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Dr Sonja Ellis

Dr Sonja Ellis is a social scientist who has published a number of journal articles mainly in the field of lesbian and gay psychology.Expertise:language...



Dr Carissa Honeywell

Carissa Honeywell is trained in conflict resolution and is an accredited mediator. She currently researches in the area of nonviolent conflict resolution...



Charlotte Coleman

Charlotte Coleman's research interests are around children and adolescents in the justice system and she is currently undertaking research...



Dr Lynne Barker

Lynne Barker is an expert in cognitive neuroscience and is course leader on the MSc Applied Cognitive Neuroscience postgraduate course. She has...



Dr Alaster Yoxall

Packaging expert Alaster Yoxall's main areas of expertise are in design and ergonomics with respect to an ageing population. He has  been...



John Kirkby

John is a trained packaging designer with a strong focus on user interaction with packaging. He is the creative director of the University's in-house...



Professor Ian Rotherham

Ian is an expert on a range of environmental issues, including urban wildlife, extreme weather, flooding and climate change. He has published extensively...



Professor Bruce Collins

Professor of modern history Bruce's main expertise is the history of how British military and naval power contributed to the expansion of the empire...



Dr Tom Bassindale

Forensics and analytical science lecturer Tom studied for his PhD in the UK's only World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) accredited laboratory, and is...



Eleanor Formby

Eleanor Formby is a sociologist whose areas of expertise broadly encompass health and wellbeing, and equality and diversity. To view Eleanor's...



Dr Beth Fielding-Lloyd

Beth teaches sport sociology, focusing particularly on sports media, social inclusion and gender issues. Her research centres on women working in sport...



Dr David Smith

David is particularly interested in how proteins, the molecular machines within the brain, change their shape and come together, creating neuro-degenerative...