Doctoral School

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Contacts in academic Schools

Doctoral researchers should contact the Research and Enterprise Co-ordinator (REC) in their School to discuss arrangements for intermission, fieldwork, thesis submission and examination before contacting the Research Student Administration Office.

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The Doctoral School Office

We support the Doctoral School in its collaborative, University-wide role to help realise the University’s research strategy and wider strategic plans. The Doctoral School's role includes:

  • Liaison with external funding and policy bodies such as Research Councils
  • Managing bids and awards for doctoral training and skills development for both faculty and doctoral students
  • Managing doctoral scholarships 
  • Managing the Researcher Development Programme
  • Working closely with other institutions, businesses, governments and civil society organisations to enhance the student experience and research environment
  • Providing our doctoral students with the confidence and skills they need to become world-class researchers and communicators
  • Promoting the contribution of doctoral research  to academia, the economy and society as a whole, both on a national and international scale.
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Contact us

For general enquiries, please contact us at:

T: 44+ (0)1273 876 550

For more specific enquiries or to find a particular member of our staff, please use the staff directory.

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