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Conferences

‌‌Man Met research students, in partnership with Man Met Graduate School, organise the Annual Postgraduate Research Conference:
  • enabling students to become research-informed with topics related to their research 
  • providing an opportunity to present research ideas and projects and receive constructive feedback in a collegial environment
  • encouraging networking and collaboration as well as raising awareness of postgraduate research taking place across all disciplines

The 10th Annual Postgraduate Conference on the theme of 'Provoking Discourse' will take place on 7 March 2018 - find out more on the conference 2018 page

Past Events and Conferences

9th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference 2017

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Changing Lives. Together, participants looked into how the lives of individuals as well as groups, communities, and organisations are in constant flux and change and how researchers can and will change lives with their work and discoveries. It was a lively, dynamic and extremely interactive event - find out more on the conference 2017 page

8th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference 2015

Innovation.  We were delighted that over 160 delegates and 80 presenters (oral, poster, art installations and exhibitions) from across the UK and beyond participated in the conference.  Excellent feedback was received from research students and academics.  Find out more about the conference here

7th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference 2014

Making an Impact with Research
Listen to the keynote speakers on "What is impact and why it is important". "Doing impact and having impact", "Case Study: High Street 2020" and "Real human being". Get strategies, tips and examples to help you start making impact with your research.
see the conference proceedings

6th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference 2013

A Celebration of Interdisciplinarity
Interdisciplinary research is being carried out in many different places combining arts and health, psychology and marketing, dance and biomedical engineering, and many others. Interdisciplinarity seeks to have a real impact in many fields by being the driving force for investigation and knowledge discovery.

Digital Future of Research July 2013

The research environment is changing, increasing the demands on research students, however, it also increases the possibility for researchers to collect, manage, analyse and interpret data more quickly than the traditional way. Social media is changing the communication between researchers and the way of thinking about research. In addition, a debate has already started around the Open Access movement and its implications (ethical, legal and commercial).

If you would like to be involved in

designing, organising and delivering

the 2018 conference

contact research.students@mmu.ac.uk