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Dyslexics are different
Dyslexia is a universal reading difficulty. It can be found in all countries, cultures and languages: Arabian, European, Chinese, etc. However, everybody is different. Dyslexic individuals are different too. They face different problems while reading. Some of them may not understand what is written,...
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Author : Al-Dawsari, Hadeel Mohammed
Date : 19 June 2019
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019, 19th June 2019, University of Birmingham 2019.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019
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Educational leadership in non-white majority schools: a post-colonial perspective on global multicultural capital
This project looks at how both staff and student leaders understand, recognise, and embed diverse embodied cultural capital within the institutional environment/ ethos/ cultural pedagogy of three schools/ colleges based in Leicester. It does so within the historical context of Leicester's multicultu...
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Author : Barnard, Mathew
Date : 19 June 2019
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019, 19th June 2019, University of Birmingham 2019.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019
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Female artists and the british poster movement (1919-1939)
My research examines the output of over 150 female artists who contributed to the 'poster movement' in Britain (1919 and 1939). Challenging the conventionally male-focused nature of Art History I explore how these women used the alternative medium of the poster to achieve artistic notoriety and cons...
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Author : Savage, Rebecca
Date : 19 June 2019
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019, 19th June 2019, University of Birmingham 2019.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019
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Fighting infection with 3D-printing and silver
Infections on the surface of prosthetic implants such as hip replacements account for a quarter of all implant removals, and are frequently life-threatening. To combat this, we need new approaches to make implants more resistant to infection, working together with the normal oral or injected antibio...
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Author : Lowther, Morgan
Date : 19 June 2019
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019, 19th June 2019, University of Birmingham 2019.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019
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How has TV dramas legitimised China's rural neoliberal transformation agenda?
The Chinese state is leading a neoliberal transformation in China's rural area. A growing number of rural topic TV dramas choose to follow its agenda. However, it is not clear why the TV drama industry gets involved in this rural transformation process, and how much these dramas can help the state t...
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Author : Yan, Ran
Date : 19 June 2019
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019, 19th June 2019, University of Birmingham 2019.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019
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Is breeding in the city a walk in the park?: Researching the effects of "urbanness" and climate change in an iconic British bird
In the UK, urbanization continues unabated. We are fast losing 'greenspace', a key habitat for supporting many native species. Simultaneously, the impacts of climate change are also being observed, most notably in the increasing intensity and frequency of extreme weather events (EWEs). However, litt...
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Author : Pattison-Willits, Vicki
Date : 19 June 2019
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019, 19th June 2019, University of Birmingham 2019.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019
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Life under siege: Nottingham during the English civil war (1642-46)
Nottingham was an important town during the British Civil Wars of the 1630s and 40s. Despite the King raising his standard in the town it rapidly became a stronghold for Parliament, and its residents became embroiled in one of the fiercest areas of fighting in the country. This research builds on an...
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Author : Sowden, Rik
Date : 19 June 2019
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019, 19th June 2019, University of Birmingham 2019.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019
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Liquids sensing for industrial applications
Liquid is one of the primary state of matter that has so much importance in our lives. The fact that every liquid has distinct property called the dielectric constant. It gives us the opportunity to measure and analyse various form of liquids by simply exposing them to some sort of electrical signal...
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Author : Mohammed, Ali
Date : 19 June 2019
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019, 19th June 2019, University of Birmingham 2019.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019
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Mind the gap! Why are black Caribbean girls underachieving in secondary education?
Recent statistics reveal 65% of Black Caribbean female students achieved A*- C in GCSE English and Maths compared with 88% of Chinese female students. The discourse of underachievement for Black Caribbean female students has been a common feature of secondary education in the UK for decades, yet the...
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Author : Blake, Julie
Date : 19 June 2019
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019, 19th June 2019, University of Birmingham 2019.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019
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Pro-B1X: the creator of bone
As we age, natural changes in bone and muscle occur. However, sometimes these changes can lead to diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoporosis. In the past 50 years there have been big improvements in the treatment of RA, leading to a large increase in life expectancy. However, new tr...
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Author : Lewis, Jonathan W.
Date : 19 June 2019
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019, 19th June 2019, University of Birmingham 2019.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019
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Race to the surface: modelling bacterial and human cell growth on dental implant surfaces
Two barriers to successful dental implant surgery are (1) the possibility of infection and (2) poor compatibility with native human cells. The mouth is colonised by millions of bacteria, living in communities called biofilms. Human cells in the mouth are in competition with these bacteria to occupy ...
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Author : Mountcastle, Sophie E
Date : 19 June 2019
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019, 13th June 2019, University of Birmingham 2019.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019
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Race, emotions and rhetoric in British anti-slavery literature, 1787-1833
My research investigates the different emotions used in British anti-slavery literature. Abolitionist (anti-slavery) writers used sentimental tropes (expressions of sadness, such as slave's tears) to evoke sympathy, and gain the reader's support for the abolition of slavery and the slave trade. This...
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Author : Westwood, Nicola
Date : 19 June 2019
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019, 19th June 2019, University of Birmingham 2019.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019
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Rome away from home? Changing views of the Tiber's opposite bank
Ancient Rome was a complicated place. Cluttered, noisy and unplanned, it was the exact opposite of the grid-plan ideal Romans favoured in their provinces. This all changed in 64 AD, though, when, as Nero fiddled, much of Rome burned down. This enabled the capital to be reordered and regularised. How...
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Author : Kendall, Richard George Llewellyn
Date : 19 June 2019
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019, 19th June 2019, University of Birmingham 2019.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019
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Speaking from the heart: a mathematical point of view
The mechanics associated with a living entity dictates its ability to survive or perish. Similarly, heart valve function relies on its mechanical properties and structural integrity. A compromise in these leads to diseased valve states. There are still many unknowns on the influence of dimensional c...
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Author : de Oliveira, Diana Marta Cruz
Date : 19 June 2019
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019, 19th June 2019, University of Birmingham 2019.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019
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The representation of Muslim men's and women's bodies in contemporary art
Gender-related research in the Middle Eastern context has mainly addressed the female body and the plight of Muslim women in Islamic societies. Muslim masculinity has had little attention paid to it, in comparison with Muslim femininity. In my PhD, I attempt to further the analytical research on M...
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Author : Sarjoughian, Azadeh
Date : 19 June 2019
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019, 19th June 2019, University of Birmingham 2019.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019
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What really makes a film feminist: a comparative analysis of westernised films and Hong Kong cinema between 1990-2000
Feminist films cannot be reduced to women's cinema. A possible definition of women's cinema includes films about women, films addressed to women or films directed by women, one of the commonest understandings hitherto. However, in terms of filmmakers of feminist films, it is crucial to make clear th...
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Author : Yiran, Ai
Date : 19 June 2019
Source : University of Birmingham Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019, 19th June 2019, University of Birmingham 2019.
Collection : Prizewinners from the Graduate School Research Poster Conference 2019
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