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General considerations - The Supervisor's role

This is primarily a teaching one.  Some supervisors accept PhD students mainly in the hope of increasing their own research productivity.  PhD students undoubtedly do have the potential to increase research productivity, yet a PhD (or an MPhil) is largely about training.  Before committing yourself to take on a research student, you must ensure that you have the time to devote to teaching that student, and that the resources exist in your group to give that student an adequate training and research environment.


Mike Herrtage and Julie Sales completed their 250-mile cycle ride from London to Paris raising money for CAMVET. They have raised more than £6500 so far, which will gotowards equipping the new Clinical Skills Lab. The hardest part was the 17% ascent of Bexley Hill, the best part was cycling down the Champs Elysees despite Julie doing this with her fifth puncture!

Research into the control of CTVT

Dr Elizabeth Murchison and Andrea Strakova publishes their latest research into the control of CTVT.

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