Annex X Doctoral School Management Group
The Doctoral School Management Group is a sub-panel of Research & Enterprise Committee.
(i) The membership of the Doctoral School Management Group will comprise
Head of Doctoral School
3 Faculty Associate Deans for Research
Doctoral School Manager
Research Skills Trainer/Coordinator (PGRSs)
Careers Consultant (PhD and ECRs)
Student Representative for MPhil/M(A)Res
Student Representative for PhD
Doctoral School Coordinator (Secretary)
(ii) The Doctoral School Management Group will have the following terms of reference:
(a) To lead the management of the School’s Postgraduate Research Students:
(b) Develop processes and policies relating to postgraduate research students and research training, including the research training element of M(A)Res degrees;
(c) Operate as a forum to inform the School’s Research Strategy;
(d) To represent SOAS in relation to the ESRC-funded Bloomsbury Doctoral Training Centre for the Social Sciences;
(e) To support the management, processes and reporting to the AHRC (including consortia networks);
(f) To represent the School in relation to research student issues between the Bloomsbury Colleges;
(g) Review and oversee the postgraduate scholarships management and policy;
(h) To advise on the management of the SOAS Doctoral School Hub building at 53 Gordon Square, and other PGRS facilities;
(i) To receive Doctoral School finance reports.
(iii) The Group will meet monthly in term time, with additional meetings if business so dictates at the beginning of the academic year.