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The University of Surrey CEA Fellows will be key contributors to the research and action agenda of the CEA in the areas of Healthy Ageing, Technologies for Ageing, Tackling Inequalities in Ageing and Policy and Community Engagement.

As a core member of the CEA, Fellows will champion and drive the transdisciplinary research collaborations for the benefit of society to advance the development of ‘healthy whole life ageing.’  

The CEA will provide opportunities for Fellows to interact and collaborate with internal and external partners Funders and Researchers on the theme of ‘whole life course ageing' and  present their research findings and insights to Academic and Professional communities.

Fellows four themes 


Healthy Ageing(Immunology, Biological, Sleep and Chronology, Psychological)

Dr Zhanna Balkhiiarova

Research Fellow in Statistical Multi-Omics

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Dr Matteo Barberis

Reader in Systems Biology, FHMS Coordinator of Centre for Mathematical and Computational Biology (CMCB), School International Lead

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Dr David Bartlett

Senior Lecturer of Exercise Immunology

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Dr Patrizia Camelliti

Senior Lecturer in Cardiovascular Molecular Science

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Professor Deborah Dunn-Walters

Professor of Immunology, Associate Dean Research and Innovation

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Dr Maria Teresa Esposito

Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry

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Dr Lisa Holbrook

Lecturer One Health-One Medicine (Non-Communicable Disease)

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Dr Suleman Lazarus

A Fellow at the Centre of Excellence on Ageing (CEA)

Dr Megan Loughnane

Olfaction, Ageing and Wellbeing Scientist, KTP Associate

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Dr Ralph Manders

Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology and Programme Director Sport & Exercise Sciences

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Dr Giovanna Nalesso

Senior Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Biology, Director of Research, School of Veterinary Medicine

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Dr Matthew Parker

Senior Lecturer in Neuroscience

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Dr Natalie Riddell

Senior Lecturer in Immunology and Ageing

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Professor Christine Rollier

Professor of Vaccinology

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Alexandra Sanchez Martinez

PhD student in Biosciences and Medicine

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Professor Victoria Tischler

Professor of Behavioural Science

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Dr Stephanie Watkins

Research Fellow in Immunology

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Dr Tracy Xu

Associate Professor in Hospitality

Policy and Community Engagement (Social and Cultural Organisations, Hospitality & Business, National & International Policy)

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Georgia Bowers

Lecturer & Course Leader Applied and Contemporary Theatre (GSA)

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Professor MariaLaura Di Domenico

Director of Research & Professor (Chair) of Entrepreneurship, Work and Organization

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Dr Albert Kimbu

Reader, Head of Department of Tourism and Transport

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Professor Monique Raats

Co-Director, Institute for Sustainability; Professor; Director of the Food, Consumer Behaviour and Health Research Centre; School of Psychology Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Lead

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Dr Nikolas Thomopoulos

Associate Professor in Transport

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Dr Lorna Wang

Co-Director, Centre for Research on Ageing and Generations, and Senior Lecturer in Marketing and Revenue Management

Tackling Inequalities in Ageing Fellows (Multiple Long Term Conditions, Intersecting Inequality)

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Professor Jo Blanden

Professor in Economics

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Dr Olivier Cexus

Principal Investigator (Res.B) in Immunology & Metabolism

Zoe Clothier

Research Assistant

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Dr Sarah Combes

Research Fellow

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Dr Vicki Harman

Associate Professor in Sociology

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Dr Suleman Lazarus

A Fellow at the Centre of Excellence on Ageing (CEA)

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Professor Caroline Nicholson

Professor of Palliative Care and Ageing

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Frances Sanders

Postgraduate Research Student

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Dr Kimberley Smith

Senior lecturer in Clinical Health Psychology

Technologies for Ageing and Generative AI (Digital Health)

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Stella Kazamia

Senior Lecturer | Director of Employability

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Dr Ali Raza Mirza

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Open Quantum Systems

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Dr Andrew Gilbert

Associate Professor in Computer Vision and Machine Learning

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Dr Emily Corrigan-Kavanagh

Surrey Future Fellow in Designing AI for Home Wellbeing, Surrey AI Fellow

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Professor Caroline Scarles

Professor of Technology in Society

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Professor Christian Heiss

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Head of Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, NHS Consultant Interventional Angiology

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Professor Christine Hine

Professor of Sociology

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Dr Daniel Abasolo

Head of Centre for Biomedical Engineering, Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering

Dr Danny Maupin

Research Fellow

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Professor David Frohlich

Director - Digital World Research Centre, Research Director & Impact Officer - Department of Music and Media, Professor of Interaction Design

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Professor Derk-Jan Dijk

Professor of Sleep and Physiology, Director Surrey Sleep Research Centre

Professor H Lilian Tang

Professor in Artificial Intelligence

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Professor Helen Treharne

Head of School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering; Professor in Computer Science SFHEA, FBCS

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Dr Iman Mohagheghian

Senior Lecturer

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Professor Jo Armes

Professor of Cancer Care and Lead for Digital Health

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Dr Kiran Kumar Guruswamy Ravindran

Research Fellow in Sleep Physiology and Dementia

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Dr Matthew Oldfield

Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

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Dr Richard Green

Surrey Future Fellow

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Dr Roman Bauer

Senior Lecturer

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Dr Simon Hadfield

Associate Professor (Reader) in Robot Vision and Autonomous Systems

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Stella Kazamia

Senior Lecturer | Director of Employability

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Dr Stephen Fay

Lecturer in Spanish

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Dr Tony Onoja

Research Fellow