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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
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 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%




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 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%




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 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%
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 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%




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RESEARCH DEGREES STUDENT SURVEY (PRES) 2010-11
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                                                                                               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%




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 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%




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 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%


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 Q9_a    Supervisory support and guidance                                                      LSHTM            1%        1%         2%     10%     87%                     1%              2%           To
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                                                                                               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%
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         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%




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                                                                                                 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%

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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%




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         less within the planned timescale                                                       Nationally        4%       6%        17%    38%      36%                   10%         17%          73%
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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.




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                                                                                                                             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




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                                                                                                                         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
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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




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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
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    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
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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




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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




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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




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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




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                                                                                                                          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




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                                                                                                                         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




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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




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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



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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



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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


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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%




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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


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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%



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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%



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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




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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




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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



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                                                                                                                   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




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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



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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




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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


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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%




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                                                                                                                  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


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                                                                                                                 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%



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                                                                                                                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%



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                                                                                                                       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




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                                                                                                                         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




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                                                                                                                       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



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                                                                                                                   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




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                                                                                                                           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



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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



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                                                                                                                   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


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                                                                                                                   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%




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                                                                                                                    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


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                                                                                                                  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%



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                                                                                                                 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%



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                                                                                                                       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




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                                                                                                                         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




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                                                                                                                       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



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                                                                                                                   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




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                                                                                                                           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



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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



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                                                                                                                   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%            62%
           5                                   5      14.60%        24   26.60%     1936    26.40%       1960       5%                     N/A                  3%             2%
           6                                  NA      5.50%          9   2.40%        176    2.50%        185
                             Ranking Statistics           Median: 3.5        Median: 4           Median: 4           3.4        1.6        1.3        Low       -0.4           3.8        1.3        1.2
                     (ranks shown above in red):          Mean: 3.4          Mean: 3.8           Mean: 3.8
                                                         Variance: 1.6     Variance: 1.3       Variance: 1.3
                                                            SD: 1.3           SD: 1.2             SD: 1.2
4.c. The research ambience in my department or         LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     4.c. The research ambience in my department or faculty stimulates my work
faculty stimulates my work                              Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
            1                                  1      6.70%         11   6.00%        440    6.10%        451
            2                                  2      16.50%        27   11.10%       808   11.20%        835       25%                  Disgree                7%             18%
            3                                  3      28.70%        47   22.90%     1665    23.00%       1712       30%                  Neutral                6%             24%
            4                                  4      28.70%        47   32.70%     2379    32.60%       2426       45%                   Agree                -13%            58%
            5                                  5      14.00%        23   23.80%     1731    23.60%       1754       5%                     N/A                  2%             4%
            6                                 NA      5.50%          9   3.50%        256    3.60%        265
                              Ranking Statistics           Median: 3         Median: 4           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           Mean: 3.7
                                                         Variance: 1.6     Variance: 1.5       Variance: 1.5
                                                            SD: 1.3           SD: 1.2             SD: 1.2
4.d. I feel integrated into my department's            LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     4.d. I feel integrated into my department's community
community                                               Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
              1                                  1    13.40%        22   8.10%        590    8.20%        612
              2                                  2    22.60%        37   12.30%       896   12.60%        933       38%                  Disgree                16%            21%
              3                                  3    28.00%        46   22.90%     1664    23.00%       1710       29%                  Neutral                6%             24%
              4                                  4    18.90%        31   29.60%     2149    29.30%       2180       33%                   Agree                -22%            55%
              5                                  5    12.20%        20   24.30%     1764    24.00%       1784       5%                     N/A                  2%             3%
              6                                 NA    4.90%          8   2.80%        204    2.90%        212
                                Ranking Statistics         Median: 3         Median: 4           Median: 4           3.1        1.9        1.4        Low       -0.5           3.6        1.6        1.3
                        (ranks shown above in red):       Mean: 3.1          Mean: 3.6           Mean: 3.6
                                                         Variance: 1.9     Variance: 1.6       Variance: 1.6
                                                            SD: 1.4           SD: 1.3             SD: 1.3
4.e. My department provides a good seminar             LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     4.e. My department provides a good seminar programme for research students
programme for research students                         Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
           1                                  1       6.70%         11   4.60%        331    4.60%        342
           2                                  2       16.00%        26   9.10%        663    9.30%        689       24%                  Disgree                10%            14%
           3                                  3       28.20%        46   20.10%     1459    20.20%       1505       30%                  Neutral                9%             21%
           4                                  4       28.20%        46   33.50%     2437    33.40%       2483       46%                   Agree                -19%            65%
           5                                  5       14.70%        24   30.00%     2178    29.60%       2202       6%                     N/A                  3%             3%
           6                                NA        6.10%         10   2.80%        202    2.90%        212
                             Ranking Statistics            Median: 3         Median: 4           Median: 4           3.5        1.6        1.3          -       -0.3           3.8        1.4        1.2
                    (ranks shown above in red):           Mean: 3.5          Mean: 3.8           Mean: 3.8
                                                         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 -Pre-92
your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly           Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
5.a. I understand the required standard for the        LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     5.a. I understand the required standard for the thesis
thesis                                                  Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
            1                                    1    0.60%         1    1.80%        130    1.80%        131
            2                                    2    8.40%         14   5.70%        415    5.80%        429       9%                   Disgree                2%             8%
            3                                    3    22.90%        38   16.50%     1204    16.70%       1242       23%                  Neutral                6%             17%
            4                                    4    44.60%        74   42.50%     3100    42.60%       3174       68%                   Agree                 -8%            76%
            5                                    5    22.30%        37   32.80%     2392    32.60%       2429       1%                     N/A                  1%             1%
            6                                   NA    1.20%         2    0.70%        49     0.70%        51
                               Ranking Statistics         Median: 4          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           Mean: 4.0
                                                         Variance: 0.9     Variance: 0.9       Variance: 0.9
                                                           SD: 0.9            SD: 1.0             SD: 1.0
                                                       LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     5.b. I understand the standard of work expected
5.b. I understand the standard of work expected         Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
            1                                   1     0.00%         0    1.70%        121    1.60%        121
            2                                   2     8.40%         14   4.80%        350    4.90%        364       8%                   Disgree                2%             7%
            3                                   3     20.50%        34   14.20%     1037    14.40%       1071       21%                  Neutral                6%             14%
            4                                   4     44.00%        73   43.80%     3187    43.80%       3260       71%                   Agree                 -8%            79%
            5                                   5     26.50%        44   35.10%     2560    35.00%       2604       1%                     N/A                  0%             0%
            6                                 NA      0.60%         1    0.40%        29     0.40%        30
                              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 -Pre-92     5.c. I understand the requirements of thesis examination
examination                                             Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club

