Faculty of Health Postgraduate Research Showcase | Research Festival 2021
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At the University of Plymouth, we address today's most challenging healthcare and psychological issues, through research-informed teaching and active, real-world learning.
The Faculty of Health invites you to the Postgraduate Research Showcase 2021, an opportunity to hear about research projects being undertake by our postgraduate students.

Our postgraduate speakers will present their research throughout the day, covering a wide range of topics and methodologies from psychology to physiotherapy, nursing to neuroscience, dentistry to dietetics. 

Hear how our students are advancing research with real-world benefits, centred on the themes of 'Brain and Mind', 'Health Across the Life Course', 'Digital Health' and 'Frontiers in Discovery Science'.

More details to be announced.

Who is this event for?
This event will be of most interest to those who research, study or work in sectors related to healthcare professions across medicine, dentistry, health and social care, and applied health professions.

Need-to-know
It is open to University of Plymouth staff, students and South West Clinical Schools and free to attend. It will be hosted online and you will receive a joining link to the email you provide at registration before the event begins.

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Today's events

 

Morning programme

09:30 | Welcome and housekeeping by Professor Bridie Kent, Deputy Director of Doctoral College (Nursing and Midwifery, Health Professions and Psychology Schools)

09:35 | Opening address by Professor Robert Fern, Associate Dean of Research

09:45 | Keynote by an early career researcher

10:15 | Oral presentations - session 1

Postgraduate researcher presentations. Each talk will consist of a 10 minute presentation and 5 minute question session.

10:45 | Break

11:00 | Oral presentations - session 2

Postgraduate researcher presentations. Each talk will consist of a 10 minute presentation and 5 minute question session. You will also be able to view a selection of posters virtually with commentary from each author.

12:00 | Lunch break with optional online networking/chat room

Afternoon programme

13:00 | Welcome back by Associate Professor Claudia Barros, Deputy Director of Doctoral College (Medical, Dental and Biomedical Schools)

13:05 | Keynote by an early career researcher

13:35 | Oral presentations - session 3

Postgraduate researcher presentations. Each talk will consist of a 10 minute presentation and 5 minute question session. You will also be able to view a selection of posters virtually with commentary from each author.

14:20 | Break

14:35 | Oral presentations - session 4

Postgraduate researcher presentations. Each talk will consist of a 10 minute presentation and 5 minute question session. You will also be able to view a selection of posters virtually with commentary from each author.

15:20 | Prize presentations and conclusion by Professor Jerry Roberts, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Enterprise)

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