Celebrating Postgraduate Research
The work of our postgraduate researchers was recognised and celebrated at the 2019 Leeds Doctoral College Showcase.
(From left to right: Deputy Vice-Chancellor Lisa Roberts, Hammal Al Balushi, Nicole Nisbett, Caroline Young, Anna Berekméri, Karen Fox, Heba Shawer, Dheeraj Prakaash)
The annual event celebrates and recognises the work of our postgraduate researchers, as well as the contribution that they make to the University. This year's showcase featured three competitions, with the judges commenting on the high quality of the nominees for each.
Congratulations to all the winners of the Postgraduate Researcher of the Year, Three Minute Thesis and Research Image of the Year competitions.
Postgraduate Researcher of the Year 2019
The Postgraduate Researcher of the Year from each faculty presented their research to the audience and the judging panel, which was made up of winners from previous years.
1st place: Caroline Young (Faculty of Medicine and Health)
Presentation title: Advancing the Field of Bowel Cancer Microbiome Research: the Academic, Clinical and Global Impact of my PhD
2nd Place: Nicole Nisbett (Faculty of Social Sciences)
Presentation title: How can online parliamentary engagement be effective and meaningful?
3rd Place: Hammal Al Balushi (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures)
Presentation title: Harsusi Language Documentation
Three Minute Thesis (3MT)
Postgraduate Researchers from across campus had three minutes to explain their research to a non-specialist audience.
1st place: Anna Berekméri (Faculty of Medicine and Health)
Presentation title: Tape stripping: a non-invasive technique to diagnose inflammatory skin diseases
2nd place: Heba Shawer (Faculty of Medicine & Health)
Presentation title: Developing novel treatments to stop vascular diseases in its tracks
3rd place: Karen Fox (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures)
Presentation title: They See Me Roman
Research Image of the Year
1st place: Sarah Crossland (Faculty Engineering & Physical Sciences)
Image title: Donate your Footprint to Science
2nd place: Dheeraj Prakaash (Faculty of Medicine & Health)
Image title: Computational Microscopy: Experiencing the Molecular Realm of the T-cell MembranePosted in: University news