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Find studentships and training to support your studies

Get training and development to support your doctorate

To get the most out of your doctorate you should take advantage of the complementary training and development opportunities that are available as part of your studies. This short guide will guide you where to find opportunities.



Royal Society

Scientists | Royal Society

This scheme gives policymakers and research scientists an opportunity to experience each other’s worlds.


Fellowships - POST

POST runs a number of schemes with learned societies, professional associations, and funding bodies. Apply to work for three months at an influential policy organisation.


Royal Academy of Engineering

The Royal Academy of Engineering offers Research Fellowships each year to outstanding early-career researchers to support them to become future research leaders in engineering.


Southampton Arts and Humanities Festival

Southampton Arts and Humanities Festival, is the annual festival organised by the Public Engagement with Research unit. It is a free series of public events, in-person and online, open to all.


Southampton Science and Engineering Festival

Southampton Science and Engineering Festival is the University of Southampton's annual award-winning science festival that allows everyone to explore and discover what the world of STEAM has to offer.

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Placements and Secondements

Placements and Secondements

If you are a PhD student or UoS researcher looking to have a placement or secondement experience, click here to find out more how to engage.

Policy Blogs

PPS Blogs

Click here to read blogs by UoS students, from internships to PhD Secondements, to work experience, working on a range of topics, such as social integration, innovation and environmetal politics.

our expertise

Our Expertise

At PPS, we compile research and education to accelerate and enhance sub-national, national and international public policy impact.

policy podcast

Policy Podcasts

Public Policy|Southampton 'Policy Pod' was created to increase knowledge and understanding of the UoS researchers and experts confronting critical issues in the domestic and foreign policies.

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