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Tell your research story: at conferences

Amplify your research at conferences; Improve your proposal and enhance your performance.

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April 9, 2024
Online (MS Team)
10:00 - 12:30

A winning conference proposal begins with the ability to communicate your research and its relevance. Therefore, this workshop will be your compass on the journey from proposal submission to a captivating on-stage (or virtual) performance. 
In this session you will learn to:

•    Understand the purpose of a conference
•    Identify abstract ‘formulas’ within your discipline    
•    Recognise the importance of controlling your voice   
•    Create an opening for your conference presentation
•    Prepare for, and deal with the Q&A session 
•    Compare and contrast approaches to virtual or face to face presentations

Meet the consultant, Dr Abbie Edgar 

Dr Abbie Edgar is a Researcher Development Consultant at the Graduate School. Abbie supports postgraduate students with their research development and is passionate about enabling them to reach their academic potential. Abbie has a PhD in Education and is a trained post-primary teacher. 

Abbie's previous experience before taking up her role at the Graduate School included supporting undergraduate students with their academic skills in the Learning Development Service at QUB, working as a Support Provider for students with disabilities at QUB and as an Associate Lecturer at the Open University.

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