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The 17th annual School of Education Doctoral Research Conference

School of Education (Building R19)
Saturday 24 November 2018 (09:00-17:00)

Education and Identity: New Directions

The 17th Annual School of Education Doctoral Research Conference at the University of Birmingham brings together doctoral researchers, academics and practitioners to explore key issues and developments in educational research, policy, theory and practice to include a broad range of research areas, with a focus on equality and identity. The Conference includes a keynote presentation, papers in parallel sessions and a poster exhibition.

Keynote session

This year we are delighted that our keynote speaker will be the distinguished Dr Diane Reay from the University of Cambridge. Dr Reay is a sociologist in the area of education. Her research interests include sociology of education, education policy, social class, race and ethnicity, and gender. T

Call for papers

Submitting an abstract

You are required to submit an abstract of no more than 300 words. Please bear in mind that your audience may not have expertise on your topic, though you can assume a broad familiarity with educational research, policy and practice. 

Submitting a poster

You are only required to submit a poster title. Posters should be no smaller than A3 (30cm x 42cm) and no bigger than A1 (84cm x 59cm). A prize of £25 (in the form of a voucher) will be awarded to the best poster at the conference. 

The deadline for applications is 15th October 2018 

Registration, Submission and Fees

Please note that all conference attendees, including non-presenters, are required to register. The registration fee will be £10 to cover the cost of lunch and refreshments. For online registration and abstracts submission follow the link:

We look forward to welcoming you in November.

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