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School of Science Postgraduate Research Recruitment Event

The School is holding a postgraduate research student event on Wednesday 5 December 2018.

The event will be hosted in the James France Exhibition Area between 2.00pm and 4.00pm.

The School of Science Postgraduate Research Event will be an opportunity to:

  • Attend presentations from academic staff
  • Find out about the PhD experience from current students
  • Discover the breadth of research within the School of Science through our research centre poster presentation
  • Find out about research degrees and funding opportunities

The programme will be as follows:


13.30-14.30       Registration and refreshments on arrival, browsing posters – James France Exhibition Area

14.30-14.50       Welcome presentation from Director of Doctoral Programmes – Andrei Malkov - CC011

14.50-15.00       Diversity in Science - Eugenie Hunsicker – CC011

15.00-16.00       Subject Presentations & Q&A:

Chemistry (Room CC011)

15.00 - 15.20 – Postgraduate Research in Chemistry - Ben Buckley, Andrei Malkov

15.20 – 15.35 - Unravelling the electronic structure properties of non-linear optical 
materials – Felix Plasser

Computer Science (Room CC110)


Presenters: Huaizhong Zhao, Asma Adnane, Posco Tso, Dominik Freydenberger, Lars Nagel, Daniel Reidenbach

Mathematical Sciences and Maths Education Centre (Room CC012)


1. PhD research in Mathematical Sciences- Jenya Ferapontov (Math)

2. Hyperbolic systems with multiplicities and discontinuous coefficients - Claudia Garetto (Math)

3. Calabi-Yau manifolds and mirror symmetry - Alan Thompson (Math)  

4. Mathematical Modeling: Nonequilibrium Soft Matter - Marco Mazza (Math)

5. Exploring the Dynamics of Biological Matter - Tyler Shendruk (Math)

6. Diversity in mathematics - Eugenie Hunsicker (Math)

7. TBC – Fenner Tanswell (MEC)

Physics (Room CC013)


1. Kelly Morrison

2. Alexandre Zagoskin

3. Sergey Saveliev

Summer studentship scheme (Room CC0109)

Followed by optional facilities tours for those interested.

Information for attendees

Additional information:

As the event will involve tours of our School facilities and the University campus, we recommend you wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Refreshments are provided. Should you require anything else there are various food and drink outlets on campus, including our Students' Union shop.

Hopefully you will find the information on this page sufficient to help you arrive at the right place on time. Signage on campus will direct you to the correct venue and staff and students will be only to happy to direct you if you get lost.

You can also view our campus map online.

Travelling by rail

Rail travellers - will arrive at Loughborough Central Station, approximately 3 miles from the campus.

Taxi fares will be charged on a metered basis (approx £6-£7).

From the station you can also catch the University/Town/Station Kinchbus service ("Sprint").  This service operates every 15 mins. The fare is £2.00.

Our School of Science postgraduate event is being hosted at the James France exhibition area, so please alight at the Computer Studies stop (the nearest stop for the James France building). The venue is a short five minute walk from the stop.

Travelling by coach

Coach travellers - will arrive at Loughborough in The Rushes or Baxter Gate in the centre of town.

From The Rushes stop you can catch the Kinchbus Sprint service to the University. See above for the relevant bus stops on campus.

Travelling by car

Car travellers - are advised to take one of the following routes

(if you are using a SatNav, the post code is LE11 3AJ):

M1: Junction 23 on to the A512 to Loughborough, approx 2 miles to 1st roundabout, turn right, at the next roundabout go straight-over into Holywell Park for car parking.

A6 from North and South: follow signs for Loughborough, then University and/or Nanpantan.

A60 from Nottingham, or A511 from Leicester or Burton: follow signs for Loughborough, then University and/or Nanpantan.

Please note: car parking is limited on campus.

In the first instance please report to the Gatehouse at HOLYWELL PARK, where you will be given instructions regarding parking.

On a particularly busy visit day, you may be directed to alternative parking. The Gatehouse at Holywell Park will give you further instructions if this is necessary.