National Physical Laboratory

Postgraduate Institute Conference Postgraduate Institute Conference 2017

As a member of the Postgraduate Institute we would like to invite you to the annual Postgraduate Institute Conference, consisting of:

PGI Annual Conference on 30 October 2017 and Conference Dinner
followed by
Career Workshops and Networking Sessions on 31 October 2017

Conference theme

This year the conference aims to bring together all of the postgraduate researchers working with the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and to celebrate the work they are doing at NPL and its respective partner universities.

The conference on Day 1 will include keynote speeches from NPL's own leading researchers, as well as student-led poster (each three minutes long) and oral presentations (each 12+3 minutes long) from a range of research disciplines. The talks will be attended by many NPL scientists, senior university representatives, interested industry parties and fellow postgraduate students. All of these groups together will provide an excellent opportunity for networking and establishing new research links.

On Day 2 there will be the opportunity to attend a series of workshops providing training in key skill areas such as coding, and utilising the PGI's own 3D printer. Furthermore, there will be a Q&A panel for career advice from NPL researchers in conjunction with a careers exposition.

Conference programme

The conference programme will be available here shortly.


Supervisors are also welcome to attend in support of their students. To register to attend the meeting, please sign up via the registration page, by 9 October 2017.

Abstract submission

PGR students who can attend can provide an abstract using this form and email the completed form to by 1 October 2017.

Contact information

PGI Conference 2017 Organising Committee:


Postgraduate Institute


Equality and Diversity Monitoring survey

Please complete the PGI Equality and Diversity Monitoring survey. It is optional, confidential and should take less than five minutes. This will be of great value to the PGI. Click here to start


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