Former Staff

This list of contacts contains details of all the ex-PhD students and post docs who have worked in the energetics group between 1988 and the present. This list excludes people who are still working here or who have left and come back again.

Sally Poppitt (PhD - 1985-1988)
Professor, Dept of medical and health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Web site  
e-mail: s.poppitt@auckland.ac.nz

Sally is now Professor at the University of Aukland in New Zealand. She is also a director at the company Protemix.

Peter Webb (RA 1987-1988, PhD 1988-1991)

Regina McDevitt (PDRA 1991-1994)
Senior Scientific Officer, Avian Sciences Research Centre, SAC Achincruive, Ayr, Scotland.
Web-site: http://www.sac.ac.uk/
e-mail: Regina.McDevitt@sac.ac.uk

Tel:       +44 (0) 1292 525 113

 Graeme Hays (PhD 1988-1991, PDRA 1991-1992)
Professor , Dept of Biological Sciences, University of Swansea, Wales,
Editor: Journal of Animal Ecology
Web-site: http://www.swan.ac.uk/bs/turtle/
e-mail : g.hays@swan.ac.uk
Tel:       +44 (0) 1792 295375
Fax:      +44 (0) 1792 295447

Congratulations to Graeme who got married in July 2010

Jack Hayes (PDRA 1990-1992)
Professor, Departmental Chair, Dept of Biology, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557
Web-site 
e-mail: jhayes@unr.nevada.edu
Tel:       +1 775-784-6188
Fax:      +1 775-784-1302

Jenny McLean (PhD 1993-1997)
Lecturer, Temple Mount, SAC Achincruive, Ayr, Scotland. KA6 5HW
Web-site:          http://www.sac.ac.uk/
e-mail: jenny.mclean@sac.ac.uk
Phone:01292 525101
Fax:                  01292 525098

Abigail Entwistle (PhD 1993-1996)
Director of Science, Fauna & Flora International, Great Eastern House
Tenison Road, Cambridge CB1 2TT United Kingdom
e-mail: abigail.entwistle@fauna-flora.org

web site: www.fauna-flora.org
Tel: + 44 (0) 1223 571000
Fax: + 44 (0) 1223 461481

Abi edited a book in 2000 on the priorities for conservation of mammalian diversity, available from CUP - link below

Priorities for the Conservation of Mammalian Diversity
Edited by Abigail Entwistle, Nigel Dunstone
Paperback (ISBN-13:9780521775366 | ISBN-10:0521775361)
DOI: 10.2277/0521775361

 

she also produced a 48 page booklet on habitat management for bats published by JNCC.

Habitat Management for Bats

A Guide for Land Managers, Land Owners and Their Advisors
Abigail C Entwistle et al

48 pages, b/w illus, distrib maps.
Distributed by NHBS

Nadia Corp (PhD 1993-1997)
Post doctoral research officer. Centre for ageing and mental health, Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent, England, ST4 2DE
Web-site : http://www.staffs.ac.uk
e-mail: n.corp@staff.ac.uk

Tel:      +44 (0)1782 294000

After leaving Aberdeen Nadia spent 12 years as a field-based researcher studying a variety of mammals including bats and chimpanzees in countries as far afield as Tanzania, Ivory Coast and New Zealand.
Her interest in health grew whilst working in Africa and led to her studying for an MA in overseas development with particular emphasis on the health implications of forced mass displacement.
Nadia joined the Centre for Ageing and Mental Health in May 2006 as a research officer and is involved in a project to evaluate the reconfiguration of Mental Health services in Sandwell.


 Eric Swanepoel (PhD 1994-1998)
Novelist, Edinburgh
  
computerager@aol.com

buy his computer ager book at amazon. See if you can spot the people from the University in it.

 

 

Eric also published a book in 2006 under the name Josh Artmaier. It is called

Pet hates: the shocking truth about pets and vets.

