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Yi Gong

Yi Gong Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2012 Yi obtained an MA in human geography from the University of Liverpool and a PhD from University College London after completing her bachelor degree in Information Engineering at Wuhan University (China). She is currently working as a Research Fellow at the Sustainable Places Research Institute at Cardiff University

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Astrid Ensslin

Astrid Ensslin University of Alberta (formerly Bangor University) Welsh Crucible 2012 Astrid obtained her BA/MA degree in English and German Studies at Tübingen University and went on to complete a PhD in Digital Media and Literary Studies at the University of Heidelberg after two years working for SAP Germany and four years teaching and researching

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Anwen Elias

Anwen Elias Aberystwyth University Welsh Crucible 2012 Anwen has a BA Hons in Social and Political Sciences from Cambridge University, an MA from the College of Europe, Bruges, and completed a PhD at the European University Institute, Florence. She is currently a Reader in Politics at the Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University. Her current

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Joan van Houten – Edwards

Joan van Houten – Edward (formerly Aberystwyth University) Welsh Crucible 2012 Joan obtained her BSc degree in Biochemistry (Immunology) at Aberdeen University, and then went on to complete a PhD in the area of rumen microbiology at the Rowett Research Institute. Following this she undertook a year postdoctoral fellowship in the Netherlands before returning to

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Yogesh K. Dwivedi

Yogesh K. Dwivedi Swansea University Welsh Crucible 2012 Yogesh K. Dwivedi is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Business and Economics at Swansea University. He was awarded his MSc and PhD in Information Systems by Brunel University, receiving a Highly Commended award for his doctoral work jointly by the European Foundation for Management and

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Tony Dobbins

Tony Dobbins University of Birmingham (formerly Bangor University) Welsh Crucible 2012 Tony is Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour at Bangor University. Tony has a PhD in Industrial Relations. Prior to coming to Wales, he lived in Ireland for twelve years. During 2008-2010 he was Research Fellow at University of Ireland Galway. From

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Vikki Butler

Vikki Butler CARP Collaborations (formerly Barnardo’s Cymru) Welsh Crucible 2012 Vikki worked in inclusive play services and community development until graduating from Swansea University in 1999 with an MPhil Sociology. Since 2000 she has worked in Scotland and Wales as a qualitative researcher in voluntary sector organisations with vulnerable children, young people and adults. She

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Paul Butler

Paul Butler University of Exeter (formerly Bangor University) Welsh Crucible 2012 Following a 25-year career as an IT consultant in London, Paul shifted his career focus and environment and came to Bangor University to complete a BSc in Ocean Sciences. Immediately afterwards, he was awarded the Cemlyn Jones studentship at the School of Ocean Sciences,

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Akintunde Babatunde

Akintunde Babatunde University of Leeds (formerly Cardiff University) Welsh Crucible 2012 Akintunde obtained his PhD from the discipline of Civil Engineering, University College Dublin, Ireland in December 2007. His research work resulted in the design and development of a novel engineered wetland system with enhanced capacity for wastewater treatment and it is currently on demonstration

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