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Postdoctoral Research Associate
Dr Chiang's research focuses on linguistic expressions of identity in online criminal contexts.
Corpus Linguistics Move Analysis Dark Web Linguistic Identity Forensic Linguistics Online Child Abuse Fraud Discourse Analysis
Senior Lecturer in CEAC/EBRI
Dr Chong has a particular interest in the thermochemical conversion of biomass and wastes, and techno-economic evaluation.
Pyrolysis Techno-Economic Assessment Chemical Technology Bioenergy Life Cycle Assessment
Lecturer in Microbiology
Dr Cox's research interests surround the discovery of new antibiotics & identifying the mechanisms by which those antibiotics kill bacteria.
Health Sciences Biochemistry Antibiotics Antimicrobial Resistance Micro-Organisms
Professor of Optometry & Physiological Optics
Professor Davies's research is focused on presbyopia and the restoration of ocular accommodation to the ageing eye.
Visual Function Following Stroke Ophthalmic Instrumentation Intraocular Lens (IOL) Technology Presbyopia Ocular Accommodation Ocular Biometry Myopia
Research Fellow, English
Dr Deamer's research explores the linguistic and communicative dynamics of police interviews.
Linguistics Mental Health Use of Language
Professor of Economics
Professor Du's main research interest is to understand the driving forces and impediments of productivity enhancement and economic growth.
Professor of Optical Communications/Deputy Director of the Aston Institute of Photonics Technology (AIPT)
Professor Ellis researches optical superchannels and advanced passive optical networks for the delivery of Tbit/s class broadband.
5G Broadband Optical communications Photonics Signal Processing
Professor and Director of Applied Health Research Group
Dr Farrow's interests concern the factors influencing eating behaviour and weight gain or loss, particularly in children.
Observational Research Child Obesity Child Eating Behaviour Fussy Eating Digital Health Interventions
Lecturer, Politics and International Relations
Dr Fitzpatrick's research explores theories of the state, nationalism and identity, and higher education policy and reform.
Political Party Systems Politics of Sport and Football Public Policy British Politics Regulation UK Elections Political Parties
Reader, Sociology and Policy Co-director, Centre for Critical Inquiry into Society and Culture (CCISC)
Dr Fooks is a political sociologist with interests in the commercial determinants of health and corporate harm.
Global Health Policy Role of Corporations in Shaping and Influencing Policy European Union Politics Political Sociology