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Past event Part of series: BERA ECR Network Symposium Series 2022: Framing Research: Theories, Concepts and Reflexivity in Educational Research

BERA ECR Network Symposium Series 2022: Framing Research: Theories, Concepts and Reflexivity in Educational Research – May

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Every year the ECR Network runs a number of events every year, including an annual symposia series across the four nations focusing on a theme.  

The theme for 2022 is ‘Framing Research: Theories, Concepts and Reflexivity in Educational Research’. 


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 two experienced academic discussants, typically one from the host institution, and one from a neighbouring institution. 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 2022 symposia series is ‘Framing Research: Theories, Concepts and Reflexivity in Educational Research’. ECRs attending and presenting will be tasked with discussing the theoretical and conceptual frameworks that they have drawn on (or will draw upon) as part of their studies and/or considering how they have been (or will be) reflexive within the research process.

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.

Twitter: @BERA_ECRNetwork

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Discussants

Rebekah Ackroyd

University of Cumbria

Rebekah Ackroyd is the Early Career Researcher Network Regional Rep for the North of England. Rebekah is a doctoral student at the University of Cumbria. Her research looks at how tolerance and mutual respect are understood and promoted by...

Corinne Woodfine, Dr

SL Primary Education, Manchester Met. University

I have worked in a variety of Primary Schools for 18 years, teaching across the age phases and having various leadership and management roles. My current role is the BA Primary Education Programme Lead at Manchester Metropolitan University...