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Graduate School Board Agenda
GRADUATE SCHOOL BOARD AGENDA
Thursday 3rd May 2012 at 10.00 am
Room CM2.07/8 Claus Moser
1. APOLOGIES AND ABSENCES
Apologies have been received from Kate Cushing, Peter Hooper and John White.
To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 6th February 2012 (previously circulated).
3. MATTERS ARISING
To discuss the attached actions and outcomes paper.
4. Report from the Chair
To receive an oral update from the Chair on recent PGR developments, including:
- PGR population and intakes
- Supervisor Development training
- Chair of Research Degrees Committee
5. Changes to HEFCE funding of Home/EU postgraduate research students
To consider the attached paper ‘QR funding 2012/13: Research Degree Programme (RDP) Supervision fund’ from the Chair on the changes that HEFCE have made to the methodology for allocating funding for Home/EU PGR students.
6. Management Information
To consider the attached report on submission rates, PGR awards, supervisory capacity and an in-year update on applications and enrolments.
7. Induction 2012
To discuss arrangements for this year’s PGR Induction (25th September 2012).
To receive an update from the Chair and Head of Learning and Professional Development Centre.
9. Postgraduate Prospectus
To discuss the forthcoming Postgraduate prospectus.
10. PGR Fees
To discuss PGR fees.
11. Research Training
To receive a progress update from the Head of Learning and Professional Development Centre, with full details to be brought to the October 2012 meeting.
12. PGR administrative support
To discuss administrative resources to support PGR students in Research Institutes.
13. Research Student Liaison Committee
To receive the attached minutes of the meeting held on 31st January 2012.
14. Update from KPA Chair
15. Update from Research Institute PGR Directors
16. Any other business
17. Next meeting
Provisionally Monday 8th October 2012 at 10am