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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
5.c. I understand the requirements of thesis           LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     5.c. I understand the requirements of thesis examination
examination                                             Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
            1                                  1      1.20%         2    2.70%        194    2.60%        196
            2                                  2      11.40%        19   7.60%        553    7.70%        572       13%                 Disgree                3%            10%
            3                                  3      26.50%        44   21.50%     1561    21.60%       1605       27%                 Neutral                5%            22%
            4                                  4      39.20%        65   39.10%     2844    39.10%       2909       60%                  Agree                 -8%           68%
            5                                  5      18.70%        31   28.00%     2038    27.80%       2069       3%                    N/A                  2%            1%
            6                                 NA      3.00%         5    1.20%        85     1.20%        90
                              Ranking Statistics          Median: 4          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           Mean: 3.9
                                                         Variance: 1.1     Variance: 1.1       Variance: 1.1
                                                           SD: 1.0            SD: 1.0             SD: 1.0
5.d. I understand the requirements and deadlines       LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     5.d. I understand the requirements and deadlines for formal monitoring of my
for formal monitoring of my progress                    Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club   progress
            1                                  1      1.20%         2    2.20%        160    2.20%        162
            2                                  2      11.40%        19   5.90%        432    6.10%        451       13%                 Disgree                 4%           8%
            3                                  3      25.90%        43   14.50%     1056    14.80%       1099       26%                 Neutral                 11%          15%
            4                                  4      36.70%        61   40.30%     2931    40.20%       2992       61%                  Agree                 -16%          77%
            5                                  5      24.10%        40   36.60%     2661    36.30%       2701       1%                    N/A                   0%           0%
            6                                 NA      0.60%         1    0.50%        33     0.50%        34
                              Ranking Statistics          Median: 4          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           Mean: 4.0
                                                         Variance: 1.0     Variance: 1.0       Variance: 1.0
                                                           SD: 1.0            SD: 1.0             SD: 1.0


Section 6: Thesis examination
6. Have you sat your final viva examination?          LSHTM Research                        PRES 2011 -Pre-92

           1               No (If No, please go to    97.60%       161   95.50%     6818    95.50%      6979
           2                             section 7)
                               Yes (If Yes, please    2.40%         4    4.50%        322    4.50%        326
                          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 -Pre-92

6.a.i. The thesis examination process was fair        LSHTM Research                        PRES 2011 -Pre-92

           1                                   1      0.00%         0    5.60%        18     5.50%        18
           2                                   2      25.00%        1    5.30%        17     5.50%        18
           3                                   3      0.00%         0    6.50%        21     6.40%        21
           4                                   4      0.00%         0    24.80%       80    24.50%        80
           5                                   5      75.00%        3    57.50%       185   57.70%        188
           6                                  NA      0.00%         0    0.30%         1     0.30%         1
                              Ranking Statistics          Median: 5          Median: 5           Median: 5
                      (ranks shown above in red):         Mean: 4.2          Mean: 4.2           Mean: 4.2
                                                         Variance: 2.3     Variance: 1.3       Variance: 1.3
                                                           SD: 1.5            SD: 1.1             SD: 1.1
6.a.ii. The examination of my thesis was               LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92