In case like me you didnt spot it, Josh Artmaier is an anagram of James Herriot. Eric actually wrote this book before the computer ager but struggled to get it published.

click here to see a video of Eric describing the book and his motivations for writing it. It is available from AMAZON here.

 

In april 2009 he edited a book called

I LOST MY JOB AND I LIKED IT: 30-Day Law-Of-Attraction Diary of a Dream Job Seeker (Juicy Living Series) (Paperback) by Lilou Mace

Eric has a blog you can read

 

 Ian Wallis (PDRA 1993-1996)
Research fellow, Australian National University, Faculty of Science, School of Botany and Zoology, Canberra, Australia
Web-site:
Email:Ian.Wallis@anu.edu.au
Ph:       +61-2-6125 2533
Fax:     +61-2-6125 5573

John Arnould (PhD 1991-1996)
Senior Lecturer, School of Biologial and Chemical Sciences, Deakin University, Faculty of Science and technology, Melbourne Campus at Burwood.
Web site http://www.deakin.edu.au
e-mail: john.arnould@deakin.edu.au

Phone  03 92517465
Fax  03 9251 7048

Sara Frears (PhD 1993-1997)

Kate Cole (PhD 1994-1998)
Coastal Biodiversity Officer
Transport & Environment Department
East Sussex County Council
County Hall
St Anne's Crescent
Lewes BN7 1UE
Tel: 01273 481677 or mobile: 0778 6171 465
Email: kate.cole@eastsussex.gov.uk

 

 Liz Balharry (MSc 1994-1996)
Project co-ordinator : wild boar in Glen Affric project
Tel : 01456 415450,
e-mail lizbalharry@btopenworld.com

 

 

 Diane Jackson (Hons 1994, RA 1994, PhD 1994-1998)
Research Scientist, Vascular Health programme – public health nutrition, Rowett Research Institute, Bucksburn, Aberdeen. AB21 9SB
Childhood obesity research (RASCAL) http://www.rowett.ac.uk/divisions/vhp/dj_rascal.html
Web-site: http://www.rowett.ac.uk/divisions/vhp/d_jackson.html
e-mail: dmj@rri.sari.ac.uk
Tel : 01224 712751

Maria Johnson (Hons 1994, PhD 1995-1998)
Research Associate, Clinical Nutrition research center, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
Web-site: http://main.uab.edu/shrp/Default.aspx?pid=79514
Phone: (205) 934-6382
Email: mariajoh@uab.edu

Michael Scantlebury (PhD 1995-1999)
Lecturer: Queens University, Belfast
web-site,
e-mail:m.scantlebury@qub.ac.uk

Winston Lancaster (PDRA 1995-1998)
Assistant Professor Department of Biological Sciences
California State University, Sacramento
6000 J Street Sacramento, CA 95819-6077
Tel:  (916) 278 6360
lab:                    (916) 278 4736
FAX:                 (916) 278-6993
web-site:            http://www.csus.edu/indiv/L/lancasterw/index.html
e-mail               wlancaster@csus.edu

Susan Thomson (Hons 1995, RA 1995-1996, PhD 1996-1999)

 Sally Ward (PDRA 1996-1999) Research Scientist, University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK
SNH area officer Caithness
http:\\www.snh.org
sally.ward@snh.gov.uk

 

 

a news article on Sally's work on the Scottish primrose can be foundhere

 

Ian Mitchell (Temporary Lecturer 1998-1999)
Seabird 2000 co-ordinator
 Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Dunnett House, 7 Thistle Place, Aberdeen, AB10 1UZ, UK
Telephone: +44 (0)1224 655704
Fax: +44 (0)1224-621488
Ian.mitchell@jncc.gov.uk
http://www.jncc.gov.uk
The results of Seabird 2000 are presented in Seabird Populations of Britain and Ireland launched on 2 April 2004 The book is published by T & AD Poyser, an imprint of A&C Black, ISBN 0-7136-6901-2.

