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RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Total School respondents 166 Total national respondents 31,202 School Total comparison against national results School response rate National response rate Report Annex 1a 37% 32% ) +5 SECTION 1: SUPERVISION ) (3 +2 ee (4 Results this al (1 agr For each statement, please rate the extent of your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly 1 2 3 4 5 ee tr year (10-11) ) eu gr is Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) ld ln la ta ta ta To To To Q1_a My supervisor/s have the skills and subject knowledge to adequately LSHTM 3% 5% 8% 31% 53% 8% 8% 84% 1.a. My supervisor/s have the skills and subject knowledge to adequately support my research support my research Nationally 2% 3% 7% 23% 65% 5% 7% 88% Difference 0.9% 2.1% 0.8% 7.8% -11.7% 3.1% 0.8% -3.9% Q1_b My supervisor/s make a real effort to understand any difficulties I face LSHTM 4% 5% 11% 30% 50% 10% 11% 80% 1.b. My supervisor/s make a real effort to understand any difficulties I face Nationally 3% 5% 11% 27% 53% 8% 11% 80% Difference 1.0% 0.4% -0.5% 2.2% -3.1% 1.4% -0.5% -0.9% Q1_c I have been given good guidance in topic selection and refinement by my LSHTM 3% 10% 13% 31% 43% 13% 13% 74% 1.c. I have been given good guidance in topic selection and refinement by my supervisor/s supervisor/s Nationally 3% 6% 13% 31% 47% 9% 13% 78% Difference -0.1% 3.7% 0.1% 0.0% -3.7% 3.6% 0.1% -3.7% Q1_d I have received good guidance in my literature search from my supervisor/s LSHTM 5% 7% 24% 38% 27% 12% 24% 64% 1.d. I have received good guidance in my literature search from my supervisor/s Nationally 4% 8% 18% 32% 38% 12% 18% 70% Difference 1.3% -1.0% 5.7% 5.4% -11.5% 0.3% 5.7% -6.0% Q1_e My supervisor/s provide helpful feedback on my progress LSHTM 4% 3% 16% 33% 45% 7% 16% 77% 1.e. My supervisor/s provide helpful feedback on my progress Nationally 3% 6% 13% 29% 50% 9% 13% 79% Difference 1.1% -2.5% 2.8% 3.6% -5.0% -1.4% 2.8% -1.4% Q1_f My supervisor/s are available when I need them LSHTM 4% 7% 11% 33% 46% 10% 11% 79% 1.f. My supervisor/s are available when I need them Nationally 3% 5% 12% 27% 52% 9% 12% 79% Difference 0.4% 1.2% -1.3% 5.8% -6.1% 1.5% -1.3% -0.3% ) +5 SECTION 2: SKILLS DEVELOPMENT ) (3 +2 ee (4 Results this al (1 agr For each statement, please rate the extent of your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly 1 2 3 4 5 ee tr year (10-11) ) eu gr is Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) ld ln la ta ta ta To To To Q2_a As a result of my experience so far I feel confident about managing a LSHTM 2% 4% 18% 48% 27% 7% 18% 75% 2.a. As a result of my experience so far I feel confident about managing a research project research project Nationally 2% 5% 18% 43% 31% 7% 18% 75% Difference 0.5% -1.1% 0.1% 4.4% -3.9% -0.6% 0.1% 0.5% Q2_b My experience so far has improved my analytical skills LSHTM 1% 3% 13% 43% 40% 4% 13% 83% 2.b. My experience so far has improved my analytical skills Nationally 2% 4% 13% 43% 39% 5% 13% 82% Difference -0.3% -0.6% 0.4% 0.0% 0.5% -0.9% 0.4% 0.5% Q2_c My experience so far has helped me to develop a range of communication LSHTM 3% 7% 20% 44% 25% 10% 20% 70% 2.c. My experience so far has helped me to develop a range of communication skills skills Nationally 2% 5% 19% 41% 32% 7% 19% 74% Difference 1.2% 2.2% 0.3% 3.4% -7.1% 3.5% 0.3% -3.8% Q2_d As a result of my experience so far I have improved my ability to learn LSHTM 1% 1% 10% 45% 42% 2% 10% 88% 2.d. As a result of my experience so far I have improved my ability to learn independently independently Nationally 2% 3% 11% 39% 45% 5% 11% 84% Difference -0.9% -1.9% -0.6% 6.5% -3.1% -2.8% -0.6% 3.4% Q2_e There are adequate opportunities available for me to further develop my LSHTM 1% 7% 18% 47% 26% 9% 18% 73% 2.e. There are adequate opportunities available for me to further develop my research skills research skills Nationally 2% 6% 17% 40% 35% 8% 17% 75% Difference -1.2% 1.8% 1.3% 6.7% -8.6% 0.6% 1.3% -1.9% Q2_f There are adequate opportunities available for me to further develop my LSHTM 2% 5% 25% 41% 27% 7% 25% 68% 2.f. There are adequate opportunities available for me to further develop my transferable skills transferable skills Nationally 2% 6% 20% 41% 31% 8% 20% 72% Difference -0.6% -0.8% 4.7% 0.3% -3.6% -1.3% 4.7% -3.3% ) +5 SECTION 3: INFRASTRUCTURE ) (3 +2 ee (4 Results this al (1 agr For each statement, please rate the extent of your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly 1 2 3 4 5 ee tr year (10-11) ) eu gr is Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) ld ln la ta ta ta To To To Q3_a I have adequate access to the equipment necessary for my research LSHTM 1% 5% 13% 38% 43% 6% 13% 81% 3.a. I have adequate access to the equipment necessary for my research Nationally 3% 7% 15% 36% 39% 10% 15% 75% Difference -1.8% -1.5% -2.5% 2.0% 3.7% -3.3% -2.5% 5.7% Q3_b I have a suitable working space LSHTM 3% 5% 12% 40% 40% 8% 12% 80% 3.b. I have a suitable working space Nationally 6% 8% 14% 30% 43% 14% 14% 72% Difference -3.4% -2.9% -1.2% 9.9% -2.3% -6.3% -1.2% 7.5% Q3_c There is appropriate financial support for research activities LSHTM 12% 13% 23% 28% 24% 25% 23% 52% 3.c. There is appropriate financial support for research activities Nationally 11% 12% 20% 28% 30% 23% 20% 57% Difference 1.7% 0.8% 3.2% 0.5% -6.3% 2.6% 3.2% -5.8% Q3_d There is adequate provision of computing resources and facilities LSHTM 0% 4% 10% 35% 50% 4% 10% 86% 3.d. There is adequate provision of computing resources and facilities Nationally 4% 8% 15% 32% 40% 12% 15% 73% Difference -4.1% -4.0% -4.8% 3.0% 9.9% -8.1% -4.8% 12.9% Q3_e There is adequate provision of library facilities LSHTM 4% 14% 17% 38% 28% 18% 17% 65% 3.e. There is adequate provision of library facilities Nationally 3% 7% 14% 34% 42% 10% 14% 76% Difference 1.1% 7.1% 3.2% 3.4% -14.8% 8.2% 3.2% -11.4% Q3_f I have the technical support I need LSHTM 3% 5% 18% 42% 32% 8% 18% 74% 3.f. I have the technical support I need Nationally 3% 7% 19% 37% 34% 10% 19% 71% Difference -0.3% -2.0% -0.7% 5.4% -2.5% -2.2% -0.7% 2.9% ) +5 SECTION 4: INTELLECTUAL CLIMATE ) (3 +2 ee (4 Results this al (1 agr For each statement, please rate the extent of your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly 1 2 3 4 5 ee tr year (10-11) ) eu gr is Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) ld ln la ta ta ta To To To Q4_a My department provides opportunities for social contact with other research LSHTM 6% 12% 36% 25% 20% 18% 36% 45% 4.a. My department provides opportunities for social contact with other research students students Nationally 5% 10% 20% 34% 31% 15% 20% 65% Difference 1.0% 2.3% 16.3% -9.0% -10.7% 3.3% 16.3% -19.7% Q4_b My department provides opportunities for me to become involved in the LSHTM 6% 20% 26% 32% 15% 26% 26% 47% 4.b. My department provides opportunities for me to become involved in the broader research culture broader research culture Nationally 5% 10% 23% 35% 27% 15% 23% 62% Difference 1.7% 9.5% 3.9% -3.8% -11.2% 11.2% 3.9% -15.0% Q4_c The research ambience in my department or faculty stimulates my work LSHTM 7% 17% 30% 30% 15% 25% 30% 45% 4.c. The research ambience in my department or faculty stimulates my work Nationally 6% 11% 24% 34% 25% 18% 24% 58% Difference 0.7% 5.9% 6.4% -3.3% -9.7% 6.6% 6.4% -13.0% Q4_d I feel integrated into my department's community LSHTM 14% 24% 29% 20% 13% 38% 29% 33% 4.d. I feel integrated into my department's community Nationally 8% 14% 24% 30% 24% 22% 24% 54% Difference 5.7% 10.1% 5.5% -10.2% -11.1% 15.8% 5.5% -21.3% Q4_e My department provides a good seminar programme for research students LSHTM 7% 17% 30% 30% 16% 24% 30% 46% 4.e. My department provides a good seminar programme for research students Nationally 5% 9% 20% 35% 31% 14% 20% 65% Difference 2.0% 7.7% 9.7% -4.6% -14.9% 9.8% 9.7% -19.5% 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx - SchoolvsNational-P Page 1 of 52 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Total School respondents 166 Total national respondents 31,202 School Total comparison against national results School response rate National response rate Report Annex 1a 37% 32% ) +5 SECTION 5: GOALS AND STANDARDS ) (3 +2 ee (4 Results this al (1 agr For each statement, please rate the extent of your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly 1 2 3 4 5 ee tr year (10-11) ) eu gr is Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) ld ln la ta ta ta To To To Q5_a I understand the required standard for the thesis LSHTM 1% 9% 23% 45% 23% 9% 23% 68% 5.a. I understand the required standard for the thesis Nationally 2% 6% 17% 42% 33% 8% 17% 75% Difference -1.4% 2.4% 6.4% 2.6% -10.0% 0.9% 6.4% -7.3% Q5_b I understand the standard of work expected LSHTM 0% 8% 21% 44% 27% 8% 21% 71% 5.b. I understand the standard of work expected Nationally 2% 5% 14% 43% 35% 7% 14% 78% Difference -1.8% 3.2% 6.2% 1.0% -8.5% 1.4% 6.2% -7.6% Q5_c I understand the requirements of thesis examination LSHTM 1% 12% 27% 40% 19% 13% 27% 60% 5.c. I understand the requirements of thesis examination Nationally 3% 8% 21% 39% 29% 11% 21% 67% Difference -1.5% 3.4% 5.8% 1.6% -9.4% 1.9% 5.8% -7.7% Q5_d I understand the requirements and deadlines for formal monitoring of my LSHTM 1% 12% 26% 37% 24% 13% 26% 61% 5.d. I understand the requirements and deadlines for formal monitoring of my progress progress Nationally 2% 6% 15% 40% 36% 9% 15% 76% Difference -1.3% 5.4% 11.1% -3.1% -12.2% 4.2% 11.1% -15.3% ) +5 SECTION 7: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CAREER ) (3 +2 ee (4 Results this al (1 agr For each statement, please rate the extent of your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly 1 2 3 4 5 ee tr year (10-11) ) eu gr is Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) ld ln la ta ta ta To To To Q7_a I am encouraged to think about the range of career opportunities that are LSHTM 10% 24% 34% 21% 11% 34% 34% 32% 7.a. I am encouraged to think about the range of career opportunities that are available to me. available to me Nationally 9% 17% 31% 29% 15% 26% 31% 44% Difference 1.3% 6.8% 3.7% -7.8% -3.9% 8.0% 3.7% -11.7% Q7_b I am encouraged to reflect on my professional development needs LSHTM 9% 21% 29% 26% 15% 30% 29% 41% 7.b. I am encouraged to reflect on my professional development needs Nationally 7% 15% 28% 33% 17% 22% 28% 50% Difference 2.1% 6.3% 0.3% -6.5% -2.2% 8.4% 0.3% -8.7% Q7_c I am encouraged to reflect on my career development needs LSHTM 10% 24% 30% 24% 13% 34% 30% 37% 7.c. I am encouraged to reflect on my career development needs Nationally 8% 16% 29% 31% 16% 23% 29% 47% Difference 2.2% 8.1% 0.2% -7.2% -3.2% 10.2% 0.2% -10.5% ) +5 SECTION 8: ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ) (3 +2 ee (4 Results this al (1 agr For each statement, please rate the extent of your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly 1 2 3 4 5 ee tr year (10-11) ) eu gr is Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) ld ln la ta ta ta To To To Q8_a I know who to approach, or where to find this out, if I am dissatisfied with LSHTM 3% 9% 24% 37% 27% 12% 24% 64% 8.a. I know who to approach, or where to find this out, if I am dissatisfied with any element of my research degree programme any element of my research degree programme Nationally 5% 10% 20% 37% 27% 15% 20% 65% Difference -1.4% -1.1% 3.1% -0.8% 0.1% -2.5% 3.1% -0.6% Q8_b My institution values and responds to feedback from research degree LSHTM 8% 14% 24% 35% 20% 21% 24% 55% 8.b. My institution values and responds to feedback from research degree students students Nationally 5% 9% 28% 36% 21% 15% 28% 57% Difference 2.4% 4.3% -4.3% -1.2% -1.3% 6.7% -4.3% -2.5% Q8_c I understand my responsibilities as a research degree student LSHTM 1% 6% 21% 45% 27% 7% 21% 72% 8.c. I understand my responsibilities as a research degree student Nationally 1% 4% 14% 45% 35% 6% 14% 80% Difference -0.3% 1.3% 7.0% -0.7% -7.4% 1.1% 7.0% -8.1% Q8_d I am aware of my institution's responsibilities towards me as a research LSHTM 1% 10% 31% 36% 20% 12% 31% 57% 8.d. I am aware of my institution's responsibilities towards me as a research degree student degree student Nationally 3% 10% 24% 39% 23% 13% 24% 63% Difference -2.2% 0.8% 7.4% -2.9% -3.1% -1.3% 7.4% -6.0% SECTION 9 ) (3 +2 ve For the following items, please rate how important, in terms of successfully completing your +5 e Results this al (4 itiv ( 1 at i 1 2 3 4 5 tr research degree programme, you consider them to be (1 = Not at all important and 5 = Very year (10-11) ) os ) eg eu ln ln lp important) ta ta ta To To Q9_a Supervisory support and guidance LSHTM 1% 1% 2% 10% 87% 1% 2% To 97% 9.a. Supervisory support and guidance -- Importance Nationally 1% 1% 2% 16% 80% 2% 2% 96% Difference -0.4% -0.1% -0.5% -5.9% 6.9% -0.5% -0.5% 1.0% Q9_b Opportunities to develop a range of research skills LSHTM 1% 0% 5% 36% 58% 1% 5% 94% 9.b. Opportunities to develop a range of research skills -- Importance Nationally 1% 2% 8% 35% 54% 2% 8% 90% Difference -0.2% -1.6% -2.5% 0.7% 3.6% -1.8% -2.5% 4.3% Q9_c Opportunities to develop a range of transferable skills LSHTM 0% 5% 25% 40% 31% 5% 25% 70% 9.c. Opportunities to develop a range of transferable skills -- Importance Nationally 2% 6% 21% 36% 34% 8% 21% 70% Difference -2.4% -1.1% 3.3% 4.0% -3.7% -3.6% 3.3% 0.3% Q9_d Access to appropriate facilities LSHTM 1% 0% 13% 34% 53% 1% 13% 87% 9.d. Access to appropriate facilities -- Importance Nationally 1% 2% 9% 32% 57% 3% 9% 88% Difference -0.4% -1.8% 3.9% 1.9% -3.5% -2.2% 3.9% -1.6% Q9_e The research environment LSHTM 1% 1% 20% 40% 38% 2% 20% 78% 9.e. The research environment -- Importance Nationally 1% 2% 13% 36% 48% 3% 13% 84% Difference -0.4% -1.2% 7.6% 3.6% -9.6% -1.6% 7.6% -6.0% Q9_f Provision of guidance on institutional standards and expectations for your LSHTM 0% 4% 19% 42% 35% 4% 19% 77% 9.f. Provision of guidance on institutional standards and expectations for your research degree programme -- Importance research degree programme Nationally 1% 4% 18% 38% 39% 5% 18% 77% Difference -1.1% -0.1% 0.8% 4.2% -3.7% -1.3% 0.8% 0.4% ) al ed ot ) SECTION 10: TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES +5 ) er f t (3 +2 ee Results this sw o (4 al For each statement, please rate the extent of your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly an (% 1 2 3 4 5 (1 agr ee tr year (10-11) ) eu /A Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) gr is lN ld ln la ta ta ta ta To To To To Q10 I have had adequate opportunity to gain experience of teaching [e.g., LSHTM 24% 15% 21% 19% 21% 16% 39% 21% 40% 10. I have had adequate opportunity to gain experience of teaching [e.g., lectures, seminars or workshops] whilst doing my research degree programme (1 = Strongly Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) lectures, seminars or workshops] whilst doing my research degree Nationally 14% 12% 17% 26% 31% 23% 25% 17% 58% Difference 10.1% 3.7% 4.0% -7.5% -10.2% -6.1% 13.8% 4.0% -17.7% Q11 I have been given adequate support and guidance for my teaching LSHTM 17% 24% 24% 26% 9% 42% 41% 24% 35% 11. I have been given adequate support and guidance for my teaching (1 = Strongly Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) Nationally 11% 13% 25% 31% 21% 36% 24% 25% 51% Difference 5.5% 11.2% -1.0% -4.5% -11.1% 6.4% 16.7% -1.0% -15.7% Q12 I think the experience that I have gained through teaching has been a LSHTM 12% 13% 15% 30% 31% 43% 24% 15% 61% 12. I think the experience that I have gained through teaching has been a worthwhile aspect of my research degree programme (1 = Strongly Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) worthwhile aspect of my research degree programme Nationally 7% 7% 15% 27% 44% 39% 14% 15% 71% Difference 4.4% 6.2% -0.2% 2.4% -12.8% 4.0% 10.6% -0.2% -10.4% 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx - SchoolvsNational-P Page 2 of 52 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Total School respondents 166 Total national respondents 31,202 School Total comparison against national results School response rate National response rate Report Annex 1a 37% 32% ) SECTION 11: PERSONAL FACTORS +5 ) (3 +2 ee we of Results this (4 d) al For each statement, please rate the extent of your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly ns (% (1 agr 1 2 3 4 5 re ee tr year (10-11) ) eu ta /A gr s Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) di to l N ln la la l ta ta ta ta To To To To Q14_a My friends and family are supportive of my research degree programme LSHTM 1% 2% 6% 27% 63% 0% 4% 6% 90% 14.a. My friends and family are supportive of my research degree programme Nationally 1% 2% 7% 23% 66% 1% 4% 7% 89% Difference -0.2% 0.2% -1.3% 4.3% -3.0% -1.3% 0.0% -1.3% 1.4% Q14_b My employer is supportive of my research degree programme LSHTM 0% 1% 11% 32% 56% 43% 1% 11% 88% 14.b. My employer is supportive of my research degree programme Nationally 5% 5% 13% 27% 50% 52% 10% 13% 77% Difference -4.9% -3.7% -2.5% 4.8% 6.2% -9.1% -8.6% -2.5% 11.1% Q14_c The financing of my research degree programme places a strain on my LSHTM 16% 15% 17% 20% 33% 10% 30% 17% 53% 14.c. The financing of my research degree programme places a strain on my personal finances. personal finances Nationally 18% 16% 17% 19% 30% 12% 34% 17% 48% Difference -2.8% -1.0% -0.5% 0.9% 3.4% -1.9% -3.7% -0.5% 4.3% SECTION 12 (i): KEY ELEMENTS Please rate the following broad aspects of your research degree e ve Results this iv al programme in terms of how your experience of them has met with your at -3 -2 -1 0 +1 +2 +3 iti tr os year (10-11) eg eu expectations (-3 = it is much more negative, 0 = it has met my ln ln lp ta ta ta expectations, +3 = it is much more positive) To To To Q15_a Supervisory support and guidance LSHTM 6% 3% 13% 20% 11% 21% 25% 22% 20% 58% 15.a. Supervisory support and guidance Nationally 4% 5% 8% 17% 15% 24% 27% 17% 17% 66% Difference 2.2% -1.7% 4.9% 2.5% -3.4% -2.6% -1.9% 5.4% 2.5% -8.0% Q15_b Opportunities to develop a range of research skills LSHTM 1% 2% 8% 31% 25% 23% 9% 12% 31% 57% 15.b. Opportunities to develop a range of research skills Nationally 1% 3% 8% 28% 22% 24% 14% 12% 28% 60% Difference -0.1% -0.4% 0.2% 2.8% 3.2% -1.1% -4.6% -0.3% 2.8% -2.5% Q15_c Opportunities to develop a range of transferable skills LSHTM 1% 4% 5% 38% 23% 17% 11% 10% 38% 52% 15.c. Opportunities to develop a range of transferable skills Nationally 1% 3% 9% 35% 21% 20% 11% 13% 35% 53% Difference -0.3% 1.0% -3.4% 3.3% 1.8% -3.0% 0.5% -2.6% 3.3% -0.7% Q15_d Access to appropriate facilities LSHTM 1% 3% 12% 40% 19% 15% 10% 16% 40% 45% 15.d. Access to appropriate facilities Nationally 3% 4% 10% 32% 18% 20% 13% 17% 32% 51% Difference -2.3% -1.1% 2.0% 7.9% 1.2% -5.1% -2.7% -1.4% 7.9% -6.5% Q15_e The research environment LSHTM 4% 3% 14% 37% 13% 17% 12% 21% 37% 42% 15.e. The research environment Nationally 3% 5% 11% 28% 18% 21% 13% 20% 28% 52% Difference 0.9% -1.8% 2.6% 8.4% -5.0% -3.5% -1.7% 1.8% 8.4% -10.1% Q15_f Provision of guidance on institutional standards and LSHTM 2% 5% 18% 41% 13% 13% 7% 26% 41% 33% 15.f. Provision of guidance on institutional standards and expectations for your research degree programme expectations for your research degree programme Nationally 2% 4% 14% 40% 15% 16% 9% 20% 40% 40% Difference 0.2% 1.1% 4.6% 0.4% -1.5% -2.9% -1.9% 5.9% 0.4% -6.3% Q15_g Overall experience of my research programme LSHTM 4% 3% 7% 25% 25% 27% 10% 14% 25% 61% 15.g. Overall experience of my research programme Nationally 2% 3% 8% 22% 22% 27% 15% 14% 22% 64% Difference 1.6% -0.3% -1.3% 3.2% 2.6% -0.5% -5.4% 0.1% 3.2% -3.3% ) +5 SECTION 12 (ii): EXPECTED COMPLETION ) (3 +2 ee (4 Results this al (1 agr Please rate the extent of your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Disagree and 5 = 1 2 3 4 5 ee tr year (10-11) ) eu gr is Strongly Agree) ld ln la ta ta ta To To To Q16 I am confident that I will complete my research degree programme more or LSHTM 5% 7% 27% 40% 21% 12% 27% 60% 16. I am confident that I will complete my research degree programme more or less within the planned timescale (1 = Strongly Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) less within the planned timescale Nationally 4% 6% 17% 38% 36% 10% 17% 73% Difference 1.0% 1.1% 10.8% 2.1% -15.0% 2.1% 10.8% -12.9% 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx - SchoolvsNational-P Page 3 of 52 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1b Summary comparison of LSHTM results against National LSHTM National Russell Group Pre-92 Universities 1994 Group figures and Benchmarking clubs (81 HEIs, inc. LSHTM) (12 HEIs) (18 HEIs, inc. LSHTM) (9 HEIs) Question Mean Var SD Mean LSHTM LSHTM Mean LSHTM LSHTM Mean LSHTM LSHTM Mean LSHTM LSHTM diff excp'n? diff excp'n? diff excp'n? diff excp'n? 1.a. My supervisor/s have the skills and subject knowledge to adequately 4.3 1 1 4.5 -0.2 - 4.5 -0.2 - 4.5 -0.2 - 4.5 -0.2 - support my research 1.b. My supervisor/s make a real effort to understand any difficulties I face 4.2 1.2 1.1 4.2 0 - 4.2 0 - 4.3 -0.1 - 4.3 -0.1 - 1.c. I have been given good guidance in topic selection and refinement by 4.1 1.3 1.1 4.1 0 - 4.1 0 - 4.2 -0.1 - 4.2 -0.1 - my supervisor/s 1.d. I have received good guidance in my literature search from my 3.8 1.3 1.1 4 -0.2 - 3.9 -0.1 - 4 -0.2 - 4 -0.2 - supervisor/s 1.e. My supervisor/s provide helpful feedback on my progress 4.1 1.1 1 4.2 -0.1 - 4.1 0 - 4.2 -0.1 - 4.2 -0.1 - 1.f. My supervisor/s are available when I need them 4.1 1.2 1.1 4.2 -0.1 - 4.2 -0.1 - 4.2 -0.1 - 4.2 -0.1 - 2.a. As a result of my experience so far I feel confident about managing a 4 0.9 0.9 4 0 - 3.9 0.1 - 4 0 - 4 0 - research project 2.b. My experience so far has improved my analytical skills 4.2 0.7 0.9 4.2 0 - 4.2 0 - 4.2 0 - 4.2 0 - 2.c. My experience so far has helped me to develop a range of 3.9 1.1 1 4 -0.1 - 4 -0.1 - 4 -0.1 - 4 -0.1 - communication skills 2.d. As a result of my experience so far I have improved my ability to learn 4.3 0.6 0.8 4.3 0 - 4.2 0.1 - 4.3 0 - 4.3 0 - independently 2.e. There are adequate opportunities available for me to further develop 3.9 0.9 0.9 4 -0.1 - 4 -0.1 - 4 -0.1 - 4 -0.1 - my research skills 2.f. There are adequate opportunities available for me to further develop 3.9 0.9 1 4 -0.1 - 4 -0.1 - 4 -0.1 - 3.9 0 - my transferable skills 3.a. I have adequate access to the equipment necessary for my research 4.3 1 1 4.1 0.2 - 4.1 0.2 - 4.1 0.2 - 4.1 0.2 - 3.b. I have a suitable working space 4.2 1.1 1.1 4 0.2 - 4.1 0.1 - 4 0.2 - 4 0.2 - 3.c. There is appropriate financial support for research activities 3.6 2.1 1.4 3.7 -0.1 - 3.7 -0.1 - 3.7 -0.1 - 3.6 0 - 3.d. There is adequate provision of computing resources and facilities 4.4 0.8 0.9 4 0.4 High 4.1 0.3 - 4 0.4 High 4 0.4 High 3.e. There is adequate provision of library facilities 3.8 1.4 1.2 4.1 -0.3 - 4.2 -0.4 Low 4 -0.2 - 4 -0.2 - 3.f. I have the technical support I need 4 1.1 1 4 0 - 4 0 - 4 0 - 4 0 - 4.a. My department provides opportunities for social contact with other 3.6 1.6 1.2 3.8 -0.2 - 3.8 -0.2 - 3.8 -0.2 - 3.8 -0.2 - research students 4.b. My department provides opportunities for me to become involved in 3.4 1.6 1.3 3.7 -0.3 - 3.7 -0.3 - 3.8 -0.4 Low 3.8 -0.4 Low the broader research culture 4.c. The research ambience in my department or faculty stimulates my 3.4 1.6 1.3 3.7 -0.3 - 3.7 -0.3 - 3.7 -0.3 - 3.7 -0.3 - work 4.d. I feel integrated into my department's community 3.1 1.9 1.4 3.6 -0.5 Low 3.5 -0.4 Low 3.6 -0.5 Low 3.5 -0.4 Low 4.e. My department provides a good seminar programme for research 3.5 1.6 1.3 3.8 -0.3 - 3.9 -0.4 Low 3.8 -0.3 - 3.9 -0.4 Low students 5.a. I understand the required standard for the thesis 3.8 0.9 0.9 4 -0.2 - 3.9 -0.1 - 4 -0.2 - 4 -0.2 - 5.b. I understand the standard of work expected 3.9 0.8 0.9 4.1 -0.2 - 4 -0.1 - 4.1 -0.2 - 4.1 -0.2 - 5.c. I understand the requirements of thesis examination 3.7 1.1 1 3.8 -0.1 - 3.8 -0.1 - 3.9 -0.2 - 3.9 -0.2 - 5.d. I understand the requirements and deadlines for formal monitoring of 3.7 1 1 4 -0.3 - 4 -0.3 - 4 -0.3 - 4 -0.3 - my progress 7.a. I am encouraged to think about the range of career opportunities that 3.2 1.8 1.3 3.5 -0.3 - 3.4 -0.2 - 3.5 -0.3 - 3.5 -0.3 - are available to me. 7.b. I am encouraged to reflect on my professional development needs 3.3 1.6 1.3 3.5 -0.2 - 3.5 -0.2 - 3.6 -0.3 - 3.6 -0.3 - 7.c. I am encouraged to reflect on my career development needs 3.2 1.7 1.3 3.5 -0.3 - 3.4 -0.2 - 3.5 -0.3 - 3.6 -0.4 Low 8.a. I know who to approach, or where to find this out, if I am dissatisfied 3.8 1.1 1.1 3.7 0.1 - 3.7 0.1 - 3.7 0.1 - 3.8 0 - with any element of my research degree programme 8.b. My institution values and responds to feedback from research degree 3.6 1.6 1.3 3.7 -0.1 - 3.7 -0.1 - 3.7 -0.1 - 3.8 -0.2 - students 8.c. I understand my responsibilities as a research degree student 3.9 0.8 0.9 4.1 -0.2 - 4 -0.1 - 4.1 -0.2 - 4.1 -0.2 - 8.d. I am aware of my institution's responsibilities towards me as a 3.7 1 1 3.7 0 - 3.7 0 - 3.7 0 - 3.7 0 - research degree student 9.a. Supervisory support and guidance -- Importance 4.8 0.3 0.5 4.7 0.1 - 4.7 0.1 - 4.7 0.1 - 4.8 0 - 9.b. Opportunities to develop a range of research skills -- Importance 4.5 0.4 0.7 4.4 0.1 - 4.4 0.1 - 4.4 0.1 - 4.4 0.1 - 9.c. Opportunities to develop a range of transferable skills -- Importance 4 0.8 0.9 3.9 0.1 - 3.9 0.1 - 4 0 - 3.9 0.1 - 9.d. Access to appropriate facilities -- Importance 4.4 0.6 0.8 4.4 0 - 4.4 0 - 4.4 0 - 4.4 0 - 9.e. The research environment -- Importance 4.1 0.7 0.8 4.3 -0.2 - 4.3 -0.2 - 4.3 -0.2 - 4.3 -0.2 - 9.f. Provision of guidance on institutional standards and expectations for 4.1 0.7 0.8 4.1 0 - 4 0.1 - 4.1 0 - 4.1 0 - your research degree programme -- Importance 10. I have had adequate opportunity to gain experience of teaching [e.g., 3.5 3.1 1.7 4.1 -0.6 Low 4 -0.5 Low 4 -0.5 Low 4.2 -0.7 Low lectures, seminars or workshops] whilst doing my research degree programme (1 = Strongly Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) 11. I have been given adequate support and guidance for my teaching (1 4.2 3.3 1.8 4.3 -0.1 - 4.3 -0.1 - 4.3 -0.1 - 4.4 -0.2 - = Strongly Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) 12. I think the experience that I have gained through teaching has been a 4.6 2.5 1.6 4.7 -0.1 - 4.7 -0.1 - 4.7 -0.1 - 4.8 -0.2 - worthwhile aspect of my research degree programme (1 = Strongly Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) 14.a. My friends and family are supportive of my research degree 4.5 0.7 0.8 4.5 0 - 4.5 0 - 4.5 0 - 4.5 0 - programme 14.b. My employer is supportive of my research degree programme 5.1 0.9 1 5.1 0 - 5.2 -0.1 - 5.1 0 - 5.1 0 - 14.c. The financing of my research degree programme places a strain on 3.7 2.6 1.6 3.6 0.1 - 3.5 0.2 - 3.6 0.1 - 3.6 0.1 - my personal finances. 15.a. Supervisory support and guidance 4.9 3.2 1.8 5.1 -0.2 - 5 -0.1 - 5.3 -0.4 - 5.2 -0.3 - 15.b. Opportunities to develop a range of research skills 4.8 1.6 1.3 4.9 -0.1 - 4.9 -0.1 - 5 -0.2 - 4.9 -0.1 - 15.c. Opportunities to develop a range of transferable skills 4.8 1.7 1.3 4.8 0 - 4.8 0 - 4.8 0 - 4.7 0.1 - 15.d. Access to appropriate facilities 4.6 1.7 1.3 4.7 -0.1 - 4.7 -0.1 - 4.7 -0.1 - 4.7 -0.1 - 15.e. The research environment 4.5 2.3 1.5 4.7 -0.2 - 4.7 -0.2 - 4.7 -0.2 - 4.7 -0.2 - 15.f. Provision of guidance on institutional standards and expectations for 4.2 1.9 1.4 4.4 -0.2 - 4.3 -0.1 - 4.5 -0.3 - 4.5 -0.3 - your research degree programme 15.g. Overall experience of my research programme 4.8 2 1.4 5 -0.2 - 5 -0.2 - 5 -0.2 - 5 -0.2 - 16. I am confident that I will complete my research degree programme 3.6 1.1 1 4 -0.4 Low 4 -0.4 Low 4 -0.4 Low 4 -0.4 Low more or less within the planned timescale (1 = Strongly Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) Exceptions are based on results where LSHTM mean falls outside [(Benchmark mean)+(Benchmark Standard deviation)*(modifier)] Modifier = 0.3 Question scales run from 1=strongly disagree to 5=strongly agree ; except for Q.15 where 1=much more negative than expected, 4=met expections, 7=much more positive than expected. 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 4 of 52 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1c Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) ROW LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to national National Total National Total mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 56 #Low= 3 #High= 1 PRES results exc. LSHTM inc. LSHTM 0.3 of SD) mean to National 'Average of averages' (treat with caution!) for 5-point agreement scale questions (1a to 5d, 7a to 14b and Q.16): 3.9 1.2 1.1 - -0.1 4.1 1.2 1.1 'Average of averages' (treat with caution!) for 7-point expectation scale questions (Q.15): 4.7 2.1 1.4 - -0.1 4.8 2.1 1.5 Section 1: Supervision 8 1. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research All All 9 your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 10 1.a. My supervisor/s have the skills and subject LSHTM Research All All 1.a. My supervisor/s have the skills and subject knowledge to adequately support my 11 knowledge to adequately support my research Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current research 12 1 1 3.00% 5 2.10% 638 2.10% 643 13 2 2 5.40% 9 3.30% 1004 3.30% 1013 8% Disgree 3% 5% 14 3 3 7.80% 13 7.00% 2159 7.00% 2172 8% Neutral 1% 7% 15 4 4 30.70% 51 22.70% 7023 22.80% 7074 84% Agree -4% 88% 16 5 5 53.00% 88 64.40% 19902 64.40% 19990 0% N/A -1% 1% 17 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.50% 156 0.50% 156 18 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.3 1.0 1.0 - -0.2 4.5 0.8 0.9 19 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.3 Mean: 4.5 Mean: 4.5 20 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.8 21 SD: 1.0 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 22 1.b. My supervisor/s make a real effort to LSHTM Research All All 1.b. My supervisor/s make a real effort to understand any difficulties I face 23 understand any difficulties I face Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 24 1 1 4.20% 7 3.20% 991 3.20% 998 25 2 2 5.40% 9 5.00% 1532 5.00% 1541 10% Disgree 1% 8% 26 3 3 10.80% 18 11.30% 3481 11.30% 3499 11% Neutral -1% 11% 27 4 4 29.50% 49 27.10% 8363 27.10% 8412 80% Agree -1% 80% 28 5 5 50.00% 83 52.70% 16266 52.70% 16349 0% N/A -1% 1% 29 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.70% 229 0.70% 229 Ranking Statistics Median: 4.5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.2 1.2 1.1 - 0.0 4.2 1.1 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 32 Variance: 1.2 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.1 33 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 34 1.c. I have been given good guidance in topic LSHTM Research All All 1.c. I have been given good guidance in topic selection and refinement by my 35 selection and refinement by my supervisor/s Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current supervisor/s 36 1 1 3.00% 5 3.10% 961 3.10% 966 37 2 2 9.60% 16 6.10% 1868 6.10% 1884 13% Disgree 4% 9% 38 3 3 12.70% 21 12.70% 3905 12.70% 3926 13% Neutral 0% 13% 39 4 4 30.10% 50 30.40% 9378 30.40% 9428 74% Agree -4% 78% 40 5 5 42.20% 70 46.30% 14265 46.30% 14335 2% N/A 1% 1% 41 6 NA 2.40% 4 1.40% 427 1.40% 431 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.1 1.3 1.1 - 0.0 4.1 1.1 1.1 43 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.1 44 Variance: 1.3 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.1 45 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 46 1.d. I have received good guidance in my literature LSHTM Research All All 1.d. I have received good guidance in my literature search from my supervisor/s 47 search from my supervisor/s Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 48 1 1 4.80% 8 3.60% 1120 3.60% 1128 49 2 2 6.60% 11 7.70% 2387 7.70% 2398 12% Disgree 0% 12% 50 3 3 22.90% 38 17.70% 5468 17.80% 5506 24% Neutral 6% 18% 51 4 4 36.10% 60 31.60% 9730 31.60% 9790 64% Agree -6% 70% 52 5 5 25.90% 43 37.80% 11655 37.70% 11698 4% N/A 2% 2% 53 6 NA 3.60% 6 1.50% 477 1.60% 483 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.8 1.3 1.1 - -0.2 4.0 1.3 1.1 55 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 56 Variance: 1.3 Variance: 1.3 Variance: 1.3 57 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 58 1.e. My supervisor/s provide helpful feedback on LSHTM Research All All 1.e. My supervisor/s provide helpful feedback on my progress 59 my progress Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 60 1 1 4.20% 7 3.10% 958 3.10% 965 61 2 2 3.00% 5 5.50% 1690 5.50% 1695 7% Disgree -1% 9% 62 3 3 15.70% 26 12.70% 3902 12.70% 3928 16% Neutral 3% 13% 63 4 4 32.50% 54 28.70% 8825 28.70% 8879 77% Agree -1% 79% 64 5 5 44.60% 74 49.10% 15108 49.10% 15182 0% N/A -1% 1% 65 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.90% 287 0.90% 287 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.1 1.1 1.0 - -0.1 4.2 1.1 1.1 67 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 68 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.1 69 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 70 1.f. My supervisor/s are available when I need LSHTM Research All All 1.f. My supervisor/s are available when I need them 71 them Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 72 1 1 3.60% 6 3.20% 998 3.20% 1004 73 2 2 6.60% 11 5.40% 1663 5.40% 1674 10% Disgree 2% 9% 74 3 3 10.80% 18 12.00% 3708 12.00% 3726 11% Neutral -1% 12% 75 4 4 33.10% 55 27.20% 8373 27.20% 8428 79% Agree 0% 79% 76 5 5 45.80% 76 51.60% 15894 51.50% 15970 0% N/A -1% 1% 77 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.60% 192 0.60% 192 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.1 1.2 1.1 - -0.1 4.2 1.1 1.1 79 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 80 Variance: 1.2 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.1 81 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 82 83 84 Section 2: Skills development 85 2. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research All All 86 your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 87 2.a. As a result of my experience so far I feel LSHTM Research All All 2.a. As a result of my experience so far I feel confident about managing a research 88 confident about managing a research project Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current project 89 1 1 2.40% 4 1.90% 592 1.90% 596 90 2 2 4.20% 7 5.30% 1644 5.30% 1651 7% Disgree -1% 7% 91 3 3 18.10% 30 18.10% 5556 18.10% 5586 18% Neutral 0% 18% 92 4 4 47.00% 78 42.90% 13200 42.90% 13278 75% Agree 0% 75% 93 5 5 27.10% 45 31.20% 9608 31.20% 9653 1% N/A 1% 1% 94 6 NA 1.20% 2 0.60% 173 0.60% 175 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.0 0.9 0.9 - 0.0 4.0 0.9 0.9 96 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.0 Mean: 3.9 Mean: 4.0 97 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 0.9 98 SD: 0.9 SD: 1.0 SD: 0.9 99 2.b. My experience so far has improved my LSHTM Research All All 2.b. My experience so far has improved my analytical skills 100 analytical skills Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 101 1 1 1.20% 2 1.50% 461 1.50% 463 102 2 2 3.00% 5 3.60% 1112 3.60% 1117 4% Disgree -1% 5% 103 3 3 13.30% 22 12.80% 3924 12.80% 3946 13% Neutral 0% 13% 104 4 4 42.80% 71 42.50% 13061 42.50% 13132 83% Agree 1% 82% 105 5 5 39.80% 66 38.90% 11969 38.90% 12035 0% N/A -1% 1% 106 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.80% 237 0.80% 237 107 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.2 0.7 0.9 - 0.0 4.2 0.8 0.9 108 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 109 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.8 110 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 111 2.c. My experience so far has helped me to LSHTM Research All All 2.c. My experience so far has helped me to develop a range of communication skills 112 develop a range of communication skills Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 113 1 1 3.00% 5 1.80% 565 1.80% 570 114 2 2 7.30% 12 5.10% 1559 5.10% 1571 10% Disgree 3% 7% 115 3 3 19.40% 32 19.20% 5895 19.20% 5927 20% Neutral 0% 19% 116 4 4 43.60% 72 40.60% 12443 40.60% 12515 70% Agree -4% 74% 117 5 5 24.80% 41 32.00% 9834 32.00% 9875 2% N/A 1% 1% 118 6 NA 1.80% 3 1.30% 389 1.30% 392 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 1.1 1.0 - -0.1 4.0 0.9 1.0 120 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 121 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 0.9 122 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 123 2.d. As a result of my experience so far I have LSHTM Research All All 2.d. As a result of my experience so far I have improved my ability to learn 124 improved my ability to learn independently Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current independently 125 1 1 0.60% 1 1.50% 468 1.50% 469 126 2 2 1.20% 2 3.10% 939 3.00% 941 2% Disgree -3% 5% 127 3 3 10.30% 17 10.90% 3351 10.90% 3368 10% Neutral -1% 11% 128 4 4 44.80% 74 38.50% 11817 38.50% 11891 88% Agree 3% 84% 129 5 5 41.80% 69 44.90% 13794 44.90% 13863 1% N/A 0% 1% 130 6 NA 1.20% 2 1.00% 319 1.00% 321 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.3 0.6 0.8 - 0.0 4.3 0.8 0.9 132 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.3 Mean: 4.3 Mean: 4.3 133 Variance: 0.6 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.8 134 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 135 2.e. There are adequate opportunities available LSHTM Research All All 2.e. There are adequate opportunities available for me to further develop my research 136 for me to further develop my research skills Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current skills 137 1 1 1.20% 2 2.40% 729 2.40% 731 138 2 2 7.20% 12 5.50% 1684 5.50% 1696 9% Disgree 1% 8% 139 3 3 18.10% 30 16.80% 5163 16.80% 5193 18% Neutral 1% 17% 140 4 4 46.40% 77 39.80% 12239 39.90% 12316 73% Agree -2% 75% 141 5 5 25.90% 43 34.60% 10620 34.50% 10663 1% N/A 0% 1% 142 6 NA 1.20% 2 0.90% 279 0.90% 281 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 0.9 0.9 - -0.1 4.0 1.0 1.0 144 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 145 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 1.0 146 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 5 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1c Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) ROW LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to national National Total National Total mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 56 #Low= 3 #High= 1 PRES results exc. LSHTM inc. LSHTM 0.3 of SD) mean to National SD: 0.9 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 147 2.f. There are adequate opportunities available for LSHTM Research All All 2.f. There are adequate opportunities available for me to further develop my 148 me to further develop my transferable skills Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current transferable skills 149 1 1 1.80% 3 2.30% 717 2.30% 720 150 2 2 4.80% 8 5.50% 1699 5.50% 1707 7% Disgree -1% 8% 151 3 3 24.70% 41 19.90% 6094 19.90% 6135 25% Neutral 5% 20% 152 4 4 40.40% 67 39.70% 12169 39.70% 12236 68% Agree -3% 72% 153 5 5 27.10% 45 30.40% 9333 30.40% 9378 1% N/A -1% 2% 154 6 NA 1.20% 2 2.20% 671 2.20% 673 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 0.9 1.0 - -0.1 4.0 1.0 1.0 156 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 157 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 1.0 158 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 159 160 161 Section 3: Infrastructure 162 3. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research All All 163 your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 164 3.a. I have adequate access to the equipment LSHTM Research All All 3.a. I have adequate access to the equipment necessary for my research 165 necessary for my research Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 166 1 1 1.20% 2 3.00% 908 2.90% 910 167 2 2 4.80% 8 6.40% 1952 6.40% 1960 6% Disgree -3% 10% 168 3 3 12.00% 20 14.70% 4521 14.70% 4541 13% Neutral -2% 15% 169 4 4 35.50% 59 34.50% 10604 34.60% 10663 81% Agree 6% 75% 170 5 5 39.80% 66 37.20% 11408 37.20% 11474 7% N/A 2% 4% 171 6 NA 6.60% 11 4.20% 1302 4.30% 1313 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.3 1.0 1.0 - 0.2 4.1 1.2 1.1 173 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.3 Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.1 174 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 1.2 Variance: 1.2 175 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 176 LSHTM Research All All 3.b. I have a suitable working space 177 3.b. I have a suitable working space Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 178 1 1 2.40% 4 5.70% 1750 5.70% 1754 179 2 2 4.80% 8 7.70% 2363 7.70% 2371 8% Disgree -6% 14% 180 3 3 11.40% 19 12.90% 3968 12.90% 3987 12% Neutral -1% 14% 181 4 4 36.70% 61 28.30% 8670 28.30% 8731 80% Agree 8% 72% 182 5 5 37.30% 62 40.50% 12439 40.50% 12501 7% N/A 2% 5% 183 6 NA 7.20% 12 4.90% 1493 4.90% 1505 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.2 1.1 1.1 - 0.2 4.0 1.5 1.2 185 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 186 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.5 187 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 188 3.c. There is appropriate financial support for LSHTM Research All All 3.c. There is appropriate financial support for research activities 189 research activities Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 190 1 1 11.40% 19 10.00% 3061 10.00% 3080 191 2 2 12.00% 20 11.50% 3520 11.50% 3540 25% Disgree 3% 23% 192 3 3 21.10% 35 18.40% 5638 18.40% 5673 23% Neutral 3% 20% 193 4 4 25.90% 43 25.90% 7925 25.90% 7968 52% Agree -6% 57% 194 5 5 21.70% 36 28.00% 8566 27.90% 8602 8% N/A 2% 6% 195 6 NA 7.80% 13 6.30% 1921 6.30% 1934 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.6 2.1 1.4 - -0.1 3.7 2.0 1.4 197 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.7 198 Variance: 2.1 Variance: 2.0 Variance: 2.0 199 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.4 200 3.d. There is adequate provision of computing LSHTM Research All All 3.d. There is adequate provision of computing resources and facilities 201 resources and facilities Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 202 1 1 0.00% 0 4.00% 1222 4.00% 1222 203 2 2 3.60% 6 7.60% 2338 7.60% 2344 4% Disgree -8% 12% 204 3 3 9.70% 16 14.60% 4475 14.60% 4491 10% Neutral -5% 15% 205 4 4 33.30% 55 31.40% 9601 31.40% 9656 86% Agree 13% 73% 206 5 5 47.30% 78 39.00% 11958 39.10% 12036 6% N/A 3% 3% 207 6 NA 6.10% 10 3.40% 1029 3.40% 1039 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.4 0.8 0.9 High 0.4 4.0 1.3 1.2 209 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.4 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 210 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 1.3 Variance: 1.3 211 SD: 0.9 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 212 LSHTM Research All All 3.e. There is adequate provision of library facilities 213 3.e. There is adequate provision of library facilities Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 214 1 1 4.20% 7 3.20% 990 3.20% 997 215 2 2 13.30% 22 6.50% 1980 6.50% 2002 18% Disgree 8% 10% 216 3 3 16.40% 27 13.40% 4103 13.40% 4130 17% Neutral 3% 14% 217 4 4 36.40% 60 33.50% 10257 33.50% 10317 65% Agree -11% 76% 218 5 5 26.70% 44 41.60% 12741 41.50% 12785 3% N/A 1% 2% 219 6 NA 3.00% 5 1.80% 543 1.80% 548 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.8 1.4 1.2 - -0.3 4.1 1.2 1.1 221 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.1 222 Variance: 1.4 Variance: 1.2 Variance: 1.2 223 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 224 LSHTM Research All All 3.f. I have the technical support I need 225 3.f. I have the technical support I need Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 226 1 1 3.00% 5 3.20% 991 3.20% 996 227 2 2 4.80% 8 6.60% 2027 6.60% 2035 8% Disgree -2% 10% 228 3 3 17.50% 29 17.80% 5463 17.80% 5492 18% Neutral -1% 19% 229 4 4 41.00% 68 35.10% 10742 35.10% 10810 74% Agree 3% 71% 230 5 5 30.70% 51 32.60% 9992 32.60% 10043 3% N/A -2% 5% 231 6 NA 3.00% 5 4.70% 1427 4.60% 1432 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.0 1.1 1.0 - 0.0 4.0 1.2 1.1 233 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 234 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.2 Variance: 1.2 235 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 236 237 238 Section 4: Intellectual climate 239 4. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research All All 240 your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 241 4.a. My department provides opportunities for LSHTM Research All All 4.a. My department provides opportunities for social contact with other research 242 social contact with other research students Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current students 243 1 1 5.50% 9 4.70% 1439 4.70% 1448 244 2 2 11.60% 19 9.80% 3002 9.80% 3021 18% Disgree 3% 15% 245 3 3 34.10% 56 19.50% 5976 19.50% 6032 36% Neutral 16% 20% 246 4 4 23.80% 39 33.50% 10285 33.40% 10324 45% Agree -20% 65% 247 5 5 18.90% 31 30.20% 9264 30.10% 9295 6% N/A 4% 2% 248 6 NA 6.10% 10 2.50% 756 2.50% 766 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.6 1.6 1.2 - -0.2 3.8 1.4 1.2 250 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.8 Mean: 3.8 251 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.4 Variance: 1.4 252 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 253 4.b. My department provides opportunities for me LSHTM Research All All 4.b. My department provides opportunities for me to become involved in the broader 254 to become involved in the broader research Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current research culture 255 1 1 6.10% 10 4.70% 1436 4.70% 1446 256 2 2 18.90% 31 10.20% 3131 10.20% 3162 26% Disgree 11% 15% 257 3 3 25.00% 41 22.00% 6767 22.10% 6808 26% Neutral 4% 23% 258 4 4 29.90% 49 34.70% 10635 34.60% 10684 47% Agree -15% 62% 259 5 5 14.60% 24 26.10% 8007 26.00% 8031 5% N/A 3% 2% 260 6 NA 5.50% 9 2.30% 716 2.30% 725 Ranking Statistics Median: 3.5 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.4 1.6 1.3 - -0.3 3.7 1.3 1.2 262 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.4 Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.7 263 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.3 Variance: 1.3 264 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 265 4.c. The research ambience in my department or LSHTM Research All All 4.c. The research ambience in my department or faculty stimulates my work 266 faculty stimulates my work Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 267 1 1 6.70% 11 6.20% 1897 6.20% 1908 268 2 2 16.50% 27 11.00% 3385 11.10% 3412 25% Disgree 7% 18% 269 3 3 28.70% 47 23.00% 7064 23.00% 7111 30% Neutral 6% 24% 270 4 4 28.70% 47 32.40% 9934 32.30% 9981 45% Agree -13% 58% 271 5 5 14.00% 23 23.70% 7280 23.70% 7303 5% N/A 2% 4% 272 6 NA 5.50% 9 3.70% 1139 3.70% 1148 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.4 1.6 1.3 - -0.3 3.7 1.5 1.2 274 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.4 Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.7 275 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.5 Variance: 1.5 276 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 277 4.d. I feel integrated into my department's LSHTM Research All All 4.d. I feel integrated into my department's community 278 community Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 279 1 1 13.40% 22 8.10% 2491 8.20% 2513 280 2 2 22.60% 37 13.20% 4043 13.20% 4080 38% Disgree 16% 22% 281 3 3 28.00% 46 23.20% 7112 23.20% 7158 29% Neutral 6% 24% 282 4 4 18.90% 31 29.20% 8962 29.20% 8993 33% Agree -21% 54% 283 5 5 12.20% 20 23.30% 7139 23.20% 7159 5% N/A 2% 3% 284 6 NA 4.90% 8 3.00% 919 3.00% 927 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.1 1.9 1.4 Low -0.5 3.6 1.6 1.3 286 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.1 Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.6 287 Variance: 1.9 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.6 288 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 6 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1c Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) ROW LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to national National Total National Total mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 56 #Low= 3 #High= 1 PRES results exc. LSHTM inc. LSHTM 0.3 of SD) mean to National SD: 1.4 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 289 4.e. My department provides a good seminar LSHTM Research All All 4.e. My department provides a good seminar programme for research students 290 programme for research students Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 291 1 1 6.70% 11 5.00% 1539 5.00% 1550 292 2 2 16.00% 26 9.00% 2748 9.00% 2774 24% Disgree 10% 14% 293 3 3 28.20% 46 19.70% 6052 19.80% 6098 30% Neutral 10% 20% 294 4 4 28.20% 46 33.70% 10349 33.70% 10395 46% Agree -19% 65% 295 5 5 14.70% 24 29.80% 9141 29.70% 9165 6% N/A 3% 3% 296 6 NA 6.10% 10 2.70% 837 2.70% 847 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.5 1.6 1.3 - -0.3 3.8 1.4 1.2 298 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.5 Mean: 3.8 Mean: 3.8 299 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.4 Variance: 1.4 300 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 301 302 303 Section 5: Goals and standards 304 5. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research All All 305 your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 306 5.a. I understand the required standard for the LSHTM Research All All 5.a. I understand the required standard for the thesis 307 thesis Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 308 1 1 0.60% 1 2.10% 631 2.00% 632 309 2 2 8.40% 14 6.10% 1877 6.10% 1891 9% Disgree 1% 8% 310 3 3 22.90% 38 16.60% 5116 16.70% 5154 23% Neutral 6% 17% 311 4 4 44.60% 74 42.20% 12971 42.20% 13045 68% Agree -7% 75% 312 5 5 22.30% 37 32.40% 9946 32.30% 9983 1% N/A 1% 1% 313 6 NA 1.20% 2 0.60% 198 0.60% 200 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.8 0.9 0.9 - -0.2 4.0 0.9 1.0 315 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 316 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 0.9 317 SD: 0.9 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 318 LSHTM Research All All 5.b. I understand the standard of work expected 319 5.b. I understand the standard of work expected Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 320 1 1 0.00% 0 1.80% 568 1.80% 568 321 2 2 8.40% 14 5.20% 1596 5.20% 1610 8% Disgree 1% 7% 322 3 3 20.50% 34 14.40% 4409 14.40% 4443 21% Neutral 6% 14% 323 4 4 44.00% 73 43.10% 13234 43.10% 13307 71% Agree -8% 78% 324 5 5 26.50% 44 35.10% 10776 35.10% 10820 1% N/A 0% 0% 325 6 NA 0.60% 1 0.40% 121 0.40% 122 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 0.8 0.9 - -0.2 4.1 0.9 0.9 327 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.1 328 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 0.9 329 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 330 5.c. I understand the requirements of thesis LSHTM Research All All 5.c. I understand the requirements of thesis examination 331 examination Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 332 1 1 1.20% 2 2.70% 831 2.70% 833 333 2 2 11.40% 19 8.30% 2546 8.30% 2565 13% Disgree 2% 11% 334 3 3 26.50% 44 21.20% 6501 21.20% 6545 27% Neutral 6% 21% 335 4 4 39.20% 65 38.30% 11738 38.30% 11803 60% Agree -8% 67% 336 5 5 18.70% 31 28.30% 8688 28.30% 8719 3% N/A 2% 1% 337 6 NA 3.00% 5 1.20% 358 1.20% 363 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.7 1.1 1.0 - -0.1 3.8 1.1 1.0 339 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.8 Mean: 3.8 340 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.1 341 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 342 5.d. I understand the requirements and deadlines LSHTM Research All All 5.d. I understand the requirements and deadlines for formal monitoring of my 343 for formal monitoring of my progress Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current progress 344 1 1 1.20% 2 2.50% 764 2.50% 766 345 2 2 11.40% 19 6.00% 1843 6.00% 1862 13% Disgree 4% 9% 346 3 3 25.90% 43 14.80% 4533 14.90% 4576 26% Neutral 11% 15% 347 4 4 36.70% 61 39.80% 12208 39.80% 12269 61% Agree -15% 76% 348 5 5 24.10% 40 36.40% 11141 36.30% 11181 1% N/A 0% 0% 349 6 NA 0.60% 1 0.50% 150 0.50% 151 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.7 1.0 1.0 - -0.3 4.0 1.0 1.0 351 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.7 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 352 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 1.0 353 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 354 355 356 Section 6: Thesis examination 357 LSHTM Research All All 358 Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 6. Have you sat your final viva examination? (PRES) 2011 survey) survey) 359 1 No (If No, please go to 97.60% 161 95.40% 28670 95.40% 28831 360 2 Yes (If Yes, please 2.40% 4 4.60% 1395 4.60% 1399 361 Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 Median: 1 362 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.0 Mean: 1.0 Mean: 1.0 363 Variance: 0.0 Variance: 0.0 Variance: 0.0 364 SD: 0.2 SD: 0.2 SD: 0.2 365 6.a. For each of the following, show the extent of LSHTM Research All All 366 your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) (PRES) 2011 survey) survey) 367 LSHTM Research All All 368 Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 6.a.i. The thesis examination process was fair (PRES) 2011 survey) survey) 369 1 1 0.00% 0 7.50% 104 7.40% 104 370 2 2 0.00% 0 5.60% 78 5.60% 78 371 3 3 0.00% 0 8.80% 123 8.80% 123 372 4 4 25.00% 1 22.20% 309 22.20% 310 373 5 5 75.00% 3 55.80% 778 55.80% 781 374 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.20% 3 0.20% 3 375 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 Median: 5 376 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.8 Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.1 377 Variance: 0.3 Variance: 1.5 Variance: 1.5 378 SD: 0.5 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 379 LSHTM Research All All 380 6.a.ii. The examination of my thesis was Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current completed in a reasonable time scale (PRES) 2011 survey) survey) 381 1 1 0.00% 0 8.50% 118 8.40% 118 382 2 2 50.00% 2 7.50% 104 7.60% 106 383 3 3 0.00% 0 12.30% 172 12.30% 172 384 4 4 25.00% 1 27.50% 383 27.40% 384 385 5 5 25.00% 1 43.30% 604 43.20% 605 386 6 NA 0.00% 0 1.00% 14 1.00% 14 387 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 Median: 4 388 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.2 Mean: 3.9 Mean: 3.9 389 Variance: 2.3 Variance: 1.7 Variance: 1.7 390 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 391 LSHTM Research All All 392 6.a.iii. I was given adequate support and guidance Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current in preparation for my viva voce (PRES) 2011 survey) survey) 393 1 1 0.00% 0 14.60% 108 14.60% 108 394 2 2 0.00% 0 9.30% 69 9.30% 69 395 3 3 0.00% 0 15.60% 115 15.50% 115 396 4 4 66.70% 2 23.30% 172 23.50% 174 397 5 5 33.30% 1 36.20% 267 36.20% 268 398 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.90% 7 0.90% 7 399 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 400 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.3 Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.6 401 Variance: 0.3 Variance: 2.1 Variance: 2.1 402 SD: 0.6 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.4 403 6.a.iv. I was given adequate support and guidance LSHTM Research All All 404 to make any changes to my thesis following my Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current viva voce (PRES) 2011 survey) survey) 405 1 1 0.00% 0 5.80% 81 5.80% 81 406 2 2 25.00% 1 5.00% 70 5.10% 71 407 3 3 25.00% 1 10.10% 141 10.20% 142 408 4 4 0.00% 0 25.00% 349 24.90% 349 409 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 7 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1c Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) ROW LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to national National Total National Total mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 56 #Low= 3 #High= 1 PRES results exc. LSHTM inc. LSHTM 0.3 of SD) mean to National 5 5 50.00% 2 46.90% 654 46.90% 656 410 6 NA 0.00% 0 7.20% 100 7.10% 100 411 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 5 Median: 5 412 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 413 Variance: 2.3 Variance: 1.5 Variance: 1.5 414 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 415 416 417 Section 7: Professional development and career 418 7. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research All All 419 your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 420 7.a. I am encouraged to think about the range of LSHTM Research All All 7.a. I am encouraged to think about the range of career opportunities that are available 421 career opportunities that are available to me. Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current to me. 422 1 1 9.20% 15 7.80% 2403 7.80% 2418 423 2 2 22.10% 36 15.40% 4714 15.40% 4750 34% Disgree 8% 26% 424 3 3 31.90% 52 27.80% 8526 27.80% 8578 34% Neutral 4% 31% 425 4 4 19.60% 32 26.30% 8067 26.20% 8099 32% Agree -12% 44% 426 5 5 10.40% 17 13.80% 4225 13.70% 4242 7% N/A -2% 9% 427 6 NA 6.70% 11 9.00% 2772 9.00% 2783 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 3 Median: 3 3.2 1.8 1.3 - -0.3 3.5 1.8 1.4 429 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.2 Mean: 3.5 Mean: 3.5 430 Variance: 1.8 Variance: 1.8 Variance: 1.8 431 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.4 432 7.b. I am encouraged to reflect on my professional LSHTM Research All All 7.b. I am encouraged to reflect on my professional development needs 433 development needs Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 434 1 1 8.60% 14 6.40% 1968 6.40% 1982 435 2 2 20.20% 33 13.80% 4230 13.80% 4263 30% Disgree 8% 22% 436 3 3 27.60% 45 26.70% 8189 26.70% 8234 29% Neutral 0% 28% 437 4 4 25.20% 41 30.70% 9430 30.70% 9471 41% Agree -9% 50% 438 5 5 14.70% 24 16.40% 5043 16.40% 5067 4% N/A -2% 6% 439 6 NA 3.70% 6 5.90% 1825 5.90% 1831 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.3 1.6 1.3 - -0.2 3.5 1.6 1.3 441 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.3 Mean: 3.5 Mean: 3.5 442 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.6 443 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 444 7.c. I am encouraged to reflect on my career LSHTM Research All All 7.c. I am encouraged to reflect on my career development needs 445 development needs Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 446 1 1 9.20% 15 7.00% 2140 7.00% 2155 447 2 2 22.70% 37 14.70% 4491 14.70% 4528 34% Disgree 10% 23% 448 3 3 28.20% 46 27.40% 8381 27.40% 8427 30% Neutral 0% 29% 449 4 4 22.70% 37 28.90% 8865 28.90% 8902 37% Agree -10% 47% 450 5 5 12.30% 20 15.00% 4600 15.00% 4620 5% N/A -2% 7% 451 6 NA 4.90% 8 7.10% 2162 7.00% 2170 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.2 1.7 1.3 - -0.3 3.5 1.7 1.3 453 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.2 Mean: 3.5 Mean: 3.5 454 Variance: 1.7 Variance: 1.7 Variance: 1.7 455 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 456 457 458 Section 8: Roles and responsibilities 459 8. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research All All 460 your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 461 8.a. I know who to approach, or where to find this LSHTM Research All All 8.a. I know who to approach, or where to find this out, if I am dissatisfied with any 462 out, if I am dissatisfied with any element of my Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current element of my research degree programme 463 1 1 3.10% 5 4.50% 1386 4.50% 1391 464 2 2 9.30% 15 10.30% 3167 10.30% 3182 12% Disgree -2% 15% 465 3 3 23.50% 38 20.30% 6235 20.30% 6273 24% Neutral 3% 20% 466 4 4 36.40% 59 37.10% 11408 37.10% 11467 64% Agree -1% 65% 467 5 5 27.20% 44 27.00% 8289 27.00% 8333 1% N/A 0% 1% 468 6 NA 0.60% 1 0.90% 264 0.90% 265 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.8 1.1 1.1 - 0.1 3.7 1.3 1.1 470 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.7 471 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.3 Variance: 1.3 472 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 473 8.b. My institution values and responds to LSHTM Research All All 8.b. My institution values and responds to feedback from research degree students 474 feedback from research degree students Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 475 1 1 7.40% 12 5.00% 1539 5.00% 1551 476 2 2 12.90% 21 8.70% 2687 8.80% 2708 21% Disgree 7% 15% 477 3 3 22.70% 37 26.70% 8190 26.60% 8227 24% Neutral -4% 28% 478 4 4 33.10% 54 34.10% 10469 34.10% 10523 55% Agree -2% 57% 479 5 5 19.00% 31 20.20% 6196 20.20% 6227 5% N/A 0% 5% 480 6 NA 4.90% 8 5.30% 1636 5.30% 1644 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.6 1.6 1.3 - -0.1 3.7 1.4 1.2 482 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.7 483 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.4 Variance: 1.4 484 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 485 8.c. I understand my responsibilities as a LSHTM Research All All 8.c. I understand my responsibilities as a research degree student 486 research degree student Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 487 1 1 1.20% 2 1.50% 457 1.50% 459 488 2 2 5.60% 9 4.20% 1305 4.30% 1314 7% Disgree 1% 6% 489 3 3 21.00% 34 14.00% 4289 14.00% 4323 21% Neutral 7% 14% 490 4 4 44.40% 72 45.20% 13889 45.20% 13961 72% Agree -8% 80% 491 5 5 27.20% 44 34.60% 10610 34.50% 10654 1% N/A 0% 1% 492 6 NA 0.60% 1 0.50% 157 0.50% 158 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 0.8 0.9 - -0.2 4.1 0.8 0.9 494 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.1 495 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.8 496 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 497 8.d. I am aware of my institution's responsibilities LSHTM Research All All 8.d. I am aware of my institution's responsibilities towards me as a research degree 498 towards me as a research degree student Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current student 499 1 1 1.20% 2 3.40% 1037 3.40% 1039 500 2 2 10.40% 17 9.60% 2941 9.60% 2958 12% Disgree -1% 13% 501 3 3 31.10% 51 23.90% 7326 23.90% 7377 31% Neutral 7% 24% 502 4 4 36.00% 59 39.10% 11975 39.10% 12034 57% Agree -6% 63% 503 5 5 20.10% 33 23.30% 7154 23.30% 7187 1% N/A 1% 1% 504 6 NA 1.20% 2 0.70% 210 0.70% 212 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.7 1.0 1.0 - 0.0 3.7 1.1 1.1 506 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.7 507 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.1 508 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 509 510 511 Section 9 512 9. For the following items, please rate how LSHTM Research All All 513 important, in terms of successfully completing Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 514 9.a. Supervisory support and guidance -- LSHTM Research All All 9.a. Supervisory support and guidance -- Importance 515 Importance Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 516 1 1 0.60% 1 1.00% 318 1.00% 319 517 2 2 0.60% 1 0.70% 211 0.70% 212 1% Disgree -1% 2% 518 3 3 1.80% 3 2.30% 720 2.30% 723 2% Neutral -1% 2% 519 4 4 10.20% 17 16.20% 4979 16.10% 4996 97% Agree 1% 96% 520 5 5 86.70% 144 79.80% 24584 79.80% 24728 521 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.8 0.3 0.5 - 0.1 4.7 0.4 0.6 522 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.8 Mean: 4.7 Mean: 4.7 523 Variance: 0.3 Variance: 0.4 Variance: 0.4 524 SD: 0.5 SD: 0.6 SD: 0.6 525 9.b. Opportunities to develop a range of research LSHTM Research All All 9.b. Opportunities to develop a range of research skills -- Importance 526 skills -- Importance Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 527 1 1 0.60% 1 0.80% 251 0.80% 252 528 2 2 0.00% 0 1.60% 497 1.60% 497 1% Disgree -2% 2% 529 3 3 5.40% 9 7.90% 2445 7.90% 2454 5% Neutral -3% 8% 530 4 4 36.10% 60 35.40% 10898 35.40% 10958 94% Agree 4% 90% 531 5 5 57.80% 96 54.20% 16670 54.20% 16766 532 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.5 0.4 0.7 - 0.1 4.4 0.6 0.8 533 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.5 Mean: 4.4 Mean: 4.4 534 Variance: 0.4 Variance: 0.6 Variance: 0.6 535 SD: 0.7 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.8 536 9.c. Opportunities to develop a range of LSHTM Research All All 9.c. Opportunities to develop a range of transferable skills -- Importance 537 transferable skills -- Importance Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 538 1 1 0.00% 0 2.50% 756 2.40% 756 539 2 2 4.80% 8 5.90% 1825 5.90% 1833 5% Disgree -4% 8% 540 3 3 24.70% 41 21.40% 6577 21.40% 6618 25% Neutral 3% 21% 541 4 4 39.80% 66 35.80% 10981 35.80% 11047 70% Agree 0% 70% 542 5 5 30.70% 51 34.40% 10577 34.40% 10628 543 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.0 0.8 0.9 - 0.1 3.9 1.0 1.0 544 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.0 Mean: 3.9 Mean: 3.9 545 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 1.0 546 SD: 0.9 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 547 LSHTM Research All All 9.d. Access to appropriate facilities -- Importance 548 9.d. Access to appropriate facilities -- Importance Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 549 1 1 0.60% 1 1.00% 316 1.00% 317 550 2 2 0.00% 0 1.80% 561 1.80% 561 1% Disgree -2% 3% 551 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 8 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1c Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) ROW LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to national National Total National Total mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 56 #Low= 3 #High= 1 PRES results exc. LSHTM inc. LSHTM 0.3 of SD) mean to National 3 3 12.70% 21 8.80% 2690 8.80% 2711 13% Neutral 4% 9% 552 4 4 33.70% 56 31.90% 9795 31.90% 9851 87% Agree -2% 88% 553 5 5 53.00% 88 56.50% 17370 56.50% 17458 554 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.4 0.6 0.8 - 0.0 4.4 0.6 0.8 555 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.4 Mean: 4.4 Mean: 4.4 556 Variance: 0.6 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.6 557 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.8 558 LSHTM Research All All 9.e. The research environment -- Importance 559 9.e. The research environment -- Importance Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 560 1 1 0.60% 1 1.00% 307 1.00% 308 561 2 2 1.20% 2 2.50% 759 2.50% 761 2% Disgree -2% 3% 562 3 3 20.10% 33 12.50% 3828 12.50% 3861 20% Neutral 8% 13% 563 4 4 39.60% 65 36.00% 11028 36.00% 11093 78% Agree -6% 84% 564 5 5 38.40% 63 48.10% 14730 48.00% 14793 565 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.1 0.7 0.8 - -0.2 4.3 0.7 0.8 566 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.3 Mean: 4.3 567 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.7 568 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.8 569 9.f. Provision of guidance on institutional LSHTM Research All All 9.f. Provision of guidance on institutional standards and expectations for your 570 standards and expectations for your research Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current research degree programme -- Importance 571 1 1 0.00% 0 1.10% 342 1.10% 342 572 2 2 3.60% 6 3.80% 1152 3.80% 1158 4% Disgree -1% 5% 573 3 3 19.30% 32 18.50% 5660 18.50% 5692 19% Neutral 1% 18% 574 4 4 42.20% 70 38.00% 11635 38.00% 11705 77% Agree 0% 77% 575 5 5 34.90% 58 38.70% 11866 38.70% 11924 576 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.1 0.7 0.8 - 0.0 4.1 0.8 0.9 577 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.1 578 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.8 579 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 580 581 582 Section 10: Teaching opportunities 583 10. I have had adequate opportunity to gain LSHTM Research All All 10. I have had adequate opportunity to gain experience of teaching [e.g., lectures, 584 experience of teaching [e.g., lectures, seminars or Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current seminars or workshops] whilst doing my research degree programme (1 = Strongly 585 1 1 20.00% 33 10.70% 3280 10.70% 3313 586 2 2 12.70% 21 8.90% 2736 8.90% 2757 39% Disgree 14% 25% 587 3 3 17.60% 29 13.20% 4053 13.20% 4082 21% Neutral 4% 17% 588 4 4 15.80% 26 20.40% 6272 20.40% 6298 40% Agree -18% 58% 589 5 5 17.60% 29 24.30% 7452 24.20% 7481 16% N/A -6% 22% 590 6 NA 16.40% 27 22.50% 6911 22.50% 6938 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.5 3.1 1.7 Low -0.6 4.1 2.6 1.6 592 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.5 Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.1 593 Variance: 3.1 Variance: 2.6 Variance: 2.6 594 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.6 SD: 1.6 595 596 11. I have been given adequate support and LSHTM Research All All 11. I have been given adequate support and guidance for my teaching (1 = Strongly 597 guidance for my teaching (1 = Strongly Disagree Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) 598 1 1 9.60% 16 7.20% 2197 7.20% 2213 599 2 2 13.90% 23 8.20% 2497 8.20% 2520 41% Disgree 17% 24% 600 3 3 13.90% 23 16.00% 4911 16.00% 4934 24% Neutral -1% 25% 601 4 4 15.10% 25 19.70% 6014 19.60% 6039 35% Agree -16% 51% 602 5 5 5.40% 9 13.20% 4044 13.20% 4053 42% N/A 6% 36% 603 6 NA 42.20% 70 35.70% 10939 35.80% 11009 604 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.2 3.3 1.8 - -0.1 4.3 2.6 1.6 605 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.3 Mean: 4.3 606 Variance: 3.3 Variance: 2.6 Variance: 2.6 607 SD: 1.8 SD: 1.6 SD: 1.6 608 609 12. I think the experience that I have gained LSHTM Research All All 12. I think the experience that I have gained through teaching has been a worthwhile 610 through teaching has been a worthwhile aspect of Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current aspect of my research degree programme (1 = Strongly Disagree and 5 = Strongly 611 1 1 6.60% 11 4.40% 1347 4.40% 1358 612 2 2 7.20% 12 4.00% 1208 4.00% 1220 24% Disgree 11% 14% 613 3 3 8.40% 14 9.20% 2794 9.10% 2808 15% Neutral 0% 15% 614 4 4 16.90% 28 16.60% 5057 16.60% 5085 61% Agree -10% 71% 615 5 5 17.50% 29 26.50% 8092 26.50% 8121 43% N/A 4% 39% 616 6 NA 43.40% 72 39.40% 12027 39.40% 12099 617 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.6 2.5 1.6 - -0.1 4.7 1.9 1.4 618 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.6 Mean: 4.8 Mean: 4.7 619 Variance: 2.5 Variance: 1.9 Variance: 1.9 620 SD: 1.6 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.4 621 622 623 Section 11: Personal factors 624 14. Please state to what extent you agree with the LSHTM Research All All 625 following statements (1 = Strongly Disagree and Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 626 14.a. My friends and family are supportive of my LSHTM Research All All 14.a. My friends and family are supportive of my research degree programme 627 research degree programme Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 628 1 1 1.20% 2 1.40% 432 1.40% 434 629 2 2 2.40% 4 2.20% 681 2.20% 685 4% Disgree 0% 4% 630 3 3 6.10% 10 7.30% 2246 7.30% 2256 6% Neutral -1% 7% 631 4 4 27.30% 45 22.60% 6951 22.60% 6996 90% Agree 1% 89% 632 5 5 63.00% 104 65.10% 20022 65.10% 20126 0% N/A -1% 1% 633 6 NA 0.00% 0 1.30% 410 1.30% 410 634 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.5 0.7 0.8 - 0.0 4.5 0.7 0.9 635 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.5 Mean: 4.5 Mean: 4.5 636 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.7 637 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 638 14.b. My employer is supportive of my research LSHTM Research All All 14.b. My employer is supportive of my research degree programme 639 degree programme Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 640 1 1 0.00% 0 2.40% 723 2.30% 723 641 2 2 0.60% 1 2.30% 704 2.30% 705 1% Disgree -9% 10% 642 3 3 6.10% 10 6.30% 1936 6.30% 1946 11% Neutral -2% 13% 643 4 4 18.30% 30 13.00% 3984 13.00% 4014 88% Agree 11% 77% 644 5 5 32.30% 53 24.10% 7387 24.20% 7440 43% N/A -9% 52% 645 6 NA 42.70% 70 51.90% 15891 51.80% 15961 646 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 6 Median: 6 5.1 0.9 1.0 - 0.0 5.1 1.5 1.2 647 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 5.1 Mean: 5.1 Mean: 5.1 648 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 1.5 Variance: 1.5 649 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 650 14.c. The financing of my research degree LSHTM Research All All 14.c. The financing of my research degree programme places a strain on my personal 651 programme places a strain on my personal Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current finances. 652 1 1 13.90% 23 16.10% 4931 16.10% 4954 653 2 2 13.30% 22 13.90% 4268 13.90% 4290 30% Disgree -4% 34% 654 3 3 15.20% 25 15.30% 4695 15.30% 4720 17% Neutral -1% 17% 655 4 4 17.60% 29 16.40% 5024 16.40% 5053 53% Agree 4% 48% 656 5 5 29.70% 49 26.10% 8005 26.10% 8054 10% N/A -2% 12% 657 6 NA 10.30% 17 12.20% 3747 12.20% 3764 658 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.7 2.6 1.6 - 0.1 3.6 2.7 1.7 659 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.6 660 Variance: 2.6 Variance: 2.7 Variance: 2.7 661 SD: 1.6 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.7 662 663 664 Section 12 665 15. Please rate the following broad aspects of LSHTM Research All All 666 your research degree programme in terms of how Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 667 LSHTM Research All All 15.a. Supervisory support and guidance 668 15.a. Supervisory support and guidance Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 669 1 -3 6.00% 10 3.80% 1165 3.80% 1175 670 2 -2 3.00% 5 4.70% 1456 4.70% 1461 78% Met/exceeded expectations -5% 83% 671 3 -1 13.30% 22 8.30% 2553 8.30% 2575 22% Below expectations 5% 17% 672 4 0 19.90% 33 17.30% 5331 17.30% 5364 20% Met expectations only 3% 17% 673 5 1 11.40% 19 14.90% 4576 14.90% 4595 58% Exceeded expectations only -8% 66% 674 6 2 21.10% 35 23.70% 7305 23.70% 7340 675 7 3 25.30% 42 27.20% 8383 27.20% 8425 676 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 6 Median: 6 4.9 3.2 1.8 - -0.2 5.1 2.8 1.7 677 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.9 Mean: 5.1 Mean: 5.1 678 Variance: 3.2 Variance: 2.8 Variance: 2.8 679 SD: 1.8 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.7 680 15.b. Opportunities to develop a range of research LSHTM Research All All 15.b. Opportunities to develop a range of research skills 681 skills Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 682 1 -3 1.20% 2 1.30% 393 1.30% 395 683 2 -2 2.40% 4 2.80% 865 2.80% 869 88% Met/exceeded expectations 0% 88% 684 3 -1 8.40% 14 8.20% 2536 8.30% 2550 12% Below expectations 0% 12% 685 4 0 30.70% 51 27.90% 8588 28.00% 8639 31% Met expectations only 3% 28% 686 5 1 25.30% 42 22.10% 6789 22.10% 6831 57% Exceeded expectations only -2% 60% 687 6 2 22.90% 38 24.00% 7385 24.00% 7423 688 7 3 9.00% 15 13.60% 4184 13.60% 4199 689 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.8 1.6 1.3 - -0.1 4.9 1.8 1.4 690 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.8 Mean: 4.9 Mean: 4.9 691 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.8 Variance: 1.8 692 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.4 693 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 9 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1c Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) ROW LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to national National Total National Total mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 56 #Low= 3 #High= 1 PRES results exc. LSHTM inc. LSHTM 0.3 of SD) mean to National 15.c. Opportunities to develop a range of LSHTM Research All All 15.c. Opportunities to develop a range of transferable skills 694 transferable skills Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 695 1 -3 1.20% 2 1.50% 457 1.50% 459 696 2 -2 3.60% 6 2.60% 794 2.60% 800 90% Met/exceeded expectations 3% 87% 697 3 -1 5.40% 9 8.80% 2700 8.80% 2709 10% Below expectations -3% 13% 698 4 0 38.00% 63 34.60% 10620 34.60% 10683 38% Met expectations only 3% 35% 699 5 1 22.90% 38 21.10% 6483 21.10% 6521 52% Exceeded expectations only -1% 53% 700 6 2 17.50% 29 20.40% 6278 20.40% 6307 701 7 3 11.40% 19 11.00% 3370 11.00% 3389 702 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.8 1.7 1.3 - 0.0 4.8 1.8 1.3 703 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.8 Mean: 4.8 Mean: 4.8 704 Variance: 1.7 Variance: 1.8 Variance: 1.8 705 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 706 LSHTM Research All All 15.d. Access to appropriate facilities 707 15.d. Access to appropriate facilities Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 708 1 -3 0.60% 1 2.90% 893 2.90% 894 709 2 -2 3.00% 5 4.20% 1277 4.20% 1282 84% Met/exceeded expectations 1% 83% 710 3 -1 12.00% 20 10.00% 3074 10.00% 3094 16% Below expectations -1% 17% 711 4 0 39.80% 66 31.80% 9768 31.90% 9834 40% Met expectations only 8% 32% 712 5 1 19.30% 32 18.00% 5538 18.00% 5570 45% Exceeded expectations only -6% 51% 713 6 2 15.10% 25 20.10% 6186 20.10% 6211 714 7 3 10.20% 17 12.90% 3966 12.90% 3983 715 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.6 1.7 1.3 - -0.1 4.7 2.2 1.5 716 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.6 Mean: 4.7 Mean: 4.7 717 Variance: 1.7 Variance: 2.2 Variance: 2.2 718 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.5 719 LSHTM Research All All 15.e. The research environment 720 15.e. The research environment Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 721 1 -3 4.30% 7 3.30% 1010 3.30% 1017 722 2 -2 3.00% 5 4.90% 1490 4.90% 1495 79% Met/exceeded expectations -2% 80% 723 3 -1 14.00% 23 11.40% 3464 11.40% 3487 21% Below expectations 2% 20% 724 4 0 36.60% 60 28.20% 8583 28.20% 8643 37% Met expectations only 8% 28% 725 5 1 13.40% 22 18.40% 5614 18.40% 5636 42% Exceeded expectations only -10% 52% 726 6 2 17.10% 28 20.60% 6268 20.50% 6296 727 7 3 11.60% 19 13.30% 4045 13.30% 4064 728 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.5 2.3 1.5 - -0.2 4.7 2.3 1.5 729 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.5 Mean: 4.7 Mean: 4.7 730 Variance: 2.3 Variance: 2.3 Variance: 2.3 731 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.5 732 15.f. Provision of guidance on institutional LSHTM Research All All 15.f. Provision of guidance on institutional standards and expectations for your 733 standards and expectations for your research Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current research degree programme 734 1 -3 2.40% 4 2.20% 674 2.20% 678 735 2 -2 5.50% 9 4.40% 1328 4.40% 1337 74% Met/exceeded expectations -6% 80% 736 3 -1 18.20% 30 13.60% 4139 13.60% 4169 26% Below expectations 6% 20% 737 4 0 40.60% 67 40.20% 12253 40.20% 12320 41% Met expectations only 0% 40% 738 5 1 13.30% 22 14.80% 4511 14.80% 4533 33% Exceeded expectations only -6% 40% 739 6 2 12.70% 21 15.70% 4774 15.70% 4795 740 7 3 7.30% 12 9.10% 2786 9.10% 2798 741 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.2 1.9 1.4 - -0.2 4.4 1.9 1.4 742 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.4 Mean: 4.4 743 Variance: 1.9 Variance: 1.9 Variance: 1.9 744 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.4 745 15.g. Overall experience of my research LSHTM Research All All 15.g. Overall experience of my research programme 746 programme Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 747 1 -3 3.60% 6 2.00% 601 2.00% 607 748 2 -2 3.00% 5 3.30% 1018 3.30% 1023 86% Met/exceeded expectations 0% 86% 749 3 -1 7.20% 12 8.50% 2599 8.50% 2611 14% Below expectations 0% 14% 750 4 0 25.30% 42 22.10% 6769 22.10% 6811 25% Met expectations only 3% 22% 751 5 1 24.70% 41 22.10% 6754 22.10% 6795 61% Exceeded expectations only -3% 64% 752 6 2 26.50% 44 27.00% 8264 27.00% 8308 753 7 3 9.60% 16 15.10% 4612 15.00% 4628 754 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.8 2.0 1.4 - -0.2 5.0 2.0 1.4 755 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.8 Mean: 5.0 Mean: 5.0 756 Variance: 2.0 Variance: 2.0 Variance: 2.0 757 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.4 758 759 16. I am confident that I will complete my research LSHTM Research All All 16. I am confident that I will complete my research degree programme more or less 760 degree programme more or less within the Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current within the planned timescale (1 = Strongly Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) 761 1 1 4.90% 8 3.80% 1141 3.80% 1149 762 2 2 7.30% 12 6.00% 1824 6.10% 1836 12% Disgree 2% 10% 763 3 3 27.40% 45 16.20% 4890 16.30% 4935 27% Neutral 11% 17% 764 4 4 39.60% 65 36.60% 11049 36.70% 11114 60% Agree -13% 73% 765 5 5 20.70% 34 35.00% 10566 35.00% 10600 0% N/A -2% 2% 766 6 NA 0.00% 0 2.30% 680 2.20% 680 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.6 1.1 1.0 Low -0.4 4.0 1.2 1.1 768 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.6 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 769 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.2 Variance: 1.2 770 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 771 981 982 Section 20 983 LSHTM Research All All 984 32. I am registered as doing a: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 985 1 PhD 65.70% 109 73.30% 22547 73.30% 22656 986 2 Professional doctorate 8.40% 14 4.10% 1274 4.20% 1288 987 3 PhD by published work 1.20% 2 0.30% 81 0.30% 83 988 4 New Route PhD 0.00% 0 0.50% 165 0.50% 165 989 MPhil with transfer to 5 PhD 22.90% 38 14.70% 4506 14.70% 4544 990 6 MPhil 0.60% 1 2.20% 680 2.20% 681 991 7 Master in research 0.00% 0 2.40% 733 2.40% 733 992 Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 Median: 1 993 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.0 Mean: 1.9 Mean: 1.9 994 Variance: 2.8 Variance: 3.0 Variance: 3.0 995 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.7 996 Other 1.20% 2 2.50% 761 2.50% 763 997 33. The main motivation for me pursuing a LSHTM Research All All 999 research degree programme was: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1000 my interest in the 1 subject 24.10% 40 36.90% 11355 36.90% 11395 1001 improving my career prospects for an academic/research 2 career 38.00% 63 30.50% 9365 30.50% 9428 1002 improving my career prospects outside of an academic/research 3 career 15.10% 25 8.40% 2570 8.40% 2595 1003 I was encouraged by a former academic 4 tutor/supervisor 1.80% 3 4.50% 1394 4.50% 1397 1004 the funding was 5 available 2.40% 4 3.10% 940 3.10% 944 1005 it felt like a natural step 6 for me 14.50% 24 12.70% 3901 12.70% 3925 1006 I felt inspired to work with a particular 7 academic 1.20% 2 1.40% 420 1.40% 422 1007 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 Median: 2 1008 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.6 Mean: 2.4 Mean: 2.4 1009 Variance: 2.9 Variance: 3.1 Variance: 3.1 1010 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.7 1011 Other 3.00% 5 2.60% 797 2.60% 802 1012 1013 34. What type of career do you have in mind for LSHTM Research All All 1014 when you complete your research degree? Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1015 Academic career in higher education (either research and teaching, 1 or teaching only) 30.30% 50 44.40% 13551 44.30% 13601 1016 Research career in 2 higher education 23.60% 39 13.30% 4061 13.40% 4100 1017 Research career outside higher education (e.g. in a private research organisation, a charity or in an industrial 3 environment) 19.40% 32 14.70% 4492 14.70% 4524 1018 Teaching (at a level 4 below higher education) 0.00% 0 1.20% 376 1.20% 376 1019 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 10 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1c Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) ROW LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to national National Total National Total mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 56 #Low= 3 #High= 1 PRES results exc. LSHTM inc. LSHTM 0.3 of SD) mean to National Any other professional 5 career 6.70% 11 10.80% 3283 10.70% 3294 1020 Self-employment (including setting up 6 own business) 3.00% 5 3.50% 1073 3.50% 1078 1021 Returning to or remaining with employer who is sponsoring your 7 degree 5.50% 9 4.20% 1285 4.20% 1294 1022 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 Median: 2 1023 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.3 Mean: 2.2 Mean: 2.2 1024 Variance: 2.8 Variance: 3.1 Variance: 3.1 1025 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.8 SD: 1.8 1026 Other 11.50% 19 7.90% 2411 7.90% 2430 1027 1028 LSHTM Research All All 1029 35. I am: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1030 1 25 years old or younger 9.00% 15 26.70% 8217 26.60% 8232 1031 2 26-30 years old 30.70% 51 32.70% 10050 32.70% 10101 1032 3 31-35 years old 34.90% 58 15.50% 4757 15.60% 4815 1033 4 36-40 years old 17.50% 29 8.60% 2631 8.60% 2660 1034 5 41-45 years old 4.80% 8 6.10% 1875 6.10% 1883 1035 6 46-50 years old 0.60% 1 4.40% 1343 4.30% 1344 1036 7 51-55 years old 1.80% 3 2.90% 886 2.90% 889 1037 8 56 years old or older 0.60% 1 3.20% 976 3.20% 977 1038 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 2 Median: 2 1039 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.9 Mean: 2.8 Mean: 2.8 1040 Variance: 1.5 Variance: 3.3 Variance: 3.3 1041 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.8 SD: 1.8 1042 1043 LSHTM Research All All 1044 36. I am: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1045 1 Male 32.90% 54 50.10% 15260 50.00% 15314 1046 2 Female 67.10% 110 49.90% 15226 50.00% 15336 1047 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 1 Median: 2 1048 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.7 Mean: 1.5 Mean: 1.5 1049 Variance: 0.2 Variance: 0.3 Variance: 0.3 1050 SD: 0.5 SD: 0.5 SD: 0.5 1051 1052 LSHTM Research All All 1053 37. Do you consider yourself to have a disability? Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1054 1 Yes 1.80% 3 5.10% 1548 5.00% 1551 1055 2 No 98.20% 163 94.90% 29082 95.00% 29245 1056 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 Median: 2 1057 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.0 Mean: 1.9 Mean: 1.9 1058 Variance: 0.0 Variance: 0.1 Variance: 0.1 1059 SD: 0.1 SD: 0.2 SD: 0.2 1060 37.a. If yes, please choose one from the following LSHTM Research All All 1061 options: (as a drop down list) Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1062 Social/communication impairment such as 1 Asperger's syndrome/other 0.00% 0 3.60% 55 3.50% 55 1063 autistic spectrum disorder Blind/serious visual impairment uncorrected by 2 glasses 0.00% 0 2.90% 45 2.90% 45 1064 Deaf/serious hearing 3 impairment 0.00% 0 3.40% 52 3.40% 52 1065 Long standing illness or health condition such as cancer, HIV, diabetes, chronic heart disease, or 4 epilepsy 0.00% 0 15.90% 246 15.90% 246 1066 Mental health condition, such as depression, schizophrenia or anxiety 5 disorder 0.00% 0 17.40% 270 17.40% 270 1067 Specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia, 6 dyspraxia, or AD(H)D 66.70% 2 28.90% 448 29.00% 450 1068 Physical impairment or mobility issues, such as difficulty using your arms or using a wheelchair or 7 crutches 0.00% 0 9.10% 141 9.10% 141 1069 A disability, impairment or medical condition that is not 8 listed above 0.00% 0 13.40% 207 13.30% 207 1070 Two or more impairments and/or disabling mental 9 conditions 33.30% 1 5.40% 84 5.50% 85 Ranking Statistics Median: 6 Median: 6 Median: 6 1072 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 7.0 Mean: 5.6 Mean: 5.6 1073 Variance: 3.0 Variance: 3.4 Variance: 3.5 1074 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.9 SD: 1.9 1075 1076 LSHTM Research All All 1077 38. My discipline is: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1078 1 Medicine and Dentistry 22.40% 35 3.60% 1057 3.70% 1092 1079 Medical Science and 2 Pharmacy 3.20% 5 2.80% 840 2.80% 845 1080 3 Nursing 0.60% 1 1.20% 369 1.20% 370 1081 Other subjects allied to 4 Medicine 25.00% 39 3.00% 901 3.10% 940 1082 Biology and related 5 Sciences 14.10% 22 12.70% 3769 12.70% 3791 1083 6 Sports Science 0.00% 0 1.00% 299 1.00% 299 1084 7 Psychology 1.90% 3 5.00% 1493 5.00% 1496 1085 8 Veterinary Sciences 1.30% 2 0.60% 170 0.60% 172 1086 Agriculture and related 9 subjects 0.00% 0 0.60% 173 0.60% 173 1087 10 Physical Science 0.00% 0 8.20% 2447 8.20% 2447 1088 Physical Geography and 11 Environmental Science 0.00% 0 1.90% 565 1.90% 565 1089 12 Mathematical Sciences 3.20% 5 2.70% 788 2.70% 793 1090 13 Computer Science 0.00% 0 4.40% 1315 4.40% 1315 1091 Mechanically-based 14 Engineering 0.00% 0 3.30% 981 3.30% 981 1092 Electronic and Electrical 15 Engineering 0.00% 0 4.30% 1280 4.30% 1280 1093 Civil, Chemical and other 16 Engineering 1.30% 2 4.50% 1330 4.50% 1332 1094 17 Technology 0.00% 0 0.90% 266 0.90% 266 1095 18 Architecture, Building and 0.00% 0 1.20% 342 1.10% 342 1096 19 Planning Economics 8.30% 13 1.60% 490 1.70% 503 1097 20 Politics 0.00% 0 1.80% 543 1.80% 543 1098 Sociology, Social Policy 21 and Anthropology 5.10% 8 3.50% 1032 3.50% 1040 1099 22 Social Work 0.00% 0 0.40% 123 0.40% 123 1100 Human and Social 23 Geography 0.00% 0 0.90% 267 0.90% 267 1101 24 Law 0.00% 0 1.90% 574 1.90% 574 1102 25 Business 0.00% 0 1.80% 545 1.80% 545 1103 26 Management 0.60% 1 2.80% 846 2.80% 847 1104 27 Finance and Accounting 0.00% 0 0.90% 270 0.90% 270 1105 Tourism, Transport, Travel and others in Business and 28 Administrative studies 0.00% 0 0.40% 113 0.40% 113 1106 29 Media studies 0.00% 0 0.90% 273 0.90% 273 1107 Communications and 30 Information studies 0.00% 0 0.50% 150 0.50% 150 1108 31 English-based studies 0.00% 0 3.00% 888 3.00% 888 1109 European Languages and 32 Area studies 0.00% 0 1.00% 305 1.00% 305 1110 33 Other Languages and Area 0.00% 0 0.80% 234 0.80% 234 1111 34 studies History and Archaeology 3.20% 5 4.30% 1279 4.30% 1284 1112 Philosophy, Theology and 35 Religious studies 0.00% 0 1.80% 549 1.80% 549 1113 36 Art and Design 0.00% 0 1.30% 385 1.30% 385 1114 37 Performing Arts 0.00% 0 1.00% 304 1.00% 304 1115 38 Other Creative Arts 0.00% 0 0.80% 228 0.80% 228 1116 39 Teacher Training 0.00% 0 0.30% 95 0.30% 95 1117 40 Education studies 0.00% 0 3.80% 1133 3.80% 1133 1118 41 Combined 9.60% 15 2.40% 718 2.50% 733 1119 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 11 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1c Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) ROW LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to national National Total National Total mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 56 #Low= 3 #High= 1 PRES results exc. LSHTM inc. LSHTM 0.3 of SD) mean to National Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 14 Median: 14 1120 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 10.7 Mean: 17.0 Mean: 17.0 1121 Variance: 159.9 Variance: 140.5 Variance: 140.8 1122 SD: 12.6 SD: 11.9 SD: 11.9 1123 1124 39. Which LSHTM Research Department do you LSHTM Research All All 1125 belong to? Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1126 Department of Global Health & Development 1 (PHP) 12.70% 21 12.70% 21 1127 Department of Health Services Research & 2 Policy (PHP) 9.00% 15 9.00% 15 1128 Department of Social & Environmental Health 3 Research (PHP) 12.00% 20 12.00% 20 1129 Department of Population Studies 4 (EPH) 12.00% 20 12.00% 20 1130 Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology 5 (EPH) 12.00% 20 12.00% 20 1131 Department of Medical 6 Statistics (EPH) 1.80% 3 1.80% 3 1132 Department of Non- 7 communicable Disease 6.00% 10 6.00% 10 1133 Epidemiology (EPH) Department of Nutrition & Public Health 8 Intervention (EPH) 5.40% 9 5.40% 9 1134 Department of Clinical 9 Research (ITD) 6.60% 11 6.60% 11 1135 Department of Disease 10 Control (ITD) 6.60% 11 6.60% 11 1136 Department of Immunology & Infection 11 (ITD) 6.60% 11 6.60% 11 1137 Department of Pathogen 12 Molecular Biology 6.00% 10 6.00% 10 1138 Other PHP - in PHP but not associated with a 13 specific Department 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 1139 Other EPH - in EPH but not associated with a 14 specific Department 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 1140 Other ITD - in ITD but not associated with a 15 specific Department 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 1141 16 Would prefer not to say 3.00% 5 3.00% 5 1142 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 1143 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 5.9 Mean: 5.9 1144 Variance: 15.1 Variance: 15.1 1145 SD: 3.9 SD: 3.9 1146 1147 LSHTM Research All All 1148 40. I am currently registered as studying: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1149 1 Full time 69.30% 113 81.20% 24535 81.10% 24648 1150 2 Part time 30.70% 50 18.80% 5699 18.90% 5749 1151 Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 Median: 1 1152 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.3 Mean: 1.2 Mean: 1.2 1153 Variance: 0.2 Variance: 0.2 Variance: 0.2 1154 SD: 0.5 SD: 0.4 SD: 0.4 1155 1156 41. What year of your research degree LSHTM Research All All 1157 programme are you in? Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1158 1 1 28.50% 47 31.70% 9634 31.70% 9681 1159 2 2 23.60% 39 25.70% 7803 25.70% 7842 1160 3 3 27.90% 46 20.80% 6334 20.90% 6380 1161 4 4 13.30% 22 13.40% 4082 13.40% 4104 1162 5 5 4.80% 8 3.70% 1116 3.70% 1124 1163 6 6 0.60% 1 1.40% 428 1.40% 429 1164 7 7 1.20% 2 0.60% 196 0.60% 198 1165 8 8 0.00% 0 0.30% 93 0.30% 93 1166 9 9 0.00% 0 0.20% 52 0.20% 52 1167 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 Median: 2 1168 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.5 Mean: 2.3 Mean: 2.3 1169 Variance: 1.7 Variance: 1.8 Variance: 1.8 1170 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.4 1171 Other 0.00% 0 2.10% 643 2.10% 643 1172 1173 LSHTM Research All All 1174 42. I currently: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1175 am planning or doing 1 my research 61.40% 102 69.90% 21397 69.80% 21499 1176 2 am writing up my thesis 31.90% 53 21.20% 6493 21.30% 6546 1177 have submitted my thesis and I am awaiting 3 my viva 1.80% 3 2.80% 855 2.80% 858 1178 am making amendments to my 4 thesis following my viva 1.20% 2 1.80% 564 1.80% 566 1179 am awaiting my doctoral 5 award following my viva 1.20% 2 1.70% 535 1.70% 537 1180 Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 Median: 1 1181 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.4 Mean: 1.4 Mean: 1.4 1182 Variance: 0.5 Variance: 0.6 Variance: 0.6 1183 SD: 0.7 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.8 1184 Other 2.40% 4 2.50% 777 2.50% 781 1185 1186 LSHTM Research All All 1187 43. I am: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1188 Primarily a face to face learner [e.g., based at 1 my institution] 82.20% 134 82.50% 24799 82.50% 24933 1189 Primarily a distance 2 learner 17.80% 29 17.50% 5264 17.50% 5293 1190 Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 Median: 1 1191 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.2 Mean: 1.2 Mean: 1.2 1192 Variance: 0.1 Variance: 0.1 Variance: 0.1 1193 SD: 0.4 SD: 0.4 SD: 0.4 1194 1195 44. For fees purposes, is your normal place of LSHTM Research All All 1196 residence registered as: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1197 1 HOME 54.50% 90 58.80% 17894 58.70% 17984 1198 2 Other EU 7.90% 13 12.30% 3744 12.30% 3757 1199 3 Non EU 37.60% 62 28.90% 8815 29.00% 8877 1200 Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 Median: 1 1201 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.8 Mean: 1.7 Mean: 1.7 1202 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.8 1203 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 1204 1205 LSHTM Research All All 1206 46. I class myself as: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1207 White: British/Irish/Any 1 other white background 62.10% 100 68.20% 20429 68.10% 20529 1208 Mixed: White and Black Caribbean/White and Black/White and Asian/Any other mixed 2 background 6.20% 10 2.90% 860 2.90% 870 1209 Asian or Asian British: Indian/Pakistani/Bangla deshi/Any other West or 3 South Asian background 9.30% 15 8.70% 2620 8.70% 2635 1210 Black or Black British: Caribbean/African/Any 4 other Black background 10.60% 17 3.80% 1146 3.90% 1163 1211 Chinese: Chinese/Any other East Asian 5 background 8.70% 14 8.40% 2506 8.40% 2520 1212 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 12 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1c Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) ROW LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to national National Total National Total mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 56 #Low= 3 #High= 1 PRES results exc. LSHTM inc. LSHTM 0.3 of SD) mean to National Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 Median: 1 1213 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.9 Mean: 1.6 Mean: 1.6 1214 Variance: 1.9 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.6 1215 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 1216 Other 3.10% 5 8.00% 2409 8.00% 2414 1217 1218 LSHTM Research All All 1219 47. Are you currently in paid employment: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1220 1 Yes 47.00% 78 36.40% 11050 36.40% 11128 1221 2 No 53.00% 88 63.60% 19341 63.60% 19429 1222 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 Median: 2 1223 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.5 Mean: 1.6 Mean: 1.6 1224 Variance: 0.3 Variance: 0.2 Variance: 0.2 1225 SD: 0.5 SD: 0.5 SD: 0.5 1226 47.a. If yes, how many hours of paid employment LSHTM Research All All 1227 do you undertake in a typical week (term time)? Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1228 1 1-10 hours 30.80% 24 31.60% 3497 31.60% 3521 1229 2 11-20 hours 14.10% 11 15.90% 1758 15.90% 1769 1230 3 21-30 hours 7.70% 6 9.00% 990 9.00% 996 1231 4 More than 30 hours 47.40% 37 43.50% 4805 43.50% 4842 1232 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 3 Median: 3 1233 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.7 Mean: 2.6 Mean: 2.6 1234 Variance: 1.8 Variance: 1.7 Variance: 1.7 1235 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 1236 1237 LSHTM Research All All 1238 48. You are: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1239 Self-funded n/a 50 n/a 8845 n/a 8895 1240 Research Council funded n/a 35 n/a 7377 n/a 7412 1241 Charity n/a 13 n/a 1183 n/a 1196 1242 Institution funded n/a 26 n/a 7891 n/a 7917 1243 UK industry funded n/a 2 n/a 1288 n/a 1290 1244 UK Government funded n/a 12 n/a 1330 n/a 1342 1245 EU/EC funded n/a 2 n/a 771 n/a 773 1246 Funded overseas n/a 28 n/a 3585 n/a 3613 1247 Other n/a 16 n/a 3087 n/a 3103 1248 1249 49. In the year before starting my research degree LSHTM Research All All 1250 programme I: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1251 Completed my 1 undergraduate studies 1.20% 2 18.20% 5554 18.10% 5556 1252 Completed my postgraduate studies 2 [for example, MSc, MA] 27.10% 45 35.10% 10725 35.10% 10770 1253 3 Took a gap year 0.60% 1 3.50% 1069 3.50% 1070 1254 Worked in the same 4 organisation that I 24.10% 40 12.10% 3687 12.10% 3727 1255 currently work in 5 Worked as a researcher 24.10% 40 8.30% 2523 8.30% 2563 1256 Worked in a non 6 research role 20.50% 34 16.50% 5052 16.60% 5086 1257 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 2 Median: 2 1258 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.0 Mean: 2.9 Mean: 2.9 1259 Variance: 2.3 Variance: 3.0 Variance: 3.0 1260 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.7 1261 Other 2.40% 4 6.30% 1923 6.30% 1927 1262 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 13 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1f Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Russell National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 51 #Low= 5 #High= 0 Group B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National 'Average of averages' (treat with caution!) for 5-point agreement scale questions (1a to 5d, 7a to 14b and Q.16): 3.9 1.2 1.1 - -0.1 4.0 1.2 1.1 'Average of averages' (treat with caution!) for 7-point expectation scale questions (Q.15): 4.7 2.1 1.4 - -0.1 4.8 2.1 1.4 Section 1: Supervision 1. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1.a. My supervisor/s have the skills and subject LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1.a. My supervisor/s have the skills and subject knowledge to adequately support my knowledge to adequately support my research Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 research 1 1 3.00% 5 1.90% 290 2 2 5.40% 9 3.40% 504 8% Disgree 3% 5% 3 3 7.80% 13 6.90% 1023 8% Neutral 1% 7% 4 4 30.70% 51 22.20% 3310 84% Agree -4% 88% 5 5 53.00% 88 65.20% 9705 0% N/A 0% 0% 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.40% 62 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 4.3 1.0 1.0 - -0.2 4.5 0.8 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.3 Mean: 4.5 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 0.8 SD: 1.0 SD: 0.9 1.b. My supervisor/s make a real effort to LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1.b. My supervisor/s make a real effort to understand any difficulties I face understand any difficulties I face Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 4.20% 7 3.30% 491 2 2 5.40% 9 5.60% 836 10% Disgree 1% 9% 3 3 10.80% 18 12.00% 1790 11% Neutral -1% 12% 4 4 29.50% 49 28.30% 4215 80% Agree 1% 79% 5 5 50.00% 83 50.10% 7453 0% N/A -1% 1% 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.60% 93 Ranking Statistics Median: 4.5 Median: 5 4.2 1.2 1.1 - 0.0 4.2 1.1 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 1.2 Variance: 1.1 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 1.c. I have been given good guidance in topic LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1.c. I have been given good guidance in topic selection and refinement by my selection and refinement by my supervisor/s Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 supervisor/s 1 1 3.00% 5 3.10% 467 2 2 9.60% 16 6.60% 982 13% Disgree 3% 10% 3 3 12.70% 21 13.40% 1998 13% Neutral -1% 14% 4 4 30.10% 50 31.70% 4707 74% Agree -2% 77% 5 5 42.20% 70 43.90% 6515 2% N/A 1% 1% 6 NA 2.40% 4 1.30% 187 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.1 1.3 1.1 - 0.0 4.1 1.2 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.1 Variance: 1.3 Variance: 1.2 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 1.d. I have received good guidance in my LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1.d. I have received good guidance in my literature search from my supervisor/s literature search from my supervisor/s Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 4.80% 8 3.70% 555 2 2 6.60% 11 8.30% 1238 12% Disgree 0% 12% 3 3 22.90% 38 18.80% 2801 24% Neutral 5% 19% 4 4 36.10% 60 32.30% 4810 64% Agree -4% 69% 5 5 25.90% 43 35.50% 5281 4% N/A 2% 1% 6 NA 3.60% 6 1.30% 192 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.8 1.3 1.1 - -0.1 3.9 1.3 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 3.9 Variance: 1.3 Variance: 1.3 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 1.e. My supervisor/s provide helpful feedback on LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1.e. My supervisor/s provide helpful feedback on my progress my progress Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 4.20% 7 3.20% 475 2 2 3.00% 5 6.30% 930 7% Disgree -2% 10% 3 3 15.70% 26 13.90% 2059 16% Neutral 2% 14% 4 4 32.50% 54 29.80% 4416 77% Agree 1% 76% 5 5 44.60% 74 46.10% 6842 0% N/A -1% 1% 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.80% 118 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.1 1.1 1.0 - 0.0 4.1 1.2 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.1 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.2 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.1 1.f. My supervisor/s are available when I need LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1.f. My supervisor/s are available when I need them them Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 3.60% 6 3.10% 460 2 2 6.60% 11 5.70% 843 10% Disgree 1% 9% 3 3 10.80% 18 12.50% 1862 11% Neutral -2% 13% 4 4 33.10% 55 28.00% 4160 79% Agree 0% 79% 5 5 45.80% 76 50.20% 7464 0% N/A -1% 1% 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.50% 80 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 5 4.1 1.2 1.1 - -0.1 4.2 1.1 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 1.2 Variance: 1.1 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 Section 2: Skills development 2. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 2.a. As a result of my experience so far I feel LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 2.a. As a result of my experience so far I feel confident about managing a research confident about managing a research project Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 project 1 1 2.40% 4 1.90% 275 2 2 4.20% 7 5.70% 849 7% Disgree -1% 8% 3 3 18.10% 30 19.30% 2868 18% Neutral -1% 19% 4 4 47.00% 78 43.50% 6459 75% Agree 2% 73% 5 5 27.10% 45 29.10% 4321 1% N/A 1% 0% 6 NA 1.20% 2 0.50% 74 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.0 0.9 0.9 - 0.1 3.9 0.9 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.0 Mean: 3.9 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 0.9 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 2.b. My experience so far has improved my LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 2.b. My experience so far has improved my analytical skills analytical skills Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 1.20% 2 1.40% 208 2 2 3.00% 5 3.70% 548 4% Disgree -1% 5% 3 3 13.30% 22 12.90% 1916 13% Neutral 0% 13% 4 4 42.80% 71 42.80% 6353 83% Agree 1% 82% 5 5 39.80% 66 38.50% 5718 0% N/A -1% 1% 0.00% 0 0.70% 98 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.2 0.7 0.9 - 0.0 4.2 0.8 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.8 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 2.c. My experience so far has helped me to LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 2.c. My experience so far has helped me to develop a range of communication skills develop a range of communication skills Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 14 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1f Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Russell National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 51 #Low= 5 #High= 0 Group B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National 1 1 3.00% 5 1.80% 264 2 2 7.30% 12 5.20% 764 10% Disgree 3% 7% 3 3 19.40% 32 19.70% 2912 20% Neutral 0% 20% 4 4 43.60% 72 41.00% 6067 70% Agree -3% 73% 5 5 24.80% 41 31.30% 4644 2% N/A 1% 1% 6 NA 1.80% 3 1.10% 163 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 1.1 1.0 - -0.1 4.0 0.9 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 0.9 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 2.d. As a result of my experience so far I have LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 2.d. As a result of my experience so far I have improved my ability to learn improved my ability to learn independently Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 independently 1 1 0.60% 1 1.40% 214 2 2 1.20% 2 3.10% 460 2% Disgree -3% 5% 3 3 10.30% 17 10.90% 1615 10% Neutral -1% 11% 4 4 44.80% 74 39.20% 5810 88% Agree 3% 84% 5 5 41.80% 69 44.50% 6588 1% N/A 0% 1% 6 NA 1.20% 2 0.80% 116 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.3 0.6 0.8 - 0.1 4.2 0.8 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.3 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 0.6 Variance: 0.8 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.9 2.e. There are adequate opportunities available LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 2.e. There are adequate opportunities available for me to further develop my research for me to further develop my research skills Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 skills 1 1 1.20% 2 2.10% 314 2 2 7.20% 12 4.90% 726 9% Disgree 1% 7% 3 3 18.10% 30 16.20% 2401 18% Neutral 2% 16% 4 4 46.40% 77 40.60% 6018 73% Agree -3% 77% 5 5 25.90% 43 35.40% 5252 1% N/A 0% 1% 6 NA 1.20% 2 0.70% 108 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 0.9 0.9 - -0.1 4.0 0.9 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 0.9 SD: 0.9 SD: 1.0 2.f. There are adequate opportunities available LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 2.f. There are adequate opportunities available for me to further develop my for me to further develop my transferable skills Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 transferable skills 1 1 1.80% 3 2.20% 320 2 2 4.80% 8 4.80% 706 7% Disgree 0% 7% 3 3 24.70% 41 19.00% 2814 25% Neutral 6% 19% 4 4 40.40% 67 40.50% 5989 68% Agree -5% 74% 5 5 27.10% 45 31.80% 4703 1% N/A -1% 2% 6 NA 1.20% 2 1.80% 273 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 0.9 1.0 - -0.1 4.0 1.0 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 1.0 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 Section 3: Infrastructure 3. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 3.a. I have adequate access to the equipment LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 3.a. I have adequate access to the equipment necessary for my research necessary for my research Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 1.20% 2 2.50% 375 2 2 4.80% 8 5.80% 862 6% Disgree -2% 9% 3 3 12.00% 20 13.50% 1995 13% Neutral -1% 14% 4 4 35.50% 59 35.30% 5223 81% Agree 3% 77% 5 5 39.80% 66 39.60% 5868 7% N/A 3% 3% 6 NA 6.60% 11 3.30% 483 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.3 1.0 1.0 - 0.2 4.1 1.1 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.3 Mean: 4.1 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 1.1 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.1 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 3.b. I have a suitable working space 3.b. I have a suitable working space Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 2.40% 4 5.60% 826 2 2 4.80% 8 7.20% 1069 8% Disgree -5% 13% 3 3 11.40% 19 12.20% 1811 12% Neutral 0% 13% 4 4 36.70% 61 28.80% 4258 80% Agree 6% 74% 5 5 37.30% 62 43.30% 6417 7% N/A 4% 3% 6 NA 7.20% 12 2.90% 424 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.2 1.1 1.1 - 0.1 4.1 1.5 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.1 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.5 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.2 3.c. There is appropriate financial support for LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 3.c. There is appropriate financial support for research activities research activities Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 11.40% 19 8.60% 1274 2 2 12.00% 20 11.20% 1657 25% Disgree 5% 21% 3 3 21.10% 35 17.30% 2559 23% Neutral 5% 18% 4 4 25.90% 43 27.30% 4030 52% Agree -10% 61% 5 5 21.70% 36 31.20% 4617 8% N/A 3% 4% 6 NA 7.80% 13 4.40% 643 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.6 2.1 1.4 - -0.1 3.7 1.8 1.3 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.7 Variance: 2.1 Variance: 1.8 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.3 3.d. There is adequate provision of computing LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 3.d. There is adequate provision of computing resources and facilities resources and facilities Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 0.00% 0 3.80% 558 2 2 3.60% 6 7.20% 1058 4% Disgree -7% 11% 3 3 9.70% 16 13.80% 2032 10% Neutral -4% 14% 4 4 33.30% 55 31.70% 4681 86% Agree 11% 75% 5 5 47.30% 78 41.80% 6178 6% N/A 4% 2% 6 NA 6.10% 10 1.80% 271 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 4 4.4 0.8 0.9 - 0.3 4.1 1.3 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.4 Mean: 4.1 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 1.3 SD: 0.9 SD: 1.1 3.e. There is adequate provision of library LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 3.e. There is adequate provision of library facilities facilities Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 4.20% 7 2.50% 375 2 2 13.30% 22 4.90% 727 18% Disgree 11% 8% 3 3 16.40% 27 11.10% 1633 17% Neutral 6% 11% 4 4 36.40% 60 33.70% 4968 65% Agree -16% 81% 5 5 26.70% 44 46.30% 6834 3% N/A 2% 2% 6 NA 3.00% 5 1.50% 223 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.8 1.4 1.2 Low -0.4 4.2 1.0 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 4.2 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 15 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1f Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Russell National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 51 #Low= 5 #High= 0 Group B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National Variance: 1.4 Variance: 1.0 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.0 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 3.f. I have the technical support I need 3.f. I have the technical support I need Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 3.00% 5 2.80% 410 2 2 4.80% 8 6.00% 886 8% Disgree -1% 9% 3 3 17.50% 29 17.20% 2537 18% Neutral 0% 18% 4 4 41.00% 68 35.80% 5297 74% Agree 1% 73% 5 5 30.70% 51 34.50% 5102 3% N/A -1% 4% 6 NA 3.00% 5 3.70% 544 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.0 1.1 1.0 - 0.0 4.0 1.2 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.2 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.1 Section 4: Intellectual climate 4. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 4.a. My department provides opportunities for LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 4.a. My department provides opportunities for social contact with other research social contact with other research students Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 students 1 1 5.50% 9 4.30% 631 2 2 11.60% 19 9.40% 1395 18% Disgree 4% 14% 3 3 34.10% 56 19.80% 2934 36% Neutral 16% 20% 4 4 23.80% 39 34.20% 5073 45% Agree -21% 66% 5 5 18.90% 31 30.70% 4560 6% N/A 4% 2% 6 NA 6.10% 10 1.60% 238 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 3.6 1.6 1.2 - -0.2 3.8 1.3 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.8 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.3 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.1 4.b. My department provides opportunities for me LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 4.b. My department provides opportunities for me to become involved in the broader to become involved in the broader research Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 research culture 1 1 6.10% 10 4.30% 636 2 2 18.90% 31 10.10% 1502 26% Disgree 12% 15% 3 3 25.00% 41 22.10% 3281 26% Neutral 4% 22% 4 4 29.90% 49 35.30% 5231 47% Agree -16% 63% 5 5 14.60% 24 26.50% 3934 5% N/A 4% 2% 6 NA 5.50% 9 1.60% 234 Ranking Statistics Median: 3.5 Median: 4 3.4 1.6 1.3 - -0.3 3.7 1.3 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.4 Mean: 3.7 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.3 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.1 4.c. The research ambience in my department or LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 4.c. The research ambience in my department or faculty stimulates my work faculty stimulates my work Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 6.70% 11 5.90% 872 2 2 16.50% 27 10.80% 1603 25% Disgree 7% 17% 3 3 28.70% 47 22.80% 3378 30% Neutral 7% 23% 4 4 28.70% 47 33.70% 4989 45% Agree -14% 60% 5 5 14.00% 23 24.60% 3642 5% N/A 3% 2% 6 NA 5.50% 9 2.30% 334 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 3.4 1.6 1.3 - -0.3 3.7 1.4 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.4 Mean: 3.7 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.4 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.2 4.d. I feel integrated into my department's LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 4.d. I feel integrated into my department's community community Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 13.40% 22 7.70% 1145 2 2 22.60% 37 13.10% 1938 38% Disgree 17% 21% 3 3 28.00% 46 23.70% 3507 29% Neutral 5% 24% 4 4 18.90% 31 30.10% 4455 33% Agree -22% 55% 5 5 12.20% 20 23.60% 3497 5% N/A 3% 2% 6 NA 4.90% 8 1.80% 265 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 3.1 1.9 1.4 Low -0.4 3.5 1.6 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.1 Mean: 3.5 Variance: 1.9 Variance: 1.6 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.2 4.e. My department provides a good seminar LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 4.e. My department provides a good seminar programme for research students programme for research students Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 6.70% 11 4.40% 646 2 2 16.00% 26 8.40% 1246 24% Disgree 11% 13% 3 3 28.20% 46 19.60% 2895 30% Neutral 10% 20% 4 4 28.20% 46 34.70% 5132 46% Agree -21% 67% 5 5 14.70% 24 31.30% 4641 6% N/A 4% 2% 6 NA 6.10% 10 1.70% 248 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 3.5 1.6 1.3 Low -0.4 3.9 1.3 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.5 Mean: 3.9 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.3 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.1 Section 5: Goals and standards 5. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 5.a. I understand the required standard for the LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 5.a. I understand the required standard for the thesis thesis Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 0.60% 1 2.20% 328 2 2 8.40% 14 6.80% 1002 9% Disgree 0% 9% 3 3 22.90% 38 17.70% 2616 23% Neutral 5% 18% 4 4 44.60% 74 42.90% 6364 68% Agree -6% 73% 5 5 22.30% 37 29.80% 4416 1% N/A 1% 1% 6 NA 1.20% 2 0.60% 93 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.8 0.9 0.9 - -0.1 3.9 1.0 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 3.9 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 1.0 SD: 0.9 SD: 1.0 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 5.b. I understand the standard of work expected 5.b. I understand the standard of work expected Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 0.00% 0 1.90% 279 2 2 8.40% 14 5.80% 861 8% Disgree 1% 8% 3 3 20.50% 34 15.20% 2248 21% Neutral 5% 15% 4 4 44.00% 73 44.20% 6543 71% Agree -6% 77% 5 5 26.50% 44 32.60% 4824 1% N/A 0% 0% 6 NA 0.60% 1 0.30% 50 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 0.8 0.9 - -0.1 4.0 0.9 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.9 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 5.c. I understand the requirements of thesis LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 5.c. I understand the requirements of thesis examination examination Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 16 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1f Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Russell National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 51 #Low= 5 #High= 0 Group B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National 5.c. I understand the requirements of thesis LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 5.c. I understand the requirements of thesis examination examination Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 1.20% 2 2.90% 424 2 2 11.40% 19 8.80% 1303 13% Disgree 1% 12% 3 3 26.50% 44 22.40% 3305 27% Neutral 5% 23% 4 4 39.20% 65 38.90% 5747 60% Agree -6% 66% 5 5 18.70% 31 26.00% 3849 3% N/A 2% 1% 6 NA 3.00% 5 1.10% 157 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.7 1.1 1.0 - -0.1 3.8 1.1 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.8 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.1 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 5.d. I understand the requirements and deadlines LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 5.d. I understand the requirements and deadlines for formal monitoring of my for formal monitoring of my progress Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 progress 1 1 1.20% 2 2.70% 396 2 2 11.40% 19 6.30% 936 13% Disgree 4% 9% 3 3 25.90% 43 15.80% 2340 26% Neutral 10% 16% 4 4 36.70% 61 40.70% 6009 61% Agree -14% 75% 5 5 24.10% 40 34.00% 5030 1% N/A 0% 0% 6 NA 0.60% 1 0.40% 62 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.7 1.0 1.0 - -0.3 4.0 1.0 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.7 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 1.0 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 Section 6: Thesis examination 6. Have you sat your final viva examination? LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1 No (If No, please go to 97.60% 161 95.50% 13921 2 section 7) Yes (If Yes, please 2.40% 4 4.50% 654 respond to the following Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.0 Mean: 1.0 Variance: 0.0 Variance: 0.0 SD: 0.2 SD: 0.2 6.a. For each of the following, show the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 6.a.i. The thesis examination process was fair LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1 1 0.00% 0 4.00% 26 2 2 25.00% 1 4.90% 32 3 3 0.00% 0 7.00% 46 4 4 0.00% 0 22.30% 146 5 5 75.00% 3 61.00% 399 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.80% 5 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.3 Variance: 2.3 Variance: 1.2 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.1 6.a.ii. The examination of my thesis was LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1 1 0.00% 0 6.60% 43 2 2 0.00% 0 5.80% 38 3 3 0.00% 0 8.90% 58 4 4 25.00% 1 21.60% 141 5 5 75.00% 3 56.90% 372 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.30% 2 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.8 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 0.3 Variance: 1.5 SD: 0.5 SD: 1.2 6.a.iii. I was given adequate support and LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1 1 0.00% 0 9.80% 64 2 2 50.00% 2 8.70% 57 3 3 0.00% 0 13.60% 89 4 4 25.00% 1 26.50% 173 5 5 25.00% 1 40.10% 262 6 NA 0.00% 0 1.40% 9 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.2 Mean: 3.8 Variance: 2.3 Variance: 1.8 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.3 6.a.iv. I was given adequate support and LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1 1 0.00% 0 5.50% 36 2 2 25.00% 1 4.90% 32 3 3 25.00% 1 10.70% 70 4 4 0.00% 0 25.50% 167 5 5 50.00% 2 45.30% 296 6 NA 0.00% 0 8.10% 53 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 5 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 2.3 Variance: 1.5 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.2 Section 7: Professional development and career 7. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 7.a. I am encouraged to think about the range of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 7.a. I am encouraged to think about the range of career opportunities that are career opportunities that are available to me. Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 available to me. 1 1 9.20% 15 7.30% 1080 2 2 22.10% 36 16.00% 2367 34% Disgree 9% 25% 3 3 31.90% 52 29.30% 4341 34% Neutral 3% 31% 4 4 19.60% 32 27.40% 4059 32% Agree -11% 44% 5 5 10.40% 17 13.40% 1984 7% N/A 0% 7% 6 NA 6.70% 11 6.60% 971 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 3 3.2 1.8 1.3 - -0.2 3.4 1.7 1.3 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.2 Mean: 3.4 Variance: 1.8 Variance: 1.7 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 7.b. I am encouraged to reflect on my LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 7.b. I am encouraged to reflect on my professional development needs professional development needs Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 8.60% 14 6.50% 956 2 2 20.20% 33 14.50% 2151 30% Disgree 8% 22% 3 3 27.60% 45 28.60% 4233 29% Neutral -1% 30% 4 4 25.20% 41 31.10% 4594 41% Agree -7% 48% 5 5 14.70% 24 14.90% 2204 4% N/A -1% 4% 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 17 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1f Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Russell National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 51 #Low= 5 #High= 0 Group B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National 6 NA 3.70% 6 4.40% 653 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 3.3 1.6 1.3 - -0.2 3.5 1.5 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.3 Mean: 3.5 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.5 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.2 7.c. I am encouraged to reflect on my career LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 7.c. I am encouraged to reflect on my career development needs development needs Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 9.20% 15 6.90% 1013 2 2 22.70% 37 15.50% 2296 34% Disgree 10% 24% 3 3 28.20% 46 29.00% 4285 30% Neutral -1% 31% 4 4 22.70% 37 29.50% 4364 37% Agree -9% 46% 5 5 12.30% 20 14.00% 2066 5% N/A 0% 5% 6 NA 4.90% 8 5.10% 749 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 3 3.2 1.7 1.3 - -0.2 3.4 1.6 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.2 Mean: 3.4 Variance: 1.7 Variance: 1.6 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.2 Section 8: Roles and responsibilities 8. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 8.a. I know who to approach, or where to find this LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 8.a. I know who to approach, or where to find this out, if I am dissatisfied with any out, if I am dissatisfied with any element of my Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 element of my research degree programme 1 1 3.10% 5 4.50% 664 2 2 9.30% 15 11.10% 1641 12% Disgree -3% 16% 3 3 23.50% 38 20.90% 3095 24% Neutral 3% 21% 4 4 36.40% 59 38.20% 5671 64% Agree 1% 63% 5 5 27.20% 44 24.70% 3669 1% N/A 0% 1% 6 NA 0.60% 1 0.70% 98 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.8 1.1 1.1 - 0.1 3.7 1.2 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 3.7 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.2 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 8.b. My institution values and responds to LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 8.b. My institution values and responds to feedback from research degree students feedback from research degree students Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 7.40% 12 5.00% 737 2 2 12.90% 21 9.30% 1384 21% Disgree 6% 15% 3 3 22.70% 37 27.70% 4105 24% Neutral -5% 29% 4 4 33.10% 54 34.20% 5076 55% Agree -1% 56% 5 5 19.00% 31 18.30% 2714 5% N/A -1% 5% 6 NA 4.90% 8 5.50% 814 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.6 1.6 1.3 - -0.1 3.7 1.4 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.7 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.4 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.2 8.c. I understand my responsibilities as a LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 8.c. I understand my responsibilities as a research degree student research degree student Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 1.20% 2 1.40% 212 2 2 5.60% 9 4.60% 687 7% Disgree 1% 6% 3 3 21.00% 34 15.00% 2220 21% Neutral 6% 15% 4 4 44.40% 72 47.00% 6958 72% Agree -7% 79% 5 5 27.20% 44 31.60% 4681 1% N/A 0% 0% 6 NA 0.60% 1 0.40% 57 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 0.8 0.9 - -0.1 4.0 0.8 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.8 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 8.d. I am aware of my institution's responsibilities LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 8.d. I am aware of my institution's responsibilities towards me as a research degree towards me as a research degree student Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 student 1 1 1.20% 2 3.30% 494 2 2 10.40% 17 10.50% 1546 12% Disgree -2% 14% 3 3 31.10% 51 25.70% 3796 31% Neutral 6% 26% 4 4 36.00% 59 39.10% 5785 57% Agree -4% 60% 5 5 20.10% 33 20.80% 3079 1% N/A 1% 1% 6 NA 1.20% 2 0.60% 82 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.7 1.0 1.0 - 0.0 3.7 1.1 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.7 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 1.1 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 Section 9 9. For the following items, please rate how LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell important, in terms of successfully completing Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 9.a. Supervisory support and guidance -- LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 9.a. Supervisory support and guidance -- Importance Importance Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 0.60% 1 1.00% 147 2 2 0.60% 1 0.70% 100 1% Disgree 0% 2% 3 3 1.80% 3 2.60% 387 2% Neutral -1% 3% 4 4 10.20% 17 17.00% 2522 97% Agree 1% 96% 5 5 86.70% 144 78.80% 11701 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 4.8 0.3 0.5 - 0.1 4.7 0.4 0.6 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.8 Mean: 4.7 Variance: 0.3 Variance: 0.4 SD: 0.5 SD: 0.6 9.b. Opportunities to develop a range of research LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 9.b. Opportunities to develop a range of research skills -- Importance skills -- Importance Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 0.60% 1 0.70% 108 2 2 0.00% 0 1.60% 237 1% Disgree -2% 2% 3 3 5.40% 9 8.10% 1207 5% Neutral -3% 8% 4 4 36.10% 60 36.50% 5413 94% Agree 4% 90% 5 5 57.80% 96 53.00% 7865 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 4.5 0.4 0.7 - 0.1 4.4 0.6 0.8 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.5 Mean: 4.4 Variance: 0.4 Variance: 0.6 SD: 0.7 SD: 0.8 9.c. Opportunities to develop a range of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 9.c. Opportunities to develop a range of transferable skills -- Importance transferable skills -- Importance Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 0.00% 0 2.70% 395 2 2 4.80% 8 6.70% 1000 5% Disgree -5% 9% 3 3 24.70% 41 23.10% 3419 25% Neutral 2% 23% 4 4 39.80% 66 36.10% 5350 70% Agree 3% 68% 5 5 30.70% 51 31.40% 4662 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.0 0.8 0.9 - 0.1 3.9 1.0 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.0 Mean: 3.9 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 1.0 SD: 0.9 SD: 1.0 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 9.d. Access to appropriate facilities -- Importance 9.d. Access to appropriate facilities -- Importance Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 18 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1f Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Russell National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 51 #Low= 5 #High= 0 Group B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 9.d. Access to appropriate facilities -- Importance 9.d. Access to appropriate facilities -- Importance Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 0.60% 1 0.80% 119 2 2 0.00% 0 1.60% 231 1% Disgree -2% 2% 3 3 12.70% 21 8.00% 1186 13% Neutral 5% 8% 4 4 33.70% 56 32.70% 4853 87% Agree -3% 90% 5 5 53.00% 88 56.90% 8436 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 4.4 0.6 0.8 - 0.0 4.4 0.6 0.8 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.4 Mean: 4.4 Variance: 0.6 Variance: 0.6 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.8 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 9.e. The research environment -- Importance 9.e. The research environment -- Importance Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 0.60% 1 0.80% 116 2 2 1.20% 2 2.20% 332 2% Disgree -1% 3% 3 3 20.10% 33 11.90% 1761 20% Neutral 8% 12% 4 4 39.60% 65 36.60% 5411 78% Agree -7% 85% 5 5 38.40% 63 48.50% 7162 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.1 0.7 0.8 - -0.2 4.3 0.7 0.8 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.3 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.7 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.8 9.f. Provision of guidance on institutional LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 9.f. Provision of guidance on institutional standards and expectations for your standards and expectations for your research Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 research degree programme -- Importance 1 1 0.00% 0 1.10% 165 2 2 3.60% 6 4.40% 649 4% Disgree -2% 6% 3 3 19.30% 32 20.50% 3038 19% Neutral -1% 21% 4 4 42.20% 70 39.30% 5805 77% Agree 3% 74% 5 5 34.90% 58 34.70% 5131 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.1 0.7 0.8 - 0.1 4.0 0.8 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.8 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.9 Section 10: Teaching opportunities 10. I have had adequate opportunity to gain LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 10. I have had adequate opportunity to gain experience of teaching [e.g., lectures, experience of teaching [e.g., lectures, seminars Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 seminars or workshops] whilst doing my research degree programme (1 = Strongly 1 1 20.00% 33 10.20% 1515 2 2 12.70% 21 9.40% 1389 39% Disgree 15% 24% 3 3 17.60% 29 13.80% 2050 21% Neutral 4% 17% 4 4 15.80% 26 22.90% 3394 40% Agree -19% 59% 5 5 17.60% 29 24.20% 3592 16% N/A -3% 20% 6 NA 16.40% 27 19.60% 2912 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 3.5 3.1 1.7 Low -0.5 4.0 2.5 1.6 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.5 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 3.1 Variance: 2.5 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.6 11. I have been given adequate support and LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 11. I have been given adequate support and guidance for my teaching (1 = Strongly guidance for my teaching (1 = Strongly Disagree Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) 1 1 9.60% 16 6.40% 951 2 2 13.90% 23 8.70% 1291 41% Disgree 18% 23% 3 3 13.90% 23 17.40% 2584 24% Neutral -3% 27% 4 4 15.10% 25 21.00% 3106 35% Agree -15% 50% 5 5 5.40% 9 12.30% 1816 42% N/A 8% 34% 6 NA 42.20% 70 34.20% 5071 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.2 3.3 1.8 - -0.1 4.3 2.5 1.6 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.3 Variance: 3.3 Variance: 2.5 SD: 1.8 SD: 1.6 12. I think the experience that I have gained LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 12. I think the experience that I have gained through teaching has been a worthwhile through teaching has been a worthwhile aspect Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 aspect of my research degree programme (1 = Strongly Disagree and 5 = Strongly 1 1 6.60% 11 4.00% 597 2 2 7.20% 12 4.00% 589 24% Disgree 12% 13% 3 3 8.40% 14 9.50% 1408 15% Neutral 0% 15% 4 4 16.90% 28 17.70% 2626 61% Agree -11% 72% 5 5 17.50% 29 27.20% 4018 43% N/A 6% 38% 6 NA 43.40% 72 37.60% 5560 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 4.6 2.5 1.6 - -0.1 4.7 1.9 1.4 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.6 Mean: 4.7 Variance: 2.5 Variance: 1.9 SD: 1.6 SD: 1.4 Section 11: Personal factors 14. Please state to what extent you agree with LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell the following statements (1 = Strongly Disagree Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 14.a. My friends and family are supportive of my LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 14.a. My friends and family are supportive of my research degree programme research degree programme Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 1.20% 2 1.30% 190 2 2 2.40% 4 1.90% 279 4% Disgree 0% 3% 3 3 6.10% 10 7.10% 1051 6% Neutral -1% 7% 4 4 27.30% 45 23.20% 3441 90% Agree 1% 90% 5 5 63.00% 104 65.40% 9701 0% N/A -1% 1% 6 NA 0.00% 0 1.10% 162 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 4.5 0.7 0.8 - 0.0 4.5 0.7 0.8 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.5 Mean: 4.5 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.7 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.8 14.b. My employer is supportive of my research LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 14.b. My employer is supportive of my research degree programme degree programme Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 0.00% 0 1.90% 276 2 2 0.60% 1 1.60% 238 1% Disgree -7% 8% 3 3 6.10% 10 5.40% 800 11% Neutral -2% 12% 4 4 18.30% 30 12.20% 1795 88% Agree 9% 80% 5 5 32.30% 53 22.40% 3301 43% N/A -14% 57% 6 NA 42.70% 70 56.60% 8357 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 6 5.1 0.9 1.0 - -0.1 5.2 1.3 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 5.1 Mean: 5.2 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 1.3 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.1 14.c. The financing of my research degree LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 14.c. The financing of my research degree programme places a strain on my personal programme places a strain on my personal Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 finances. 1 1 13.90% 23 17.60% 2606 2 2 13.30% 22 15.30% 2257 30% Disgree -7% 37% 3 3 15.20% 25 15.30% 2267 17% Neutral 0% 17% 4 4 17.60% 29 16.40% 2423 53% Agree 7% 46% 5 5 29.70% 49 24.40% 3610 10% N/A -1% 11% 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 19 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1f Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Russell National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 51 #Low= 5 #High= 0 Group B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National 6 NA 10.30% 17 11.00% 1626 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.7 2.6 1.6 - 0.2 3.5 2.8 1.7 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.5 Variance: 2.6 Variance: 2.8 SD: 1.6 SD: 1.7 Section 12 15. Please rate the following broad aspects of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell your research degree programme in terms of Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 15.a. Supervisory support and guidance 15.a. Supervisory support and guidance Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 -3 6.00% 10 4.20% 621 2 -2 3.00% 5 5.10% 757 78% Met/exceeded expectations -4% 82% 3 -1 13.30% 22 9.00% 1335 22% Below expectations 4% 18% 4 0 19.90% 33 18.90% 2799 20% Met expectations only 1% 19% 5 1 11.40% 19 15.60% 2321 58% Exceeded expectations only -5% 63% 6 2 21.10% 35 23.30% 3457 7 3 25.30% 42 23.90% 3552 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 4.9 3.2 1.8 - -0.1 5.0 2.9 1.7 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.9 Mean: 5.0 Variance: 3.2 Variance: 2.9 SD: 1.8 SD: 1.7 15.b. Opportunities to develop a range of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 15.b. Opportunities to develop a range of research skills research skills Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 -3 1.20% 2 1.10% 165 2 -2 2.40% 4 2.60% 384 88% Met/exceeded expectations 0% 88% 3 -1 8.40% 14 8.30% 1236 12% Below expectations 0% 12% 4 0 30.70% 51 29.00% 4292 31% Met expectations only 2% 29% 5 1 25.30% 42 22.90% 3392 57% Exceeded expectations only -2% 59% 6 2 22.90% 38 23.50% 3481 7 3 9.00% 15 12.60% 1871 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 4.8 1.6 1.3 - -0.1 4.9 1.8 1.3 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.8 Mean: 4.9 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.8 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 15.c. Opportunities to develop a range of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 15.c. Opportunities to develop a range of transferable skills transferable skills Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 -3 1.20% 2 1.20% 183 2 -2 3.60% 6 2.30% 340 90% Met/exceeded expectations 2% 88% 3 -1 5.40% 9 8.50% 1252 10% Below expectations -2% 12% 4 0 38.00% 63 35.10% 5192 38% Met expectations only 3% 35% 5 1 22.90% 38 22.00% 3260 52% Exceeded expectations only -1% 53% 6 2 17.50% 29 20.20% 2995 7 3 11.40% 19 10.70% 1580 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 4.8 1.7 1.3 - 0.0 4.8 1.7 1.3 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.8 Mean: 4.8 Variance: 1.7 Variance: 1.7 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 15.d. Access to appropriate facilities 15.d. Access to appropriate facilities Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 -3 0.60% 1 2.60% 380 2 -2 3.00% 5 3.90% 581 84% Met/exceeded expectations 0% 84% 3 -1 12.00% 20 9.60% 1417 16% Below expectations 0% 16% 4 0 39.80% 66 31.70% 4701 40% Met expectations only 8% 32% 5 1 19.30% 32 18.80% 2790 45% Exceeded expectations only -8% 52% 6 2 15.10% 25 20.40% 3025 7 3 10.20% 17 13.00% 1919 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 5 4.6 1.7 1.3 - -0.1 4.7 2.1 1.5 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.6 Mean: 4.7 Variance: 1.7 Variance: 2.1 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.5 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 15.e. The research environment 15.e. The research environment Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 -3 4.30% 7 3.20% 469 2 -2 3.00% 5 4.70% 696 79% Met/exceeded expectations -2% 81% 3 -1 14.00% 23 11.00% 1612 21% Below expectations 2% 19% 4 0 36.60% 60 27.60% 4056 37% Met expectations only 9% 28% 5 1 13.40% 22 19.20% 2828 42% Exceeded expectations only -11% 54% 6 2 17.10% 28 21.00% 3095 7 3 11.60% 19 13.30% 1955 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 5 4.5 2.3 1.5 - -0.2 4.7 2.3 1.5 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.5 Mean: 4.7 Variance: 2.3 Variance: 2.3 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.5 15.f. Provision of guidance on institutional LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 15.f. Provision of guidance on institutional standards and expectations for your standards and expectations for your research Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 research degree programme 1 -3 2.40% 4 2.10% 315 2 -2 5.50% 9 4.70% 685 74% Met/exceeded expectations -4% 78% 3 -1 18.20% 30 14.80% 2180 26% Below expectations 4% 22% 4 0 40.60% 67 42.60% 6267 41% Met expectations only -2% 43% 5 1 13.30% 22 14.00% 2052 33% Exceeded expectations only -2% 36% 6 2 12.70% 21 14.10% 2075 7 3 7.30% 12 7.70% 1133 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.2 1.9 1.4 - -0.1 4.3 1.8 1.3 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.3 Variance: 1.9 Variance: 1.8 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.3 15.g. Overall experience of my research LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 15.g. Overall experience of my research programme programme Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 -3 3.60% 6 1.90% 283 2 -2 3.00% 5 3.20% 475 86% Met/exceeded expectations 0% 86% 3 -1 7.20% 12 8.70% 1279 14% Below expectations 0% 14% 4 0 25.30% 42 23.20% 3428 25% Met expectations only 2% 23% 5 1 24.70% 41 23.30% 3434 61% Exceeded expectations only -2% 63% 6 2 26.50% 44 25.90% 3824 7 3 9.60% 16 13.80% 2037 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 4.8 2.0 1.4 - -0.2 5.0 2.0 1.4 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.8 Mean: 5.0 Variance: 2.0 Variance: 2.0 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.4 16. I am confident that I will complete my LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 16. I am confident that I will complete my research degree programme more or less research degree programme more or less within Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 within the planned timescale (1 = Strongly Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) 1 1 4.90% 8 3.60% 521 2 2 7.30% 12 6.20% 907 12% Disgree 2% 10% 3 3 27.40% 45 16.50% 2413 27% Neutral 11% 17% 4 4 39.60% 65 37.50% 5468 60% Agree -13% 73% 5 5 20.70% 34 33.90% 4954 0% N/A -2% 2% 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 20 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1f Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Russell National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 51 #Low= 5 #High= 0 Group B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National 6 NA 0.00% 0 2.30% 333 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.6 1.1 1.0 Low -0.4 4.0 1.2 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.6 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.2 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.1 Section 20 LSHTM Research All All 32. I am registered as doing a: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 PhD 65.70% 109 79.80% 11857 2 Professional doctorate 8.40% 14 2.00% 298 3 PhD by published work 1.20% 2 0.20% 29 4 New Route PhD 0.00% 0 0.70% 102 MPhil with transfer to 5 PhD 22.90% 38 10.00% 1492 6 MPhil 0.60% 1 2.80% 418 7 Master in research 0.00% 0 2.20% 321 Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.0 Mean: 1.7 Variance: 2.8 Variance: 2.7 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.6 Other 1.20% 2 2.30% 342 33. The main motivation for me pursuing a LSHTM Research All All research degree programme was: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current my interest in the 1 subject 24.10% 40 38.40% 5705 improving my career prospects for an academic/research 2 career 38.00% 63 29.00% 4299 improving my career prospects outside of an academic/research 3 career 15.10% 25 8.40% 1251 4 I was encouraged by a 1.80% 3 4.30% 631 5 the funding was 2.40% 4 2.90% 428 it felt like a natural step 6 for me 14.50% 24 13.60% 2021 I felt inspired to work with a particular 7 academic 1.20% 2 1.30% 192 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.6 Mean: 2.4 Variance: 2.9 Variance: 3.2 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.8 Other 3.00% 5 2.20% 320 34. What type of career do you have in mind for LSHTM Research All All when you complete your research degree? Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 Academic career in 30.30% 50 42.60% 6289 2 Research career in 23.60% 39 14.60% 2155 3 higher education Research career 19.40% 32 16.20% 2399 outside higher Teaching (at a level 4 below higher education) 0.00% 0 1.30% 185 Any other professional 5 career 6.70% 11 11.90% 1765 Self-employment (including setting up 6 own business) 3.00% 5 2.80% 415 Returning to or remaining with employer who is 7 sponsoring your degree 5.50% 9 3.10% 460 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.3 Mean: 2.2 Variance: 2.8 Variance: 2.8 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.7 Other 11.50% 19 7.50% 1102 LSHTM Research All All 35. I am: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 25 years old or younger 9.00% 15 33.60% 4983 2 26-30 years old 30.70% 51 35.90% 5318 3 31-35 years old 34.90% 58 14.60% 2162 4 36-40 years old 17.50% 29 6.80% 1008 5 41-45 years old 4.80% 8 3.60% 536 6 46-50 years old 0.60% 1 2.50% 370 7 51-55 years old 1.80% 3 1.40% 202 8 56 years old or older 0.60% 1 1.70% 255 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.9 Mean: 2.3 Variance: 1.5 Variance: 2.3 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.5 LSHTM Research All All 36. I am: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 Male 32.90% 54 49.40% 7279 2 Female 67.10% 110 50.60% 7454 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.7 Mean: 1.5 Variance: 0.2 Variance: 0.3 SD: 0.5 SD: 0.5 LSHTM Research All All 37. Do you consider yourself to have a disability? Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 Yes 1.80% 3 4.50% 667 2 No 98.20% 163 95.50% 14123 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.0 Mean: 2.0 Variance: 0.0 Variance: 0.0 SD: 0.1 SD: 0.2 37.a. If yes, please choose one from the LSHTM Research All All following options: (as a drop down list) Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 21 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1f Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Russell National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 51 #Low= 5 #High= 0 Group B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National Social/communication impairment such as Asperger's syndrome/other autistic spectrum disorder 1 0.00% 0 3.90% 26 2 Blind/serious visual 0.00% 0 2.70% 18 3 impairment uncorrected by Deaf/serious hearing 0.00% 0 3.10% 21 impairment Long standing illness or health condition such as cancer, HIV, diabetes, chronic heart disease, or 4 epilepsy 0.00% 0 15.70% 105 Mental health condition, such as depression, schizophrenia or anxiety 5 disorder 0.00% 0 20.80% 139 Specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, or AD(H)D 6 66.70% 2 28.90% 193 7 Physical impairment or 0.00% 0 8.10% 54 8 mobility issues, such asor A disability, impairment 0.00% 0 12.30% 82 medical condition that is not Two or more impairments and/or disabling mental 9 conditions 33.30% 1 4.30% 29 Ranking Statistics Median: 6 Median: 6 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 7.0 Mean: 5.5 Variance: 3.0 Variance: 3.3 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.8 LSHTM Research All All 38. My discipline is: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 Medicine and Dentistry 22.40% 35 5.70% 830 Medical Science and 2 Pharmacy 3.20% 5 3.70% 538 3 Nursing 0.60% 1 0.90% 133 Other subjects allied to 4 Medicine 25.00% 39 3.40% 496 Biology and related 5 Sciences 14.10% 22 15.30% 2212 6 Sports Science 0.00% 0 0.20% 32 7 Psychology 1.90% 3 3.80% 549 8 Veterinary Sciences 1.30% 2 0.60% 90 9 Agriculture and related 0.00% 0 0.40% 54 10 Physical subjects Science 0.00% 0 10.80% 1558 Physical Geography and 11 Environmental Science 0.00% 0 1.80% 254 12 Mathematical Sciences 3.20% 5 3.10% 449 13 Computer Science 0.00% 0 3.50% 506 Mechanically-based 14 Engineering 0.00% 0 3.30% 483 Electronic and Electrical 15 Engineering 0.00% 0 4.10% 587 Civil, Chemical and other 16 Engineering 1.30% 2 5.80% 832 17 Technology 0.00% 0 0.60% 85 Architecture, Building and 18 Planning 0.00% 0 1.00% 147 19 Economics 8.30% 13 1.20% 171 20 Politics 0.00% 0 1.80% 258 21 Sociology, Social Policy 5.10% 8 3.20% 461 22 and Anthropology Social Work 0.00% 0 0.30% 41 Human and Social 23 Geography 0.00% 0 1.00% 147 24 Law 0.00% 0 1.80% 267 25 Business 0.00% 0 0.70% 108 26 Management 0.60% 1 1.60% 226 27 Finance and Accounting 0.00% 0 0.50% 70 Tourism, Transport, Travel and others in Business and Administrative studies 28 0.00% 0 0.10% 15 29 Media studies 0.00% 0 0.60% 91 Communications and 30 Information studies 0.00% 0 0.30% 37 31 English-based studies 0.00% 0 2.80% 408 32 European Languages and 0.00% 0 1.40% 196 Area studies Other Languages and Area 33 studies 0.00% 0 1.10% 156 34 History and Archaeology 3.20% 5 4.90% 708 35 Philosophy, Theology and 0.00% 0 2.10% 303 36 Religious studies Art and Design 0.00% 0 0.40% 63 37 Performing Arts 0.00% 0 0.60% 92 38 Other Creative Arts 0.00% 0 0.70% 94 39 Teacher Training 0.00% 0 0.10% 21 40 Education studies 0.00% 0 2.80% 399 41 Combined 9.60% 15 1.90% 280 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 13 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 10.7 Mean: 15.5 Variance: 159.9 Variance: 134.6 SD: 12.6 SD: 11.6 39. Which LSHTM Research Department do you LSHTM Research All All belong to? Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current Department of Global Health & Development 1 (PHP) 12.70% 21 Department of Health Services Research & 2 Policy (PHP) 9.00% 15 3 Department of Social & 12.00% 20 4 Department of 12.00% 20 Department of Infectious Disease 5 Epidemiology (EPH) 12.00% 20 Department of Medical 6 Statistics (EPH) 1.80% 3 7 Department of Non- 6.00% 10 8 communicable Disease Department of Nutrition 5.40% 9 9 Department of Clinical 6.60% 11 Research (ITD) Department of Disease 10 Control (ITD) 6.60% 11 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 22 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1f Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Russell National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 51 #Low= 5 #High= 0 Group B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National Department of Immunology & Infection 11 (ITD) 6.60% 11 Department of Pathogen Molecular 12 Biology 6.00% 10 Other PHP - in PHP but not associated with a 13 specific Department 0.00% 0 Other EPH - in EPH but not associated with a 14 specific Department 0.00% 0 Other ITD - in ITD but not associated with a 15 specific Department 0.00% 0 16 Would prefer not to say 3.00% 5 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 5.9 Variance: 15.1 SD: 3.9 LSHTM Research All All 40. I am currently registered as studying: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 Full time 69.30% 113 88.60% 12969 2 Part time 30.70% 50 11.40% 1670 Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.3 Mean: 1.1 Variance: 0.2 Variance: 0.1 SD: 0.5 SD: 0.3 41. What year of your research degree LSHTM Research All All programme are you in? Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 1 28.50% 47 33.10% 4875 2 2 23.60% 39 24.70% 3633 3 3 27.90% 46 21.10% 3101 4 4 13.30% 22 14.40% 2120 5 5 4.80% 8 3.20% 467 6 6 0.60% 1 1.00% 144 7 7 1.20% 2 0.40% 62 8 8 0.00% 0 0.20% 25 9 9 0.00% 0 0.10% 21 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.5 Mean: 2.3 Variance: 1.7 Variance: 1.7 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 Other 0.00% 0 1.80% 269 LSHTM Research All All 42. I currently: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current am planning or doing 1 my research 61.40% 102 71.80% 10632 2 am writing up my thesis 31.90% 53 19.70% 2923 have submitted my thesis and I am 3 awaiting my viva 1.80% 3 2.80% 417 am making amendments to my 4 thesis following my viva 1.20% 2 1.70% 249 am awaiting my doctoral award 5 following my viva 1.20% 2 1.90% 283 Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.4 Mean: 1.4 Variance: 0.5 Variance: 0.6 SD: 0.7 SD: 0.8 Other 2.40% 4 2.00% 301 LSHTM Research All All 43. I am: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current Primarily a face to face learner [e.g., based at 1 my institution] 82.20% 134 89.10% 13018 2 Primarily a distance 17.80% 29 10.90% 1592 Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.2 Mean: 1.1 Variance: 0.1 Variance: 0.1 SD: 0.4 SD: 0.3 44. For fees purposes, is your normal place of LSHTM Research All All residence registered as: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 HOME 54.50% 90 56.90% 8402 2 Other EU 7.90% 13 13.60% 2014 3 Non EU 37.60% 62 29.40% 4344 Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.8 Mean: 1.7 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 0.8 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 LSHTM Research All All 46. I class myself as: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current White: British/Irish/Any 1 other white background 62.10% 100 69.10% 10056 Mixed: White and Black Caribbean/White and Black/White and Asian/Any other mixed 2 background 6.20% 10 3.20% 466 Asian or Asian British: Indian/Pakistani/Bangla deshi/Any other West or South Asian 3 background 9.30% 15 8.20% 1196 Black or Black British: Caribbean/African/Any 4 other Black background 10.60% 17 2.40% 347 Chinese: Chinese/Any other East Asian 5 background 8.70% 14 10.00% 1449 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 23 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1f Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Russell National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 51 #Low= 5 #High= 0 Group B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.9 Mean: 1.6 Variance: 1.9 Variance: 1.7 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.3 Other 3.10% 5 7.10% 1039 LSHTM Research All All 47. Are you currently in paid employment: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 Yes 47.00% 78 28.30% 4180 2 No 53.00% 88 71.70% 10570 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.5 Mean: 1.7 Variance: 0.3 Variance: 0.2 SD: 0.5 SD: 0.5 47.a. If yes, how many hours of paid employment LSHTM Research All All do you undertake in a typical week (term time)? Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 1-10 hours 30.80% 24 37.80% 1582 2 11-20 hours 14.10% 11 14.10% 590 3 21-30 hours 7.70% 6 8.10% 337 4 More than 30 hours 47.40% 37 40.00% 1671 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.7 Mean: 2.5 Variance: 1.8 Variance: 1.8 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 LSHTM Research All All 48. You are: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current Self-funded n/a 50 n/a 3706 Research Council funded n/a 35 n/a 4750 Charity n/a 13 n/a 816 Institution funded n/a 26 n/a 2963 UK industry funded n/a 2 n/a 700 UK Government funded n/a 12 n/a 816 EU/EC funded n/a 2 n/a 400 Funded overseas n/a 28 n/a 1926 Other n/a 16 n/a 1444 49. In the year before starting my research LSHTM Research All All degree programme I: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current Completed my 1 undergraduate studies 1.20% 2 21.40% 3160 Completed my postgraduate studies 2 [for example, MSc, MA] 27.10% 45 36.00% 5318 3 Took a gap year 0.60% 1 3.80% 556 Worked in the same organisation that I 4 currently work in 24.10% 40 8.00% 1181 5 Worked as a researcher 24.10% 40 9.40% 1395 Worked in a non 6 research role 20.50% 34 16.10% 2376 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.0 Mean: 2.8 Variance: 2.3 Variance: 3.1 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.8 Other 2.40% 4 5.40% 797 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 24 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1g Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to 94 Group National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 49 #Low= 6 #High= 1 B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National 'Average of averages' (treat with caution!) for 5-point agreement scale questions (1a to 5d, 7a to 14b and Q.16): 3.9 1.2 1.1 - -0.1 4.1 1.2 1.1 'Average of averages' (treat with caution!) for 7-point expectation scale questions (Q.15): 4.7 2.1 1.4 - -0.2 4.8 2.1 1.5 Section 1: Supervision 1. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1.a. My supervisor/s have the skills and subject LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1.a. My supervisor/s have the skills and subject knowledge to adequately support my knowledge to adequately support my research Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 research 1 1 3.00% 5 2.30% 135 2 2 5.40% 9 2.70% 156 8% Disgree 3% 5% 3 3 7.80% 13 6.70% 390 8% Neutral 1% 7% 4 4 30.70% 51 23.90% 1386 84% Agree -4% 88% 5 5 53.00% 88 63.80% 3697 0% N/A -1% 1% 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.50% 31 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 4.3 1.0 1.0 - -0.2 4.5 0.8 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.3 Mean: 4.5 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 0.8 SD: 1.0 SD: 0.9 1.b. My supervisor/s make a real effort to LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1.b. My supervisor/s make a real effort to understand any difficulties I face understand any difficulties I face Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 4.20% 7 3.30% 189 2 2 5.40% 9 4.60% 265 10% Disgree 2% 8% 3 3 10.80% 18 10.60% 617 11% Neutral 0% 11% 4 4 29.50% 49 26.90% 1561 80% Agree -2% 81% 5 5 50.00% 83 53.70% 3114 0% N/A -1% 1% 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.80% 48 Ranking Statistics Median: 4.5 Median: 5 4.2 1.2 1.1 - -0.1 4.3 1.1 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.3 Variance: 1.2 Variance: 1.1 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.0 1.c. I have been given good guidance in topic LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1.c. I have been given good guidance in topic selection and refinement by my selection and refinement by my supervisor/s Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 supervisor/s 1 1 3.00% 5 3.10% 181 2 2 9.60% 16 5.60% 323 13% Disgree 4% 9% 3 3 12.70% 21 12.40% 716 13% Neutral 0% 13% 4 4 30.10% 50 30.50% 1761 74% Agree -5% 79% 5 5 42.20% 70 47.00% 2715 2% N/A 1% 1% 6 NA 2.40% 4 1.50% 85 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.1 1.3 1.1 - -0.1 4.2 1.1 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 1.3 Variance: 1.1 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 1.d. I have received good guidance in my LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1.d. I have received good guidance in my literature search from my supervisor/s literature search from my supervisor/s Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 4.80% 8 3.50% 204 2 2 6.60% 11 7.10% 408 12% Disgree 1% 11% 3 3 22.90% 38 17.00% 984 24% Neutral 6% 17% 4 4 36.10% 60 31.20% 1807 64% Agree -8% 72% 5 5 25.90% 43 39.70% 2298 4% N/A 2% 1% 6 NA 3.60% 6 1.50% 86 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.8 1.3 1.1 - -0.2 4.0 1.2 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 1.3 Variance: 1.2 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 1.e. My supervisor/s provide helpful feedback on LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1.e. My supervisor/s provide helpful feedback on my progress my progress Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 4.20% 7 3.00% 172 2 2 3.00% 5 4.90% 281 7% Disgree -1% 8% 3 3 15.70% 26 12.50% 720 16% Neutral 3% 13% 4 4 32.50% 54 28.20% 1628 77% Agree -2% 79% 5 5 44.60% 74 50.50% 2914 0% N/A -1% 1% 6 NA 0.00% 0 1.00% 56 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 5 4.1 1.1 1.0 - -0.1 4.2 1.1 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.1 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 1.f. My supervisor/s are available when I need LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1.f. My supervisor/s are available when I need them them Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 3.60% 6 3.40% 195 2 2 6.60% 11 4.90% 286 10% Disgree 2% 8% 3 3 10.80% 18 11.80% 680 11% Neutral -1% 12% 4 4 33.10% 55 27.50% 1589 79% Agree -1% 80% 5 5 45.80% 76 51.80% 2995 0% N/A -1% 1% 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.70% 39 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 5 4.1 1.2 1.1 - -0.1 4.2 1.1 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 1.2 Variance: 1.1 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 Section 2: Skills development 2. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 2.a. As a result of my experience so far I feel LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 2.a. As a result of my experience so far I feel confident about managing a research confident about managing a research project Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 project 1 1 2.40% 4 2.10% 123 2 2 4.20% 7 4.90% 284 7% Disgree 0% 7% 3 3 18.10% 30 18.60% 1072 18% Neutral 0% 19% 4 4 47.00% 78 43.10% 2487 75% Agree 1% 74% 5 5 27.10% 45 30.90% 1783 1% N/A 1% 0% 6 NA 1.20% 2 0.50% 28 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.0 0.9 0.9 - 0.0 4.0 0.9 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 0.9 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 2.b. My experience so far has improved my LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 2.b. My experience so far has improved my analytical skills analytical skills Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 1.20% 2 1.30% 77 2 2 3.00% 5 3.70% 211 4% Disgree -1% 5% 3 3 13.30% 22 12.90% 744 13% Neutral 0% 13% 4 4 42.80% 71 42.60% 2458 83% Agree 1% 82% 5 5 39.80% 66 38.80% 2240 0% N/A -1% 1% 0.00% 0 0.70% 42 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.2 0.7 0.9 - 0.0 4.2 0.8 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.8 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 2.c. My experience so far has helped me to LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 2.c. My experience so far has helped me to develop a range of communication skills develop a range of communication skills Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 25 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1g Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to 94 Group National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 49 #Low= 6 #High= 1 B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National 1 1 3.00% 5 1.70% 100 2 2 7.30% 12 5.40% 313 10% Disgree 3% 7% 3 3 19.40% 32 19.80% 1141 20% Neutral 0% 20% 4 4 43.60% 72 40.60% 2335 70% Agree -3% 73% 5 5 24.80% 41 31.10% 1791 2% N/A 1% 1% 6 NA 1.80% 3 1.30% 75 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 1.1 1.0 - -0.1 4.0 0.9 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 0.9 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 2.d. As a result of my experience so far I have LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 2.d. As a result of my experience so far I have improved my ability to learn improved my ability to learn independently Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 independently 1 1 0.60% 1 1.10% 65 2 2 1.20% 2 3.10% 180 2% Disgree -2% 4% 3 3 10.30% 17 11.20% 648 10% Neutral -1% 11% 4 4 44.80% 74 38.60% 2224 88% Agree 3% 84% 5 5 41.80% 69 44.80% 2583 1% N/A 0% 1% 6 NA 1.20% 2 1.10% 65 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.3 0.6 0.8 - 0.0 4.3 0.8 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.3 Mean: 4.3 Variance: 0.6 Variance: 0.8 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.9 2.e. There are adequate opportunities available LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 2.e. There are adequate opportunities available for me to further develop my research for me to further develop my research skills Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 skills 1 1 1.20% 2 2.30% 131 2 2 7.20% 12 5.90% 339 9% Disgree 0% 8% 3 3 18.10% 30 17.50% 1010 18% Neutral 1% 18% 4 4 46.40% 77 39.70% 2288 73% Agree -1% 74% 5 5 25.90% 43 33.60% 1934 1% N/A 0% 1% 6 NA 1.20% 2 1.00% 60 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 0.9 0.9 - -0.1 4.0 1.0 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 1.0 SD: 0.9 SD: 1.0 2.f. There are adequate opportunities available LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 2.f. There are adequate opportunities available for me to further develop my for me to further develop my transferable skills Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 transferable skills 1 1 1.80% 3 2.30% 134 2 2 4.80% 8 6.10% 350 7% Disgree -2% 9% 3 3 24.70% 41 20.90% 1202 25% Neutral 4% 21% 4 4 40.40% 67 39.40% 2267 68% Agree -2% 70% 5 5 27.10% 45 28.70% 1654 1% N/A -1% 3% 6 NA 1.20% 2 2.70% 154 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 0.9 1.0 - 0.0 3.9 1.1 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 3.9 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 1.1 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 Section 3: Infrastructure 3. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 3.a. I have adequate access to the equipment LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 3.a. I have adequate access to the equipment necessary for my research necessary for my research Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 1.20% 2 3.00% 173 2 2 4.80% 8 6.40% 367 6% Disgree -3% 10% 3 3 12.00% 20 15.00% 866 13% Neutral -3% 16% 4 4 35.50% 59 35.20% 2027 81% Agree 6% 74% 5 5 39.80% 66 35.60% 2051 7% N/A 2% 5% 6 NA 6.60% 11 4.80% 276 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.3 1.0 1.0 - 0.2 4.1 1.2 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.3 Mean: 4.1 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 1.2 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.1 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 3.b. I have a suitable working space 3.b. I have a suitable working space Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 2.40% 4 5.40% 312 2 2 4.80% 8 8.20% 472 8% Disgree -7% 14% 3 3 11.40% 19 13.20% 758 12% Neutral -2% 14% 4 4 36.70% 61 28.70% 1654 80% Agree 8% 72% 5 5 37.30% 62 38.70% 2230 7% N/A 1% 6% 6 NA 7.20% 12 5.80% 335 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.2 1.1 1.1 - 0.2 4.0 1.6 1.3 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.6 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.3 3.c. There is appropriate financial support for LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 3.c. There is appropriate financial support for research activities research activities Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 11.40% 19 11.30% 648 2 2 12.00% 20 11.40% 659 25% Disgree 1% 25% 3 3 21.10% 35 19.60% 1130 23% Neutral 2% 21% 4 4 25.90% 43 24.50% 1410 52% Agree -2% 54% 5 5 21.70% 36 25.40% 1460 8% N/A 0% 8% 6 NA 7.80% 13 7.80% 449 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.6 2.1 1.4 - 0.0 3.6 2.1 1.5 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.6 Variance: 2.1 Variance: 2.1 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.5 3.d. There is adequate provision of computing LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 3.d. There is adequate provision of computing resources and facilities resources and facilities Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 0.00% 0 4.10% 237 2 2 3.60% 6 8.10% 465 4% Disgree -9% 13% 3 3 9.70% 16 15.70% 901 10% Neutral -6% 16% 4 4 33.30% 55 31.00% 1780 86% Agree 15% 71% 5 5 47.30% 78 37.30% 2143 6% N/A 2% 4% 6 NA 6.10% 10 3.90% 225 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 4 4.4 0.8 0.9 High 0.4 4.0 1.4 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.4 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 1.4 SD: 0.9 SD: 1.2 3.e. There is adequate provision of library LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 3.e. There is adequate provision of library facilities facilities Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 4.20% 7 3.50% 200 2 2 13.30% 22 7.20% 415 18% Disgree 7% 11% 3 3 16.40% 27 14.50% 832 17% Neutral 2% 15% 4 4 36.40% 60 34.90% 2009 65% Agree -9% 74% 5 5 26.70% 44 38.00% 2186 3% N/A 1% 2% 6 NA 3.00% 5 2.00% 114 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.8 1.4 1.2 - -0.2 4.0 1.2 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 4.0 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 26 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1g Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to 94 Group National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 49 #Low= 6 #High= 1 B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National Variance: 1.4 Variance: 1.2 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.1 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 3.f. I have the technical support I need 3.f. I have the technical support I need Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 3.00% 5 3.30% 192 2 2 4.80% 8 7.10% 407 8% Disgree -3% 11% 3 3 17.50% 29 18.50% 1065 18% Neutral -1% 19% 4 4 41.00% 68 34.80% 2002 74% Agree 4% 70% 5 5 30.70% 51 31.30% 1802 3% N/A -2% 5% 6 NA 3.00% 5 5.00% 287 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.0 1.1 1.0 - 0.0 4.0 1.3 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.3 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.1 Section 4: Intellectual climate 4. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 4.a. My department provides opportunities for LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 4.a. My department provides opportunities for social contact with other research social contact with other research students Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 students 1 1 5.50% 9 4.10% 235 2 2 11.60% 19 9.60% 555 18% Disgree 4% 14% 3 3 34.10% 56 19.10% 1100 36% Neutral 17% 20% 4 4 23.80% 39 34.70% 1996 45% Agree -21% 66% 5 5 18.90% 31 29.80% 1714 6% N/A 3% 3% 6 NA 6.10% 10 2.70% 157 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 3.6 1.6 1.2 - -0.2 3.8 1.3 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.8 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.3 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 4.b. My department provides opportunities for me LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 4.b. My department provides opportunities for me to become involved in the broader to become involved in the broader research Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 research culture 1 1 6.10% 10 3.90% 227 2 2 18.90% 31 9.70% 559 26% Disgree 12% 14% 3 3 25.00% 41 22.00% 1267 26% Neutral 4% 23% 4 4 29.90% 49 35.60% 2051 47% Agree -16% 63% 5 5 14.60% 24 26.10% 1502 5% N/A 3% 3% 6 NA 5.50% 9 2.60% 150 Ranking Statistics Median: 3.5 Median: 4 3.4 1.6 1.3 Low -0.4 3.8 1.3 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.4 Mean: 3.8 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.3 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.1 4.c. The research ambience in my department or LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 4.c. The research ambience in my department or faculty stimulates my work faculty stimulates my work Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 6.70% 11 5.50% 315 2 2 16.50% 27 10.60% 610 25% Disgree 8% 17% 3 3 28.70% 47 23.40% 1346 30% Neutral 6% 24% 4 4 28.70% 47 32.40% 1866 45% Agree -14% 59% 5 5 14.00% 23 23.70% 1362 5% N/A 1% 4% 6 NA 5.50% 9 4.40% 254 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 3.4 1.6 1.3 - -0.3 3.7 1.5 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.4 Mean: 3.7 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.5 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.2 4.d. I feel integrated into my department's LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 4.d. I feel integrated into my department's community community Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 13.40% 22 8.10% 464 2 2 22.60% 37 13.60% 779 38% Disgree 15% 22% 3 3 28.00% 46 23.90% 1371 29% Neutral 5% 25% 4 4 18.90% 31 28.90% 1662 33% Agree -20% 53% 5 5 12.20% 20 21.90% 1258 5% N/A 1% 4% 6 NA 4.90% 8 3.60% 208 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 3.1 1.9 1.4 Low -0.4 3.5 1.7 1.3 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.1 Mean: 3.5 Variance: 1.9 Variance: 1.7 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.3 4.e. My department provides a good seminar LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 4.e. My department provides a good seminar programme for research students programme for research students Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 6.70% 11 3.90% 223 2 2 16.00% 26 8.90% 511 24% Disgree 11% 13% 3 3 28.20% 46 18.90% 1086 30% Neutral 11% 19% 4 4 28.20% 46 34.60% 1986 46% Agree -22% 67% 5 5 14.70% 24 30.70% 1764 6% N/A 3% 3% 6 NA 6.10% 10 3.00% 174 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 3.5 1.6 1.3 Low -0.4 3.9 1.3 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.5 Mean: 3.9 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.3 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.1 Section 5: Goals and standards 5. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 5.a. I understand the required standard for the LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 5.a. I understand the required standard for the thesis thesis Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 0.60% 1 1.80% 105 2 2 8.40% 14 5.90% 342 9% Disgree 1% 8% 3 3 22.90% 38 17.20% 991 23% Neutral 6% 17% 4 4 44.60% 74 41.70% 2408 68% Agree -7% 75% 5 5 22.30% 37 32.70% 1889 1% N/A 1% 1% 6 NA 1.20% 2 0.70% 40 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.8 0.9 0.9 - -0.2 4.0 0.9 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 0.9 SD: 0.9 SD: 1.0 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 5.b. I understand the standard of work expected 5.b. I understand the standard of work expected Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 0.00% 0 1.70% 98 2 2 8.40% 14 5.00% 291 8% Disgree 2% 7% 3 3 20.50% 34 14.30% 824 21% Neutral 6% 14% 4 4 44.00% 73 43.20% 2487 71% Agree -8% 79% 5 5 26.50% 44 35.40% 2038 1% N/A 0% 0% 6 NA 0.60% 1 0.40% 25 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 0.8 0.9 - -0.2 4.1 0.9 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 4.1 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.9 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 5.c. I understand the requirements of thesis LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 5.c. I understand the requirements of thesis examination examination Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 27 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1g Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to 94 Group National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 49 #Low= 6 #High= 1 B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National 5.c. I understand the requirements of thesis LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 5.c. I understand the requirements of thesis examination examination Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 1.20% 2 2.50% 144 2 2 11.40% 19 8.50% 487 13% Disgree 2% 11% 3 3 26.50% 44 21.30% 1224 27% Neutral 6% 22% 4 4 39.20% 65 37.90% 2181 60% Agree -8% 67% 5 5 18.70% 31 28.60% 1643 3% N/A 2% 1% 6 NA 3.00% 5 1.20% 71 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.7 1.1 1.0 - -0.2 3.9 1.1 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.9 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.1 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 5.d. I understand the requirements and deadlines LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 5.d. I understand the requirements and deadlines for formal monitoring of my for formal monitoring of my progress Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 progress 1 1 1.20% 2 2.10% 121 2 2 11.40% 19 6.00% 345 13% Disgree 5% 8% 3 3 25.90% 43 14.50% 834 26% Neutral 11% 15% 4 4 36.70% 61 40.50% 2328 61% Agree -16% 77% 5 5 24.10% 40 36.30% 2089 1% N/A 0% 1% 6 NA 0.60% 1 0.60% 35 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.7 1.0 1.0 - -0.3 4.0 1.0 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.7 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 1.0 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 Section 6: Thesis examination 6. Have you sat your final viva examination? LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1 No (If No, please go to 97.60% 161 96.10% 5417 2 section 7) Yes (If Yes, please 2.40% 4 3.90% 219 respond to the following Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.0 Mean: 1.0 Variance: 0.0 Variance: 0.0 SD: 0.2 SD: 0.2 6.a. For each of the following, show the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 6.a.i. The thesis examination process was fair LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1 1 0.00% 0 8.20% 18 2 2 25.00% 1 3.20% 7 3 3 0.00% 0 5.00% 11 4 4 0.00% 0 21.50% 47 5 5 75.00% 3 62.10% 136 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.3 Variance: 2.3 Variance: 1.5 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.2 6.a.ii. The examination of my thesis was LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1 1 0.00% 0 6.80% 15 2 2 0.00% 0 5.50% 12 3 3 0.00% 0 7.80% 17 4 4 25.00% 1 23.70% 52 5 5 75.00% 3 56.20% 123 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.8 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 0.3 Variance: 1.5 SD: 0.5 SD: 1.2 6.a.iii. I was given adequate support and LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1 1 0.00% 0 7.30% 16 2 2 50.00% 2 6.80% 15 3 3 0.00% 0 12.80% 28 4 4 25.00% 1 27.90% 61 5 5 25.00% 1 44.70% 98 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.50% 1 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.2 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 2.3 Variance: 1.5 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.2 6.a.iv. I was given adequate support and LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 1 1 0.00% 0 5.50% 12 2 2 25.00% 1 2.30% 5 3 3 25.00% 1 10.00% 22 4 4 0.00% 0 27.40% 60 5 5 50.00% 2 49.80% 109 6 NA 0.00% 0 5.00% 11 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 5 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 4.3 Variance: 2.3 Variance: 1.3 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.1 Section 7: Professional development and career 7. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 7.a. I am encouraged to think about the range of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 7.a. I am encouraged to think about the range of career opportunities that are career opportunities that are available to me. Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 available to me. 1 1 9.20% 15 8.10% 468 2 2 22.10% 36 14.40% 830 34% Disgree 9% 25% 3 3 31.90% 52 28.40% 1636 34% Neutral 3% 32% 4 4 19.60% 32 26.10% 1505 32% Agree -11% 43% 5 5 10.40% 17 12.90% 747 7% N/A -3% 10% 6 NA 6.70% 11 10.10% 584 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 3 3.2 1.8 1.3 - -0.3 3.5 1.9 1.4 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.2 Mean: 3.5 Variance: 1.8 Variance: 1.9 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.4 7.b. I am encouraged to reflect on my LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 7.b. I am encouraged to reflect on my professional development needs professional development needs Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 8.60% 14 6.20% 357 2 2 20.20% 33 13.30% 764 30% Disgree 9% 21% 3 3 27.60% 45 25.90% 1490 29% Neutral 1% 28% 4 4 25.20% 41 31.20% 1798 41% Agree -10% 51% 5 5 14.70% 24 16.50% 952 4% N/A -3% 7% 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 28 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1g Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to 94 Group National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 49 #Low= 6 #High= 1 B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National 6 NA 3.70% 6 7.00% 403 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 3.3 1.6 1.3 - -0.3 3.6 1.6 1.3 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.3 Mean: 3.6 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.6 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 7.c. I am encouraged to reflect on my career LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 7.c. I am encouraged to reflect on my career development needs development needs Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 9.20% 15 6.90% 396 2 2 22.70% 37 13.80% 796 34% Disgree 11% 23% 3 3 28.20% 46 27.30% 1568 30% Neutral 0% 30% 4 4 22.70% 37 29.20% 1678 37% Agree -11% 48% 5 5 12.30% 20 14.80% 851 5% N/A -3% 8% 6 NA 4.90% 8 8.10% 464 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 3.2 1.7 1.3 Low -0.4 3.6 1.7 1.3 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.2 Mean: 3.6 Variance: 1.7 Variance: 1.7 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 Section 8: Roles and responsibilities 8. