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Conferences, Exhibitions and Showcases

The 13th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference

Wednesday 1 December 2021

The 13th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference 2021 will take place on Wednesday 1 December, 09:30 - 16:00 and the call for abstracts is now open.

For guidance on how to apply and the application form, visit the Doctoral College Brightspace. Closing date for applications in Monday 1 November, 09:00. 

The conference is a great opportunity for postgraduate researcher to showcase and promote your research to the BU community whether you have just started or are approaching the end of your journey at BU. Attending the conference is a great opportunity to engage and network with your fellow PGRs and find out more about the exciting and fascinating research that is happening across BU.

For our 13th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference we will be hosting oral presentations via Zoom, showcasing research posters virtually on the website and the research and Faculty blogs and will have an on campus hub during the conference in the Fusion Building.


PGR Virtual Poster Exhibition 2020-21

Bronwyn Sherriff (PhD, FHSS) Coping with Covid-19: reflecting on the process of modifying methods midway

Carrie Tbaily (MRes, FHSS) Exploring caregiver perspectives of adults with Severe or Profound and multiple Learning Disabilities Accessing Sedentary Hydrotherapy (SPLASH study)

Chloe Casey (PhD, FHSS) Initiatives to promote the wellbeing of postgraduate researchers at Bournemouth University

Debora Almeida (PhD, FHSS) Is there a difference between dominant and non-dominant hand performance during simulated infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (iCPR)?

Greg Tansil (MRes, FST) Study to identify risk factors that predict which children will repeatedly go missing

Jessica Doherty (PhD, FHSS) A Pilot Study to Improve emotional well-being of Early Career Midwives: A Modified Dialectical Behavioural Therapy Skills Training Group Intervention

Katie Thompson (PhD, FST) Impacts of African savanna elephants (Loxodonta africana) on large trees within a small, fenced reserve in South Africa

Karim Khaled (PhD, FHSS) Validation of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC) Food Frequency Questionnaire for use among Adults in Lebanon

Kelsie Fletcher (PhD, FHSS) The history of disaster nursing: developments from Nightingale to the 21st century

Kevin Davidson (MRes, FST) Midfullness resiliance: supporting young people at risk of gaming and gambling related harms

Madhu Sapkota (PhD, FST) Project Introduction: Adaptive Simulation Modelling using the Digital Twin Paradigm

Mashael Alsufyani (PhD, FHSS) Exploring the Usage of Social Media by Female Saudi Nursing Students for Personal and Academic Purposes

Natalie Stewart (PhD, BUBS) Promoting a positive and cohesive research culture for postgraduate researchers

Rachel Clarke (MRes, BUBS) Leadership as a means of cultivating innovation: analogue people in a digital future

Raksha Thapa (PhD, FHSS) Caste exclusion and health discrimination in South Asia: A systematic review | Poster recording

Raysa El Zein (PhD, FHSS) Feasibility study: effect of vegetable oil on memory in older-adults and those with MCI

Sara Stride (PhD, FHSS) Taking time to explore appropriate methods | Poster recording (Passcode: 66cU#RNB)

Sulochana Dhakal-Rai (PhD, FHSS) Factors contributing to rising caesarean section rates in South Asian Countries: a systematic review

Vanessa Bartholomew (PhD, FHSS) RETHINK – Can we reduce hospital admission in latent labour? 


Virtual Showcase and Annual PGR Conference is organised and run by the Doctoral College.
Enquiries to: Natalie Stewart (Research Skills & Development Officer) - pgconference@bournemouth.ac.uk.