BERA ECR Network Symposium Series 2021: Overcoming challenges in educational research – May
26 May 2021
The theme for 2021 is ‘Overcoming challenges in educational research’
Discussant: Dr Melissa Jogie, University of Roehampton
Who is it for? The ECR Network’s symposia series is targeted at early career researchers (ECRs) – be they current Masters or Doctoral students or those in the early post-doctoral phase. It’s suitable for any ECR seeking to present their research and to network with their peers.
What can you expect? ECRs attending symposia typically present for 15-20 minutes and subsequently have 10-15 minutes for discussion around their presentations, and their research more broadly. The audience is made up of their ECR peers as well as an experienced academic discussants.
Presenters are encouraged to highlight key points for consideration to guide the discussion and are able to receive constructive feedback around these. The theme for the 2020 symposia series is ‘Overcoming challenges in educational research’.
Why should you attend? The ECR Network’s symposia series seeks to provide ECRs with an opportunity to present their research in a supportive environment, gaining valuable experience that will stand them in good stead for attending and presenting at conferences. The symposia enable ECRs to practice their presentation skills, engage in discussion about their research and to receive feedback to help them move forwards with their work, as well as providing the opportunity to network with their peers.
Attendees There is space for 4 presenters. There is a £25 charge, which will be automatically refunded once you attend the event and present.
There is space for 10 additional non presenting attendees, which is free of charge.
Rebekah Ackroyd is the Early Career Researcher Network Regional Rep for the North of England. Rebekah is a lecturer in education at the University of Cumbria working on postgraduate provision. Her PhD research examined how teachers of Religious...