PubhD Nottingham #15 (22 April 2015): Materials Science, Mapping, and Education

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Wednesday 22 April 2015 at 7:30 p.m.


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

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

The talks are at “pub level” – you don’t need to be academic to understand them!

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  • Jessica Butterworth (Materials Science) is a PhD student at the University of Nottingham developing new glass optical fibres for a cancer detection system.
  • Mark Iliffe (Geospatial Information Systems) is researching mapping in developing countries and how to create better services using that data.
  • Alan Williams (Health/Education) is a Lecturer in the Division of Nursing and a Registered Nurse with a clinical background in resuscitation and Emergency Care. He is investigating how student and tutors create and develop web-based resuscitation educational resources for junior nursing students.