Research Degrees Sub-Committees

  • The Research Degrees subject Sub-Committees consider applications from research students in the academic faculties.

    Humanities, Environment and Social Sciences

    The Humanities, Environment and Social Sciences Sub-Committee considers mainly applications from research students in Arts, Architecture, Built Environment, Business, Education, English, History of Art, History, Law, Psychology, Philosophy, Publishing, Real Estate & Construction (when appropriate) and Social Sciences.

    The deadline for applications to be submitted to the Department or Faculty Postgraduate Research Tutor is earlier than those set centrally.

    Please note that the deadline for submitting complete, signed applications to Jill Organ in the Research Degrees Team is 2 weeks before the date of the meeting.

    In addition you will be required to submit a complete application to your Faculty or Department Postgraduate Research Tutor 4 weeks before the date of the meeting.

    Meetings will be held online until further notice. 

    Meeting dates, Semester 1

    • Friday 16 October 2020 
    • Friday 27 November 2020

    Meeting dates, Semester 2

    • Friday 26 February 2021 
    • Friday 9 April 2021
    • Friday 9 July 2021

    Contacts for further information

    • Chair: Dr Tom Crook
    • Secretary: Jill Organ, rd-enquiries@brookes.ac.uk  or tel: +44 (0)1865 484244

    Science and Technology

    The Science and Technology Sub-Committee considers mainly applications from research students in Architecture (when appropriate), Computing; Engineering; Health Care; Life Sciences; Mathematics; Nursing; Technology; Real Estate and Construction (when appropriate), Social Sciences (Primate Conservation).

    The deadline for applications to be submitted to the Department or Faculty Postgraduate Research Tutor is earlier than those set centrally.

    Please note that the deadline for submitting complete, signed applications to the Research Degrees Team is 2 weeks before the date of the meeting.

    In addition you will be required to submit a complete application to your Postgraduate Research Tutor 4 weeks before the date of the meeting.

    Meetings will be held online until further notice. 

    Meeting dates, Semester 1

    • Thursday 22 October 2020
    • Thursday 10 December 2020

    Meeting dates, Semester 2 

    • Thursday 11 March 2021 
    • Thursday 15 April 2021
    • Thursday 8 July 2021

    Contacts for further information

    • Chair: Professor Susan Brooks
    • Secretary: Catherine Joyejob-  rdt-researchdegrees@brookes.ac.uk  +44 (0)1865 483869