Below you will find a brief summary from each person. Further information about the individual and their work can be found by clicking on the name links.
Dr Lorraine Cowley obtained her PhD in 2012. She was on a Cancer Research UK Nurse Research Training Fellowship exploring the influence of genetic testing for inherited cancers on kinship relations and identity.
Dr Alex Henderson, a Clinical Research Fellow, obtained his PhD in 2008. It was a qualitative study of the issues and dilemmas faced by parents of children with neuro-muscular conditions.
Dr Ji-Jen Hwang obtained his PhD in early 2012. It was on China's Cyber Warfare: The Strategic Value of Cyberspace and the Legacy of People's War.
Dr Chris Lawless was awarded his PhD in 2009. It was an exploration of the technological forms, practical work and formal reasoning that together constitute forensic DNA profiling and profile comparison.
Dr Rachel Lowerson, a senior civil servant in the Child Support Agency, was awarded her PhD in 2007. It was an investigation into the use of DNA paternity testing in disputed cases in the CSA.
Dr Stephen MacDonald was awarded his PhD on dyslexia, class and the education system in 2006. He has been appointed Senior Lecturer at the University of Sunderland’s School of Health, Natural & Social Sciences.
Dr Yi-Ting Shih was awarded her PhD in late 2011. It explored the lives and experiences of mothers of disabled children, examining how mothers frame their related understandings of motherhood and disability.
Dr Matthias Wienroth - was awarded his PhD at the end of 2008. It was an analysis of how scientists construct their disciplinary research identities in the context of conducting nanoscale research. He now has an appointment at the University of Edinburgh.
Dr Ingrid Young was awarded her PhD in 2011. It explored understandings of risk and sexual health amongst gay and bi-sexual men. Ingrid now works as an MRC Career Development Fellow at the Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow.