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Art, Paintings and Sculpture

  • Professor Robert Ward - Sculpture and its relationship to ideas concerning space and time; Public sculpture and its engagement with the public; Exhibitions as process; The development of art education, philosopy and practice since 1950

Automotive Industry

  • Professor Rob Brown - Green chemistry; Solid acid/base catalysts for liquid phase reactions; Porous solids; Biodiesel synthesis; Adsorption calorimetric techniques for characterising solid catalysts and asorbents

Business and Management

  • Dr John Anchor - Strategic Management; Political risk assessment; Emerging markets especially in relation to strategy and international business issues; Higher education policy

Business Ethics

  • Professor Chris Cowton - Business and financial, including ethics in accountancy and banking

Children and Child Protection

  • Professor Adele Jones - International children’s rights; Child sexual abuse and victimisation; Child refugees and asylum-seekers; Psychosocial implications for children of HIV-AIDS; Child-centred research methodologies; Child protection policy formulation

  • Dr Bernard Gallagher - Child abuse/protection; Children in care; Child victimisation; Child welfare and research methodology

  • Professor Helen Masson - Children and young people with harmful sexual behaviours - policy, services development adn service user experiences; Child welfare and safeguarding

  • Professor Nigel Parton - Child protection, child welfare and social work; Comparing child protection systems; The contemporary politics of child protection

  • Professor Eric Blyth - Infertility and assisted human reproduction

Computing and IT

  • Professor Lee McCluskey - Artificial intelligence, especially the sub areas of automated planning, machine learning and knowledge engineering; Applications of artificial intelligence to autonomous and autonomic systems, including to road and air traffic control

Crime and Criminology

  • Professor David Canter - Criminal profiling; Investigative psychology

  • Professor Alex Hirschfield - Enviromental criminology and situational crime prevention; Crime pattern analysis and geographical information systems; Violence and the night time economy; Evaluation of crime reduction programmes; Links between crime, disadvantage and health

  • Dr Jason Roach - Criminal/forensic psychology, terrorism, detecting serious and serial offenders (crime profiling) and crime science

  • Dr Donna Youngs - Criminal profiling; Investigative psychology

Economics

  • Dr John Anchor - Economics; Economics of education

  • Dr Damian Casserly - Regional and international economics; Economic policies

Education and Teacher Training

  • Dr Martyn Walker - Teacher training (FE colleges); School and college management

  • Professor James Avis - Post-compulsory education; Political economy of education; Lived experience of learners and teachers; Professionalism; Education politics and social justice

  • Professor Glenn Hardaker - Inclusive education and internationalism; E-learning innovation and diversity; Learning styles and technologies; Madrasah management; Islamic pedagogya and curriculum

  • Dr Peter Moxon - Learning difficulties (dyslexia, autism, ADHD)

  • Dr Denis Feather - Academic identity; HE in FE, HE, Leadership; The dark side of leadership; Scholarship and direct marketing

  • Professor Robert Ward - The development of art education, philosophy and practice since 1950

Energy

  • Professor Bob Cywinski - Nuclear energy; Energy sources; Physics

  • Dr Paul Humphreys - Nuclear energy

  • Professor Rob Brown - Biofuels; Solid acid catalysts

Engineering

  • Professor Andrew Ball - Diagnostic engineering

  • Professor Alan Myers - Precision Engineering and Machine Tool Technology

  • Professor Stephen Donnelly - The interaction of energetic particles with matter;, Radiation damage; Defects in solids; Electron microscopy; Nanotechnology; Ion beam technology; Nuclear materials

  • Professor Liam Blunt - Precision measurement of surfaces; Precision engineering

  • Professor Xiangqian Jiang - Precision measurement of surfaces

  • Professor Paul Scott - Mathematics with measurement, particularly measurement associated with geometry; Computational geometry

  • Professor Gary Lucas - Single and multiphase fluid dynamics; Flow measurement instrumentation

English

  • Professor Lesley Jeffries - Stylistics

Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

  • Professor John Thompson - Entrepreneurship; Business start-up; Strategic management

Environment and Sustainability

  • Professor Adrian Wood - Environmental management; Rainforest management

  • Professor Rob Brown - Biofuels; Solid acid catalysts

Equality and Diversity

  • Dr Sharon Wray - Ageing; Gender; Ethnicity; Health and social well being

  • Professor Jeff Hearn - Gender, diversity, organisations and management

  • Dr Paul Thomas - Community cohesion

  • Professor Glenn Hardaker - Diversity and education management; Multi-cultural education and technology

Ethnicity, Multi-culturalism, Community Cohesion and 'Britishness'

  • Dr Paul Thomas - Young people and identity; Community cohesion; Preventing violent extremism

  • Dr Andy Mycock - Citizenship and identity; The study of 'Britishness'

