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Doctoral School Interdisciplinary Conference

This will be held 9.30am-5.30pm on 08 June in the Boilerhouse.

Human Library 30 May

Take part in our first Human Library!

Open Access for PGRs

Want to know more about Open Access? Do you know how to update your Pure research profile? Want to know how to boost the visibility of your research? Come along to the Open Access training session for PhD students on 29 May.

Viva - BBC Four Pilot

Click below to find out about the opportunity to participate in a TV pilot for BBC Four about PhD vivas.

Royal Holloway proofreading scheme

The Royal Holloway Proofreading Scheme is only open to postgraduates who would like to have the final draft of an assessed project or dissertation checked for minor slips and errors.

Mission Statement for the Doctoral School

As of March 2018

Shut Up and Write

Every Wednesday afternoon from 2pm to 5pm

Academic writing

There are new academic writing sessions on the Researcher Development Programme!

Researcher Development Programme

A series of transferable skills courses designed for research students to help develop their skills alongside their research

Welcome to the Doctoral School

A message from Professor Rosemary Deem (Dean, Doctoral School) and Professor Barry Langford (Associate Dean, Doctoral School).

Research Degree Exam Process


Scholarships and Finance

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Researcher Development


Changes that can affect your study

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