University of Leeds PGR Conference



The 7th annual University of Leeds Postgraduate Research Conference

Monday December 5th 2016

’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 2016’ will take place on Monday the 5th December 2016. It has four competitions: Research poster and research image displays will be in Parkinson Court and the Postgraduate Researcher of the Year and Three Minute Thesis presentations in the Great Hall, Baines Wing.

To REGISTER to attend the conference please go here

Lunch and refreshments are provided on the day but only if you register

Competitions have now closed. These are:

Research image: 1st prize £100, 2nd prize, £50.

Research poster: 1st prize £200, 2nd prize, £100, 3rd prize £50.

Three Minute Thesis: 1st prize £300, 2nd prize, £200, 3rd prize £100.

Postgraduate Researcher of the Year (by nomination only): 1st prize £300, 2nd prize, £200, 3rd prize £100.

For information on previous conferences, click on the links on the right for each of the previous conferences and see below.

Celebrating excellence in postgraduate research: last year’s winners

Postgraduate Research Image of the Year.

Winning Image: ‘Gold encapsulated oil droplets’ (School of Chemical and Process Engineering) Kirsty Stark

2nd image: ‘When Mathematics Meets Medicine’ – Dimitra Flouri (School of Mathematics and Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine)

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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

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’

See the conference YouTube Channel

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)

For more information

Outline conference schedule: showcase-2016-outline-programme
Showcase is organised by the Graduate Training and Support Centre
General enquiries to:

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