There are still a few places available for iDocQ6 on Thursday 23rd June in Glasgow – but hurry to ensure that you register by the final deadline of Thursday 16th June!
Participation is free of charge for students based at Scottish universities, with expenses also covered for those not based at a university in Glasgow, and accommodation costs paid for those who are based in Scottish universities beyond the central belt. If you are a student from outside Scotland, or a member of staff, there is a small registration charge (£15) and you (or your own university) will need to cover any expenses.
- Students based at Scottish universities: please register on EventBrite
- Students from elsewhere: please register by sending an email to Dr Diane Pennington at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Academics and researchers: please register by sending an email to Dr Diane Pennington at email@example.com
iDocQ6 is the 6th Information Science Doctoral Colloquium hosted by the Information Science Pathway of the ESRC Scottish Graduate School of Social Science Doctoral Training Centre (SGSSS DTC). The event is suitable for doctoral students at all stages of their studies who are working towards research degrees in Information Science and related subjects.
The programme includes:
- A keynote presentation by Dr Alison Brettle, Reader in Evidence Based Practice and Acting Director of Postgraduate Research at the University of Salford
- Sessions on:
- Choosing the right methodology for your PhD led by Dr Lizzy Tait of Robert Gordon University
- Publishing from your PhD led by Professor Hazel Hall of Edinburgh Napier University
- Time management for research students led by Dr Frank Hopfgartner of Glasgow University
- Research impact and your PhD led by Dr Diane Pennington of Strathclyde University
- A series 20×20 presentations to showcase research projects on:
- Embedded librarianship in the NHS
- Information seeking behaviours and use of adolescent learners
- Information seeking behaviours and use of visually impaired people
- Job seekers’ use of social media
- Networks and knowledge flows in the space industry
- Online information and personal reputation
- Police use of social media
- Public libraries
- Tacit knowledge sharing and social media
- Workplace learning and innovation
- Youth digital culture
- A PhD Q&A session in which the academic panel of speakers and session leaders will answer questions that have been submitted anonymously to the student members of the iDocQ 2016 Programme Committee during the course of the day.