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Antonio J. Gil

Antonio J. Gil Swansea University Welsh Crucible 2011 Antonio is a Chartered Civil Engineer and Professor in the College of Engineering at Swansea University. After finishing his MEng and MRes degrees in the University of Granada (Spain), he moved to Swansea where he completed his PhD in the field of computational analysis of membranes. As

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James Gibbons

James Gibbons Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2011 James obtained his BA degree in Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge and went on to complete a PhD in tropical forest ecology at Stirling University. He then worked at University of Nottingham modelling impact and mitigation of climate change. He is now Lecturer in Ecological Modelling

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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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Hannah Dee

Hannah Dee Aberystwyth University Welsh Crucible 2011 Hannah completed her BSc in Cognitive Science in 1996 and an MA in Philosophy in 1998. After several years as a Teaching Fellow helping non-computing students to understand computers and IT she returned to study and completed a PhD in Artificial Intelligence in 2005. This was followed by

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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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Anna Croft

Anna Croft University of Nottingham (formerly Bangor University) Welsh Crucible 2011 Anna obtained her BSc degree, majoring in Chemistry and Biochemistry, from the University of Adelaide, Australia. After completing an honours degree in Organic Chemistry at the same institution, she went on to complete her PhD at the Australian National University looking at the processes

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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 РOxford University through an MRC funded DPhil position at the Nuffield Department of Medicine (NDM) under the supervision

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Gregory Chass

Gregory Chass Queen Mary University of London (formerly Bangor University) Welsh Crucible 2011 Gregory completed undergraduate studies (Chemistry) at U. Toronto, and his Ph.D. with Professor Imre G. CSIZMADIA between U. Toronto and U. Szeged in Hungary (Summa cum Laude, Dec. 2001), in the same laboratories where the 1937 Chemistry Nobel prize was awarded for

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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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