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Your Research in a Nutshell

Wednesday, 19 September 2012


Early-career researchers will be taking to the stage to compete against one other in the inaugural Your Research in a Nutshell competition this Friday, 21 September from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at the Joondalup Campus.

As part of Research Week, the Office of Research and Innovation are running this competition for early-career researchers.

The researchers will communicate their research ‘in a nutshell’, similar to the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition. Each presentation is limited to five minutes with the use of three PowerPoint slides..

Competition entrants include:

  • Dr Richard Fulford - Construction industry productivity: heterogeneous project practices are restricting efficiency improvements.
  • Dr Elin Gray - Development of a “liquid biopsy” for personalise treatment of melanoma.
  • Dr John Ryan - Botanical Memory: Exploring Recollections of South-West Australian Plants.
  • Dr Adrian Scott - Piecing it all together: How discussion influences the accuracy of eyewitness memory.
  • Dr Clint McCullough - Can we establish fisheries in acid pit lakes formed through mining?
  • Dr Leanne Fried – Uncertainty and teacher transition to the work-force.
  • Dr Dilhani Kapu Arachchilage - Key Contemporary Sustainability Issues and the diversity of Reponses of the Mining Industry in Australia.
  • Dr Bronwyn Harman - Childlessness in Australia.
  • Dr Mandie Shean - Resilience: What you really need to know.
  • Dr Susanne Bahn - 457 visa workers in the Western Australian resources industry: The benefits and costs for business, migrant families, and the community.
  • Dr Chris R. Abbiss - Muscling through fitness – a novel exercise intervention strategy to improve health.
  • Dr Jenny Lane - TPACK iPad Project in Schools (TIPS).
  • Dr Julie Crews - An Exploration of Values held by Senior Executives in Sri Lanka: A Cross Cultural Study.
  • Dr Robyn Mundy - Writing the Wild.
  • Dr Julian Dooley - The role of technology in social and mental health.

The competition winner will receive $2000 and the runner up $1000.

To register and to find out more visit the Research Week webpages

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