Associate Professor in Marketing, Heriot-Watt University
I joined Heriot Watt as a Reader from the University of Edinburgh and before that held the post of senior lecturer at University of Sydney. My main interests revolve around sustainability. I am the Sustainable Consumption theme leader for the International Sustainable Development Research Society and my research focusses on anti-consumption, consumer’s responses to scarcity and how consumers dispose of goods. This has led to policy work exploring ways to rebalance dysfunctional relationships with materialistic consumption. http://allofusfirst.org/library/from-i-to-we-changing-the-narrative-in-scotlands-relationship-with-consumption/
Starting with an interest in how the Scottish Green party were influencing the Scottish Independence referendum, I have spent the last 4 years studying volunteer participation in this event and the marketing practices deployed, including the use of Hope vs Fear appeals. As part of this, I conducted what is the most comprehensive survey of the Yes volunteers to date, the findings of which, published by CommonWeal “available via http://allofusfirst.org/library/the-yes-volunteers-capturing-the-biggest-grassroots-campaign-in-scotlands-history
This work has been widely reported in new media outlets such as Bella Caledonia, Common Space and Independence live and the Scottish Independence podcast. It is also making its way through academic journal review processes.
My research interests are centred on how heritage (traditional handcrafts) and digital practices fuse to form hybrid methods in moving image design. Practice-led research into my own moving image work formed the core of my doctorate research. My work in education has also informed my pedagogic research into internationalisation, the moving image and lens-based media, forming an argument for future directions in art and design practice.
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, AMREP Department of Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne & Senior Medical Oncologist and Palliative Care Physician, Melbourne Oncology Group, Cabrini Haematology and Oncology Centre, Wattletree Road, Malvern, Monash University
*Medical Oncology Fellowship- Alfred Hospital, Melbourne 1983-4
*Clinical and Research Fellowship in Medical Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre, NY, NY 1985-7. (The first Australian to be accepted into this program)
*Palliative Care Physician, RGH, Victoria, 1987-90 (The first such position in Victoria)
*Established and ran first formal undergraduate teaching courses in palliative care at Melbourne University in 1987-90 and Monash University 1991-2004. Details of the Monash course were seen as novel and innovative and were published as a fast-track publication in ‘Psycho-oncology’ in 1994.
*Helped draw up the guidelines for the establishment of first free-standing, dedicated palliative care unit (Fairfield House) at Alfred Hospital Melbourne in 1988.
*Commenced and established the inpatient and day hospital medical oncology service at Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne in 1987, now one of the largest in Australasia.
*Helped to establish the first dedicated and free-standing palliative care unit in the private sector in Australia at Cabrini Hospital, Prahran. This 22 bed unit opened in Nov 1999.
*Helped establish Cabrini’s own dedicated 24-hour domiciliary palliative care nursing service in 1999.
*Visiting Medical Oncologist, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne 1987-2011
*Involved in many oncology clinical trials at Alfred Hospital and Cabrini Hospital.
*Regular teaching of Monash undergraduate medical students in PBL tasks and in private office at Cabrini Hospital, a 550 bed, private not-for-profit university-affiliated acute care teaching hospital.
*Supervisor of Advanced trainees in Medical Oncology/Palliative Medicine
*Various publications on novel therapies; evidence-based clinical cancer research; palliative care; PSA screening for, and treatment of, early stage prostate cancer; alternative cancer therapies; and relationships between physicians and industry.
Emeritus Professor, University of Melbourne
Ian McDonald graduated with a PhD from Simon Fraser University in 1974. His fields of study are Behavioural Economics and Macroeconomics. Ian has been at the University of Melbourne since 1974. He was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 1981, Reader in 1986 and Professor in 1990. In 2012 he was appointed emeritus professor. He has held visiting positions at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Monash University, Nanyang University, Oxford University and Queen’s University. Ian has held a number of administrative positions including Head of the Department of Economics, University of Melbourne 1993 to 1996, Chair of the Teaching and Learning Quality Assurance Committee, University of Melbourne, 1999 to 2000 and Deputy Dean, Faculty of Economics and Commerce, University of Melbourne, 1999-2002 and 2005. Ian is an Editor of the Australian Economic Review and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, Australia.
Ian McAuley's research and teaching interests are in the fields of public sector management and public policy.
He has qualifications in Engineering (BE) and Management (Dip Bus Mgt) from the University of Adelaide and public administration (MPA) from the John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
Professor of Sports Analytics, University of Salford
Ian gained a BSc (Hons) in Mathematical Physics from the University of Liverpool before studying for a PhD at the University of Manchester in Extreme Value Statistics. After a short time as an Investment Analyst, Ian returned to academia at the University of Salford. Ian is now Reader in Business Analytics and Director of the Centre for Sports Business Research. He is also Chair of the Statistics in Sport Section of the Royal Statistical Society. His research interests include statistics in sport and the analysis of gambling markets and various gambling issues.
Ian has been involved in several high-profile consultancy projects with, for example, the General Medical Council, the Press Association, Football DataCo, the Premier League, and various bookmakers. He was co-creator of the EA SPORTS Player Performance Indicator, the official player rating system of the Barclays Premier League.
