Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professors 2018-19

Medium-term Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professors 2018-2019

DATE OF VISITNAME AND INSTITUTIONBRISTOL HOST DETAILSTOPIC OF RESEARCH
11 Sept - 15 Dec Associate Professor Andrew Cohen
Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA

Professor Rafael E. Carazo Salas
Cellular and Molecular Medicine

Mapping human stem cell differentiation quantitatively and spatiotemporally at single cell resolution

14 Sept - 19 Dec 2018

Professor Uzy Smilansky
The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

Professor Sir Michael Berry
Physics

The distribution of delay-times in scattering of ultra-short pulses from complex targets
26 Sep - 31 Dec 2018

Associate Professor Tom Gleeson
University of Victoria, Canada

Professor Thorsten Wagener
Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (CAME)

Revising and evaluating the planetary boundary for water
15 Oct - 15 Dec 2018 Professor Ann Pearson
Harvard University, USA

Dr. Fanny Monteiro
Geographical Sciences

Professor Richard Pancost
Chemistry; Cabot Institute

Marine Ecology: Modelling a Theory of the Redfield Ratio

3 Jan - 26 Jul 2019

Professor Matthew Pritchard
Cornell University, USA

Professor Joachim Gottsmann
Earth Sciences

Spatiotemporally at single cell resolution

3 Jan - 26 Jul 2019 Professor Rowena Lohman
Cornell University, USA
Dr. James Verdon
Earth Sciences
Expanding our ability to measure human-induced ground displacements from space: applications to induced earthquakes
21 Mar - 21 Sep 2019

Professor Keiron Burke
University of California Irvine, USA

Professor Fred Manby
Chemistry

Theoretical chemistry: Electronic structure on the border between
wavefunctions and density functional theory

1 Apr - 1 Jul 2019 Associate Professor Lynn M. Hudson
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Dr. Dorothy Price
History of Art
Race, Nation and Belonging: A Black American Expatriate in Britain

 

Fast-track Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professors 2017-2018

Date of VisitName and InstitutionBristol Host DetailsTopic of Research
23 Aug - 22 Sept

Dr Abigail de Kosnik
University of California, Berkeley, USA

Dr David Glowacki
Chemistry

Understanding Performer and Audience Interactions in Multi-Person Virtual Reality

3 - 14 Sept

Professor Barbara Taborsky
University of Bern, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Switzerland

Dr Sinead English
Biological Sciences

Adaptive responses to early-life stress: insights from mechanistically explicit evolutionary models 

3 - 23 Sept

Professor Stephen Bradforth
University of Southern California, USA

Dr Tom Oliver
Chemistry

Exploring energy and charge-transfer in aromatic amino-acids and DNA using
ultrafast spectroscopy

2 - 16 Oct

Dr Timothy Donais
Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada

Dr Ryerson Christie
SPAIS

Local Capacity Building for Peacebuilding

17 Oct - 15 Dec

Dr Salvador Llinares
University of Alicante, Spain

Ms Laurinda Brown
School of Education

Enactivism and Professional Noticing in Mathematics Education

1 - 28 Nov

Dr Dorota Dyjakon
Institute of Psychology, University of Lower Silesia, Poland

Professor Marianne Hester
Policy Studies

Psychological approaches in a social and cultural context: behaviour change in perpetrators of domestic violence during psychotherapy

4 - 7 Nov

Professor William Walters
Carleton University, Canada

Dr Elspeth Van Veeren
SPAIS

Secrecy and (in)security: developing a research agenda
14 - 16 Nov

Professor Robert MacDonald
Teeside University

Dr Eldin Fahmy
Policy Studies

Youth poverty and the life course in the UK

17 - 24 Nov

Dr Dorota Heneghan
Louisiana State University, USA

Dr Francisco Romero Salvadó 
Modern Languages

 Gender Relations and Nation in Sofía Casanova’s Writings from 1913-1933
24 Nov - 1 Dec

Professor Ines Quintero
Universidad Central de Venezuela

Professor Matthew Brown
Hispanic and Latin American Studies

History, Memory and Truth in Contemporary Venezuela
21 Nov - 2 Dec

Dr Ransford Gyampo
University of Ghana

Dr Ana Juncos Garcia
SPAIS

Resilient Peace: Exploring resilient peacebuilding actors, cultures and policy transfer in West Africa
2 Dec 2018 - 1 Jan 2019

Professor Stephen Bottomley
ANU Law School, Australian National University

Professor Paddy Ireland
Social Sciences and Law

The Responsibility of Shareholders in Corporate Governance
5 - 19 Dec 2018

Associate Professor Andrea Gaynor
University of Western Australia

Dr Andy Flack
Humanities

Wild cities: an environmental history of nature in metropolitan and settler colonial cities
3 - 23 Mar 2019

Dr Zuze Dulanya
University of Malawi

Dr Juliet Biggs
Earth Sciences

Tectonics and Seismic Hazard of the Southern Malawi Rift

21 Mar - 9 Apr 2019

Professor Johanna Olson-Kennedy
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, USA

Dr Peter Robert Dunne 
Law

Medico-Legal Responses to Transgender Children: Towards a Model of Gender Affirmation? 

31 Mar - 7 Apr 2019

Professor Catherine Shakespeare
University of Michigan, USA

Dr Mariano Pablo Scapin
Economics, Finance and Management

The links between Financial Reporting and Capital Markets 

1 - 28 Apr 2019

Dr Fausto Martelli
IBM Research, UK

Dr John Russo
Mathematics

Organic glasses at the root of survival under extreme conditions: a
theoretical and computational approach

Apr/May 2019 (dates TBC)

Dr Louise du Toit
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Dr Yvette Russell
Law

Decolonising rape and rape law

13 - 15 Jun 2019

Professor Oliver Hart
Harvard University, USA

Dr Maija Halonen-Akatwijuka
Economics, Finance and Management

Contract theory workshop