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Abhilash Nair Abhilash is a world-leading expert on online child safety laws and has advised various international and national bodies on regulating illegal and harmful content online, child sexual abuse material, social media, platform liability, and content-related cybercrime. He also holds several highly regarded external positions outside the university, including membership of the Evidence Working group of the UK Council for Internet Safety, and Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Law and Technology. Internet law and regulation, Internet pornography, Online child safety, Social media & platform liability
Chris Umfreville Chris' research focuses on corporate insolvency and corporate rescue. He has contributed to the Graham Review on Pre-Packaged Administrations to the Government in 2014 and also co-authored the report “Company Voluntary Arrangements: Evaluating Success and Failure" for R3 (The Association of Business Recovery Professionals) in 2018. Prior to entering academia, Chris practiced as a solicitor with an international law firm, specialising in insolvency related advice to major UK and international clearing banks and multinational accountancy practices. He is a contributing editor for Palmer's Company Law. Corporate insolvency, Administration, Turnaround and business rescue
Dr Agelos Delis Agelos is an economics expert who primarily conducts research on topics related to the relationship between globalisation and wage inequality in developed economies, the effect of exporting on firms' productivity, the Eurozone crisis and the export performance of Greek firms. International economics, Microeconomics, Applied econometrics, Trade and exports in the US and Greek manufacturing sectors, Brexit and the UK economy
Dr Ali Z. Bigdeli Ali’s primary research and expertise focuses on service growth strategies and digitalisation in industrial firms. His work explores how product-centric organisations, especially manufacturing, use digital technologies to innovate their business models around services, a transformation that is commonly coined as ‘servitization’. For the past 6 years, he has been extensively engaged with both multinational and small-medium sized manufacturing firms in order to understand servitization in practice and help the acceleration of the adoption and implementation of such strategies. Servitization, Operational and organisational transformation, Business model innovation
Dr Becky Mallaband Becky is a lecturer in product design and a researcher in user centred design. Her specialist area is domestic energy, although she applies her knowledge to a range of subject areas. Her work includes studying user behaviour and feedback, and applying the findings to the design of technology, products or systems. Other research includes developing best practice and tools for cross-disciplinary socio-technical research. user centred design, domestic energy reduction, design for people, behaviour change
Dr Caroline Gray Caroline originally studied Modern Languages at Oxford, before reporting on Spanish politics and the economy during the height of the global financial crisis. She spent over six years in total living, studying and working in Spain at various stages before joining Aston and has a PhD on nationalist politics in the Basque Country and Catalonia from the University of Liverpool. Spanish politics and culture, European politics, Nationalist movements, Catalonia, Political decentralisation, Gibraltar
Dr Cathy Slack One of Aston's new research talents, Cathy's interests focus on understanding the biological mechanisms of ageing using the fruit fly to study the molecular and cellular mechanisms that govern ageing and its associated functional decline. She has over 15 years of hands-on research experience with her work being widely published. In recognition of her achievements within her field, Cathy was the 2015 recipient of the Korenchevsky Award from the British Society for Research on Ageing. Ageing, molecular mechanisms, cellular mechanisms
Dr Claire Farrow Claire's interests concern the factors influencing eating behaviour and weight gain or loss, particularly in children. Her research explores how adults influence child feeding, eating behaviour and weight through the feeding practices and behaviours they use. She is also interested in the, often inaccurate, perceptions of child weight. Claire has helped develop three different apps to support healthy eating in children, or help and advise parents with concerns about their child's feeding. eating behaviours, overweight, food choices, child food preferences
Dr Daniel Fitzpatrick Daniel's research focuses on the study of regulation, public policy, British politics and theories of state transformation. He is also interested in the politics of sport and helped set up The Football Collective in 2015, which is a research network designed to promote critical analysis of the game. British politics, Regulation, Public policy, UK elections, Politics of sport and football, Political parties and party systems
Dr Ed Turner Ed is a senior lecturer in politics with a particular interest in federalism, decentralisation and public policy. He has a keen interest in all aspects of modern German politics and is also an expert in housing policy, with experience of working on three major reviews while serving on the LGA's Environment, Economy, Transport and Housing Board. German politics, Housing policy, Federalism, Decentralisation, Public policy, Brexit, European politics, German political parties