Annual Research Conference 2015


Event Annual Research Conference 2015
Date Tuesday 16 June 2015
Time 10:30am - 4:30pm
Venue Millennium City Building
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The Annual Research Conference will focus on the twin themes of Transformation and Impact.

Transformational research involves pioneering theoretical and or methodological innovation that has the potential to change our understanding of scientific and social concepts, practice or paradigms. 

Research impact is the demonstrable contribution that excellent research makes to society and the economy.

10.30am - 1.00pm MC Building

This year’s conference showcases some of the latest research being undertaken by staff and students from across the University. 
It features 5 paralell sessions of presentations led by ERAS Fellows (Early Researchers Award Scheme), Research Students as well as those undertaken by senior researchers within the themes of the conference: 

  • Group A – Learning, Literature & Criminal Lives
  • Group B – Business Climate
  • Group C – Tools for Life
  • Group D – Health Sciences
  • Group E – Physical Activity & Sport

Please see Research Conference Programme (PDF 728K, Downloads file) for more information.

The conference is very flexible so attendees can drop into any presentations that take their fancy on the day (feel free to mix and match). If you wish to  book in advance please email Jill Morgan. Please include which parallel session you would like to attend and if you have any access requirements.

Research Student Poster Exhibition & Competition

2:00pm - 4:30pm, MC Hospitality Area

The University of Wolverhampton’s annual research poster competition gives research students the opportunity to share their research with each other and the research community.

This year the five winners will be selected by a panel of judges from entrants with topics as diverse as:

  • Delusional Thinking: Perceiving Meaning in Randomness
  • The Applicability of Recycled Waste Paper as Light Weight Building Materials
  • Gentlemen’s flying club to technical meritocracy? – Can an amateur do the same job as a regular serviceman?
  • Easy Read Documents for Autism: An Eye Tracking Study
  • A Novel Method Using Space Technologies for the Benefit of Public Health during Natural Disasters

There will be an opportunity for all visitors to the exhibition to take part in a peer review vote, selecting 3 additional winners in the categories below:

  • Clarity of message
  • Visual impact
  • Importance to society