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Gonzalo Urcelay

Gonzalo Urcelay

Co-ordinator

I'm a lecturer in Psychology at the University of Leicester. I'm interested in basic learning and memory processes, both in healthy conditions and in psychiatric disorders. In my free time I like to travel, and I passionately follow Formula 1 racing.

Emma Dodd

Emma Dodd

Co-ordinator

I work in a group at the University of Leicester that research the Earth's land surface temperature using satellite data. I specialise in ice surface temperatures, particularly Arctic sea ice, and comparing data collected in the field to satellite surface temperatures.

Kelly McCormack

Kelly McCormack

Marketing and Advertising Manager

I am responsible for setting up, marketing, managing and evaluating the University of Leicester Doctoral College’s annual delivery of more than 350 workshops and events. I manage researchers with regard to the training programme, and develop and deliver the Doctoral College communications strategy.

Emily Richardson

Emily Richardson

Marketing and Advertising Manager

I am a postgraduate researcher focused on understanding cancer cell metastasis. If I’m not on a microscope you’ll find me with a G&T, playing with a cat, eating cake or all the above. PoS is the ideal mix for me: hearing exciting research and a good bevvy. So, grab a drink and talk sciencey to me.

Alice Haworth

Alice Haworth

Web Manager

I am a Postgraduate Researcher looking at the proteins at the edge of the nucleus during embryonic muscle development (myogenesis). Our goal is to better understand how loss of these proteins at the nucleus can lead to things like muscular dystrophy.

Keir Birchall

Keir Birchall

Atoms to Galaxies

I work on identifying active black holes in nearby galaxies. When not doing science, you can find me behind the lens of a film camera or listening to the strangest music possible.

Neil Humpage

Neil Humpage

Atoms to Galaxies

I am a scientist who takes to the skies to test new airborne technologies for remote sensing of greenhouse gases. I also look at how measurements we make from aircraft and the ground can help us to better understand the atmospheric carbon cycle.

Sam Frampton

Sam Frampton

Atoms to Galaxies

I am a PhD student researching new satellite designs to explore the outer planets of our solar system, I am currently looking at trajectory designs and analysing the radiation that these spacecraft will have to tolerate to survive the harsh environments of space.

Alisha Mohindra

Alisha Mohindra

Atoms to Galaxies

I am a PhD student researching how proteins interact and I'm currently designing a platform to discover new compounds that stabilise processes such as those implicated in breast cancer. I originally trained as a chemist but am now applying my previous knowledge to biological applications.

Estibaliz (Liz) Herrera de la Llave

Estibaliz (Liz) Herrera de la Llave

Beautiful Mind

I am a PhD student trying to elucidate the processes involved in spatial learning and cognition. The approaches I use to address these issues are derived from experimental psychology. In my spare time, I am passionate about travelling, listening to hard rock and socialising.

Estibaliz Santiago Mujika

Estibaliz Santiago Mujika

Beautiful Mind

I am a biochemist and a neuroscientist very passionate about knowing how the human brain works. I am currently studying modifications of tubulin in Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia. Our goal is to determine the role of these modifications to hopefully develop new drugs to treat them.

Marta Mangiarulo

Marta Mangiarulo

Beautiful Mind

I am a social psychologist, and my job is to ask (and possibly answer) questions such as: how do we make decisions? How do we interact with others and form impressions of them?
I have a soft spot for equality issues, scientific outreach, and coffee.

Lillie Faye Purser

Lillie Faye Purser

Our Body

I'm a 2nd year PhD student researching the interaction of air pollution and bacteria, specifically those which live in and infect the human respiratory system. Currently my work focuses on how air pollution exposure can change the behaviour of respiratory bacteria.

Helen Jordan

Helen Jordan

Our Body

My research is looking to find new ways to diagnose heart failure. By looking at blood samples from patients here at Glenfield Hospital, I search for things they have in common that could form the basis of a new test to detect heart failure. When I'm not at work, I play rugby for the university.

Kerry Blair

Kerry Blair

Our Body

I am researching the structure and mechanisms of the proteins that are involved in DNA replication.

Ed Thomas

Ed Thomas

Planet Earth

I am a Lab Technician in the School of Geography, Geology and the Environment. My interests are varied and include dinosaurs, volcanoes, microplastics and green energy. My interests outside of work include pub quizzes, football and hiking.