Doctoral College news

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

The Surrey Research Dating Forum

Are you a PhD student trying to get help on your novel interdisciplinary thesis? Are you a Researcher looking for collaborators to work on a ground-breaking interdisciplinary grant proposal? We may be physically distancing, but we can all benefit from a supportive professional network, especially one forged through mutual respect, admiration and shared visions. We […]


Calling All Digital Artists!

The technē Philosophy and Critical Methods Conflux is looking for illustrations, animations and soundscapes to contribute to an exciting new online lecture series. This series of 10/15 minute videos will use audio from experts in the topics of psychoanalysis, feminism, gender studies, the Frankfurt School, Marxism, the works of Friedrich Nietzsche and other critical paradigms. […]


Stay connected to other researchers through PGR Mentoring

During the lockdown period, we know that our PGRs will be feeling quite disconnected from other researchers. First year PGRs: Those who have just started a PhD will be feeling more disoriented than usual. If you are in your first year, please consider signing up for a virtual PGR mentor to help you find your […]


EPSRC Summer Placement

Dear All Please find below details for a paid summer placement.   This placement is open to EPSRC-funded students.  If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please let me know as soon as possible. Deadline for applications – 30 April. Kind regards Veronica Organisation Senseye Ltd Dates of placement August – September/remote working (flexible) […]


Beyond the Professoriate: 7th Online Careers Conference

2nd & 9th May 2020   Beyond the professoriate is an established, primarily Canadian, organisation specialising in providing careers information and support to PhDs and ECRs. The conference is an excellent opportunity to learn more about job search and transitions to employment from an international perspective. Depending on numbers, the Doctoral College may be able to […]


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