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  Professor Paul Valdes
Post(s): Professor of Physical Geography, School of Geographical Sciences
Areas of expertise: My expertise is in the area of understanding natural climate/environmental variability and to use this knowledge to better...
Keywords: climate change | environment | weather | meteorology | palaeoclimate | storm tracks | global warming | E-Science
 
  Professor Michiel van den Berg
Post(s): Professor of Pure Mathematics, School of Mathematics
Areas of expertise: The study of the elliptic and parabolic partial differential equations on Riemannian manifolds, and the relation of the asymptotic...
Keywords: parabolic partial differential equations | elliptic partial differential equations | Riemannian manifolds | spectral functions | geometry | Wiener sausages
 
  Dr Marc Van der Kamp
Post(s): Research Assistant, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: Computer simulation of proteins and enzymes, particularly focussing on combined quantum mechanics/molecular mechanics (QM/MM)...
Keywords: molecular modelling | molecular dynamics | enzyme reactions | quantum mechanics / molecular mechanics | QM/MM
 
  Dr Jeroen Van Duijneveldt
Post(s): Reader in Physical Chemistry, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: My research group carries out research on soft condensed matter. The term soft condensed matter refers to a range of systems...
Keywords: soft condensed matter | colloids | polymers | liquid crystals | microscopy | computer simulation
 
  Dr Elspeth Van Veeren
Post(s): Lecturer in Political Science, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies
Areas of expertise: The mobilization, transformation, and demobilization of security publics; the relationship between domestic and international...
Keywords: American Politics | American security policies | American political culture | US foreign policy | politics | international relations | technology | mass fatalities
 
  Dr Alexander Velichko
Post(s): Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Areas of expertise: Solid mechanics is about understanding the way engineering materials respond to loading to improve the efficiency and safety...
Keywords: solid mechanics | composite materials | adhesive joints | residual stress | non-destructive testing | fracture | fatigue and tribology
 
  Dr James Verdon
Post(s): NERC Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Earth Sciences
Areas of expertise: I am an applied geophysicist whose principal research interests lie in imaging and modelling fractured rocks. I have a strong...
Keywords: geophysics | shale gas | hydraulic fracture stimulation | carbon capture and storage | microseismic monitoring | seismic anisotropy
 
  Dr Johan Verhagen
Post(s): Research Associate, School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Areas of expertise: The role of CTLA-4 in immune regulation. CTLA-4 is a co-stimulatory molecule, similar to CD28. Unlike CD28 however, CTLA-4...
Keywords: thymic development of natural T regulatory cells | peripheral development of inducible T regulatory cell types | the suppressive effect of T regulatory cells
 
  Dr Paul Verkade
Post(s): Reader in Cell Imaging, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
Reader in Cell Imaging, School of Biochemistry
Areas of expertise: Our research focuses on understanding and visualising intracellular transport processes, both biosynthetic as well as endocytic....
Keywords: electron microscopy | bioimaging | cell biology | cell imaging | Intracellular trafficking | microscopy
 
  Professor Robert Vilain
Post(s): Professor of German & Head of the School of Modern Languages, School of Modern Languages
Areas of expertise: I specialize in German, Austrian and Comparative Literature in the 19th and 20th centuries with a particular focus on poetry....
Keywords: 19th- and 20th-century German and Austrian literature | poetry | German language | european literature | 19th and 20th-century French literature | comparative literature | The history of the book
 
  Professor Brian Vincent
Post(s): Emeritus Professor, School of Chemistry
Senior Research Fellow in Chemistry, School of Chemistry
Areas of expertise: I have strong research interests in a wide variety of areas, looking at systems of both academic and industrial significance....
Keywords: microgel particles | water emulsions | microemulsions | polymers | particle deposition
 
  Professor Mark Viney
Post(s): Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: The biology and genetics of nematodes, especially parasitic nematodes.
Keywords: nematode
 
  Professor Mumtaz Virji
Post(s): Emeritus Professor, School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Areas of expertise: Past Research Mechanisms of Neisseria gonorrhoeae pathogenesis: studies on the roles of surface components in virulence....
Keywords: Mechanisms of Neisseria gonorrhoeae pathogenesis | surface components in virulence | mucosal pathogens and colonisers | mucosal colonisation by commensal neisserial species | meningococcal infection | Moraxella catarrhalis adhesin UspA1
 
  Professor Stanislav Volkov
Post(s): Visiting Fellow, School of Mathematics
Areas of expertise: Interacting stochastic systems; Markov and non-Markov processes, especially reinforced random processes; urn models; various...
Keywords: complex systems | applied probability