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  Professor David Abbott
Post(s): Professor of Social Policy, Norah Fry Research Centre
Areas of expertise: Experience of a broad range of policy issues relating to disabled children - and their families.
Keywords: disabled children
 
  Dr Sherif Abdel-Fattah
Post(s): Senior Clinical Lecturer, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: I have been a Consultant in Obstetrics & Fetal Medicine since November 2002. My regular practice is in the diagnosis and...
Keywords: gynaecology | obstetrics | fetal medicine | obstetric ultrasound | prenatal diagnosis | fetal anaemia | fetal infections
 
  Dr Alin Achim
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Signal Processing, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Areas of expertise: My current research interests span the areas of statistical signal processing with emphasis in estimation and detection theory,...
Keywords: statistical image and video processing | estimation theory | multiresolution algorithms | remote sensing | medical Imaging | image fusion | image segmentation | image denoising
 
  Professor Jo Adams
Post(s): Professor of Cell Biology, School of Biochemistry
Areas of expertise: My main research-interest is; the Role of Signalling to the Cytoskeleton by the Extracellular Matrix in Cell Motility Processes. The...
Keywords: signalling | cytoskeleton | extracellular matrix | cell motility processes | cell-matrix adhesion processes | intrecellular signalling | cell protrusions
 
  Professor John Adams
Post(s): Emeritus Professor, Department of Drama: Theatre, Film, Television
Areas of expertise: My current research interests and practice centre on film and media forms, particularly existing and potential relations...
Keywords: film analysis | film production | media studies | media production | film education | media education | film | media
 
  Professor Mike Adams
Post(s): Senior Research Fellow in Centre for Comparative and Clinical Anatomy, Centre for Comparative and Clinical Anatomy
Areas of expertise: I am expert in the mechanical properties of the spine, and in the events that lead to intervertebral disc prolapse ("slipped...
Keywords: back pain | intervertebral discs | spine | biomechanics
 
  Dr Jitendra Agarwal
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Structural Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering
Research Fellow in Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering
Areas of expertise: My current research on structural safety and nonlinear dynamics has origins in my PhD work and it has been gaining depth...
Keywords: structural safety | nonlinear dynamics | dynamic progressive collapse | vulnerability of structures | risk assessment of infrastructures
 
  Professor Varinder Aggarwal
Post(s): Professor, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: My research interests include; the development of new catalytic processes for asymmetric synthesis; the taming of reactive...
Keywords: catalytic processes | asymmetric synthesis | reactive intermediates | synthesis | carbenes | carbenoids | radicals | radical cations
 
  Dr Dimitris Agrafiotis
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Areas of expertise: My research interests include robust video communications (error resilience, error concealment, multiple description video...
Keywords: robust and efficient wireless video delivery | video error resilience & concealement | video quality evaluation | perceptually optimised video compression
 
  Dr Marianne Ailes
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, Department of French
Areas of expertise: My research interests are in Medieval French literature, in particular the (frequently politically engaged) chansons de geste...
Keywords: Medieval French literature | early vernacular chronicles | literature of the crusades | Other | Charlemagne in England
 
  Dr Valentine Akande
Post(s): Senior Clinical Lecturer, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: Gynaecology and obstetrics; subfertility and assisted conception
Keywords: gynaecology and/or obstetrics | reproductive health | subfertility | laparoscopic surgery | infertility | assisted conception
 
  Professor Roger Alder
Post(s): Emeritus Professor of Organic Chemistry, School of Chemistry
Senior Research Fellow in Chemistry, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: A major theme of my research has been the preparation and study of interesting molecules - nature has no monopoly on these,...
Keywords: molecules | stable diaminocarbenes | computational organic chemistry | conformational control by quaternary centres | strong amine bases | intrabrigehead chemistry | powerful alkylating agents
 
  Dr Kazem Alemzadeh
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Areas of expertise: I enjoy studying biological systems, many aspects of biological systems are mechanical in nature. An understanding of biomechanics...
Keywords: CAD/CAM & reverse engineering | restorative dentistry | condition monitoring | predictive maintenance
 
  Dr Nicholas Alexander
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Structural Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering
Areas of expertise: At the moment, I am working on the following research projects: -The behaviour of nonlinear moment resisting frames under...
Keywords: earthquake engineering | structural dynamics | nonlinear dynamics
 
  Professor Neil Allan
Post(s): Professor of Physical Chemistry, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: We use advanced simulation and modelling techniques to understand the properties of solids and surfaces at the atomic level....
Keywords: solids | surfaces | properties at the atomic level | atomistic simulation | quantum chemistry | inorganic materials | non-metallic solids
 
