Call for Abstracts for PhD Symposium Information

To apply for the PhD Symposium, potential participants should submit an abstract on-line of 300 words prior to the 30 June deadline. The abstract should state the research question and provide an overview of the issues, research design and methods.  The on-line abstract submission process will ask for a working thesis title, keywords, stage of candidature and information to assist in the Symposium organisation.

Participants will be selected for diversity and to achieve alignment with the SOAC 2019 Conference themes.  Your participation will be confirmed by 22 July  2019.

Confirmed participants are asked to submit a Research Briefing of 3000 words no later than 13 October. The briefing should include:

  • Abstract
  • Background/rationale for the research
  • Main objective of the research
  • Research questions
  • Research design and methods
  • Expected outcomes/ initial data analysis

The research briefing/proposal will be shared with your group and mentors prior to the workshop.

Please submit your abstract using the submission portal below

Key Dates

Abstract Submission Opens:
Now open

Abstract Submission Fully Peer-Reviewed Abstract Closes:
8 March 2019

Abstract Submission Extended Abstract and Presentation Closes:
31 March 2019

PhD/ECR Symposium:
30 Nov – 2 Dec

SOAC Conference:
3 – 5 December

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