Bristol Doctoral College

  • BS8 1TH

    United Kingdom

Organization profile

Organisation profile

Bristol’s outstanding research profile is underpinned by the contribution of our postgraduate researchers. The Bristol Doctoral College (BDC) provides a focal point for doctoral training activity and researcher development across the University and in collaboration with our partner institutions.

Our key aims are to:

  • Provide a hub of information and guidance for all postgraduate students working towards a doctoral degree, for staff in academic schools and faculties, and for professional service divisions
  • Coordinate a central skills training and researcher development programme to support postgraduates in  maximising their potential and succeeding in their chosen careers
  • Drive the development of the University’s PGR processes and data management systems

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    Research Output

    Probabilistic Methods for Engineering Problems

    Booker, J. D., Hoole, J. & Zentuti, N. A. M., 1 Jan 2022, (In preparation) Oxford: Elsevier Limited. 500 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAuthored book

    2017-19 governmental decisions to allow home use of misoprostol for early medical abortion in the UK

    Parsons, J. A., 28 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Policy.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

    Abortion and Covid-19: MPs should beware anti-abortion letters

    Hodson, N., Romanis, E. C. & Parsons, J. A., 26 Mar 2020, BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health blog : BMJ Publishing Group.

    Research output: Other contribution

    Open Access


    Student theses

    5G Communication Framework for Smarter Autonomous Vehicles

    Author: Mavromatis, I., 23 Jan 2019

    Supervisor: Piechocki, R. (Supervisor) & Nix, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)


    Access and equity in the school’s marketplace: the case for random allocation in secondary school admissions

    Author: Richardson, J. D., 28 Nov 2019

    Supervisor: Watson, D. L. (Supervisor) & Harris, P. R. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Social Science (DSocSci)


    A Chemical Synthesis Paradigm for in utero Repair of Spina Bifida

    Author: Michel, S. E. S., 24 Mar 2020

    Supervisor: Galan, C. (Supervisor), Briscoe, W. (Supervisor) & Cosgrove, T. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)


    2016 Customer Application of the Year

    Paul Harris (Recipient), 2015

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants

  • 2016 IEEE Imaging Systems and Techniques (IST) Best Student Presentation Award

    Ranger Fan (Recipient), Oct 2016

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants


    Harry Craddock at The Dorchester

    Anistatia R Miller (Speaker)

    31 Jan 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic talk, debate, discussion

    Drug and Alcohol Dependence (Journal)

    Jordan A Parsons (Peer reviewer)

    2020 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

    The UK in a Changing Europe Workshop, The Political Economy of Brexit: Impact on Sectors, Regions and implications for Policy

    Yllka Hysaj (Speaker), , Jonathan V Beaverstock (Participant), & Gregory Schwartz (Participant)


    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course