Alumnus Professor Mike Cousin is the University's Chair of Neuronal Cell Biology and Head of Pre-Clinical Research at the Muir Maxwell Epilepsy Centre. He guides us through his background, career and love of collaboration.
Lee Hamill is the University's award-winning Deputy Director of Finance. An Edinburgh alumnus, he tells us about his time working on the 2012 Olympic Games, and how he and his team donate one working day every year to good causes.
We talk to Dr Tara Spires Jones, Chancellor’s Fellow and interim Director of the Centre for Cognitive and Neural Systems. Her research group studies brain changes in ageing and neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's.
Manos Farsarakis graduated with a masters in High Performance Computing in 2014, and now works as an Applications Consultant at EPCC, the University’s centre for supercomputers. He explains how he juggles this with his additional role within the Staff Pride Network.
Johanna Holtan from the Centre of African Studies in the International Office tells us how growing up as the child of university staff inspired her career at Edinburgh, and how she came to invent an innovative solution for female cyclists.
This month we focus on a retired member of staff, Dr Liz Rogers, who taught biology and zoology from 1969 until 2004.
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