Warwick Economics students present their research at BCUR 2021Tuesday 25 May 2021
We are delighted that a number of final year undergraduate University of Warwick Economics students were accepted to present the results of their dissertation research at the 2021 British Conference for Undergraduate Research.
This year's conference was hosted online by the University of Leeds, taking place over two days; 12-13 April 2021. Since it was founded in 2010, the BCUR offers a fantastic opportunity for undergraduate students to present their research in friendly environment and experience the atmosphere of a research conference. The annual conference is held annually at different UK universities and is open to a range of disciplines.
At this year's online conference, there was around 250 presentations by students at 70 higher education institutions presenting on a broad range of subjects, a selection of 100 flash talks, Q&A session with PhD Postgraduate students and a virtual conference social.
The Warwick Economics students who presented at the 2021 conference were:
- Gin Fah Chong (BSc Economics)
- Wing Chow (PPE)
- Larina Corniciuc (Modern Languages and Economics)
- Kai Foerster (MSc Economics)
- Patricio Hernandez Senosiain (BSc Economics
- Salman Mallick (BSc Economics)
Student BCUR Presentations
Iarina Corniciuc's presentation titled 'Does boardroom diversity affect a firms financial performance' highlighted that the ethical argument for increasing diversity is irrefutable. Through her research Iarina provided an economic case for diversity to further strengthen the argument. The presentation is available to view here:
Kai Forester asked the question 'Does staying home slow down COVID-19 transmission?'. Kai's research attempts to uncover the casual relationship between people's mobility patterns and COVID-19 cases using latest econometric techniques. The presentation is available to view here: