University of Stirling Graduate School (USGS) is the hub of our postgraduate research community. If you are here for postgraduate research, you will automatically be a member, able to attend its seminars and use the services.
The 8th annual Phd students’ conference will take place on May 9th, in the Pathfoot building. Staff and students are welcome to attend the conference, and support our PGR students. Please see the programme of talks, and posters, here
The event took place on May 11th 2011 in the Pathfoot building. The abstract book is attached, which includes a note of the six winning presentations. For further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
USGS held its 6th annual postgraduate research student conference on May 12th 2010. Below is the abstract book from the event, which includes talk and poster abstracts, posters and a note of the winning presentations.
This is a nationally run student experience survey. Download a summary of the results (PDF 316KB).
The University participated in the PRES 2011 survey. The result will be posted in due course
The USGS aims to:
As a member of USGS, you will have
Induction Days are held in October and March for new research students. You will be introduced to USGS and its resources, pick up your USGS Student Handbook and meet other students beginning their research degree.
USGS will give you a detailed introduction to the training programme you will undertake whilst at Stirling, and also runs regular Seminars to help develop your generic and transferable skills (which includes our award-nominated "Learning Process" course, which is aimed specifically at first year postgraduates.
Your time at Stirling will include regular access to training events run by USGS (in generic research skills) and by your school (on more subject-specific topics).