2nd CREST Research Symposium 2010

Day 1: Monday 13th December 2010

Chair: Andy Westwood, Chair, GuildHE & Secretary of CREST

10.15 – 11.00          Arrival & coffee

11.00 – 11.10          Welcome and Opening

Professor Graeme Wilkinson, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs), Glyndwr University & Director of CREST

Dr Alisa Miller, CREST Research Network Coordinator

11. 10 – 11.40         Keynote Address – Prof Gina Wisker, Professor of Higher Education and Contemporary Literature, University of Brighton

11.40 – 12.20          PGR ‘3 Minute Thesis’ Presentations

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller experiences of education, focusing on the impact of racism

Sarah Bell, Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln

Reluctant participants? An ethnographic case study of schoolgirl Muslims and their PE teachers understanding of their religious needs

Jane Magee, University of Worcester

Changing alternative frameworks: Constructing scientific knowledge in the classroom

Carol Callinan, Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln

12.20-13.00   Staff Pecha Kucha Presentations

‘Yes, No, Don’t Know’

Prof Gary Peters, York St John University

‘I’m bored – get me out of here!’

Prof John Sharp, Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln

The evolving research interests of a teacher of Renaissance Literature

Dr John Blakeley, University College Plymouth St Mark and St John

Dr Dave Trotman, Newman University College

13.00 – 13.45 Lunch

13.45 – 14.30 Discussion seminars: Research Skills – Session 1 (parallel sessions)

14.30 -15.15  Discussion seminars: Research Skills – Session 2 (parallel sessions)

A)   Supervision – Catherine Pestano, University of Greenwich

B)   Research communities – Dr Debbie McVitty, National Union of Students

C)   Research communication – Dr Daniel Colgate, ‘Graduate Junction’,                     University of Durham

D)   Examination – Dr Fiona Denney, King’s College London and Vitae

15.15 – 15.50 PGR Poster Presentations

The masked employee & false performance: Detecting unethical work behaviour

Marie Dunnion, University of Worcester

Mathew Gulliford, University for the Creative Arts

‘Creativity and dyslexia’, Norwich University College of the Arts

15.50 – 16.20 Tea and networking in Subject Groups

16.20 – 17.00 Staff Pecha Kucha Presentations

Engagements with nature: Ageing bodies, embodiment and windsurfing

Prof Barbara Humberstone, Buckinghamshire New University

Prof Yahya Al-Nakeeb, Newman University College

Dr Graham Sparey-Taylor, Glyndwr University College Wrexham

17.00 Thanks and conclusion of Day 1

17.00 – 19.00 Free time

19.00 – 22.00 Symposium Dinner for Research Staff and PGRs


Day 2: Tuesday 14th December

Chair: Prof Chris Gaskell, Principal, Royal Agricultural College & Chair of CREST

9.00 – 9.30    Arrival & coffee

9.30 – 9.45    Welcome and Opening of 2nd Day

9.45 – 10.00 crest.ac.uk – Dr Alisa Miller

10.00 – 10.40 Staff Pecha Kucha Presentations

Emily Dickinson’s letter to the world

Prof Suzi Hanna, Norwich University College of the Arts

Looking to the past for a sustainable future: The development of small studio glass furnaces

Ian Hankey, Plymouth College of Art

Preserving lost histories: people making furniture in twentieth century Britain’

Prof Jake Kramer, Buckinghamshire New University

10.40 – 11.00 Coffee

11.00 – 11.40 PGR Poster Presentations

Can you tidy up now please? Researching the classroom art demonstration as art practice

Paul Cope, Norwich University College of the Arts

Evaluation of a Cognitive Behavioural Intervention (Think Smart) aimed at encouraging young people to engage in Higher Education

Emma Jackson, University of Worcester

The psychosocial value of care farming

Chris Leck, University of Worcester

11.40 – 12.10 Keynote Address ­

‘Research challenges for the arts, humanities and social sciences’

Sir Alan Wilson, Professor of Urban & Regional Systems, UCL & Chair, AHRC

12.10 – 13.00 Lunch

13.00 – 14.00 Discussion seminars, Subject Groups: Career planning (parallel sessions)

A)   Art, Design and Media

B)   Performing Arts

C)   Humanities

D)   Materials, food and land-based sciences

E)   Health and Ageing

F)   Education

14.00 – 14.40 PGR ‘3 minute thesis’ Presentations

Experiences of parents who rock climb

Emily Coates, Buckinghamshire New University

Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance

Susan Ryland, University for the Creative Arts

14. 40 – 15.00 Tea

15.00 – 15.40 Staff Pecha Kucha Presentations

The Sustainability Information Teaching Exchange (www.thesite.eu)

Chris Smith, Plymouth College of Art

Victoria Mitchell, Norwich University College of the Arts

Prof Noelle Plack, Newman University College

15.40 – 15.55 Discussion – CREST in 2010

15.55 – 16.00 PGR Presentation Awards

16.00 Thanks and close of Symposium