  Dr Giuliano Allegri
Post(s): Visiting Fellow in Aerospace Engineering, Department of Aerospace Engineering
Areas of expertise: My research is focused on the prediction of damage onset and propagation in light alloys and composite materials/structures,...
Keywords: prediction of damage onset | light alloys | composite materials | material fatigue | aeroelastics
 
  Professor Christian Allen
Post(s): Professor of Computational Aerodynamics, Department of Aerospace Engineering
Areas of expertise: Numerical simulation of fluid/aerodynamics (CFD). Particular expertise in development of flow-solver and grid generation...
Keywords: aerodynamics | fluid dynamics | CFD | numerical simulation | aeroelastics | rotor blade flows
 
  Dr Mark Allinson
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, Department of German
Areas of expertise: My principal interest is modern German social and political history, though not military history. I have published mainly...
Keywords: German history | German politics | East Germany | GDR | Austrian history | Austria | Cold War
 
  Dr Joseph Amankwah-Amoah
Post(s): Lecturer in Management, Department of Management
Areas of expertise: Liberalization; organizational failure; organizational learning; international business management and strategy; strategic...
Keywords: organisational responses to liberalisation | organisational failure & learning | international business management & strategy | strategic human resources | globalisation and the airline industry in emerging economies
 
  Dr Morten Andersen
Post(s): Research Associate, School of Earth Sciences
Areas of expertise: My research is primarily focused on paleoclimate and weathering processes using isotope geochemistry. Main research areas...
Keywords: paleoclimate | isotope geochemistry | stable isotope fractionation of zinc | paleoceanography | glacial-interglacial climate changes
 
  Dr Rob Andrews
Post(s): Consultant Senior Lecturer, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: I am a Consultant Senior Lecturer at the University of Bristol and an Honorary Consultant Physician at Musgrove Park Hospital,...
Keywords: diabetes | exercise | diet | obesity | insulin resistance | bariatric surgery
 
  Professor Christophe Andrieu
Post(s): Professor in Statistics, School of Mathematics
Areas of expertise: I am a statistician with a background in electrical engineering. My work is mainly focused on the development of algorithms...
Keywords: time series | applied probability | Bayesian modelling | Monte Carlo computation | optimisation under uncertainty | statistical signal processing
 
  Professor Alexandre Anesio
Post(s): Professor of Biogeochemistry, School of Geographical Sciences
Areas of expertise: My research interests are broad, and I combine concepts from Geography, Biology and Chemistry to understand carbon cycle...
Keywords: low temperature biogeochemistry | polar microbiology | microbes in the cryosphere | photochemistry | carbon and nitrogen cycle in freshwaters | limnology | freshwater biology
 
  Professor Gianni Angelini
Post(s): BHF Professor of Cardiac Surgery and Director, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: My main research interests include: Saphenous vein bypass graft failure; beating heart (off-pump) coronary surgery; arterial...
Keywords: saphenous vein bypass graft failure | beating heart surgery | arterial revascularisation | mitral valve repair | cardiac surgery
 
  Dr Catherine Annen
Post(s): Research Fellow, School of Earth Sciences
Areas of expertise: I use numerical simulation and heat transfer computation to explore magmatic processes. I study quantitatively the genesis...
Keywords: magmatic processes | pluton emplacement | magma | magma chambers | magma reservoirs
 
  Professor James Annett
Post(s): Professor and Head of School, School of Physics
Areas of expertise: My research interests are in the theory of electronic structure of solids, with particular emphasis on theories of superconductors...
Keywords: superconductivity | electron correlation in solids
 
  Dr Massimo Antognozzi
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, School of Physics
Areas of expertise: My main research interests are in the area of bio-nanoscience. In particular, I am currently developing a dedicated scanning...
Keywords: bio-nanoscience | microscope | confined liquid films | confined molecules | adsorbed biomolecules | molecular motors
 
  Professor Richard Apps
Post(s): Research Fellow in Physiology and Pharmacology, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
Professor of Neuroscience, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
Areas of expertise: My research seeks to understand how the brain controls movements. Expertise in sensory-motor systems and related neural circuits
Keywords: cerebellum | movement control | motor systems | neural networks | sensory systems | neuroscience
 
  Professor Ricardo Araya
Post(s): Research Fellow in Social and Community Medicine, School of Social and Community Medicine
Areas of expertise: The etiology of common mental disorders, in particular psychosocial factors associated with anxiety and depression. Social,...
Keywords: mental disorders | low and middle income countries | psychosocial | inequalities | smoking | epidemiology
 
  Professor Elizabeth Archibald
Post(s): Visiting Fellow in Humanities, School of Humanities
Areas of expertise: My research focusses on medieval romance, the Arthurian legend, the representation of women in medieval literature, the reception...
Keywords: medieval romance | women in medieval literature | medieval latin | the classical tradition in the middle ages
 
  Professor John Armitage
Post(s): Professorial Research Fellow and Director of Tissue Banking, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: I am Director of Tissue Banking, responsible for the Bristol Eye Bank, one of the largest eye banks in Europe, and the Bristol...
Keywords: cryobiology | organ transplants | tissue banking | eye banking | corneal transplantation
 
  Dr Simon Armour
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Software Radio, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Areas of expertise: My expertise covers a spectrum of wireless communications techniques and technologies, particularly as applied to the Physical...
Keywords: wireless communications | 802.11, WiFi, 802.16 WiMax | Cross Layer Communications | Green Communications, Green Radio | Cognitive Communications, Cognitive Radio | Multicarrier Communications, OFDM, OFDMA, SC_FDMA | MIMO | Beyond 3G, 4G, LTE, LTE-A
 
  Dr Chris Arthur
Post(s): Research Fellow, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: Proteomics is the study of the proteins and enzymes that actually do the work of the cell whilst metabolomics studies the...
Keywords: polyketides | mass spectrometry | natural products | drugs from bacteria, fungi and plants | analysis of proteins | proteomics | biosynthesis of fatty acids | biosynthesis
 
  Professor Raimondo Ascione
Post(s): Professor of Cardiac Surgery & Translational Research, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: I have conducted several prospective randomised trials to validate the effect of off-pump coronary surgery on sub-system...
Keywords: off-pump coronary surgery | quality of life | hospital costs | myocardial protection | valve repair | stem cells
 
  Dr Michael Ashby
Post(s): Lecturer, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
Areas of expertise: My research addresses the development of brain circuitry early in life, when anatomical and synaptic plasticity coordinate...
Keywords: development of brain circuitry early in life | anatomical plasticity | synaptic plasticity | mammalian cortex | neonatal sensory experience
 
  Professor Mike Ashfold
Post(s): Professor of Physical Chemistry, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: The research in my group sub-divides into two main areas. 1.Detailed studies of the photochemistry and photophysics of...
Keywords: chemical vapour deposition | diamond films | pulsed laser ablation and deposition | plasma diagnostics | gas and solution phase photochemistry
 
  Professor David Ashton
Post(s): Professor of Finance and Accounting, Department of Accounting and Finance
Emeritus Professor of Accounting and Finance, Department of Accounting and Finance
Areas of expertise: My research interests include financial theory, corporate financial decisions and UK taxation. I am currently investigating...
Keywords: financial theory | corporate financial decisions | finance | taxation | equity valuation | business finance
 
  Professor Willy Aspinall
Post(s): Cabot Professor in Natural Hazards and Risk Science, School of Earth Sciences
Areas of expertise: My principal research interests are in volcanology and seismology, with professional interests in the formalised use of expert...
Keywords: expert judgment | expert elicitation facilitation | natural hazards | earthquakes | volcanoes | risk assessment | Cabot Institute
 
  Dr Will Atkinson
Post(s): Lecturer in Social Research, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies
Areas of expertise: My area of expertise is social class, covering the different approaches and measurements of class and the patterns of inequality...
Keywords: social class | class politics | class culture | educational inequalities | social mobility | inequality
 
  Dr Angela Attwood
Post(s): Research Fellow, School of Experimental Psychology
Areas of expertise: My research interests are in the effects of social drugs and drug-related stimuli, and the psychological and biological factors...
Keywords: social drugs | drug-related stimuli | addiction | drug use | alcohol | social cognition | smoking | cognitive performance
 
  Dr Kenneth Austin
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, Department of History (Historical Studies)
Areas of expertise: My research lies in the field of late medieval and early modern European history. More specifically, I am interested in...
Keywords: European history | history | late medieval history | Renaissance | Reformation | Tremellius | European Reformation
 
  Dr Matthew Avison
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Microbiology, School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Areas of expertise: I have been running a research team for the last 10 years studying antibiotic resistance mechanisms in hospital "super-bugs"....
Keywords: bacterial infection | antibiotic resistance | superbugs | hospital acquired infections
 
  Dr Sarah Ayres
Post(s): Reader in Public Policy and Governance, School for Policy Studies
Areas of expertise: My central research interest is the governance of place, space and territory. This core provides the basis for two main strands...
Keywords: public policy | governance | collaborative governance | territorial governance | decentralisation | inter-governmental relations | economic development and regeneration