Scottish Graduate School of Social Science are proud to present this symposium which has been planned and produced by our Student Representatives.



Time: Monday 23rd 1pm–6:30pm to Tuesday 24th May 9am–2pm

Location: Wolfson Medical Building, University of Glasgow

Guest speaker: Dr. Andrew Tickell A.K.A. Lallands Peat Worrier (Glasgow Caledonian University)




Dr Dickon Copsey & Katrina Gardner University of Glasgow

Dr Jo Ferrie SGSSS & University of Glasgow

Dr Paul McCarthy Glasgow Caledonian University

Dr Paul McGuinness University of Sussex

Prof. Rowena Murray University West of Scotland

Prof. Jamie Pearce SGSSS & University of Edinburgh

Dr. Giuliana Tiripelli University of Sheffield

Dr David Walsh GCPH Glasgow Centre of Population Health

Dr. Nissa Finney, University of St. Andrews

Dr. Phil Mackie (NHS consultant)



Using Social Media


Writing Strategies

Performing in the REF

Standing out to Employers

The International Job Market



Open to all delegates  Monday 23rd May 7-9pm.



Hosted by Dr Alistair Fraser, University of Glasgow Tuesday 24th May 2:30-4pm


The event is free to PhD students studying at a Scottish university and it is organized by the SGSSS student representatives. Fifty places available on a first come, first served basis: Registration essential via Eventbrite. Coffee/teas, dinner (23rd) & lunch (24th) provided for delegates.


Accommodation grant available up to £60 for Monday 23rd May only. Travel expenses paid (public transport within Scotland only). For further information and to record access or dietary requirements please email:

Last updated 27 Apr 2016 1:25pm