Doctoral Student Conference

The NTU Doctoral School

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The Doctoral School welcomes all NTU research students, staff and prospective research students to come along and celebrate the excellent work of our research community.

  • From: Friday 2 December 2016, 10 am
  • To: Saturday 3 December 2016, 7 pm
  • Location: Newton building, Main Entrance, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU

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Event details

The Doctoral School welcomes all NTU research students, staff and prospective research students to come along and celebrate the excellent work of our research community.

The event includes interactive workshops, poster viewing, and the Three Minute Thesis Challenge.

Our research students make a valuable contribution to knowledge across all our subject areas and add to the rich cultural diversity of the University.

Poster viewing
Come and vote for your favourite research poster project.

Three Minute ThesisWatch our students as they take on the challenge of condensing an entire PhD into just three minutes! Come and gain a unique insight into the work of our postgraduate research students and find out what it's like to do a PhD.

Students, staff and members of the public are welcome.

Programme

Day 1 - Friday 2 December

10 amRegistration (Newton Gallery)
10.30 am - 11.30 amWelcome – Professor Yvonne Barnett, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research

Opening Keynote Lecture: “Security of Citizens”
Queen’s Anniversary Prize Winners - Professor Ellen Billett, Professor Paul Evans and Professor Steve Forsythe (Chaucer Lecture Theatre 1)
11.30 am - 12 pmPoster viewing (Newton Gallery)
12 pm - 1 pm3 Minute Thesis Challenge, two parallel sessions (Newton building, N44 and N45)
1 pm - 2 pmBuffet lunch and poster viewing (Newton Lecture Theatre 1 and Newton Gallery)
2 pm - 3 pmShort talks session 1 (Newton Lecture Theatre 8)
3 pm - 4 pmInteractive session for PGR students – what does a modern doctoral graduate look like? (Newton N31, Dr Lindsay Davies)
3 pm - 4 pmTea and coffee available in Newton Gallery
4 pm - 5.15 pmShort talks session 2 (Newton Lecture Theatre 8)
5.15 pm - 6 pmBuffet, networking and poster viewing (Newton Gallery)
6 pm - 6.30 pmFinal of 3 Minute Thesis Challenge (Newton Lecture Theatre 3)
6.30 pm - 7 pmPrize giving and close - Professor Yvonne Barnett, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research
(Newton Lecture Theatre 3)


Day 2 - Saturday 3 December

10 amRegistration (Newton Gallery)
10.30 am - 11 am3 Minute Thesis Challenge (Newton Lecture Theatre 5)
11 am - 12.30 pmShort talks, two parallel sessions (Newton Lecture Theatre 5 and N25)
12.30 pm - 1.30 pmBuffet lunch and poster viewing (Newton Gallery)
1.30 pm - 2 pmPrize giving - Professor Steve Allin
(Newton N25)
2 pm - 3 pmInteractive session for PGR students – what does a modern doctoral graduate look like? Dr Lindsay Davies
(Newton N31)

Location details

Room/Building:

Newton building, Main Entrance

Address:

Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street
Nottingham
NG1 4BU

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