PubhD Nottingham #7 (July 2014): Geoscience, History and Biology

Visit Cuba


Wednesday July 16, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.


The Vat and Fiddle pub (in the Golding’s Room),
12 Queen’s Bridge Road


Three speakers will explain their research to a bunch of people in the pub in exchange for a pint or two.

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  • Stephanie Zihms works at the British Geological Survey. She is part of the Radioactive Waste team and is looking at how heat generated by radioactive waste affects underground storage facilities.
  • Isabel Story is a first year PhD student in the Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American department at the University of Nottingham. She is examining the possible Soviet influence on Cuban cultural institutions.
  • Hardeep Naghra works in Microbiology at the University of Nottingham and is studying bacteria that cause infections. In particular, she is looking at the genetic diversity of a particular “opportunistic” bacteria to observe how rapidly it changes, even in the laboratory freezer!



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