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HEPI webinar on PhD students

  • 16 July 2020
  • 11am - 12.15pm

The presentations from the webinar can be downloaded here:

The webinar can be watched here:

HEPI has recently published a series of reports on PhD students: 

  • A detailed study of postgraduate education since the last recession,  Postgraduate Education in the UK (HEPI Analytical Report 1) by Dr Ginevra House.
  • A review into the working environment of PhD students, PhD Life: The UK student experience (HEPI Report 131) by Bethan Cornell.
  • On the day of the webinar we will also be publishing a Policy Note looking at PhD students’ careers. 

On Thursday 16 July 2020, HEPI also hosted a webinar featuring a presentation on the recent HEPI reports by the authors, Ginevra House and Bethan Cornell, followed by a panel discussion with speakers to include: Professor James Wilsdon, Professor of Research Policy and Director of Impact and Engagement at Sheffield University; Dr Diana Beech, Head of Government Affairs at the University of Warwick; and Professor Doug Cleaver, Director of the Doctoral School at Sheffield Hallam University and active member of the UK Council for Graduate Education, along with an opportunity for Q&A. The webinar will be chaired by HEPI Director, Nick Hillman. 

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