Doctoral teachers talk wellbeing at “inspirational” BDC symposium
19 August 2019
July’s day-long symposium, the second organised by the BDC, saw students and staff come together at M Shed to discuss wellbeing for postgraduate researchers who teach.
‘Skills for the Future’ Summer School helps research students to develop entrepreneurial vision for their research
19 July 2019
The BDC’s second annual summer school saw 18 postgraduate researchers (PGRs), from a range of disciplines and research backgrounds, take part in a unique event designed to empower them to think innovatively about their research and future opportunities.
Chalk talk — BDC hosts forward-looking forum on doctoral teacher development
3 July 2019
June's two-day GTA Developers' Forum, hosted for the first time by the Bristol Doctoral College, saw experts from a range of higher education institutions gather to discuss support for graduate teaching assistants (GTAs).
To the Brambles and beyond: BDC holds pop-up summer events during Hub's temporary closure
3 June 2019
The BDC's programme of wellbeing and development-enhancing events, usually held in the PGR Hub, will continue at alternative locations whilst crucial Senate House building works take place
School's in for summer — PGRs invited to apply for unique 'Skills for the Future' Summer School
24 May 2019
The Bristol Doctoral College's 'Skills for the Future' Summer School, which will be held from 1–3 July 2019, is designed to equip doctoral researchers from all faculties with key competencies for engaging with industrial organisations.
Experience the weird and the wonderful at the cutting edge of Bristol’s research
2 May 2019
Eavesdrop on crocodiles, churn butter in a Roman kitchen and explore Earth before the dinosaurs lived on it — just some of the exciting activities that members of the public can experience during Research without Borders, the University of Bristol’s free public festival of postgraduate research, which includes a day-long showcase at Colston Hall on 15 May.
Talk against the clock — presenters picked for Three Minute Thesis final
1 May 2019
The semi-final of Bristol’s annual Three Minute Thesis competition was held on 30 April, with a panel of judges selecting eight doctoral researchers to compete in the final at Colston Hall.
Research exchange reception brings together University of Bristol network of EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellows
14 March 2019
15 of the University of Bristol’s prestigious Doctoral Prize Fellows came together in the PGR Hub last night to deliver a series of flash presentations about their research in a celebration of the pioneering, interdisciplinary work being conducted across the frontiers of Science and Engineering.
Applications now open for prestigious EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellowship
19 February 2019
Recently graduated or final-stage outstanding PhD researchers who have been funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council for their research degree are invited to apply for the 2019 round of the prestigious EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellowships.
New postgraduate researchers receive warm welcome to Bristol in PGR Hub
15 February 2019
38 new postgraduate researchers attended the Spring Researcher Inauguration event on Wednesday, 13 February to welcome them into Bristol’s wider research community.