  • Professor Jim McAuley - Irish Political Studies

  • Professor Paul Ward - Britishness since the late 19th century

  • Dr Sharon Wray - Ethnicity; Ageing; Gender; Health and social well being

  • Professor Glenn Hardaker - Diversity and education management; Multi-cultural education and technology

Forensic Science

  • Graham Williams - Crime scene investigations; DNA profiling; forensic science

Health

  • Professor Annie Topping - The organisation of health and primary care; The needs of health and social care service users

  • Professor Peter Bradshaw - Health services and government policy

  • Professor Bob Heyman - Health care risk management

  • Professor Henry Chrystyn - Asthma and chest infections; Inhaled products delivering products to the lungs

  • Professor Nigel King - Patient and carer experiences of living with serious illness; Community palliative care - professional identities and interprofessional relations

  • Professor Mike Lucock - Psychological therapies process and outcomes research; Self-help approaches to mental health problems

History

  • Professor Tim Thornton - History and Identity

  • Professor Keith Laybourn - The Labour Party; Trade Unions

  • Professor Paul Ward - Britishness since the late 19th Century

  • Professor Barry Doyle - Early 20th Century urban history, especially urban politics; The history of hospitals before the NHS; Post-war leisure and popular culture

  • Professor Richard Morris - Archaeology; The archaeological study of buildings; Settlement and landscape, historical topography; Churches and religious communities; 20th-century military aviation

  • Stephen Dorril - British Intelligence Services; MI6; Spies and espionage; The Cold War; The Profumo Affair; Oswald Mosley and the British Union of Fascists

Human Resource Management

  • Professor Stephen Swailes - Human resource management; Employee performance; Employee behaviour in terms of team performance

Infertility

  • Professor Eric Blyth - Infertility and assisted conception; Sperm donation; Children's welfare and children's rights

Intelligence Services

  • Stephen Dorril - British Intelligence Services; MI6; Spies and espionage; The Cold War

Low Carbon Futures

  • Professor Adrian Wood - Environmental management; Rainforest management

  • Professor Rob Brown - Biofuels; Solid acid catalysts

  • Professor Bob Cywinski - Nuclear energy; Energy sources; Physics

  • Dr Paul Humphreys - Nuclear energy

  • Professor Colin Bamford - Transport policy

Nanotechnology and Surface Measurement

  • Professor Liam Blunt - Precision measurement of surfaces; Precision engineering

  • Professor Jane Jiang - Precision measurement of surfaces

Music

  • Professor John Bryan - Early music; Performance of renaissance music; Music for the viol

  • Professor Michael Clarke - Electroacoustic music; Composition of new music

  • Professor Lisa Lim - Composition of new music

Nuclear Energy

  • Professor Bob Cywinski - Nuclear energy; Energy sources; Physics

Pharmacy and Drug Manufacture

  • Professor Mike Page - Superbugs and antibiotics; The chemistry of β-lactam antibiotics; Drug design

  • Professor Henry Chrystyn - Inhalers and the therapeutics of inhaled drugs; Clinical pharmacy in the primary and secondary healthcare sectors; Medicine management

  • Professor Barbara Conway - Pharmaceutics and the pharmaceutical industry

Physics

  • Professor Bob Cywinski - Physics; Nuclear energy; Energy sources

Politics

  • Dr Andy Mycock - Britishness

  • Dr Pete Woodcock – Criminology, Politics and Sociology

  • Dr Paul Thomas - Community Cohesion; Preventing violent extremism

  • Dr John Anchor - Local government; Political risk assessment

Science

  • Professor Bob Cywinski - Nuclear energy; Energy sources; Physics

  • Dr Paul Humphreys - Nuclear energy

  • Professor Mike Page - Superbugs and antibiotics; The chemistry of β-lactam antibiotics; Drug design

  • Professor Rob Brown - Biofuels; Solid acid catalysts

  • Professor Barbara Conway - Pharmaceutics and the pharmaceutical industry

  • Professor Rob Edgecock - Physics, specialising in particle physics

  • Professor John Atherton - Physical organic chemistry relevant to chemical process technology

Social Work and Social Policy

  • Professor Eric Blyth - Social work; Social work law; Social policy; Infertility and assisted conception; Sperm donation; Children's welfare and children's rights

  • Professor Adele Jones - Social work; Child sexual abuse; Children's welfare and children's rights

  • Professor Annie Topping - The needs of health and social care service users; The organisation of health and primary care

  • Dr Sharon Wray - Ageing; Gender; Ethnicity; Health and social well being

  • Professor Nigel Parton - The political dimensions of social work; Child care policy and practice

  • Professor Bob Heyman - Health care risk management

  • Professor Helen Masson - Child welfare; Professional responses to young people in trouble

Transport and Tourism

  • Professor Colin Bamford - Transport policy

  • Robert Mayer - Airlines; Air transport; Airport management; Tourism

  • Dr David Warnock-Smith - Air transport

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