How to get a PhD in Law: The PhD in Law and research methods

How to get a PhD in Law: The PhD in Law and research methods
29 Apr 2022, 10:00 to 29 Apr 2022, 16:30
Research Training
Online Course (Zoom)

The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies welcomes students enrolled for an MPhil / PhD in Law from across the UK to this specially tailored day of presentations, library tours and networking opportunities. 

How to get a PhD in Law
Day Two: Friday 29th April 2022

The PhD in Law and research methods

Facilitated via Zoom


9.45-10.00 Registration

10.00-10.45 Handling the supervision relationship
Professor Carl Stychin, IALS Director and Professor Sally Wheeler, Dean of the Australian National University College of Law

10.45-11.30 Comparative legal research

Dr Constantin Stefanou, Director of the Sir William Dale Centre for Legislative Studies, IALS

11.30-12.00 Coffee break

12.00-13.00 Literature reviews
Professor Lisa Webley, University of Birmingham

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-15.00 Qualitative and quantitative research for PhDs
Professor Lisa Webley, University of Birmingham

15.00-15.30 Coffee break

15.30-16.00 Tips on keeping up-to-date with your topic after completion
Alice Tyson, senior librarian from IALS Library

16.00 Close

Although tailored specifically for PhD in Law students, this training programme does contain some material which repeats and reinforces generic training suitable for all PhD students. 

Download full programme (pdf)

Two further training days will be held on:

Thursday, 17 March - The PhD journey: Supervision, research ethics and preparing yourself for upgrade and vivas
Friday 18 May - How to get a PhD in Law: Researching, disseminating and publishing in the digital world

For further information about three IALS research training days covering different aspects of How to Get a PhD in Law

FEES and BOOKING (deadline- Friday, 22 April 2022): Student: £45.00; Standard: £60.00. Staff and students of the School of Advanced Study: Free (please email to book your place)

Details about how to join the workshop will be circulated via email to registered attendees closer to the event date.

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