Celebrating postgraduate research
Congratulations to all the winners from the Leeds Doctoral College Showcase 2017.
The University's Postgraduate Researcher of the Year 2017: Floriane Gidel
Returning for its eighth year, the Showcase is the annual Leeds Doctoral College celebration of postgraduate research at the University.
University of Leeds Postgraduate Researcher of the Year 2017
The Postgraduate Researcher of the Year from each Faculty presented their research to the audience and an external judging panel who selected the winner.
Winner: Floriane Gidel (Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences)
Variational water-wave models and pyramidal freak waves; with implications for global shipping
Joint 2nd place: Sikiru Mohammed (Faculty of Engineering)
Investigating pitting corrosion in low carbon steel
Joint 2nd place: Yuzaiful Yusof (Faculty of Medicine and Health)
Improving targeted therapy for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus
3rd Place: Lina Brand Correa (Faculty of Environment)
Following a golden thread: exploring the energy dependency of economies and human well-being.
Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition
Postgraduate Researchers from across campus had three minutes to explain their research targeted for the non-specialist audience.
Winner: James Titterton
Trickery and Deceit in Medieval Warfare
2nd place: Faye Bennett
The Silent Teacher Unveiled
3rd place: Thomas Dale MacLaine
Frailty: the fragile indicator of surgical outcomes.
Research Image of the Year
Preparing to Leave by Jude Lane - winner
Explosive beginnings by Courtney Williams - 2nd place
Visit pgrconference.leeds.ac.uk for more information including details about the work conducted by our Postgraduate Researchers.
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