Meet the Researchers

2016 Annual Festival of Postgraduate Research Participants

 

College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities


College of Science and Engineering


College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology 

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College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

Precious P. Akponah

School of Management

'The Social Life of Rubbish – A study in Lagos, Nigeria'

Nada Jehad Alsaleh

School of Education

'Using Atlas software to analyse qualitative data: personal reflections' 

Diretnan Dusu Bot

Department of Media and Communication 

'The Role of Female Blogs in Nigerian Democracy – A Netnographic Approach'

Laura Crossley

School of Museum Studies

'Feel the squeeze and do it anyway: how museums in England are continuing work with communities during the age of austerity'

Laurence T Droy

Department of Sociology

'Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): Explaining the occurrence of a harmful practice with computational simulations of social groups'

Glen Farrugia*

School of Archaeology and Ancient History

'Heritage, Tourism and Interpretation: Proposing New Approaches on Malta'

Angel Ellul Fenech*

School of Management

'Evaluating Output by a BlueMeasuring Tape'

Ann Mary George

Department of Politics and International Relations

'China's military rise since 2013 and India's responses'

Laura Guihen

School of Education

'The Career Histories and Professional Aspirations of Women Deputy Headteachers'

Yousef Awad Jarbi*

School of Management

'Impact of Assistive Technology on the Learning Experiences of Blind and Visually Impaired Students'

Yuko Kimura*

School of Management

'How does Biography influence Managers’ Learning in a Japanese setting'

Jun Li

School of History

'The Concept of Garden Cities and Their Planning in China from 1920s to Date'

Emma Reddy

School of English

Paris, Modernism and Artificial Light (1900-1939)

Iain Riddell

Department of Sociology

'Clinging to privilege, Anglican priestly families during the nineteenth century: An insight into social mobility'

Sarah Scheffler

School of Archaeology and Ancient History

'Between Material Culture and the Immaterial - the translation of past identities'

Joshua Stuart-Bennett

Department of Criminology

'Victorian ‘baby-farming’ child killers: aberration or ‘rational’ act?'

Mable Namakobo Sikanyiti*

School of Management

'Women's Employment in the Financial Sector of Zambia: A Gender Analysis'

Yim-Ling Sung*

School of Management

'How Do Older, Low-Skilled Workers Cope with Unemployment?'

Beth Suttill

School of Management

'Lazy, unqualified, and unfit for work? Stories of the young unemployed in the East Midlands'

Ioana Tartacuta-Lawrence

Department of Politics and International Relations

'The World through Another’s Lens – Bringing National Identity into Focus'

Francisco Valente Gonçalves

Department of Criminology

'Effects of contextual information on the verification phase of fingerprint comparisons and experts' motivation to carry out the ACE-V process'

Amy Wale

School of Archaeology and Ancient History

'(Ad)Dressing the Late Antique World: Sartorial Systems and Cultural Identity in Roman North Africa'

Ruth Webber

School of Museum Studies

'Home is where…? Using sensory methods to explore home-making practices in the everyday lives of migrant, refugee and asylum seeking women in Glasgow'

Zheng Zhang

School of Museum Studies

'Protect, Share and Research: From Digitisation to Digital Repatriation'

 

College of Science and Engineering

Liam Collard

Department of Mathematics

'Optical trapping and its applications to liposome research'

Sarah Cook

Department of Geography

'Organic carbon losses in waters draining peatland oil palm plantations in South East Asia'

Jodie Louise Coulston

Department of Chemistry

'Nucleation and Growth of Silver in Physical Developer – From Ion to Fingerprint'

Joseph Emmings

Department of Geology

'Rewinding the Clock 330 Million Years to Help Understand UK Shale Gas Potential'

Zhou Hang

Department of Engineering

'Probability distribution of pitting corrosion depth for phosphor bronze tape used in underground power transmission cables: A Monte Carlo study'

Felipe de Jesus Brubeck Hernandez

Department of Engineering

'Precision agriculture and satellites'

Rosie Johnson

Department of Physics and Astronomy

'Mapping of Jupiter’s Infrared Aurora'

Simon Joyce

Department of Physics and Astronomy

'White dwarfs in Sirius-like binary systems'

Javier García López

Department of Chemistry

'Novel catalytic nanomaterials for prevention of bacterial biofilms'

Mohammed Qasim Mohammed

Department of Chemistry

'Patterned electrode surfaces for sensing applications'

Etienne Pillin

Department of Mathematics

'A holistic study of fingerprint identification'

Dimitrios Statharas

Department of Engineering

'This is good, but will it break?'

Tara Stephens

Department of Geology

'Magma transport through the Earth’s crust'

 

College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology

Modupe Ayeni

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

'Molecular Insights into Blood Pressure Regulation'

Kishan Bakrania

Department of Health Sciences

'Associations of mutually exclusive categories of physical activity and sedentary time with markers of cardiometabolic health in English adults: a cross-sectional analysis of the Health Survey for England'

Reshma Chauhan

Department of Cardiovascular Sciences

'DROP DEAD in less than 60 minutes'

Shen Chen

Department of Cardiovascular Sciences

'The Kir6.1 potassium channel: a new target to protect the heart from damage during a heart attack?'

Seyda Eruyar

School of Psychology

'The Effect of Exposure to War Trauma on the Mental Health among Syrian Refugee Children in Turkey'

Nidhal Gharbawi

Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation

'The relationship between respiratory muscle strength and exercise in primary school children in Leicestershire'

Athar Hussein

Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour

'Neural Mechanism of Behavioural Sensitization'

Rafat Adbdulhassan Mohammed Jawad

Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour

'Sucrose addiction: Learn how sugar can affect your behaviour by using flatworms as a model'

Giannis Koukkidis

Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation

'Salads and Salmonella'

Sameer Kurmani

Department of Cardiovascular Sciences

'Blood Cells Chew the Fat: A New Way to Treat Heart Disease?'

Edward Law

Department of Cancer Studies

'Copy number alterations predict patient response to novel drugs in non-small cell lung cancer'

Hannah Mackay

Department of Cancer Studies

'Cannibalistic Cancer Cells - eat or be eaten'

Rupert Major

Department of Health Sciences

'Predicting the Risk of Heart Attacks and Strokes in Kidney Disease'

Callum Rakhit

Department of Cancer Studies

'Circulating DNA Predicts Patient Response to Treatment in Lung Cancer'

Sarah Seaton

Department of Health Sciences

'When will my baby go home? Investigating neonatal care for preterm babies'

Stella Williams*

School of Psychology

'What is employability? A comparison of employers and instructors implicit theories'

Zinah Zwaini

Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation

'Investigations of human kidneys pre-transplantation'

*Participating in the Poster-Only Category

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