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
- DCIF Guidelines (DCIF_Guidelines_Jan_2018 [PDF 189KB])
- DCIF Application Form (DCIF_Application_Form_March_2015 [DOC 35KB])
- DCIF Award Holder Report Form (DCIF_Award_Holders_Report_Form_March_2014 [DOC 37KB])
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 email@example.com
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||Susanne Bell|
|Business and Management||Saima Ahmed|
|Centre for Commercial Law Studies / School of Law||Hayley O'Hagan|
|Economics and Finance||Chandani Amin|
|English and Drama||SED PGR Support|
|Electronic Engineering and Computer Science||Melissa Yeo|
|Engineering and Materials Science||Colin Rainey|
|Institute of Dentistry||Aimee Kennedy|
|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||Lisa Pilgram|
|William Harvey Research Institute||Bijal Tailor|
|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.