Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professors 2016-2017

Medium-term Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professors 2016-2017

4 July - 5 Sept 2016

Professor Richard Jackson,
University of Otago, New Zealand

Professor Timothy Edmunds, SPAIS

A New Politics of Peace? Investigations in Contemporary Pacificism and Nonviolence
15 August - 4 Oct 2016

Professor Martha Savage,
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Dr James Wookey,
Earth Sciences

Measuring seismic anisotropy in the crust

7 July - 7 September 2016

Professor Baoyu Jiang,
Nanjing University, China

Professor Michael Benton,
Earth Sciences

Hair, Skin and Colours in Fossil Archosaurs
3 Sept - 21 Dec 2016

Dr Henry Daniel
Simon Fraser University, Canada

Dr Catherine Hindson (Theatre)
and Dr Angela Piccini
(Film and Television)

Contemporary Nomads: Re-Choreographing Cortical and Cartographical Maps
30 Jan - 24 Feb 2017

Professor Steven Vanderputten,
Ghent University, Belgium

Dr Benjamin Pohl,
Who changed what, and Why? Early Modern Perceptions of Monastic Reformers in the Tenth- and Eleventh-century West
20 April - 19 June 2017

Dr Olav Krigolson,
University of Victoria, Canada

Dr Dave Turk,
Experimental Psychology
Applying Novel Technology for Electrophysiology Research to Translational and Developmental Research Questions
3 May - 9 June 2017

Associate Professor Mark Skidmore,
Montana State University, USA

Professor Martyn Tranter,
Geographical Science
Investigating Carbon and Nutrient Cycling in Subglacial Lakes
3 May - 30 June 2017

Professor Nicholas Rogers,
York University, Canada

Dr Richard Sheldon,
Rethinking History from Below/ Bristol muster rolls and maritime culture c. 1740-1800
24 July - 23 Dec

Dr François Birgand
North Carolina State University

Dr Nicholas Howden
Leading the water quality sensor revolution in catchment hydrology
1 Aug - 27 Oct

Dr Maria-Paz Marzolo
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Prof Pete Cullen
Defining the SNX17-retriever pathway in endosomal recycling of ApoER2 and reelin signalling
1 Sept - 28 Nov

Dr Robert Loucks
University of Western Australia

Professor Jon Blundy
Earth Sciences
Experimental determination of copper and chlorine partitioning between granitic silicate melt and aqueous fluid at lower-crustal pressures
1 Oct - 22 Dec

Professor Daniel Conley
Lund University, Sweden

Dr Kate Hendry
Earth Sciences
The Evolution of Biosilicification and the Silicon Cycle
15 Oct - 15 Dec

Professor Barry Trimmer
Tufts University, USA

Prof Jonathan Rossiter
Polymeric Soft Robots for Terrestrial Locomotion
2 Jan - 31 Mar 2018

Professor Eugene Bogomolny
CNRS, Paris-SUD, France

Dr Martin Sieber
Whispering galleries for light: beyond the two-dimensional approximation
15 Mar - 15 May 2018

Professor Keith Busby
Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Dr Leah Tether
English/Digital Humanities

Prof Brendan Smith

A Critical Edition of the French Works of Jofroi de Waterford (ca. 1300)
late April - end of June 2018

Professor Rebecca Dorsey
University of Oregan, USA

Prof Katharine Cashman
Earth Sciences

Tectonic Controls on Sedimentary Basins and Regional Paleorivers

Fast-track Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professors 2016-2017

Date of VisitName and InstitutionBristol Host DetailsTopic of Research
15 - 27 May 2016

Professor Harriet Ritvo,

Dr Lesel Dawson, English 

Animals: Non-Human and Human Alike
30 May - 1 July 2016

Professor Alex Rosenberg,
Duke University, USA

Professor Samir Okasha,

The Puzzle of Macroeconomic Modelling
6 - 26 June 2016

Dr Solomon Tesfamariam,
University of British Columbia, Canada

Dr Katsu Goda, Civil Engineering Sustainable seismic construction and retrofitting: lifecycle performance of innovative wood-steel hybrid structures 
8 June - 22 June 2016 Professor Mark Ottoni-Wilhelm,
Indiana University Purdue University, USA
Professor Sarah Smith
Understanding the Economics of Philanthropy: The Impact of Humanitarian and Natural Disasters
13 - 19 June, 2016

Dr Anna Szorenyi,
University of Adelaide, Australia

Dr Rutvica Andrijasevic,
Economics, Finance & Management

Refugees, trafficking and contemporary culture: Bordered compassion
17 June - 4 July 2016

Professor Kimberly R. Myers,
Penn State University, USA

Dr Andrew Blades,
and Dr Maria Vaccarella (English)

Medical Humanities: Transatlantic Dialogues
26 June - 16 July 2016

Dr Rajakumar Balla,
Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India

Professor Andrew Orr-Ewing,

Measurement of kinetics of Criegee intermediates with atmospherically important carboxylic acids 
27 June - 17 July 2016

Professor John Watkins,
University of Minnesota, USA

Dr Edward Holberton,

Figuring International Communities: A One-Day Workshop on Literature, Form, and International Law

2 - 16 July 2016

Professor Terry Plank,
Columbia University, USA

Professor Tim Elliott,
Earth Sciences

Do Mantle Rocks Retain any Vestige of their Initial Water
Concentration during Ascent prior to Eruption?