           1                                   1      0.00%         0    8.40%        27     8.30%        27
           2                                   2      0.00%         0    5.90%        19     5.80%        19
           3                                   3      0.00%         0    7.80%        25     7.70%        25
           4                                   4      25.00%        1    27.00%       87    27.00%        88
           5                                   5      75.00%        3    50.90%       164   51.20%        167
           6                                  NA      0.00%         0    0.00%         0     0.00%         0
                              Ranking Statistics          Median: 5          Median: 5           Median: 5
                      (ranks shown above in red):         Mean: 4.8          Mean: 4.1           Mean: 4.1
                                                         Variance: 0.3     Variance: 1.6       Variance: 1.6
                                                           SD: 0.5            SD: 1.3             SD: 1.3
6.a.iii. I was given adequate support and              LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92

           1                                   1      0.00%         0    8.40%        27     8.30%        27
           2                                   2      50.00%        2    7.80%        25     8.30%        27
           3                                   3      0.00%         0    14.00%       45    13.80%        45
           4                                   4      25.00%        1    27.30%       88    27.30%        89
           5                                   5      25.00%        1    41.60%       134   41.40%        135
           6                                  NA      0.00%         0    0.90%         3     0.90%         3
                              Ranking Statistics          Median: 3          Median: 4           Median: 4
                      (ranks shown above in red):         Mean: 3.2          Mean: 3.9           Mean: 3.9
                                                         Variance: 2.3     Variance: 1.7       Variance: 1.7
                                                           SD: 1.5            SD: 1.3             SD: 1.3
6.a.iv. I was given adequate support and               LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92

           1                                   1      0.00%         0    7.10%        23    7.10%        23
           2                                   2      25.00%        1    5.60%        18    5.80%        19
           3                                   3      25.00%        1    12.40%       40    12.60%       41
           4                                   4      0.00%         0    27.00%       87    26.70%       87
           5                                   5      50.00%        2    40.70%       131   40.80%       133
           6                                  NA      0.00%         0    7.10%        23    7.10%        23
                              Ranking Statistics          Median: 4          Median: 4          Median: 4
                      (ranks shown above in red):         Mean: 3.8          Mean: 4.1          Mean: 4.1
                                                         Variance: 2.3     Variance: 1.7      Variance: 1.7
                                                           SD: 1.5            SD: 1.3            SD: 1.3


Section 7: Professional development and career
7. 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
7.a. I am encouraged to think about the range of    LSHTM Research                          PRES 2011 -Pre-92     7.a. I am encouraged to think about the range of career opportunities that are
career opportunities that are available to me.       Degrees Survey                         Universities B-club   available to me.
            1                                    1 9.20%         15      7.10%        519    7.20%        534
            2                                    2 22.10%        36      14.50%     1059    14.70%       1095       34%                 Disgree                 10%          24%
            3                                    3 31.90%        52      28.50%     2075    28.60%       2127       34%                 Neutral                 3%           31%
            4                                    4 19.60%        32      26.80%     1954    26.70%       1986       32%                  Agree                 -13%          45%
            5                                    5 10.40%        17      14.50%     1055    14.40%       1072       7%                    N/A                   -2%          9%
            6                                  NA 6.70%          11      8.60%        625    8.50%        636
                               Ranking Statistics      Median: 3             Median: 3           Median: 3           3.2        1.8       1.3         -        -0.3           3.5        1.8         1.3
                      (ranks shown above in red):      Mean: 3.2             Mean: 3.5           Mean: 3.5
                                                      Variance: 1.8        Variance: 1.8       Variance: 1.8
                                                        SD: 1.3               SD: 1.3             SD: 1.3
7.b. I am encouraged to reflect on my               LSHTM Research                          PRES 2011 -Pre-92     7.b. I am encouraged to reflect on my professional development needs
professional development needs                       Degrees Survey                         Universities B-club
            1                                    1 8.60%         14      5.80%       419     5.80%        433
            2                                    2 20.20%        33      12.90%      941    13.10%        974       30%                 Disgree                 10%          20%
            3                                    3 27.60%        45      26.80%     1951    26.80%       1996       29%                 Neutral                 0%           28%
            4                                    4 25.20%        41      31.80%     2316    31.70%       2357       41%                  Agree                 -10%          51%
            5                                    5 14.70%        24      16.80%     1222    16.70%       1246       4%                    N/A                   -2%          6%



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                                                                                                                    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

