Research associate, University of the Witwatersrand
B Camminga (they/them) is a fellow at the Institute for Cultural Inquiry, Berlin, and a research associate at the African Centre for Migration & Society, Wits University. They have held several visiting fellowships, including at the Universities of Edinburgh and Oxford. They work on issues relating to gender identity and expression on the African continent with a focus on transgender migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. Their first monograph, Transgender Refugees and the Imagined South Africa, received the 2019 Sylvia Rivera Award in Transgender Studies (with Aren Azuira) and honourable mention in the Ruth Benedict Prize for Queer Anthropology. They are the co-convenor of the African LGBTQI+ Migration Research Network (ALMN), which aims to advance scholarship on all facets of LGBTQI+ migration on, from, and to the African continent by bringing together scholars, researchers, practitioners, and activists to promote knowledge exchange and support evidence-based policy responses. B is co-editor of Beyond the Mountain: Queer Life in Africa’s ‘Gay Capital’ (2019) with Zethu Matebeni, and Queer and Trans African Mobilities: Migration, Diaspora, and Asylum (2022) with John Marnell. Their work has appeared in journals including Sexualities, The Sociological Review, and Transgender Studies Quarterly.
PhD Candidate, Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University
As a PhD candidate, I possess a strong academic background, with a focus on health behaviour change. I have demonstrated my expertise through publications in the Journal of Health Psychology such as my article on the effective behaviour change relating to vaping. Additionally, I have acquired valuable experience in my field through working as an injury prevention specialist with the Government of Canada, Canadian Armed Forces. These qualifications have prepared me well for a successful career in academia or industry.
PhD Student, University of Delaware
Baffour Agyeman Prempeh Boakye is a Doctoral student at the University of Delaware, and a Research Associate at the Elections Research and Resource Centre in Accra, Ghana. His research interests focus on democracy, elections and political parties. He holds both a Master of Philosophy and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Ghana.
Dr. Bala Ramasamy has been Professor of Economics at CEIBS since 2006. Before joining CEIBS, Dr. Ramasamy was Professor of International Economics and Business and acting Director of Nottingham University Business School at the University of Nottingham in Malaysia. Previously, Dr. Ramasamy was a faculty member at both Massey University in New Zealand and University of Macau. He has been teaching at higher institutes of learning since 1988. He has had wide experience teaching students of different backgrounds and culture in mainland China, Macau, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand, Ghana and the UK.
Dr. Ramasamy received his Ph.D degree from University of Leicester, UK and his Master of Social Sciences from the University of Macau, both in Economics.
Dr. Ramasamy's research interest focuses on Asian economies, Foreign Direct Investment, Corporate Social Responsibility and International Business Strategy. His research has been published in Journal of Business Ethics, World Economy, Journal of World Business, Journal of World Investment and Trade, Journal of Business Research, among others. His views are regularly sought by the media. He has been interviewed by CCTV, Bloomberg, AP, Al Jazeera, Channel NewsAsia etc. His comments have also appeared in the Wall Street Journal, China Daily, Global Times and other newspaper around the world.
Outside academia, Dr. Ramasamy runs leadership and moral empowerment programmes for young teenagers.
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Windsor
I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Windsor. From 2012 to 2017, I was an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Connecticut. I received my Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from McMaster University, Canada in 2008. After my PhD, I held a postdoctoral position at the University of Ottawa from 2008 to 2010, and then a University Postdoctoral position at the University of Connecticut from 2010 to 2012. My research interests are in signal processing, machine learning, and distributed information fusion and their applications in autonomous systems; particularly, his close interests are in battery management systems. I founded the battery management systems lab (BMSLab, www.bmslab.org) at the University of Windsor in 2017. The BMSLab has several ongoing funded projects in collaboration with government and industry partners. My Book titled "Robust Battery Management Systems with Matlab" is in press and will be published by Artech House, Norwood, MA, in fall 2023.
