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Want to change your world?

Postgraduate research event

Are you full of ideas and a passion to explore new horizons? Postgraduate Research could be perfect for you. 

It’s about so much more than academia. You’ll have opportunities to strengthen your problem-solving skills and make a meaningful contribution to new knowledge too.

We are delighted to invite you to attend one of our events for those considering Postgraduate Research study.

Thursday 12 December 2019
Session One: 1:00 - 3:00pm or Session Two: 6:00 - 8:00pm
Location: The Graduate School, Queen's University Belfast 

Register your details to attend the event.

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Event details

What to expect

Chat

with our leading research experts and find out more about our world-leading research centres.

Hear

from our current students on their experiences of studying and living in Belfast

Participate

in interactive sessions led by our Graduate School

Discover

Explore the range of funding and studentship options available.

Professor Margaret Topping, Dean of the Graduate School

Meet Professor Margaret Topping, Dean of The Graduate School, who will field questions to current postgraduate research students.

Discussion will centre around key motivations for pursuing postgraduate research study, the transition from doing a Master’s to a PhD and how The Graduate School can maximise your postgraduate experience at Queen's.

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Professor Helen McCarthy will share her inspirational research story and how to build your research idea.

As Chair of Nanomedicine, Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences, she will talk to guests about the key aspects of postgraduate research study including developing your research idea and the role of the supervisor.

BOOK YOUR PLACE TODAY BY COMPLETING THE FORM:

WHY CHOOSE QUEEN'S

RANKED IN THE TOP 173 UNIVERSITIES IN THE WORLD

(QS World University Rankings 2020)

Queen's has a vibrant postgraduate culture built on a foundation of exceptional teaching, cutting-edge research, innovation, collaboration and engagement.

Access academics who are global leaders in their field and benefit from academic and professional opportunities through our international collaborations.

The 2014 Research Excellence Framework placed Queen’s eighth in the UK for research intensity. Over 75% of our research was judged to be internationally-excellent or world leading.

14 of the individual areas of research assessed were ranked in the top 20 in the UK, with six of these in the top ten and two in the top five.

WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY

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"The resources available in The Graduate School, such as study rooms and quiet areas, are excellent. The Graduate School also runs excellent skills development courses and enables students to gain qualifications relevant to their degree or research field, and prepare for the workplace. The staff are welcoming, friendly and helpful."

Aaron McMurray, Northern Ireland
PHD RESEARCH

Postgraduate Student Experience

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