Research 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.

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Masterclass Academy Lecture: Education

Thursday 11 June 2020

Join us for our Masterclass Academy Series when we will be welcoming our three newly appointed Education Visiting Professors: Philippa Cordingley, Professor Gerry Czerniawki & Dr Catherine Knowles.

Open to the public. This event will also be streamed live to our Marjon Cornwall campus in Truro.

Full details & register (bookings will open Jan '20)

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 select your prefered date here.

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

Research Supervisor Forum

The Research Supervisor Forum is an opportunity for new and experienced postgradute research supervisors to come together and share best practice.

Our next event will take place on Wednesday 15th January 2020 and will include a review of the annual and major review guidance.

The PGR Administrator will circulate an Outlook invite to all supervisors for these events.

Academy Lecture: Professor Debby Cotton

1145, 18 November 2019

"The best of both worlds? Pedagogic research in higher education." Professor Debby Cotton explores the potential of pedagoic research and opportunities to enable academics to focus on teaching whist developing a research career.  

Open to the public.

Full details & register

Research Developer Series: Funding workshop

1000 - 1400, 12 December 2019

Professor Mark Llewellyn will be leading an introduction to funding workshop. Mark is also available for 1:1 slots with staff to discuss any bids which are in the draft/planning stages.

Open to PGR students & staff. Contact to register for a 1:1 session with Mark.

Research Developer Series: Futures

1400, 8 January 2020

Join the Futures team for this interactive study skills session, looking at developing and evidencing your skills for job hunting post PhD.

Open to PGR Students only.

Research Developer Series: Academic writing workshop

0930 - 1230, 15 January 2020

Dr Catriona Ryan, Director of Scriptor Cube, will be introducing her 7 step methodology, which has been used by students and academics to build confidence as academic writers.

Open to PGR Students only.

Research Developer Series: Research Impact

1300 - 1430, 22 January 2020

Jenny Ames, Founder of Jenny Ames Consulting, will be leading this session on research impact, with specific reference to REF2021.

Open to Staff, PGR & MRes Students.

Research Developer Series: JISC Online Surveys

1400 - 1530, 12 February 2020

Marjon University holds an institutional subscription with JISC online surveys, which can be used to undertake online surveys for a wide range of research and knowledge exchange projects. This will be a computer based session as a chance to explore the tool further with staff on hand to provide further guidance and support.

Open to all staff & students - attendees must register in advance via to ensure a JISC online surveys account has been set-up.