Ian Olver graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1976, completed an MD in 1991 on clinical trial methodology and a PhD from Monash University in bioethics in 1997. He trained in medical oncology at Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne and the University of Maryland Cancer Centre in Baltimore. After serving as Clinical Director, Royal Adelaide Hospital Cancer Centre, where he currently holds an emeritus appointment, and becoming the first Cancer Council SA Professor of Cancer Care at the University of Adelaide, in May 2006 he was appointed CEO, Cancer Council Australia and received their Gold Medal in 2014. He is an Associate Professor in the Centre for Values Ethics and the Law in Medicine at the University of Sydney. In 2015 he accepted an appointment as Professor of Translational Cancer Research and Director of Sansom institute for Health Research and now also Dean of Research Strategy in the Division of Health Sciences, University of South Australia. He currently chairs the Australian Health Ethics Committee of the NH&MRC and serves on NH&MRC Council. He has published over 260 articles in journals, 19 book chapters has written 4 books and edited three others. In 2008 he was awarded the Cancer Achievement Award by the Medical Oncology Group of Australia and in 2011 received an AM for services to oncology.
Professor in the Department of Economics, UCL
Ian Preston is Professor in the Department of Economics at University College London. He received his D.Phil in Economics from Nuffield College, Oxford in 1989. He is a Research Fellow of the Institute for Fiscal Studies and is Deputy Research Director of the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration at UCL. He has been the Editor of the Economic Journal Conference Volume and the Editor of Fiscal Studies.
His main research interests are in applied microeconomics, particularly consumer demand, consumption and savings, income distribution, taxation, public spending and child costs, political economy and the economics of sport. His interests in the economics of migration concern especially the impact on receiving countries and the nature of attitudes towards immigrants.
Honorary Professorial Fellow, School of Chemistry, University of Melbourne
Ian Rae is an Honorary Professorial Fellow in the School of Chemistry at the University of Melbourne. He has a PhD from the Australian National University and many years of experience with university research, reviews, and industry consulting.
Since leaving the laboratory Ian has served as an adviser to government agencies in Australia and to the United Nations Environment Program. He writes about the history of chemistry, chemical technology, and chemists and is co-editor of the Australian Academy of Science journal Historical Records of Australian Science.
He was previously the Dean of Science at Monash University and is a former President of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute.
Ian Scoones is a Professorial Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, and the Director of the ESRC STEPS Centre at Sussex. He is an agricultural ecologist by original training, and works on the interface between science and environmental, health and agricultural policy, mostly in Africa. Much of his work has focused on land, livelihoods and agrarian change in Zimbabwe (www.zimbabweland.wordpress.com). His recent books include: Sustainable Livelihoods and Rural Development, Carbon Conflicts and Forest Landscapes in Africa and The Politics of Green Transformations. More details at www.ianscoones.net
Associate Lecturer in International Relations, Anglia Ruskin University
In the RAF Ian was a navigator, initially on the Vulcan bomber but later on the Hercules transport aircraft. He commanded a front-line squadron and saw service in the Falklands, Iraq and Afghanistan among other places. He entered an academic stream towards the end of his career, gaining two master’s degrees, and ended his career in an MoD think-tank looking forward 40 years to gauge security threats broadly, and the roles of air and space power in particular.
Since leaving the RAF he has lectured at a number of UK Universities in the fields of International Relations and Security, and presently is the coordinator for the MA in International Relations at Anglia Ruskin University, where he also lectures in Criminology and Working in the Public Services. He maintains his MoD links, and has written for both MoD and wider, defence publications.
Ian’s prime research area is the relationship between the Government and the Media over the use of military force, but he is also researching the International Order and challenges it is facing, as well as broader issues within the International Relations and Security fields.
Having helped establish the MA in International Relations at ARU, Ian continues to deliver modules on Conflict and Communication and on War, Peacekeeping and Military Intervention, as well as continuing to help develop the degree. He also delivers modules on Leadership and on Terror as a Crime.
Before coming to MMU, I led Social Work and Criminal and Community Justice teams at other universities. I have been a lecturer in mental health for fifteen years.
Prior to becoming a lecturer, I spent fourteen years in various roles within the mental health service, in particular as an Approved Mental Health Professional.
Thirty years ago I founded (in Sheffield) the first service for male sexual abuse survivors outside London and am a well-respected figure in the survivor community having been a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Rape and Sexual Abuse and executive member of The Survivor's Trust.
I currently manage the teams delivering social work, social care and social change degrees.
I have conducted research into the needs and experiences of male survivors for some time, but have also provided consultancy and published on the mental health needs of asylum seeker children. More recently, I have diversified into other areas of mental health promotion and am working on developing resilience in children which was the main focus of my PhD.
Professor, Finance, RMIT University
Imad Moosa obtained a BA in economics and business studies, MA in the economics of financial intermediaries and a PhD in financial economics from the University of Sheffield (UK) in 1975, 1976 and 1986, respectively.
He has received formal training in model building, exchange rate forecasting and risk management at the Claremont Economics Institute (USA), Wharton Econometrics (USA), and the International Center for Monetary and Banking Studies (Switzerland).
