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SpotOn17 Programme is Now Live

1st November 2017
By Katy Alexander

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9.30 Coffee, breakfast & networkingRegistration


10.00 Welcome – Rachel Burley, BMC#SpotOn17
10.10 Dr Suze KunduWarm up


10.30 What is the link between science communication and research impact?


What’s next: mentoring and careers – the power of mentoring


11.15 Coffee#SpotOn17
11.35 How the academic community can bridge the gender, minority, and LGBQT gaps in STEM



Richer, more connected data.#SpotOnData


12.20 ’The Rhetoric of Research’

Everyday, thousands of research papers are published around the world but very few get noticed. In a fast-paced and frequently funny talk, top speechwriter, Simon Lancaster, will introduce you to a treasure chest of rhetorical devices from metaphors to story-telling that you can use instantly to make your research findings instantly more captivating and compelling. You will never think about language the same way again.

12.50 Lunch#SpotOn17
14.15 Tech Slam


Fostering best practice in research integrity



15.00 Needles in a haystack: finding the information that matters, when it matters



Who’s afraid of statistics?#SpotOnStats


15.45 Wrap up#SpotOn17
16.00 Cupcakes, prosecco & network!#SpotOn17
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