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ACCE Annual meeting 2015

13th October 2015 - 14th October 2015

ACCE Annual Meeting, University of Liverpool, 13 -14 October, 2015

Meeting programme

Venue:  Mountford Hall, Reilly Building, Elizabeth Gidney room.

Tue 13th October, 2015

09.15 – 10.00  Registration Tea / Coffee, Reilly building, 2nd floor, Mandela room
10.00 – 10.10  Welcome & introduction, Prof Michael Siva-Jothy
10.10 – 11.00  Overview of ACCE structure and training, Dr Gareth Phoenix
11.00 – 12.30  ‘Teaser talks’: ACCE students 2ed cohort (2015-16)
12.30 – 13.30  Lunch and poster session I (ACCE 2014-15 cohort)
13.30 – 14.30  Invited lecture: Prof Georgina Mace (University College London)
14.30 – 14.45  Sophie Macaulay, ACCE 1st cohort student, University of Liverpool
Reconstructing Dinosaur Locomotion: As Fast and Fearsome as the Movies Suggest?!
14.45 – 15.00  Rachael Treharne, ACCE 1st cohort student, University of Sheffield
Arctic Browning; vegetation damage and implications for carbon balance.
15.00 – 15.15  Richard Howells, ACCE 1st cohort student, CEH & Liverpool
Diet of European shags signals coastal marine environmental change
15.15 – 15.30  Geoffrey Richards, ACCE 1st cohort student, University of York
Holocene sea-level changes in Wales: a combined empirical and model-based approach
15.30 – 16.00 Tea/Coffee and poster session II (ACCE 2014-15 cohort)

VENUE: Life Sciences building, lecture theatre 2.
16.00 – 17.00 Research seminar: Dr Rachael Cavanagh (British Antarctic Survey)
Parallel session
VENUE: Reilly Building, floor 2, Mandela room

16.00 – 17.00 Extended ACCE Management and Advisory board meeting
17.30 – 18.30 Drinks at Pen Factory, Hope Street. Hotel check in.
18.30 – 20.00 Drinks Reception & Buffet, Reilly building, 2nd floor, Mandela room

Wed 14th October, 2015 (ACCE Students only)

(ACCE students only)
Venue: Seminar Room 4, Second floor in the Life Sciences Building, Crown Street (L69 7ZB)
9.00 – 9.30 Kevin Arbuckle, University of Liverpool, What’s it like doing a PhD – reflection on my PhD , University of Liverpool
9.30 – 10.00 Rebecca Senior and Alun Jones, University of Sheffield, ACCE 1st cohort students.
What are the biggest challenges I have experienced and how did I tackle them
10.00 – 11.00 Coach ride to the Delamere forest
11.00 – 11.30 Arrival Tea / Coffee
11.30 – 12:15 Group activities in shelter –giant Jenga/giant Connect 4 ‘competitions’.
12.15 – 13:00 Lunch
13.00 – 16:00 Tree Top Adventure or Forest Segway Experience (or just walk and birds watching) -two to three hours of fun and adventure, team building exercise
16:00 Depart. Coach will make stop at Liverpool South Parkway for people wanting to get train to York, Sheffield
17:00 Coach arrives back at Life Sciences building, Crown Street

Details

Start:
13th October 2015
End:
14th October 2015

Organiser

ACCE DTP, University of Liverpool

Venue

Mountford Hall
160 Mount Pleasant
Liverpool, L3 5TR United Kingdom
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