Prize Winners

Here you can find more information about the Winners of the Thirteenth Festival of Postgraduate Research.

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The Graduate Dean's Prize for Public Engagement - sponsored by the Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Fund. Francisco Valente Gonçalves (Department of Criminology) "Beyond the Context: Decision Making in Forensic Science" Francisco - Grad Dean Prize
Peer Recommendation Prize - sponsored by the Leicester Mercury. Tunde Huszar (Department of Genetics and Genome Biology) "One step ahead: Fighting crime with new genomic technologies" Peer Review
Media Prize winner - sponsored by the Leicester Mercury. Mudassir Farooqi (School of History, Politics and International Relations) "Evolution of Generational Jihadist Terrorism" Media Prize
Best Poster for the College of Medicine, Biological Sciences, and Psychology - sponsored by the Graduate School. Neda Nezam-Abadi (Department of Infection, Inflammation and Immunity) "Hide and seek: Using bacterial viruses to detect Legionella species" CMBSP Winner
Best Poster for the College of Science and Engineering - sponsored by the Leicester Alumni Association Alex Hay (Department of Geography) "The influence of complex mountainous topography on aeolian landform development" CSE
Best Poster for the College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities - sponsored by the Miller Partnership Francisco Valente Gonçalves (Department of Criminology) "Beyond the Context: Decision Making in Forensic Science" CSSAH

3 Minute Thesis

The Winners of the 3 Minute Thesis competition, held on the 31st of May 2017, were also awarded their prizes at the event.
Khalida Azhigulova from the Department of Law with her presentation 'In Search of Dignity'

Ashild Andrea Brekke from the Department of Museum Studies presenting her Thesis 'Reluctant Superheroes? A qualitative study of museums, project funding and the art of exiting the phonebox.

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