Researcher-Led Initiative Awards – Closing Date Friday 13th January, 5pm

Thinking about applying for an RLI Award? Hear from two of last year’s recipients below about how RLI funding helped to support networking activities and provided opportunities for reflecting on and developing organisational skills!

Recipient: Dr. Benjamin Gardner, Research Fellow in Physics and Astronomy

Award activity: CEMPS Early Career Researcher Network: Continuation Fund

The RLI award helped us to kick-start our peer network, to get us focussed on the issues that matter, and to modify the way we operated to make it more sustainable and more valuable for its members.

Focus on…Communicating Your Research

The Autumn term has seen the first Doctoral College Focus On… event. Throughout November the Doctoral College have provided a range of training and networking opportunities for PGRs and ECRs with a Focus On…Communicating Your Research. This included a panel and networking event on Monday 14th November, where PGRs and ECRs gathered to present and discuss their experiences of communicating their research to different audiences and in different fora – from Twitter to 12 year olds.…

The Brilliant Club – teaching opportunity for PGRs and ECRs

The Brilliant Club: A meaningful, well-paid teaching opportunity for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers at Exeter University.

The Brilliant Club is an award-winning charity that recruits, trains and pays doctoral and post-doctoral researchers to deliver programmes of university-style teaching to small tutorial groups of high-performing pupils in schools that serve disadvantaged communities.…

Shut Up And Write!

Today I did my first #SUWTUK. For those not au fait with twitter hastags, Shut Up and Write Tuesdays (SUWT) is ‘a virtual writing workshop for academic folk’. The first and third Tuesday of every month you spend an hour writing – in two podormos of 25 minutes – with a virtual writing coach and community via the Shut Up and Write Tuesday UK twitter account (@SUWTUK) and the #SUWTUK hashtag.…

Hello and Welcome!!!!

Welcome to the University of Exeter’s Doctoral College blog!

The University of Exeter Doctoral College Blog will be home to posts reflecting the life, research, events, and enterprise of the Doctoral College. We’ll be posting about things that happen across campuses and in the wider world, sharing the knowledge and expertise of our academics and the views of everyone at the University.…