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  Dr Roland Baddeley
Post(s): Reader, School of Experimental Psychology
Areas of expertise: My first degree was in Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science from Sussex, and after various computer related jobs...
Keywords: animal communication | Bayesian modelling | computer models in psychology | statistics of natural images | eye movements | memory | forgetting | motor learning
 
  Dr Andy Bailey
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: General fungal biology Specific interests in: Fungi that cause plant/insect diseases. Molecular biology of mushrooms and...
Keywords: plant disease | fungi | biotechnology | mushrooms | crop protection
 
  Dr Jayne Bailey
Post(s): Path Trial Manager, School of Social and Community Medicine
Areas of expertise: Current primary area of interest is the development of a human experimental model for use in the discovery of novel agents...
Keywords: anxiety | mental health | experimental models
 
  Dr Katherine Baldock
Post(s): NERC Knowledge Exchange Fellow, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: I am a community ecologist, interested in plant-animal interactions. My research focuses primarily on plant-pollinator interactions...
Keywords: pollination | bees | urban | food webs | networks | pollinators | flowers
 
  Dr Jon Balserak
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, Department of Religion and Theology
Areas of expertise: My research interests cover the exegesis, theology and history of the Middle Ages and Reformation. I am interested in individuals...
Keywords: middle ages | exegesis | Reformation | biblical exegesis | medieval thought | biblical manuscripts
 
  Dr Nina Balthasar
Post(s): Reader in Neuroscience, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
Areas of expertise: Obesity and its related metabolic disorders are among the most pressing of today’s health-care concerns. The epidemic proportions...
Keywords: obesity | metabolic disorders | health | central nervous system | body energy homeostasis | body weight | weight
 
  Professor Jonathan Bamber
Post(s): Professor, School of Geographical Sciences
Areas of expertise: My area of expertise is in satellite remote sensing of the polar regions and, in particular, the great ice sheets of Antarctica...
Keywords: glaciology | climate change | satellite remote sensing | ice sheets | Antarctica | Greenland | Arctic
 
  Professor Stephen Banfield
Post(s): Emeritus Professor of Music, Department of Music
Areas of expertise: Popular American and British musical theatre; Jerome Kern; Gerald Finzi; Stephen Sondheim; English music; Elgar, Vaughan...
Keywords: music | musicology | musicals | song | Englishness | American music | empire | Sondheim
 
  Dr Jonathan Banks
Post(s): Research Programme Manager, School of Social and Community Medicine
Areas of expertise: Since starting at the Division of Primary Care I have completed a research project investigating the role of the pharmacy...
Keywords: pharmacy counter assistants | pharmacy | medicines | doctor appointments | Advanced Access | health | chronic fatigue syndrome
 
  Professor Stephen Bann
Post(s): Emeritus Professor of History of Art, Department of History of Art (Historical Studies)
Research Fellow in History of Art (Historical Studies), Department of History of Art (Historical Studies)
Areas of expertise: Museum history and theory (especially curiosity and antiquarianism); Historical representation in painting and other visual...
Keywords: museum history | curiosity | antiquarianism | historical representation | print culture | art criticism | avant-garde movements | land art
 
  Professor George Banting
Post(s): Dean of Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences, Medical and Veterinary Sciences Faculty Office
Areas of expertise: Each mammalian cell produces about 50,000 different proteins. For each cell (and therefore the whole organism) to function...
Keywords: membrane traffic | protein targeting | cell biology | molecular biology | molecular genetics | live cell imaging | microscopy | biochemistry
 
  Dr Michele Barbour
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Dental Materials Science and Biomaterials, School of Oral & Dental Sciences
Areas of expertise: I head the Oral Nanoscience Group at the School of Oral and Dental Sciences. The Group's primary research interests are the...
Keywords: nanomaterials | nanoparticles | implants | biomaterials | teeth | nanotherapeutics | surface science | nanotechnology
 
  Professor Peter Barham
Post(s): Professorial Teaching Fellow in Physics, School of Physics
Areas of expertise: I am actively involved with attempts to understand how plastics (polymers) change from the liquid state to the solid state...
Keywords: food science | molecular gastronomy | penguins | plastics | polymers | polymer science
 