            6                                 NA       3.70%         6    5.90%        427    5.80%        433
                              Ranking Statistics           Median: 3          Median: 4           Median: 4           3.3        1.6        1.3         -         -0.3          3.6         1.5       1.2
                      (ranks shown above in red):          Mean: 3.3          Mean: 3.6           Mean: 3.6
                                                          Variance: 1.6     Variance: 1.5       Variance: 1.5
                                                            SD: 1.3            SD: 1.2             SD: 1.2
7.c. I am encouraged to reflect on my career            LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     7.c. I am encouraged to reflect on my career development needs
development needs                                        Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
            1                                  1       9.20%         15   6.30%        458    6.40%        473
            2                                  2       22.70%        37   13.60%       986   13.80%       1023       34%                  Disgree                 12%           22%
            3                                  3       28.20%        46   27.70%     2013    27.70%       2059       30%                  Neutral                 0%            30%
            4                                  4       22.70%        37   29.90%     2171    29.70%       2208       37%                   Agree                 -12%           49%
            5                                  5       12.30%        20   15.70%     1140    15.60%       1160       5%                     N/A                   -2%           7%
            6                                NA        4.90%         8    6.80%        494    6.80%        502
                              Ranking Statistics           Median: 3          Median: 4           Median: 4           3.2        1.7        1.3         -         -0.3          3.5         1.6       1.3
                    (ranks shown above in red):            Mean: 3.2          Mean: 3.6           Mean: 3.5
                                                          Variance: 1.7     Variance: 1.6       Variance: 1.6
                                                            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 -Pre-92
your agreement or disagreement. (1 = Strongly            Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
8.a. I know who to approach, or where to find this      LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     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                      Universities B-club   element of my research degree programme
             1                                    1    3.10%         5    4.20%        309    4.20%        314
             2                                    2    9.30%         15   10.80%       786   10.70%        801       12%                  Disgree                -3%            15%
             3                                    3    23.50%        38   20.60%     1501    20.70%       1539       24%                  Neutral                3%             21%
             4                                    4    36.40%        59   36.80%     2684    36.80%       2743       64%                   Agree                 0%             64%
             5                                    5    27.20%        44   26.70%     1945    26.70%       1989       1%                     N/A                  0%             1%
             6                                  NA     0.60%         1    0.90%        65     0.90%        66
                                 Ranking Statistics        Median: 4          Median: 4           Median: 4           3.8        1.1        1.1         -         0.1           3.7         1.3       1.1
                        (ranks shown above in red):        Mean: 3.8          Mean: 3.7           Mean: 3.7
                                                          Variance: 1.1     Variance: 1.3       Variance: 1.3
                                                            SD: 1.1            SD: 1.1             SD: 1.1
8.b. My institution values and responds to              LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     8.b. My institution values and responds to feedback from research degree students
feedback from research degree students                   Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
            1                                   1      7.40%         12   4.80%        353    4.90%        365
            2                                   2      12.90%        21   8.10%        590    8.20%        611       21%                  Disgree                7%             14%
            3                                   3      22.70%        37   26.80%     1950    26.70%       1987       24%                  Neutral                -4%            28%
            4                                   4      33.10%        54   34.30%     2494    34.20%       2548       55%                   Agree                 -3%            58%
            5                                   5      19.00%        31   20.20%     1471    20.20%       1502       5%                     N/A                  -1%            6%
            6                                  NA      4.90%         8    5.80%        421    5.80%        429
                               Ranking Statistics          Median: 4          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           Mean: 3.7
                                                          Variance: 1.6     Variance: 1.4       Variance: 1.4
                                                            SD: 1.3            SD: 1.2             SD: 1.2
8.c. I understand my responsibilities as a              LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     8.c. I understand my responsibilities as a research degree student
research degree student                                  Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
            1                                 1        1.20%         2    1.40%        100    1.40%        102
            2                                 2        5.60%         9    3.90%        283    3.90%        292       7%                   Disgree                2%             5%
            3                                 3        21.00%        34   13.80%     1004    13.90%       1038       21%                  Neutral                7%             14%
            4                                 4        44.40%        72   45.60%     3316    45.50%       3388       72%                   Agree                 -9%            81%
            5                                 5        27.20%        44   34.90%     2543    34.80%       2587       1%                     N/A                  0%             0%
            6                                NA        0.60%         1    0.50%        33     0.50%        34
                             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
8.d. I am aware of my institution's responsibilities    LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     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                      Universities B-club   student
           1                                       1   1.20%         2    3.50%        254    3.50%        256
           2                                       2   10.40%        17   9.20%        670    9.30%        687       12%                  Disgree                -1%            13%
           3                                       3   31.10%        51   23.80%     1730    24.00%       1781       31%                  Neutral                7%             24%
           4                                       4   36.00%        59   38.80%     2817    38.80%       2876       57%                   Agree                 -6%            63%
           5                                       5   20.10%        33   23.90%     1737    23.90%       1770       1%                     N/A                  1%             1%
           6                                     NA    1.20%         2    0.60%        46     0.60%        48
                               Ranking Statistics          Median: 4          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           Mean: 3.7
                                                          Variance: 1.0     Variance: 1.1       Variance: 1.1
                                                            SD: 1.0            SD: 1.1             SD: 1.1


