Network

MEKEI, in conjunction with WASD, has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory can be used to help find, support and collaborate with experts from the network.

Interested in joining the expert directory? Complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at siham@wasd.org.uk. You can also join the expert directories of our sister organisation: World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) and Sudan Knowledge (SK).

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Dr. Claire Robertson

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Claire Robertson has a degree in Applied Human Nutrition (QMC, Edinburgh 1997), PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology (QuB, 2001) and MA Higher Education (UoW, 2012). Following five years post-doctorate experience in cardiovascular epidemiology at Imperial College, she joined the University of Westminster as a Senior Lecturer in Nutrition.…

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Dr. Mridula Chopra

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Mridula Chopra is a senior lecturer for the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Portsmouth. She is Mechanistic investigations into the pathology of cancer and cardiovascular disease.…

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Yousra Abdelmoneim

Junior Researcher

Studied BSc in Economics with a professional placament year at the University of Sussex. My interest in migration studies in East Africa was triggered by my final year dissertation which focused on migration in Ethiopia.…

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Peter Stock

Assistant Head

Peter joined Brighton Business School in 2000 after a career in public service. Peter’s own journey of personal development being in 1985 when he enrolled as a part-time mature student on a business studies degree course.…

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Cathryn Salisbury

Researcher

Cathryn Salisbury has recently graduated with first class BSc (Hons) in Human Nutrition from the University of Westminster. She received a UoW bursary award for her final year project, investigating the impact public health messages have on diet quality and lifestyle choices of women during pregnancy, considering quality and effectiveness in the dissemination of current messages.…

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Dr. Mayada Abuaffan

Consultant in Public Health Medicine

Dr. Mayada Abu Affan Graduated  from Khartoum Medical School in the Sudan , completed foundation training and the MD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology   in the Sudan .  During her working in obstetrics and gynaecology she   became convinced that a combination of population and clinical perspectives are the most powerful approaches to improving   health and achieving   a bigger impact on health and health service quality, as a resulted she  entered the  Public Health higher specialist training programme in Scotland    and  obtained the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in 2006.…

Regina Papp

Researcher

Regina Papp holds a First Class Honours BSc degree from the University of Westminster. After having worked as a financial analyst for years, her attention turned to health and nutrition. Currently working for Action for Blind People, her focus of research is how nutrition can help prevent or slow sight loss with further interest in how nutrition influences health outcomes and health risks to individuals and communities.…

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Prof. Fatemeh Rabiee

Professor

Prof Fatemeh Rabiee is a Professor of Public Health Promotion within the Faculty of Health, Birmingham City University. She has experience of working in the UK, Netherlands and in Iran as a practitioner, manager and as an academic in the field of Public Health Promotion.…

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Dr. Jane Naufahu

Lecturer

Dr. Jane Naufahu is a Graduated from the University of Westminster with a first class Honours degree in Nutrition and Exercise Science and thereafter undertook a PhD which focused on the role of circulating Melanin Concentrating Hormone (MCH) in humans.…

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Graham Clifford

Senior Lecturer

Graham is a senior lecturer and teaches on the MBA and postgraduate courses, also acting as dissertation supervisor. Graham leads the Strategy subject group and takes a keen interest in management buy-outs, family businesses, turnaround, venture capital, and acquisitions and mergers.…

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Steve Reeve

Principal Lecturer

Recipient of a University of Brighton award for teaching excellence, Stephen leads the Postgraduate Change Management programmes. He has written extensively on adult learning, technology and the role of higher education and public private partnerships.…

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Jean Pierre Ferraroli

Senior Technician

Jean Pierre Ferraroli worked as a Registered General Nurse – RGN with Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Border) in war zones, refugees camp, famine area and development project from Central America to East Africa.…

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Dr. Jonathan E. Brown

Lecturer

Dr. Jonathan E. Brown is a lecturer at the University of  Surrey. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology of the University of Bath. …

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Dr. Basma ElSafi

Consultant

Basma ElSafi studied Medicine at the University of Bucharest, Romania. She is a Consultant in Acute Medicine
at Kings College Hospital in London. She holds MBBS, MD (MRCP equivalent), and the Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP).…

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Prof. Therese Hesketh

Professor

Professor Therese Hesketh is a Professor in Global Health specialising in the impact of difficult circumstances on the health and psychosocial well-being of children; reproductive health, demographic change and health systems in China.…

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Jela Webb

Senior Lecturer

Jela Webb is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Brighton Business School. She teaches and supervises at both undergraduate and post graduate levels. Her specialist area is in the field of Information and Knowledge Management. …

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Prof. Edwin Van Teijlingen

Professor

Edwin van Teijlingen is Professor of Reproductive Health Research at the Centre for Midwifery, Maternal & Perinatal Health, Bournemouth University, UK. His research background is in Public Health. He has over 220 peer-reviewed publications in the field of public health, social sciences and the organization of healthcare systems.…

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Rasha Alhaj

Doctoral Researcher

Rasha Alhaj an inventor, she discovered the substance in honey, which inhibit the growth of breast cancer cell. Founder of The Amal Initiative, A project to bring healing & hope to cancer patients.…

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Dr. Richard Baines

Principal Lecturer

Research interests encompass two converging themes: agricultural and rural development with special reference to emerging economies and Africa; and, the management of food safety and quality for agricultural production in response to legislation, the food chain and consumers. …