  Dr Gary Barker
Post(s): Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: My main research interest is Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) discovery and gene expression analysis in hexaploid bread...
Keywords: single nucleotide polymorphism (snp) | gene expression analysis in triticum eastivum | uk wheat genome sequencing consortium | ergot resistance in wheat | metagenomics | glacial ecosystems
 
  Dr Adrian Barnes
Post(s): Reader in Physics, School of Physics
Areas of expertise: My research interests concerns the structure of disordered materials, such as liquids and glasses and how it is related to...
Keywords: neutron and X-ray scattering | Glasses and liquids | levitation | Monte Carlo simulation | isotopic substitution | structure calculation | modelling | molecular dynamics
 
  Professor Sally Barnes
Post(s): Professor of Doctoral Education, Graduate School of Education
Areas of expertise: Biography I am a quantitative researcher with an interest in how appropriate technology can be used to enhance the learning...
Keywords: learning process | technology | child language | language acquisition | impact of technology on the classroom | teaching process | computer supported collaborative learning | distance education
 
  Dr Michael Barry
Post(s): Special Lecturer in Engineering Mathematics, Department of Engineering Mathematics
Areas of expertise: Engineering Mathematics Education (EME), notably curriculum design, development and evolution at the interface between school...
Keywords: engineering mathematics education (eme) | reporting | computer aided learning, simulation & assessment
 
  Dr Christine Barter
Post(s): Senior Research Fellow, School for Policy Studies
Areas of expertise: I was the Senior NSPCC Research Fellow with the University of Luton for nine years until the fellowship transferred to Bristol...
Keywords: children who run away | children | young people | racial abuse | racism | institutional child abuse | peer violence
 
  Dr Gail Bartlett
Post(s): Research Assistant, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: I study the relationships between protein sequence, structure and function, particularly in coiled-coil proteins.
Keywords: bioinformatics | protein structure
 
  Professor Paul Bartlett
Post(s): Professor of Soft Matter Science, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: My research group studies the design, synthesis and analysis of soft matter systems, focusing in particular on the structure...
Keywords: soft matter chemistry | soft condensed matter science of colloids and nanoparticles
 
  Dr David Barton
Post(s): Lecturer, Department of Engineering Mathematics
Areas of expertise: I have a broad range of research interests across the field of applied mathematics, but I focus particularly on engineering...
Keywords: mathematical modelling | dynamics of nonlinear systems | systems with delay | numerical methods for dynamical systems
 
  Professor Zafar Bashir
Post(s): Professor of Cellular Neuroscience, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
Areas of expertise: Neurones of the brain communicate with one another at specialised junctions, called synapses, through the process of synaptic...
Keywords: Alzheimer's disease | learning & memory | cellular neuroscience | recognition memory
 
  Professor Michael Basker
Post(s): Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Arts Faculty Office
Areas of expertise: My main research interests are in Silver Age literature, Pushkin, and nineteenth-century poetry. My many publications on...
Keywords: Silver Age literature | poetry | Pushkin | Gumilev | Russian symbolism | Russian poetry
 
  Dr Mark Bass
Post(s): Research Fellow, School of Biochemistry
Areas of expertise: In healthy adults, cell adhesion is tightly regulated and migration of most cell types is limited, unless stimulated by infection...
Keywords: cell migration | skin fibroblasts | healing processes | cytoskeleton | endocytosis | Rho-family GTPases | Extracellular matrix receptors
 
  Professor Dave Bates
Post(s): Research Fellow, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
Areas of expertise: Understanding the mechanisms of microvessel function in health and disease. My research focusses on the role of VEGF in regulating...
Keywords: microcirculation | capillaries | angiogenesis | vascular permeability | VEGF | capillary permeability | oedema | blood vessel growth
 
  Professor Paul Bates
Post(s): Professor of Hydrology & Head of School in Geographical Sciences, School of Geographical Sciences
Areas of expertise: My expertise lies in the development of hydraulic models for flood prediction, and the use of Remotely Sensed data to parameterise,...
Keywords: floods | flood prediction | hydraulic modelling | hydrology modelling | uncertainty and risk | river basin management | environmental management | Cabot Institute
 
  Professor Mark Beach
Post(s): Professor of Radio Systems Engineering, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Areas of expertise: My research activities are focused on system design and optimisation of wireless communication networks, with particular...
Keywords: system design | wireless communication networks | 3G | 4G | smart antennas | dual array architectures
 
