Join the Research Showcase 2015

February 11th, 2015


The Graduate School’s annual Research Showcase gives University of Nottingham postgraduate students and staff the chance to share their research with new audiences and tell the world about their work.

What happens at the showcase?

Fifty researchers will be selected to present their posters at this high profile event. If selected, you will spend the day talking to people about your work in a way that they can understand. The showcase is open to all, including members of the public. Non-academic judges from the University, guests from external organisations and members of the public will choose the winners.

Why enter?

Entering the showcase will give you the chance to:

  • gain confidence in communicating your research
  • develop effective communication and presentation skills
  • network with other researchers and build your profile
  • win one of six awards – the top prize is £200


Entries are invited from postgraduate research students (MRES, Mphil, Doctoral students) and level 4 research-only staff.

How to enter

Submit a press release outlining your work and why it is of interest to the wider community to the Graduate School before Sunday 29 March. If you have no experience, don’t worry – we are running a press release training session on 12 March 2015.

If you are shortlisted, you will be asked to prepare a poster for the showcase. We offer a dedicated workshop to help you design your poster and even cover the printing costs.

Also featuring an an introduction from Professor Jerry Roberts, Assistant Pro-Vice-Chancellor Research, and a keynote speech from Timandra Harkness, writer and performer.

Full details are available on the Graduate School website.

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