What doctoral examiners look for

A photograph of a hard bound PhD thesis with black cover

A PhD thesis

At a recent doctoral student conference hosted by the Department of Arts at the University of the West of EnglandProfessor Gina Wisker  from the University of Brighton, author of the Postgraduate Research Handbook and The Good Supervisor, was invited to speak about her research.

The slides she used at the conference are reproduced here with permission.

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