EMDoc PGR Conference: Global Perspectives | Call for Abstracts

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

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You are invited to attend the final College of Social Science Research Seminar for this academic year, which will take place on Wednesday 17th May 2017, between 12pm and 2pm in the Senior Common Room on the 2nd Floor of Bridge House.

  • This session has been coordinated by Prof Martin Tovee, School of Psychology Director of Research
  • The presenters will impart expert advice and useful tips on obtaining NHS approval for research studies
  • Lunch will be provided, so feel free to just turn up – there will be a vegetarian option available, but if you have any further special dietary requirements, please let us know at cossres@lincoln.ac.uk

Part-time Researcher Development Workshop

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Thursday 25th May 2017, 09:30am – 4:00 pm

MY120, Maidwell Building, Avenue Research Centre, University of Northampton, NN2 6JD

Who is it for?

Part-Time Research Degree Students within their first or second year.

What will it cover?

The Part-Time Researcher Workshop is a day long event which gives part-time research students the time and space to share and discuss issues which directly affect their research degree study.
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