University of Houston Showcase

VENUE: Hilton Hotel, University of Houston. Click here for venue map and directions

DOWNLOAD the UH showcase programme (PDF) 

OPEN TO ALL.  Sessions are free to attend and there is no need to book your place. 

 TIME

  ROOM

THEME

SESSION

10.00 - 11.00 

 Flamingo Room

 Poster Session, Coffee and Networking

Facilitators and Barriers to the Distribution of Health Literacy in Social Networks of Older People Living with a Long-Term Condition:Dr Michelle Edwards, Centre for Innovative Ageing, College of Human and Health sciences

Providing Online Vote Advice to Citizens – Creating and Analysing Data from ‘Vote Advice Application’ Websites: Dr Matt Wall. Department of Politics and Cultural Studies, College of Arts and Humanities

Towards the Scaling of Perovskite Photovoltaics: Developments and Challenges: Dr Matthew Davies, College of Engineering

How Valuable is the Diversity of Life? Dr John Griffin, Department of Biosciences, College of Science

 11.00 - 12.00

 Waldorf Ballroom (side A)

Law and Society

The Human Rights of Children and Young People‘But this is what really happened!’ Making and implementing the first domestic law on the rights of children in the world: A conversation between key actors: 

Rt. Hon. Rhodri MorganJane Williams and Helen Mary Jones

 11.00 - 12.00

 Waldorf Ballroom (side B)

Liberal Arts

Cultural property protection and military necessity at a crossroads? The ‘Monuments Men’ and the allied bombing of Pompeii in 1943

Dr Nigel Pollard

 11.00 - 12.00

 Shamrock 1

Science

Sleep on it: The Benefits of Sleep for Memory 

Prof. Mark Blagrove

 11.00 - 12.00

 Shamrock 3

Engineering

Up to Speed: The 1000mph World Land Speed Record – Swansea University and the Bloodhound Project 

Dr Ben Evans

 14.00 - 15.00

 Waldorf Ballroom (side A)

Law and Society

Latest research in Innovative Ageing and Gerontology 

Prof. Vanessa Burholt

 14.00 - 15.00

 Waldorf Ballroom (side B)

Liberal Arts

Dylan Thomas in the American Century 

Prof. Daniel Williams

  14.00 - 15.00

 Shamrock 1

Science

What can Trendy Transducers, Vivid Visualisations and Fundamental Physics tell us about Wild Animals and People? 

Prof. Rory Wilson

  14.00 - 15.00

 Shamrock 3

Engineering

Buildings as Power stations: Delivering clean renewable energy from the built environment 

Prof. David Worsley