Students present at the Undergraduate Research Experience Festival 2017

Ugre 2017

The Undergraduate Research Experience Festival is annual celebration for all undergraduates to showcase their work and research to fellow students and staff.

Earlier this month a group of talented and passionate undergraduate researchers from across the Faculty got together to present at the annual celebration. 

Here are just some of the highlights:

Karen Fox (Classics) and Daisy Bendall (Classics)
Karen's talk focused on how characters within Ovid’s Metamorphoses display control and investigated whether those who do are capable of wielding it. Daisy's research explores different methods that can be used to establish an estimate population of an ancient city, and how its fluctuations reflect upon the social and economic structure(s).

Amy Wardle (English) and Mirella Cooper (English and French)Amy Wardle presented her research on the nature of nature writing, and Mirella Cooper spoke about applying theories of hospitality to investigate how a number of authors offer refugees a voice to tell their stories in the language of the host country. 

Rob Slann (History)
Rob discussed the role which memory plays within football, and how his research traces the development of the footballing tradition between France and Algeria.

Catherine Doucette (School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies)
Catherine presented her work on the impact of Flemish Art on the Early Works of Sandro Botticelli.

Colum Dillon (International History and Politics)
Colum is investigating the nature of terrorism. Who are terrorists, why do they commit these acts and how does one become a terrorist?

Harriet Matthews (School of Music)
Harriet's work looked at the professional career and output of Trevor Jones. 

The Undergraduate Research Experience (UGRE) is now in it's seventh year and continues to be a fantastic celebration of the achievements of our undergraduate researchers. Find out more about the event on Facebook.