Ysgol Bryn Offa 1982-87 Yale Sixth Form 1987-89
Liverpool Polytechnic 1989-94 Liverpool John Moores University 1994-96 University of Wales 1998-2003
Liverpool John Moores University University of Wales Institute Cardiff Indiana University (USA) Loughborough University
Senior Lecturer in Human Biology – Molecular and Cellular Human Biological Research Lab – Translational Chemical Biology research group
I began working as an applied sports scientist workign wth international sports teams traveling the world for tournaments and competitions however I now spend more time working in the lab with more health related topics. I still work with elite athletes and regularly speak to indivduals and teams about dietary supplements and training strategies.
My Typical Day:
Early morning exercise (tai chi – run – weights) computer work (email and admin) afternoon in the lab (hopefully) then back to the office before going to train (martial arts) in the eve.
What I'd do with the prize money:
I would use the money to support a research project for one of my students.
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Fun – Fit and Forty
What did you want to be after you left school?
A Sport Scientist – honest…….I spoke to my careers advisor when I was 12 and said …. ‘I want to be a sport Scientist’
Were you ever in trouble at school?
always……no homework, being late, not knowing the answers…….
Who is your favourite singer or band?
Currently I like a bit of Pink……….but I change my mind every week
What's your favourite food?
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
1) unlimited wishes :-)
Tell us a joke.