University of Leeds PGR Conference

SHOWCASE 2015 – The 6th annual University of Leeds Postgraduate Research Conference

Showcase 2015 Tuesday December 8th 2015

Competitions launched (30/07/15)

Celebrating excellence in postgraduate research

‘Showcase’ is the University of Leeds annual showcase and celebration of excellence in postgraduate research and the contribution made by the postgraduate research community to the research of the University.

‘Showcase 2015’ will take place on Tuesday the 8th December 2015 with research poster and research image displays in Parkinson Court and the Postgraduate Researcher of the Year and Three Minute Thesis presentations in the Great Hall, Baines Wing.

Details of previous competition winners can be found by following the link on the right hand menu.

Competitions 2015

Open call:

Postgraduate Research Image of the Year – We welcome attention-grabbing images to intrigue, inform or excite a lay/non-specialist research audience about your research.  |Enter Image Competition| Prizes 1st £100; 2nd £50.

Three Minute thesis – You have just three minutes and only one slide to present your research to a non-specialist audience. Competition CLOSED for entry Friday 2nd October. Prizes 1st £300; 2nd £200; 3rd £100.

Postgraduate Research Poster of the Year – Can you create a poster that engages a non-specialist audience in your research?  Competition CLOSED for entry Friday 2nd October. Prizes 1st £200; 2nd £100; 3rd £50.

By nomination:

Postgraduate Researcher of the Year 2015 – Entry is by nomination only. You will be contacted by your Faculty if you are to be put forward as a Faculty nominee in this competition. For general enquiries contact:
Prizes 1st £500; 2nd £200; 3rd £100.

Outline conference schedule: 2015 Schedule
Showcase is organised by the Graduate Training and Support Centre
General enquiries to:


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