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Olga Kozlova

Dr Olga Kozlova is the Director of Converge Challenge-a successful pan-Scotland business competition and management training programme aimed at creating new generation of entrepreneurs. Olga has over ten years of experience in technology commercialisation and start-up support as an entrepreneur, mentor and company formation executive.
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entrepreneurship, management training, business competition
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Karen Lorimer

Dr Karen Lorimer is a Senior Research Fellow in Public Health at Glasgow Caledonian University, Institute for Applied Health Research. Karen is a medical sociologist and leads the Institute's sexual health theme of work, specialising in the social and behavioural dimensions of sexual health, and impact of technology on sexual behaviour and sexual health.
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Sociology, sexual health, sexual behaviour, qualitative
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Cait MacPhee

Cait MacPhee is a Professor of Biological Physics at the University of Edinburgh. She was originally trained in the biomedical sciences in Australia, before realising her true vocation and gradually making her way across to physics.
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biological physics, molecular self-assembly, women in sciences
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Neil McLennan

Neil McLennan is Senior Lecturer and Director of Leadership Programmes for the School of Education, University of Aberdeen.
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civil service, education change, history teaching
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Andrew Mearns Spragg

Dr Andrew Mearns Spragg is a scientific entrepreneur and marine biotechnology pioneer with a successful track record of growing venture backed technology businesses.
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Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Marine Biotechnology, Medical Devices, Biomedical sciences, Stem Cells
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Ian Overton

Ian Overton is a Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology, Queen's University Belfast.

His research group are applying data integration and machine learning approaches to develop probabilistic network models of gene function, as well as predictive algorithms (e.g. for cancer treatment regime selection), including systems-wide modelling of phenotypic plasticity. Control of epithelial and mesenchymal cell fates is fundamental in development (e.g. neural crest migration), in cancer progression and associated with stem cell properties, including somatic cell reprogramming.
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Data integration, systems medicine, metastasis, drug resistance/response, stem cells, phenotypic plasticity, Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition (EMT), machine learning, functional genomics
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Elizabeth Patton

Dr. E. Elizabeth Patton is currently a Group Leader at the MRC Institute for Genetics and Molecular Medicine in Edinburgh, with a specific interest in melanoma. Dr. Patton received a BSc (Honours) degree from King’s College at Dalhousie University and a PhD from the University of Toronto, followed by a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Harvard Medical School and The University of Oxford.
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genetics, melanoma
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Subramanian Ramamoorthy

Subramanian Ramamoorthy is a Reader in Robotics at The University of Edinburgh. He received a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. Previously, he was a Staff Engineer with National Instruments Corp.
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robotics, computer science, autonomous robots
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Peter Reekie

Peter Reekie is Director of Finance and Structures and sits on the Board of the Scottish Futures Trust which is responsible for improving the value for money of infrastructure investment in Scotland. He has been involved with the development of SFT since its inception, initially as an advisor and then as employee 002 where he as seen the government owned company grow from zero to a team of thirty five and £5.5m budget since early 2009.
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finance, public-private partnerships

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Sotiria Grek is Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh. She works in the area of Europeanisation of education policy with a particular focus on transnational policy learning, knowledge and governance. She has co-authored (with Martin Lawn) ‘Europeanising education: governing a new policy space’ (2012, Symposium) and recently co-edited (with Joakim Lindgren) 'Governing by Inspection’ (2015, Routledge).

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