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Our conference theme ‘Sustainable Perspectives on Future Challenges’ attempts to highlight the broad spectrum of student research and projects at The University of Leeds, whose aims revolve around developing positive impacts in society. This multi-disciplinary theme offers every student the chance to share their work through a range of presentation formats to a diverse audience.

This is a fantastic opportunity to not only practice your verbal and visual presentation skills but also to network and collaborate with like-minded students, staff and professionals, reflecting on future sustainability challenges from multiple perspectives. Poster presenters will also be in the chance of winning an award


Submission guidelines
Application Form


Presentation Formats


Poster checklist

All presenters will create a poster which will be displayed in Parkinson Court throughout the day. Posters are a quick way of presenting research and projects in a visually attractive and informing format. Your poster size should be in A1 dimension in either portrait or landscape orientation, containing a mix of text, images and graphics. The layout should be clear and logical so the reader’s eye naturally follows the flow of information.  See the submission guidelines for more information.

Oral presentations 

Presenters will be allocated 10 minutes to present their project or research to a non-specialist audience using slides (PowerPoint, PDF or Prezi), followed by 10 minutes for questions and discussion. The presentations will be grouped into parallel sessions in the morning and afternoon.

Performance and art installations 

Students whose project or research that takes the form of a music, dance, spoken word performance, art installation or practical demonstration are welcome to submit their ideas to 


Submission Guidelines

Before you start your application, please read the entry and submission guidelines (above) to familiarize yourself with key dates, the conference layout, submission requirements, and tips on completing your project description.

Students who wish to present their work at the conference should complete the submissions application form (above). The project description section will give us, and the conference attendees, a better understanding of what your project is about, what you are hoping to achieve and how it relates to the conference theme. This will be what people see when deciding on what talks, posters or performances they wish to attend so make it stand out and catch the reader’s attention.

Whilst writing your description (250 words max.) you may want to ensure certain points are covered, such as;

  • The aims and objectives of your work
  • Your methodology
  • An outline of your findings (not compulsory)
  • The conclusions and outcomes of your work (where applicable)