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 8.a. I know who to approach, or where to find this LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 8.a. I know who to approach, or where to find this out, if I am dissatisfied with any out, if I am dissatisfied with any element of my Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 element of my research degree programme 1 1 3.10% 5 4.50% 259 2 2 9.30% 15 9.90% 572 12% Disgree -2% 15% 3 3 23.50% 38 20.90% 1206 24% Neutral 2% 21% 4 4 36.40% 59 36.30% 2090 64% Agree 0% 64% 5 5 27.20% 44 27.30% 1572 1% N/A -1% 1% 6 NA 0.60% 1 1.10% 66 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.8 1.1 1.1 - 0.0 3.8 1.3 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 3.8 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.3 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 8.b. My institution values and responds to LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 8.b. My institution values and responds to feedback from research degree students feedback from research degree students Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 7.40% 12 4.70% 270 2 2 12.90% 21 7.80% 449 21% Disgree 8% 13% 3 3 22.70% 37 26.20% 1507 24% Neutral -4% 28% 4 4 33.10% 54 34.60% 1991 55% Agree -4% 59% 5 5 19.00% 31 21.00% 1211 5% N/A -1% 6% 6 NA 4.90% 8 5.80% 332 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.6 1.6 1.3 - -0.2 3.8 1.4 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.8 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.4 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.2 8.c. I understand my responsibilities as a LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 8.c. I understand my responsibilities as a research degree student research degree student Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 1.20% 2 1.30% 75 2 2 5.60% 9 4.10% 238 7% Disgree 1% 5% 3 3 21.00% 34 13.30% 766 21% Neutral 8% 13% 4 4 44.40% 72 45.70% 2631 72% Agree -9% 81% 5 5 27.20% 44 35.00% 2015 1% N/A 0% 1% 6 NA 0.60% 1 0.50% 30 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 0.8 0.9 - -0.2 4.1 0.8 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 4.1 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.8 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 8.d. I am aware of my institution's responsibilities LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 8.d. I am aware of my institution's responsibilities towards me as a research degree towards me as a research degree student Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 student 1 1 1.20% 2 3.30% 190 2 2 10.40% 17 9.30% 532 12% Disgree -1% 13% 3 3 31.10% 51 23.00% 1322 31% Neutral 8% 23% 4 4 36.00% 59 39.70% 2282 57% Agree -7% 64% 5 5 20.10% 33 23.80% 1369 1% N/A 0% 1% 6 NA 1.20% 2 0.90% 49 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.7 1.0 1.0 - 0.0 3.7 1.1 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.7 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 1.1 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.1 Section 9 9. For the following items, please rate how LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell important, in terms of successfully completing Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 9.a. Supervisory support and guidance -- LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 9.a. Supervisory support and guidance -- Importance Importance Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 0.60% 1 0.80% 49 2 2 0.60% 1 0.70% 43 1% Disgree 0% 2% 3 3 1.80% 3 1.80% 105 2% Neutral 0% 2% 4 4 10.20% 17 15.40% 889 97% Agree 0% 97% 5 5 86.70% 144 81.20% 4697 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 4.8 0.3 0.5 - 0.0 4.8 0.4 0.6 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.8 Mean: 4.8 Variance: 0.3 Variance: 0.4 SD: 0.5 SD: 0.6 9.b. Opportunities to develop a range of research LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 9.b. Opportunities to develop a range of research skills -- Importance skills -- Importance Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 0.60% 1 0.80% 49 2 2 0.00% 0 1.50% 86 1% Disgree -2% 2% 3 3 5.40% 9 8.40% 487 5% Neutral -3% 8% 4 4 36.10% 60 35.60% 2056 94% Agree 5% 89% 5 5 57.80% 96 53.70% 3102 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 4.5 0.4 0.7 - 0.1 4.4 0.6 0.8 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.5 Mean: 4.4 Variance: 0.4 Variance: 0.6 SD: 0.7 SD: 0.8 9.c. Opportunities to develop a range of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 9.c. Opportunities to develop a range of transferable skills -- Importance transferable skills -- Importance Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 0.00% 0 2.70% 157 2 2 4.80% 8 6.30% 363 5% Disgree -4% 9% 3 3 24.70% 41 21.60% 1246 25% Neutral 3% 22% 4 4 39.80% 66 35.20% 2026 70% Agree 1% 69% 5 5 30.70% 51 34.20% 1970 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.0 0.8 0.9 - 0.1 3.9 1.0 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.0 Mean: 3.9 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 1.0 SD: 0.9 SD: 1.0 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 9.d. Access to appropriate facilities -- Importance 9.d. Access to appropriate facilities -- Importance Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 29 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1g Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to 94 Group National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 49 #Low= 6 #High= 1 B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 9.d. Access to appropriate facilities -- Importance 9.d. Access to appropriate facilities -- Importance Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 0.60% 1 1.00% 60 2 2 0.00% 0 2.10% 119 1% Disgree -3% 3% 3 3 12.70% 21 9.60% 552 13% Neutral 3% 10% 4 4 33.70% 56 32.00% 1845 87% Agree -1% 87% 5 5 53.00% 88 55.30% 3184 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 4.4 0.6 0.8 - 0.0 4.4 0.7 0.8 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.4 Mean: 4.4 Variance: 0.6 Variance: 0.7 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.8 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 9.e. The research environment -- Importance 9.e. The research environment -- Importance Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 0.60% 1 1.10% 63 2 2 1.20% 2 2.50% 141 2% Disgree -2% 4% 3 3 20.10% 33 12.40% 715 20% Neutral 8% 12% 4 4 39.60% 65 37.30% 2148 78% Agree -6% 84% 5 5 38.40% 63 46.70% 2687 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.1 0.7 0.8 - -0.2 4.3 0.7 0.8 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.3 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.7 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.8 9.f. Provision of guidance on institutional LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 9.f. Provision of guidance on institutional standards and expectations for your standards and expectations for your research Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 research degree programme -- Importance 1 1 0.00% 0 1.10% 61 2 2 3.60% 6 3.50% 203 4% Disgree -1% 5% 3 3 19.30% 32 17.70% 1019 19% Neutral 2% 18% 4 4 42.20% 70 37.50% 2159 77% Agree -1% 78% 5 5 34.90% 58 40.20% 2310 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.1 0.7 0.8 - 0.0 4.1 0.8 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.1 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.8 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.9 Section 10: Teaching opportunities 10. I have had adequate opportunity to gain LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 10. I have had adequate opportunity to gain experience of teaching [e.g., lectures, experience of teaching [e.g., lectures, seminars Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 seminars or workshops] whilst doing my research degree programme (1 = Strongly 1 1 20.00% 33 9.60% 550 2 2 12.70% 21 8.50% 486 39% Disgree 15% 24% 3 3 17.60% 29 12.70% 732 21% Neutral 4% 17% 4 4 15.80% 26 20.10% 1155 40% Agree -19% 59% 5 5 17.60% 29 24.30% 1396 16% N/A -9% 25% 6 NA 16.40% 27 24.90% 1430 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 3.5 3.1 1.7 Low -0.7 4.2 2.5 1.6 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.5 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 3.1 Variance: 2.5 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.6 11. I have been given adequate support and LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 11. I have been given adequate support and guidance for my teaching (1 = Strongly guidance for my teaching (1 = Strongly Disagree Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) 1 1 9.60% 16 6.60% 376 2 2 13.90% 23 7.20% 414 41% Disgree 19% 22% 3 3 13.90% 23 15.10% 868 24% Neutral 0% 24% 4 4 15.10% 25 20.20% 1157 35% Agree -18% 54% 5 5 5.40% 9 13.40% 769 42% N/A 5% 37% 6 NA 42.20% 70 37.50% 2147 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 5 4.2 3.3 1.8 - -0.2 4.4 2.5 1.6 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.4 Variance: 3.3 Variance: 2.5 SD: 1.8 SD: 1.6 12. I think the experience that I have gained LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 12. I think the experience that I have gained through teaching has been a worthwhile through teaching has been a worthwhile aspect Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 aspect of my research degree programme (1 = Strongly Disagree and 5 = Strongly 1 1 6.60% 11 3.70% 211 2 2 7.20% 12 3.80% 217 24% Disgree 12% 13% 3 3 8.40% 14 9.30% 529 15% Neutral -1% 16% 4 4 16.90% 28 16.10% 923 61% Agree -11% 72% 5 5 17.50% 29 26.30% 1503 43% N/A 3% 41% 6 NA 43.40% 72 40.80% 2335 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 4.6 2.5 1.6 - -0.2 4.8 1.8 1.4 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.6 Mean: 4.8 Variance: 2.5 Variance: 1.8 SD: 1.6 SD: 1.4 Section 11: Personal factors 14. Please state to what extent you agree with LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell the following statements (1 = Strongly Disagree Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 14.a. My friends and family are supportive of my LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 14.a. My friends and family are supportive of my research degree programme research degree programme Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 1.20% 2 1.50% 87 2 2 2.40% 4 2.30% 130 4% Disgree 0% 4% 3 3 6.10% 10 6.90% 398 6% Neutral -1% 7% 4 4 27.30% 45 23.10% 1330 90% Agree 1% 89% 5 5 63.00% 104 64.80% 3736 0% N/A -2% 2% 6 NA 0.00% 0 1.50% 87 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 4.5 0.7 0.8 - 0.0 4.5 0.7 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.5 Mean: 4.5 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.7 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.9 14.b. My employer is supportive of my research LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 14.b. My employer is supportive of my research degree programme degree programme Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 1 0.00% 0 2.60% 151 2 2 0.60% 1 2.40% 136 1% Disgree -9% 10% 3 3 6.10% 10 6.60% 376 11% Neutral -3% 13% 4 4 18.30% 30 13.30% 764 88% Agree 12% 77% 5 5 32.30% 53 24.40% 1403 43% N/A -8% 51% 6 NA 42.70% 70 50.70% 2909 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 6 5.1 0.9 1.0 - 0.0 5.1 1.5 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 5.1 Mean: 5.1 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 1.5 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.2 14.c. The financing of my research degree LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 14.c. The financing of my research degree programme places a strain on my personal programme places a strain on my personal Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 finances. 1 1 13.90% 23 14.60% 839 2 2 13.30% 22 13.50% 778 30% Disgree -2% 32% 3 3 15.20% 25 15.70% 904 17% Neutral -1% 18% 4 4 17.60% 29 17.00% 977 53% Agree 3% 50% 5 5 29.70% 49 27.00% 1554 10% N/A -2% 12% 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 30 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1g Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to 94 Group National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 49 #Low= 6 #High= 1 B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National 6 NA 10.30% 17 12.20% 704 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.7 2.6 1.6 - 0.1 3.6 2.6 1.6 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.6 Variance: 2.6 Variance: 2.6 SD: 1.6 SD: 1.6 Section 12 15. Please rate the following broad aspects of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell your research degree programme in terms of Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 15.a. Supervisory support and guidance 15.a. Supervisory support and guidance Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 -3 6.00% 10 3.50% 201 2 -2 3.00% 5 4.60% 264 78% Met/exceeded expectations -7% 84% 3 -1 13.30% 22 7.60% 436 22% Below expectations 7% 16% 4 0 19.90% 33 17.80% 1028 20% Met expectations only 2% 18% 5 1 11.40% 19 14.40% 828 58% Exceeded expectations only -9% 67% 6 2 21.10% 35 24.40% 1408 7 3 25.30% 42 27.80% 1604 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 6 4.9 3.2 1.8 - -0.3 5.2 2.8 1.7 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.9 Mean: 5.2 Variance: 3.2 Variance: 2.8 SD: 1.8 SD: 1.7 15.b. Opportunities to develop a range of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 15.b. Opportunities to develop a range of research skills research skills Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 -3 1.20% 2 1.50% 87 2 -2 2.40% 4 3.00% 173 88% Met/exceeded expectations 1% 87% 3 -1 8.40% 14 8.10% 465 12% Below expectations -1% 13% 4 0 30.70% 51 28.10% 1623 31% Met expectations only 3% 28% 5 1 25.30% 42 22.10% 1277 57% Exceeded expectations only -2% 59% 6 2 22.90% 38 23.60% 1364 7 3 9.00% 15 13.50% 779 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 4.8 1.6 1.3 - -0.1 4.9 1.9 1.4 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.8 Mean: 4.9 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.9 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.4 15.c. Opportunities to develop a range of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 15.c. Opportunities to develop a range of transferable skills transferable skills Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 -3 1.20% 2 1.80% 106 2 -2 3.60% 6 3.00% 173 90% Met/exceeded expectations 4% 86% 3 -1 5.40% 9 9.20% 528 10% Below expectations -4% 14% 4 0 38.00% 63 35.30% 2030 38% Met expectations only 3% 35% 5 1 22.90% 38 20.50% 1183 52% Exceeded expectations only 1% 51% 6 2 17.50% 29 20.30% 1170 7 3 11.40% 19 9.90% 568 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 4.8 1.7 1.3 - 0.1 4.7 1.8 1.3 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.8 Mean: 4.7 Variance: 1.7 Variance: 1.8 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 15.d. Access to appropriate facilities 15.d. Access to appropriate facilities Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 -3 0.60% 1 2.90% 165 2 -2 3.00% 5 4.10% 234 84% Met/exceeded expectations 2% 83% 3 -1 12.00% 20 10.30% 594 16% Below expectations -2% 17% 4 0 39.80% 66 33.40% 1919 40% Met expectations only 6% 33% 5 1 19.30% 32 17.30% 996 45% Exceeded expectations only -5% 49% 6 2 15.10% 25 19.80% 1137 7 3 10.20% 17 12.20% 703 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.6 1.7 1.3 - -0.1 4.7 2.1 1.5 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.6 Mean: 4.7 Variance: 1.7 Variance: 2.1 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.5 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 15.e. The research environment 15.e. The research environment Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 -3 4.30% 7 2.80% 160 2 -2 3.00% 5 4.70% 268 79% Met/exceeded expectations -3% 81% 3 -1 14.00% 23 11.20% 641 21% Below expectations 3% 19% 4 0 36.60% 60 29.00% 1654 37% Met expectations only 8% 29% 5 1 13.40% 22 18.40% 1048 42% Exceeded expectations only -10% 52% 6 2 17.10% 28 21.10% 1202 7 3 11.60% 19 12.80% 730 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 5 4.5 2.3 1.5 - -0.2 4.7 2.2 1.5 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.5 Mean: 4.7 Variance: 2.3 Variance: 2.2 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.5 15.f. Provision of guidance on institutional LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 15.f. Provision of guidance on institutional standards and expectations for your standards and expectations for your research Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 research degree programme 1 -3 2.40% 4 2.20% 124 2 -2 5.50% 9 4.40% 249 74% Met/exceeded expectations -6% 80% 3 -1 18.20% 30 13.50% 772 26% Below expectations 6% 20% 4 0 40.60% 67 40.00% 2282 41% Met expectations only 1% 40% 5 1 13.30% 22 14.50% 829 33% Exceeded expectations only -7% 40% 6 2 12.70% 21 16.40% 934 7 3 7.30% 12 9.10% 518 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 4.2 1.9 1.4 - -0.3 4.5 1.9 1.4 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.5 Variance: 1.9 Variance: 1.9 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.4 15.g. Overall experience of my research LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 15.g. Overall experience of my research programme programme Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 1 -3 3.60% 6 1.90% 110 2 -2 3.00% 5 3.30% 192 86% Met/exceeded expectations 0% 86% 3 -1 7.20% 12 8.70% 498 14% Below expectations 0% 14% 4 0 25.30% 42 21.50% 1239 25% Met expectations only 4% 22% 5 1 24.70% 41 22.40% 1290 61% Exceeded expectations only -4% 65% 6 2 26.50% 44 27.30% 1572 7 3 9.60% 16 14.80% 850 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 4.8 2.0 1.4 - -0.2 5.0 2.0 1.4 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.8 Mean: 5.0 Variance: 2.0 Variance: 2.0 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.4 16. I am confident that I will complete my LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Russell 16. I am confident that I will complete my research degree programme more or less research degree programme more or less within Degrees Survey Group B-club 2011 within the planned timescale (1 = Strongly Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) 1 1 4.90% 8 4.00% 224 2 2 7.30% 12 5.80% 328 12% Disgree 2% 10% 3 3 27.40% 45 16.70% 945 27% Neutral 10% 17% 4 4 39.60% 65 37.60% 2127 60% Agree -13% 73% 5 5 20.70% 34 34.00% 1920 0% N/A -2% 2% 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 31 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1g Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to 94 Group National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 49 #Low= 6 #High= 1 B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National 6 NA 0.00% 0 2.00% 111 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 3.6 1.1 1.0 Low -0.4 4.0 1.2 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.6 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.2 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.1 Section 20 LSHTM Research All All 32. I am registered as doing a: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 PhD 65.70% 109 70.60% 4084 2 Professional doctorate 8.40% 14 5.60% 324 3 PhD by published work 1.20% 2 0.20% 9 4 New Route PhD 0.00% 0 0.50% 30 MPhil with transfer to 5 PhD 22.90% 38 17.90% 1033 6 MPhil 0.60% 1 0.80% 47 7 Master in research 0.00% 0 1.30% 75 Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.0 Mean: 1.9 Variance: 2.8 Variance: 2.8 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.7 Other 1.20% 2 3.20% 185 33. The main motivation for me pursuing a LSHTM Research All All research degree programme was: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current my interest in the 1 subject 24.10% 40 35.70% 2060 improving my career prospects for an academic/research 2 career 38.00% 63 31.10% 1794 improving my career prospects outside of an academic/research 3 career 15.10% 25 8.90% 516 4 I was encouraged by a 1.80% 3 4.10% 236 5 the funding was 2.40% 4 3.10% 180 it felt like a natural step 6 for me 14.50% 24 12.20% 707 I felt inspired to work with a particular 7 academic 1.20% 2 1.30% 77 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.6 Mean: 2.4 Variance: 2.9 Variance: 3.0 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.7 Other 3.00% 5 3.50% 202 34. What type of career do you have in mind for LSHTM Research All All when you complete your research degree? Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 Academic career in 30.30% 50 44.60% 2556 2 Research career in 23.60% 39 12.50% 718 3 higher education Research career 19.40% 32 14.30% 818 outside higher Teaching (at a level 4 below higher education) 0.00% 0 1.20% 66 Any other professional 5 career 6.70% 11 10.60% 610 Self-employment (including setting up 6 own business) 3.00% 5 3.10% 179 Returning to or remaining with employer who is 7 sponsoring your degree 5.50% 9 5.40% 309 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.3 Mean: 2.3 Variance: 2.8 Variance: 3.3 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.8 Other 11.50% 19 8.30% 474 LSHTM Research All All 35. I am: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 25 years old or younger 9.00% 15 22.90% 1320 2 26-30 years old 30.70% 51 33.10% 1913 3 31-35 years old 34.90% 58 16.50% 952 4 36-40 years old 17.50% 29 9.50% 546 5 41-45 years old 4.80% 8 7.10% 408 6 46-50 years old 0.60% 1 4.50% 258 7 51-55 years old 1.80% 3 3.00% 171 8 56 years old or older 0.60% 1 3.60% 206 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.9 Mean: 2.9 Variance: 1.5 Variance: 3.4 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.8 LSHTM Research All All 36. I am: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 Male 32.90% 54 49.70% 2851 2 Female 67.10% 110 50.30% 2888 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.7 Mean: 1.5 Variance: 0.2 Variance: 0.3 SD: 0.5 SD: 0.5 LSHTM Research All All 37. Do you consider yourself to have a disability? Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 Yes 1.80% 3 4.80% 278 2 No 98.20% 163 95.20% 5485 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.0 Mean: 2.0 Variance: 0.0 Variance: 0.0 SD: 0.1 SD: 0.2 37.a. If yes, please choose one from the LSHTM Research All All following options: (as a drop down list) Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 32 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1g Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to 94 Group National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 49 #Low= 6 #High= 1 B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National Social/communication impairment such as Asperger's syndrome/other autistic spectrum disorder 1 0.00% 0 5.00% 14 2 Blind/serious visual 0.00% 0 2.50% 7 3 impairment uncorrected by Deaf/serious hearing 0.00% 0 2.50% 7 impairment Long standing illness or health condition such as cancer, HIV, diabetes, chronic heart disease, or 4 epilepsy 0.00% 0 17.30% 48 Mental health condition, such as depression, schizophrenia or anxiety 5 disorder 0.00% 0 16.50% 46 Specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, 6 or AD(H)D 66.70% 2 30.20% 84 7 Physical impairment or 0.00% 0 8.30% 23 8 mobility issues, such asor A disability, impairment 0.00% 0 12.20% 34 medical condition that is not Two or more impairments and/or disabling mental conditions 9 33.30% 1 5.40% 15 Ranking Statistics Median: 6 Median: 6 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 7.0 Mean: 5.6 Variance: 3.0 Variance: 3.6 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.9 LSHTM Research All All 38. My discipline is: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 Medicine and Dentistry 22.40% 35 1.80% 98 Medical Science and 2 Pharmacy 3.20% 5 1.80% 98 3 Nursing 0.60% 1 1.00% 54 Other subjects allied to 4 Medicine 25.00% 39 2.00% 113 Biology and related 5 Sciences 14.10% 22 11.30% 630 6 Sports Science 0.00% 0 0.80% 45 7 Psychology 1.90% 3 6.40% 356 8 Veterinary Sciences 1.30% 2 0.10% 8 9 Agriculture and related 0.00% 0 0.80% 46 10 Physical subjects Science 0.00% 0 7.70% 429 Physical Geography and 11 Environmental Science 0.00% 0 2.40% 135 12 Mathematical Sciences 3.20% 5 3.00% 166 13 Computer Science 0.00% 0 4.80% 269 Mechanically-based 14 Engineering 0.00% 0 2.80% 157 Electronic and Electrical 15 Engineering 0.00% 0 6.10% 338 Civil, Chemical and other 16 Engineering 1.30% 2 3.30% 185 17 Technology 0.00% 0 1.00% 55 Architecture, Building and 18 Planning 0.00% 0 0.50% 27 19 Economics 8.30% 13 2.80% 158 20 Politics 0.00% 0 2.10% 115 21 Sociology, Social Policy 5.10% 8 4.20% 236 22 and Anthropology Social Work 0.00% 0 0.40% 24 Human and Social 23 Geography 0.00% 0 0.70% 41 24 Law 0.00% 0 1.70% 96 25 Business 0.00% 0 1.10% 63 26 Management 0.60% 1 3.40% 191 27 Finance and Accounting 0.00% 0 0.90% 52 Tourism, Transport, Travel and others in Business and Administrative studies 28 0.00% 0 0.30% 16 29 Media studies 0.00% 0 1.10% 64 Communications and 30 Information studies 0.00% 0 0.60% 33 31 English-based studies 0.00% 0 3.70% 209 32 European Languages and 0.00% 0 0.70% 39 Area studies Other Languages and Area 33 studies 0.00% 0 0.90% 53 34 History and Archaeology 3.20% 5 4.20% 232 35 Philosophy, Theology and 0.00% 0 1.00% 57 36 Religious studies Art and Design 0.00% 0 1.30% 75 37 Performing Arts 0.00% 0 1.30% 73 38 Other Creative Arts 0.00% 0 0.90% 53 39 Teacher Training 0.00% 0 0.40% 21 40 Education studies 0.00% 0 5.60% 313 41 Combined 9.60% 15 2.80% 159 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 15 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 10.7 Mean: 18.3 Variance: 159.9 Variance: 141.5 SD: 12.6 SD: 11.9 39. Which LSHTM Research Department do you LSHTM Research All All belong to? Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current Department of Global Health & Development 1 (PHP) 12.70% 21 Department of Health Services Research & 2 Policy (PHP) 9.00% 15 3 Department of Social & 12.00% 20 4 Department of 12.00% 20 Department of Infectious Disease 5 Epidemiology (EPH) 12.00% 20 Department of Medical 6 Statistics (EPH) 1.80% 3 7 Department of Non- 6.00% 10 8 communicable Disease Department of Nutrition 5.40% 9 9 Department of Clinical 6.60% 11 Research (ITD) Department of Disease 10 Control (ITD) 6.60% 11 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 33 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1g Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to 94 Group National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 49 #Low= 6 #High= 1 B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National Department of Immunology & Infection 11 (ITD) 6.60% 11 Department of Pathogen Molecular 12 Biology 6.00% 10 Other PHP - in PHP but not associated with a 13 specific Department 0.00% 0 Other EPH - in EPH but not associated with a 14 specific Department 0.00% 0 Other ITD - in ITD but not associated with a 15 specific Department 0.00% 0 16 Would prefer not to say 3.00% 5 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 5.9 Variance: 15.1 SD: 3.9 LSHTM Research All All 40. I am currently registered as studying: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 Full time 69.30% 113 79.50% 4507 2 Part time 30.70% 50 20.50% 1161 Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.3 Mean: 1.2 Variance: 0.2 Variance: 0.2 SD: 0.5 SD: 0.4 41. What year of your research degree LSHTM Research All All programme are you in? Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 1 28.50% 47 29.60% 1688 2 2 23.60% 39 25.90% 1475 3 3 27.90% 46 21.50% 1228 4 4 13.30% 22 14.20% 808 5 5 4.80% 8 4.00% 231 6 6 0.60% 1 1.50% 83 7 7 1.20% 2 0.70% 40 8 8 0.00% 0 0.40% 23 9 9 0.00% 0 0.10% 8 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.5 Mean: 2.4 Variance: 1.7 Variance: 1.9 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.4 Other 0.00% 0 2.10% 121 LSHTM Research All All 42. I currently: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current am planning or doing 1 my research 61.40% 102 69.00% 3968 2 am writing up my thesis 31.90% 53 22.60% 1299 have submitted my thesis and I am 3 awaiting my viva 1.80% 3 2.70% 154 am making amendments to my 4 thesis following my viva 1.20% 2 1.60% 92 am awaiting my doctoral award 5 following my viva 1.20% 2 1.60% 94 Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.4 Mean: 1.4 Variance: 0.5 Variance: 0.6 SD: 0.7 SD: 0.8 Other 2.40% 4 2.60% 147 LSHTM Research All All 43. I am: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current Primarily a face to face learner [e.g., based at 1 my institution] 82.20% 134 79.80% 4514 2 Primarily a distance 17.80% 29 20.20% 1145 Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.2 Mean: 1.2 Variance: 0.1 Variance: 0.2 SD: 0.4 SD: 0.4 44. For fees purposes, is your normal place of LSHTM Research All All residence registered as: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 HOME 54.50% 90 55.80% 3192 2 Other EU 7.90% 13 11.90% 682 3 Non EU 37.60% 62 32.30% 1851 Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.8 Mean: 1.8 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 0.8 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 LSHTM Research All All 46. I class myself as: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current White: British/Irish/Any 1 other white background 62.10% 100 64.90% 3646 Mixed: White and Black Caribbean/White and Black/White and Asian/Any other mixed 2 background 6.20% 10 2.80% 155 Asian or Asian British: Indian/Pakistani/Bangla deshi/Any other West or South Asian 3 background 9.30% 15 9.60% 541 Black or Black British: Caribbean/African/Any 4 other Black background 10.60% 17 4.60% 256 Chinese: Chinese/Any other East Asian 5 background 8.70% 14 8.60% 482 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 34 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1g Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to 94 Group National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 49 #Low= 6 #High= 1 B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.9 Mean: 1.6 Variance: 1.9 Variance: 1.7 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.3 Other 3.10% 5 9.60% 539 LSHTM Research All All 47. Are you currently in paid employment: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 Yes 47.00% 78 39.80% 2269 2 No 53.00% 88 60.20% 3431 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.5 Mean: 1.6 Variance: 0.3 Variance: 0.2 SD: 0.5 SD: 0.5 47.a. If yes, how many hours of paid employment LSHTM Research All All do you undertake in a typical week (term time)? Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 1-10 hours 30.80% 24 32.70% 743 2 11-20 hours 14.10% 11 17.10% 387 3 21-30 hours 7.70% 6 9.20% 208 4 More than 30 hours 47.40% 37 41.00% 931 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 3 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.7 Mean: 2.6 Variance: 1.8 Variance: 1.7 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 LSHTM Research All All 48. You are: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current Self-funded n/a 50 n/a 1867 Research Council funded n/a 35 n/a 1346 Charity n/a 13 n/a 145 Institution funded n/a 26 n/a 1375 UK industry funded n/a 2 n/a 221 UK Government funded n/a 12 n/a 173 EU/EC funded n/a 2 n/a 136 Funded overseas n/a 28 n/a 746 Other n/a 16 n/a 565 49. In the year before starting my research LSHTM Research All All degree programme I: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current Completed my 1 undergraduate studies 1.20% 2 14.90% 856 Completed my postgraduate studies 2 [for example, MSc, MA] 27.10% 45 36.00% 2063 3 Took a gap year 0.60% 1 3.80% 217 Worked in the same organisation that I 4 currently work in 24.10% 40 13.40% 769 5 Worked as a researcher 24.10% 40 7.80% 449 Worked in a non 6 research role 20.50% 34 17.20% 986 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.0 Mean: 2.9 Variance: 2.3 Variance: 3.0 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.7 Other 2.40% 4 6.90% 398 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 35 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1d Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Small & National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 54 #Low= 2 #High= 0 Specialist B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National 'Average of averages' (treat with caution!) for 5-point agreement scale questions (1a to 5d, 7a to 14b and Q.16): 3.9 1.2 1.1 - -0.1 4.0 1.2 1.1 'Average of averages' (treat with caution!) for 7-point expectation scale questions (Q.15): 4.7 2.1 1.4 - 0.0 4.7 2.1 1.4 Section 1: Supervision 1. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1.a. My supervisor/s have the skills and subject LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 1.a. My supervisor/s have the skills and subject knowledge to adequately support my knowledge to adequately support my research Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club research 1 1 3.00% 5 2.10% 8 2.40% 13 2 2 5.40% 9 3.40% 13 4.00% 22 8% Disgree 2% 6% 3 3 7.80% 13 9.30% 36 8.90% 49 8% Neutral -1% 9% 4 4 30.70% 51 24.80% 96 26.60% 147 84% Agree -1% 85% 5 5 53.00% 88 60.50% 234 58.20% 322 0% N/A 0% 0% 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.3 1.0 1.0 - 0.0 4.3 0.9 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.3 Mean: 4.4 Mean: 4.3 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 0.9 SD: 1.0 SD: 0.9 SD: 1.0 1.b. My supervisor/s make a real effort to LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 1.b. My supervisor/s make a real effort to understand any difficulties I face understand any difficulties I face Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 4.20% 7 2.30% 9 2.90% 16 2 2 5.40% 9 5.20% 20 5.20% 29 10% Disgree 2% 8% 3 3 10.80% 18 12.40% 48 11.90% 66 11% Neutral -1% 12% 4 4 29.50% 49 28.70% 111 28.90% 160 80% Agree 0% 80% 5 5 50.00% 83 51.40% 199 51.00% 282 0% N/A 0% 0% 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 Ranking Statistics Median: 4.5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.2 1.2 1.1 - 0.0 4.2 1.1 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 1.2 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 1.1 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 1.c. I have been given good guidance in topic LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 1.c. I have been given good guidance in topic selection and refinement by my selection and refinement by my supervisor/s Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club supervisor/s 1 1 3.00% 5 3.10% 12 3.10% 17 2 2 9.60% 16 7.30% 28 8.00% 44 13% Disgree 2% 11% 3 3 12.70% 21 13.50% 52 13.20% 73 13% Neutral 0% 13% 4 4 30.10% 50 31.30% 121 31.00% 171 74% Agree -1% 75% 5 5 42.20% 70 43.50% 168 43.10% 238 2% N/A 1% 2% 6 NA 2.40% 4 1.30% 5 1.60% 9 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.1 1.3 1.1 - 0.0 4.1 1.2 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.1 Variance: 1.3 Variance: 1.2 Variance: 1.2 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 1.d. I have received good guidance in my LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 1.d. I have received good guidance in my literature search from my supervisor/s literature search from my supervisor/s Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 4.80% 8 3.60% 14 4.00% 22 2 2 6.60% 11 10.90% 42 9.60% 53 12% Disgree -2% 14% 3 3 22.90% 38 22.00% 85 22.30% 123 24% Neutral 1% 23% 4 4 36.10% 60 32.10% 124 33.30% 184 64% Agree 1% 63% 5 5 25.90% 43 29.80% 115 28.60% 158 4% N/A 1% 2% 6 NA 3.60% 6 1.60% 6 2.20% 12 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.8 1.3 1.1 - 0.0 3.8 1.3 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 3.8 Mean: 3.8 Variance: 1.3 Variance: 1.3 Variance: 1.3 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 1.e. My supervisor/s provide helpful feedback on LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 1.e. My supervisor/s provide helpful feedback on my progress my progress Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 4.20% 7 2.30% 9 2.90% 16 2 2 3.00% 5 3.90% 15 3.60% 20 7% Disgree 1% 7% 3 3 15.70% 26 14.80% 57 15.00% 83 16% Neutral 1% 15% 4 4 32.50% 54 33.90% 131 33.50% 185 77% Agree -1% 78% 5 5 44.60% 74 45.10% 174 44.90% 248 0% N/A 0% 0% 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.1 1.1 1.0 - 0.0 4.1 1.0 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.1 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 1.0 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 1.f. My supervisor/s are available when I need LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 1.f. My supervisor/s are available when I need them them Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 3.60% 6 3.90% 15 3.80% 21 2 2 6.60% 11 4.10% 16 4.90% 27 10% Disgree 2% 9% 3 3 10.80% 18 12.40% 48 12.00% 66 11% Neutral -1% 12% 4 4 33.10% 55 30.60% 118 31.30% 173 79% Agree 0% 79% 5 5 45.80% 76 48.70% 188 47.80% 264 0% N/A 0% 0% 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.30% 1 0.20% 1 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.1 1.2 1.1 - -0.1 4.2 1.1 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 1.2 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.1 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 Section 2: Skills development 2. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 2.a. As a result of my experience so far I feel LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 2.a. As a result of my experience so far I feel confident about managing a research confident about managing a research project Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club project 1 1 2.40% 4 0.50% 2 1.10% 6 2 2 4.20% 7 4.90% 19 4.70% 26 7% Disgree 1% 6% 3 3 18.10% 30 16.30% 63 16.80% 93 18% Neutral 1% 17% 4 4 47.00% 78 49.50% 191 48.70% 269 75% Agree -2% 77% 5 5 27.10% 45 28.50% 110 28.10% 155 1% N/A 1% 1% 6 NA 1.20% 2 0.30% 1 0.50% 3 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.0 0.9 0.9 - 0.0 4.0 0.8 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.8 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.9 2.b. My experience so far has improved my LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 2.b. My experience so far has improved my analytical skills analytical skills Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 1.20% 2 1.30% 5 1.30% 7 2 2 3.00% 5 3.10% 12 3.10% 17 4% Disgree 0% 4% 3 3 13.30% 22 10.60% 41 11.40% 63 13% Neutral 2% 11% 4 4 42.80% 71 47.40% 183 46.00% 254 83% Agree -2% 84% 5 5 39.80% 66 37.30% 144 38.00% 210 0% N/A 0% 0% 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.30% 1 0.20% 1 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.2 0.7 0.9 - 0.0 4.2 0.7 0.8 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.7 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.8 2.c. My experience so far has helped me to LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 2.c. My experience so far has helped me to develop a range of communication skills develop a range of communication skills Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 36 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1d Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Small & National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 54 #Low= 2 #High= 0 Specialist B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National 1 1 3.00% 5 1.30% 5 1.80% 10 2 2 7.30% 12 4.70% 18 5.40% 30 10% Disgree 3% 7% 3 3 19.40% 32 17.60% 68 18.10% 100 20% Neutral 1% 18% 4 4 43.60% 72 44.00% 170 43.90% 242 70% Agree -4% 74% 5 5 24.80% 41 31.10% 120 29.20% 161 2% N/A 0% 1% 6 NA 1.80% 3 1.30% 5 1.50% 8 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 1.1 1.0 - -0.1 4.0 0.9 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.9 SD: 1.0 SD: 0.9 SD: 1.0 2.d. As a result of my experience so far I have LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 2.d. As a result of my experience so far I have improved my ability to learn improved my ability to learn independently Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club independently 1 1 0.60% 1 1.80% 7 1.50% 8 2 2 1.20% 2 2.10% 8 1.80% 10 2% Disgree -1% 3% 3 3 10.30% 17 12.50% 48 11.80% 65 10% Neutral -1% 12% 4 4 44.80% 74 42.20% 162 43.00% 236 88% Agree 3% 85% 5 5 41.80% 69 40.90% 157 41.20% 226 1% N/A 0% 1% 6 NA 1.20% 2 0.50% 2 0.70% 4 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.3 0.6 0.8 - 0.1 4.2 0.7 0.8 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.3 Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 0.6 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.7 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.8 2.e. There are adequate opportunities available LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 2.e. There are adequate opportunities available for me to further develop my research for me to further develop my research skills Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club skills 1 1 1.20% 2 3.40% 13 2.70% 15 2 2 7.20% 12 5.40% 21 6.00% 33 9% Disgree 0% 9% 3 3 18.10% 30 19.20% 74 18.80% 104 18% Neutral -1% 19% 4 4 46.40% 77 40.70% 157 42.40% 234 73% Agree 1% 72% 5 5 25.90% 43 30.30% 117 29.00% 160 1% N/A 0% 1% 6 NA 1.20% 2 1.00% 4 1.10% 6 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 0.9 0.9 - 0.0 3.9 1.0 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 3.9 Mean: 3.9 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.0 SD: 0.9 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 2.f. There are adequate opportunities available LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 2.f. There are adequate opportunities available for me to further develop my for me to further develop my transferable skills Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club transferable skills 1 1 1.80% 3 2.30% 9 2.20% 12 2 2 4.80% 8 5.40% 21 5.30% 29 7% Disgree -1% 8% 3 3 24.70% 41 22.50% 87 23.20% 128 25% Neutral 1% 24% 4 4 40.40% 67 39.40% 152 39.70% 219 68% Agree -1% 69% 5 5 27.10% 45 28.80% 111 28.30% 156 1% N/A 0% 1% 6 NA 1.20% 2 1.60% 6 1.40% 8 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 0.9 1.0 - 0.0 3.9 1.0 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 3.9 Mean: 3.9 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 1.0 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 Section 3: Infrastructure 3. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 3.a. I have adequate access to the equipment LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 3.a. I have adequate access to the equipment necessary for my research necessary for my research Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 1.20% 2 3.60% 14 2.90% 16 2 2 4.80% 8 7.00% 27 6.30% 35 6% Disgree -3% 10% 3 3 12.00% 20 18.10% 70 16.30% 90 13% Neutral -4% 17% 4 4 35.50% 59 34.90% 135 35.10% 194 81% Agree 7% 73% 5 5 39.80% 66 33.10% 128 35.10% 194 7% N/A 2% 4% 6 NA 6.60% 11 3.40% 13 4.30% 24 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.3 1.0 1.0 - 0.2 4.1 1.2 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.3 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.1 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 1.3 Variance: 1.2 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 3.b. I have a suitable working space 3.b. I have a suitable working space Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 2.40% 4 7.00% 27 5.60% 31 2 2 4.80% 8 7.50% 29 6.70% 37 8% Disgree -5% 13% 3 3 11.40% 19 15.00% 58 13.90% 77 12% Neutral -2% 15% 4 4 36.70% 61 29.50% 114 31.60% 175 80% Agree 8% 72% 5 5 37.30% 62 35.40% 137 36.00% 199 7% N/A 1% 6% 6 NA 7.20% 12 5.70% 22 6.10% 34 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.2 1.1 1.1 - 0.2 4.0 1.5 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.7 Variance: 1.5 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.2 3.c. There is appropriate financial support for LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 3.c. There is appropriate financial support for research activities research activities Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 11.40% 19 10.30% 40 10.70% 59 2 2 12.00% 20 9.80% 38 10.50% 58 25% Disgree 3% 22% 3 3 21.10% 35 15.80% 61 17.40% 96 23% Neutral 5% 18% 4 4 25.90% 43 31.00% 120 29.50% 163 52% Agree -8% 60% 5 5 21.70% 36 30.00% 116 27.50% 152 8% N/A 3% 5% 6 NA 7.80% 13 3.10% 12 4.50% 25 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.6 2.1 1.4 - -0.1 3.7 1.9 1.4 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.7 Variance: 2.1 Variance: 1.8 Variance: 1.9 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.4 3.d. There is adequate provision of computing LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 3.d. There is adequate provision of computing resources and facilities resources and facilities Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 0.00% 0 3.90% 15 2.70% 15 2 2 3.60% 6 7.50% 29 6.30% 35 4% Disgree -6% 10% 3 3 9.70% 16 17.80% 69 15.40% 85 10% Neutral -6% 16% 4 4 33.30% 55 33.30% 129 33.30% 184 86% Agree 12% 74% 5 5 47.30% 78 32.80% 127 37.10% 205 6% N/A 1% 5% 6 NA 6.10% 10 4.70% 18 5.10% 28 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.4 0.8 0.9 - 0.3 4.1 1.2 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.4 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.1 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 1.3 Variance: 1.2 SD: 0.9 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.1 3.e. There is adequate provision of library LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 3.e. There is adequate provision of library facilities facilities Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 4.20% 7 5.90% 23 5.40% 30 2 2 13.30% 22 10.10% 39 11.10% 61 18% Disgree 1% 17% 3 3 16.40% 27 22.50% 87 20.70% 114 17% Neutral -4% 21% 4 4 36.40% 60 28.70% 111 31.00% 171 65% Agree 3% 62% 5 5 26.70% 44 32.00% 124 30.40% 168 3% N/A 2% 1% 6 NA 3.00% 5 0.80% 3 1.40% 8 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.8 1.4 1.2 - 0.1 3.7 1.4 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.7 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 37 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1d Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Small & National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 54 #Low= 2 #High= 0 Specialist B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National Variance: 1.4 Variance: 1.4 Variance: 1.4 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 3.f. I have the technical support I need 3.f. I have the technical support I need Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 3.00% 5 4.90% 19 4.30% 24 2 2 4.80% 8 7.50% 29 6.70% 37 8% Disgree -4% 12% 3 3 17.50% 29 23.00% 89 21.30% 118 18% Neutral -4% 22% 4 4 41.00% 68 34.40% 133 36.30% 201 74% Agree 8% 66% 5 5 30.70% 51 24.30% 94 26.20% 145 3% N/A -2% 5% 6 NA 3.00% 5 5.90% 23 5.10% 28 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.0 1.1 1.0 - 0.1 3.9 1.3 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.0 Mean: 3.8 Mean: 3.9 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.4 Variance: 1.3 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 Section 4: Intellectual climate 4. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 4.a. My department provides opportunities for LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 4.a. My department provides opportunities for social contact with other research social contact with other research students Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club students 1 1 5.50% 9 5.20% 20 5.30% 29 2 2 11.60% 19 11.40% 44 11.40% 63 18% Disgree 1% 17% 3 3 34.10% 56 17.10% 66 22.10% 122 36% Neutral 14% 23% 4 4 23.80% 39 38.50% 149 34.10% 188 45% Agree -14% 60% 5 5 18.90% 31 26.10% 101 24.00% 132 6% N/A 3% 3% 6 NA 6.10% 10 1.80% 7 3.10% 17 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.6 1.6 1.2 - -0.1 3.7 1.4 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.7 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.4 Variance: 1.4 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 4.b. My department provides opportunities for me LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 4.b. My department provides opportunities for me to become involved in the broader to become involved in the broader research Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club research culture 1 1 6.10% 10 4.10% 16 4.70% 26 2 2 18.90% 31 11.90% 46 14.00% 77 26% Disgree 7% 19% 3 3 25.00% 41 23.00% 89 23.60% 130 26% Neutral 2% 24% 4 4 29.90% 49 36.40% 141 34.50% 190 47% Agree -9% 57% 5 5 14.60% 24 23.00% 89 20.50% 113 5% N/A 3% 3% 6 NA 5.50% 9 1.60% 6 2.70% 15 Ranking Statistics Median: 3.5 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.4 1.6 1.3 - -0.2 3.6 1.4 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.4 Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.6 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.3 Variance: 1.4 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.2 4.c. The research ambience in my department or LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 4.c. The research ambience in my department or faculty stimulates my work faculty stimulates my work Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 6.70% 11 4.10% 16 4.90% 27 2 2 16.50% 27 12.10% 47 13.40% 74 25% Disgree 6% 19% 3 3 28.70% 47 28.70% 111 28.70% 158 30% Neutral 1% 30% 4 4 28.70% 47 31.50% 122 30.70% 169 45% Agree -6% 51% 5 5 14.00% 23 20.90% 81 18.90% 104 5% N/A 2% 3% 6 NA 5.50% 9 2.60% 10 3.40% 19 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.4 1.6 1.3 - -0.2 3.6 1.4 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.4 Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.6 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.3 Variance: 1.4 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.2 4.d. I feel integrated into my department's LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 4.d. I feel integrated into my department's community community Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 13.40% 22 4.90% 19 7.40% 41 2 2 22.60% 37 15.00% 58 17.20% 95 38% Disgree 12% 25% 3 3 28.00% 46 25.30% 98 26.10% 144 29% Neutral 3% 27% 4 4 18.90% 31 29.20% 113 26.10% 144 33% Agree -15% 48% 5 5 12.20% 20 23.30% 90 20.00% 110 5% N/A 2% 3% 6 NA 4.90% 8 2.30% 9 3.10% 17 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 Median: 3 3.1 1.9 1.4 - -0.3 3.4 1.6 1.3 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.1 Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.4 Variance: 1.9 Variance: 1.4 Variance: 1.6 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.3 4.e. My department provides a good seminar LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 4.e. My department provides a good seminar programme for research students programme for research students Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 6.70% 11 5.40% 21 5.80% 32 2 2 16.00% 26 10.60% 41 12.20% 67 24% Disgree 6% 19% 3 3 28.20% 46 27.70% 107 27.90% 153 30% Neutral 1% 29% 4 4 28.20% 46 30.80% 119 30.10% 165 46% Agree -7% 53% 5 5 14.70% 24 23.60% 91 20.90% 115 6% N/A 3% 3% 6 NA 6.10% 10 1.80% 7 3.10% 17 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.5 1.6 1.3 - -0.1 3.6 1.4 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.5 Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.6 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.4 Variance: 1.4 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 Section 5: Goals and standards 5. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 5.a. I understand the required standard for the LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 5.a. I understand the required standard for the thesis thesis Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 0.60% 1 1.60% 6 1.30% 7 2 2 8.40% 14 4.90% 19 6.00% 33 9% Disgree 2% 7% 3 3 22.90% 38 15.60% 60 17.80% 98 23% Neutral 5% 18% 4 4 44.60% 74 47.70% 183 46.70% 257 68% Agree -7% 75% 5 5 22.30% 37 30.20% 116 27.80% 153 1% N/A 1% 0% 6 NA 1.20% 2 0.00% 0 0.40% 2 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.8 0.9 0.9 - -0.1 3.9 0.8 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 3.9 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.8 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 5.b. I understand the standard of work expected 5.b. I understand the standard of work expected Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 0.00% 0 1.60% 6 1.10% 6 2 2 8.40% 14 3.60% 14 5.10% 28 8% Disgree 2% 6% 3 3 20.50% 34 12.20% 47 14.70% 81 21% Neutral 6% 15% 4 4 44.00% 73 47.40% 182 46.40% 255 71% Agree -8% 79% 5 5 26.50% 44 34.60% 133 32.20% 177 1% N/A 0% 1% 6 NA 0.60% 1 0.50% 2 0.50% 3 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 0.8 0.9 - -0.2 4.1 0.8 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.1 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.8 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 5.c. I understand the requirements of thesis LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 5.c. I understand the requirements of thesis examination examination Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 38 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1d Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Small & National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 54 #Low= 2 #High= 0 Specialist B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National 5.c. I understand the requirements of thesis LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 5.c. I understand the requirements of thesis examination examination Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 1.20% 2 1.30% 5 1.30% 7 2 2 11.40% 19 8.40% 32 9.30% 51 13% Disgree 2% 11% 3 3 26.50% 44 19.30% 74 21.50% 118 27% Neutral 6% 22% 4 4 39.20% 65 42.80% 164 41.70% 229 60% Agree -8% 68% 5 5 18.70% 31 28.20% 108 25.30% 139 3% N/A 2% 1% 6 NA 3.00% 5 0.00% 0 0.90% 5 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.7 1.1 1.0 - -0.1 3.8 1.0 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.9 Mean: 3.8 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 1.0 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 5.d. I understand the requirements and deadlines LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 5.d. I understand the requirements and deadlines for formal monitoring of my for formal monitoring of my progress Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club progress 1 1 1.20% 2 1.30% 5 1.30% 7 2 2 11.40% 19 3.40% 13 5.80% 32 13% Disgree 6% 7% 3 3 25.90% 43 14.60% 56 18.00% 99 26% Neutral 8% 18% 4 4 36.70% 61 43.60% 167 41.50% 228 61% Agree -14% 75% 5 5 24.10% 40 37.10% 142 33.20% 182 1% N/A 0% 0% 6 NA 0.60% 1 0.00% 0 0.20% 1 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.7 1.0 1.0 Low -0.3 4.0 0.9 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.7 Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.9 SD: 1.0 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 Section 6: Thesis examination 6. Have you sat your final viva examination? LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 1 No (If No, please go to 97.60% 161 95.50% 13921 96.00% 7956 2 section 7) Yes (If Yes, please 2.40% 4 4.50% 654 4.00% 331 respond to the following Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 Median: 1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.0 Mean: 1.0 Mean: 1.0 Variance: 0.0 Variance: 0.0 Variance: 0.0 SD: 0.2 SD: 0.2 SD: 0.2 6.a. For each of the following, show the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 6.a.i. The thesis examination process was fair LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 1 1 0.00% 0 4.00% 26 2 2 25.00% 1 4.90% 32 3 3 0.00% 0 7.00% 46 4 4 0.00% 0 22.30% 146 5 5 75.00% 3 61.00% 399 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.80% 5 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.3 Variance: 2.3 Variance: 1.2 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.1 6.a.ii. The examination of my thesis was LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 1 1 0.00% 0 6.60% 43 2 2 0.00% 0 5.80% 38 3 3 0.00% 0 8.90% 58 4 4 25.00% 1 21.60% 141 5 5 75.00% 3 56.90% 372 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.30% 2 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.8 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 0.3 Variance: 1.5 SD: 0.5 SD: 1.2 6.a.iii. I was given adequate support and LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 1 1 0.00% 0 9.80% 64 2 2 50.00% 2 8.70% 57 3 3 0.00% 0 13.60% 89 4 4 25.00% 1 26.50% 173 5 5 25.00% 1 40.10% 262 6 NA 0.00% 0 1.40% 9 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.2 Mean: 3.8 Variance: 2.3 Variance: 1.8 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.3 6.a.iv. I was given adequate support and LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 1 1 0.00% 0 5.50% 36 2 2 25.00% 1 4.90% 32 3 3 25.00% 1 10.70% 70 4 4 0.00% 0 25.50% 167 5 5 50.00% 2 45.30% 296 6 NA 0.00% 0 8.10% 53 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 5 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 2.3 Variance: 1.5 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.2 Section 7: Professional development and career 7. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 7.a. I am encouraged to think about the range of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 7.a. I am encouraged to think about the range of career opportunities that are career opportunities that are available to me. Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club available to me. 1 1 9.20% 15 0.075 29 8.00% 44 2 2 22.10% 36 0.184 71 19.50% 107 34% Disgree 3% 30% 3 3 31.90% 52 0.28 108 29.10% 160 34% Neutral 2% 32% 4 4 19.60% 32 0.249 96 23.30% 128 32% Agree -6% 38% 5 5 10.40% 17 0.119 46 11.50% 63 7% N/A -2% 9% 6 NA 6.70% 11 0.093 36 8.60% 47 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 3 Median: 3 3.2 1.8 1.3 - -0.2 3.4 1.9 1.4 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.2 Mean: 3.4 Mean: 3.4 Variance: 1.8 Variance: 1.9 Variance: 1.9 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.4 7.b. I am encouraged to reflect on my LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 7.b. I am encouraged to reflect on my professional development needs professional development needs Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 8.60% 14 0.052 20 6.20% 34 2 2 20.20% 33 0.158 61 17.10% 94 30% Disgree 5% 25% 3 3 27.60% 45 0.269 104 27.10% 149 29% Neutral 0% 29% 4 4 25.20% 41 0.321 124 30.10% 165 41% Agree -5% 47% 5 5 14.70% 24 0.142 55 14.40% 79 4% N/A -1% 5% 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 39 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1d Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Small & National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 54 #Low= 2 #High= 0 Specialist B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National 6 NA 3.70% 6 0.057 22 5.10% 28 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 Median: 3 3.3 1.6 1.3 - -0.1 3.4 1.6 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.3 Mean: 3.5 Mean: 3.4 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.5 Variance: 1.6 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 7.c. I am encouraged to reflect on my career LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 7.c. I am encouraged to reflect on my career development needs development needs Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 9.20% 15 0.06 23 6.90% 38 2 2 22.70% 37 0.184 71 19.70% 108 34% Disgree 5% 29% 3 3 28.20% 46 0.267 103 27.10% 149 30% Neutral 1% 29% 4 4 22.70% 37 0.29 112 27.10% 149 37% Agree -5% 42% 5 5 12.30% 20 0.122 47 12.20% 67 5% N/A -2% 7% 6 NA 4.90% 8 0.078 30 6.90% 38 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 3 Median: 3 3.2 1.7 1.3 - -0.2 3.4 1.7 1.3 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.2 Mean: 3.5 Mean: 3.4 Variance: 1.7 Variance: 1.7 Variance: 1.7 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 Section 8: Roles and responsibilities 8. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 8.a. I know who to approach, or where to find this LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 8.a. I know who to approach, or where to find this out, if I am dissatisfied with any out, if I am dissatisfied with any element of my Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club element of my research degree programme 1 1 3.10% 5 0.028 11 2.90% 16 2 2 9.30% 15 0.075 29 8.00% 44 12% Disgree 1% 11% 3 3 23.50% 38 0.178 69 19.50% 107 24% Neutral 4% 20% 4 4 36.40% 59 0.39 151 38.30% 210 64% Agree -5% 69% 5 5 27.20% 44 0.32 124 30.60% 168 1% N/A 0% 1% 6 NA 0.60% 1 0.008 3 0.70% 4 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.8 1.1 1.1 - -0.1 3.9 1.1 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 3.9 Mean: 3.9 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.1 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 8.b. My institution values and responds to LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 8.b. My institution values and responds to feedback from research degree students feedback from research degree students Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 7.40% 12 0.036 14 4.70% 26 2 2 12.90% 21 0.073 28 8.90% 49 21% Disgree 7% 14% 3 3 22.70% 37 0.275 106 26.10% 143 24% Neutral -3% 27% 4 4 33.10% 54 0.369 142 35.80% 196 55% Agree -4% 59% 5 5 19.00% 31 0.21 81 20.40% 112 5% N/A 1% 4% 6 NA 4.90% 8 0.036 14 4.00% 22 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.6 1.6 1.3 - -0.1 3.7 1.3 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.8 Mean: 3.7 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.2 Variance: 1.3 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.2 8.c. I understand my responsibilities as a LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 8.c. I understand my responsibilities as a research degree student research degree student Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 1.20% 2 0.008 3 0.90% 5 2 2 5.60% 9 0.034 13 4.00% 22 7% Disgree 2% 5% 3 3 21.00% 34 0.137 53 15.80% 87 21% Neutral 5% 16% 4 4 44.40% 72 0.483 187 47.20% 259 72% Agree -7% 79% 5 5 27.20% 44 0.336 130 31.70% 174 1% N/A 0% 0% 6 NA 0.60% 1 0.003 1 0.40% 2 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 0.8 0.9 - -0.2 4.1 0.7 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.1 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.7 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.9 8.d. I am aware of my institution's responsibilities LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 8.d. I am aware of my institution's responsibilities towards me as a research degree towards me as a research degree student Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club student 1 1 1.20% 2 0.021 8 1.80% 10 2 2 10.40% 17 0.065 25 7.60% 42 12% Disgree 2% 9% 3 3 31.10% 51 0.228 88 25.30% 139 31% Neutral 6% 25% 4 4 36.00% 59 0.453 175 42.50% 234 57% Agree -8% 65% 5 5 20.10% 33 0.233 90 22.40% 123 1% N/A 1% 0% 6 NA 1.20% 2 0 0 0.40% 2 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.7 1.0 1.0 - -0.1 3.8 0.9 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.8 Mean: 3.8 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 0.9 SD: 1.0 SD: 0.9 SD: 1.0 Section 9 9. For the following items, please rate how LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small important, in terms of successfully completing Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 9.a. Supervisory support and guidance -- LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 9.a. Supervisory support and guidance -- Importance Importance Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 0.60% 1 0.01 4 0.90% 5 2 2 0.60% 1 0.013 5 1.10% 6 1% Disgree -1% 2% 3 3 1.80% 3 0.021 8 2.00% 11 2% Neutral 0% 2% 4 4 10.20% 17 0.168 65 14.80% 82 97% Agree 1% 96% 5 5 86.70% 144 0.788 305 81.20% 449 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.8 0.3 0.5 - 0.1 4.7 0.4 0.6 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.8 Mean: 4.7 Mean: 4.7 Variance: 0.3 Variance: 0.4 Variance: 0.4 SD: 0.5 SD: 0.7 SD: 0.6 9.b. Opportunities to develop a range of research LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 9.b. Opportunities to develop a range of research skills -- Importance skills -- Importance Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 0.60% 1 0.008 3 0.70% 4 2 2 0.00% 0 0.01 4 0.70% 4 1% Disgree -1% 1% 3 3 5.40% 9 0.072 28 6.70% 37 5% Neutral -1% 7% 4 4 36.10% 60 0.336 130 34.40% 190 94% Agree 2% 92% 5 5 57.80% 96 0.574 222 57.50% 318 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.5 0.4 0.7 - 0.0 4.5 0.5 0.7 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.5 Mean: 4.5 Mean: 4.5 Variance: 0.4 Variance: 0.6 Variance: 0.5 SD: 0.7 SD: 0.7 SD: 0.7 9.c. Opportunities to develop a range of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 9.c. Opportunities to develop a range of transferable skills -- Importance transferable skills -- Importance Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 0.00% 0 0.026 10 1.80% 10 2 2 4.80% 8 0.023 9 3.10% 17 5% Disgree 0% 5% 3 3 24.70% 41 0.207 80 21.90% 121 25% Neutral 3% 22% 4 4 39.80% 66 0.389 150 39.10% 216 70% Agree -3% 73% 5 5 30.70% 51 0.355 137 34.10% 188 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.0 0.8 0.9 - 0.0 4.0 0.8 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 0.8 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 9.d. Access to appropriate facilities -- Importance 9.d. Access to appropriate facilities -- Importance Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 40 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1d Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Small & National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 54 #Low= 2 #High= 0 Specialist B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 9.d. Access to appropriate facilities -- Importance 9.d. Access to appropriate facilities -- Importance Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 0.60% 1 0.016 6 1.30% 7 2 2 0.00% 0 0.016 6 1.10% 6 1% Disgree -2% 2% 3 3 12.70% 21 0.088 34 10.00% 55 13% Neutral 3% 10% 4 4 33.70% 56 0.363 140 35.50% 196 87% Agree -1% 88% 5 5 53.00% 88 0.518 200 52.20% 288 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.4 0.6 0.8 - 0.0 4.4 0.7 0.8 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.4 Mean: 4.4 Mean: 4.4 Variance: 0.6 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.7 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.8 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 9.e. The research environment -- Importance 9.e. The research environment -- Importance Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 0.60% 1 0.016 6 1.30% 7 2 2 1.20% 2 0.041 16 3.30% 18 2% Disgree -3% 5% 3 3 20.10% 33 0.111 43 13.80% 76 20% Neutral 6% 14% 4 4 39.60% 65 0.402 155 40.00% 220 78% Agree -4% 82% 5 5 38.40% 63 0.43 166 41.60% 229 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.1 0.7 0.8 - -0.1 4.2 0.8 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.8 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 9.f. Provision of guidance on institutional LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 9.f. Provision of guidance on institutional standards and expectations for your standards and expectations for your research Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club research degree programme -- Importance 1 1 0.00% 0 0.016 6 1.10% 6 2 2 3.60% 6 0.041 16 4.00% 22 4% Disgree -1% 5% 3 3 19.30% 32 0.186 72 18.80% 104 19% Neutral 0% 19% 4 4 42.20% 70 0.388 150 39.80% 220 77% Agree 1% 76% 5 5 34.90% 58 0.37 143 36.30% 201 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.1 0.7 0.8 - 0.0 4.1 0.8 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.1 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 0.8 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 Section 10: Teaching opportunities 10. I have had adequate opportunity to gain LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 10. I have had adequate opportunity to gain experience of teaching [e.g., lectures, experience of teaching [e.g., lectures, seminars Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club seminars or workshops] whilst doing my research degree programme (1 = Strongly 1 1 20.00% 33 0.168 64 17.70% 97 2 2 12.70% 21 0.152 58 14.40% 79 39% Disgree -1% 40% 3 3 17.60% 29 0.139 53 15.00% 82 21% Neutral 2% 19% 4 4 15.80% 26 0.168 64 16.50% 90 40% Agree -1% 41% 5 5 17.60% 29 0.157 60 16.30% 89 16% N/A -4% 20% 6 NA 16.40% 27 0.217 83 20.10% 110 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.5 3.1 1.7 - -0.1 3.6 3.1 1.8 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.5 Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.6 Variance: 3.1 Variance: 3.2 Variance: 3.1 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.8 SD: 1.8 11. I have been given adequate support and LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 11. I have been given adequate support and guidance for my teaching (1 = Strongly guidance for my teaching (1 = Strongly Disagree Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) 1 1 9.60% 16 0.115 44 10.90% 60 2 2 13.90% 23 0.126 48 13.00% 71 41% Disgree 2% 39% 3 3 13.90% 23 0.157 60 15.10% 83 24% Neutral -1% 24% 4 4 15.10% 25 0.152 58 15.10% 83 35% Agree -1% 37% 5 5 5.40% 9 0.086 33 7.70% 42 42% N/A 4% 38% 6 NA 42.20% 70 0.364 139 38.10% 209 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.2 3.3 1.8 - 0.1 4.1 3.3 1.8 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.1 Variance: 3.3 Variance: 3.2 Variance: 3.3 SD: 1.8 SD: 1.8 SD: 1.8 12. I think the experience that I have gained LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 12. I think the experience that I have gained through teaching has been a worthwhile through teaching has been a worthwhile aspect Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club aspect of my research degree programme (1 = Strongly Disagree and 5 = Strongly 1 1 6.60% 11 0.077 29 7.40% 40 2 2 7.20% 12 0.045 17 5.30% 29 24% Disgree 2% 23% 3 3 8.40% 14 0.103 39 9.80% 53 15% Neutral -2% 17% 4 4 16.90% 28 0.098 37 12.00% 65 61% Agree 1% 60% 5 5 17.50% 29 0.239 90 21.90% 119 43% N/A 0% 44% 6 NA 43.40% 72 0.438 165 43.60% 237 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.6 2.5 1.6 - -0.1 4.7 2.5 1.6 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.6 Mean: 4.7 Mean: 4.7 Variance: 2.5 Variance: 2.5 Variance: 2.5 SD: 1.6 SD: 1.6 SD: 1.6 Section 11: Personal factors 14. Please state to what extent you agree with LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small the following statements (1 = Strongly Disagree Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 14.a. My friends and family are supportive of my LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 14.a. My friends and family are supportive of my research degree programme research degree programme Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 1.20% 2 0.018 7 1.60% 9 2 2 2.40% 4 0.031 12 2.90% 16 4% Disgree -1% 5% 3 3 6.10% 10 0.075 29 7.10% 39 6% Neutral -1% 7% 4 4 27.30% 45 0.234 90 24.50% 135 90% Agree 2% 88% 5 5 63.00% 104 0.629 242 62.90% 346 0% N/A -1% 1% 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.013 5 0.90% 5 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.5 0.7 0.8 - 0.0 4.5 0.8 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.5 Mean: 4.5 Mean: 4.5 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.8 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 14.b. My employer is supportive of my research LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 14.b. My employer is supportive of my research degree programme degree programme Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 1 0.00% 0 0.026 10 1.80% 10 2 2 0.60% 1 0.029 11 2.20% 12 1% Disgree -6% 7% 3 3 6.10% 10 0.06 23 6.00% 33 11% Neutral 0% 11% 4 4 18.30% 30 0.149 57 15.90% 87 88% Agree 6% 82% 5 5 32.30% 53 0.292 112 30.20% 165 43% N/A -1% 44% 6 NA 42.70% 70 0.444 170 43.90% 240 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 Median: 5 5.1 0.9 1.0 - 0.1 5.0 1.3 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 5.1 Mean: 5.0 Mean: 5.0 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 1.5 Variance: 1.3 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 14.c. The financing of my research degree LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 14.c. The financing of my research degree programme places a strain on my personal programme places a strain on my personal Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club finances. 