Leeds Social Sciences Institute


12th Research Students’ Education Conference @ Worsley Building, University of Leeds
May 22 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

The School of Education at the University of Leeds is pleased to announce the Research Students’ Education Conference 2018 (RSEC) on the topic of INNOVATION. PGR students from across the WRDTP (the University of Sheffield, University of York and the University of Leeds, University of Bradford, Sheffield Hallam University, University of Hull, and Manchester Metropolitan University) are invited to participate and attend.

This annual conference provides an open and supportive environment where students can share different aspects of their research journey. This year students have the opportunity to share innovation on any aspects of their work, for example:

  • Experiences in creating a theoretical background
  • Data collection or analysis
  • Using specific software
  • Research methods
  • Limitations of your research
  • Impact of your research

Keynote speakers:

Professor Rowena Murray
Looking for innovative thesis writing strategies Rowena Murray is Professor of Education, Director of Research at the University of the West of Scotland, UK and Principal Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy. Rowena is also the author of the bestselling books, How to Write a Thesis and Writing for Academic Journals, both published by Open University Press.

Dr. Chrissi Nerantzi
Dr. Chrissi Nerantzi is an open practitioner and researcher working as a Principal Lecturer in Academic CPD in the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at Manchester Metropolitan University. She leads on creativity and innovation in learning and teaching, open education and recognising and rewarding teaching excellence.

We welcome submissions of abstracts from postgraduate research students within this theme. Presentations will be 15 minutes with 5 minutes following for Q&A. Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words. Please submit your abstracts latest by 16th April 2018 to edursec@leeds.ac.uk.

Dowload the conference poster here

For further information email edursec@leeds.ac.uk.

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