This event celebrates the variety of research being undertaken at City. The previous competitors have demonstrated a diverse range of high quality research and academic excellence, making it very difficult for the judges to pick a winner.
Up to 5 awards of up to £12k are available for projects that address one or more of the following instructional priorities:
- Development of impact (in the REF sense of the word) from recently completed research.
- Development of a major research grant application.
- Development of an innovation application (e.g. a KTP, collaborative research with an external company or business, or a high-level CPD event or programme).
Applications will be assessed before the Research Competition, with the presentation scores accounting for the final 30% of the overall decision. The candidates/teams will have 5 minutes to present their proposal with 5 minutes for question
|10:00||Welcome: Professor John Fothergill, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research & Enterprise)|
|10:05||VØ1CE, Dr Newton Armstrong, Dr Miguel Mera and Dr Diana Salazar, Department of Music, School of Arts & Social Sciences, in partnership with EXAUDI Vocal Ensemble and James Weeks|
|10:15||Taking Eva Park into the wild: developing impact from a technological aphasia research project, Professor Jane Marshall, Division of Language and Communication Science, School of Health Sciences and Stephanie Wilson, Department of Computer Science, School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering|
|10:25||The global marketization of risk, Professor Paula Jarzabkowski, Faculty of Management, Cass Business School|
|10:35||Non-invasive optical sensors for the monitoring of cerebral oxygenation and detection of Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy (HIE) in critically ill neonates, Professor Panicos Kyriacou, Engineering, School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering|
|10:45||Data driven performing arts: a new approach to enhance emotion sensitivity in dance, Dr Beatriz Calvo-Merino, Dr Tina Forster and Dr Ansgar Endress Department of Psychology, School of Arts & Social Sciences|
|10:55||Management of type 2 diabetes in people with severe mental illness, Professor Alan Simpson, Dr Kathleen Mulligan, Dr Hayley McBain, Dr Mark Haddad, Dr Chris Flood and Dr Julia Jones, Division of Nursing, School of Health Sciences|
|11:05||Neural network controllers for power grids and renewable energies: Validation and commercialization, Dr Eduardo Alonso, Department of Computer Science, School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering|
|11:15||Making Impact in Tech City for City’s Research on Entrepreneurship, Professor Charles Baden-Fuller, Professor Costas Andriopoulos, Professor Fleura Bardhi, Dr Vangelis Soutaris, Dr Caroline Wiertz and Dr Stefania Zerbinati, Faculty of Management, Cass Business School, and Dr Marco Comuzzi, Department of Computer Science, School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering|
|11:25||New methods for measuring vision loss in patients with glaucoma—translating research papers into clinical tools, Professor David Crabb, Division of Optometry & Visual Sciences, School of Health Sciences|
|11:35||Improving speech comprehension by delaying sound, Dr Elliot Freeman and Dr Stian Reimers, Department of Psychology, School of Arts & Social Sciences, Dr Gregory Slabaugh and Dr Tillman Weyde, Department of Computer Science, School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering, and Professor Gary Morgan, Division of Language and Communication Science, School of Health Sciences|
|11:45||Leading engagement and impact within the motorsport industry, Dr Paolo Aversa, Faculty of Management, Cass Business School|
|12:30 (approx)||Lunch and announcement of the winner of the University Research Competition Prize by the Vice-Chancellor in the Oliver Thompson Foyer|
Registration is now closed, please contact Anna Ramberg for further information.
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10.00am - 12.00pmThursday 4th June 2015