Who can attend the conference?
The conference is predominantly aimed at postgraduate research students specialising in bioscience, medical science or health science research fields, but all who are interested in attending are welcome.
What topics will be covered at the North East Postgraduate Conference?
The topics of the conference will depend upon the content of abstracts submitted. We do hope to cover a broad range of topics demonstrating many areas within bio, health, or medical related sciences. Once abstracts have been selected, the presentation titles and summaries will be available online. Workshops will cover many different topics, these are still being decided on, however many topics will be based around the conference theme of Engagement. Keep looking at the programme page to find out more.
Who are the keynote speakers?
Keynote speakers will be announced soon! In previous years, keynote speakers have included experts in translating science into business, leaders in science communication, and top research scientists.
What is the conference schedule?
The conference schedule is being finalised and will be revealed soon. Throughout the day there will be a wide range of talks, workshops and keynote speeches. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. A drinks reception will be held in the evening, giving all an opportunity to further network with peers, speakers and sponsors.
Where will the conference be held?
The 2018 North East Postgraduate Conference will be held at Newcastle Civic Centre on 9th November 2018.
What is the registration fee?
Attendance to the conference is free; however we do ask that delegates register due to limited venue capacity and to allow for event catering. Registration will be open soon.
How do I register to attend the conference?
Online registration is will be open soon. Keep checking the website.
Can I present my research at the conference?
We are looking for postgraduate students to present their research through oral and poster presentations; this can be in a academic or non-academic style e.g 3-minute thesis, or PechaKucha. Abstracts from students within the bioscience, health science, or medical science research community are all welcome. Abstract submission will be open until 5pm 6th July 2018 following which, abstracts will be reviewed by the organising committee. The abstracts that are deemed to have best met the guidelines will be awarded oral and poster presentation slots. You will be notified of the outcome of your abstract submission by email.
Is parking available at the venue?
There is no on-site parking although there are several multi-storey car parks within close proximity.
Will you cover my travel expenses?
We are unable to offer reimbursement for travel expenses.