School of Health Sciences

Food Science and Technology

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
Vitti AllenderFood science technology vallender@cardiffmet.ac.uk 02920416446
Dr Ara KanekanianFood Preservation Technology, Chemical Analysis of Foods, Food Biotechnology, Nutritional Therapy, New Product Development, Dairy Technology and Raw Food Materials akanekanian@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416449
Katherine GallimoreFood habits, food composition tables, professional skills, communication/teaching skills and clinical dietetics, namely diabetes. KGallimore@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920205675
Andrew CurninFood Safety  ADCurnin@cardiffmet.ac.uk 02920416854
David LloydZero to Five: Food Industry Centre. Please contact David for all food industry related requests.  dclloyd@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920201194
Huw EvansLaw and related areas on the Health & Social Care, Environmental Health and Food Science & Technology hdevans@cardiffmet.ac.uk 02920416887

Nutrition and Dietetics

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
Alison NichollsHuman Nutrition and Dietetics ANicholls@cardiffmet.ac.uk  
Dr Ruth FairchildHuman Nutrition rfairchild@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416442
Hilary WickettPublic Health Nutrition hwickett@uwic.ac.uk02920416877
Rhiannon HarrisNutrition rharris@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416884

Speech and Language

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
Calum DelaneySpeech and language Therapy - fluency disorders and clinical and academic assessment. Cdelaney@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416881
Dr Robert MayrPhonetic and phonological acquisition in monolingual, bilingual and multilingual children, Second-language speech perception and production, First language attrition of speech, Normal and disordered speech rmayr@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920417291
Hannah PlumptonSpeech sound disorders and language impairment, adults with a persisting developmental language impairment hplumpton@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920417287
Kate Tuckerspeech and language therapy. Aphasia. Stroke. ktucker@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416879

Biomedical Science

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
Prof. Jorge D. ErusalimskyRelationship between ageing and cardiovascular diseases for over fifteen years, modulation of vascular cell senescence by stress-response proteins and on biomarkers of vascular ageing jderusalimsky@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416853
Prof. Rose CooperMicrobiology of wounds, mode of action of manuka honey on antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria isolated from infected and chronic wounds, such as MRSA. rcooper@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416845
Dr Rebecca AichelerImmunologyraicheler@cardiffmet.ac.uk0292016641
Prof. Ken JonesMucus secretion by bronchial epithelial cells:  asthma and chronic bronchitis. inflammatory pulmonary disease. Genetic influences & clinical patterns in peanut allergy. kpjones@cardiffmet.ac.uk 
Dr Keith MorrisPathophysiology of inflammatory disease and its regulation kmorris@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416871
Dr Richard WebbDiabetes and Metabolic Health, inflammatory aspects of diabetes and its cardiovascular complications,  cytotoxicity subsequent to cellular exposure rwebb@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920205559
Dr Rachel AdamsRole of white cells in decreased blood flow, Interactions between white blood cells and the vascular endothelium, peripheral vascular disease, aortic surgery, venous disease and diabetes Radams@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416839
Dr Shelly-Ann EvansCirculation of blood, inflammatory and circulatory disorders, and environmental influences on haemorheology. Investigation of endothelial dysfunction in thyroid disease saevans@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416837
Dr Sally HicksCellular Pathology, diagnostic value of measuring cytokines in cervical screening samples, effects of components of honey on several cell types involved in wound healing. shicks@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416848
Karin JonesLaboratory Investigation of disease, Toxicological Pathology  kjones@cardiffmet.ac.uk 
Dr Julia Rey-NoresThe response of the innate immune system to activation by pathogens. Modulation of the immune response by soluble CD14, Pattern recognition receptors: Toll-like receptors jreynores@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416842
Dr Neil RushmereAgeing and the control of the Cell Cycle, Anti-sense expression technologies, cellular and Genetic Mechanisms of Dietary Health Benefits, Carcinogenesis and Immunoevasion of Tumours  nrushmere@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920201145
Dr Peter J WatkinsEffect of mild exercise on inflammatory markers in sedentary individuals. Pwatkins@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416825
Dr Barry McDonnellVascular physiology research -vascular aging in different pathophysiologies (e.g. diabetes, metabolic syndrome, osteoporosis and hypertension) and the importance of exercise. bmcdonnell@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416827
Dr Sarah MaddocksMedical microbiology,  biofilm models to ascertain the effect of individual host environmental stimuli smaddocks@cardiffmet.ac.uk.ac.uk02920205607
Delia RipleyAcute phase protein called Hepcidin, and its role in infection and immunity dripley@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920205616
Dr Maninder AhluwaliaAnti-inflammatory actions of a group of antidiabetic drugs, regulation of megakaryocyte biology and the mechanisms behind the action of anagrelide, a drug used for its platelet lowering actions mahluwalia@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920205924
Dr James PearsonMacro/microvascular coupling in health and disease, Thermovascular physiology, Blood pressure regulation, Cardiovascular control during simulated haemorrhage jpearson@cardiffmet.ac.uk 
Dr Katie ThirlawayLung cancer susceptibility, cystic fibrosis and physical activity, genetic explanations of type 2 diabetes &risk, prevention and treatment, work related stress, identifying high risk breast cancer sufferers kthirlaway@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416328
Rowena JenkinsAbility of honey to kill antibacterial resistant bacteria. antimicrobial resistance, novel antimicrobial agents and their role in combating microbial infection, particularly in chronic infections.  rojenkins@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920205996
​Lowri Mainwaring​Diabetes and the metabolic syndrome in particular 
the impact of diet and exercise on this condition.
Laboratory medicine; diagnostic lab testing; 
developments in screening and diagnostics.
Endocrine base disorders.
Professional practice and healthcare regulation (HCPC).

