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Preparing for multi-disciplinary undergraduate research conferences

Hill, Jennifer; West, Harry; Kneale, Pauline


Jenny Hill
Associate Professor in Teaching and Learning

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Mr Harry West
Senior Lecturer in Geography & Environmental Management

Pauline Kneale


This is the first of two articles that offer guidance to help you maximize the benefits from participating in multi-disciplinary conferences. In this paper, we explain why you might wish to participate, identify the usual conference format and preparation process, and talk you through the steps you should take to prepare an effective verbal or poster presentation.


Hill, J., West, H., & Kneale, P. (2018). Preparing for multi-disciplinary undergraduate research conferences. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 42(1), 148-156.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Oct 28, 2017
Online Publication Date Nov 16, 2017
Publication Date Jan 2, 2018
Journal Journal of Geography in Higher Education
Print ISSN 0309-8265
Electronic ISSN 1466-1845
Publisher Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 42
Issue 1
Pages 148-156
Keywords student research conference, verbal presentation, poster presentation, BCUR, multi-disciplinarity, employability skills
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