It is important that you understand your responsibilities and the relevant procedures you need to follow during the thesis submission process. The University requires nomination and selection of Higher Degree by Research HDR thesis examiners to be based on the principle that candidates receive an impartial examination by high-quality examiners in the relevant field of research. The examiners must not have had any involvement in the preparation of the thesis, as a member of the supervisory panel or as an academic advisor for the candidate. The University expects all supervisors, faculties and examiners to report all actual or potential conflicts of interest. You should discuss possible examiners with your Principal Supervisor and other supervisors at least three months in advance of your thesis submission date.
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You can provide feedback on this document to the document author - refer to the Status and Details on the document's navigation bar. Section 1 - Purpose Purpose 1 This Procedure specifies the procedure for:. Roles and responsibilities of researchers in maintaining and managing academic and research integrity are specified in the Academic Integrity Policy , the Macquarie University Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research Macquarie University Research Code and its accompanying standards. As part of this program, a module on academic integrity must be completed.
Applicant to have completed a Master of Philosophy; OR. All other peer-reviewed research output may be taken into consideration under Rule 2 8 of the University's Doctoral Degree Rule for admission to the new PhD program. Candidates who have not completed an MRes degree and do not meet the above criteria may be asked to undertake the Master of Research as a research training pathway to the new Doctoral degree. The period of candidature for the new PhD will be 3 years. Students admitted under ii or iii above may be asked to undertake a six months probationary period in their PhD determined on a case-by-case basis , thus making the PhD candidature 3.