5th Annual Student Research Symposium
The Fifth Annual Middlesex University Dubai Student Research Symposium was held on Sunday, November 13th, 2016 at Block 4, Knowledge Park Dubai. This annual event provides undergraduate and postgraduate students a forum to share their research findings with an audience of their peers, university staff, and family members. Each presenter discussed their work with the audience, expertly answering questions, and the displayed posters were of very high quality. All presenters were give participation certificates in recognition of the quality of their research, and ‘Best Poster’ awards were given to the top undergraduate and postgraduate presentations based on feedback from the judging panels.
The two undergraduate winners were:
- Ruby Shaniah Oayda, supervised by Tenia Kyriazi
“The European Court of Human Rights: Bans on the wearing of religious attire in schools, the workplace and the public sphere”
- Isabel Giannina Feldbauer, supervised by Cody Paris
“Investigating tourist’s perceptions, attitudes and behaviour towards sustainable development and preservation of the World Heritage Site: The Historic Centre of Rome”
The postgraduate award went to Teneille Saayman (supervised by Muneeza Shoaib) for “The impact of celebrity scandals on brand image. The rise and fall of sports hero Lance Armstrong: A theoretical and empirical investigation”