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Yingli Wang

Yingli Wang Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2011 Yingli is a lecturer in Logistics and Operations Management at Cardiff Business School. She obtained her first degree in Food Engineering from China in 1995 and an MBA with Distinction in 2003 from the UK. Her PhD research investigated the potential relational, process and technological configurations between organisations

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Rhys Pullin

Rhys Pullin Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2011 Dr Rhys Pullin is a senior researcher and commercial manager at the Cardiff School of Engineering. He has been working in the field of structural health monitoring since 1997 with his research focusing on the application of Acoustic Emission monitoring. Initial research started in civil structural applications with

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Ned Powell

Ned Powell Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2011 Ned’s first degree was in Medical Microbiology and he worked as a Clinical Scientist before completing a PhD at Swansea University, during which he cloned antibiotic biosynthetic genes for the pharmaceutical company Pfizer. He undertook postdoctoral research in DNA repair and then thyroid cancer, before joining the Human

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Martin O’Neill

Martin O’Neill Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2011 Martin spent the earliest and some of the happiest years of his life growing up on the Gurnos Estate in Merthyr Tydfil which today is one of the poorest areas of Europe and the sickest part of the UK. Having left school with few qualifications and following a

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Michael Harbottle

Michael Harbottle Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2011 Michael obtained his doctorate through the study of enhanced biological remediation of contaminated land, a theme which continues to this day in his research. Since 2006 he has been a lecturer in geoenvironmental engineering at Cardiff School of Engineering. His research interests have expanded to include more broad

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Parisa Eslambolchilar

Parisa Eslambolchilar Cardiff University (formerly Swansea University) Welsh Crucible 2011 Parisa completed her PhD in Ireland (Hamilton Institute) in 2006 in Computer Science. She has been a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at Swansea University since 2007. Her most current research is nudging people to improve their physical activity by telling them how

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Leanne Cullen-Unsworth

Leanne Cullen-Unsworth Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2011 Leanne has a B.Sc. in Marine Biology from Newcastle University, a M.Sc. in Marine Environmental Protection from Bangor University and a Ph.D. from Essex University. After completing a CSIRO postdoctoral fellowship in Australia, Leanne returned to the UK to take up a Research Fellowship within the newly formed

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David Cole

David Cole Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2011 David is currently Senior Research Fellow at the Cardiff Institute of Infection and Immunity. Studying new therapies for treating infectious diseases and cancer. He completed a DPhil at Green College – Oxford University through an MRC funded DPhil position at the Nuffield Department of Medicine (NDM) under the supervision

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Grace Carolan-Rees

Grace Carolan-Rees Cedar, Cardiff Medicentre Welsh Crucible 2011 Grace has an Oxford physics degree, an MSc in medical physics from Aberdeen University, a PhD from UWCM, management diploma from University of Glamorgan and a PG Cert in Health Economics from Aberdeen. Following various roles in medical physics, she is now Director of Cedar, an External

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Paul Brennan

Paul Brennan Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2011 Paul has a broad interest in human health, biology, plants and micro-organisms. Paul completed his undergraduate and post-graduate training in Biochemistry at Trinity College, Dublin. After four years post doctoral immunology research in London, he moved to Cardiff to take up a lecturer position. In Cardiff, now for

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