Research Roadmaps

There’s no set pathway for any individual researcher. Are you looking for a career in academia? Getting your foot into industry? Are you self-funded? Sponsored? Part-time? Mature? At the Bristol Doctoral College, we celebrate the diverse walks of life our postgraduate research students come from, are headed, and discover.


‘The final phase of my PhD,’ by Tessa Coombes
A regular contributor offers her thoughts on the last stretch of her PhD.

The organisers behind the Careers Beyond Biomedical Research seminar series
Sonam Gurung, postgraduate researcher in the School of Biochemistry, tells us how and shy she organised a seminar series about alternative careers to biomedical science research within her faculty and field

What is the NSPPS and why should you get involved?
Alan Kennedy tells us why he enjoys attending the Natural Systems and Processes Poster Session year after year.

The Bristol PLUS Award: a case study
Awal Fuseini explains why he found the Bristol PLUS Award process rewarding, and why it can benefit postgraduate researchers.