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Fiona McNeill

Fiona McNeill is an Associate Professor in Computer Science at Heriot-Watt University, focussing on automated knowledge evolution and interpreting data mismatch.
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computer science, automate knowledge, data mismatch
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Kitty Meeks

Kitty Meeks currently holds a Royal Society of Edinburgh Personal Research Fellowship at the University of Glasgow, where she carries out research at the interface of mathematics and computer science.
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Discrete Mathematics, Computer Science, Algorithms, Networks
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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.
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Citizenship, Race Equality, Diversity, Identity, Nationhood. Public Policy
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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.
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Law; Employment; Discrimination; Equality; Policy; Campaigns
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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.
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art, photography, sculpture
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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.
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Statistics, spatiotemporal data, environment, water quality
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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.
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Music, Cognitive sciences, Social interaction, Improvisation
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Helen Mulvana

Helen is a Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Glasgow. Her group collaborates with clinicians and life scientists to develop ultrasound techniques for earlier cancer diagnosis and treatment.
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engineering, ultrasound, elastography, drug delivery, equality, diversity
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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.
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Open data, entrepreneurship, legal innovation
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Rachel Myles

Dr Rachel Myles is a Wellcome Trust Intermediate Fellow and Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Glasgow and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Infirmary and Golden Jubilee National Hospitals in Glasgow.
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Medicine, Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Sudden cardiac death, Clinical research, Pre-clinical research
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Harish Nair

Harish Nair trained in Pediatrics in Delhi & obtained a PhD in Epidemiology in Edinburgh. He has nearly 15 years of experience in Public Health with a range of institutions- WHO, USAID, Public Health Foundation of India & All India Institute of Medical Sciences. He has been working with the University of Edinburgh since 2010 & he is currently leading several projects on child health.
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Child Health, Epidemiology, Global Health, Respiratory viruses, research-policy linkage
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Ingela Naumann

Ingela Naumann is Deputy Director of the Graduate School of Social and Political Science and Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at Edinburgh University. She holds a PhD from the European University Institute in Florence and worked and studied in Zurich, Berlin and New York before coming to Edinburgh in 2005.
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social policy, comparative politics, welfare-state reform
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Bernadette O Rourke

Bernie O’Rourke is Reader in Spanish and General Linguistics at Heriot-Watt University. Her research focuses on the role of language in the construction of social difference and inequality, drawing on theoretical frameworks and concepts within the general area of sociolinguistics and the sociology of language. In this research Bernie examines these processes as they unfold in the case of indigenous and non-indigenous minority languages in different European contexts including Irish, Gaelic and Galician and migrant languages spoken in Ireland and Scotland such as Urdu, Arabic and Polish.
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Spanish, linguistics, sociolinguistics
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John O'Connor

Dr John D O’Connor is a Dominican friar, Catholic priest, and a Catholic University Chaplain in Edinburgh. He has doctorates in both Applied Physics and Moral Philosophy.
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Philosophy, Religion, Theology, Moral Philosophy, Catholicism
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Siobhan O'Connor

Siobhán is a lecturer in nursing at Edinburgh Napier University. She has a multidisciplinary background with a BSc Business Information Systems and BSc Nursing from University College Cork, Ireland. Her research focuses on health informatics, in particular how patients and the public can use technology to manage long-term conditions at home and for preventative health.
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nursing informatics, digital health, eHealth, mobile health
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Stephen Robb-Russell O'Rourke

Stephen called to the Scottish Bar in 2002 and took Silk in 2017. His practice is mainly in the areas of public and commercial law and regulatory crime.
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Law, Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation, Dispute Resolution
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Catherine O'Shea

Catherine O'Shea is a British playwright of Celtic-Silesian descent. She began writing on the University of Leeds Theatre Studies course and went on to complete a Masters in Writing for Performance at Goldsmiths College, she also has a PGCE in post-compulsory education from the Institute of Education.
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writing, migrant experiences, theatre, drama
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Per Ola Kristensson

Per Ola Kristensson is a SICSA Lecturer in Human Computer Interaction at the University of St Andrews. He is interested in creating intelligent interactive systems that enable people to be more creative, expressive and satisfied in their daily lives. He is also a co-founder of ShapeWriter Inc, a technology start-up that commercialised a new text entry method for touchscreen devices. He was the Director of Engineering of this company until it was acquired by Nuance in 2010.
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computer science, human computer interaction, technology
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Silvia Paracchini

Silvia Paracchini is a neuroscientist working in the field of human genetics, interested in the molecular mechanisms contributing to neurodevelopment. Her research aims at understanding how DNA variation may contribute to common disorders, such as dyslexia, or human traits, like handedness. She uses a combination of different methods and technologies integrating epidemiology, bioinformatics, molecular biology, stem cell and animal research.
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human genetics, neurodevelopment, cognition, laterality, molecular biology, bioinformatics
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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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Jimmy Paul

Jimmy is deeply committed to improving the lives of the most vulnerable groups in our societies.

Jimmy works at the Centre for Excellence for Looked after Children in Scotland (CELCIS), is a Trustee for Who Cares? Scotland and is directly involved in the world-leading ‘Independent Care Review’.
*Photo credit: Michaela Waddell
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Care-experience, youth, leadership, holistic, looked-after, policy

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