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David Smith

David is a Senior Lecturer and Director of Innovation and Internationalisation in the School of Education at the University of Aberdeen.
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Education, Initial Teacher Education, Religious Studies, LGBT Issues
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Devi Sridhar

Dr. Devi Sridhar is a Senior Lecturer in Global Public Health in the Centre for Population Health Sciences at Edinburgh University and a Senior Research Fellow in the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University. Her research focuses on global health governance, financing and institutions.
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global health, international institutions, governance, UN, public health, financing
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Adam Stokes

Dr Stokes is a Lecturer in the Institute for Micro and Nano Systems (IMNS) and the Institute for Bioengineering (IBioE), at The University of Edinburgh; where he is the PI of the Soft Systems Group. In addition to his role as Programme Director for the MSc in Bioelectronics and Biosensors, he also teaches Digital Systems Design & Computer Architecture.
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Microtechnology
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Sabina Strachan

Sabina is a Senior Consultant at BOP Consulting, a global consultancy that works with people to make the case for cultural and creative industries. Her projects include the Commonwealth Games Cultural Programme evaluation, The Burrell Collection redevelopment and the Edinburgh Festivals strategy.
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culture, heritage, strategy, evaluation, funding, architecture
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Mark Symes

Mark is a lecturer in chemistry at the University of Glasgow, specialising in finding sustainable ways to produce fuels and remove pollutants from the environment. As part of his research, Mark co-invented a new type of water electrolyser, which is being spun out from the University of Glasgow.
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Stephen Thomas

Stephen is a Royal Society University Research Fellow and Chancellor’s Fellow in the School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh. His research interests are directed towards the development and understanding of sustainable methods for chemical synthesis which are non-toxic and environmentally benign.
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Catalysis, synthetic chemistry, sustainability
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Mhairi Towler

Dr. Mhairi Towler is the founder and Director of Vivomotion (www.vivomotion.co.uk), a multi-award winning animation production company based in Dundee. The company offers a service of bespoke animations for scientific communication as well as training courses on the visual presentation of science.
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Science Communication, Animation, Entrepreneurialism, Sciart, Public Engagement
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Asier Unciti-Broceta

Asier Unciti-Broceta is a group leader in the Edinburgh Cancer Research UK Centre (MRC IGMM, University of Edinburgh) and Chief Scientific Officer at Deliverics Ltd, a biotech company dedicated to the development and commercialization of transfection technologies.
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cancer research, cell delivery, DNA delivery technology
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Niki Vermeulen

Niki Vermeulen is a lecturer in history/sociology of science in the Science, Technology and Innovation Studies group of the School of Social and Political Science of the University of Edinburgh. She is interested in science policy and the various ways in which research is organised, focussing on scientific collaboration, especially in the life sciences.
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history, science, sociology, marine biology, scientific collaboration
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Kate Walker

Kate is an independent consultant in the education development sector
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Education Policy, Education Reform, Arts Education, Ethnomusicology
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Guy Walker

Dr Guy Walker is an Associate Professor in the Institute for Infrastructure and Environment at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. His research specialism is human factors engineering and has been featured in national newspapers, TV and radio through to an appearance on the Discovery Channel.
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Human Factors Engineering, Transport, Safety, Resilience
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Eileen Wall

Eileen Wall is currently a Professor of Integrative Livestock Genetics at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) based at the Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian. She is also Mitigation work stream lead in ClimateXChange. Eileen grew up in Dublin where she received her undergraduate and Masters degree in Agricultural Science from the University College Dublin.
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genetic improvement, genomics, agriculture, animal science, climate change
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Tiffany Wood

Dr Tiffany Wood heads the Edinburgh Complex Fluids Partnership (ECFP) which works with all sectors across the formulation industry to solve issues and provide innovative solutions. Established in 2012, ECFP is based within the Soft Condensed Matter Physics Research Group at the University of Edinburgh and exploits academic understanding of how the fundamental physical interactions between components define the microstructure and bulk properties (e.g. flow behaviour and stability) of products.
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soft matter physics, liquids, gels, emulsions, application in consumer products
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Lysimachos Zografos

Lysimachos is the co-founder and CEO of Parkure, a drug discovery company which has set out to discover a cure for Parkinson’s disease. He also works with start-ups with his consultancy, LeanForce, advising on issues of innovation and early stage strategy.
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Therapeutics, Neuroscience, Drug Discovery, Technology, Innovation, Crowdfunding

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14 September 2017
This year's Young Academy of Scotland AGM was held by the seaside at the Univeristy of St. Andrews. ...