Developing Interdisciplinary Projects for Early Career Researchers
Wednesday April 1st
1pm – 7pm (Geoffrey Manton Building)
CELL AND RCASS invite Early Career Researchers to take part in an event themed around DEVELOPING INTERDISCIPLINARY PROJECTS
This is a research-training and networking event open to anyone who identifies as an early career researcher.
The event is open to all researchers across arts, social sciences and the humanities.
Plenary: Dr Will Tattersdill (University of Birmingham)
Hear Dr Tattersdill talk about his AHRC-funded project, “Narrativising Dinosaurs: Science and Popular Culture from 1850 to the Present”, discussing the conception of the project and the journey to gaining funding. The project showcases interdisciplinarity and clear pathways to impact and public engagement. Please see more at https://gtr.ukri.org/projects?ref=AH%2FR013780%2F1
Followed by Q+A
Workshop 1: Support for ECRs
Find out what support you can access as an ECR including:
• RKE Impact: Planning, Generating and Capturing Impact – Helen Darby
• RAH! Public Engagement Programme – Lucy Simpson
• HAUNT Manchester Website and Network – Matt Foley and Emily Oldfield
Workshop 2: Building Collaborations
Take part in a workshop led by Megan Webb where attendees will be able to scope out potential opportunities to make new contacts and formulate plans for interdisciplinary projects. Everyone will leave with an action plan for taking collaborations forward!
The event includes a networking lunch and wine reception
If you want to attend please email Chloe Germaine Buckley (CELL) – C.Germaine.Buckley@mmu.ac.uk and Hannah Neate (RCASS) – H.Neate@mmu.ac.uk indicating your discipline area and current research focus, along with any dietary requirements.
Deadline for registration 1st March 2020