PubhD Nottingham #9 (September 2014): Business, Psychology and Politics

Cocoa drying


Wednesday 17 September, 2014 at 7:45 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.

See The PubhD Format and About pages for more information about what to expect at an event.


  • Lauren McCarthy (Business) is a PhD student from the International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility here in Nottingham. She is researching gender equality in cocoa supply chains.
  • Laura Lantz (Psychology) is a research student at the University of Leicester. “Re-reading” is a technique very common in skilled readers, which suggests that it may be an important process for understanding text. Laura is using eye tracking technology to understand this process.
  • Louise Kettle (Politics) is studying how the Foreign Office, Ministry of Defence and the intelligence agencies try to learn from history, using their experiences of recent wars in the Middle East.



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