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Isabel Rosa

Isabel Rosa Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2019 Isabel obtained a PhD in Computational Ecology from Imperial College London and is now a Lecturer in Environmental Data Analysis at Bangor University, after completing a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellowship at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv). Isabel is interested in developing and applying novel tools

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Magdalini Theodoridou

Magdalini Theodoridou Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2019 Magdalini Theodoridou holds a PhD in Conservation Science from the University of Bologna (EPISCON project – Marie Curie Actions) and a degree in Civil Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She has worked as a research and teaching fellow in Italy, Hungary, Cyprus and the UK. Her

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Michael Togneri

Michael Togneri Swansea University Welsh Crucible 2019 Michael obtained his M.Eng. in aeronautical engineering from the University of Glasgow, then completed a Ph.D. in the maths department at Cardiff University looking at small-scale turbulence in boundary layer flows. His current work is with the Marine Energy Research Group at Swansea University, dealing with a range

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Giusy Tornillo

Giusy Tornillo Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2019 Giusy received her BSc and MSc degrees in Medical Biotechnology from Naples University (Italy) and went on to complete a PhD in Human Oncology at the Molecular Biotechnology Center in Turin (Italy). She is currently a Research Associate at the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute (Cardiff University),

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Jonathan M Tyrrell

Jonathan M Tyrrell Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2019 Jonathan obtained a 1st class BSc in Microbiology at Cardiff University, and stayed on to be awarded a PhD investigating antibiotic resistance and its relationship to bacterial pathogenicity in the School of Medicine. Jonathan now works as a Post-doctoral Research Associate, running a team dedicated to providing

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Emily Underwood-Lee

Emily Underwood-Lee University of South Wales Welsh Crucible 2019 Emily is Research Fellow at the George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling at the University of South Wales. In 2016 she completed her PhD, a feminist study of the ways contemporary women artists confront objectification in live art and performance. Her post-doctoral research focuses on little

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Tamsyn Uren Webster

Tamsyn Uren Webster Swansea University Welsh Crucible 2019 Tamsyn is a Research Officer within the Centre for Sustainable Aquaculture Research at Swansea University. Her research interests broadly focus on the impacts of environmental stressors on animal and ecosystem health and, specifically, elucidating the molecular mechanisms underlying these effects. Tamsyn completed her PhD, in molecular ecotoxicology,

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Emyr Williams

Emyr Williams Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2019 Emyr is a Research Fellow working at Y Lab, supporting and promoting experimentation and innovation in Welsh public services. Emyr has a number of research interests including; public service innovation, poverty, inclusive growth, local economic development, the foundation economy, participation, engagement and innovative governance. Emyr has a particular

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Honor Young

Honor Young Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2019 Educated at Cardiff University (BSc Psychology), Honor is also a graduate of Cardiff Metropolitan University (PhD, PgCTHE and MSc Health Psychology). After working as Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the National University of Ireland, Galway, Honor joined Cardiff University’s School of Social Sciences and Centre for the Development and

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Fan Zhang

Fan Zhang University of South Wales Welsh Crucible 2019 Fan received his BEng in automation from Tianjin University of Technology and Education, P.R. China, and obtained his MSc in control systems and PhD in developing control strategy to eliminate the vibration for marine vessels from Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering at the University

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