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

    A Curious Tale of Witchcraft in Bourton on the Water

    Phillips, J. A., 1 Mar 2021, (Accepted/In press) In : Cotswold Life.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review (Academic Journal)

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    Student theses

    (Re)shaping Genre: The Commercial and Social Presentation of Speculative Fiction in the 21st Century

    Author: Mercer, L., 12 May 2020

    Supervisor: Krishnan, M. (Supervisor) & Tether, L. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

    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)



    1st prize for poster at international conference

    Brodrick, Emelie A (Recipient), 9 Aug 2019

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants

    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


    Low End Theories

    Ivan Mouraviev (Participant)

    15 May 2021

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Doctoral Open Day

    Anistatia R Miller (Participant)

    17 Feb 2020

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

    Medical Humanities (Journal)

    Jordan A Parsons (Peer reviewer)

    2020 → …

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