think about these in more depth before my viva. I will also think about how I can strengthen my arguments."

"I just wanted to let you know that I passed my viva with moderate corrections.It was an extremely intense and challenging viva but all of the preparation including your mock enabled me to articulate my answers really well; I was commended on my performance! Thank you both so much again, your guidance was so very helpful and I will point others in your direction!"