The best in undergraduate research has been showcased at an event at the University of Chester.

The Showcase of Undergraduate Research Exchange (SURE) conference offered undergraduates the chance to present their research, immerse themselves in the world of discovery, and network with faculty members and peers.

Organised by the university's Research and Innovation Office, it was established to give the students the experience of presenting and networking.

Among the notable participants, Talia Mullen-Humphreys, a marine biology student, gave an award-winning oral presentation on the vulnerability of the Red Devil Vampire Crab due to overexploitation.

Chester and District Standard:

Tanya Sharples, studying for her BA in primary education, also stood out with a winning poster presentation looking into potential emotional impacts of compulsory physical education and sports days on children.

Professor Paul Bissell, pro vice-chancellor, research and innovation, said: "It was so inspiring to hear the research carried out by our undergraduate students.

"This event gave them a taste of presenting to a range of academic colleagues and external guests and the chance to support and learn from their peers.

"We’re very proud of all the students who took part."