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Job Thijssen

Job is currently a Royal Society of Edinburgh/BP Trust Research Fellow and Chancellor's Fellow at the Institute for Condensed Matter and Complex Systems, University of Edinburgh, UK. His research focuses on developing novel soft materials for use in­ the fabrication of the next generation of batteries and fuel cells.
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soft material development, batteries, fuel cells
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Annie Tindley

Dr Annie Tindley is a senior lecturer in History at the University of Dundee, having previously worked at Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of Aberdeen.... Her research specialisms lie in the modern Scottish, British and imperial worlds (c. 1745-1945), in particular, Scottish and British rural history and society and the economic and intellectual links between them and the wider world.
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Scottish history, British history, imperial history, rural society and economy, history of technology
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Jano van Hemert

Dr Jano van Hemert (MSc 1998, PhD 2002; Leiden University, The Netherlands) is a Senior Research Manager and Academic Liaison at Optos. His main area of research is in computer science and its applications. His imaging research group develops novel algorithms on retinal images to improve eye health care.
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retinal imaging, computer science; commercialisation; technology development

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Rebecca is a teacher of physics at St George's School for Girls in Edinburgh. She actively promotes STEM engagement through pupil-led research projects, digital exchanges, after-school clubs and outreach events, and is passionate about getting more girls interested in physics and engineering.

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