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.
writing, migrant experiences, theatre, drama
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.
human genetics, neurodevelopment, cognition, laterality, molecular biology, bioinformatics
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
Care-experience, youth, leadership, holistic, looked-after, policy