Loughborough Doctoral College

Training and events

Café Academique

We are pleased to announce the return of Café Academique.

This is a unique, popular, social and educational event for Doctoral Researchers to share and discuss their research with fellow Doctoral Researchers in a relaxed and informal setting whilst enjoying free pizza with a range of drinks!

The first Café Academique of 2018 will take place on Tuesday 6th February (5pm - 7pm) and we have four enthusiastic speakers lined up:

  • Mohsen Sayyah - "What is Sports Biomechanics? An application in springboard diving” - School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
  • Anthony Quinn - "Why does Vehicle Crime repeatedly occur in certain parts of Leicestershire?" - Social Sciences
  • Beth McMurchie - "Finding fingerprints in the dark" - School of Science (Chemistry)
  • Dan Wright

Want to be part of the Café Academique audience?

  • Details on how to book your place to attend Café Academique in Loughborough coming soon.
  • Details on how to book your place to attend Café Academique at the London Campus coming soon.
  • Details on how you can watch the live stream via "ReVIEW" coming soon.

If you missed or want to re-live the last Café Academique you can view the recording via LEARN here and also follow the Twitter activity via #LboroDCCafe. Details on the presenters are as follows:

  • Avinoam Baruch"How citizen science could change the way we respond to disasters"  - School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences

  • Matthew Healey - "Tainted blood: A search for prions" - School of Science

  • Sophia Tetteh - “How to design a face”  - Loughborough Design School

  • Aron Sherry - “Should we have chair-free classrooms?” - School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences


Want to present at future Café Academique?

Please get in touch with Dr Katryna Kalawsky via email and provide the following information:

  • Name
  • School/Dept.
  • Year of study
  • An attention/interest sparking title 
  • A brief description of your research (consider what? why? how? what? so what?