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John Gallagher

John Gallagher Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2014 John is a civil and environmental engineering graduate of Queens University Belfast (BEng) and Trinity College Dublin (MSc & PhD). He joined Bangor University in 2012 as a research officer on the Ireland-Wales INTERREG Hydro-BPT project; a project which examines technical, economic and environmental study for hydropower potential

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Jonathan Ervine

Jonathan Ervine Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2014 Jonathan obtained a BA in French and Philosophy from the University of Leeds. He then completed an MA, also at Leeds, whilst teaching English at l’Université Charles de Gaulle Lille 3 in France. He then returned to Leeds to complete a PhD before taking up a post as

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Anna Santoro

Anna Santoro Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2013 Anna obtained her degree in Analytical and Physical Chemistry at the University of Ferrara (Italy) in 2004 and her PhD in Environmental Chemistry at the University of Bari (Italy) in 2009. During her PhD, she spent 8 months at ANKA synchrotron facility, in Germany, working on elemental analysis

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Nathan Abrams

Nathan Abrams Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2013 Nathan obtained his BA degree in Modern History at Oxford University and went on to complete an MA and PhD in American Studies at Birmingham University. Since then Nathan has worked in London, Canterbury, Southampton and Aberdeen before moving to his present job at Bangor where he teaches

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Enlli Thomas

Enlli Thomas Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2012 Enlli is currently a Senior Lecturer in Education at Bangor University, and a core member of the executive of the ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory and Practice. She graduated with a degree in Psychology, but went on to pursue her interests in language, gaining a

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Hongyun Tai

Hongyun Tai Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2012 Hongyun Tai obtained BSc and MSc degrees in Polymer Science and Engineering in Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China. She obtained a PhD from the School of Chemistry at the University of Nottingham and worked as a postdoctoral research fellow from 2005 to 2007 in the School of

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Mohammed Mabrook

Mohammed Mabrook Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2012 Mohammed Mabrook received his BSc degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Basrah, Iraq, in 1987, and an MSc in Power Electronic Engineering from Bradford University, UK, in 1993. He was awarded a PhD from Sheffield Hallam University, UK, for work on the fabrication and characterization of

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Simon Neill

Simon Neill Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2011 Simon has a BEng in civil engineering from the University of Dundee, and went on to complete a PhD in civil engineering and oceanography from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. After 6 years working on various applied oceanography projects as a postdoctoral researcher in the School of

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Martina Lahmann

Martina Lahmann Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2011 Martina obtained her Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry at the University of Hamburg, Germany. After postdoctoral years at Stockholm University (Sweden) and first steps in academia at Göteborg University (Sweden), she received the Docent degree in Organic Chemistry from Göteborg University in September 2005. After a year in the

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Jan Geert Hiddink

Jan Geert Hiddink Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2011 Jan obtained a degree in Marine Biology from Groningen University in the Netherlands and continued to complete a PhD there. He started a postdoc at Bangor University to study the large scale effects of bottom trawls on the benthic ecosystem in a DEFRA funded study. Jan was

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