Has been an AMAZING 2 weeks!
University of Bristol (2006-2010) University of Edinburgh (2010-2011) University of Manchester (2011-Current)
MSci in Chemistry.
Placement at AstraZeneca
Currently training for PhD in Organic Chemistry
the University of Manchester
Favourite thing to do in my job: Setting fire to things. Making things change colour. Playing pranks on my co-workers. Torturing the undergraduates.
Mixing random chemicals together to work out what happens.
My Typical Day
Lab lab lab PUB.
What I'd do with the prize money
Fund a Youtube channel to communicate science to the public. (Or buy a lab monkey)
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Where’s. My. Wine.
What's the best thing you've done in your career?
Burning Jelly Babies.
What or who inspired you to follow your career?
Were you ever in trouble at school?
All. The. Time. (Mostly for talking too much)
If you weren't doing this job, what would you choose instead?
A Dinosaur Pirate.
Who is your favourite singer or band?
Taylor Swift featuring The Goat. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-aLYvZ5sX28
What's your favourite food?
Cheese. With everything. Om Nom.
What is the most fun thing you've done?
Pulling pranks in the lab. (And not getting caught)
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
To finish my PhD and find a job. And be a Dinosaur Pirate.
Tell us a joke.
What’s Jay-Z’s favourite type of cheese? Brie-yoncé. What does Cheese say when it looks in a mirror? Hallou-Mi. What do you call cheese that doesn’t belong to you? Nacho Cheese. How do you convince a Koala to get out of a tree? Cam-en-Bear