Programme - Day 3

Updated 3 November 2016 - the programme should now be considered as fixed.

9th November

Morning only - Kingsmills Hotel
0845 Day 3 registrations, Tea/Coffee Foyer
0900-0910 Welcome & notices and introduction to Day 3
Michael Rayner, Dean of Research
Kingsmills 1
0915-1010 PARALLEL SHOWCASES (17) - SESSION A  (Full showcase listing)
'Collaborative research with impact' research showcase sessions
Breakout rooms
Showcase A1: Health and Related, chaired by Professor Phil Whitfield Culcabock Room
Showcase A2: Environmental Science and Environmental Studies, chaired by Professor Martin Price Damfield Room
Showcase A3: Arts, Humanities and Social Science, chaired by Professor Donna Heddle Kingsmills 2
Showcase A4: Marine Science and Engineering, chaired by Professor Angela Hatton Kingsmills 1
1015-1110 PARALLEL SHOWCASES (17) - SESSION B (Full showcase listing)
'Training and information' showcase sessions
Breakout rooms
Showcase B5: Science and Health, chaired by Professor Sandra MacRury Culcabock Room
Showcase B6: Arts, Humanities and Social Science, chaired by Professor Jane Downes Kingsmills 2
Showcase B7: Education and Digital Practice, chaired by Professor Conchúr Ó Giollagáin Damfield Room
Showcase B8: Science, Engineering and the Marine Environment, chaired by Dr Beth Mouat Kingsmills 1
1110-1130 Tea/Coffee and networking Foyer
1130-1245 PARALLEL SESSIONS
'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.

Culcabock Room

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 

Kingsmills 2

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.

Damfield Room

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

Kingsmills 1
1250-1300 Conference Summary, presentation of awards and Vote of Thanks
Professor Ian Bryden, Vice-Principal (Research).
Main hall
1300-1345 Lunch and networking
1345 DEPARTURE