SHOWCASE 2013- The 4th annual University of Leeds Postgraduate Research Conference
‘Celebrating Excellence in Postgraduate Research’
This event will be held Monday 2nd December 2013 (Great Hall and Parkinson Court)
The University of Leeds Postgraduate Research Conference is the annual University wide showcase of postgraduate research and a celebration of the significant contribution postgraduate researchers make to the research profile of the University. This conference is free and open to all staff and postgraduate students at the University of Leeds.
“The Showcase conference does what it says on the tin…it demonstrates that postgraduate researchers are at the heart of the research activity of this University. Everybody should attend to witness the wide range of excellent work and the talented students from across the Faculties”. Dr Peter Gardner, Institute of Psychological Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health
The conference will have the following competitions:
•The University of Leeds Postgraduate Researcher of the Year (By nomination only. You will be contacted by your Faculty if you are to be nominated)- Examples of past entries
• Postgraduate Research Image of the Year- Enter (Examples of past entries)
• Postgraduate Research Poster of the Year- Enter (Examples of past entries)
• Three Minute Thesis- Enter (Examples of past entries)
• New Competition: Showcase Movie- Enter
Cash prizes up to £300 to be won!
Participating in the conference competitions gives you the opportunity to share your research with the wider research community and get feedback on your work. It also enhances a number of skills including presenting, writing, preparation of posters and above all communicating your research to a non-specialist audience. To hear why some research students took part in the conference last year listen to our podcast.