Doctoral College news

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

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 […]

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 […]

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