4th International Conference on Developments in Doctoral Education & Training: Examining the impact of structured training programmes


Date: April 8-9, 2019

Venue: The Grand Hotel, Malahide, Dublin, Ireland


Full Conference - Member (Earlybird) £435
Full Conference - Non-member (Earlybird)      £505
Day 1 - Member Price (Earlybird) £255
Day 1 - Non-member Price (Earlybird) £295
Day 2 - Member Price (Earlybird) £255
Day 2 - Non-Member Price (Earlybird) £295

Call for Papers:
November 9, 2018

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Conference themes:

ICDDET4 will explore the wider impact of structured doctoral training, for candidates, supervisors and universities, through the following broad conference themes:

Student experience
What are the benefits and disadvantages of structured training for individual doctoral candidates?

Diversity and wellbeing
What impact do structured training programmes have on inclusivity and diversity? Does a structured approach support or detract from student wellbeing?

Disciplinary approaches
What are the similarities and differences among structured training models in different disciplinary groups?

Supervisors, trainers and development
Who are other key stakeholders in a structured approach? How can they be best supported?

Evidence and value for money
What data exists to support the claims that structured training is effective? Are the additional costs of structured training justified?

Novel approaches
What are the most novel and/or effective approaches to structure that are currently being used or developed?

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