Get Involved

As a doctoral researcher at Sheffield you are a part of a vibrant research community of over 4000. Here are some ways in which you can get involved in social, professional activities and meet your fellow researchers.

PGR Forums

Arts &Humanities PGR Forum

FCA

Aims are to support students wishing to undertake interdisciplinary activities and promote lasting links between departments and disciplines. Email: ahpgrforum@sheffield.ac.uk

Engineering PGR Forum

FCE

PGRs to exercise their voice and influence the quality of the research environment for doctoral researchers.

Medicine, Dentistry & Health 

FCM

PGRs to exercise their voice and influence the quality of the research environment for doctoral researchers.

Science PGR Forum

FCP

The Faculty of Science has a number of forums to represent doctoral researchers.

Social Sciences PGR Forum

FCS

PGRs to exercise their voice and influence the quality of the research environment for doctoral researchers.

White Rose Philosophy PG Forum

PHI

This group aims to foster research links between the postgraduate philosophy communities at the Universities of Sheffield, York, Leeds, and Hull.

PG Societies

PG Society (PGSoc)

PGSoc

PGSoc is an interdisciplinary social forum run by fellow postgraduates for all postgraduates studying at Sheffield.

PG Committee

PGCommittee

Rrepresentative committee within the Student Union which aims to support and represent PG students in both the Student Union and the University.

Engineers Without Borders

ewb

Supports the work of Sheffield university students of all disciplines who want to know more about how engineering can enhance human capacity and enrich lives.

Women in Engineering

womeninengineering

Engineering is a fantastic career choice for men and women, unfortunately women are woefully underrepresented. We want to show the huge diversity of the engineering discipline; to break preconceived notions of what engineering is and to showcase our excellent Women in Engineering at The University of Sheffield.

Medical PG Society

mpgs

This committee is open to all postgraduate research students within the six Medical School Departments. Aims to improve student experiences by addressing any suggestions, issues or concerns raised and to improve communication and social interaction between PhD students.

Dental School Research Soc

DSRS

Postgraduate-led new society, which is for everyone associated with research at the School of Clinical Dentistry. Have regular social events, including Friday afternoon cakes and monthly lunches at interval, with special outings, speakers, and networking events every so often. Everyone is welcome!

Research Reading Groups