Participants

Holly-Ann Carl

  • BA (Hons) Archaeology
  • Perceptions of a Castle: Hylton Castle Sunderland

Natasha Fothergill Misbah and Jim Stacey

  • MSc Public Health & Health Service Resources
  • Perceptions about Parkinson’s disease (PD) and its treatment in a rural area of Tanzania

Ruby Scott

  • Bsc (Hons) Biology
  • Honeybee population decline as a consequence of intensive agriculture

Jia Yee Ho

  • BSc Biomedical Sciences 2+1 NUMed and Newcastle UK
  • Presence of Multidrug-Resistant and Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamases (ESBLs) Producing E. coli – A pilot study of a Johorian River, South Malaysia

Alexandra McKee, Rebecca Leitch and Diana Luke

  • Bsc (Hons) Geography
  • Study of fluvial and environmental processes affected by the 2015 Calbuco volcano eruption, Chile.

Ayusha Abbas

  • BEng (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Communication using acoustic waves inside the human body

Esther Akpan

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences
  • The Effect of Age on Exercise Tolerance in Women

John Anderson

  • Mchem (Hons) Chemistry (Industrial Training)
  • Fast But Not Furious - Molecular Dynamics simulations and molecular docking calculations of protein complexes on a CPU/GPU system

Hannah Anthony

  • BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Sciences
  • Promoting interaction between mothers and their young children with neurodisability – a phase I study

Umamaheshwei Arcuhunan

  • Bsc (Honours) Food & Human Nutrition: Newcastle University Singapore
  • Effects of food processing on commercial seaweed products

Sarah Atkinson

  • BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Sciences
  • Using the Behaviour Change Technique Taxonomy to describe and classify an expert speech and language therapist’s intervention techniques

Sorena Azaripour

  • BEng (Hons) Electrical Power Engineering
  • The Effect of space weather on devices we use

Katie Barker

  • Bsc (Hons) Pharmacology
  • Examining the potential treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma by investigating the non-canonical NF-κB signalling pathway and its role in tumorigenesis.

Hannah Barnes

  • Bsc (Hons) Psychology
  • Mindfulness Meditation Groups for Huntington’s disease Patients

Rachel Barry

  • BA (Hons) English Language
  • Language Change and Continuous Gender: investigating Tyneside phonological changes in people of nonbinary gender identities

Param Bharaj

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Genetics
  • Investigating the origins for the host for the mitochondrial endosymbiont

Thomas Blackburn

  • BSc (Hons) Biology
  • New drugs from an old desert

Alex Blain

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences
  • Cellular pathways regulated by ubiquitin signalling

Henry Bradshaw

  • BA (Hons) Politics & History
  • Looking to the past not the future? An analysis of the use of history during the EU referendum campaign.

Casey Broadbent

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences
  • Investigation of Creld2 and its action in cartilage and bone development

Steven Brown

  • MBBS
  • Poly-electromyography (Poly-EMG) in the Investigation of Movement Disorders

Lawrence Bruce

  • MChem with Hons in Chemistry
  • Characterising Red Cabbage Anthocyanin Droplets Using Raman, Infrared and UV-Vis Spectroscopy

Mary Burke

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences
  • Sequences of development in brain tissues and the ability to ‘self-repair’

Ekaterina Buzun

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences
  • Investigating the mechanism of mucin degradation by the gut microbiota

Ly Khanh Can

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences
  • The effect of reactive oxygen species on innate defence mechanisms of normal and cystic fibrosis airway epithelial cells.

Matthew Canning

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences
  • Effects of High intensity interval training (HIIT) and fluoride consumption on F metabolism in fluorosis-susceptible (A/J) mice

Douglas Carr

  • BA (Hons) Archaeology
  • Roman Piggy Banks? Investigating the social life of containers for coin hoards

Yew Yuan Glenn Cheng

  • Bsc (Honours) Food & Human Nutrition
  • Snapshot Survey of Cyanogen levels in Cassava for Retail Sale in a South-east Asian Region Context. A Singapore Study

Kwa Yee Chu

  • BSc Biomedical Sciences 2+1 NUMed and Newcastle UK
  • A Pilot Study on the Identification of Resistant E.coli in a Southern Malaysia River

Charlotte Clodfelter

  • BA Combined Honours
  • An Exploratory Study of Pagan Self-Representation Online

Jack Collier

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Genetics
  • CRISPR/Cas9-based Modelling of Mitochondrial Disorders

Emily Collins

  • BSc (Hons) Pharmacology
  • Proteins in whole blood as biomarkers for dementia

Jordan Connolly

  • BSc (Hons) Pharmacology
  • The role of skin metabolism, UV irradiation and exposure to parabens in generation of reactive oxygen species

Aimee-Jade Corner

  • Bsc (Hons) Psychology
  • The ontogeny of episodic memory recollection: characterising the experience of recollecting early memories in children and adults

Kern Cowell

  • MEng Mechanical Engineering with Biomedical Engineering
  • Analysis of explanted silicone finger implants

Grace Dobbs

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences
  • Immune system interactions in response to stem cell treatments

Ryan Doran

  • Mmath (Hons) Mathematics
  • Solitons of Ultracold Matter

Jessica Downing

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Genetics
  • Identification of genes involved in Joubert syndrome

William Drabble

  • Bsc (Hons) Biology (Ecology & Environmental Ecology)
  • How Threatening is the Edge Effect? Analysing the Threat to Herpetofaunal Communities in Tropical Environments from Habitat Fragmentation.

Gina Elsayed Abdelaal

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Genetics
  • Potential conditional lethal genes in T-cell Leukaemia

Matthew Farleigh

  • Mchem (Hons) Chemistry
  • Silicon Chips as Environmentally Friendly, Highly Active and Selective Catalysts

James Fortune

  • BSc (Hons) Biology
  • Improving Food Security using Compounds produced from Fungal spores.

Lucy Gee

  • Msci Biomedical Sciences
  • Mechanisms of seizure generation in a mouse model of tumour-associated epilepsy

Phillipa Goode

  • Bsc (Hons) Physiology
  • The PHANTOM Project

Michael Goodfellow

  • MBBS
  • Does sleep play an important role in the consolidation of learned motor skills?

Samantha Goodrick

  • BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Sciences
  • Validating illustrations in a new writing therapy resource for use with adults with aphasia

Caitlin Halfacre

  • BA (Hons) Linguistics
  • Investigating social class perceptions of regional accents

Dominic Hall

  • Bsc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences
  • The Ageing Lung: Investigating telomere-associated damage in response to cigarette smoke exposure and in chronic lung disease

Thomas Horsley Downie

  • Mchem (Hons) Chemistry
  • Rational control of heavier main group carbene analogue reactivity

Danwen Huang

  • BSc (Hons) Computing Science (Game Engineering)
  • Analysis tool for detecting strategic thinking in recovering stroke victims

Michelle Tan Ching Huey

  • Bsc (Honours) Food & Human Nutrition (NUIS)
  • Improvement of an online dietary analysis database for use in large-scale dietary surveys

Hong Ting Hui

  • BEng (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Development of real-time control system for multi-core DSP for power converter control

Sierra Ison

  • Msc IMEC
  • A Sustainable Financing Model for a Marine Protected Area Network in Fiji

Mieszko Jaskiewicz

  • BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
  • Development of a low cost four degree of freedom alignment system to manipulate motion of cell gripper and align 3D microfluidic channels

Aaron Jesuthasan

  • MBBS
  • Movement and Intelligence: establishing a continuum

Adam Jones

  • BA Combined Honours
  • C.O.R.E in the Capital: a microstudy of the Congress of Racial Equality in Washington D.C, 1948-1953.

Viktoriia Kartysh

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences
  • Pyroglutamylated Aβ and α-synuclein phosphorylated at serine 129 in mixed Alzheimer’s and Lewy body disease

Alice Kennedy

  • BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Sciences
  • Investigating assessment of paragraph level understanding; paragraph and question properties

Portia Kondoni

  • Bsc (Hons) Physiology
  • A role for Monocarbboxylate Transporters as Metabolic Target’s to Improve Prostrate Cancer Therapeutics

Raul Lali

  • MBBS
  • Mapping the prediagnostic journey for sarcoma patients

Benjamin Puitong Lam

  • MComp (Hons) Computing Science (Study Abroad)
  • Genetic DSE: Implementing and evaluating advanced algorithms for automated exploration of design spaces for cyber-physical systems

Tze Hao Leow

  • MBBS (NUMed Malaysia)
  • Exploring the Biomarker Potential of Circulating Tumour Cells in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Kim Hui Lim

  • MBBS
  • Assessment of JAK/STAT inhibition as a therapeutic target in Primary Biliary Cholangitis

James Linighan & Team

  • Bsc (Hons) Geography
  • Examining the effects of climate change on glaciers in Svalbard.

James Lister

  • BSc (Hons) Pharmacology
  • Bipolar Lithium Imaging and Spectroscopy Study

Philippa Malko

  • MSci Biomedical Sciences
  • Investigating a Role for GATA2 in the DNA Damage Response in Prostate Cancer

Leigh-Ann Marono

  • Mchem (Hons) Medicinal Chemistry
  • Cobalt salen complexes as hydrogen evolution catalysts

Rosalind Mather

  • Mchem (Hons) Chemistry
  • A Novel Light-Harvesting Complex for Energy Conversion

Jonathan McHugh

  • BSc (Hons) Physiological Sciences
  • STED Microscopy

Jack McIntyre

  • BSc (Hons) Physiological Sciences
  • The origins of interneurons in the human cerebral cortex

Joseph Middleton

  • BSc (Hons) Pharmacology
  • Examination of KV3 channel modulators on the development and expression of sensitisation to locomotor stimulant effects of cocaine in rats

Samaa Musa

  • MBBS
  • Investigating the association between blood pressure and lung measures in the Gateshead Millennium study

Ethan Nelson

  • Mchem (Hons) Chemistry
  • Can A Fluorescent Phosphine Switch Identify Hard-to-Detect Catalytic Intermediates?

Belinda Neo

  • Bsc (Honours) Food & Human Nutrition
  • Quality analysis of the diet of 17 to 21 year-old students from 2 different educational institutions in Singapore

Samuel Newton

  • Bsc (Hons) Biology (Ecology & Environmental Ecology)
  • Investigating Moorland Cutting Regimes on Invertebrates at RSPB Geltsdale

Sarah Newton

  • BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Statistics
  • Stroke recovery using virtual reality and motion tracking hardware

Ya Min Ng

  • BSc Biomedical Sciences 2+1 NUMed and Newcastle UK
  • Identification of Escherichia coli antibiotic resistance genes present in surface and domestic tap water at Johor, Malaysia

Sophie Nicholls

  • BA History & Archaeology
  • Maroon and free black communities: ethnicity, heritage and public understanding

Sophie Oldham

  • BA (Hons) Archaeology
  • Remembering the Enslaved at Home: Slave Burials in Britain from 1701 to 1868

Elizaveta Olkhova

  • BSc (Hons) Pharmacology
  • Investigation of molecular mechanism of CRISPR spacer acquisition by using an in vivo experimental system

Lucy Orton

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences
  • Characterisation of the interaction between the transcription factor RUNX1 and CDK6

Natalie Perrett

  • BSc (Hons) Biochemistry
  • Chromosome choreography by SUN1-KASH5 in mammalian meiosis

Giorgia Perri

  • Bsc (Hons) Zoology
  • Community Ecology

Jake Phillips

  • BA (Hons) History
  • Portrayals of nationhood within a post-colonial environment: The Ibero-American Exhibition in Seville, 1929

