Virtual Wolfson Research Event 2020

Wolfson Research Event
Date 19/06/2020 at 13.00 - 30/06/2020 at 15.00 Where Zoom webinar

The 2020 Wolfson Research Event, with keynote addresses by Professor Sir David King and Dr Surabhi Ranganathan, takes place online, as a series of four interdisciplinary seminars between 19 and 30 June. Download the programme booklet here and register below. 

Wolfson Research Event

Overview and Registration Links

Session Presenters Date & Time Zoom Link
1 Allysa Czerwinsky
Anwaar Ali
Jeremiah Garsha
Daniel Sowood

Fri, 19 June 2020, 13.00-15.00

View the posters here

Register here
2 Brian Theng
Eric LeGresley
Kerenza Ghosh
Yang Qiu
Réka Mándoki
Tue, 23 June 2020, 10.00-12.00 Register here
3 Professor Sir David King
Julian M. Siebert
Wilson Lui
Ivan Simpson-Kent
Charles Prempeh
Fri, 26 June 2020, 13.00-15.00 Register here
4 Dr Surabhi Ranganathan
Chunyan Fu
Anna Chaplin
Eric Petzoldt
Benjamin Remez
Kanya Kanchana
Tue, 30 June 2020, 13.00-15.00 Register here

 

Detailed Programme

Session 1 - Friday 19 June 2020, 13.00-15.00

Entering “ugly virgin loser” territory: A deep dive into the Incel Community on Incels.is
Allysa Czerwinsky (MPhil in Criminological Research) — oral presentation

Effective governance of community mesh networks by blockchain
Anwaar Ali (PhD candidate at the Department of Computer Science and Technology) — oral presentation

The Head of Chief Mkwawa: A History
Jeremiah Garsha (Postgraduate researcher in the Faculty of History) — oral presentation

The Future’s Bright: Towards a Better Understanding of Third Generation Organic Light Emitting Diodes
Daniel Sowood (PhD in Physics in the Cavendish Laboratory Optoelectronics Group) — oral presentation

Knowledge Graph Approach to Automation of Combustion Mechanism Development
Jiaru Bai (PhD student in Chemical Engineering) — poster presentation

Towards the production and application of biocompatible, cellulose-based, photonic materials
Charlie Barty-King (PhD student in Nanomanufacturing, Institute for Manufacturing) — poster presentation

Inclusion as Acceptance & Belonging: A Transformative Case in Inclusion Schools
Jennifer Spindler (MPhil in Education, Globalisation and Development) — poster presentation

Tackling Housing Affordability in the United Kingdom
Alifa Starlika (MPhil in Public Policy) — poster presentation

View the posters here

Session 2 - Tuesday, 23 June 2020, 10.00-12.00

Embeddedness in the social sciences and the Roman economy
Brian Theng (MPhil in Classics)

Unravelling the strange drug binding properties of BET proteins
Eric LeGresley (First-year medical student)

Children’s Playful Responses to the Visual Text Super Happy Magic Forest by Matty Long
Kerenza Ghosh (MEd Critical Approaches to Children’s Literature)

Collaborators' Forgotten Legacy? Wang Jingwei Collaborationist Regime and the Abolition of Extraterritoriality in China 1943
Yang Qiu (MPhil World History)

Socially conscious mass-manufacturing of residential buildings
Réka Mándoki (PhD student in the Future Infrastructure and Built Environment Programme)

Session 3 - Friday, 26 June 2020, 13.00-15.00

Keynote Address: Science-led Policy: From Global Pandemics to Climate Change
Professor Sir David King (Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, University of Cambridge)

Fair Speech and Language Disorder Screening for Multilingual Children
Julian M. Siebert (MPhil Education graduate, currently PhD at the Stanford Graduate School of Education)

Language rights in bilingual and multilingual legal environments
Wilson Lui (LLM)

‘Bridges’ in-between brain and cognition? A multilayer network analysis of intelligence in struggling learners 
Ivan Simpson-Kent (PhD student in Medical Science)

Pro-English policy and gender relations in a Ghanaian Pentecostal Christianity: The case of the Church of Pentecost
Charles Prempeh (PhD candidate at the Faculty of Divinity)

Session 4 - Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 13.00-15.00

Keynote Address: tbc
Dr Surabhi Ranganathan (Fellow and Director of Studies in Law at King's College, Cambridge)

Image and Gesture: The Emergence of a Modernistic Vision in the Late Nineteenth and the Early Twentieth Centuries
Chunyan Fu (MPhil in Film and Screen Studies at the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics)

Childhood abuse and depression: a missing link?
Anna Chaplin (PhD student in the Department of Psychiatry)

The 3rd International Jazz Festival of Agadir - Intercultural Dialogue in Morocco, and Beyond
Eric Petzoldt (PhD student at the Faculty of Music)

Collective Quantum Matter: Physics of the Many, Not the Few 
Benjamin Remez (PhD candidate in Physics at the Theory of Condensed Matter group of the Cavendish Laboratory)

Through a Word Darkly: Twilight Language in Early Tantra
Kanya Kanchana (MPhil in Sanskrit Studies)

 

Download the programme booklet. If you have any questions, contact the organisers' committee.

 

 

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