Asia Expertise Guide

   
   
 

India

  • Dr Zhihong Yu

    China and the world economy, Asian firms' responses to globalisation, trade liberalisation, foreign direct investment, and global value chains.
    0115 846 8267
    Business and economy International Relations China world economy Asia globalisation Trade Liberalisation Foreign direct investment global value chains
  • Dr Nicholas Hamm

    Participated in two projects in China: (1) mapping the environmental determinants of echinococcosis in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region (NHAR) and (2) mapping air pollution in China for input into environmental epidemiology studies. Also coordinated a joint MSc between the Univeristy of Twente (NL) and the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing.
    +86 574 8818 8980
  • Professor Katharine Adeney

    Politics of India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka (and South Asia generally), ethnic conflict, democratisation, federalism, constitutional design in divided societies, the China Pakistan Economic Corridor, Majoritarian Nationalism.
    +44 (0)115 951 4032
    Belt and Road Initiative International Relations Politics World politics India Pakistan South Asia Ethnic confllict
  • Dr Paul McGarr

    British and American diplomacy; Transatlantic relations; the Cold War; UK-India relations; US-India relations; public diplomacy; British decolonization; colonial iconography; foreign policy in India and Pakistan; cultural diplomacy; the British Council; the Central Intelligence Agency; Britain's intelligence and security services; India's intelligence agencies; the right to privacy and state-sponsored mass surveillance; government secrecy and Freedom of Information; political asylum; British soft power; historical memory and memorialisation.
    +44 (0) 115 823 2265 , +44 (0) 7941 322 845
    American Politics Arts and Culture Cultures History International Relations Politics World British American transatlantic Relations Cold War India diplomacy Foreign Policy Pakistan Culture history
  • Dr Sean Mayes

    Crops, plants, seeds, crop genetics, marker assisted selection, development of minor crops, resilient agriculture, oil palm, bambara groundnut, wheat, tea, biotechnology, breeding, seed systems
    01159518062
    Environment Science World Crops plants seeds crop genetics marker assisted selection development of minor crops resilient agriculture oil palm bambara groundnut wheat tea biotechnology breeding seed systems
  • Dr Ruth Maxey

    20th-century and contemporary American literature, especially fiction; Asian American studies; immigrant writing in the United States; American autobiography as a form.
    +44 (0) 115 846 8119 , +44 (0) 7742 919 769
    Arts and Culture Cultures Migration American Literature fiction asian Contemporary Immigrant United States
  • Professor Stephen Legg

    Interwar colonial India, Imperial Britain and Indian policy, the League of Nations and colonial questions, Indian Anti-colonial Nationalism and Internationalism
    0115 846 8402
    Geography History Interwar colonial India Imperial Britain Indian policy the League of Nations colonialism Indian Anti-colonial Nationalism Internationalism India
  • Dr Ian James Kidd

    Ancient Chinese philosophy, Confucian philosophy, Daoist philosophy, Buddhist philosophy
    Arts and Culture Education Environment Ancient Chinese philosophy Confucian philosophy Daoist philosophy Buddhist philosophy
  • Dr Carol Hooi

    Competencies in the digital world, developing global human resources, mission accomplishment of expatriates, organisational best practices in professionalism, E-HRM, human capital management, human capital development, employee loyalty, change management, organisational justice, organisational citizenship behaviour, organisational learning capability, organisational performance, leadership succession planning, talent management, internship and cyber ethics and behaviour.
    +60 38924 8702
  • Professor Peter Ling

    African American history. American history. Non-violence and social justice. Martin Luther King Jnr and political education in the civil rights movement. John F Kennedy. Kennedy assassination. Historic commemorations. Gun control in the US.
    +44 (0)115 951 4268
    American Politics Arts and Culture Crime History International Relations Politics World African American history social justice civil rights Martin Luther King Jnr political education John F Kennedy assassination commemorations gun control us
  • Dr Aditya Jain

    Maximising organisational productivity, innovation and wellbeing, all of which are linked to the way work is designed and the way in which organisations are managed. Research has focused on the management of psychosocial factors at work and the translation of health and safety knowledge into policy and practice, in many countries across the world.
    0115 828 3033
    Business and economy Education Law Psychology Sociology Well-being Health and Safety mental health workplace stress workplace innovation psychosocial risk management business education Law Psychology sociology Asia
  • Dr Meili Feng

    Freshwater ecosystems under climate changing effects and human activities especially hydropower regulation. Areas of interest include: The impacts of hydropower regulation on river thermal regimes and fish habitat suitability; temporal-spatial characterisation of hydropeaking and thermopeaking effects; water quality modeling based on biogeochemistry processes; river hydrology and ecologically related implications.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8510
    Belt and Road Initiative Environment freshwater ecosystems climate change hydropower regulations water quality rivers
  • Dr Mohan Avvari

    Innovation Systems in Malaysia and India: how business organisations develop linkages (with universities, NGOs, etc) and innovate; policies that support development of Innovation Systems including 'technology clusters' 'science / technology parks'; and how businesses are developing links with NGOS for sustainability-oriented businesses/innovations.
    +60 3 8924 8261
    Business and economy innovation Responsible Business innovation systems
  • Professor Roshan das Nair

