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Research project management in science and technology event

Submitted by Stefan Kaczmarczyk

On Tuesday 20th September 2016 a series of workshops and lectures will be held in Newton Hall, around the theme of research project management in science and technology. The event will be held from 9am – 7pm and is open to all research staff, academic staff and research students from all faculties in the University. Read the rest of this entry

Update: Companion Animal Nutrition Conference

Submitted by Dr Wanda McCormick

Companion Animal Nutrition Conference

We are very pleased to announce that the keynote speaker at the Companion Animal Nutrition Conference 2016 will be Dr Cecilia Villaverde Haro.
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CFP: School of Science & Technology Research Conference – 2nd March

Submitted by Professor Jeff Ollerton for the attention of researchers in the School of Science and Technology

Last term you should have received an Outlook Calendar invitation to the School of Science & Technology Research Conference taking place on Wednesday 2nd March (13:00 to 17:00) in Newton Grand Hall. This is an opportunity for us to showcase the breadth and depth of research going on across all areas of the School, from both early career researchers and more senior academics.

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CFP: Companion Animal Nutrition Conference

Submitted by Dr Wanda McCormick

For the first time, Moulton College in partnership with the Pet Food Manufacturers Association will be running the Companion Animal Nutrition Conference on Friday 3rd June 2016 at Moulton College, Northamptonshire, UK. The call for papers is now open!

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CFP: 19th annual Dilemmas for Human Services International Research Conference

Submitted by Dr Hala Mansour

Northampton Business School is holding the 19th annual Dilemmas for Human Services International Research Conference from 12-14 September 2016. The link for the call for paper to the Conference 2016 is here.

The Dilemmas conferences date back to 1995, and are organised by researchers working at Keele University, Staffordshire University UK, the University of East London UK, Luleå University of Technology, Linköping University, and Linnaeus University, Sweden and now Northampton Business School. Theme of this year’s conference is change management and most of the discussion will be around managing change from different perspectives (Challenges, Ethics, Gender,……).

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Online tutorials for PGR students and early career researchers

There are now five new interactive tutorials on the Skills Hub.  You will find them in a new section ‘Postgraduate Research Skills‘ on the ‘Academic Skills‘ tab.

  • Author bibliometrics – examines the key author bibliometrics and their use
  • Journal bibliometrics – explores the use of impact factors and other metrics for ranking journals
  • Journals and articles – addresses your publication strategy, journal types and what makes a ‘good’ paper
  • Other forms of publishing – covers posters, exhibitions, creative works, website authoring and Open Access publishing
  • Networking – making the most of face to face and online networking with fellow researchers

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CALL FOR PAPERS for ‘There and Back Again’: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Symposium

Travel conferenceIf you are a postgraduate research student you might be interested in a Symposium exploring the richness of travel in its multivalent forms, from antiquity to beyond in relation to social, political, cultural, and environmental forces. The symposium will be held on 22nd June 2015 at the University of Nottingham.

Abstracts of 250-300 words for 20 minute papers are welcome from all current postgraduate students. Please send, along with a short biography, to lsp.pgworkshop@nottingham.ac.uk by Friday 8th May 2015. Read the rest of this entry

Violence: Children, family and society conference 2015

Submitted by Associate Professor Jane Callaghan

First call for papers (first call closes 31st March)

Domestic violence conference wordleWe invite submissions for a 3 day conference exploring violence, to be held at the University of Northampton, 24-26 June 2015.

Violence is part of the daily lived experience of many people round the world. As a tool of domination and control, it impacts negatively on people’s health, mental health, interpersonal relationships, harms communities and produces a range of sociopolitical effects. This three day conference aims to provide an interdisciplinary and multi-professional context to consider the experience and impact of violence on children, families, individuals and society. We will also consider interventions and responses to violence at individual, interpersonal, community, political and social levels.

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Conference: Research Data Management in Art and Design

Rachel Jillions of the University of the Arts London has just sent through details of this conference which might be of interest to researchers in Art and Design.

Research Data Management in Art and Design
Thursday 11th December
10:00-16:00

University of the Arts London is holding a one day conference on Research Data Management in Art and Design – ‘Where are we now?’
The conference will be an opportunity to learn about how data management is being addressed in the unique fields of Art and Design from the perspectives of the Arts and Humanities Research Council, University Research and Data Managers, and the Researchers themselves.

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