Sally Brown

Dr Sally Brown

Deputy Head of Department, Life and Environmental Sciences

Areas of expertise

Sally is a coastal scientist and has special interests in the global impacts of sea-level rise, climate change adaptation and local shoreline management. In 2018, she was a Lead Author in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Special Report into the impact of a 1.5°C in temperature, and is presently contributing to the UK Climate… Read more »

Rachel Moseley

Dr Rachel Moseley

Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Areas of expertise

Rachel’s research interests centre on autism spectrum conditions (ASC). She examines issues of central concern to autistic people, including mental health, suicidality, self-injury, ageing and late-diagnosis. Rachel also investigates aspects of cognition and sex differences between autistic men and women. Previously, she has used neurometabolic (MRI, DTI) and electrophysiological (EEG, MEG) methods to investigate language,… Read more »

Dr Richard Paul

Dr Richard Paul

Principal Academic in Biological Chemistry

Areas of expertise

Richard Paul is a bio-analytical chemist with a particular interest in the analysis of biomarkers of stress and alcohol/drug abuse. Richard is currently working in collaboration with the Prison Officers Association to explore the issue of drug abuse in prisons and the effect of second hand exposure to drug fumes on prison staff. Richard also… Read more »

Derek Pitman

Dr Derek Pitman

Lecturer in Archaeology

Areas of expertise

Derek is an archaeologist whose research focuses on how humans use and exploit resources and how early communities became settled and subsequently urbanised. He also combines archaeological science, field archaeology and experimental archaeology to explore themes such as social complexity, identity and communication. Derek has conducted fieldwork in Britain, Russia, Greece, Serbia and Spain and… Read more »

Ian Swain

Professor Ian Swain

Professor of Clinical Engineering

Areas of expertise

Ian’s principle areas of interest are in rehabilitation engineering, in particular functional electrical stimula­tion (FES), and in specialist seating and pressure sore prevention. He has seven patents and has written over 150 papers on Biomedical Engineering. Ian was Director of Clinical Science and Engineering at Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust and helped develop an extensive clinical… Read more »

Innes McCartney

Dr Innes McCartney

Leverhulme Early Career Researcher, Archaeology

Areas of expertise

Innes has been locating, studying and identifying shipwrecks for over 30 years. His primary research interests include the nautical archaeology of naval conflict, the Battle of Jutland and the wars at sea in both World War I and World War II. He also specialises in the interpretation of high grade sonar data used to prospect… Read more »

Professor Marcin Budka

Professor of Data Science, Computing and Informatics

Areas of expertise

Marcin’s research interests lie in a broadly understood area of machine learning and data science, with a particular focus on practical applications. Throughout his career, Marcin was involved in a number of research projects with industry, with a particular focus on tangible impact and societally useful innovation. Some of his most recent projects include Integrated software… Read more »

Professor Rick Stafford

Professor of Marine Biology and Conservation

Areas of expertise

Rick is a marine biologist and academic based at Bournemouth University. His research is currently focused on understanding and protecting the marine environment in a holistic manner. This involves understanding the role of multiple stresses which act on marine organisms, and the interactions between the organisms (which can form part of the stress). Currently, Rick’s… Read more »

Dr Ching-Yu Huang

Lecturer in Psychology

Areas of expertise

Ching-Yu Huang received her PhD in Social and Developmental Psychology at University of Cambridge in 2013, where she conducted research in forensic interviewing with child victims/witnesses. She also received MSc in Applied Forensic Psychology from University of York in 2007. Her lines of research include forensic interviews in vulnerable population, working with families in challenging… Read more »

Richard Gordon

Richard Gordon MBE

Director of Disaster Management Centre

Areas of expertise

Richard has provided disaster management consultancy, project management and training to government ministries, national security forces, media, industry, emergency services and nongovernmental organisations. He has designed, coordinated and delivered disaster management projects in across the globe and regularly provides disaster management training for international governments and organisations. Richard has commented on natural disasters, including the… Read more »