Book Now for the ESRC Postgraduate Research Conference 2016

The ESRC and North West Doctoral Training Centre invite ESRC funded students to attend the all-years ESRC Postgraduate Research Conference for current ESRC-funded PhD students.

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5:30 PM, Thursday 16 June 2016 - 5:00 PM, Friday 17 June 2016

Place: ACC Liverpool, Liverpool.

This is the first ESRC Postgraduate Research Conference for all ESRC-funded students. You will find the conference will provide you with:

  • the opportunity to meet with peers within your¬†cohort
  • information on ESRC opportunities available during and following your¬†PhD
  • practical advice and guidance for making the most of your¬†studies

On the 16 June, there will be an evening keynote lecture by Professor Sylvia Walby and a welcome reception. The main conference will take place on the 17 June, and will include a series of plenaries and workshops tailored to different stages of the PhD journey.

This conference is open to all current ESRC-funded PhD students, from any Doctoral Training Centre.

Each student will be able to reclaim up to £100 after the event, to cover travel and accommodation to attend this conference.

For details of the programme, how to enter the competitions and to register, please visit the conference website.

The Twitter hashtag for ESRC student conferences is #esrcphd.

Further information about accommodation and abstracts for individual workshops will be added to the conference website shortly. Booking will close on the 1 June. Any enquiries can be sent to