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Science and Technology Christmas Conference

Tuesday 16 December 2014 - Management School Building

2014 Conference Programme

See the List of Talks for more details of the various presentations.

Times are subject to change

0910 Welcome Professor Jamshed Anwar, Associate Dean for Research
0915 Session One Can computer software build itself?
Dr Barry Porter, School of Computing and Communications
Are random decisions best?
Professor David Leslie, Mathematics and Statistics
1005 Tea, coffee and pastries,
Graduate School Poster Session
1030 Guest speaker Big data: It’s the small things that count
Dr Trevor Davis, IBM
 PhD student presentations
1130 PhD Talks 3 minute presentations from 15 final year PhD students
1230 Lunch
poster displays
1340 Session Two The perceptual homunculus: The perception of relative bodily proportions
Dr Sally Linkenauger, Psychology
Microbial priming of soil carbon - does it really matter?
Dr Emma Sayer, Lancaster Environment Centre
Monitoring cell behaviour and how to go deeper
Dr David Cheneler, Engineering
1455 Mulled wine and mince pies
Presentation of Dean's award for excellence in PhD studies
Poster prizes and PhD speaker prizes
1530 Session Three 3D interlocked molecules as selective hosts for nanoscale guests
Dr Nicholas Evans, Chemistry
Graphene superlattices
Dr Leonid Ponomarenko, Physics
1005 Tea, coffee and pastries
Graduate School Poster Session
1620 Close