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Vice-Chancellor's Conference Prize

The Vice-Chancellor’s Conference Prize for Postgraduate Research aims to support doctoral researchers in communicating and disseminating high quality research to wider audiences. It encourages doctoral researchers in the development of their presentation skills by enabling attendance virtual conferences.

Travel prizes are awarded competitively according to the criteria below. The standard Travel Prize is £300.

There are four deadlines per academic year:

  • 31 October
  • 31 January
  • 30 April
  • 31 July

Any doctoral researcher who has had a paper or poster accepted at a national or international research conference is eligible to apply for this prize. Eligible doctoral researchers are those enrolled on the following degrees: MPhil, PhD, Brunel Integrated PhD (New Route), Professional Doctorates (EngD, DrPH, EdD).

The Graduate School also offers training, through its Researcher Development Programme, to help doctoral researchers prepare for conference attendance, research presentations and academic writing. Please see click here for further information.