  Dr Keith Bean
Post(s): Visiting Fellow in Chemistry, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: My main area of expertise is colloid and surface chemistry, and some areas of nanotechnology. I work as part of the Bristol...
Keywords: colloid science | surface chemistry | industrial consultancy | pharmaceuticals | personal care products | agrochemicals | paints inks and coatings | nanotechnology
 
  Professor Mark Beaumont
Post(s): Professor of Statistics, School of Biological Sciences
Professor of Statistics, School of Mathematics
Areas of expertise: I am a biologist by background, and I am interested in general problems of statistical inference in population genetics,...
Keywords: statistical inference in population genetics | statistical inference in evolutionary biology | statistical inference in conservation genetics | monte carlo statistical methods | detecting evidence of selection in the genome | modelling demographic history of populations; modelling temporally sampled genetic data | inference in structured populations | inference in agent-based models
 
  Professor Robin Bedford
Post(s): Professor of Catalysis, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: Our research centres on the development of new catalysts and the catalysis of novel organic reactions. This research lies...
Keywords: new catalysts | the catalysis of novel organic reactions | novel organic reactions | organic chemistry | inorganic chemistry | catalyst development | organic reactions
 
  Dr Souheil Ben Smida
Post(s): Research Associate in Electronics and Wireless Communications, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Areas of expertise: I am a Research Associate in the Communication Systems & Networks Group of the Centre for Communications Research at the...
Keywords: RF passive and active circuits | power amplifiers | microwave instrumentation
 
  Dr Kristina Bennert
Post(s): Research Associate, School of Social and Community Medicine
Research Associate, School of Social and Community Medicine
Areas of expertise: I have been involved in a series of projects in Health Communication and Health Services research including genetic counselling...
Keywords: health communication | health services | genetic counselling | health | welfare services | disabilities | diabetes
 
  Professor Andrew Bennett
Post(s): Professor of English, Department of English
Areas of expertise: My research focuses on Romanticism, on twentieth- and twenty-first-century writing, and on literary theory. I have published...
Keywords: Romanticism | twentieth-century and contemporary literature | literary theory
 
  Dr Peter Bennett
Post(s): Research Assistant - Wearable Human Computer Interaction, Department of Computer Science
Areas of expertise: My PhD research investigated the uses of interaction design in the development of new digital musical instruments. I am...
Keywords: human computer interaction | Interaction Design | Musical Instrument Design | augmented reality | design
 
  Dr Christopher Benton
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, School of Experimental Psychology
Areas of expertise: I am interested in visual perception, in particular motion perception and face perception. I’ve also recently developed...
Keywords: visual perception | motion perception | face perception | motion processing mechanism | local motion | global motion | facial identity
 
  Professor Mike Benton
Post(s): Professor of Vertebrate Palaeontology, School of Earth Sciences
Areas of expertise: My interests include the diversification of life through time, quality of the fossil record, shapes of phylogenies, age-clade...
Keywords: diversification of life | Triassic ecosystem evolution | basal diapsid phylogeny | basal archosaurs | end-Permian mass extinction | tree of life | fossil records | vertebrate palaeontology
 
  Dr Gunter Berghaus
Post(s): Senior Research Fellow in Drama: Theatre, Film, Television, Department of Drama: Theatre, Film, Television
Areas of expertise: I was, for many years, a Reader in Theatre History and Performance Studies and I am now a Senior Research Fellow at the University...
Keywords: theater history | performance studies | futurism | italian futurism | Avant-Garde
 
  Professor Sir John Beringer
Post(s): Emeritus Professor, Senior Team
Areas of expertise: Microbiology, microbial and molecular genetics, agricultural biotechnology, biosafety regulations, public reaction to scientific...
Keywords: genetically modified organisms (GMOs) | agricultural microbiology | microbial ecology | John Innes Centre | GMO regulations
 
  Professor David Berridge
Post(s): Professor of Child & Family Welfare, School for Policy Studies
Areas of expertise: I am currently the head of the Centre for Family Policy and Child Welfare (FPCW), which is a focus for research and consultancy...
Keywords: child welfare | children in care | adolescence | residential care | foster care | institutional child abuse
 
