Bristol Benjamin Meaker Distinguished Visiting Professors and 'Next Generation' Visiting Researchers 2020-21

Bristol Benjamin Meaker Distinguished Visiting Professors 2021-22 (postponed from 2020-21)

We are currently liaising with hosts and visitors in order to re-organise visits that were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Date of visitName and InstitutionBristol hostTopic of research

24 Feb- 13 March and

6-9 April 2020

Associate Professor Douglas Pancoast 
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA
Associate Professor Theo Tryfonos
Civil Engineering
Digitilization of Society: connecting experiment making with place and
object making
1 March - 31 May 2020 CAPT Joseph R. Hibbeln
National Institute of Health (NIH), USA
Professor Jean Golding
Population Health Science

Interactions of religious beliefs, dietary habits and mental health outcomes
15 March - 15 June 2020 Professor Jonathan Paul Stewart
University of California at Los Angeles, USA
Professor George Mylonakis
Civil Engineering
Trans-Atlantic partnerships for transformative research on seismic risk characterization and mitigation for critical infrastructure
15-21 March 2020 Professor Beatriz Garcia Osma
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Dr Mariano Scapin
Economics, Finance and Managment
The effect of pay disparities within top management on conservative reporting
23 March - 10 April 2020 Dr Yogesh Joglekar
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA
Dr Anthony Laing
Non-Hermiticity as a resource for quantum simulations, quantum sensing, and decoherence mitigation
1 April - 15 May 2020 Professor Yakov Ben-Haim
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Professor Jonathan Lawry
Engineering Mathematics
Info-gap theory for managing deep uncertainty in distributed learning and collective decision making by robot swarms
6 April - 4 May 2020 Dr Nandita Sharma
Universtiy of Hawai'i Manoa, USA
Professor Bridget Anderson
Sociology, Politics and International Studies
The Hydra Rising
26 April - 1 May 2020 Professor Matthew Hall
Monash University, Australia
Dr Emma Pugh
Finance, Accounting and Management
How Do Donors Use Accounting Information in Non-profit Donation Decisions?
3 June - 3 July 2020 Professor W. Berry Lyons
Ohio State University, USA
Professor Martyn Tranter
Earth Sciences
Lakes, Brines, and the Grind
15 Sept - 15 Dec 2020

Professor Eduardo Santamaria Carrero
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

Professor Emma Hornby
Sacred Topography in Early Medieval Iberia: architecture, art history and liturgy in dialogue
15 Sept - 15 Oct 2020 Dr Tanya Evans
Macquarie University, Australia
Professor Josie McLellan

Community and Collaborative History projects in International Perspective

5 Jan - 6 Apr 2021
*revised date for Sept 2021
Professor Jean-Louis Denis
University of Montreal, Canada
Professor Gianluca Veronesi
Economics, Finance and Management
Governance of technological innovations in health systems
1 Apr - 1 Jun 2021 Dr Saman Razavi
University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Professor Thorsten Wagener
Civil Engineering
Building Resilience in Complex Water-Human Systems
15 May - 18 July 2021 Professor Julia Adeney Thomas
University of Notre-Dame, USA
Professor Marianna Dudley
Mobilizing History for the Anthropocene: Strategies of Resilience Past and Present
21 June - 5 July 2020 Professor Urmila Seshagiri
University of Tennessee, USA
Dr Rowena Kennedy-Epstein

 Unfinished Modernism: Towards New Feminist Methodologies 

1 Oct  - 22 Dec  2020 Dr Karen Kohfeld
Simon Fraser University, Canada
Dr Kate Hendry
Earth Sciences

Influence of Ice Age conditions on Si cycling in the global ocean

15 Sept - 15 Nov 2021 Professor Diana Roman
Carnegie Institution for Science, USA
Professor Katharine Cashman
Earth Sciences

Surface expressions of magma ascent from combined
seismic-petrologic analyses


Bristol's 'Next Generation' Visiting Researcher Programme  2021-22 (postponed from 2020-21)

We are currently liaising with hosts and visitors in order to re-organise visits that were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Date of VisitName and InstitutionBristol hostTopic of Research

15 - 26 Jun 2020

Dr Jeanne-Marie Jackson
Johns Hopkins University, USA

Professor Madhu Krishnan

African Literature Beyond the Independence Era

18 Jul - 1 Aug 2020

Dr Tebeje Molla
Deakin University, Australia

Dr Tigist Grieve

Educational Capabilities in Disadvantaged Communities

19 Jul - 15 Aug 2020

Dr Fernando Pires Hartwig
University of Pelotas, Brazil

Professor George Davey Smith
Bristol Medical School

Assessing the INSIDE assumption in Mendelian randomization

17 - 25 April 2021

Professor Scott G Bruce
Fordham University, USA

Dr Benjamin Pohl

 The Literary Underground of Medieval Monasteries