5th CREST Research Symposium 2013

Cross and Inter-disciplinary Research Conversations

Tuesday 10th September 2013

Main Hall, Woburn House, London

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9.30 – 10.30 Coffee and tea


10.30 – 10.40 Welcome – CREST in 2013

Prof Chris Gaskell, Principal, Royal Agricultural University and CREST Chair


10.40 – 11.00 CREST Researcher Mobility Fund Activity: Design and pitch your seminar

Chair: Dr Andy Dixon, Head of Research and CREST Director


11.00 – 12.30 Poster Presentations: Session I

Under the Skin: Investigating the implications of bio-medical imaging on patients

Catherine Baker, Norwich University of the Arts


Small-scale farmers and climate change: Opportunities and barriers to community engagement

Sara Burbi, Royal Agricultural University


Can tourism deliver peace through corporate and sustainable responsibility practices? The case of Kenya and Haiti

Cornelia Butler and Dr Hugues Séraphin, University of Winchester


‘Research Work’/’Research Works!’: Cultural well-being and the historical investigation of ‘work’

Di Drummond, Leeds Trinity University


Missed Opportunities: Educational change and teachers’ identities

Eunice Kimaliro, University of Worcester


The Doors of Perception: An enquiry into the spirit of place

Ethan Pennell, Plymouth College of Art


The Impact of a Participant-Centred Sport for Social Change Project in the UK

Daniel Potter, University of Chichester


12.30 – 13.15 Transition to digital and open research environment: Challenges and opportunities

Maja Maričević, Head of Higher Education, British Library


13.15 – 14.00 Lunch


14.00 – 15.15 Funding opportunities

Jean Cater, Assistant Director, Leverhulme Trust

Christopher Hassan, Medical Humanities, Wellcome Trust


15.15 – 16.45 Poster Presentations: Session II (tea and coffee top-up)

The Human Touch: The enchantment of objects and the mechanics of gameplay within art & design

Jaygo Bloom, Norwich University of the Arts


Putting it into practice: Bridging the gap between learning and doing

Stephen Felmingham, Plymouth College of Art


Living up to our students’ expectations: Using student voice to influence the way academics think about their undergraduates learning and their own teaching

Lorna Goodwin, St Mary’s University College and Yvette Wharton, University of Abertay


Development of a low-input farming system in the South West of England

Karen Rial Lovera, Nicola Cannon, W Paul Davies and John Conway, Royal Agricultural University


Ageing, physical activity and class

Sue Stuart, Bucks New University


The effect of carvacrol, thymol and eugenol vapour on the growth of Escherichia coli

Nieky Van Veggel, Writtle College


16.45 – 17.30 Design as Human Interface and the Creative Challenge: Panel Discussion

Chair: Tom Simmons, Royal College of Art and Norwich University of the Arts


17.30 – 17.45 CREST Resources 2013/14

Dr Alisa Miller, Senior Policy Advisor (Research & Innovation), GuildHE and CREST Research Network Coordinator

Rachel Brockhurst, GuildHE Project Officer


17.45 – 18.00 CREST Researcher Mobility Fund presentation, wrap up and thanks

18.00 – 19.00 Drinks reception