School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences Research Conference

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Annual research conference from the School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences featuring presentations from the postgraduate community, staff researchers and keynote speakers.

  • From: Friday 30 September 2016, 9 am
  • To: Friday 30 September 2016, 6 pm
  • Location: TG9 and TG10, Bramley, Nottingham Trent University, Brackenhurst Campus, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0QF

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The research conference will include:

  • postgraduate student posters showcasing the School's outstanding research
  • staff and student presentations
  • keynote speakers
  • lunch and refreshments.

Programme

From 8:30 Registration and Refreshments (TG9)

9:00am Welcome by Professor Robert Mortimer (Dean of the School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences (TG10)

Session 1- Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Research Group, Chaired by Professor Chungui Lu

9:05     Steven Grundy: Transcriptomic analysis of tomato under different spectral qualities
9:35     Colin Sanni: Bone mineralisation in broilers; how do we define ‘normal’
9:55     Ali Al-Sudani: Evaluation of lactic acid strains isolated from chicken as a potential probiotic agent
10:15   Rashd Swezi: Food security resilience in post-conflict Libya

10:35-11:00am Refreshment Break and Poster Viewing (TG9)

Session 2- Ecology and Conservation Research Group, Chaired by Dr Richard Yarnell

11:00    Professor Gang Pan: Geo-engineering for lake restoration: water quality, aquatic ecology and nutrient management
11:30    Oluseun Akinsorotan: Factors affecting large mammal in Old Oyo National Park, Nigeria
11:50    Stephen Harrison: Single nucleotide (SNP) array analysis of the critically endangered Amur Leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis)
12:10    Kat Fingland: Utilisation of the urban environment by the Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris): influence on their ecology and implications for their conservation

12:30-13:30pm- Lunch Break (HD2) and Poster Viewing (TG9)

Session 3- Animal Behaviour, Performance and Welfare Research Group, Chaired by Dr Carol Hall 

13:30     Dr Naomi Harvey: Guide dog behaviour
14:00     Kym Griffin: Does sleep influence performance in horses?
14:20     Dr Samantha Ward: ZIMS: unlocking the secret world of zoo research
14:40     Hannah S. Davie: Individual variation and its influence on social structure in takhi (Przewalski's horse, Equus ferus  przewalskii)

15:00-15:30pm- Refreshment Break and Poster Viewing (TG9)

Session 4- Natural Environment Research Group, Chaired by Dr Nick Midgley

15:30    Dr Ruth Little: Researching animal health and welfare: getting research into policy
16:00    Josh Wells: An integrated approach to natural flood management: assessing the barriers to wider implementation
16:20    Udeme Dickson: Coupling of phyto- and myco- remediation techniques for management of crude oil contaminated  soils in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria
16:40    Dr Ben Clutterbuck: Moor of the same

17:00pm Conference Close

Followed by Celebration Event (TG9) (TBC)

Location details

Room/Building:

TG9 and TG10, Bramley

Address:

Nottingham Trent University
Brackenhurst Campus
Southwell
Nottinghamshire
NG25 0QF

Parking:


We have extensive parking on campus. Please follow signs to the Bramley building for conference parking.

Travel Info:


Travel information, directions and campus maps can be found online.

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