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Are you a journalist looking for informed comment on a wide range of issues? Check out our list of experts below and, if you can’t find who you are looking for, please call our media team on 07920 703 886 or email us.

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Expert listing

Name Expertise
Prof Alexandra Sanmark Archaeology, Nordic issues, Vikings
Dr Andrew Jennings Nordic issues, Vikings
Dr Andrew Lind History
Prof Andrew Rae Aircraft Design
Anna-Wendy Stevenson Education, Music, Rural issues
Dr Anne Frater Bilingualism, Gaelic
Dr Antonia Thomas Archaeology, Art
Prof Ben Wilson Energy, Marine science
Dr Beth Mouat Environment, Fisheries , Fisheries ecology, Islands, Marine science
Dr Bobby Macaulay Rural issues
Dr Chevonne Angus Fisheries , Marine science
Dr Clive Fox Fisheries ecology, Marine science
Dr Daniel Crabtree Health, Sport
Dr Dave Constable Computing
Prof David Worthington History
Prof Donna Heddle Culture, Education, History, Nordic issues, Tourism, Vikings
Dr Elizabeth Ritchie History
Gareth Talbot Archaeology
Prof Gill Hubbard Health
Dr Iain MacInnes History
Prof Ian Megson Health
Dr Innes Kennedy History, Philosophy
Prof Jane Downes Archaeology, Climate
Dr Jim MacPherson History
Prof John Howe Marine science
Prof Jon Clipsham Energy
Julie Gibson Archaeology, Tourism, Vikings
Dr Kathrin Zickermann History
Dr Katie Murray History, Tourism
Kelli Cochran-Sharp Health, Sport
Dr Lesley Mickel Drama
Dr Lucinda HS Dean History
Lynn Campbell Culture, Tourism
Prof Mairead NicCraith Culture
Mark Shiner Climate, Energy
Dr Mark Taggart Environment
Prof Martin Price Climate, Environment
Dr Maxinne Panagopoulos Psychology, Religion
Dr Melanie Smith Energy, Fisheries ecology, Forestry
Prof Mike Burrows Climate, Marine science
Dr Miriam Iorwerth Music
Prof Morag Redford Education, Rural issues
Nick Green Music
Dr Nicola Martin History
Dr Oisín Plumb History
Pete Honeyman Music
Dr Philippa Woodcock Art, History
Prof Philomena de Lima Rural issues
Prof Finlo Cottier Marine science
Rachel Shucksmith Fisheries , Marine science
Dr Ragnhild Ljosland Bilingualism, Culture, Nordic issues
Prof Roxane Andersen Climate, Environment
Prof Sarah-Anne Munoz Health, Rural issues
Dr Scott Timpany Archaeology, Environment
Dr Seán McLaughlin Music
Dr Shane McLeod History, Vikings
Sheetal Revis Business, Hospitality
Dr Simon Clarke Archaeology, Education
Dr Siún Carden Rural issues
Prof Stefan Brink Nordic issues, Vikings
Steph Smart Drama
Dr Steve Taylor Tourism
Prof Stuart Andrew Cunningham Climate, Marine science
Prof Stuart Gibb Climate, Energy, Environment, Marine science
Tom Smale Sport
Dr Tom Turpie History, Religion
Prof Trish Gorely Health
Prof Ullrich Kockel Culture