Doctoral College news

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

Doctoral College Summer Writing Retreat 2023: Writing with Others to Increase Productivity

By Nadya Yakovchuk (Lecturer in Academic Writing, Doctoral College) In early July we hosted our annual Doctoral College Summer Writing Retreat – an intensive two-day event aimed at supporting PGRs and ECRs in making substantial progress with their writing. Since emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been running this retreat in a hybrid format. […]

Diverse Postgraduate Researchers Needed for Reverse Mentoring

This Autumn, the Doctoral College will work with our partners at The Reverse Mentoring Practice to deliver a programme of Reverse Mentoring for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (ReMEDI). This is the opportunity for postgraduate researchers from diverse, underrepresented groups to shape the organisational culture of the university by mentoring a senior member of staff here […]

Celebrating our 3MT Finalists and Prizewinners

One of the highlights of the ‘Making the Invisible Visible’ conference was the culmination of the Three-Minute thesis (3MT) competition. Our amazing six finalists each addressed the public, who were able to vote for the ‘People’s Choice Winner’. The judging panel, consisting of Dr Allan Kilner-Johnson, Prof Nicholas Hills, Dr Femi Adeyemi-Ejeye and last year’s […]

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