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Who we are

The University of Exeter Doctoral College brings together institution-wide support, training, and administration for all of our postgraduate and early career researchers. The Doctoral College works across all three Academic Faculties within the University as well as key Professional Services, to ensure that postgraduate and early career researchers have an outstanding start to their research careers. 

The Doctoral College is a world-class research hub, committed to a vibrant research culture and community, to sector-leading training and development, and to providing outstanding facilities and resources. 
Doctoral College Leadership Team 

Professor Stacey Hynd Dean of Postgraduate Research and of the Doctoral College
Fiona Pac-Soo Assistant Director - Research Environment and Doctoral College
Rachel Hogden Head of Postgraduate Research Support
Dr Chris Wood Head of Researcher Development and Research Culture

The Postgraduate Research Support Team 

The Postgraduate Research Support team is available to provide support for both prospective and current postgraduate research students across all campuses. We are always willing to answer queries and provide help wherever possible.  

Please see here how to contact your relevant PGR Support team by phone, in person or via email: PGR Support Service Contact. Here you can find the list of current staff: People | Doctoral College.

Faculty Information

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences 

Faculty of Environment, Science and Economy

Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences