Expert Explanations

Expert Explanations’ offer 4-8 minute introductions to key terms and theories in the medical humanities and sciences for a wider audience in general, and undergraduate students in particular. Succinct, engaging and challenging entries by experts in their fields, the audio encyclopaedia aims to create a vibrant and accessible online resource as well as a novel way to promote science and history.

 

Prof Trevor Cox carries out research, teaching and commercial activities in acoustic engineering. He is was an EPSRC Senior Media Fellow and is President of the Institute of Acoustics.Prof Cox carries out research in performance room acoustics, investigating how room conditions can be improved for good speech communication, and quality music production and reproduction.

 

Prof Trevor Cox carries out research, teaching and commercial activities in acoustic engineering. He is was an EPSRC Senior Media Fellow and is President of the Institute of Acoustics.Prof Cox carries out research in performance room acoustics, investigating how room conditions can be improved for good speech communication, and quality music production and reproduction.

 

 Professor Richard Velleman is Emeritus Professor of Mental Health Research. He is a leading authority on substance misuse, with a special interest in the impact of this misuse on other family members, including children.

 

Prof Glyn Humphreys, Watts Professor of Experimental Psychology, Head of the University of Oxford's Department Experimental Psychology, and an ERC Advanced Investigator, is a cognitive neuroscientist with a diverse set of research interests including the diagnosis and management of cognitive problems and a remarkable publication track record of over 500 papers and 16 books, in

 

Prof Glyn Humphreys, Watts Professor of Experimental Psychology, Head of the University of Oxford's Department Experimental Psychology, and an ERC Advanced Investigator, is a cognitive neuroscientist with a diverse set of research interests including the diagnosis and management of cognitive problems and a remarkable publication track record of over 500 papers and 16 books, in

 

Professor Christopher C. French, (born April 6, 1956) is a British psychologist and vocal skeptic specialising in the psychology of paranormal beliefs and experiences, cognition and emotion.

 

Prof Debi Roberson was a research associate at Goldsmiths College, University of London, before joining the University of Essex as a lecturer in 2000. Her PhD fieldwork was carried out with a remote hunter-gatherer tribe in Papua New Guinea, while her post-doctoral projects include a longitudinal study with the nomadic Himba people of northern Namibia.

 

Prof Elaine Fox is the Director of the 'Oxford Centre for Emotions and Affective Neuroscience' at the University of Oxford, an ERC Advanced Investigator, as well as a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and the British Psychological Society.

 

Professor Edzard Ernst qualified as a physician in Germany in 1978 where he also completed his MD and PhD theses. He has received training in acupuncture, autogenic training, herbalism, homoeopathy, massage therapy and spinal manipulation.

 

Dr Ciaran O'Keeffe is a Senior Lecturer at Bucks New University and an eminent researcher into forensic and parapsychology, as well as a television personality having appeared in ITV's Most Haunted amongst other programmes focussed on paranormal activity.  For further details and resources please see Ciaran O'Keeffe's Listen...

 

 

 

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