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Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellows 2021

The Royal Society and the Leverhulme Trust have announced the appointment of seven new Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellows. 

Funded by the Leverhulme Trust, the scheme seeks to provide opportunities for experienced academic researchers to focus on full-time research for up to one year, by relieving them of all their teaching and administrative duties during that period. Fellowships cover all areas of the life and physical sciences, including engineering, but excluding clinical medicine.

The awardees are as follows (in alphabetical order):

Professor Elena Besley
University of Nottingham
Modelling the Dynamics of Anisotropic Particle Assemblies

Dr Ioana Boureanu
University of Surrey
PrivAs -- Privacy Analyser Using Applied Logics 

Professor Julie Gray
University of Sheffield
Stomata: How and Why?

Dr Sanjeev Gupta
Imperial College London
Reconstructing ancient habitable environments in Jezero crater, Mars with NASA's Perseverance rover mission 

Dr Graham Smith
University of Birmingham
Gravitationally lensed cosmic explosions 

Professor Junwang Tang
University College London 
CO2 Conversion to Fuels by Renewable Energy 

Dr Elisabetta Versace
Queen Mary University of London
Generalisation using sparse data: From animal to artificial systems