  Dr Monica Berry
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, School of Physics
Areas of expertise: I am fascinated by the complex interactions that occur in the tears and at the ocular surface. The preocular fluid is organised...
Keywords: mucins | ocular surface | tears | in vitro toxicology
 
  Professor Christopher Bertram
Post(s): Professor in Social and Political Philosophy, Department of Philosophy
Areas of expertise: I'm a political philosopher who has published on liberal theories of justice, on the history of political thought (especially...
Keywords: political philosophy | Rousseau | history of political thought | inequality | global justice | migration | immigration | territorial rights
 
  Ms Bruna Bezerra
Post(s): Research Associate in Biological Sciences, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: I am currently an Honorary Research Associate at the University of Bristol and a Research Scholar at the University of Louisville...
Keywords: behavioural ecology | marmosets | golden-backed uakaris | capuchin monkeys
 
  Professor Sonia Bhalotra
Post(s): Research Fellow in Economics, Finance and Management, School of Economics, Finance and Management
Areas of expertise: My current research interests are motivated by welfare issues in low-income economies. My recent work is concerned with child...
Keywords: development economics | applied microeconomics | economics of the family | child health | child labour | gender | labour economics
 
  Professor Suby Bhattacharya
Post(s): Visiting Fellow, Department of Civil Engineering
Areas of expertise: My current projects can be classified into following groups: - Offshore Geotechnics - Kinematic bending moments in...
Keywords: offshore geotechnics | kinematic bending moments | layered soils | earthquakes | pile-soil interaction | liquefiable soils | seismic loading
 
  Ms Lois Bibbings
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Bristol Law School
Areas of expertise: I have written about violence and non-violence, the military, crime, sexuality, the body, cosmetic surgery, female genital...
Keywords: gender | (non)violence | sexuality | military | widening participation | history | masculinities | crime
 
  Professor Robert Bickers
Post(s): Professor of History, Department of History (Historical Studies)
Areas of expertise: My field is the modern history of China, and of the British empire. I have a particular interest in the social history of...
Keywords: Shanghai | China | British empire | colonial history | imperial history | Sino-British relations
 
  Dr Juliet Biggs
Post(s): Reader, School of Earth Sciences
Areas of expertise: My research primarily uses Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) to understand the physics of the processes that...
Keywords: continental rifts | volcanoes | earthquake cycle | east african rift | active tectonic processes
 
  Professor Polly Bingley
Post(s): Professor of Diabetes, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: My main research focus is the epidemiology, aetiology and pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes and related autoimmune conditions,...
Keywords: type 1 diabetes | diabetes prevention | diabetes autoantibodies
 
  Professor Kenneth Binmore
Post(s): Research Fellow, Department of Philosophy
Research Fellow in Economics, Finance and Management, School of Economics, Finance and Management
Areas of expertise: My research interests cover evolutionary game theory, bargaining theory, experimental economics, political philosophy, mathematics...
Keywords: evolutionary game theory | game theory | experimental economics | political philosophy | statistics | 3G spectrum auction
 
  Professor Alexander Bird
Post(s): Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy
Areas of expertise: My work concerns metaphysics and the theory of knowledge as applied to science. It thus concerns the laws of nature, physical...
Keywords: metaphysics | laws of nature | scientific progress | scientific knowledge | scientific revolutions
 
  Professor Mark Birkinshaw
Post(s): William P. Coldrick Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics, School of Physics
Areas of expertise: I work on the large-scale structure of the Universe and the properties of the massive objects contained within it, using...
Keywords: astronomy | cosmology | space science | quasars | universe | galaxies | relativity | plasma physics
 
  Dr Emily Blackwell
Post(s): Dogs Trust Lecturer in Canine Behaviour and Welfare, School of Veterinary Sciences
Areas of expertise: I am the Dogs Trust lecturer in canine behaviour and welfare, and director of the behaviour clinic at the Vet School. I am...
Keywords: dog behaviour
 
  Dr Pete Blair
Post(s): Reader in Medical Statistics, School of Social and Community Medicine
Areas of expertise: My research expertise is in the field of SIDS. In particular the investigation of background characteristics and risk factors...
Keywords: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) | cot death | epidemiology of SIDS | risk factors associated with SIDS
 
