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Northumbria University Research Conference 2012

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 8:45 AM - Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 6:00 PM (BST)

Northumbria University Research Conference 2012

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A Two-day Internal Conference showcasing and celebrating current and recent research across the University.   

Thank you for your interest in attending the Northumbria Research Conference. Each day is split into two parallel tracks, with four sessions per track.  Before registering, please read the outline programme and make a note of the individual sessions that you wish to attend. You can also access a PDF version of the programme from the link below.  When you have made your choices, click on the green ‘Register’ button and follow instructions.


(When registering please note: Tracks A and B  are parallel, so you are not able to attend both 1a and 1b, for example. However you are welcome to move from Track to Track, attending, say, 1a, 2b, 3b and 4a’)


08:45 Registration
09:15 Welcome and Introduction
  Lecture Theatre One Lecture Theatre Two
  Session 1: Track A Session 1: Track B
  Chair: Charlotte Bilby Chair: Dr Rosemary Bass
09:30 Prof Christine Borland: From' Life’  to ‘Cast From Nature’  The development of art works which propose an identity for anonymous subjects of medical study Dr Robert Finn: Investigating Susceptibility Factors to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
09:50 Dr Brian Singer: Investigation of a black paint or ink  sample from the Faddan More Psalter Dr Rosemary Bass: The Influence Of Maspin On Cancer Cell Behaviour
10:10 Charlotte Bilby: In/Outsider Art: Criminologists Curating a Prisoner Art Exhibition Prof Alamgir Hossain: Computational Intelligence for Medical Applications
10:30 Matthew Potter: ‘Friendly cousins’ or ‘undesirable immigrants’: German art and artists in British Australia, 1845-1945 Dr Les Ansley: Does Salbutamol Improve Athletic Performance In Elite Soccer Players With EIB
10:50 Dr Johannes Honekopp: The Perception of Regular Patterns Dr Mark A Wetherell: The Effects of long-term Ecstasy use on Psychological distress and endocrine function
11:10 Q&A Q&A
11:15 Refreshments
  Session 2: Track A Session 2: Track B
  Chair: Richard Hyde Chair: Prof David Stanley
11:30 Clare Sandford-Couch: The role of visual culture in legal education Prof Julie McLeod and Sue Childs: Making sense of data using the Cynefin Framework
11:50 Jennifer Slade and Angela Macfarlane: Equality Act: an adjustment for landlords Prof Amanda Clarke: Engaging with Older People and their carers to develop Interventions for the self-management of Chronic pain (EOPIC)
12:10 Richard Hyde and Ashley Savage: The Role of Whistle-Blowing Disclosures in the Enforcement of Food Regulation: Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives Prof David Stanley: Financial Abuse of Older Adults in England: a policy analysis perspective
12:30 Adam Jackson: Citizens of benign intent? Do the Government’s proposals for the retention and use of forensic bio-information strike a proportionate balance between public protection and individual rights? Mima Cattan: Loneliness among older migrants
12:50 Neill Thompson: Workplace bullying in the NHS; understanding the problem and the strategies to address it Dr Clare Elliott: 'Little and Yellow and Greasy': Walt Whitman and the Poetics of Racial Inclusion’
13:10 Q&A Q&A
13:15 Refreshments
  Session 3: Track A Session 3: Track B
  Chair: Dr Matt Baillie Smith Chair: Dr Andrew Collins
13:45 Session: 'Rethinking International Development Actors’
Dr Matt Baillie Smith
: International volunteers as development actors and the changing geopolitics of aid and citizenship
Dr Andrew Collins: Integrated Health Risk Management in Developing Areas: linking disaster reduction and development solutions
14:05 Dr Katy Jenkins: Unearthing Women’s Anti-Mining Activism in the Andes Dr Emmanuel Adegbite: Promoting Good Corporate Governance In Developing Countries: Drivers And Propositions
14:25 Dr Alex Hope: Project Management as if the World Matters: At the intersection of Sustainable Development and Project Management Dr Deborah James: Building Confidence in Family Communication Using Film
14:45 Refreshments
  Session 4: Track A Session 4: Track B
  Chair: Dr Munikumar Ramasamy Venkatasalu Chair: Dr Irini Pitsaki
15:00 James Street: Lexically-specific knowledge and individual differences in adult native speakers’ processing of the English passive Dr Ken Yeoh: Impact of Product Placements on Generating e-Word of Mouth: Moderating Influence of Prominent versus Subtle Placements
15:20 Dr Munikumar Ramasamy Venkatasalu: Family care giving at end of life among older South Asians living in East London: a qualitative inquiry Dr Irini Pitsaki : The strategic role of design in cultural products
15:40 The PEER Team (Northumbria University with Tyneside Cyrenians): Invisible Markets and Problematic Policies? Understanding Sex Work in Newcastle through Participatory Action Research Trevor Sewell: It's the Music Business Jim - But Not As We Know It
16:00 Close 
09:00 Registration
  Session 5: Track A Session 5: Track B
  Chair: Dr Seraphim Alvanides Chair: Prof Olivier Sparagano
09:30 Kevin Thomas: The effect of an even pacing strategy on exercise tolerance in well trained cyclists Prof Olivier Sparagano: Using Plant Products to Control Arthropod Pests
09:50 Lesley Geddes: An evaluation of a local community intervention to train and support women to become Wellbeing Champions promoting ‘5 a Day for Wellbeing’ Dr Rinke Vinkenoog: Help! The invaders are stealing our pollinators! The effect of invasive Himalayan Balsam on plant-pollinator networks
10:10 Dr Monique Lhussier: Outreach programmes for health improvement of traveller communities: A realist synthesis Dr Leigh Riby: Functional Living in Type II Diabetes: Executive Functioning, Dual Task Performance and the Impact on Postural Stability and Motor Control
10:30 Pete Philipson: A Comparison of Sporting Heroes: Bayesian modelling of cricket legends across the ages Martha Chinouya: Getting them quickly back on their feet’: Reablement - a change in practice 
10:50 Dr Seraphim Alvanides: Cycling in the city: Understanding urban cycling behaviours and constraints Jane Arnfield: After the Crisis a Transference from Host to Surrogate Body
11:10 Q&A Q&A
11:15 Refreshments
  Session 6: Track A Session 6: Track B
  Chair: Peter Glaves Chair: Dr Ron Beadle
11:30 Panel Session: 'Resilience'
Dr Janaka Jayawickrama
: Global Resilience in the 21st Century
Helen Nicholson: What is the decision making process behind philanthropy and to what extent are stakeholders involved in that process?
11:50 Dr Sara L Walker: Keeping the Lights On Prof Jackie Harvey: Integrity, Trust and Dilemmas of Regulation
12:10 Hugh Deeming: emBRACE: developing a pan-European framework(s) for building community resilience to natural hazards Dr Ron Beadle : Who sends in the clowns? Managerial discretion in the travelling circus
12:30 Ian Fitzgerald, Lucinda Hudson and Dr Allan Osborne: Is conflict a prerequisite of involvement in the construction industry? Dr Hans Christian Andersen: Travel descriptions as fact and fiction: judging the validity of personal experience as the basis for research into general travel practice
12:50 Peter Glaves: When ecology meets economy: can valuing the environment and the services it provides be a useful approach in planning and decision making Prof Richard Slack & Prof David Campbell: Theorising strategic philanthropy in UK building societies: discourse, forms of capital and trust
13:10 Q&A Q&A
13:15 Refreshments
  Session 7: Track A Session 7: Track B
    Chair: Paul Davis
13:45 Panel Session: 'Scottish Culture in Transnational Contexts, 1650-1914'

