Student and Staff Research Conference 2022: Programme

Day 1 (online)

9.10am – 9.30am Channel opens
9.30am – 9.40am

Welcome by Professor Lynn Dobbs, Vice-Chancellor

Introduced by Dr Úna Fairbrother, Interim Head of the Graduate School

9.40am – 10.40am

Opening keynote lecture:

Hanadi Rammu – PhD Candidate (University College London) - Centre for Life's Origins and Evolution (CLOE)

"Primordial life: Building the prebiotic machinery for carbon dioxide fixation at the origin of life"

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Chair: Professor Ken White and Hosn Houssami

10.40am – 10.50am Coffee break

Organisations and the build environment (Lightning talks)

Chair: Dr Mabel Encinas and Favour Mba

10.50am – 10.55am

Talk 1: IoT and Sustainability - Richa Sharma

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10.55am – 11.00am

Talk 2: The role of digital technology in immigration and social cohesion - Nudzejma Softic

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Artistic expression

Chairs: Dr Wendy Ross and Margarita Demai

11.00am – 11.20am

Panel 1: The Dyslexic Sublime: Exploring the Art-making Process Through the Lens of Dyslexia - Skye William Eade

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11.20am – 11.50am

Panel 2: Straying across narrative, instructive, situated and reflective drawings - Kieron Baroutchi, Marianne Forest, Sam Wingate, Rosie McGoldrick, Bob Barnes

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11.50am – 12pm Coffee break

Organisations and the build environment

Chairs: Dr Jane Clossick and Daria Buhanovska

12.00pm – 12.20pm  

Panel 3: London Multicultural: Urban Spaces of Thai Cosmopolitan Identity - Mahittichai Supatira

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12.20pm – 12.40pm

Panel 4: A Design for Life: How rewilding can save the post-Covid city - Sian Moxon

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12.40pm – 1pm 

Panel 5: Lifting Barriers: Exploration of socio-spatial practices through ethnographic Tales - Jane McAllister

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1pm – 1.45pm Lunch break and poster exhibition

Finance and economics

Chairs: Professor Nigel Caldwell and Nudzejma Softic

1.45pm – 2.05pm

Panel 6: Lifting the barrier of financial illiteracy: Evidence from banks, government agencies and financial literacy educators in England - Nirmala Lee

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2.05pm – 2.25pm

Panel 7: FinTech Ecosystem Driven Economic Growth in China Under the New Normal - WANGNING ZHOU

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Technology (Lightning talks)

Chair: Subeksha Shrestha and Dipo Dunsin

2.30pm – 2.35pm

Talk 3: Non-invasive biosensor for monitoring hydration levels in patients with Electromagnetic waves - Innocent Lubangakene 

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2.35pm – 2.40pm

Talk 4: Vulnerability Exploitations Using Steganography in PDF Files - Stef Araujo

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2.40pm – 2.45pm

Talk 5: A Journey into Sound: Conducting Research into Audio Security Using Steganography - Anthony Phipps

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2.45pm - 3.00pm Coffee break
3.00pm - 3.15pm

Q&A sessions for pre-recorded lectures

Chair: Dr Eirning Meimaridou

Lecture 1: Regional And Place-Based Institutional Drivers Of Practice Adoption: The Forest Stewardship Council Certificate - Dr Konstantinos Pitsakis

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Lecture 2: Storytelling - Digital Literacy - Business and Management Education - Eleni Meletiadou - Listen to the pre-recorded presentation

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Lecture 3: Financial Market Weak-form Efficiency During Uncertainty Events - Mayowa Akinbote

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Chair: Dr Konstantinos Pitsakis and Dr Marian Hepburn

3.15pm – 3.35pm

Panel 8: Social Value and Contractual Discontinuities - Favour Mba

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3.35pm – 3.55pm

Panel 9: A Machine Learning Algorithm for Identity Resolution to detect fake IDs in Crime Data - Subeksha Shrestha

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3.55pm – 4.15pm

Panel 10: AI Based Digital Forensics Framework - Dipo Dunsin

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4.15pm – 4.30pm Coffee break

Keynote (joint student and staff presentation)

4.30pm – 5.10pm

Immersive facial muscle control - Dr Fiona French, Dr Saif Huq, Dr Cassie Terry, Prof. Isaac O. Sorinola, Isaac Furieri, Nate Durant, Stefanos Triantafyllidis, Ruben Friere Andrade, Simas Pauliukenas, Mateusz Jarzembinski, Ona Aguilo Tapia, Edvinas Makarovas, Shahad Albasim.

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Chair: Professor Karim Ouazzane and Innocent Lubangakene

5.10pm – 5.20pm

Day 1 – Concluding remarks

Dr Eirini Meimaridou



Day 2 (online)

9.10am – 9.30am Channel opens
9.30am – 9.45am

Maeva Khachfe, Head of Research and Knowledge Exchange Strategies and Implementation

9.45am – 10.45am

Opening keynote lecture

Professor Louise Ryan - Director of Global Diversities and Inequalities Research Centre

'Kilburn is not Kilburn anymore': an analysis of migrants ageing in and out of place.

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Chair: Professor Svetlana Stephenson and Ifeanyi Nwachukwu

10.45am –10.55am Coffee break


Chair: Christina Paine

10.55am – 11.15am

Panel 11: Crime, discipline, and national exclusion: How preservation of nation is deployed to criminalise citizens and banish people from within the national community - Neha Doshi

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11.15am –11.35am

Panel 12: Barriers to accessing employment experienced by the black, Asian and minoritised ethnic population in Islington - Dr Jane Lewis and Patrick Mulrenan

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11.35am –11.55am

Panel 13: Exploring the value of student voice, the lived experience and sense of belonging at a Post 1992 institution of higher learning - Janet Douglas Gardner

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Inclusivity (Lightning talks)

Chair: Dr Eirini Meimariodu

11.55am –12.00pm

Talk 7: Destroy, Accept, Admire: Legacy Attitudes to WW2 Flak Towers in Berlin, Vienna and Hamburg - Daria Buhanovska

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12.00pm –12.05pm

Talk 8 : Redefining architectural methods of cartography through the mapping of bottom-up urban imaginaries in Freetown, Sierra Leone - Hosn Houssami

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12.05pm –12.10pm

Talk 9 : Exploring Voice and Marginalisation Among Black Young People - Ifeanyi Nwachukwu

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12.10pm –12.30pm

Q&A sessions for pre-recorded lectures

Chair: Dr Sarah Illingworth

Lecture 4: Light in the midst of chaos: COVID-19, inclusive leadership and female educational leadership crisis management styles - Eleni Meletiadou - Listen to the pre-recorded presentation

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Lecture 5: Graph Articulation - Samson Adjei - Listen to the pre-recorded presentation

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12.30pm –1.15pm Lunch and poster presentation

Science and nutrition (Lightning talks)

Chair: Shahab Hassan

1.20pm –1.25pm

Talk 10: The Association between Telomere Length (TL) with Malnutrition and Diet, Through Nutritional and Molecular Evaluation - Ntuthuko Khanyile

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1.25pm –1.30pm

Talk 11: Designing Novel Antiviral Targets for Human Coronaviruses - Mia Outteridge

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1.30pm - 1.35pm 

Talk 12: First evaluation of the national risk assessment tool for adolescent anorexia nervosa (AN) treatment in the UK (the Junior MARSIPAN) - Cliona Brennan

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1.35pm - 1.40pm 

Talk 13: Prevalence of prediabetes in an urban Nigerian population using the Finnish Diabetes Risk Score - Samuel Oluwole Sowunmi

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Science and nutrition

Chair: Dr Cassandra Terry and Mia Outteridge

1.40pm –2.00pm

Panel 14 : Is the proof of the pudding on the chip? Comparing Telomere Shearing Between a Microfluidics Method, Nanopore and Classical Methods - Dr Úna Fairbrother

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2.00pm –2.20pm

Panel 15: Telomere length (TL) and oxidative stress (OS) in Mice - Elliot Kidd

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2.20pm –2.40pm

Panel 16 : Associations between socio-economic factors and indicators of nutritional status among women of childbearing age in South Africa - Shawn McLaren

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2.40pm - 3.00pm

Coffee break and poster exhibition


Human behaviour

Chair: Dr Maria Garner and Neha Doshi

3.00pm –3.20pm

Panel 17: The experiences and coping strategies of victim-survivors of intimate partner violence and abuse: an account of Nigerian women living in England - Oghenerukevwe Sophia Mene

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3.20pm –  3.45pm

Panel 18: The untold truth of PhD journeys - Sandra Fernando

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3.50pm –4.15pm


Presented by Oliver Brooks and Anna Kamyk

4.15pm - 5.00pm 

Keynote presentation

Dr Chris Morriss-Roberts

Exploring the body politics of the Penis 

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Chair: Dr Úna Fairbrother

5.00pm –5.15pm

Day 2 – Concluding remarks

Dr Úna Fairbrother, Interim Head of Graduate School

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