DCAD20 Online Webinars

DCAD20 Online can be accessed by anyone with a Coventry University email through the RECAP Moodle area: RECAP > DCAD20

If you do not have a Coventry University email address, certain webinars will be available below.

Tuesday 24th March 2020

14:00-16:15 Outstanding Research Supervisory Team Award – finalists presentations

Webinar link:
Outstanding Research Supervisory Team of the Year: Final Presentations Webinar

As part of the judging process for the CU Outstanding Research Supervisor Team Award, one supervisor from each of the finalist teams will make short presentation addressing and considering their approach to research supervision and its impact.

Wednesday 25th March 2020

10:00-11:30 Pecha Kucha Format PGR Presentations

Webinar link:
Pecha Kucha Format Webinar

In this session recordings will be played and discussions will take place in a live Zoom webinar hosted by Dr Heather Sears from the Doctoral College & Centre.  
Join this webinar to view the Pecha Kucha presentations. You will also have the opportunity to engage in discussions around the research themes and get the opportunity to have your questions answered by the PGR presenters.

Pecha Kucha Presenters

  • Olusola Shola Oladipo—A qualitative study of Black African – Caribbean church leaders to explore and understand their views on running church-based health programme to improve nutritional health and physical activity
  • Zsófia Hacsek—How to Research Vulnerable People? Methodological Considerations for an Art-Based Project
  • Felix Batsch—How Machine Learning can help to improve the safety of Self-Driving Cars Carla Sarrouy Kay—Place – Time – People: Mixed methods for a holistic project
  • Saima Nafis—Can a mobile application improve well-being of older adults living with memory problems?
  • Dalrene Teresa Keerthika James—Will England have enough water in the next 25 years?
  • Matt Johnston—Agent-based modelling of integrated food, energy and water circular economies

14:00 – 14:45 Plenary Session – Writing a PhD: Reflections on a complex process

Niall Curry a Writing Developer based at Coventry University’s Centre for Academic Writing (CAW)

Webinar Link:
Plenary Session Webinar

The talk will focus on the writing of the PhD and preparation for the viva examination. Using reflections on my own recent experience and research on PhD researchers, this talk aims to demystify the PhD writing and examination process and give some support to those of you moving towards this stage of the PhD.