Nick Braithwaite, Engineering Physicist
Nick's research is in plasma physics - a broad field that stretches from the interactions of charged particles with solid surfaces on a scale of micrometres to stars and the interstellar medium.
Nick on the question 'what makes technology important'
James Bruce, Organic Chemist
My research interests are broadly based around supramolecular photochemistry and the coordination chemistry of the lanthanide metals with applications in chemical sensing and medicinal chemistry.
James' blogs for OpenLearn
Jimena Gorfinkiel, Physicist
Jimena's chief research interest is electron-molecule collisions.
Mark Hirst, Biologist
Mark's post-doctoral research has focused primarily on triplet repeat instability, working on both human Fragile X syndrome and its genetics and Huntington’s disease.
Mark's blogs for OpenLearn
Nigel Mason, Astrochemist & Physicist
The co-founder of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Astrobiology and The Centre of Atomic and Molecular Engineering.
Andrew John Norton, Astrophysicist
Andrew's area of research is time-domain astrophysics, in particular, the astrophysics of compact accreting binary stars and planets around other stars.
Andy on SuperWASP
Liz Parvin, Physicist
Liz concentrates primarily on medical physics.
Stephen Serjeant, Observational Cosmologist
Stephen is interested in finding the birth of galaxies like our Milky Way, by looking in infrared light for violent convulsions of star birth.
Stephen's blogs for OpenLearn
Liz Whitelegg, Science Education
Liz is a senior lecturer in Science Education in the Science Faculty and her background is in physics and in education.
Liz talks about how scientists are presented on TV and how children perceive them
Paul Wilkinson, Planetary and Space Sciences Research Institute
Paul is currently investigating the diversity and nature of microbe-mineral interactions in selected samples from extreme environments.