Research Seminars and Events

In addition to skills development training offered by the Doctoral College there are seminar series, training and events offered by across the University.

‌The Research Student Alamanac

The Research Student Almanac gathers together all talks, events, training sessions, workshops and social meetings, extends a very warm welcome to our postgraduates, staff and, in many cases, the wider public, and allows for advance planning in terms of those sessions that you wish to attend.  

Doctoral College Events

Quarterly Research Symposia

The Doctoral College Symposia provide a day of workshops and talks that help support your growing knowledge and skill development as a research.

DateTimeVenueTopicMore information & booking
Tuesday 10th October 2017 11-4pm MD165 Your Research Methods and your Research Presence
Monday 15th January 2018 2-5pm MD165 You and your employment profile
Wednesday 9th May 2018 11-4pm MD165 You and your Viva Voce Examination

Doctoral Student Get Together

Come and join us.  The Doctoral College would like to extend an invitation to all the Doctoral Students at the University of Wolverhampton.  Come along and join us and your fellow students for a quick bite to eat.  It will be a chance to meet other students. We look forward to seeing you there.

DateTimeVenueThemeMore information & booking
Thursday 21st September 2017 12:30-2pm MD165 Lunch-time
Wednesday 6th December 2017 5-7pm MD165 Christmas Quiz Night
Wednesday 21st March 2018 12:30-2pm MD165 Lunch-time
Thursday 12th July 2018 5-7pm MD165 Summer Quiz Nigth

Evening Master Classes

DateTimeVenueDetailsMore information & booking
Wednesday 11th October 2017 5-7pm    MD165 Dr Pauline Fuller - Finding your positioning; Ontology and Epistemology
Wednesday 15th November 2017 5-7pm  MD165 Dr Benjamin Halligan - Understanding Research Framework
Wednesday 17th January 2018 5-7pm  MD165 Dr Benjamin Halligan - What is a contribution to the field?
Wednesday 14th February 2018 5-7pm  MD165 Professor Silke Machold - Personal development in research – all you need to know to become a research leader of the future
Wednesday 14th March 2018 5-7pm  MD165 Professor Laura Caulfield - Making Impact
Wednesday 11th April 2018 5-7pm  MD165 Professor Geoff Layer - details to follow
Wednesday 16th May 2018 5-7pm  MD165 Professor Alan Tuckett - How to influence others with your research
Wednesday 13th June 2018 5-7pm  MD165 Dr Benjamin Halligan - Routes to Doctorates
Wednesday 11th July 2018 5-7pm  MD165 tbc tbc

Open Forum

The Open Forum is an opportunity to talk to the Doctoral College about your experience or your ideas about what you would like to see happening in research at the University.  The panel will consist of Professor Silke Machold (Dean of Research), Dr Ben Halligan (Director of the Doctoral College), Dr Debra Cureton (Research Development Manager) and Phil Whittingham (Manager of the STaR Office). All PGR students from the University of Wolverhampton are welcome.  

Monday 6th November 2017 5-7pm MD165
Wednesday 23rd May 2018 5-7pm MD165


Other Events 

Skills for Researchers workshops 

Visit to book a place on any of these workshops or email to arrange a  group workshop at an alternative time.

Business Events & Seminars

The University holds a wide range of events and seminars designed to help businesses start, grow and learn new skills.  Ranging from fully funded introductory new business start-up courses,  comprehensive mentoring programmes, networking opportunities and specialised areas such as Building Information Modelling (BIM), we aim to support and help grow businesses of all sizes.

See further details here 

Maths Support Centre

The maths support centre offers support and guidance to help you with any level of mathematics, statistics or numeracy to help you with your studies.

The maths support centre based in MD112 is a FREE service open to all students, from any school studying any subject in any year.