The 3rd annual research symposium was held on October 22nd in LT1, UHW. 62 students came along to see the 5 oral presentations by Cardiff students Roshini Joseph, Sara Pradhan, Emma Rachel Rangasammy, Natalie Lewis and Maja Kopczynska. The event also featured 13 student posters, information on the 2014 Taster Days by Professor Colin Dayan, and introduction to CUReS and a talk on academic medicine by Professor Susan Wong.
The oral and poster presentations were judged by Dr Aled Rees, Prof Phillip Routledge and Prof Sailesh Kotecha and Wesleyan sponsored the prizes.
1st Place Oral £25 – Maja Kopczynska: “Identifying the parent-of-origin of the de novo mutations using parent-offspring trios”
2nd Place Oral £15 – Roshini Joseph: “Analysis of the effect of near infra-red light on retinal ganglion cell degeneration”
1st Place Poster £15 – Hazel Ballard: “Cumulative Cognitive Deficits and Electroconvulsive Therapy”
2nd Place Poster £10 – Robert Lundin: ““I looked at her and I just panicked an outright panic”: Emotion Regulation in Narratives by Junior Doctors”