ICUR is an interdisciplinary conference and one of its most positive aspects for many students is to be exposed to research from outside of their own discipline. In 2015 we created some suggested streams that student research might fit in to and around which enabled us to create themed presentation panels.
Cultural heritage, development economics, education, cultural and social forces (past, present, future), history, literature, mass media, mobility, language politics and translation, cultural dimensions of health and policy.
Health and Wellbeing
Future healthcare, nutrition, health, wellbeing and social change; digital healthcare, public health systems and improvement, women’s, children’s’ and reproductive health.
Climate, climate change and weather, water, energy, rural communities, mobility, energy, infection and control.
Green chemistry, societal systems, sustainability, sustainable cities, food systems, sustainable manufacturing, industrial biotechnology, biotechnology and genomics and genetics.
International Development and Global Governance
State and non-state actors, poverty and/or poverty reduction, human rights, international aid, communications, inter-state conflict, ecology, energy, business and finance, health, labour standards, trade, social justice, forms of global citizenship.
Social Inclusion and Engagement
Job creation, social dialogue, intra-state conflict, human rights, poverty reduction, activism, community, health, mental health, ethics, bio ethics, gender, religion, ethics, criminology.
Peace, Security and Borders
Conflict; violence, harm at national level, regional level or global level: national security, uncertainty.
Green Manufacturing and Green Material
Advanced manufacturing, aerospace, digital spaces, energy-related materials, e-business, new media.
Electrical power, energy management, energy storage, low carbon transport, solar energy, thermal energy.
Medical and Pharmaceutical Research
Pharmaceuticals, Diagnosis; accident, injury and trauma, aging; disease, infection and immunity; developmental biology and stem cells; new therapeutics; neuroscience.