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Dr Oluwasola (Sola) Afolabi
RAEng Engineering for Development Research Fellow, and Lecturer in Water and Environmental Engineering - Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering
Bioenergy solutions empower lives
Dr Ali Bilgic
Reader in International Relations and Security – International Relations, Politics and History
Building trust in an anxious world
Dr Karen Blay
Lecturer – Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering
Digital construction – encouraging resilience, sustainability and inclusion
Professor Ed Brown
Professor of Global Energy Challenges – Geography and Environment
Delivering sustainable energy solutions
Research Associate – Geography and Environment
Enabling sustainable energy policy decision-making
Professor Patricia Carrillo
Professor of Strategic Management in Construction – Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering
Learning from experience to effectively manage construction projects
Dr Jamieson Christie
Senior Lecturer – Materials
Materials modelling – advancing biomaterials for healthcare
Professor Amanda Daley
Professor of Behavioural Medicine and NIHR Research Professor in Public Health - Centre for Lifestyle Medicine and Behaviour
Cooperation and collaboration move research “further and faster”
Dr Owen Davies
Senior Lecturer in Molecular and Regenerative Biomedicine - Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
Pioneering next-generation extracellular vesicle therapeutics for healthcare
Dr Ishara Dharmasena
RAEng Research Fellow and Lecturer - School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
Smart textiles for remote health sensing and energy generation
Dr Marijana Dragosavac
Senior Lecturer – Chemical Engineering
Engineering functional particles for global health
Professor Monica Giulietti
Professor of Microeconomics – Business and Economics
Ensuring energy equity
Dr Pooja Goddard
Senior Lecturer and Royal Society Industry Fellowship – Chemistry
The chemistry of sustainable energy
Dr Kajal Gokal
Senior Research Associate - Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
Exercise Oncology: The prevention and management of cancer through physical activity.
Professor Chris Goodier
Professor of Construction Engineering and Materials – Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering
Professor Emma Haycraft
Professor of Psychology and Public Health - Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
Creating practical solutions to address fussy eating in young children – encouraging healthy habits for life.
Dr Sven Hoekstra
Research Associate in Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences - Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
Turning up the heat – hot baths to improve health in people restricted from engaging in regular exercise.
Dr Lise Jaillant
Senior Lecturer in English and Digital Humanities - Communication and Media
Birth of a digital nation – AI and born-digital archives.
Dr Laura Jenkins
Doctoral Prize Fellow – Criminology, Sociology and Social Policy
The importance of effective communication
Dr Simon Kondrat
Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry – Chemistry
Advancing the science that underpins sustainability
Dr Cunjia Liu
Reader in Unmanned Vehicles - Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering
Developing advanced agri-tech solutions to detect and treat crop diseases.
Professor Kevin Lomas
Professor of Building Simulation – Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering
Ensuring low-carbon indoor thermal comfort
Dr Nacho Martin-Fabiani
UKRI Future Leaders Fellow and Senior Lecturer - Materials Science and Engineering
Scaling nanomaterials to prevent bacteria and virus transmission and a host of other industrial applications.
Dr Kate Mathers
UKRI Future Leaders Fellow - Geography and Environment
Stuck in the mud: tackling the threat of fine sediment deposition in one of the most endangered habitats in the world.
Dr Sarah Mills
Reader in Human Geography – Geography and Environment
Exploring the geographies of youth citizenship, informal education and volunteering – charting their evolution and impacts on young people and the societies in which they live.
Professor Kelly Morrison
Professor of Experimental Physics – Physics
Energy harvesting – harnessing and utilising waste heat
Dr Madeleine Orr
Lecturer – Institute of Sport Business
Is the sports world ready for climate change?
Professor Hilary Robinson
Professor of Feminism, Art and Theory - International Relations, Politics and History
Making Histories, Making Futures: feminism, art and activism
Dr Amalia Sabiescu
Lecturer in Media and Creative Industries and UKRI Innovation Fellow, AHRC Early Career Research Leadership
Exploring new ways to mobilise community, cultural and creative resources to provide skills development and lifelong learning opportunities for the digital generation.
Dr Alister Smith
Senior Lecturer - Civil Engineering
Listening underground; acoustic emissions sensing technology to protect lives and livelihoods worldwide.
Dr Martin B Smith
Senior Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry – Chemistry
The chemistry of sustainable catalysts
Professor Dani Strickland
Professor of Electrical Power Engineering – Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
Preparing the grid for green energy
Dr Ana Cristina Suzina
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow - Institute for Media and Creative Industries
Communication and social change – exploring how media use inflects young Amazonians’ aspirations and attitudes towards development.
Dr Long Seng To
RAEng Engineering for Development Research Fellow and Lecturer in Resilient Energy Systems - Geography and Environment
Community energy resilience in the Global South.
Dr Jonathan Wagner
Senior Lecturer – Chemical Engineering
Biomass research addressing global resource security
Dr Allan Watson
Senior Lecturer in Human Geography – Geography and Environment
The geographies of music: economics, cultural production and policy