Associate Professor, Criminology, L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa
Dr. Baljit Nagra is a tenured Associate Professor in the Criminology Department at the University of Ottawa. She has previously held postdoctoral research fellowships at the University of Ottawa and at York University after receiving her doctoral degree from the University of Toronto. Her research aims to understand how racial discourses are rearticulated in the ‘War on Terror’. Her intellectual interest is in learning how racial boundaries are transformed through a language of gender, religion and security, creating ‘legitimate/desirable’ and ‘illegitimate/undesirable’ members of westerns nations, and reproducing past racialized nation state projects. Both her research and teaching are geared towards racial justice. Her research has been published in highly ranked refereed journals such as the Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, British Journal of Criminology, Canadian Journal of Sociology and the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. She is also the author of a book titled Securitized Citizens: Canadian Muslims Experiences of Race Relations and Identity Formation Post 9/11 that was published by the University of Toronto Press. Her main areas of interest are in Race Relations, National Security and Surveillance, and Qualitative Research.
PhD Candidate in Modern Languages & Politics, University of Birmingham
I started my PhD at Birmingham university in 2013. My focus is on translation, media, and politics, particularly with regards to Islamic State in Iraq. I completed my BA and MA in translation and interpreting studies in Al-Mustansirriya university, Baghdad, Iraq.
I also worked as a lecturer in the Translation department , Faculty of Arts, Al-Mustansirriya University, from 2006 to 2013 when I was awarded a scholarship to pursue my PhD study at Birmingham University.
Principal Research Fellow, Sensory Loss Epidemiology, Westmead Institute, University of Sydney
Associate Professor Bamini Gopinath is an epidemiologist who has been actively involved in developing and conducting numerous population health studies. To date she has co-authored over 150 peer-reviewed papers, several of which have been in high-ranking medical and health journals (with over 1600 citations to her name). Her publications have attracted >400 media stories with an estimated audience of 210 million people worldwide. Using large population datasets Bamini has provided novel community-based evidence on the health determinants and health outcomes associated with a range of chronic diseases and disability. Her research work is primarily focused on sensory loss epidemiology, which aims to assess the modifiable lifestyle determinants and impacts of age-related sensory impairments. Her ongoing research in the public health field aims to translate key study findings into health policy and practice, with the intention of targeting current gaps that exist in Australian healthcare.
Professor of Agricultural Engineering, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
Eng. Bancy Mati is the founder Chairperson of the Association of Irrigation Acceleration Platform (AIAP). A Professor at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), she is an expert on land and water management with particular interest in irrigation, water harvesting, and the technologies, approaches and policy support that enhance upscaling and expanding irrigated agriculture in Kenya and in Africa.
She holds a PhD degree on Agricultural Engineering, Food Production and Rural Land Use from Cranfield University of United Kingdom; MSc degree in Land and Water Management and BSc degree in Agricultural Engineering, the latter from University of Nairobi. She is a registered Consulting Engineer, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (FIEK) and Lead Expert in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).
Prof. Mati is member of the UN Steering Committee of the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE). She is in the Board of Management of the Upper Tana Nairobi Water Fund (UTNWF), and in the Steering Committee 2 of the Kenya Water for Industry Association (KWIA). She is on the Advisory Board of the FogNet Alliance. Previously, Prof. Mati served in the Advisory Committee of the United Nations University Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNUFLORES)
Associate Professor in the School of Management, University of Bradford
Dr. Banita Lal is an Associate Professor in Responsible Management, Director of the Masters in Management Portfolio and Programme Leader for the MSc Management programme. She gained her PhD from the Department of Information Systems, Computing and Mathematics at Brunel University, UK before moving on to work at Nottingham Trent University and the University of Bedfordshire. At the latter, Banita was Course Coordinator for the BSc (Hons) Business Studies and six pathway programmes and had overall responsibility for over five hundred students in the UK and Vietnam. She has been instrumental in new course development with a strong emphasis on employability and a practice-based approach to teaching and learning.
Banita's research interests are in the area of adoption and diffusion of technology and include: social media technology, ICT for Development and ICT-enabled flexible working arrangements. She has published in conferences and journals in the field of Information Systems which include: Information Systems Frontiers, Government Information Quarterly, Information Technology and People, the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) and the Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research. Banita currently serves as a programme committee member for IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing) 8.6 Group - an international group concerned with the diffusion, adoption and implementation of information (and communication) technologies.
Associate Professor of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Southern California
Barath Raghavan received his PhD in Computer Science from UC San Diego in 2009 and his BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley in 2002. Before joining USC in 2018, he split his time between industry and academia working on a wide range of projects in core Computer Science areas such as computer networking, security, and distributed systems and on socially-focused topics such as rural Internet access and sustainable agriculture.
Dr. Raghavan's research has focused on a wide range of topics in systems and networking, including network protocol design, congestion control, network security, datacenter networking, high-performance networking, wide-area networking, wireless networking. In addition, he has pursued research on a number of socially-focused topics such as rural Internet access, energy efficiency, and computing for sustainable agriculture.
Barbara is a Lecturer in the School of Health Sciences at the University of Stirling. Her research interests relate to the psychological aspects of health. She worked for 15 years as a Registered Nurse, including as a British Heart Foundation specialist cardiac nurse.
Doctoral Researcher, Department of Archaeology, Max Planck Institute of Geoanthropology
Barbara’s doctoral research at the Max Planck Institute and the University of Tübingen investigates the global dimensions of the dispersal of ancient aromatics and spices throughout Asia and East Africa using biochemical and biomolecular analyses to characterize organic remains. Her current projects aim at reconstructing the use of smells and scented plants in the past using biomolecular profiling of plant secondary metabolites, lipids and proteins. In 2020, Barbara was awarded an Add-on Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Life Science from the Joachim Herz Foundation for her PhD research. She also won a 2022 AEA Small Research Grant awarded by the Association for Environmental Archaeology to fund her project titled “Reconstructing olfactory landscapes of ancient Arabia using biomolecular approaches”.
Dr Barbara Mintzes is a research scientist specialising in the study of pharmaceutical policy. Her research focuses on the effects of direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs and other forms of pharmaceutical promotion on the prescribing and use of medicines. She also performs systematic reviews of clinical trial evidence regarding the health effects of medicines, including both benefit and harm, in terms of outcomes of importance to patients’ health. Dr Mintzes has has a doctorate in Health Care and Epidemiology and was Associate Professor at the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada prior to joining the University of Sydney in April 2015. At UBC, she worked with the Therapeutics Initiative, a research group that evaluates new drugs as a background to provincial reimbursement decisions and produces an educational bulletin on drug treatments. Currently, she is the lead investigator on an international comparative study examining the influence of national regulations on the amount of safety information that pharmaceutical sales representatives provide to primary care physicians. Dr Mintzes was a lead member of an international WHO and Health Action International (HAI) project that involved developing an educational manual on drug promotion, for pharmacy and medical students. This manual has been translated into Spanish, Russian and French, and incorporated into education curricula in a range of settings. Dr Mintzes maintains strong community engagement, having worked for many years with women’s health and consumer groups, including DES (diethylstilbestrol) Action Canada, and Women and Health Protection (a Canadian non-profit organization). She co-authored the book “Sex, Lies and Pharmaceuticals” with Ray Moynihan, published in 2010.
Associate Professor and Tutorial Fellow in Engineering Science (Structures & Mechanics), University of Oxford
Barbara Rossi joined the University of Oxford in March 2019 as Associate Professor and Tutorial Fellow in Engineering Science (Structures & Mechanics). Prior to this, she was an associate professor in Engineering Technology at KU Leuven in Belgium, where she led a research group exploring the structural behaviour of metallic structures, with a special interest in stainless steel and harsh environments, where corrosion plays an important role. Over the last ten years she also branched into the research area of life-cycle analysis and sustainability appraisal of (metal) structures.
Today, Barbara leads the Sustainable Metal Structures Research Group at the University of Oxford. Her research focuses on the role of metals in structures to improve the construction sector sustainability and resilience. Her team studies materials such as ultra-high strength steel, stainless steel, aluminium, or a combination of these, used in structures such as bridges, windmills, radioactive waste disposal facility, and wastewater treatment plants. Advanced analytical and computational analysis are combined with experimental methods to perform both fundamental and applied research. Full-scale experiments are conducted on structures or part thereof in her former laboratory at KU Leuven and in the new Sustainable Metal Structures Laboratory, at Begbroke Science Park.
Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology, University of Cambridge
Barbara Sahakian's research is aimed at understanding the neural basis of cognitive, emotional and behavioural dysfunction in order to develop more effective pharmacological and psychological treatments. The focus of my lab is on early detection, differential diagnosis and proof of concept studies using cognitive enhancing drugs. She is President of the International Neuroethics Society.
Information Services Supervisor, The University of Edinburgh
Dr Barbara Tesio-Ryan currently works as Information Services Supervisor for the libraries of the University of Edinburgh, where she previously held a post as Teaching Fellow in Comparative Literature and as a Danish Literature tutor. She holds a PhD in Scandinavian Studies, an MSc in Comparative and General Literature from the University of Edinburgh, and a BA in Literature and Performing Arts from the Sapienza University of Rome.
Barbara’s PhD thesis ‘Reassessing Karen Blixen’s Gengældelsens Veje/The Angelic Avengers: a Novel Challenging Gender, Totalitarianism and Colonial Practices’ offers a multidimensional and comprehensive reassessment of the Danish author Karen Blixen’s less known works. Blixen’s novel Gengældelsens Veje/The Angelic Avengers is used as a starting point to explore the historical context of publication of the text (Denmark under Nazi occupation), its transmission and reception into the cultural context of post-war United Kingdom and United States, as well as Blixen’s use of gothic genre as a way to subvert the concept of gender, totalitarianism and colonial practices.
Barbara’s current research interests include Scandinavian Studies, Comparative Literature, Postcolonial studies, Storytelling, Gothic Studies, Library and Information Science.
Investigadora posdoctoral Beatriu de Pinos en Malherbologia, Universitat de Lleida
Bàrbara Baraibar (PhD). ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1601-7731, Researcher ID: U-3119-2019, Scopus ID: 26040476600. Ingeniera agrónoma por la Universidad de Lleida (2005). Mi carrera investigadora se ha centrado en dos temas fundamentales: la depredación de semillas de arvenses y el uso de cultivos cubierta para el manejo de malezas y la provisión de otros servicios ecosistémicos. Este último aspecto lo he llevado a cabo mayoritariamente en sistemas de producción ecológica en Estados Unidos. Después de doctorarme (Universidad de Lleida, 2011, 5 artículos publicados) y una corta etapa post-doctoral en la Universidad de Lleida (2013-2014), trabajé como investigadora post-doctoral en Penn State University (EUA) durante casi 5 años (2014-2019) en los que fui co-IP de un proyecto financiado por el USDA, OREI (Organic Research and Extension Iniciative). En dichos años, diversifiqué mis líneas de trabajo para explorar la relación entre malas hierbas y nutrientes del suelo y puse las bases para posteriormente, a mi vuelta, conseguir un contrato como investigadora Beatriu de Pinós (BdP) este 2020. Como investigadora BdP (grupo de investigación reconocido de Malas Hierbas y Ecología Vegetal de la UdL) lidero un proyecto que explora el efecto del suelo, fertilización y microbioma en la relación cultivo – mala hierba. Además, también soy co-IP de un proyecto que explora innovaciones tecnológicas en la producción de soja ecológica para maximizar la producción y conseguir un buen manejo de las malas hierbas (2020-2021). Hasta la fecha, he publicado 21 artículos científicos, con un total de 470 citas (Scopus). Igualmente, soy co-autora de un capítulo de libro científico y numerosas publicaciones de transferencia. Soy editora de la revista Weed Research y revisora de diversas revistas (últimos 3 años en https://publons.com/researcher/1612806/barbara-baraibar/peer-review/). He tutorado varios trabajos finales de carrera y de master.
