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CALL FOR PAPERS: Spotlight on Social Sciences Conference – DEADLINE EXTENDED to 7 March

Spotlight on Social Sciences

Tuesday 15 April 2014

A Conference and Poster Competition for Postgraduate Researchers at Cardiff University and Neighbouring Institutions

Would you like the opportunity to present your research in an open, friendly and informal environment? Then look no further than the Spotlight on Social Sciences Conference.

The conference is a student-led, interdisciplinary conference which provides an opportunity for postgraduate research students to showcase current research in the social and economic sciences. The conference is aimed at researchers across all the social sciences both within Cardiff University and neighbouring institutions. The conference is free for all postgraduate students to attend. The aim is for researchers to communicate the essence of their research via short presentations to other non-specialists. There will be approximately 15 talks throughout the day, with poster presentations on display during the lunch break (lunch will be provided). Prizes will be awarded at the end of the day for the best talk and best poster, with a drinks reception to end the event.

This conference is open to all MPhils and PhDs across the social sciences at Cardiff University. The event is also open to students from neighbouring institutions.

Postgraduate research students in the Social Sciences (CARBS, CLAWS, CPLAN, EUROP, PSYCH, SOHCS and SOCSI) are invited to submit abstracts of no more than 100 words on the whole or part of their research. To apply, complete the below Abstract Submission Form and email to

Click here to view the full Call for Papers and details on how to submit.

Deadline for submission is Friday 7 March.

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