Jonathan Triffitt

Jonathan Triffitt

History, University of St Andrews

Tenure since 2017

The German Princes and the People after the Fall of Monarchy, 1918-1934thumb JonathanTriffitt CarnegiePicture

Jonathan’s research concerns the fall of dynastic monarchy, and its legacy, in inter-war Germany.

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Joseph Collins

Joseph Collins

Computer and Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde

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Infinite Dimensional Categorical Quantum Mechanics

Where a classical computer uses strings of bits which can take either the value 1 or 0 to encode information, a quantum computer uses quantum bits (or a qubit) which, under certain conditions, can be in superposition of 1 and 0.

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Kelly Brown

Kelly Brown

Chemistry, University of Strathclyde

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Electrochemical assessment of the psychoactivity of new illicit substances

In 2016 the Psychoactive Substances Act was introduced into UK law to tackle the growing problem of the use of “legal highs” as alternatives to controlled drugs.

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Margarita Kanevski

Margarita Kanevski

Education, University of Edinburgh

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Identification of cognitive predictors of mathematics skills in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) show pervasive difficulties with attention, memory and in particular organisational aspects of cognitive function, linked with mathematical learning difficulties.

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Natalie Sinclair

Natalie Sinclair

Marine Science, University of St Andrews

Tenure since 2017

Decibels and Whistles: The masking effect of noise on wild bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) communicationNatalie Sinclair

Underwater sound is an important source of information for marine mammals. Marine mammals use underwater sound to learn about their environment, listen for predators and prey, and to communicate with others. 

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Rebecca Walker

Rebecca Walker

Italian, University of St Andrews

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City Identities: Geographies of Female Embodiment in Goliarda Sapienza and Elena Ferrante

The city is a fundamental point of reference for studies of lived human experience. Urban networks are sites of choice and agency, making it possible to live in symbiosis with those around us, or remain almost completely anonymous.

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Ronnie Mooney

Ronnie Mooney

Biological Science, University of the West of Scotland

Tenure since 2017

Quaternary Ammonium Compounds (QACs) biodegradation pathway in Acanthamoeba castellanii as a model for understanding drug resistancethumb Ronnie Mooney

Treatment of the eye disease Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) caused by the protozoan parasite Acanthamoeba, is hampered by the ability of the protist to alternate rapidly between the infective vegetative trophozoite and protective cyst life cycle forms.

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Samuel White

Samuel White

Law, University of Dundee

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Does the UK’s current legal framework offer sufficient protection of fundamental rights?

Samuel grew up in Ireland and moved to Scotland to study law at the University of Dundee in 2012.

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Stuart Flannigan

Stuart Flannigan

Physics, University of Strathclyde

Tenure since 2017Stuart Flannigan PhD

Designing electron transport in nanoelectronics with quantum simulators

My research will focus on computationally and theoretically investigating the fundamental physics of electron conduction for future nano-electronic devices.

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Vitalijs Brejevs

Vitalijs Brejevs

Mathematics, University of Glasgow

Tenure since 2017Vitalijs Brejevs

Cobordism in smooth and symplectic topology

The proposed area of my PhD research is 3- and 4-dimensional topology, i.e., the study of mathematical shapes that resemble our physical space and spacetime.

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