Graduate School

Case studies

Case Study: a PhD student coping with dyslexia

This case study provides an insight into the PhD process from the perspective of a dyslexic student, Tom, and his supervisor, Chris.

In addition, Tom’s internal and external examiners, and his Dyslexia Support Tutor (DST) contributed to the case study based on their reflections of the examination and the support package, respectively.


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Emma Rowlett

Case study: making my viva accessible

Emma Rowlett's case study explains what steps were taken to make her viva accessible and ensure Emma could perform to her full potential.







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