BU SciTech PGR Conference 2019

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Fusion Building

52 Gillett Road

Bournemouth University


BH12 5BB

United Kingdom

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Please join us to celebrate the exciting postgraduate research at Bournemouth University!

This event is a conference showcasing work from postgraduate researchers in several disciplines: Archaeology, Anthropology and Forensic Science; Computing; Creative Technology; Design & Engineering; Life and Environmental Sciences; and Psychology.

We will have a range of poster and oral presentations throughout the day accompanied by networking opportunities.The event will roundoff with a reception after the final presentation session.

Further details of the event will be posted here closer to the date.


Conference Opening: 9.00 – 9.20

COMPUTING: 9.20 – 10.50

Simulating feature-based dynamic social networks with ground-truth labels

Akanda Wahid Ul Ashraf

An Ensemble Approach for Short-term Traffic Flow Prediction to Support Intelligent Transportation System in Smart Cities

Ge Zheng

MLF-DRS: A Multi-level Fair Resource Allocation Algorithm in Heterogeneous Cloud Computing Systems

Hamed Hamzeh

Propagating Densities of Spontaneous Activity in Cortical Slices

Roman Arango

Asset management: A practical Study

Waqas Jamil

TEA BREAK: 10.50 – 11.30

D&E/CREATIVE TECH: 11.30 – 12.15

Factors Affecting the Use of a Cloud-Based Collaborative VLE

Mohammed Al Hajri

The influence of organisational culture on causes of delays in construction projects: Case study of Libya

Abdalla Mazen

Hydrothermal growth of Iron titanate (Fe2TiO5) nano-flowers from natural ilmenite

Niranjala Roshani Fernando Weerahannadige

PSYCHOLOGY: 12.15 – 13.15

Age-related differences in the use of distal landmarks during object-location encoding

Vladislava Segen

Police Sexual Misconduct: development of a risk assessment tool for the early identification of officers who abuse their position for sexual gain

Fay Sweeting

The Efficacy of the Self-Administered Interview in minimizing the misinformation effect amongst an ageing population

Emily Jane Curtis

Age-related changes in route learning ability

Christopher Hilton

POSTER SESSION & LUNCH: 13.15 – 15.00

LES: 15.00 – 15.45

An analysis of past and present uses of mangroves in Kenya

Amina Juma Hamza

Application of a non-invasive environmental DNA sampling tool to detect the spawning spatial extent of a cryptic migratory species.

Caterina Maria Antognazza

Microbial food niche partitioning in fresh waters

Jack Dazley

Soil Protection Legislation at International, European and UK Level -
Can Ecosystem Services Be the Solution?

Merve Demir

TEA BREAK: 15.45 – 16.15

AAFS: 16.15 – 17.15

Vikings go digital: Testing the capabilities of photogrammetry in the creation of metrically accurate 3D models of skeletal remains

Heather Tamminen

Microfauna at Çatalhöyük

Michelle Feider

New Generation Sensors for Drug and Alcohol Detection: A New Route to Graphene Functionalisation

Ramin Boroujerdi

Exploring the potential of 3D point cloud data for recording and analysis of human remains

Samantha De Simone

Conference Closing: 17.15 – 17.30

Reception: 17.30 – 18.30


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There are parking restrictions in place on Bournemouth University's campus from 0700-1600 Monday-Friday. Buses to and from the University run frequently throughout the day.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email the organisers at scitechconference@bournemouth.ac.uk with any further questions.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Name badges will be provided on the day using the details submitted during registration, so please be sure to input the details of the person attending the event.

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Fusion Building

52 Gillett Road

Bournemouth University


BH12 5BB

United Kingdom

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