One of the highlights of my PhD studies this far

Fiona Smith, a second year PhD student in the School of Pharmacy, reflects on attending an online conference with help from the Researcher Academy’s Online Conference Fund. Attending my first international conference sat in my front room, often with a cat on my lap, is not how I expected it would be.  Yet, in the face …

Digital innovation at an online conference

Ying-Jia (Mia) Huang reflects on attending an online conference with help from the Researcher Academy’s Online Conference Fund. I have really appreciated the opportunity to attend and present a conference paper, based on my PhD study, at the 28th Innovation and Product Development Management Conference (IPDMC). This was made possible with the support of the Online Conference …

Considering virtual conferences as an aid, not a hindrance

Abigail Williams, a final year PhD student in the School of English, reflects on attending an online conference with help from the Researcher Academy’s Online Conference Fund. The world at present is a difficult place, including in academia. Although we cannot work in the same way as before, the academic community implemented changes to allow researchers …