    Cognition (e.g. attention and memory) and cognitive rehabilitation following brain injuries and multiple sclerosis; supported test development, and the design of clinical trials to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions.
    0115 823 0589
  • Dr Kaushik Chattopadhyay

    Several years of experience in health-related research in Asia, especially India, China and Bangladesh. Current research interests include lifestyle diseases (such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease), complex interventions, and traditional therapies (such as yoga and ayurveda). Also works at the Ningbo campus.
    +44 115 823 1342
    Health and Medicine diabetes cardiovascular disease (CVD) Obesity lifestyle diseases Randomised controlled trials epidemiology health services research mixed methods development and evaluation of complex interventions clinical and public health interventions yoga ayurveda traditional therapies Ethnic Minorities Developing Countries
  • Dr Esther Bott

    'Niche' tourism markets and how local people negotiate them. Expertise in ethnographic research on: orphanage tourism in Nepal; 'tribal' tourism in Vietnam; adventure tourism in Nepal, Thailand (and Jordan and Patagonia). Currently working on a project exploring micro-finance, children's health and women's 'empowerment' in poor communities in Bihar, India.
    07985 652 137
    Cultures Gender Migration Sociology Tourism poverty power dignity Asia tribal tourism adventure tourism micro-finance women health
  • Dr Edward Bolt

    Expert in the molecular biology of CRISPR editing and it's use in biotechnology and medicine which has resulted in becoming Associate Editor for Portland Press with meetings in Singapore and China and research collaborations with scientists in South Korea.
    0115 823 0194
    Communications Science biotechnology medicine Asia CRISPR editing
  • Dr Sascha Auerbach

    Imperialism Migration and Race Crime; Policing Law and Labour American Universities; Riots and Demonstrations; Origins of "popular journalism"; Nationalism and national identity. Immigration Race and racism; Sensational court cases; Popular nationalism; Xenophobia Crime and police responses to it Anti-Chinese sentiment.History of race, law, colonialism and labour in the 19th and early 20th c. British Empire. Focus in Asia is on Malaysia, and on the migration of Indian and Chinese labourers between different colonies. Currently examining the comparative history of Indian and Chinese indentured labour in SE Asia, Mauritius, and the Caribbean.
    +44 (0)77 177 082 93
    American Politics Crime Cultures History International Relations Migration Politics Rights Lab World race crime migration America China Malaysia Riots demonstrations crime Racism Labour
  • Dr Afzal Ashraf

    Terrorism; counter-terrorism; global security and conflict; international relations and diplomacy; regional political and security expertise in the Middle East and South East Asia; information exploitation; intelligence processes and agencies; information as a commercial commodity; cyber security
    +44 (0)7848 965 356
    Politics War and security World Terrorism global security International Relations diplomacy Cyber Security Security Al Qaeda Extremism violent extremism
  • Ibtisam Ahmed

    The history of colonisation in South Asia through the lens of utopia, with a specific goal of highlighting marginalised and silenced anti-colonial voices. I do this specifically by exploring the impact on religion, culture, gender and sexuality, and language.
    Gender History Politics Utopianism Decolonisation Queer theory BME history Gender history politics Commonwealth colonialism Colonial
  • Dr Christian Mueller

    Interested in the entangled global histories of Europe and Asia (South, Southeast and East Asia) from the late early modern period to the contemporary era (1700 to the present) with a focus on transnational relations, imperialism, and transfer of knowledge, labour regimes, and concepts of normative orders and governance.
    +49 173 5131306
    Archaeology Cultures Education History International Relations Law Politics history Europe Asia transnational relations imperialism knowledge transfer labour regimes Governance
  • Dr Usman Khalid

    Economist working on the relationships that exist at the cross-section of Economics and Politics. Usman has worked on a variety of topics in the Asian context such as exploring the relationship between firm ownership and carbon emissions in China, and understanding the relationship between trade, outward FDI and economic growth.
    +6 (03) 8924 8255
    Business and economy Environment International Relations Politics Trade Economy Asia Trade politics Sri Lanka Malaysia Pakistan carbon emissions Economic Growth
  • Professor Michèle Clarke

    The environment, climate and ecology of the Asia-Pacific region for the last 30 years, including the complexity of their interactions with society, heritage and cultures. Recent themes have included agriculture and rural development; cultural and built heritage; low carbon and clean energy; rapid urbanisation and sustainable cities; and the energy-water-food nexus.
    0115 951 5446
    Archaeology Architecture and Built Environment Cultures Education Energy Engineering Environment Gender History Migration Science Veterinary climate society sustainable development energy ecosystems Cities Water agriculture heritage Asia
  • Dr Dilip Mutum

    +60 38725 3754
    Business and economy Communications Cultures Psychology marketing consumer behaviour Halal marketing digital marketing India Indonesia Malaysia
  • Dr Simon Roberts

