PRASH – Postgraduate Researchers in Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
If you are a postgraduate in the arts, social sciences or humanities then PRASH is for you. PRASH is an established and successful conference showcasing arts, social science and humanities research in the North West and has been designed specifically for postgraduate researchers. The PRASH events provide an excellent opportunity to present work, discuss common issues and meet other researchers working in the ASH* fields. This year’s PRASH conference is hosted by Edge Hill University in association with the Vitae NW Hub. The conference has been fully funded therefore there is no cost to delegates.
- Boost your CV with the opportunity to present your research in an academic environment (all spoken and poster presenters will have the option of receiving personalised feedback on their performance)
- Win prizes for the best spoken and poster presentations
- Enhance your skills through bespoke workshops designed specifically for ASH* researchers
- Network with peers and academics in your field from across the North West and beyond
What will I learn?
The conference will offer an opportunity for you to share your research ideas, receive feedback on your presentations and give ample opportunity for you to network with other postgraduates and academics from across the North West. In the afternoon there will be a series of workshops allowing you to explore both future career options and opportunities for skills development including:
- Speed reading essentials
- Presentation skills – feel the fear and do it anyway
- Succeeding as a part-time researcher
- Viva survivor
- Project management: What you need to know
- Managing the relationship with your supervisor
Call for papers now open:
Deadline for abstract submissions: 30 April 2010
We now invite abstracts for work to be presented either as a 10 minute talk or a poster
- The presentations should focus either on your research or on an aspect of the postgraduate experience.
- Presenters should assume an audience with a general understanding of ASH* research and consider how their research may be advanced by support from this audience
- Abstracts should be submitted online, without pictures or figures and should be no more than 150 words.
- Submit your abstract by completing the form here
Comments by previous PRASH conference delegates include:
“It’s an essential part of your professional training as a researcher or future academic”
“Take the opportunity if you can, it’s fun, motivating and a great chance to network”
“The practice doing presentations was incredibly useful and the workshops covered extremely relevant subjects to my research”
*ASH = Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
Click here for more details: www.vitae.ac.uk/prash2010