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  Dr Paul Race
Post(s): Research Fellow, School of Biochemistry
Areas of expertise: I am interested in natural products synthesised by the polyketide and related non-ribosomal peptide pathways. My research...
Keywords: structure function and engineering of polyketide synthases | hybrid polyketide/non-ribosomal peptide antibiotics and anticancer drugs | polyketide based cholesterol lowering agents
 
  Dr Jonas Rademacker
Post(s): Reader in Physics, School of Physics
Areas of expertise: My particle physics research focuses on "quark flavour physics" at the LHCb experiment at CERN and the (now closed) CLEO-c...
Keywords: LHCb | Flavour Physics | B physics | CP violation | Charm Physics | Dalitz Plots | matter antimatter asymmetry | CKM matrix
 
  Dr Andy Radford
Post(s): Reader in Behavioural Ecology, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: I am primarily interested in behavioural ecology and bioacoustics. My research group currently pursue two main themes. The...
Keywords: social behaviour | vocal communication | anthropogenic noise | information use | group decision-making | bird behaviour | development of behaviour | group-living
 
  Dr Sameer Rahatekar
Post(s): Lecturer, Department of Aerospace Engineering
Areas of expertise: -Dispersion of carbon nanotubes using bio-molecules. -Rheology of carbon nanotube dispersion. -Cellulose and silk nano-composites...
Keywords: process simulation | composites | bio-molecules
 
  Professor Christopher Railton
Post(s): Professor of Computational Electromagnetics, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Areas of expertise: My research interests are focused on the development of novel and efficient algorithms for a wide variety of electromagnetic...
Keywords: electromagenetics | microstrip circuits | algorithms | computational electromagnetics | fdtd | spectral domain method (sdm | partial element equivalent circuit method (peec) | transmission line matrix method (tlm)
 
  Professor Athimalaipet Ramanan
Post(s): Honorary Professor, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: My current research focus is on immunogenetics of systemic onset juvenile arthritis, macrophage activation syndrome and juvenile...
Keywords: paediatric rheumatology | rheumatic disorders | hypermobility syndrome | musculoskeletal problems in children | kawasaki disease
 
  Professor Kuda Ranatunga
Post(s): Emeritus Professor, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
Areas of expertise: Our research is aimed at understanding the molecular mechanisms of muscle contraction through experimental work and modelling....
Keywords: muscle contraction | cyclical interaction of myosin motors | muscle visco-elasticity | Shortening and lengthening muscle | temperature effects on muscle
 
  Professor Andy Randall
Post(s): Professor in Applied Neurophysiology, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
Areas of expertise: Our group is interested in the neurophysiological changes associated with neurological disease, in particular Alzheimer’s...
Keywords: neurophysiological changes | neurological disease | Alzheimer's disease | epilepsy | estrogen-receptor signalling | CNS nicotinic receptors | group I metabotropic glutamate receptors
 
  Dr Sean Rands
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: My research explores how evolution has shaped the behaviour and life histories of animals and plants, using a mixture of...
Keywords: behaviour | evolution | sociality in animals | predation | ecology | decision-making | wildlife biology | behavioural ecology
 
  Professor John Rarity
Post(s): Professor of Optical Communication Systems, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Areas of expertise: I am a quantum optician. I develop technologies for single photon optics, sources and detectors. My colleagues and I have...
Keywords: quantum cryptography | free space optics | entanglement | quantum gates | linear quantum gates | optical quantum computing | single photon optics | quantum interference
 
  Dr Oliver Ray
Post(s): Lecturer, Department of Computer Science
Areas of expertise: I am a member of the Intelligent Systems research group. I am interested in the integration of abductive and inductive inference...
Keywords: integration of abductive inference with application to systems biology | non-monotonic induction of action theories with application to requirements engineering | formalisation and automation of scientific method | exabyte informatics
 
  Professor Emily Rayfield
Post(s): Professor of Palaeobiology, School of Earth Sciences
Areas of expertise: I research how living and fossil animal skeletons function, examine why skeletons are shaped in a particular way, and track...
Keywords: dinosaurs | fossils | biomechanics
 
  Professor Gino Raymond
Post(s): Professor of Modern French Studies, Department of French
Areas of expertise: I have published widely on politics and society in France. In recent years my research has focused on issues of citizenship,...
Keywords: France | France and Europe | French foreign policy | Franco-British relations | religion and society in France | French politics | contemporary French society | modern French history
 
  Dr Niamh Redmond
Post(s): SCOOP Trial Co-ordinator, School of Social and Community Medicine
TARGET Research Programme Manager, School of Social and Community Medicine
Areas of expertise: I have an interest in a variety of human health research topics, specifically occupational health problems and clinical trials....
Keywords: healthcare | clinical trials | screening programme | fragility fractures | paracetamol | ibuprofen | low back pain
 
  Dr Malcolm Reed
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Education, Graduate School of Education
Areas of expertise: Research Interests Sociocultural perspectives on literacy and interaction; applied sociocultural theory; narrative ethnography. Biography I...
Keywords: sociocultural perspectives on literacy and interaction | applied sociocultural theory | narrative ethnography | managing the literacy curriculum | school | literacy | interaction | secondary school cultures
 
  Dr Nick Rees-Roberts
Post(s): Lecturer, Department of French
Areas of expertise: My current comparative research focuses on the history and theory of fashion and the moving image from a global perspective....
Keywords: film | fashion | moving image | French cinema | queer cinema and queer theory | cultural approaches to film: race, gender, sexuality | advertising and branding
 
  Professor Barnaby Reeves
Post(s): Professorial Research Fellow in Health Services Research, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: The Unit carries out: (a) studies to evaluate the effects of treatments and risk factors in patients with cardiovascular...
Keywords: cardiovascular disease | risk factors | methodology | observational studies | study designs
 
  Professor Jonathan Reid
Post(s): Professor, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: Research in the Particle Dynamics Group is focussed on understanding the chemical and physical dynamics of single aerosol...
Keywords: single aerosol particles | aerosol particles | optical tweezers | heat and mass transfer | climate change | atmospheric chemistry | combustion aerosol | laser techniques
 
  Dr Kirsty Reid
Post(s): Senior Research Fellow, School of Humanities
Areas of expertise: I have worked extensively on the history of convict transportation to the Australian penal colonies. I am the author of a...
Keywords: convict transportation | Australian penal colonies | imperialism | unfree labour | crime and punishment
 
  Dr Chrystel Remillat
Post(s): Research Fellow, Department of Aerospace Engineering
Areas of expertise: I have been working extensively in the area of structural dynamics and acoustics. I have been actively involved in two multidisciplinary...
Keywords: structural dynamics | acoustics | modelling of damping properties of gradient materials | modelling of damping properties of liquid crystal polymers | micro-macro modelling and design of complex materials | multiphysics modelling of biological materials and structures | characterisation of dynamic behaviour of bio-inspired structures & biological materials
 
  Dr Thomas Rendall
Post(s): Lecturer, Department of Aerospace Engineering
Areas of expertise: My research is now focussed on CFD for moving objects. The goal is to advance current methods to the point where it will...
Keywords: interpolation | aeroelastics | aerodynamics | Computational Fluid Dynamics
 
  Professor Hans Reul
Post(s): Professor of Neuroscience, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: My research group investigates how the organism responds and adapts to stressful events. Major research interests are: · The...
Keywords: stressful events | stress | hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis | autonomic nervous system | glucocorticoid | signalling pathways
 
  Dr Claire Rice
Post(s): Consultant Senior Lecturer in Multiple Sclerosis Neurology, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: Stem cells are primitive cells capable of developing into a number of different mature cell types. Increasingly, adult human...
Keywords: stem cells | disease | transplant material | human bone marrow
 
  Dr Arthur Richards
Post(s): Reader in Dynamics and Control, Department of Aerospace Engineering
Areas of expertise: My work develops mathematical methods to control the movement of aircraft and spacecraft. The goal is to make them more...
Keywords: robust model predictive control | control of autonomous vehicles | distributed control | trajectory optimization | air traffic management | spacecraft control | unmanned air vehicles
 
  Dr Ian Richardson
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Animal Sciences, School of Veterinary Sciences
Senior Research Fellow in Food Animal Science, Farm Animal Science
Areas of expertise: Over 20 years working primarily with meat as a food. Expertise in post-mortem events controlling meat quality including...
Keywords: meat science | meat quality | meat composition | packaging | shelf life | waste reduction | sensory analysis
 
  Dr Tom Richardson
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Flight Mechanics, Department of Aerospace Engineering
Areas of expertise: I currently lecture in Flight Mechanics and Control. My principal research interest is Control, ranging from classical flight...
Keywords: flight control | flight mechanics | unmanned air vehicles | UAV
 
  Professor Jeremy Rickard
Post(s): Professor of Mathematics, School of Mathematics
Areas of expertise: -Modular representation theory of finite groups and related areas. -Homological algebra. -Representation theory of finite-dimensional...
Keywords: representation theory
 
  Dr Miguel Rico-Ramirez
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Radar Hydrology and Hydroinformatics, Department of Civil Engineering
Areas of expertise: My main research interests are the application of digital signal processing techniques to remote sensing, in particular to...
Keywords: remote sensing | digital signal processing | weather radar systems | vertical radar reflectivity | precipitation events | dual-polarization radar
 
