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Our academic members of staff are internationally renowned for their expertise in a wide range of contemporary topics.

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Dr Afshin Shahi

Associate Professor in Middle East Politics and International Relations

Expertise: Climate change and conflict, sectarianism and political Islam

International relations, Middle East, Politics, Security

Dr Jo Buckberry

Reader in Biological Anthropology

Expertise: Human osteology, age estimation and sex assessment, palaeopathology; trauma analysis, early medieval, medieval and post-medieval funerary archaeology

Anthropology, Archaeology

Dr Julia Beaumont

Lecturer in Biological Anthropology

Expertise: Teeth, dental development, isotopes, palaeodiet, forensic dentistry, collagen, neonatal, maternal health

Anthropology, Archaeology, Health

Dr Prathivadi Anand

Head of Peace Studies and International Development

Expertise: environmental economics, sustainable human development, right to water, institutional economics, governance, accountability, China, India

Economics, Environment, Politics

Dr Russell Delderfield

Male Eating Disorders Researcher

Expertise: disordered eating, qualitative, social psychology of eating disorders, counselling and psychotherapy for male eating disorders, masculinities and Critical Men’s Studies, misandry, masculism, philosophy and methodology of qualitative research, hermeneutics for social psychology, researcher development, person-centred practice, reflective practice

Health, Psychology

Dr Simon Tweddell

Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

Expertise: Education research, Team-based learning

Pharmacy

Professor Paul Rogers

Emeritus Professor of Peace Studies

Expertise: Changing causes of international conflict, Terrorism and political violence, Environmental conflict, Middle East security, Arms control and disarmament, Middle East; Persian Gulf

Middle East, Politics, Security

Mr Jamie Beck

Lecturer in School of Allied Health Professions and Sport

Expertise: Education, trauma, forensic science, sports medicine

Forensic science, Health, Sport

Professor Amir Sharif

Dean of the Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences and Professor of Circular Economy

Expertise: Food security, food-energy-water nexus, circular economy, humanitarian logistics, management programmes, supply chain management, operations management, project management, leadership causal mapping, systems thinking, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, leadership development, global education.

Artificial intelligence, Leadership, Organisation

Professor Andrew Wilson

Chair in Forensic & Archaeological Sciences

Expertise: Biological Anthropology, archaeological human remains, ancient keratin remains, Mummy Studies, mummified human/faunal remains

Anthropology, Archaeology

Professor Anne Graham

Head of School of Chemistry & Biosciences

Expertise: Inflammation, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, endothelial cells, cell signalling, MAP kinase, angiogenesis, microRNA

Biomedical science, Chemistry, Health

Professor Brendan Barrett

Professor of Visual Development

Expertise: Amblyopia, vision and sport, vision and reading

Health, Optometry, Vision

Professor Chris Gaffney

Pro Vice-Chancellor-Research/Innovation

Expertise: archaeology, 3D visualisation and spatial analysis of data,geophysics, remote sensing

Archaeology, Forensic science

Professor Christoph Bluth

Professor of International Relations and Security

Expertise: International security, nuclear weapons policies, weapons of mass destruction.

International relations, Middle East, Politics, Security

Professor Daniel Neagu

Professor of Computing

Expertise: Artificial intelligence, toxicology, software engineering, online social networks, data quality, big data, healthcare

Artificial intelligence, Computer science, Health

Professor Professor Diana Anderson

Professor of Biomedical Science and Established Chair

Expertise: cancer, oxygen radicals, human biomonitoring, unbalanced precursor pools, dietary imbalance, male-mediated developmental defects, nanotoxicology, general toxicology

Biomedical science, Cancer

Professor Edward Mallen

Head of Bradford School of Optometry and Vision Science

Expertise: refractive error, accommodation control, neural adaptation to blur, adaptive optics

Health, Optometry, Vision

Professor Fiona Macaulay

Professor in Peace Studies and International Development

Expertise: Brazil, criminal justice systems, prisons, human rights, feminicide, police and politics, gender-based violence, police reform, police training, women in politics, Brazilian politics

Latin America, Politics

Professor Gregory Watts

Professor of Environmental Acoustics

Expertise: sustainable environments, environmental engineering, road traffic noise, traffic, urban and rural open spaces, tranquillity

Environment

Professor Hassan Ugail

Director of Centre for Visual Computing, Faculty of Engineering and Informatics

Expertise: Ageing facial images, computer-based physical analysis, facial recognition

Computer science

Professor Jan Oyebode

Professor of Dementia Care

Expertise: Dementia, end of life care, impact on families.

Alzheimer's, Dementia

Professor Marcus Rattray

Professor of Pharmacology

Expertise: Neuroprotection, astrocytes, addiction, motor neurone disease, pharmacology

Health, Pharmacy

Professor Owen Greene

Professor of International Security and Development

Expertise: non-proliferation and disarmament, regional security, conflict prevention, climate change, ozone depletion, sea pollution, Europe, East Asia, West Africa, South Asia

Environment, International relations, Politics, Security

Professor Stephen Rimmer

Head of School of Chemistry and Biosciences, and Professor of Chemistry

Expertise: Polymers, Biomaterials, Radical Polymerisation, Cationic Polymerisation, Polyurethanes, Emulsion Polymerisation, Smart Polymers, Anti-microbial agents, Tissue Engineering, Drug delivery

Chemistry, Health

Professor Udy Archibong

Pro Vice-Chancellor Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Expertise: equality, inclusion, diversity

Health, Leadership

Professor Vincent Gaffney

Anniversary Chair in Landscape Archaeology

Expertise: Stonehenge, Durrington Walls, Doggerland, landscape archaeology, archaeological geographic information systems, prehistoric archaeology, Croatian archaeology, Roman archaeology, digital heritage

Archaeology

Professor Zahir Irani

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic, Innovation and Quality)

Expertise: Management Decision Making, Leadership, Food Security and electronic Government, student engagement, employability, enhancement

Leadership