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Professor Barber is a researcher in Mechanical Engineering at The University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia. Her research centres on a combination of computational and experimental fluid dynamic techniques to solve clinical and industrial problems, primarily in the field of vascular and microfluidics flow.


She has over 250 refereed publications across both biomedical and fluid mechanics journals, is the first woman Fellow of the Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society, has two teenage children, two dogs who act like teenagers, and she spends a lot of time at the beach.

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Steve van Aperen is an author, speaker, media commentator and trainer. He is known as an expert in the field of behavioural interviewing, reading body language, detecting deception and changing behaviours through rapid induction hypnosis. He can hypnotise most people in less than 5 seconds! He has also conducted behavioural interviews on 78 homicide and 2 serial killer investigations and consults his services to fortune 500 companies, police departments, intelligence agencies and government departments throughout the world.


Steve has appeared on CNN, Access Hollywood, The News Room and many other programs and is affectionately referred to as the “The Human Lie Detector”.


As a former police officer having trained with the FBI, LAPD and the US Secret Service he has emerged as a leading authority on reading and analysing human behaviour. Today Steve devotes his knowledge to helping businesses and individuals thrive by changing behaviours, improving human rapport, building trust and reading their clients.


Today Steve will show you why his friends never lie to him about their golf scores!

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Kevin Whelan is the Professor of Dietetics and Head of Department of Nutritional Sciences at King’s College London. His research investigates the interaction between diet and the gut microbiome in health and disease, including in inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome.


He has published over 200 journal articles on fibre, probiotics, prebiotics, protein, the low FODMAP diet and emulsifiers. Kevin advises the UK government as a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition. In addition, he is a Founding Trustee of the Academy of Nutrition Sciences and on the editorial board of the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics.


In 2012 he was awarded the Nutrition Society Cuthbertson Medal for clinical nutrition, in 2017 was appointed a Fellow of the British Dietetic Association and in 2018 delivered the Dr Elsie Widdowson Memorial Lecture. 


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