Together for Transformation Conference 2023

Research for a Changing World


Date of the conference: Wednesday 24th May 2023

It is a pleasure to invite you to an in-person one day conference held at the University of Suffolk - Together for Transformation: Research for a Changing World.

Guest speakers include:

- Professor Anne Bamford OBE 

- Anna Trethewey - Deputy Director Ofsted

The call for papers is now open and we would like to invite you to submit a 250-word abstract!


Important Dates

Deadline for abstract submission: 12 noon, Monday 16th January 2023

Notification of acceptance: Monday 27th February 2023

Organising committee:

Lucy Williamson, Research Institute Administrator

Katie Tyrrell, Research Fellow

For any enquiries regarding the conference, please contact Lucy and Katie: 

Full programme details will be announced soon.


We look forward to seeing you at Together for Transformation: Research for a Changing World!


Professor Emma Bond

Pro Vice Chancellor Research

Call for Abstracts

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Conference Accommodation

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There are a number of hotels within easy walking distance of the conference location

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Conference Team

Since joining the University of Suffolk, Katie has worked alongside local, national and international organisations to investigate the impact of interventions, programmes and service delivery upon the welfare and wellbeing of people across the lifespan using both qualitative and qua...

Lucy supports the Research Directorate team at the University of Suffolk, providing administrative support for the Research Institutes and Research Institute Directors. Lucy is also the Committee Secretary for the University’s Staff Research Ethics Committee and the REF Working Gr...

Professor Horvath is a leading international researcher in the field of forensic psychology, specifically Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG). She is co-editor of the second edition of The Cambridge Handbook of Forensic Psychology (2021, Cambridge University Press) and is curren...

Professor Gladwell is extremely passionate about enhancing lifelong health, helping people to achieve, thrive and flourish by utilising the five ways to wellbeing: be active, take notice, give, connect and learn. ...

Colin R Martin is the Clinical Director of the Institute of Health and Wellbeing at the University of Suffolk, UK and Professor of Clinical Psychobiology and Applied Psychoneuroimmunology.  He is a Chartered Health Psychologist and a Chartered Scientist.  He also trained in analy...

Darryl Newport (Professor of Energy and Sustainable Development) is the Director of the Suffolk Sustainability Institute at the University of Suffolk, UK.  He is adjunct Professor of Sustainable Materials Engineering at the University of East London. He has a wide research interest...

As Dean of Social Sciences and Humanities, I lead an innovative School of research-active scholars dedicated to serving the needs of a diverse, creative, and vibrant student body. We pride ourselves on co-creation, working with our students and external partners to build a shared vi...

Professor Nicholas Caldwell is Professor of Information Systems Engineering at the University of Suffolk. He is also currently Associate Dean (Business Engagement) for the School of Engineering Arts Science and Technology.  ...

Dr Ellen Buck is Director of Learning and Teaching at the University of Suffolk. As Director of Learning and Teaching, Ellen is a member of our University’s Senior Leadership Team and has a strategic role in the enhancement of learning, teaching and assessment across the instituti...