In this post David Clark looks back on conferences past, reflecting on the role they have played in his career.
Editors’ note: Recently on Twitter the Conference Inference editors came across the following tweet, where David Clark shared the discovery of the manuscript of his first conference presentation. In this post we have asked David to use the discovery as a beginning point to reflect on conferences past. David’s post may be read alongside other Conference Inference posts which foreground memories of conferences by Sandra Acker and Barbara Grant
What impact has COVID-19’s interruption of conferences had on doctoral students? Conference Inference editor James Burford asked Carleton University doctoral candidate Brittany Botti-Amell to share her reflections.
Twitter can be a powerful tool within the world of research. In this post, Ashley shares her experiences with using Twitter to catch up on and share the latest research and news live from conferences around the world.
In this post the reasons why doctoral students attend conferences are contrasted with normative assumptions within institutions, thus illustrating a gap in harmonising three key factors in doctoral education: student motivations, professional expectations and institutional support.