Events and opportunities
We organise events and opportunities for you to connect and collaborate with other researchers, as well as showcase your work to your peers and the wider world.
COVID-19 information for PGRs
- Please visit the University's Coronavirus webpages for updates on the latest policies and information.
- For an overview of Bristol Doctoral College activities, online events and support during lockdown, visit the Tips and tools during COVID-19 webpage.
- BDC PPD and training activities have moved online: visit our PPD pages for more information.
- Our PGR Hub is closed: visit the PGR Hub webpage for updated information.
Research without Borders
Our flagship festival of postgraduate research takes place every year in the summer term.
Researcher Inauguration events
Special events to welcome new students to Bristol, where you can meet and network with your peers and academics.
Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition
An 80,000-word thesis would take 9 hours to present. Your time limit: 3 minutes.
PGR Development Fund
We could fund you to organise workshops or events to benefit your research community.
EPSRC PGR Funds
Our EPSRC PGR Funds enable EPSRC-funded students to undertake a short placement; attend a conference or training; organise group training; or run events, workshops and development activities.
You can access resources and support through the GW4 Network, a joint collaboration between the Universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter.
PGR Community Fund
We could fund you to organise community-building social activities in the PGR Hub.
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There are funds available to all postgraduate researchers for different purposes. Read about the ways you can access funds to support research-related activities, personal and professional development, and other initiatives.