The Doctoral College provides support to all Queen Mary PGR students and Early Career Researchers to enable them to flourish in our research community. It enhances the postgraduate research student experience by cultivating a lively and innovative cross- and inter-disciplinary community of researchers. The Doctoral College works in partnership with academic schools and institutes, the Researcher Development team, Queen Mary Careers, and the Students’ Union, to offer a wide range of flexible training and development activities, careers support and social events. Through these activities the Doctoral College aims to give postgraduate research students and Early Career Researchers the best possible experience at Queen Mary, allowing them to reach their full potential and ensure that researchers are prepared for life beyond Queen Mary.
Strategic Aim 1: To enhance the experience of doctoral and postdoctoral researchers
The Doctoral College aims to:
Strategic Aim 2: Oversight, advice and strategy development relating to Postgraduate Research and Postdoctoral matters at Queen Mary
The Doctoral College management group meets every other month. The minutes of this group are received by Vice Principal for Research Advisory Group (VPRAG): the Vice Principal and Faculty Deans for Research will make decisions on any recommendations made by the Group, and/or refer them to Queen Mary Senior Executive (QMSE), Senate or one of its boards as appropriate. The group is tasked with: