Tourism Research Network PhD/ECR Symposium 2018

Date(s) - 26/04/2018 - 27/04/2018 All Day

Sheffield Business School

Doctoral Students, Early Career Researchers

The activities for this symposium are designed to ensure that each day is as interactive and informative as possible for all attendees.  The main sessions on the day will be:


Experienced academics will give a short presentation followed by break-out small group discussions and the opportunity for attendees to ask questions leading to an interactive discussion on a range of issues. There will be four workshops over the course of the 2 days on the following topics:

  • The PhD Journey: hacking your travel through the academy
  • How to get published and keep publishing
  • Alt-ac Careers: Planning for a successful career outside academia
  • The academic marketplace: surviving and thriving in the first (associate) lectureship position
  • Time for reflection and writing

Paper presentations

Participants with accepted papers will present their research in a paper session. Each presenter will be allotted 15 minutes to present their work and respond to any queries.

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