2007-2013 The University of Reading; 2006-2007 Technical University of Vienna (ERASMUS-SOCRATES Student Exchange Programme); 2003 – 2007 Gdansk University of Technology
PhD, MSc, BSc (1st, Hons), A-levels (Maths, Polish, English)
Project Manager/Consultant (Radioactive Waste Management & Environment)
Because these are predominantly international projects my job involves a lot of travelling, working with a variety of people and trying not to get lost in translation.
My Typical Day:
Answering emails, abating disasters, writing documents, coordinating work and trying to remain sane for the weekend when I meet my friends for a cup of tea and a good dose of silly conversation.
What I'd do with the prize money:
I would donate it to STEMNET (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Network) to improve how science is taught in schools.
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Optimistic, curious and a bit geeky.
Were you ever in trouble at school?
Not really, though I did my fair share of school ditching.
Who is your favourite singer or band?
Marillion, Axel Rudi Pell, Bon Jovi, Blue Foundation
What's your favourite food?
Greek and Eastern European
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
Climb Machu Picchu, discover a medical tricorder and see Earth from space.
Tell us a joke.
“Mr Dog what’s on a tree?”, “Bark!”