Go Carol!!! Very well done! (..and deserved!), Thank you to all those that voted for me, The chat rooms were an absolute Blast !!, PEACE !!

Favourite Thing: Freezing stuff with Liquid nitrogen!! Oh yes there’s also.. the bit about discovering the secrets of the universe and using that knowledge to better the fate of mankind… But mainly its freezing stuff with Liquid nitrogen!!



Kings College London, Royal Holloway University of London


GCSE’s (Failed-Redid), A-Levels (Failed-Redid), Bsc Degree with Honors, PhD…… made it !!

Work History:

Royal Holloway University of London,

Current Job:

Research Scientist


Royal Holloway University of London,

Me and my work

Me and 200 other scientists trying to make the UK a better and safer place. (While having fun with science along the way of course!)

My Typical Day

I don’t have one! Every day is different!

What I'd do with the money

A selection of school visits, hands-on-demos and hopefully a Royal Society open day presentation to show off the science that we use.

My Interview

How would you describe yourself in 3 words?

Need More Words !

Who is your favourite singer or band?

From Jessie J……. to Queen !!

What is the most fun thing you've done?

Travel the world and speak to great scientific minds in some bizarre and exotic location. (That.. and blowing stuff up).

If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!

Knowledge, Wisdom…….. More wishes!!

What did you want to be after you left school?

A Scientist…. since the age of 4!

Were you ever in trouble in at school?

All the time (………..Philip !!!!)

What's the best thing you've done as a scientist?

Helped the UK to protect the public.

Tell us a joke.

I would make another chemistry joke, but all the good ones Argon.

Other stuff

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