Future Events

Some dates for your calendars.

All events are at the Vat and Fiddle pub and start at 7.30 pm.

PubhD #43: Wednesday, 20 September 2017

  • Martina Magli (Economics) is a ESRC DTC PhD Student at the University of Nottingham. She looks at the effects of services offshoring on employment and wage at the local labour markets level and it affects income inequality in Great Britain.
  • Ross Hart (Astrophysics) is a PhD student at the University of Nottingham. He studies galaxy structure using Galaxy Zoo 2. His research focuses on how the structural properties of spiral arms are related to the properties of their host galaxies.
  • Niki Cheong (Political Communication) is a former journalist who lectures on and research media, power and politics. He is currently based at The University of Nottingham researching online astroturfing by State actors as part of their political communication and propaganda apparatus.

PubhD #44: Wednesday, 18 October 2017

  • Esmeralda Bon (Politics) is an ESRC funded PhD student at the University of Nottingham. She is collaborating with the Committee on Standards in Public Life (the CSPL), an independent committee located in the UK cabinet office. Her research revolves around the standards and quality of the (communicative) behaviour of UK public office holders, especially in light of recent political events.
  • Andrew Gomm (Chemistry) is a 2nd year PhD student at the University of Nottingham. He is conducting research in the field of biocatalysis. He is interested in how we can harness enzymes to perform chemical reactions that are traditionally find hard to achieve.
  • Anni Bailey (Applied Linguistics) is a PhD student in the School of English at the University of Nottingham. Her research focuses on dementia and language, particularly relating to issues of stigma, representation and identity.

PubhD #45: Wednesday, 15 November 2017

  • José Pinto (Chemistry) is a second-year PhD student at the University of Nottingham. He’s currently working at the GSK Carbon Neutral Laboratory as part of the Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Chemistry. His research is based in catalysis and trying to create a more sustainable jet fuel that can be used in current day engines, decreasing our dependency from fossil fuels.
  • Cleveland Barnett (Sport and Exercise Biomechanics) is a Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics at Nottingham Trent University. Cleveland’s research attempts to understand how lower limb amputation affects the performance of everyday tasks and how improvements in prosthetic design and rehabilitation may benefit individuals living with limb loss.
  • Emily Walker (Microbiology) is a BBSRC funded PhD student at the University of Nottingham. She is focusing on the immune system in a single-celled organism (found on Mount Doom!) in New Zealand.

PubhD #46: Wednesday, 24 January 2018

  • Laura De Simoni (English Literature) is a PhD student in the School of English at the University of Nottingham. Her research focuses on representations of the Other in dystopian narratives of contemporary British theatre.
  • Anthony Esteban (Translation Studies) is a PhD student at the University of Nottingham. He is researching the dubbing of science-fiction films and is mainly focusing on Star Wars.
  • Kathryn Thomas (Engineering) is a PhD student in the University of Nottingham Advanced Materials Research Group. Her research involves materials science, human cell biology and microbiology while aiming to develop coatings that will prevent bacteria being able to adhere to and grow on medical implants.

PubhD #47: Wednesday, 21 February 2018

  • Teresa Ambrosio (Chemistry) is a second year PhD student at the Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Chemistry. She is currently developing new methods to activate carbon-hydrogen bonds. These new methods can be used by the pharmaceutical industry to make drugs  She blogs at http://teresuschem.wordpress.com.
  • Hannah Wilson (Holocaust Studies).
  • Jammy Stacey (Psychology) is a third year PhD student at Nottingham Trent University. She is researching audiovisual integration in noise using eye tracking and EEG techniques.

PubhD #48: Wednesday, 21 March 2018

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PubhD #49: Wednesday, 18 April 2018

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PubhD #50: Wednesday, 16 May 2018

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