#FCSS – Friendly and Critical Support Space Seminar: Choosing and Attending Academic Conferences

The DOS Research Centre incorporates #FCSS, the Friendly and Critical Support Space, a platform that seeks to provide a community of practice for PhD students in an informal setting that can provide social, emotional and intellectual support.

#FCSS is holding its fifth event on 28th November 2019 that will focus on Academic Conferences covering such common questions as:

  • Why is attending conference important to my PhD?
  • When is the best time to go to conferences?
  • How should I select which conferences to attend?
  • What kind of funding is available from SBM and beyond?

Seminar details:Date: 28/11/2019

Location: Royal Holloway, Founder’s Large Board Room

Speaker: Dr Najmeh Hafezieh


14:00 – 14:30    Welcome tea/coffee

14:30 – 15:30    Let’s talk about conferences 

15:30 – 16:00    Let’s talk about funding 

16:00 – 16:30    Let’s hear it from our own PhD students’ experiences

16:30     Wrap Up

This seminar is suitable for all SBM PhD students from Year 1 to Year 3.

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