Baris' research mainly surrounds global governance, security and defence cooperation in Europe, and international environmental politics. His research on these topics is published in outlets including the Journal of European Integration, European Security and Global Affairs. His teaching areas include international security and defence, international climate politics, European Union and Middle East politics, international relations theories, research methods in political science, and diplomacy.
Research interests include:
International security and defence policies
Senior Lecturer in American Studies, University of Hull
Dr Barnaby Haran teaches and researches American art and visual culture, with an emphasis on photography and radical cultural practices. He is interested in transnational cultural relations, especially the American and Soviet interchanges of the interwar years, which is the subject of his monograph 'Watching the Red Dawn: the American Avant-Garde and the Soviet Union (Manchester University Press, 2016). He has written and delivered papers on the photographer Margaret Bourke-White, the painter Alice Neel, and the curator Jane Heap in relation to politics, work, and gender. His current research concerns radical photography and racial injustice.
Barry Avery is an Associate Professor in the Informatics and Operations department and is the course director for the MSc in Business Information Technology. Prior to moving into the academic sector, he was an IT consultant and worked for companies such as Unilever and Thomson Reuters, as a systems analyst and programmer.
Barry Avery has recently completed his PhD at Lancaster University, which examines the use of Technology Enhanced Learning with Assessment.
Internet and Web technologies
Web Application Building
Technology Enhanced Learning
Avery's research interests are in Technology Enhanced Learning, in particular the use of technology and social based pedagogies.
He teaches a variety of subjects to both undergraduate and postgraduate students, including in:
Programming and server side scripting
Business Information Architecture
Using Personal Learning Environments and Networks (PLE and PLNs)
Professor, Massey University
My research interests include epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, birth defects epidemiology, public health, health surveillance.
Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Power Systems Engineering, University College Cork
Dr. Barry Hayes is a Senior Lecturer in Power Systems Engineering at UCC. Prior to joining UCC in 2018, he was a Lecturer at the University of Galway (2016-2018), and a Marie Sklodowska-Curie research fellow at IMDEA Energy in Madrid (2013-2016). He holds a PhD in Electrical Power Systems Engineering from the University of Edinburgh (2013), and has held visiting researcher positions at National Grid UK (2011) and at the University of Tennessee (2016).
Barry leads a research team at UCC focused on the grid integration of sustainable energy technologies, and the operation and planning of future power systems.
Barry is a Funded Investigator in the SFI MaREI Centre and has active research collaborations with the Irish energy industry and with international academic partners. He has given invited talks and keynotes in USA, UK, Spain, France, Croatia, Ethiopia, Japan, and China, and contributes regularly to public science and technology communication through Ireland’s national broadcaster, RTÉ.
Barry is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and is involved in the development of new IEEE standards on smart grid interoperability. Barry also works with energy communities around Ireland, providing technical advice on the development of community-owned renewable energy projects.
Professor of Film Studies, Royal Holloway University of London
I hold degrees from Queens’ College, Cambridge, and Columbia University. My research interests include critical theory; representations of the Holocaust in film and television; theories of mass culture; urban studies; postmodernism; post-classical Hollywood; film genre, especially the Western, science fiction film, war films.
My major publications are Film Genre: Hollywood and Beyond (Edinburgh University Press, 2005) and Post-Classical Hollywood: Film Industry, Style and Ideology since 1945 (Edinburgh University Press, 2010). The essay collection Teaching Holocaust Literature and Film (co-edited with Robert Eaglestone) was published in December 2007.
Recent and forthcoming shorter include essays on Siegfried Kracauer, Walter Benjamin, and the Holocaust; "revisionist" Westerns; suburban sexualities; narrative reversal as redemption in Holocaust film; Chris Marker’s politics; urban apocalypse and the theory of Michel de Certeau; time and narrative in The Lord of the Rings; national identity in George Lucas’ American Graffiti; the political unconscious of TV sitcoms; contemporary Holocaust film; and the theorisation of screenwriting.
