The Vitae Midlands Hub Research Exhibition and Poster Competition 2012 was held at the Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry on Thursday 12 July. It showcased the range of cutting edge research being pursued by postgraduate researchers in the Midlands.
The exhibition was open to the public and to local employers. It was a wonderful opportunity to find out more about the range of exciting research being carried out in the Midlands and to meet the next generation of innovators and researchers. Exhibitors were drawn from all disciplines from universities in the Midlands region.
2012 Vitae Midlands Hub Research Exhibition and Poster Competition Winners and Photos
First Prize - Steroids: How much is too much? Emma Elizabeth Wilson, University of Nottingham
Second Prize - Parkinson's Disease and Vitamins Sile Griffin, Keele University
Third Prize - Through a Low-down Lens: Young Children's Perspectives of a Natural History Museum Elee Kirk, University of Leicester
Runner Up - Enhancing the Gap of Bilayer Graphene, Anthony Davnport, Open University
Runner Up - Made in the West, Imported to the East: Customer-centric Government in Non-democratic States Abena Dadze-Arthur, University of Birmingham
Runner Up - The Duration of Icelandic Volcanic Eruptions Leanne Gunn, Open University
Runner Up - Bacteria on the Skin and in the Milk of Ewes Selin Cooper, University of Warwick
Bester Poster Summary - Beating Brain Bugs: What an opportunistic amoeba can tell us about invasion of neural tissue James Edwards Smallbone, University of Nottingham
Extra-ordinary Prize Sponsored by the Herbert Art Gallery: Best Summary Runner Up - Through a Low-down Lens: Young Children's Perspectives of a Natural History Museum Elee Kirk, University of Leicester
Researcher Choice - Enhancing the Gap of Bilayer Graphene Anthony Davenport, Open University
Public Choice - Endless Memories: The most up-to-date method of reviving memory Ira Suarilah, University of Nottingham