Research Blog

This section of the website is for students funded by UBEL DTP to share experiences of their research activity.

If you are a current UBEL DTP funded student and would like to post on the research blog, please email  

Please note that the UBEL DTP research blog represents personal views and experiences of UBEL DTP students, rather than the views of the DTP. 

Life Beyond the PhD conference 2021

Abigail Hill (PhD, Geography) Through securing funding available from the ESRC, I was able to obtain a place to this years ‘Life Beyond the PhD’ conference at Cumberland Lodge. Held within the stunning grounds of Winsor […]

Life Beyond the PhD conference 2021

Ellie Braithwaite (PhD, Psychological Sciences) In August I was able to attend my first in-person conference in a long time – and what a brilliant conference it turned out to be! The conference was called “Life […]

Learning Lebnani in Beirut

Nikolett Puskas (PhD, International Development) Sabaho! – Bonjourein! – Kifak? Ca va? – Yalla bye! Such phrases you will find flying around in Lebanon all the time and if you notice, it is a unique cocktail […]

Internship at the Royal Institution

Hannah Rachel Scott (PhD, UCL Division of Psychiatry) Thanks to funding available from the ESRC, I had the opportunity to do a three month internship at the Royal Institution (Ri) this summer. The Ri is a […]

27th Annual Popfest Conference

Alyce Raybould (PhD, Demography) PopFest is the annual population postgraduate student conference organised by PhD students for PhD students studying fields related to Population studies. It is an interdisciplinary conference, with students coming from backgrounds such […]


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