  Professor Andy Ridgwell
Post(s): Professor of Earth System Modelling, School of Geographical Sciences
Areas of expertise: The global carbon cycle and regulation of atmospheric CO2; past, present, and future. Interaction of carbon cycle with climate....
Keywords: climate change | global warming | ocean acidification | glacial | geoengineering | carbon cycle | CO2 | global biogeochemical cycles
 
  Dr Ann Rippin
Post(s): Reader in Management, Department of Management
Areas of expertise: My research interests focus on aesthetics, gender and history in Management. I am greatly interested in research methodology,...
Keywords: aesthetics | gender | history in management | management | management research | culture | organisations | French feminist theory
 
  Professor Julian Rivers
Post(s): Professor of Jurisprudence, University of Bristol Law School
Areas of expertise: My research interests lie mainly in the area of legal and constitutional theory, with a particular interest in the legal...
Keywords: legal & constitutional theory | legal regulation of religions
 
  Dr Jonathan Robbins
Post(s): Reader in Applied Mathematics, School of Mathematics
Areas of expertise: Materials Science: liquid crystals, particularly in confined polyhedral geometries; applications to displays. Partial...
Keywords: materials science | liquid crystals | partial differential equations | quantum chaos | Maslov indices | nonrelativistic quantum mechanics
 
  Professor Daniel Robert
Post(s): Professor of Bionanoscience, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: My research concentrates on the comparative study of the behavioural biology, biomechanics and evolution of auditory systems....
Keywords: behavioural biology | biomechanics | evolution | auditory systems | sensory adaptation | hearing | insects
 
  Professor Alan Roberts
Post(s): Emeritus Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: Function of simple nervous systems of invertebrates like worms and lobsters and lower vertebrates like fish, frogs and toads.
Keywords: simple nervous systems | invertebrates
 
  Dr Nicholas Roberts
Post(s): Reader in Research, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: I am primarily interested the detection of light and colour in nature. My research is focused on investigating optical mechanisms...
Keywords: animal vision | light and colour in nature | polarized light | photoreceptor biology | stomatopods / mantis shrimps
 
  Professor Peter Roberts
Post(s): Emeritus Professor, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
Areas of expertise: Neuropharmacologist with 30 years experience of investigating drugs affecting neurotransmission in the brain. Particular...
Keywords: neurodegenerative diseases | drugs and the brain | drugs
 
  Miss Veronica Roberts
Post(s): Senior Clinical Fellow in Equine Medicine, Companion Animal Studies
Areas of expertise: All areas of equine medicine. Research interest in headshaking.
Keywords: equine medicine | headshaking
 
  Dr William Roberts
Post(s): Research Associate (Paleoclimate Modeller), School of Geographical Sciences
Areas of expertise: Expert on past changes to the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO), especially from a climate modelling perspective. Current...
Keywords: ENSO | El Nino | Heinrich events | abrupt climate change | paleoceanography | paleoclimate | tropics
 
  Professor Susan Robertson
Post(s): Professor of Education (Sociology), Graduate School of Education
Areas of expertise: My area of expertise is concerned with globalisation and education, in particular the emergence of education as an area of...
Keywords: globalisation | global governance | education policy | new technologies | knowledge economy | teachers' work | state formation | European Union
 
  Dr Douglas Robinson
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, School of Earth Sciences
Areas of expertise: My research is in the field of very low-grade metamorphism, and aims to establish if geochemical and mineralogical changes...
Keywords: metamorphism | mineralogical changes | geochemical changes | crustal development | crust | the Earth | rocks
 
  Dr Emma Robinson
Post(s): Reader in Psychopharmacology, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
Areas of expertise: Neural and neurochemical mediators of behaviour and their role in psychiatric disorders Work in our laboratory uses behavioural...
Keywords: neurochemical mediators | neural mediators | psychiatric disorders | behavioural studies | neuropharmacology | neurochemical systems | behaviour | psychiatric conditions
 
  Dr Laura Robinson
Post(s): Reader in Geochemistry, School of Earth Sciences
Areas of expertise: My current research interests are: -Timing of Pleistocene climate change events -Palaeoclimate reconstructions -Impact...
Keywords: pleistocene | paleoclimate reconstructions | biomineralisation | climate | ocean
 
  Professor Katharine Robson Brown
Post(s): Professor of Biological Anthropology, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology
Areas of expertise: I am currently serving as a Lay representative for the Severn Deanery. This is an NHS appointment. The Deanery delivers medical...
Keywords: human evolution, and functional anatomy at the level of microstructure | osteoarchaeology, and the african diaspora | postcranial morphological variation within modern human populations | biomechanics of the spine | microct technology and its application to archaeology and anthropology | impact of tissue regulation on research | public display of archaeological human remains in the museums, galleries and university sectors
 
  Dr Chris Rogers
Post(s): Reader in Medical Statistics, School of Clinical Sciences
Areas of expertise: My research interests include methods for: (a) monitoring outcomes after surgery, (b) predicting short and long term outcomes...
Keywords: surgery | heart surgery | heart transplantation | Cox regression modelling | lung transplantation | low volume operations
 
  Professor Peter Rogers
Post(s): Professor of Biological Psychology, School of Experimental Psychology
Areas of expertise: I am a psychologist with an academic background in biological sciences. Broadly speaking, my current research is concerned...
Keywords: weight control | food choice | nutrition, health and behaviour | psychopharmacology | caffeine | craving and addiction | human classical conditioning | mood and cognitive performance
 
  Dr Paco Romero Salvado
Post(s): Reader in Modern Spanish History, Department of Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
Areas of expertise: My main focus of research is the analysis of the social and political origins of the Spanish Civil War. I have written extensively...
Keywords: Spanish Civil War | modern Spanish history | modern Spanish politics | Left-wing social and political mobilization | state identity
 
  Dr Nicola Rooney
Post(s): Research Fellow, Farm Animal Science
Areas of expertise: I am interested in applied aspects of the interactions between humans and animals including the follow areas: • Development...
Keywords: animals | interactions between humans and animals | animal welfare | dogs | domestic animals | play behaviour | working dogs | breeds of domestic dog
 
  Professor Judy Rorison
Post(s): Professor of Optoelectronics, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Areas of expertise: I am a member of the Photonics Group within the Centre for Communications Research. My Research focusses on semiconductor...
Keywords: semicondutor materials and devices | edge-emitting and vcsels | highly-mismatched alloys and quantum dot materials | electronic transport | optoelectronics
 
  Dr Jo Rose
Post(s): Research Fellow, Graduate School of Education
Areas of expertise: Research Interests Collaborative decision making; inter-professional working; partnerships Biography I come from...
Keywords: collaborative decision making | inter-professional working | partnerships | cooperative decision making | inter-professional collaboration | school effectiveness | teacher effectiveness | teacher professional development.
 
  Dr Jonathan Rossiter
Post(s): Reader in Robotics, Department of Engineering Mathematics
Areas of expertise: My research interests include bio-mimetics, artificial intelligence, robotics and sensors. Bio-mimetics is an engineering...
Keywords: robotics | artificial muscles | electroactive polymers | bio-mimetics | artificial intelligence | medical Imaging | MRI
 
  Dr Jonathan Rougier
Post(s): Reader in Statistics, School of Mathematics
Areas of expertise: Model-based inference for complex systems: combining observational data, evaluations of models, and expert judgements. How...
Keywords: computer experiment | complex systems | uncertainty | climate | natural hazards
 
  Dr Mina Roussenova
Post(s): Research Assistant, School of Physics
Areas of expertise: My primary research interest is to investigate the molecular packing in amorphous polymeric and oligomeric systems, in order...
Keywords: molecular packing | amorphous polymeric & oligomeric systems
 
  Dr Angela Rowe
Post(s): Reader in Social Cognitive Psychology, School of Experimental Psychology
Areas of expertise: I study the way that prior close relationship experiences (represented in attachment relational schemas) become activated...
Keywords: adult attachment | love | personal relationships
 
  Dr Paddy Royall
Post(s): Lecturer, School of Physics
Lecturer, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: I am a Royal Society University Research Fellow independent researcher. I tackle key outstanding questions in condensed matter...
Keywords: soft matter and statistical mechanics | colloid and interface science
 
  Dr Michael Rudnev
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, School of Mathematics
Areas of expertise: My research profile embraces problems that lie at the intersection of harmonic analysis, geometric and additive combinatorics,...
Keywords: number theory | geometric incidence theory | Hamiltonian dynamics | integrability | harmonic analysis | geometrics
 
  Dr Martin Ruecklin
Post(s): Research Associate, School of Earth Sciences
Areas of expertise: My research focuses on the evolution of early vertebrates. The topic of my current research programme is the evolution and...
Keywords: evolution | early vertebrates | vertebrates | jaw joint | jaws | evolution of teeth | placoderms | fossils
 
  Dr Chris Russell
Post(s): Reader, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: The aim of our work is to investigate making new molecules and probing novel synthetic methods. Our target molecules are...
Keywords: new molecules | novel synthetic methods | synthetic methods | molecules | ligand design | catalysis
 
  Dr Alison Rust
Post(s): Reader in Physical Volcanology, School of Earth Sciences
Areas of expertise: I study the dynamics of volcanic processes using a combination of laboratory experiments, theoretical fluid mechanics, fieldwork...
Keywords: volcanic processes | petrology | theoretical fluid mechanics | crystals | volcanic problems | magma convection | volcanoes