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Heidi Burdett

Heidi is a Research Fellow at the Lyell Centre for Earth and Marine Science and Technology, Heriot-Watt University. Her research investigates the photosynthesis of marine algae and corals and the role these organisms play in the oceanic carbon cycle.
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marine, coast, photosynthesis, public engagement, climate change, carbon
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Julie Cameron

As an experienced public health researcher, and practitioner, I am committed to promoting human rights and improving the health and wellbeing of vulnerable groups who experience inequalities, stigma and discrimination.
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public mental health, prevention, participatory research, inequalities, programme implemention, programme evaluation
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Mirko Canevaro

From Alessandria, a provincial town in northern Italy, Mirko Canevaro left for Torino to study Classics. There he was involved politics, campaigned against authoritarian changes to the Italian constitution and started a project that brought teaching of Civic Education to many schools of Piedmont.
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Greek History, Classics
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Sandro Carnicelli

Dr. Sandro Carnicelli is Senior Lecturer in Events and Tourism at the University of the West of Scotland. Sandro has been developing research and working in the fields of Tourism and Events in Brazil, New Zealand and Scotland for over 10 years.
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Tourism; Adventure; Education; Conferences; Volunteering
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Emma Carroll

Emma Carroll’s overarching research theme is the use and development of statistical models to integrate genetic/genomic, life history and behavioural data to investigate natural populations. Emma has multi-disciplinary research expertise in the fields of molecular ecology, stable isotope analysis and population modelling, and experience in developing and implementing models that bridge these fields.
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genetics, marine biology, molecular ecology, population modelling
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Maria Ana Cataluna

Maria Ana is an Associate Professor at Heriot-Watt University, where she leads a research group focused on novel ultrafast lasers and photonic systems, as well as their applications to sensing and imaging.
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photonics, ultrafast lasers, semiconductors
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Stella Chan

Dr Stella Chan is Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Edinburgh and an Honorary Clinical Psychologist, NHS Lothian. Depression is an urgent global health challenge affecting 350 million people worldwide.
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clinical psychology, neuroscience, mental health, depression, young people, emotion
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Sarah Chan

Sarah Chan is a Chancellor’s Fellow working in interdisciplinary bioethics at the Usher Institute for Population Health Sciences and Informatics, and Co-Director of the Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Sciences and Law, University of Edinburgh.
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bioethics; policy; health; biomedicine; biotechnology; public engagement.
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Kit Chan

Dr Kit Chan is a Reader at the Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh.
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global health, health research, low and middle income countries, non-communicable diseases, health policy, China
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Matthew Chrisman

I am a Reader in Philosophy and Head of Department at the University of Edinburgh. My teaching and research are focused on ethical theory, political philosophy, the philosophy of language, and epistemology. I have published books with Oxford University Press and Routledge and articles in the Journal of Philosophy, Oxford Studies in Metaethics, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research and Philosophical Studies.
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ethics, metaethics, political theory, semantics, epistemology
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Ayse Cinar

A Senior Research Fellow (DDS, MBA, PhD, DSci), and an internationally accredited coach. AB Cinar pioneers in the coaching field focusing on individual change management to have a profound impact for positive transformation and better management of well-being globally.
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Change Management, Coaching, Mentoring, Mental Health
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Murray Collins

Dr Murray Collins is Chancellor’s Fellow in Data Driven Innovation – Space and Satellite Analysis at the University of Edinburgh. He analyses satellite data for ecosystem monitoring, with a focus on mapping tropical forests and deforestation. He has worked across SE Asia (Cambodia, Sulawesi, Sumatra), and west/central Africa (Gabon and Sierra Leone), undertaking forest surveys and mapping.
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Remote sensing, tropical forests,environmental policy, forests, biodiversity
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Emilie Combet

Dr Emilie Combet is a senior lecturer in nutrition at the University of Glasgow. She trained in analytical biology and biochemistry at Université Claude Bernard in Lyon, France, and later at the Horticulture Research International station in Wellesbourne, UK.
Her research focuses on foods, nutrition and the life cycle.
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nutrition, food, lifecycle, ageing, obesity, pregnancy
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Claire Cousins

Claire is a Lecturer in earth sciences at the University of St Andrews. Her cross-disciplinary research is focused on the robotic exploration of Mars and icy moons, with the view to search for evidence of microbial life beyond Earth.
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planetary exploration, astrobiology, art, geobiology, public engagement
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Megan Coyer


Dr Megan Coyer is a Lecturer in English Literature and Deputy Director of the Medical Humanities Research Centre at the University of Glasgow, where she convenes the Intercalated BSc in Medical Humanities. She specialises in nineteenth-century literature and medical culture, with a particular interest in the Scottish context.
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Medical Humanities; Nineteenth-Century Literature; Scottish Romanticism; Literature and Medicine; Periodical Press; Textual Editing
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Kathrin Cresswell

Kathrin Cresswell is a health psychologist and experienced mixed-methods researcher who has worked in the field of medical informatics for over a decade. During her career, she has collaborated with international leaders on a number of large projects and consulted for the World Health Organization.
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eHealth, evaluation, innovation
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Emily Cross

Emily is a Professor of Social Robotics, based at the University of Glasgow’s Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology. She completed undergraduate studies in psychology and dance in California, followed by an MSc in cognitive psychology as a Fulbright Fellow in New Zealand, and a PhD in cognitive neuroscience at Dartmouth College.
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neuroscience, cognition, social robotics, aesthetics, performing arts
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Margaret Cunningham

Margaret is a Chancellor’s fellow and lecturer in pharmacology, haematology and drug discovery at Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences. She trained in biochemistry and pharmacology at the University of Strathclyde and later with the Bristol Platelet Group, University of Bristol, UK.
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multi-disciplinary research, target validation, pharmacology, technology, STEM outreach
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Christopher Dalglish

Chris Dalglish works with cultural heritage as a means of realising a range of social benefits.  In particular, he is interested in the role of cultural heritage in community development.  Chris trained as an archaeologist (MA Hons Glasgow; PhD Glasgow) and has worked in the public, private and academic sectors. 
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cultural heritage, archaelogy, landscape
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Michaela Dewar

Michaela is a Research Fellow in Human Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Edinburgh. Her research interests are memory, forgetting and dementia. More specifically, she is exploring (i) how the brain processes new memories, (ii) how these processes are disrupted by other ongoing cognitive activity in patients with memory impairment, and (iii) how memory can be improved in these patients by shielding the memory system from such disruption.
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cognitive, neuroscience, memory, dementia
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Mary Doherty

Mary's research is focused on the application of mass spectrometry to fundamental problems of biological and biomedical relevance. She has developed novel proteomic methods to measure the turnover of individual proteins in cellular and animal systems.She is currently using these strategies to study protein degradation pathways in fields as diverse as cardiovascular science and aquaculture.
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spectrometry, biology, biomedical, Postgraduate Research Development

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