Academic Background

PhD in Geotechnical Engineering commenced September 2018 at Newcastle University.

Research Intern at the Research and Information Service (RaISe) of the Northern Ireland Assembly for three months from October 2021. During the intern, I produced a blog post on transport trends during the COVID-19 pandemic in Northern Ireland, a published research article and blog post on climate change risks to transport infrastructure in Northern Ireland, and a blog article on gambling policy, legislation and reform in Great Britain and the Republic of Ireland.

Graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2017 with First Class Honors (78%) MSci Geology with International Year. Awarded the Geology Prize for receiving the highest overall mark within the cohort. International year (2016-17) spent at the University of Copenhagen (KĂžbenhavns Universitet).

Volunteer researcher at the Open University, Summer 2016. Using the newly developed software, Pro3D (a 3D image viewer), to examine and measure ripple-like bedforms found along the Opportunity rover traverse. Correlation found between the height and length of these bedforms to aid the future European Space Agency Exomars mission in manoeuvring new rovers. Work published in the Planetary and Space Science journal (second author).