Postgraduate Research Conference 2013

A student-led event with the principal aim of encouraging the widest participation from postgraduate researchers.

This is a great opportunity to give a paper or poster in a friendly, supportive environment and receive feedback to inform the development of your work in the future. It is also a good opportunity to meet with other research postgraduates across the faculty.

9:00 – 9:30 – Registration, Tea and Coffee, and Poster Viewing

9:30 – 10:00 – Welcomes

10:00 – 11:00

G.32 – Addressing the Problem

Jessica Read (Law) – Older prisoners and resettlement issues.

Zennifer Oberio – A representation of the problem of finding process from a situated perspective.

G.33 – Children in Focus

Jane Reas (Sociology & Social Policy) – ‘Children that are cute enough to eat’: The commodification of children’s bodies in volunteering vacations to Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Mohaned Abed (Education) – The knowledge and beliefs concerning ADHD held by children, parents and teachers in Saudi Arabia.

11:00 – 11:20 – Coffee / Tea Break and Poster Viewing

11:20 – 12:50

G.32 Culture and Ideologies

Christopher Markham (Law) – Apprenticeship, acculturation and acquiescence: An inter-disciplinary take on occupational culture within the criminal justice system.

Hafiz Salae (POLIS) – Islamist politics in Thai society: Ideologies, strategies, challenges and integration.

Kate Wicker (Sociology & Social Policy) – What makes an ‘expert’? Claiming, conferring and denying authority in the uncertain and contested area of radicalisation.

G.33 Into the Future

Leena Alfarani (Education) – Exploring the influences on faculty members’ adoption of mobile technology for use in mobile learning at King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia.

Liliana Soto Gomez – Regulating Mexican biobanks: What can be learned from the European experience?

Rebecca Warburton (Education) – Testing the teachers: Utilising the Michigan multiple-choice measures for mathematics teachers in England.

12:50 – 13:30 – Lunch and Poster Viewing

13:30 – 15:00

G.32 Beyond the Boundaries

Benedict Docherty (POLIS) – The sustainability of international society.

Kate Gooding – NGOs, advocacy, research and other evidence.

Shanna Saubert (Education) – International students and the higher education experience.

G.33 Overcoming the Divide

Seong-won Yoon (POLIS) – Isolated trust, disparate ideologies: The difficulty of building trust between Seoul and Pyongyang.

Cemaliye Beysoylu (POLIS) – European integration and local political actors: The case of Cyprus conflict.

15:00 – 15:20 – Coffee / Tea Break and Poster Viewing

15:20 – 16:00 – Keynote and Plenary – Is there life after the PhD?: Careers and transitions

16:00 – 16:15 – Close

Download the Conference Programme (PDF)