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About Us

The University of Strathclyde's Doctoral Researchers' Group (DRG) is a platform for all doctoral students across all four faculties. It aims to represent postgraduate researchers across these faculties to ensure the best possible experience for all. The DRG provides a direct line of engagement and communication between Strathclyde’s postgraduate researchers and the University management committees.

The group also ensures that the needs of all the postgraduate reseachers are heard and catered for by the University Managament.  DRG representatives attend the meetings of the Strathclyde Doctoral School Management Board (SDSMB), the Research and Knowledge Exchange Committee (RKEC) and the Research Development Sub-Committe (RDSC). 

 

Not only does the DRG give the PGR community a strong representative voice with University Management, but it also focusses on:

  • Promoting cross-faculty events and training for postgraduate researchers

  • Communicating the interests, successes and constraints of postgraduate researcher life

  • Inputing creative ideas and new approaches to influencing support, training and impact opportunities

  • Establishing peer to peer support frameworks

  • Sharing good practice 

  • Informing institutional policy development

Doctoral Researchers' Group members come from all faculties and have a variety of backgrounds, expertise, and interests. As soon as you register as a postgraduate student at the University of Strathclyde you beome an automatic member of the DRG, but in order to take part in meetings and committees you will have to register your interest. We always enjoy welcoming new members to the group and listening to their unique perspectives at our meetings. If you are interested in joining the group, please get in touch using the social buttons at the top of the page, or by emailing doctoralresearchers-group@strath.ac.uk.

We hope you will consider joining us!