  Professor Jane Blazeby
Post(s): Professor of Surgery, School of Social and Community Medicine
Areas of expertise: Randomised controlled trials in surgery Surgical oncology and measuring outcomes Patient reported outcomes Oesophageal...
Keywords: randomised controlled trials | surgery | surgical oncology | patient reported outcomes
 
  Dr Ariel Blocker
Post(s): Reader in Microbiology, School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Areas of expertise: My laboratory studies tiny injection-type devices, which are the principle means of the interaction of many microbes, called...
Keywords: infectious diseases | microbes | novel antibacterial drugs | vaccines
 
  Professor David Blockley
Post(s): Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering
Areas of expertise: My work is developing and using systems thinking to help manage the inevitable uncertainty in any engineering project. There...
Keywords: systems thinking | engineering projects | hard systems | soft system | organisational 'silos'
 
  Professor Ashley Blom
Post(s): Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: I studied Medicine in Cape Town graduating in 1991. In 1994 I emigrated to the UK and undertook postgraduate training as...
Keywords: outcomes of arthroplasty | the safety of Orthopaedic implants | restitution of bone stock loss
 
  Professor Jon Blundy
Post(s): Professorial Research Fellow in Petrology, School of Earth Sciences
Areas of expertise: My research concerns the generation, movement and evolution of magma within the Earth. I use a combination of igneous petrology,...
Keywords: magma | igneous petrology | geochemistry | volcanoes | magmatism | subduction zones | destructive plate boundaries
 
  Ms Nina Boeger
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Bristol Law School
Areas of expertise: Before joining the School of Law in September 2004, I worked as a solicitor in international commercial law firms. I have...
Keywords: comparative law | european union law | international commercial law | european union economic law
 
  Dr Rafal Bogacz
Post(s): Visiting Fellow, Department of Computer Science
Areas of expertise: My research focuses on computational neuroscience, and in particular on computational models of decision making in the mamalian...
Keywords: computational neuroscience | computational models of decision making | mamalian brain | choice processes | Parkinson's disease | reinforcement learning | familiarity discrimination
 
  Professor Ian Bond
Post(s): Professor and Head of the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Department of Aerospace Engineering
Areas of expertise: Development of Novel Fibres And Their Composites which includes; - Self-Repair - Shaped Fibres, ...
Keywords: smart materials | novel fibres | novel composites | fatigue of composites | recycling of composites
 
  Dr Mark Bond
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: My research focuses on the molecular mechanisms regulating vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation. In particular, we...
Keywords: molecular mechanisms | muscle cell proliferation | extracellular proteases | ECM remodelling | cell cycle regulator
 
  Professor Tim Bond
Post(s): Emeritus Professor, Graduate School of Education
Areas of expertise: Over twenty years experience as a practitioner and academic with a specific interest in professional ethics for counselling...
Keywords: counselling ethics | counselling legal issues | professional ethics | relational ethics | ethics | narrative approaches to research | limitations of ethical rules | qualitative research methods
 
  Dr Andrew Booker
Post(s): Reader of Pure Mathematics, School of Mathematics
Areas of expertise: I work in algorithmic and analytic number theory, more specifically on problems related to Galois representations and the...
Keywords: algorithmic number theory | analytic number theory | galois representations | spectral theory of automorphic forms
 
  Dr Julian Booker
Post(s): Reader in Design and Manufacture, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Areas of expertise: Design for X Product development process Probabilistic and robust design Design of novel electro-mechanical systems Experimental...
Keywords: design methods | engineering education | fatigue and fracture | renewable energy | actuation
 
  Professor Kevin Booker-Milburn
Post(s): Professor of Organic Chemistry, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: -Palladium (II) catalysed alkene functionalisation: Work in our group concerns the use of Pd (II) mediated oxidative chemistry...
Keywords: palladium (ii) catalysed alkene functionalisation | synthetic organic photochemistry | total synthesis of natural products | laser mediated photochemistry
 
  Professor Paula Booth
Post(s): Visiting Fellow, School of Biochemistry
Areas of expertise: Proteins are the worker molecules in all life forms. An understanding of how proteins work is essential in the fight against...
Keywords: biochemistry | biophysics | biological membranes | membrane proteins | multidrug resistance | receptor proteins | protein folding | molecular basis of disease
 
