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Doctoral Festival of Ideas: Timetable

Here you can find the Doctoral Festival of Ideas timetable of activities.


Timetable

Doctoral Festival of Ideas Programme

The provisional programme for the Doctoral Festival of Ideas can be found below. Bookings are not yet open, we anticipate that these will be open from May 2024. In the meantime, please save the dates in your calendar.

Monday 24 June 2024

Time Activity Mode Location Open to
10:15 - 10:45 Festival opening: Welcome from the Pro-Vice Chancellor (Doctoral) Hybrid 3WN 2.1 PGR students & staff
10:45 - 11:45 Keynote speaker 1 Hybrid 3WN 2.1 PGR students & staff
11:45 - 13:45 PGR Poster Display and Lunch In-person 3WN Foyer and 3WN 3.7 PGR students & staff
14:00 - 15:00 PGR Student Talks - Parallel Session 1 (a) Discipline area: Engineering In-person 2E 3.1 PGR students & staff
14:00 - 15:00 PGR Student Talks - Parallel Session 1 (b) Discipline area: Social Sciences & Management In-person 6W 1.1 PGR students & staff
14:00 - 15:00 PGR Student Talks - Parallel Session 1 (c) Discipline area: Science In-person 5W 2.3 PGR students & staff
15:30 - 16:30 PGR Student Talks - Parallel Session 2 (a) Discipline area: Engineering In-person 2E 3.1 PGR students & staff
15:30 - 16:30 PGR Student Talks - Parallel Session 2 (b) Discipline area: Social Sciences & Management In-person 6W 1.1 PGR students & staff
15:30 - 16:30 PGR Student Talks - Parallel Session 2 (c) Discipline area: Science In-person 5W 2.3 PGR students & staff

Tuesday 25 June 2024

Time Activity Mode Location Open to
09:30 - 10:30 PGR Student Talks - Parallel Session 3 (a) Discipline area: Engineering In-person 2E 3.1 PGR students & staff
09:30 - 10:30 PGR Student Talks - Parallel Session 3 (b) Discipline area: Social Sciences & Management In-person 3E 2.1 PGR students & staff
09:30 - 10:30 PGR Student Talks - Parallel Session 3 (c) Discipline area: Science In-person 5W 2.3 PGR students & staff
11:00 - 12:00 PGR Student Talks - Parallel Session 4 (a) Discipline area: Engineering In-person 2E 3.1 PGR students & staff
11:00 - 12:00 PGR Student Talks - Parallel Session 4 (b) Discipline area: Social Sciences & Management In-person 3E 2.1 PGR students & staff
11:00 - 12:00 PGR Student Talks - Parallel Session 4 (c) Discipline area: Science In-person 5W 2.3 PGR students & staff
12:15 - 14:15 PGR Poster Display and Lunch In-person 3WN Foyer and 3WN 3.7 PGR students & staff
14:30 - 15:30 Roundtable discussions TBC TBC University community
15:45 - 16:30 Panel session: PGR Alumni who have gone into work in academia, industry and freelance Hybrid 4W 1.2 PGR students

Wednesday 26 June 2024

Time Activity Mode Location Open to
13:00 - 15:00 Workshops TBC TBC PGR students
15:15 - 16:15 Keynote speaker: Prof Turi King, Director of the Milner Centre, University of Bath Hybrid 3WN 2.1 PGR students & staff
16:30 - 18:00 Festival close: Drinks reception and poster competition prizes In-person 3WN 3.7 PGR students & staff

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Poster competition

Doctoral students can submit a poster as part of the Festival of Ideas. Posters will be displayed throughout the Festival and will be entered into a poster competition. We have three categories: PhD Pre-confirmation, PhD Post-confirmation and Professional Doctorate with opportunities to win a £150 training and development grant.

If you would like to submit a poster then you will need to submit an intention to submit a poster form by Sunday 28 April 2024.

PGR Student Talks

Doctoral students are invited to present at the upcoming Festival of Ideas. Presentations should be 10 minutes maximum with a Q&A following. Students presenting will be given a £25 Amazon voucher as a thank you for taking part. The presentations will be open to all doctoral students and staff at the University.

If you would like to give a talk, then you will need to complete an expression of interest form by Sunday 14th April 2024 .

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