Early Researcher Award Scheme Conference

The programme for the ERAS conference is listed below. Please click on the links for the project abstracts.

To book your place at the conference please email Jill Morgan. Please include which parallel session you would like to attend and if you have any access requirements.

Programme outline

10:30 Registration & coffee
10:45 Opening – Professor John Darling (MC001)
11:00 Three parallel sessions:

  • Developments in Medical Science
  • Improvements in health and wellbeing
  • Understanding language, society, business and law

13:00 Lunch & networking
14:00 PGR poster display, judging.
16:00 Concluding remarks - Professor John Darling (MC001)
16:15 Poster competition prize giving – Professor Geoff Layer (MC001)

Groups

Time

Fellow & Project Title

 

Developments in Medical Science

MC438

11:00

Dr Paul Kirkham (SAS)
Stressful times for chronic lung disease: the missing link and the need to cure a global healthcare issue

Group Facilitator

11:20

Dr Takis Athanasopoulos (SAS)
The art of how to use yin/yang concepts in modern research: Development of advanced safer vector systems for tailored-specific gene therapy and genetic vaccine applications

ERAS FELLOW 2013

11:40

Dr Farjana Begam Rowther (SAS)
Genes of Anti-Genes, for the Treatment of Brain Tumours

ERAS FELLOW 2013

12:00

Dr Sarah Jones (SAS)
Exploring the Potential of Cell-Penetrating Peptides for Effective Drug Delivery

ERAS FELLOW 2008/9

12:20

Dr George Metsios (SSPAL)
PHysical Activity and Breast Cancer: The PHAB pilot study

ERAS FELLOW 2008/9

 

 

 

 

Improvements in health and wellbeing

MC401

11:00

Professor Magi Sque (SHAW)

Group Facilitator

11:10

Dr Nii Ankrah (STECH)
Behavioural consequences of accident occurrence in construction work

ERAS FELLOW 2013

11:30

Dr Tom Mercer (SAS)
Why do we forget information over short periods of time?

ERAS FELLOW 2013

11:50

Dr Hilary Paniagua (SHAW)
The Communication Experience of GPs with Psychiatric Patients

ERAS FELLOW 2013

12:10

Dr Della Sadler-Moore (SHAW)
No post code - No care? The health and wellbeing of itinerant canal boaters on the canals of the Birmingham and the Black Country. Early findings from an interview based study.

ERAS FELLOW 2013

12:30

Dr Wendy Marina Walker (SHAW)
Sudden death and bereavement: Nursing interventions for person-centred care

ERAS FELLOW 2013

 

 

 

 

Understanding language, society, business and law

MC415

11:00

Dr Silke Machold
Researching business elites: corporate governance and boards of directors

Group Facilitator

11:20

Dr Irina Moore (LSSC) 
Negotiating Public Space: Post-Soviet Linguistic Landscape in Kazakhstan

ERAS FELLOW 2013

11:40

Dr Saidunnabi Piyal (LSSC)
Mortgage Rescue Scheme in England - How secure are you?

ERAS FELLOW 2013

12:00

Dr Stuart Farquhar (UWBS)
An Examination of Board processes and Effectiveness in the UK not-for Profit Sector

ERAS FELLOW 2013

12:20

Dr Daisy Jing Tan (UWBS)
Can Social Media be Trusted in Industrial Marketing?

ERAS FELLOW 2013