The Postgraduate Research Showcase offers postgraduates the opportunity to demonstrate the value of their research.

Previous winners

2017 Winners

The 2017 Postgraduate Research Showcase took place between 15 - 17 May 2017. 

Best STEMM Poster
Postgraduate: Lauren Adams, College of Life and Environmental Sciences
Poster title: A new protein required for building the cell's antenna

Best HASS Poster
Postgraduate: Caroline Nye, College of Social Sciences and International Studies
Poster title: The Forgotten Farm Worker

Most Innovative Poster
Postgraduate: Anna Sowa, College of Humanities
Poster title: Creative impact producer

Judges Mention
Postgraduate: Sinibaldo de Rosa, College of Humanities
Poster title: Looking at the Alevi semah through the Kinetography Laban

On behalf of Researcher Development and Research Services / Innovation, Impact, and Business, we would like to thank the guest judges.

In addition, special thanks also go to Professor Kim Soin, Associate Dean of Postgraduate Research and the Doctoral College, for her assistance with the prize giving ceremony.

2016 Winners

The 2016 Postgraduate Research Showcase took place between 25 – 27 April 2016.

Best poster - humanities and social sciences (HASS)
Postgraduate: Dawn Thorley, College of Social Sciences and International Studies
Poster: Perfectionism

Best poster - science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM)
Postgraduate: Kirsten Thompson, College of Life and Environmental Sciences
Poster: Secrets of the dead: Examining genetic kinship in Gray's beaked whales

Most innovative poster
Postgraduate: Sarah Foxen, College of Humanities
Poster: Investigating language and identity in the (Franco-)Belgian borderland: The untold story

2015 winners

The 2015 Postgraduate Research Showcase took place between 27 – 29 April 2015.

Best poster – Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS)
Winner: Mathilde Pavis, College of Social Sciences and International Studies
Poster: Who values disabled dance artists?

Best poster - Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM)
Winner: Carole Lee, College of Life and Environmental Sciences
Poster: Can environmental enrichment improve the welfare of laboratory zebrafish?

Most innovative poster
Winner: Martha Vardaki, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences
Poster: Can light help us diagnose prostate cancer?

Contact details

For enquiries relating to previous Postgraduate Research Showcases, please contact the Researcher Development Team.