For ordering, enquiries should be made to: MDL, Houndsmill, Basingstoke RG21 6XS,   telephone: 01256 302692, email mdl@macmillan.co.uk

Carol Sparling (Hons 1998, MSc 1998-1999)
Post doctoral Research Fellow
Sea Mammal Research Unit
Gatty Marine Laboratory
University of St Andrews
KY16 8LB
Web site: http://smub.st-and.ac.uk/
Email: ces6@st-andrews.ac.uk
tel:01334 462628
fax:01334 462632

 Rob McAllen  (Temporary lecturer 2000-2001)
College Lecturer and Lough Hyne Research Coordinator
Department of Zoology, Ecology and Plant Science
University College Cork
Enterprise Centre
Distillery Fields
North Mall
Cork
Ireland
Tel: 00 353 21 4904647
Fax: 00 353 21 4904664
Web-site http://www.ucc.ie/academic/zeps/pages/research/res_loch_hyne.htm

Nicola Goodship (MSc 2000-2002)
PhD student – University of Cardiff.

Jane McLaren  (PhD  1999-2003)
Research Scientist

 


Wendy Tidhar (nee Peacock) (PhD 1999-2003)
Lecturer:
William and Mary College, Virginia
http://www.wmc.edu

 

  

 Sandra Hochscheid  (PhD 2000-2004)
Research scientist
Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn
Villa Comunale 1, 80121Naples
Italy
e-mail: Hochs@szn.it
tel. +39 081 5833 400
fax. +39 081 5833 294

Karen Reid (PhD 1999-2005)
karenannreid@hotmail.com

Carolyn Haggerty (PhD 2002-2006)
Research scientist : Oncogenomics group
Astrazeneca
Alderley park
Macclesfield, Cheshire, England
Web-site: http://www.astrazeneca.co.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 1625 582828
Fax: +44 (0) 1625 585022/582572
e-mail: Carolyn.haggerty@astrazeneca.com

Andrew Adams (PhD 2004-2007)

Postdoctoral Research fellow, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School, Harvard, Cambridge, Mass.

Andrew now works in Terry Flier's lab at Harvard.

e-mail:

Kurosh Djafarian (PhD 2004-2008)

Assistant Professor, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tehran, Iran

School: Allied Medical Sciences
Department: Health care management
Address: Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Faredanesh Alley, Qhods St, Enghelab Ave, Tehran, Iran
Tel: 0098 (0) 21 88957597
Fax: 0098 (0) 21 88953077
Website: http://www.tums.ac.ir/users/cv/index.asp

e-mail: kdjafarian@sina.tums.ac.ir

 

Zhi-jun Zhao

Royal Society Visiting Research fellow (2008)

Assistant professor. Shandong University

Zhao's leaving cakes in zoology (2008)

back row - Mirela Delibegovic, Rosie Jones, Ela Krol, Asha Devi, Lobke vaanHolt, Lina Zhang, Luiza Duarte, James Kagya-agyemang, Nimesh Mody

front row - John Speakman, Zhi-jun Zhao, Sharon mitchell (with Kirsty Hambly), Catherine Hambly

 

Professor Asha Devi

Commonwealth visiting Professor (2008)

Bangalore University

 

Kerry Cameron (PhD 2005-2008)

Post doctoral research fellow, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, UK

CISBAN: Centre for Integrated systems biology of Ageing in Nutrition

e-mail: kerry.cameron@newcastle.ac.uk

 

James Kagya-Agyemang (PhD 2005-2009)

 

Lindsey Furness (PhD 2005-2009)

Osei Duah Agyeman (PhD 2004-2009)

It is with great sadness that we report that Osei died shortly after returning to Africa in March 2010. Our thoughts and sympathy go to his wife Janet and their children.

Yuko Gamo (PhD 2006-2009)

Luiza Duarte (PDRA: 2005-2009)

Lina Zhang (PhD: 2007-2010)

Paula Redman (MSc: 1998 Lab manager: 2003-2010)