Friday, 25 January 2013

Salford Postgraduate Annual Research Conference (SPARC) 2013: Theory, Practice, Impact

Salford Postgraduate Annual Research Conference (SPARC) 2013: Theory, Practice, Impact

When: 5-6 June 2013

Where: Chapman Building, University of Salford

Who is it for? Postgraduate Researchers at all stages of research.

Call for abstracts deadline: 11 March 2013


SPARC is a forum for developing research, offering a space for postgraduate researchers from all disciplines to exchange ideas. There are several presentation formats to choose from, and it’s a great way of developing presentation skills, testing ideas with new audiences, getting feedback, and meeting researchers from other disciplines and universities.

Proposals for presentations are invited which directly address the contribution (or potential contribution) in relation to any of the conference themes: theory, practice and impact. This could include (but is not limited to) any of the following:

  • advancement in theoretical understanding, for example challenging, developing or reframing debates

  • enhancements to practice, for example new applications of theory; enhancement of techniques, technologies, skills

  • beneficial impacts on society, economy, culture or the environment.

There are more details about the themes, presentation formats, and how to submit proposals on the conference website:

As well as student presentations, there will be a range of keynote speakers discussing the impact of their research, as well as researcher development activities and workshops.

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