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Midlands Graduate School Student Conference 2018

6th Midlands Graduate School ESRC DTP Student Conference 2018

Radcliffe Conference Centre, University of Warwick

4th July 2018

The 6th Midlands Graduate School ESRC DTP Student Conference is a one-day event, which will be held at the Radcliffe – Warwick Conferences, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL. Please see the following website for directions:

The theme of this year’s conference is ‘The Future of Social Science Research’ and the conference will offer an excellent opportunity to meet fellow researchers from other institutions who are working in similar disciplines, and to share ideas, experiences and advice.


10:00am – 10.30am: Registration and refreshments
10.30am – 10:50am: Welcome by Professor Nicholas Gane ESRC DTC/DTP Director
10:50am – 11:00am: Coffee/Tea
11:00am – 12:00pm: Session I – 3 Student presentations
12:00pm – 13:00pm: Lunch break
13.00pm – 14:00pm: Session II – 3 Student presentations
14:00pm – 14:10pm: Coffee/Tea
14:10pm – 15:10pm: Session III – 2 Student presentations and Keynote Speaker: Professor Michael Saward “Disciplines and Directions” - Leverhulme Research Fellow
15:10pm – 16:00pm: Networking and refreshments


Postgraduate researchers (both ESRC funded and non-ESRC funded) based in connected Midlands Graduate School pathways from the Universities of Warwick, Birmingham, Nottingham, Leicester, Loughborough and Aston are welcome to attend the conference.

A travel bursary (maximum of £50) will be reimbursed for those presenters from the Universities of Birmingham, Nottingham, Aston, Leicester and Loughborough.

If you have any queries, please email us at esrcdtp at warwick dot ac dot uk.

To register your attendance at the conference, please complete our online registration form.


To register your attendance at the conference please complete our online registration form.