  Dr Humphrey Bourne
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, Department of Management
Areas of expertise: My research interests focus on values in organisations and include: organisational values, their development and change;...
Keywords: values in organisations | organisational values | personal values | organisation values | role of values | decision-making | organisations
 
  Dr John Bower
Post(s): Royal Society University Research Fellow, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: Organic chemistry, asymmetric synthesis, catalysis
Keywords: organic chemistry | asymmetric synthesis | catalysis
 
  Professor Jeffrey Bowers
Post(s): Professor, School of Experimental Psychology
Areas of expertise: One line of research addresses a phenomenon called long-term priming, which refers to a facilitation (or cost) in responding...
Keywords: visual word recognition | speech production | connectionist modelling | word learning | word priming | visual word identification | psycholinguistics
 
  Dr Clive Bowsher
Post(s): Visiting Fellow, School of Mathematics
Areas of expertise: Statistics of dynamic systems; theoretical systems biology; mathematics in molecular and cell biology. Dynamics of biomolecular...
Keywords: statistics of dynamic systems | theoretical systems biology | mathematical biololgy | marked point processes | information theory | graphical modelling | applied probability
 
  Professor Harriet Bradley
Post(s): Emeritus Professor of Sociology, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies
Areas of expertise: I am an expert in the area of women's work, covering employment but also domestic work. At a more general level, I am concerned...
Keywords: women's employment | young people | class inequalities | gender inequalities | minority ethnic women | trade unions | transitions from school to work | work-life balance
 
  Dr Karin Bradley
Post(s): Senior Clinical Lecturer, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: -Neuroendocrine service for childhood cancer survivors -Medical obstetrics -Pituitary disease -Parathyroid disease Specialist...
Keywords: adult endocrinology | neuroendocrinology | adrenal disorders | carcinoid
 
  Professor Leo Brady
Post(s): Research Fellow in Biochemistry, School of Biochemistry
Professor of Biochemistry, School of Biochemistry
Areas of expertise: My main research interest is Biomolecular Structures: The vast majority of life processes result from the binding of a...
Keywords: biomolecular structures | protein structure | molecules | disease | protein crystallography | biomolecular interactions | molecular modelling
 
  Professor Malcolm Bremer
Post(s): Professor, School of Physics
Areas of expertise: As an observational cosmologist, I study how structure forms in the Universe. As part of this, I have pioneered techniques...
Keywords: observational cosmology | universe | astronomy | galaxies | galaxy clusters
 
  Dr Peter Brennan
Post(s): Reader, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
Areas of expertise: My research interests are focused on the vomeronasal system. This chemosensory system is found in a wide variety of vertebrates...
Keywords: vomeronasal system | chemosensory systems | non-volatile chemical signals | olfactory learning | smell | mammalian pheromones | mate recognition | accessory olfactory bulb
 
  Dr Michael Bresalier
Post(s): Visiting Fellow, School of Arts
Areas of expertise: I work primarily in the social history and epistemology of biomedicine, with general interests in concepts of disease, the...
Keywords: social history | epistemology | biomedicine | concepts of disease | disease | biomedical knowledge | flu
 
  Professor Gary Bridge
Post(s): Professor of Urban Studies, School for Policy Studies
Areas of expertise: My research interests include work in social/urban theory and class, gentrification and urban social change. Recent work...
Keywords: social theory and the city | gentrification | neighbourhood dynamics | philosophy of social science | theories of social welfare | urban society | class
 
  Dr Jon Bridle
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Biological Sciences, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: My research interests focus on population and evolutionary genetics, particularly how maximum rates of adaptation relate...
Keywords: evolutionary genetics | population genetics | adaptation | quantitative traits | climate change | adaptive divergence | assortative mating
 
  Dr Steve Brierley
Post(s): Heilbronn Research Fellow, School of Mathematics
Areas of expertise: Quantum Information is concerned both with the fundamental science of quantum systems and with how one can use quantum resources...
Keywords: quantum information
 
  Dr Josie Briscoe
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, School of Experimental Psychology
Areas of expertise: One line of research addresses the locus and range of memory-related deficits observed in children at risk of developmental...
Keywords: developmental disorders | language impairment | working memory | episodic memory | event memory | memory | children with communication deficits
 
