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Doctoral College host Festival of Doctoral Research

Published: 7 May 2019
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From the 7th May until 23rd May, the Doctoral College are hosting their annual Festival of Doctoral Research.

The Festival of Doctoral Research celebrates our doctoral community and their impact at the University and the outside world. The Festival contains a range of events to provide PhD students with a break from their work and to help them gain skills for the future.

The event encourages researchers to look at their PhDs in completely new ways - through dance, baking, and in three-minute explanations.

The Doctoral College is is running a number of events to help PhD students to explore the connection between our minds and bodies, and get moving to boost their wellbeing:

For PhD students who would like the opportunity to further develop their academic skills, there are events such as:

For more information about the Festival of Doctoral Research, visit the Doctoral College's webpage or read the Life at Southampton blog

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