Section 9
9. For the following items, please rate how             LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92
important, in terms of successfully completing           Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
9.a. Supervisory support and guidance --                LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     9.a. Supervisory support and guidance -- Importance
Importance                                               Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
            1                                    1     0.60%         1    1.00%        71     1.00%        72
            2                                    2     0.60%         1    0.50%        36     0.50%        37        1%                   Disgree                 0%            1%
            3                                    3     1.80%         3    2.30%        168    2.30%        171       2%                   Neutral                 0%            2%
            4                                    4     10.20%        17   15.90%     1163    15.80%       1180       97%                   Agree                  1%            96%
            5                                    5     86.70%       144   80.30%     5870    80.50%       6014
                                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: 0.6             SD: 0.6
9.b. Opportunities to develop a range of research       LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     9.b. Opportunities to develop a range of research skills -- Importance
skills -- Importance                                     Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
             1                                  1      0.60%         1    0.70%        54     0.70%        55
             2                                  2      0.00%         0    1.20%        91     1.20%        91        1%                   Disgree                -1%            2%
             3                                  3      5.40%         9    7.80%        569    7.70%        578       5%                   Neutral                -2%            8%
             4                                  4      36.10%        60   34.20%     2495    34.20%       2555       94%                   Agree                 4%             90%
             5                                  5      57.80%        96   56.00%     4088    56.10%       4184
                              Ranking Statistics           Median: 5          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           Mean: 4.4
                                                          Variance: 0.4     Variance: 0.6       Variance: 0.6
                                                            SD: 0.7            SD: 0.8             SD: 0.8
9.c. Opportunities to develop a range of                LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     9.c. Opportunities to develop a range of transferable skills -- Importance
transferable skills -- Importance                        Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
            1                                    1     0.00%         0    2.20%        162    2.20%        162
            2                                    2     4.80%         8    5.50%        403    5.50%        411       5%                   Disgree                -3%            8%
            3                                    3     24.70%        41   20.70%     1512    20.80%       1553       25%                  Neutral                4%             21%
            4                                    4     39.80%        66   34.60%     2523    34.70%       2589       70%                   Agree                 -1%            71%
            5                                    5     30.70%        51   36.90%     2689    36.80%       2740
                                Ranking Statistics         Median: 4          Median: 4           Median: 4           4.0        0.8        0.9         -         0.0           4.0         1.0       1.0
                        (ranks shown above in red):        Mean: 4.0          Mean: 4.0           Mean: 4.0
                                                          Variance: 0.8     Variance: 1.0       Variance: 1.0
                                                            SD: 0.9            SD: 1.0             SD: 1.0
                                                        LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     9.d. Access to appropriate facilities -- Importance
9.d. Access to appropriate facilities -- Importance      Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club


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                                                                                                                   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
                                                       LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     9.d. Access to appropriate facilities -- Importance
9.d. Access to appropriate facilities -- Importance     Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
           1                                      1   0.60%         1    0.90%        64     0.90%        65
           2                                      2   0.00%         0    1.80%        131    1.80%        131        1%                  Disgree                 -2%         3%
           3                                      3   12.70%        21   8.80%        641    8.90%        662        13%                 Neutral                 4%          9%
           4                                      4   33.70%        56   31.10%     2262    31.10%       2318        87%                  Agree                  -2%         88%
           5                                      5   53.00%        88   57.50%     4187    57.40%       4275
                              Ranking Statistics          Median: 5          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           Mean: 4.4
                                                         Variance: 0.6     Variance: 0.6       Variance: 0.6
                                                           SD: 0.8            SD: 0.8             SD: 0.8
                                                       LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     9.e. The research environment -- Importance
9.e. The research environment -- Importance             Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
            1                                 1       0.60%         1    1.00%        73     1.00%        74
            2                                 2       1.20%         2    2.40%        177    2.40%        179        2%                  Disgree                 -2%         3%
            3                                 3       20.10%        33   12.40%       904   12.60%        937        20%                 Neutral                 8%          13%
            4                                 4       39.60%        65   34.90%     2536    35.00%       2601        78%                  Agree                  -6%         84%
            5                                 5       38.40%        63   49.20%     3578    49.00%       3641
                             Ranking Statistics           Median: 4          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           Mean: 4.3
                                                         Variance: 0.7     Variance: 0.7       Variance: 0.7
                                                           SD: 0.8            SD: 0.8             SD: 0.8
9.f. Provision of guidance on institutional            LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     9.f. Provision of guidance on institutional standards and expectations for your
standards and expectations for your research            Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club   research degree programme -- Importance
             1                                  1     0.00%         0    1.00%        73     1.00%        73
             2                                  2     3.60%         6    3.20%        233    3.20%        239        4%                  Disgree                 -1%         4%
             3                                  3     19.30%        32   17.60%     1282    17.70%       1314        19%                 Neutral                 2%          18%
             4                                  4     42.20%        70   37.60%     2733    37.70%       2803        77%                  Agree                  -1%         78%
             5                                  5     34.90%        58   40.60%     2954    40.50%       3012
                               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: 0.8       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 -Pre-92     10. I have had adequate opportunity to gain experience of teaching [e.g., lectures,
experience of teaching [e.g., lectures, seminars        Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club   seminars or workshops] whilst doing my research degree programme (1 = Strongly
            1                                    1    20.00%        33   11.50%       839   11.70%        872
            2                                    2    12.70%        21   8.80%        644    8.90%        665        39%                 Disgree                  13%        26%
            3                                    3    17.60%        29   13.90%     1010    13.90%       1039        21%                 Neutral                  3%         18%
            4                                    4    15.80%        26   19.80%     1446    19.70%       1472        40%                  Agree                  -16%        56%
            5                                    5    17.60%        29   24.10%     1756    23.90%       1785        16%                   N/A                    -5%        22%
            6                                  NA     16.40%        27   21.90%     1595    21.80%       1622
                                Ranking Statistics        Median: 3          Median: 4           Median: 4           3.5        3.1         1.7       Low         -0.5        4.0        2.7          1.6
                     (ranks shown above in red):          Mean: 3.5          Mean: 4.0           Mean: 4.0
                                                         Variance: 3.1     Variance: 2.6       Variance: 2.7
                                                           SD: 1.7            SD: 1.6             SD: 1.6

