The PGR Studio
Arts, Design & Media postgraduate researcher community
About The PGR Studio
The PGR Studio facilitates a critical mass of activity and information about postgraduate research student (PGR) provision at the Faculty of Arts, Design and Media (ADM) at Birmingham City University.
An introduction to
The PGR Studio
Lecturer in Research Practice
The PGR Studio seeks to promote an experimental, creative and practice-based space that resonates across all the academic Schools and disciplines in ADM. A studio can be an artists’ studio, a design studio, a recording studio, a rehearsal studio or a writing studio.
The PGR Studio aims to enhance the Arts, Design & Media PGR research community and student experience through supporting routes into and out of PhDs through professional and career development within and beyond Higher Education as well as the transition throughout PhD study. We run workshops, training, social events and other activities in partnership with our PGRs for our PGRs.
Interested in doing a PhD with the Faculty of Arts, Design and Media at Birmingham City University? As well as information here at The PGR Studio you can find out more information about the application process on the main University website in our four research degree areas:
You might also like to come along to one of our Thinking of Doing a PhD? workshops.
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Hi Jakub, congratulations on passing your viva! How does it feel?! Odd and little bit anti-climactic. At the same time, I am extremely glad and thankful to everyone involved – a PhD is a team sport and I had an amazing team. What was your PhD title? Ummm…wait - let...
Hi Edmund, congratulations on passing your viva! How does it feel?! It was great to feel that years of work had come to fruition. I was very pleased to have passed, although it was a bit of an anti-climax; something which had been an all-consuming part of my life had...
Andrew Chatora, a first year doctoral student, reflects on his experience of attending a workshop on corpus linguistics. I attended the Corpus Linguistics workshop at Birmingham City University as it felt novel, and I was chiefly interested in seeing whether it would...
Workshops, training and social events in partnership with our PGRs.
The PGR Studio Researcher Development Fund enables Arts, Design & Media PhD students to apply for funding to organise and facilitate development initiatives. These initiatives could take the form of workshops, events, training or social activities. They should clearly...
ADM PhD Mentoring facilitates interdisciplinary mentoring partnerships between Postgraduate Researchers (PGRs) at different stages of their research and between current and completed PGRs with mutual concerns across Arts, Design & Media. It aims to ......
Every Summer we run a conference as an inclusive yet experimental space for our PGRs to present research in progress to peers. It also provides an opportunity for PGRs to be involved in different elements of the conference from developing the conference theme to peer...