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University of Chichester Annual Research Conference 2017

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Welcome to the University of Chichester's 2017 Annual Research Conference registration page.

We are delighted to announce that registration is now open and the full conference schedule is now available. Please use this page to reserve your tickets - admission is free but spaces are limited so please ensure that you reserve your ticket as soon as possible, indicating any dietary requirements that you may have.

NB: This event is open to members of the University of Chichester and specially-invited guests only.


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University of Chichester Research Conference 2017

Programme

9.00 Registration and Coffee

9.30 Welcome

9.45 Opening Keynote from David Sweeney - 'Brave New World: Higher Education and Research'

David Sweeney is Executive Chair Designate of Research England, the council responsible for university research and knowledge exchange within UK Research & Innovation. Until 1st April 2018 he is also Director (Research & Knowledge Exchange) for the Higher Education Funding Council for England.

David joined HEFCE in 2008 as Director (Research, Innovation and Skills) and led the development and implementation of the first Research Excellence Framework including the new impact agenda element. He is currently responsible for research policy and funding, knowledge exchange and university/business relations.

10.30 Parallel session

A) Leadership and Performance in the Workplace

Debbie Hickman, PGCE Secondary (Eng) Subject Co-ordinator, in the Institute of Education: ‘Managerialism versus Moral Purpose: A case study of the challenges and rewards of headship’

Michel Leseure, Senior Lecturer in Operations Management, Business School: ‘Are business firms really bad at becoming more sustainable’?

Lombe A. Mwambwa, PhD student in the Institute of Sport: ‘Experiences of Women Sport Leaders Within the African Union Sports Council Region 5’


B) Health and Wellbeing 1

Ian Tyndall, Senior Lecturer in Cognitive and Behavioural Psychology, Department of Psychology and Counselling: ‘Experiential avoidance as a key factor in psychological health and wellbeing: Measurement issues and coping with distress following ostracism’

John Kelly , Senior Lecturer in the Department of Adventure Education: ‘The Effect of Outdoor and Adventurous Activities on Subjective Measures of Resilience’

Robert Whitehead, Researcher at West Sussex County Council: ‘The extent and nature of suicide in West Sussex’


C) Creativity in Research 1

Chris Szedlak, PhD student in the Institute of Sport: ‘Using Vignettes to Analyse Strength and Conditioning Coaches’ Behaviours that Influence Athlete Development’

Marisa Zanotti, Reader in the Department of Dance: ‘We are all made of stars’

Christopher McHugh, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Fine Art: ‘The Permeable Edge of Fine Art’


11.35 Tea and Coffee Break

11.45 Panel session 2

D) Gender

Karen Howard, Senior Lecturer in Musical Theatre, the Department of Music: ‘The rhetoric voice of the theatre director when staging Shakespeare particularly within a gender-blind context’

Lucy Piggott, PhD Student, the Department of Sport Development and Management: ‘Gender Leadership and Organisational Change in English Sports Governance’

Mike Callan, Reader in Sport Coaching and Management, the Department of Sport Development and Management: ‘Phoebe Roberts and Emily Diana Watts: Edwardian women’s judo pioneers’

E) Creativity in Research 2

Rachel Johnston, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Fine Art: ‘Intertwined – Narrative Cloth’

Ian Hornsby, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Theatre: ‘Sequential Graphic Paper on: Holism, Assemblages, Emergence and Quality’

Tim Sandys-Renton, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Fine Art: ‘“Millenial Lines” – a collaborative exhibition’


F) Leadership and Performance in the Workplace

Sam Blacker, Reader in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition, the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences: ‘Developing evidence-based solutions to enhance performance and mitigate injury risk in physically demanding occupations’

Paul Temple, PhD student in the Department of Childhood, Social Work and Social Care: ‘Emotional aspects in the delivery of adult social care’

Matt Smith, Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology, the Department of Sport and Exercise Science: ‘Using Autobiographies to Exploring Stressors Encountered by Elite Sporting Captains’

12.45 Lunch and posters

13.30 Parallel session 3

G) Pedagogy

Andy Clegg, Principal Lecturer for Learning and Teaching, Business School: ‘Student Anxiety and Statistics – A Six-Year Longitudinal Study of Business School Students’

Philip Kearney, Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sport and Exercise Sciences: ‘A database analysis of the youth sport system in United Kingdom track and field athletics’

H) Nature

Virginia Farman, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Dance: ‘Dances on Street Corners’

Kay Channon, PhD student in the Department of Theatre: ‘Making it Through the Wilderness: Exploring the borders and relationships with nature through disability and self-composed Ecopoetics’


I) Health and Wellbeing 2

Antonina Pereira,Reader in Psychology (Research Methods, Cognition and Neuroscience), the Department of Psychology and Counselling: ‘Untangling aging effects in Prospective Memory: A complex hierarchical model’

Suzanne Everley, Reader in the Department of Physical Education: ‘Primary School Children’s Experiences of Physical Activity: The place of social and cultural capital in participation and implications for schools’

Chris Hodgson, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Adventure Education: ‘The Impact of New Zealand Blackcurrant Extract on Rock Climbing Performance and Recovery’

14.30 – Coffee Break

14.45 Parallel Session 4

J) The Politics of Truth

Ayodele Jabbaar, PhD student in the Department of History and Politics: ‘Global Governance and Critical Cosmopolitanism’

Catherine Harper, Deputy Vice-Chancellor: ‘Our blood, tears and thread impregnating the cloth of history as its ink’

Andrew Chandler, Professor in Modern History, in the Department of History and Politics: 'The Politics of Truth and the Future of Europe, 1938-1948'

K) Child Development

Sue Bentham, Principal Lecturer: Co-ordinator of Masters Provision in the Institute of Education: ‘Supporting vulnerable children in transition from primary to secondary school: Can a Motivational Journal make a difference?’

Carol Lloyd, Senior Lecturer in Humanistic Counselling, in the Department of Childhood Studies, Social Work and Social Care: ‘Dream Time in British Schools’

Iain Greenlees, Professor of Sport Psychology, in the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences: ‘Youth Soccer players’ sources and types of sport self-confidence’

L) Nature 2

Hugh Dunkerley, Admissions Tutor in the Department of English and Creative Writing: ‘A River Runs Through: Material Ecocriticism and the Poetry of Philip Gross’

Ross Wilson – Professor in Modern History and Public Heritage, in the Department of History and Politics:

‘Facing extinction or fearful fascination: emotional engagement in dinosaur heritage parks’


15.45 Short film

16.00 Close


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