1 1 13.90% 23 0.156 60 15.10% 83 2 2 13.30% 22 0.138 53 13.60% 75 30% Disgree -1% 32% 3 3 15.20% 25 0.158 61 15.60% 86 17% Neutral 0% 17% 4 4 17.60% 29 0.164 63 16.70% 92 53% Agree 1% 51% 5 5 29.70% 49 0.301 116 30.00% 165 10% N/A 1% 9% 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 41 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1d Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Small & National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 54 #Low= 2 #High= 0 Specialist B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National 6 NA 10.30% 17 0.083 32 8.90% 49 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.7 2.6 1.6 - 0.1 3.6 2.6 1.6 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.6 Variance: 2.6 Variance: 2.6 Variance: 2.6 SD: 1.6 SD: 1.6 SD: 1.6 Section 12 15. Please rate the following broad aspects of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small your research degree programme in terms of Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 15.a. Supervisory support and guidance 15.a. Supervisory support and guidance Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 -3 6.00% 10 0.042 16 4.70% 26 2 -2 3.00% 5 0.047 18 4.20% 23 78% Met/exceeded expectations -2% 79% 3 -1 13.30% 22 0.109 42 11.60% 64 22% Below expectations 2% 21% 4 0 19.90% 33 0.182 70 18.70% 103 20% Met expectations only 1% 19% 5 1 11.40% 19 0.164 63 14.90% 82 58% Exceeded expectations only -3% 61% 6 2 21.10% 35 0.213 82 21.20% 117 7 3 25.30% 42 0.244 94 24.70% 136 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.9 3.2 1.8 - -0.1 5.0 3.0 1.7 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.9 Mean: 5.0 Mean: 5.0 Variance: 3.2 Variance: 2.9 Variance: 3.0 SD: 1.8 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.7 15.b. Opportunities to develop a range of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 15.b. Opportunities to develop a range of research skills research skills Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 -3 1.20% 2 0.018 7 1.60% 9 2 -2 2.40% 4 0.029 11 2.70% 15 88% Met/exceeded expectations 0% 87% 3 -1 8.40% 14 0.081 31 8.20% 45 12% Below expectations 0% 13% 4 0 30.70% 51 0.328 126 32.20% 177 31% Met expectations only -1% 32% 5 1 25.30% 42 0.19 73 20.90% 115 57% Exceeded expectations only 2% 55% 6 2 22.90% 38 0.242 93 23.80% 131 7 3 9.00% 15 0.112 43 10.50% 58 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.8 1.6 1.3 - 0.0 4.8 1.8 1.3 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.8 Mean: 4.8 Mean: 4.8 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.9 Variance: 1.8 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.3 15.c. Opportunities to develop a range of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 15.c. Opportunities to develop a range of transferable skills transferable skills Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 -3 1.20% 2 0.018 7 1.60% 9 2 -2 3.60% 6 0.034 13 3.50% 19 90% Met/exceeded expectations 4% 86% 3 -1 5.40% 9 0.105 40 9.00% 49 10% Below expectations -4% 14% 4 0 38.00% 63 0.365 139 36.90% 202 38% Met expectations only 1% 37% 5 1 22.90% 38 0.199 76 20.80% 114 52% Exceeded expectations only 3% 49% 6 2 17.50% 29 0.194 74 18.80% 103 7 3 11.40% 19 0.084 32 9.30% 51 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.8 1.7 1.3 - 0.1 4.7 1.8 1.3 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.8 Mean: 4.6 Mean: 4.7 Variance: 1.7 Variance: 1.8 Variance: 1.8 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 15.d. Access to appropriate facilities 15.d. Access to appropriate facilities Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 -3 0.60% 1 0.042 16 3.10% 17 2 -2 3.00% 5 0.037 14 3.50% 19 84% Met/exceeded expectations 4% 80% 3 -1 12.00% 20 0.134 51 13.00% 71 16% Below expectations -4% 20% 4 0 39.80% 66 0.353 135 36.70% 201 40% Met expectations only 3% 37% 5 1 19.30% 32 0.186 71 18.80% 103 45% Exceeded expectations only 1% 44% 6 2 15.10% 25 0.168 64 16.20% 89 7 3 10.20% 17 0.081 31 8.80% 48 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.6 1.7 1.3 - 0.1 4.5 1.9 1.4 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.6 Mean: 4.4 Mean: 4.5 Variance: 1.7 Variance: 2.1 Variance: 1.9 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.4 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 15.e. The research environment 15.e. The research environment Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 -3 4.30% 7 0.037 14 3.90% 21 2 -2 3.00% 5 0.052 20 4.60% 25 79% Met/exceeded expectations -1% 79% 3 -1 14.00% 23 0.113 43 12.10% 66 21% Below expectations 1% 21% 4 0 36.60% 60 0.304 116 32.30% 176 37% Met expectations only 4% 32% 5 1 13.40% 22 0.171 65 16.00% 87 42% Exceeded expectations only -5% 47% 6 2 17.10% 28 0.213 81 20.00% 109 7 3 11.60% 19 0.11 42 11.20% 61 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.5 2.3 1.5 - -0.1 4.6 2.3 1.5 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.5 Mean: 4.6 Mean: 4.6 Variance: 2.3 Variance: 2.3 Variance: 2.3 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.5 15.f. Provision of guidance on institutional LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 15.f. Provision of guidance on institutional standards and expectations for your standards and expectations for your research Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club research degree programme 1 -3 2.40% 4 0.011 4 1.50% 8 2 -2 5.50% 9 0.05 19 5.10% 28 74% Met/exceeded expectations -6% 80% 3 -1 18.20% 30 0.113 43 13.40% 73 26% Below expectations 6% 20% 4 0 40.60% 67 0.461 175 44.40% 242 41% Met expectations only -4% 44% 5 1 13.30% 22 0.142 54 13.90% 76 33% Exceeded expectations only -2% 36% 6 2 12.70% 21 0.161 61 15.00% 82 7 3 7.30% 12 0.063 24 6.60% 36 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.2 1.9 1.4 - -0.2 4.4 1.7 1.3 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.4 Mean: 4.4 Variance: 1.9 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.7 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.3 15.g. Overall experience of my research LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 15.g. Overall experience of my research programme programme Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club 1 -3 3.60% 6 0.021 8 2.60% 14 2 -2 3.00% 5 0.031 12 3.10% 17 86% Met/exceeded expectations 1% 85% 3 -1 7.20% 12 0.097 37 9.00% 49 14% Below expectations -1% 15% 4 0 25.30% 42 0.239 91 24.30% 133 25% Met expectations only 1% 24% 5 1 24.70% 41 0.197 75 21.20% 116 61% Exceeded expectations only 0% 61% 6 2 26.50% 44 0.276 105 27.20% 149 7 3 9.60% 16 0.139 53 12.60% 69 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.8 2.0 1.4 - -0.1 4.9 2.1 1.4 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.8 Mean: 4.9 Mean: 4.9 Variance: 2.0 Variance: 2.1 Variance: 2.1 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.4 16. I am confident that I will complete my LSHTM Research PRES 2011 - Small 16. I am confident that I will complete my research degree programme more or less research degree programme more or less within Degrees Survey & Specialist B-club within the planned timescale (1 = Strongly Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree) 1 1 4.90% 8 0.029 11 3.50% 19 2 2 7.30% 12 0.035 13 4.60% 25 12% Disgree 4% 8% 3 3 27.40% 45 0.155 58 19.10% 103 27% Neutral 8% 19% 4 4 39.60% 65 0.376 141 38.20% 206 60% Agree -12% 72% 5 5 20.70% 34 0.381 143 32.80% 177 0% N/A -2% 2% 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 42 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1d Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Small & National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 54 #Low= 2 #High= 0 Specialist B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.024 9 1.70% 9 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.6 1.1 1.0 Low -0.4 4.0 1.1 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.6 Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 1.1 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 Section 20 LSHTM Research All All 32. I am registered as doing a: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 PhD 65.70% 109 0.685 265 67.60% 374 2 Professional doctorate 8.40% 14 0 0 2.50% 14 3 PhD by published work 1.20% 2 0 0 0.40% 2 4 New Route PhD 0.00% 0 0.003 1 0.20% 1 MPhil with transfer to 5 PhD 22.90% 38 0.217 84 22.10% 122 6 MPhil 0.60% 1 0.054 21 4.00% 22 7 Master in research 0.00% 0 0.018 7 1.30% 7 Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 Median: 1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.0 Mean: 2.2 Mean: 2.2 Variance: 2.8 Variance: 3.9 Variance: 3.6 SD: 1.7 SD: 2.0 SD: 1.9 Other 1.20% 2 0.023 9 2.00% 11 33. The main motivation for me pursuing a LSHTM Research All All research degree programme was: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current my interest in the 1 subject 24.10% 40 0.407 157 35.70% 197 improving my career prospects for an academic/research 2 career 38.00% 63 0.301 116 32.40% 179 improving my career prospects outside of an academic/research 3 career 15.10% 25 0.047 18 7.80% 43 4 I was encouraged by a 1.80% 3 0.052 20 4.20% 23 5 the funding was 2.40% 4 0.028 11 2.70% 15 it felt like a natural step 6 for me 14.50% 24 0.127 49 13.20% 73 I felt inspired to work with a particular 7 academic 1.20% 2 0.016 6 1.40% 8 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.6 Mean: 2.4 Mean: 2.4 Variance: 2.9 Variance: 3.2 Variance: 3.1 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.8 SD: 1.8 Other 3.00% 5 0.023 9 2.50% 14 34. What type of career do you have in mind for LSHTM Research All All when you complete your research degree? Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 Academic career in 30.30% 50 0.439 167 39.80% 217 2 Research career in 23.60% 39 0.118 45 15.40% 84 3 higher education Research career 19.40% 32 0.132 50 15.00% 82 outside higher Teaching (at a level 4 below higher education) 0.00% 0 0.013 5 0.90% 5 Any other professional 5 career 6.70% 11 0.053 20 5.70% 31 Self-employment (including setting up 6 own business) 3.00% 5 0.087 33 7.00% 38 Returning to or remaining with employer who is 7 sponsoring your degree 5.50% 9 0.016 6 2.80% 15 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.3 Mean: 2.0 Mean: 2.1 Variance: 2.8 Variance: 2.9 Variance: 2.8 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.7 Other 11.50% 19 0.142 54 13.40% 73 LSHTM Research All All 35. I am: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 25 years old or younger 9.00% 15 0.186 72 15.70% 87 2 26-30 years old 30.70% 51 0.284 110 29.10% 161 3 31-35 years old 34.90% 58 0.168 65 22.20% 123 4 36-40 years old 17.50% 29 0.093 36 11.80% 65 5 41-45 years old 4.80% 8 0.072 28 6.50% 36 6 46-50 years old 0.60% 1 0.075 29 5.40% 30 7 51-55 years old 1.80% 3 0.044 17 3.60% 20 8 56 years old or older 0.60% 1 0.078 30 5.60% 31 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 3 Median: 3 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.9 Mean: 3.4 Mean: 3.2 Variance: 1.5 Variance: 4.6 Variance: 3.7 SD: 1.2 SD: 2.1 SD: 1.9 LSHTM Research All All 36. I am: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 Male 32.90% 54 34.10% 131 33.80% 185 2 Female 67.10% 110 65.90% 253 66.20% 363 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.7 Mean: 1.7 Mean: 1.7 Variance: 0.2 Variance: 0.2 Variance: 0.2 SD: 0.5 SD: 0.5 SD: 0.5 LSHTM Research All All 37. Do you consider yourself to have a disability? Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 Yes 1.80% 3 7.10% 27 5.50% 30 2 No 98.20% 163 92.90% 355 94.50% 518 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.0 Mean: 1.9 Mean: 1.9 Variance: 0.0 Variance: 0.1 Variance: 0.1 SD: 0.1 SD: 0.3 SD: 0.2 37.a. If yes, please choose one from the LSHTM Research All All following options: (as a drop down list) Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 43 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1d Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Small & National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 54 #Low= 2 #High= 0 Specialist B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National Social/communication impairment such as Asperger's syndrome/other autistic spectrum disorder 1 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 2 Blind/serious visual 0.00% 0 7.40% 2 6.70% 2 3 impairment uncorrected by Deaf/serious hearing 0.00% 0 3.70% 1 3.30% 1 impairment Long standing illness or health condition such as cancer, HIV, diabetes, chronic heart disease, or 4 epilepsy 0.00% 0 7.40% 2 6.70% 2 Mental health condition, such as depression, schizophrenia or anxiety 5 disorder 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 Specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, or AD(H)D 6 66.70% 2 59.30% 16 60.00% 18 7 Physical impairment or 0.00% 0 3.70% 1 3.30% 1 8 mobility issues, such asor A disability, impairment 0.00% 0 11.10% 3 10.00% 3 medical condition that is not Two or more impairments and/or disabling mental 9 conditions 33.30% 1 7.40% 2 10.00% 3 Ranking Statistics Median: 6 Median: 6 Median: 6 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 7.0 Mean: 5.9 Mean: 6.0 Variance: 3.0 Variance: 3.1 Variance: 3.1 SD: 1.7 SD: 1.8 SD: 1.8 LSHTM Research All All 38. My discipline is: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 Medicine and Dentistry 22.40% 35 3.20% 12 8.90% 47 Medical Science and 2 Pharmacy 3.20% 5 1.30% 5 1.90% 10 3 Nursing 0.60% 1 0.00% 0 0.20% 1 Other subjects allied to 4 Medicine 25.00% 39 2.90% 11 9.50% 50 Biology and related 5 Sciences 14.10% 22 19.30% 72 17.80% 94 6 Sports Science 0.00% 0 0.30% 1 0.20% 1 7 Psychology 1.90% 3 2.10% 8 2.10% 11 8 Veterinary Sciences 1.30% 2 15.80% 59 11.50% 61 9 Agriculture and related 0.00% 0 0.30% 1 0.20% 1 10 Physical subjects Science 0.00% 0 2.90% 11 2.10% 11 Physical Geography and 11 Environmental Science 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 12 Mathematical Sciences 3.20% 5 0.30% 1 1.10% 6 13 Computer Science 0.00% 0 0.80% 3 0.60% 3 Mechanically-based 14 Engineering 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 Electronic and Electrical 15 Engineering 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 Civil, Chemical and other 16 Engineering 1.30% 2 0.00% 0 0.40% 2 17 Technology 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 Architecture, Building and 18 Planning 0.00% 0 0.50% 2 0.40% 2 19 Economics 8.30% 13 0.50% 2 2.80% 15 20 Politics 0.00% 0 0.30% 1 0.20% 1 21 Sociology, Social Policy 5.10% 8 0.80% 3 2.10% 11 22 and Anthropology Social Work 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 Human and Social 23 Geography 0.00% 0 0.30% 1 0.20% 1 24 Law 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 25 Business 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 26 Management 0.60% 1 0.50% 2 0.60% 3 27 Finance and Accounting 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 Tourism, Transport, Travel and others in Business and Administrative studies 28 0.00% 0 1.10% 4 0.80% 4 29 Media studies 0.00% 0 0.80% 3 0.60% 3 Communications and 30 Information studies 0.00% 0 0.50% 2 0.40% 2 31 English-based studies 0.00% 0 4.00% 15 2.80% 15 32 European Languages and 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 Area studies Other Languages and Area 33 studies 0.00% 0 0.30% 1 0.20% 1 34 History and Archaeology 3.20% 5 7.50% 28 6.20% 33 35 Philosophy, Theology and 0.00% 0 5.10% 19 3.60% 19 36 Religious studies Art and Design 0.00% 0 12.60% 47 8.90% 47 37 Performing Arts 0.00% 0 5.10% 19 3.60% 19 38 Other Creative Arts 0.00% 0 3.50% 13 2.50% 13 39 Teacher Training 0.00% 0 1.10% 4 0.80% 4 40 Education studies 0.00% 0 2.90% 11 2.10% 11 41 Combined 9.60% 15 3.20% 12 5.10% 27 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 19 Median: 8 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 10.7 Mean: 20.7 Mean: 17.7 Variance: 159.9 Variance: 219.6 Variance: 222.4 SD: 12.6 SD: 14.8 SD: 14.9 39. Which LSHTM Research Department do you LSHTM Research All All belong to? Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current Department of Global Health & Development 1 (PHP) 12.70% 21 12.70% 21 Department of Health Services Research & 2 Policy (PHP) 9.00% 15 9.00% 15 3 Department of Social & 12.00% 20 12.00% 20 4 Department of 12.00% 20 12.00% 20 Department of Infectious Disease 5 Epidemiology (EPH) 12.00% 20 12.00% 20 Department of Medical 6 Statistics (EPH) 1.80% 3 1.80% 3 7 Department of Non- 6.00% 10 6.00% 10 8 communicable Disease Department of Nutrition 5.40% 9 5.40% 9 9 Department of Clinical 6.60% 11 6.60% 11 Research (ITD) Department of Disease 10 Control (ITD) 6.60% 11 6.60% 11 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 44 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1d Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Small & National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 54 #Low= 2 #High= 0 Specialist B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National Department of Immunology & Infection 11 (ITD) 6.60% 11 6.60% 11 Department of Pathogen Molecular 12 Biology 6.00% 10 6.00% 10 Other PHP - in PHP but not associated with a 13 specific Department 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 Other EPH - in EPH but not associated with a 14 specific Department 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 Other ITD - in ITD but not associated with a 15 specific Department 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 16 Would prefer not to say 3.00% 5 3.00% 5 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 5.9 Mean: 5.9 Variance: 15.1 Variance: 15.1 SD: 3.9 SD: 3.9 LSHTM Research All All 40. I am currently registered as studying: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 Full time 69.30% 113 81.20% 24535 81.10% 24648 2 Part time 30.70% 50 18.80% 5699 18.90% 5749 Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 Median: 1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.3 Mean: 1.2 Mean: 1.2 Variance: 0.2 Variance: 0.2 Variance: 0.2 SD: 0.5 SD: 0.4 SD: 0.4 41. What year of your research degree LSHTM Research All All programme are you in? Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 1 28.50% 47 26.60% 101 27.20% 148 2 2 23.60% 39 30.50% 116 28.40% 155 3 3 27.90% 46 21.30% 81 23.30% 127 4 4 13.30% 22 11.80% 45 12.30% 67 5 5 4.80% 8 4.20% 16 4.40% 24 6 6 0.60% 1 2.40% 9 1.80% 10 7 7 1.20% 2 0.00% 0 0.40% 2 8 8 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 9 9 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.5 Mean: 2.3 Mean: 2.4 Variance: 1.7 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.6 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.3 Other 0.00% 0 3.20% 12 2.20% 12 LSHTM Research All All 42. I currently: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current am planning or doing 1 my research 61.40% 102 73.00% 281 69.50% 383 2 am writing up my thesis 31.90% 53 16.40% 63 21.10% 116 have submitted my thesis and I am 3 awaiting my viva 1.80% 3 3.40% 13 2.90% 16 am making amendments to my 4 thesis following my viva 1.20% 2 1.80% 7 1.60% 9 am awaiting my doctoral award 5 following my viva 1.20% 2 1.60% 6 1.50% 8 Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 Median: 1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.4 Mean: 1.3 Mean: 1.3 Variance: 0.5 Variance: 0.6 Variance: 0.6 SD: 0.7 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.8 Other 2.40% 4 3.90% 15 3.40% 19 LSHTM Research All All 43. I am: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current Primarily a face to face learner [e.g., based at 1 my institution] 82.20% 134 77.40% 287 78.80% 421 2 Primarily a distance 17.80% 29 22.60% 84 21.20% 113 Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 Median: 1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.2 Mean: 1.2 Mean: 1.2 Variance: 0.1 Variance: 0.2 Variance: 0.2 SD: 0.4 SD: 0.4 SD: 0.4 44. For fees purposes, is your normal place of LSHTM Research All All residence registered as: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 HOME 54.50% 90 77.80% 294 70.70% 384 2 Other EU 7.90% 13 9.00% 34 8.70% 47 3 Non EU 37.60% 62 13.20% 50 20.60% 112 Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 Median: 1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.8 Mean: 1.4 Mean: 1.5 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 0.5 Variance: 0.7 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.7 SD: 0.8 LSHTM Research All All 46. I class myself as: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current White: British/Irish/Any 1 other white background 62.10% 100 83.40% 311 77.00% 411 Mixed: White and Black Caribbean/White and Black/White and Asian/Any other mixed 2 background 6.20% 10 0.80% 3 2.40% 13 Asian or Asian British: Indian/Pakistani/Bangla deshi/Any other West or South Asian 3 background 9.30% 15 5.60% 21 6.70% 36 Black or Black British: Caribbean/African/Any 4 other Black background 10.60% 17 0.80% 3 3.70% 20 Chinese: Chinese/Any other East Asian 5 background 8.70% 14 4.30% 16 5.60% 30 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 45 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1d Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Small & National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 54 #Low= 2 #High= 0 Specialist B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National Ranking Statistics Median: 1 Median: 1 Median: 1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.9 Mean: 1.3 Mean: 1.5 Variance: 1.9 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 1.3 SD: 1.4 SD: 0.9 SD: 1.1 Other 3.10% 5 5.10% 19 4.50% 24 LSHTM Research All All 47. Are you currently in paid employment: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 Yes 47.00% 78 46.60% 177 46.70% 255 2 No 53.00% 88 53.40% 203 53.30% 291 Ranking Statistics Median: 2 Median: 2 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 1.5 Mean: 1.5 Mean: 1.5 Variance: 0.3 Variance: 0.3 Variance: 0.3 SD: 0.5 SD: 0.5 SD: 0.5 47.a. If yes, how many hours of paid employment LSHTM Research All All do you undertake in a typical week (term time)? Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current 1 1-10 hours 30.80% 24 32.20% 57 31.80% 81 2 11-20 hours 14.10% 11 24.30% 43 21.20% 54 3 21-30 hours 7.70% 6 11.90% 21 10.60% 27 4 More than 30 hours 47.40% 37 31.60% 56 36.50% 93 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 2 Median: 2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 2.7 Mean: 2.4 Mean: 2.5 Variance: 1.8 Variance: 1.5 Variance: 1.6 SD: 1.3 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.3 LSHTM Research All All 48. You are: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current Self-funded n/a 50 n/a 118 n/a 168 Research Council funded n/a 35 n/a 62 n/a 97 Charity n/a 13 n/a 43 n/a 56 Institution funded n/a 26 n/a 136 n/a 162 UK industry funded n/a 2 n/a 15 n/a 17 UK Government funded n/a 12 n/a 8 n/a 20 EU/EC funded n/a 2 n/a 6 n/a 8 Funded overseas n/a 28 n/a 25 n/a 53 Other n/a 16 n/a 43 n/a 59 49. In the year before starting my research LSHTM Research All All degree programme I: Degrees Survey (excluding current (including current Completed my 1 undergraduate studies 1.20% 2 15.60% 59 11.20% 61 Completed my postgraduate studies 2 [for example, MSc, MA] 27.10% 45 28.50% 108 28.10% 153 3 Took a gap year 0.60% 1 2.60% 10 2.00% 11 Worked in the same organisation that I 4 currently work in 24.10% 40 14.00% 53 17.10% 93 5 Worked as a researcher 24.10% 40 6.60% 25 11.90% 65 Worked in a non 6 research role 20.50% 34 23.20% 88 22.40% 122 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.0 Mean: 3.1 Mean: 3.4 Variance: 2.3 Variance: 3.3 Variance: 3.1 SD: 1.5 SD: 1.8 SD: 1.8 Other 2.40% 4 9.50% 36 7.30% 40 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 46 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1e Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Pre-92 National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 51 #Low= 4 #High= 1 Universities B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National 'Average of averages' (treat with caution!) for 5-point agreement scale questions (1a to 5d, 7a to 14b and Q.16): 3.9 1.2 1.1 - -0.1 4.1 1.2 1.1 'Average of averages' (treat with caution!) for 7-point expectation scale questions (Q.15): 4.7 2.1 1.4 - -0.2 4.9 2.2 1.5 Section 1: Supervision 1. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey Universities B-club 1.a. My supervisor/s have the skills and subject LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 1.a. My supervisor/s have the skills and subject knowledge to adequately support my knowledge to adequately support my research Degrees Survey Universities B-club research 1 1 3.00% 5 1.70% 127 1.80% 132 2 2 5.40% 9 3.10% 225 3.10% 234 8% Disgree 4% 5% 3 3 7.80% 13 6.30% 458 6.30% 471 8% Neutral 2% 6% 4 4 30.70% 51 22.70% 1661 22.90% 1712 84% Agree -5% 89% 5 5 53.00% 88 65.70% 4815 65.50% 4903 0% N/A -1% 1% 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.50% 39 0.50% 39 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.3 1.0 1.0 - -0.2 4.5 0.8 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.3 Mean: 4.5 Mean: 4.5 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.8 SD: 1.0 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 1.b. My supervisor/s make a real effort to LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 1.b. My supervisor/s make a real effort to understand any difficulties I face understand any difficulties I face Degrees Survey Universities B-club 1 1 4.20% 7 2.70% 201 2.80% 208 2 2 5.40% 9 4.50% 331 4.50% 340 10% Disgree 2% 7% 3 3 10.80% 18 11.10% 816 11.10% 834 11% Neutral 0% 11% 4 4 29.50% 49 26.50% 1941 26.60% 1990 80% Agree -2% 81% 5 5 50.00% 83 54.30% 3973 54.20% 4056 0% N/A -1% 1% 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.80% 57 0.80% 57 Ranking Statistics Median: 4.5 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.2 1.2 1.1 - -0.1 4.3 1.0 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.3 Mean: 4.3 Variance: 1.2 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 1.0 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 1.c. I have been given good guidance in topic LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 1.c. I have been given good guidance in topic selection and refinement by my selection and refinement by my supervisor/s Degrees Survey Universities B-club supervisor/s 1 1 3.00% 5 2.70% 195 2.70% 200 2 2 9.60% 16 5.50% 404 5.60% 420 13% Disgree 5% 8% 3 3 12.70% 21 12.30% 895 12.30% 916 13% Neutral 1% 12% 4 4 30.10% 50 29.90% 2185 29.90% 2235 74% Agree -5% 79% 5 5 42.20% 70 48.10% 3514 48.00% 3584 2% N/A 1% 2% 6 NA 2.40% 4 1.50% 109 1.50% 113 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.1 1.3 1.1 - -0.1 4.2 1.1 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 1.3 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.1 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 1.d. I have received good guidance in my LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 1.d. I have received good guidance in my literature search from my supervisor/s literature search from my supervisor/s Degrees Survey Universities B-club 1 1 4.80% 8 3.20% 232 3.20% 240 2 2 6.60% 11 6.90% 502 6.90% 513 12% Disgree 2% 10% 3 3 22.90% 38 17.10% 1250 17.20% 1288 24% Neutral 6% 18% 4 4 36.10% 60 31.20% 2279 31.30% 2339 64% Agree -8% 72% 5 5 25.90% 43 40.00% 2923 39.60% 2966 4% N/A 2% 2% 6 NA 3.60% 6 1.80% 130 1.80% 136 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.8 1.3 1.1 - -0.2 4.0 1.2 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 1.3 Variance: 1.2 Variance: 1.2 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 1.e. My supervisor/s provide helpful feedback on LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 1.e. My supervisor/s provide helpful feedback on my progress my progress Degrees Survey Universities B-club 1 1 4.20% 7 2.80% 204 2.80% 211 2 2 3.00% 5 4.90% 356 4.80% 361 7% Disgree -1% 8% 3 3 15.70% 26 12.60% 921 12.70% 947 16% Neutral 3% 13% 4 4 32.50% 54 28.00% 2042 28.10% 2096 77% Agree -2% 79% 5 5 44.60% 74 50.60% 3688 50.40% 3762 0% N/A -1% 1% 6 NA 0.00% 0 1.10% 80 1.10% 80 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.1 1.1 1.0 - -0.1 4.2 1.1 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.1 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 1.f. My supervisor/s are available when I need LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 1.f. My supervisor/s are available when I need them them Degrees Survey Universities B-club 1 1 3.60% 6 2.80% 208 2.90% 214 2 2 6.60% 11 5.10% 375 5.20% 386 10% Disgree 2% 8% 3 3 10.80% 18 11.40% 830 11.30% 848 11% Neutral -1% 11% 4 4 33.10% 55 27.10% 1978 27.20% 2033 79% Agree -2% 81% 5 5 45.80% 76 53.00% 3877 52.90% 3953 0% N/A -1% 1% 6 NA 0.00% 0 0.60% 44 0.60% 44 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 5 Median: 5 4.1 1.2 1.1 - -0.1 4.2 1.1 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 1.2 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.1 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 Section 2: Skills development 2. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey Universities B-club 2.a. As a result of my experience so far I feel LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 2.a. As a result of my experience so far I feel confident about managing a research confident about managing a research project Degrees Survey Universities B-club project 1 1 2.40% 4 1.90% 140 1.90% 144 2 2 4.20% 7 5.00% 367 5.00% 374 7% Disgree 0% 7% 3 3 18.10% 30 17.50% 1280 17.50% 1310 18% Neutral 1% 18% 4 4 47.00% 78 43.50% 3172 43.50% 3250 75% Agree 0% 75% 5 5 27.10% 45 31.50% 2299 31.40% 2344 1% N/A 1% 1% 6 NA 1.20% 2 0.60% 41 0.60% 43 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.0 0.9 0.9 - 0.0 4.0 0.9 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 0.9 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 2.b. My experience so far has improved my LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 2.b. My experience so far has improved my analytical skills analytical skills Degrees Survey Universities B-club 1 1 1.20% 2 1.40% 105 1.40% 107 2 2 3.00% 5 3.60% 260 3.50% 265 4% Disgree -1% 5% 3 3 13.30% 22 12.90% 945 13.00% 967 13% Neutral 0% 13% 4 4 42.80% 71 42.60% 3108 42.60% 3179 83% Agree 1% 82% 5 5 39.80% 66 38.70% 2823 38.70% 2889 0% N/A -1% 1% 0.00% 0 0.80% 58 0.80% 58 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.2 0.7 0.9 - 0.0 4.2 0.8 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.2 Variance: 0.7 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.8 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 2.c. My experience so far has helped me to LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 2.c. My experience so far has helped me to develop a range of communication skills develop a range of communication skills Degrees Survey Universities B-club 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 47 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1e Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Pre-92 National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 51 #Low= 4 #High= 1 Universities B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National 1 1 3.00% 5 1.60% 120 1.70% 125 2 2 7.30% 12 4.80% 350 4.90% 362 10% Disgree 4% 7% 3 3 19.40% 32 19.00% 1385 19.00% 1417 20% Neutral 1% 19% 4 4 43.60% 72 41.40% 3015 41.40% 3087 70% Agree -4% 74% 5 5 24.80% 41 32.00% 2330 31.80% 2371 2% N/A 1% 1% 6 NA 1.80% 3 1.20% 87 1.20% 90 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 1.1 1.0 - -0.1 4.0 0.9 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 0.9 SD: 1.0 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 2.d. As a result of my experience so far I have LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 2.d. As a result of my experience so far I have improved my ability to learn improved my ability to learn independently Degrees Survey Universities B-club independently 1 1 0.60% 1 1.40% 103 1.40% 104 2 2 1.20% 2 2.90% 210 2.80% 212 2% Disgree -2% 4% 3 3 10.30% 17 10.90% 797 10.90% 814 10% Neutral -1% 11% 4 4 44.80% 74 39.20% 2853 39.30% 2927 88% Agree 3% 85% 5 5 41.80% 69 44.70% 3256 44.60% 3325 1% N/A 0% 1% 6 NA 1.20% 2 0.90% 66 0.90% 68 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.3 0.6 0.8 - 0.0 4.3 0.8 0.9 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.3 Mean: 4.3 Mean: 4.3 Variance: 0.6 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 0.8 SD: 0.8 SD: 0.9 SD: 0.9 2.e. There are adequate opportunities available LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 2.e. There are adequate opportunities available for me to further develop my research for me to further develop my research skills Degrees Survey Universities B-club skills 1 1 1.20% 2 2.20% 163 2.20% 165 2 2 7.20% 12 5.20% 382 5.30% 394 9% Disgree 1% 8% 3 3 18.10% 30 17.60% 1285 17.60% 1315 18% Neutral 0% 18% 4 4 46.40% 77 40.00% 2912 40.10% 2989 73% Agree -1% 75% 5 5 25.90% 43 33.90% 2470 33.70% 2513 1% N/A 0% 1% 6 NA 1.20% 2 1.10% 77 1.10% 79 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 0.9 0.9 - -0.1 4.0 1.0 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 1.0 SD: 0.9 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 2.f. There are adequate opportunities available LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 2.f. There are adequate opportunities available for me to further develop my for me to further develop my transferable skills Degrees Survey Universities B-club transferable skills 1 1 1.80% 3 2.30% 165 2.30% 168 2 2 4.80% 8 5.50% 400 5.50% 408 7% Disgree -1% 8% 3 3 24.70% 41 20.30% 1481 20.40% 1522 25% Neutral 4% 21% 4 4 40.40% 67 40.50% 2950 40.50% 3017 68% Agree -3% 71% 5 5 27.10% 45 29.20% 2129 29.20% 2174 1% N/A -1% 2% 6 NA 1.20% 2 2.10% 156 2.10% 158 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.9 0.9 1.0 - -0.1 4.0 1.0 1.0 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.9 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 0.9 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 1.0 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.0 Section 3: Infrastructure 3. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey Universities B-club 3.a. I have adequate access to the equipment LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 3.a. I have adequate access to the equipment necessary for my research necessary for my research Degrees Survey Universities B-club 1 1 1.20% 2 2.90% 208 2.80% 210 2 2 4.80% 8 6.40% 466 6.40% 474 6% Disgree -3% 10% 3 3 12.00% 20 15.50% 1127 15.40% 1147 13% Neutral -3% 16% 4 4 35.50% 59 34.60% 2521 34.60% 2580 81% Agree 6% 74% 5 5 39.80% 66 36.70% 2675 36.80% 2741 7% N/A 3% 4% 6 NA 6.60% 11 4.00% 291 4.10% 302 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.3 1.0 1.0 - 0.2 4.1 1.2 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.3 Mean: 4.1 Mean: 4.1 Variance: 1.0 Variance: 1.2 Variance: 1.2 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 3.b. I have a suitable working space 3.b. I have a suitable working space Degrees Survey Universities B-club 1 1 2.40% 4 5.90% 430 5.80% 434 2 2 4.80% 8 7.90% 574 7.80% 582 8% Disgree -6% 14% 3 3 11.40% 19 13.60% 990 13.60% 1009 12% Neutral -2% 14% 4 4 36.70% 61 28.60% 2082 28.80% 2143 80% Agree 8% 72% 5 5 37.30% 62 39.70% 2891 39.70% 2953 7% N/A 3% 4% 6 NA 7.20% 12 4.30% 312 4.40% 324 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.2 1.1 1.1 - 0.2 4.0 1.5 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.2 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.5 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 3.c. There is appropriate financial support for LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 3.c. There is appropriate financial support for research activities research activities Degrees Survey Universities B-club 1 1 11.40% 19 10.40% 753 10.40% 772 2 2 12.00% 20 11.20% 815 11.20% 835 25% Disgree 3% 23% 3 3 21.10% 35 18.30% 1330 18.40% 1365 23% Neutral 3% 19% 4 4 25.90% 43 26.40% 1919 26.40% 1962 52% Agree -6% 58% 5 5 21.70% 36 27.90% 2031 27.80% 2067 8% N/A 2% 6% 6 NA 7.80% 13 5.80% 422 5.80% 435 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.6 2.1 1.4 - -0.1 3.7 2.0 1.4 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.7 Mean: 3.7 Variance: 2.1 Variance: 2.0 Variance: 2.0 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.4 SD: 1.4 3.d. There is adequate provision of computing LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 3.d. There is adequate provision of computing resources and facilities resources and facilities Degrees Survey Universities B-club 1 1 0.00% 0 4.10% 296 4.00% 296 2 2 3.60% 6 7.90% 571 7.80% 577 4% Disgree -8% 12% 3 3 9.70% 16 15.20% 1102 15.00% 1118 10% Neutral -5% 16% 4 4 33.30% 55 31.30% 2274 31.30% 2329 86% Agree 13% 72% 5 5 47.30% 78 38.70% 2812 38.90% 2890 6% N/A 3% 3% 6 NA 6.10% 10 3.00% 215 3.00% 225 Ranking Statistics Median: 5 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.4 0.8 0.9 High 0.4 4.0 1.3 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.4 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 0.8 Variance: 1.3 Variance: 1.3 SD: 0.9 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 3.e. There is adequate provision of library LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 3.e. There is adequate provision of library facilities facilities Degrees Survey Universities B-club 1 1 4.20% 7 3.40% 250 3.50% 257 2 2 13.30% 22 7.10% 515 7.20% 537 18% Disgree 7% 11% 3 3 16.40% 27 14.70% 1071 14.80% 1098 17% Neutral 2% 15% 4 4 36.40% 60 34.20% 2486 34.20% 2546 65% Agree -9% 74% 5 5 26.70% 44 38.90% 2827 38.60% 2871 3% N/A 1% 2% 6 NA 3.00% 5 1.70% 124 1.70% 129 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.8 1.4 1.2 - -0.2 4.0 1.2 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.8 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 7aa3cad9-d20f-4b2d-a004-eb09c8dadd4a.xlsx Page 48 of 53 Printed on 5/19/2013 at 12:34 PM RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11 Report Annex 1e Exceptions outside (modifier*SD) LSHTM LSHTM LSHTM Exception Diff National National National LSHTM comparison to Pre-92 National Total National Total inc. mean variance SD (outside LSHTM mean variance SD LSHTM 0.3 #Ok= 51 #Low= 4 #High= 1 Universities B-club exc. LSHTM LSHTM 0.3 of mean to SD) National Variance: 1.4 Variance: 1.2 Variance: 1.2 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 3.f. I have the technical support I need 3.f. I have the technical support I need Degrees Survey Universities B-club 1 1 3.00% 5 3.40% 249 3.40% 254 2 2 4.80% 8 6.60% 479 6.50% 487 8% Disgree -2% 10% 3 3 17.50% 29 18.30% 1331 18.30% 1360 18% Neutral -1% 19% 4 4 41.00% 68 35.50% 2579 35.60% 2647 74% Agree 3% 70% 5 5 30.70% 51 31.80% 2315 31.80% 2366 3% N/A -1% 4% 6 NA 3.00% 5 4.40% 321 4.40% 326 Ranking Statistics Median: 4 Median: 4 Median: 4 4.0 1.1 1.0 - 0.0 4.0 1.2 1.1 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 Mean: 4.0 Variance: 1.1 Variance: 1.2 Variance: 1.2 SD: 1.0 SD: 1.1 SD: 1.1 Section 4: Intellectual climate 4. For each statement, please rate the extent of LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly Degrees Survey Universities B-club 4.a. My department provides opportunities for LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 4.a. My department provides opportunities for social contact with other research social contact with other research students Degrees Survey Universities B-club students 1 1 5.50% 9 4.40% 318 4.40% 327 2 2 11.60% 19 9.50% 695 9.60% 714 18% Disgree 4% 14% 3 3 34.10% 56 19.40% 1412 19.70% 1468 36% Neutral 16% 20% 4 4 23.80% 39 33.30% 2421 33.00% 2460 45% Agree -20% 65% 5 5 18.90% 31 31.10% 2264 30.80% 2295 6% N/A 4% 2% 6 NA 6.10% 10 2.30% 171 2.40% 181 Ranking Statistics Median: 3 Median: 4 Median: 4 3.6 1.6 1.2 - -0.2 3.8 1.4 1.2 (ranks shown above in red): Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.8 Mean: 3.8 Variance: 1.6 Variance: 1.4 Variance: 1.4 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 SD: 1.2 4.b. My department provides opportunities for me LSHTM Research PRES 2011 -Pre-92 4.b. My department provides opportunities for me to become involved in the broader to become involved in the broader research Degrees Survey Universities B-club research culture 1 1 6.10% 10 4.40% 318 4.40% 328 2 2 18.90% 31 10.00% 730 10.20% 761 26% Disgree 11% 15% 3 3 25.00% 41 22.00% 1601 22.10% 1642 26% Neutral 4% 23% 4 4 29.90% 49 34.50% 2508 34.40% 2557 47% Agree -15%