Biography

I’m a musician and scientist  from Saltburn-by the-sea, UK, now based in London. Before that I was in Leeds for my PhD, then in Washington, DC for a postdoc.

Science

I’m on a postdoctoral fellowship at The Francis Crick Institute, London. Until recently I was a postdoc with Peter Olmsted at Georgetown University, affiliated with the CAPITALS membrane programme grant. Before that, I did a PhD at Leeds with Mike Evans — his website is here. My research has focused on how physics concepts like phase transitions, kinetics, and heterogeneity apply to soft and biological matter. More detail is here.

I am a natural communicator and have experience in outreach with schools, public speaking events and audio and video interviews. I’ve worked in technical copywriting and support during a stint with Avid.

I have taught university undergraduates about programming, physics, maths and practical labs.

Music

I play electric bass in all genres, and especially love jazz/big band and similar. Most recently, I was heavily involved in the Washington DC scene, playing a lot with cool-school/avant-garde auteur Brad Linde, and becoming the regular bassist for the famous Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra. I’m also an experienced arranger, copyist, MD, and an okay accordionist. Much more detail and some recordings are available on my Music page.

 

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