Next Event: PubhD #43 (Economics, Astrophysics, Political Communication)

This page shows the next Nottingham event. For events in other locations see the PubhD Locations page.

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Wednesday, 20 September 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

If you are on Facebook, you can RSVP.


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 an academic to understand them!

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


  • 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.