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We are a boutique research consultancy that specialises in exploratory research. Our strengths are in behavioural, design and data-driven research across all industries.

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Senior Research Consultants
Research Consultants
Research Associates

Senior Research Consultants

Dr James Mullen
Dr James MullenHead of Research
Research Interests: Safeguarding, Cultural Heritage, History, Archaeology, Local Government, EU, Justice.

Geographical regions of interest: UK and EU

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Dr Chinasa Odo
Dr Chinasa Odo Senior Research Consultant
Research Interests: Human-Computer Interaction – User Experience

Other language(s): Igbo

Geographical regions of interest: Africa, Europe, USA

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Dr Fan Liang
Dr Fan LiangSenior Research Consultant
Research Interests: Dietary/food research, public health, health/gender inequality, hypertension and other CV risk factors.

Other language(s): Mandarin

Geographical regions of interest: East Asia, Northeast and UK

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Dr Zahra Kemiche
Dr Zahra KemicheSenior Research Consultant
Research Interests: Internationalisation, equality, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, heterogeneity and ethics in higher education.

Other language(s): Arabic, French and Tamazight.

Geographical regions of interest: UK, EU, US, Middle East, and Africa

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Dr Maria Armaou
Dr Maria ArmaouSenior Research Consultant
Research Interests: Digital Health, psychological well being, workplace interventions, evaluation studies

Other language(s): Greek

Geographical regions of interest: UK, Europe, USA,

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Dr Tobi Owonubi
Dr Tobi OwonubiSenior Research Consultant
Research Interests: Corporate Social Responsibility, Ethics, Modern Slavery, Supply Chain Ethics

Other language(s): Yoruba

Geographical regions of interest: UAE, UK, Nigeria, Qatar, Oman

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Dr Ebenezer Larnyo
Dr Ebenezer LarnyoSenior Research Consultant
Research Interests: Technology Adoption, Digital & eHealth, Public Health, Epidemiology, and User Behaviour

Other language(s): Mandarin

Geographical regions of interest: Africa, Asia, United Kingdom, Europe

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Dr Anesh Sukhai
Dr Anesh SukhaiSenior Research Consultant
Research Interests: Public Health, Emergency Care Medicine, Injury Epidemiology, Road Safety, and Sustainable Development.

Geographical regions of interest: UK, EU, Africa

Other language(s): Afrikaans

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Dr Oylun Apak
Dr Oylun ApakSenior Research Consultant
Research Interests: Social Media, Critical Theory, Web 2.0 and 3.0, Collective Memory, Internet Policy, English Literature, American Literature, Auteur Cinema…

Other language(s): Turkish and French

Geographical regions of interest: Turkey, UK, Europe, USA

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Dr Fidel Abowei
Dr Fidel AboweiSenior Research Consultant
Research Interests: Human-computer interaction, climate change, and violent extremism.

Other language(s): French

Geographical regions of interest: Africa, EU, and the US

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Dr Ruth Cowie
Dr Ruth CowieSenior Research Consultant
Research Interests: Developmental Psychology, Disabilities, Mental Health, Creative Arts, and policy making.

Other language(s): Dutch

Geographical regions of interest: Scotland and Europe

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Dr Emem Udoh
Dr Emem UdohSenior Research Consultant
Research Interests: Agriculture, Nutrition, Behaviour, Health, Dementia, Dysphagia 

Languages: Ibibio & Yoruba 

Geographical regions of interest: Nigeria, Africa, United Kingdom, Europe 

Geographical regions of interest: Scotland and Europe

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Dr Kathryn Mitchell
Dr Kathryn MitchellSenior Research Consultant
Research Interests: Human security, human rights, gender, politics, NGOs and environmentalism 

Other language(s): Intermediate Spanish and beginners Russian 

Geographical regions of interest: USA, UK, Northern Ireland, Russia and post-conflict societies

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Research Consultants

Doina Cojocaru-Thanasiadis
Doina Cojocaru-ThanasiadisResearch Consultant
Research Interests: Contemporary art theory and practice, European political systems, cultural capital, migration, national identity.

Other language(s): Greek, Romanian and Russian

Geographical regions of interest: UK, EU, US, Middle East, and Africa

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Dan Lungescu
Dan LungescuResearch Consultant
Research Interests: Archaeology, Humanities, Sustainability, Technology, Architecture

Other language(s): French and Romanian

Geographical regions of interest: UK, EU and US

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Jonathan Foley
Jonathan FoleyResearch Consultant
Research Interests: Electrochemistry, Cannabis, biochemistry, engineering, physics, quantitative data analysis

Other language(s): Welsh

Geographical regions of interest: UK, EU, US, Canada, Jamaica, India

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India Lewis
India LewisResearch Consultant
Research Interests: Social Justice, Human Rights, Minority Empowerment, Politics, Education, Culture, and Security

Other language(s): Spanish, Arabic, Intermediate – Mandarin, Intermediate – Korean

Geographical regions of interest: North America, Europe, Middle East, Asia

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Myles Harris
Myles HarrisResearch Consultant
Research Interests: Health, Risk, Education, Space

Geographical regions of interest: UK, Remote Environments, Mountain Regions

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Imoh Ukpong
Imoh UkpongResearch Consultant
Research Interests: Corrosion, Climate change, and data science

Geographical regions of interest: Sub-saharan Africa, the US, Canada and the UK

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Mary Brown
Mary BrownResearch Consultant
Research Interests:  Inflammatory conditions, immunology, infectious diseases, public health, healthcare infrastructure 

Geographical regions of interest: UK, EU, North America and Africa 

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Ysaline Bourgine de Meder
Ysaline Bourgine de MederResearch Consultant
Research interests: History and Heritage, Climate Change, Global Development, Effective Altruism 

Other languages: French, Russian 

Geographical areas of interest: UK, Europe, Russia 

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Research Associates

Anna Kuntz Presnall
Anna Kuntz PresnallResearch Associate
Research Interests: Conflict, Human Rights, Cyber Security, Social Media, Misinformation

Other language(s): Intermediate Spanish

Geographical regions of interest: USA, Canada, EU and UK

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Sinan Li
Sinan Li Research Associate
Research Interests: Climate economics and policy, Energy policy, infrastructure, sustainable and inclusive development, growth diagnostics.

Other language(s): Mandarin

Geographical regions of interest: UK, Europe, Asia, Africa

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Robaya Akter
Robaya AkterResearch Associate
Research Interests: Non-communicable diseases risk factors in Asian communities, public health and health inequality

Other language(s): Italian and Bengali

Geographical regions of interest: England, UK, Europe and South Asia
Geographical regions of interest: UK, Europe, Asia, Africa

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Hiba Abdullah
Hiba AbdullahResearch Associate
Research Interests: Quantitative Data Analysis, Inclusive Mental Health Policy, Global Drug Policy, Arts and Culture

Other language(s): French, Arabic (Levantine), Spanish (Intermediate), Italian (Beginner), and Japanese (Beginner)

Geographical regions of interest: Southwest & East Asia, North Africa, UK

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Ariba Shabir
Ariba ShabirResearch Associate
Research Interests: Psychology, Food Consumer Marketing, Qualitative Research, Market and Business Research, Philosophy and  Vitamin D.

Other language(s): Urdu, English, Punjabi

Geographical regions of interest: UK, Europe, USA,  Pakistan

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Dina Shallal
Dina ShallalResearch Associate
Research Interests:  Culture, Social Media, Globalisation, International Politics, Diplomacy, Environment

Other language(s): Arabic (Fluent), Italian (Beginner)

Geographical regions of interest: Africa, U.S., UK, MENA (Middle East North Africa Region)

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Elisabeth Speyerl
Elisabeth Speyerl Research Associate
Research Interests: International security, international organizations, constitutional law, intellectual history

Other Language(s): German, French, Mandarin

Geographical regions of interest: East Asia, China, EU, Germany, France

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Isabella Poston
Isabella PostonResearch Associate
Research Interests: Life Sciences, Biology, Conservation

Other language(s): Italian

Geographical regions of interest: UK, EU

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Mia He
Mia HeResearch Associate
Research Interests: Corporate governance; Domestic violence; Women’s right; social care

Other language(s): Mandarin

Geographical regions of interest: United Kingdom; China; Hong Kong

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Tiffany Heung
Tiffany Heung Research Associate
Research Interests: Behaviour change, human-technology interaction, psychology, neuroscience, cognition

Other language(s): Cantonese, Mandarin

Geographical regions of interest: UK, US, EU, Asia

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Prosper Nwachukwu
Prosper NwachukwuResearch Associate
Research Interests: Corporate governance, Regulatory compliance, Law review, Data privacy.

Other language(s): Igbo

Geographical regions of interest: UK, USA, Africa and Europe

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Mercy Anna Mathew
Mercy Anna MathewResearch Associate
Research Interests: Subaltern studies, Education, Film studies and  Theology.

Other language(s): Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, French

Geographical regions of interest: United Kingdom, South-East Asia

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If you have a Ph.D. (or about to complete a doctorate) and feel your research interests are aligned with ours, come and talk to us. We are particularly interested in unconventional thinkers. Write to us and answer this paradox: when you look at a glass mirror, what do you see?
James Mullen
Dr James Mullen

Head of Research

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