Event 3: Research 1 – February 11 2009

The next workshop is set for the 11th February 2009 and is entitled Research 1.

Midlands Philosophy Research Training Network

Birmingham, Birmingham City, Keele, Staffordshire, Warwick

Research 1: Conference Presentations, Networking, Publications Advice

University of Warwick, Wednesday 11 February 2009

Venue: Wolfson Research Exchange, Annexe, 3rd floor Library.


10.30 – 10.50


10.50 – 11.00


Welcome and Introduction to the Research Exchange
11.00 – 12.30


Session 1: Presenting at Conferences (Dr. Caron King, Kingswood Plus)
12.30 – 1.15


1.15 – 2.45


Session 2: Publication Advice (Rebecca Mahay, Social Studies, University of Warwick)
2.45 – 3.00


3.00 – 4.30


Session 3: Networking (Dr. Caron King, Kingswood Plus)


Several members of the Warwick philosophy department will be contributing to the sessions and will be available to offer advice.



If you have a paper under way, you may want to bring at least the abstract, which may be used for an exercise during session 2.


Travel Expenses

We have a limited budget to reimburse your travel expenses, if you are not from Warwick, please keep all receipts; we will give you a claim form on the day. Please note that we can ONLY pay for public transport or private cars and NOT taxis, up to a maximum of £10 per person. (If you want to drive, give others a lift and each one can claim, then they can reimburse you!).


Getting to the University

The Library is situated on the Central Campus.

Directions for reaching the University by car can be found here: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/about/visiting/directions/  and details on car parking here: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/about/visiting/directions/parking/. The most convenient car park for the library is Car park 8, which is pay and display.

The nearest railway station in Coventry, then a bus is required: Visitors should follow the signs from the station to Warwick Road (a 2 minute walk) and from there catch the Travel Coventry services 12/12A or U1 which travel onto the main campus. The Stagecoach service U1 travels along Warwick Road and onto the Central Campus.

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