Research in Focus: Mindful Colouring

Chloe Asker is a 1st year Human Geography PhD student, who has just started a thesis entitled ‘Mindful geographies? Towards the therapeutic geographies of mindfulness.’ Her previous Masters work studied adult colouring practises and their relationship to wellbeing.
Twitter: @chloeasker

In February the Doctoral College held a ‘Wellbeing Week’.…

CEMPS Early Career Researcher Network Conference

Emma is a Research Fellow in the Vibration Engineering Section and an ECRN rep for Engineering.  Her research focus is on active and passive control of human-induced structural vibrations and having designed and commissioned the world’s first permanent active control system for concert-induced vibrations she’s currently developing a smaller, commercially attractive active control system for office floors.

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) 2017

3MT Winners and judges

An 80,000 word thesis would take 9 hours to present

Their time limit…3 minutes

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a National competition for postgraduate research students, run by research organisation Vitae. 3MT® challenges doctoral candidates to present a compelling spoken presentation on their research topic and its significance in just three minutes.…

From inception to inaugural launch: Exclamat!on: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Exclamation Journal

A new postgraduate journal supported by the University of Exeter’s College of Humanities and Doctoral College’s Researcher Development team.

Our decision to start a new journal for Postgraduate Research and Taught students in the disciplines of English, Creative Writing and Film at the University of Exeter was rather a spontaneous one.…

‘Life Beyond the PhD Conference’- a review

Last year Laura O’Brien won the chance to attend the Life Beyond the PhD conference, below is her account of the conference and why you should enter the competition this year.

Life Beyond the PhD Conference 2016

During the last week of August I was very fortunate to be able to attend the ‘Life Beyond the PhD Conference’ at Cumberland Lodge in Windsor Great Park.  This conference lasted from Tuesday to Friday and consisted of a variety of workshops, exercises and lectures which were both useful and enjoyable.…

Guest Blogger- Camilla Owens

IMPC 2016 11th September – 15th September

Between the 11th and 15th of September I attended the International Mineral Processing Congress (IMPC) in Quebec City, Canada representing SoS Rare. A bi-annual congress the IMPC is a meeting of over 1000 mineral processers who are based in both industry and academia, topics range from anything from flotation to grinding.…

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.…

Summer Socials 2016!

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Tuesday 28th June, Streatham Campus & Wednesday 29th June, Penryn Campus


This year marked the first Doctoral College Summer Social events, which were held at the Streatham and Penryn campuses.…