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