11 - 25 July 2016

Dr Rajesh Dikshit,
Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India

Professor George Davey Smith,
Social and Community Medicine

Developing Epigenetic studies nested within ongoing cohort at Barshi
23 Sept - 16 Oct 2016

Dr Maria Prokopenko,
Pomona College, California, USA

Professor Laura Robinson,
Earth Sciences

 Reconstructing the history of the marine nitrogen cycle using deep sea corals
16 - 21 October 2016

Professor Howard Giles,
University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

Dr James Hawkey,
Modern Languages

Future Directions of Studying Communication and Language

15 - 25 Oct 2016

Dr Alisa Velonis,
University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

Professor Gene Feder,
Social and Community Medicine

Understanding the Mechanisms that Trigger Change: What our Realist Review Taught Us about Batterer Intervention Programs

23 - 28 Oct 2016

Professor Alan Tuckett,
University of Wolverhampton, England

Mr Tom Sperlinger,

Universities, Learning Cities and Engaging Under-represented Communities

7 - 12 Nov 2016

Professor Peter Marx,
University of Cologne, Germany

Dr Katja Krebs,

Bi-lateral relations between the Theatre Collections at Universities Bristol and Cologne

25 Jan - 20 Feb 2017

Dr Brian Ference,
Wayne State University/ National Centre for Cardiovascular Disease, Beijing 

Professor George Davey-Smith,
Social and Community Medicine

Beyond Causality: using naturally randomized genetic evidence to inform the design and anticipatae the results of randomized trials

30 Jan - 19 Feb 2017

Dr Renata Pepicelli,
LUISS Guido Carli University, Rome

Dr Tamar Hodos,
Archaeology and Anthropology

Migrations in the Mediterranean region. An intersectional approach to the
study of Muslim diasporas in Europe

11 - 23 March 2017 Professor Eithne Luibheid, 
University of Arizona, USA
Dr Katharine Charsley,
Sociology, Politics and International Studies
Transforming Citizenship: Intimate Ties and Migrant Deportations
13 - 17 March 2017 Professor Sean Field,
University of Vermont, USA
Dr Ian Wei,
Women, Power and Religion in Capetian France
16 March - 6 April 2017 Professor Todd Martinez,
Stanford University, USA
Dr David Glowacki,
Understanding biological light harvesting using high-performance molecular dynamics
25 March - 2 April 2017 Professor Sun-Jin Yun,
Seoul National University, S.Korea
Dr Karen Bell,
Policy Studies
Socially Just Transitions to Sustainability
1 - 30 April 2017 Professor Pascal Hubert,
McGill University, Canada
Professor Michael Wisnom, 
Aerospace Engineering
Net shape processing of complex composite structures
12 April - 9 May 2017 Dr Rodrigo de Oliveira,
State University of Paraiba, Brazil
Dr Jeroen van Duijneveldt,
Use of polyphosphates to modify clay soils: A new tool for tackling a fast-approaching global food crisis
 24 April - 5 May 2017

Dr Janet Catov,
University of Pittsburgh, USA
Dr Abigail Fraser,
Social and Community Medicine
Cardiometabolic and reproductive profiles from menarche to menopause: synergistic pathways to cardiovascular disease in women?
24 April - 7 May 2017 Professor Asifa Majid,
Radboud University, The Netherlands
Professor Fiona Jordan,
Archaeology and Anthropology

Language, culture, and cognition: interdisciplinary approaches to the understanding of concepts

7 - 20 May 2017 Ms Susan Allee
The United Nations
Professor Marianne Hester
Policy Studies

Conflict, Displacement and Gender-Based Violence

tbc May 2017 Professor Harald Schneider
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Yunnan, China
Professor Philip Donoghue
Earth Sciences
Origin of Land Plants
13 - 26 May 2017 Professor Gordon Belot
University of Michigan, USA
Professor James Ladyman
Symmetry and Representation in Physics
13 - 26 May 2017 Professor Laura Ruetsche
University of Michigan, USA
Professor James Ladyman
Symmetry and Representation in Physics

22 -  28 May

Professor David Rothenberg
New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA

Professor Ralph Pite
Animal Utterance
3 June - 1 July 2017 Professor Paola Palladino
University of Pavia, Italy
Professor Chris Jarrold
Experimental Psychology
The Role of Memory in Reading and Spelling: a Cross-Language Study
6 - 20 June 2017  Professor Catherine Mills
Monash University, New Zealand
Professor Havi Carel
Social and ethical aspects of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
26 June - 14 July 2017 Professor John Montgomery
University of Auckland, New Zealand
Dr Shane Windsor

Cerebellum-inspired flight control design for unmanned air vehicles

15 July - 12 August 2017 Professor Stanislav Speranski
St. Petersburg State University, Russia
Professor Leon Horsten
Arbitrary Objects and Structures
30 July - 31 August Professor Marius Ungarish
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Professor Andrew Hogg

The effects of mixing on the atmospheric dispersion of volcanic ash and the
long runout of oceanic particle-laden flows