Think Graduate School Fridays

Think Graduate School (TGS) Fridays are informal talks and discussions on prominent topics to postgraduate researchers at the University of Birmingham. They are delivered by the people that know best: postgraduate researchers (and where appropriate, academics). They happen every other Friday and refreshments are provided.  TGS Fridays are a great way to meet new people in an informal and friendly setting, and learn from other postgraduate researchers at the University of Birmingham.

TGS Fridays wants you

TGS Fridays are talks for postgraduate researchers, by postgraduate researchers. That means that if you are a doctoral researcher at the University of Birmingham and you have an idea for a talk that your peers from across disciplines would be interested in, you can deliver a TGS talk.

We can also accommodate more than one speaker for many of our talks, so if there is a subject in our forthcoming events that you feel you can to contribute to, please get in touch to offer your services.

Email if you are interested in proposing a talk, or contributing to a forthcoming talk.

Forthcoming TGS Fridays events

Please Note - the calendar of TGS Fridays talks has now finished for the 2014-15 academic year.

There are no upcoming TGS Fridays events right now - watch this space!

Follow live on Twitter

These sessions will be live tweeted so if you can’t make it, follow the discussion on the University Graduate School Twitter feed using #tgsfridays. We can also ask questions on your behalf live during the session and reply to you via Twitter. 

Previous TGS Fridays events

TGS Fridays has been running since the 2012/13 academic year. If you would like details of past TGS Fridays talks, including slides from previous talks, please email


Keep up to date with #TGSFridays on Twitter
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