Graduate School Events
A four-day residential course for Ph.D. researchers in any discipline, full-time or part-time. Places at this GRADschool will be offered to all Ph.D. researchers but preference will be given to those in their penultimate or final year and studying in the five north-eastern universities (Durham, Newcastle, Northumbria, Teesside and Sunderland).
This is a 4 day residential school designed to explore all facets of enterprise, from the traditional view of the academic entrepreneur setting up a spin-out company through consultancy to the intrapreneur working within an existing organisation or setting up a social enterprise.
Part - Time and Distance Researchers' Summer School
From juggling your research and other commitments to working with your supervisor(s), this four-day series of workshops will address a wide range of research and personal skills. Whether you’ve just started or are near completion, this is a good opportunity to explore the research process, pick up some useful tips and share your experiences and ideas with other part-time and distance researchers.
Durham Researchers' Poster Competition
The Researcher Development Team hosts a poster competition with two parallel strands, face to face and online. Entrants are encouraged from all postgraduate research students at Durham University and can encompass a wide range of research areas. The aim of the posters is to communicate the purpose and ideas of research to the general public
More information Note - this link is to the information for the 2011 competition - this will be updated when the next poster competition is announced.
Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners for the best business idea submitted via a business plan by current registered students (including recent graduates) from Durham University, studying any degree discipline. Business categories are: