Postgraduate Research Students, NUI Galway

National Student Survey

School of Political Science & Sociology

2020 Action Plan

 

 

Actions

Responsible

Status*

1

Research Infrastructure and Facilities

Request provision of staff Library cards and that TAs not be susceptible to fines. Request improved photocopying credit / access. Enquire re designated library staff member for Soc & Pol.

HoS will approach Library

*In Progress

 

2

Supervision

 

 

 

3

Research Culture

Involve PGs in organization of more regular / frequent seminars including PGs, staff and invited speakers.

Arrange for PGs to have access to staff room in Aras Moyola

Monthly meetings with PGs to discuss ideas, issues etc.

Organize end-of-semester social events

 

Research Committee

 

PG research tutor

PG research tutor

PG research tutor

 

*In Progress

 

4

Progress and Assessment

 

 

 

5

Development Opportunities 

Re teaching support and guidance: two colleagues will meet with PGs to discuss appropriate training and support structures and put these in place.

1st year Programme Coordinator

School staff members

*In Progress

 

6

Research Skills

 

 

 

7

Personal Outlook

 

 

 

8

Other Transferable Skills

 

 

 

9

Responsibilities and Supports

 

 

 

10

Overall Experience

 

 

 

 *Not Started

*In Progress

*Complete