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Dissertation Conference: Get your dissertation or extended report sorted!

This conference is designed for both undergraduate and postgraduate students working on a dissertation, final year project or another type of research project. 

The event will start with  a keynote presentation by Bertha Ochieng (Professor of Integrated Health and Social Care) and a lightning talk by DMU alumnus Derrick Mensah (Special Projects Officer, DMU).

Participants will subsequently have a series of parallel workshops to choose from:


  • Planning and structuring your dissertation or final year project (30 places*)

  • Organising ideas and making your writing flow

  • Visualising your final project (36 places*)

  • Planning your primary research


  • How to 'sound' critical in your writing
  • How to write a literature review
  • Making sense of statistical data
  • Research and critical reading (30 places*)

* Please note that due to the nature of the activities provided, some sessions have limited places (as specified in red). These will be available on the day on a first come, first served basis.

All participants are invited to attend an Ask the Marker panel session (12.30-1.30pm, HU 3.05), where you will have the opportunity to ask questions to a panel of experienced dissertation markers, from all faculties across the university

For more information, please check the conference website: https://library.dmu.ac.uk/class/dissertationconference

Wednesday, 26th February 2020
08:30 - 13:30
Time Zone:
UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
Hugh Aston 3.05 , HU3.05
  Student Session  
  Dissertations/projects; research methods  
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Arina Cirstea