Staff in the School of Cancer Sciences


Ms Arta Vahdaty

Ms Arta Vahdaty

Part time clinical lecturer - Specialist Endodontist

Arta Vahdaty is a part-time clinical lecturer at the Birmingham Dental Hospital. She lectures at an undergraduate as well as a postgraduate level for the MSc course run at the BDH.

She is the principal of a private endodontic referral practice in Solihull, which she established in 2000.


Mr Dominik Vajn

Mr Dominik Vajn

Research Fellow

I am a research fellow on the ESRC funded project at the Centre for Corpus Research investigating the linguistic features of interdisciplinary research discourse.

Dr Anastasia Vakulenko


Dr Anastasia Vakulenko’s research is in the areas of human rights, critical theory, secularism and religion. Her monograph, Islamic Veiling in Legal Discourse was published by Routledge in June 2012.

Mrs Tracey Valler-Jones

Senior Lecturer. Lead for Child Field of Practice

Tracey Valler-Jones is a senior lecturer in Child Health within the School of Nursing. She has a keen interest in teaching clinical skills and simulation.

Professor Eugenia (Éva) Valsami-Jones

Professor Eugenia (Éva) Valsami-Jones

Chair in Environmental Nanoscience
Director of Research
Director of FENAC

Eugenia Valsami-Jones - Research in 60 seconds videoProfessor Valsami-Jones’ research interests focus on understanding reactivity at the nanoscale, particularly interactions of nanoparticles with pollutants and biota and biomineralisation processes. She has carried out research on the interaction of a variety of carbon- and metal-based nano-objects with biota in vitro and in vivo and has pioneered novel methods of labelling ...

Mark van de Ruit

Doctoral Researcher

PhD Title: Rehabilitation of hand grasp function

Supervisors: Dr Michael Grey

Professor Wilfried van der Will

Professor Wilfried van der Will

Honorary Professor of Modern German Studies

Wide ranging research interests in 19th and 20th century German culture, philosophy and politics, especially from the end of the First World War to the present. Has published books and essays on German literature and society post-1945, on the worker-culture movement of the Weimar Republic, on culture in the Third Reich, on protest and democracy from the 1960s to the 1980s and on the reception of ...

Mrs Els Van Geyte

Doctoral researcher
EAP Tutor (at EISU)

PhD title: Guiding students towards better academic essays: an investigation into the role of syntax in the argumentational skills of expert and non-expert writing.
Supervisors: Dr Suganthi John and Professor Susan Hunston
PhD English Language and Applied Linguistics

Els Van Geyte

Els Van Geyte

EAP Tutor

I have been teaching English at the University of Birmingham since 1999. I have taught EAP, ESAP and Business English on presessional and insessional courses and had stints as insessional coordinator and assessment coordinator.