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Early Career Researchers in Post-Compulsory and Lifelong Learning (Birmingham)

Online registration has now closed. If you want to attend this event, please email for details of how to register onsite.

This event is designed to support early career researchers and those new to research in Post-Compulsory and Lifelong Learning (PCLL). With workshops which aim to target key concerns and develop the capabilities of early career and new researchers. This day provides networking and discussion opportunities for those researching PCLL.

If you would like to attend this event in Bedford, please scroll down for further information.


09:30 Registration and refreshments
10:00 Introduction and overview of the day

Keynote and discussion
Dr Rob Smith


Workshop I
Developing your ideas into a research proposal/project
This workshop will have a practical focus and will explore how to develop your initial ideas/interest in a particular topic into a structured and workable research proposal/project.

12:30 Lunch
13:30 Workshop II
Writing up and disseminating your research
This workshop will focus on the writing up and dissemination stages of the research process. It will consider who your target audience(s) is/are, what and how you intend to communicate your research.
14:30 Completion of evaluation forms
14:35 Looking ahead
15:00 End of conference


The BERA Early Career Researcher Network offers a limited amount of bursaries to the value of £75 towards travel for BERA Student Members only.

To apply for one of these bursaries, please email with a 250 word statement on why you want to attend this event and why you need the financial assistance. Bursaries are offered on a first come, first served basis. Travel expenses will be reimbursed after the event in accordance with our travel policies. You must not have previously received bursary funding from BERA.


Other events in this series

Early Career Researchers in Post-Compulsory and Lifelong Learning
Bedford College
19 July 2018