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Join a Doctoral Network

Explore the range of student-led doctoral networks to connect with pre-existing communities and networks or build your own

Joining a doctoral network is a great way to find your community, seek support and collaborate. The University of Bath has a range of groups open to postgraduate researchers each leading a host of activities, events, Teams and support opportunities.

See below for a list of active doctoral groups and networks:

Staff and PGR Neurodiversity Network

A community open to all staff, researchers and PGRs who identify as neurodivergent or suspect they might be.

The 'Staff and PGR Neurodiversity Network' work together to create and advocate for a neurodiversity-friendly campus through:

  • Hosting events which further acceptance and understanding of neurodiversity
  • Offer peer-support and advice

Most of sessions are hybrid and take place on Teams, however, there are some low-pressure meet ups alongside events such as talks.

Want to learn more?

Join our Teams page here

Kaleidoscope LGBTQ+ Staff and PGR group

Open to all staff and PGRs this group aims to provide:

  • Social events to get to know LGBT+ staff and postgraduate researchers from varied departments across the University
  • Lines of support and contacts for any LGBT+ issues in the workplace
  • Representation of LGBT+ interests at University level

'Kaleidoscope LGBTQ+ Staff and PGR group' host monthly lunchtime meet ups on campus, regular training sessions online, craft and wellbeing workshops on campus, social events off campus every few months and an annual Campus Pride event.

Want to learn more?


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