PostgraduateStudentships PhD Funding Fair 2016 - Talks Programme

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We are delighted to confirm the following talks below. Further talks and exact timings to be confirmed.

PLEASE NOTE: Applications to attend this year's Fair are now CLOSED. It is only possible to attend the talks at the Fair if you have applied, been accepted to attend, and been sent a valid personal invitation.

Each talk lasts for 20 minutes and is given by one of the participating Universities, or by PostgraduateStudentships, and will cover the subject in general, as well as giving examples from their own University.

Morning Session Talks - Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Business and Law

10.40-10.55: Student Panel: Meet our Peer to Peer Advice Room PhD students

11.00-11.20: PhD in Arts & Humanities - what to expect in the first year
Dr Stephen Soanes, University of Warwick

11.25-11.45: How to successfully apply for a PhD in Business, Management & Economics
Dr Jenny Clarke, Swansea University

11.50-12.10: Applying for an Arts, Social Sciences and/or Humanities PhD - What you need to know
Professor Michael Rossington, Consortium Director, AHRC Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership, Newcastle University

12.15-12.35: Finding Funding for your PhD
This talk will be provided by PostgraduateStudentships and will focus on finding PhD funding in these subject areas and the types of funding available.

Afternoon Session Talks - Science and Engineering

2.10-2.25: Student Panel: Meet our Peer to Peer Advice Room PhD students

2.35-2.55: Centres for Doctoral Training in Science and Engineering – what you need to know
Dr Donna Palmer, Loughborough University

3.05-3.25: Research student experience and support - Health and Life Sciences
Professor Derek Renshaw, Coventry University

3.45-4.05: Finding Funding for your PhD
This talk will be provided by PostgraduateStudentships and will focus on finding PhD funding in these subject areas and the types of funding available.