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Zengbo (James) Wang

Zengbo (James) Wang Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2015 Zengbo (James) Wang received his BSc (1997) and MSc (2001) degrees in physics from Xiamen University, P.R. China, and a PhD in laser engineering from National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2005. He moved to the UK in 2006 and worked as postdocs in a few UK

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Gill Windle

Gill Windle Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2015 Gill Windle is a Senior Research Fellow in Gerontology based in the Dementia Services Development Centre at Bangor University. She studied Psychology at Bangor obtained her PhD in 2006. Her current research portfolio sees her involved in the management and leadership of 4 large UK Research Council funded

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Sarah Winstanley

Sarah Rees (nee Winstanley) Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2015 Sarah began her research career in the private sector, where she developed an interest in health research.  After obtaining an MSc in Health Psychology from the University of the West of England, she moved into the area of mental health and wellbeing, working simultaneously in academic

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Chris Millington

Chris Millington Swansea University Welsh Crucible 2015 Chris studied for a BA degree in History and French at the University of Liverpool before completing a PhD in History at Cardiff University.  He has worked as a lecturer at Birkbeck, University of London, and held a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship at Cardiff University.  He has written

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Yvonne McDermott Rees

Yvonne McDermott Rees Swansea University (formerly Bangor University) Welsh Crucible 2015 Yvonne is a Senior Lecturer in Law in Bangor University, UK, where she is also Director of Teaching and Learning and Co-Director of the Bangor Centre for International Law. She is a graduate of the National University of Ireland, Galway (B. Corp. Law, LL.B.),

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Victoria Lovett

Victoria Lovett Swansea University Welsh Crucible 2015 Victoria is a Lecturer in the Department of Psychology, Swansea University. Victoria obtained a B.Sc. in Psychology and a M.Sc. in Research Methods (specialising in the neuropsychology of language) from the University of Wales, Bangor. Victoria completed a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology investigating the determinants of imitation in

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Yukun Lai

Yukun Lai Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2015 Yukun obtained his Bachelor’s and PhD degrees from Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China in 2003 and 2008 respectively. He has been a lecturer in School of Computer Science and Informatics, Cardiff University since 2009, where he is a member of the Visual Computing

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Andrew Kythreotis

Andrew Kythreotis Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2015 Andrew joined the School of Planning & Geography at Cardiff University in June 2012 under the Serious Brain Power initiative after one year as an ARC Research Fellow at the Global Change Institute and School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

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Tristram ‘Tris’ Irvine-Fynn

Tristram ‘Tris’ Irvine-Fynn Aberystwyth University Welsh Crucible 2015 Tris graduated with a BA in Geography from the University of Cambridge and went on to complete a 2-year research MSc in Arctic glaciology and geophysics at the University of Calgary (Canada) before returning to the UK and completing his PhD at the University of Sheffield. He

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Aimee Grant

Aimee Grant Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2015 Aimee obtained her undergraduate degree in criminology and social policy from Cardiff University’s School of Social Sciences. She went on to obtain funding from the Economic and Social Research Council to undertake an MSc in social science research methods and a PhD in social policy. Since obtaining her

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