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  Dr Christie Cabral
Post(s): Research Associate, School of Social and Community Medicine
Areas of expertise: My areas of expertise include conducting qualitative and mixed methods research and systematic reviews of qualitative and...
Keywords: primary care | parenting | evidence based approach | poverty & social exclusion | international development
 
  Professor David Cahill
Post(s): Professor in Medical Education and Reproductive Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences
MB ChB Programme Director, Medical Education
Areas of expertise: Through my research, I have developed interests in endometriosis, ovarian endocrinology and ovulation induction, as well...
Keywords: endometriosis | ovarian endocrinology | ovulation induction | infertility | reproductive medicine | miscarriage | psychosexual problems | hormonal disorders
 
  Dr Deborah Caldwell
Post(s): Lecturer in Public Health Research, School of Social and Community Medicine
Areas of expertise: My current research interests are the application of network meta-analyses within the areas of obstetrics and psychiatric...
Keywords: mixed treatment comparisons | comparing multiple interventions | network meta-analysis | indirect comparisons | meta-analysis | evidence synthesis | health techonology assessment | Cochrane Collaboration
 
  Dr Mihai Caleap
Post(s): Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Areas of expertise: Scattering; Diffraction and propagation of waves; Multiple scattering problems in elastodynamics; Wave propagation and...
Keywords: acoustics | mechanics | geophysics | applied mathematics
 
  Dr Andrew Calway
Post(s): Reader in Computer Science, Department of Computer Science
Areas of expertise: I carry out research in computer vision and image processing: designing algorithms to automatically extract information from...
Keywords: computer vision | image processing | motion and tracking | image and video compression
 
  Ms Ailsa Cameron
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in School for Policy Studies, School for Policy Studies
Areas of expertise: I am primarily a qualitative researcher working in the areas of health and social care. I am currently working with colleagues...
Keywords: health and social care | community foundation trusts | dignity in later life | health care | social care | health of Travellers
 
  Dr Vyllinniskii Cameron
Post(s): Research Fellow, School of Earth Sciences
Areas of expertise: My research interests lie within the interdisciplinary fields of astrobiology, geochemistry and biogeochemistry. The focus...
Keywords: astrobiology | biogeochemistry | geochemistry | trace metals | microorganisms | biosignatures | extreme environments | origin of life
 
  Dr Colin Campbell
Post(s): Reader in Mathematics for Information Technology, Department of Engineering Mathematics
Areas of expertise: Bioinformatics, machine learning
Keywords: bioinformatics | machine learning | Bayesian | kernel methods
 
  Dr Jonathan Campbell
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Biblical Studies and Judaism, Department of Religion and Theology
Areas of expertise: My main research work is on Second Temple Judaism in general and on the Dead Sea Scrolls from Qumran in particular. Because...
Keywords: Second Temple Judaism | Dead Sea Scrolls | Rabbinic Judaism | Bible
 
  Dr Neill Campbell
Post(s): Head of School, MVSE and Reader, Department of Computer Science
Areas of expertise: I am a member of the Visual Information Laboratory and BRL Bristol Robotics Laboratory research groups.
Keywords: computer animation | computer vision
 
  Professor Nishan Canagarajah
Post(s): Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Engineering Faculty Office
Areas of expertise: My research expertise include image and video coding, content-based multimedia processing and the application of signal processing...
Keywords: signal processing | image and video compression | multimedia processing | signal separation
 
  Dr Edmund Cannon
Post(s): Reader in Economics, Department of Economics
Areas of expertise: My research interests lie broadly in the area of macroeconomics, especially in long-run economic development. More specifically...
Keywords: macroeconomics | financial markets | agricultural history | demographic change | pensions | annuity market
 
  Professor Patrick Capps
Post(s): Professor of International Law, University of Bristol Law School
Areas of expertise: I conduct research on the philosophy, history and sociology of public international law. My substantive focus is on state...
Keywords: Public International Law | History of International Law | sociology of international law | Philosophy of International Law | Jurisprudence
 
