The Linnean Society Student Conference 2019

A new Linnean Learning event; putting students under the spotlight


1st September 2018 – Submissions open
30th November 2018 (5pm) – Submissions close
21st December 2018 – Successful candidates are notified
1st February 2019 – Linnean Society Student Conference

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Are you a PhD or Masters student involved in research linked to natural history?
In this all new conference, we're inviting students to showcase their research in front of the public either through our public speaking or poster competitions. It's time to flex your engagement muscles!

Please note: For talks, you will have 12 minutes to present and 3 minutes of questions and posters will need to be A1 size (landscape). You can submit for both a talk and a poster, but if your application is successful you will be selected for only one.

How to submit:
Please fill out the application form and email to
We are happy to receive attachments to boost your abstract, such as videos of you public speaking, drafts of your poster or other media.

Leading up to the Conference, we are holding three student skills-building events that are free to attend. Places are limited and booking is required (click the links below).

9th November 2018 (14.30 – 17.30); Imposter Syndrome (talk)
7th December 2018 (15.00 – 17.30); The Rules of Engagement (workshop)
15th January 2018 (14.00 – 17.00); Thesis writing (workshop)