PhD Symposium Application Form 2020

PhD Symposium booking form

  • About your study

  • Year 1, 2, etc.

  • Attending the symposium

  • If you're happy to present your work, please enter here the title you will use for your presentation.

    (Otherwise, enter 'Not presenting'.)

  • Max. 300 words. If you do not want to present please write 'Not presenting'.

  • There will be a dinner, funded by the Society, on Wednesday evening, after the PhD Symposium, and we hope you will be able to join us. We need to know numbers in advance, so please tell us now whether you will be able to come or not.

    Participants should arrange their own travel and accommodation, and claim reimbursement (to the maximum award) from the SSA. 

    Example accommodation links:

    Newcastle & Gateshead Tourism Office - Accommodation
    Airbnb - Newcastle-upon-Tyne
    Travellerspoint - budget hotels and hostels

  • Please submit your completed application form by Monday 6 July 2020.

    Places are funded by the SSA. Bursaries and places are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

    A participant bursary of £100 is available

    The SSA makes available this funding to help towards Symposium participants' travel and accommodation expenses. Please indicate above whether you require this bursary.

    To claim it, after the event, you will need to submit an expenses form, with original receipts, for reimbursement up to the £100 maximum.

    PhD Symposium participants are encouraged to also attend the Annual Conference. If possible, please consider attending both events. It is also an ideal opportunity to submit a delegate's abstract

    Book a Conference delegate place. 



As an organisation, we continue to function during the developing pandemic.

We are following all government and Charity Commission guidance in respect of staff and reporting issues.

Our funding schemes remain open and we are continuing to programme our conferences planned for November 2020.