  Dr Wuge Briscoe
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Physical Chemistry, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: Soft matter, such as polymers and surfactants, can be anchored on solid surfaces to form various molecular structures, readily...
Keywords: soft matter | polymers | surfactants | solid surfaces | molecular structures | surface properties | surface forces
 
  Professor Patricia Broadfoot
Post(s): Emeritus Professor of Education, Graduate School of Education
Areas of expertise: As an educationist, I work in the field of assessment and its impact on teaching and learning arguing the need for more attention...
Keywords: education | assessment | social science infrastructure and resources | education for sustainability | Cabot Institute
 
  Dr Grace Brockington
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in History of Art, Department of History of Art (Historical Studies)
Areas of expertise: My approach is interdisciplinary. My doctoral research into peace movements in the First World War developed into a study...
Keywords: art | pacifism | war art | British art | peace movements | internationalism | culture | education
 
  Professor Nick Brook
Post(s): Visiting Fellow, School of Physics
Areas of expertise: I work on the LHCb experiment at CERN. LHCb is looking for small differences between matter and anti-matter. I was the computing...
Keywords: particle physics | Matter-Antimatter asymmetry | Structure of the proton | quantum chromodynamics | Large Hadron Collider | grid computing
 
  Dr Jim Brooke
Post(s): Research Associate, School of Physics
Areas of expertise: I am a particle physicist working on the CMS experiment. My research interests include searches for new physics, specifically...
Keywords: particle physics | Compact Muon Solenoid | Higgs | SUSY
 
  Professor David Brookshaw
Post(s): Emeritus Professor, Department of Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
Areas of expertise: My main research interests lie in the area of migrant, colonial and postcolonial literary discourses. Within this broad framework,...
Keywords: literary discourses | diasporic condition | Literatures in Portuguese | Lusophone African literatures | literary translation | postcolonial literary discourses
 
  Dr Jon Brown
Post(s): Visiting Fellow, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
Areas of expertise: Prefrontal and hippocampal neurophysiology in models of schizophrenia. Subtle changes in neurodevelopment, which result...
Keywords: electrophysiology | synapse | excitability | networks | hippocampus | prefrontal cortex | schizophrenia | Alzheimer's disease
 
  Dr Keith Brown
Post(s): Reader in Molecular Pathology, School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Areas of expertise: My research interests are in the molecular genetics of children's cancers, concentrating in particular on two common cancers;...
Keywords: molecular genetics | cancer | Wilms' tumour | neuroblastoma | epigenetics
 
  Ms Laurinda Brown
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Education (Mathematics), Graduate School of Education
Areas of expertise: Research Interests Mathematics education, effective mathematics teaching and learning, complex decision-making and intuition,...
Keywords: mathematics education | mathematics | teaching | learning | complex decision-making | intuition | cognition | mathematics teaching
 
  Professor Malcolm Brown
Post(s): Emeritus Professor of Anatomy, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
Areas of expertise: My research focuses on the neural processes that lie behind memory and learning. I am particularly interested in the neural...
Keywords: neural processes | memory | learning | neural substrates | recognition memory | neuronal activity
 
  Dr Matthew Brown
Post(s): Reader in Latin American Studies, Department of Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
Areas of expertise: I have published widely on Latin American history and culture: on foreign intervention in Latin America, on military conflict,...
Keywords: Colombia | Venezuela | military | Latin America | politics | history
 
  Professor William Browne
Post(s): Professor of Statistics, Graduate School of Education
Areas of expertise: My research is in Bayesian statistics, multilevel modelling, complex random effect modelling, applied statistics including...
Keywords: Bayesian statistics | multilevel modelling | complex random effect modelling | applied statistics | veterinary epidemiology | public health | bird ecology
 
  Professor Tim Browning
Post(s): Professor in Number Theory, School of Mathematics
Areas of expertise: Interface of analytic number theory and Diophantine geometry
Keywords: number theory | Diophantine equations
 
  Professor Jeff Brunstrom
Post(s): Professor of Experimental Psychology, School of Experimental Psychology
Areas of expertise: I am an experimental psychologist with an interest in ‘behavioural nutrition.’ Broadly, this incorporates decisions and behaviours...
Keywords: diet | food choice | obesity | overeating | nutrition | dietary learning | appetite | portion size
 