Phyllis Phua

  • Bsc (Honours) Food & Human Nutrition (Newcastle University Singapore)
  • A Comparison of Microbial Contamination Susceptibility in Organic and Conventional Lettuce

Nathan Ramsay

  • BSc (Hons) Biology
  • Engineering salt tolerance in plants

Angus Richman

  • BEng (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Current sharing in superconducting power networks

Charlotte Sanders

  • BSc (Hons) Pharmacology
  • New Genes and Molecular Mechanisms of Complex III Deficiency in Mitochondrial Disease: Functional Effects of a Candidate UQCRH Variant in Patient Fibroblasts

Raphael Selby

  • International Brutalism – ‘Brazilian Concrete’ and Brutalist Architecture
  • MArch Architecture

Bien Isabel Senica

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences
  • Development of a predictive in vitro nephrotoxicity testing platform in rat primary renal proximal tubule cell monolayers

Steven Tan Heng Sern

  • MBBS (NUMed Malaysia)
  • Acute Kidney Injury in Cardiac Surgery and Transplantation: Long Term Effects and Use of Novel Biomarkers

Sangam Singh

  • MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Industry)
  • Software Support for Analysis of Density of Interface Traps (Dit) in Semiconductor Devices

Folasade Solanke

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences
  • Investigating whether questionnaires about unmet health need can be used in quantitative analysis rather than just as descriptive tools

Kirsty Spalding

  • BSc Hons Speech & Language Sciences
  • Changing the way we look at Speech & Language Therapy interventions: Application of the Behaviour Change Technique Taxonomy (BCTT) to Speech & Language Therapy interventions with children

William Stephenson

  • Bsc (Hons) Biology ( Ecology & Environmental Ecology)
  • Developing microsatellite primers for two Tilia species in order to assess ascertainment bias

Wai Hin Kevin Tai

  • BA (Hons) English Language & Literature
  • Literacy Education for Low-Educated Immigrant Adults: Materials and Teacher Training

Fiona Tay

  • BSc (Hons) School of Biomedical Sciences
  • Bipolar Lithium Imaging and Spectroscopy Study

Nikita Telkar

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Genetics
  • WNT5A: Spearheading Growth during Embryonic Development

Song Zheng Qi Tobey

  • Bsc (Honours) Food & Human Nutrition
  • Microbiological profile of hydroponic vegetables grown in Singapore

Joshua Topley

  • Mchem (Hons) Chemistry
  • A Water-Soluble Molecular Sensitizer for Solar Devices

Hannah Trinick

  • Biomedical Sciences (Integrated Master’s)
  • Understanding mucus: composition, penetrability and behaviour

Anna Underhill

  • BSc (Hons) Physiological Sciences
  • A genome wide comparison of paired diagnostic and relapsed neuroblastomas

Zoe Underwood

  • BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Sciences
  • Hooks into Books: How do children engage in reading for pleasure?

Michael Urwin

  • BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
  • Design smart polymer surfaces to promote efficiency of trickling filter wastewater treatment

Anjana Varghese

  • MBBS
  • Language Learning in Dyslexia

Rosalind Walsh

  • Mchem (Hons) Chemistry
  • Heteroatom Donor Mesoporous Ionic Liquid Functionalised Silica: Supports for Nanoparticle Catalysis

PengPeng Wang

  • BA (Hons) English Literature & History
  • Diaspora, Women and Leisure in the Northeast during the First World War

Andrew Warburton

  • MComp (Hons) Computing Science (with Industrial Placement)
  • Game AI- Done differently

Joseph Wilson

  • MArch Architecture
  • Brutalism: The American Dream or an American Nightmare?

YehXiang Yao (Encey)

  • BSc (Honours) Food and Human Nutrition (NUIS)
  • The Mucus Barrier: Understanding and Recreating a Suitable Analog for Absorption Studies