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Iain Donald

Dr Iain Donald is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Design & Informatics at Abertay University. Iain gained his PhD in the field of History, followed by an MSc in Information Systems and worked in the Games Industry prior to joining Abertay in 2010.
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gaming, digital art, technology, war history, virtual worlds
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Maria Dornelas

Maria Dornelas is a macroecologist who combines theory and innovative data to quantify biodiversity and understand the processes that shape it. She is a Reader at the University of St Andrews where her group is engaged in questions that range from mm scale species interactions on coral reefs, to global biodiversity patterns across taxa.
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Ecology, Biodiversity, Open Science, Eco-informatics
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Claudia Duffy

A former Scientist turned Patent Attorney, Dr. Claudia M. Duffy has lived, worked and studied in three European countries. Starting with a BSc in Physics and Chemistry, Claudia went on to pursue graduate research in Physics through MSc and PhD degrees in Munich and Cambridge respectively.
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Intellectual property, entrepreneurship, innovation, IP commercialisation, investment, business growth, technology transfer
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Ruth Dukes

Ruth is Professor of Labour Law at the University of Glasgow. Her research interests lie in the fields of employment law, labour law, and labour history, with a particular focus on workers’ collective rights, and theories and systems of worker representation.
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work, employment law, labour rights, labour history
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Marc Dweck

I am a cardiology specialist registrar at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and a British Heart Foundation Clinical Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh. I therefore spend roughly half of my time working as a clinical cardiologist and half performing research into different forms of cardiovascular disease.
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medicine, cardiology, imaging
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Sophie Ellison

Sophie Ellison, Senior Consultant at Blake Stevenson, undertakes social research and evaluation that informs policy, practice and service development within the public and voluntary sectors. She chairs the Scottish Branch of the Social Research Association.
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policy, health, social care, education, support
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Kathryn Elmer

Kathryn is a Lecturer in evolutionary biology at the University of Glasgow's Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health & Comparative Medicine. Her research programme is motivated by a fascination to understand how local environments and genetic history promote the amazing variation and biodiversity we see in the natural world.
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evolutionary biology, ecology, genomics, environment
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Jessica Enright

Jess Enright is a lecturer researching mathematical and computational methods to understand and optimise networks, with a focus on agricultural networks. She has recently worked on networks that describe how cattle and sheep move around Britain, as well as how farms contact each other geographically and via wind movement.
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matematics, computational methods, networks, agriculture
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Javier Escudero Rodriguez

Javier is an early career academic leading a research group at the School of Engineering of the University of Edinburgh, where he develops new signal processing methods for electrophysiological recordings and uses them to reveal the subtle changes that diseases cause in the brain. His emphasis is on multivariate and multimodal analysis methods.
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Biomedical signal processing, Network science, Multimodal data, Brain activity, Pattern recognition
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John-Robert Eunson

John-Robert works in the Oil and Gas Industry and has done for the past 16 years. John-Robert has previously worked in the UK and currently works in the Middle East.
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Oil & Gas, Apprenticeship, Further Education, Engineering
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Elizabeth Fairley

Elizabeth graduated with an Honours degree in Genetics from the University of Aberdeen and obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge in 2001 where she worked on Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy at the Laboratory of Molecular Biology.
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genetics, molecular biology, enterprise, technology
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Heather Ferguson

Heather Ferguson is a Lecturer in Vector Biology at the University of Glasgow. Her research focuses on the mosquito vectors of malaria. She studied at the Universities of Toronto, British Columbia and Edinburgh before spending several years researching malaria in east Africa
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biology, malaria research
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Ashleigh Fletcher

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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Chemical Engineering
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Duncan Forgan

Duncan is a postdoctoral research fellow in astrophysics/astrobiology at the University of St Andrews
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astrophysics, astronomy, astrobiology, SETI, public engagement
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Calum Forsyth

Calum Forsyth leads the Enterprise Solutions programme at Strathclyde Business School, University of Strathclyde. Calum has a strong technical background and is a prize-winning and published PhD scientist. Calum completed his PhD in Organic Chemistry at the University of Strathclyde.
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cross discipline learning, startups, technology, STEM
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Jonathan Fraser

Jonathan Fraser is a Reader in Mathematics at the University of St Andrews. His research interests include Fractal Geometry and related areas such as Ergodic Theory and Geometric Measure Theory.
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Fractal Geometry, Dimension Theory, Ergodic Theory
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Agomoni Ganguli Mitra

Dr. Agomoni Ganguli-Mitra is a Chancellor’s Fellow at Edinburgh University School of Law and Director of the JK Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Sciences and the Law.
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bioethics, policy, gender, sexual health, biomedical research
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Andy Gardner

Andy Gardner is an evolutionary biologist at the University of St Andrews. His work lies at the interface of theoretical population genetics and behavioural ecology, and focuses on social evolution. Andy is fascinated by Darwinian adaptation: natural selection expains the appearance of design in the living world, but there remains controversy as to whether this design manifests at the level of genes, individuals or whole societies.
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Conflict, cooperation, evolution, genetics, mathematics, society
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Ellen Garland

Ellen Garland is a Royal Society University Research Fellow at the University of St Andrews. Her research focuses on animal culture and social learning in cetaceans, and in particular the cultural transmission, vocal learning, and function of humpback whale song.
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animal culture, social learning, conservation biology, behavioural ecology, bioacoustics
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Erik Gauger

Erik is an Assistant Professor in the Institute of Photonics and Quantum Sciences at Heriot-Watt University. His research focusses on nano-structures displaying uniquely quantum mechanical behaviour.
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(theoretical) physics, quantum technologies, computer science, data processing and optimisation, future studies methods
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Matt Gibson

Dr Matt Gibson worked as a geological research scientist at the University of Edinburgh, his work focusing on isotope geochemistry and structural field geology. He then went on to work as an independent geological consultant for the hydrocarbon and nuclear power industry before entering the education sector in 2006.
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Education, Teaching, Research, GIS, Earth Science

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