Until 1991, Imad had worked as a financial analyst, financial journalist and a professional economist/investment banker. As a result, he gained practical experience in foreign exchange, money market operations, new issues, securities portfolios and corporate finance. He was also an economist at the Financial Institutions Division of the Bureau of Statistics at the International Monetary Fund (Washington, DC).
Imad has served in a number of advisory positions with private and public institutions, including KPMG, AUSAID, US Treasury, Central Bank of Kuwait and the United Nations.
In 1991 he started an academic career by lecturing in Economics and Finance at the University of Sheffield (UK). In 1994 he joined La Trobe University, where he ended up holding a chair in finance, before joining Monash University as a professor of finance during the period September 2006-July 2010.
He has published 13 books and over 160 papers in academic journals. His work has appeared in the Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Quantitative Finance, Journal of Financial Studies, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, IMF Staff Papers, Southern Economic Journal, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Comparative Economics, and Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.
He has also written for professional magazines such as the prestigious Euromoney. His most recent books include Quantification of Operational Risk Under Basel II: The Good, Bad and Ugly (Palgrave), The Theory and Empirics of Exchange Rates (World Scientific), and The Myth of Too Big to Fail (Palgrave).
Senior Lecturer in Human Biology, Loughborough University
I am a Human Biologist with a keen interest in global health and well-being throughout the lifespan. My research focus on child growth and health in low-income countries, and among children suffering from poverty, and discrimination. I use a biocultural approach on my research, which puts in perspective the symbiotic effects biology and culture have on humans. I am passionate in disseminating my research through artistic outputs. Science and arts should mingle more. (see my CV here https://www.visualcv.com/dr-ines-varela-silva)
My research explores the extent to which youth sport programs can meet the needs of socioeconomically disadvantaged young people. I am particularly interested in youth sports programmes delivered by UK charities.
As a stand-up comedy enthusiast, I am also interested in exploring how comedy can enhace the dissemination of social science research.
Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Westminster
Ioannis Glinavos is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Westminster. He studied at Essex (LLB) and Kent (LLM, PhD) before taking a Teaching Fellowship at SOAS (Contract Law). He then held lectureships at Kingston (Contract Law) and Reading (Company and Commercial Law). Ioannis has published two books with Routledge (2010, 2013) and a series of articles on Law and Development, Law and Economics and Investment Arbitration.
He is currently researching foreign investor rights in the context of the economic crisis. Ioannis is also a blogger and commentator on Greek politics.
I am a political sociologist and my primary area of research over the last 10 years has been on the politics of identity, representation and violence in relation to development and governance. I believe that good research should make a social impact and I have taken inspiration from and evolved through connections with academic, practical and policy spheres.
Soon after completing my PhD in International Development from the University of Bath in 2010 I joined BRAC University’s Institute of Governance Studies (now called Institute of Governance and Development) as their Head of Research between 2010-2012. I was steering the IDRC’s Think Tank Initiative programme and during my tenure I led the research team on the publication of the first and very influential State of Cities report on Dhaka. In 2012, I joined the University of Surrey’s Department of Politics where I was engaged with the Centre for Critical Research on International Intervention. I came to the U.K. for the first time in 2001 to study for a Master’s in Gender Studies at the University of Warwick, returned to India to work as a journalist and then a scholarship brought me back to the U.K. in 2004 for an M.Res and Phd in International Development. At present, I am settled in the U.K. but like most cosmopolitan migrants I remain connected with my peers in India, Bangladesh and the rest of South Asia.
Senior Lecturer in Finance, University of Stirling
I have maintained an active personal interest in stock market investment since the BT3 privatization in 1993. Much of my research and teaching is motivated and informed by practical experience as a private investor: both through the dot com bubble and collapse, as well as, the more recent financial crisis. I am particularly interested in the practical applications of investment theory and research for individual, as well as for institutional investors.
I was awarded the Diploma in Financial Planning (DipPFS) in 2010, the CFA designation in 2003, the ASIP in 2002 and the IMC in 1998. My PhD thesis titled "The relationship between concentration and realised volatility: an empirical investigation of the FTSE 100 Index January 1984 through March 2003" was completed at the University of Stirling in 2004 and in 1999 I was awarded the MSc with distinction in investment analysis from the University of Stirling.
I have been at the University of Stirling since September 1998. I was appointed as a lecturer in finance in September 2003. Prior to this, I was a PhD student, teaching assistant, research assistant and MSc student. Before studying finance and investment, I worked as a marine biologist in Canada, after graduating with an upper second in marine and environmental biology from the University of Saint Andrews.
Ivano is a PhD Candidate for the School of Management at the Queensland University of Technology and a Sessional Academic in Contemporary Strategic Management at the same institution. He also holds affiliation as a Faculty Member at the SDA Bocconi School of Management of "L. Bocconi" University in Milan.
His thesis adopts a complex systems approach and examines the organisational vulnerability to Safety and Security Disruptions in Australian airports.
With a background in International Relations and Security Management built up in Europe, Ivano has extensive professional and academic experience in the fields of Risk and Crisis Management, Management Consulting and Management of International Organisations.