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Making the most of 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 second of two Directions articles, which together offer guidance to help you gain the maximum benefit from participating in institutional and national multi-disciplinary undergraduate research conferences. The article focuses on how to make the most of these excellent opportunities when you are participating. To do this, you need to understand the importance of networking and engaging with the full conference programme. You also need to be able to identify and action the principles of effective research communication. This paper will provide you with the information you need to work through this process.


Hill, J., West, H., & Kneale, P. (2018). Making the most of multi-disciplinary undergraduate research conferences. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 42(2), 311-316.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Nov 6, 2017
Online Publication Date Nov 14, 2017
Publication Date Apr 3, 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 2
Pages 311-316
Keywords student research conference, verbal presentation, poster presentation, BCUR, multi-disciplinarity, networking
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Additional Information Additional Information : This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Journal of Geography in Higher Education on 14th November 2017, available online:


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