Favourite Thing: Exploring the unknown!
University of Edinburgh 1998-2002
BSc (hons) Virology
Cheltenham Science Festival; At-Bristol Science Centre; Glasgow Science Centre; Queens University, Belfast; University of Edinburgh
CHRISTMAS LECTURES Manager
Royal Institution of Great Britain
An award winning Science Communicator, recovering Virologist and current CHRISTMAS LECTURES Manager
Organising and managing the Ri CHRISTMAS LECTURES
My Typical Day
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Geeky, passionate, sciencephile
Who is your favourite singer or band?
What's your favourite food?
Dark chocolate! (Or homemade spaghetti carbonara, if I’m having proper food!)
What is the most fun thing you've done?
Getting to visit the ALICE collider at CERN a couple of years ago was awesome!!
What did you want to be after you left school?
A scientist (either looking up a telescope or down a microscope)
Were you ever in trouble at school?
No, I was a very good boy!
What was your favourite subject at school?
My favourite CHRISTMAS LECTURE memory is:
From this year: Watching the video of the Rube Goldberg Machine (knowing what I know about how long it took to make it work properly!!)
Tell us a joke.
Helium walks into a bar. The bar man shouts “Get out! We don’t serve Nobel Gases here!” Helium doesn’t react. :-D