  Professor Massimo Caputo
Post(s): Professor of Congenital Heart Surgery, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: My scientific research focuses on the development of techniques of myocardial protection in adult and paediatric surgery....
Keywords: myocardial protection | ischaemia | reperfusion injury | heart surgery | pump coronary surgery
 
  Dr Charles Carpenter
Post(s): Visiting Fellow, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Areas of expertise: My wide-ranging interest in electromagnetic theory has followed from an industrial experience in electrical machines and...
Keywords: electromagnetism | electromagnetic theory | electrical machines | electromagnetic fundamentals | numerical methods | eddy currents in solid and laminated conductors | electromagnetic forces
 
  Professor John Carpenter
Post(s): Professor of Social Work & Applied Social Sciences, School for Policy Studies
Areas of expertise: Over the last eight years I have carried out research for the Department of Health and the NHS on de-institutionalisation,...
Keywords: de-institutionalisation | community mental health services | mental health | interprofessional education | family support services | disabled children | Sure Start
 
  Professor Antony Carrington
Post(s): Professor, School of Physics
Areas of expertise: My research is concerned with several aspects of superconductivity in novel materials. Superconductivity is an area of physics...
Keywords: superconductivity | condensed matter | novel superconductors | electronic structure
 
  Mr Jamie Carstairs
Post(s): Digitisation Officer, Library Services
Areas of expertise: Photography, especially documentary photography, photojournalism and the history of photography. Chinese photography is...
Keywords: documentary | photography | China | Chinese
 
  Professor Terrell Carver
Post(s): Professor of Political Theory, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies
Areas of expertise: I am a scholar of political ideas and philosophies, particularly Marx/Engels/Marxism and more recent studies within feminist...
Keywords: Marx | Engels | Marxism | gender | masculinity | Postmodernism | opera and politics | political philosophy
 
  Dr Kirsten Cater
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, Department of Computer Science
Areas of expertise: I have worked, managed and published internationally in a broad range of research areas including human computer interaction,...
Keywords: human computer interaction | mobile and ubiquitous computing | computer graphics | context aware applications | pervasive computing
 
  Dr Sarah Cemlyn
Post(s): Research Fellow, School for Policy Studies
Areas of expertise: 1. Human rights and equality issues affecting Gypsies and Travellers. Her work includes leading a review of inequalities...
Keywords: human rights and gypsies | human rights and asylum seekers | human rights | travellers | gypsies | asylum seekers | equality issues | Equality and Human Rights Commission
 
  Dr Fernando Cervantes
Post(s): Reader in History, Department of History (Historical Studies)
Areas of expertise: I am a historian of early modern Europe specialising in the intellectual and religious history of early modern Spain and...
Keywords: Spain | Spanish America | Hispanic world | literary imagination | Montaigne | Cervantes | Shakespeare | humanism
 
  Dr Katy Chalmers
Post(s): Research Associate, School of Social and Community Medicine
Areas of expertise: I have been working within the dementia research group for 7 years. Our main focus is looking at several mechanisms by which...
Keywords: Alzheimer's disease | dementia | brain | amyloid | cerebral amyloid angiopathy | neurofibrillary tangles | tau | plaque
 
  Professor Alan Champneys
Post(s): Professor of Applied Non-linear Mathematics/Head of Queens School of Engineering, Department of Engineering Mathematics
Areas of expertise: Nonlinear dynamics and chaos and its application, particularly to engineering systems. Bifurcation theory, i.e. understanding...
Keywords: chaos | resonance | localisation | nonlinear dynamics | solitary wave | dynamics of impact | engineering instability | buckling
 
  Mr Andrew Charlesworth
Post(s): Reader in IT and Law, University of Bristol Law School
Areas of expertise: Researcher in the areas of Intellectual Property law (e.g., copyright, trademark, patent), Information Technology law (e.g....
Keywords: data protection | privacy law | intellectual property | internet law | computer misuse
 
