119 Users Found
Avatar

Theodore Koutmeridis

Dr Theodore Koutmeridis is a lecturer in economics at the University of St Andrews. He works on wage inequality and market failures, such as informational and financial frictions. His research investigates inequality between and within gender, examines the role of educational opportunities and centers on the increasing importance of labor market experience.
Keywords:
wage inequality, market failures, economics of crime
Avatar

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.
Keywords:
entrepreneurship, management training, business competition
Avatar

Gurjit Singh Lalli

Gurjit is the Founder-Chairman and Chief Mentor of several companies that have global business operations across three business lines – real estate, clean tech and equity investment. Currently he is guiding the group into new verticals & businesses. His professional and personal experience spans the Americas, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia.
Keywords:
business consultancy, real estate, clean tech, equity investment
Avatar

Lesley Lancaster

I am a leading young researcher in thermal ecology and biogeography, with particular expertise in understanding how anthropogenic habitat modification affects species distributions and the evolutionary process.
Keywords:
Climate change, entomology, freshwater resources, agricultural pests, thermal ecology, biogeography
Avatar

Ian LeBruce

Ian LeBruce is a director of Adopt an Intern, Scotland's only social enterprise graduate recruitment service. In March 2013, Ian founded Cappuccino Ads, an environmentally friendly advertising service which now runs across the UK.
Prior to business, Ian worked on Minecraft: xbox edition with 4J studios and Grand Theft Auto V for Rockstar Games, and completed an MPhys at the University of Edinburgh.
Keywords:
Entrepreneurship, Social Business, Digital, Technology, Sustainability
Avatar

Graeme Logan

Graeme is Strategic Director at Education Scotland, the Government’s agency for supporting and improving education. This role involves leading the national support for the curriculum, learning, teaching and assessment in Scottish schools. Graeme also leads the national programme of school inspections.
Keywords:
Education, Public Sector, Education Scotland
Avatar

Vicky Long

Vicky is Senior Lecturer in Health History at Glasgow Caledonian University and Deputy Director of the cross-institutional Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare. Awarded a PhD at Warwick University in 2004, her research examines the role of different organisations in the formation of healthcare policy and practice, and is driven by contemporary debates.
Keywords:
healthcare, mental health, occupational health, modern history, disability
Avatar

Victoria Loughlan

Victoria Loughlan is a Strategic Assessment Architect for the Scottish Government. Within the Strategic Assessment team she designs and delivers interactive and visual ‘big picture thinking’ sessions for senior officials. These sessions focus on addressing key policy challenges, teasing out their interdependencies, and situating them in their global context.
Keywords:
strategy, government, big picture thinking, international relations
Avatar

Malcolm Macdonald

I am the Director of the Scottish Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications. My work focuses on the development and application of space mission systems and space technology, challenging conventional ideas to enable new concepts in the exploration and exploitation of space, and is reported in over 100 publications funded from a diverse funding portfolio ranging from the research councils to space agencies and industrial collaborators.
Keywords:
Aerospace, Space, Technology, Systems Engineering
Avatar

Andrew Manches

Andrew has over 15 years working with young children: as a teacher, academic, start-up director, and, more recently, parent. His research examines the role of interaction in cognition, and the implications for early learning and new forms of technology. He is also interested in computing education for children in the early years.
Keywords:
Education; Technology; Computing, Early Years; STEM; Psychology
Avatar

Victoria Martin

Dr Victoria Martin in a Reader in Particle Physics at the University of Edinburgh. Her research focuses on the recently discovered Higgs boson particle.
Keywords:
Particle Physics, Higgs boson
Avatar

Peter McColl

Peter McColl leads the policy and research work for Nesta in Scotland. He is focused on the opportunities to integrate and adapt Nesta's work to and for Scotland. Peter has particular interests in intergenerational politics, big data, higher education, health and social care, citizens' income and participatory democracy.
Keywords:
big data, health and social care, higher education
Avatar

Lesley McMillan

Professor Lesley McMillan is Professor of Criminology and Sociology and Theme Lead for Violence, Crime and Justice Research at Glasgow Caledonian University. She is Associate Director of the Scottish Institute for Policing Research where she leads the Public Protection Network and Associate Director of the Centre for Research in Families and Relationships at the University of Edinburgh.
Keywords:
sociology, sexual assault, counselling, psychotherapy, justice
Avatar

Fiona McNeill

Fiona McNeill is a Lecturer in Computer Science at Heriot-Watt University, focussing on automated knowledge evolution and interpreting data mismatch.
Keywords:
computer science, automate knowledge, data mismatch
Avatar

Nasar Meer

Dr Nasar Meer is a Reader in Comparative Social Policy and Citizenship at Strathclyde University. His research explores how different nation-states reconcile ideas of unity with ethnic and religious diversity, with a specific focus on both race equality and Muslim identities.
Keywords:
Citizenship, Race Equality, Diversity, Identity, Nationhood. Public Policy
Avatar

Jillian Merchant

Jillian Merchant is a Solicitor in Glasgow, practising in the areas of employment, discrimination and professional disciplinary defence. Jillian is instructed by trades unions on behalf of their members and has experience representing workers who have suffered discrimination at work.
Keywords:
Law; Employment; Discrimination; Equality; Policy; Campaigns
Avatar

Michail Mersinis

Michael Mersinis is an artist whose work revolves around the utopian imaginary and the sense of place. Using photography’s elusive relationship with reality and its indexical qualities, his work superimposes the projected qualities of places with the real, mainly through the mediums of photography and sculpture.
Keywords:
art, photography, sculpture
Avatar

Julie Tian Miao

Dr Miao is currently a Lecturer in Urban Planning and Development, in the Department of Urban Studies of Glasgow University. Previously she worked as a Post-Doc in the Geography Department of St Andrews University after she was awarded her PhD in Economic Geography and Planning by University College London.
Keywords:
knowledge economy, innovation, science parks, Asia, housing, real estate
Avatar

Claire Miller

Claire Miller is a Reader in Statistics and Senior Adviser of Studies in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at The University of Glasgow. Claire's research interests include developing and applying statistical methodology to address cross-disciplinary challenges in the area of sensor systems.
Keywords:
Statistics, spatiotemporal data, environment, water quality
Avatar

Nikki Moran

Nikki Moran is a Senior Lecturer in Music at the University of Edinburgh, with expertise in the study of music as social interaction. Her projects draw specialist music skills together with empirical methods, including both movement analysis and ethnographic fieldwork. At Edinburgh, Nikki led the development of a new undergraduate degree programme.
Keywords:
Music, Cognitive sciences, Social interaction, Improvisation
Avatar

Callum Murray

Callum is an RSE Enterprise Fellow, hosted by the University of Edinburgh. The fellowship focus is commercialising machine learning and intelligent analysis of legal data. Callum is CEO of Amiqus Resolution, a purpose driven company improving access to civil justice & using business as a force for good. Amiqus build products to resolve complex legal and financial problems.
Keywords:
Open data, entrepreneurship, legal innovation

Latest News

14 November 2017
Are you involved in research, innovation or further/higher education?Are/were you based in Scotland ...