Supporting the Postgraduate Community:

With a focus on interdisciplinary opportunities the Doctoral School supports postgraduate researchers (PhD and Masters by Research) across the University of Lincoln, facilitating cross-university networks and opportunities to meet up and share experiences with peers throughout the wider research community.

Discover Support Available For You:

Development Programme

The Doctoral School’s Researcher Development Programme (RDP) offers academic, personal and professional development through a host of training workshops and event opportunities.

Research Activities

In addition to the suite of workshops we provide within our programme, the Doctoral School also coordinate and promote a number of research activities to continue your development.

Postgraduate Supervisors

Are you a postgraduate supervisor? Find out more information about upcoming training dates, locate lists of trained supervisors and viva chairs, and find further resources.

PGR Forms & Regulations

The PGR Office is responsible for application processes for postgraduate research degrees, enrolment, invoicing of student tuition fees and publication of student results.

Student Support

A dedicated and professional team available to help with enquiries relating to University  procedures, funding, fees and finance, housing, personal support, and other general advice.

Research Groups

We support postgraduate-led research groups, providing  the opportunity to discuss research, engage in current areas of academic interest and gain a fresh perspective from peers.

Doctoral Extension Scheme

The Doctoral Extension Scheme is a UK government imitative to allow international PhD students to remain in UK and seek work after their award, whilst still sponsored by the University.

Ethical Approval for PGR Projects

All PGR student research needs to have a favourable ethical opinion (ethics approval) before any research data collection commences. All the information you need before submitting can be found here.

Vitae Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers

The University of Lincoln is a signatory of the Concordat to support the Career Development of Researchers. Find out what it means for you here.

PhD Student Support - International College

The International College provides support for PhD students (anyone for whom English is not their first language). 

Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources

Take a look at the Mental Health and Well-being resources available to help and support you during your time at the University.

Get in Touch:

For any further information, queries or suggestions regarding any of the Doctoral School’s services and support, please feel free to get in contact using the platforms below.