Doctoral Research Conference 2014

On Thursday 1 July 2014 the Graduate School held its annual Doctoral Research Conference. Over 300 doctoral researchers and academic staff attended the event and the afternoon featured presentations by finalists in the PhD Researcher of the Year Competition and the Three Minute Thesis Competition.  Also on display were entries to the Research Poster Competition and the Research Image Competition shortlist.

Please find below a selection of photos of the day…


conference audience A packed Palmer Lecture Hall


Prof Berry welcomeProfessor Dianne Berry’s opening remarks and welcome


Fallaize presentationPhD Researcher of the Year finalist Rosalind Fallaize (Faculty of Life Sciences)


Gippert presentationPhD Researcher of the Year finalist and overall winner Birte Julia Gippert (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science)


3MT Omer DawelbeitThree Minute Thesis Competition finalist Omer Dawelbeit (Systems Engineering)


Joanna BakerThree Minute Thesis Competition finalist Joanna Baker (Biological Sciences)


conference posters conference posters 2The Research Poster Competition display


3MT winnerThree Minute Thesis Competition winner Sarah Mitchell (Henley Business School)


3MT Shamala SundarayThree Minute Thesis Competition People’s Choice winner Shamala Sundaray (Psychology)


Sam GrothPhD Researcher of the Year finalist Samuel Groth (Faculty of Science)


dimitra kavarnouPhD Researcher of the Year finalist Dimitra Kavarnou (Henley Business School)


conf comp winnersThe conference competition winners. From L-R: Jacob Bishop (Research Poster); Tom Webb (Research Image); Professor Dianne Berry; VC, Sir David Bell; Birte Julia Gippert (PhD Researcher of the Year); Sarah Mitchell (Three Minute Thesis).