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Annual Research Conference (ARC)

Our Annual Research Conference (ARC) takes place in June each year. It consists of seminars and workshops showcasing some of the inspirational research being undertaken by staff and research students across the University, and a Research Student Poster Exhibition and Competition.

ARC 2018 

ARC 2088 took place on Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th June 2018. For full details, please download the ARC 2018 Programme (PDF)

Competition Winners

Congratulations to the 5 poster competition winners as selected by the judges:

1st  Brian Johnston FSE The biological production of eco-friendly plastics from waste plastics for novel applications (PDF)
2nd  Craig Corrigan FEHW An Action Research Study with a Sports Themed Employability Charity: How Can Sport4Life Greater Evidence Their Social Impact? (PDF)
3rd  Noor Alantary FSE Developing an Ex vivo model of Acanthamoeba keratitis (PDF)
4th  Pablo Perez FSE The Impact of Corporate Manslaughter Legislation on SMEs in the UK Construction Industry (PDF)
5th Maggie Trela FSE The potential role of human endogenous retrovirus HERV-K10 in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis via molecular mimicry and the effect of autoantigen citru (PDF)

And the peer review winners as voted by visitors to the conference:

Visual Impact Bushrah Banaris FEHW Blood Runs Rife When ‘Honour’ Is Touched (PDF)
Importance to Society Brian Johnston FSE The biological production of eco-friendly plastics from waste plastics for novel applications (PDF)
Clarity of message Anna Borzenkova FoA Designing Play Equipment for Children with Cerebral Palsy (PDF)

 And the winners of the Doctoral Depictions Photo Competition:

Winner Image 3 (PDF) - Tools used during Female Genital Mutilation in Nigeria (Ngozika Jane Hemuka) FEHW
Runner-up Image 7 (PDF) - 'Emergence' (Sarah Bruce) FEHW
Public Vote Image 11 (PDF) - United in Diversity (Fatima Jorge) FEHW

Archive

Have a look at the pages for each year to find out more about the themes, speakers, and view the poster winners: