Maiwenn Kersaudy-Kerhoas

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Maïwenn Kersaudy-Kerhoas is an engineer who develops miniaturised devices for rapid clinical diagnostics. Her research is focused on sample preparation and in particular on the transformation of blood samples using microfluidic techniques.

She is a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow since 2013 and an Honorary Fellow of the University of Edinburgh since 2015. Her fellowship is hosted by Heriot-Watt University but her lab is based at the University of Edinburgh Medical School where she collaborates with biologists and clinicians to advance her research in the areas of non-invasive prenatal testing and cancer diagnostics amongst others.

Areas of Interest
Heriot-Watt University
Key words
Engineering, Pre-analytics, Microfluidics, Point-Of-Care, Lab-On-Chip

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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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