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Information for Current Postgraduate Researchers

The Doctoral School is responsible for providing the systems, policies and procedures for enhancing quality, and in promoting excellence in PGR degree programmes in Bangor University. The aim of the Doctoral School is to develop and support an interdisciplinary and integrated research community with postgraduate researchers at its heart, while promoting equality of opportunities and a healthy work-life balance.

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Training and Development

The Doctoral School provides a range of training and development opportunities for current PGRs and supervisors. 

A copy of the training and development programme is available in the link below. You will need to register online with your Bangor University credentials to attend the workshops. Venue/ login details for the workshops are emailed nearer to the date after registering with us. The Doctoral School Blackboard page provides materials and Panopto videos for some of these training sessions.

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Videos supporting doctoral candidates

Watch these videos (only available for current candidates and staff) to help support and develop skills, which address topics such as:

  • Improving presentation skills
  • Improving the qualification rate
  • Understanding the supervisor’s role
  • Adapting to UK’s academic culture (for international candidates)


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