I am currently preparing Darkness Visible, a study of Holocaust film.
I am also a practicing professional screenwriter. My original short screenplay Torte Bluma was filmed in New York in summer 2004, with a cast: including Stellan Skarsgaard and Simon McBurney, and premiered at the 2005 Edinburgh Film Festival. Torte Bluma was judged Best Drama at the 2005 Los Angeles International Short Film Festival and Best Film at the 2005 Palm Springs International Shorts Festival. Torte Bluma can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKaEEie66ZI. I am the co-creator and co-author of the 6-part ITV drama series The Frankenstein Chronicles (airing Autumn 2015).
Professor of Youth Development Leadership, Clemson University
Dr. Barry A. Garst is a Professor of Youth Development Leadership and the Coordinator of Youth Development Programs in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at Clemson University. Dr. Garst currently teaches graduate courses on program assessment and evaluation, creative and ethical leadership, employee and volunteer management, and nature as a developmental context for children and adolescents.
A nationally recognized summer camp scholar, Dr. Garst's applied research focuses on critical and emerging issues facing the out-of-school time community of youth, staff, parents, alumni, and program providers. Recent research has explored overparenting, parent anxiety associated with camp experiences, programs serving military-connected youth and families, summertime food insecurity, and camp health care practices to reduce the spread of communicable diseases including COVID-19.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine engaged Dr. Garst as an expert on youth out-of-school time experiences. From 2018 to 2019, he served on a consensus study committee to synthesize the state of the research evidence associated with the summertime experiences of children and adolescents in the areas of education, health, and safety outcomes.
Prior to joining Clemson University’s faculty, Dr. Garst was the Director of Program Development and Research with the American Camp Association from 2008 to 2014, providing leadership to research, education, and business development initiatives. From 2001 to 2008, he was an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist with Virginia Tech responsible for camp research and evaluation, curriculum development, and faculty and staff training and development.
Professor of Political Science, Director of the Elections Research Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Barry C. Burden is Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is also Director of the Elections Research Center and is the Lyons Family Chair in Electoral Politics.
His research and teaching are based in American politics, with an emphasis on electoral politics and representation. He is co-editor of The Measure of American Elections, author of Personal Roots of Representation, and co-author of Why Americans Split Their Tickets: Campaigns, Competition, and Divided Government. Burden has also published articles in the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, British Journal of Political Science, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Political Science Quarterly, and Electoral Studies.
Burden is affiliated with the La Follette School of Public Affairs, the Center for Demography of Health and Aging, the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership, and the Election Administration Project.
Associate professor of Wildlife Conservation & Zoonotic Epidemiology, University College Dublin
Barry McMahon was appointed a Lecturer in Wildlife Conservation & Zoonotic Epidemiology in the UCD School of Agriculture & Food in 2011. Previously, he had been a post-doctoral researcher examining the interaction between agriculture and biodiversity. His current research focuses on diseases, including antimicrobial resistance, that are reservoired in or disseminated by wild birds and mammals. In addition, Dr McMahon continues to explore the interactions between agriculture and biodiversity. In addition, Dr McMahon is interested in understanding the population biology of Red Grouse (Lagopus lagopus hibernicus) in Ireland and this research contributed to the Red Grouse Species Action Plan 2013. Overall, the theme of Dr McMahon's research relates to the One Health initiative.
Lecturer (Indigenous Knowledges) , Charles Darwin University
Bartholomew Stanford is a Torres Strait Islander and Lecturer (Indigenous Knowledges) at Charles Darwin University. He obtained a PhD in Political Science from Griffith University in 2022. His research is focused on Indigenous politics and representation, native title, and political parties. Bartholomew is currently studying agreement-making between Indigenous groups and State and Territory Governments in Australia.
