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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.

Caren Frosch

Caren Frosch

Co-ordinator

I am interested in how we think and in particular how 'coulda, woulda, shoulda' thoughts influence how we feel and help us make decisions.

Vrushant Lakhlani

Vrushant Lakhlani

Co-ordinator

My area of interest is in Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology, mainly relating to multisensory perception and illusory sensations.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Chris Stockey

Chris Stockey

Planet Earth

I am a PhD student investigating how life on earth responded to global warming events in the past to better predict the effects of the current climate crisis. After originally training as a biologist I now apply my skills to the fossil record, to help solve the issues of today.

Hannah Smith

Hannah Smith

Beautiful Mind

I am a PhD student in the department of Molecular and Cell Biology, researching the Mechanisms of Cancer and Ageing.