Doctoral College news

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

Meet the MIV Committee: Vera Spangler

This year’s postgraduate and early career researchers conference, Making the Invisible Visible #MIV2023, will take place in person on 15th June 2023. We are delighted to profile one of this year’s committee members, Vera Spangler. Registration for the conference is now open via Eventbrite. Follow this link to register. Tell us a bit about yourself and what you’re studying. […]

Announcement: Next Open Innovation Team Policy Masterclass on 5 July!

The Doctoral College is delighted to announce that the Open Innovation Team, a group of experienced civil servants and government officials, will be delivering another Policy Masterclass to Surrey’s community of PGRs and ECRs. This session will be held virtually and delivered across two two-hour blocks on the same day (10am-12pm, and 1pm-3pm). The session […]

Biosciences Networking Afternoon – 25th May

PGR reps from the School of Biosciences are organising an Informal Networking Afternoon on Thursday 25th of May, 14.30-17.00 in the Innovation for Health building (IFH), Stag Hill campus. Everyone is welcome, including PGRs, ECRs, supervisors and academic staff. Undergraduate and Master’s students interested in doing a Biosciences PhD and PGRs and ECRs from other […]

CEDARS 2023 launches on 22 May 2023

What is CEDARS?CEDARS gathers anonymous data about working conditions, research culture, career aspirations and career development opportunities for research staff and research leaders in higher education institutions across the UK. CEDARS is managed by Vitae, an international programme dedicated to supporting the professional and career development of researchers run by the Careers Research and Advisory […]

Meet the Making the Invisible Visible (MIV) Committee:

This year’s postgraduate and early career researchers conference, ‘Making the Invisible Visible’ (MIV), takes place in person on 15th June 2023. Abstract submissions are now open for the conference – see details at Making the Invisible Visible | Doctoral College news ( . You can submit by clicking on this  link using a University of Surrey account and […]

Postgraduate Research Experience Survey: A Guide for Staff

The Postgraduate Research Experience Survey begins atthe University of Surrey from Monday 20th March 2023 This guide has been produced to help staff support students through the survey process. Why is PRES important? The Postgraduate Research Experience Survey is a national survey, co-ordinated by Advance HE. The Doctoral College at the University of Surrey carries […]

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