Profesor de Finanzas y Turismo, Universitat de les Illes Balears
Bartolome Deya Tortella is PhD in Economics by the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain). He has published several research papers in international journals like Water Resources Research, Water, Journal of Environmental Management, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Water, Advances in Accounting, Management Research, The European Accounting Review, between others. He has participated and participates consecutively since 2001 in a total of 10 research projects at both national and international level. Has made contributions in several national and international conferences. Has made several research visits at prestigious investigation centers like Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Arizona State University – (USA). In July 2004 he received First Prize for Financial Studies in Human Resources Area (Centro de Estudios Financieros). He is reviewer of several international reviews like Annals of Tourism Research, Tourism Economics, European Accounting Review, among others.
Nowadays he is a full professor in the Department of Business Economics in the area of Financial Economics and Accounting in the University of Balearic Islands, from October 1997. He is also coordinator of several international conferences (International Conference Tourism China-Spain, International Conference of Digital Tourism, etc). He has been also the coordinator of the Melia Hotels International Chair. He has held various management positions of responsibility since March 2004 like vice dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business and Dean of the Faculty of Tourism. Actually is the Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Tourism.
Associate professor, King's College London
Associate professor of Strategy at King's Business School and an Associate Fellow at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.
Research interests: Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Digital Innovation.
Associate Professor, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University
Bassam Khoury is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology at McGill University, and he heads the McGill Mindfulness Research Lab (https://mcgill.ca/mmrl/), where he and his team conduct research on advancing the theory, research, and applications of mindfulness and compassion. The global aim of the research is to make a deep lasting change on both individuals and societies by embracing new ways of interacting with oneself, other people, and the natural environment including animals through the practices of mindfulness and compassion. Prof. Khoury published numerous papers on mindfulness and compassion in leading journals in the domains of clinical psychology and physical/medical health. His work (59-papers, 5 book-chapters) has gained international recognition, was cited over than 5700 times and was selected by the University of Cambridge's Insights for Impact Report; a report published by the department of Psychology at the University of Cambridge citing the most impactful research papers in psychology worldwide. Furthermore, his work was ranked 67th worldwide on Web of Science in the category of clinical psychology. Dr. Khoury have also been recognized through multiple awards and nominations, including the Association of Psychological Science Emerging Scholars Rising Stars Award, and William Dawson Scholars Award.
Professor of Dermatology, University of Lome
I have been a dermatologist since 2009, and am head of the dermatology department of the CHR Tsévie.
I am a teacher at the University of Lomé.
My area of expertise is:
Associate professor, Università di Torino
After ten years at the University of York, where she did her PhD and two postdocs in ancient proteins between Archaeology and Chemistry, Beatrice was awarded a position from the Italian Government under the "brain-gain/Rita Levi Montalcini" scheme.
She is now an associate professor in "Research Methods for Archaeology" at the Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology, University of Turin. She has a lab for molecular archaeology and palaeontology, focusing especially on palaeoproteomics. Her research and her teaching include both the natural sciences and the humanities (archaeology, anthropology and cultural heritage).
Masters student, Psychoeducation, Université de Montréal
Beatrice is a student, soon to be completing her Masters in Psychoeducation at University of Montreal. Doing both clinical and research work during her studies, she is driven to learn from her mentors and to develop as a well-rounded researcher and professional on the field. Her general area of interest includes identifying and implementing healthy lifestyle habits that can act as protective factors in an individual's life in hopes to improve overall well-being. Her current area of focus is investigating preschoolers raised with a bedroom television and later risk outcomes and the role of sport participation during childhood on this relationship.
Profesora de Fotografía y Estética, Universidad CEU San Pablo
Doctora en Comunicación y Licenciada en Historia del Arte. Ha impartido docencia en diversas asignaturas relacionadas con la fotografía en la Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias de la Comunicación de la Universidad CEU San Pablo, así como en másteres. Integra la docencia universitaria con la investigación, especializándose en fotografía de moda y fotografía documental en España como piedra angular. La doctora Guerrero desarrolla su actividad docente simultáneamente con su actividad en la gestión: es directora del Master Oficial en Comunicación Moda y Belleza, organizado en colaboración con el grupo editorial Unidad Editorial (Telva/Yo Dona).