11. I have been given adequate support and             LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     11. I have been given adequate support and guidance for my teaching (1 = Strongly
guidance for my teaching (1 = Strongly Disagree         Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club   Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree)
            1                                  1      9.60%         16   7.60%        553    7.70%        569
            2                                  2      13.90%        23   7.50%        548    7.70%        571        41%                 Disgree                  17%        24%
            3                                  3      13.90%        23   15.80%     1148    15.80%       1171        24%                 Neutral                  0%         24%
            4                                  4      15.10%        25   19.70%     1433    19.60%       1458        35%                  Agree                  -16%        52%
            5                                  5      5.40%         9    14.10%     1021    13.90%       1030        42%                   N/A                    7%         35%
            6                                NA       42.20%        70   35.20%     2558    35.40%       2628
                             Ranking Statistics           Median: 4          Median: 4           Median: 4           4.2        3.3         1.8         -         -0.1        4.3        2.6          1.6
                     (ranks shown above in red):          Mean: 4.2          Mean: 4.3           Mean: 4.3
                                                         Variance: 3.3     Variance: 2.6       Variance: 2.6
                                                           SD: 1.8            SD: 1.6             SD: 1.6

12. I think the experience that I have gained          LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     12. I think the experience that I have gained through teaching has been a worthwhile
through teaching has been a worthwhile aspect           Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club   aspect of my research degree programme (1 = Strongly Disagree and 5 = Strongly
             1                                   1    6.60%         11   4.60%        333    4.60%        344
             2                                   2    7.20%         12   4.00%        290    4.10%        302        24%                 Disgree                  10%        14%
             3                                   3    8.40%         14   9.30%        672    9.30%        686        15%                 Neutral                  0%         15%
             4                                   4    16.90%        28   16.70%     1212    16.70%       1240        61%                  Agree                  -10%        70%
             5                                   5    17.50%        29   25.90%     1875    25.70%       1904        43%                   N/A                    4%         40%
             6                                 NA     43.40%        72   39.50%     2857    39.60%       2929
                                Ranking Statistics        Median: 5          Median: 5           Median: 5           4.6        2.5         1.6         -         -0.1        4.7        2.0          1.4
                       (ranks shown above in red):        Mean: 4.6          Mean: 4.7           Mean: 4.7
                                                         Variance: 2.5     Variance: 2.0       Variance: 2.0
                                                           SD: 1.6            SD: 1.4             SD: 1.4


Section 11: Personal factors
14. Please state to what extent you agree with         LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92
the following statements (1 = Strongly Disagree         Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
14.a. My friends and family are supportive of my       LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     14.a. My friends and family are supportive of my research degree programme
research degree programme                               Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
            1                                   1     1.20%         2    1.40%        104    1.40%        106
            2                                   2     2.40%         4    2.20%        162    2.20%        166        4%                  Disgree                 0%          4%
            3                                   3     6.10%         10   7.20%        522    7.10%        532        6%                  Neutral                 -1%         7%
            4                                   4     27.30%        45   22.50%     1645    22.60%       1690        90%                  Agree                  1%          89%
            5                                   5     63.00%       104   65.50%     4779    65.40%       4883        0%                    N/A                   -1%         1%
            6                                  NA     0.00%         0    1.20%        88     1.20%        88
                              Ranking Statistics          Median: 5          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           Mean: 4.5
                                                         Variance: 0.7     Variance: 0.7       Variance: 0.7
                                                           SD: 0.8            SD: 0.8             SD: 0.8
14.b. My employer is supportive of my research         LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     14.b. My employer is supportive of my research degree programme
degree programme                                        Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
           1                                   1      0.00%         0    2.10%        152    2.00%        152
           2                                   2      0.60%         1    2.30%        167    2.30%        168        1%                  Disgree                 -8%         9%
           3                                   3      6.10%         10   6.20%        450    6.20%        460        11%                 Neutral                 -2%         13%
           4                                   4      18.30%        30   12.80%       930   12.90%        960        88%                  Agree                  10%         78%
           5                                   5      32.30%        53   25.20%     1832    25.40%       1885        43%                   N/A                   -8%         51%
           6                                 NA       42.70%        70   51.40%     3729    51.20%       3799
                             Ranking Statistics           Median: 5          Median: 6           Median: 6           5.1        0.9         1.0         -         0.0         5.1        1.4          1.2
                     (ranks shown above in red):          Mean: 5.1          Mean: 5.1           Mean: 5.1
                                                         Variance: 0.9     Variance: 1.4       Variance: 1.4
                                                           SD: 1.0            SD: 1.2             SD: 1.2
14.c. The financing of my research degree              LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     14.c. The financing of my research degree programme places a strain on my personal
programme places a strain on my personal                Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club   finances.
            1                                    1    13.90%        23   15.50%     1131    15.50%       1154
            2                                    2    13.30%        22   13.60%      993    13.60%       1015        30%                 Disgree                 -3%         33%
            3                                    3    15.20%        25   15.90%     1160    15.90%       1185        17%                 Neutral                 -1%         18%
            4                                    4    17.60%        29   15.60%     1137    15.70%       1166        53%                  Agree                  4%          49%
            5                                    5    29.70%        49   27.00%     1965    27.10%       2014        10%                   N/A                   -2%         12%



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                                                                                                                  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

           6                                 NA      10.30%        17   12.30%       893   12.20%       910
                             Ranking Statistics          Median: 4          Median: 4          Median: 4            3.7        2.6        1.6         -         0.1              3.6        2.7        1.6
                     (ranks shown above in red):         Mean: 3.7          Mean: 3.6          Mean: 3.6
                                                        Variance: 2.6     Variance: 2.7      Variance: 2.7
                                                          SD: 1.6            SD: 1.6            SD: 1.6


Section 12
15. Please rate the following broad aspects of        LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92
your research degree programme in terms of             Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
                                                      LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     15.a. Supervisory support and guidance
15.a. Supervisory support and guidance                 Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
           1                                  -3     6.00%         10   3.30%        242    3.40%        252
           2                                  -2     3.00%         5    4.10%        298    4.10%        303          78%    Met/exceeded expectations         -7%                84%
           3                                  -1     13.30%        22   8.00%        587    8.20%        609          22%       Below expectations             7%                 16%
           4                                   0     19.90%        33   16.00%     1166    16.10%       1199          20%      Met expectations only           4%                 16%
           5                                   1     11.40%        19   14.70%     1070    14.60%       1089          58%    Exceeded expectations only       -11%                68%
           6                                   2     21.10%        35   24.30%     1770    24.20%       1805
           7                                   3     25.30%        42   29.70%     2165    29.60%       2207
                             Ranking Statistics          Median: 5          Median: 6           Median: 6           4.9        3.2        1.8         -        -0.4              5.3        2.8        1.7
                     (ranks shown above in red):         Mean: 4.9          Mean: 5.3           Mean: 5.3
                                                        Variance: 3.2     Variance: 2.7       Variance: 2.8
                                                          SD: 1.8            SD: 1.7             SD: 1.7
15.b. Opportunities to develop a range of             LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     15.b. Opportunities to develop a range of research skills
research skills                                        Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
           1                                   -3    1.20%         2    1.30%        94     1.30%        96
           2                                   -2    2.40%         4    2.90%        215    2.90%        219          88%    Met/exceeded expectations         0%                 88%
           3                                   -1    8.40%         14   7.70%        565    7.80%        579          12%       Below expectations             0%                 12%
           4                                    0    30.70%        51   27.10%     1973    27.10%       2024          31%      Met expectations only           4%                 27%
           5                                    1    25.30%        42   22.20%     1621    22.30%       1663          57%    Exceeded expectations only        -4%                61%
           6                                    2    22.90%        38   24.30%     1772    24.30%       1810
           7                                    3    9.00%         15   14.40%     1051    14.30%       1066
                              Ranking Statistics         Median: 5          Median: 5           Median: 5           4.8        1.6        1.3         -        -0.2              5.0        1.9        1.4
                      (ranks shown above in red):        Mean: 4.8          Mean: 5.0           Mean: 5.0
                                                        Variance: 1.6     Variance: 1.9       Variance: 1.9
                                                          SD: 1.3            SD: 1.4             SD: 1.4
15.c. Opportunities to develop a range of             LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     15.c. Opportunities to develop a range of transferable skills
transferable skills                                    Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
            1                                  -3    1.20%         2    1.60%        119    1.60%        121
            2                                  -2    3.60%         6    2.50%        180    2.50%        186          90%    Met/exceeded expectations         2%                 87%
            3                                  -1    5.40%         9    8.60%        629    8.60%        638          10%       Below expectations             -2%                13%
            4                                   0    38.00%        63   34.20%     2492    34.30%       2555          38%      Met expectations only           4%                 34%
            5                                   1    22.90%        38   21.20%     1542    21.20%       1580          52%    Exceeded expectations only        -1%                53%
            6                                   2    17.50%        29   20.60%     1499    20.50%       1528
            7                                   3    11.40%        19   11.30%       822   11.30%        841
                              Ranking Statistics         Median: 5          Median: 5           Median: 5           4.8        1.7        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: 1.7     Variance: 1.8       Variance: 1.8
                                                          SD: 1.3            SD: 1.3             SD: 1.3
                                                      LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     15.d. Access to appropriate facilities
15.d. Access to appropriate facilities                 Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
           1                                  -3     0.60%         1    3.00%        219    3.00%        220
           2                                  -2     3.00%         5    4.20%        309    4.20%        314          84%    Met/exceeded expectations         1%                 83%
           3                                  -1     12.00%        20   9.70%        706    9.80%        726          16%       Below expectations             -1%                17%
           4                                   0     39.80%        66   31.90%     2321    32.10%       2387          40%      Met expectations only           8%                 32%
           5                                   1     19.30%        32   17.80%     1294    17.80%       1326          45%    Exceeded expectations only        -6%                51%
