Upcoming Workshops & Events

2018 Postgraduate Research Showcase Conference

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Wednesday 21st February 2018 at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Brayford Wharf, LN1 1YW.

About the Showcase Conference

The annual Postgraduate Research Showcase conference brings together and recognises the excellence of Lincoln’s postgraduate research.

For postgraduate researchers, this is an opportunity to hone your presentation and public engagement skills, showcase your research, explore new connections with the wider University community, and potentially win a prize. Your research has the potential to have a huge impact, and the Research Showcase gives you the opportunity to share what you do with the world.

All postgraduate research students are eligible to submit a presentation abstract or poster. All entrants must be currently registered for a research degree (PhD, Masters by Research, MPhil, EngD, EdD, professional doctorate) at the University of Lincoln on the date of the Showcase.

Benefits
  • Entering the showcase will give you the chance to:gain confidence in communicating your research
  • develop effective communication and presentation skills
  • network with other researchers and build your profile
  • public engagement opportunities
  • Ability to present your research to a lay audience

Showcase Presentation Submissions

The showcase provides an ideal development opportunity for new and existing researchers from all disciplines to present their research, discuss and share good practice with others in a comfortable and supportive environment. The presentations should be 10 minutes long, and there will be 5 minutes allocated for questions after each presentation.

If you would like to present please submit your interest by emailing an abstract & preliminary information (see below) to doctoralschool@lincoln.ac.uk

Please submit the following by Friday 15th December 2017 5.30 pm:

  • Your Full name
  • Presentation Title
  • College and School
  • Email address
  • An abstract  of maximum 250 words summarising your presentation; e.g. Outlining your research, its context, methods, results (if any), conclusion.

Please note you should write clearly for a general academic audience.

Showcase Poster Submissions

Whatever your discipline, poster presentations are a powerful and widely used means of disseminating research in both academic and non-academic contexts. Distilling your research into an A1 poster that is engaging and visually appealing can be a challenge, but is an excellent way to stretch your creativity and demonstrate the impact of your work.

We would like to invite postgraduate research students to submit a poster, please email your expression of interest with your abstract & the preliminary information (see below) to: doctoralschool@lincoln.ac.uk

Please submit the following by Friday 15th December 2017 5.30 pm:

  • Your Full name
  • Poster Title
  • College and School
  • Email address
  • An abstract  of maximum 150 words summarising your poster; e.g. Outlining your research, its context, methods, results (if any), conclusion.

Please note you should write clearly for a general academic audienceFor further details please email: doctoralschool@lincoln.ac.uk

Five Slides in Five Minutes

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About Five Slides in Five Minutes

The 5 Slides in 5 Minutes event is designed to provide you with the perfect opportunity to present your research in a relaxed and informal environment and receive feedback from your peers.

Presenters are asked to present their research in JUST 5 minutes with JUST 5 slides to a lay audience of your peers, and after each presentation there will be an opportunity for questions and answers.

The audience are then asked to give constructive feedback to the presenter which will allow you to fine tune your presentation skills, disseminate your research and even find new ideas and insights into what you are researching.

You can register for this session as an audience member and also as a presenter, if you would like to present please indicate on the box provided when registering.

Dates

Wednesday 15 November 2017, 17:00 – 19:00 Book now

The Brilliant Club Information Event

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About this Workshop

This session is designed to deliver all the information you will need to know about the Brilliant Club what it means to be a tutor with them, the application process, the development opportunities available and the remuneration tutors are paid per placement.

An information booklet can be provided to all students who are unable to attend the information session, please email doctoralschool@lincoln.ac.uk if you require a booklet or have any questions.

Benefits
  • Dissemination of your research
  • Experience of teaching and understanding of the UK Education System
  • Skills for an academic career
  • Experience of widening participation and access
  • Employability Skills
  • Collaboration and community
  • Remuneration

Dates

Friday 1 December 2017, 11:00 – 12:00pm Book now

Clinical Animal Behaviour | 'Different Theories of Emotion'

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Clinical Animal Behaviour (CAB) is a collection of Postgraduate Research students from a range of disciplines including veterinary science, animal cognition, comparative psychology, forensic psychology and CAB who meet monthly to discuss and review research publication and recent development in Clinical Animal Behaviour. Join the CAB Research group on Wednesday 22nd November 2017 for their first meeting of the academic year.

About this Workshop

In the first meeting of this academic year, we will be welcoming new members, deciding activities for this academic year, and discussing different authors’ approaches to emotion (e.g. Jaak Panksepp, António Damasio, Paul Ekman, etc).

For further information please email Catia Caeiro

Dates

Wednesday 22 November 2017, 10:30am Start

Women in Academia: Imposter Syndrome Workshop

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The Women in Academia research group is an interdisciplinary postgraduate group which focuses on identifying and overcoming obstacles faced by women in academia. On Tuesday 14th November the group are hosting a workshop for all new and existing students who would like to find out more about Impostor syndrome.

About this Workshop

Impostor syndrome can be defined as a group of thoughts and feelings pertaining to inadequacy and self-doubt. It can often lead to a person feeling like a ‘fraud’ or that they will be ‘caught out’ and discovered to be ‘not good enough’. Many women in PG study have some level of experience with Imposter syndrome and this workshop will provide a space for female PG students to discuss their experiences as well as offering practical methods of overcoming it.

For further information please email the acting WIA President Shelby Sutterby

Dates

Tuesday 14 November 2017, 11:00 – 12:00pm Book now

Women in Academia: International Students Workshop

About this Workshop

For further information please email the acting WIA President Shelby Sutterby

Dates

Tuesday 12 December 2017, 13:00 – 15:00 Book now

Women in Academia: Presentation / Interview Skills

About this Workshop

For further information please email the acting WIA President Shelby Sutterby

Dates

Tuesday 9 January 2018, 13:00 – 15:00 Book now

Women in Academia: Mental Health & Academia

About this Workshop

For further information please email the acting WIA President Shelby Sutterby

Dates

Tuesday 13 February 2018, 13:00 – 15:00 Book now

Women in Academia: Women in STEM Careers

About this Workshop

For further information please email the acting WIA President Shelby Sutterby

Dates

Tuesday 13 March 2018, 13:00 – 15:00 Book now

Women in Academia: Academia and Family Life

About this Workshop

For further information please email the acting WIA President Shelby Sutterby

Dates

Tuesday 10 April 2018, 13:00 – 15:00 Book now