School of Biological Sciences | 2018 Research Showcase Event as iCalendar

24 October 2018

8am - 6pm

Venue: Fisher and Paykel Auditorium

Location: Owen G. Glenn Building, 12 Grafton Road, Auckland

Host: School of Biological Sciences

Cost: Free, but please RSVP by 17 October

Contact email: hod.biologicalsciences@auckland.ac.nz

Website: SBS Showcase 18

 

The School of Biological Sciences, Te Kura Mātauranga Koiora, invites you to our inaugural research showcase on Wednesday 24 October 2018.

From high-profile researchers to our first-year PhD students, we will present research highlights to showcase the full spectrum of our research.

This exciting one-day event will feature a poster session and conclude with a reception to bring graduate students, staff and guests together in a celebration of research.

All are welcome but please RSVP by 17 October.

Register your attendance now

 

The Programme

8:00 – 08:45          Registration

8:50 – 09:00          Welcome: Professor Eileen McLaughlin, Head of School

9:00 – 09:30          Keynote Presentation: Professor Rod Dunbar 
                            “Grow-your-own therapies”

9:30 – 10:00          First Year PhD Students: 2 minute presentations
                            Session 1

10:00 – 10:15        Research spotlight: Dr Sarah Knight 
                            “Microbes in your wine”

10:15 – 10:45        Morning Tea

10:45 – 11:00        Research spotlight:  Lauren Yule 
                            “Fighting metabolic disease”

11:00 – 11:30        First Year PhD Students: 2 minute presentations
                            Session 2

11:30 – 11:45        Research spotlight: Dr Jason Busby 
                            “Bacterial toxin delivery”

11:45 – 12:00        Research spotlight: Ellery McNaughton 
                            "Ecology of urban light"

12:00 – 12:15        First Year PhD Students: 2 minute presentations
                            Session 3

12:15 – 12:30        Research spotlight: Dr Jessie Jacobsen 
                            “Genomics of neurological disorders”

12:30 – 14:30        Lunch & Poster Presentations

14:30 – 15:00        Keynote Presentation:
                            Associate Professor Rochelle Constantine 
                            “Conservation science success”

15:00 – 15:30        First Year PhD Students: 2 minute presentations
                            Session 4

15:30 – 15:45        Research spotlight: Dr Nick Matzke
                            “Phylogenetic biogeography”

15:45 – 16:00        Celebrating the research of
                            Associate Professor Nigel Birch

16:00 – 18:00        Reception and Prize-giving
                            MC: Associate Professor Tony Hickey

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PhD short talks

Our first year PhD students will present highlights of their research through a series of 2 minutes talks. Come to support them and elect the best speakers! Read more.

 

Emily Frost
Undergraduate study in Biological Sciences
 Postgraduate study in Biological Sciences