Research tools

Conference/Travel grants from College:

Going to a conference or travelling abroad for research? Find out more about King's Travel Grant and application form

Want to visit a new country? / learn a new language? find out about funding and application form

Formatting your MPhil/PhD thesis:


Cambridge University LaTeX PhD Thesis template by Krishna Kumar can be found at:

Cambridge University LyX PhD template by Krishna Kumar can be found at

Formatting your thesis with LaTeX: cheat sheet and LaTeX Wiki Book

Instructions on how to install LaTeX on your computer

Practice exercises based on the King's LaTeX course by Krishna Kumar. The free tutorials can be found at

MS Word

Formatting your thesis with MS Word and Mendeley: cheat sheet and KCGS course notes.

PhD Thesis Word Template based on Krishna's LaTeX template: Word PhD Thesis Template.

Document and Reference Management:

Utopia Documents to do a lot more with your PDF documents

Mendeley/Zotero for Reference Management

If you have an iPad and wish to organise your references and stay updated with latest references see

Useful Library Resources:

King's Library Catalogue

Library Amazon Store

University Library Newton Catalogue Search

You can find thesis published in Cambridge at Dspace Cambridge

You can find thesis published in UK at Ethos British Library

Off-site access of library resources through EZProxy