University of Leeds PGR Conference

SHOWCASE 2015 – The 6th annual University of Leeds Postgraduate Research Conference

Showcase 2015* Tuesday December 8th 2015

Celebrating excellence in postgraduate research

Congratulations to this year’s winners

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Winning Image – Postgraduate Research Image of the Year. ‘Gold encapsulated oil droplets’ (School of Chemical and Process Engineering) Kirsty Stark

University of Leeds Postgraduate Researcher of the Year 2015

Winner: Freddie Draper (Faculty of Environment) ‘Carbon storage and floristic dynamics in Amazonian peatland’
2nd: Elisabeth Dufton (Faculty of Performance Visual Arts and Communications) ‘Is beauty only skin deep? Designing cosmetics for delivery’
3rd: Jaykrishnan Chandrappan (Faculty of Engineering) ‘A Technology for Ultrafast Internet’

Three Minute Thesis (See the conference YouTube Channel)

Winner: Inga Julie Reichelt, School of Sociology and Social Policy – ‘You are what you work?’
2nd: Laura Wastall, Medicine and Health School of Medicine – ‘Why less is more in breast cancer’
3rd: Kate Fox, School of Performance and Cultural Industries – ‘Grin Up North’

Research Poster

Winner: Anastasia Alataki – School of Medicine
2nd: Joseph Norton – Mechanical Engineering
3rd: Claire Castle – School of Music
Highly commended: Phillipa Hearty (School of Health Care) and Ged Doherty (Sociology and Social Policy)

Research Image

Winner ‘Gold encapsulated oil droplets’ Kirsty Stark (School of Chemical and Process Engineering)(See image above)
2nd: ‘When Mathematics Meets Medicine’ – Dimitra Flouri (School of Mathematics and Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine)

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*’Showcase’ is the University of Leeds annual showcase and celebration of excellence in postgraduate research and the contribution made by the postgraduate research community to the research of the University.

‘Showcase 2015’ will took place on Tuesday the 8th December 2015 with research poster and research image displays in Parkinson Court and the Postgraduate Researcher of the Year and Three Minute Thesis presentations in the Great Hall, Baines Wing.

Outline conference schedule: 2015 Schedule
Showcase is organised by the Graduate Training and Support Centre
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