Register now for iDocQ 2018, Thursday 3rd May, Edinburgh #iDocQ2018

iDocQ2018_bannerEstablished in 2011, iDocQ is the longest-running UK colloquium for doctoral students in Information Science and related subjects. iDocQ takes place this year in Edinburgh at Edinburgh Napier University on Thursday 3rd May 2018. All PhD students in Information Science and related subjects are invited to register (free of charge) for an exciting programme that includes opportunities for them to:

  • Share details of their PhD work in progress in a PechaKucha session, with a prize for the best student presentation: if you would like to take part in this, please submit a 300 word abstract by Wednesday 25th April
  • Participate in three workshops on rising to some key challenges of doctoral work: (1) writing up the research; (2) speaking in public about the PhD; and (3) maintaining mental well-being throughout the PhD process
  • Hear from an internationally-renowned speaker on current research in the field: Professor Brian Detlor of McMaster University, Canada will deliver the 2018 iDocQ keynote speech on digital storytelling and place promotion.
  • Pose anonymous questions for members of the expert PhD Supervisor Panel to answer
  • Network with PhD student peers and academic staff from other Universities across the UK and beyond in the ice-breaker session, in workshop discussions, and in the tea/coffee and lunch breaks (all catering will be provided as part of the free registration)

For further information, please see the iDocQ2018 web site, or email idocq2018@gmail.com. Alternatively, please contact a member of the local organising committee, all of whom are looking forward to welcoming you to the event at Edinburgh Napier University on Thursday 3rd May 2018:

Follow the iDocQ Twitter feed, and the event hashtag #iDocQ2018.

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