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  Dr David Nash
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering
Areas of expertise: As a geotechnical engineer I have a particular interest in engineering problems related to the behaviour of soils - for example...
Keywords: geotechnical engineering | soil mechanics
 
  Dr George Nash
Post(s): Research Associate in Archaeology and Anthropology, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology
Areas of expertise: Burial and ritual deposition; Neolithic and Bronze Age prehistoric and contemporary rock art
Keywords: archaeology | world and European prehistory | prehistoric and contemporary art
 
  Professor Guy Nason
Post(s): Professor of Statistics, School of Mathematics
Areas of expertise: Mathematics and statistics: theory, computation, and application. Areas of application interest: politics, defence, bioinformatics,...
Keywords: statistics | mathematics | politics | defence | bioinformatics | proteomics
 
  Dr Michael Naughton
Post(s): Reader in Sociology and Law, University of Bristol Law School
Reader in Sociology and Law, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies
Areas of expertise: Founder and Chair Innocence Network UK, umbrella organisation for member innocence projects in UK universities. See: http://www.innocencenetwork.org.uk
Keywords: miscarriages of justice | prisoners maintaining innocence | criminal appeals | innocence projects | harm of wrongful convictions | expert witness evidence
 
  Dr Chris Neal
Post(s): Research Fellow, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
Areas of expertise: My general expertise lies with unravelling the minute structure (ultrastructure) and function of the smallest blood vessels...
Keywords: glomerular filtration and permeability | podocyte ultrastructure | electron microscopy | microvascular ultrastructure | kidney function | microvascular permeability | capillary permeability
 
  Professor Simon Neild
Post(s): Professor in Nonlinear Structural Dynamics, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Areas of expertise: Vibration suppression: My work includes developing a device for suppressing upper limb tremor for patients with multiple...
Keywords: adaptive control | substructuring | control of hydraulic systems | non-linear dynamics | damage detection
 
  Dr Yuri Netrusov
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Pure Mathematics, School of Mathematics
Areas of expertise: Functional spaces; partial differential equations; spectral theory.
Keywords: functional spaces | partial differential equations | spectral theory
 
  Professor David Newbold
Post(s): Professor of Physics, School of Physics
Areas of expertise: High-energy physicists study the fundamental constituents of matter, the fields that allow them to interact, and the basic...
Keywords: particle physics | CERN | CMS experiment | Higgs boson | Large Hadron Collider (LHC) | superstrings | extra dimensions | grid computing
 
  Dr Ruth Newbury-Ecob
Post(s): Honorary Professor, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: My research focuses on the genetic causes of congenital malformations, particularly of the heart and upper limb. I led the...
Keywords: congenital malformations | british heart foundation | congenital heart disease | tbox genes | new genetic technologies | obesity | Barth syndrome | inherited cardiac conditions
 
  Professor Andrew Newby
Post(s): British Heart Foundation Professor of Vascular Cell Biology, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: My research interests are vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques and vein-graft failure and angioplasty restenosis. Myocardial...
Keywords: diabetes | plaque rupture | vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques | plaque | vein-graft failure | angioplasty restenosis | myocardial infarction
 
  Dr Susan Nicholls
Post(s): Research Fellow, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: My expertise is in the immunology of graft rejection, with particular reference to corneal transplantation. Past research...
Keywords: transplant immunology | corneal graft rejection
 
  Dr Graham Nickless
Post(s): Senior Research Fellow in Chemistry, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: The analytical/environmental chemistry group: We're developing ways to determine the very low levels of natural and anthropogenic...
Keywords: analytical/environmental chemistry | determination of trace atmospheric pollutants | biogeochemical cycling of heavy metals | hydrofluorocarbons (hfcs)
 
  Professor Christine Nicol
Post(s): Professor of Animal Welfare, Farm Animal Science
Areas of expertise: My current research interests relate to methods of assessing animal welfare, particularly investigating whether 'indicators'...
Keywords: animal welfare | animals | animal housing environments | equine cognition | horses | feather pecking in chickens | non-human animals | chickens
 
  Professor Andrew Nix
Post(s): Professor of Wireless Communication Systems, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Areas of expertise: Expertise broadly in the areas of Radiowave propagation and digital communication system design and optimisation. Indoor...
Keywords: wireless LANs and WiFi | radiowave propagation | mobile phones, coverage and capacity | GSM, 3G, WiMAX, LTE and Bluetooth | MIMO (STC and Spatial Multiplexing) | OFDMA and SCFDMA | Ad-hoc networks | personal and body area networks
 
  Dr Angela Nobbs
Post(s): Lecturer, School of Oral & Dental Sciences
Areas of expertise: Defining the molecular mechanisms that enable bacterial colonisation of the host, focusing specifically on streptococci....
Keywords: Streptococcus | surface proteins | intermicrobial interactions
 
  Professor Catherine Nobes
Post(s): University Research Fellow in Physiology and Pharmacology, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
Professor of Cell Biology, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
University Research Fellow in Biochemistry, School of Biochemistry
Professor of Cell Biology, School of Biochemistry
Areas of expertise: Regulation of cell migration by ephrin-mediated contact repulsion. Eph receptors and ephrins are surface proteins that...
Keywords: cell migration | ephrin-mediated contact repulsion | Eph receptors | ephrins | cell repulsion | actin cytoskeleton | Ephs
 
  Mrs Helen Norman
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, University of Bristol Law School
Areas of expertise: I have taught intellectual property law to a wide range of students (undergraduate and postgraduate, in law, management and...
Keywords: trade marks | patents | copyright | merchandising rights | database rights | intellectual property
 
  Dr Michael Norman
Post(s): Clinical Lecturer, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: My group is studying mechanisms of hormone signalling, with a particular emphasis on factors which determine hormone responsiveness...
Keywords: hormone signalling | hormone responsiveness | growth hormone | surface receptors | glucocorticoid | oestrogen
 
  Professor Nick Norman
Post(s): Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: Our research interests are in the general area of main group element chemistry and focus primarily on the synthesis and characterisation...
Keywords: novel molecular species | solid state materials | low oxidation state boron chemistry
 
  Professor Tonia Novitz
Post(s): Professor of Labour Law, University of Bristol Law School
Areas of expertise: An expert in international and European labour law and human rights, as well as UK employment law, I teach courses on all...
Keywords: labour law | industrial action | international human rights | European social policy | workers' rights | employment law
 
  Professor Jan Noyes
Post(s): Professor of Human Factors Psychology, School of Experimental Psychology
Areas of expertise: My academic, professional qualifications and research interests are in Applied Psychology, and more specifically, Human Factors...
Keywords: human factors psychology | cognitive ergonomics
 
  Dr Jose Nunez-Yanez
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Electronic Circuit Design, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Areas of expertise: I work in the area of lossless data compression, pioneering the use of variable order Markov models in hardware to support...
Keywords: reconfigurable computing | lossless data compression | video coding | embedded processor architectures | multiprocessors | on-chip communications
 
  Professor David Nutt
Post(s): Visiting Fellow, School of Social and Community Medicine
Areas of expertise: I lead a research group that spans the clinical and preclinical research border. Our main interests are in the brain mechanisms...
Keywords: anxiety disorders | alcoholism | sleep | depression | psychiatry | drug addiction