University of Stirling Graduate School

Postgraduate Research Conference 2012

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

Postgraduate Research Conference 2011

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

Postgraduate Research Conference 2010

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.

PRES 2009

This is a nationally run student experience survey. Download a summary of the results (PDF 316KB).

PRES 2011

The University participated in the PRES 2011 survey. The result will be posted in due course

What does USGS do?

The USGS aims to:

As a member of USGS, you will have

Induction Events

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).

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