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  Professor Marian Yallop
Post(s): Professor of Aquatic Microbial Ecology, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: In my research group we focus on various aspects of the structure and function of freshwater ecosystems. One particular focus...
Keywords: freshwater ecosystems | ecosystems | benthic diatoms | lake functioning | lakes | rivers | phytoplankton | waterbirds
  Dr Junko Yamashita
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Japanese Society, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies
Areas of expertise: My research interests can be mapped around the intersection of social policy, sociology and gender studies. My research...
Keywords: welfare state | care work | Japan | East Asia | Japanese civil society | NPOs
  Professor Mike Yearworth
Post(s): Visiting Professor, Department of Civil Engineering
Areas of expertise: My research interests are in application and development of problem Structuring Methods (PSMs) using a variety of systems...
Keywords: problem structuring methods (PSMs) | system dynamics | causal loop diagrams (CLDs) | systems thinking | systems modelling | facilitation of stakeholder workshops | group model building | discrete event modelling (DEM)
  Ms Wan Ching Yee
Post(s): Research Fellow, School of Education
Areas of expertise: Research Interests Out of school learning; research ethics; identity, ethnic diversity and the home; new genetics and...
Keywords: out of school learning | research ethics | ethnic diversity | widening access | literacy learning | numeracy learning | mobile learning
  Dr Andrew Young
Post(s): Senior Lecturer, School of Physics
Areas of expertise: Black holes have a profound impact on their environment. Gas falling towards a super-massive black hole can produce tremendous...
Keywords: black holes | radiation | galaxy cluster | galaxy | high velocity outflows
  Dr Feng Yu
Post(s): Senior Lecturer in Statistics, School of Mathematics
Areas of expertise: I am a probabilist with a background in electrical engineering. Before I became a mathematician, I spent a few years of my...
Keywords: probabilistic methods | biology | genetics | evolution | image processing
  Dr Guoxing Yu
Post(s): Reader in Language Education and Assessment, School of Education
Areas of expertise: EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT including all aspects of language testing/assessment, reading in a foreign/second language, the role...
Keywords: language testing | language assessment | applied linguistics | IELTS (International Language Testing System) | TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) | school effectiveness | educational quality | educational assessment
  Professor Siyuan Yu
Post(s): Professor of Photonic Information Systems, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Areas of expertise: -Photonic devices and their integration. -Agile optical network technology, including optical switches, wavelength converters...
Keywords: photonic devices | network