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Leeds Doctoral College Showcase 2015

Tuesday 8 December 2015

The Leeds Doctoral College Showcase 2016 took place at the 6th annual University of Leeds Postgraduate Research Conference on Tuesday December 8th 2015.

Please visit for more information on the Leeds Doctoral College. 3 minute thesis presentations are available to view on the conference’s YouTube channel:


University of Leeds Postgraduate Researcher of the Year 2015

Winner: Freddie Draper (Faculty of Environment) ‘Carbon storage and floristic dynamics in Amazonian peatland’
2nd: Elisabeth Dufton (Faculty of Performance Visual Arts and Communications) ‘Is beauty only skin deep? Designing cosmetics for delivery’
3rd: Jaykrishnan Chandrappan (Faculty of Engineering) ‘A Technology for Ultrafast Internet’

Three Minute Thesis

(See the conference YouTube Channel)

Winner: Inga Julie Reichelt, School of Sociology and Social Policy – ‘You are what you work?’
2nd: Laura Wastall, Medicine and Health School of Medicine – ‘Why less is more in breast cancer’
3rd: Kate Fox, School of Performance and Cultural Industries – ‘Grin Up North’

Research Poster

Winner: Anastasia Alataki – School of Medicine
2nd: Joseph Norton – Mechanical Engineering
3rd: Claire Castle – School of Music
Highly commended: Phillipa Hearty (School of Health Care) and Ged Doherty (Sociology and Social Policy)

Research Image

Winner ‘Gold encapsulated oil droplets’ Kirsty Stark (School of Chemical and Process Engineering)(See image above)
2nd: ‘When Mathematics Meets Medicine’ – Dimitra Flouri (School of Mathematics and Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine)


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