Month: April 2015

Operationalizing research: real journeys, real voices, digital worlds

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The Faculty of Education, University of Hull is organising a free three-day symposium for postgraduate, postdoc, early career and established researchers. The symposium is organised around a theme of:

Wednesday 3rd to Friday 5th June 2015, Operationalizing research: real journeys, real voices, digital worlds.

With the support of the Robert’s Fund the purpose of the event is to enable emerging and established academics to build strong and supportive tran-sdisciplinary collaborative networks. The event will include a series of practical ‘How to’ workshops i.e., ‘How to use social media to enhance your academic profile’ as well as how to prepare for your viva i.e. ‘Bomb-proofing’ your Doctoral thesis.

Each day will include invited keynote speakers and research presentations from a range of educational fields, student-led sessions and a series of practical workshops and learning activities.

Confirmed guest speakers include: Professor Malcolm Tight – University of Lancaster , Professor Mike Bottery, University of Hull, Dr Mark Carrigan, University of Warwick, Professor John Field, University of Stirling and Professor Peter Gilroy, University of Hull.

For more details please look at the attached provisional programme. You may register free of charge, here.

All are welcome. If you’d like to discuss your ideas for an individual, group or poster presentation please contact:

Dr Carol Azumah Dennis (
Dr Anastasia Gouseti (
Dr Josef Ploner (