AGCAS Research Conference 2019

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Conference Programme

Workshop Descriptions  

Keynote presentations

How do student experiences of employability change over time? Interrelations of policy, practice and career planning

Dr Rita Hordosy, The University of Manchester and Dr Tom Clark, The University of Sheffield 

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Always look on the bright side of life? Why employers are upbeat, but graduates might want to prepare for the worst

Professor Tristram Hooley, Chief Research Officer, ISE

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Workshop presentations 

"Change it up, change the system!" Exploring career development learning and social justice through action research

Anne Delauzun, University of Reading 

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A cross-institutional study on placements in life science 

Vanessa Armstrong, Newcastle University

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Academics really benefit from new points of view when aligning careers and employability with academic endeavour and institutional initiatives: Could this insight be of wider policy significance?

Morag Walling, Embedding Employability Consultant, King’s College London

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Transition and aspiration: The importance of a joined-up appraoch to career aspirations

Marie Alty, Univeristy of Northampton 

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 Theorizing the Labour Market

Tom Staunton, University of Derby 

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 Acting up for interview success: How can forum theatre improve first generation HE students' performance at graduate job interviews?

Jacqueline McManus, Careers Consultant, and Cathy Taylor, Careers Consultant, University of West London

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An opportunity and a challenge: Harnessing big data for HE careers research

Fiona Cobb, Research Coordinator, the Careers Group, University of London

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