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Research Staff Conference 2019 - Sciences

In 2019 we held two Research Staff Conferences, to highlight the fantastic research of our Science staff, and our Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences staff respectively. Our Science Research Staff Conference was held in The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building on Wednesday 26th June 2019.

The conference was opened with a welcome talk by Professor Sue Hartley, York Environmental Sustainability Institute (YESI) Director and Champion for Environmental Sustainability and Resilience. Followed by an update on the training, support and mentoring available and how researchers can get involved - by Dr Karen Clegg, RETT & Dr Francina Clayton, Research Staff Liaison Officer for Science.


Colleagues from our Science departments then gave a series of short presentations:

Sarah Knight, Department of Psychology – Understanding Speech in Background Noise: cognitive listening and the elusive concept of informational masking.

Jamie Gould, Department of Chemistry – Using Porous Materials to Enhance Energy Storage.

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Nikita Johnson, Department of Computer Science – Killer Kettles and Connected Vehicles Establishing Confidence in the Safety and Security of Modern Technology.

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Rupesh Kumar, Department of Physics – Quantum Communications Using Classical Systems.

Ian Farr, Department of Environment and Geography/Electronic Engineering – Seeing Earthworms in the Dark.

Jonathan Flavell, Department of Psychology – Perceptual Processing and Pleasure.

Liselotte Tinel, Department of Chemistry – A Thin Layer with a Large Impact: How do Naturally Present Microlayers Influence Marine Iodine Emissions?