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PGR Support and Services Fair

Drop-in to the Fair to find out more about the different areas of the University providing support and services for doctoral researchers and have a chat with their staff.

Support Services fair

Event Details

20 May, 2016   11am - 4pm
Building 34/2003, Highfield Campus

The fair is targeted at doctoral researchers, their supervisors and other staff who support them.  It may also be of interest to students considering a research degree.

Who will be there?

PGR CV Clinics - Careers

Cv Clinic

12:00 - 14:00  20 May, 2016
Building 34/2019, Highfield Campus

Careers and Employability will be running a tailored PGR CV Clinics during the Fair.

These 15 minute personalised feedback sessions will offer PGRs a great opportunity to have their CV looked over by a Career Practictioner.

Please register for a 15-minute CV session below. Bring along a paper copy of your CV and any prepared questions you would like to ask.

Please note: You must be registered on the Careers' MyCareer system in order to book a place at the CV Clinic. You can first register for MyCareer here. These appointments are for current PhD Candidates only.

Register for a PGR CV session

Live Twitter Q&A

Got a burning question but can't get to the fair? Don't worry, tweet us and include the hashtag #PGRsupport to join our live Q&A between 11am - 4pm on 20 May.



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PGR Wellbeing Project feedback session

Running alongside the Fair, will be the PGR Wellbeing Project feedback session.

The project, run by the Doctoral College and in partnership with Enabling Services, has been exploring issues of wellbeing amongst our doctoral researcher community. Project Officer Dr. Emma Waight will be sharing some of the findings, and looking at possible next steps.

Find out more and reserve your space here.


Festival events to book in advance...

iSolutions workshops

iSolutions Workshops

Want to be a Word wizard? To make great research posters? A series of workshops tailored to PGR needs.

Dr Steve Cross

Presentation Skills Workshop

Comedian and science communicator Dr. Steve Cross will help to boost your confidence and refine your presentation techniques.

digital storytelling

Digital Storytelling

There is always more than one way to tell a story. A workshop on Video Abstracts.

Festival events advisable to book, but there may be spaces on the day...

PGR wellbeing project

PGR Wellbeing Project

A feedback session on key findings, and possible next steps, from the PGR Wellbeing Project.  

voices of experience

Voices of Experience Q&A

Pick the brains of those who have gone before you. A Q&A session with late-stage PGRs and ECRs.  

fesitval fringe debate

What is a PhD For?

Speakers will debate differing viewpoints on the purpose of the doctorate and discuss the ‘overproduction’ of PhDs in our Fringe Debate.

live storytelling

Evening of Live Storytelling

Researchers talk about the ups and downs of life and research, in 'Coffee #1' in Portswood. In partnership with Touch.  

DTC showcase

Doctoral Training Showcase

Showcasing the high-quality research that has come through Doctoral Training initiatives. Student talks, posters and training workshops.    

pint of science

Pint of Science

Falling within the Festival period, bringing research to your local pub.

film screening

Film Screening

The Straight Story, directed by David Lynch. This film shows 'resilience' at its best.

bright club

Bright Club

Combining research with stand-up comedy to educate and entertain! Find out more information and enter here.

Festival events to drop-in to...

support services fair

PGR Support and Services Fair

What support is availalbe to you as a doctoral researcher? Drop-in to our fair and find out. Please note: PGR CV Clinic to be booked in ADVANCE.  

Career pathways

Pathways to a Scientific Career

Listen to a panel of scientists discuss their career paths followed by a Q&A session. 074/02 NOCS, Mon 23 May, 3:00pm - 4:30pm.

poster display

Humanities Poster Display

A range of Humanities research posters will be on display throughout the Festival, in Building 65, South Corridor at Avenue Campus.

Also within the Festival...

opposites attract

Opposites Attract

Pairs of researchers are collaborating on projects to be showcased at the end of the Festival - follow their progress here.  

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