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AGCAS Research Conference, Manchester

  1. Mon 03 Jul

    The second AGCAS Research Conference will focus on the use of research to strengthen practice. The conference will also include the launch of two AGCAS national research project reports: the First-Year Career Readiness Survey and the Careers Fairs Survey.

    Conference theme

    Research with a practical punch: using research to inform careers and employability delivery


    The AGCAS Research Group is designing the conference programme.

    Keynote speakers

    Dr Kirsty Finn, Lecturer in Higher Education, Lancaster University
    Regional stickiness and relative successes: Student and graduate (im)mobilities and planning for the future

    • Professor Ann-Marie Bathmaker, University of Birmingham


    Conference workshops confirmed so far include:

    The Visual Storytelling of Graduate Transitions: A Tale of Research Translation for Wider Public Engagement? (Dr Katy Vigurs, iCeGS)
    • Julia Yates, City University
    • a widely requested workshop on how to conduct research (Charlie Ball, HECSU, and Helen Standage, University of Essex)
    • AGCAS Careers Fair Survey (AGCAS Research Group)
    • AGCAS First-Year Student Career Readiness Survey (AGCAS Research Group)

    Further details about the programme will be posted here as they become available. 

    How to book

    Booking for the conference will open in May.

    For further details about this event, please contact Gemma Green, AGCAS Research and Knowledge Manager, or Linda Byrne, AGCAS Learning Manager.


    Date(s) & Timing 03 Jul 2017
    Full Member price £155.00
    Affiliate Member price £180.00
    Conference Member price £205.00
    Student Member price £230.00
    Non-member price £258.00
    Venue Manchester Metropolitan University, Business School
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