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Date joined RB&I and previous employment

John joined Physics in September 2023 as Instrument Scientist on the Enfys project, following a year spent as Research Development Officer-Sciences with RB&I. Previously he worked at The Centre for Photonics Expertise (CPE) based in AU Physics Department.

Main responsibilities at previous employment

As Research Development Officer for Sciences, John provided support to academics in finding, developing and submitting high quality research grant applications

Education and work experience

John holds a PhD in Bio Physics. He is a former power tools design engineer.

Experience and knowledge

John has experience in interdisciplinary academic research combined with wide ranging involvement in industrial collaboration.

Main responsibilities within the Enfys Project

As Instrument Scientist, John provides support to the wider Enfys team in developing testing, validation and calibration of the Enfys infra-red spectrometer to ensure it meets its scientific objectives.

Most enjoyable part of working at Aberystwyth University

John enjoys the interaction with such a diverse group of individual researchers.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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