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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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Kami Koldewyn

Kami Koldewyn Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2014 Kami earned a dual BA degree in Music and Philosophy at Pomona College in California. After several years teaching children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental disorders, she returned to graduate school and completed a PhD in Neuroscience at the University of California, Davis. She then spent four years as

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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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Amy Hayes

Amy Hayes Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2014 Amy is a lecturer in the School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences at Bangor University. After earning her BSc degree in Engineering at University of California, Berkeley, she completed a PhD in Psychology at University of Oregon. She is particularly interested in connections between human perceptual motor

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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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Hywel Griffiths

Hywel Griffiths Aberystwyth University Welsh Crucible 2014 Hywel Griffiths graduated in Physical Geography and Mathematics at Aberystwyth University and stayed to study for an MSc in River Basin Dynamics and Management and a PhD focusing on rates and patterns of processes in Welsh rivers. He now works as a lecturer in Physical Geography in the

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Jonathan Gillard

Jonathan Gillard Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2014 Jonathan Gillard is a lecturer in Statistics at Cardiff School of Mathematics, who studied for a PhD investigating measurement error models and their practical applications. One particular application involved developing optimal screening strategies for Down’s syndrome. Jonathan is currently working towards Chartered Statistician accreditation with the Royal Statistical

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Gabor Gelléri

Gabor Gelléri Aberystwyth University Welsh Crucible 2014 Gabor obtained MAs in French and in Cultural Anthropology at ELTE University, Budapest. After that, he embarked on two PhD programmes at the same time, one in French Literature (ELTE University) and one in History (EHESS, Paris). After teaching in Hungary for two years, he was a post-doctoral

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John Gallagher

John Gallagher Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2014 John is a civil and environmental engineering graduate of Queens University Belfast (BEng) and Trinity College Dublin (MSc & PhD). He joined Bangor University in 2012 as a research officer on the Ireland-Wales INTERREG Hydro-BPT project; a project which examines technical, economic and environmental study for hydropower potential

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