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Tracey Gloster

Tracey Gloster is a Wellcome Trust funded fellow based at the University of St Andrews. Her research focuses on understanding the structure, mechanism, and function of carbohydrate processing enzymes, primarily those that are involved in health and disease.
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biochemistry, structural biology, enzymology, glycobiology
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Stuart Gray

Stuart graduated in Physiology and Sports Science from the University of Glasgow before undertaking a PhD entitled "Temperature and in vivo human skeletal muscle function and metabolism" at the University of Strathclyde(2007).
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Muscle, Exercise, Age, Health, Outreach, Physiology
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Sotiria Grek

Sotiria Grek is Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh. She works in the area of Europeanisation of education policy with a particular focus on transnational policy learning, knowledge and governance. She has co-authored (with Martin Lawn) ‘Europeanising education: governing a new policy space’ (2012, Symposium) and recently co-edited (with Joakim Lindgren) 'Governing by Inspection’ (2015, Routledge).
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social policy, education, europe
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Jens Hagendorff

Jens Hagendorff is the Martin Currie Professor in Finance & Investment at the University of Edinburgh. Jens previously worked at the Financial Stability Department of the Spanish central bank and as a lecturer at The University of Leeds.
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finance, investment, banking
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Alaa Hamdon

Alaa has been a Lecturer and Researcher at Mosul University, Iraq, for 12 years, he was also a Research Fellow at Aberdeen University for one-and-a-half years. He is currently working at a remote sensing center within the university.
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geosciences, disaster management, remote sensing, cultural heritage
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Andrea Hamilton

As a materials scientist, Andrea's research activities span over engineering, geosciences and physical chemistry, and focus on porous materials. Her interests are rock fracture and pore level chemical-mechanical processes combined with colloid stability theory, making designer small particles and how particles move through pore networks.
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geoscience, chemistry, conservation
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Philip Hands

Philip is a Lecturer and Chancellor's Fellow at the School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh. His research is interdisciplinary and applications-focussed, often in collaboration with industry, on a range of technologies exploiting the electronic and photonic properties of soft materials such as liquid crystals, polymers and composites.
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photonics, sensors, entrepreneurship, liquid crystals, lasers, soft matter
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Patrick Harkness

Patrick is a Lecturer in space systems engineering at the University of Glasgow. He studied at The Queen’s University of Belfast and then at Cranfield University before moving here, in 2008, to work on planetary drilling and sampling tools in support of the future exploration of Mars.
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space research, space engineering
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Louise Harris

Louise Harris is an electronic and audiovisual composer. She is also Lecturer in Sonic and Audiovisual Practices at The University of Glasgow. Louise specialises in the creation of audiovisual relationships utilising electronic music and computer-generated visual environments.
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Sound, music, moving image, interactivity, collaboration, education
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Raphael Heffron

Raphael Heffron is Professor for Global Energy Law & Sustainability at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy at the University of Dundee. His work is international and combines a mix of energy law, policy and economics.
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energy law; sustainability; just transition to low-carbon economy; societal inequality; responsible finance; interdisciplinary research
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Ik Heng

Dr Ik Siong Heng is a physicist at the University of Glasgow. His main research focuses on gravitational wave astronmy. Gravitational waves, predicted by Einstein in his theory of General Relativity, are ripples in the fabric of the universe we live in (aka spacetime). These gravitational ripples will uncover the mysteries that lie in the darkest, densest regions of the Universe.
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Gravitational waves, astronomy
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Fiona Henriquez

Fiona is a Reader in Parasitology and leads the Infection and Microbiology Research Group within the Institute of Biomedical and Environmental Health Research at UWS. She is focused on leading high quality interdisciplinary research, teaching and mentoring early career researchers and PhD students in the area of Infectious Disease, Immunology and Biomedical Science.
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Eva Hevia

Originally from Gijón (Spain), Eva Hevia is currently a Reader in Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Strathclyde. She received both her MSci degree in Chemistry and her Ph.D. degree from the Universidad de Oviedo (Spain) in 1998 and 2002 respectively.
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Stefan Hild

Stefan Hild obtained his PhD in 2007 from the Max-Planck-Institute for Gravitational Research and the Leibniz University Hannover for his work on the British/German gravitational-wave detector GEO600. In 2009 he took up a Lectureship in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the UniversiStefan Hild obtained his PhD in 2007 from the Max-Planck-Institute for Gravitational Research and the Leibniz University Hannover for his work on the British/German gravitational-wave detector GEO600. In 2009 he took up a Lectureship in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Glasgow.
ty of Glasgow.
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Gravitational Waves, Quantum Measurements, Laser optics, interferometry, renewable energy
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Louise Horsfall

Dr Louise Horsfall is a Senior Lecturer in Biotechnology at the University of Edinburgh. Louise believes that biotechnology has the potential to transform manufacturing by using waste as a feedstock, rather than it being an end product.
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Synthetic Biology, Industrial Biotechnology, Resource Efficiency, Sustainability
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Paul Hoskisson

Dr Paul A Hoskisson is a senior lecturer in Microbiology at the University of Strathclyde. Paul obtained his PhD from Liverpool John Moores University in 2002, followed by post-doctoral positions at the John Innes Centre and the University of Aberdeen. He established his own research group at the University of Strathclyde in 2007.
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Microbiology, Evolution, Antibiotics, Science communication
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Wenxuan Hou

Wenxuan Hou is Professor and Chair in Corporate Finance at the University of Edinburgh Business School. His research interests cover corporate finance and governance, business ethics and financial markets.
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Finance, Corporate Governance, Business Ethics, Legal Institutions and Culture, Emerging Markets, Capital Markets
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Sharon Hutchinson

Sharon is a Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health at Glasgow Caledonian University, and works in association with Health Protection Scotland to develop surveillance on blood-borne viruses. She manages a broad translational research programme, which is both methodological and applied and spans activities including infectious disease modelling, record-linkage studies and evaluation of public health interventions.
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epidemiology, health, hepatitis, blood borne viruses
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Rachael Jack

Dr. Jack is a Reader in the Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow. Her work focuses on human social communication – i.e., how people transmit and decode signals (e.g., facial expressions) for social interaction – with particular focus on cross-cultural communication.
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facial expressions, emotion, perception, social interaction, psychophysics
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Allison Jackson

Allison Jackson has been the Executive Director of the Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance (SULSA) since 2016, where she works to promote strategic collaboration between life sciences researchers across Scotland, to ensure the sectors ongoing global competitiveness.
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life sciences, policy, researcher development, research funding, strategic partnerships
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Olof Johansson

Olof Johansson is a Royal Society of Edinburgh/BP Trust Research Fellow in the School of Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh. His research group uses recent advances in ultrafast laser techniques, which have made it possible to explore magnetic interactions on unprecedented timescales, and apply these to study magnetisation dynamics in molecular materials.
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Chemical physics, femtosecond lasers, molecular magnets, nanomaterials, spectroscopy and dynamics, public engagement

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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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