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Christine L Borgman

Christine L. Borgman, Professor & Presidential Chair in Information Studies at UCLA, is the author Big Data, Little Data, No Data ( 2015), Scholarship in the Digital Age (2007) and From Gutenberg to the Global Information Infrastructure (2000), and about 200 other publications in information studies, computer science, and communication. She is a Fellow of the ACM and of AAAS; and a member of the Board of Directors of the Electronic Privacy Information Center.

John M. Carroll

John M. Carroll researches methods and theory in HCI, particularly as applied to internet tools for collaborative learning and problem solving, and design of interactive systems. He received the Rigo Award and CHI Lifetime Achievement Award from ACM, and the Goldsmith Award from IEEE. He is a fellow of AAAS, ACM, IEEE, the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, and the Association for Psychological Science, and received an honorary doctorate in engineering from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Mark John Costello

B.Sc. (NUI Galway); Ph.D. 1987 (NUI Cork). Involved in World Register of Marine Species, International Association for Biological Oceanography, Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Ocean Biogeographic Information System, Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network, Species 2000.

Diann S Eley

Associate Professor Diann (Di) Eley is the Director of MD Research in the Faculty of Medicine at The University of Queensland (UQ). Di chairs the Student Research Committee, the Faculty Low Negligible Risk Ethics Committee, and is deputy chair of the UQ Human Research Ethics Committee. Di’s research career began with an MSc in reproductive physiology at the University of Florida. She subsequently worked for nearly 20 years as a bench scientist in Kenya and the UK. In 2000, she began her academic career after receiving a PhD in health and exercise psychology at the University of Bristol. She moved to the School of Medicine at The University of Queensland in late 2003.
The primary focus of Di’s research is medical education, research training and rural health workforce. Her specific area of research interest deals with personality and behaviour around student well-being and career choice. Di has over 120 peer-reviewed publications, and over 20 externally funded research projects in medical education and rural workforce. She leads the medical student research program at UQ and is responsible for the development and implementation of the Clinician Scientist Track, which encourages student interest and experience in research, and facilitates medical students undertaking a research higher degree alongside their medical degree.

Morenike O Folayan

I am a Professor of Paediatric Dentistry with the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. My core area of work in Dentistry is Early Childhood Caries epidemiology. I also engage in research on tooth eruption, dental anomalies and dental anxiety management. I conduct work in bioethics with focus on community engagement with research. I also work in the HIV and AIDS field promoting access of adolescents to biomedical HIV prevention tools, advocating for policies and programs that improve access, and facilitating the translation of research to policies and programs.

Andrew R Gray

I am a biostatistician in the Biostatistics Centre at the University of Otago, a role I have held since 2004. Most of my work involves collaborating on a wide range of research projects in the health sciences, particularly in paediatric obesity, sleep, and physical activity; respiratory epidemiology, mostly asthma and COPD; dentistry; and health systems. I also work on statistical methods research, mostly topics inspired by these collaborations.

Prior to my current position I was a software metrics and machine learning researcher in the Department of Information Science at the same institution.

Tina Heger

Dr. Tina Heger is an ecologist with a focus on the mechanisms of plant invasions, ecological novelty and conceptual questions in ecology. Her interest is in understanding how nature is changing, how we as humans contribute to these changes, and how we can improve the way we study and interact with nature.

Corey Nislow

Corey Nislow's laboratory develops and uses cutting edge tools to address this central question: how can we understand the biological commonalities in all of the life sciences; from embryonic development, to the spread of infectious diseases to better ways to treat cancer. Each of these disciplines can be explained in the context of competition, interaction and evolution. His lab studies the interface between genes and the environment using parallel genome-wide screens, high throughput cell-based assays and next generation sequencing. Most recently, he and his scientific partner, Dr. Guri Giaever, are exploring how laboratory experiments can co-opt evolutionary processes to understand drug action. He enjoys teaching all aspects of biotechnology, genomics and drug discovery. He got his PhD from the University of Colorado, worked at several Biotechnology companies and was at Stanford and University of Toronto before joining UBC in 2013. He has published 161 papers and run 19 marathons.

Steven J Thompson

Former faculty at Johns Hopkins University and Dartmouth College. I have been teaching college students for over 20 years. My research expertise is in Internet phenomena: access, addiction, agency, control, dependency, governance, and policy; and engineering ethics in Science, Technology, and Society (STS) merging the Internet with physical bodies. I am the Editor for Machine Law, Ethics and Morality in the Age of Artificial Intelligence (2020); Androids, Cyborgs, and Robots in Contemporary Culture and Society (2017); and, Global Issues and Ethical Considerations in Human Enhancement Technologies (2014).

Julita Vassileva

Professor in Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, Canada. Her research area is human issues in decentralized computing technologies and applications: user modeling, personalization, trust modeling, intelligent educational and persuasive technologies.

Benjamin J. Whalley

Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology, University of Reading. British Neuroscience Association Local Group Representative. British Pharmacological Society (Member). UK Epilepsy Research Network (Interventions & Therapies CWG). Pharmacist (GPhC registered).

Investigating unmet clinical need in epilepsy with a specific focus on cannabinoid pharmacology using preclinical animal models and electrophysiological techniques supported by convention molecular and biochemical approaches.