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AGCAS Research Conference, Manchester

  1. Mon 03 Jul

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

    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.

    Programme

    The AGCAS Research Group has designed 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, Professor of Vocational and Higher Education, University of Birmingham
    Investing in the Future? Undergraduates’ Experience of Moving Through HE and into Employment

    Workshops

    The Visual Storytelling of Graduate Transitions: A Tale of Research Translation for Wider Public Engagement?
    Dr Katy Vigurs, iCeGS

    Appropriate Attire for Careers: Addressing Issues of Appearance and Attractiveness in Career Conversations
    Julia Yates, City, University of London

    Career Mentoring and Social Diversity: A Journey from Project Evaluation to Doctoral Research
    Tania Lyden, University of Reading

    Introduction to Research: Methods and Funding
    Dr Charlie Ball, HECSU, and Dr Helen Standage, University of Essex

    Evaluating the Impact of Careers Fairs
    AGCAS Research Group

    Exploring First-Year Students’ Career Readiness
    AGCAS Research Group

    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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