  Professor Judith Bryce
Post(s): Senior Research Fellow in Italian, Department of Italian
Emeritus Professor, Department of Italian
Areas of expertise: My early research interests focused on mid-sixteenth-century Florentine cultural history, but I have also published on modern...
Keywords: culture | Florentine cultural history | Italian literature | Florence | gender | women
 
  Professor George Bulkley
Post(s): Professor of Financial Economics, Department of Accounting and Finance
Areas of expertise: I work in the area of the performance of asset markets. I am particularly interested in behavioural finance and distinguishing...
Keywords: asset markets | behavioural finance | interest rates
 
  Professor David Bull
Post(s): Professor of Signal Processing, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Areas of expertise: I am Head of the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department at the University of Bristol. I lead the Signal Processing...
Keywords: image and video coding | image analysis | signal processing | image and video communications
 
  Dr Ian Bull
Post(s): Research Fellow in Analytical Chemistry, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: My current research interests concern key aspects of the terrestrial environment and, in particular, soil organic matter...
Keywords: soil organic matter | soil environment | pollution | analytical methodologies | stable isotope ratio mass spectrometry | soil
 
  Dr Martin Bunnage
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, School of Experimental Psychology
Areas of expertise: Clinical Neuropsychology Brain Injury Head Injury Medicolegal Court
Keywords: clinical neuropsychology | human neuropsychology | brain injury | head injury | neuropsychology of functional neurosurgery | neuropsychology
 
  Professor Simon Burgess
Post(s): Professor of Economics, Department of Economics
Areas of expertise: I do research within an economics framework on poverty, unemployment, education, incentives in the public sector, and local...
Keywords: poverty | unemployment | public sector incentives | area effects | education outcomes
 
  Professor Stuart Burgess
Post(s): Professor of Engineering Design, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Areas of expertise: Efficiency modelling of structures and mechanisms; design and nature; structural efficiency of trees; insect flight mechanisms;...
Keywords: design & nature
 
  Professor Jonathan Burnside
Post(s): Professor of Biblical Law, University of Bristol Law School
Areas of expertise: I have conducted research into religious-based therapeutic communities in prison including Kainos Community (Christian-centred...
Keywords: Kainos community | religious-based therapeutic communities in prison | restorative justice | relational justice
 
  Dr Christine Burren
Post(s): Senior Clinical Lecturer, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: Paediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolic Bone Disease.
Keywords: paediatric endocrinology | diabetes & metabolic bone disease | growth disorders | pituitary disorders | thyroid disorders | adrenal disorders | unduly early or late puberty
 
  Dr Steve Burrow
Post(s): RAEng Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellow, Department of Aerospace Engineering
Areas of expertise: As a member of the Electrical Energy Management Group and of the Aerospace Dynamics and Systems research-group, my current...
Keywords: energy management | coupled mechanical / electrical systems | power electronics | electrical machines | energy harvesting | renewable energy | sensing systems
 
  Dr Steven Burston
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, School of Biochemistry
Areas of expertise: Proteins are the workforce of every cell and are synthesised by assembling amino acids in a particular sequence which is...
Keywords: protein folding | molecular chaperones | molecular motors
 
  Dr Andrew Butterworth
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Animal Sciences, School of Veterinary Sciences
Senior Research Fellow, Farm Animal Science
Areas of expertise: First, I was a veterinary surgeon in mixed practice in Scotland and in Berkshire where I carried out farm and companion animal...
Keywords: welfare assessment methods | broiler chicken pathology, disease and welfare | wild mammal management | veterinary ethics and law
 
  Dr Craig Butts
Post(s): Reader in Mechanistic & Structural Chemistry, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: We tackle challenges based around elucidating organic molecular structure and reaction mechanism, principally using NMR spectroscopy...
Keywords: NMR spectroscopy | molecular structure | molecules | physical organic chemistry
 
  Professor Richard Buxton
Post(s): Senior Research Fellow in Classics & Ancient History, Department of Classics & Ancient History
Senior Research Fellow in Humanities, School of Humanities
Emeritus Professor, Department of Classics & Ancient History
Areas of expertise: I work on ancient Greek literature (especially tragedy), and ancient mythology and religion. One of my main aims is to explore...
Keywords: ancient Greek literature | literature | ancient mythology | religion | myths | mythology