News and Events
News via the Graduate School Blog
The Graduate School Blog contains articles and updates on key events taking place within the University's Doctoral Research community. See below for the latest news from our Blog (links to external site WordPress):
Fairbrother Lecture, Wednesday 4 May, 19.00-20.00, Henley Business School, Whiteknights On Wednesday 4 May, Reading Read more>>>
Last year, Reading PhD student Karina Lickorish Quinn, won the ‘FindAPhD’ 2015 Top Prize Scholarship Read more>>>
Induction event for all new doctoral researchers (January 2016 starters) Wednesday 20 January, 10.00 am-12.00 pm Read more>>>
Events, Meetings and Competitions throughout the year
Where not otherwise highlighted, you can find information on a variety of events and meetings and facilitated by the Graduate School on the Schedule of Events, Meetings and Competitions in 2015-16 (PDF - 204KB). This also compiles dates relating to forthcoming competitions of relevance to the doctoral community.
Featured items via the Graduate School Bulletin
The Graduate School Bulletin is produced twice a year and it showcases some of the key events and news stories relating to the University's wide doctoral research community. Below you can find current and past editions of the Bulletin.
Issue 8 (Summer 2016) (PDF -2.3 MB)
In this issue:
- Spotlight on Research Themes
- PhD Researcher of the Year 2016 - Finalists
- Fairbrother Lecture 2016
- A part-time PhD...but what comes next?
Issue 7 (Nov 2015) (PDF - 6MB)
- Subjects make gains in Guardian University Guide 2017
- Helping wildlife among key motivations for citizen scientists
- Marking Reading’s role in the Irish Rising, 100 years on
- Scientists helping countries prepare better for flood disasters
- Reading climate scientist elected Fellow of Royal Society
- Meaning of brain scans for ‘pain’ called into question
- Dinosaurs already in decline before asteroid apocalypse
- Chemists unveil plastic that ‘heals itself’ at body temperature
- Pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions 'not enough to avoid damaging impacts'
- Archaeologists uncover finest Stone Age arrowhead in Britain