Mammal Society's Student Conference - Upcoming deadline for the submission of abstracts

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25 Feb 2018 - 10:15
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Other News

This is a reminder of the upcoming deadline for the submission of abstracts to the Mammal Society's Student Conference on the the 27th - 28th of April 2018 at the University of Worcester. Feedback on our conferences is consistently positive, but the conference cannot go ahead without speakers. Please distribute the information, below, along with the attached fliers, and encourage any student you may know who is studying mammals to attend and present at the conference. It is a great opportunity for them to gain experience in public speaking, network and meet peers and professionals. 

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The Mammal Society's Student Conference 2018
Submit a talk or poster by the 3rd of March 2018!

Call for abstracts

The Student Conference is based around student presenters that give talks and showcase posters. Previously, we have had some unique and amazing talks and posters, and we encourage any students to showcase their work by presenting in Worcester University. It's a great chance to get conference experience, as well as to tell people about your work and get feedback from professionals.

To submit a talk or poster for consideration simply send an email to students@themammalsociety.org
by no later than the 3rd of March 2018, with the subject 'Student Conference Presentation/Poster'. Guidelines for submitting your abstract are available to download from the conference website, here: https://tinyurl.com/MSSC18-papers

The Programme

The Student Conference will not only feature work by students, but also talks from invited experts, a Q&A panel with ecologists and scientists, and a range of workshops. During the conference the Worcester Mammal Group will hold a workshop on mammal identification and the Vincent Wildlife Trust will host a workshop on the use of technology in studying mammals, pine marten in particular. 

On the Saturday, the VWT will host a workshop on mammal trapping and tracking, giving attendees knowledge and practical experience with camera traps, radio collars, and much more. The Saturday event is only open to conference attendees and places are strictly limited. Email students@themammalsociety.org to reserve your place.

Attending the conference

Tickets cost £12 for members and £25 for non-members (including discounted membership to the Mammal Society). 
For more information and to book tickets, visit the website, here: http://www.mammal.org.uk/events/the-mammal-society-7th-student-conference

See flier attached

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