Information Science Scotland: advanced training for PhD students April 2016

Information Science Scotland, the partnership of the four Scottish universities that support research students within the ESRC Scottish Graduate School of Social Science Information Science Pathway (Edinburgh Napier, Glasgow, Strathclyde, and Robert Gordon), is hosting a two-day training event on April 12th and 13th 2016. The venue is the Sighthill campus of Edinburgh Napier University, which has good transport links to the rest of the city by tram, bus and train.

The event is being run in collaboration with two leading academics from the Department of Archive and Library Science at Ionian University, Corfu in Greece: Dr Petros Kostagiolas and Dr Christina Banou. It is funded by the ESRC Scottish Graduate School of Social Science, through which bookings can be made. It is offered free of charge to all PhD students registered at Scottish universities. Students based at Scottish universities beyond Edinburgh are also entitled to claim expenses related to attendance at this event.

The sessions will be of interest to research students in Information Science and related disciplines who are keen develop their expertise in: the development and application of research frameworks; research impact and evaluation; conducting research in organisational contexts; techniques for research in information retrieval and archives; and publishing.

For more information please see Hazel Hall’s blog post at: http://hazelhall.org/2016/03/07/information-science-scotland-advanced-training-for-phd-students-april-2016/

If you are a PhD student based at a university outside Scotland and would like to attend this event, contact Hazel at h.hall@napier.ac.uk. 

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