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Helen Hastie

Helen Hastie is a Lecturer in the Interaction Lab at Heriot-Watt University Computer Science Department. Her research there focuses on building and evaluating spoken dialogue and multimodal systems.
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computer science, speech technology, artificial intelligence, engineering
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Graeme Malcolm

Prof. Graeme Malcolm has been a pioneer of growth photonics companies in Scotland over the last 16 years. In 1992 he co-founded Microlase Optical Systems Ltd which rapidly became one of Scotland¹s most successful optoelectronics companies and was sold to a major US corporation.
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photonics, laser technologies, physics
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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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Jeffrey Murer

Dr. Jeffrey Stevenson Murer’s research explores the problems of group violence, ethnic conflict, and political terrorism, through the lens of collective identity formation. He analyses the social need to belong, and why that need is often accompanied by a parallel imperative to exclude.
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group violence, ethnic conflict, political terrorism, collective identity
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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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Sinead Rhodes

Dr. Sinéad Rhodes is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Psychological Sciences and Health at the University of Strathclyde. She has been an active researcher in the area of memory and associated cognitive functioning in childhood and clinical disorders (e.g. ADHD, depression, OCD) for the last 15 years.
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psychology, developmental, cognitive, clinical disorders
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Anne Schwan

A Professor in English and Head of Humanities & Culture at Edinburgh Napier University, Anne Schwan researches and teaches crime and punishment in literature and culture, nineteenth-century literature, and issues surrounding education and creativity in prisons. At Edinburgh Napier, she initiated an award-winning institutional partnership involving English Literature students and local prison reading projects.
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19th century literature, gender studies, literary & cultural theory, prison education, crime and punishment
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Will Shu

Dr Will 'Wenmiao' Shu is a Lecturer in Microengineering at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. Originally from China, he received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Cambridge University Engineering Department and Nanoscience Centre. Then he worked as a postdoctoral research associate at Cambridge developing micro- and nano- sensor devices. In 2007, he joined as a lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and School of Engineering and Physical Sciences of Heriot-Watt University.
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micro engineering, nanotechnologies, nano-sensors, life sciences applications
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Benjamin Tatler

Ben has established an international reputation as a leading researcher in the natural approach to vision and visual psychology. A key role of vision is to provide information that allows us to complete our activities of everyday life, yet few researchers study vision in the context of natural everyday behaviour.
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visual perception, cognition, visual research, eye tracking in natural environments

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A lecturer in chemical engineering at the University of Strathclyde since 2008, Ashleigh Fletcher initially trained as a chemist (BSc Chemistry, University of Durham, 1997) before moving into the field of adsorption science during her doctoral studies (PhD, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 2000).

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