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Festival of Doctoral Research 2018

Festival 2017

The Festival of Doctoral Research returned for its third year in 2018, running from Tuesday 8 May closing on Thursday 24 May.

The inaugural Festival of Doctoral Research brought together our doctoral community to highlight their contribution and celebrate their impact, both on the University and on the outside world.



3MT 2017 Grand Finalists

Three Minute Thesis Grand Final

Eight finalists (one from each Faculty) battled it out for the Southampton 3MT title at the Grand Final. Take a look at our new Faculty Champion.

A letter to my younger self

A letter to my younger self

As part of the Festival, we are compiling a collection of “letters to my younger self” from distinguished researchers across the University focusing on their own journey through their doctorate.

2017 Directors Award Winner

Doctoral College Research Awards

The Research Awards is a new award for the 2018 Festival of Doctoral Research and will recognise the exceptional contribution of doctoral researchers. View the winners.

Nominate any PGR for a Director's Award

Doctoral College Director's Awards

The Director's Awards nominations to recognise the exceptional achievements of our researchers beyond their particular research projects. View the winners.

PhDs of Southampton

How does your PhD make you feel?

As part of the Festival of Doctoral Research, new community group PhD's of Southampton are encouraging all PhD's at the University to express the experience of PhD study in a novel way. Photos coming soon.

Take a look back at the previous Festivals of Doctoral Research

The Festival of Doctoral Research is the perfect opportunity to foster a sense of togetherness and share interests across our wide range of research disciplines.

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