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Sofia Gameiro

Sofia Gameiro Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2015 Sofia Gameiro is a Mathematician and Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She is a Lecturer at the School of Psychology, Cardiff University. She conducted her doctoral studies at the University of Coimbra, Portugal, where she investigated how parents adjust to the birth of an IVF conceived child. More recently her

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Charles Dunnill

Charles Dunnill Swansea University Welsh Crucible 2015 Charlie obtained his MSc in Chemistry at University of Nottingham before moving to University of Glasgow for A PhD in nanomaterials. He spent 3 year working as a post doc at UCL before being awarded the Ramsay Fellowship for a further 3 years at UCL, prior to his

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Peter Dorrington

Peter Dorrington Swansea University (formerly Cardiff Metropolitan University) Welsh Crucible 2015 Peter joined PDR to lead the patient-specific medical design centre. This centre was created to improve the links between clinical needs and device development for patient-specific products. Having completed his undergraduate degree in Product Design and Manufacture, Peter spent a number of years in

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Nick Davis

Nick Davis Manchester Metropolitan University (formerly Swansea University) Welsh Crucible 2015 Nick is a Lecturer in Psychology at Swansea University. He has a degree (from Sheffield University) and an MSc (from the University of Birmingham) in Cognitive Science, and a PhD (from Birmingham again) in Psychology, focusing on tremor in Parkinson’s disease. His current research

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Dion Curry

Dion Curry Swansea University Welsh Crucible 2015 Originally from Canada, Dion completed his PhD in Politics at the University of Sheffield in 2011. He went on to work in Vilnius, Lithuania, conducting policy evaluations on European Union programmes and projects. After that, he worked as a post-doctoral research at Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands, on a

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Emily Cross

Emily Cross Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2015 Emily obtained her BA in dance, theatre and psychology at Pomona College in California. She was then awarded a Fulbright fellowship to perform cognitive psychology research at the University of Otago in New Zealand, where she completed her MSc. She returned to the USA for a PhD in

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Andrew Walters

Andrew Walters Cardiff Metropolitan University Welsh Crucible 2015 Andrew is Director of Research and Reader in Product Design at PDR, an international centre for design research at Cardiff Metropolitan University. Andrew leads the academic research strategy for the Centre and supervises a broad range of design research projects and doctoral students. Such projects cover, inter

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Berit Bliesemann de Guevara

Berit Bliesemann de Guevara Aberystwyth University Welsh Crucible 2015 Berit is a Reader at Aberystwyth University’s Department of International Politics. Previously she held positions at Bremen University, Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg and in a research project at Nottingham University. Fellowships took her to Sweden, Germany and Canada. For her PhD thesis about international state-building in

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Enrico Andreoli

Enrico Andreoli Swansea University Welsh Crucible 2015 Enrico is Senior Lecturer at the Energy Safety Research Institute (ESRI) of Swansea University and leader of the ESRI carbon dioxide capture, storage, and utilisation programme. He holds a PhD in Chemistry from Maynooth University (Ireland), a master’s degree in Science, Technology and Management from the University of

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Cheryl Allsop

Cheryl Allsop University of South Wales Welsh Crucible 2015 Cheryl obtained her ESRC funded PhD, entitled DNA, Detective Work and Cold Case Major Crime Reviews, which focused on how the police seek to solve long term unsolved murders and stranger rapes, from Cardiff University. She also has a degree in Law from Nottingham Trent University,

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