EDUCATION

2021 PGCert, University of Strathclyde 2016 Biomedical Engineering, PhD, University of Glasgow 2011 Molecular & Cellular Biology (with Biotechnology), BSc (Hons), University of Glasgow

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Since 2020 Research Associate, University of Strathclyde 2018 – 2020 Research Associate, Centre for the Cellular Microenvironment, Prof Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez’s laboratory, James Watt School of Engineering, University of Glasgo 2017 Visiting Researcher, Centre for Human Development, Stem Cells & Regeneration, Prof Richard Oreffo’s Laboratory, University of Southampton 2016 – 2018 Research Assistant, Microenvironments for Medicine group, Prof Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez’s laboratory, James Watt School of Engineering, Univeristy of Glasgow 2015 PhD visitor, Molecular Genetics, Prog Marshall Stark’s Laboratory, Institute of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow 2012 PhD visitor, Synthetic Biology, Prof Susan Rosser’s Laboratory, Institute of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow 2011 –  2016 PhD Studentship, Bioelectronics and Bioengineering Group, Prof Jonathan Copper’s Laboratory, James Watt School of Engineering 2013 Visiting Researcher, Biomaterial and Microfluidics, Intelligent Soft-Material Lab, Dr Shin-Hyun Kim’s Laboratory, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, South Korea 2011 Visiting Researcher, Bioelectronics and Bioengineering Group, Prof Jonathan Copper’s Laboratory, James Watt School of Engineering 2010 Honours Degree Research Project, Molecular Genetics, Prof Marshall Stark’s Laboratory, Institute of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow 2010 Internship, Genetics, Mitochondrial Diseases Group, Dr Ian’s Holt Laboratory, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit (MRC – MBU), University of Cambridge 2009 Visiting Researcher, Biochemistry & Cell Biology, Prof Gordon Lindsay’s Laboratory, Institute of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow 2009 Internship, Plant Sciences, Dr Joel Milner’s Laboratory, Institute of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow

SELECTED TALKS

2020 11th World Biomaterials Congress, Online 2020 Nanoengineering for Mechanobiology (N4M) 5th Edition Conference, Online 2018 The 45th Annual European Society for Artificial Organs (XLV ESAO) Congress, Madrid 2018 International Workshop on Advanced Materials for Healthcare Applications, Reykjavik 2018 TERMIS World Congress (TERMIS-WC) and Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine ISSUE Exposition (TERMEX), Kyoto 2016 – 2018 Glasgow Orthopaedic Research Initiative (GLORI), Glasgow 2016 Beatson Bioengineering in Cancer Meeting, Glasgow 2016 International Workshop on Synthetic Approach to Origin of Life 2016 University of Glasgow, British Orthopaedic Research Society (BORS), Glasgow 2014 Flow 14: 1st International Conference on Micro & Nanofluidics Fundamentals and Applications, Enschede 2013 The 9th World Congress of Chemical Engineering (WCCE9) and the 15th Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress (APCChE2013) on the key theme: Chemical Engineering: Key to the Future, Seoul 2013 Using Synthetic Biology to Dial-a-Molecule II: Defining the path to success, Stevenage 


PRIZES, AWARDS AND FUNDING

2021 Two StrathWide Research Awards, University of Strathclyde 2021 Institute of Concrete Technology (ICT) Best Paper Award 2020 Strathclyde Inspire Start Up Competition Award, University of Strathclyde 2020 StrathWide Research Award, University of Strathclyde 2013 Mac Robertson Scholarship, University of Strathclyde and University of Glasgow 2013 PhD Student Mobility Award, School of Engineering, College of Science & Engineering, University of Glasgow 2011 – 2016 James Watt Research Scholarship, School of Engineering, College of Science & Engineering, University of Glasgow 2010 MRC awarded summer studentship, MRC-MBU, University of Cambridge 2009 Dobbie Smith Prize, University of Glasgow


PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT

2018 Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition (London) 2018 Glasgow Science Festival (Glasgow Science Centre) 2012 Astronomy For Beginners (Barony Hall) 2011 – 2012 Glasgow Connects, Technology and Science Alliance (University of Glasgow) 2011 The Dumfries and Galloway Science Festival; Science Shuffle (Pearce Institute) 2010 Fun Family Science Day (Tall Ship, SECC) 2010 Flower Power (Kelvingrove Art Gallery) 2009 – 2011 Glasgow Science Festival



EDUCATION

2022 M.Res, Glasgow School of Art 2020 Fine Art Photography, BA (Hons) Glasgow School of Art

EXHIBITIONS

2021 Being Human Festival, ‘Enclose’ in The New Normal zine, Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow 2021 ‘Enclose’ in The New Normal zine, Good Press 2021 The Alternative Degree Show Festival, Wasps Hanson Street Studios, Glasgow 2020 Glasgow School of Art Graduate Showcase, Onlin 2019 Motherlode, Studio Pavilion at House for an Art Lover, Glasgow 2018 Fine Art Photography Book Launch, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow 2018 Feedback Loop, Richmond Building, Glasgow

SCREENINGS

2021 Interlude Films, ISO Design, Glasgow 2021 Interlude Film Festival, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow 2019 Artist Film Screening, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow

SELECTED TALKS

2021 Glasgow Nature Based Enterprises Launch, Online 2021 In-Between Science and Art, Sustainability in Action Group (SiAG), Glasgow 2020 – 2021 StrathWide 4th & 5th Annual Strathclyde Researcher Conference 2019 Crossover Workshop: Exchanges between Design and Biochemical Sciences, Glasgow
 
AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2021 Highlands and Islands (H&I) Innovation Scholarship, Innovation School, Glasgow School of Art 2020 VisNET Collaboration Fellowship, University of Edinburgh, University of Strathclyde and University of Glasgow 

CURATION

Since 2019 Licherete, Strontian


MISCELLANEOUS

Since 2021 CEO and founder of Vertical Forest C.I.C Nature-based Enterprise Since 2021 CEO and founder of Trig Pt C.I.C Social Enterpri
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