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Graduate Festival

The annual GradFest is organised by PGR students for PGR students with the aim to bring researchers together and showcase the cutting-edge research being conducted by PGR students at Queen Mary.

GradFest 2022 took place 13th to 17th June 2022 as a series of remote and in-person events. Thank you to all who attended. We hope you enjoyed the 2022 GradFest.

Monday – 13 June 2022


3 Minute Thesis Final
4pm to 5pm Peston Lecture Theatre, Graduate Centre, Mile End
Followed by reception 5-6pm in the Graduate Centre Foyer

Tuesday – 14th June 2022 


Networking and Making the most of your first conference (Year 1 PhD Cohort Event)
The Octagon, Queens' Building, Mile End 
10am to 2pm


HSS Writing Retreat
1pm to 4pm 
Room GC2.02, Graduate Centre, Mile End


S&E Research Impact and Employability
3.30pm to 5.15pm The Octagon, Queens’ Building, Mile End
5.15pm to 7pm Geography Square, Mile End

Wednesday – 15th June 2022


Keeping Well during your PhD – Year 1 Cohort event
10.30am to 12.30pm

Thursday – 16th June 2022


Beans and Botanicals 
Room GC2.02, Graduate Centre, Mile End


Sophie Lewis Workshop: crowdfunding research practice post-PhD study (PGR Reps)
2pm to 4pm
Room GC2.02, Graduate Centre, Mile End


Past events included painting with bees, a photo exhibition of PGR students' research, and film screenings (For a list of events from the 2019 GradFest visit the 2019 GradFest website).

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