2018 ABTA Doctoral Researcher Awards

2018 ABTA Doctoral Researcher Awards

The grand prix is over. On May 12th ABTA held the 7th UK Doctoral Researcher Awards ceremony in the junior academics' Hall of Fame: UCL Darwin Hall. 15 finalists andThe program began by an opening from the host Dr Yuge Ma, a fellow of Oxford University, who was one of the recpients of DRA awards in the 2015 competition. In the morning session the finalists showed outstanding performance in presenting their PhD research which drew infinite number of questions from the audence (which were skilffully reduced to finite numbers by the program host).After the morning presentations, second part of the program began where the knowledge exchange continued in the form of Q&A in the poster hall.In the afternoon the excitement in the crowd made a peak as everyone turned into ears to hear the winners:  Natural & Life Sciences1 - Sara Priego Moreno, University of Birmingham2 - Gavin Rutledge, University of Cambridge3 - Jason Pottcary, University of Bristol4=5 - Valerio Fasono, University of Manchester; Kayn Forbes, East Anglia University Social & Management Sciences1 - Amin El Yousfi, University of Cambridge2 - Kathryn Medien, University of Warwick3 - Ozlem Eylem, Queen Mary University of London4=5 - Abrar Chaudry, University of Oxford; Kasturi Hazarika, ...

2017 ABTA Doctoral Researcher Awards

UCL ‘Darwin’ Lecture theatre, with its technological equipments, high quality sound system and soft seats has a reputation, among students of University College London, as a nice and comfy place ...

2016 ABTA Doctoral Researcher Awards

On Saturday 14th May 2016, ABTA proudly organised the 2016 Doctoral Research Awards (DRA) at University College London (UCL) to award and celebrate the achievements of the young researchers. By ...

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Academic Visit to Edinburgh

Academic Visit to Edinburgh

As part of the Academic Mobility Programme, ABTA organised this year's academic trip to Edinburgh on the 14th and 15th of October 2016. Participants, consisting of four PhD students and three postdocs, visited the University of Edinburgh and its colleges interacted with the faculty and shared their research perspectives. On ...

Academic Visit to Istanbul, Turkey

Academic Visit to Istanbul, Turkey

We would like to thank all valued participants from the UK’s prestigious academic places for taking part in the Istanbul-Turkey trip organised by the ABTA between 16th April and 20th April, 2015. The trip included touring historical and touristic sites in Istanbul, also visits to, and meetings with the most ...

ABTA - Annual Lunch 2014

ABTA - Annual Lunch 2014

ABTA proudly started its 2014-2015 season with its 5th annual lunch on 15 November 2014, gathering several academics and researchers from around the UK. The lunch successfully strengthened the connections and motivated attendees for the new academic year which is expected to bring out several activities, including seminars, workshops, and ...

Academic visit to Istanbul, Turkey

Academic visit to Istanbul, Turkey

ABTA Doctoral Research Travel Awards is one of the two categories of ABTA’s new initiative of ABTA Academic Mobility Programme.The scheme will enable successful doctoral students, post-doctoral students and researchers to visit prestigious Turkish universities and present their academic work and network with their fellow academics. This will allow the ...


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