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Yukun Lai

Yukun Lai Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2015 Yukun obtained his Bachelor’s and PhD degrees from Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China in 2003 and 2008 respectively. He has been a lecturer in School of Computer Science and Informatics, Cardiff University since 2009, where he is a member of the Visual Computing

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Andrew Kythreotis

Andrew Kythreotis Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2015 Andrew joined the School of Planning & Geography at Cardiff University in June 2012 under the Serious Brain Power initiative after one year as an ARC Research Fellow at the Global Change Institute and School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

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Aimee Grant

Aimee Grant Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2015 Aimee obtained her undergraduate degree in criminology and social policy from Cardiff University’s School of Social Sciences. She went on to obtain funding from the Economic and Social Research Council to undertake an MSc in social science research methods and a PhD in social policy. Since obtaining her

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Sofia Gameiro

Sofia Gameiro Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2015 Sofia Gameiro is a Mathematician and Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She is a Lecturer at the School of Psychology, Cardiff University. She conducted her doctoral studies at the University of Coimbra, Portugal, where she investigated how parents adjust to the birth of an IVF conceived child. More recently her

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Tony Redmond

Tony Redmond Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2014 Tony graduated with a BSc in Optometry in 2005, and completed a PhD at the University of Ulster in 2009. He undertook post-doctoral research at UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, London, and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, before taking up a lectureship in Optometry at Cardiff University. His research interests

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Kate Langley

Kate Langley Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2014 Kate obtained her BA degree in Psychology at Durham University. Following a role as a research psychologist interviewing families as part of a study of genetic and environmental risk factors for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Kate completed her PhD on the same subject at the Cardiff University

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Sam Ladak

Sam Ladak Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2014 Sam Ladak completed his Physics undergraduate degree and PhD at the University of Exeter. After this he carried out a year in industry working at Seagate Technology designing magnetic sensors, before working as a postdoctoral researcher at The University of York and Imperial College. Recently, Sam has been

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Lisa Hurt

Lisa Hurt Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2014 Lisa studied medicine at Manchester University, followed by an MSc in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. After completing her PhD in London, she spent 10 years working on intervention studies to improve maternal and infant health in low income countries, which included 18

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Claudia Hillebrand

Claudia Hillebrand Cardiff University (formerly Aberystwyth University) Welsh Crucible 2014 Claudia joined the Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University in August 2011. She is deputy director of the Centre for Intelligence and International Security Studies (CIISS). Her PhD was awarded by Aberystwyth University, and the project was supported by a Marie Curie Early Stage

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Marco Hauptmeier

Marco Hauptmeier Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2014 Marco is Senior Lecturer and teaches Employment Relations and Human Resource Management at Cardiff Business School. Marco has lived, studied and conducted research in Germany, Spain, Nicaragua, United Kingdom and the USA. His PhD from Cornell University won the 2009 Thomas A. Kochan & Stephen R. Sleigh Best

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