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Research & Knowledge Exchange events

The Research & Knowledge Exchange Office coordinates a variety of research events throughout the year. Details of upcoming events can be found within this page and wider university events are also listed here. Please contact if you would like further information.

Brown Bag Series

Our monthly Brown Bag series are open to staff & students to attend. Staff & PGR students are invited to present their research and gain feedback. These sessions are informal with lunch provided.

If you would like to present at a Brown Bag session, please contact 

Outlook invites for upcoming Brown Bag sessions will be circulated to staff, PGR & MRes students.

Research Developer Series: Thriving in the Viva

Wednesday 4 November 2020


Professor Debby Cotton and Professor Michelle Jones

Virtual via Microsoft Teams

Look out for calendar invitation

Researcher Developer Series: Qualitative Interview Techniques

Friday 13 November 2020


Virtual via Microsoft Teams

Dr Jason Scott, Senior Lecturer in Public Health, Northumbria University

This session will cover both qualitative theory and practical tips for conducting various types of qualitative research with different groups of people (eg patients, clinicians, members of the public), including semi-structured interviews, focus groups, diary entries, and using documentary data.

Open to PGR students and academic staff.

See calendar invitation.



Research Developer Series: NVivo 12.0 Introductory session

Wednesday 2 December 2020

1300-1530hrs, Room W304 

Andrew Edwards-Jones - Social Science Researcher

Researcher Developer Series: Academic Career Development

Thursday 26 November 2020


Virtual via Microsoft Teams

Professor Pam Dawson and Professor Michelle Jones

Practical tips on how to prepare for academic applications for your post-PGR career

Researcher Developer Series: Intro to Scopus

Wednesday 13 January 2021


Virtual via Microsfoft Teams

Rupal Malde, Elsevier

This session will cover the basics of Scopus with a live demo featuring some of the features available in Scopus, such as literature searching and analysing results of your search, looking at citations, research trends and journal rankings.

Open to Academic staff and PGR & MRes students

See calendar invitation

Inaugural Lectures

Plymouth Marjon University is home to a fantastic professorial community. Find out more about past and upcoming inaugural lectures.

Find out more