EMDoc PGR Conference: Global Perspectives | Call for Abstracts

University of Nottingham Conference Building

Call for abstracts now open for the 2017 East Midlands Doctoral Network Postgraduate Research Conference: Global Perspectives.

Applicants from all East Midlands Universities can apply directly via the conference website using this submission form. Applications will be automatically directed to the student’s home institution after the deadline has passed. Each institution will shortlist the applications and submit a maximum of 4 applicants for oral presentations, 4 candidates for 3 Minute Thesis and 8 applicants for poster presentations to the University of Nottingham.

The deadline for abstract submission is Monday 19th June.

You can review the EMDoc abstract submission guidance document by clicking here.

The University of Nottingham will assess all received applications and notify successful applicants of their acceptance. Accepted applicants will then be asked to complete and return a confirmation of acceptance agreement. They will automatically be registered as delegates at the conference on acceptance of this agreement. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified by 10 July.

Key Dates

  • Call for abstracts opens – Monday 15 May
  • Oral presentation abstract/poster overview submission deadline (for oral presentations and poster presentations) – Monday 19 June
  • Successful applicants notified week commencing Monday 3 July (presenters will be automatically registered to attend the conference)
  • Conference booking open Monday 10 July
  • Conference booking closes Monday 4 September 


Further Information
Please visit the University of Nottingham website: http://lncn.eu/cmn9

Co-operative Leadership Workshop | Tomorrow

All academic and professional services staff and students are invited to a workshop with the School of Education on co-operative leadership in Higher Education on Thursday 25th May, 10-12pm, UL111 (University Library, 1st floor).

Researchers in the RiCES group are exploring the extent to which co-operative leadership and other co-operative practices are present in higher education institutions. The purpose of the research is to develop a qualitative self-evaluation tool that university staff and students can use to enhance and develop co-operative leadership and other co-operative practices in their workplaces and in other aspects of student life.
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Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society PG Conference | 17th June

One-day Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society Postgraduate Conference, Saturday 17th June

Centre for Psychoanalysis, Middlesex University, London

We invite postgraduate students and research fellows to submit proposals for papers on psychoanalysis or psychoanalytically informed research. Papers may be from any academic discipline, including psychology, sociology, cultural studies, psychosocial studies, history, literature, art, religious studies or philosophy. We also welcome proposals on clinical or theoretical topics from students on psychoanalytic trainings. 

This one-day conference is designed to give postgraduate students from all disciplines who are interested in psychoanalysis an opportunity to present and discuss their research in an informal and intellectually stimulating setting.

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‘Life Beyond the PhD’ Conference | Funding Available

Cumberland Lodge Logo
The Graduate School is pleased to announce, with the support of Colleges, two funded places to attend the 10th Cumberland Lodge Doctoral Conference – Life Beyond the PhD.

  • Funding is only available to PhD students who are looking to submit their thesis within the next 12 months
  • Funding covers, Conference registration, shared accommodation for the conference dates, meals provided by Cumberland Lodge, travel expenses
  • Must be available to attend on the dates 29th August – 1st September 2017
  • Application forms can be downloaded below or obtained by emailing graduateschool@lincoln.ac.uk and should be submitted to the Graduate School no later than Friday 16th June 2017.

Click here to download the Cumberland Lodge Application Form 2017

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Enter the competition to design the new Finance Guide front cover

Finance Booklet Competition 2017

Enter the student competition to design the front cover for the new finance guide 2017/2018.

The Finance Department is asking for students to submit their creative ideas for a new front cover for the Finance Guide. The winning design will feature on the foldout A5 booklet.

The Finance Guide is a crucial document, containing all the information students need to know concerning the payment of fees whilst at university. The guide includes information about self-paid tuition fees, sponsorships, outstanding debts, student loans and accommodation. It also includes FAQ and contact details for all departments involved with student finances.

The artwork will need to reflect both the University of Lincoln and the Finance Department.

The competition is open to all students of the University of Lincoln and entrants can utilise all styles and media, including illustration, photography, and typography and computer graphics. Please submit your final design in a .JPEG format.

The deadline for all entries is Friday 30th June 2017.

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