University of Leeds PGR Conference

SHOWCASE 2012 – The 3rd annual University of Leeds postgraduate research conference

‘Celebrating Excellence in Postgraduate Research’


 “It was truly inspiring to see the quality, breadth and depth of research being undertaken by our postgraduate research community from across campus.  I’m sure all who attended were as amazed and impressed as me by the outstanding pool of early-career research talent that we are privileged to have on our team.” Professor Paul Harrison, Dean of Postgraduate Research Studies

Gallery of winners available here

Poster and Image gallery of past entries 2010, 2011, 2012

Researcher training and development opportunities available here

Postgraduate Researcher of the Year 2012

1st Matthew Fuller (Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communication)
Interview with Matthew Fuller

2nd Natalie Hirst (Faculty of Biological Sciences)
Interview with Natalie Hirst

3rd (Joint) Gordon Clubb (Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law)

3rd (Joint) Gordon Hutchins (Faculty of Medicine and Health)

PGR of the Year Nominees abstract and impact statements

Three Minute Thesis

1st Cheng Wen “Payment for clean water source” (Faculty of Earth and Environment)
Interview with Cheng Wen

2nd Mazen Al-Hajjar “Would you like a hip replacement? Ooh but how was it tested?” (Faculty of Engineering)
Interview with Mazen Al-Hajjar

3rd Jessica Read “The resettlement of older prisoners” (Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law)

3 Minute Thesis Heats


Postgraduate Research Poster of the Year
All poster entries available here

1st Crispian Neill “The smell of modernism” (Faculty of Arts)

2nd Rachel Pallan “F.A.I. is catching on: Grinding and popping” (Faculty of Engineering)
Interview with Rachel Pallan

3rd Katie Adolphus “Is breakfast the most important meal of the day?” (Faculty of Medicine and Health)
Interview with Katie Adolphus

Postgraduate Research Image of the Year

1st Sebastian Eves-van Den Akker “Visualising a genome” (Faculty of Biological Sciences)
Interview with Sebastian Eves-Van den Akker

2nd Alexander Wright “Using image patches to understand the bigger picture in cancer” (Faculty of Medicine and Health)
Interview with Alexander Wright

For updates about the conference follow our twitter feed 

Listen to our podcast featuring some of the PGR conference 2012 winners discussing what it was like to take part in the conference, why it was useful to participate and their favourite thing about the day

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