Previous Events – 2019

PubhD #59: Wednesday, 20 March 2019

  • Jen Caddick (History) is a second-year PhD student at the University of Nottingham, funded by the AHRC Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership. Her research focuses on the social and political structures and ideas which underpinned kingship in early 15th century England.
  • Adela Kratenova (Law) is a AHRC Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership PhD researcher at Nottingham Trent University. Her research focuses on the enforcement of international commercial transactions by UK businesses in a fragmenting transnational environment.
  • Dominic Reedman-Flint (Computer Science) is a PhD student at the University of Nottingham. He is researching loneliness and social isolation through digital data.

PubhD #58: Wednesday, 20 February 2019

  • Stephanie Rankin-Turner (Chemistry) is a PhD student at Loughborough University. She is developing mass spectrometry-based methods for use by police forces to identify and estimate the age of bloodstains (among other bodily fluids) to try and make criminal investigations more efficient.
  • Guaduneth Chico (Environmental Sciences) is a PhD student in the School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences at Nottingham Trent University. He works in the identification and evaluation of new peatlands in northern Spain using traditional and remote sensing techniques.
  • Rebecca Dewey (Medical Physics) is a neuroimaging physicist. She is researching how effects of noise exposure on the brain.

PubhD #57: Wednesday, 16 January 2019

  • Keir Birchall (Astronomy) is a second year PhD student at the University of Leicester, where he studies active galactic nuclei (or very energetic black holes) in the nearby universe. He has recently completed work trying to identify AGN within local dwarf galaxies to see if there is anything special about these environments and if it can tell us anything about how black holes were seeded in the very early universe.
  • Richard Woods (Social Science) is researching Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA), which has been proposed as being part of the autism spectrum. Specifically, Richard is examining what PDA is, and is exploring what could be driving its growth.
  • Amy Williams (History) is PhD student at Nottingham Trent University. She is researching Kindertransport (Children’s Transport), which was the informal name of a series of rescue efforts which brought thousands of refugee Jewish and non-Aryan children to Great Britain from Nazi Germany between 1938 and 1940.