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Dr Joanna Sparks
Fellow, Biomass Policy
Dr Sparks is passionate about the sustainable production of energy, chemicals, and materials.
Biomass and Bioenergy Industrial Biotechnology Sustainable Energy Carbon Recycling Biorenewables
Dr Sam Strong
Dr Strong's main area of research interest is visual perception, with a focus on motion processing related to optic flow.
Visual Perception Optic Flow Visual Durations Motion Processing Temporal Experience Cataracts
Dr Eirini Theodosiou
Senior Lecturer, Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry
Dr Theodosiou's main expertise is in the development of technologies for the isolation of advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMPs).
Biochemical Engineering Biopharmaceutical Process Development Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPs) Bioprocessing Tools Stem Cell Biology
Dr Katie Tonkiss
Senior Lecturer, Sociology and Policy
Dr Tonkiss is concerned with critically interrogating the relationship of citizenship and national identity.
Membership Identity Citizenship HM Sociology Immigration Post-Nationalism Belonging
Reader in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Dr Tota-Maharaj’s areas of expertise include wastewater treatment using microbial fuel cells with bioelectricity production.
Wastewater Engineering Civil Engineering Mechanical Engineering Environmental Engineering
Dr Jane Waite
Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology
Dr Waite focuses on understanding the development of mental health difficulties, and improving identification of these difficulties.
Neurodevelopmental Disorders Intellectual Disabilities Mental Health Difficulties Neurodevelopmental Conditions Communication Difficulties
Professor and Head of Optometry
Professor Wolffsohn's research areas are the development and evaluation of ophthalmic instrumentation, contact and intraocular lenses.
Ocular Allergy Ophthalmic Instrumentation Contact Lenses Intraocular Lenses Dry Eyes
Professor, Aston Pharmacy School
Professor Woodhall researches electrophysiological studies on neurones of the entorhinal cortex (EC) and the hippocampus.
Neuronal Network Dynamics Schizophrenia Epilepsy Hippocampus