Doctoral College Week

Postgraduate Researchers showcase their work

The University of Leicester’s postgraduate research students, early career researchers and research staff were celebrated in a range of events for Doctoral College week, which took place from 18 to 22 March 2019.

The week began with a series of poster competitions hosted by each of the three academic Colleges. Over 79 posters were displayed and participants were evaluated by academic and professional services staff.

The top posters from each College were then invited to the Doctoral College poster competitions final to be evaluated by guest judges and the Director of the Doctoral College. The results of the College and Doctoral College poster competitions include:

  • ELTU Overall Winner: Elina Fokiceva (School of Media, Communication and Sociology)
  • ELTU Runner up: Kristiani Natalina (School of Education)
  • College of Life Sciences Overall Winner: Hayley Barton (Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour)
  • College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities Overall Winner: Sophie Almond (School of History, Politics and International Relations)
  • College of Science and Engineering Overall Winner: Samuel Frampton (Department of Physics and Astronomy)
  • Students’ Union Peer Prize: Shirley Yang (School of Media, Communication and Sociology)
  • Doctoral College Overall Winner: Aleksandra Bzura (Leicester Cancer Research Centre)



Shirley Yang - Girl Star Image Studies

Kristiani Natalina - Understanding indigenous struggles in a science class: A case study in Dayak community

Hayley Barton - Can you spot the the error?

Sophie Almond - The Association of Registered Medical Women (ARMW) 1879-1916