Welsh speaker.

lomainwaring@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920205608​

Dental

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
Professor Robert WilliamsDental Technology and Innovation RJWilliams@cardiffmet.ac.uk 
Jeff LewisOrthodontics, Prosthodontics  jlewis@cardiffmet.ac.uk 

Psychology

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
Dr Tina AlwynClinical psychology, psychology therapies, substance abuse, high risk therapies, gender role and outcomes with alcohol misuse treatment. Mental health talwyn@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920417126
Dr Andy WattTheories of criminal behaviour, Schizophrenia, post traumatic stress disorder, Cytopathology awatt@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416923
Dr Daniel HeggsSocial psychology, family bonds in imprisoned men, motivation in prison based activity, influence of trust when communication health risks.  dheggs@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920417019
Dr Caroline LimbertOccupational psychology, work place health and wellbeing, psychometric testing, eating behaviour and disorder, job satisfaction in the military climber@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416009
Dr Jenny MercerSocial psychology, women who choose not to have children, cystic fibrosis, benefits of gardening for stress, relatives of someone with dementia, mood disorder jmercer@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416862
Dr Joselyn SellenForensic Psychology, psychological vulnerabilities, criminal minds, reoffenders employability  jsellen@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920417127
Dr Darren WalkerProspective memory​ (remembering to do things) and executive functioning in young, old and brain-damaged adults.   dwalker@cardiffmet.ac.uk 
Dr Debbie ClaytonLifestyle psychology, healthy ageing and the role of socially engaging leisure activities. dclayton@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920417057
Mr Michael DunnCognitive Neuroscience, brain cognition, speech and language, evolutionary basis of attraction/attractiveness and human mating/sexual behaviour. mdunn@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920417323
Dr Paul HewlettPsychology,  lifestyle behaviours, stress and stress management, psychological stress and diet on oxidative stress and inflammation, and motivation  phewlett@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416876
Dr Nick PerhamLinks with background music and effectiveness, cognitive tasks, office and call centre noise, reducing excessive drinking, auditory distraction,  nperham@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416255
Nicola BowesForensic Psychologist, violent offending. Rape, child abuse,  risk assessment of violent offenders and exploring how more effective interventions nbowes@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920201169

Housing and Social Care

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
Dr Joanne AubreyHealth and Social Care jaubrey@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416058
Marc FuryHousing mfury@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416214
Liz HayesHousing, community, engagement in the community, housing policy Lhayes@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416822
Dave MillerHealth and social care, children's homes, fostering systems.  dmiller@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416815
Jane MuddApplied community sciences jmudd@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416823
Amanda ProtheroeHousing, gov funded house, renting, gov initiatives aprotheroe@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920415963
Sarah ThomasSocial work slthomas@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416843
Rose O'DriscollSocial Care rodriscoll@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920201572
Huw EvansLaw and related areas on the Health & Social Care, Environmental Health and Food Science & Technology hdevans@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416887
​Janet Beauchamp​Chartered Town Planner, Urban Design, Housing. jbeauchamp@cardiffmet.ac.uk​02920416294

Podiatry

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
Jane LewisPodiatry. Diabetes.  jealewis@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416865
Dr Sarah CurranFoot function and patellofemoral joint pain, Footwear and lower limb function, Sports injuries/rehabilitation (lower limb) scurran@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920417221

Complementary Therapies

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
Judith WhatleyReflexology, Complementary therapies jwhatley@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920205613

Environmental

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
Dr Peter SykesOccupational risks posed to worker's exposed to dust and bioaerosols in the waste treatment industry psykes@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416831
George KaraniPoverty related diseases, Emergency preparedness and response, Traffic accidents, Environmental radiation, malaria gkarani@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416855