Postgraduate research conference 2014

First announcement and call for abstracts

The conference organised by the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering will take place on 7-9 April, 2014

MACE PGR Conference logo

Conference booklet 2014

The scope of the conference is for second year PGR students to showcase their achievements and research highlights and present their work to the wider community.

This conference will be a platform to represent your chosen disciplines with an emphasis on academic excellence based on research, discovery, innovation and collaboration with industry. 

Venue will be confirmed at a later date.

2011 PGR conference

Prizes and awards at the evening banquet

PGR Conference 2014

The School PGR Conference took place on 9th April 2014 and was a great success. The day was well attended by nearly 60 delegates with many students vying for the top prize of £1,250. Prize giving took place at the evening party where free food nourished fervent anticipation for the prizes to be made to the best PGR student performances:


Michael Rex Horne Scholarship: James Paul

Oral Presentation Prizes

  • 1st  – Mohammed Akrami
  • 2nd – Ahmad Wael Al-Shaer
  • Joint 3rd – Adrian Harwood, C-C Chang

Poster Presentation Prizes

  • 1st – Mohammed Al-Azawi
  • 2nd – Robert Worth
  • 3rd – Josh Taylor

 To celebrate the event the attendees were invited to an evening banquet and award ceremony.

Abstract submission

Abstracts of 150-200 words were submitted by 31st January 2014.

Please submit your abstract via email PGRmaceshowcase@manchester.ac.uk.

Important dates

  • 9th April 2014 - Postgraduate research conference
  • 31st January 2014 - Abstract submission deadline
  • 28th February 2014 - Final selection of oral and poster presentations and posters 

Conference topics

The Conference includes, but is not limited, to the following specialisms:

  • Advanced Flow Diagnostics,
  • Instrumentation, Bioengineering,
  • Built Environment,
  • Coastal Processes,
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics,
  • Construction Science,
  • Dynamics and Aeroelasticity,
  • Energy and Multiphysics,
  • Engineering Design and Optimisation,
  • Experimental Aerodynamics,
  • Geotechnics,
  • Impact and Explosion,
  • Management of Projects,
  • Marine Energy,
  • Nuclear Graphite,
  • Reliability, Availability, Maintenance and Safety,
  • Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH),
  • Structures and Fire,
  • Turbulence Mechanics. 

Contacts us

The conference will be supported by:

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