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

Sense About Science Internships

Sense About Science Internships Sense About Science is offering paid internships for PGRS and ECRs who are interested in promoting the public interest in sound science and good use of evidence in government and society. I would be grateful if you would kindly share the below information with your networks. There are three internship opportunities: Risk know-how […]

Dissertation/Final Year Project Workshops

Request for help from PGRs The Library and Learning Support Team is once again running their dissertation/final year project workshops for Undergraduate and Masters students, both online and in person. The team successfully ran these workshops last academic year with the able help of PGR students who were invaluable in sharing their own personal experiences […]

Coffee Lottery

Arrange to meet fellow researchers for a friendly coffee through the doctoral college. Meet in person or online at a time that suits you. That’s it, that’s the scheme. We know that meeting people can be a challenge, especially if you’ve joined a new institution, moved countries, or started your research during a global pandemic. […]

AI Research Placement For PGRs

As featured in DC News, 18 October 2022, this is placement is available through the Locus-UoS Placement Stream. Opportunities available through this scheme are only open to University of Surrey postgraduate researchers – those undertaking a doctorate. The aim of the scheme is to fund opportunities for postgraduate researchers to create connections between academia and […]

My Locus Scheme Placement

Louise Wenman-James writes about her placement at The Brilliant Club When careers advisor Rana Marrington at the Doctoral College mentioned that there was an upcoming opportunity to do a placement with The Brilliant Club through the Locus scheme, I started getting excited. My employer mentor had mentioned the importance of internships and placements for PhD […]

Reflections on Black History Month: Black Academics and Universities in the UK

I spent eight years working as an academic historian before I joined the Doctoral College, juggling teaching and research posts in England while conducting archival research on the continent, and I often found myself in unusual situations. Receiving a salute from the Pope’s famous Swiss Guard upon entering the Vatican archive remains a memorable experience, […]

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