Alasdair Raffe
: Belief, Unbelief and the Origins of the Scottish Enlightenment
Donna Brown: Young people, antisocial behaviour and public space: The role of Community Wardens in policing the ‘ASBO-generation’
14:05 James McConnel: A Secret Edwardian Memorial to W.E. Gladstone Dr Sue Lampitt: Research Informed Assessment of Social Work Skills with Service Users: Searching for Authenticity in a Simulated Environment
14:25 Kyle Hughes: St Andrew’s Day in Ireland: A Study in Urban Ethnic Celebration Paul Davis: Football Managers’ Perceptions And Expectancies Of Leadership Characteristics In Team Captains
14:45 Refreshments
  Session 8: Track A Session 8: Track B
  Chair: Prof Keith Shaw Chair: Glenda Cook
15:00 Prof Gilbert Cockton: Merging Design Paradigms: Theory and Practice Dr Michael Jeffries: The power of ponds: capturing carbon and conserving biodiversity
15:20 Prof Keith Shaw: From ‘Regionalism’ to ‘Localism’: Opportunities and Challenges for North East England Prof Ernie Jowsey: The Changing Status of Water as a Natural Resource
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NE1 8ST Newcastle Upon Tyne
United Kingdom

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 8:45 AM - Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 6:00 PM (BST)

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