  Dr Jonathan Charmant
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in X-Ray Crystallography, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: My research group studies molecular geometry in compounds by analysing solid state structure using X-rays or computational...
Keywords: x-ray crystallography | structural chemistry | Crystal Engineering | structural systematics | computational chemistry
 
  Dr Katharine Charsley
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies
Areas of expertise: My principle research interests are in gender, the family, and migration, particularly in the field of cross-border marriages....
Keywords: gender | the family | migration | graduate migration | transnational marriages | ethnicity | transnationalism
 
  Dr Stephen Cheeke
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in English, Department of English
Areas of expertise: My principle interest is in nineteenth century literature, and my publications in that field have previously been on Shelley...
Keywords: nineteenth century literature | relations between literature and art (painting, sculpture & photography) | coleridge, robert browning | keats, shelley | hazlitt, byron | de quincey | d. g. rossetti | pre-raphaelitism
 
  Dr Isaac Chenchiah
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, School of Mathematics
Areas of expertise: Multi-phase solids have long been a research interest of mine. I have studied their evolution (in superalloys), equilibrium...
Keywords: molecular and tissue biomechanics | bistable structures | microstructures in solids | phase transitions | elasticity | damage in solids | partial differential equations | calculus of variations
 
  Professor David Cherns
Post(s): Professor of Physics, School of Physics
Areas of expertise: My interests lie in the application of novel electron microscopy techniques to the analysis of defects and interfaces, particularly...
Keywords: electron microscopy techniques | semiconductors | convergent beam electron diffraction | electron holography | piezoelectric fields | cathodoluminescence | GaN | ZnO
 
  Professor Sarah Childs
Post(s): Professor of Politics and Gender, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies
Areas of expertise: Women and British politics, in particular party politics and parliament, and women and the Labour and Conservative Parties Books:...
Keywords: women, gender and politics | women and British politics | political parties and parliament | Conservative Party | Labour Party
 
  Dr Rajendra Chitnis
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, Department of Russian
Areas of expertise: I write on Russian, Czech and Slovak literature, with a particular focus on post-Soviet Russian fiction and twentieth-century...
Keywords: Czech literature | Post-Soviet Russian literature | Russian literature since the 1960s | Czech history and culture | Czech current affairs | Slovak literature
 
  Professor Kei Cho
Post(s): Chair of Neuroscience (Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award Holder), School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: Research in my lab focuses on a wide range of projects from molecular mechanisms of synaptic plasticity in the brain to pathological...
Keywords: Molecular mechanisms of Learning and Memory | Alzheimer's disease | synapse repair | Stress and Neurodegeneration | electrophysiological recordings | molecular biology | Stem cell | MRI-brain imaging
 
  Dr Ryerson Christie
Post(s): Lecturer in East Asian Studies, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies
Areas of expertise: My main research interests focus on the application of critical security studies to the analysis of human security and peacebuilding,...
Keywords: critical security studies | human security | peacebuilding | NGOs | Cambodia | state-civil society interaction | Cambodian politics
 
  Professor Michelle Cini
Post(s): Professor of European Politics, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies
Areas of expertise: Politics, European Union Politics, European Commission, Malta-EU relations, European Competition Policy
Keywords: politics | European Union | Malta | competition policy | European Commission
 
  Professor Gillian Clark
Post(s): Emeritus Professor of Classics & Ancient History, Department of Classics & Ancient History
Senior Research Fellow in Classics & Ancient History, Department of Classics & Ancient History
Areas of expertise: My research field is the relationship of inherited classical culture and late antique Christianity. I work especially on...
Keywords: classical culture | Christianity | Augustine | Porphyry | Iamblichus | gender | Augustine City of God
 
  Dr Paul Clarke
Post(s): Lecturer in Performance Studies, Department of Drama: Theatre, Film, Television
Areas of expertise: There are two strands to my research, which take place in parallel and in ongoing communication; thinking through performance...
Keywords: thinking through performance | discursive publication | Uninvited Guests | performance | memories of movies | archives
 
  Dr Alex Clayton
Post(s): Lecturer in Screen Studies, Department of Drama: Theatre, Film, Television
Areas of expertise: I am a Lecturer in Screen Studies. I received my doctorate in Film Studies from the University of Kent in 2006. My recently...
Keywords: Hollywood | physical comedy | film music | writing about film | aesthetics | history of screen comedy | narrative cinema | film criticism
 
  Professor Dick Clements
Post(s): Emeritus Professor, Department of Engineering Mathematics
Areas of expertise: I have 20 years experience teaching, analysing and researching real knots. The study of real knots is concerned with knots...
Keywords: knots and ropework
 
  Professor Dave Cliff
Post(s): Professor of Computer Science, Department of Computer Science
Areas of expertise: My primary area of expertise is computer systems for trading in financial markets. In 1996 I designed an automated trading...
Keywords: large-scale complex IT systems | financial markets | automated trading | complex systems | evolutionary systems | cognitive systems | artificial intelligence
 
  Professor Peter Coates
Post(s): Professor of American and Environmental History, Department of History (Historical Studies)
Areas of expertise: I specialise in nineteenth and twentieth-century American (U.S.) history, especially environmental history (the study of...
Keywords: American history | United States history | environmental history | rivers | militarized landscapes
 
  Dr Ruth Coates
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, Department of Russian
Areas of expertise: I specialise in nineteenth-century Russian literature and intellectual history. My research interests are in the work of...
Keywords: Russian literature | intellectual history | Russia | Russian thought | Orthodox culture | Christianity | Russian Christianity
 
  Dr Christopher Coath
Post(s): Senior Research Fellow, School of Earth Sciences
Areas of expertise: I study the evolution of the early solar system. Isotopic characterisation of primitive meteorites provides insights into...
Keywords: evolution | early solar system | solar system | meteorites | proto-solar nebula
 
  Dr Tristan Cogan
Post(s): Lecturer in Infectious Diseases, Veterinary Pathology and Infection and Immunity
Areas of expertise: My career prior to working at the University of Bristol was in Public Health researching bacterial infections, particularly...
Keywords: Campylobacter | Salmonella | infection | microbiology | zoonotic disease | food poisoning | diagnostics
 
  Professor Tim Cole
Post(s): Professor of Social History, Department of History (Historical Studies)
Areas of expertise: Historian of the Holocaust, with specific expertise on the Holocaust in Hungary, and the ways in which the Holocaust has...
Keywords: Holocaust | Hungary
 
  Dr Alf Coles
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Education, Graduate School of Education
Areas of expertise: Research Interests Listening and hearing in the mathematics classroom; the development of classroom cultures; teacher...
Keywords: mathematics | listening and hearing | classroom cultures | teacher development | competency-based curriculum innovation | curriculum innovation | teaching | mathematics teaching
 
  Miss Tracey Collard
Post(s): Research Associate, School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Areas of expertise: Colorectal tumour cell survival mechanisms and chemoprevention. -BAG-1 as a regulator of transcription in colorectal carcinogenesis. -The...
Keywords: colorectal tumour cell survival mechanisms | chemoprevention
 
  Professor Graham Collingridge
Post(s): Professor of Neuroscience in Anatomy, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
Areas of expertise: The laboratory is interested in synaptic mechanisms and, in particular, synaptic plasticity in the mammalian central nervous...
Keywords: synaptic mechanisms | synaptic plasticity | mammals | central nervous system | synapses
 
  Dr Sean Collins
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Statistics, School of Mathematics
Areas of expertise: My research interests cover a variety of themes in the area of stochastic optimisation, including the theory of Markov decision...
Keywords: optimisation under uncertainty | behavioural biology | applied probability | stochastic optimisation | game theory | reinforcement learning | behavioural ecology
 
  Professor Ian Collinson
Post(s): Professor of Biochemistry, School of Biochemistry
Areas of expertise: The theme of the research group I lead, concerns the underlying mechanisms of protein secretion and membrane protein insertion....
Keywords: protein | protein secretion | membrane protein insertion | protein translocation reaction | membrane proteins | biophysics
 
  Professor Brian Conrey
Post(s): Professor of Number Theory, School of Mathematics
Areas of expertise: My research is in Number Theory, especially the analytic theory of L-functions. The prototype of an L-function is the Riemann...
Keywords: number theory | L-functions | Riemann zeta-function | prime numbers
 
  Professor Ashley Cooper
Post(s): Professor of Physical Activity & Public Health, Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences
Areas of expertise: My specialist area of research is the objective measurement of physical activity and I have a particular interest in the...
Keywords: physical activity | active travel | children's fitness
 
  Dr Tony Corfield
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: We are studying the defensive functions of the mucosal barrier in the gastrointestinal and female reproductive tracts and...
Keywords: mucosal barrier | mucosal surfaces | diseases | microflora | glycobiology
 
  Dr Stephen Cornford
Post(s): Research Assistant, School of Geographical Sciences
Areas of expertise: I am investigating adaptive finite difference techniques applied to computational glaciology. Computional models of the West...
Keywords: computational glaciology | ice sheets
 
  Dr Janet Corry
Post(s): Reader in Research - Food Microbiology, Farm Animal Science
Visiting Fellow, School of Veterinary Sciences
Areas of expertise: I have extensive experience of most aspects of food microbiology - food-borne disease and food spoilage, methods of food...
Keywords: food microbiology
 
  Dr Ceire Costelloe
Post(s): Research Fellow in Social and Community Medicine, School of Social and Community Medicine
Areas of expertise: My research investigates the risk factors associated with antibiotic resistant infection in the community. Using existing...
Keywords: antibiotic resistance | antibiotic resistant infection
 
  Dr David Cottrell
Post(s): Senior Clinical Lecturer in Clinical Sciences, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: My private interest is in general neurology and in particular headaches. I attend the American Academy Neurology meeting...
Keywords: neurology | multiple sclerosis | headache | epilepsy
 
  Professor David Cowan
Post(s): Professor of Law and Policy, University of Bristol Law School
Areas of expertise: My research is mostly socio-legal, and focuses on social theory and the housing system(s). My books include Homelessness:...
Keywords: homelessness | housing law | social housing | private rented sector | judging | human rights
 
  Dr Richard Coward
Post(s): Reader in Paediatric Nephrology, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: I am currently an MRC Clinician Scientist and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist in Bristol Royal Hospital for Sick...
Keywords: nephrology | paediatrics | children | molecular biology | human podocyte | Insulin | kidneys | glomerular cells
 
  Professor Russell Cox
Post(s): Professor of Organic and Biological Chemistry, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: Synthesis of small molecules. Chemistry and enzymology of proteins. Genetics of fungal polyketide synthases. Enzymology...
Keywords: microbial genetics | antibiotics | enzymes | fungal genes | synthesis of drugs by microbes | computer modelling
 
  Professor Ian Craddock
Post(s): Professor, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Areas of expertise: -Member of the Computational Electromagnetics Group within the Centre of Communication Research. -Planar microwave antenna...
Keywords: computational electromagnetics group | centre of communication research | fdtd | conformal antenna arrays | radar | buried plastic landmines
 
  Dr Helen Cramer
Post(s): Lecturer in Medical Sociology, School of Social and Community Medicine
Research Fellow, School of Social and Community Medicine
Areas of expertise: Since joining the Academic Unit of Primary Health Care in 2006, I have completed a research project examining advice giving...
Keywords: alternative medicine | complementary medicines | pharmacies | medicines | cognitive behavioural therapy | depression | respite care | body image
 
