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Durham University Researchers’ Poster Competition

(18 April 2016)

Visit this exhibition of posters that Durham postgraduate researchers have created covering a wide range of topics, ask them questions about their research and vote for your favourite. Thursday 28 April, 10am - 3pm in Clayport Library, Milennium Square, Durham.

From infant safe-sleep boxes, visual distraction in the classroom and biodegradable polyurethanes to the EU’s imaginings of the Arctic, this is a chance to find out in a relaxed atmosphere about the research taking place at the Univesrity. 

Other research projects include females’ sexual abuse of children,and the orientation of Roman forts in Northern England, find out about the research that postgraduates at Durham University do.

The event will be held at Clayport Library and will be open to the wider community. From school and college pupils thinking about future careers to members of the public interested in finding out what actually goes on at the University, everyone is welcome and everyone attending will have the opportunity to vote for their favourite poster. 

10am – 3pm - The competition will be open to the public throughout the day and researchers will be available as much as possible to discuss their posters with visitors and other entrants.

2.30 pm: Awarding of prizes by the Chancellor of Durham University, Sir Thomas Allen.

The judges will be drawn from a wide range of academic and non-academic backgrounds and there will also be an audience winner.


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