DAGS 2018 PhD Conference @ Whitworth Hall, Manchester [13 June]

DAGS 2018 PhD Conference

09:00 - 17:00

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Whitworth Hall
University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, M13 9WJ Manchester, United Kingdom
All postgraduate research (PGR) students within the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health are welcome to participate in the Doctoral Academy PhD Conference.

This conference is organised by the Doctoral Academy Graduate Society (DAGS) and provides a great opportunity for PGR students to present their research to peers and academics from across the Faculty. It also provides a great opportunity to showcase the fantastic research you, our PGR students, are conducting!

Parallel oral presentation sessions will run throughout the day in the Committee rooms while a poster session will be held in Whitworth Hall. Lunch will be served with refreshments being available throughout the day.

We are delighted to announce… that our guest-speaker for the conference will be Dr Giles Yeo — a geneticist from Cambridge studying the interplay between food intake and obesity, you may have also seen him on TV on shows such as Horizon and Trust me I'm a Doctor — twitter.com/GilesYeo

Registration for the day can be done here:


250 word abstracts of your work can be sent to [email protected]

All talks will be entered into prize categories. For more information, see the doctoral academy website: bmh.manchester.ac.uk/…/events-n…/phd-conference/.

An optional lay abstract can be submitted in addition, as an entry for our prize for public engagement.

We will also be running two competitions:

Science Communication
Submissions for the Science Communication prize will be a 500-word essay titled ‘Why Manchester for my Research’ and will feature in the conference booklet.

Science Photography
The winner of the Science Photography Competition will have their photograph featured on the front page of the booklet. Get creative! All science photos welcome!

Please submit all entries to [email protected]
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