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Doctoral Research Conference 2023

The Graduate School is delighted to announce the launch of the Doctoral Research Conference 2023 competitions.

This year’s Doctoral Research Conference will take place on the afternoon of Wednesday 14 June 2023 in the Palmer Building. The conference will feature eight individual competitions; the entry forms and deadlines are outlined in the table below.

The conference will also feature guest speaker Pete Castle, External Communications & Public Relations Manager, Press Office, University of Reading.

As a doctoral researcher, attendance at the conference will count towards your annual RRDP training requirement.

Bookings will open in the summer term.

Competitions Entry deadline
 Three-minute thesis Friday 24 March 2023
 Research for a better world Friday 24 March 2023
 Poetry, rhyme and rap Friday 31 March 2023
 Research image Friday 31 March 2023
 Research life in Pictures Friday 31 March 2023
 Research in an object Friday 31 March 2023
 Research poster Friday 21 April 2023
 Research film Friday 21 April 2023

Quotes from the 2022 Conference

"The diversity of content and presenting styles was fantastic."

"The overall energy of the conference was great – there was a real buzz."

"It was a great opportunity to interact with other doctoral students."