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

Floriane Gidel presenting at Leeds Doctoral College Showcase December 2017

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 - winning image of the year Doctoral College Showcase 2017

Preparing to Leave by Jude Lane - winner

Explosive Beginnings by Courtney Williams - 2nd place Research Image of the Year December 2017

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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