UCL Doctoral School Events & Competitions

The Doctoral School runs various events and competitions throughout the year. Details of each can be found below.


AUTUMN TERM

Doctoral School Welcome Event

Welcome Day

The Doctoral School organises a short programme for all new doctoral students at which we give information about the support and facilities offered to research students, and provide a flavour of the exciting research being carried out across many disciplines at UCL.
This year's Welcome Event will take place on Friday 30 September. More details ⟩

Introduction to Skills Development and the Research Student Log

Skills and Research Log Induction

The 2016/17 Induction Sessions for Research Students and Supervisors takes place at the begining of the academic year and again in January. More details ⟩

'Research Images As Art / Art Images As Research' Competition

Research Images Competition 2015

The Doctoral School runs a Research Images as Art / Art Images as Research competition/exhibition that is open to all UCL graduate students and academic staff, either science or arts based.

Entrants are invited to submit images associated with their research which have aesthetic appeal. An exhibition of the images is held centrally in College and assessed by a panel of judges. Prizes are awarded for the best images. View this year's winners ⟩

SPRING TERM

Doctoral School Welcome Event

Graduate School Welcome

A short induction programme for research students is offered at the beginning of Term 2 for research students who arrived after September. We provide information about the support and facilities offered by the Doctoral School and other departments, and provide a flavour of the exciting research being carried out across many disciplines at UCL. More details ⟩

Introduction to Skills Development and the Research Student Log

Skills and Research Log Induction

The 2015/16 Induction Sessions for Research Students and Supervisors takes place in January. More details ⟩

Doctoral School Research Poster Competition

Doctoral School Research Poster Competition

The Doctoral School runs a Research Poster Competition which offers graduate research students an opportunity to meet, advertise and discuss the innovative research they are undertaking, thereby providing them with an opportunity to raise the profile of their research. Students are invited to display their posters centrally in College and these are then judged by a panel of UCL academics. Prizes are awarded to the best posters in each of the Faculty groupings. View this year's Winners ⟩

UCL Three Minute Thesis

UCL Three Minute Thesis

The Three Minute Thesis competition was originally created by the University of Queensland. The UCL 3MT is organised by the Doctoral School in collaboration with UCLU's Postgraduate Associaction. Last year, UCL research student Jonathon Hannabuss (Crick Institute) reached the national finals of the Competition with his engaging presentation “How do dividing cells know where to cut?”

This year's 3MT Final will take place on Monday 27 June 2016 at 6pm in the Darwin Lecture Theatre with a reception to follow. More details ⟩