           6                                   2     15.10%        25   20.20%     1469    20.10%       1494
           7                                   3     10.20%        17   13.20%       962   13.10%        979
                              Ranking Statistics         Median: 4          Median: 5           Median: 5           4.6        1.7        1.3         -        -0.1              4.7        2.2        1.5
                     (ranks shown above in red):         Mean: 4.6          Mean: 4.7           Mean: 4.7
                                                        Variance: 1.7     Variance: 2.2       Variance: 2.2
                                                          SD: 1.3            SD: 1.5             SD: 1.5
                                                      LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     15.e. The research environment
15.e. The research environment                         Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
           1                                  -3     4.30%         7    3.40%        245    3.40%        252
           2                                  -2     3.00%         5    5.10%        367    5.00%        372          79%    Met/exceeded expectations         -2%                81%
           3                                  -1     14.00%        23   10.90%       791   11.00%        814          21%       Below expectations             2%                 19%
           4                                   0     36.60%        60   27.70%     2003    27.90%       2063          37%      Met expectations only           9%                 28%
           5                                   1     13.40%        22   18.30%     1323    18.20%       1345          42%    Exceeded expectations only       -11%                53%
           6                                   2     17.10%        28   20.90%     1511    20.80%       1539
           7                                   3     11.60%        19   13.70%       989   13.60%       1008
                             Ranking Statistics          Median: 4          Median: 5           Median: 5           4.5        2.3        1.5         -        -0.2              4.7        2.4        1.5
                     (ranks shown above in red):         Mean: 4.5          Mean: 4.7           Mean: 4.7
                                                        Variance: 2.3     Variance: 2.4       Variance: 2.4
                                                          SD: 1.5            SD: 1.5             SD: 1.5
15.f. Provision of guidance on institutional          LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     15.f. Provision of guidance on institutional standards and expectations for your
standards and expectations for your research           Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club   research degree programme
            1                                   -3   2.40%         4    2.30%        165    2.30%        169
            2                                   -2   5.50%         9    4.30%        311    4.30%        320          74%    Met/exceeded expectations         -5%                79%
            3                                   -1   18.20%        30   13.90%     1001    14.00%       1031          26%       Below expectations             5%                 21%
            4                                    0   40.60%        67   38.60%     2782    38.60%       2849          41%      Met expectations only           2%                 39%
            5                                    1   13.30%        22   15.30%     1106    15.30%       1128          33%    Exceeded expectations only        -7%                41%
            6                                    2   12.70%        21   16.20%     1166    16.10%       1187
            7                                    3   7.30%         12   9.50%        685    9.40%        697
                               Ranking Statistics        Median: 4          Median: 4           Median: 4           4.2        1.9        1.4         -        -0.3              4.5        2.0        1.4
                       (ranks shown above in red):       Mean: 4.2          Mean: 4.5           Mean: 4.5
                                                        Variance: 1.9     Variance: 2.0       Variance: 2.0
                                                          SD: 1.4            SD: 1.4             SD: 1.4
15.g. Overall experience of my research               LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     15.g. Overall experience of my research programme
programme                                              Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club
           1                                   -3    3.60%         6    1.90%        139    2.00%        145
           2                                   -2    3.00%         5    3.00%        218    3.00%        223          86%    Met/exceeded expectations         -1%                87%
           3                                   -1    7.20%         12   8.00%        581    8.00%        593          14%       Below expectations             1%                 13%
           4                                    0    25.30%        42   22.00%     1593    22.00%       1635          25%      Met expectations only           3%                 22%
           5                                    1    24.70%        41   21.50%     1559    21.60%       1600          61%    Exceeded expectations only        -4%                65%
           6                                    2    26.50%        44   28.00%     2034    28.00%       2078
           7                                    3    9.60%         16   15.60%     1132    15.50%       1148
                              Ranking Statistics         Median: 5          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           Mean: 5.0
                                                        Variance: 2.0     Variance: 2.0       Variance: 2.0
                                                          SD: 1.4            SD: 1.4             SD: 1.4

16. I am confident that I will complete my            LSHTM Research                       PRES 2011 -Pre-92     16. I am confident that I will complete my research degree programme more or less
research degree programme more or less within          Degrees Survey                      Universities B-club   within the planned timescale (1 = Strongly Disagree and 5 = Strongly Agree)
           1                                  1      4.90%        8     3.80%       270     3.80%        278
           2                                  2      7.30%        12    5.70%       410     5.80%        422       12%                  Disgree                2%              10%
           3                                  3      27.40%       45    16.20%     1158    16.40%       1203       27%                  Neutral                11%             17%
           4                                  4      39.60%       65    36.80%     2630    36.80%       2695       60%                   Agree                -13%             73%
           5                                  5      20.70%       34    35.40%     2529    35.00%       2563       0%                     N/A                  -2%             2%



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