Social Sciences - PhD Student Competition & Conference

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WISERD 2013 Conference – Call for Papers

The WISERD 2013 Conference will be held on 25-26 June 2013 in the University of Glamorgan Conference Centre. Keynotes include: Professor David Martin (Southampton), Professor Lindsay Patterson (Edinburgh), and Professor Laura McAllister (Chair of Sport Wales).

The 2013 conference is the fourth annual WISERD conference, and follows on from three successful conferences, held in Cardiff, Swansea and Bangor Universities. WISERD conferences attract colleagues from across the academic, policy, public, private, and third sectors in Wales, and have become established as one of the most important events in the social science calendar.

How to get involved
We are currently inviting submissions of abstracts for papers and posters. We have both themed and open strands for which submissions are invited. The themed sessions are as follows:

· Health and Wellbeing
· Education
· Environment
· Labour Markets
· Innovations in Research Methods
· Identity

In terms of open sessions, the programme for the conference is intended to reflect the research interests and priorities of the social science and policy sectors within Wales, the UK and internationally. As such, all topics will be considered for inclusion within the conference programme.

WISERD invites submissions from all areas of the research community including, but not restricted to, academics, students and third sector colleagues.

PhD Student Competition
WISERD, in collaboration with the Wales Doctoral Training Centre, will be awarding prizes to postgraduate students in the following categories:

· Best poster
· Best Paper

All papers and posters submitted by postgraduate students will be automatically entered into the competition. If you do not wish your paper/poster to be entered, please note this in the ‘additional information’ section of the abstract proforma.

To submit a proposal
For details of how to submit a proposal, please visit:

The deadline for abstracts is 14 December 2012.


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