    PI on International Social Security Association study of gaps in social protection including Australia, India and Thailand. Senior EU Expert on EU-China Social Security Reform Co-operation Project, Senior EU Expert providing technical assistance for capacity building in social security for Turkey. Co-Investigator (Policy and Governance) on Leverhulme Trust Sustainable Urban Habitats programme with empirical data from Shanghai.
    0115 846 7767
    Environment Gender Law Migration social policy social security pensions healthcare EU law institutional capacity building Governance Evaluation China Thailand turkey India
  • Dr Alexander Trautrims

    Logistics and supply chains ie. the operations that are run behind every business, with a focus on the retail sector. How products get to the supermarket shelf, collaboration between retailers and suppliers, sustainability issues ie. food miles, and the impact of online shopping on the retail sector. Vulnerability of supply chains and logistics networks.
    +44 (0) 115 823 1414
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Environment International Relations Rights Lab Logistics supply chains business retail supermarkets retailers Sustainability modern slavery human rights sustainability scandals
  • Dr Shalini Ojha

    Neonatal research with a particular focus on nutrition and breast feeding in India. Linking women's well-being with child health.
    +44 7469 037398
    Gender Health and Medicine neonatal women's empowerment women's health Child Health India China Malaysia
  • Dr Sarah Jewitt

    Gender and environmental management. Forest use and management in India during the colonial and post-colonial period. Socio-cultural importance of forests and their role in community-based resource management. Technology transfers and the displacement of indigenous agro-ecological knowledge. The impact of 30 years of Green Revolution in India. Political ecology of natural resource management in Eastern India, intra- and inter- community variations in environmental knowledge possession and management capacity in Jharkhand, India.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5450
    Environment Gender Geography Rights Lab Geography Environment Gender Forest India Colonial post-colonial Community technology political Indian IAPS
  • Dr Haibo Zhou

    Entrepreneurship and innovation in Northeast Asia.
    +86 57488 188 8802
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Northeast Asia innovation Entrepreneurship
  • Dr Abby Zhou

    Multinational corporations from emerging economies in Asia, indigenous innovation and management practices in China.
    +86 574 8818 8697
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Multinational Corporations emerging economies Asia indigenous innovation Management China India
  • Professor Andrew White

    China's creative industries with a specific focus on the protection and exploitation for online content, and their business models.
    +86 574 8818 9285
    Art Belt and Road Initiative Communications Cultures Politics Sociology China creative industries online content business models
  • Professor Stephen Timmons

    NHS policy, NHS management and NHS finance. Computer systems in healthcare, especially why they fail. Lay people using defibrillators to treat heart attacks. Healthcare professionals, especially disputes about professional boundaries. Emergency medicine. Improving productivity in the NHS. Policy and politics in the NHS.
    +44 (0) 115 84 66635
    Business and economy Health and Medicine Sociology NHS policy finance managment defibrillator heart heart attack health care professionals politics
  • Dr Carole Spary

    Democratic politics and development in South Asia, especially India. Themes include gender inequality, political representation, political institutions such as Parliament and political parties, gender and development policy, legislation and practice, women's rights and empowerment, feminism, gender and multi-level governance and federalism, women's movements, elections, women in politics, state policy initiatives for gender equality and gender mainstreaming.
    0115 848 6812
    Business and economy Gender History International Relations Politics Sociology India gender inequality political representation political institutions development policy legislation and practice women's rights and empowerment feminism federalism women's movements elections women in politics gender mainstreaming
  • Professor Alan Smyth

    Cystic fibrosis. Clinical trials in children. Chest disease in childhood. Professor Smyth is Director of the Medicines for Children Research Network in the East of England (MCRN-East).
    +44 (0)115 823 0612
    Cultures Health and Medicine Science cystic fibrosis clinical trials chest disease children
  • Dr Uditi Sen

    A historian of colonial and post-colonial India, with a particular focus on patterns of migration between India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. Dr Sen has published on refugee memory, India's Partition and oral histories and is also interested in how gender and women's histories relate to post-colonial development, as well as the governance of remote regions, such as the Andaman Islands.
    +44(0)1157486841
    Tribal Rights Displacement 1950s Indian Politics Bengal Kolkata interviews Memory Studies Partition Studies Bangladesh Pakistan India Gender Colonial post-colonial Governance remote regions
  • Professor Colin Thorne

    Professor Colin Thorne is one of the UK's leading expert in flooding. His expertise covers flood management, rivers and river management, including rehabilitation and restoration for environmental enhancement and rivers and development issues in South America, Africa and Asia.
    0115 951 5431
    Architecture and Built Environment Engineering Environment International Relations Science Sociology Africa America (South) Asia civil engineering Flooding Geography rivers Water weather IAPS
  • Dr Jasmeet Kaler

    Precision technologies. Smart farming. Precision agriculture. Sheep. Lameness. Cattle. Lameness. Sensors for livestock. Stakeholder decision making. Farmer behaviour.
    +44 (0)115 951 6564
    Animals Food Science Veterinary Precision technologies Smart farming Precision agriculture sheep lameness cattle Sensors for livestock Stakeholder decision making Farmer behaviour farming
  • Dishil Shrimankar

    Indian elections, voting behaviour, and quantitative methods
    +44 (0)115 84 66228
    Politics World India elections voting politics

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