Research

  • Manchester University, psycholinguistics, Andrew Stewart (2009)
  • Durham University, psychophysics, Bob Kentridge (2011-2013)
  • LMU Munich, computational neuroscience, Paul MacNeilage (2012)
  • Northumbria University, psycholinguistics, Matthew Haigh (2013-2014)
  • Southampton University, psychophysics, Mike Griffin (2015-2017)
  • Southampton University, human factors, Katie Plant (2017-)

Odd jobs

  • Experimental Psychological Society Helper (2010)
  • Carer (2014)
  • Student Ambassador & Demonstrator for University of Southampton (2017-2018)

Awards

  • First Aid at Work (qualification) from Aid Training (institution) (2017)
  • Awards for public engagement:
  • Director’s Award for Public Engagement & Outreach from University of Southampton’s Doctoral College (2018)
  • Best Presentation at University of Southampton's Life Lab (2018)
  • Excellence in Volunteering (EVAs)’s Innovator Award to The Science Room from University of Southampton’s Student Union (SUSU) (2016)
  • Innovation & Development Award to The Science Room from University of Southampton’s Public Engagement Research Unit (2015)

Conferences

  • Experimental Psychological Society at Manchester (2010)
  • Experimental Psychological Society at Hull University (2012)
  • Amgen in Cambridge
  • (BCCN) Bernstein Conference on Computational Neuroscience 2012 in Bernstein Center Munich
  • 12th International AIC Colour Conference 2013 at The Sage with Newcastle University
  • Consciousness and Attention Workshop, as part of 'Philosophy and Psychology: Intergrating Research Across Domains' at Durham University (2013)
  • Experimental Psychological Society at Newcastle University (2014)
  • Public Engagement at Southampton - celebrating and moving forward (May, 2015)
  • 50th UK Conference on Human Responses to Vibration at Chilworth Manor Hotel with Southampton University (September, 2015)
  • BIG Event
  • 51st UK Conference on Human Responses to Vibration at Gosport (September, 2016)
  • Solent
  • BIG Event
  • INTERACT
  • Ergonomics & Human Factors 2018 at Birmingham (April, 2018)
  • Sunday Assembly International Gathering

Talks

  • Mental health in PhD study - PhDs of Southampton (July, 2018)
  • "Who do you blame when things go wrong?" - Portsmouth Skeptics (Pompey SitP) @ The Rifle (May, 2018)
  • "Are we moving towards a universal language?" #sciroom for SO:To Speak, Festival of Words(Oct, 2018)
  • 'Combating social isolation' - Sunday Assembly Southampton (September, 2016) (Banister Nursery and Primary School)
  • 'On trolling in science outreach' - BIG Event 2016 (July, 2016) (W5 Belfast)
  • "Where do unconscious biases STEM from?" #sciroom - The Science Room for Speakezee Southampton for Southampton Science & Engineering Festival (March, 2016) (Richard Taunton Sixth Form College)
  • "What defines consciousness?" #sciroom - The Science Room for Being Human Festival (November, 2015) (Avenue Campus Café, University of Southampton)
  • Rhythm & Vibration: The universe, the human body, & the human mind - Café Scientifique Durham City (November, 2015) (Empty Shop)
  • "Could machines develop consciousness?" #sciroom - The Science Room @ The Art House (July, 2015)

Sets

  • It's Not Big and it's not Furry for Anything Funny @ The Point, Eastleigh (Jun, 2018)
  • Embrace your weird identity! for Bright Club Southampton @ 104 (Sept, 2017)
  • Embrace your weird identity! for Bright Club Manchester @ The King's Arms (Jul, 2017)
  • Embrace your weird identity! for Science Showoff London's BME in STEM show @ Star of Kings (May, 2017)
  • The Philosophy behind Happiness for Tony Kinsella's Happiness Cabaret @ Bolton Socialist Club (Mar, 2017)
  • 'An experiment on bad vibrations' - Science Showoff Bristol @ Grain Barge (Nov, 2016)
  • 'Bad Vibes' - Bright Club Southampton at Boulangerie Victor Hugo (Nov, 2016)

Workshops & Lessons

  • Finalist for I'm a Scientist, Get Me Out of Here
  • "What is intelligence?" Hounsdown School, Totton (
  • Engaging with Difficult People in your community - Sunday Assembly International Gathering 2018

Science Busking

  • Brighton Pride 2018 (August, 2018)
  • Minstead Study Centre's 50th B'Earthday Celebrations! @ Minstead, New Forest with The Science Room (July, 2018)
  • DIY Southampton 7 @ Planet Sounds Rehearsal & Recording Studios with The Science Room (June, 2017)
  • University of Southampton Science & Engineering Day (Mar, 2017)
  • DIY Southampton at Planet Sounds Rehearsal & Recording Studios with The Science Room (October, 2016)
  • Winchester Science Festival 2016 at Winchester Discovery Centre with The Science Room (July, 2016)
  • Earth Fest at Minstead Study Centre with The Science Room (May, 2016)
  • University of Southampton Postgraduate Open Day at The Terrace (Highfield Campus) with The Science Room (November, 2015)
  • East Street Arts Festival with The Science Room (September, 2015)

Projects

  • Moorside High School, Debating Society, 2008
  • Student Governor of Salford City College, 2009-2010
  • Pendleton College, Psychology A-level Revision class, 2009-2010
  • St. Aidan's College, Several Stories High creative writing group, 2010-2011
  • Inkapture, literary e-magazine based in Durham 2011-2012
  • Café Scientifique Durham City, 2012-2014
  • Student representative in the Staff-Student Consultative Committee in Durham University Psychology Department, 2011-2013
  • Durham University Natural Sciences Society, publicity officer, 2012-2013
  • Neuromythbusters with Durham University Psychology Society, 2013-2014
  • TEDxSalford, 2014
  • The Science Room, 2015-onwards
  • PhDs of Southampton 2018-onwards
  • The Laser Garden, 2018

Societies at Southampton

  • Neurodiversity & Disabilities Society (NDSoc) (Treasurer)
  • Humanist Students Society

Societies at Durham

  • Natural Sciences Society (Publicity Officer)
  • Psychology Society
  • Documentaries Society (Secretary)
  • Vegan and Vegetarian Society
  • Philosophy Society
  • Computing Society

Training

  • #StellarSlidesin5 (Visual design training) from Creative Research Communications (January, 2020)
  • Exam Invigilator training at University of Southampton (May, 2018)
  • Communication & cultural awareness for the global researcher at University of Southampton (February, 2018)
  • What is Nvivo? How might it help me in my work? at University of Southampton (January, 2018)
  • Introduction to qualitative data analysis at University of Southampton (January, 2018)
  • Meet the Scientist training at University of Southampton's LifeLab (January, 2018)
  • Research Methodology for Scientists & Engineers at University of Southampton (April, 2017)
  • Promoting your work: Exploring Open Access publication (March, 2017)
  • Public Engagement at Festivals & Major Public Events at University of Southampton (March, 2017)
  • Introduction to Science Busking (February, 2017)
  • Technical Writing Skills in Science & Engineering at University of Southampton (December, 2016)
  • Engaging audiences from the stage at University of Southampton (December, 2016)
  • Managing Your Supervisors at University of Southampton (November, 2016)
  • Comedy Writing with Bright Club Southampton (November, 2016)
  • Research Communication Course with Bright Club Southampton (October, 2016)
  • Presenting Your Research at University of Southampton (June, 2016)
  • Harnessing the power of wonder with Francesco Dimitri at University of Southampton (May, 2016)
  • Demystifying Biomedical Signals: Principles & Applications by Professor David Simpson at Institute of Sound & Vibration, University of Southampton (January, 2016)
  • Introduction to Public Engagement at University of Southampton (December, 2015)
  • Institute of Sound & Vibration Lab Tours at University of Southampton (September, 2015)
  • Leadership, entrepreneurial and professional development training with Aspire Academy (July, 2015)
  • Listening training with Durham University Nightline (2012)
  • MATLAB training (2011)

Hobbies

  • Reading fiction, science, psychology, philosophy and critical thinking
  • Listening to a range of music
  • Writing - articles about topics of interest and creative works in short stories and poetry
  • Watching movies, particularly documentaries

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- With #sciroom, provided references for references for Matt Carton, Phil Wiles, Christopher Fenton, Freddie Ligertwood, Christian Kriticos, Magnus Gorny who all used it to get jobs

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