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Sarah Pogoda

Sarah Pogoda Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2017 Sarah obtained her PhD in German Literature at Freie Universität Berlin (Germany) and was appointed DAAD-Lektorin at The University of Sheffield in 2012. Here, she taught German Studies and Language alongside extending her research on performance studies and artistic research. In September 2016 she was appointed Lecturer in

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Gwawr Ifan

Gwawr Ifan Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2017 Gwawr graduated with a BMus from Bangor University in 2007 and went on to complete a PhD focussing on music in relation to health and well-being in Wales. She has worked as a music lecturer for the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol at Bangor University for the last five years. During

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Matt Lewis

Matt Lewis Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2016 Matt is a NRN-LCEE Sêr Cymru Research Fellow at Bangor University. His current research aims to characterise the resource and oceanographic conditions for resilient design of marine renewable energy devices. Matt completed his PhD on future coastal flood risk from Bristol University, where he investigated how climate model

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Manon Jones

Manon Jones Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2016 Manon obtained her BSc degree in Psychology at the University of York and went on to complete a PhD and post-doc at the University of Edinburgh. She is now working as a Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at Bangor University. Manon’s research expertise is in reading,

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Eirini Sanoudaki

Eirini Sanoudaki Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2016 Eirini’s career in linguistics began with an undergraduate degree at the University of Athens. This was followed by an MA in Linguistics at the University of Reading and a PhD at the University of London (UCL), where she studied phonological acquisition in typically developing children. She then moved

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Stephanie Wilson

Stephanie Wilson Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2016 Stephanie obtained her undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz, USA. She completed her MSc degree at Stonybrook University in Marine Environmental Science and her PhD in Marine Science at the College of William and Mary, Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Her focus is

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P. John Thomas

P. John Thomas Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2015 John obtained his Ph. D at Nehru Centre in Bangalore, India and was a RCUK Research Fellow at The University of Manchester, before taking up his current role as Lecturer of Physical Chemistry at Bangor. His research is aimed at smarter ways to synthesize inorganic nanoscopic particulates

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Zengbo (James) Wang

Zengbo (James) Wang Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2015 Zengbo (James) Wang received his BSc (1997) and MSc (2001) degrees in physics from Xiamen University, P.R. China, and a PhD in laser engineering from National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2005. He moved to the UK in 2006 and worked as postdocs in a few UK

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Gill Windle

Gill Windle Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2015 Gill Windle is a Senior Research Fellow in Gerontology based in the Dementia Services Development Centre at Bangor University. She studied Psychology at Bangor obtained her PhD in 2006. Her current research portfolio sees her involved in the management and leadership of 4 large UK Research Council funded

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Amy Hayes

Amy Hayes Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2014 Amy is a lecturer in the School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences at Bangor University. After earning her BSc degree in Engineering at University of California, Berkeley, she completed a PhD in Psychology at University of Oregon. She is particularly interested in connections between human perceptual motor

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