  Dr Edward Crane
Post(s): Senior Research Fellow, School of Mathematics
Areas of expertise: Complex analysis (specifically geometric function theory), probability, dynamical systems.
Keywords: analysis & partial differential equations | ergodic theory & dynamical systems | geometric function theory | circle parkings | holomorphic dynamics | discrete probability | two-dimensional statistical mechanics
 
  Dr Esther Crawley
Post(s): Reader in Child Health, School of Social and Community Medicine
Areas of expertise: My main research interests are: The Epidemiology of CFS/ME in children - Children who miss school have been screened each...
Keywords: epidemiology | children | fatigue | CFS | ME | concentration | anxiety
 
  Dr Adam Crewe
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering
Areas of expertise: Earthquake engineering and structural dynamics of civil engineering structures, especially buildings and long span bridges....
Keywords: earthquake engineering | long span bridges | vibrations and dynamics | full scale testing | shaking table modelling | shaking table control systems | vibration resistant design | large scale laboratory testing
 
  Professor Nello Cristianini
Post(s): Professor of Artificial Intelligence, Department of Engineering Mathematics
Areas of expertise: Theory and applications of Pattern Analysis algorithms. Applied to problems in Genomics, Web Analysis, Machine Intelligence....
Keywords: pattern analysis | machine intelligence | computational genomics | bioinformatics | cognitive systems | media content analysis | ethical aspects of data analysis | web mining
 
  Dr John Crosby
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: Research in our group involves the use of a broad range of techniques including protein expression and purification, enzyme...
Keywords: protein structure | Protein mass spectrometry | enzymes | secondary metabolism | proteins | enzyme kinetics | polyketide biosynthesis
 
  Professor Michael Crossley
Post(s): Professor of Comparative and International Education, Graduate School of Education
Areas of expertise: Major research interests relate to: theoretical and methodological scholarship on the future of the field of comparative...
Keywords: theoretical scholarship | methodological scholarship | comparative education | international education | international development co-operation | educational development | specialist education in small states
 
  Dr Jo Crow
Post(s): Lecturer in Latin American Studies, Department of Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
Areas of expertise: My research interests include Chilean cultural history, nationalism and nation building, and Mapuche history, intellectuality...
Keywords: chilean cultural history | chilean nationalism | Peruvian nationalism | nation building | mapuche history | intellectuality & politics | indigenous history
 
  Dr Anthony Croxford
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Areas of expertise: Guided wave structural health monitoring; defect classification and quantification using ultrasound; dynamics and control...
Keywords: structures | dynamics
 
  Professor Matthew Crump
Post(s): Professor of NMR and Structural Biology, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: I am currently studying protein structure and function using principally NMR spectroscopy. My main interest is the study...
Keywords: proteins | protein structure | protein function | NMR spectroscopy | cancer | cancer related proteins | polyketide synthase enzymes
 
  Professor Martin Cryan
Post(s): Professor of Applied Electromagnetics and Photonics, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Areas of expertise: I am interested in the fabrication, modelling and measurement of nanophotonic devices for applications ranging from biochemical...
Keywords: Nanophotonics | electromagnetics | Nanofabrication | Radio-over-fibre
 
  Professor Pete Cullen
Post(s): Professor of Biochemistry (Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award Holder), School of Biochemistry
Areas of expertise: My main research interest is in phosphoinositides - dynamic and spatial control of cell signalling. The membrane phospholipid...
Keywords: phosphoinositides | cell signalling | lipids | endosome | retromer | cancer
 
  Dr David Cussans
Post(s): Research Fellow, School of Physics
Areas of expertise: I am a research fellow in the High Energy Physics research group. My job is to support the research activities of the group,...
Keywords: high energy particle physics
 
  Professor Innes Cuthill
Post(s): Professor of Behavioural Ecology, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: Whilst my core research is in behavioural ecology, my research interests span physiology to population ecology. This is inevitable,...
Keywords: behavioural ecology | sensory ecology | animal behaviour | camouflage | animal vision | animal coloration