Doctoral College news

The latest news and updates from the postgraduate research (PGR) and early career researcher (ECR) community at the University of Surrey

Building Research Culture Competition 2020

The Doctoral College is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the ‘Building Research Culture’ competition for 2020.  Proposals are welcomed from postgraduate researchers (PGRs), early career researchers (ECRs), supervisors, PGR Directors, academic and professional services staff.  You are invited to bid for amounts of up to £3K to support innovative and creative […]


IoD: Planned Serendipity Success

Over 40 attended the recent joint Doctoral College  – Institute of Directors Planned Serendipity Networking Evening with a great mix of PGRs, ECRs, alumni and IoD members. To give a brief summary of the event: Richard ‘Mr Productivity’ Maybury, chair of IoD Surrey and managing consultant at Attitude Solutions, opened the evening with stories of […]


SAHRG 2019/20 Seminar Series: Speaker Recruitment

We are now recruiting speakers for the SAHRG seminar series beginning in January 2020. Applications to speak are welcome on all subjects for a friendly, challenging, interdisciplinary debate. Each monthly session will include 3 linked papers or approximately 20 minutes each, followed by round-table discussion and socialising. Sessions are held on the third Tuesday of […]


Give the gift of research this Christmas!

This is the time of year where worrying about a research project coincides with worrying about Christmas present shopping, so why not bring the two together? A few years back (several HEIs ago) I took part in a project involving research students sending in short snippets of interesting research-related information, which they had discovered through […]


Annual SEPnet Diversity Workshop: Wed 11 Dec

Building Inclusivity and Bridging the Attainment Gap  Wednesday 11 December, 12.00 – 17.30, University of Surrey Lack of diversity continues to be a problem in physics and other STEM areas despite the number of initiatives set up to address this problem. ‘Success of our organisations and community relies on our ability to recruit, nurture and […]


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