Programme - Day 3

Updated 21 October 2016 - although some details (like room allocations) remain to be decided, the programme should now be considered as fixed.

9th November

Morning only - Kingsmills Hotel
0845 Day 3 registrations, Tea/Coffee
0900-0910 Welcome & notices and introduction to Day 3
Michael Rayner, Dean of Research
Main hall
0915-1010 PARALLEL SHOWCASES (17) - SESSION A  (Full showcase listing)
'Collaborative research with impact' research showcase sessions
Breakout rooms
Showcase A1: chaired by Professor Phil Whitfield Room 1
Showcase A2: chaired by Professor Martin Price Room 2
Showcase A3: chaired by Professor Donna Heddle Room 3
Showcase A4: chaired by Professor Angela Hatton Room 4
1015-1110 PARALLEL SHOWCASES (17) - SESSION B (Full showcase listing)
'Training and information' showcase sessions
Breakout rooms
Showcase B5: chaired by Professor Sandra MacRury Room 1
Showcase B6: chaired by Professor Jane Downes Room 2
Showcase B7: chaired by Professor Conchúr Ó Giollagáin Room 3
Showcase B8: chaired by Dr Beth Mouat Room 4
1110-1130 Tea/Coffee and networking
'Training/information' sessions:
Breakout rooms

Option 1: E-tips - showcase, process, enlist new authors
This session is intended to explain the practical process of producing e-textbooks through the standard learning resources support system(s) of the university. Workshop participants will be guided through the key publishing stages and requirements. Opportunities will be made available for participants to discuss their book ideas, either one a one-to-one basis, or as part of a discussion group.

Led by Professor Frank Rennie and Professor Keith Smyth.

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Option 2: Life with rDAP – what does this mean for staff and students?  
Join the Graduate School to find out more about the university’s postgraduate research degree provision and the impact of gaining research degree awarding powers, including: How will this affect current students? What opportunities will this bring? What will change in the management of postgraduate research?  

Led by Lesley Watson and Graduate School Office colleagues 

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Option 3: The Research Funding Landscape: Seismic Shifts? 
Brexit has the potential to alter the research funding landscape as we know it; however, a diversity of other funders does exist. This session gives an overview of these funding sources, and explains how to identify the most appropriate funder to support your research. 

Led by the Grants and Contracts Team.

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Option 4: KE session - The innovation jigsaw 
A guide to some of the support services available to university researchers. With representatives from Enterprise Campus, Converge Challenge, Royal Society of Edinburgh Enterprise Fellowship Programme, CREATE and the KTP Centre. 

Led by Dr. Joe Irvine, Head of Knowledge Exchange

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1250-1300 Conference Summary, presentation of awards and Vote of Thanks
Professor Ian Bryden, Vice-Principal (Research).
Main hall
1300-1345 Lunch and networking