.....help to rapidly identify bacterial diseases, aiding in diagnostics for medical professionals.
.....my Dad, he’s a chemist by training and got me interested in Chemistry from a young age – from making ‘magic’ bubbles (methane) to using pansy petals to make pH indicators.
.....baking, dancing and trips to the pub!
.....chemistry is intricately interlinked with everything in the world around us. An understanding of chemistry allows you to appreciate how amazing and elegant the world is.
.....the feeling of success and accomplishment when you make the correct molecule or get a successful result! I also love working with a wide range of people from all walks of life.
.....continue to make interesting polymers which can be used to help improve medical diagnosis and treatments.
.....enjoy your time at school, work hard and keep your chin up – it’ll all work out well in the end!
...A-levels in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics; BSc and MSc Chemistry Degrees at the University of Durham, and an MPhil in Engineering at the University of Cambridge