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Preparing for PhD confirmation (for students in Engineering & Design)

Find out more about the purpose of confirmation and what panel assessors are looking for.

  • 11 Apr 2018, 2.15pm to 11 Apr 2018, 4.15pm BST (GMT +01:00)
  • Chancellors Building, 3.5, University of Bath
  • This event is free

About the workshop

This session will explain the purpose of confirmation and explore what the panel assessors are looking for. In addition, we will look at:

  • the formal process of confirmation, from preparation to report approval
  • the informal process, variations
  • how to get the most from the panel

Learning outcomes

At the end of this session, you should:

  • be familiar with the role of panels in the process
  • understand the formal regulations governing confirmation
  • be able to engage with the process as a significant and constructive learning experience

Book a place

Please note - if you book a place you are required to attend the whole of the session. If you are unable to commit to this, please cancel your place in plenty of time and let another student attend. Please arrive promptly to the session and remember to sign the attendance sheet.

Speaker profiles

Dr Nigel Johnston

Who should attend

Doctoral students in the Faculty of Engineering and Design


Please contact us if you have any special requirements.

Booking details

Register for this event


Chancellors Building, 3.5 University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom


If you have any questions, please contact us.