About us

We are an interdisciplinary team of scientists working at the University of Surrey. More details for each Principal Investigator can be found below.

Claudio Avignone-Rossa - Follow Claudio on Twitter.

Sarah Bath
Dr Sarah Bath is a Lecturer in Public Health Nutrition at the University of Surrey.

Sarah is a registered dietitian with the Health and Care Professions Council and has worked as a clinical dietitian in the NHS. She therefore aims to translate research findings into practical advice and is author of a fact sheet on iodine that is published through the British Dietetic Association.
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Kathrin Cohen Kadosh
Dr Cohen Kadosh's research investigates the developmental changes in the social brain network in childhood and adolescence. In the most recent project, she is looking at the effect of prebiotics intake on emotion regulation abilities at the behavioural and brain level.
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Kathryn Hart
Dr Kathryn Hart is a Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Surrey.

Kath is a registered dietitian with the Health and Care Professions Council and has worked as a clinical dietitian in the NHS and in private practice prior to moving into teaching and research. She is a member of the Nutrition Society and British Dietetic Association and sits on a number of committees and specialist groups related to nutrition & dietetic training, education and research.
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Jose Jimenez
Dr. Jimenez is interested in the molecular mechanisms controlling microbial gene expression for biotechnological and medical applications at multiple scales. His research ranges from the study of the optimisation strategies for the investment of scarce resources in single cells to the engineering of microbial communities to monitor antimicrobial gene transmission and solve environmental challenges.
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Paul Sowden
Dr Sowden is the director of the ILLUME Creativity Research Lab at the University of Surrey, which conducts research into the creative thinking process, how it is related to other cognitive processes and how it can be influenced.

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Please email us on BUG@surrey.ac.uk.

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