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Fiona Robinson

Fiona Robinson Cogent Power Ltd (Tata Steel) Welsh Crucible 2012 Fiona obtained a BSc (Eng) degree in metallurgy and materials science from Imperial College London followed by a PhD at the University of Liverpool. She has undertaken roles in research, process technology and product development in the steel industry throughout South Wales and is now

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Sarah Riley

Sarah Riley Aberystwyth University Welsh Crucible 2012 Sarah Riley is a Senior Lecturer in the Psychology Department at Aberystwyth. Her research takes a psycho-social approach to explore issues of identity in relation to gender, embodiment and youth culture; her work crosses over health, social psychology, sociology and political science; and tends to use qualitative methods

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Lynn Monrouxe

Lynn Monrouxe University of Sydney (formerly Cardiff University) Welsh Crucible 2012 Lynn obtained her BSc degree in psychology (1998) and PhD in Cognitive Science (2001) at Plymouth University. She went on to become a research fellow at Plymouth University working on an EPSRC funded grant as the psychologist on a team developing a psychologically plausible

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Aditee Mitra

Aditee Mitra Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2012 Aditee obtained her BSc degree in botany from Presidency College, Calcutta, India. After an MSc in Ecosystems Analysis and Governance from Warwick University, she changed tack to model microscopic marine animals, the zooplankton. Suitably enthralled, she then pursued a PhD (Scottish Association for Marine Science /OU) on this

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Marion McAllister

Marion McAllister Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2012 Marion has a Genetics degree (Trinity College Dublin), and four years experience as management consultant with Accenture’s London office. Marion then trained as genetic counsellor, and completed a PhD in Social Science (Cambridge University), exploring psychosocial implications of predictive genetic testing. Marion followed this with 12 years as

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Niels Madsen

Niels Madsen Swansea University Welsh Crucible 2012 Niels is a Reader in experimental physics at Swansea University. His main research interest is fundamental studies of antihydrogen, which he has worked on since 2001. In 2002 he was part of the team that produced the first low energy antihydrogen. He is now group leader in the

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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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Pavel Loskot

Pavel Loskot Swansea University Welsh Crucible 2012 Pavel obtained the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Biomedical Engineering and Radioelectronics, respectively, from the Czech Technical University of Prague, Czech Republic. He then joined the Centre of Wireless Communications, Oulu, Finland, as a Research Scientist. He went on to obtain the Ph.D. degree in Wireless Communications from

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Heledd Jenkins

Heledd Jenkins Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2012 Heledd holds a BSc degree in Geography from Aberystwyth University and an MSc in Sustainability, Planning and Environmental Policy from Cardiff University. She currently works as a Research Associate at the ESRC Centre for Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society (BRASS). She has worked on a number of

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Joan Haran

Joan Haran Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2012 Joan has a BA in Literature and History, an MA in Gender, Society and Culture, and a PhD in Sociology. She was appointed as a Research Associate at the ESRC Centre for Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics (Cesagen) in 2004 and promoted to Research Fellow in 2007.

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