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The Graduate Research School regularly organises events which are primarily social events but which provide opportunities to discuss the issues of the day and your research with your colleagues.

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Your feedback sought in the PRES 2017

The Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES) was launched on 1 February 2017 with a deadline of 30 April 2017. This is an important opportunity for you to provide your views and feedback about being a research student at Birkbeck. Find out more about the PRES survey here.

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The Three Minute Thesis Competition at Birkbeck

Birkbeck is hosting a 3 minute thesis competition. This event is popular with PhD students around the world. The challenge is to explain your thesis to a non-specialist audience, in only 3 minutes. The winner of the competition will recieve a cash prize. This is an excellent opportunity to learn how to communicate your research.

The competition itself will be on 31 March at 6pm. We are running a training session with presenter/comedian Dr Steve Cross on 13 March - get your free ticket for the training here.