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April 7, 2021

Creating and Sustaining Movements in Medicine

Name: Alister Martin Number of core colleagues on your team: 7 Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts Graduation Date: 2015 H-index: 3 Grants: 3 Success of your lab’s members/colleagues: Shuhan is the Tony Stark of medicine. Twitter followers: 3500 Hello! Who are you and what are you working on? Hi! My name is…
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April 6, 2021

Assessing Psychological Dynamics During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Name: Stephanie J. Eder Number of colleagues (excluding PI): 6 in the current project Location: Vienna, Austria Graduation Date: July 2020 Grants: 4 scholarships so far Twitter followers: 52 Hello! Who are you and what are you working on? I’m a trained psychologist – although I currently investigate C. elegans…
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March 16, 2021

Developing an Effective Competition-Based Approach to Changing Incentives in U.S. Healthcare

Name: Tim McDonald Number of lab members or colleagues (excluding PI): 10 Location: Pardee RAND Graduate School, University of Minnesota Graduation Date: Pardee RAND Ph.D. (expected 2021); Harvard Kennedy School M.P.P.; Hamline University B.A. Grants: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (PI: Dowd), Donaghue Foundation (PI: Dowd); Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy…
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December 20, 2020

Evolutionary Psychology: Human Behavior and Reproduction

Name: Urszula Marcinkowska Number of lab members or colleagues (excluding PI): 1 (I do not coordinate a lab at the moment, I coordinate multiple research groups that are constructed around different projects we conduct). Location: Cracow, Poland Graduation Date: June 2014, Ph.D. H index: 13 Grants: 2 Twitter followers: 215…
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December 5, 2020

Researching Infectious Diseases: From HIV to COVID-19

Name: Liam Townsend Number of lab members or colleagues (excluding PI): There are five in our lab group, with two PIs. Location: Trinity Translational Medicine Institute, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland; Saint James’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland Graduation Date: Medicine 2013, Ph.D. 2021 H index: 4, with 205 citations Grants: Irish Clinical…
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November 26, 2020

Preventing Coronary Heart Disease by Studying Potential Risk Groups

Name: Justin Lee Mifsud Number of lab members or colleagues (excluding PI): 2 Location: Msida, Malta Graduation Date: Will graduate in 2024 (Ph.D.) Grants: University of Malta Twitter followers: 17 Hello! Who are you and what are you working on? I am an academic at the University of Malta and…
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November 22, 2020

Debunking Conspiracy Theories and Promoting Critical Thinking

Name: David Robert Grimes Number of lab members or colleagues (excluding PI): Just myself, with a few dozen collaborators across the world on different projects. Location: Dublin, Ireland Graduation Date: November 2011 H index: 14 Grants: 6 Twitter followers: 19.5k Hello! Who are you and what are you working on?…
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November 2, 2020

Local Flow Field Inside a Coral Colony

Name: Md Monir Hossain Number of lab members or colleagues (excluding PI): I am working with Wonders of Water (WOW) Lab at the University of Houston. Currently, we have four members in our team. Location: Texas, Houston Graduation Date: Ph.D., June 2020 H index: 5 Grants: Virginia Sea Grant, Chevron…
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October 21, 2020

AI Research: Linguistics and the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

Name: Philipp Wicke Number of lab members or colleagues (excluding PI): 1 Location: University College Dublin Graduation Date: 2021 H index: 3 Grants: RISE (DAAD) Scholarship, UCD PhD Scholarship. Twitter followers: Too many different creative Twitter bots at my disposal to give a concrete answer. Check @the_plot_bot, @metaphormagnet (credit to…
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October 19, 2020

Amphibians: Snakes and Toads’ Evolution and Spread

Name: Rick Shine Number of lab members or colleagues (excluding PI): 6 Location: Macquarie University, Sydney Graduation Date: Ph.D. 1975 H index: 122. I’ve published well over a thousand peer-reviewed papers. In 2016 I won the two biggest science prizes in Australia - New South Wales Scientist of the Year,…
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October 13, 2020

Understanding How Emotions Function to Enhance Wellbeing

Name: Jenny Groarke Number of lab members or colleagues (excluding PI): I’m one of 14 members of the Centre for Improving Health-Related Quality of Life. Location: School of Psychology, Queen’s University Belfast Graduation Date: Ph.D. in 2017 H index: 6 Grants: I was awarded a PhD scholarship from the Irish…
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October 3, 2020

World-Learning and Self-Learning: How Genes Play a Role in Learning and Behavior

Name: Björn Brembs Number of lab members or colleagues (excluding PI): 3 scientists, one technician, varying number of undergraduate students. Location: Regensburg, Germany Graduation Date: Ph.D. March 2000 H index: 30 Grants: About 2.3M€ Twitter followers: 8000 Hello! Who are you and what are you working on? I’m a neurobiologist…
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October 3, 2020

Applying Holographic Projections to Study the Brain

Name: Rania Mohamed Abdelazeem Number of lab members or colleagues (excluding PI): 3 Location: Cairo University, Egypt Graduation Date: B.Sc. 2004, and Master degree 2016 Hello! Who are you and what are you working on? I am Rania Mohamed, I received a B.Sc. from the Department of Systems & Biomedical…
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September 12, 2020

Hearing Aid Research: Using Brain Signals to Measure Listening Effort

Name: Tirdad Seifi Ala Number of lab members or colleagues (excluding PI): 20 Location: Glasgow, UK Graduation Date: Will graduate in 2021 (Ph.D.) H index: 7 Grants: I’m funded by HEAR-ECO765329 (European Union’s Horizon 2020, Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement) Success of lab’s members: Major grants Twitter followers: 21 (not really…
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August 28, 2020

Open Source and Renewable Energy Solutions to Improve our Quality of Life

Name: Joshua Pearce Number of lab members or colleagues (excluding PI): 24 Location: Houghton, MI, USA Graduation Date: Ph.D., 2004 H index: 57 Grants: $9m Pi/co-Pi (funders https://www.appropedia.org/Pearce_research_group_sponsors) Success of lab’s members: Several have gone on to be professors or CEOs of their own companies building on the work we…
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August 25, 2020

The Psychology of Worldviews: How our Cosmovision is Integrated to our Personality

Name: Artur Nilsson Number of lab members or colleagues (excluding PI): I don’t have my own lab, but I’m affiliated with a lab (the JEDI-lab at Linköping University) and I have many collaborators in various constellations. Location: Linköping University, Sweden Graduation Date: Ph.D., June 2013 H index: 10+ Grants: A Fulbright…
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August 18, 2020

Online Neuropsychological Tests: Memory, Learning, and Brain Plasticity

Name: Jaap Murre Number of lab members or colleagues (excluding PI): About 70 in the Brain & Cognition Group but I am working closely with only a dozen or so. Location: University of Amsterdam Graduation Date: Ph.D. in 1992 H index: 34 Grants: Fellowships of the Netherlands Royal Society, large…
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July 25, 2020

Using Virtual Reality to Encourage Prosocial Behavior

Credit: Live in Their World. Name: Robin S. Rosenberg Location: NYC Graduation Date: Ph.D. in 1987 H index: 2 Hello! Who are you and what are you working on? I have a PhD in clinical psychology, and for many years had a psychotherapy practice and executive coaching practice. In addition,…