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Festival of PhD Research:

Showcasing and Celebrating Research Excellence

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Monday 4 June 2018, Coleraine campus
Tuesday 5 June, 2018, Jordanstown campus
Wednesday 6 June 2018, Magee campus

Festival

  • Festival Overview

    The Doctoral College will host the inaugural Festival of PhD Research from 4 – 6 June 2018 in Coleraine, Jordanstown and Magee campuses.

    The Festival will showcase and celebrate PhD research excellence at Ulster under the University's key strategic research themes of: Creativity and Culture, Social Renewal, Sustainability and Healthy Communities.

    Each day of the Festival will begin with a keynote address by Professor Cathy Gormley-Heenan (Pro Vice Chancellor, Research and Impact) with PhD Researcher Presentation sessions, an Presentation of Prizes recognising the Best Presentation and the Best Poster and a Social Event at each campus.

    The finale to the Festival will be the Final of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition on Wednesday 6 June, 5.30pm at the Magee campus.

    The Festival will take place as follows from 9.00am-5.00pm

    • Monday 4 June 2018, Coleraine campus (Bannview Suite)
    • Tuesday 5 June, 2018, Jordanstown campus (16G42 &16G45)
    • Wednesday 6 June 2018, Magee campus (MU114 & MU125)

    All PhD Researchers, Supervisors and colleagues from the wider academic community are warmly invited to attend the Festival.

    #UlsterPhDFest

  • The Call for Abstracts is now closed.

  • Where and When?

    Monday 4 June: Bannview Suite (E206/7), Coleraine campus

    Tuesday 5 June: 16G42 and 16G46, Jordanstown campus

    Wednesday 6 June: MU114 and MU125, Magee campus

  • Festival Programmes

    The festival will showcase and celebrate PhD research excellence at Ulster under the themes of:

    • Creativity and Culture
    • Social Renewal
    • Sustainability
    • Healthy Communities

    The conference programmes for each campus are listed below:

    4 June 2018: Coleraine Programme


    5 June 2018: Jordanstown Programme


    6 June 2018: Magee Programme


    3MT® Final

    The 3MT® Final at Ulster will take place on Wednesday 6 June 2018 at 5.30pm on the Magee campus.

    All welcome!

    RSVP

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  • COLERAINE CAMPUS

    1. Travel to 3MT® Final in Magee campus

      All PhD Researchers are invited to attend the 3MT® Final at Magee campus on 6 June 2018. RSVP on Eventbrite.

      Free transport will be provided.  Bus will depart 12pm from Coleraine campus and will leave Magee campus at 8.00pm, returning to Coleraine by 9.00pm.

      You will have time to see some of the PhD Researcher Presentations and go on the Sightseeing Tour (see below)

      To book your place on the bus, please email researcherdevelopment@ulster.ac.uk with the title ‘Bus Booking: Coleraine to Magee’.

    2. Sightseeing Tour in Derry, 6 June 2018

    The PhD Researchers at Magee have arranged a Sightseeing Tour of Derry City on 6 June 2018 at 4pm, departing from the Magee campus.

    Coleraine PhD Researchers are very welcome to join the tour – you should book a place in advance with Natalie Hegarty (hegarty-n4@ulster.ac.uk)


    JORDANSTOWN CAMPUS

    1. Belfast Street Art Tour, 5 June 2018

      After the Wine Reception and Buffet in the Doc, a bus will leave for Belfast city centre for the Belfast Street Art Tour with Omar El Masri (PhD Researcher) at 6.00pm. The bus will return to Jordanstown at 9pm from front door of Belfast campus (York Street).

      To book your place, please email researcherdevelopment@ulster.ac.uk with the title: ‘Bus Booking: JN to Belfast’.

    2. Travel to 3MT® Final in Magee campus

      All PhD Researchers are invited to attend the 3MT® Final at Magee campus on 6 June 2018. RSVP on Eventbrite.

      Free transport will be provided.  Bus will depart 11.00am from Jordanstown campus (entrance beside Sports Centre) and will leave Magee campus at 8.00pm, returning by 10.00pm.

      To book your place on the bus, please email researcherdevelopment@ulster.ac.uk with the title ‘Bus Booking: JN to Magee’.

    3. Sightseeing Tour in Derry, 6 June 2018

    The PhD Researchers at Magee have arranged a Sightseeing Tour of Derry City on 6 June 2018 at 4pm, departing from the Magee campus.

    Jordanstown PhD Researchers are very welcome to join the tour – you should book a place in advance with Natalie Hegarty (hegarty-n4@ulster.ac.uk)


    MAGEE CAMPUS

    1. Sightseeing Tour in Derry, 6 June 2018

    The PhD Researchers at Magee have arranged a Sightseeing Tour of Derry City on 6 June 2018 at 4pm, departing from the Magee campus.

    You should book a place in advance with Natalie Hegarty (hegarty-n4@ulster.ac.uk)

  • The 3MT® Final at Ulster will take place on Wednesday 6 June 2018 at 5.30pm on the Magee campus.

    All welcome!

    RSVP