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Doctoral College Initiative Fund

The Doctoral College Initiative Fund (DCIF) is designed to support and promote creative and imaginative activities organised by postgraduate research students which will enhance their research experience, intellectual and/or professional development. The Doctoral College anticipates supporting a wide range of activities or events ranging from, but not limited to, seminars, conferences, debates and specialist training activities. Please download the DCIF Fund Form and Guidelines below. Please note there is also a DCIF Award Holders Report Form to complete after the event.

How to apply

Please refer to note number 22 in the DCIF guidelines for applicants which states that monies will not be reimbursed until the Award Holder’s Report Form has been received by

Deadlines for the DCIF

Applications are collated by schools/institutes, for sign-off by the school/institute Director of Research, before submission to the Panel.

The deadline for receipt of applications centrally is normally 1 November, 1 February and 1 June.

Internal school/institute deadlines will generally be one week before the central deadline. Your school/institute coordinator’s contact details are listed below:

School Postgraduate Research team contact
Barts Cancer Institute Mariann Jakab
Biological and Behavioural Sciences Frances Healy
Blizard Institute Science Molly Ramalhoso
Business and Management

Grace Oyewole

Saima Ahmed

Centre for Commercial Law Studies / School of Law Hayley O'Hagan
Economics and Finance Chandani Amin
English and Drama Kathryn Henley
Electronic Engineering and Computer Science Melissa Yeo
Engineering and Materials Science Colin Rainey
Geography Shazia Sadiq
History Edward Caddy
Institute of Dentistry Jane Radford
Institute of Health Sciences Education Shahrar Ali
Languages, Linguistics and Film SLLF Finance
Mathematical Science Katie Hale
Physical and Chemical Sciences Rob Miles 
Politics and International Relations Lok Yee Yuen
William Harvey Research Institute Maria Karayianni
Wolfson Institute of Population Health Patrick Mullan

QMUL Expense Claim Form for successful applicants (to be submitted to department/school/institute together with receipts/evidence of payment in order to claim the award)

For further information on claiming expenses please see our Expenses and How to Claim section.

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