Research Seminars – Faculty of Science and Health

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Join in with inspiring research seminars facilitated by our Faculty of Science and Health

Seminars run by the Faculty of Science and Health are open to all our postgraduate students and academic staff, and some are also open to members of the public and other institutions.

See our full timetable for spring 2022 below, or jump to the school or department you're most interested in to find out more. 

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School of Biological Sciences

Date Time Description Speaker Open to Link to register/join
24 February 2022 2.00pm ABMG Seminar: Academic Drug Discovery - The Long Game Prof. Steve Wood, University of Portsmouth PGR students and staff

Staff and Students: follow this Zoom link

24 March 2022 2.00pm ABMG Seminar: Cryo-EM studies of molecular chaperones TBC PGR students and staff

Staff and Students: follow this Zoom link

24 March 2022 3.00pm ABMG Facilities visit: Walkround of the CEI TBC PGR students and staff

Location coming soon

31 March 2022 4.00pm Coastal Marine Biodiversity and Fishery Management Dr Mark Tupper/Dr Mark Hendy All welcome

Attendees: register here

28 April 2022 10.00am GREAT lecture: Turning the Tide on Plastic Pollution Prof. John McGeehan All welcome

Attendees: follow this link

28 April 2022 2.00pm ABMG Seminar: A Tale of Two Enzymes Dr Binuraj Menon All welcome

Online and in-person. Attendees: follow this link or attend St Michael's Building, Room 0.32

25 May 2022 1.00pm ABMG Seminar: Structural basis of meiotic chromosome synapsis by the synaptonemal complex Dr Owen Davies, University of Edinburgh All welcome

Online and in-person. Attendees: follow this link or attend St Michael's Building, Room 0.32


Dental Academy

There are no seminars currently scheduled. Return to our research seminar landing page to discover events by other faculties.

School of the Environment, Geography and Geosciences

Date Time Description Speaker Open to Link to register/join
10 February 2022 5.00pm Gold in the Yukon: Directdating of hydrothermal Cu-Au systems using calcite U-Pb dating Dr. Catherine Mottram All welcome

Open to everyone: register via this link

17 February 2022 5.00pm The Isle of Wight Iguanodontian dinosaurs. Two centuries of taxonomic turmoil Dr. Jeremy Lockwood All welcome

Open to everyone: register via this link

24 February 2022 5.00pm Clumped isotopes: From Earth surface temperatures to upper crustal processes. Prof. Paul Dennis All welcome

Open to everyone: register via this link

3 March 2022 5.00pm Pollen in ecosystems past and present Dr. Adele Julier All welcome

Open to everyone: register via this link

10 March 2022 5.00pm Santorini volcanism and sea level change Dr. Sabine Wulf All welcome

Open to everyone: register via this link

24 March 2022 5.00pm Atoms to Planets: Nanoscale insights into planetary scale problems Dr. Lee White All welcome

Open to everyone: register via this link

31 March 2022 4.00pm Coastal Marine Biodiversity and Fishery Management Dr Mark Tupper/Dr Mark Hendy All welcome

Open to everyone: register via this link

31 March 2022 5.00pm Understanding what environmental factors facilitate the spread of invasive vegetation in freshwater ecosystems Dr. Zarah Pattison All welcome

Open to everyone: register via this link

21 April 2022 5.00pm Fostering transdisciplinary and sustainable marine management in the UK Prof. Steve Fletcher, Dr. Jonathan Potts and Dr. Victoria Leslie All welcome

Open to everyone: register via this link

5 May 2022 5.00pm Trend in the levels of atmospheric particles and warming over Europe Dr. Olusegun Fawole All welcome

Open to everyone: register via this link


School of Health and Care Professions

Date Time Description Speaker Open to Link to register/join
4 February 2022 12.00pm - 1.00pm Critiquing resilience as an individual trait: implications for health and social care Annabel Tremlett All welcome

Attendees: follow this Zoom link

11 February 2022 12.00pm - 1.00pm Statisical Significance, P values and Confidence Intervals consideration for Clinical Studies Kandala Ngianga All welcome

Attendees: follow this Zoom link

18 February 2022 12.00pm - 1.00pm Nurse identity Mike Collins All welcome

Attendees: follow this Zoom link

4 March 2022 12.00pm - 1.00pm Medically 'othering' the ageing woman in literature and culture Sara Zadrony All welcome

Attendees: follow this Zoom link

11 March 2022 12.00pm - 1.00pm Care relationships in social interventions: a critical realist analysis Gail Mann All welcome

Attendees: follow this Zoom link

18 March 2022 12.00pm - 1.00pm Obesity and bone health: role of physical activity Raymond Lee All welcome

Attendees: follow this Zoom link

25 March 2022 12.00pm - 1.00pm Quality of life in parents and caregivers of children receiving speech and language therapy Keira White All welcome

Attendees: follow this Zoom link

1 April 2022 12.00pm - 1.00pm Inside Out Health Project - What is the experience of HIV healthcare while in English prisons? An exploration of men's experiences Felicity Young All welcome

Attendees: follow this Zoom link

8 April 2022 12.00pm - 1.00pm The impact of the pandemic on motor neuron disease Nikki Jarrett (& Helen Brewah) All welcome

Attendees: follow this Zoom link


School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

There are no seminars currently scheduled. Return to our research seminar landing page to discover events by other faculties.

Department of Psychology

Date Time Description Speaker Open to Link to register/join
9 February 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm Unlocking Creative Potential: Reappraising Emotional Events Facilitates Creativity for Conventional Thinkers Dr. Chris Bauman, UCI Paul Merage, School Of Business PGR students and staff

Staff and Students: follow this Zoom link for the online seminar or visit King Henry Building, Room 1.05 for face to face seminar

23 February 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm Social norms and the development of prosociality and punishment across societies Dr. Bailey House, University Of York PGR students and staff

Staff and Students: follow this Zoom link

2 March 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm The Teachers as Researchers program: a citizen science project to address educational challenges Dr. Ignacio Atal and Murillo Pagnotta, Center for Research and Interdisciplinarity, Paris PGR students and staff

Staff and Students: follow this Zoom link

16 March 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm Developmental and Socio-Contextual Influences on Children’s Eyewitness Testimony Dr. Lindsay Malloy, Ontario Tech University PGR students and staff

Staff and Students: follow this Zoom link for the online seminar or visit King Henry Building, Room 1.05 for face to face seminar

23 March 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm TBC Dr Erica Hepper, University of Surrey PGR students and staff

Staff and Students: follow this Zoom link

30 March 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm Curiosity and Memory in adolescents and children Dr Matthias Gruber (University of Cardiff) and Yana Fandakova (Max Planck Institute for Human Development) PGR students and staff

Staff and Students: follow this Zoom link


School of Sport, Health and Exercise Science

Date Time Description Speaker Open to Link to register/join
8 March 2022 9.00am - 10.00am Turning up the heat on cardiovascular disease Dr Kate Thomas All welcome

Attendees follow this link

25 March 2022 3.00pm - 4.00pm Caring for the carers: how to develop and support sport psychology professionals Dr Alessandro Quartiroli, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse PGR students and staff

Staff and Students follow this link


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