3 Minute Thesis Competition - 2015 Presenters

The University of Leicester 3 Minute Thesis competition will be held Wednesday 20 May 2015 in the Ken Edwards Building Lecture Theater One, 16:00-17:00. All University students, postgraduates, and staff are invited to attend and registration is FREE - to book your place please email festival@le.ac.uk

Our 2015 Presenters

Sadaf Afreen

Department of Cardiovascular Sciences

How Old is My Heart

Ali Kamil Sadeq Al-Saffar

School of English

Noumena: Decoded by Poetry

Derek Ball

School of English

George Eliot's Mathematical Novels

Taiwo Banjo

Department of Infection, Immunity, and Inflammation

Mannose-Binding Protein and Protocysts: Therapeutic Targets for Acanthamoeba Keratitis

Emma Comber

Department of Infection, Immunity, and Inflammation

Pore Forming Proteins: The Hole Story

Nawshin Dastagir

Department of Cardiovascular Sciences

How to Beat Your A-Fib

Gina Fox

Department of Criminology

The Rehabilitation Lottery: Exploring the Delivery and Attitudes Towards Non-Accredited Programmes in a Private Prison Using a Case Study Approach

Layal Jambi

Department of Physics and Astronomy

What is Going On Inside Your Body?

Charlotte Jelleyman

Department of Cardiovascular Sciences

Physical Activity and Health: Can There be More to IT?

Margrethe Stuttaford

School of Modern Languages

Translations of Pippi Longstocking: Is 'Your' Pippi 'My' Pippi? How Can You be so Sure?

Joanna Wilson

School of English

The Legacy of Mother Blame: The Origins of Violence in Contemporary American Literature
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